Washington — Beginning on January 5, 2021, at noon EST, the United States Mint (Mint) will open sales for two popular numismatic sets that help celebrate life’s special moments. Details are below.
United States Mint Birth Set
Designed to mark the arrival of a baby, this special keepsake set (product code 21RD) contains the following five Proof-finish 2021-dated coins from the Mint’s San Francisco facility:
- One Kennedy half dollar
- One America the Beautiful Quarters Program coin honoring the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, the final release in the program
- One Roosevelt dime
- One Jefferson nickel
- One Lincoln penny
All coins are encapsulated and packaged in a teddy bear-themed presentation folder and coordinating sleeve in gender-neutral colors. Both sides of the coins are visible in the packaging. The folder also has places for the baby’s vital statistics, a personalized message, and a 3″ x 5″ photograph. The Mint’s certificate of authenticity is printed on the back of the folder, and the coin specifications are printed on the back of the sleeve. This set is priced at $25.
United States Mint Happy Birthday Coin Set
This celebratory set (product code 21RE) is also priced at $25 and contains the same five Proof-finish 2021-dated coins from the San Francisco Mint as the Birth Set. The coins are packaged in a festive presentation folder adorned with red, gold, and silver balloons. Both sides of the encapsulated coins are visible in the packaging. The certificate of authenticity is printed on the back of the folder, and the coin specifications are printed on the back of the coordinating sleeve.
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Additional products suitable for gift-giving are available at the Mint’s website.
To reduce the risk of employee exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace, the Mint’s sales centers are closed until further notice. Additionally, due to operational adjustments in response to COVID-19, our customer service representatives are available to assist with any questions you may have, but are unable to accept credit card information or place your order over the phone. Please use our website for all order placements at this time.
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 January 5, 2021, at noon EST.
Press release courtesy of the United States Mint.
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