WASHINGTON — The 2014 United States Mint Silver Proof Set (product code SW1) will be available for purchase starting April 29 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Orders will be accepted at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog and at 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468), while hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1–888–321–MINT. All domestic orders will be assessed a shipping and handling fee of $4.95 per order.
The 2014 United States Mint Silver Proof Set is priced at $53.95. The set contains the following 14 coins struck at the United States Mint at San Francisco.
- Four Presidential $1 Coins individually honoring Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, and Franklin D. Roosevelt;
- Five America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Tenn.), Shenandoah National Park (Va.), Arches National Park (Utah), Great Sand Dunes National Park (Colo.), and Everglades National Park (Fla.);
- One Native American $1 Coin with a reverse that depicts a Native American man offering a pipe while his wife offers provisions of fish, corn, roots, and gourds. In the background is a stylized image of the face of William Clark’s compass highlighting “NW,” the area in which the expedition occurred;
- One Kennedy half–dollar coin;
- Roosevelt dime coin;
- One Jefferson 5–cent coin (nickel);
- Lincoln one–cent coin (penny).
The dime, half–dollar, and five quarters are all struck in lustrous 90 percent silver. All coins bear the “S” mint mark of the United States Mint at San Francisco. Each set includes a Certificate of Authenticity.
The United States Mint Silver Proof Set also is available for purchase via the bureau’s Online Subscription Program. This year, the bureau is offering a 10 percent discount on subscription orders for this product, reducing the subscription–only price to $48.55. For more information about this convenient ordering method, please visit http://www.usmint.gov/catalog.
About the United States Mint
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It 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 numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self–sustaining and operate at no cost to the taxpayer.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, orders placed prior to the official on–sale date and time of April 29, 2014, noon Eastern Daylight Time shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored. For more information, please review the United States Mint’s Frequently Asked Questions, Answer ID #175.