1976 3-Piece US Silver Proof Set

The 1976 3-Piece US Silver Proof Set is a collector grade product issued by the United States Mint. It appeared as part of the bicentennial celebration of the nation and included a total of three coins, each struck to proof quality at the US Mint facility in San Francisco. Included in each set was an […]

1976 3-Piece US Silver Mint Set

The 1976 3-Piece US Silver Mint Set was issued by the United States Mint as part of a celebration of the bicentennial of the nation. Found inside each set was a total of three coins struck to uncirculated quality from 40% silver. The three coins of the set included an Eisenhower Dollar, a Kennedy Half […]

1971-1974 Brown Ikes

1974-1974 "Brown Ikes" were a collector grade release of Eisenhower Dollars issued by the United States Mint. These "Brown Ikes" were each struck from 40% silver to proof quality further differentiating them from their circulating counterparts which were composed of base metals. Shown on the obverse of each coin is a portrait of Dwight D. […]

1971-1974 Blue Ikes

1971-1974 "Blue Ikes" were issued by the United States Mint as uncirculated collector grade versions of circulating Eisenhower Dollars. Unlike their base metal counterparts struck for commerce, the Blue Ikes were struck from 40% silver. Eisenhower Dollars made their debut in 1971 and featured an obverse portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower. He was a five-star […]

1968-1970 US Proof Set

1968-1970 US Proof Sets were the first proof sets issued by the US Mint in over three years. Proof Set production had been discontinued beginning in 1965 as the country struggled with a coin shortage. As a means to satisfy collector demand, the US Mint instead starting issued Special Mint Sets from 1965-1967. These special […]

1968-1970 US Mint Set

1968-1970 US Mint Sets signified a return of normalcy in a sense to annual releases from the Mint. For the previous three years (1964-1967), Special Mint Sets had been issued in lieu of standard mint and proof sets. The special sets were almost a cross between modern uncirculated mint sets and proof sets. Coins in […]

1965-1967 Special US Mint Set

1965-1967 Special US Mint Sets were issued to fulfill a demand by collectors for a numismatic product containing examples of the circulating coins released those years. The need for such a set arose from the fact that the US Mint, beginning in 1965, opted to cancel both the proof sets and the standard mint sets […]


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