United States Mint pricing has been announced for the upcoming 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set. The set of four 1-ounce .999 fine silver medals will be $199.95, according to a U.S. Mint memo published today on the Federal Register, the official source of notices by government agencies and a daily journal of their proceedings.
The memo is dated Thursday, Sept. 7, when LBMA silver was $17.79 an ounce, which indicates the Mint at that time was comfortable with a premium over spot of $32.20 per medal.
Look for the medal set on Oct. 19 at noon ET. There is no word yet as to whether it will be produced to demand or have a mintage limit.
Issued as a part of the U.S. Mint’s yearlong 225th anniversary celebration, the set includes a medal from all four U.S. Mint production facilities with each bearing a different finish. There is a reverse proof from the Philadelphia Mint, a standard proof from the San Francisco Mint, an uncirculated from the Denver Mint and an enhanced uncirculated from the West Point Mint.
All the medals share common designs. Obverses (heads side) depict Liberty rendered as an African-American woman wearing a crown of five-pointed stars. Reverses feature an eagle in flight.
These same design elements also appear on the earlier issued 2017-W American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin and the 2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal. Both pieces are available at catalog.usmint.gov. The Philadelphia Mint-struck proof medal is $59.95, minted to demand, and has last reported sales of 43,947 pieces. The 1-ounce .9999 fine gold coin from the West Point Mint is now $1,740 with 24,448 of the allotted 100,000 sold.