BEP’s $2 Rocketship Product Launches June 18


On Tuesday, June 18, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will release its newest currency product, the $2 Rocketship.

BEP of $2 Rocketship Product
BEP images of its $2 Rocketship product

Designed for young collectors, the product features an uncirculated $2 Federal Reserve note with a serial number beginning with "2019." The note will be from the Federal Reserve Bank in New York (B), Atlanta (F), or San Francisco (L).

Priced at $9.95, the note is presented in an attractive space-themed folder and protected by a clear, acid-free polymer sleeve.

Ordering and Limits

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

The product’s limit is 23,000 with the mintage of the note set 1,000 higher at 24,000. In addition, there will be an initial household order limit of 50. When the household ordering limit it lifted — usually after the first 24 hours, product pricing will be discounted to $8.50 each when buying 50 or more.

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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Chas Barber

Oh brother…….funny some of the OTHER rocketships keep selling……!?


Chas Barber, Several weeks ago the Rocketships (thou shown as unavailable by the mint) started to show weekly sales again. So, at that time I asked to be sent a notice when more became available. To date, no notice yet from the mint, yet they still continue to show more weekly sales. Since “Mike” said he bought at least half of the sets perhaps he is the only one getting a notice and a chance to buy. That group seems to always get things in quantities first–think Apollo etc. Such is life. As predicted before, still believe the Rocketships may… Read more »

Chas Barber

Chuck, I have asked for updates on many items from USM that are unavailable…I have NEVER gotten any as well no updates never, ever…BS system & I got several Rocketships for yunguns…I kept 2 of them anyway…..hard to get a $10 item of any note from the Mint….

fukin verification is STUPID what do too many BS post exists, heck most have ZERO…..

Joe C.

And the note’s relationship to the theme is………………………..

Christopher Williams

What a letdown.

Seth Riesling

The BEP never charged S&H in their modern history for their paper money & intaglio prints products. It is true that their website was about 15 years behind the times & they didn’t want to pay for a major computer system upgrade like the Mint did. Now that the BEP has switched to using the Mint’s private vendor company & the Mint’s website for their product sales, customer service & fulfillment center warehouse in Memphis for shipping & handling, younger customers that the Mint is trying to attract with products like this have to pay $4.95 for S&H on this… Read more »

Christopher Williams

Well written, Seth.