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1976 Bicentennial Colorized 3-Coin Set

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By the 1950s, the United States Mint had ended the production of commemorative coins after the system experienced numerous abuses and public interest had waned in regard to the quality of the sets. In the early 1970s, attitudes began to change as the nations Bicentennial was approaching in 1976 and the desire to issue commemorative coins returned. In 1975-1976, the Mint released the so-called Bicentennial coinage using refreshed, short-term reverse designs on the three largest denominations of then-current coins. Today, you have the opportunity to get 1976 Bicentennial Colorized Coin Sets online at Provident Metals.

Highlights:

  • Arrives with individual protective capsules and display stands with an included Certificate of Authenticity!
  • Distinctive colorized lacquers on the reverse!
  • Commemorates the 200th-anniversary of Americas founding!
  • Comes with 3 coins in the set: US dollar, half dollar, and quarter dollar!
  • Contains a cupro-nickel alloy.
  • The individual face values in US dollars are backed by the United States of America.
  • On the obverse of each coin is a presidential effigy.
  • The reverse of each coin has its own design celebrating the Bicentennial.

The United States Mint was authorized to issue the coins in two versions: proof and standard circulation. The standard circulation pieces featured the nations cupro-nickel alloy for its coins that had been introduced in 1964. The proof coins were part-silver pieces (40%) silver and authorized with a mintage of 45 million. However, by 1986 all the remaining proof sets that had gone unsold were melted down. The coins in this set came from the circulation release and boast the cupro-nickel alloy.

Obverse

On the obverse side of the coins in the 1976 Bicentennial Colorized Coin Set are the effigies of three different presidents. These designs were not altered for the Bicentennial coinage release, with President Eisenhower featured on the dollar, President Kennedy on the half dollar, and President Washington on the quarter. Each one of these coins has the same inscriptions on the obverse: Liberty, In God We Trust, and 1776-1976.

Reverse

The reverse field of the 1976 Bicentennial Colorized Coins feature designs used only in 1975 and 1976 during production of the Bicentennial coinage. These include the Liberty Bell in front of the Moon on the dollar, Independence Hall on the half dollar, and a drummer from the Continental Army on the quarter. The background of each coin has the beautiful colorization of the American flag, while the individual designs have appropriate colorizations to capture the splendor of the individual images. Inscriptions on these coins that are common to each include United States of America and E Pluribus Unum. Each coin has its respective face value noted, with other inscriptions added on the half dollar of 200 Years of Freedom and Independence Hall.

History

The United States Mint produced the Bicentennial coinage between 1975 and 1976. The coins were only available with dual dates of 1776-1976, and no 1975-dated coins appear in the series.

Ordering

1976 Bicentennial Colorized Coin Sets are available to you with individual capsules for each coin and individual display stands for each coin. A Certificate of Authenticity is available with the set.

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Product Details

Mint Mark Not Shown
Edge Style Reeded
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Product Series Bicentennial
Thickness Varied
Diameter Varied
Provident ID 3851698