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Three Cent Nickels Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1865-1889)

Number of Required Items

22
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

68.534

The three cent nickel is a popular 19th century set, but most sets are put together in proof, with the circulation strikes being somewhat overlooked. This set is a great challenge, as there are numerous problems with poor strikes, subdued luster, heavily clashed dies and other negative characteristics. A complete set of gem quality is a challenge, indeed!


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 tompet38 2015 2016 100.00% 66.90 68.08 68.08
2 The Law Collection of Three Cent Nickels. HOF 2006 2007 2008 100.00% 66.80 R 67.64 67.64
3 Bruce Scher/Legend Numismatics HOF 2002 2003 2004 100.00% 66.77 R 67.61 67.61
4 Lyons New York 100.00% 66.43 R 67.05 67.05
5 B. Yandell 2013 2014 100.00% 65.57 65.66 65.66

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 tompet38 2015 2016 100.00% 66.90 68.08 68.08
2 B. Yandell 2013 2014 100.00% 65.57 65.66 65.66
3 D. L. Hansen Three Cent Nickel Basic Set 100.00% 64.44 64.56 64.56
4 Dakota 2009 2010 2011 2012 100.00% 64.50 64.50 64.50
5 chugum 100.00% 64.00 64.00 64.00
6 Driftwood Liberty head three cent nickel mint set 95.45% 65.62 65.72 58.25
7 McKown Collection 95.45% 54.11 54.11 46.73
8 The DS Collection 86.36% 51.91 51.91 40.11
9 lostmountainman 90.91% 52.42 52.42 39.32
10 Robert N Lockey 81.82% 63.00 63.00 37.23
11 Rush Family Collection 68.18% 65.57 65.57 34.27
12 R Castelino 45.45% 66.19 66.19 27.08
13 Tommy's Threes 54.55% 59.16 59.16 25.55
14 Tom's Basic 3CN Set 40.91% 37.93 37.93 25.00
15 The Kaye Collection 45.45% 57.85 57.85 17.09
16 Robinette Collection 36.36% 64.10 64.10 14.57
17 ChrisPayne UPDATED 27.27% 62.90 62.90 14.30
18 jaenfield 36.36% 51.00 51.00 12.75
19 The Kankakee Collection 18.18% 61.86 61.86 09.84
20 The Durdik Family Trust Three Cent Nickels Collection 27.27% 59.17 59.17 08.07

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