Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 04, 2016
WHAT: Representatives from the United States Mint and the Ronald Reagan Foundation will unveil the designs for the Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin and the Nancy Reagan First Spouse Coin during President Reagan’s Birthday Celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. These will be the last coins produced in both the Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Gold Coin programs.
In addition to the coin design unveiling with remarks from Richard Peterson, United States Mint Deputy Director of Manufacturing and Quality, the ceremony includes a 21-gun salute, the placing of an official White House wreath on President Reagan’s gravesite, and keynote remarks by The Honorable Marlin Fitzwater, President Reagan’s press secretary. The event is free and open to the public.
Both the Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan coins will be featured in a variety of products available for purchase from the United States Mint during 2016. For more information about the Presidential $1 Coins and First Spouse Gold Coins, including purchasing information, visit https://usmint.gov/catalog.
Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, 11 a.m. (PT)
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93065
Richard Peterson, Deputy Director for Manufacturing and Quality, United States Mint
The Honorable Marlin Fitzwater, President Reagan’s press secretary
John Heubusch, Executive Director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation
Brigadier General Edward Banta, Commanding General of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
PHOTO OPPS/BACKGROUND: Coin design enlargements. Interviews available with United States Mint Deputy Director of Manufacturing and Quality Richard Peterson and representatives from The Ronald Reagan Foundation & Library.
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