mint set

noun
plural mint sets

Definition of mint set

: a group of uncirculated coins containing one each of several denominations issued by a country usually in a particular year A 1960 U.S. mint set might contain a Franklin half dollar, a Washington quarter, a Roosevelt dime, a Jefferson nickel, and a Lincoln penny from the Philadelphia Mint and one each from the Denver Mint.

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1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Mint set.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mint%20set. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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