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Early Dimes Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1796-1837)

Number of Required Items

30
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

66.739
The first United States dime was issued in 1796 while George Washington was still in office as President. This Draped Bust, Small Eagle type was only issued for two years, followed by the Heraldic Eagle reverse of 1798-1807. The Capped Bust coins of 1809-1837 complete this series. The Basic Set of 30 coins contains one coin from each year. The key dates in circulated condition include all of the early dates (the Small Eagle design of 1796-97 and the 1804 in particular) while in MS65 every coin in the collection is a challenge. Upon completion, this is a spectacular set of coins!

All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Louis Eliasberg 100.00% 57.27 R 57.43 57.43
2 The Norweb Family 100.00% 54.21 R 54.21 54.21
3 J.J. Pittman 100.00% 53.53 R 53.62 53.62
4 Garrett Collection 100.00% 47.68 R 47.68 47.68
5 William Dunham 100.00% 43.53 R 43.53 43.53

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 D. L. Hansen Early Dimes Circulation Strikes UPDATED 73.33% 61.74 61.74 41.35
2 The Long Island Collection 100.00% 39.79 39.79 39.79
3 Beach Early Dimes Basic Set 2013 93.33% 31.48 31.48 27.15
4 Larry Martin's Early Dimes 2010 2011 2012 73.33% 22.97 22.97 18.33
5 Dimeman's Early & Bust Dimes 76.67% 24.80 24.80 13.88
6 cardknowledge 16.67% 48.59 48.59 07.58
7 OC Collection 50.00% 12.75 12.75 06.08
8 lostmountainman 46.67% 24.91 24.91 05.26
9 Vinny Kid 16.67% 8.00 8.00 00.44
10 DaveZ 10.00% 3.25 3.25 00.24