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Coins Certified as of 8/29

Barber Half Dollars with Major Varieties, Circulation Strikes (1892-1915)

Number of Required Coins : 74

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 68.687

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Here’s another set that is filled—and we mean FILLED—with condition rarities. As you look up and down the columns of the population report, you’ll find that many issues in this series show a population in MS65 or better of two coins, three coins, two coins, four coins...you get the idea. There is also a variety in this series that has proved to be a great rarity—the 1892-O "Micro O."

If you want to assemble a spectacular set of Barber half dollars, now would be a great time. The sale of the Eliasberg collection and other fine holdings has brought many outstanding examples on the market for the first time in years.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)View PCGS Era
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 Dr. and Mrs. Steven L. Duckor Collection Click to view Set Images 100.00%66.72
Retired on 8/12/2010
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 66.720
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 66.720
67.74
67.74
2 Dr. and Mrs. Peter K. Shireman Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%66.11 66.45 66.45
3 Dale Friend Click to view Set Images 100.00%65.87
Retired on 1/14/2009
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 65.874
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 65.874
66.07
66.07
4 Dr. Thaine B. Price 100.00%65.52
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 65.752
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 65.752
65.75
65.75
5 Louis Eliasberg Click to view Set Images 100.00%65.27
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 5
Weighted GPA 65.476
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 65.476
65.48
65.48
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 Dr. and Mrs. Peter K. Shireman Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%66.11 66.45 66.45
2 George J. Szatkowski Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00%63.78 63.78 63.78
3 chugum Click to view Set Images 98.65%63.00 63.00 61.26
4 Barry's Barber Halves Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 98.65%51.48 51.48 49.85
5 GinjaMax Click to view Set Images 98.65%47.13 47.13 45.65
6 Beancounter IV Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%39.17 39.17 39.17
7 jaenfield Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 91.89%19.13 19.13 17.85
8 Rushford Collection Click to view Set Images 43.24%23.66 23.66 11.64
9 Vinny Kid Click to view Set Images 94.59%10.34 10.34 09.56
10 J.M.W.Holy-Mackerel Click to view Set Images 25.68%29.03 29.03 07.89
11 lostmountainman Click to view Set Images 44.59%12.47 12.47 05.30
12 Dr. and Mrs. Peter K. Shireman Collection #2 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 5.41%64.60 64.60 02.54