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The San Francisco Mint’s 2018 Silver Reverse Proof Set to go on sale July 23

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On July 23 at noon (ET), the San Francisco Mint’s 2018 Silver Reverse Proof Set (18XC) will go on sale on the Mint’s website. The set commemorates the 50th anniversary of the San Francisco Mint producing Proof coinage and features two lenses. Each coin in the set possesses the “S” mint mark of the San Francisco Mint and each set is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. The set has a household order limit of 10 and mintage and product limits of 200,000 each. The San Francisco Mint’s 2018 Silver Reverse Proof Set will retail for $54.95 on the Mint’s website.

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Coins included in the set are one Lincoln penny, one Jefferson nickel, one silver Roosevelt dime, one silver Kennedy half dollar, one Native American $1 coin, and five silver America the Beautiful Quarters Program coins. The America the Beautiful quarters included honor Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore; Apostle Islands National Lakeshore; Voyageurs National Park; Cumberland Island National Seashore; and Block Island National Wildlife Refuge. Each coin in the set features a Reverse Proof finish and the dime, quarters, and half dollar are composed of 90 percent silver.

The following table lists the specifications for each coin included in the set:

Denom.
Penny
Nickel
Dime
Quarter
Half dollar
Dollar

Composition
2.5% Copper, Balance Zinc
25% Nickel, Balance Copper
90% Silver, 10% Copper
90% Silver, 10% Copper
90% Silver, 10% Copper
6% Zinc, 3.5% Manganese, 2% Nickel, Balance Copper

Weight
2.500 g
5.000 g
2.500 g
6.250 g
12.500 g
8.100 g

Diameter
0.750 in
0.835 in
0.705 in
0.955 in
1.205 in
1.043 in

Edge
Plain
Plain
Reeded
Reeded
Reeded
Lettered.

 

Mint and Mint Mark
San Francisco – “S”
San Francisco – “S”
San Francisco – “S”
San Francisco – “S”
San Francisco – “S”
San Francisco – “S”

For more information about the San Francisco Mint’s 2018 Silver Reverse Proof Set, please visit the website of the United States Mint.

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