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1970 US Mint Uncirculated Coin Set
The 1970 Uncirculated Mint Set includes a total of ten coins which are struck at one of three different U. S. Mint facilities. Included in the set are the 0.01, 0.10, and 0.25 from the Philadelphia Mint; the 0.01, 0.05, 0.10, 0.25, and 0.50 from the Denver Mint; and the 0.01 and 0.05 from the San Francisco Mint. The total face value of the coins is $1.33 and the original purchase price for the sets was $2.50. The total mintage was 2,038,134. The coin weights and dimensions vary according to the denomination.
The 1970 US Mint Uncirculated Coin Set
The 1970 uncirculated coin sets are of special interest to numismatists since they include the 1970-D Kennedy half dollar was struck in 40% silver and was not issued for circulation. This created a low mintage key date for the series.
The set is packaged similarly to sets of that era. Coins from the Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints are sealed in cellophane with a blue stripe at the top and bottom edges. Coins from the Denver Mint are sealed in cellophane with a red stripe at the top and bottom edge. The set comes in a small envelope with cardboard inserts for protection.
Why buy the 1970 Uncirculated Coin Set?
If you’re a fan of the U.S. Mint’s one-year-only collections of our country’s current coins, don’t miss this opportunity to own this U.S. Mint Set. In addition to being a popular item with numismatists, these sets make great gifts for birthdays and special anniversaries. Don’t miss out; buy yours while they are still available.
PLEASE NOTE: This U.S. Mint product was not purchased by us directly from the Mint but from collectors like you and other dealers. We make every effort to make sure the packaging is acceptable and that the coins are problem free. You may, however, receive coins that have toning or haze. This occurs naturally over time and is common to see. There may be some imperfections in packaging due to the sets leaving one collection to go into another. Please keep this in mind when examining your sets.
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The U.S mint began releasing annual proof sets in 1936 that included one proof of each coin that was struck for circulation that year. The practice continues to this day with many collectors considering the annual proof set a ‘must get’ every year.