2015 Coin and Chronicles Set — Harry S. Truman to be released [...see update] by the U.S. Mint will
include a Reverse Proof 2015-P Truman Presidential dollar that will be
available only in the set.
set will be restricted to a release of 17,000 units, with household
ordering limits of five sets.
2015 Coin and Chronicles sets representing Presidents Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F.
Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson are all scheduled for release
[later this year] by the U.S. Mint.
Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson sets are also sscheduled to contain a
Reverse Proof 2015-P Presidential dollar, silver medal and stamp
specific to each president. Product limits are 17,000 for the
Eisenhower and Johnson sets, with the limit for the Kennedy set
established at 25,000.
exact medals and stamps to be included in the Eisenhower, Kennedy and
Johnson sets have not yet been announced.
release dates for [most of the sets] are not yet announced. The
retail price for each set is $57.95, as announced April 29 in the Federal Register. The price is subject to change
since the sets are all planned to include a 1 troy ounce, .999 fine
silver presidential medal.
U.S. Mint provided the following specifications for the Truman set.
2015 Harry S. Truman Presidential $1 Reverse Proof Coin (P Mint mark)
– this coin is only available in this set.
1-5/16” silver Harry S. Truman Presidential .999 silver medal
(produced in Philadelphia – no Mint mark).
1973 U.S. 8-cent Harry S. Truman postage stamp.
Truman coin, silver medal and stamp are displayed in a rich deep red
folder covered in a soft-touch material with a textured appearance.
Reverse Proof dollar will exhibit finishes on elements opposite their
placement on a standard modern Proof U.S. coin. A standard Proof coin
exhibits frosted devices against mirrored fields, while a Reverse
Proof exhibits mirrored devices against frosted fields.
Truman medal in the set is a silver reproduction of the bronze
presidential medal originally issued by the U.S. Mint.
obverse of the silver medal will bear a bust of President Harry S.
Truman, with the inscription PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, HARRY S.
TRUMAN. The reverse will depict a view of the south portico of
the White House, after reconstruction, showing the balcony, with the
Presidential Seal and the inscription INAUGURATED APRIL 12 1945.
JANUARY 20 1949.
obverse of the medal was designed and sculpted by U.S. Mint Chief
Engraver John Ray Sinnock, while the reverse was designed
and sculpted by Assistant Mint Engraver Gilroy Roberts. Roberts succeeded Sinnock as
chief engraver in 1948.
8-cent Truman stamp is listed as Scott 1499 in the Scott
Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers. It
was issued May 8, 1973.
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