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Just Having Fun with Roosies - 2nd

2005 2006 2007 2008
Current Statistics
Rank

2
GPA with Top Bonuses

69.638
GPA Weighted

69.290
Complete

100.00%
Set Rating

69.638
%FB

100.00%
Retired Statistics
Rank

1
GPA Weighted

69.290
Complete

100.00%
Set Rating

69.290

About This Set: Before PCGS added the full-band line designation, the Roosevelt dimes was a boring series, too easy to present much challenge. It was the full bands designation made this series challenging and popular.

And even though I collect the Roosies in full band, my somewhat curdmudgeonly view is that distinction between full bands and non-full bands is largely artificial. To me, it was a marketing stroke of genius by PCGS, not a true collecting issue.

** With Jefferson nickels, full steps is a significant indicator of the strike. A full steps Jefferson LOOKS VISIBLY BETTER on the reverse than a 2-stepper. The building is invariably better defined.

** Likewise, a full head Standing Liberty Quarter has FAR MORE EYE APPEAL than one with a smushed head.

** And a Shield Nickel with full horizontal shield lines LOOKS FAR BETTER than one with merged shield lines.

But with the Roosies, full bands or not makes very little difference to the overall look of the coins. They’re attractive with or without full bands.

I only collected them full bands because they were boring -- no challenge -- without ‘em.

My thanks to Steve Heller, who lead the way; to Nick Cascio, who sold his great collection to me; and to Mr. Wondercoin who put me together with those giants of the Roosies.

Important last point: I’ve gathered about 2 squintillion duplicates and triplicates, as I upgraded time and again. I have no use for them and I’ll be happy to trade -- giving you significantly more value for an upgrade. But I’m having eye problems and I’ll be sending almost all of my duplicates to Mr. Wondercoin. His e-address is mjcapc@aol.com. Mine is iamjusthavingfun@hotmail.com.

Just Having Fun with Roosies

Image Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade PCGS # Pop PCGS # Pop Higher Pop Pop Higher Comments
1946 85082 1946 10C MS68FB 2 0 20
1946-D 85083 1946-D 10C MS67FB 104 14 10414
1946-S 85084 1946-S 10C MS68FB 13 0 130
1947 85085 1947 10C MS67FB 47 6 476
1947-D 85086 1947-D 10C MS68FB 1 0 10
1947-S 85087 1947-S 10C MS68FB 8 1 81
1948 85088 1948 10C MS68FB 3 0 30
1948-D 85089 1948-D 10C MS68FB 5 0 50
1948-S 85090 1948-S 10C MS67FB 119 10 11910
1949 85091 1949 10C MS67FB 16 4 164
1949-D 85092 1949-D 10C MS68FB 9 0 90
1949-S 85093 1949-S 10C MS67FB 16 7 167
1950 85094 1950 10C MS68FB 4 0 40
1950-D 85095 1950-D 10C MS68FB 6 0 60
1950-S 85096 1950-S 10C MS68FB 4 0 40
1951 85097 1951 10C MS67FB 52 12 5212
1951-D 85098 1951-D 10C MS68FB 5 0 50
1951-S 85099 1951-S 10C MS68FB 8 0 80
1952 85100 1952 10C MS67FB 29 5 295
1952-D 85101 1952-D 10C MS67FB 82 14 8214
1952-S 85102 1952-S 10C MS67FB 46 22 4622
1953 85103 1953 10C MS67FB 8 1 81
1953-D 85104 1953-D 10C MS67FB 70 14 7014
1953-S 85105 1953-S 10C MS67FB 24 8 248
1954 85106 1954 10C MS67FB 23 5 235
1954-D 85107 1954-D 10C MS67FB 37 6 376
1954-S 85108 1954-S 10C MS67FB 20 3 203
1955 85109 1955 10C MS67FB 13 1 131
1955-D 85110 1955-D 10C MS68FB 3 0 30
1955-S 85111 1955-S 10C MS67FB 9 0 90
1956 85112 1956 10C MS67FB 16 4 164
1956-D 85113 1956-D 10C MS67FB 20 3 203
1957 85114 1957 10C MS66FB 62 14 6214
1957-D 85115 1957-D 10C MS67FB 28 5 285
1958 85116 1958 10C MS67FB 8 1 81
1958-D 85117 1958-D 10C MS68FB 3 0 30
1959 85118 1959 10C MS67FB 33 6 336
1959-D 85119 1959-D 10C MS67FB 78 18 7818
1960 85120 1960 10C MS67FB 32 3 323
1960-D 85121 1960-D 10C MS67FB 19 8 198
1961 85122 1961 10C MS67FB 6 2 62
1961-D 85123 1961-D 10C MS67FB 16 6 166
1962 85124 1962 10C MS67FB 28 1 281
1962-D 85125 1962-D 10C MS67FB 51 6 516
1963 85126 1963 10C MS66FB 66 8 668
1963-D 85127 1963-D 10C MS67FB 14 1 141
1964 85128 1964 10C MS67FB 28 4 284
1964-D 85129 1964-D 10C MS68FB 1 0 10

COMMENTS

This set is insane and almost impossible to top. Great job. JBJ

Posted @ 2/11/2007 8:47 AM By cobra76