The US Mint will release the Northern Mariana Islands Quarter First Day Coin Cover on January 12, 2010 at 12:00 Noon ET. This will be the final coin cover in the DC & US Territories Quarters Program.
Each cover will include two 2010 Northern Mariana Islands Quarters, one each from the first day of mintage at the Philadelphia and Denver Mint facilities. The coins are mounted on a display card with a 44-cent Flag stamp. The cancellation will be November 30, 2009, Saipan CMNI, representing the first day the quarters were released into circulation.
The covers are priced at $14.95 each and will be limited to 20,000 units. The US Mint product page is already available here.
The other First Day Coin Covers issued for the DC & US Territories Quarters Program all remain available for sale on the US Mint’s website. As of the most recent US Mint sales report, the District of Columbia cover sold 17,887 units, the Puerto Rico cover sold 14,747, the Guam cover sold 11,216, the America Samoa cover sold 9,553, and the US Virgin Islands cover sold 7,395.
The first three releases of the series had a maximum production limits of 25,000 units each. The maximum was reduced to 20,000 units for subsequent releases. It has not yet been confirmed whether First Day Coin Covers will be offered for the upcoming America the Beautiful Quarters.