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Three Cent Nickels Basic Set, Proof (1865-1889)

Number of Required Items

25
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

70.086

Proof three cent nickels seem to enjoy a greater popularity than their mint state counterparts. This series is slightly longer than the business strike one, and, despite significantly lower mintages, there are far more high-quality proofs on the market than business strikes. The earliest dates of the series are the rarest, with the 1865 being significantly more expensive than the other issues.

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 tompet38 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 68.45 R 69.07 69.07
2 D. L. Hansen. Three Cent Proof. (1865-1889) 100.00% 68.12 68.50 68.50
3 dpoole HOF 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 100.00% 68.12 68.22 68.22
4 GRAND SLAM 3CN 100.00% 67.45 67.45 67.45
5 ritzfam 100.00% 66.21 66.21 66.21

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 D. L. Hansen. Three Cent Proof. (1865-1889) 100.00% 68.12 68.50 68.50
2 dpoole HOF 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 100.00% 68.12 68.22 68.22
3 GRAND SLAM 3CN 100.00% 67.45 67.45 67.45
4 ritzfam 100.00% 66.21 66.21 66.21
5 La Jolla Collection 100.00% 66.14 66.14 66.14
6 DeathStar 100.00% 65.62 65.62 65.62
7 DavidStrong 100.00% 65.17 65.17 65.17
8 chugum 96.00% 64.21 64.21 62.00
9 lostmountainman 52.00% 64.62 64.62 28.97
10 George's Legacy - Circulated 3CN Proofs 48.00% 56.29 56.29 27.17
11 laxdive 36.00% 67.22 67.22 20.86
12 ralloy 16.00% 67.00 67.00 09.24