Fans of the U.S. Mint’s Limited Edition Silver Proof Set (LESPS) will be able to check that box on their coin-shopping list as of noon (Eastern time) today. And from now through December 11, the Mint is offering free budget shipping on all orders of $100 or more. At $139.95, the LESPS automatically qualifies without any need for add-ons.
The set includes the following coins:
- One American Eagle one-ounce silver Proof;
- Five America the Beautiful Quarters® Program silver Proofs honoring Shawnee National Forest (IL), Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (KY), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (WV), Theodore Roosevelt National Park (ND), and Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) (SC);
- One Kennedy silver Proof half dollar; and
- One Roosevelt silver Proof dime.
The quarters, half dollar, and dime are struck in 90 percent silver—generally referred to as “coin silver”—at the Mint’s San Francisco facility. The American Eagle one-ounce silver Proof—the collector version of the Mint’s official American Eagle silver bullion coin—is struck in .999 fine silver at the bureau’s West Point facility.
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 about shipping options is available at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
Production is limited to 50,000 units. There is no household order limit. ❑