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Inquiring about the approximate value of this item.  Purchased as we were entering the Y2K phenomenon and that was the commemoration of this set. Could sede a photo of the cherry lined box that the set came in but could only send 2 photos.  Supposedly gold leaf on coins and silver certificate.  I (stupidly) lost the certificate that came with it.  Am going to sell it but don't want to give it away.  Thanks very much in advance and I always leave feedback.....

Hi Jim,

Thank you for the pictures.

Unfortunately, this was just a gimmick by National Collectors Mint, or whatever company made yours, to sell low value items in a fancy box for way too much money.

That certificate is virtually worthless -- just a couple cents worth of gold foil embossed on a piece of cardboard.  A recent eBay sale went for 99 cents :

As for the silver eagles, they are still an ounce of silver each.  You might get about $20 apiece for them -- maybe.  There are lots of them out there and they tend to just get tossed into dealers' bins of silver rounds.

Altogether, with everything in the fancy box, if you get an offer of $50, you should probably take it.

Wish I had better news for you,


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