2007 United States Mint Silver Proof Set™ Available August 23

August 23, 2007
14–Coin Set Includes Quarter–Dollars Honoring Montana, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming &Utah, the Dime and Half–Dollar, all in 90% Silver

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint announced today that the 2007 United States Mint Silver Proof Set™ will be released Thursday, August 23, 2007, at 12:00 noon (ET) via its online catalog at http://www.usmint.gov/, or by telephone at 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468).

The 2007 United States Mint Silver Proof Set, priced at $44.95, features proof versions of the five quarters issued in the United States Mint’s 50 State Quarters Program, the Kennedy half–dollar, and the Roosevelt dime, all composed of 90 percent silver. The set also includes proof versions of the Golden Dollar featuring Sacagawea, the Jefferson 5–cent coin (nickel), the Lincoln one–cent coin, and for the first time, the new Presidential $1 Coins honoring the first four Presidents of the United States.

All 14 coins are contained in two boxes, a one–lens box with all four Presidential $1 Coins, and a two–lens box with the remaining 2007–dated coins (10 coins). Both boxes are inserted into a custom sleeve to complete the entire 2007 United States Mint Silver Proof Set.

The United States Mint Silver Proof Set contains coins that have a finely sculpted foreground against a mirror–like background, giving them a distinctive cameo appearance. Each coin bears the “S” mint mark denoting production at the United States Mint at San Francisco. The coins are sealed in three presentation cases and are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. There is no household order limit for the 2007 United States Mint Silver Proof Set.

The 2007 United States Mint 50 State Quarters Silver Proof Set™, featuring the 2007 quarters issued under the 50 State Quarters Program, may be purchased separately for $25.95. The 2007 United States Mint Proof Set® may be purchased separately for $26.95; the 2007 United States Mint 50 State Quarters Proof Set™ may be purchased separately for $13.95; and the 2007 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set may be purchased separately for $14.95.

To order any of the 2007 United States Mint Proof Sets, visit the United States Mint’s secure Web site at www.usmint.gov/catalog, or call the toll–free number, 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, any order placed prior to the official on–sale date and time shown above shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

Hearing– and speech–impaired customers may order by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468) 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday. All domestic orders will be charged a $4.95 shipping and handling fee.

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