WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will open sales July 28 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) for the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Young Collectors Set (product code B37).
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.
The set, priced at $24.95, consists of a tri–fold presentation folder with a 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Uncirculated Half–Dollar coin in a special rotating capsule. This product features the “United States Mint Kids” characters (a boy, a girl, and a dog) in various scenes as they learn about the history of baseball while visiting the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The folder contains interesting historical information about the sport and National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The folder also contains a tab to secure it in an open position for display, and a certificate of authenticity is printed on the package.
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 July 28, 2014, at 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.