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Uncirculated Set Mint "Medallions"

 
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 Posted 05/12/2022  11:40 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Boba Debt to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I bought an uncirculated set of coins form 1992 and they came with penny sized medallions with a D and P


I would like to find a S and a W version but don't know how they are listed on ebay

Anyone know what these are officially called?


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 Posted 05/13/2022  12:00 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ballyhoo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
To my knowledge, San Francisco never had a mint medallion. West Point, certainty not. There are, however, larger versions in souvenir sets. These are about halve dollar size.
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 Posted 05/13/2022  09:00 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dearborn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
These are found inside the uncirculated mint packages to indicate which mint they originated from. (as if the 'D' wasn't enough to indicate which mint it came from - or the lack of one ['P']). Since Denver and Philadelphia are the only mints that produce the uncirculated sets, these are the only ones you will find.
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 Posted 05/13/2022  11:52 am  Show Profile   Check nss-52's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add nss-52 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Some people use them to fill holes in their albums for coins they feel they may never get (1922 no-D, 1909-SVDB, etc.)
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 Posted 05/13/2022  7:59 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add KenKat to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I have always called them mint tokens but I don't know if that is the official name - if there is one.

I've used them in my Lincoln sets exactly as nss-52 says.
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