Today, October 17, 2013 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for circulating quality 2013 Woodrow Wilson Presidential Dollars. These will be available in rolls, bags, and boxes containing an array of quantities of coins with either the “P” or “D” mint mark.
The Woodrow Wilson Dollar features a portrait of the president designed and sculpted by Don Everhart. The inscriptions include “Woodrow Wilson”, “In God We Trust”, “28th President”, and the dates served “1913-1921”. The reverse design of the coin features the Statue of Liberty and was also designed and sculpted by Don Everhart. The inscriptions include “United States of America” and the denomination expressed as “$1”. The motto “E Pluribus Unum”, the “2013” date, and the mint mark appear on the edge of the coin.
This marks the 28th overall release for the Presidential Dollars Program which began in 2007. This will be the final release of the series for this year. Since 2012, the coins of the series have not been issued for general circulation, but are only available within numismatic products offered by the United States Mint.
The products which go on sale today include circulating quality examples of the coin struck at the Philadelphia and Denver Mint facilities. There are 25-coin rolls priced at $32.95 each, 100-coin bags priced at $111.95 each, 250-coin boxes priced at $275.95 each, and 500-coin boxes priced at $550.95 each available containing coins from either mint facility. All products feature packaging which contains the name of the President, the face value of the contents, and the mint mark.
There are no stated product limits or maximum mintages.The US Mint has previously released preliminary production figures for the Woodrow Wilson Dollars indicating production of 3.36 million coins at the Denver Mint and 4.62 million coins at the Philadelphia Mint. It is possible that additional production may take place before the end of the year.
The US Mint indicates that the products will remain available for one year from the initial release date or until inventory is depleted at an earlier date. There have been some early sell outs for previously released 2013 Presidential Dollar products. All of the 100-coin bags for William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, and William Howard Taft have sold out.
This represents the US Mint’s first product release in nearly one month. The last release was for the Fort McHenry 3 Coin Set back on September 19. Looking ahead, the next scheduled product release is for the Mount Rushmore bags and rolls on November 4.