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Carson City Major Type Set, Circulation Strikes (1870-1893)

Number of Required Items

14
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

65.558

The first production appeared in 1870 from this legendary Nevada Mint, today whose popularity among collectors is almost mind boggling. There are so many rarities from the Carson City Mint that even some of the type issues are difficult to locate. Dimes, twenty cents, quarters, half dollars, silver dollars, half eagles, eagles, and double eagles were struck at this Mint. The government sold millions of Carson City silver dollars in the 1970s after finding them among the vast Treasury holdings. Thus, the silver dollars are the easiest coins to obtain for this type set with high grade examples available at any large coin show or auction. The gold denominations are the most difficult to obtain in Mint State grades, as they are scarce and collectors love them. The twenty cent issue is also tough to find, as only one year is available for the type price (1875), as the 1876-CC twenty cent issue is one the legendary rarities of all of numismatics. This type set is one of the most popular among collectors because of the magical name – Carson City.


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted Set Rating
1 TomBender 2015 2016 100.00% 63.41 63.41
2 The Norweb Family 100.00% R 63.21 63.21
3 Great Basin Collection 2013 2014 100.00% 56.40 56.40
4 Louis Eliasberg 92.86% R 57.83 55.14
5 Carson City Type Set - Complete 100.00% 49.94 49.94

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted Set Rating
1 TomBender 2015 2016 100.00% 63.41 63.41
2 Great Basin Collection 2013 2014 100.00% 56.40 56.40
3 Carson City Type Set - Complete 100.00% 49.94 49.94
4 c.c.mike 78.57% 49.42 35.63
5 White Pine Collection 78.57% 40.83 30.38
6 ccroger 78.57% 38.16 27.51
7 Hansin Collection CC Circ. Complete Type Set 1870/93 35.71% 57.88 17.50
8 The Cumberland Valley Collection 28.57% 53.15 12.36
9 Dabigkahuna 57.14% 26.53 11.72
10 Merrimack Collection 28.57% 62.00 11.53
11 W.H. Pratt 28.57% 54.39 11.38
12 lostmountainman 42.86% 35.69 10.79
13 Rian's Bequest Carson City "Single Digit" Type Set 92.86% 5.24 05.00
14 TigersFan 14.29% 31.00 02.16
15 Cen-Cal 14.29% 45.00 02.09
16 ajia 21.43% 10.14 01.65
17 The Malibu Collection of Carson City Branch Mint First Year Type 7.14% 66.00 01.53