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2005 US Proof Set - 11 piece - OGP

2005 Modern Issue Proof Set

Our Price: $15.95
Year: 2005
Mint(s): San Francisco
Composition: See item description
Diameter: Various
Mintage: Various

Product Code: 12729

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This 2005 Proof Set includes the following 11 coins:
  • Lincoln Cent
  • Buffalo and Oceanview Nickels
  • Roosevelt Dime
  • Washington Quarters- 5 different Statehood Quarters
  • Kennedy Half Dollar
  • Sacagawea Dollar
The proof coins in this set were struck at the San Francisco Mint.

The term "Proof" refers to a method of manufacture and NOT the condition of a coin. Proof coins can usually be distinguished by their sharpness of detail, high wire edge, and extremely brilliant - mirror like surface.

Proof coins are made from highly polished dies. The coinage blanks are also polished and cleaned. They are hand fed into a coinage press one at a time, with each blank receiving 2 or more strikes from the dies to bring up sharp - high relief details. It is done at slow speeds with extra pressure. Finished Proofs are individually inspected and handled by gloves or tongs prior to being placed in sonically sealed plastic cases.

All Proofs are originally sold by the United States Mint at a premium.

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