Number of Required Coins : 97

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 65.810

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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 have selected the 100 most important, rarest, and/or most readily discernible 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% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 California 1 100.00% 63.21 63.21
2 VAMQuest 100.00% 62.15 62.15
3 Ashmore Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 61.48 61.48
4 JJ Wolcin Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 98.97% 62.28 61.07
5 Larry Eakins Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 60.43 60.43
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 California 1 100.00% 63.21 63.21
2 VAMQuest 100.00% 62.15 62.15
3 Ashmore Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 61.48 61.48
4 JJ Wolcin Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 98.97% 62.28 61.07
5 Larry Eakins Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 60.43 60.43
6 dunnellm Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 57.28 57.28
7 CCM Collection Click to view Set Images 97.94% 56.26 55.06
8 Roger's Top 100 VAM's Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 95.88% 59.08 54.84
9 Rob Joyce VAM Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 97.94% 56.47 54.39
10 AU_Hobby-Morgan Dollars Top 100 VAM Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921) Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 51.63 51.63
11 Weatherman Morgan Top 100 VAM Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 90.72% 54.01 46.26
12 J & J's Top 97 Click to view Set Images 100.00% 43.75 43.75
13 Delaware Top 100 VAM Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 82.47% 50.63 39.45
14 CoinSuperstore.com Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 73.20% 52.48 38.45
15 Bobby Jenkins Click to view Set Images 87.63% 42.60 35.67
16 Coxe Top-100 Morgans 72.16% 52.69 35.53
17 Dennis Halladay Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 52.58% 55.85 31.06
18 Lonestar Morgan Dollars Click to view Set Images 65.98% 48.57 28.99
19 McDonald's Top 100 VAM Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 76.29% 42.83 28.55
20 Morgan-Nut Top 100 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 41.24% 56.04 26.28
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