WASHINGTON – The United States Mint announced today that it will begin accepting orders for the 2011 United States Army Commemorative Coins at noon Eastern Time (ET) on January 31. Public Law 110–450 authorizes the United States Mint to mint and issue a maximum of 100,000 $5 gold coins, 500,000 silver $1 coins, and 750,000 half–dollar clad coins to recognize and celebrate the founding of the United States Army in 1775.
Pricing for the 2011 United States Army Commemorative Coins is as follows:
| Regular Price
|ARM1||$5 Gold Proof||$449.95||$454.95|
|ARM2||$5 Gold Uncirculated||$439.95||$444.95|
|ARM3||Silver $1 Proof||$54.95||$59.95|
|ARM4||Silver $1 Uncirculated||$49.95||$54.95|
|ARM5||Clad Half–Dollar Proof||$17.95||$21.95|
|ARM6||Clad Half–Dollar Uncirculated||$15.95||19.95|
The introductory sales period ends on March 2, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. ET, when regular pricing takes effect.
Surcharges from the sale of each coin–$35 for each $5 gold coin, $10 for each silver $1 coin and $5 for each half–dollar clad coin–are authorized to be paid to the Army Historical Foundation to support the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir, Va.
Orders will be accepted at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or at the toll–free number 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers may order by calling TTY 1–888–321–MINT (6468). All domestic orders will be assessed a $4.95 fee to cover shipping and handling costs.
For more information about the 2011 United States Army Commemorative Coin Program, visit /learn/coin-and-medal-programs/commemorative-coins/united-states-army.
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 January 31, 2011, 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.