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1879 Proof Set

Number of Required Items

8
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

69.857
The eight piece 1879 Proof Set contains no major rarities. With 3,200 of the base metal and 1,100 of the silver coins struck, none of the copper, nickel or silver issues should present any undue difficulty in acquiring.

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 The Norweb Family 100.00% 64.57 R 64.57 64.57
2 William Dunham 100.00% 64.50 R 64.50 64.50
3 Waldo Newcomer 100.00% 64.00 R 64.00 64.00
4 Ackerson 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 63.79 63.79 63.79
5 rick's half dollars 75.00% 62.08 62.08 53.21

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Ackerson 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 63.79 63.79 63.79
2 rick's half dollars 75.00% 62.08 62.08 53.21
3 lostmountainman 37.50% 64.67 64.67 13.86
4 #79PF 25.00% 68.00 68.00 09.71
5 stinchfish 25.00% 65.00 65.00 09.29