U.S. Mint Proof Sets are designed to be the finest examples of U.S. coinage available and are perfect for recognizing special occasions. Whether you want to acknowledge a birthday, an anniversary, a wedding, or even to celebrate a historical event or the founding of company, these coins make a unique and lasting impression.
Enjoy proof sets that are considered to be the finest examples of U.S. coinage available. Proof coins are struck from specially selected and polished planchets (coin blanks). The dies used to strike these coins are specially prepared as well and highly polished. The planchets are hand fed into the striking press and special care is taken during the handling and packaging of the proof coins. Proof coins are struck twice to ensure an increased sharpness in detail. The coins also exhibit a mirror finish because of the polished die and planchet.
The 6 coin set includes the Lincoln cent, Jefferson nickel, Roosevelt dime, Washington quarter, Kennedy half dollar, and Eisenhower dollar. The dollar, half dollar and quarter are the bicentennial editions bearing the 1776-1976 year designation on the obverse while the reverse has a bicentennial theme. The set comes in like new condition, sealed in its plastic display case with red background as packaged by the U.S. Mint, and included includes the original Mint packaging envelope. The case itself is hinged for easy folding to form a base for display of the set.