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Large Cents with Major Varieties, Circulation Strikes and Proof (1793-1857)

Number of Required Items

179
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

66.835

To many collectors this is "as good as it gets." The enthusiasm for the entire series of coins from the Chain cents of 1793 to the final Braided Hair issue of 1857 is legendary. These fascinating and historic coins have created a collecting passion among some of the most famous numismatists of all time. Chain, Wreath, Liberty Cap, Draped Bust, Classic Head, Coronet Head and Braided Hair. What a series!

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 ESM 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 59.39 59.85 59.85
2 D. L. Hansen. Large Cents Complete. (1793-1857) UPDATED 53.07% 58.70 58.70 22.57
3 lostmountainman 55.31% 20.56 20.56 07.53
4 SnLCollection 16.20% 64.41 64.41 05.54
5 mikedeppe 21.79% 5.79 5.79 00.76

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 ESM 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 59.39 59.85 59.85
2 D. L. Hansen. Large Cents Complete. (1793-1857) UPDATED 53.07% 58.70 58.70 22.57
3 lostmountainman 55.31% 20.56 20.56 07.53
4 SnLCollection 16.20% 64.41 64.41 05.54
5 mikedeppe 21.79% 5.79 5.79 00.76
6 Vinny Kid 1.68% 1.40 1.40 00.02