2016 U.S. Mint Silver Proof Set

Today, April 18, the U.S. Mint began taking orders for the 2016 U.S. Mint Silver Proof Set, which includes 13 Proof coins struck at the San Francisco Mint, seven of which are composed of 90% silver and 10% copper. The set is available for $52.95, one dollar less than last year’s issue, which contained an […]

2016 U.S. Mint Proof Set (Updated)

Today, April 1, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will open sales of the 2016 U.S. Mint Proof Set, which contains this year’s thirteen circulation coins struck in Proof format at the San Francisco Mint. This set is available for $31.95 and has no listed product limits or household order restrictions. The annual U.S. Mint […]

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set

Tomorrow, March 30, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will release the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set, which includes ten coins in all and is available for $12.95. Each of this year’s five quarter designs are represented in the set by strikes from both the Philadelphia and Denver Mints, and are housed in […]

Spending Money for Circulation Coins

With this year’s Presidential dollars Proof set now out and the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set ready to be reissued next week, I was reminded of a discussion in our comment section last November following the release of the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set. Some found it difficult to justify paying […]

U.S. Mint Explains ATB Proof Set Error, Drops Prices for Sets With Presidential Dollars

The 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set went on sale on January 11, only to be pulled a short time later and given the uncertain release date of “To Be Determined.” Some sets were purchased and shipped before the interruption, but we don’t know how many as the item has not been included on this week’s U.S. […]