US Mint to Launch Popular Proof Set in Week of May 7, 2012

by Rhonda Kay on May 4, 2012 · 1 comment

Only one new item is scheduled to launch next week, and it is the United States Mint’s top numismatic seller.

2012 United States Mint Proof Set

This United States Mint Proof Set goes on sale Monday, May 7

On Monday, May 7, the latest annual United States Mint Proof Set® will go on sale for $31.95. The set, most will simply refer to as the "2012 Proof Set," will contain collector versions of all 14 of this year’s American coinage, including:

  • Five America the Beautiful Quarters, featuring El Yunque National Forest, Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Acadia National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and Denali National Park
  • Four Presidential $1 Coins, honoring Chester Arthur, Grover Cleveland (1st term), Benjamin Harrison, and Grover Cleveland (2nd term)
  • One Native American $1 Coin
  • One Kennedy half-dollar
  • One Jefferson nickel
  • One Roosevelt dime
  • One Lincoln Cent

Each coin is minted in proof quality from the U.S. Mint facility in San Francisco and will bear the “S” mint mark.

Once available, the U.S. Mint will accept orders on its annual coin sets product page beginning at 12:00 noon ET.

As a reference, the grid below shows an updated list of U.S. Mint scheduled product releases for May:

US Mint May Numismatic Product Releases

Release Date U.S. Mint 2012 Numismatic Product Product Price
5/7 2012 Proof Set $31.95
5/14 Native American $1 Coin 100-coin Bags, Philadelphia $111.95
5/14 Native American $1 Coin 100-coin Bags, Denver $111.95
5/15 Kennedy Half-Dollar Two-Roll Set $32.95
5/15 Kennedy Half-Dollar 200-Coin Bags $139.95
5/21 2012 Mint Uncirculated Coin Set $27.95
5/25 Grover Cleveland Presidential $1 Coin Rolls, Philadelphia $32.95
5/25 Grover Cleveland Presidential $1 Coin Rolls, Denver $32.95
5/25 Cleveland Presidential $1 Coin 100-coin Bags, Philadelphia $111.95
5/25 Cleveland Presidential $1 Coin 100-coin Bags, Denver $111.95
5/25 Cleveland Presidential $1 Coin 250-coin Bags, Philadelphia $275.95
5/25 Cleveland Presidential $1 Coin 250-coin Boxes, Denver $275.95
5/25 Cleveland Presidential $1 Coin 500-coin Boxes, Philadelphia $550.95
5/25 Cleveland Presidential $1 Coin 500-coin Boxes, Denver $550.95

 

All domestic orders will be charged a $4.95 shipping and handling fee, but the 500-coin boxes will have an additional $7.95 shipping charge due to the added weight.

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bill May 6, 2012 at 2:27 pm

i actually got a chaco quarter in my change yesterday
cant wait to see it on a 5 oz round

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