Packaging issues with the 2015 Limited Edition Silver Proof set have
led the U.S. Mint
to scratch the set from its originally scheduled Nov. 23 release.
Mint officials announced Nov. 4 that the set would be not offered
Nov. 23 as planned, with release status changed to "to be
determined" or TBD. Officials indicate more information will be
released about the product's status as it becomes available.
"We have experienced issues with the packaging," according
to an official Mint statement released via email Nov. 4 by Adam Stump,
deputy director of the Mint's Office of Corporate Communications.
"These issues will be remedied before the product will be offered
The eight-coin set is to contain the Proof 2015-W American Eagle 1-ounce .999 fine silver
dollar struck at the West Point Mint, along with Proof 2015-S .900
fine silver versions, struck at the San Francisco Mint, of the Roosevelt dime,
Kennedy half dollar and five America the Beautiful quarter dollars
depicting Homestead National Monument of America, Kisatchie
National Forest, Blue Ridge Parkway, Bombay
Hook National Wildlife Refuge and Saratoga
National Historical Park.
Additional details as to issue price and product limit are forthcoming.
The 2014 Limited Edition Silver Proof set, offered
at $139.95, wasn't released for sale until March 17, 2015. Limited to
50,000 sets, 39,120 of the maximum sets available were recorded sold
through Nov. 2.