February 18, 1971
Mrs. Mary Brooks, Director of the Mint, announced today that the San Francisco Assay Office will begin accepting orders for 1971 Uncirculated Coin sets on March 1, 1971. Order cards are being mailed this week by the Assay Office.
The price of $3.50 per set includes first class registered mail fee. Five sets is the maximum per order. Each set consists of two packages, one containing a 50¢, 25¢, 10¢, 5¢ and 1¢ piece from the Denver Mint, and a second package containing a 50¢, 25¢, 10¢, 5¢ and 1¢ piece from the Philadelphia Mint, plus a 1¢ piece from the U.S. Assay Office in San Francisco.
As orders are received, acknowledgements will be sent as promptly as possible. It may be several months before all orders can be filled. All correspondence regarding Uncirculated Coin sets should be directed to the Officer in Charge, U. S. Assay Office, Numismatic Service, 50 Fell Street, San Francisco, California 94102.