WASHINGTON — Customers may begin ordering rolls of Ulysses S. Grant Presidential $1 Coins through the United States Mint’s Web site, http://www.usmint.gov/catalog, on May 19 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The collectible rolls are priced at $39.95 each.
Each roll of Presidential $1 Coins contains 25 circulating quality coins from either the United States Mint facility at Philadelphia or Denver. The coins are wrapped with United States Mint coin paper displaying the mint of origin (“P” or “D”), “$25” (the face value of its contents) and the name of the President.
In addition to ordering at the United States Mint’s Web site, customers also may order by calling 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers may order at 1–888–321–MINT (6468). A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 will be added to all domestic orders.
The Presidential $1 Coin rolls are also available through the United States Mint Online Subscription Program. Once enrolled in the program, customers will receive automatic shipments of future Presidential $1 Coin rolls when they are released. For more information 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 May 19, 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.