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Shield Nickels Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1866-1883)

Number of Required Items

17
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

67.845
Hey, let's put this set together! This is the first nickel five-cent coin, and the series contains two major types, the 1866-67 Rays and the 1867-83 No Rays. This series is filled with "problem" coins, as the 1867 Rays is almost always poorly struck and many issues have planchet problems and/or poor luster.

All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Greenbrier River Collection 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 66.57 67.57 67.57
2 Just Having Fun with Shield Nickels Basic Set HOF 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2013 100.00% 66.41 R 67.14 67.14
3 Mitch Green 2002 2003 2004 100.00% 65.90 66.03 66.03
4 Louis Eliasberg 100.00% 65.79 R 65.83 65.83
5 Sunnywood II MS Shield Nickels 100.00% 64.55 R 64.83 64.83

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Greenbrier River Collection 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 66.57 67.57 67.57
2 Mitch Green 2002 2003 2004 100.00% 65.90 66.03 66.03
3 Rob'sCoins 100.00% 63.86 63.86 63.86
4 Weintraub's Shield Nickel Collection 100.00% 61.17 61.17 61.17
5 Driftwood Shield Nickles basic mint set 94.12% 65.11 65.11 60.62
6 KCV Circ Shield 100.00% 59.67 59.67 59.67
7 JKommers 100.00% 54.66 54.66 54.66
8 chugum 94.12% 64.02 64.02 50.78
9 CCcoiner 94.12% 63.52 63.52 50.38
10 lostmountainman 94.12% 61.09 61.09 48.45
11 McKown Collection 94.12% 60.83 60.83 48.24
12 My Shield Nickels 100.00% 45.69 45.69 45.69
13 The Gypsy Collection 82.35% 66.11 66.44 41.24
14 Rutkosky Shield Nickels 76.47% 63.63 63.63 35.10
15 Pursuit of Liberty - Shield Nickels 58.82% 57.18 57.18 21.69
16 ThaiRunts 35.29% 55.27 55.27 20.97
17 The Zingery Collection 47.06% 59.70 59.70 20.59
18 Michigan Shield Nickels 47.06% 64.06 64.06 19.88
19 The Kaye Collection 58.82% 52.09 52.09 19.76
20 Harry Laibstain 58.82% 38.57 38.57 18.62

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