Beginning tomorrow, September 18, 2012, at Noon (Eastern), the United States Mint will start offering the 2012 Benjamin Harrison $1 Coin Cover for sale to the public. This release marks the twenty-third to appear in the Presidential $1 Coin Cover series which dates back to 2007 and the start of the Presidential $1 Coin program.
Included as part of the release are two 2012 Benjamin Harrison Presidential $1 Coins. One of the coins is from the US Mint's facility in Philadelphia and one is from the US Mint's facility in Philadelphia.
In fact, the coins are from the first day of production for the Harrison Coins from each of those facilities. The Philadelphia struck Harrison $1 Coin was produced on April 26, 2012 and the Denver struck coin was produced on April 20, 2012.
Both coins are affixed to a display card which includes a colored portrait of President Harrison. He was the 23rd President of the United States and served in office from March 4, 1889 through March 4, 1893.
The coin cover also features a postmark dated September 18, 2012 from Indianapolis, IN. The city hosts the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site.
Mintage of the new coin cover is limited to just 22,000. This is the same mintage level used by the Mint for the other 2012 dated Presidential $1 Coin Covers.
Pricing of the Benjamin Harrison $1 Coin Cover is $19.95, plus the US Mint's standard shipping and handling of $4.95 per order. When released, orders for the cover may be placed directly from the US Mint by calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Orders are also accepted via the US Mint's website of www.usmint.gov.