WASHINGTON — Sales of the United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set (Franklin Pierce) will begin at noon Eastern Time (ET) on June 24, 2010.
The set, priced at $11.95, includes an uncirculated Franklin Pierce Presidential $1 Coin and a bronze medal bearing the likeness of Jane Pierce that is featured on the First Spouse Gold Coin. 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.
Orders will be accepted at the United States Mint’s Web site, 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 place orders at 1–888–321–MINT (6468). A $4.95 shipping and handling charge will be added to all domestic orders.
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 June 24, 2010, at 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.