Three Cent Nickels Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1865-1889)

Number of
Required Items
22
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
68.670

The three cent nickel is a popular 19th century set, but most sets are put together in proof, with the circulation strikes being somewhat overlooked. This set is a great challenge, as there are numerous problems with poor strikes, subdued luster, heavily clashed dies and other negative characteristics. A complete set of gem quality is a challenge, indeed!

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 tompet38 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 100.00% 66.98 67.86 67.86
2 The Law Collection of Three Cent Nickels. HOF 2006 2007 2008 100.00% 66.80 R 67.27 67.27
3 Bruce Scher/Legend Numismatics HOF 2002 2003 2004 100.00% 66.77 R 67.25 67.25
4 Lyons New York 100.00% 66.43 R 66.86 66.86
5 D. L. Hansen Three Cent Nickel Basic Set 100.00% 65.35 65.72 65.72
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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 tompet38 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 100.00% 66.98 67.86 67.86
2 D. L. Hansen Three Cent Nickel Basic Set 100.00% 65.35 65.72 65.72
DLH
3 B. Yandell 2013 2014 100.00% 65.57 65.57 65.57
4 Dakota 2009 2010 2011 2012 100.00% 64.50 64.50 64.50
5 chugum 100.00% 64.00 64.00 64.00
6 Driftwood Liberty head three cent nickel mint set 95.45% 65.62 65.62 58.16
7 flyarmy59 MS 3cN 90.91% 57.96 57.96 51.38
8 The DS Collection 95.45% 53.44 53.44 47.36
9 lostmountainman 95.45% 54.39 54.39 46.98
10 McKown Collection 95.45% 54.11 54.11 46.73
11 Tommy's Threes 90.91% 56.52 56.52 42.39
12 Robert N Lockey 81.82% 63.00 63.00 37.23
13 Rush Family Collection 68.18% 65.57 65.57 34.27
14 Robinette Collection 72.73% 64.14 64.14 30.61
15 R Castelino 40.91% 66.21 66.21 25.58
16 Tom's Basic 3CN Set 40.91% 37.93 37.93 25.00
17 Bigbrushy-120 68.18% 46.00 46.00 24.05
18 The Kaye Collection 50.00% 55.44 55.44 20.16
19 TigersFan 50.00% 42.25 42.25 15.36
20 jmallinson 36.36% 62.80 62.80 14.27

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