America the Beautiful Quarters, Presidential Dollars and Girl Scout commemorative coins are included releases in the United States Mint numismatic product schedule for February.
These releases are spread throughout the month and encompass eight different products.
Of the eight, five are related to the Presidential $1 coin series, one features strikes in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program and two are different versions of the Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Silver Dollar (see coin designs or read about its release.) Thanks to a preliminary product schedule offered by the U.S. Mint late last year, the anticipated pricing of most of these releases is known.
The table below offers a list of the products for February along with their scheduled release dates. Following the table, additional information on the products is offered.
US Mint Product Schedule for February 2013
|Release Date||US Mint Product|
|2/12/2013||2013 White Mountain National Forest Quarters Three-Coin Set|
|2/14/2013||2013 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set|
|2/19/2013||2013 William McKinley Presidential $1 Coin Rolls|
|2/19/2013||2013 William McKinley Presidential $1 Coin Bags|
|2/19/2013||2013 William McKinley Presidential $1 250-Coin Boxes|
|2/19/2013||2013 William McKinley Presidential $1 500-Coin Boxes|
|2/28/2013||2013 Proof Girls Scouts Silver Dollar|
|2/28/2013||2013 Uncirculated Girls Scouts Silver Dollar|
*Product release dates are subject to change.
Typically, products may be ordered beginning at Noon (Eastern Time) on the day of their release. Orders are accepted via the U.S. Mint’s website at http://www.usmint.gov/ or by phone at the toll-free number 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).
Following are short summaries and estimated prices of the upcoming product releases:
Coin Category: America the Beautiful Quarters | Opening Price: $9.95
White Mountain National Forest Quarters are the first of five 2013-dated America the Beautiful Quarters issued by the U.S. Mint. White Mountain Quarters Three-Coin Set contains one example of the quarter from each of the facilities responsible for striking them.
Found in the set are the following three coins:
- a proof 2013-S White Mountain quarter from the San Francisco Mint
- an uncirculated 2013-P White Mountain quarter from the Philadelphia Mint, and
- an uncirculated 2013-D White Mountain quarter from the Denver Mint
Similar past releases featured the three coins in a durable plastic card which showcased a picturesque image and a brief description of the honored national site and coin along with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Coin Category: Presidential Dollars | Price: $18.95
Found in the 2013 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set are proof quality examples of the four 2013-dated Presidential $1 Coins. These four coins feature obverse portraits of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-fifth through twenty-eight Presidents of the United States.
The Presidential $1 Coin series debuted in 2007 and features four new releases annually honoring the former US Presidents in the order in which they served. The 2013 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set marks the seventh such annual release.
Coins of the set are struck at the U.S. Mint’s facility in San Francisco. They appear together in one protective lens placed inside a cardboard sleeve indicating the product within.
Coin Category: Presidential Dollars | Price: $32.95
For this release, buyers have the choice of a roll of William McKinley Presidential $1 Coins produced at either the U.S. Mint’s facility in Philadelphia or the facility in Denver. Each roll contains twenty-five coins struck to circulation quality.
Each roll is wrapped in special Mint wrapping. Imprinted on the roll is "Presidential $1 Coin," "William McKinley," "$25" and a "P" or a "D’ for the minting facility.
These same rolls are available in larger quantities in the 250 and 500-coin box products described further below.
Coin Category: Presidential Dollars | Price: $111.95
William McKinley Presidential $1 Coins are also available in 100-coin bags. Like the aforementioned rolls, buyers have the choice of coins struck at either the Philadelphia or Denver facility.
100 circulation quality coins are placed in each bag which is imprinted with "U.S. MINT," "DOLLARS" and "$100.00." A label is sewn into the closing stitches of the bag indicating the specific contents of William McKinley $1 Coins.
Of note, new Presidential dollars are no longer released into circulation.
Coin Category: Presidential Dollars | Price: $275.95
William McKinley 250-coin boxes contain a total of ten rolls of William McKinley Presidential $1 Coins. The rolls each contain twenty-five circulation quality coins with the buyer having the choice of a box containing strikes from Philadelphia or a box containing strikes from Denver
On the outside of each box is a label indicating the contents within.
Coin Category: Presidential Dollars | Price: $550.95
Like the previously mentioned 250-coin box, the William McKinley 500-coin boxes contain rolls of William McKinley Presidential $1 Coins. Each 500-coin box has a total of twenty rolls with each roll consisting of twenty-five circulation quality McKinley $1′s.
Also, as with previously mentioned releases, buyers have the choice of coins struck at either the U.S. Mint’s facility in Philadelphia or the facility in Denver. An additional shipping charge of $7.95 per box of 500 coins is added by the U.S. Mint over and above the standard shipping charge, owing to the weight of this product.
Coin Category: Commemorative Coins | Price: TBD
The Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Silver Dollar is issued by the U.S. Mint in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Girl Scouts of the USA. Up to 350,000 of the silver dollars release across all product options. Each is struck in 90% silver.
Shown on the obverse of each coin is a design which depicts three girls representing the different ages and diversity of the Girl Scouts. The reverse contains the iconic trefoil/profiles symbol of the Girl Scouts of the USA.
The 2013 Proof Girl Scouts Silver Dollar features frosted devices and a mirror-like background.
Coin Category: Commemorative Coins | Price: TBD
Appearing on the same day as its proof counterpart is the 2013 Uncirculated Girl Scouts Silver Dollar.
Surcharges of $10 are collected on the sale of each Girl Scouts Silver Dollar. These surcharges benefit Girl Scout program development and delivery.