WASHINGTON — The United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – James Garfield will be available for purchase starting at noon Eastern Time (ET) on December 22, 2011. The set includes an uncirculated quality James Garfield Presidential $1 Coin and a bronze medal bearing the same likeness of Lucretia Garfield that appears on the First Spouse Gold Coin struck in her honor. The coin and medal are encased in a durable plastic card that is enhanced with beautiful representations of the portraits of the President and first lady, with issuance information on the back.
The United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – James Garfield is priced at $14.95. To place an order, visit the United States Mint’s Web site, http://www.usmint.gov/catalog, or call 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may order 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 December 22, 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.