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Coins Certified as of 8/31

Three Cent Nickels Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1865-1889)

Number of Required Coins : 22

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 68.313

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The three cent nickel is a popular 19th century set, but most sets are put together in proof, with the circulation strikes being somewhat overlooked. This set is a great challenge, as there are numerous problems with poor strikes, subdued luster, heavily clashed dies and other negative characteristics. A complete set of gem quality is a challenge, indeed!

All-Time Finest (All Eras)View PCGS Era
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 tompet38 Click to view Set Images 100.00%66.75 68.00 68.00
2 The Law Collection of Three Cent Nickels. Click to view Set Images 100.00%66.65
Retired on 6/4/2009
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 66.646
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 66.646
67.60
67.60
3 Bruce Scher/Legend Numismatics Click to view Set Images 100.00%66.58
Retired on 1/20/2005
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 66.583
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 66.583
67.48
67.48
4 Lyons New York 100.00%66.25
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 66.875
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 66.875
66.88
66.88
5 B. Yandell Click to view Set Images 100.00%65.38 65.44 65.44
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 tompet38 Click to view Set Images 100.00%66.75 68.00 68.00
2 B. Yandell Click to view Set Images 100.00%65.38 65.44 65.44
3 Dakota 100.00%64.48 64.48 64.48
4 chugum 100.00%64.00 64.00 64.00
5 Driftwood Liberty head three cent nickel mint set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 95.45%65.51 65.70 58.85
6 Langham_Coins Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%56.02 56.02 56.02
7 McKown Collection Click to view Set Images 95.45%55.39 55.39 50.77
8 Robert N Lockey Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 81.82%61.88 61.88 41.25
9 lostmountainman Click to view Set Images 81.82%52.89 52.89 38.56
10 Rush Family Collection Click to Contact Owner 68.18%65.52 65.52 36.85
11 The DS Collection 68.18%46.13 46.13 29.79
12 R Castelino Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 45.45%65.90 66.10 28.92
13 jaenfield Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 63.64%51.86 51.86 23.77
14 Tommy's Threes 45.45%59.67 59.67 22.38
15 Tom's Basic 3CN Set Click to Contact Owner 40.91%40.00 40.00 20.00
16 Robinette Collection 36.36%63.92 63.92 15.98
17 aufinger79 Click to view Set Images 18.18%60.00 60.00 11.25
18 shsusa - 3CN Basic Circ Set 1865-89 27.27%57.06 57.06 10.70
19 The Durdik Family Trust Three Cent Nickels Collection Click to view Set Images 27.27%59.38 59.38 09.90
20 The Kankakee Collection Click to view Set Images 18.18%61.86 61.86 09.02
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