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.

Specifications

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

Value

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 $16.50 as of August 05, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $26.84 per ounce.

The 1936 proof set is worth around $6,000.

 

Sources:

The Red Book