Today, October 21, 2014 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint began accepting orders for the Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set featuring Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt.
Each set contains an uncirculated 2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Dollar along side the Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Bronze Medal. The coin and medal are mounted on a plastic card containing photographs of the President and First Lady with their names and facsimile signatures. On the back of the card is historical information about the President, basic information about the bronze medal, and coin specifications.
Each set is priced at $9.95. There are no stated product limits or household ordering limits in place.
This product closely follows the release of the previous set in the series featuring Herbert and Lou Hoover which went on sale last week. The product represents the first availability of the Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Bronze Medal, although the 2014 First Spouse Bronze Medal Four Medal Set containing the medal will go on sale later this week.
While this product nicely brings together representations of the President and First Lady in a low priced format, sales have gradually diminished during the course of the series. The previous releases for this year have reached sales of 1,922 for Warren G. Harding and 1,775 for Calvin Coolidge. The set featuring Herbert and Lou Hoover which went on sale last week debuted on this week’s sales report at just 399 units.