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Coins Certified as of 9/27

Jefferson Nickels FS War Set Complete Variety Set, Circulation Strikes (1942-1945)

Number of Required Coins : 24

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 68.322

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Today, with the value of silver what it is, it seems strange that it would have been substituted for nickel in the five cent piece, but nickel was apparently a more critical war material. This is a short and easy set to complete, even in high grade (MS67-68). But it remains an interesting set to remember the time when the value of silver was so low that 1/20 ounce could be put into a nickel. Today, the silver value of a "War Nickel" is around one dollar. If the five major varieties are included, there are a few tougher coins to locate such as the 1943/2-P, the 1943 Doubled Eye and the various Doubled Die Reverses found on the 1945-P.

Notes: This set has bonuses. Please see the Set Composition for a listing. This set is a work in progress. As new varieties are recognized, they may be added to the set. Likewise, delisted varieties will no longer be required.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)View PCGS Era
RankCollection% Complete%FSGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 F.I.B. Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%75.00%66.12 66.12 66.12
2 Rayovacs War Nickels w/varieties Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 91.67%72.73%67.10 67.12 61.16
3 Tim Hergert Collection + Varieties Click to view Set Images 66.67%93.75%68.14
Retired on 3/21/2014
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 68.143
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 68.143
68.61
42.69
4 Steve Strom Click to view Set Images 66.67%93.75%67.66
Retired on 1/6/2016
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 67.768
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 67.768
67.77
42.17
5 KCV Var cir War (42-45) Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 66.67%81.25%66.88 66.88 41.61
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Current Finest
RankCollection% Complete%FSGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 F.I.B. Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%75.00%66.12 66.12 66.12
2 Rayovacs War Nickels w/varieties Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 91.67%72.73%67.10 67.12 61.16
3 KCV Var cir War (42-45) Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 66.67%81.25%66.88 66.88 41.61
4 Key West Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 66.67%75.00%66.43 66.43 41.33
4 IslandBob's Complete War Nickel Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 66.67%68.75%66.43 66.43 41.33
6 coachcubs 66.67%31.25%65.86 65.86 40.98
7 Jim's Jeffs Click to view Set Images 66.67%68.75%65.21 65.21 40.58
8 gbyers Click to view Set Images 62.50%86.67%68.08 68.60 38.11
9 ErasmusHall Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 58.33%92.86%67.50 67.50 33.00
10 The Jeux Sans Frontières Jefferson Collection - FS War Complete Var Set 58.33%78.57%66.91 66.91 32.71
11 Martin's Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 58.33%92.86%66.73 66.73 32.62
12 Dr. EJC FS except one War Nickels Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 58.33%92.86%66.41 66.41 32.47
13 drbob999 Click to view Set Images 58.33%78.57%66.14 66.14 32.33
14 wreid Click to view Set Images 58.33%42.86%66.02 66.02 32.28
15 tmeyer60 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 58.33%14.29%65.95 65.95 32.24
16 Dale Schuler Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 54.17%84.62%64.89 64.89 27.40
17 larrynj Click to Contact Owner 50.00%100.00%67.19 67.19 23.89
18 Steve's Set Click to Contact Owner 50.00%8.33%67.06 67.06 23.84
19 lostmountainman 54.17%38.46%54.95 54.95 23.20
20 shsusa-Jeff5FSWarCompVarCirc1942-5 50.00%41.67%63.88 63.88 22.71
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