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U.S. Half Dollars Complete Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1794-present)

Number of Required Items

429
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

67.855

Incorporating mintmarked issues naturally more than doubles the requirements of this set, and provides two additional rarities in addition to the Draped Bust Small Eagle dates of 1796-97 and the inaugural issue of 1794. First, is the incredibly rare 1853-O, without arrows and rays. Only four examples of this coin are known, and all four have seen considerable circulation. The other major rarity is the 1878-S of which approximately fifty pieces have survived out of an original mintage of 12,000 coins. Aside from these, the other dates and mints can be found with some searching, though the CC dates in the early 1870s may require some patience.

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 Merrill Collection 2016 99.77% 47.62 47.62 47.13
2 lostmountainman 83.68% 42.21 42.21 29.89
3 Enfield Collection 2013 55.01% 35.54 35.55 17.39
4 rick's half dollars 31.24% 45.85 45.85 15.41
5 cardyman 26.11% 46.47 46.47 12.56

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Merrill Collection 2016 99.77% 47.62 47.62 47.13
2 lostmountainman 83.68% 42.21 42.21 29.89
3 Enfield Collection 2013 55.01% 35.54 35.55 17.39
4 rick's half dollars 31.24% 45.85 45.85 15.41
5 cardyman 26.11% 46.47 46.47 12.56
6 The Acadia Collection 37.76% 66.77 67.14 11.45
7 The Cavalier Collection UPDATED 16.55% 55.16 55.18 10.72
8 J.Baczkiewicz Collection 34.50% 57.79 57.80 10.69
9 Sundance Halves 21.68% 47.04 47.04 09.96
10 PDShad*Sets 31.47% 67.15 67.52 09.51
11 Robinette Collection 27.51% 64.93 64.94 08.61
12 DpvReno 26.34% 44.08 44.08 07.93
13 Bear Creek Collection 21.21% 55.73 55.73 06.30
14 Vinny Kid 28.44% 15.20 15.20 04.92
15 TigersFan 14.69% 29.97 29.97 03.60
16 Neibaur Collection 13.52% 43.39 43.42 03.48
17 PeterShireman 10.02% 60.49 60.49 03.29
18 eye4u2000 4.20% 54.39 54.39 01.73
19 Spencer Collection U.S. Half Dollars Complete Basic Set 1796-Present 2.80% 55.76 55.76 00.97
20 etaylor1973 0.23% 64.00 64.00 00.07

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