WASHINGTON — Sales of the 2011 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set will begin on February 8 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This year’s set contains two folders of 14 coins each–one each from the United States Mint facilities at Denver and Philadelphia–for a total of 28 coins. Each includes uncirculated versions of the following 2011 coins.
* Five coins from the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, honoring Gettysburg National Military Park (Pennsylvania), Glacier National Park (Montana), Olympic National Park (Washington), Vicksburg National Military Park (Mississippi) and Chickasaw National Recreation Area (Oklahoma)
* Four Presidential $1 Coins, honoring Presidents Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes and James Garfield
* One Native American $1 Coin with a reverse design emblematic of the peace alliance created by the 1621 Wampanoag Treaty
* One Lincoln one–cent coin
* One Jefferson 5–cent coin
* One Roosevelt dime coin
* One Kennedy half–dollar coin
United States Mint uncirculated coins are struck on special presses using greater force than circulating coins, producing a sharp, intricately detailed image, and feature a brilliant finish.
The 2011 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set is priced at $31.95. Orders will be accepted at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or at 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers may order by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468). All domestic orders will be assessed a shipping and handling fee of $4.95.
Customers may also order the 2012 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set and all future sets through the agency’s Online Subscription Program. For more information about this convenient ordering method, 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 February 8, 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.