The 1968 proof set has numismatic value. Keep reading to learn more about this collectible set.

1968 Proof Set

Specifications

Type: Proof Set
Year: 1968
Number of Coins: 5
Face Value: $0.91
Issue Price: $5
Silver Weight: .147893 oz.

The 1968 proof set contains five different coins, and one of them is 40% silver. The coins include: the penny, nickel, dime, quarter, and silver half dollar. The S mint mark can be found on each coin.

There is a rare 1968 dime variety where the dime does not have the S mint mark. Proof sets with the no S dime are extremely rare and valuable.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1968 S San Francisco 3,041,506

Value

This 5-piece proof set is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this set is $3.97 as of August 05, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $26.84 per ounce.

The 1968 S proof set in its original government packaging is worth around $7.

The 1968 S proof set with the no S dime in its original government packaging is worth around $15,000.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1969 Proof Set
1970 Proof Set