WASHINGTON — The United States Mint announced today that it will begin accepting orders for the 2010 Abraham Lincoln $1 Coin Cover at noon Eastern Time (ET) on December 30, 2010. Orders for the limited–edition coin cover, priced at $15.95, 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 by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468). A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 will be added to all domestic orders.
The coin cover includes two circulating–quality 2010 Abraham Lincoln Presidential $1 Coins from the first day of mintage at the United States Mint–August 2, 2010, for the United States Mint at Denver and August 3, 2010, for the United States Mint at Philadelphia. The two Presidential $1 Coins are mounted on a handsome display card with a 44–cent postage stamp. The postmark of “November 18, 2010” marks the day the Abraham Lincoln Presidential $1 Coins were first released to the public.
United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Covers are included in the United States Mint Online Subscription Program in which specific products are charged and shipped automatically as each new option is released. To learn more about this convenient ordering method, please visit http://www.usmint.gov/catalog.
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 30, 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.