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Jefferson Nickels FS Classic Set, Circulation Strikes (1938-1964)

Number of Required Items

73
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

70.365
In 1938, designer Felix Schlag immortalized Thomas Jefferson, America’s third President and the author of the Declaration of Independence, on a five cent piece that has been known ever since as the Jefferson Nickel. Collectors love this set because it is easy to complete and contains no expensive rarities. The classic set contains all the dates and mintmarks between 1938 and 1964 as well as the two overmintmark varieties of 1954 and 1955. While no coin in this set is rare, the keys will be the mintmarked issues of 1939 and the two overmintmark varieties. With Full Steps, some of these can be elusive.

Notes: This set has bonuses. Please see the Set Composition for a listing.


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete %FS GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 High Desert 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 95.89% 68.80 69.44 69.44
2 Corso_Collection 2008 2009 2010 2011 100.00% 94.52% 68.29 68.45 68.45
3 raysoverby 100.00% 94.52% 68.08 68.14 68.14
4 Steve Strom 100.00% 94.52% 68.05 R 68.09 68.09
5 ErasmusHall 100.00% 91.78% 67.96 68.01 68.01

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete %FS GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 High Desert 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 95.89% 68.80 69.44 69.44
2 Corso_Collection 2008 2009 2010 2011 100.00% 94.52% 68.29 68.45 68.45
3 raysoverby 100.00% 94.52% 68.08 68.14 68.14
4 ErasmusHall 100.00% 91.78% 67.96 68.01 68.01
5 IslandBob's Full Step Jefferson's 100.00% 82.19% 67.46 67.46 67.46
6 The Jeux Sans Frontières Jefferson Collection - FS Classic Set 100.00% 75.34% 67.43 67.45 67.45
7 KCV FS cir (38-64) 100.00% 79.45% 67.42 67.42 67.42
8 Robinette Collection 100.00% 53.42% 67.28 67.30 67.30
9 Key West Collection 100.00% 80.82% 67.22 67.22 67.22
10 Dale Schuler 100.00% 80.82% 67.03 67.03 67.03
11 GDH Jefferson Nickels Full Steps Classic Set 1938 - 1964 100.00% 84.93% 67.00 67.00 67.00
12 larrynj 100.00% 71.23% 66.81 66.81 66.81
13 CDM Coins 100.00% 56.16% 66.66 66.66 66.66
14 Jim Claxton 100.00% 63.01% 66.61 66.61 66.61
15 The DS Collection 100.00% 47.95% 66.54 66.54 66.54
16 tmeyer60 100.00% 27.40% 66.45 66.45 66.45
17 Pierce FS 2016 100.00% 36.99% 65.91 65.91 65.91
18 Lilhuff's Jefferson Nickels Classic Set, Circulation Strikes (1938-1964) 100.00% 23.29% 64.93 64.93 64.93
19 lostmountainman 98.63% 27.78% 66.25 66.25 64.46
20 richardthebuilder 97.26% 22.54% 65.76 65.76 63.09

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