By CoinWeek News Staff….
 

The U.S. Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coin went on sale yesterday, January 29, at noon Eastern Standard Time (EST).

The coins, authorized by Public Law 112-104, celebrate the 225th Anniversary of the U.S. Marshals, the longest-serving law enforcement agency in the federal government.

Today, the U.S. Mint released first day sales figures for each of the coins in the program.

PRODUCT
OPTION

MINT
MARK

PRODUCT
CODE

 AUTHORIZED
MINTAGE 

  DAY 1
SALES

$5 Gold Proof

W

SR1

100,000

2,698

Uncirculated $5 Gold

W

SR2

*INC. ABOVE

2,323

Proof Silver Dollar

P

SR3

500,000

24,057

Uncirculated Silver Dollar

P

SR4

* INC. ABOVE

10,200

Proof Clad Half-Dollar

S

SR5

750,000

14,212

Uncirculated Clad Half-Dollar

D

SR6

* INC ABOVE

7,649

Three-Coin Proof Set

W, P, and S

SR7

TBD

9,421

Each coin is encapsulated and each product option is packaged in a black velvet, satin-lined presentation case, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

The introductory sales period ends on March 2, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. EST, when regular pricing takes effect.

Pricing for the $5 gold coins and the Three-Coin Proof Set, which includes one proof $5 gold coin, one proof silver dollar, and one proof clad half dollar, will be determined by the United States Mint’s pricing strategy for precious metals numismatic products, located at http://catalog.usmint.gov.

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Marshals coins handed out at a September Celebration Ceremony.

Sales prices include surcharges of $35 for each gold coin, $10 for each silver coin, and $3 for each clad coin. The first $5 million in surcharges received from coin sales is authorized to be paid to the U.S. Marshals Museum, Inc., for the preservation, maintenance, and display of artifacts and documents. The remainder of the surcharge funds will be divided among the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Foundation, and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Orders are being accepted at http://catalog.usmint.gov and at1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468), while hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Please visit the United States Mint website for more information on shipping options: catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

Quantities of the six individual U.S. Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coins (gold proof, gold uncirculated, silver proof, silver uncirculated, clad proof, and clad uncirculated) will also be available for purchase from the United States Mint at the Long Beach Expo starting at noon local time on Jan. 29. The Mint’s booth is #1126.

Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, orders placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of Jan. 29, 2015, at noon EST, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

 

About the United States Mint

The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.

 

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