Launch for American Liberty silver four-medal set
- Published: Oct 17, 2017, 10 AM
First-day sales Oct. 19 from the U.S. Mint for the 2017 American Liberty Silver Four-Medal set reached approximately one-third of the maximum limited-edition mintage available, totaling 16,794 sets.
The set is limited to a maximum product release of 50,000 sets with a household ordering limit of two sets. Each set is priced at $199.95.
Designer abandoned original reverse design late in the process Also in our Oct. 30 issue, Mike Diamond presents an interesting question in his Collectors’ Clearinghouse column: How many errors can one coin have?
Each of the 1-ounce .999 fine silver medals was struck at one of the four U.S. Mint production facilities, with each medal exhibiting a different finish:
??The Proof medal carries the S Mint mark of the San Francisco Mint.
??The Reverse Proof medal carries the P Mint mark of the Philadelphia Mint.
??The Uncirculated medal carries the D Mint mark of the Denver Mint.
??The Enhanced Uncirculated medal carries the W Mint mark of the West Point Mint.
The set is the second product to feature a 2017 American Liberty silver medal. On June 14, the U.S. Mint began offering a standard 2017-P American Liberty silver medal individually at $59.95, with no product limit or household ordering restrictions. As of the Mint's Oct. 15 sales report, the Mint recorded sales of 46,962 of the single silver Proof Philadelphia medal.
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All of the silver medals bear the same obverse and reverse designs as the 2017-W 225th Anniversary American Liberty gold $100 coin that went on sale April 6, but without the coin inscriptions.
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