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Morgan Dollars Top 100 VAM Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921)

Number of Required Items

97
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

65.944
Along with early Large Cents (Sheldon) and Bust Half Dollars (Overton), Morgan Dollars are among the most popular coins to collect by die Variety. The "bible" for Morgan varieties is the Comprehensive Catalog and Encyclopedia of Morgan & Peace Dollars by Leroy C. Van Allen and A. George Mallis, also known as the VAM book. Because there have been so many varieties identified (around 2,000), authors Michael Fey and Jeff Oxman have selected the 100 most important, rarest, and/or most readily discernible varieties. The keys to this set will likely only be known to those interested this fascinating field, but they include such rarities as the 1878 8TF VAM 14.11 Wild Eye and the 1878 7/8TF Weak VAM 44 Trpl Blossoms.

Notes: Due to their scarcity, the following coins receive bonus points in this set:
1879-O VAM 28 - 1 point
1882-O/S EDS VAM 3,4, & 5 - 1 point
1891-P VAM 2A - 3 points
1900-O/CC VAM 7 & 7A - 1 point


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 California 1 HOF 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 10 100.00% 62.71 R 63.10 63.10
2 VAMQuest 2016 100.00% 62.16 62.41 62.41
3 Ashmore 100.00% 61.58 61.70 61.70
4 JJ Wolcin 98.97% 62.12 62.38 61.18
5 Larry Eakins 100.00% 60.89 60.96 60.96

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 VAMQuest 2016 100.00% 62.16 62.41 62.41
2 Ashmore 100.00% 61.58 61.70 61.70
3 JJ Wolcin 98.97% 62.12 62.38 61.18
4 Larry Eakins 100.00% 60.89 60.96 60.96
5 dunnellm 100.00% 57.27 57.27 57.27
6 Roger's Top 100 VAM's UPDATED 97.94% 58.98 59.01 56.84
7 CCM Collection 97.94% 56.22 56.25 55.05
8 Rob Joyce VAM Set 97.94% 56.44 56.46 54.38
9 AU_Hobby-Morgan Dollars Top 100 VAM Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921) 100.00% 54.31 54.31 54.31
10 Weatherman Morgan Top 100 VAM Set 90.72% 54.01 54.01 46.26
11 J & J's Top 97 100.00% 43.77 43.77 43.77
12 Delaware Top 100 VAM Set UPDATED 84.54% 50.99 50.99 41.01
13 CoinSuperstore.com 73.20% 52.46 52.48 38.45
14 Bobby Jenkins 88.66% 42.55 42.55 36.36
15 Dennis Halladay 59.79% 55.09 55.09 35.55
16 Coxe Top-100 Morgans 67.01% 51.88 51.92 32.70
17 Lonestar Morgan Dollars 65.98% 48.57 48.57 28.99
18 McDonald's Top 100 VAM Set 76.29% 42.83 42.83 28.55
19 Morgan-Nut Top 100 43.30% 56.22 56.32 28.27
20 markinsd UPDATED 77.32% 32.23 32.23 25.86

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