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U.S. Nickels Complete Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1866-present)

Number of Required Items

286
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

68.786

When all mints are required, the job for the nickel collector becomes marginally tougher. Of course, the 1880 Shield Nickel and 1885 Liberty Nickel are still your only choices for those years. But for this set, the 1912-S Liberty Nickel and several Buffalo "S" mints from the early and mid 1920s are also needed. That said, there are still no real stoppers and it is a wonderful set that can be completed for a reasonable investment of time and money.

Notes: This set has bonus points. 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 KCV comp-Cir set 2013 2014 2015 2016 98.95% 65.79 65.82 65.16
2 lostmountainman UPDATED 99.65% 57.90 57.91 57.04
3 The Lilhuff Collection 2012 99.65% 50.08 50.08 49.32
4 Enfield Collection 94.76% 52.95 R 52.95 48.16
5 The Gypsy Collection UPDATED 52.10% 67.17 67.41 26.87

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 KCV comp-Cir set 2013 2014 2015 2016 98.95% 65.79 65.82 65.16
2 lostmountainman UPDATED 99.65% 57.90 57.91 57.04
3 The Lilhuff Collection 2012 99.65% 50.08 50.08 49.32
4 The Gypsy Collection UPDATED 52.10% 67.17 67.41 26.87
5 emptypockets 52.10% 66.17 66.17 19.18
6 Cen-Cal 45.10% 63.77 63.77 18.69
7 Bear Creek Collection 29.37% 65.33 65.33 16.20
8 TigersFan 18.53% 38.04 38.04 06.44
9 Vinny Kid 6.99% 41.21 41.21 02.28
10 Neibaur Collection 7.34% 42.52 42.52 02.07
11 Spencer Collection 4.20% 65.27 65.27 01.64
12 Dimeman's Nickel's 2.45% 58.00 58.00 01.36
13 USMC Collection 0.35% 68.00 68.00 00.11