PCGS Set Registry®
Three Cent Nickels with Major Varieties, Proof (1865-1889)
Set Registry   U.S. Coins - Two & Three Cents Three Cent Nickels with Major Varieties, Proof (1865-1889)

Number of Required Coins : 26

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 69.650

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Proof three cent nickels seem to enjoy a greater popularity than their mint state counterparts. This series is slightly longer than the business strike one, and, despite significantly lower mintages, there are far more high-quality proofs on the market than business strikes. The earliest dates of the series are the rarest, with the 1865 being significantly more expensive than the other issues.

Notes: This set has bonuses. Please see the Set Composition for a listing.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)View PCGS Era
RankCollection% Complete%DCAMWeighted GPASet Rating
1 tompet38 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%30.77% 68.76 68.76
2 David Poole-CAM/DCAM Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%53.85% 68.27 68.27
3 Bruce Scher & Ron Iskowitz Click to view Set Images 100.00%7.69%
Retired on 1/20/2005
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 67.720
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 67.720
68.12
68.12
4 JEU 100.00%3.85%
Retired on 9/24/2008
Rank 3
Weighted GPA 67.380
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 67.380
67.62
67.62
5 David Poole #2 Click to view Set Images 100.00%15.38%
Retired on 9/2/2005
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 67.140
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 67.140
67.22
67.22
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Current Finest
RankCollection% Complete%DCAMWeighted GPASet Rating
1 tompet38 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%30.77% 68.76 68.76
2 David Poole-CAM/DCAM Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%53.85% 68.27 68.27
3 NFinancialGroupInc Click to view Set Images 100.00%11.54% 67.07 67.07
4 LR's 3 Cents Nickels Click to view Set Images 100.00%7.69% 66.99 66.99
5 Carnton Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00%0.00% 66.18 66.18
6 Ocala Collection Click to view Set Images 100.00%0.00% 66.00 66.00
7 La Jolla Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%0.00% 65.84 65.84
8 Waterman's Three Cent Nickel Proofs 100.00%0.00% 65.58 65.58
9 furbear87 Click to view Set Images 100.00%0.00% 65.52 65.52
10 Driftwood Liberty Head Three Cent Nickel Proof Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00%0.00% 65.48 65.48
11 DeathStar 100.00%0.00% 65.44 65.44
12 JD's Proof 3c Nick Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00%3.85% 65.36 65.36
13 Arthur Knight Proof 3 Cent Nickels Click to Contact Owner 96.15%0.00% 65.82 64.50
14 chugum Click to view Set Images 96.15%0.00% 64.21 60.36
15 ritzfam Click to view Set Images 92.31%4.17% 66.20 59.58
16 Jim's 84.62%0.00% 66.68 58.68
17 CSL Three Cent Nickel Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 69.23%0.00% 67.00 40.20
18 Whitefeet 50.00%7.69% 65.38 31.38
19 Chris Payne's 3CN Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 38.46%0.00% 63.68 24.20
20 coffeeman 19.23%0.00% 66.56 11.98
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