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24 Feb 2014

BEP and U.S. Mint connecting Americans through coins and currency

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The United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing will share a booth, #845,, at the American Numismatic Association's National Money ShowSM Feb. 27 - March 1 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga.   
The BEP and the U.S. Mint are very pleased to announce that Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios will attend the ANA National Money Show on Thursday, February 27 and will participate in the official ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:45 p.m.  Treasurer Rios will sign currency at the BEP/Mint booth from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

As the Nation's producers of currency and coins, BEP and the U.S. Mint have made history by connecting Americans through coins and currency. The bureaus are highlighting their distinguished histories, product excellence and dedicated employees.

The BEP is showcasing its Billion Dollar Exhibit, which features more than $1 billion worth of rare antique currency, including sheets of $100,000 currency notes, Treasury Bonds and Gold and Silver Certificates. Additional BEP exhibits include genuine currency face plates representing the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; a Series 1934-B, 12-Subject $10,000 plate; a Series 1934-C, 12-Subject $100 plate; and a mutilated currency exhibit. 

The BEP will also display its antique 19th century Spider Press, as a currency production expert conducts demonstrations on this Abraham Lincoln-era press and answer questions.

The BEP is excited to offer the following new products for sale:

 Series 2009 $100 Uncut Currency Sheets - These sheets are from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and bear the signatures of Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios and (former) U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner. 

  "Defenders of Freedom - Army" Intaglio Print  - This card is the first print in the "Defenders of Freedom" series, which is dedicated to the five branches of the Armed Forces.  This card features an exquisite compilation of unique engraved vignettes focusing on the age-old art of intaglio printing. 

The BEP is also showcasing and offering other unique currency-related products, including uncut sheets of currency ranging in subject size and denomination. For additional information about BEP or to purchase products, please visit our website, www.bep.gov. You may also order BEP products by telephone (1-800-456-3408), fax (1-888-891-7585) or mail (Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Mail Order Sales Department, 515M, 14th and C Streets SW, Washington, DC  20228).

United States Mint Deputy Associate Director of Sales and Marketing Mary Lhotsky will host a public coin forum Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at booth #1125 (Hall C) from 11 a.m. to noon and sign autographs at the BEP/Mint booth from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

The Mint will have these and other products available for sale:  

  • Products in the 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Silver Dollar Program include coins in proof and uncirculated qualities.

  • New 2014 products including American Eagle Proof Silver Coins; the Happy Birthday, Congratulations, and Birth Sets; America the Beautiful Quarters Program coin sets, rolls, and bags; and other popular annual sets.

  • A display featuring some of its upcoming new products including the 2013 Coin and Chronicles Set and the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins.

These and other products are also available for purchase at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or by calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).  Hearing and speech impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468).  For additional information, please visit http://www.usmint.gov

With the purchase of $75 or more, the United States Mint will offer a complimentary reusable bag bearing the bureau's logo. The promotion, which began Feb. 20, will apply to orders placed at the National Money Show, as well as orders placed through the bureau's online catalog, toll-free number and retail sales locations. There is a one bag limit per customer per $75 order.   



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