1999 Proof Set

Item Number: 71999
Product Type:  Proof Set
Size: Varies Round
Material: Proof Strike Proof
Price: $7.99
 
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mint proof set reverseU.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 1999 set contains 9 proof condition coins. This set contains the Lincoln cent, the Jefferson nickel, the Roosevelt dime, Kennedy half-dollar and all five of the Washington quarter-dollars minted for the 50 State Quarters® Program in 1999. The 5 state quarters include Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia and Connecticut, and are minted in the metal composition of Cupro-Nickel clad copper (8.3% Nickel). All 5 quarters share the same Washington obverse. The set comes in like new condition, sealed in plastic display cases as packaged by the U.S. Mint, and includes the original Mint packaging envelope.

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