Dime Type Set (1796-present)

Number of
Required Items
13
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
67.989

The dime, like the quarter, got a bit of a late start, not making its appearance until 1796. By this point, the Flowing Hair design had given way to the Draped Bust, with both small (1796-97) and large (1798-1807) eagles on the reverse. These two, as one might expect, are the key coins in this set. Few of the others will present much of a problem in obtaining, but no fewer than six Seated Liberty designs are required for completion. Even today, the Mercury dime remains one of the most recognizable and beloved issues of the early 20th century. Both Proofs and circulation strikes are eligible for this set.

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

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted Set Rating User
1 Black Cat - Dime Type Set (1796-present) 2021 2022 2023 100.00% 67.04 67.04
2 D. L. Hansen. Dime Type Set. (1796-Present) 2017 2018 2019 2020 100.00% 66.74 66.74
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3 The Contursi Family 92.31% 66.28 64.87
4 Larry Martin's Type Dime Set 2009 100.00% R 63.89 63.89
5 Gobrecht's Raisinet Collection 2008 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 100.00% R 63.32 63.32

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted Set Rating User
1 Black Cat - Dime Type Set (1796-present) 2021 2022 2023 100.00% 67.04 67.04
2 D. L. Hansen. Dime Type Set. (1796-Present) 2017 2018 2019 2020 100.00% 66.74 66.74
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3 The Contursi Family 92.31% 66.28 64.87
4 ScoutDogCoins CB 100.00% 62.46 62.46
5 JBC 100.00% 60.79 60.79
6 Feldman dimes 92.31% 65.41 54.28
7 The Cumberland Valley Collection 100.00% 52.04 52.04
8 Carillon Dimes 92.31% 62.35 51.73
9 FMurphy 92.31% 59.74 49.57
10 Seraph UPDATED 92.31% 53.38 45.43
11 Mr_Spud 92.31% 51.74 42.94
12 Dimeman's Dime Type Set 2006 100.00% 42.22 42.22
13 The Oreville Collection 69.23% 65.97 42.11
14 Cedar City Dime Type Set (1796-present) 84.62% 56.93 41.18
15 Mike's First Year Issue Dime Type Set II 100.00% 41.04 41.04
16 lostmountainman 92.31% 49.28 40.89
17 driftwood dime type set 69.23% 65.65 36.32
18 The Jesh Collection of Dimes 69.23% 65.20 34.68
19 rick's half dollars 84.62% 45.53 32.94
20 Parry Collection 69.23% 63.92 32.64

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