WASHINGTON — The 2015 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set–Lyndon B. Johnson (product code JP8) will be available for purchase beginning on Sept. 3 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
Priced at $9.95, the set includes one uncirculated Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin and one bronze medal with the same likeness of first spouse Lady Bird Johnson that appears on the First Spouse Gold Coin struck in her honor. The coin and medal are enclosed in a durable plastic card that is enhanced with beautiful representations of the portraits of President and Mrs. Johnson. Historical information is printed on the back of the card. A certificate of authenticity is also included.
Orders will be accepted at catalog.usmint.gov/coin–programs/presidential–dollar–coins/ 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 information on our shipping options: catalog.usmint.gov/customer–service/shipping.html.
The obverse (heads side) of the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin was designed and engraved by United States Mint Sculptor–Engraver Michael Gaudioso. The coin’s reverse (tails side) was designed and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor–Engraver Don Everhart.
The obverse of the Lady Bird Johnson medal was designed by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) Designer Linda Fox and sculpted by Mr. Gaudioso. The reverse was designed by AIP artist Chris Costello and sculpted by United States Sculptor–Engraver Renata Gordon.
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 Sept. 3, 2015, at noon ET, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.