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Lincoln Cents Basic Set, Proof (1909-1958)

Number of Required Items

26
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

70.821

This set is not as long as it might appear at first because no Proofs were struck in 26 of the 50 years that this collection spans. The coins of 1909 through 1916 were issued in the Matte Proof format, and include the especially challenging 1909 V.D.B. and 1916. The series started up again in 1936 with both a Satin Finish and a Brilliant Proof. After a hiatus from 1943 through 1949 the Proofs were issued once again from 1950 through 1958, and then the reverse "wheat back" design was changed.

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 The Thomas Irwin Collection HOF 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 100.00% 68.92 R 69.52 69.52
2 Stewart Blay HOF 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 10 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 100.00% 68.91 69.32 69.32
3 Cajun Lincoln Basic proof (1909-1958) 2018 100.00% 68.67 69.15 69.15
4 Wright 2014 2015 100.00% 68.51 R 68.80 68.80
5 D. L. Hansen Lincoln Cent Proof (1909-1958) 2017 100.00% 68.41 68.61 68.61

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Stewart Blay HOF 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 10 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 100.00% 68.91 69.32 69.32
2 Cajun Lincoln Basic proof (1909-1958) 2018 100.00% 68.67 69.15 69.15
3 D. L. Hansen Lincoln Cent Proof (1909-1958) 2017 100.00% 68.41 68.61 68.61
4 D. L. Hansen Lincoln Cents Proof (2nd Set) 100.00% 67.27 67.27 67.27
5 La Jolla Collection 100.00% 65.92 65.92 65.92
6 erectrbean 100.00% 65.74 65.74 65.74
7 AU_Hobby-Lincoln Cents Basic Set, Proof (1909-1958) 2016 100.00% 65.54 65.54 65.54
8 The Trottier Collection 100.00% 65.02 65.02 65.02
9 The Ehreth Collection 96.15% 67.74 67.74 60.83
10 William E. Corum 96.15% 67.11 67.11 60.27
11 Robec's "Kaleidoscope of Color" Proof Wheatbacks 96.15% 65.81 65.81 59.09
12 lostmountainman 96.15% 65.44 65.44 58.77
13 johnnylaw 96.15% 65.36 65.36 58.69
14 Daniel R Brown 92.31% 64.93 64.93 53.00
15 Maplerock Farm Collection 84.62% 66.23 66.23 49.34
16 Brad's Proof Lincolns 80.77% 65.07 65.07 47.81
17 deiceman 80.77% 65.34 65.34 45.34
18 Russy 42.31% 66.92 66.92 43.70
19 naomidan1 38.46% 66.53 66.53 43.45
20 drbob999 76.92% 66.36 66.36 37.92

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