WASHINGTON – Sales of the limited-edition official 2009 United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover, honoring William Henry Harrison, will open at noon Eastern Time (ET) on March 17, 2009, the United States Mint announced today.

Priced at $14.95, the coin cover features two William Henry Harrison Presidential $1 Coins from the first day of mintage at each facility-January 8, 2009, for the United States Mint at Philadelphia, and January 5, 2009, for the United States Mint at Denver. The two $1 coins are mounted on a handsome display card with a 42-cent postage stamp. The postmark of February 19, 2009, marks the day the William Henry Harrison Presidential $1 Coins were first released to the Federal Reserve Banks and to the public.

Customers can purchase the William Henry Harrison American Presidency $1 Coin Covers at the United States Mint’s secure Web site, www.usmint.gov, or by calling the toll-free number 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468). A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 per order will be added to all domestic orders.

The William Henry Harrison American Presidency $1 Coin Cover is also included in the United States Mint Subscription Program, through which specific products are charged and shipped automatically as each new product is released. To learn more about this convenient ordering method, visit http://usmint.gov.

The official 2009 United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series will also feature coins honoring John Tyler, James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor.

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 March 17, 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)