2006 US Mint American Legacy Collection
Reminiscent of the United States Mint's Prestige Set from the 80s and 90s, the US Mint created this incredible collection of proof quality coins. There are 12 coins total in the 2006 US Mint American Legacy Collection, representing every coin the US Mint circulated that year.
The American Legacy Collection includes the entire 10 coin 2006 Proof Set, which contains the Lincoln cent, the Jefferson nickel, the Roosevelt dime, Kennedy half-dollar, Sacagawea dollar and all five of the Washington quarter-dollars minted for the 50 State Quarters® Program in 2006. The 5 state quarters include Nevada, Nebraska, Colorado, North Dakota and South Dakota, and are minted in the metal composition of Cupro-Nickel clad copper (8.3% Nickel). All 5 quarters share the same Washington obverse.
The collection also includes the 2006 Benjamin Franklin Scientist Proof Silver Dollar and the 2006 Old San Francisco Mint Proof Silver Dollar. The Ben Franklin commemorative coins celebrate the 300th birthday of one of America’s first scientists – Benjamin Franklin. Renowned for his curiosity, Benjamin Franklin pursued scientific exploration in the fields of electricity and optometry. His additions to American history are incalculable. Minted in 90% silver and containing 0.7734 Troy oz of silver, this beautiful coin has a diameter of 38.1mm and a weight of 26.73 grams.
The final coin in the collection is the Old San Francisco Mint Proof Silver Dollar. This commemorative coin celebrates the San Francisco Old Mint building. Released on the 100th anniversary of the legendary 1906 San Francisco earthquake, the coin honors one of the few buildings that remained standing after the 1906 earthquake as well as saluting the proud minting tradition of the United States. This unique silver dollar, minted in 90% silver and containing 0.7734 Troy oz of silver, has a diameter of 38.1mm and a weight of 26.73 grams.
Minted in 2006 by the United States Mint, these coins are in like new condition and include the original US Mint packaging with certificates of authenticity. These proof quality coins meet the highest standards in the industry for craftsmanship and were carefully produced to represent the best possible version of the original models. Purchase the 2006 US Mint American Legacy Collection to own a lasting keepsake of America’s enduring legacy.
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