Washington – The United States Mint announced today that sets containing uncirculated versions of the second year of coins in the Presidential $1 Coin Program will be available beginning 12 noon (ET) on July 24, 2008. The 2008 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set-containing coins honoring James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren-will be offered at $15.95.
The Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set is composed of eight coins - four each from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver. A protective, rotatable blister encases each coin, allowing full visibility of the edge-incused inscriptions. The coins are displayed in an attractive folder that includes biographical sketches, quotes and portraits of each President.
A striking rendition of the Statue of Liberty graces the coins' reverse. The inscriptions "E Pluribus Unum," "In God We Trust," the year and the mint mark are edge-incused on
Customers may purchase the 2008 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set, and other Presidential $1 Coin products, at the United States Mint's secure Web site, www.usmint.gov. Orders also may be placed at the toll-free number, 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Please add $4.95 shipping and handling fee to all domestic orders.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, any order placed prior to the official on-sale date and time (July 24, 2008, at 12:00 noon ET) shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.
Press inquiries: Michael White (202) 354-7222
Customer Service information: (800) USA MINT (872-6468)