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6-Piece Set - 1973-1978-S U.S. Proof Set Black Box Collection

6-Piece Set - 1973-1978-S U.S. Proof Set Black Box Collection
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Why order this 6-Piece U.S. Proof 1973-1978-S Set Black Box Collection Set?

Patriotic Americans, whether collectors or not, are sure to appreciate this 1973-1978-S Collection of Proof Sets. These sets come from the only six years in which U.S Proof Sets included Eisenhower Silver Dollars. They also include the two bicentennial issues, 1975 and 1976, in which the three largest coins in the set featured two-year only designs that celebrated the occasion. These unique inclusions make this six year set particularly attractive. All of the coins in this set were struck at the San Francisco Mint and bear "S" mint marks.

Patriotic Bicentennial Designs

Most of the coins in these sets feature designs that are familiar to most collectors, including those too young to have used the coins in their years of issue, because they remained on American coinage for so long after these years. Perhaps the most notable exception are the Eisenhower Dollars, which were no longer issued after 1978. Celebrating a General and President, all but the bicentennial Eisenhower dollars feature an eagle carrying an olive branch as it landed on the moon on the reverse. The bicentennial issues also pays tribute to the moon landing by including the moon in the background behind the Liberty Bell.

The Washington Quarter and the Kennedy Half Dollar also featured unique designs for the bicentennial. The quarter features a Colonial drummer and a torch that was encircled by thirteen stars. The half dollar bicentennial reverses bear an image of Philadelphia's Independence Hall next to the inscription "200 YEARS OF FREEDOM."

Order this 6-Piece 1973-1978-S U.S. Proof Set Black Box Collection Set today.


Year of Issue:1973-1978
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:S
Branch:San Francisco
Quantity:6-Piece Set
Grading Service:Uncertified
Variety:Black Box Collection
Finish:Proof
Weight in Grams:31.1035 g
Weight in Ounces:1 oz
Country:United States
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