Silver Proof Set, American Silver Eagle Coin Set Starts June for US Mint

by Rhonda Kay on June 1, 2012 · 0 comments

June looks to be a busy month for the United States Mint. Among the first new products to hit the numismatic street will be two silver proof sets — a core annual offering and a two-coin set featuring San Francisco minted American Silver Eagle coins.

2012 Silver Proof Set and 2012 American Silver Eagle San Francisco Two-Coin Proof Set

2012 Silver Proof Set and 2012 American Silver Eagle San Francisco Two-Coin Proof Set

On Monday, June 4, the 2012 Silver Proof Set will be released for $67.95, the same price as last year’s issue. Seven of the 14 proof coins are struck in 90% silver while the other seven are of the normal clad composition. The seven silver coins are the five America the Beautiful Quarters for 2012, plus the Kennedy half dollar and Roosevelt dime.

When the set goes on sale, collectors will be able to purchase it through the U.S. Mint website on this annual coin sets page.

Next up, on Thursday, June 7, is the 2012 American Silver Eagle San Francisco Two-Coin Proof Set. This unique set will partner up two strikes from the U.S. Mint facility in San Francisco, a proof American Silver Eagle and a reverse proof American Silver Eagle. The set was recently reported to be priced at $149.95.

When launched, the Silver Eagles from San Francisco may be purchased for a limited time directly from the U.S. Mint via its product page located here. The set will be on sale for only four weeks between June 7 and July 5, 2012.

Each of the new products will be available on their respective issue date beginning at 12:00 noon ET.

The table below lists the product release schedule for the United States Mint in June.

Upcoming US Mint Numismatic Product Releases for June

Release Date U.S. Mint 2012 Numismatic Product Product Price
6/01/2012 2012 Star-Spangled Banner Bicentennial Silver Dollar Set $53.95
6/04/2012 Silver Proof Set $67.95
6/07/2012 2012 American Silver Eagle San Francisco Two-Coin Proof Set $149.95
6/11/2012 Acadia National Park Quarter Two-Roll Sets $32.95
6/11/2012 Acadia National Park Quarter Bags, Philadelphia $34.95
6/11/2012 Acadia National Park Quarter Bags, Denver $34.95
6/12/2012 Acadia Quarters Three-Coin Set $9.95
6/19/2012 Grover Cleveland (First Term) Presidential $1 Coin Cover $19.95
6/21/2012 2012-S El Yunque Quarters Bags TBD
6/21/2012 2012-S El Yunque Quarters Rolls TBD
6/26/2012 2012 Presidential $1 Four-Coin Sets TBD
6/28/2012 2012 Uncirculated American Eagle Gold Coin TBD

 

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