WASHINGTON – The United States Mint announced today that it will begin accepting orders for the 2011 Andrew Johnson $1 Coin Cover at noon Eastern Time (ET) on March 31, 2011. Orders for the limited–edition coin cover, priced at $19.95, 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 2011 Andrew Johnson Presidential $1 Coins from the first day of mintage at the United States Mint–December 22, 2010, for the United States Mint at Philadelphia and December 15, 2010, for the United States Mint at Denver. The two Presidential $1 Coins are mounted on a handsome display card with a 44–cent postage stamp. The postmark of “February 17, 2011” marks the day the Andrew Johnson 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, through which specific products are charged and shipped automatically as each new option is released. To learn more about this convenient ordering method, visit 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 March 31, 2011, 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.