WASHINGTON — Sales of the United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set –Ulysses S. Grant will begin on July 7, 2011, at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set, priced at $14.95, includes an uncirculated Ulysses S. Grant Presidential $1 Coin and a bronze medal bearing the likeness of Julia Grant that is featured on her First Spouse Gold Coin. The coin and medal are encased in a durable plastic card enhanced with beautiful representations of the President’s and first lady’s portraits, with issuance information on the back.
Customers may place their orders at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or at 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may place orders at 1–888–321–MINT (6468). A $4.95 shipping and handling charge will be added to all domestic orders.
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 July 7, 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.