Today September 17, 2009, the United States Mint began sales of the Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Set for the James K. Polk Dollar and Sarah Polk Medal. This is the fourth such coin and medal set offered by the United States Mint this year.
The James K. Polk Dollar and Sarah Polk Bronze Medal are mounted on a custom designed display card. The durable plastic card features an image of the President and Spouse on the obverse and details of the coin and medal issuance on the back. Each set is priced at $8.95 with no ordering limits.
The James K. Polk Presidential Dollar was designed by Susan Gamble (obverse) and Don Everhart (reverse). it marks the eleventh release in the ongoing series featuring the Presidents of the United States. The Sarah Polk Bronze Medal features the same design as the $10 gold coin designed by Phebe Hemphill.
This year’s previously issued Presidential $1 Coin and Medal Sets featuring John and Letitia Tyler and John and Julia Tyler remain available for sale on the US Mint’s website.
[Online: US Mint Product Page]