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Large Cents Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1793-1857)

Number of Required Items

67
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

68.328

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 %RD GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 High Desert 2013 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 14.93% 65.47 66.04 66.04
2 R.E. 'Ted' Naftzger Jr. 100.00% 14.93% 65.14 R 65.42 65.42
3 Cardinal Collection 2009 2010 2011 2012 100.00% 14.93% 63.33 R 63.48 63.48
4 ESM 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 100.00% 23.88% 61.72 61.86 61.86
5 The Joshua Large Cent Collection 2004 100.00% 2.99% 57.41 R 57.41 57.41

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete %RD GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 High Desert 2013 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 14.93% 65.47 66.04 66.04
2 ESM 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 100.00% 23.88% 61.72 61.86 61.86
3 Arizona Collection UPDATED 100.00% 8.96% 56.87 56.88 56.88
4 Big Bear Large Cents 100.00% 1.49% 47.06 47.06 47.06
5 Fustepuck's Large Cents 76.12% 0.00% 43.05 43.05 23.54
6 Ankur J's Large Cents 79.10% 0.00% 30.27 30.27 22.96
7 Green Bay Bob 94.03% 0.00% 22.68 22.68 20.78
8 D. L. Hansen. Large Cents. (1793-1857) 46.27% 9.68% 63.37 63.37 20.29
9 lostmountainman 89.55% 0.00% 25.60 25.60 19.17
10 The Cumberland Valley Collection 44.78% 0.00% 40.34 40.34 15.30
11 The R.S. Gore Collection 50.75% 0.00% 52.07 52.07 15.13
12 SnLCollection 25.37% 0.00% 64.95 64.95 12.48
13 Penny Saved is a Penny Earned 92.54% 0.00% 14.38 14.38 11.68
14 just to enjoy 67.16% 0.00% 15.93 15.93 10.51
15 johnnylaw 70.15% 0.00% 17.75 17.75 09.62
16 Water Sports Collection 95.52% 0.00% 9.79 9.79 08.54
17 Spunks large cents 22.39% 0.00% 40.07 40.07 08.49
18 LaurelAnn Collection 34.33% 0.00% 34.20 34.20 08.26
19 jaenfield 49.25% 0.00% 19.05 19.05 07.69
20 FinestCents 26.87% 0.00% 64.00 64.00 07.57

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