Washington — The nation’s coin maker began accepting orders for the United States Mint Rocketship (product code 19XGC) on February 28 at noon EST. This is the first of three new products for kids the United States Mint is releasing in 2019.
Priced at $9.95, the United States Mint Rocketship comes with one Uncirculated 2019 Kennedy
The colorful packaging for the Rocketship features images of Mighty Minters Timothy and Lina, two of seven new coin-collecting ambassadors. The delightful characters—who also include Kendra, Sophie, Alex, Eli, and Layla—are designed to pique the interest of kids seven to 12 years of age.
The Mint accepts orders online and 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Information about shipping options is available here.
This product is limited to 50,000 units.
About the United
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.
Press release courtesy of the United States Mint.