2008 United States Mint Proof Set® Available June 24

June 16, 2008

WASHINGTON — The 2008 United States Mint Proof Set® will be available beginning June 24 at 12 noon (ET). There is no order limit for this set, which is priced at $26.95.

The 2008 United States Mint Proof Set includes four Presidential $1 Coins honoring James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren and the final five quarters of the 50 State Quarters Program honoring Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska and Hawaii. The Lincoln cent, the Jefferson 5–cent coin (nickel), the Roosevelt dime, the Kennedy half–dollar, and the Golden Dollar featuring Sacagawea also are included.

The United States Mint Proof Set–manufactured at the United States Mint at San Francisco using specially prepared, highly polished dies–contains extraordinarily brilliant coins, with sharp relief and a mirror–like background. A frosted, sculpted foreground gives these coins a special cameo effect. The coins are sealed in three presentation cases that are housed in a custom “sleeve.” A Certificate of Authenticity is included with each set.

Collectors may purchase the 2008 United States Mint Proof Set, and other numismatic products, at www.usmint.gov, or by calling the toll–free number, 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers may order by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468). All domestic orders will be assessed a shipping and handling fee of $4.95 per order.

The United States Mint Proof Set also is available through the United States Mint’s Online Subscription Program. For more information about this convenient ordering method, please visit www.usmint.gov.

Note: 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.


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