The following is a Press Release from the United States Mint announcing that Mint Director David J. Ryder will be participating in events at the National Money Show in Atlanta this week.
David J. Ryder is the 39th United States Mint Director. Mr. Ryder also led the Mint as its 34th Director from September 1992 to November 1993 during the administrations of President George H.W. Bush and President Bill Clinton.
WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will be at booth #729 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show on February 27, 2020, at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA.
Mint Director David J. Ryder will participate in the official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, February 27, at 9:15 a.m. (ET), followed by a product signing event at booth #729 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Mint will be releasing the 2020 United States Mint Proof Set® (product code 20RG) on February 27 at noon.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to:
- Speak with United States Mint employees
- View holograms of various characters and products at the booth
- Meet “Mighty Minter” Layla the Peahen
- Obtain free educational resources for educators
- Gather information on the Mint’s H.I.P. Pocket Change website, engage in educational activities, learn about Mint programs and operations, and gain an understanding of the link between coins and American history and culture
- Provide their email addresses to receive product updates and alerts and opt-in as a Mint customer
- Participate in the “Treasure Trivia” game, where children visit specific locations on the bourse floor to answer trivia questions designed to instill an appreciation for numismatics
- Exchange money for the most recently released America the Beautiful Quarters® coin
- Get help downloading the MyUSMint mobile application.
A wide variety of Mint products will be available for purchase over the counter, including the 2020 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin; 2020 Happy Birthday Coin Set, Birth Set, and Congratulations Sets; and 2019 American Innovation™ $1 Reverse Proof Coins. The Mint will also be selling Bureau of Engraving and Printing products, including $1 Five–Note Uncut Currency Sheet; $1 50–Note Uncut Currency Sheet; and $2 32–Note Uncut Currency Sheet.
All products are available for purchase through the Mint’s online catalog at catalog.usmint.gov/ or by calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing and speech impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468). Additional information about coins and collecting can be found on the Mint’s website, USMint.gov. For more information about the BEP or currency production, please visit BEP.gov.
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.