1988 Mint Set

U.S. Mint Uncirculated Mint Set

After the surge in interest for the previous issue, the 1988 Mint Set (Buy on eBay) resumed a more typical sales pattern. The United States Mint recorded sales of 1,646,204 sets, at the original issue price of $7.00. For contemporary collectors, the sets can still be obtained on the secondary market around the original price or less.

1988 Mint Set
1988 Mint Set

Each 1988 Mint Set included one example of each of the coin struck for circulation that year plus two tokens bearing large letters “P” and “D” representing the Philadelphia and Denver Mints. Each set included the Lincoln Cent, Jefferson Nickel, Roosevelt Dime, Washington Quarter, and Kennedy Half Dollar.

The sets were packaged in two separate cellophane packs. The Philadelphia Mint coins were sealed in one pack with a blue border, while the Denver Mint coins were sealed in another with a red border. Along with a certificate of authenticity, the packs were placed into an outer envelope illustrated with images of the year’s coins.

1988 Mint Set Information

  • Coins per Set: 10
  • Face Value: $1.82
  • Original Issue Price: $7.00
  • Mintage: 1,646,204

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