U.S. proof sets are collections of coins the United States Mint minted specifically for collectors. These sets typically include proof versions of circulating coins, showcasing sharp details and mirror-like finishes. They are often packaged in protective cases with certificates of authenticity, making them ideal for both numismatic enthusiasts and investors. U.S. proof sets offer a snapshot of American coinage in pristine condition, providing a tangible connection to the nation’s history and numismatic heritage.