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1936 Satin & Brilliant Proof Set

Number of Required Items

7
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

69.909
The U.S. Mint returned to striking Proof Coins in 1936 after a 20 year hiatus. After experimenting with matte finishes in the mid-1910s, the new 1936 Proofs bore brilliant, mirrorlike surfaces and were struck in greater quantity than the earlier pre-WWI issues. The 1936 and 1937 sets are great ones containing three obsolete designs; the Buffalo Nickel, Mercury Dime and the Walking Liberty Half. Seeing these popular series in gem Proof condition never fails to provide a thrill, even to the more experienced numismatist. In 1936, the both the Cent and Nickel appeared with two different "finishes;" both Satin and Brilliant. Both are of approximately equal rarity, but the Brilliant finish is preferred by collectors and consequently is a bit more expensive. A PR67 set is possible though the Cent is very rare in that grade. A few PR68s also exist but be prepared to pay plenty if you want one.

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


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete %DCAM GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 The Big Stone Collection 2015 2016 100.00% 0.00% 67.36 67.55 67.55
2 The MKJ Collection 2009 2010 2011 2012 100.00% 0.00% 67.27 R 67.45 67.45
3 Austen Collection 1936 7-Coin Proof Set 2005 2006 100.00% 0.00% 67.18 R 67.36 67.36
4 New Hampshire Set 2013 2014 100.00% 0.00% 67.09 R 67.27 67.27
5 Night Winds 100.00% 0.00% 67.05 67.23 67.23

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete %DCAM GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 The Big Stone Collection 2015 2016 100.00% 0.00% 67.36 67.55 67.55
2 Night Winds 100.00% 0.00% 67.05 67.23 67.23
3 cdf 100.00% 0.00% 66.91 67.09 67.09
4 Rowdyone 100.00% 0.00% 66.36 66.36 66.36
5 peteawtc 100.00% 0.00% 65.73 65.73 65.73
6 Jim's 100.00% 0.00% 65.68 65.68 65.68
7 R. Hauley Proofs 100.00% 0.00% 65.55 65.55 65.55
8 La Jolla Collection 100.00% 0.00% 65.45 65.45 65.45
9 lostmountainman 100.00% 0.00% 65.36 65.36 65.36
10 winesteven 100% CAC Stickers 100.00% 0.00% 65.23 65.23 65.23
11 Wineman 100.00% 0.00% 64.45 64.45 64.45
11 landriesen 100.00% 0.00% 64.45 64.45 64.45
13 Tarheel Collection 100.00% 0.00% 64.32 64.32 64.32
14 Bruce 100.00% 0.00% 63.64 63.64 63.64
15 jcth 36 Satin & Brilliant Proofs 85.71% 0.00% 66.20 66.20 60.18
16 Poulan Collection 85.71% 0.00% 65.20 65.20 59.27
17 Tax Dude's 1936 Proof Set 85.71% 0.00% 65.00 65.00 59.09
18 Truckhead 261 85.71% 0.00% 66.22 66.22 54.18
19 DB,s 71.43% 0.00% 65.44 65.44 53.55
20 school-man 71.43% 0.00% 64.78 64.78 53.00

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