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Mint mails 2006 spring catalog

A limited-edition
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A limited-edition ?Return to Monticello? First-Day Coin Cover is offered to collectors through the Mint?s Spring Gift Catalog, which became available June 13.

The coin cover contains two nickels from the first day of production, one each from Denver and Philadelphia. There is a 39-cent Lady Liberty and Flag stamp affixed that was postally canceled on the first day of release.
Price of the coin cover is $19.95 each and only a maximum of 50,000 are available.

Uncirculated examples of the nickel will also be available in two-roll sets for $8.95 per set. Each set contains a roll of 40 nickels from Denver and one roll of 40 coins from Philadelphia.

The spring catalog also offers hobby supplies and other current collector sets.
In addition, the White House medal is available. It is called one of the most popular medals ever produced by the Mint. It comes in bronze in a three-inch diameter and a 1.5-inch diameter. Price of the larger medal if $38 and the smaller is $3.75.

To order the catalog by mail, write U.S. Mint, P.O. Box 382610, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-8610. To order a copy by telephone, dial 1-800-USA-MINT. Hearing and speech impaired hobbyists may phone at 1-888-321-MINT.