2017 Proof Set

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    The 2017 Proof Set is a numismatic treasure that reflects the rich history and artistry of American coinage. Produced by the United States Mint, the 2017 Proof Set continues a tradition of excellence in American coinage that dates back to the Mint's establishment in 1792. The U.S. Mint has a long history of crafting iconic coins that are cherished by collectors and enthusiasts worldwide.

    This set comprises a total of 10 coins, each meticulously struck to showcase its intricate design. The collection includes a Lincoln Cent, a Jefferson Nickel, a Roosevelt Dime, five America the Beautiful Quarters, a Kennedy Half Dollar, and a Native American Dollar.

    The Lincoln Cent, with a diameter of 19.05 millimeters, features the iconic image of Abraham Lincoln on the obverse and the Union Shield on the reverse. It has an approximate weight of 2.50 grams and is composed of 97.5% zinc and 2.5% copper.

    The Jefferson Nickel, measuring 21.21 millimeters in diameter, displays the profile of Thomas Jefferson on the obverse and Monticello, his historic estate, on the reverse. It weighs approximately 5.00 grams and is composed of 75% copper and 25% nickel.

    The Roosevelt Dime, with a diameter of 17.91 millimeters, bears the likeness of President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the obverse and features an olive branch, a torch, and an oak branch on the reverse. It has an approximate weight of 2.50 grams and is composed of 91.67% copper and 8.33% nickel.

    The America the Beautiful Quarters, each measuring 24.26 millimeters in diameter, feature distinct designs on both sides, paying homage to national parks and historic sites across the United States. These quarters have an approximate weight of 5.67 grams and are composed of 91.67% copper and 8.33% nickel.

    The Kennedy Half Dollar, with a diameter of 30.61 millimeters, showcases the portrait of President John F. Kennedy on the obverse and the Presidential Seal on the reverse. It weighs around 11.50 grams and is composed of 91.67% copper and 8.33% nickel.

    The Native American Dollar, measuring 26.49 millimeters in diameter, features the portrait of Sequoyah, the Cherokee scholar and inventor of the Cherokee syllabary, on the obverse. The reverse design changes annually to commemorate Native American contributions to American history and culture. These dollars weigh approximately 8.10 grams and are composed of 88.5% copper, 6% zinc, 3.5% manganese, and 2% nickel.

    One of the most remarkable aspects of the 2017 Proof Set is the exceptional quality of the coins. The proofing process involves multiple strikes using polished dies and specially prepared planchets, resulting in coins with highly detailed designs and mirror-like fields. These coins are carefully handled to maintain their pristine condition, making them highly sought after by collectors.

    Regarding packaging, the 2017 Proof Set typically includes a protective plastic case or holder that securely encases each coin. An informational insert is also included, providing details about the coins, their historical significance, and specifications. This packaging not only safeguards the coins but also enhances their presentation, making them ideal for display and gifting.

    The 2017 Proof Set is a testament to the artistry and craftsmanship of American coinage. With its diverse selection of coins, exceptional quality, and informative packaging, this set appeals to both seasoned collectors and those new to numismatics. It offers a tangible connection to the history and heritage of the United States, making it a valuable addition to any collection.

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    • Year: 2017
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