The United States Mint has started accepting orders for the 2013 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set. First offered in 2012, this annual set combines 90% silver proof coins with the American Silver Eagle One Ounce Proof Coin in a specially packaged set.
Sales officially opened on December 12, 2013 at 12:00 Noon ET. Each set includes the following eight coins:
- 2013 Proof Silver Eagle – This coin is struck in one ounce of .999 fine silver and bears the “W” mint mark from the West Point Mint.
- 2013 Silver Proof Kennedy Half Dollar – This coin is struck in 90% silver and bears the “S” mint mark from the San Francisco Mint.
- 2013 Silver Proof Roosevelt Dime – This coin is struck in 90% silver and bears the “S” mint mark.
- Five 2013 Silver Proof America the Beautiful Quarters – The five quarter designs feature White Mountain National Forest, Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial, Great Basin National Park, Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Each coin is struck in 90% silver and bears the “S” mint mark.
The eight coins are packaged together in a protective lens and presentation case. Production is limited to 50,000 sets, although each of the coins is also available within other products without stated limits.
The price of the set is $139.95. The US Mint is currently offering a promotion for free shipping on domestic web orders. After the promotion ends on December 13 at 5:00 PM ET, the regular shipping charge of $4.95 will apply. There are no household ordering limits in place.
For more information or to place an order, visit http://catalog.usmint.gov/