1942 Silver Proof Set - 5 coins
The 1942 Silver Proof Set contains 5 coins. Walking Liberty Half Dollar, Washington Quarter, Mercury Dime, Jefferson Nickel and Lincoln Cent. Coins were produced at the Philadelphia Mint and both sold individually and in sets. Toward the end of the year, nickels were changed to a 35% silver composition. This set contains the original composition nickel. The half dollar had the lowest mintage which was 21,120.