America’s Founding Fathers Currency Set for 2019


New today from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is its latest product for money collectors, the America’s Founding Fathers 2019 Currency Set.

2019 America's Founding Fathers Currency Set
BEP images of its America’s Founding Fathers 2019 Currency Set

Annually released and at the same $21.95 price since 2014, this year’s set holds two notes that share matching serial numbers beginning with "2019."

Inside are a Series 2017 $1 note from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a Series 2013 $2 note from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The pair of notes respectively features founding fathers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.

Both banknotes are within a single tri-fold folder. The folder’s center panel holds the notes within a clear, polymer sleeve that is acid-free. Its left and right side panels offer information about the bills and their engravings.


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. Packaging for this year’s set is similar.

Collectors can initially order as many 25 sets. Provided they do not sell out, the household order limit will eventually be removed (usually after 24 hours) and the BEP will offer discounted pricing of $18.95 when ordering 50 or more.


The BEP collaborated with the United States Mint and its money products are now sold through the Mint’s e-commerce system. Place orders for this newest release from the Premium Products section of the Mint’s website at:

About the BEP

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s main mission is to develop and produce United States banknotes. The agency 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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