WASHINGTON — Collectors may begin placing their orders for the 2010 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Set™ — Abraham Lincoln at noon Eastern Time (ET) on December 23. The set includes an uncirculated Abraham Lincoln Presidential $1 Coin and a bronze medal bearing the likeness of Mary Todd Lincoln that is featured on the First Spouse Gold Coin struck in her honor. The coin and medal are encased in a durable plastic card enhanced by beautiful representations of the President’s and First Spouse’s portraits. Issuance information is noted on the back.
The 2010 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Set™ — Abraham Lincoln is priced at $11.95. Orders will be accepted at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or at 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1–888–321–MINT (6468). A fee of $4.95 will be added to all domestic orders to cover shipping and handling costs.
The United States Mint, created by Congress in 1792, is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing 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 16, 2010, 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.