America’s Founding Fathers Currency Set for 2018

by Mike Unser on February 21, 2018 · 4 comments

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) today at 8:00 a.m. ET released its latest product for money collectors, the America’s Founding Fathers 2018 Currency Set.

BEP's America's Founding Fathers 2018 Currency Set

BEP image of its America’s Founding Fathers 2018 Currency Set

Annually released and at the same $21.95 price since 2014, this presidential set includes two notes that share matching serial numbers beginning with 2018.

Inside an attractive tri-fold folder are a Series 2013 $1 note from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and a Series 2013 $2 note from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The pair of notes, of course, respectively features founding fathers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.

The folder’s center panel holds the notes within a clear, polymer sleeve that is acid-free. The left and right side panels offer information about the currency and their engravings.

Limit and Bulk Pricing

No more than 5,000 sets will be sold, according to the BEP, paralleling the limits of past issues since 2015. The BEP established a limit of 3,000 sets in 2014 and those apparently sold out too quickly.

Sections of America’s Founding Fathers 2016 Currency Set

CoinNews photos of an older 2016 America’s Founding Fathers Currency Set — front, inside left, inside center and inside right

The BEP’s shopping site lists every America’s Founding Fathers Currency Set since 2012. Most are tagged as "sold out." Regardless, these series of products are available only during the calendar year of their release — if they do not sell out beforehand.

Collectors can order as many sets as they want with bulk pricing available at $18.95 for quantities of 50 or more.

Ordering

Place orders using the BEP’s online store www.moneyfactorystore.gov, or by calling 800-456-3408.

BEP money products are also available by telephone (1-800-456-3408), by fax (1-888-891-7585), International fax (202-874-1788), at the Washington, DC and Fort Worth, Texas Visitor Center Gift Shops; and by mail order at:

Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Mail Order Sales, 515M
14th and C Streets SW
Washington, DC 20228

The BEP ships free and does not charge tax.

About the BEP

While the Bureau of Engraving and Printing makes and sells detailed intaglio prints and engravings, it is best known for producing United States currency. The bureau prints billions of Federal Reserve Notes each year for delivery to the Federal Reserve System. These notes are produced at facilities in Washington, DC, and Fort Worth, TX.

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The BEP ships free. Hint, hint to the Mint. smile

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Such a deal!!!

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Memo to Self: Federal Reserve Notes are called that for a reason…regardless of their designated denomination, they’re still only worth about as much as a Post It.

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The BEP still has limited edition products dating back to 2012 that haven’t sold out yet. Some are great sets, but fewer people are collecting modern USA Federal Reserve Notes, especially the $1 & $2 FRNs that haven’t had an anti-counterfeiting design update in like forever!

-NumisdudeTX