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2015 Harry S. Truman Coin and Chronicle Set on Sale June 30


By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….

According to Lateefah Simms, Public Affairs Specialist at the U.S. Mint, the first Coin and Chronicle Set of 2015 (product code AX1)–featuring Harry S. Truman–will go on sale June 30. There will be a product limit of 17,000 and an order limit of five per household. As reported by CoinWeek on April 29, the price for this year’s first Coin and Chronicle set is $57.95.

Release dates for the remaining three sets–featuring Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson–have yet to be determined. Like the Truman set, the other 2015 Coin and Chronicle sets will also have a five-per-household order limit and a product limit of 17,000–with the exception of the Kennedy set, which will have a product limit of 25,000.

Product Description*

The 2015 Harry S. Truman Coin and Chronicle Set contains:

  • One 2015 Harry S. Truman Presidential $1 Reverse Proof Coin (P mint mark)
  • One 1 5/16” silver Harry S. Truman Presidential .999 silver medal (produced in Philadelphia – no mint mark)
  • One 1973 U.S. 8-cent Harry S. Truman postage stamp

The Truman coin, silver medal and stamp are displayed in a rich deep red folder covered in a soft-touch material with a handsome textured look that is very gift-worthy.

2015 Harry S. Truman Presidential $1 Reverse Proof Coin Design:

The obverse design of this Presidential $1 coin features a forward facing portrait of Harry S. Truman. Inscriptions are “HARRY S. TRUMAN,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “33rd PRESIDENT” and “1945 – 1953.”

The reverse design of the Presidential $1 coin depicts a striking rendition of the Statue of Liberty. This coin designs feature large, dramatic artwork, as well as edge–incused inscriptions of the year of minting or issuance, “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and the mint mark. “IN GOD WE TRUST” appears on the face of the coin.

Harry S. Truman Silver Medal Design:

The 99.9 % silver medal is a replica of the small presidential bronze medal design.

The obverse (front) of the silver medal is a bust of President Harry S. Truman, with the inscription PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, HARRY S. TRUMAN.

The reverse (back) of the silver medal is a view of the south portico of the White House, after reconstruction, showing balcony with the Presidential Seal and the inscription INAUGURATED April 12 1945. January 20 1949.

Product Dimensions:

Complete Package Outer Dimensions: 5.06″ W x 7.06″ H x 0.57″ D

*Courtesy of the U.S. Mint

Hubert Walker
Hubert Walker
Hubert Walker has served as the Assistant Editor of CoinWeek.com since 2015. Along with co-author Charles Morgan, he has written for CoinWeek since 2012, as well as the monthly column "Market Whimsy" for The Numismatist and the book 100 Greatest Modern World Coins (2020) for Whitman Publishing.

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