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Mint Announces Coin Exchange for Professional Life Lincolns
by U.S. Mint

The United States Mint will hold three public coin exchanges for collectors and the public to exchange their currency for rolls of the new Lincoln "Professional Life" One-Cent Coin on August 13.

A coin exchange will take place immediately following the coin's launch ceremony in Springfield, Illinois, on the grounds of the Old State Capitol. The ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (CT).

Also on August 13, the United States Mint will hold coin exchanges in Washington, D.C., at its sales counters in its Headquarters Building and in Union Station. The Washington, D.C. area exchanges will be held 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) or until the penny exchange inventory is exhausted.

Coin exchanges on Capitol Hill and in the Rayburn House Office Building have been tentatively scheduled for the week of September 13, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (ET).

Purchases at all locations will be limited to a minimum of two rolls and a maximum of six rolls. Limits are subject to change at any time during the day. All coins are minted at the United States Mint in Philadelphia and are packaged in bank wrapping.

In addition, a Two-Roll Set of the Lincoln Professional Life One-Cent Coin will be available at the United States Mint's Web site, www.usmint.gov, beginning noon ET on August 13. Each set contains two rolls of 50-coins-one roll each from the United State Mints at Philadelphia and Denver-for $8.95 plus $4.95 shipping and handling. Orders will be limited to five sets per household.


Lincoln Professional Life One-Cent Coin Exchange


United States Mint


Springfield, Illinois:
Thursday, August 13, 2009, immediately following the launch ceremony

United States Mint Headquarters Building /Union Station:
Thursday, August 13, 2009, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (ET)


Springfield, Illinois:

Old State Capitol, 5th & Adams Streets, Springfield, IL, 62701

Washington, D.C.:

United States Mint Headquarters, 801 9th Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20220

Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, D.C., 20002


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