WASHINGTON — Collectors may begin placing orders for the 2009 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Set (John Tyler–Letitia Tyler) on July 14, 2009, at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The set, priced at $8.95, includes an uncirculated John Tyler Presidential $1 Coin and a bronze medal bearing the portrait of Letitia Tyler featured on the First Spouse Gold Coin struck in her honor. The coin and medal are encased in a durable plastic card enhanced with beautiful representations of the President’s and First Spouse’s portraits, with issuance information on the back.
Customers may place their orders at the United States Mint’s secure Web site, www.usmint.gov. Telephone orders will be accepted at the toll–free number, 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment can order by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468).
Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Sets honoring John and Julia Tyler, James K. and Sarah Polk, and Zachary and Margaret Taylor will be released later this year.
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 of noon ET on July 14, 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.