Today, May 12, 2015 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set featuring Dwight D. Eisenhower and Mamie Eisenhower.
Each set contains an uncirculated Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Dollar and the Mamie Eisenhower First Spouse Bronze Medal. This represents the first availability of the bronze medal, which will also be included within a four medal set issued near the end of the year.
The coin and medal come mounted on a plastic card containing images of the President and First Lady with their facsimile signatures. The back of the card contains specification information and a certificate of authenticity.
The sets are priced at $9.95 each. There are no stated product limits or household ordering limits in place.
The previously released set within the series featuring Harry S. Truman and Bess Truman went on sale April 29, 2015 and has reached sales of 1,502 units as of the most recent sales report.
The next set within the series will feature John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy and is scheduled for release in July 2015.
March of Dimes Special Silver Set Sales Update
The United States Mint has just provided updated sales figures for the 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Set. The product went on sale May 4 and contains the proof silver dollar along with two specially minted dimes.
As of today, sales have reached 71,114 units. This accounts for 94.8% of the 75,000 product limit and leaves just 3,886 units left to order.
The US Mint has now lifted the household ordering limit. Until now, a limit of 5 units per household had been in place.