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Shield Nickels Complete Variety Set, Circulation Strikes (1866-1883)

Number of Required Items

138
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

45.199

This is the complete Shield nickel set which includes all of the Fivaz/Stanton varieties graded by PCGS. From doubled die obverses to repunched dates, this set is sure to challenge even the most advanced variety collector.

Notes: This set is a work in progress. As new varieties are recognized, they may be added to the set. Likewise, delisted varieties will no longer be required.


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 KCV CV Circ Shield 47.10% 51.22 51.68 25.15
2 Greenbrier River Collection 32.61% 58.85 59.88 21.57
3 My Shield Nickels 41.30% 41.43 41.54 19.58
4 chugum 27.54% 55.06 55.43 14.44
5 The Gypsy Collection 21.01% 61.38 62.12 10.95

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 KCV CV Circ Shield 47.10% 51.22 51.68 25.15
2 Greenbrier River Collection 32.61% 58.85 59.88 21.57
3 My Shield Nickels 41.30% 41.43 41.54 19.58
4 chugum 27.54% 55.06 55.43 14.44
5 The Gypsy Collection 21.01% 61.38 62.12 10.95
6 Weintraub's Shields 13.04% 61.23 61.23 07.04
7 Seeing Double 15.94% 53.91 54.21 06.85
8 The Lilhuff Collection 13.77% 43.00 43.00 04.78
9 Vinny Kid 0.72% 2.00 2.00 00.01