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U.S. Half Cents & Cents Complete Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1793-present)

Number of Required Items

417
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

68.866

Although this set does not require the major varieties, the collector is still challenged with some of the most famous U.S. coins: 1796 Half Cent, 1793 Chain Cent, 1856 Flying Eagle Cent, 1877 Indian Head Cent and the 1909-S VDB Cent.

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 High Desert 2014 2015 2016 99.52% 66.45 66.87 66.71
2 ESM HOF 2012 2013 99.52% 64.89 65.00 64.85
3 lostmountainman 96.64% 48.28 48.29 42.12
4 Penny Saved is a Penny Earned 96.88% 39.17 39.17 34.96
5 Enfield Collection 90.41% 47.03 R 47.03 34.63

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 High Desert 2014 2015 2016 99.52% 66.45 66.87 66.71
2 ESM HOF 2012 2013 99.52% 64.89 65.00 64.85
3 lostmountainman 96.64% 48.28 48.29 42.12
4 Penny Saved is a Penny Earned 96.88% 39.17 39.17 34.96
5 Finest Cents 61.63% 66.82 66.83 25.12
6 Reynolds 63.79% 67.37 67.48 23.61
7 shsusa -1/2C & 1C Complete Basic, Circ 1793- 49.64% 58.37 58.37 19.25
8 Brown'sFamily 54.68% 62.62 62.66 18.96
9 mikedeppe 59.95% 32.64 32.64 16.13
10 lone star man 41.01% 62.44 62.45 14.91
11 Spooly 22.06% 50.68 50.68 09.17
12 TigersFan UPDATED 25.42% 47.91 47.91 07.99
13 Neibaur Collection 17.51% 46.86 46.86 05.10
14 cardknowledge 5.28% 52.20 52.20 04.38
15 Bear Creek Collection 7.67% 61.84 61.84 03.14
16 weldonwright 6.71% 68.00 68.00 02.25
17 Spencer Collection UPDATED 3.36% 67.64 67.64 01.12
18 Vinny Kid 3.60% 7.50 7.50 00.43
19 USMC Collection 0.48% 68.00 68.00 00.16
20 pukukuku 0.24% 66.00 66.00 00.08

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