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Mercury Dimes FB Short Set, Circulation Strikes (1940-1945)

Number of Required Items

18
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

71.125
A Short Set of Mercury Dimes with Full Bands does not appear to be a major challenge, except for one coin. For some reason, the 1945-P is a significant rarity with Full Bands. While as a simple date it is dirt common, finding a Full Bands example is anything but easy. In thirty years, PCGS has certified only about 120 examples. That's a average of only about four per year! And while for many 18th and 19th century rarities that may seem like a lot, for a set as popular as Mercury Dimes, it is downright RARE. Good luck.

Notes: This set has bonuses. Please see the Set Composition for a listing.


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete %FB GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Gerald Forsythe 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015 2016 100.00% 100.00% 70.06 70.94 70.94
2 Joshua II 2006 2007 2008 2009 100.00% 100.00% 69.84 R 70.50 70.50
3 cmcnutt 2014 100.00% 100.00% 69.81 70.38 70.38
4 Old Merc Short Set 100.00% 100.00% 69.45 R 69.73 69.73
5 Larry Shapiro Mercury Short Set 2005 100.00% 100.00% 69.44 R 69.69 69.69

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete %FB GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Gerald Forsythe 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015 2016 100.00% 100.00% 70.06 70.94 70.94
2 cmcnutt 2014 100.00% 100.00% 69.81 70.38 70.38
3 remumc 100.00% 94.44% 69.34 69.47 69.47
4 Buckeye's Blast White FB Mercs UPDATED 100.00% 94.44% 69.39 69.45 69.45
5 WaltLowich 100.00% 100.00% 69.27 69.39 69.39
6 Larry K's MD FB Short Set 100.00% 94.44% 69.06 69.06 69.06
7 marie V 100.00% 100.00% 69.03 69.03 69.03
7 lannyreese 100.00% 100.00% 69.03 69.03 69.03
7 RmanMercShortFB 100.00% 94.44% 68.97 69.03 69.03
10 Ugly Ken's Pretty Ladies 100.00% 94.44% 68.97 69.00 69.00
11 RJM's Short -N- Sweet Mercury Collection 100.00% 94.44% 68.97 68.97 68.97
12 The Sheffield Collection III 100.00% 94.44% 68.94 68.94 68.94
12 jbw 100.00% 94.44% 68.94 68.94 68.94
14 Mac & Sally's Mercurys. Short Set 100.00% 94.44% 68.88 68.88 68.88
15 The Byram Lake Collection 100.00% 94.44% 68.84 68.84 68.84
16 jimblasius 100.00% 94.44% 68.81 68.81 68.81
16 DSEmery Collection - Mercury 67's - WWII set 100.00% 88.89% 68.81 68.81 68.81
18 QuattroCoins 100.00% 94.44% 68.66 68.66 68.66
19 Lantern Collection 100.00% 83.33% 68.63 68.63 68.63
20 cooldj2 100.00% 94.44% 68.56 68.56 68.56

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