1992 United States Proof Set

1992 United States Proof Set
1992 United States Proof Set 1992 United States Proof Set 1992 United States Proof Set 1992 United States Proof Set
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1992-S Proof Set

In 1992, the Mint offered four different Proof Set versions to collectors: the regular 1992-S Proof Set, the 1992-S Prestige Set, the new 1992-S Silver Proof Set (same as the regular Proof set, except the Dime, Quarter, and Half Dollar were made of 90% pure silver, instead of Clad Copper-Nickel), and the 1992-S Silver Premier Set (same as the Silver Set, but in fancier packaging). Collectors started to feel the pinch - the cost of all four Proof Set versions was $125.00! Interest in the regular 1992-S Proof Set was up slightly higher from 1991.

Each set contained five coins: One example each of the Lincoln Cent, Jefferson Nickel, Roosevelt Dime (Copper-Nickel Clad), Washington Quarter (Copper-Nickel Clad), and Kennedy Half Dollar (Copper-Nickel Clad).

About the sets: All coins in the 1992-S Proof Set were intended to have a Cameo or Deep Cameo Finish.

Mintage: 2,675,618 sets

Original packaging: The coins of the 1992-S Proof Set were placed in individual holes in a purple-colored, textured paper and cardboard insert, then sealed in a two-piece, clear plastic case. The case was then inserted into a protective outer cover, consisting of purple cardboard imprinted with the somewhat confusing silver words: "United States Mint Proof Set • 1992." The new collector might ask, "Is this a Mint Set or a Proof Set?"

Year of Issue 1992
Country United States
Purity Mixed
A specially made coin distinguished by sharpness of detail and usually with a mirror-like surface. Proof refers to the method of manufacture and is not a condition. Proof coins are struck on specially-made planchets using polished dies. Proof coins are minted primarily for collectors and are not released for general circulation.
Denomination 0.01, 0.05, 0.10, 0.25, 0.50
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name
San Francisco - S
Established in 1853 to strike coins from California’s newly-discovered vast reserves of gold, the San Francisco branch of the United States Mint is famous for the quality, lustrous Morgan Silver Dollars produced at "The Granite Lady" from 1878 to 1921. After moving to a new building in 1937, coin production at the San Francisco mint shut down in 1955. A shortage caused regular coin production to resume in 1965. While the mintage of circulating coins ceased in 1981, proof coins and commemoratives are still struck at the San Francisco Mint today.
Coin Weight Various
Dimensions Various
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