Capped Bust Half Dollars Major Variety Set without Reeded Edges, Circulation Strikes (1807-1836)

Number of
Required Items
73
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
66.215
Along with the early (pre-1816) large cents, Capped Bust Halves have long been a favorite of variety collectors. With dozens of overdates, and variations in the date and lettering, this series offers an excellent balance of difficulty and completability. While a few collectors have completed this set and several others have come within one or two coins, there is one coin in this set that will present a formidable challenge; the 1817/4 (of which there are less than ten known) will require an outlay in the upper five figures even in low grade. While others, such as the 1812/1 Large 8 or the 1830 Large Letters will prove scarce, this is a set that can be nearly completed with some patience and money.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Konstantine's Capped Half Dollar Set YN 2018 100.00% 60.38 R 60.41 60.41
2 Chicago 100.00% 59.52 59.59 59.59
3 Earlyhalves 2010 2011 2012 2016 2017 100.00% 59.34 59.41 59.41
4 Bustnut 97.26% 58.49 R 58.49 57.89
5 The Whidbey Island Collection 98.63% 58.93 58.93 55.88

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Chicago 100.00% 59.52 59.59 59.59
2 Earlyhalves 2010 2011 2012 2016 2017 100.00% 59.34 59.41 59.41
3 The Whidbey Island Collection 98.63% 58.93 58.93 55.88
4 D. L. Hansen 91.78% 59.21 59.24 53.72
DLH
5 gpeters 98.63% 56.02 56.02 53.12
6 The Coastal Collection (Major Variety) 98.63% 55.94 55.94 53.04
7 Radical Hunter 95.89% 58.09 58.09 51.17
8 Eastern Woods II 2006 2007 2008 2009 97.26% 55.55 55.57 50.96
9 Zin's Capped Bust Half Dollars Redbook Set 94.52% 57.46 57.46 49.42
10 The Merelind Collection 98.63% 47.98 47.98 45.49
11 Rocky Mountain Collection 91.78% 51.73 51.73 44.76
12 The DS Collection 98.63% 45.59 45.59 43.23
13 rick's half dollars 97.26% 45.91 45.91 41.87
14 stephenmfrank 75.34% 55.04 55.04 38.50
15 mastro1 75.34% 53.33 53.33 38.13
JJM
16 Josh's Busts 89.04% 42.72 42.72 37.63
17 bon odori 79.45% 46.38 46.38 32.92
18 astrorat 95.89% 36.16 36.16 31.85
19 rcj2543 50.68% 61.70 61.70 25.90
20 lostmountainman UPDATED 65.75% 34.82 34.82 18.22

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