2013 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set

The 2013 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™ contains five 90% silver coins. The US Mint began accepting orders for the proof set on January 8, 2013. Its sales debut price was $41.95. These five coins represent the 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters® which are struck for circulation from a clad […]

2004 State Quarters Silver Proof Set

Despite the fact that the 50 State Quarters Program debuted in 1999, the 2004 50 State Quarters Silver Proof Set was the first annual precious metal set to be issued by the United States Mint to contain just that year’s commemorative quarter dollars. No such product had been released by the Mint in previous year’s […]

1992-1998 US Silver Proof Sets

1992-1998 US Silver Proof Sets signified the introduction of a new annual series from the United States Mint. These products are still being issued yearly, although the packaging and coin contents have changed since their debut. Found in each Silver Proof Set are proof quality examples of the circulating coinage issued that year struck at […]

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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