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Half Dollar Type Set (1794-present)

Number of Required Items

22
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

67.354

The half dollar was the silver coin of the realm from the beginning of its production in 1794 until the early part of the twentieth century. That may be hard for today’s populace to believe, as today the half dollar is seldom seen in commerce. From the Flowing Hair type to the modern counterpart, the Kennedy half dollar, the half dollar type set contains very popular issues. The toughest to obtain is the two-year type coin, the Draped Bust Small Eagle design, issued in very limited quantities in 1796 and 1797. The Flowing Hair issue (1794-95) is more available but immensely popular, as are the Draped Bust Large Eagle and Capped Bust types. Throw in the Liberty Seated, Barber, Walking Liberty, and Franklin half types and one understands that each type has its followers. A complete type set of these majestic issues of the past is rewarding to the owner and is admired by all numismatists.

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All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted Set Rating
1 Jim Oneal TYPE 2015 2016 100.00% 66.20 66.20
2 Gobrecht's Raisinet Collection 2012 2013 2014 90.91% 59.03 56.87
3 Merrill Collection 95.45% 56.04 54.67
4 Waccabuc Halves 2007 90.91% R 56.58 54.51
5 Kimo's Halves & Have Not 86.36% R 60.03 51.24

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted Set Rating
1 Jim Oneal TYPE 2015 2016 100.00% 66.20 66.20
2 Gobrecht's Raisinet Collection 2012 2013 2014 90.91% 59.03 56.87
3 Merrill Collection 95.45% 56.04 54.67
4 Jim ONeal. Set 2 UPDATED 86.36% 56.28 50.79
5 1/2 Dollar ~ knowledge 86.36% 58.38 49.84
6 The Cumberland Valley Collection 81.82% 54.80 46.12
7 Accordion 90.91% 46.85 45.14
8 Lindemann Collection 86.36% 52.56 44.87
9 The DS Collection 95.45% 49.67 44.22
10 Night Winds 77.27% 64.03 43.73
11 CBD 77.27% 54.77 41.41
12 MZ Half Type Set 86.36% 50.67 39.55
13 Mike's Half Dollar Type Set I 86.36% 45.16 38.55
14 Lorikeet Half Type 77.27% 50.51 36.34
15 epiduralman 77.27% 56.18 34.94
16 lostmountainman 81.82% 50.14 34.85
17 Jim ONeal set 2 50.00% 64.88 31.65
18 McKown Collection 72.73% 48.88 30.40
19 The Durdik Family Trust Half Dollar Type Set 68.18% 54.11 30.35
20 ImpalaSteve's Half Dollar Type Set 59.09% 59.78 29.16

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