Chronicles Sale Start and End the Same Day
By Numismatic News
one-per-household order limit prevent a one-day
sellout of the last 50,000 proof Abraham Lincoln
commemorative silver dollars when they go on
sale Oct. 15 as part of the new Lincoln Coin and
Chronicles set, which also includes proof
examples of the four 2009 Lincoln cents?
That is the mental calculation many collectors
will be making as the noon Eastern Standard Time
order period begins on that date on the Mint's
Web site at www.usmint.gov and on the telephone
at (800) USA-MINT.
The five-coin set is priced at $55.95 plus $4.95
shipping and handling.
In addition to the five coins, the set includes
a reproduction of the Gettysburg Address, a
Lincoln portrait and a Certificate of
Some 325,000 proofs and 125,000 uncirculated
examples of the Lincoln commemorative silver
dollar sold out in March after being on sale
just six weeks. The final 50,000 silver dollars
of the 500,000-coin mintage were reserved for
inclusion in this set.
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