WASHINGTON – The 2016 United States Mint Proof Set (product code 16RG) will be available for purchase starting April 1 at noon Eastern Time (EDT).
This set includes the following coins from the bureau’s San Francisco facility:
- three Presidential $1 Coins honoring Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan;
- five America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Shawnee National Forest (IL), Cumberland Gap National Historic Park (KY), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (WV), Theodore Roosevelt National Park (ND), and Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument)(SC);
- one Native American $1 Coin with a reverse design honoring the Code Talkers from both World War I and World War II;
- one Kennedy half-dollar;
- one Roosevelt dime;
- one Jefferson nickel;
- one Lincoln penny.
The coins are sealed in three protective lenses to accentuate and maintain their exceptional quality. In 2016, the front of the carton has an image of the Washington Monument at sunrise. The back of the carton has an image of each national park or site honored in 2016, its name, the state, and the year in which the park was established as a national site; a portrait of each President honored in 2016, his name, and the years served in office; and the partial coin images of the obverses of the remaining coins. A Certificate of Authenticity accompanies each set.
The 2016 United States Mint Proof Set is priced at $31.95, one dollar less than the 2015 price. Orders will be accepted at https://catalog.usmint.gov/coins/proof-sets/ 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.
The United States Mint Proof Set can also be purchased through the bureau’s Product Enrollment Program. Visit https://catalog.usmint.gov/shop/product-enrollments/ to learn more about this convenient ordering method.
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 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 April 1, 2016, noon EDT shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.