On Thursday, September 17, 2009 The US Mint will be releasing the 2009 Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set™ – James K. Polk - Sarah Polk. These sets consist of one uncirculated James K. Polk Presidential $1 Coin and a bronze medal likeness of the Sarah Polk First Spouse Gold Coin.
Housed on a colorful illustrated card, both pieces help tell a story of the history of the United States.
The US Mint has announced that it will begin shipping its 2009 Fall Gift Catalog on August 27th, 2009. Included in the catalog are some very collectible coins that have a deeply embedded US history.
"We are proud, as always, to offer the public a wide array of products that resonate with our Nation's rich history," states US Mint Director Ed Moy.
Take a few moments to browse the coins below which will be among those featured in the catalog. Continue reading
The James K. Polk Presidential Dollar goes on sale August 20th, 2009 from the US Mint. Available in specially marked rolls, the coins feature an image of Polk on the obverse.
Each roll will contain 25 coins, either from the Mint in Philadelphia or the Mint in Denver. Rolls sell for $35.95 each, plus the Mint's $4.95 shipping charge per order.
The John Tyler Presidential $1 Coin coin will be released on May 21. With that occurring just around the corner, we at World Mint Coins thought you might like to review the Presidential coins that the US Mint has scheduled for 2009.
William Henry Harrison's coin was issued on February 19th. The US Mint held a ceremony at Harrison’s Virginia home at the Berkeley Plantation. As the mint has traditionally done, thousands of newly struck coins were given away free to children, while adults were allowed to exchange for $1 rolls.
World Mint Coins is pleased to offer a William Henry Harrison Presidential $1 Coin page, complete with images, specifications and coin information.
Released on February 19, 2009, the William Henry Harrison Presidential $1 Coin celebrates the shortest presidency in US history. Serving only 32 days before his death, Harrison is remembered more for his achievements before being elected than those completed while in office. Continue reading