Number of Required Coins : 42

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 65.549

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What a great set! Of course, that can be said about any set of U.S. coins (and often is), but this set includes the first half dollar (1794), the ultra-rare 1796, the equally ultra-rare 1797, the key 1815/2 and ends with the first New Orleans half dollar minted for circulation. Before you get started, you also need to know that the 1795 is tough, the 1801 is rare, the 1802 is equally rareā€¦and so forth. Even with all of these rarities this is one of the most popular of all early sets of U.S. coins.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)View PCGS Era
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 Louis Eliasberg Click to view Set Images 100.00%
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 63.330
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 63.330
63.33
63.33
2 Dale Friend Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 60.52 60.52
3 LSS-Legend Collection Click to view Set Images 92.86%
Retired on 3/26/2005
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 54.947
% Complete 92.86%
Set Rating 50.680
54.95
50.68
4 The Norweb Family 97.62%
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 50.728
% Complete 97.62%
Set Rating 49.743
50.73
49.74
5 Garrett Collection 95.24%
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 5
Weighted GPA 50.129
% Complete 95.24%
Set Rating 49.155
50.13
49.16
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 Dale Friend Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 60.52 60.52
2 Merrill Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 45.27 45.27
3 earlyhalves Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 92.86% 53.12 42.81
4 Bustnut Click to view Set Images 90.48% 55.04 39.54
5 Frank Collection Click to view Set Images 90.48% 44.90 34.87
6 gpeters Click to view Set Images 85.71% 39.68 30.82
7 rick's half dollars Click to view Set Images 92.86% 40.29 30.51
8 Georgia Dawg Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 88.10% 44.68 29.93
9 The Merelind Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 88.10% 46.42 29.75
10 The DS Collection Click to view Set Images 88.10% 42.32 28.35
11 Keigwin's Basic Set '94 on Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 78.57% 57.04 27.69
12 AnkurJ's Early Half Dollars Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 88.10% 42.38 27.16
13 Crawford Collection 71.43% 39.17 22.44
14 Bluff Haven Collection 78.57% 32.54 18.01
15 jaenfield Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 71.43% 35.10 13.97
16 Medmans Early Halves Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 64.29% 36.58 13.50
17 Chupacabra Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 64.29% 35.29 13.02
18 freeman Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 61.90% 36.42 12.73
19 kingdinov 54.76% 43.79 11.90
20 lostmountainman Click to view Set Images 59.52% 32.20 09.38
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