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Scott Gardener's One With Everything - 79th

Current Statistics
Rank

79
GPA with Top Bonuses

51.455
GPA Weighted

51.455
Complete

54.72%
Set Rating

29.197

About This Set: This could take even longer than awhile.

Scott Gardener's One With Everything

Image Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade PCGS # Pop PCGS # Pop Higher Pop Pop Higher Comments
Half Cent (1793-1857) 1093 1806 1/2C VF35BN 74 480 91816847
A gift from my wife Cathey for Christmas, this early half cent pre-dates the War of 1812, having been minted during Thomas Jefferson's second term. It has been variety-attributed, noting the small 6 on the obverse and lack of stems on the reverse, one of the more common varieties for this date. This coin has witnessed more than 200 years of history, from the two close calls--1812 and the Civil War--that almost destroyed our nation, to the rise of the U.S. as an international superpower in the Twentieth Century in the aftermath of two World Wars.
Large Cent (1793-1857) 1C
Flying Eagle Cent (1856-1858) 2016 1857 1C F15 68 4759 17910440
Indian Head Cent (1859-1909) 2052 1859 1C VF35 89 2986 2306113567
Lincoln Cent (1909-present) 3404 1964 1C PR67RD 827 2084 66421278830
One of the last proof versions of circulating coins to come out of Philadelphia, from the fateful year of 1964.
Two Cents (1864-1873) 2C
Three Cent Nickel (1865-1889)
Three Cent Silver (1851-1873)
Shield Nickel (1866-1889)
Liberty Nickel (1883-1913) 5C
Buffalo Nickel (1913-1938) 3977 1936 5C AU53 16 5461 1604222949
From my medical school days
Jefferson Nickel (1938-present) 4196 1964 5C PR67 921 1856 29627356067
Early Half Dime (1792-1837) H10C
Liberty Seated Half Dime (1837-1873) 4365 1857 H10C AU55 58 623 152516444
Early Dime (1796-1837) 4527 1835 10C XF45 101 425 7064265
From the TNA Show in Arlington
Liberty Seated Dime (1837-1891) 4680 1876-CC 10C VG8 6 574 33231721
Barber Dime (1892-1916) 10C
Mercury Dime (1916-1945) 10C
Roosevelt Dime (1946-present) 10C
Twenty Cents (1875-1878) 20C
Early Quarter (1796-1838) 5354 1835 25C XF40 121 340 8373777
This coin dates back to Andrew Jackson's administration and the passage of Halley's Comet, along with the coincident birth of the writer popularly known as Mark Twain, whom I should note was a big proponent of Osteopathy.
Liberty Seated Quarter (1838-1891) 5426 1853 25C VF20 28 1661 57029235
A rather heavily used example of the one year type, featuring dramatic rays on the reverse to set it apart from previous years. This coin may be the 1000th 1853 quarter to enter into the PCGS population.
Barber Quarter (1892-1916) 5658 1910-D 25C XF45 6 148 100029778
Standing Liberty Quarter (1916-1930) 25C
Washington Quarter (1932-present) 96008 1976-S 25C PR68DC 304 21758 661561048800
Early Half Dollar (1794-1839) 50C
Liberty Seated Half Dollar (1839-1891) 6445 1884 50C PR63 79 108 44078146
My first $1k+ non-gold coin, my first pre-modern proof, and a radical departure from my emphasis on gold among my higher end coins.
Barber Half Dollar (1892-1915) 50C
Walking Liberty Half Dollar (1916-1947) 6626 1945-S 50C MS65 4063 1426 12862262098
Got at a coin show around 2001, originally certified by Accugrade. I cracked it out and had it regraded raw with PCGS, and was pleased that it returned still MS65. This coin was minted in the year that saw the end of World War II, a turbulent year that brought the end of the horrors of the Nazi regime, but also brought what hopefully will never be repeated--the use of nuclear weapons.
Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963) 50C
Kennedy Half Dollar (1964-present)
Early Dollar (1794-1804) $1
Liberty Seated Dollar (1836-1873) $1
Trade Dollar (1873-1885) T$1
Morgan Dollar (1878-1921) 7166 1886 $1 MS65 16299 3849 396546111419
Peace Dollar (1921-1935) 7365 1925 $1 MS65 8050 2370 468279515
For my side project, of affordable but carefully picked Peace Dollars. This coin has a very clean and flashy obverse with superior eye appeal. The reverse looks splotchy on the scan, but in person exhibits subtle reddish tonning over the "splotches," and a soft blue over the base and the word "Peace." This piece raises the bar on my future work on this set.
Eisenhower Dollar (1971-1978) $1
Susan B. Anthony Dollar (1979-1999) SBA$1
Sacagawea Dollar (2000-present)
Presidential Dollar (2007-2016) $1
Gold Dollar (1849-1889) 7585 1884 G$1 MS63 69 122 797011651
Early $2-1/2 (1796-1839) 97694 1836 $2.50 AU50 29 144 4432331
Liberty Head $2-1/2 (1840-1907) 7848 1896 $2.50 MS64 136 114 114379194
First new coin of 2014 (not counting the ones from the proof set gift from New Year's party)
Indian Head $2-1/2 (1908-1929) 7953 1929 $2.50 MS64+ 113 216 11684750
Indian Princess $3 (1854-1889) 7974 1856 $3 AU50 83 471 177918484
From the Texas Coin Show in December, finishing the year by finishing at last the twelve coin type set.
Early $5 (1795-1838) 8174 1836 $5 AU55 72 178 11933873
Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908) 8390 1895 $5 MS62 1429 1056 3705742655
From Lone Star Mint, funded in part by purging CDs, DVDs, and books I no longer need. This coin has subtle but remarkable toning when viewed up close in person.
Indian Head $5 (1908-1929) 8520 1911 $5 MS64 469 120 80371707
My big purchase for the year at the ANA Money Show in Dallas, the same day I first became an ANA member. Cathey and Mom were with me to enjoy the show. CAC approved.
Early $10 (1795-1804) $10
Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907) 8733 1895-O $10 MS62 102 29 6750844911
A regrade; I had hoped for a 62+. I bought this coin before knowing its real relative rarity, intrigued by the O mint mark and passing on a more common date in MS63. I got home and discovered on CoinFacts what a bargain I had.
Indian Head $10 (1907-1933) 8884 1932 $10 MS64 10055 2035 187024682
From Saunders at the Texas Coin Show in Grapevine. CAC endorsed.
Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907) 9045 1904 $20 MS63 58895 40743 12454270924
From the TNA show in Fort Worth, 2011. It's the common 1904 date, but it has excellent eye appeal. My first CAC green-bean.
$20 St. Gaudens (1907-1933) 9177 1924 $20 MS66 9193 242 327062225