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
Year: 1936
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.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1936 Philadelphia 3,837


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 $19.35. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $31.46 per ounce.

The 1936 proof set is worth around $6,200.



The Red Book

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1937 Proof Set