WASHINGTON — Sales of the United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – Benjamin Harrison will begin December 11, 2012, at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set includes an uncirculated Benjamin Harrison Presidential $1 Coin and a bronze medal bearing the likeness of Caroline Harrison 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.
The United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – Benjamin Harrison is priced at $9.95. Orders will be accepted at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or at the toll–free number 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 was created by Congress in 1792. This year marks the bureau’s 220th anniversary. The United States Mint 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 numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self–sustaining and operate at no cost to the taxpayer.
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 11, 2012, 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.