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Three Cent Nickels with Major Varieties, Proof (1865-1889)

Number of Required Items

26
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

70.050

Proof three cent nickels seem to enjoy a greater popularity than their mint state counterparts. This series is slightly longer than the business strike one, and, despite significantly lower mintages, there are far more high-quality proofs on the market than business strikes. The earliest dates of the series are the rarest, with the 1865 being significantly more expensive than the other issues.

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


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete %DCAM GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 tompet38 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 26.92% 68.45 69.28 69.28
2 D. L. Hansen Three Cent Nickels-Proof (1865-1889) 100.00% 19.23% 67.93 68.33 68.33
3 David Poole-CAM/DCAM Set HOF 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 100.00% 53.85% 68.08 68.18 68.18
4 Bruce Scher & Ron Iskowitz HOF 2002 2003 2004 100.00% 7.69% 67.90 R 68.10 68.10
5 JEU 100.00% 3.85% 67.53 R 67.67 67.67

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete %DCAM GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 tompet38 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 26.92% 68.45 69.28 69.28
2 D. L. Hansen Three Cent Nickels-Proof (1865-1889) 100.00% 19.23% 67.93 68.33 68.33
3 David Poole-CAM/DCAM Set HOF 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 100.00% 53.85% 68.08 68.18 68.18
4 GRAND SLAM 100.00% 11.54% 67.43 67.43 67.43
5 NFinancialGroupInc 100.00% 15.38% 67.38 67.38 67.38
6 LR's 3 Cents Nickels 100.00% 11.54% 67.23 67.23 67.23
7 Carnton Collection 100.00% 0.00% 66.37 66.43 66.43
8 Ocala Collection 100.00% 0.00% 66.40 66.40 66.40
9 ritzfam 100.00% 3.85% 66.20 66.20 66.20
10 La Jolla Collection 100.00% 0.00% 66.07 66.07 66.07
11 Driftwood Liberty Head Three Cent Nickel Proof Set 100.00% 0.00% 65.63 65.63 65.63
12 DeathStar 100.00% 0.00% 65.60 65.60 65.60
13 furbear87 100.00% 0.00% 65.53 65.53 65.53
14 JD's Proof 3c Nick Set 100.00% 3.85% 65.50 65.50 65.50
15 Arthur Knight Proof 3 Cent Nickels 96.15% 0.00% 65.93 65.93 63.73
16 chugum 96.15% 0.00% 64.21 64.21 62.07
17 Jim's 84.62% 0.00% 66.81 66.81 57.90
18 CSL Three Cent Nickel Collection 61.54% 0.00% 67.00 67.00 40.20
19 lostmountainman 50.00% 0.00% 64.62 64.62 28.00
20 Chris Payne's 3CN 38.46% 0.00% 63.80 63.80 21.27

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