2006 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® Available July 18

July 7, 2006
Popular 20–Coin Set Featuring Satin Finish Includes “Return to Monticello” Nickel

Washington — The United States Mint announced today that it will begin selling the 2006 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set on July 18, 2006, at 12:00 noon (ET), featuring the popular satin finish that was introduced last year.

This year’s 20–coin United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set — available for $16.95 — includes uncirculated versions of each 2006–dated circulating United States coin, bearing the Philadelphia ‘P’ and Denver ‘D’ mint mark: the Lincoln cent, the “Return to Monticello” 5–cent coin (nickel) — featuring the final obverse and reverse designs from the Westward Journey Nickel Series™ — as well as the Roosevelt dime, the Kennedy half–dollar and the Golden Dollar. (Note: the one–cent coin struck in Philadelphia does not bear a mint mark.)

The set also includes all five of the 2006–dated coins in the United States Mint’s 50 State Quarters Program — Nevada, Nebraska, Colorado, North Dakota and South Dakota. Each set is packaged in polyester film and includes a Certificate of Authenticity.

Customers can purchase the United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set through the United States Mint’s secure website at www.usmint.gov, or by calling toll–free 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468) 8:00 a.m. to midnight (ET), seven days a week. Hearing– and speech–impaired customers may order by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468) 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET), Monday through Friday.

As an added convenience, customers can participate in a Subscription Program in which specific products, such as the United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set, are charged and shipped to the customer automatically as each set is released. A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 per order will be added to all orders. Please allow approximately two to three weeks for delivery.

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