On November 10, 2009 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will release the 2009 US Virgin Islands First Day Coin Cover. This will represent the fifth release of the DC & US Territories Coin Cover series.
Each cover includes one U.S. Virgin Islands Quarter from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints. These quarters will be from the first day of production at each respective mint. The coins are mounted on a custom display card with a 44 cent United States Flag postage stamp. The postmark will be September 28, 2009, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, IV. This represents the first day the quarters were released to the public.
The covers are priced at $14.95 with a maximum production of 20,000 units.
Previously released 2009 Coin Covers for the DC & US Territories Quarters remain available for sale at the US Mint. As of the last weekly reporting period, the US Mint has sold 16,493 District of Columbia covers, 13,084 Puerto Rico covers, 9,476 Guam covers, and 7,513 American Samoa covers.
On a separate note, the US Mint recently sold out of the Letitia Tyler First Spouse Bronze Medal. This medal went on sale July 2, 2009, priced at $3.50. Although the individual option is no longer available, the medals will be available again starting December 3, 2009 as part of the 2009 First Spouse Five Medal Set.