2015 America the Beautiful Quarters in Silver Proof Set

by Darrin Lee Unser on February 20, 2015 · 2 comments

Now available is a United States Mint proof set with 90% silver quarters honoring national sites in Nebraska, Louisiana, North Carolina, Delaware and New York. Officially dubbed 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Sets, they went on sale earlier today for $31.95.

2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set

Outer packaging of 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set includes photographic images of the sites depicted by the coins within. To the left is a view of the front of the set’s packaging. To the right is a view of its back. The five coins are held in one protective lens, as shown in the center.

Pricing today is the same as a year ago following three straight years at $41.95. Coins of the silver proof set include:

  • 2015-S Homestead National Monument Quarter for the national site in Nebraska
  • 2015-S Kisatchie National Forest Quarter for the site in Louisiana
  • 2015-S Blue Ridge Parkway Quarter for the national site in North Carolina
  • 2015-S Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge Quarter for the site in Delaware
  • 2015-S Saratoga National Historical Park Quarter for the national site in New York

Designs emblematic of the sites are depicted on coin reverses (tails side) while the other sides share the familiar portrait of George Washington.

Lens and coins of 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set

Lens and coins of silver proof set

Each of the five quarters in this year’s set is struck in collector proof quality at the United States Mint facility in San Francisco, just like the non-silver version released on Feb. 3.

Photo of clad 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set

Here is a photo of the lens and the same quarters, but not in silver, from the clad 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set. It was released on Feb. 3 for $14.95.

Specifications for the quarters include a diameter of 0.955 inches, or 24.3 millimeters, and a weight of 6.250 grams composed of 90% silver and 10% copper. The five-coin set’s total silver weight is 0.904 troy ounces. Based on the today’s London silver fixing of $16.34 an ounce, each proof set has an approximate melt value of $14.77. Keep in mind that significant fluctuations in the silver market can lead to pricing changes for U.S. Mint products with silver.

This set is issued as the sixth annual release in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The series debuted in 2010 with five program coins issued annually with each depicting a different reverse design honoring a national site.

Ordering

2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Sets are available from the U.S. Mint’s annual proof sets page or by calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Standard domestic shipping is $4.95.

No mintage, ordering or household limits apply to this release.

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

foxman69 February 21, 2015 at 9:44 am

foolish to pay $32 for these coins…. wait to buy 2015 Sil PF set for $20 more…
get those coins + Presidents + sil dime sil Kennedy…

profitter February 22, 2015 at 1:21 pm

Thank Fox, but I bought them and resale on CHINA, make $75 profit

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