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Coins Certified as of 7/29

Mercury Dimes FB with Major Varieties, Circulation Strikes (1916-1945): Joshua II Collection

Joshua II Collection - 2nd

Current Statistics
Rank 2
GPA with Top Pop Bonuses 69.592
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 69.592
%FB 100.00%
Retired Statistics (8/13/2010)
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 69.086
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 69.086
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About this set: After assembling the Joshua collection of Mercury Dimes that was auctioned off by Heritage at their October 2000 Long Beach Sale, this collector decided to put together another set that would be the finest set of all time. Within 15 months the Joshua II collection was completed with a higher ranking than the famous Dominick collection. This set boasts all the key dates in the highest condition available - 1916-D MS67FB, 1918-D MS66FB, 1918-S MS67FB, 1919-D and 1919-S in MS66FB, 1920-S, 25-S in 67FB and the 1923-S in MS66FB. No coins grade below MS66FB. A total of 75 coins are the finest known. 30 coins are MS68FB or better and 36 of the coins are MS67FB. While the set is now the finest known it is not finished. The set now has an average grade of 67.26.

Joshua II Collection
ImagePCGS No.ItemDenomGradePCGS No. PopPCGS No. Pop HigherTotal PopTotal Pop HigherOwner's Comments
4905191610CMS68FB110110
49071916-D10CMS67FB8080
49091916-S10CMS67FB220220
4911191710CMS67FB244244
49131917-D10CMS66FB113113
49151917-S10CMS67FB120120
4917191810CMS67FB4040
49191918-D10CMS66FB2121
49211918-S10CMS67FB2020
4923191910CMS67FB141141
49251919-D10CMS66FB5050
49271919-S10CMS66FB3131
4929192010CMS67FB310310
49311920-D10CMS67FB4343
49331920-S10CMS67FB3030
4935192110CMS67FB2020
49371921-D10CMS66FB188188
4939192310CMS68FB4040
49411923-S10CMS66FB4141
4943192410CMS67FB402402
49451924-D10CMS67FB9090
49471924-S10CMS66FB2020
4949192510CMS67FB263263
49511925-D10CMS67FB3131
49531925-S10CMS67FB5050
4955192610CMS67FB241241
49571926-D10CMS66FB39143914
49591926-S10CMS67FB2020
4961192710CMS67FB261261
49631927-D10CMS66FB121121
49651927-S10CMS66FB203203
4967192810CMS67FB374374
49691928-D10CMS67FB5050
49711928-S10CMS67FB90100
4973192910CMS67FB827827
49751929-D10CMS68FB2020
49771929-S10CMS67FB441461
4979193010CMS67FB171171
49811930-S10CMS67FB163163
4983193110CMS67FB200200
49851931-D10CMS67FB573583
49871931-S10CMS67FB9090
4989193410CMS68FB211211
49911934-D10CMS67FB464464
4993193510CMS68FB120120
49951935-D10CMS67FB501501
49971935-S10CMS67FB10471047
4999193610CMS68FB172172
50011936-D10CMS68FB9090
50031936-S10CMS68FB3030
5005193710CMS68FB460460
50071937-D10CMS68FB141141
50091937-S10CMS68FB2020
5011193810CMS68FB100100
50131938-D10CMS68FB130130
50151938-S10CMS68FB6060
5017193910CMS68FB130130
50191939-D10CMS69FB210210
50211939-S10CMS67FB445445
5023194010CMS68FB272272
50251940-D10CMS68FB250250
50271940-S10CMS68FB6060
5029194110CMS68FB120120
50311941-D10CMS68FB290290
50331941-S10CMS68FB8080
5035194210CMS68FB8080
50371942/110CMS66FB9090
50391942-D10CMS68FB310310
50411942/1-D10CMS66FB123123
50431942-S10CMS67FB1881018810
5045194310CMS68FB6060
50471943-D10CMS68FB342342
50491943-S10CMS68FB190190
5051194410CMS67FB10591059
50531944-D10CMS68FB932932
50551944-S10CMS68FB9090
5057194510CMS66FB153153
50591945-D10CMS68FB5050
50611945-S10CMS68FB4040
50631945-S Micro S10CMS68FB3030