WASHINGTON — The United States Mint announced today that it will begin accepting orders for the 2010 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set at noon Eastern Time (ET) on April 13, 2010. This year’s set contains coins bearing the dramatic portraits of Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan and Abraham Lincoln on the obverses (heads side).
The 2010 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set, priced at $18.95, contains eight coins–four each from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia (P mint mark) and Denver (D mint mark). The reverse (tails side) of each coin features a striking rendition of the iconic Statue of Liberty, common to all Presidential $1 Coins. Each coin is encased in a protective, rotatable blister, allowing full visibility of the edge–incused inscriptions E PLURIBUS UNUM, 2010 and the mint mark. The inscription IN GOD WE TRUST is displayed on the obverse. The coins are mounted in an attractive folder that includes brief biographical sketches and portraits of each President.
Orders for the 2010 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set will be accepted at the United States Mint’s secure Web site, http://www.usmint.gov/catalog, or at the toll–free number, 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). A fee of $4.95 will be added to domestic orders for shipping and handling.
Customers may also enroll in the United States Mint’s Online Subscription Program to receive automatic shipments of the 2011 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set and subsequent sets as they are released each year. To learn more about this convenient shopping method, visit http://www.usmint.gov/catalog.
The 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 April 13, 2010, noon ET, 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.