WASHINGTON – The 2016 United States Mint Limited Edition Silver Proof Set (product code 16RC) will be available for purchase beginning on November 25 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
Priced at $139.95, this set includes the following proof quality coins:
- One American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin;
- Five America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coins honoring Shawnee National Forest (IL), Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (KY), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (WV), Theodore Roosevelt National Park (ND), and Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) (SC);
- One Kennedy half dollar; and
- One Roosevelt dime.
The quarters, half dollar and dime are struck in 90 percent silver—generally referred to as “coin silver”—at the Mint’s San Francisco facility. The American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin—the collector version of the Mint’s official American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin—is struck in .999 fine silver at the bureau’s West Point facility.
Orders will be accepted at https://catalog.usmint.gov and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468), while hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Information about shipping options is available at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
Production of this stunning set is limited to 50,000 units. There is no household order limit.
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, gold, and platinum bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.
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 Nov. 25, 2016, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.