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San Francisco Basic Type Set, Circulation Strikes (1854-present)

Number of Required Items

36
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

67.693

Since its opening in 1854, the San Francisco mint has been in continuous operation for 160 years aside from a brief 12-year hiatus between 1956 and 1967. It has served as the country's No. 2 mint, and starting in 1968, has been the source of most of the nation's proof coins. Like most of our branch mints, during its early years, it struck exclusively silver and gold coins. But in the early 20th century, it added copper and nickel coins and struck a few Indian Cents and Liberty Nickels as those series were coming to a close. Almost as famous as its coins, is the old mint building itself. "The Granite Lady" as it is known, was constructed in 1874 and served till 1937, having survived the great earthquake and fire of 1906. While none of the coins in this set is an extreme rarity, the Seated Dollar will prove the most difficult as only two years are effectively available: 1859 and 1872.

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


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted Set Rating
1 The Pasadena Collection of San Francisco Coinage 2011 2012 97.22% R 60.94 60.37
2 The Trottier Collection 2013 2014 2015 97.22% R 60.30 59.73
3 lostmountainman 80.56% 57.99 41.58
4 Martin's Collection 63.89% 64.06 32.03
5 Bear Creek Collection 66.67% 56.54 31.47

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted Set Rating
1 lostmountainman 80.56% 57.99 41.58
2 Martin's Collection 63.89% 64.06 32.03
3 Bear Creek Collection 66.67% 56.54 31.47
4 Hansin Collection SF Basic Circulation Type Set 1854/1998 UPDATED 47.22% 65.67 30.36
5 GregM 52.78% 56.53 29.33
6 Fogbear San Francisco Basic Type Set 58.33% 53.08 29.04
7 StielCollection UPDATED 33.33% 61.48 25.52
8 CSF 38.89% 61.65 21.52
9 Roxslide 33.33% 65.82 17.39
10 Cen-Cal 47.22% 56.06 16.92
11 merioncollection 19.44% 64.92 14.70
12 Jesh 25.00% 65.78 14.27
13 TigersFan 47.22% 35.53 13.41
14 [email protected] 36.11% 56.48 13.32
15 Royal Spaniel 19.44% 63.63 12.00
16 BSL Collection 27.78% 66.03 11.83
17 Spencer Collection San Francisco Type Set 1854-Present 25.00% 63.83 10.84
18 Michel Curi II Collection 30.56% 38.48 08.35
19 cowboy2231 22.22% 66.36 06.89
20 Neibaur Collection 38.89% 25.00 06.60

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