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Early Half Dollars Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1794-1839)

Number of Required Items

42
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

67.282

What a great set! Of course, that can be said about any set of U.S. coins (and often is), but this set includes the first half dollar (1794), the ultra-rare 1796, the equally ultra-rare 1797, the key 1815/2 and ends with the first New Orleans half dollar minted for circulation. Before you get started, you also need to know that the 1795 is tough, the 1801 is rare, the 1802 is equally rareā€¦and so forth. Even with all of these rarities this is one of the most popular of all early sets of U.S. coins.


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 The Early American Silver Bust Half Dollar Date Set 2016 UPDATED 100.00% 64.47 65.09 65.09
2 Louis Eliasberg 100.00% 63.26 R 63.38 63.38
3 Dale Friend 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 10 2014 2014 2015 100.00% 60.72 60.73 60.73
4 Chicago UPDATED 100.00% 54.83 54.83 54.83
5 earlyhalves 2015 97.62% 56.20 56.20 51.29

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 The Early American Silver Bust Half Dollar Date Set 2016 UPDATED 100.00% 64.47 65.09 65.09
2 Dale Friend 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 10 2014 2014 2015 100.00% 60.72 60.73 60.73
3 Chicago UPDATED 100.00% 54.83 54.83 54.83
4 earlyhalves 2015 97.62% 56.20 56.20 51.29
5 Bustnut 95.24% 55.87 55.87 46.65
6 Merrill Collection 100.00% 46.58 46.58 46.58
7 jimonealk UPDATED 54.76% 54.69 55.29 40.26
8 Keigwin's Basic Set '94 on 95.24% 46.19 46.19 38.56
9 D. L. Hansen Early Half Collection UPDATED 88.10% 55.52 55.52 38.27
10 Frank Collection 95.24% 45.51 45.51 38.00
11 The Merelind Collection 92.86% 45.29 45.29 34.30
12 gpeters 90.48% 40.98 40.98 32.62
13 rick's half dollars 92.86% 42.12 42.12 31.89
14 John Michael 95.24% 34.13 34.13 28.50
15 AnkurJ's Early Half Dollars 88.10% 44.42 44.42 28.47
16 The DS Collection 88.10% 42.32 42.32 28.35
17 Crawford Collection 71.43% 39.17 39.17 22.44
18 Bluff Haven Collection 73.81% 33.49 33.49 17.23
19 Medmans Early Halves 66.67% 38.33 38.33 14.51
20 lostmountainman 73.81% 33.63 33.63 14.04

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