1970 United States Mint and Proof 2-piece Set

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The ONLY Place to Get 1970 Kennedy Half Dollars Struck in Silver!

Officially, the John F. Kennedy Half Dollar struck in silver was issued from 1964 through 1969. But in 1970, while U.S. Mint officials were as waiting for legislation that would change the half dollar from being 40% silver to simply clad, they still needed to strike coins for their Mint and Proof Sets. That makes these two sets the only way to own both 1970 Kennedy Half Dollars in 40% silver. Because of this, many of these sets have been broken up for their contents, but we have a limited number of complete sets that also include the cent, nickel, dime and quarter. Look elsewhere and you could pay up to $85.50 for both sets – order now and save over $35!

The ten coins in the 1970 Mint Set were sealed in two pliofilm flat packs. Coins from the Denver Mint were placed together in one of the packs, and the coins from the Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints P were placed together in another. A disk identifying the Denver Mint was included along with the D-Mint coins. The pack containing the D-Mint coins was edged in red; the pack containing the P- and S-Mint coins was edged in blue. The two pliofilm packs and two pieces of thin cardboard (for protection) were sealed in an officially inscribed mailing envelope.

The individual coins of the five-coin 1970 Proof Set were placed into holes in a black plastic insert, then sealed in a two-piece, clear plastic case. The case was then inserted into a protective outer cover consisting of blue cardboard, imprinted with the words: "United States Proof Set • 1970." Struck at the San Francisco Mint, the coins in the 1970 Proof Set are beautiful with Brilliant, Cameo, and Deep Cameo surfaces. Deep Cameo Proof coins are the most desirable of the three finishes.

  • KEY YEAR FOR U.S. MINT AND U.S. PROOF SETS – The U.S. Mint and U.S. Proof Sets of 1970 are key for collectors for the inclusion of the Kennedy Half Dollar struck in 40% silver.
  • LAST SILVER KENNEDY HALF DOLLARS – The Kennedy half Dollar was originally struck in 40% silver from m1964-1969. It was supposed to be a clad coin beginning in 1970, but the Proof and Mint sets released that year still included Kennedy half Dollars struck in 40% silver.
  • ORIGINAL GOVERNMENT PACKAGING – Your 1970 U.S. Mint and U.S. Proof Sets will arrive I their original government packaging. Many of these packs and inserts have been broken apart by collectors just to get to the Kennedy Half Dollars.

The 1970 U.S. Proof and Mint Sets were the only places collectors were able to secure a 1970 Kennedy Half Dollar struck in 40% silver! Now you can get both in one offer! Take advantage of this fabulous offer today!

Year of Issue 1970
Country United States
Composition Various
Purity Mixed
Condition Uncirculated, Proof
Denomination Varies
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name U.S. Mint
Coin Weight 31.07 Grams - g
Dimensions Various
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