The GFRC Open Set Registry Community Project

Civil War Silver and Copper

The war commenced with the secession of South Carolina. Hostilities commenced on 12 April 1861 with the attack by the Confederate Military on the U.S. Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor. Following the commencement of fighting the war continued with massive casualties suffered by both the Union and the Confederate forces. Initially the Confederates held sway but due to the Union's blockades of southern ports and the manufacturing resources of the Northern states the Union forces eventually weakened the Confederate Army and inflicted a crushing blow to the Confederate Armies at Gettysburg. Although not ending the war at Gettysburg the Northern forces eventually defeated the CSA Armies and the war essentially ended with General Lee surrendering to Ulysses Grant at the Appomattox courthouse in Virginia on 9 April 1865. The Civil War period continues to evoke strong interest from collectors. This set of silver and copper coins issued during the Civil War presents a challenge to complete but can be completed with diligent effort.

There are 59 coins in this set. When Collectors have yet to create all the relevant sets (e.g. Seated Half-Dime, Dimes, Quarters, Half Dollars, and Dollars), not all 59 coins may show up in their collection.



Click Collection Name to view its composition. The Blank Collection is an empty version.

Collection Rating Complete Weighted Grade caccoin.com Last Updated
The Newtown Collection 29.1 75% 45.8 27% May 23, 2017
The Tom Bender Collection 21.8 31% 64.5 67% February 21, 2017
The Civil War Collection Collection 17.7 63% 36.1 3% June 10, 2017
The JMFrzy Collection 14.8 32% 42.8 0% March 12, 2017
The Terry Hess Collection 14.1 64% 25.6 8% May 22, 2017
The Gerry Fortin Collection 13.9 17% 65.3 80% February 21, 2017
The JF Collection 13.5 17% 63.4 20% April 15, 2017
The Ronald C Hedden Collection 12.7 29% 38.8 0% June 10, 2017
The Gene Gardner Collection 12.3 19% 66.8 73% June 8, 2017
The John Okerson Collection 11.6 51% 32.0 3% February 21, 2017
The Coulombe Family Collection 11.0 17% 51.5 0% June 1, 2017
The Seal Beach Collection 10.5 19% 57.4 45% March 22, 2017
The White Pine Collection 10.5 29% 34.3 24% February 21, 2017
The GJ Collection 9.7 15% 47.9 89% February 21, 2017
The Oregon Beaver Collection 9.5 19% 52.0 9% March 1, 2017
The Dale Miller Collection 9.4 31% 27.7 6% February 21, 2017
The Tim Cook MD Collection 8.2 14% 51.2 0% March 27, 2017
The Iowa Collection 7.4 15% 36.6 89% February 21, 2017
The Electric Peak Collection 7.3 12% 65.8 43% February 21, 2017
The MnS JV Collection 6.6 8% 64.6 60% February 21, 2017
The Somerville Collection 5.3 20% 64.5 8% June 25, 2017
The Motor City Collection 5.2 8% 55.1 0% February 27, 2017
The MIKE VERHULST Collection 5.0 15% 25.0 0% April 27, 2017
The TombstoneJoe Collection 4.9 10% 42.1 0% February 21, 2017
The Semikey Collector Collection 4.1 17% 19.4 0% February 21, 2017
The BL Collection 4.0 8% 45.4 0% February 21, 2017
The Dallas Collection 4.0 8% 39.0 40% February 21, 2017
The Piedmont Collection 3.7 15% 34.8 0% April 22, 2017
The Mountain View Collection 3.1 15% 15.1 89% February 21, 2017
The KSeholm Collection 2.6 7% 47.2 0% June 26, 2017
The Tony Alberts Collection 2.3 17% 10.6 0% February 21, 2017
The No Motto Collection 1.8 3% 65.2 100% February 21, 2017
The Golden Arm Collection 1.2 2% 55.0 0% February 21, 2017
The JPB Collection 0.8 2% 35.0 0% February 28, 2017
The G-Squared Collection 0.4 7% 12.4 0% February 21, 2017
The Jazz Collection 0.3 2% 33.3 100% March 4, 2017
The Blank Collection
Collection Rating Complete Weighted Grade caccoin.com Last Updated
The Gene Gardner Collection 48.1 64% 66.5 66% June 8, 2017
The Newtown Collection 29.1 75% 45.8 27% May 23, 2017
The Tom Bender Collection 21.8 31% 64.5 67% February 21, 2017
The Civil War Collection Collection 17.7 63% 36.1 3% June 10, 2017
The JMFrzy Collection 14.8 32% 42.8 0% March 12, 2017
The Terry Hess Collection 14.1 64% 25.6 8% May 22, 2017
The Gerry Fortin Collection 13.9 17% 65.3 80% February 21, 2017
The JF Collection 13.5 17% 63.4 20% April 15, 2017
The Ronald C Hedden Collection 12.7 29% 38.8 0% June 10, 2017
The John Okerson Collection 11.6 51% 32.0 3% February 21, 2017
The Coulombe Family Collection 11.0 17% 51.5 0% June 1, 2017
The Seal Beach Collection 10.5 19% 57.4 45% March 22, 2017
The White Pine Collection 10.5 29% 34.3 24% February 21, 2017
The GJ Collection 9.7 15% 47.9 89% February 21, 2017
The Oregon Beaver Collection 9.5 19% 52.0 9% March 1, 2017
The Dale Miller Collection 9.4 31% 27.7 6% February 21, 2017
The Tim Cook MD Collection 8.2 14% 51.2 0% March 27, 2017
The Iowa Collection 7.4 15% 36.6 89% February 21, 2017
The Electric Peak Collection 7.3 12% 65.8 43% February 21, 2017
The MnS JV Collection 6.6 8% 64.6 60% February 21, 2017
The Somerville Collection 5.3 20% 64.5 8% June 25, 2017
The Motor City Collection 5.2 8% 55.1 0% February 27, 2017
The MIKE VERHULST Collection 5.0 15% 25.0 0% April 27, 2017
The TombstoneJoe Collection 4.9 10% 42.1 0% February 21, 2017
The Semikey Collector Collection 4.1 17% 19.4 0% February 21, 2017
The BL Collection 4.0 8% 45.4 0% February 21, 2017
The Dallas Collection 4.0 8% 39.0 40% February 21, 2017
The Piedmont Collection 3.7 15% 34.8 0% April 22, 2017
The Mountain View Collection 3.1 15% 15.1 89% February 21, 2017
The KSeholm Collection 2.6 7% 47.2 0% June 26, 2017
The Tony Alberts Collection 2.3 17% 10.6 0% February 21, 2017
The No Motto Collection 1.8 3% 65.2 100% February 21, 2017
The Golden Arm Collection 1.2 2% 55.0 0% February 21, 2017
The JPB Collection 0.8 2% 35.0 0% February 28, 2017
The G-Squared Collection 0.4 7% 12.4 0% February 21, 2017
The Jazz Collection 0.3 2% 33.3 100% March 4, 2017
The Blank Collection

Rating: The weighted average of all coin grades (i.e. aggregated sum of each coin grade + CAC premium multiplied by its rarity factor divided by the sum of all rarity factors). Missing coins are included and assigned a grade of 0. This metric is the basis for order rank.

Complete: The number of coin entries divided by the total number of coins in the Set.

Weighted Grade: The weighted average of all coin grades (see calculation above), but excluding any missing coins.

%: The ratio of coins certified by CAC (either green or gold sticker). Calculated as the number of CAC coins divided by the total number of entered coins.

Rarity Factor: The rarity assessment for each date/variety uses the Sheldon scale of R1 through R8 with a R1 weight being the most common while an R8 weight being the most difficult to locate.