2009 Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar Coin Available March 26

Mint Seal

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2009 Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar at noon Eastern Time (ET) on March 26, 2009.  It is the first coin in the history of United States coinage to feature readable Braille.

United States Mint Unveils Design for First U.S. Coin with Readable Braille

2009 Louis Braille

WASHINGTON – United States Mint Director Ed Moy unveiled the design for the 2009 Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar at the National Federation of the Blind’s annual convention in Dallas, Texas, during the March for Independence on July 2, 2008.