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Dahlonega Gold Set with Major Varieties, Circulation Strikes (1838-1861)

Number of Required Items

70
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

63.930

This is one of the most historic of all coin sets, covering the Trail of Tears through the early days of the Civil War when Rebel forces captured the Dahlonega Mint. The gold dollar set features the 1861-D, a rarity with an unknown mintage that was struck after the Confederacy took charge of the Mint. The quarter eagles include the ultra-rare 1856-D, with only 874 pieces struck. The $3 gold piece of 1854-D is the only Dahlonega Mint $3 issued. The $5 pieces are rounded out by the classic 1861-D. Everything is here to remind us of an era that is gone forever. Magnificent rarities and a huge and passionate collector base add up to a great set.


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Harry W. Bass 98.57% 59.16 R 59.33 58.79
2 Great Plains Enterprises 91.43% 58.79 R 58.97 53.68
3 Green Pond Collection 2003 82.86% 61.25 R 61.70 51.46
4 Smithsonian National Numismatic Collection 84.29% 55.70 R 55.83 47.07
5 Louis Eliasberg 85.71% 52.66 R 52.68 45.12

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Villa Rica 40.00% 56.03 56.08 21.63
2 Rando 45 Collection 41.43% 38.93 38.93 15.01