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Welcome to the GFRC Open Set Registry Community Project

For Certified and Uncertified (raw) Coins

History:

Many of our fellow numismatic collectors are building noteworthy collections in grades ranging from Fine through Mint State and may be excluded from displaying these collections on the PCGS or NGC registries due to exclusive certification requirements. While certification by either PCGS or NGC does provide for consistency in grading (grade inflation not with-standing) and allows for effective set competition, I believe the registry concept should be made more inclusive to support collectors of all levels.

The Open Set Registry was first started in 2014 after considerable feedback from fellow collectors. Many formats were debated, but ultimately I decided on a completely open model to best support collectors of all financial means and experience. This process resulted in the GFRC Open Set Registry Community Project, which accepts coins without preference to third-party certification or lack there-of (with the exception of the CAC premium).

Mission:
  1. Provide an inclusive registry for collectors to showcase both their certified and uncertified coins.
  2. Increase awareness, particularly for Capped Bust and Seated coinage
  3. Create friendly competition among our peers in a fun manner without annual awards or expensive luncheons.
  4. Free collectors working on top registry collections to pursue the best possible coin rather than being limited to a single third-party holder or forced to cross, which can be a poor financial decisions with CAC'ed coins.

Total Collections: 850     Total Collectors: 94

Set Set Definition Credit No. of Collections Top Active Collection Collection Rating Last Update
Half-Dimes
Half Dimes - Date Set John Okerson 9 Tom Bender 68.4 December 31, 2017
Half Dimes - Major Varieties John Okerson 9 Tom Bender 58.4 December 31, 2017
Half Dimes - Ultimate Set John Okerson 3 John Okerson 19.2 June 27, 2018
Dimes
Dimes - Date Set, Business John Okerson 10 South Florida 66.0 July 25, 2018
Dimes - Major Varieties John Okerson 10 South Florida 63.4 August 10, 2018
Dimes - Ultimate Set John Okerson 10 South Florida 61.5 August 10, 2018
Quarters
Quarters - Date Set, Business John Okerson 6 John Okerson 15.8 August 10, 2018
Quarters - Major Varieties John Okerson 6 Mountain View 12.9 August 10, 2018
Quarters - Ultimate Set John Okerson 6 Oldebullion 17.0 January 17, 2018
Half Dollars
Half Dollars - Date Set, Business John Okerson 6 John Okerson 31.4 August 10, 2018
Half Dollars - Major Varieties John Okerson 6 John Okerson 11.5 August 10, 2018
Half Dollars - Ultimate Set John Okerson 2 John Okerson 1.8 May 11, 2018
Set Set Definition Credit No. of Collections Top Active Collection Collection Rating Last Update
Pattern
Pattern 1850-1858 Set Rick Snow 1 Manya 5.8 August 14, 2017
Pattern 1858 12-Piece Set Rick Snow 1 Manya 58.0 August 6, 2017
Pattern 1858 Set Rick Snow 1 Manya 5.4 August 6, 2017
Flying Eagle
Flying Eagle Date Set Rick Snow 1 Mi¢hael Hassler 36.7 September 28, 2017
Flying Eagle Date Set w/1856 Rick Snow 2 Mi¢hael Hassler 42.0 September 28, 2017
Flying Eagle Date Proof Set Rick Snow 0 0.0 December 31, 1969
Flying Eagle Complete Date Proof Set Rick Snow 0 0.0 December 31, 1969
Flying Eagle and Indian Head Top 100 Varieties Set Rick Snow 1 Mi¢hael Hassler 39.7 September 28, 2017
Flying Eagle Complete Snow Varieties Set Rick Snow 1 Mi¢hael Hassler 13.7 September 28, 2017
Set Set Definition Credit No. of Collections Top Active Collection Collection Rating Last Update
Pre 1965 U.S. Coinage (Basic) Matt Berry 19 Steven J DIppolito 36.3 August 9, 2018
Pre 1965 U.S. Coinage (Advanced) Matt Berry 20 Steven J DIppolito 33.8 August 20, 2018
Liberty Seated (Basic) Ed Sims 13 Steven J DIppolito 56.4 August 20, 2018
Liberty Seated (Advanced) Ed Sims 13 John Okerson 41.5 August 20, 2018
Gold - 1834 to 1932 (Basic) Osprey 11 Alexandria 51.6 June 24, 2018
Gold - 1834 to 1932 (Advanced) Osprey 11 Hampden 14.2 June 24, 2018
Civil War Silver and Copper Osprey 49 Newtown 35.9 August 18, 2018
Civil War Gold Osprey 5 Whiskey Creek 2.5 April 30, 2018
Civil War Complete Set Osprey 50 Newtown 17.8 August 18, 2018
Set Set Definition Credit No. of Collections Top Active Collection Collection Rating Last Update
Major Varieties, Business Terry Hess 7 Terry Hess 51.2 July 11, 2018
Proofs Terry Hess 2 Terry Hess 33.0 August 2, 2017
Set Set Definition Credit No. of Collections Top Active Collection Collection Rating Last Update
$20 Liberty Head Type 1 Osprey 1 Whiskey Creek 0.5 December 30, 2017
$2.5 Quarter Eagle, Classic Head Osprey 0 0.0 December 31, 1969
$2.5 Quarter Eagle, Liberty Head Osprey 6 Oregon Beaver 27.0 August 15, 2018
$2.5 Quarter Eagle, Indian Osprey 4 Hampden 43.7 June 28, 2018
Set Set Definition Credit No. of Collections Top Active Collection Collection Rating Last Update
Half-Dimes
Half Dimes - Basic Set, Business Stephen A. Crain 18 Tom Bender 67.2 August 17, 2018
Half Dimes - w/Varieties, Business Stephen A. Crain 18 Tom Bender 62.1 August 17, 2018
Half Dimes - New Orleans Stephen A. Crain 17 Tom Bender 66.4 August 9, 2018
Half Dimes - San Francisco Stephen A. Crain 13 Tom Bender 67.0 July 25, 2018
Dimes
Dimes - Basic Set, Business Gerry Fortin 24 Tom Bender 65.2 August 19, 2018
Dimes - w/Varieties, Business Gerry Fortin 24 Tom Bender 65.3 August 19, 2018
Dimes - Top 100 Varieties Gerry Fortin 9 Tim Cook MD 58.4 August 17, 2018
Dimes - Top 25 Shattered Dies Gerry Fortin 8 Tim Cook MD 54.6 July 30, 2018
Dimes - Top 25 Cud Dies Gerry Fortin 6 Tim Cook MD 27.9 July 10, 2018
Dimes - Top 25 MPD Dies Gerry Fortin 7 Tim Cook MD 61.6 August 7, 2018
Dimes - Top 25 Rotated Reverse Dies Gerry Fortin 8 Dale Miller 27.8 August 11, 2018
Dimes - Ultimate Set Gerry Fortin 9 Tim Cook MD 47.9 August 18, 2018
Dimes - Carson City Gerry Fortin 17 Tom Bender 63.6 July 17, 2018
Dimes - New Orleans Gerry Fortin 21 Tom Bender 64.3 August 19, 2018
Dimes - San Francisco Gerry Fortin 20 Gerry Fortin 64.3 August 19, 2018
Double Dimes
Double Dimes - Date and Mintmark John Frost 4 JMFrzy 52.5 July 12, 2018
Double Dimes - Advanced Date and Mintmark John Frost 4 JMFrzy 35.8 July 12, 2018
Double Dimes - Proof John Frost 1 JMFrzy 25.3 March 18, 2017
Double Dimes - Die Marriage Set John Frost 2 JMFrzy 48.1 November 19, 2017
Double Dimes - Ultimate Die Marriage Set John Frost 2 JMFrzy 45.7 November 19, 2017
Quarters
Quarters - Basic Set, Business Greg Johnson 22 Iowa 38.8 August 15, 2018
Quarters - Top 25 Varieties Greg Johnson 7 GJ 40.1 July 1, 2018
Quarters - Carson City Greg Johnson 14 Coinosaurus 44.7 July 12, 2018
Quarters - New Orleans Greg Johnson 16 GJ 50.5 August 15, 2018
Quarters - San Francisco Greg Johnson 18 Iowa 32.1 July 19, 2018
Half Dollars
Half Dollars - Basic Set, Business Bill Bugert 21 Newtown 58.1 August 19, 2018
Half Dollars - Ultimate Set Bill Bugert 21 Newtown 20.3 August 19, 2018
Half Dollars - 1861 New Orleans Die Varieties Bill Bugert 7 Double Barrel Cannon 41.5 July 1, 2018
Half Dollars - Top 100 Die Varieties Bill Bugert 10 Newtown 9.7 August 15, 2018
Half Dollars - Carson City Bill Bugert 15 Newtown 47.3 May 29, 2018
Half Dollars - San Francisco Bill Bugert 18 Newtown 55.8 August 19, 2018
Dollars
Dollars - Basic Set, Business Stephen Petty 14 MnS JV 61.9 August 5, 2018
Set Set Definition Credit No. of Collections Top Active Collection Collection Rating Last Update
Seated
Seated Half Dimes - Basic Set Stephen A. Crain 13 Tom Bender 61.0 June 27, 2018
Seated Dimes - Basic Set Gerry Fortin 18 Gerry Fortin 54.7 August 19, 2018
Seated Quarters - Basic Set Greg Johnson 10 Iowa 37.2 August 4, 2018
Seated Half Dollars - Basic Set Bill Bugert 13 Seal Beach 44.7 August 19, 2018
Seated Dollars - Basic Set Stephen Petty 5 MnS JV 37.3 August 5, 2018
Seated Double Dimes - Basic Set John Frost 1 JMFrzy 4.0 March 16, 2017
Set Set Definition Credit No. of Collections Top Active Collection Collection Rating Last Update
Dimes
Dimes - Date Set John Okerson
John Frost
4 North Georgia 43.7 June 10, 2018
Dimes - Date and Mintmark John Okerson
John Frost
4 North Georgia 25.1 June 24, 2018
Dimes - w/Varieties Set John Okerson
John Frost
4 KSeholm 8.3 June 24, 2018
Dimes - Date/Mintmark w/1894-S John Okerson
John Frost
4 North Georgia 24.2 June 24, 2018
Quarters
Quarters - Date Set John Okerson
John Frost
1 North Georgia 13.9 July 4, 2018
Quarters - Date and Mintmark Set John Okerson
John Frost
4 JMFrzy 47.2 March 28, 2018
Quarters - w/Varieties Set John Okerson
John Frost
4 JMFrzy 12.1 March 28, 2018
Half Dollars
Half Dollar - Date Set John Okerson
John Frost
0 0.0 December 31, 1969
Half Dollar - Date and Mintmark John Okerson
John Frost
3 Oregon Beaver 21.0 September 4, 2017
Half Dollar - Date/Mintmark w/1892-O Micro o John Okerson
John Frost
3 Oregon Beaver 20.4 September 4, 2017
Half Dollar - w/Varieties Set John Okerson
John Frost
3 Oregon Beaver 14.4 September 4, 2017
Set Set Definition Credit No. of Collections Top Active Collection Collection Rating Last Update
50-Piece U.S. Early Silver Design Type Gerry Fortin 6 Classic Commem New Life 66.2 July 13, 2018
11-Piece U.S. Early Gold Gerry Fortin 3 Hampden 40.5 June 26, 2018
61-Piece U.S. Early Silver and Gold Gerry Fortin 7 Classic Commem New Life 51.0 July 13, 2018