U.S. Mint lowers prices for eight 2016 numismatic coin sets

Offerings include last three Presidential dollars
By , Coin World
Published : 01/20/16
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The United States Mint has reduced its prices on eight 2016 numismatic coin sets, compared to 2015 prices for the annual sets.

The change in prices was published Jan. 20 in the Federal Register.

The price reduction results from inclusion of fewer coins in each set. Only three Presidential dollars will be issued in 2016, the final three in the series that began in February 2007. The presidents to be honored in 2016 are Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford and Ronald Reagan. Four presidents per year were honored from 2007 through 2015.

Various 2016 Proof and Uncirculated Mint sets include one or more of the Presidential dollars.

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The following numismatic products are listed with the 2016 price first, followed by the 2015 pricing in parentheses:

➤ 2016 United States Mint Proof set, $31.95 (2015, $32.95), contains Proof versions struck at the San Francisco Mint of the the Lincoln cent, Jefferson 5-cent coin, Roosevelt dime, five America the Beautiful quarter dollars (Shawnee National Forest, Cumberland National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Theodore Roosevelt Park and Fort Moultrie at Fort Sumter National Monument), Kennedy half dollar, Native American dollar and the three Presidential dollars. 2016 release date to be determined. 

➤ 2016 United States Mint Silver Proof set, $52.95 (2015, $53.95), contains the same coins as the regular Proof set, except the dime, quarter dollars and half dollar are 90 percent silver composition instead of copper-nickel clad. 2016 release date to be determined.

➤ 2016 United States Mint Uncirculated Mint set, $26.95 (2015, $28.95), comprises one each of the base metal coins cent through dollar struck with an Uncirculated quality finish at the Philadelphia and Denver Mints. 2016 release date to be determined. 

➤ 2016 Presidential $1 Coin Proof set, $17.95 (2015, $18.95), contains Proof 2016-S Presidential dollars. Feb. 16 release.

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