I started this set with the intention of just filling holes with nice coins, but the obvious rarity of some of these has me on a serious hunt.
Who would have thought that "modern" proof pennies are rare? I never considered them as even collectable because after all, there's one in every proof set and there's thousands and thousands of those laying around, right? Well when I decided to put together a nice set of proof Memorials, I found out that in top grade Ultra Cameo, some of these things are extremely scarce and nearly impossible to get because of all the competition. What a way to get me going. My set is ranked as #30 so far, and it's listed on the second page on the registry. My short term goal is to get this set on the first page. Then we'll see where it goes from there. It's only 56% complete right now, and I only have seven top pop coins. The rest are second tier, and a couple are third tier. I have gone out of my way to include a scan and a generic written description of each coin, so why don't you go out of your way and check them out. I love bragging.