PCGS Set Registry®
Three Cent Nickels Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1865-1889)
Set Registry   U.S. Coins - Two & Three Cents Three Cent Nickels Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1865-1889)

Number of Required Coins : 22

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 66.854

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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% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 The Law Collection of Three Cent Nickels. 100.00%
Retired on 6/4/2009
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 66.646
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 66.646
66.65
66.65
2 Bruce Scher/Legend Numismatics Click to view Set Images 100.00%
Retired on 1/20/2005
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 66.583
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 66.583
66.58
66.58
2 tompet38 Click to view Set Images 100.00% 66.58 66.58
4 Lyons New York 100.00%
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 66.250
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 66.250
66.25
66.25
5 B. Yandell Click to view Set Images 100.00% 65.38 65.38
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 tompet38 Click to view Set Images 100.00% 66.58 66.58
2 B. Yandell Click to view Set Images 100.00% 65.38 65.38
3 Dakota 100.00% 64.48 64.48
4 chugum 100.00% 64.00 64.00
5 George's Legacy Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 54.60 54.60
6 Driftwood Liberty head three cent nickel mint set Click to Contact Owner 90.91% 65.36 53.10
7 McKown Collection Click to view Set Images 95.45% 55.39 50.77
8 lostmountainman Click to view Set Images 81.82% 52.80 38.50
9 Rush Family Collection Click to Contact Owner 68.18% 65.52 36.85
10 Robert N Lockey Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 77.27% 53.52 34.56
11 jaenfield Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 72.73% 52.32 30.52
12 The DS Collection 68.18% 46.13 29.79
13 R Castelino Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 45.45% 65.90 28.83
14 Tom's Basic 3CN Set Click to Contact Owner 40.91% 40.00 20.00
15 Tommy's Threes 40.91% 60.60 18.94
16 Robinette Collection 36.36% 63.92 15.98
17 aufinger79 Click to view Set Images 18.18% 60.00 11.25
18 shsusa - 3CN Basic Circ Set 1865-89 27.27% 57.06 10.70
19 The Durdik Family Trust Three Cent Nickels Collection Click to view Set Images 27.27% 59.38 09.90
20 ChrisPayne Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 22.73% 62.40 06.50
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