WASHINGTON – Collectible rolls of Andrew Johnson Presidential $1 Coins will be available for purchase from the United States Mint starting at noon Eastern Time (ET) on February 23, 2011. Each roll, priced at $39.95 each, contains 25 circulating–quality coins from either the United States Mint facility at Philadelphia or Denver. The coins are wrapped in specially designed paper that displays the mint of origin (“P” or “D”) and “$25,” the face value of its contents.
Both the obverse (heads side) and the reverse (tails side) of the Andrew Johnson Presidential $1 Coin were designed and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor–Engraver Don Everhart. In addition to President Johnson’s portrait, the obverse includes the inscriptions ANDREW JOHNSON, IN GOD WE TRUST, 17TH PRESIDENT and 1865–1869. The reverse features a dramatic rendition of the Statue of Liberty and the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and $1. The inscriptions 2011, E PLURIBUS UNUM and the mint of origin are incused on the coin’s edge.
Customers may place their orders at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or by calling 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers 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 United States Mint also offers an Online Subscription Program to customers who wish to receive Presidential $1 Coin rolls as they are released each year, beginning in 2012. Additional Information about this convenient ordering method is available at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog.
The United States Mint, created by Congress in 1792, is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing 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 February 23, 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.