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U.S. Mint News – 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set Available Oct. 5

United States Mint Limited Edition Silver Proof Set

The U.S. Mint will open sales for the 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set (product code 17RC) beginning on October 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET).

This set is priced at $139.95 and includes the following eight proof quality coins:

  • One American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin;
  • Five Quarters from the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program honoring Effigy Mounds National Monument (Iowa), Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (District of Columbia), Ozark National Scenic Riverways (Missouri), Ellis Island (New Jersey), and George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (Indiana);
  • One Kennedy half dollar; and
  • One Roosevelt dime.

The American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin in this year’s set bears the “S” mint mark of the San Francisco Mint, as do the remaining coins in this set. The half dollar, quarters, and dime are composed of 90 percent silver-generally referred to as “coin silver”, while the American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin is composed of 99.9 percent silver.

U.S. Mint orders will be accepted online at catalog.usmint.gov or at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Information about shipping options is available here.

Production for this set is limited to 50,000 sets, while household orders are limited to two sets.

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About the U.S. Mint

usmintThe United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce.

The U.S. Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.
 

United States Mint
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Since Congress created the United States Mint on April 2, 1792, the primary mission of the Mint is to produce an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the nation. As a self-funded agency, the United States Mint turns revenues beyond its operating expenses over to the General Fund of the Treasury. Other responsibilities include: Maintaining physical custody and protection of the Nation's $100 billion of U.S. gold and silver assets; Manufacturing and selling platinum, gold, and silver bullion coins; and Overseeing production facilities in Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and West Point, as well as the U.S. Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

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