The 1961 proof set has numismatic value. Keep reading to learn more about this collectible set.

1961 Proof Set


Type: Proof Set
Year: 1961
Number of Coins: 5
Face Value: $0.91
Issue Price: $2.10
Silver Weight: .61488 oz.

The 1961 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
1961 Philadelphia 3,028,244


This 5-piece proof set is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this set is $18.95. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $30.81 per ounce.

The 1961 proof set in its original government packaging is worth around $37.

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See also:

1962 Proof Set
1960 Proof Set
1959 Proof Set