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

Number of Required Items

420
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

68.909

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 UPGRADED 100.00% 66.97 67.55 67.55
2 D. L. Hansen 100.00% 65.04 65.30 65.30
3 ESM HOF 2012 2013 99.29% 64.90 R 65.00 64.77
4 lostmountainman 97.14% 50.50 50.52 44.69
5 Penny Saved is a Penny Earned 97.38% 39.36 39.37 35.24

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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 UPGRADED 100.00% 66.97 67.55 67.55
2 D. L. Hansen 100.00% 65.04 65.30 65.30
3 lostmountainman 97.14% 50.50 50.52 44.69
4 Penny Saved is a Penny Earned 97.38% 39.36 39.37 35.24
5 Finest Cents 65.48% 66.98 67.00 26.51
6 Daniel R Brown 66.90% 57.52 57.57 23.80
7 Reynolds 62.86% 67.41 67.51 23.22
8 shsusa -1/2C & 1C Complete Basic, Circ 1793- 51.19% 54.88 54.88 19.78
9 lone star man 40.71% 62.44 62.45 14.86
10 mikedeppe 44.52% 30.17 30.17 11.83
11 Spooly 21.90% 50.68 50.68 09.13
12 TigersFan 26.67% 47.20 47.20 08.34
13 cardknowledge half cents 5.24% 52.20 52.20 04.37
14 Bear Creek Collection 7.62% 61.84 61.84 03.13
15 weldonwright 6.67% 68.00 68.00 02.24
16 Spencer Collection 3.10% 67.54 67.54 01.03
17 USMC Collection 1.67% 67.71 67.86 00.56
18 Vinny Kid 5.00% 6.55 6.55 00.55
19 Numerius Negidius 0.95% 17.32 17.32 00.39