News About US Mint Presidential $1 Coin Releases

Articles and news about United States Mint produced Presidential $1 Coin releases. These dollar coins honor former Presidents of the United States. The coin series began in 2007 and will last until at least 2016. (Also see $1 coins by year.)

Grover Cleveland Presidential $1 coin, rolls, bags and boxesHeading into the three-day Memorial Day weekend, the United States Mint today, May 25, 2012, released the Grover Cleveland Presidential $1 Coin honoring the first of the former leader’s two non-consecutive terms. The new coins celebrating the 22nd President went on sale at noon ET directly from the U.S. Mint in rolls, bags, and boxes.

It is the second of four releases this year in the United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Program, with the first $1 coin honoring Chester Arthur launching more than a month earlier […]


2012 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated SetOn Tuesday, May 1, 2012, the United States Mint released the 2012 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set for a price of $16.95.

It is the sixth year for the uncirculated set to debut in the Presidential $1 Coin Program that started in 2007 to honor American Presidents. It is, however, discounted by $3 compared to last year’s set.

Like many new releases, demand for the Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set will start strong and then taper off over time […]


Chester Arthur Presidential $1 Coin BagsBags filled with Chester Arthur Presidential $1 Coins are now available from the United States Mint. The bureau released 100-coin bags containing circulating quality Arthur dollars on Monday, April 30, at a price of $111.95 per bag.

The bag products actually fall behind earlier releases of Arthur dollar rolls and boxes. Those went on sale April 5 with prices of $32.95 for 25-coin rolls, $275.95 for 250-coin boxes and $550.95 for 500-coin boxes […]

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2012 Presidential Dollar Proof SetOn Tuesday, April 24, 2012, the United States Mint released the 2012 Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set™ for $18.95, a savings of $1 compared to the prior year issue.

The annual Presidential Dollar Proof Set was introduced in 2007. The sixth roll out features the four 2012 Presidential $1 Coins with obverse portraits of Chester Arthur, Grover Cleveland (first term), Benjamin Harrison, and Grover Cleveland (second term) […]

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2012 Chester Arthur Presidential Dollar Coin CoverToday, April 9, 2012, the United States Mint made available the Chester Arthur Presidential Dollar Coin Cover for $19.95. It follows the recent release of Arthur dollars in rolls and boxes on April 5.

The limited edition cover, up to 22,000 units may be ordered, features two Chester Arthur Presidential $1 coins from the first day of production. The one from the U.S. Mint facility in Denver was struck on December 22, 2011, and the other from Philadelphia was minted on January 11, 2012. These $1 coins are mounted within a display card featuring a portrait of the President […]


2012 Chester Arthur Presidential $1 Coin Rolls and BoxesToday, Thursday, April 5, 2012, the United States Mint released the Chester Arthur Presidential $1 Coin. New circulating quality strikes are available directly from the U.S. Mint in 25-coin rolls as well as new, first-time products of 250-coin boxes and 500-coin boxes. The new boxes were expected, but the Mint did not announced their release date of today until Tuesday.

U.S. Mint rolls are wrapped in special black and white paper and imprinted with the Mint of origin ("P" or "D"), "Presidential $1 Coin," the president’s name and "$25,"(the face value of the contents). Buyers have the choice of […]


2012 Presidential $1 CoinsConfirming a public notice released in January, the United States Mint on Wednesday announced four new Presidential $1 coin products and also revealed an April 5, 2012 release date for rolls of Chester A. Arthur Presidential dollars.

The product news carries extra weight this year since it is the first in which Presidential $1 coins will not be released into circulation and available from local banks. This is due to an order from the Treasury Department which terminated $1 coin production for all but numismatic purposes […]


dollar coinsIn what could end up being an about-face in government policy, new legislation was introduced in the United States Senate on January 31, 2012 seeking to replace paper dollar bills with $1 coins.

The proposed bipartisan bill is entitled the Currency Optimization, Innovation, and National Savings (COINS) Act, S. 2049, and was introduced by Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa and Senator John McCain of Arizona.

If passed and signed into law, the COINS Act would effectively serve as a reversal to the December 2011 order […]


2012 Presidential DollarsA new line of Presidential $1 Coin products are in store for 2012 while all but one of the existing products will have their prices lowered.

The news comes from a document the United States Mint had published Friday on the Federal Register, the official source for notices by government agencies.

Ranging from $1 to $7, price reductions include the dollar-filled medal sets, coin covers, proof set and uncirculated set […]


2012 Presidential $1 CoinsThe United States Mint on Thursday announced the designs and released associated images for the 2012 Presidential Dollar Coins. Showcased on the four 2012 coins are obverse portraits of former Presidents of the United States Chester Arthur, Grover Cleveland (acknowledging his first term), Benjamin Harrison and Grover Cleveland again (acknowledging his second term).

These four issues mark the twenty-first through twenty-fourth of the Presidential $1 Coin series. The program debuted in 2007 under which new Presidential dollars are issued […]