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U. S. Mint to Offer 2015 American $1 Coin & Currency Set August 24

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The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2015 American $1 Coin & Currency Set (product code 15RA) starting on August 24 at noon Eastern Time (ET).

Priced at $14.95, this set includes a tri-fold presentation folder that holds one enhanced uncirculated 2015 Native American $1 Coinavailable only in this set–and one $1 Series 2013 note from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

The set contains historical information about the Mohawk Ironworkers and their contributions to “high iron” construction work on New York City skyscrapers, including the World Trade Center. The serial number on the $1 note begins with “911” in honor of the Mohawk Ironworkers’ recovery efforts following the collapse of the World Trade Center twin towers in 2001. A Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the package.

Production of this set is limited to 90,000 units, with orders limited to five units per household. The United States Mint will accept orders at https://catalog.usmint.gov/coin-programs/presidential-dollar-coins/. Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468). Information about shipping options is available online at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

Native American $1 Coins have reverse (tails side) designs that celebrate the important contributions made by Indian tribes and individual Native Americans to the history and development of the United States. The reverse of the 2015 coin features a Mohawk ironworker reaching for an I-beam that is swinging into position, rivets on the left and right side of the border, and a high elevation view of the city skyline in the background. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “$1,” and “MOHAWK IRONWORKERS.” The reverse was designed by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist Ronald D. Sanders and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Phebe Hemphill.

The coin’s obverse (heads side) retains the “Sacagawea” design first produced in 2000 with the inscriptions “LIBERTY” and “IN GOD WE TRUST.” The design is by sculptor Glenda Goodacre.

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 Aug. 24, 2015, noon ET shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

About the United States Mint

usmintThe 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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Additional information about the Native American $1 Coin Program is available at http://www.usmint.gov/mint_programs/native-american-coins-medals/.

Information about the United States Mint is available at http://www.usmint.gov/about_the_mint/.

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Since Congress created the United States Mint on April 2, 1792, the primary mission of the Mint is to produce an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the nation. As a self-funded agency, the United States Mint turns revenues beyond its operating expenses over to the General Fund of the Treasury. Other responsibilities include: Maintaining physical custody and protection of the Nation's $100 billion of U.S. gold and silver assets; Manufacturing and selling platinum, gold, and silver bullion coins; and Overseeing production facilities in Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and West Point, as well as the U.S. Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

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