2021 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® Available September 28th
WASHINGTON, September 22, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – The United States Mint (Mint) Uncirculated Coin SetÂ® 2021 will be available for purchase on September 28th at noon (EDT). This year the set contains two folders with seven coins each – one with coins from the United States Mint at Philadelphia and the other with coins from the United States Mint at Denver. The following coins are included along with a Certificate of Authenticity:
- One America the Beautiful QuartersÂ® program coin in honor of the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site in Alabama – the final coin in the program. – The back (tail) depicts a Tuskegee Airman pilot suitable for World War II combat with the Moton Field control tower in the background. The pilot looks up proudly and confidently as two P-51 Mustangs pass overhead. The inscription “THEY FUGHT TWO WARS” is swung at the top as a reference to the double battles of the Tuskegee aviators – fascism abroad and racial discrimination at home. United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) designer Chris Costello created the design, which was created by United States Mint Medallic Artist Phebe Hemphill. The front (heads) shows a restored portrait from 1932 George Washington by sculptor John Flanagan. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, “” FREEDOM “,” WE TRUST IN GOD “and” QUARTER DOLLARS “.
- A General George Washington crosses the Delaware neighborhood – the reverse shows General George Washington commanded his troops by nightly crossing the icy Delaware River prior to the Battle of Trent during the American Revolutionary War. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, “” E PLURIBUS UNUM “,” CROSSING THE. ” DELAWARE, “and” QUARTER DOLLAR “. AIP designer Benjamin Sowards created the design, which was created by former medallic artist Michael Gaudioso. The front design marks a return to the familiar representation of George Washington from John Flanagan as it appeared on the quarter from 1932 to 1998. It has been modified for the 50 State Quarters and America the Beautiful QuartersÂ® programs. In this representation, Washington’s portrait is larger, with higher relief. Labels are “LIBERTY”, “IN GOD WE TRUST” and “2021”.
- An Indian $ 1 Coin – The theme of the 2021 coin is Indians in the U.S. military. The reverse shows eagle feathers traditionally earned in battle or by some brave deed. Eagle feathers are revered and respected, receive the greatest care and handling, and should proudly be displayed in homes. In the foreground are stars representing five branches of the U.S. military, while a circle provides an additional clue to Native American people. Inscriptions are “NATIVE AMERICANS – DISTINGUISHED MILITARY SERVICE SINCE 1775”, “$ 1,” and “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. “AIP designer Donna Weaver created the design, created by chief engraver Joseph Menna. The front shows the central figure of Sacagawea, who is carrying her young son Jean Baptiste from the sculptor Glenna Goodacre. Inscriptions are “LIBERTY” and “IN GOD WE TRUST”. The year, mintmark and “E PLURIBUS UNUM” are stamped on the edge of the coin.
- A Kennedy Half a dollar
- A Roosevelt dime
- A Jefferson nickel
- A Lincoln penny
The US Mint Coin Set 2021 has a price of $ 25.25. To set up a REMIND ME alarm, visit https://catalog.usmint.gov/uncirculated-coin-set-2021-21RJ.html (product code 21RJ). This recurring kit can also be purchased through Mint’s product registration program and the Authorized Bulk Purchase Program. Click on the respective links for details.
To view more United States Mint products, visit https://catalog.usmint.gov/.
About the United States Mint:
Congress established the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the only legal tender coin manufacturer in the nation, the Mint is responsible for making circulating coins for the nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The mint also manufactures numismatic products, including test, non-circulation and commemorative coins; Congress Gold Medals; Silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The numismatic programs are self-supporting and free of charge for the taxpayer.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, the United States Mint does not accept orders placed before the official sale date of September 28, 2021, at Noon EDT.
To reduce the risk of employees being exposed to COVID-19 in the workplace, the mint’s sales centers are closed until further notice. Please use the United States Mint catalog page at https://catalog.usmint.gov/ as the primary source for the most up-to-date information on product and service status.
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