They?re the finest known sets of Eisenhower dollars, according to Professional Coin Grading Service.
People who attend the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo June 1-3 will get a chance to find out for themselves. PCGS will display the two sets of Mint State Eisenhower dollars (1971-1978) at the show.
Assembled over a 20-year period by Illinois collector, James Sego, the No. 1 set has won the PCGS Set Registry awards for Best Modern Set the past two years. It has a weighted grade point average of 66.58, and is in the PCGS Set Registry Hall of Fame.
The second finest collection in the PCGS Set Registry was assembled by California collector, J.C. Wang. Its weighted grade point average is 66.50.
The interactive PCGS Set Registry was established in 2001. It ranks sets in order of grade point average, completion and overall rating. There now are over 17,600 sets registered. PCGS is a division of Collectors Universe, Inc.
For additional information about the PCGS Set Registry program, contact Professional Coin Grading Service by calling (800) 447-8848 or (949) 833-0600, by visiting www.PCGS.com, by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by writing to: P.O. Box 9458, Newport Beach, CA 92658.