United States Mint to Release Theodore Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin Products on April 11
WASHINGTON - The United States Mint will begin accepting orders on April 11, 2013, at noon Eastern Time (ET) for products containing the newly released Presidential $1 Coin honoring Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President. Available product options and their prices are as follows:
Presidential $1 Coin 25-Coin Roll - P
Presidential $1 Coin 25-Coin Roll - D
Presidential $1 Coin 100-Coin Bag - P
Presidential $1 Coin 100-Coin Bag - D
Presidential $1 Coin 250-Coin Box - P
Presidential $1 Coin 250-Coin Box - D
Presidential $1 Coin 500-Coin Box - P
Presidential $1 Coin 500-Coin Box - D
All product options contain circulating quality coins from either the United States Mint facility at Philadelphia or Denver that have never been placed into circulation. Packaging displays the name of the President, the mint of origin ("P" or "D"), and the face value of the contents.
The obverse (heads side) design of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential $1 Coin is by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Joseph Menna. The design features President Roosevelt's portrait and the inscriptions THEODORE ROOSEVELT, IN GOD WE TRUST, 26th PRESIDENT, and 1901 - 1909. The reverse (tails side) design, by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Don Everhart, features a dramatic rendition of the iconic Statue of Liberty and the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and $1. The inscriptions 2013, E PLURIBUS UNUM, and the mint of origin are incused on the edge.
Orders will be accepted via the bureau's online catalog at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog, or at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468). In addition to the standard shipping and handling fee of $4.95 added to all domestic orders, there is an additional shipping charge of $7.95 per box of 500 coins because of its weight.
Collectors may also purchase the Presidential $1 Coin rolls, bags, and boxes 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.
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