United States Mint Opens Sales for 2016 Gerald Ford $1 Coin Cover May 17

May 10, 2016

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 Gerald Ford $1 Coin Cover (product code 16FB) May 17 at noon Eastern Time.

This coin cover is the 38th issue in the United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series.  It includes two circulating quality Gerald Ford Presidential $1 Coins from the first day of production at the bureau’s facilities in Philadelphia (December 1, 2015) and Denver (December 16, 2015).  The coins are mounted on a display card placed inside an envelope with a Red, White, and Blue (Forever®) stamp.  The cover is enhanced with a portrait of President Ford and postmarked April 5, 2016, Ann Arbor, MI, which marks the day it was issued by the United States Mint.  Only 20,000 units will be produced.

Orders will be accepted at https://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.  Information about shipping options is available at https://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 May 17, 2016, at noon ET, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.


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