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Coins Certified as of 8/28

Three Cent Nickels Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1865-1889)

Number of Required Coins : 22

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 68.534

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The three cent nickel is a popular 19th century set, but most sets are put together in proof, with the circulation strikes being somewhat overlooked. This set is a great challenge, as there are numerous problems with poor strikes, subdued luster, heavily clashed dies and other negative characteristics. A complete set of gem quality is a challenge, indeed!

All-Time Finest (All Eras)View PCGS Era
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 tompet38 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%66.90 68.08 68.08
2 The Law Collection of Three Cent Nickels. Click to view Set Images 100.00%66.80
Retired on 6/4/2009
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 66.795
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 66.795
67.64
67.64
3 Bruce Scher/Legend Numismatics Click to view Set Images 100.00%66.77
Retired on 1/20/2005
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 66.773
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 66.773
67.61
67.61
4 Lyons New York 100.00%66.43
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 67.045
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 67.045
67.05
67.05
5 B. Yandell Click to view Set Images 100.00%65.57 65.66 65.66
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 tompet38 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%66.90 68.08 68.08
2 B. Yandell Click to view Set Images 100.00%65.57 65.66 65.66
3 Dakota 100.00%64.50 64.50 64.50
4 chugum 100.00%64.00 64.00 64.00
5 Driftwood Liberty head three cent nickel mint set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 95.45%65.62 65.72 58.25
6 Langham_Coins Click to Contact Owner 100.00%56.32 56.32 56.32
7 McKown Collection Click to view Set Images 95.45%54.11 54.11 46.73
8 lostmountainman Click to view Set Images 90.91%52.36 52.36 39.27
9 Robert N Lockey Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 81.82%63.00 63.00 37.23
10 Rush Family Collection Click to Contact Owner 68.18%65.57 65.57 34.27
11 The DS Collection 72.73%47.00 47.00 29.91
12 R Castelino Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 45.45%66.19 66.19 27.08
13 Tom's Basic 3CN Set Click to Contact Owner 40.91%37.93 37.93 25.00
14 Tommy's Threes 50.00%58.94 58.94 24.11
15 Robinette Collection 36.36%64.10 64.10 14.57
16 ChrisPayne Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 22.73%63.11 63.11 12.91
17 jaenfield Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 36.36%51.00 51.00 12.75
18 The Kankakee Collection Click to view Set Images 18.18%61.86 61.86 09.84
19 The Durdik Family Trust Three Cent Nickels Collection Click to view Set Images 27.27%59.17 59.17 08.07
20 shsusa - 3CN Basic Circ Set 1865-89 27.27%54.08 54.08 07.38
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