2008 United States Mint Set

2008 United States Mint Set
2008 United States Mint Set 2008 United States Mint Set 2008 United States Mint Set 2008 United States Mint Set 2008 United States Mint Set
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2008-PD Mint Set

About the sets: The coins in the 2009-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 2008-PD Mint Set contained twenty-eight coins, including the following:

2008-PD Mint Set Cent Nickel Dime Quarter Half Dollar One Dollar
Philadelphia 1 1 1 5 1 5
Denver 1 1 1 5 1 5

 

One example of each of the following from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints: Oklahoma Quarter, New Mexico Quarter, Arizona Quarter, Alaska Quarter, and Hawaii Quarter (all Copper-Nickel Clad). The four Presidential Dollars are James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, and Martin Van Buren (Copper-Nickel Clad).

Mintage: 735,683 sets

About the sets: The 2008-PD Mint Set marked the final five Statehood Quarters from the original ten-year 50 State Quarters program. The program was so popular with collectors that it was extended in 2009 to include U.S. territories as well. The 2008-PD Mint Set is also notable for including the final Sacagawea Golden Dollar before the series was re-launched as the Native American Dollar series in 2009.

Original packaging: The 2008-PD Mint Set consisted of two different sets in two blister-style folders. The blue folder contains coins from the Philadelphia Mint, the red folder contains coins from the Denver Mint. Each folder contains the Cent, Nickels, Dime, Half Dollar, and Dollar, alongside the following five 2008 Quarters from the 50 State Quarters® program: Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska, and Hawaii. Completing each folder are the four 2008 Presidential Dollars: Monroe, Adams, Jackson, and Van Buren.

America in 2008

After three decades as the Chairman of Microsoft Corporation, Bill Gates steps down. Stock markets around the world plunged amid growing fears of a U.S. recession, fueled by the 2007 subprime mortgage crisis. U. S. Senator Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States. Barack Obama became the first African-American President-elect. Actor Charlton Heston passed on April 5th, and Paul Newman died on September 26th. SpaceX Falcon 1 becomes the world's first privately developed space launch vehicle to successfully make orbit.

The World in 2008

The 2008 Summer Olympics take place in Beijing, China. Chinese athletes won the most gold medals, with 51, and 100 medals altogether, while the United States had the most total medals with 110. Fidel Castro announces his resignation as President of Cuba. Human remains found in 1991 are identified as Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, using DNA analysis.

Year of Issue 2008
Country United States
Composition Mixed
Purity Mixed
Condition
Uncirculated
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.
Grade
BU
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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