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Early Half Dimes Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1792-1837)

Number of Required Items

19
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

66.391

This "little" set is a big numismatic challenge that contains two of the most highly-regarded classics from early America. The 1792 half disme leads off the set, the "small beginning" that George Washington referred to that was actually struck in the private home of John Harper before the Philadelphia Mint opened. The other major rarity is the 1802 half dime, a coin that is extremely rare in all grades. There is also a two-year Flowing Hair design from 1794-95, the Small Eagle coins of 1796-97, the Large Eagle issues of 1800-1805 and the Capped Bust pieces of 1829-37.


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 D. Brent Pogue Collection 100.00% 62.13 R 62.69 62.69
2 Simpson 2015 100.00% 61.15 R 61.63 61.63
3 Louis Eliasberg 100.00% 55.90 R 55.90 55.90
4 Garrett Collection 100.00% 46.51 R 46.64 46.64
5 J.J. Pittman 84.21% 54.22 R 54.42 41.17

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Tom Bender 68.42% 62.47 62.79 28.17
2 D. L. Hansen Half Dimes Basic Set 68.42% 61.24 61.24 26.69
3 chugum 57.89% 63.00 63.00 15.35
4 Half Dimes & Dimes knowledge 63.16% 45.52 45.52 14.59
5 gpeters 52.63% 45.39 45.39 13.38
6 Jim's half dimes 26.32% 41.68 41.68 11.76
7 The Cumberland Valley Collection 26.32% 30.88 30.88 10.29
8 lostmountainman 47.37% 54.70 54.70 07.01
9 FABG 26.32% 31.83 31.83 02.45
10 Brown'sFamily 15.79% 9.75 9.75 00.50