The 1936 proof set was the first US proof set ever minted. This set has numismatic value. Keep reading to learn more about this collectible set.
Type: Proof Set
Number of Coins: 5
Face Value: $0.91
Issue Price: $1.89
Silver Weight: .61488 oz.
The 1936 proof set contains five different coins, and three of them are 90% silver. The coins include: the penny, nickel, silver dime, silver quarter, and silver half dollar.
This 5-piece proof set is worth a lot more than its weight in silver. But just for reference, the silver melt value for this set is $10.57 as of May 24, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.19 per ounce.
The 1936 proof set is worth around $6,000.
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