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Large Cents with Major Varieties, Circulation Strikes (1793-1857)

Number of Required Items

143
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

65.986

To many collectors this is "as good as it gets." The enthusiasm for the entire series of coins from the Chain cents of 1793 to the final Braided Hair issue of 1857 is legendary. These fascinating and historic coins have created a collecting passion among some of the most famous numismatists of all time. Chain, Wreath, Liberty Cap, Draped Bust, Classic Head, Coronet Head and Braided Hair. What a series!

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


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete %RD GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 High Desert 2013 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 9.09% 61.22 61.66 61.66
2 R.E. (Ted) Naftzger Jr. 97.20% 7.91% 61.81 R 62.19 59.76
3 ESM 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 100.00% 13.29% 55.34 55.54 55.54
4 Arizona Collection UPDATED 93.71% 5.22% 50.60 50.64 46.82
5 ghrays 100.00% 0.70% 37.71 37.72 37.72

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete %RD GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 High Desert 2013 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 9.09% 61.22 61.66 61.66
2 ESM 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 100.00% 13.29% 55.34 55.54 55.54
3 Arizona Collection UPDATED 93.71% 5.22% 50.60 50.64 46.82
4 ghrays 100.00% 0.70% 37.71 37.72 37.72
5 D. L. Hansen. Large Cents 69.23% 5.05% 58.11 58.12 31.33
6 lostmountainman 69.23% 0.00% 24.06 24.06 10.89
7 The R.S.Gore Collection 32.17% 0.00% 52.57 52.57 08.96
8 jmski52 20.98% 0.00% 57.10 57.10 07.34
9 LaurelAnn Collection 23.08% 0.00% 31.65 31.65 04.77
10 jaenfield 29.37% 0.00% 21.09 21.09 04.06
11 SnLCollection 10.49% 0.00% 65.05 65.05 03.82
12 Fishgold's Large Cent Varieties 12.59% 0.00% 14.97 14.97 03.14
13 mikedeppe 25.17% 0.00% 9.24 9.24 01.32
14 birdman 5.59% 0.00% 30.30 30.30 00.85
15 Vinny Kid 3.50% 0.00% 2.00 2.00 00.04