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Chalmers Silver Basic Set (1783)

Number of Required Items

3
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

60.833

In 1783, John Chalmers issued three denominations of small silver coins (threepence, sixpence, and shilling) to provide small change for residents of Annapolis, Maryland and the surrounding areas. A common theme among all the coins is a pair of hands clasped in friendship. Other designs include a pair of birds fighting over a worm, a Jerusalem cross, and thirteen rings surrounding a liberty cap. Although most silver colonial coins are rare, Chalmers’ coins are relatively affordable. Putting together this three-coin set can be both fun and challenging.


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Garrett Collection 100.00% 43.33 R 43.33 43.33
2 The Norweb Family 100.00% 22.50 R 22.50 22.50
3 Alamo Collection 33.33% 45.00 45.00 07.50

Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Alamo Collection 33.33% 45.00 45.00 07.50