1950-Present Proof Set with Major Varieties

Number of
Required Items
746
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
71.300
Proof set production was resumed in 1950 after a seven year hiatus around the time of World War II. The postwar generation took a great interest in these sets, and from the early 1960s through the late 1980s, between three and four million sets were sold annually. Sales since then have hovered in the 1-2 million range for larger sets, but the proliferation of smaller sub-sets have diluted these numbers somewhat. There are however, several extremely rare varieties, that make completing this particular set next-to-impossible. Heading the list, is the 1975 No "S" Dime, of which only two specimens are known. One sold several years ago for the amazing sum of $350,000. Closely related is the 1968 No "S" dime, of which perhaps a dozen and a half exist. This coin regularly sells at a low to mid five figure price. Most of the other tough varieties are other No "S" strikes, including a cent from 1990, a nickel from 1971 and two additional dimes in 1970 and 1983. In any event, this massive 651 piece set showcases the finest work of the U.S. mint for the past 65 years, and even getting close to completion is a significant accomplishment.

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

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 D. L. Hansen Collection 2020 99.87% 69.98 70.69 70.05
DLH
2 ErasmusHall 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 99.20% 69.81 70.47 69.06
3 psc 99.60% 69.50 R 70.07 68.42
psc
4 lostmountainman 99.33% 69.35 69.93 67.32
5 BK Collection 98.22% 69.44 R 70.03 64.57
BK

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 D. L. Hansen Collection 2020 99.87% 69.98 70.69 70.05
DLH
2 ErasmusHall 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 99.20% 69.81 70.47 69.06
3 lostmountainman 99.33% 69.35 69.93 67.32
4 Ozarko Collection 89.68% 68.86 69.42 57.43
5 school-man 83.65% 68.60 68.62 55.71
6 RayB 88.20% 69.82 70.67 45.81
7 Cypress Yankee 85.66% 69.84 70.69 45.31
8 QuarterMan 71.85% 68.49 68.61 44.29
9 RickyRacer UPDATED 56.03% 68.21 68.24 42.25
10 jmm483 75.07% 69.77 70.60 39.41
11 shsusa - 1950-Present PR w/Maj Var 56.17% 68.58 68.72 35.92
12 Jackson Family Collection UPDATED 54.96% 68.89 69.37 33.30
13 khoward132 56.43% 69.15 69.60 32.84
14 Fernando Baez Guerrero 46.25% 68.06 68.25 31.83
15 Elsmore 57.10% 69.80 70.65 29.48
16 The J. J. Wilson Collection 58.18% 69.54 70.08 29.12
17 rbroederer UPDATED 43.83% 68.21 68.31 28.63
18 polaris20 59.12% 68.94 68.95 28.27
19 jaenfield 46.78% 69.12 69.60 27.21
20 Vinny Kid 50.94% 68.66 68.77 25.82

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