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November 30, 2016

United States Mint Congratulations Set Available on November 29

WASHINGTON – Sales opened for the 2016 United States Mint Congratulations Set (product code 16RF) on November 29 at noon Eastern Time (ET).  

This set is the ideal gift to celebrate any special occasion.  It contains one 2016 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin with "30th ANNIVERSARY" incused on its edge to mark this important milestone in its production by the United States Mint.  The coin is encapsulated and mounted in an attractive presentation folder that allows visibility of both sides of the coin.  The folder is embellished with colorful graphics to add a festive and elegant flair.  The Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the back of the folder.

The 2016 United States Mint Congratulations Set is priced at $54.95; however, because of the variability of the precious metal markets, prices of products containing silver are subject to change.  

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 on shipping options is available at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

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. 29, 2016, at noon EST, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

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Customer Service information:  (800) USA MINT (872-6468)