WASHINGTON (PRWEB) November 18, 2020
The United States Mint (Mint) will open sales on November 20 at noon EST for the new 2020 Mighty Minters™ Ornament and the 2020 United States Mint Ornament.
The 2020 Mighty Minters Ornament (product code 20XT) features Mighty Minters Alex, Sophie, and Eli the fox, the Mint’s coin collecting ambassadors. This year’s ornament has a colorful winter wonderland theme with an uncirculated 2020 Jefferson nickel from the Philadelphia Mint on the front. The nickel is centered in a snowman created by the Mighty Minters, who have adorned him with a top hat, scarf, carrot nose, and a coal smile. The words “2020” and “UNITED STATES MINT” are included. The back of the ornament displays a colorful United States Mint Seal with the words “Made in the U.S.A.” and “©2020 U.S. Mint.”
The Mighty Minters Ornament is made of solid brass and imitation rhodium, which casts a silver appearance. A silver cord is attached. The festive cardboard packaging replicates artwork of the ornament design on the front, while information about the coin and the Mighty Minters who appear on the ornament is displayed on the back. This ornament is priced at $27.95.
The 2020 United States Mint Ornament (product code 20XU) features an intricate snowflake design in blue accent colors surrounding an uncirculated 2020 Jefferson nickel from the Philadelphia Mint. The reverse (tails) of the nickel appears on the front of the ornament, along with the words “2020” and “UNITED STATES MINT.” An engraved version of the United States Mint Seal is on the back, along with “MADE IN THE U.S.A.” and “©2020 U.S. Mint.” This ornament is housed in a beautiful blue box with blue platform. The United States Mint Seal and the words “2020 United States Mint Ornament” are hot stamped in silver foil on the top of the lid. A separate Certificate of Authenticity is included with information about the coin and the ornament. This ornament is priced at $29.95.
The obverse (heads) side of the nickel is not visible on these ornaments.
To sign up for Remind Me alerts, visit:
- https://catalog.usmint.gov/mighty-minters-2020-ornament-20XT.html (product code 20XT)
- https://catalog.usmint.gov/united-states-mint-2020-ornament-20XU.html (product code (20XU)
If you missed out on the 2019 ornaments, expand your ornament collection while supplies last:
- https://catalog.usmint.gov/mighty-minters-2019-ornament-19XC.html (19XC)
- https://catalog.usmint.gov/united-states-mint-2019-ornament-19XD.html (19XD)
For more holiday gift ideas, browse our 2020 Holiday Collection and Gift Guide and discover brilliant treasures for your family and loved ones at https://catalog.usmint.gov/holiday-gift-guide/.
To reduce the risk of employee exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace, the Mint’s sales centers are closed until further notice. Additionally, due to operational adjustments in response to COVID-19, our customer service representatives are available to assist with any questions you may have, but are unable to accept credit card information or place your order over the phone. Please use our website for all order placements at this time.
About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, the United States Mint will not accept and will not honor orders placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of November 20, 2020, at noon EST.
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