Washington — The 2018 United States Mint Limited Edition Silver Proof Set (product code 18RC) will be available for purchase beginning on October 18 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set is priced at $144.95.
The following Proof quality coins are included:
- One American Silver Eagle one-ounce Proof coin;
- Five quarters from the America the Beautiful Quarters Program honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (Michigan), Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (Wisconsin), Voyageurs National Park (Minnesota), Cumberland Island National Seashore (Georgia), and Block Island National Wildlife Refuge (Rhode Island);
- One Kennedy half dollar; and
- One Roosevelt dime.
The half dollar, quarters, and dime are composed of 90 percent silver—generally referred to as “coin silver”—while the American Silver Eagle one-ounce Proof coin is composed of 99.9 percent silver. All coins bear the “S” mint mark of the San Francisco Mint.
A certificate of authenticity comes with each set. The United States Mint has limited this product to 50,000 sets, with orders limited to two sets per household.
The Mint accepts orders online and 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Information about shipping options is available at the Mint’s website.
About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including Proof, Uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, the United States Mint will not accept and will not honor orders placed prior to the official on-sale date of October 18, 2018, at noon ET.
Press release courtesy of the United States Mint.