WASHINGTON – Collectors of United States Mint dollar coins should mark their calendars for the release of the 2008 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin SetTM on August 7, 2008, at 12:00 Noon (ET). The set, priced at $37.95, includes uncirculated versions of four Presidential $1 Coins, a Golden Dollar featuring Sacagawea and an American Eagle Uncirculated Silver Dollar.
The obverse of the Presidential $1 Coins, struck at the United States Mint at Philadelphia, bear the images of James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren. United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Joseph Menna designed and executed the obverse of the James Monroe Presidential $1 Coin. United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Don Everhart designed and executed the obverse of the John Quincy Adams Presidential $1 Coin. Artistic Infusion Program Master Designer Joel Iskowitz designed, and United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Jim Licaretz executed, the obverse of the Andrew Jackson Presidential $1 Coin. Iskowitz designed, and United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Phebe Hemphill executed, the obverse of the Martin Van Buren Presidential $1 Coin. The reverse image of each Presidential $1 Coin was designed and executed by Everhart.
The Golden Dollar featuring Sacagawea was struck at the United States Mint at Denver. Sculptor Glenna Goodacre designed the coin's obverse, and United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Thomas D. Rodgers designed the reverse.
The American Eagle Silver Dollar Coin was produced at the United States Mint at West Point. The coin's obverse features Adolph Weinman's image of Walking Liberty. The reverse image, designed by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver John Mercanti, depicts the heraldic eagle with shield, an olive branch in the right talon and arrows in the left.
Each coin of the United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set is enclosed in a protective, rotatable blister. The Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the package.
Customers may order the 2008 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set at www.usmint.gov or 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Please add a shipping and handling fee of $4.95 for 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 (August 7, 2008, 12:00 Noon ET) shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.
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Customer Service information: (800) USA MINT (872-6468)