WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will accept orders for rolls of James Buchanan Presidential $1 Coins starting noon Eastern Time (ET) August 19, at its online catalog, http://www.usmint.gov/catalog. The rolls, priced at $35.95 each, contain 25 circulating quality coins that were struck on the main production floors of the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia or Denver. The coins are wrapped in specially designed packaging that displays the mint of origin (P or D), the face value of the contents ($25) and the United States Mint logo.
Collectors may order rolls of James Buchanan Presidential $1 Coins at the toll–free number, 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers may call 1–888–321–MINT (6468). A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 will be added to all domestic orders.
The Presidential $1 Coin rolls are also available through the United States Mint’s Online Subscription Program. Customers may enroll in the program to receive automatic offers for future rolls of Presidential $1 Coins, and other select products, as they are released. For more information about this convenient ordering method, please visit http://www.usmint.gov
The United States Mint, which was 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 August 19, 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.
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