WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the Rutherford B. Hayes $1 Coin Cover on October 4, 2011, at noon Eastern Time (ET). The limited–edition coin cover, priced at $19.95, includes two circulating quality 2011 Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential $1 Coins from the first day of mintage at the United States Mint facilities at both Denver and Philadelphia – June 1, 2011. The coins are mounted on a handsome display card with a 44–cent postage stamp. The postmark of “August 18, 2011” marks the day the Rutherford B. Hayes 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 at 1–888–321–MINT (6468). A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 will be added to all domestic orders.
United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Covers are also available 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 October 4, 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.