1998-S US Mint Silver Proof Coin Set GEM Proof in Original Mint Packaging
The 1998-S US Mint Silver Proof Coin Set was the final coin set in which there were only 5 coins before the number of coins expanded to 9 coins the following year with the introduction of the 50 State Quarters Program. The 1998 US Mint Silver Proof Coin Set was also representative of the final appearance of the Washington Quarter with the familiar eagle reverse. The Mintage for the set was 638,134. This is the highest annual sales level in years. Each 1998- S US Mint Silver Proof Coin Set contains 5 coins, including the 90% Silver versions of the Kennedy Half Dollar, Washington Quarter, and Roosevelt Dime, in addition to the standard composition of the Jefferson Nickel and Lincoln Cent. The “S” Mint mark shows that this coin was struck at the San Francisco Mint. This 1998 Silver Proof Coin Set is GEM Proof, the coins are still sealed in the holder as it came from the mint.
Why should you add the 1998-S US Mint Silver Proof Coin Set to your collection?
The 1998 Silver Proof Coin Set is a beautiful addition to any collection being the last set with only 5 coins before the mint introduced the larger sets in 1999 with the 50 State Quarters Program. This changed the appearance of the Washington Quarter from the original obverse portrait by John Flanagan to a rotating series of designs representing each of the 50 states. 90% Silver was used in the Kennedy Dollar, Washington Quarter, and the Roosevelt Dime with a gorgeous mirror like finish perfect for your collection. The 1998-S US Mint Silver Proof Coin Set GEM Proof is showcased in its original Mint packaging which is a black box with slots for each of the coins.
|Year of Issue:||1998|
|Packaging:||Original Government Packaging|
|Legal Tender:||United States|