United States Mint Releases 2009 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set on April 2

March 20, 2009

WASHINGTON — Uncirculated versions of the 2009–dated coins in the Presidential $1 Coin Program will be available beginning at noon Eastern Time (ET) on April 2, 2009. The 2009 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set™, priced at $15.95, contains coins bearing dramatic portraits of Presidents William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor on the obverses (heads side).

The Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set includes eight beautifully crafted coins – four each from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia (P mint mark) and Denver (D mint mark). A protective, rotatable blister encases each coin, allowing the edge–incused inscriptions to be fully visible. The coins are displayed in an attractive folder that includes biographical sketches and portraits of each former President.

Featured on the reverse (tails side) of all Presidential $1 Coins is a striking rendition of the Statue of Liberty. The inscriptions E PLURIBUS UNUM, the year 2009 and the mint mark (P or D) are edge–incused on the coins. The inscription IN GOD WE TRUST is featured on the obverse of the Presidential $1 Coins.

Orders for the 2009 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set and other Presidential $1 Coin products can be placed by using the United States Mint’s secure Web site, www.usmint.gov. Orders are also accepted at the toll–free number, 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers may order by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468). Please add $4.95 shipping and handling fee to all domestic orders.

Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, orders placed prior to the official on–sale date and time of noon ET on April, 2, 2009, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored. For more information, please review the United States Mint’s “Frequently Asked Questions,” Answer ID #175, on the Online Catalog.


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