United States Mint Lowers Prices for Several 2012 Numismatic Products

January 11, 2012

WASHINGTON — The United States Mint is pleased to announce that it is reducing or maintaining 2011 prices for some of its most popular products to be offered in 2012. The bureau was able to set these lower prices and maintain others by refining the product costing process, taking advantage of current lower prices for precious metals and negotiating better pricing from its suppliers.

“We hope these prices will allow us to attract more Americans to coin collecting, while increasing collecting opportunities for our current customer base,” said United States Mint Deputy Director Richard A. Peterson.

Products with reduced prices in 2012 include the following:

  • United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® – reduced from $31.95 to $27.95
  • America the Beautiful Quarters Three–Coin Set™ – reduced from $14.95 to $9.95
  • America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set™ – reduced from $21.95 to $12.95
  • America the Beautiful Quarters® 100–Coin Bag – reduced from $49.95 to $34.95
  • American Eagle Proof Silver Dollar – reduced from $68.45 to $61.95*
  • Presidential and Native American $1 Coin Rolls – reduced from $39.95 to $32.95
  • United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set™ – reduced from $19.95 to $18.95
  • Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set™ – reduced from $19.95 to $16.95
  • United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set™ – reduced from $14.95 to $9.95

In addition, 2012 prices will be the same for the United States Mint Proof Set®, priced at $31.95, and the United States Mint Silver Proof Set®, priced at $67.95.*

* Pricing for products containing silver, gold and platinum are subject to change throughout the year based on market volatility.

Please check our Web site at http://www.usmint.gov/ for product release dates.

The United States Mint, created by Congress in 1792, is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces proof, uncirculated and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver, gold and platinum bullion coins.

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