Charlotte Basic Type Set, Circulation Strikes (1838-1861)

Number of
Required Items
3
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
65.667

As one of the original three branch mints opened in 1838, the Charlotte mint struck small denomination gold coins for 23 years until its closure in 1861 due to events surrounding the Civil War. Unlike the Dahlonega mint, there were no $3 gold pieces struck at the Charlotte mint. Consequently, the basic set consists of only three coins: the $1 gold piece, and the $2 1/2 and $5 Liberty coins. Output from this mint was always on the low side compared with Philadelphia and New Orleans, and even a very small set such as this can provide a challenge to complete in high grade.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted Set Rating User
1 Louis Eliasberg 100.00% R 64.33 64.33
2 Harry W. Bass 100.00% R 64.00 64.00
2 Waldo Newcomer 100.00% R 64.00 64.00
2 D. L. Hansen Charlotte Type Set 2018 2019 100.00% 64.00 64.00
D.
5 Garrett Collection 100.00% R 63.67 63.67

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted Set Rating User
1 D. L. Hansen Charlotte Type Set 2018 2019 100.00% 64.00 64.00
D.
2 The Cumberland Valley Collection 2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 100.00% 48.33 48.33
3 MADELINE 66.67% 54.00 36.00
4 CSF 33.33% 50.00 16.67