1976 3-Piece Silver Proof Sets

In 1976, the United States was celebrating 200 years as an independent nation. As part of those bicentennial celebrations, the United States Mint released a special 3-Piece Silver Proof Set.

Included in the set were a Proof Eisenhower Dollar, a Proof Kennedy Half Dollar and a Proof Washington Quarter — all struck from 40% silver. The bicentennial coins (including the standard circulating versions) also featured new reverse designs. Shown on the dollar coin was a Liberty Bell super-imposed over an image of the moon, the half dollar coin showed an image of Independence Hall and the quarter depicted a colonial drummer.

The three coins of the set were struck in San Francisco and each shipped in separate capsules with a red and blue display case. A red white and blue ribbon further decorated the case.

Historical 1976 3-Piece Silver Proof Set Melt Values






This content requires JavaScript.

Of note, the U.S. Mint sold surplus inventories of these sets for several years after the bicentennial.

Coins Included in the 1976 3-Piece Silver Proof Set

  • Washington Quarter *struck from 40% silver
  • Kennedy Half Dollar *struck from 40% silver
  • Eisenhower Dollar *struck from 40% silver

The 1976 3-Piece Silver Proof Set had a total silver weight of 0.53790 ounces.

 

Copyright © 2011 - 2012 MADU Enterprises LLC.

Content of SilverCoinMeltValues.net including all material and calculators is offered for informational purposes only and should not be construed as investment or financial advice of any sort. As such, MADU Enterprises LLC will not be liable for any errors, inaccuracies, omissions or potential financial loss or damages incurred by its use. Due diligence on the part of the reader should be undertaken before any financial decisions are made to avoid economic loss. No portion of SilverCoinMeltValues.net may be reproduced or copied without previous written permission. MADU Enterprises LLC reserves the right to change these terms at any time.