Why Choose This 1996-S United States Clad Proof Set?
The proof sets offered by the U.S. Mint have always been popular. There are a lot of things to like about them. They’re affordable, annually issued, look great, and are also easy to store. Production figures for proof sets through the 90s are typically lower than figures for sets from the 80s, not because of a decline in popularity, but because of the new silver proof sets. A little over 2,000,000 of these sets were produced in 1996.
The coins in this 1996 proof set were struck at the San Francisco Mint and bear the “S” Mint mark. This 1996-S U.S. proof set is made of 5 coins, they all have the same composition as their circulating counterparts. The 5 coins in this set are the Lincoln cent, Jefferson nickel, Roosevelt dime, Washington quarter, and Kennedy half. These coins are contained in a single hard plastic case that allows them to be viewed without touching them.
This 1996-S proof set is in its original Mint packaging. It may show signs of wear or age since it was purchased from secondary sources. The coins in this set are in GEM proof condition.
Proof sets are always a great choice, order this 1996-S U.S. Mint proof set for your collection.
|Year of Issue:||1996|
|Packaging:||Original Government Packaging|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
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.