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The 10-coin 2017-S Proof set will go on sale by the
U.S. Mint at
noon ET March 29. The price of each set is $26.95, with no household
The annual set is the first since 2006 not to include a Presidential dollar.
The 10-year Presidential $1 Coin Program ended in 2016.
The 2017-S Proof set will contain:
➤ A Proof 2017-S Lincoln copper-plated zinc cent.
➤ A Proof 2017-S Jefferson copper-nickel 5-cent coin.
➤ A Proof 2017-S Roosevelt copper-nickel clad dime.
➤ Five Proof America the Beautiful copper-nickel clad quarter
dollars: for the Effigy Mounds National Monument, Frederick
Douglass National Historic Site, Ozark
National Scenic Riverways, Ellis
Island National Monument (Statue of Liberty), and George
Rogers Clark National Historical Park.
➤ A Proof 2017-S Kennedy copper-nickel clad half dollar.
➤ A Proof 2017-S Native American manganese-brass clad dollar. The
reverse of the dollar shows a profiled likeness of Sequoyah
writing “Sequoyah from Cherokee Nation” in syllabary along the border
of the design.
The two plastic lenses containing the Proof coins are in a storage
carton depicting the Washington Monument at sunrise.
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