1962 United States Mint Set

1962 United States Mint Set
1962 United States Mint Set 1962 United States Mint Set 1962 United States Mint Set 1962 United States Mint Set 1962 United States Mint Set
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1962 Mint Set

For no apparent reason, demand for Mint Sets jumped in 1962, propelling sales to nearly 400,000. As in most years, Mint Sets were the quickest and easiest way to obtain nice Uncirculated examples of every denomination and mintmark combination struck during that year.

About the sets: The coins in the 1962 Mint Sets were Uncirculated pieces pulled from regular production runs, thus the quality of the individual coins varies wildly from set to set and even within a set.

The 1962 Mint Set contained ten coins, including the following:

1962 Mint Set Cent Nickel Dime Quarter Half Dollar
Philadelphia 1 1 1 1 1
Denver 1 1 1 1 1


Mintage: 385,285 sets

Original packaging: Pliofilm packaging, similar to Proof Sets. The five coins from the Philadelphia Mint were placed in individual compartments in one pliofilm pack; the five coins from the Denver Mint were placed in another. The two pliofilm packs were inserted, along with a card, into a mailing envelope for shipment to customers.

America in 1962

Marilyn Monroe died. Basketball star Wilt Chamberlain shot an unbelievable 100 points in a single game - a record never beaten in a professional game.

The World in 1962

The Soviet Union acceded to America's demands to remove nuclear weapons from Cuba, thus averting a nuclear war.

Year of Issue 1962
Country United States
Composition Mixed
A state of preservation used to describe coins that never circulated in the channels of commerce, i.e. a coin without any wear from circulation.
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) coins are freshly minted coins that have seen absolutely no general circulation. These coins are either produced specifically for collectors or have been gathered and preserved immediately after production. These coins have tremendous mint luster that give distinct definition to every detail along with luminescent fields.
Denomination Varies
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name
Philadelphia - P
From its humble beginnings on Seventh Street through four different locations, the United States Mint's "Mother Mint" at 151 North Independence Mall East in Philadelphia is the largest of its kind in the world. The Philadelphia Mint is home to die production for all U.S. coinage, as well as facilities that produce a daily average of 30 million coins worth about $1 million.
Coin Weight Various
Dimensions Various
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