1976 United States Mint Set

1976 United States Mint Set
1976 United States Mint Set 1976 United States Mint Set 1976 United States Mint Set 1976 United States Mint Set
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1976-PD Mint Set

Despite the attraction of the Bicentennial coins, sales of the 1976-PD Mint Set dropped slightly from the previous year. Apparently, the public favored the 40% Silver versions over the Copper-Nickel Clad versions, snapping up the three-piece Bicentennial Mint Sets at a rate of more than two to one.

About the sets: The coins in the 1976-PD Mint Sets were Uncirculated pieces pulled from regular production runs, thus the quality of the individual coins varies widely from set to set, and even within a set.

The 1976-PD Mint Set contained twelve coins, including the following:

1976-PD Mint Set Cent Nickel Dime Bicentennial Quarter (Copper-Nickel Clad) Bicentennial Half Dollar (Copper-Nickel Clad) Bicentennial One Dollar (Copper-Nickel Clad)
Philadelphia 1 1 1 1 1 1
Denver 1 1 1 1 1 1


Mintage: 1,892,513 sets

Bicentennial Eisenhower Dollars are found with two different reverses: Variety I, with a straight tail on the R of DOLLAR, and the text is thicker; while Variety II, has a curved tail on the R of DOLLAR, and the text is thinner. All of the Dollars in the 1976-PD Mint Sets appear to be Variety II.

Original packaging: The coins in the 1976-PD Mint Set were sealed in two pliofilm flat packs: the D-Mint coins were placed together in one of the packs and the P-Mint coins were placed together in another. The pack containing the D-Mint coins was edged in red; the pack containing the P-Mint coins was edged in blue. The two pliofilm packs and two pieces of thin cardboard (for protection) were sealed in an officially inscribed, white mailing envelope.

Year of Issue 1976
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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