WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2013 Coin and Chronicles Set – Theodore Roosevelt on December 17 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This special collectible set contains the following.
- One proof quality Theodore Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin
- One Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Medal struck in .999 fine silver – for the first time in United States Mint history
- One 1.5″ National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Bronze Medal (Bald Eagle)
- A print honoring President Roosevelt’s military service
The set also includes a booklet with rich educational information about the 26th President of the United States, highlighting his legacy as a soldier, statesman, and conservationist.
The 2013 Coin and Chronicles Set – Theodore Roosevelt is priced at $57.95. Orders will be accepted at the United States Mint’s online catalog at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog and 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 December 17, 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.