Jim's Franklin Set

Current Statistics
Rank 82
Weighted GPA 64.753
Complete 80.00%
Set Rating 51.000
 
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About this set: I began assembling a Franklin set from circulation in 1965, and knew that if I were to upgrade to uncirculated, choice coins would be difficult to find. Even in the 1950's and 1960's, I seldom found a new Franklin in pocket change that didn't have a lot of bagmarks. By the early '70's, I had a complete uncirculated set, but was still unhappy with the quality of some of the coins. Beginning in the late 1980's, I began purchasing PCGS slabbed Franklins when I saw one that appealed to me. There was never a strong desire to complete the slabbed set, but with this registry, a lot of my coins will qualify as respectable grades, even though many do not exhibit full bell lines. This may provide the incentive to complete a PCGS set.

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Jim's Franklin Set
ImagePCGS No.ItemDenomGradePopPop HigherOwner's Comments
86651194850CMS65FL2249422
866521948-D50CMS65FL1705206
86653194950CMS65FL1031242
866541949-D50CMS65FL59355
66551949-S50CMS651534279
  195050C 
866571950-D50CMS64FL2433761
86658195150CMS64FL1026752
  1951-D50C 
66601951-S50CMS651459184
86661195250CMS65FL1069343
  1952-D50C 
  1952-S50C 
6664195350CMS641699655
66651953-D50CMS64891175
66661953-S50CMS654785714
6667195450CMS6566037Mint set toning; in a first generation holder.
  1954-D50C 
66691954-S50CMS653867256
6670195550CMS65105782
6671195650CMS6660214
6672195750CMS651887851
866731957-D50CMS65FL1956408
  195850C 
866751958-D50CMS65FL1613852
6676195950CMS6580637
  1959-D50C 
6678196050CMS6564925
66791960-D50CMS653936
6680196150CMS6585928
866811961-D50CMS64FL1842314
6682196250CMS6566925
66831962-D50CMS6551811
6684196350CMS65251153
66851963-D50CMS65123343