The United States Mint has once again updated its Product Schedule available at its online store and added some items that will be of intense interest to collectors. Among those items are some extremely popular annual sets.
This includes the 2012 United States Mint Proof Set®, the 2012 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® and the 2012 United States Mint Silver Proof Set®. Already appearing on the schedule were some other popular releases such as the American Buffalo Gold Proof Coins and the American Eagle Gold and Silver Proof Coins.
The most recent 2012 Scheduled Products Listing from the US Mint is shown below offering all of the known pending releases and their scheduled dates:
|04/02/2012||America the Beautiful Quarters® Bags and Two-Roll Set – Chaco Culture (NM)|
|04/05/2012||Presidential $1 Coin Rolls - Chester Arthur|
|04/09/2012||2012 Chester Arthur $1 Coin Cover|
|04/12/2012||2012 American Eagle Silver Proof Coins|
|04/17/2012||America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ - Chaco Culture|
|04/19/2012||2012 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins|
|04/24/2012||America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set™|
|04/24/2012||2012 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set™|
|04/26/2012||2012 Native American $1 Coin Rolls|
|05/01/2012||2012 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set™|
|05/07/2012||2012 United States Mint Proof Set®|
|05/15/2012||Kennedy Half-Dollar Two-Roll Set and 200-Coin Bag|
|05/21/2012||2012 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set®|
|05/25/2012||Presidential $1 Coin Rolls - Grover Cleveland (1st term)|
|06/04/2012||2012 United States Mint Silver Proof Set®|
As shown in the above schedule, the 2012 US Mint Proof Set will be available for ordering on May 7, 2012. This set includes proof quality examples of the all of the circulating coins issued by the US Mint this year. These coins are each struck at the US Mint's facility in San Francisco to proof quality and include the Lincoln Cent, the Jefferson Nickel, the Roosevelt Dime, the five 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters, the Kennedy Half Dollar, the Native American $1 Coin and the four 2012 Presidential $1 Coins. According to previous information released, the set will sell for $31.95.
Then, on May 21st, the 2012 US Mint Uncirculated Set will make its debut. This set includes uncirculated quality examples of the circulating coins issued by the Mint this year. The set includes one example of each coin from the US Mint's facility in Philadelphia and one from the US Mint's facility in Denver. List price for the set is $27.95.
Finally, the 2012 US Mint Silver Proof Set will be released on June 4, 2012. Like the standard proof set, the silver proof set contains proof quality examples from the San Francisco facility of each 2012 circulating coin. However, unlike the standard version, the silver set's dime, quarters and half dollar are each struck from 90% silver. Currently, the US Mint anticipates this set will be offered for $67.95.
As is standard Mint practice, these release dates and prices are subject to change.