2005 United States Mint American Legacy Collection - Proof Set

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  • Sold Date: Jan 05, 2013
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2005 UNITED STATES MINT PROOF SET

AMERICAN LEGACY COLLECTION

ORIGINAL Government Packaging

and

Certificate of Authenticity FROM the US MINT

This Collection has a limited issue of just 50,000 sets

This remarkable collection of proof condition coins marks the inaguaral year of the United States Mint American Legacy Collection™. In addition to proof versions of all United States Mint 2005-dated circulating coinage , this set also includes proof versions of both the Chief Justice John Marshall Silver Dollar and the Marine Corps 230th Anniversary Silver Dollar .

Presented in unique and elegant packagingIn this set you will find proof versions of all 11 circulating coins for 2005 , including the five quarters from the 50 State Quarters® Program (California, Minnesota, Oregon, Kansas, and West Virginia).

Proof coins have a brilliant mirror-like finish. The term "proof" refers to a specialized minting process, which includes manually feeding burnished coin planchets into presses fitted with specially polished dies. Each coin is struck multiple times so the softly frosted, yet detailed images seem to float above a mirror-like field.

This Legacy Proof Set of 11 Proof Coins includes the following coins:

2005-S Lincoln Cent

(2) 2005-S Jefferson Nickel
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