WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will accept orders for the William Henry Harrison Presidential Silver Medal starting on May 3 at noon EDT.
The Department of the Treasury has a long-standing tradition of honoring each President of the United States with an official bronze medal struck by the Mint. The Mint is now replicating this series of medals in .999 percent fine silver, each measuring 1.598 inches in diameter.
The designs depicted on the medal honoring President William Henry Harrison are by former United States Mint Engraver George T. Morgan. Harrison’s portrait is featured on the obverse (heads) with the inscription “WILLIAM H. HARRISON.” The reverse (tails) depicts a laurel wreath within a pearled ring, with the inscription “INAUGURATED PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES MARCH 4, 1841. DIED APRIL 4, 1841.”
Each medal is encapsulated and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
The William Henry Harrison Presidential Silver Medal is priced at $65. To set up a REMINDER ALERT for this product, visit https://catalog.usmint.gov/william-henry-harrison-presidential-silver-medal-S809.html?cgid=presidential-silver-medals#start=1 (product code S809).
Additional Presidential Silver Medals are available at: https://catalog.usmint.gov/on/demandware.store/Sites-USM-Site/default/Search-Show?q=silver%20presidential%20medals.
About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its 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, the United States Mint will not accept and will not honor orders placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of May 3, 2021, at noon EDT.
To reduce the risk of employee exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace, the Mint’s sales centers are closed until further notice. Please use the Mint’s catalog site https://catalog.usmint.gov/ as your primary source of the most current information on product and service status.