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March 12, 2013
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United States Mint to Release William McKinley $1 Coin Cover on March 19

WASHINGTON -The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the William McKinley $1 Coin Cover at noon Eastern Time (ET) on March 19, 2013.  The limited-edition coin cover includes two circulating quality 2013 William McKinley Presidential $1 Coins from the first day of minting at the United States Mint- December 11, 2012, for the United States Mint at Philadelphia and October 3, 2012, for the United States Mint at Denver.  The coins are mounted on a display card with a U.S. Four Flags (Forever®) postage stamp.

The William McKinley $1 Coin Cover is priced at $19.95.  Collectors may place their orders at the United States Mint's Web site, http://www.usmint.gov/catalog, and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).  Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT (6468).  A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 will be added to all domestic orders.

Collectors may also purchase the United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Covers through the bureau's Online Subscription Program.  To learn more about this convenient ordering method, please visit http://www.usmint.gov/catalog.

The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792.  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 the taxpayer.

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 March 19, 2012, noon ET shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.  For more information, please review the United States Mint's Frequently Asked Questions, Answer ID #175.

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Contact:
Press inquiries:  Carolyn Fields (202) 354-7222
Customer Service information:  (800) USA MINT (872-6468)
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