Guide Book of Modern United States Proof Coin Sets: Silver and Clad Sets 1936 to Date

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Proof sets offer the collector a chance to enjoy United States coins at their finest. It's no wonder they've reached new heights of popularity in recent years. In this detailed book, numismatic writer David W. Lange offers a definitive history of the United States Mint's Proof sets. They're all here, from the vintage years of 1936 to 1942, through the classic years of 1950 to 1964, the Special Mint Sets of 1965 to 1967, modern sets of 1968 to 1998, and the 50 State Quarters ...
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Overview

Proof sets offer the collector a chance to enjoy United States coins at their finest. It's no wonder they've reached new heights of popularity in recent years. In this detailed book, numismatic writer David W. Lange offers a definitive history of the United States Mint's Proof sets. They're all here, from the vintage years of 1936 to 1942, through the classic years of 1950 to 1964, the Special Mint Sets of 1965 to 1967, modern sets of 1968 to 1998, and the 50 State Quarters Proof Sets starting in 1999.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780794817640
  • Publisher: Whitman Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/28/2005
  • Series: Official Red Book Ser.
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 5
Introduction by the Author 8
History of Proof Sets 9
Collecting and Storing Proof Sets 17
Proof Sets 1936-2005 25
Vintage Proof Sets 1936-1942 29
Classic Proof Sets 1950-1964 44
Special Mint Sets 1965-1967 76
Modern Proof Sets 1968-1998 80
50 State Quarters Proof Sets 1999-2005 160
Appendix A State Quarters 186
Appendix B 20th-Century Proof Coin Auction Records 190
Bibliography 191
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