WASHINGTON — Collectors may begin placing their orders for the 2013 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – William McKinley on November 19 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set includes an uncirculated quality William McKinley Presidential $1 Coin and a bronze medal bearing the same likeness of Mrs. McKinley that is featured on her First Spouse Gold Coin. The coin and medal are enclosed in a durable plastic card that is enhanced with beautiful representations of the portraits of the President and Mrs. McKinley, with background information on the back. The set is priced at $9.95 each.
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.
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It 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 November 19, 2013, 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.