Number of Required Coins : 229

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 63.489

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A complete collection of the 225 circulation strike gold coins of the San Francisco mint is not a collection you will be completing. The unique 1870-S $3 resides in the Harry Bass Foundation, and will likely remain there for the forseeable future. Additionally, the incredibly rare 1854-S Half Eagle, of which three are known (and only two in private hands) has not traded in over 30 years. There will be a chance over the next couple of years when the Pogue collection is sold, but expect to pony up over $2 million if you expect to land this one. Not far behind is the 1854-S Quarter Eagle, with perhaps a dozen or so known. Certified examples span the gamut from Good-4 to AU-50 with none known in Mint State. Adding four varieties (one of which is the rare 1861-S Paquet Reverse $20) to an already "impossible" set does not help matters much, and few Set Registry participants have been brave enough to try to tackle this one.
All-Time Finest (All Eras)View PCGS Era
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 StielCollection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 22.27% 57.54 09.23
2 Hansin Collection 1854/1930 SF Gold Circulation/With Varieties 14.41% 55.83 06.70
3 GregM Click to view Set Images 10.04% 59.36 04.12
Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 StielCollection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 22.27% 57.54 09.23
2 Hansin Collection 1854/1930 SF Gold Circulation/With Varieties 14.41% 55.83 06.70
3 GregM Click to view Set Images 10.04% 59.36 04.12