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Mercury Dimes FB Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1916-1945)

Number of Required Items

77
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

70.752

With the recent auction sale of a PCGS MS66FB 1919-D dime for $212,500 this series is suddenly being looked upon with a new appreciation. The coins of this series have always been popular because of the highly attractive design and the important historical period in which they were struck, but the new price levels are a quantum leap forward. This set can be assembled in circulated grades, low mint state grades, with or without full bands, or a mixture of the above. The message is out, however, that if you wish to build the best set you had better be ready to step up to the plate.

Notes: This set has bonuses. Please see the Set Composition for a listing.


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete %FB GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Gerald Forsythe 2011 2012 2013 2015 2016 100.00% 100.00% 69.13 69.71 69.71
2 Joshua II 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 100.00% 100.00% 69.10 R 69.60 69.60
3 cmcnutt 2014 100.00% 100.00% 69.00 69.53 69.53
4 Holman Collection 100.00% 100.00% 68.67 68.90 68.90
5 Larry Shapiro FB Merc Set 2005 100.00% 100.00% 68.45 R 68.63 68.63

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete %FB GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Gerald Forsythe 2011 2012 2013 2015 2016 100.00% 100.00% 69.13 69.71 69.71
2 cmcnutt 2014 100.00% 100.00% 69.00 69.53 69.53
3 Holman Collection 100.00% 100.00% 68.67 68.90 68.90
4 s.hallett 100.00% 100.00% 68.35 68.51 68.51
5 D. L. Hansen Collection FB Mercury UPDATED 100.00% 93.51% 67.83 67.90 67.90
6 JSV Mercury Set 100.00% 98.70% 67.43 67.43 67.43
7 jcth FB Mercury Dimes 100.00% 94.81% 67.31 67.32 67.32
8 lannyreese 100.00% 100.00% 67.26 67.26 67.26
9 remumc 98.70% 98.68% 67.63 67.67 65.50
10 cpatton 100.00% 63.64% 65.28 65.28 65.28
11 Ugly Ken's Pretty Ladies 100.00% 94.81% 64.83 64.83 64.83
12 KozMc Mercs 100.00% 85.71% 64.63 64.63 64.63
13 Robinette Collection 98.70% 59.21% 65.68 65.68 63.58
14 mkory UPDATED 97.40% 100.00% 67.06 67.06 63.41
15 gpeters 97.40% 68.00% 65.59 65.59 63.06
16 Jim's Mercury Set 97.40% 68.00% 65.90 65.90 62.52
17 Steve Putnam 98.70% 67.11% 64.25 64.25 62.19
18 Ptvetter 97.40% 82.67% 64.50 64.50 61.82
19 Dimeman 97.40% 13.33% 63.97 63.97 61.71
20 RmanMercBasicFB 98.70% 81.58% 62.59 62.61 61.00

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