A standout this fall in the line-up of United States Mint products for collectors is the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Coin and Stamp Set.
This limited-edition set goes on sale Oct. 1 for $39.95. Restricted to 25,000 sets with a household order limit of one, the product couples one 2018-S 50c Proof Breast Cancer Awareness coin from the U.S. Mint with one Breast Cancer Research Forever® stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.
The proof 50-cent piece is one of six Breast Cancer Awareness commemorative products currently offered by the U.S. Mint. It is available individually for $32.95 and had sales of 16,615 up to Sept. 16. That price includes a $5 surcharge for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
The stamp sells for a surcharge above the current cost of first-class postage. Surcharges collected for it are split with 70% paid to the National Institutes of Health and 30% to the Medial Research Program at the Department of Defense to support breast cancer research. To date, according to the USPS, the stamp has raised more than $86 million for breast cancer research. Designed by Ethel Kessler, the stamp features an illustration of a mythical "goddess of the hunt" by Whitney Sherman and includes the phrases "FUND THE FIGHT" and "FIND A CURE."
Other upcoming U.S. Mint products are regular releases from annual series. Here’s a grid showing all of the Mint’s products scheduled for release from October to November 2018:
|October 1||2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Coin and Stamp Set||$39.95|
|October 10||2018 ATB Quarters Circulating Coin Set||$8.95|
|October 18||2018 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set||TBD|
|November 13||2018 Block Island National Wildlife Quarter Rolls and Bags||$18.95-$46.95|
|November 15||2018 Block Island 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin||$154.95|
|November 27||2018 Block Island Quarters Three-Coin Set||$9.95|
Collector products launch at noon (ET) on the day of their release. Orders may then be placed through the U.S. Mint website at catalog.usmint.gov or calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).
censorship lives kids!!
What was censored?
I posted about this being a made up set & the coin is not very popular & as a result that the mint was pushing it to avoid MORE disasters,”THEY” removed it!!
The coin isn’t even silver. Rip off.
Your post is anti mint, may be ce nsored!!!
Well, my comment is still there and yes, it is still a rip off.