1988 United States Mint Set

1988 United States Mint Set
1988 United States Mint Set 1988 United States Mint Set 1988 United States Mint Set 1988 United States Mint Set 1988 United States Mint Set
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1988-PD Mint Set

The 1988 Mint Set mintage was off by 1.2 million from the 1987 set. This set is much more rare than even many experts realize.

About the sets: The coins in the 1988-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 1988-PD Mint Set contained ten coins, including the following:

1988-PD Mint Set Cent Nickel Dime Quarter Half Dollar
Philadelphia 1 1 1 1 1
Denver 1 1 1 1 1


Mintage: 1,646,204 sets

Original packaging: The 1988-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 mailing envelope (this package is very brittle; handle with care).

America in 1988

George Bush and his running mate, Dan Quayle, won the Presidential and Vice-Presidential elections, respectively. The cost of a First Class postage stamp rose to 25 Cents.

The World in 1988

Pakistani Benazir Bhutto became the first female leader of any Muslim nation. Pan-Am Flight 103 exploded in mid-flight and slammed into Lockerbie, Scotland - Libyan terrorists were accused.

Year of Issue 1988
Country United States
Composition Mixed
Condition Uncirculated
Grade BU
Denomination Varies
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name Philadelphia - P
Coin Weight Various
Dimensions Various
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