Liberty Seated Double Dimes

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Variety attributions are listed with BF numbers from Lane Brunner's and John Frost's variety reference website.

There are 11 Coins for Sale. New coin(s) added on December 22, 2017

Photo Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Seated 20C 1875 1875

Choice $485 Choice Original, Crusty Gray-Gold Patina, Well Struck, Accurately Graded. Mintage of only 36,910. Crusty gray-gold surfaces are no question original on this lovely 1875 double dime. Strike is decent with only a tiny blemish in the right obverse field needing to be mentioend. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. CAC approval rewards the obvious originality and accurate grading. A perfect candidate for an EF grade level type set.
Seated 20C 1875 1875

Original $425 Original, Conservative Grading. Considerable remaining details for the VF30 assigned grade on this nice orginal piece. Obverse is toned an even light to medium gray with no blemishes. Reverse has old album toning with rainbow coloring; green/blues in the eagle that migrate to rose then deep red and blue at the upper rim. One can easily find 1875-S and 1875-CC examples at most coin shows but try to locate the underrated 1875 and 1876 dates. Mintage is only 36,910.
Seated 20C 1875 1875
Choice $320 Choice Original, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Medium Gray Fields, Accurately Graded. Freshly graded as part of GFRC raw inventory conversion to TPG holders. This lovely 1875 double dime is strictly original example with light to medium gray coloing. There are no blemishes to mention as a well preserved specimen. This piece was original conservatively graded as F15 while PCGS assigned a VF20 opinion. This should substantiate the care taken in grading raw coins for GFRC customers. Now housed in 2015 style holder.
Seated 20C 1875 1875
Choice $350 Choice Original, Eye Appeal, Conservative Grading. A wonderful circulated example with strictly original surfaces and contrast between the medium gray fields and lighter main devices. Fully choice as no blemishes on this piece. Housed in 2015 PCGS holder.
Seated 20C 1875CC 1875-CC
Choice $1300 Choice Original, Old Time Gun Metal Gray/Blue Patina, Accurately Graded, Saco River Collection.. A super 1875 Carson City BF-2 example with natural gun metal gray-blue toning and choice surfaces. Strictly originality is not an issue here once placing a 10x loupe on the surfaces and viewing old time thick natural patina. Well stuck throughout obverse and reverse with every reverse eagle feather being crisply defined. Accurately graded and worthy of an advanced type set collection as the 1875-CC is a more challenging design representative than omnipresent 1875 San Francisco strikes. Housed in newer NGC holder. A top quality offering from the Saco River Collection that should not last long.
Seated 20C 1875CC 1875-CC
Market Acceptable $350 Attractive Light Gold Patina, Flashy Luster, Old Clean and Retoned, Accurately Graded, Wooster Collection. BF-2 die variety. At first glance, one sees an EF45/AU example due to some residual luster and light gold toning. Closer inspection with 10x loupe suggestes the ANACS grading is accurate and the surfaces have been lightly cleaned in the past. Granted there is metal flow/frosty surrounding the stars that was undisturbed. A Market Acceptable quality rating has been assume given the strong eye appeal. Housed in old ANACS White Holder. An offering from the Wooster Collection.
Seated 20C 1875S 1875-S
EF45 raw
Original $295 Original, Light Gray. A popular variety listed in Cherrypickers due to a repunched mintmink that has $ sign appearance. Obverse also has a misplaced 5 digit in the denticles. Surfaces are an even light gray with no blemishes. LIBERTY on scroll is well defined with the weakness below E being strike related.
Seated 20C 1875S 1875-S

Cleaned $200 Accurately Graded, Old Cleaning, Value Priced for Type, Newtown Collection. Even light gray with residual luster. Reverse has been cleaned with hairlines in the left field. Priced accordingly and a value piece for a Dansco or Whitman album type set. From the Newtown Collection.
Seated 20c 1875S 1875-S
Choice $260 Choice Original, Medium Gray, Scarcer Variety, Seal Beach Collection. A strictly original example of the scarcer BF-6 variety. Surfaces are covered with light to medium gray patina that is uniform across obverse and reverse. This piece also performs well under bright light. The reverse has two fully toned over micro lines that are mentioned for completeness but do not detract from the overall eye appeal. I believe a "choice" designation still is valid. Housed in new 2015 PCGS holder.
Seated 20C 1875S 1875-S
Choice $215 Choice Original, Gun Metal Gray Patinal, Accurately Graded, White Pine Collection. A choice example of the scarcer BF-10 die pairing. Reverse die cracks are in an interim die state. Surfaces are toned gun metal gray. Strike is typical with weakness on the stars in right field. There are no blemishes to report. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and standard insert. A quality type coin from the White Pine Collection and fairly priced.
Seated 20C 1876 1876
Original $495 Rare and Underrated Date, Crusty Original Patina, Accurately Graded, Washington State Collection. An underrated date at current pricing levels. Mintage is a low 14,640 as struck at the Philadelphia mint. This is the scarest issue of the Seated double dime series other than 1876-CC and always challenging to locate. This example is no question original with thick crusty gray-brown patina on the obverse and darker shades on the reverse. In terms of blemishes, there are a few scattered field ticks that are completely toned over and consistent with the VF30 grade level. Strike is typical and grading is accurate. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. An important offering from the Washington State Collection. Please note that this 1876 double dime is housed in a worn holder with plastic haze on the reverse that is immediately seen on the GFRC images.