WASHINGTON – Sales will open for the 2016 United States Mint Silver Proof Set (product code 16RH) April 18 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The set contains the following 13 coins from the United States Mint at San Francisco:
- 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 honoring Native American code talkers, with a reverse design featuring two helmets with inscriptions “WWI” and “WWII,” and two feathers that form a “V,” symbolizing victory, unity, and the important role that these code talkers played;
- One Kennedy half dollar;
- One Roosevelt dime;
- One Jefferson nickel; and
- One Lincoln penny.
The quarters, half dollar, and dime are struck in 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 2016 United States Mint Silver Proof Set is priced at $52.95, one dollar less than the 2015 set. 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 on shipping options is available at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
The United States Mint Silver Proof Set is also available for purchase through the Mint’s Product Enrollment Program. For additional information about this convenient order method, please review our FAQs at http://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/faqs/.
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 18, 2016, noon ET shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.