WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will accept orders for the Zachary Taylor $1 Coin Cover at its Web site, http://catalog.usmint.gov, starting noon Eastern Time (ET) December 30, 2009.
The limited–edition coin cover, priced at $14.95, features two Zachary Taylor Presidential $1 Coins from the first day of mintage at each facility — September 9, 2009, for the United States Mint at Denver and September 10, 2009, for the United States Mint at Philadelphia. The two $1 Coins are mounted on a handsome display card with a 44–cent postage stamp. The postmark, November 19, 2009, marks the day the Zachary Taylor Presidential $1 Coins were first released to the Federal Reserve Bank and to the public.
In addition to ordering via the United States Mint’s secure Web site, customers also can purchase the Zachary Taylor $1 Coin Cover by calling the toll–free number 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers may order by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468). A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 per order will be added to all domestic orders.
The Zachary Taylor $1 Coin Cover is included in the United States Mint Subscription Program in which specific products are charged and shipped automatically as each new option is released. To learn more about this convenient ordering method, visit http://www.usmint.gov.
United States Mint, created by Congress in 1792, is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage. Its primary mission is to produce an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver, gold and platinum bullion coins.
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 (December 30, 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.