|July 18, 2002
United States Mint Offers Indiana Quarters in Two-Roll Sets and
Bags on August 2
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WASHINGTON - The United States Mint announced today that state quarters
honoring Indiana, the fourth coin in the 50 State Quarters® Program to be
struck in 2002, will go on sale beginning August 2, 2002, at 12:00 noon
(Eastern Time), and will be available for purchase the entire 10-week
release period. The Indiana quarters are available in two-roll sets (40
coins per roll), including one Philadelphia and Denver Mint mark coin roll
each, and in bags of 100 and 1,000 coins. The Indiana quarters are also
available as part of the United States Mint’s popular Subscription
Indiana joined the Union on December 11, 1816, becoming the 19th state.
The Indiana quarter’s reverse design recognizes the state’s famous
Indianapolis 500 race. The design features the image of an “Indy” car
superimposed on an outline of the state with the inscription
"Crossroads of America.” The design also includes 19 stars
signifying Indiana as the 19th state to join the Union.
Each coin roll is wrapped in a specially designed United States. Mint
paper coin wrap that prominently displays the 50 State Quarters program
logo, a “P” or “D” representing the roll’s mint of origin, “IN”
designating the state of Indiana, and “$10” representing its dollar
value. Each bag is marked with the mint of origin and the dollar value of
its contents ($25 or $250). Two-roll sets will sell for $32.00, bags of
100 coins for $35.50, and bags of 1,000 coins for $300. These rolls and
bags, featuring quarters used in regular transactions and struck on our
main production floors at the Philadelphia and Denver Mint facilities,
will be shipped directly from the United States Mint to customers. There
are no order limits on these products.
Customers can purchase the Indiana quarters, two-roll sets and bags and
Indiana quarter collectibles by using the United States Mint’s secure
or by calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). As an added convenience,
customers can participate in a subscription-ordering program in which
specific products, such as quarter bags and rolls, are charged and shipped
to the customer automatically as each new state quarter is released. A
shipping and handling fee of $3.95 per order will be added to all orders.
Hearing and speech-impaired customers may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT
(6468) (TTY). Please allow approximately 2-3 weeks for delivery.
Contact: Press inquiries: Michael White (202) 354-7222 Customer Service
information: (800) USA MINT (872-6468)