Customers frustrated with the inability to order products online from the United States Mint website can now take some measure of solace.
After more than a week of inaccessibility, the ordering and catalog pages are now back online.
The user experiences in browsing and shopping the Mint’s site has remained unchanged. The design and functionality appear identical to the time before the shutdown.
With the exception of the 2008 Sacagawea Dollars and Kennedy Half-Dollar Bags and Rolls that went on sale Jan. 17, the newest Mint products are available online as well.
In a previous statement, the Mint indicated the Sacagawea Dollars and Kennedy .50c bags and rolls should be ordered through their toll free number at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). For at least a short time, that will remain unchanged.
Most notably for the new products are the 2008 Bald Eagle coins and sets. No sellouts occurred over the phone with all varieties still available. These limited edition collector coins are also now available for online purchase.
Mint will not accept orders for 2008 Sacagawea over the phone either. They say they don’t know when they will be released?
Maybe you ought to try and order something from them once. All I want to do today is check on an order, and as usually the mint site is froze up tighter than fort Knox. Leave it to our government to run something that doesn’t WORK. If they would release those damn pennies to the public, there would not be such a clog up. 4 1/2 hours after the release of the proof set and they are still locked up. The mint wanting to make a pile of money off things like the pennies where they charge the public 8.95… Read more »
5 1/2 HOURS AND STILL LOCKED. GOOD THING THE SITE IS UP AND RUNNING. THEY MUST BE USING A SERVER THAT RUNS ON RUBBERBANDS. WHAT A JOKE………………………………………..
System mantenance from 12:00 till 8:00 on the day they release the 2009 Proof Sets. What the HELL were they thinkin. TARDS
Went to order annual coin sets on on line catalogue amd received a message on my computer to not continue because it did not have proper security documentation. ordered coin sets last year and had no problem at all .Was very happy with the efficincy and delivery. cannot say that for this year