WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will accept orders for product options containing Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coins starting Aug. 28 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.
Available product options and their prices are as follows:
||PRODUCT CODE|| PRICE
|Presidential $1 Coin 25–Coin Roll – “P” and “D”||FR1, FR2||$32.95|
|Presidential $1 Coin 100–Coin Bag – “P” and “D”||FR3, FR4||$111.95|
|Presidential $1 Coin 250–Coin Box – “P” and “D”||FR5, FR6||$275.95|
All product options contain circulating quality coins from the United States Mint’s facilities at Philadelphia or Denver. The coins have never been placed into circulation. The packaging displays the President’s name, the mint of origin (“P” or “D”), and the face value of the contents.
The obverse (heads side) of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin is by United States Mint Sculptor–Engraver Joseph Menna. The design features the likeness of the former president with the inscriptions FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, IN GOD WE TRUST, 32nd PRESIDENT, and 1933 – 1945. The coin’s reverse (tails side), by United States Mint Sculptor–Engraver Don Everhart, 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 Aug. 28, 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.