Collecting uncirculated mint sets from the United States Mint is a perfect way to get most, if not all, of the examples of coins found in pocket change from each year! Uncirculated coin sets have been issued by the United States Mint since 1947, and they’ve been offered almost every year since then. See what U.S. mint sets are worth, plus my personal tips and strategies for building a really cool mint set collection.
Want to know how to get uncirculated mint sets? Getting them from the U.S. mint is the best way to find out what they are worth. Here you'll learn our personal tips and strategies for building a really cool mint set collection.
Most worn 1964 pennies that you’ll find in circulation are worth the value of their copper content — or about 2 cents. But some 1964 penny values are MUCH higher — like the 1964 SMS penny. Here’s how to tell if you have a rare 1964 SMS penny why these 1964 pennies are worth so much.
Clad quarters have a copper band around the edge, between 2 nickel colored layers. Look for these 8 valuable quarters in your everyday pocket change!
There are 28 uncirculated coins in the 2011 United States Mint coin set.
Buying a souvenir set from the Philadelphia and Denver mints in 1982 and 1983 was the only way to obtain official coin sets from those years.
The United States Mint will be releasing proof sets and uncirculated coin sets earlier in the year come 2011.
If you’re looking for a 1965 mint set, you’ll need to turn to the 1965 special mint set — the only official coin set made by the U.S. Mint that year.
The new coins of 2010 are about to be released in one convenient package — the 2010 United States Mint uncirculated set will be sold starting July 15, 2010.
The United States Mint has supplied the release dates for the rest of the 2010 coin products set to be sold. Check out when the coin or coin set you’re waiting to buy will be coming out!
The U.S. Mint will release the 2010 Presidential dollar coin mint set on April 13, 2010.
The 2009 Lincoln Log Cabin penny is the first of 4 Lincoln cent designs struck that year honoring the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth.
Mint sets and proof sets may seem to have some similarities, but these two types of mint coin sets are actually quite different from each other. Find out more about the differences between mint sets and proof sets.
Silver mint sets are great collectibles that contain old silver coins in uncirculated grades.
Beginning in 2010, the Lincoln cent coin will begin bearing a shield design on its reverse. The new penny will be available in circulation and in coin sets packaged by the U.S. Mint.
So, what’s the story behind those scarce uncirculated 1982 and 1983 coins?
The 2009 uncirculated coin set is big! 36 come in the 2009 uncirculated set. But along with a bigger set also comes a bigger price. Here’s complete info about the 2009 Uncirculated U.S. Coin Set from the U.S. Mint.
In 2009, the U.S. Mint is issuing a fascinating variety and quantity of coins. Ranging from Lincoln bicentennial pennies to the 24 karat gold double eagle there is something for everyone in the 2009 United State Mint issue.
At first glance, mint sets and souvenir sets look very similar to each other. But, in fact, there are some very important differences between mint sets and souvenir sets.
The 2009 Presidential Dollar Coin Set became available in April 2009. Set contains 1 coin each from the Denver Mint and the Philadelphia Mint of 4 presidents.
1990s mint sets are easily found, but the 1999 Mint set does not include the 1999 Susan B. Anthony dollar coin.
In the 1960s, United States coins underwent several changes. You can see the course of these changes when assembling a complete collection of mint sets from the 1960s.
The new Louis Braille Silver Dollar honors the inventor of the Braille reading system for the blind. The surcharges from this coin will go to the National Federation of the Blind.
The U.S. Mint has started producing the 2009 Lincoln penny with 4 new designs on the reverse side of the coin. These new Lincoln pennies honor the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth. The first one to be released was the 2009 Lincoln log cabin penny.
The 1965 coins went through a number of changes, some of which are still in use today. Reduction of silver in the coins and leaving off mint marks were to discourage coin hoarding. Proof sets and mint sets were not produced for 3 years.
The 1970s were a colorful time for U.S. mint sets. The first mint set of the 1970s still included regular-issue silver coins. The last 1970s mint set offered the first of the very unpopular Susan B. Anthony dollars. In between, Bicentennial coins, S-mint coins, and the large Eisenhower dollars all had their day in the in 1970s mint sets.