WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will release product options containing Herbert Hoover Presidential $1 Coins June 19 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Orders will be accepted at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog and at 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468), while hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1–888–321–MINT. A fee of $4.95 will be added to all domestic orders for shipping and handling.
There is no household order limit for these products. Customer demand will determine the number of coins minted.
Product options and their prices are as follows:
|PRODUCT OPTION||PRODUCT CODE||PRICE
|Presidential $1 Coin 25–Coin Roll – “P” and “D”||HH1, HH2||$32.95|
|Presidential $1 Coin 100–Coin Bag – “P” and “D”||HH3, HH4||$111.95|
|Presidential $1 Coin 250–Coin Box – “P” and “D”||HH5, HH6||$275.95|
All product options contain circulating quality coins from the bureau’s facilities at Philadelphia or Denver. The coins have never been placed into circulation. The packaging displays the name of the President, the mint of origin (“P” or “D”), and the face value of the contents.
The obverse (heads side) of the Herbert Hoover Presidential $1 Coin is by United States Mint Sculptor–Engraver Phebe Hemphill. The design features an image of the former president with the inscriptions HERBERT HOOVER, IN GOD WE TRUST, 31st PRESIDENT, and 1929 – 1933. The coin’s reverse (tails side) is by United States Mint Sculptor–Engraver Don Everhart and features a rendition of the Statue of Liberty and the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and $1. The inscriptions 2014, E PLURIBUS UNUM, and the mint of origin are incused on the coin’s edge.
About the United States Mint
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 June 19, 2014, noon EDT 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.