WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2009 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Set (William Henry Harrison) on April 7, 2009, at noon Eastern Time (ET).

Priced at $7.95, the set includes an uncirculated William Henry Harrison Presidential $1 Coin and a bronze medal bearing the portrait of Anna Harrison featured on the First Spouse Gold Coin struck in her honor. The coin and medal are encased in a durable plastic card enhanced with beautiful representations of the President and First Spouse’s portraits, with issuance information on the back.

Orders will be accepted at the United States Mint’s secure Web site, www.usmint.gov, or at the toll-free number, 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired with TTY equipment can place their orders at 1-888-321-MINT (6468).

Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Sets featuring Presidential $1 Coins honoring John Tyler, James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor will also be released later this year.

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 noon ET on April 7, 2009, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored. For more information, please review the United States Mint’s Frequently Asked Questions, Answer ID #175.

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