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If you're a coin collector looking for George Washington coins, you're probably aware that he appears on regular issue US coins as well as commemorative coins from the 19th century through the 21st century. One way to locate George Washington coins is by purchasing Mint Sets which carry an image of the first President. Since the image of Washington has appeared on circulating coins, the US Mint has created Proof sets, Uncirculated Mint sets, and Special Mints sets which have included him. Washington coins contained within sets can be found as silver coins as well as copper-nickel clad.