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1990s Mint Sets Collection - 1990-1999 - 10 Official Mint Sets
1990’s Mint Sets Package - 1990-1999 - 10 Official Mint Sets


 
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Official US Mint Uncirculated Sets
Many will say the recent surge in coin collecting was due to the 50 State Quarter program... but when did the US Mint take official notice of coin collecting issues? For Uncirculated coins, it was over 60 years ago, in 1947 when they started to formally package coins for the public.

Official Set History
Official Uncirculated Mint Sets are specifically packaged by the Mint for collectors. They were originally designed to contain an uncirculated example of each year’s coins that were released into circulation from every mint that issued the coin. For the 1st decade (1947 - 1958) the set included 2 examples of each regular-issue coin, presented in cardboard holders. Since 1959 sets have been sealed in protective plastic envelopes with only 1 example of each coin. The US Mint did not issue Uncirculated sets in 1982 and 1983 and resumed in 1984 with a NEW 4-color outer envelope that changed each year. Unfortunately, the US Mint hasn’t followed the rules over the past 40 years, making many of these sets even more valuable.

Mint Set Notes of the 1990s
In 1990, the US Mint sold more than 1.8 million sets to collectors. Down from the levels of the 1970's, it was still well above the low sales achieved towards the end of the 1980s. The annual sales numbers progressively declined to the ultimate low of 950,473 sets in 1997. This was the lowest number of sales for Mint Sets since 1963; however, a renewed interest caused sales levels to climb even higher in the following years.

The Mint Set released in 1998 featured the last appearance for the traditional reverse design for the Washington Quarter. This aspect was notable to collectors and as a result, the 1998 set sales levels were higher. In the following year, 1999, the State Quarters would feature a revised obverse design and a reverse design highlighting one of the states of the union. This innovative program resulted in an increase in the number of coins included in the standard Mint Set.

Another significant set included in this collection is the 1996 Mint Set, which is notable for including a Roosevelt Dime with the “W” mint mark. This special coin was struck at the West Point Mint and marked the 50th anniversary of the series. The 1996-W dime was significant, because unlike the other coins in the set, it would not be issued for circulation. This particular coin and set remain highly desired amongst collectors… and now, you too can add it to your collection.

Our 1990-1999 Sets - 10 Official Sets
A full decade of Mint Sets, this collection includes an Official Uncirculated Mint Set from each year of the 1990's, each Mint Set will arrive to you in the original U.S. Mint packaging.

In one purchase, you can add the following 10 Mint Sets to your collection!
1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999.


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