United States Mint Offers “Last Opportunity” to Purchase 2009 District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Coin Covers

June 14, 2010

WASHINGTON — The United States Mint today announced the end of all sales for its 2009 District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Official First Day Coin Covers, effective June 30, 2010.

The coin covers are priced at $14.95 each. Orders may be placed at the United States Mint’s online catalog, http://www.usmint.gov/catalog, or at the toll–free number, 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may call 1–888–321–MINT (6468). A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 is added to all domestic orders. No online, phone or mail orders will be accepted after 5 p.m. (ET) on June 30, 2010.

Each 2009 District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Official First Day Coin Cover contains two commemorative quarter–dollar coins–one each from the United States Mint at Philadelphia and at Denver–honoring the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The quarters are mounted on a handsome display card with a cancelled postage stamp. The postmark marks the day the quarters were first released into general circulation.

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.

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