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1971 S Proof USA Coin Set NEW!

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Auction Ends Sunday, August 27, 2017 1:09:34 PM
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Auction Started Saturday, August 12, 2017 1:09:34 PM
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Description

1971 S Proof Set just like new issue!

 10 sets available!  with the S, Never opened, ready to mail

1971-S Proof Set

The 1971-S Proof Set was again a Proof Set collectors dream. Another "S"-less coin was discovered, as well as a few very rare Doubled Die varieties.

Each set contained five coins: One example each of the Lincoln Cent, Jefferson Nickel, Roosevelt Dime, Washington Quarter, and Kennedy Half Dollar.

About the sets: 1971-S Proof Coins are found with Brilliant, Cameo, and Deep Cameo surfaces. All three finishes are readily available.

Mintage: 3,220,733 sets

None of the new Eisenhower Dollars were included in the 1971-S Proof Sets. However, Proof 40% Silver Clad versions of the 1971-S Eisenhower Dollar were available separately. An estimated 1,655 Proof 1971-S Nickels were struck without a mintmark. Although Proof coins were being struck at the San Francisco Mint at the time, the Philadelphia Mint was responsible for making the Proof dies (and adding the mintmark). Apparently, at least one die was sent from Philadelphia without the mintmark, and a small number of "S"-less Nickels were struck and released before the error was discovered. The mintage figure, provided by the Mint, was apparently based on the estimated output from a single die pair. Because the "S"-less Proof sets are very valuable, be sure to examine the plastic case for signs of tampering and substitution.

The year is 1971, the Vietnam War is in full swing, Apollo 14 lands on the moon, and Charles Manson is sentenced to death by a California jury. It was a historically significant time in numismatics as well. The Eisenhower Dollar was first issued, and the first Kennedy Half Dollar with no silver content was released, ending the circulation of silver coinage in America. However, an often overlooked and undervalued treasure of the time is the 1971 Proof Set.

In the late 1960s, there was a lull in coin collecting, but the 1970s brought renewed interest in the hobby. Despite this renewed interest, mint products, including 1971 Proof Sets, were not popular with collectors. Often, mint products would immediately lose value when purchased. The 1971 Proof Set originally sold for $5 and, even today, after 35 years of inflation, the current market value is only about $8. This makes it a very affordable and collectable numismatic item. However, many people don't know that the set may include coins that are extremely scarce and bring hefty prices on the market.

Sometimes it is what's not there that makes a coin special. Discovered in a proof set in December 1971, a Proof Jefferson Nickel was found without a mintmark. It was not the first time the mint neglected to include a mintmark on a coin that should bear one, yet this discovery was major and popular. The mint confirmed the piece as authentic and estimated that about 1,655 out of the 3,220,733 nickels minted did not have the mint mark. The piece quickly escalated in value and today the coin can bring $1,000 to $4,500 ++ depending on the grade.

Thank you for looking at our auctions. Here we have one Proof SET USA. The coins is in PROOF condition and is a very nice coins. Please look at the 300 DPI scan and grade the coin for yourself as this is the actual coin you will receive.  I will leave that up to you to grade the coin based on the 300 DPI high resolution scan. All our coins are guaranteed to be 100% authentic and we offer full refunds on all our items (less shipping both ways) if you do not like the coin once you receive it, as long as it is returned unopened in the clear holder that we will ship it in. IF opened, no returns, no refunds, sorry.  We highly value all our clients and we will ALWAYS make sure you are happy with your transaction. Payments must be received within 7 days of auction closing or items may be subject to relist.  We do not want to disappoint another serious another buyer. 

I have been buying and selling coins for 35 plus years and do my best at valuing the coins I offer from all over the world.

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