Today, November 19, 2009 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin selling rolls of Zachary Taylor Presidential Dollars. The offering will coincide with the release of the coins into circulation as the twelfth coin in the Presidential Dollar coin series.
The Zachary Taylor Dollar features a portrait of the President on the obverse of the coin with inscriptions indicating the order of the Presidency, years served, and motto “In God We Trust”. The reverse of the coin features a depiction of the Statue of Liberty intended to symbolize the concept of “Liberty”, along with inscriptions “United States of America” and the denomination “$1”. The edges of the coin included incused lettering with the date, mint mark, and motto “E Pluribus Unum”.
The US Mint will sell individual 25-coin rolls from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints. The rolls will be packaged in a custom wrapper which denotes the coin design, mint of issue, and face value. The rolls are priced at $35.95 plus applicable shipping and handling charges.
Separately, an official launch ceremony for the Zachary Taylor Dollar will be held by the US Mint on November 24, 2009. The event will take place at Taylor Park in Orange, Virginia. Additional details of the event are still forthcoming.
[Online: US Mint Product Page]