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May 11, 2016

2016 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® Available on May 18

WASHINGTON - The 2016 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set (product code 16RJ) will be available for purchase starting on May 18 at noon Eastern Time (ET).

The 2016 set contains two folders with 13 coins each from the United States Mint facilities in Denver and Philadelphia.  Each folder has the following coins:

  • three Presidential $1 Coins honoring Presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan;
  • five America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coins honoring Shawnee National Forest (IL), Cumberland Gap National Historic Park (KY), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (WV), Theodore Roosevelt National Park (ND), and Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) (SC);
  • one Native American $1 coin with a reverse design honoring Code Talkers from both World War I and World War II (1917-1945);
  • one Kennedy half dollar;
  • one Roosevelt dime;
  • one Jefferson nickel; and,
  • one Lincoln penny.

Both folders in the United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set display an image of a United States flag on the front.  The folder containing the Philadelphia-minted coins is accented in blue, while the folder containing the Denver-minted coins is accented in red.  A Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the packaging.

The 2016 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set is priced at $26.95, two dollars less than the 2015 set.  Orders will be accepted at the bureau's online catalog at https://catalog.usmint.gov/ and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468), while hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468).  Information on shipping options is available at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

The United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set can also be purchased through the bureau's Product Enrollment Program.  For additional information about this convenient order method, please review our FAQs at http://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/faqs/.

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 18, 2016, at noon ET, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored. 

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Contact:
Press inquiries:  Ofc of Corp Communications (202) 354-7222
Customer Service information:  (800) USA MINT (872-6468)