U.S. Half Cents & Cents Complete Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1793-present)

Number of
Required Items
422
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
68.925

Although this set does not require the major varieties, the collector is still challenged with some of the most famous U.S. coins: 1796 Half Cent, 1793 Chain Cent, 1856 Flying Eagle Cent, 1877 Indian Head Cent and the 1909-S VDB Cent.

Notes: This set has bonuses. 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 High Desert 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 99.53% 66.97 67.53 67.38
2 D. L. Hansen UPDATED 100.00% 65.09 65.38 65.38
3 ESM HOF 2012 2013 98.82% 64.90 R 65.00 64.62
4 lostmountainman 96.68% 50.68 50.70 44.74
5 Penny Saved is a Penny Earned 96.92% 39.36 39.37 35.16

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 High Desert 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 99.53% 66.97 67.53 67.38
2 D. L. Hansen UPDATED 100.00% 65.09 65.38 65.38
3 lostmountainman 96.68% 50.68 50.70 44.74
4 Penny Saved is a Penny Earned 96.92% 39.36 39.37 35.16
5 Finest Cents 65.64% 66.99 67.00 26.61
6 Daniel R Brown 66.59% 57.52 57.56 23.74
7 Reynolds 62.32% 67.40 67.51 23.08
8 shsusa -1/2C & 1C Complete Basic, Circ 1793- 50.95% 54.88 54.88 19.73
9 lone star man 40.52% 62.44 62.45 14.82
10 mikedeppe UPDATED 44.08% 30.05 30.05 11.73
11 Spooly 21.80% 50.68 50.68 09.11
12 TigersFan 26.54% 47.20 47.20 08.32
13 StielCollection 11.61% 56.96 56.99 07.03
14 cardknowledge half cents 5.21% 52.20 52.20 04.35
15 Bear Creek Collection 7.58% 61.84 61.84 03.12
16 weldonwright 6.64% 68.00 68.00 02.24
17 Numerius Negidius 2.61% 22.59 22.59 01.04
18 Spencer Collection 3.08% 67.54 67.54 01.03
19 Vinny Kid 5.21% 6.36 6.36 00.56
20 USMC Collection 1.66% 67.71 67.86 00.56

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