## Are U.S. proof sets worth anything?

1970 proof sets offer at least two valuable proof varieties, including the 1970-S small date proof Lincoln cent, which has a value of about $35. Also in 1970 is the appearance of another no-S proof Roosevelt dime. The 1970 no-S proof Roosevelt dime has a value ranging from $600 to $2,500 at the time of writing.

**What years were U.S. proof sets made?**

United States Mint Proof Set All releases from 1936 to 1972 included the cent, nickel, dime, quarter, and half dollar from that year. The first proof sets through 1964 were minted at the Philadelphia Mint. There were two official releases in 1942: one regular five coin set and a set including a silver wartime nickel.

**Are proof coins worth buying?**

With their high-quality presentation and limited numbers, Proof sets are often sought-after by collectors and generally speaking, Proof coins have a higher mark-up than Brilliant Uncirculated coins. There is no right or wrong way to collect.

### Are Proof coins worth buying?

**What is better bullion or Proof coins?**

What is the difference between Proof, Brilliant Uncirculated and bullion coins? Proof coins are the highest standard of commemorative coin produced by The Royal Mint. Brilliant Uncirculated coins and bullion coins are struck to a similar standard, without the extra finishing and detail provided on Proof coins.

**What is a 1982 proof set worth?**

1982 US Mint Proof Set The 1982 Proof Set (Buy on eBay) saw the number of coins decline to five and the face value fall to only 91 cents.

## Can Proof coins be spent?

Can you spend proof coins? Well, technically yes you can spend proof coins, but you’d be making a serious mistake doing so! Proof coins are often struck in precious metals, such as gold, silver and platinum. Therefore, the value of the precious metal will be worth many times the face value of the coin.

**How much is a 1972 proof set worth?**

1972 US Mint Proof Set The US Mint did sell a 40% silver proof version of the 1972-S Eisenhower Dollar separately. The face value of the coins in the 1972 Proof Set was 91 cents, although the sets were sold at $5.00 each.