WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Three-Medal Set (product code 16MA) on August 31 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This is the final release in the series.
This three-medal set includes one each of the 2016 medals in 1 5/16-inch size with obverses bearing the likenesses that appear on the First Spouse Gold Coins honoring Patricia Nixon, Betty Ford, and Nancy Reagan. The medals are packaged in protective plastic, inserted into a folded card containing product information, and placed in a custom-made envelope.
The 2016 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Three-Medal Set is priced at $16.95. 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 (6468). Information on 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, gold, and platinum 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 August 31, 2016 at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.