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After trying to complete a circulation find set since about 1985, I broke down and purchased the last four coins I needed to finish off the Jefferson nickel set while at the small coin show in Raleigh this weekend. Had to buy the 38S, 49D, 50D and 57P. But, all the Jeffs are put to bed. Now on to other fun.

Still gathering small piles of copper and silver.
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 Posted 01/16/2018  6:12 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add scopru to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply


Congratulations. IS a good set to complete. I certainly feel your pain on finding the last few in circulation.
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 Posted 01/16/2018  6:13 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add nickelsearcher to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Well done on your set completion.

Do know that there are more than a handful of us CCF folks who have completed the 1938-Date series from CRH ... but agreed that takes a LOT of patience and many, many rolls searched.

However you got it done ... congratulations on your
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 Posted 01/16/2018  6:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add hozer to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice
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 Posted 01/16/2018  6:23 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add thecoinguy1964 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's what I call perseverance, congrats.
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 Posted 01/16/2018  6:24 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bud250r to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Congratulations. I also had to purchase the last 3 or 4 for my set.
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 Posted 01/16/2018  6:28 pm  Show Profile   Check TNG's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add TNG to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Congrats! How bout a pic or two. I like Jeffersons :-)
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 Posted 01/16/2018  6:36 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Kurrykid to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Awesome...I'd like to see some pics as well!
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If you found all but four coins, you did very well.
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 Posted 01/16/2018  7:32 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
,congrats on the set .
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 Posted 01/16/2018  7:43 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Mark1959 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice set to complete.
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Congrats! That shows the power of regionalism. I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. I have at least one full tube of 38-S's. I was still getting them in Circulation up till the late 90s. I can remember getting one in change at a candy machine in 97. I remember looking at it thinking it was a "58" and then remembering all the 38s I found that I thought were "58s" and what do you know it was a 38P.
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 Posted 01/16/2018  8:44 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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all the Jeffs are put to bed


Very nice! How about a couple pics of all the happy coins in one album?
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 Posted 01/16/2018  9:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Half to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Awesome job! You have far more patience than I do.
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Thank you for the kind words. I will take a few photos over the weekend and post. They are nearly all in Whitman folders. A few of the nicer ones are still in 2x2s.

This is the first series I've completed and may be the only one!

Edit: Actually I may get those pics tomorrow. Looks like we may be out of work tomorrow with snow on the way.
Still gathering small piles of copper and silver.
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