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U.S. Nickels Complete Set with Major Varieties, Circulation Strikes and Proof (1866-present)

Number of Required Items

467
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

69.276

Combining the Mint State and Proof issues, with major varieties, yields a massive 458-piece set which only one collector in the registry so far has come close to completing. All of the coins discussed earlier are the major culprits standing in the way of completion; the 1867 with Rays Proof Shield Nickel topping the list of course along with the 1916/16 and the 1918/7-D circulation strikes. Despite these rather formidable hurdles, this set is a significant accomplishment to the true workhorse denomination of the late 19th and early 20th century.

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


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 KCV c/s w/MV, cir&prf 2013 2014 2015 2016 98.72% 65.97 66.04 65.04
2 lostmountainman 95.93% 59.83 59.88 53.97
3 driftwood 2011 2012 56.32% 65.65 65.67 50.33
4 The Gypsy Collection UPDATED 65.52% 67.55 67.77 40.34
5 Omega Jim's Complete Nickel Set 1866 - Present 2009 68.95% 65.23 65.23 39.71

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 KCV c/s w/MV, cir&prf 2013 2014 2015 2016 98.72% 65.97 66.04 65.04
2 lostmountainman 95.93% 59.83 59.88 53.97
3 driftwood 2011 2012 56.32% 65.65 65.67 50.33
4 The Gypsy Collection UPDATED 65.52% 67.55 67.77 40.34
5 Omega Jim's Complete Nickel Set 1866 - Present 2009 68.95% 65.23 65.23 39.71
6 The Greenbrier River Collection 28.91% 67.39 67.87 32.27
7 KozMc Nics 78.16% 60.29 60.35 31.90
8 Enfield Collection UPDATED 42.83% 53.85 53.90 16.41
9 ajia 52.46% 54.75 54.75 16.34
10 Empty Pockets 47.54% 67.22 67.24 14.06
11 Robert N Lockey 30.84% 67.21 67.41 11.94
12 M J Hess Collections 16.92% 49.62 49.62 11.67
13 Cen-Cal 31.26% 64.35 64.35 10.58
14 pfboris01 31.91% 67.66 67.66 09.58
15 Bear Creek Collection 20.34% 65.59 65.59 09.12
16 Lantern Collection 11.35% 64.62 64.62 08.88
17 Finest Cents 31.48% 68.39 68.61 08.62
18 ACM YN 25.27% 65.60 65.60 07.41
19 Engram Collection US Nickels 25.27% 67.32 67.32 06.70
20 GrayAnimalOld5 23.13% 68.68 68.87 06.62

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