Half Dime Type Set (1792-1873)

Number of
Required Items
10
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
67.718

The Coinage Act of 1792 specified two copper coins, five silver coins and three gold coins. The smallest of the silver coins was the half dime, which was first struck in 1792, prior to the opening of the mint in Philadelphia. It is of course this coin that will prove by far the most difficult to acquire as decent specimens run into the mid-five figures. The other challenges will be the three following coins, the Flowing Hair, and the two Draped Bust designs. The small eagle Draped Bust coin in particular is very tough to locate in a pleasing high circulated or uncirculated grade. Both circulation strikes and Proofs are permitted in this set.

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

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted Set Rating User
1 D. L. Hansen. Half Dime. Type Set 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 100.00% 66.23 66.23
DLH
2 Black Cat - Half Dime Type Set (1792-1873) 100.00% 66.13 66.13
3 Garrett Collection 100.00% R 60.13 60.13
4 ScoutDogCoins CB 100.00% 60.01 60.01
5 William Dunham 100.00% R 55.13 55.13

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted Set Rating User
1 D. L. Hansen. Half Dime. Type Set 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 100.00% 66.23 66.23
DLH
2 Black Cat - Half Dime Type Set (1792-1873) 100.00% 66.13 66.13
3 ScoutDogCoins CB 100.00% 60.01 60.01
4 Gobrecht's Raisinet Collection 2008 2009 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 54.44 54.44
5 Andy Hansen 90.00% 50.07 44.94
6 Accordion 90.00% 57.38 44.14
7 The Cumberland Valley Collection 100.00% 39.74 39.74
8 chugum 80.00% 63.22 37.28
9 JBC 80.00% 62.17 36.67
10 Freddoc 80.00% 57.13 33.69
11 Jim's half dimes 70.00% 52.04 30.69
12 Mike's First Year Issue Half Dime Type Set I 90.00% 39.50 30.38
13 lostmountainman 90.00% 35.53 27.33
14 mikeg747 60.00% 58.19 26.86
15 2 Half - Dime Knowledge 70.00% 42.94 26.42
16 Jordan Collection 70.00% 50.68 24.69
17 The DS Collection 70.00% 48.00 24.62
18 driftwood half dime type set 60.00% 65.82 23.63
19 Cedar City Half Dime Type Set 100% CAC (1792-1873) 60.00% 63.64 22.85
20 The Kankakee Collection 60.00% 61.21 21.97

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