WASHINGTON – The United States Mint announced today that it will begin accepting orders for the Ulysses S. Grant $1 Coin Cover on June 29, 2011, at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The limited–edition coin cover, priced at $19.95, includes two circulating quality 2011 Ulysses S. Grant Presidential $1 Coins from the first day of mintage at the United States Mint–March 7, 2011, for the United States Mint at Philadelphia, and March 2, 2011, for the United States Mint at Denver. The coins are mounted on a handsome display card with a 44–cent postage stamp. The postmark of “May 19, 2011” marks the day the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential $1 Coins were first released to the public.
Orders 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.
Customers may also purchase the American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series automatically, as the covers are released, through the United States Mint Online Subscription Program. 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 June 29, 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.