US Mint Issues Taylor Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set

by on December 18, 2009 · 0 comments

Zachary and Margaret Taylor Presidential $1 Dollar Coin & First Spouse Medal SetThe United States Mint on Thursday launched the Zachary and Margaret Taylor Presidential $1 Dollar Coin & First Spouse Medal Set for a price of $8.95, plus shipping and handling.

Marking the fifth and final issues this year and the thirteenth since the product line began in 2007, the set includes an uncirculated Zachary Taylor Presidential $1 Coin and a 1/15 inch bronze medal likeness of the Margaret Taylor First Spouse Gold Coin.

The two are mounted within an attractive "durable plastic card enhanced with beautiful representations of the President and first spouse’s portraits, with issuance information on the back."

US Mint sales figures for this year’s sets, as illustrated in the table below, are stronger than individual First Spouse Gold Coins, but less than bags and rolls of the Presidential Dollars.

2009 Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set Sales*

William Henry & Anna Harrison Medal Set 13,969
John & Letitia Tyler Medal Set 9,709
John & Julia Tyler Medal Set (still available) 8,258
James & Sarah Polk Medal Set (still available) 7,471

*US Mint sales figures as of Dec. 13, 2009.

Further details are available for the latest issue on the:

US Mint Medal Set product page

Orders may also be placed via the Mint’s toll-free number, 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing and speech-impaired customers may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468).

About the United States Mint

The United States Mint, created by Congress in 1792, is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage. Its primary mission is to produce an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and gold, silver and platinum bullion coins.

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