Washington — The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for the 2021 editions of the Mighty Minters ornament and the United States Mint ornament on October 21 at noon EDT. Orders for both products are limited to 15 units per household for the first 24 hours of sales.
Crafted in solid brass and imitation rhodium, both ornaments feature the final coin in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program with the familiar George Washington obverse (heads) design visible. “2021,” “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “LIBERTY,” and “IN GOD WE TRUST” appear on the obverse (heads) of the quarter, which has an Uncirculated finish. Additional details are below.
Mighty Minters Ornament
This year, the ornament has a “Winter is Sweet” theme and highlights Mighty Minters Layla, a peahen, and Eli the fox, the Mint’s coin-collecting ambassadors. The America the Beautiful quarters coin is centered between the Mighty Minters and two red and white candy canes. Priced at $27.95, this delightful ornament is perfect for gift-giving and will appeal to children and adults alike. The United States Mint Seal is engraved on the back of the ornament, along with “Made in the U.S.A.” and “©2021 U.S. Mint.” A silver-colored cord is attached.
The Mighty Minters ornament has festive red packaging that replicates the ornament design on the front. The back of the packaging lists descriptive information about the coin and Mighty Minters Layla and Eli, along with the Mint director’s signature.
2021 United States Mint Ornament
This year’s ornament has a festive wreath-like design with a brilliant holly motif enhanced by two deer silhouettes on each side. The intricate and reflective holly design includes berries shaded in red and a stylized red ring that encircles the quarter. An engraved version of the United States Mint Seal is on the back of the ornament, along with “MADE IN THE U.S.A.” and “©2021 U.S. Mint.” This one-of-a-kind ornament is suspended from a red ribbon and is priced at $29.95.
The United States Mint Ornament is displayed in a beautiful green box and includes a certificate of authenticity with information about the coin and the ornament. The United States Mint Seal and the words “2021 United States Mint Ornament” are hot stamped in silver foil on the top of the lid.
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About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including Proof, Uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, the United States Mint will not accept and will not honor orders placed prior to the official on-sale date of October 21, 2021, at noon EDT.
To reduce the risk of employee exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace, the Mint’s sales centers are closed until further notice. Please use the United States Mint catalog site as your primary source of the most current information on product and service status.
Press release courtesy of the United States Mint.