WASHINGTON – The United States Mint announced today that it will begin selling the 2003 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Setâ on June 16, 2003, at noon (E.D.T.).

Each 20-coin 2003 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set – available for $14.95 – includes two of each circulating U.S. coin, bearing the Philadelphia ‘P’ and Denver ‘D’ mint mark: the Lincoln cent, the Jefferson 5-cent piece, the Roosevelt dime, the Kennedy half-dollar and the Golden Dollar featuring Sacagawea.

The set also includes the five United States Mint’s 50 State Quartersâ coins scheduled for release in 2003 — Illinois, Alabama, Maine, Missouri, and Arkansas. This set is an opportunity to have all five 2003 quarters at once — in uncirculated condition — with the latest states included even before they are released into general circulation. Each set is packaged in MylarÒ and includes a Certificate of Authenticity from the United States Mint.

Customers can purchase the 2003 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set online through the United States Mint’s secure website at www.usmint.gov, or by calling toll-free 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468) 8:00 a.m. to midnight (E.D.T.), seven days a week. Hearing- and speech-impaired customers may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468) 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (E.D.T.), Monday through Friday.

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