1965 was a year of big changes at the U.S. Mint! See what those changes were and how they affect 1965 penny values. Find out how much your 1965 pennies are worth here.

# Proof Sets

Typically, Proof Sets contain one example of the cent, nickel, dime, quarter, and half dollar produced in a given year -- in the finest quality. Proof coins are specially treated and struck twice in order to create an exceptional finish (a frosted, raised foreground and a shiny, mirror-like background). Proof coins have been made since as early as 1821 -- however, they have only been offered in sets since 1950. Proof versions of a few recent commemorative coins (like American Eagle bullion coins and 1999 Susan B. Anthony dollar coins) have been offered individually. Proof Sets are more expensive and more valuable than Mint Sets.

## How Much Is A 1979 Dollar Coin Worth? Are 1979 Silver Dollars Rare? Find Out Here!

Why are 1979 dollar coins so popular? Find out here! See how much your 1979 Susan B Anthony dollars are worth + Which 1979 one dollar coins are the rarest and most valuable!

## Susan B. Anthony Dollar Errors & Varieties Worth $500+

The complete guide to Susan B. Anthony dollar coin errors and varieties — and how much they’re worth. A list of 13 rare & valuable Susan B. Anthony dollar errors and varieties you should be looking for!

## Do You Have The Rare 1983 Dime Worth More Than $5,000? Here’s What To Look For!

The 1983 dime error is one of the most sought-after rare United States error coins struck in the 1980s — and it has kept collectors on their toes for years! The fact is some 1983 Roosevelt dimes are missing a major detail, making these error coins worth AT LEAST $500… up to $5,000 or more! Here’s what you should be looking for on your 1983 dimes.

## Have A Coin With No Mintmark? See Why There Are No Mint Marks On Coins Dated 1965, 1966, And 1967

The US Mint did not produce any coins with a mintmark from 1965-1967. Silver was also removed from coins during this time, and proof sets and mint sets were not produced either. It wasn’t until 1968 that mintmarks, proof sets, and mint sets returned to normal. See why 1965 coins, 1966 coins, and 1967 coins are different, and what’s so unique about 1968 coins.

## A 1999 New Jersey Quarter Worth $3,000? Yes! Here’s What To Look For + The Value Of All 1999 New Jersey State Quarters

How much is a 1999 New Jersey quarter worth? If it has errors, it’s worth thousands of dollars! See the value of your New Jersey state quarter here.

## A 1968 No-S Dime Worth $20,000?! Here’s How To Tell A Rare 1968 No-S Proof Dime From A Common 1968 Dime With No Mintmark

1968 no-S proof dimes are worth thousands of dollars! Have a 1968 dime with no “S” mintmark? Here’s how to tell a rare 1968 dime from a normal one and what your dime is worth.

## DMPL Morgan Dollars: See The Differences Between Deep Mirror Prooflike (DMPL), Prooflike (PL), And Semi-Prooflike (SPL) Morgan Dollars + How Much They’re Worth

A DMPL Morgan dollar is an uncirculated Morgan silver dollar with mirrored surfaces — which look much like those of a proof coin. Hence the acronym DMPL for ‘deep mirror prooflike’! See how DMPL Morgan dollars are different from ‘prooflike’ and ‘semi-prooflike’ Morgan silver dollars… and how much they’re worth!

## The 1979 Proof Set Came In 2 Varieties: Here’s How To Tell Type 1 And Type 2 Proof Sets Apart & How Much They’re Worth

The 1979 proof set is the first to feature the Susan B. Anthony dollar. 1979 is also also the year of 2 different types of proof sets — because the U.S. Mint changed the appearance of the ‘S’ mintmark on the coins in the proof set. One is called a 1979 proof set Type 1. The other is called a 1979 proof set Type 2. Here you can find out which one you have and how much it’s worth!

## A Fun Way To Collect Coins From A Specific Year: Assemble A Birth Year Coin Set Or A Conception Year Coin Set!

A really fun idea is to assemble a Birth Year Coin Set or a Conception Year Coin Set. It’s a collection of coins that were struck during the year of one’s birth or the year of one’s conception. The idea is to pick out of pocket change an example of each coin you find that was struck the year you (or someone you love) was born — or conceived. This is a simple DIY project for all skill levels — whether you officially collect coins or not! Here are some clever ideas for making coin sets by year — including Birth Year Coin Sets and Conception Year Coin Sets.