WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will open sales for the 2014 Coin and Chronicles Set – Franklin D. Roosevelt (product code FR9) starting Dec. 22 at noon Eastern Standard Time (EST).
The set, limited to 20,000 units, contains the following:
- One proof quality 2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin
- One proof quality 2014 Roosevelt dime
- One Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Medal struck in .999 fine silver
- One 1 5/16″ Franklin D. Roosevelt Bronze Medal
- Four U.S. postage stamps issued two months after the death of President Roosevelt
- One 1–cent Roosevelt stamp “Hyde Park” depicting his beloved New York home
- One 2–cent Roosevelt stamp “Little White House” paying tribute to the president’s favorite retreat in Warm Springs, Ga.
- One 3–cent Roosevelt stamp “White House” featuring a picturesque image of the White House in the background
- One 5–cent Roosevelt stamp “Four Freedoms” depicting a globe inscribed with his famous four freedoms: “Freedom of Speech and Religion, from Want and Fear”
- One booklet including images from his life and presidency
The coins, medals, and stamps are displayed in a rich green folder covered in a soft–touch material with a handsome textured look.
The proof Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin and the proof Roosevelt dime will be minted at the United States Mint at San Francisco. Both the bronze and silver medals will be produced at Philadelphia, but will have no mint mark.
The 2014 Coin and Chronicles Set – Franklin D. Roosevelt is priced at $57.95. Orders will be accepted at http://catalog.usmint.gov and at 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468), while hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1–888–321–MINT. Please visit the United States Mint website for more information on our new shipping options: catalog.usmint.gov/customer–service/shipping.html.
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 taxpayers.
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 Dec. 22, 2014, at noon EST, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.