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1987 United States Mint Set
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1987-PD Mint Set
The 1987 Kennedy Half Dollar was never released into circulation, so interest in the 1987-PD Mint Set exploded. The mintage of the 1987 set was more than twice that of the 1986 set. The mintage of 2.89 million sets ranks third highest of any Mint Set (first place honors go to the 1976 3-piece set; second place honors go to the 1981-PDS set).
About the sets: The coins in the 1987-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 1987-PD Mint Set contained ten coins, including the following:
|1987-PD Mint Set||Cent||Nickel||Dime||Quarter||Half Dollar|
Mintage: 2,890,758 sets
Original packaging: The 1987-PD Mint Set consisted of two pliofilm packs. The first one contained the Philadelphia Mint coins and a Cent-sized token with a large "P" (for Philadelphia), while the second pack contained coins from the Denver Mint, plus a token with a large letter "D." 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 a card listing the specifications for each coin were then sealed in an officially inscribed, colorful mailing envelope.
America in 1987
The U.S. Supreme Court forced Rotary Clubs to admit women. Oliver North and other Reagan administration officials testified before a Congressional panel investigating the Iran-Contra Affair. A first-class stamp cost 22 Cents.
The World in 1987
The world population passed five billion people. British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, won a third term in office. In the Persian Gulf, Iraqi missiles hit the U.S. frigate Stark, killing 37.
|Year of Issue||1987|
|Mint Name||Philadelphia - P|
|Coin Weight||31.07 Grams - g|