The United States issued a set of 50 different quarters (25c) to honour each of their 50 states.
The coins are legal tender and were actually meant to be used in everyday usage. We
bought the most unusual group of these coins recently. There are five different coins all in
Brilliant Uncirculated condition and housed in a plastic holder showing both obverse and
reverse. There is no logic as to which coins are in each holder, just that there are five different and
all are in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. We bought them right and we are going to sell them
right. The series started in 1999 and ended in 2008. Supplies are limited and the holder on its
own usually sells for £2.95.
We bought a large group of the United States State Quarters in Proof condition. Each set contains five different US quarters representing five different States. The only problem is that they were not packed carefully enough, so that some of the cases cracked or broke in shipping. The coins are nice proofs, it is just the plastic case that did not make it totally intact. We are offering sets, dates of our choice, but the more you order the more different dates we will try and give you. United States set of five different State quarters in Proof condition at much less than our normal price. But quantities are limited and the coins are nice, it is only the case that has problems.
Harry S. Truman Set of 8 dollars milled edge. Let’s start off by saying these President Harry S. Truman ‘Dollars’ were made by ICB and have nothing to do with the United States Government and they have no face value. Perhaps they will make people in the States think, but they are a private issue.
Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, he took over when Franklin D. Roosevelt died in office. He was responsible for the end of World War II. Europe was capitulating when he took office, but the Far East had a long way to go. He dropped the Atom bombs on Japan, to save hundreds of thousands of lives that would have been lost invading Japan. He set up the Marshall Plan to help rebuild Western Europe, he broke down the racial barriers in the military and in the government. When he left office he refused to go on any corporate payroll, despite not having a Presidential pension. These pattern ‘Dollars’ show Truman on one side with the date 1973 and the Number of each piece out of a total of 50 made is etched into the coin. The reverse shows the White House with the Truman balcony and the American Bald Eagle with a ‘1’. Only 50 were struck with the plain edge and 50 with the milled edge, We are offering both types. There are 8 pieces in each set, Sterling Silver, Goldine, Bronze, Aluminium, Pewter, Cupronickel, Copper and Steel. I bought most of the mintage, all 8 pieces are etched with your unique matching number, out of the total mintage of just 50 sets. They are full crownsized and in Proof condition.
The United States held the Summer Olympics in 1984 in Los Angeles, California. these were the first Olympic Games to be professionally run and the first to make a profit. The United States Mint issued two Proof Silver Dollars to raise money to pay for these games. The difference between the cost and the selling price went to the Olympic Committee.
In 1983 they issued a Silver Dollar with a modern triple vision of the Discus Thrower and the head of an American Bald Eagle on the reverse. In 1984 they issued a Silver Dollar with the nude but headless sculptures at the entrance to the Los Angeles Memorial
Coliseum. The reverse had the American Bald Eagle in full stance. Both are struck in 900 fine silver.
Today the Royal Mint charges £80.00 each for a silver Proof Crown, so I think that our price of £69.50 for both American Silver Dollars is quite fair; remember our price includes the Government’s 20% VAT!
This was issued as part of one of the most popular series of coins in the world, the United States Quarter set. Fifty quarters over 10 years, representing five States
that joined the Union. The coins are in Proof condition in a double-sided display case, they are rather beautiful and interesting. Illinois with Lincoln, Alabama with Helen Keller, Maine with a lighthouse, Missouri with the arch and Arkansas wheat and a diamond. Washington is on the front of each coin with ‘In God We Trust’.
This set is most interesting as most people don’t know a lot about the States represented.
The United States celebrated the 100th Anniversary of the Statue of Liberty in 1986
with two coins, the Silver Dollar and the nickel Half Dollar. The Statue of Liberty,
which sits in the New York Harbour, was a gift of the French people. To thank
America for sending troops to help them, which of course was to repay the French
troops under Lafayette, sent to help America gain its independence.
You have two beautiful Proof coins that are now 32 years old. We are offering
them for what the Dollar should sell for, so it is like you are getting the Half Dollars
for free. But we only have 50 pairs available and at our price of just £59.50 they
should go fast, especially considering our own Royal Mint now charges £80 for a crown-sized Proof.