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Coins Certified as of 5/25

Morgan Dollars Top 100 plus Hot 50 VAM set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921)

Number of Required Coins : 147

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 65.743

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Along with early Large Cents (Sheldon) and Bust Half Dollars (Overton), Morgan Dollars are among the most popular coins to collect by die Variety. The "bible" for Morgan varieties is the Comprehensive Catalog and Encyclopedia of Morgan & Peace Dollars by Leroy C. Van Allen and A. George Mallis, also known as the VAM book. Because there have been so many varieties identified (around 2,000), authors Michael Fey and Jeff Oxman selected the 100 most important, rarest, and/or most readily discernible varieties. Several years later, Oxman published a supplemental list of the next most important 50 varieties. The keys to this set will likely only be known to those interested this fascinating field, but they include such rarities as the 1878 8TF VAM 14.11 Wild Eye and the 1878 7/8TF Weak VAM 44 Trpl Blossoms.

Notes: Due to their scarcity, the following coins receive bonus points in this set:
1879-O VAM 28 - 1 point
1882-O/S EDS VAM 3,4, & 5 - 1 point
1891-P VAM 2A - 3 points
1900-O/CC VAM 7 & 7A - 1 point

All-Time Finest (All Eras)View PCGS Era
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 California 1 Click to view Set Images 100.00%62.27
Retired on 9/21/2015
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 62.657
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 62.657
62.66
62.66
2 VAMQuest 100.00%62.07 62.34 62.34
3 Larry Eakins Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%60.93 61.04 61.04
4 Ashmore Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 99.32%61.49 61.64 61.00
5 JJ Wolcin Click to view Set Images 98.64%62.01 62.29 60.83
6 Sonoma Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 99.32%60.66 60.74 60.11
7 Roger's Top 100 + Hot 50 VAM' Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 96.60%59.07 59.09 55.63
8 CCM Collection Click to view Set Images 97.28%56.16 56.20 54.29
9 dunnellm Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 95.92%56.82 56.83 53.57
10 AU_Hobby-Morgan Dollars Top 100 plus Hot 50 VAM set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921) Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 99.32%53.17 53.17 52.61
11 Rob Joyce VAM Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 96.60%54.80 54.83 51.90
12 Weatherman Morgan Top 100 + Hot 50 VAM Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 91.16%53.86 53.86 46.41
13 Delaware Top 100 + Hot 50 VAM Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 82.31%51.81 51.81 39.99
14 Coxe Top-100 and Hot-50 Morgan VAMs Click to view Set Images 65.99%53.58 53.64 33.22
15 Morgan-Nut Top 100 & Hot 50 Click to Contact Owner 40.14%56.17 56.29 26.20
16 McDonald's Top 100 plus Hot 50 VAM Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 52.38%43.26 43.26 19.86
17 ibyte4u Click to view Set Images 40.14%59.68 59.68 18.52
18 brauny's T-100&H-50 set 31.97%56.92 56.97 18.12
19 ttsd Click to Contact Owner 28.57%56.58 56.59 13.80
20 Kar 27.21%56.90 56.90 10.16
21 Wineman Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 12.24%59.71 59.71 08.02
22 Cho10 Top 100 Vam + Hot 50 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 14.29%59.63 59.63 07.85
23 K-Vams Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 15.65%54.70 54.70 07.70
24 Ragin' Cajun Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 15.65%60.58 60.58 06.56
25 fernandobaez_99 Click to Contact Owner 10.88%54.72 54.72 05.28
26 faziogroup Click to Contact Owner 14.97%36.76 36.76 04.84
27 AFA71 Click to Contact Owner 10.88%46.41 46.41 04.60