Sept. 22 is the first day of sale for the fifth and final intaglio
print in the Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s 2014 Defenders of
Freedom intaglio print series.
The series is dedicated to the five branches of the U.S. Armed
Forces — the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, U.S. Air Force and
the last to be honored in the series, the U.S. Coast Guard.
The Coast Guard intaglio print displays a wide variety of vignettes
including, at top center, the vignette known as U.S. Coast Guard
Academy; at bottom center is an image of a Series 541 $10 military
payment certificate displaying a vignette of the head of an
allegorical female figure. In the center of the print is a gold foil
embossed seal of the United States Coast Guard.
The 8.5-inch by 11-inch print is priced at $22.50 and is available
for order on the BEP’s website. Orders may also be placed by telephone at
the toll-free number 800-456-3408 or by toll-free fax at 888-891-7585.
All four of the other intaglio prints in the series have already