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Photo Denom Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Gold 25C 1859 Gold 25C 1859
California Fractional
MS64 NGC
4712009008
BG-705
Choice $2475 New November 13! BG-705, Condition Census Grade, Bold Reflective Luster, Abrasion Free, Conservatively Graded, Tiny PCGS Population for Variety. Stocking California Fractional gold is an important event due to early gold rush significance and private issue. The booming gold rush years left local merchants with a lack of small denomination coinage. The San Francisco mint did not ramp $1 coin production until 1854 and only with a meager 14,600 mintage to support local commerce. As a result, local jewelry shop owners began striking and issuing private gold in small denominations. Most were struck with anvil and hammer leading to uneven strikes. This 1859 BG-705 offering is exceptional given the example is a top pop grade and so well preserved. PCGS has only graded fourteen (14) total examples with one piece at the MS64 level. Both sides offer bold reflective luster from mirrored fields. Obverse devices are crudely engraved with most stars being blobs. The obverse die is heavily clashed with a reverse die from another 25c fractional design. Reverse design is also poorly executed with crude wreath elements and weak denomination and date. Edge denticles are well raised and sharp. Conservatively graded and housed in new large font NGC holder. From a Massachusetts consignor.
Seated 50C 1861O Seated 50C 1861-O
CSA Issue
VF35
PCGS
28764419
W-14 WB-103/104
R4
Choice HOLD
$625
New November 13! CSA W-9 Die Pairing, Crusty Gray-Brown Patina, Original Surfaces, Residual Luster Accurately Graded, Jim Poston Consignment. Bisecting Die Crack Through Date obverse paired with Speared Olive Bud reverse. One of the last die pairings struck under authority of the Confederate States of America. Since the obverse is a later die state, the vertical die crack, that traverses the left side of the 6 digit is bold and fully formed. GFRC has handled several W-14 specimens with this piece being the first to have CAC approval. Surfaces are covered with crusty gray patina on both sides. Strike is typical for the W-14 variety with weakness at the upper obverse and at the denticles below the date digits. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. An important piece of Civil War history since being struck during Apriul 1861; the final month of New Orleans mint operation.
Seated 50C 1877CC Seated 50C 1877-CC
VF35 PCGS
10461698
WB-11
R4
Choice $345 New November 13! CSA Issue, Bisecting Date/Speared Olive Bud Die Pairing, Choice Original, Crusty Gray-Ebony Patina, . A superior 1877-CC WB-11 example that Bill Bugert considers to be R4 rarity for the die pairing. Surfaces are 100% original with natural gray and ebony patina. Overall strike is well executed on both sides. A 10x loupe inspection failed to locate any defects or blemishes. Overall a wholesome 1877-CC Seated half dollar offering that belongs in an advanced collection. Accurately graded and housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. Originally from the Murphys Collection and back at GFRC for a second appearance.
Early Commems 50C 1922 Early Commems 50C 1922
MS65
PCGS Rattler
8188477

Gem HOLD
$550
New November 12! Grant, Gem Original, Old time, Golden-Gray Patina, Frosty Luster, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, New Hampshire Collection. Housed in first generation PCGS rattler holder. A wonderful old time gem from the New Hampshire Collection.
Seated 10C 1849 Seated 10C 1849
MS63 PCGS
21190006
F-101
R4
Choice $985 New November 12! F-101, Original Creamy Luster, Bold Obverse Strike, Very Scarce in Mint State, Massachusetts Collection. Ex. Birmingham Collection. I still don't understand why higher grade 1849 dimes lack respect. The PCGS population reports are low at (6) MS63, (9) MS64, (1) MS65 and (1) MS66. The MS64 number has regrade attempts due to a large MS65 price jump. The Massachusetts Collection example has typical satiny surfaces with a hint of light gold. Strike is all there with complete head details and bold star centrils while the reverse has complete wreath leaves other than a spot at 10:00 which is typical for the F-101 die pairing. Surfaces are blemish free and attractive. Housed in old PCGS blue label holder with standard ring insert. Recently upgraded and now back on the market as the second time through GFRC price list.
Seated 10C 1861 Seated 10C 1861
Type 2 Obverse
AU53 PCGS
31916909
F-106
Original HOLD
$120
New November 12! Type 2 Obverse, Gray-Gold Toning, Residual Reflective Obverse Luster, Accurately Graded, Massachusetts Collection. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. Recently upgraded by the Massachusetts Collection and searching for a new home.
Seated 10C 1861 Seated 10C 1861
Type 2 Obverse
AU50
PCGS
81862194
F-104
Choice $185 New November 12! F-104, Type 2 Obverse, Old Album Aquamarine-Rose and Gray Patina, Well Struck, Massachusetts Collection. A heavily toned 1861 Type 2 obverse dime that probably saw a lenghty storage period in old sulfur paper envelope. In hand viewing suggest gray and ebony primary colors. However, placing this 1861 Philadelphia strike under a bright light brings a dramatic change to the eye appeal. Obverse shifts to aquamarine center surrounded by rose-gold at the periphery. The reverse is a kaleidoscope of colors including mottled orange and aquamarine in the center surrounded by deeper greens and ebony. Typical strike for a With Legend dime. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Recently upgraded by the Massachusetts Collection and searching for a new home.
Seated 10C 1869S Seated 10C 1869-S
AU55 PCGS
31916910
F-101a
Choice HOLD
$625
New November 12! Challenging Date, Frosty Luster, Heavily Eroded Dies, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Massachusetts Collection. Mintage for 1869 San Francisco strikes is 450,000 with low survival rates. At the AU50 through AU58 grade level, PCGS has graded seventeen (17) total. CAC has only approved ninteen (19) with seven (7) in all AU grades. This example is one of the seven and a late die state F-101a die pairing. Die bulging and heavy metal flow lines are immediately evident at the center obverse indicating extensive usage of dies. The reverse die is also eroded and clashed. Regardless of die erosion, this example is well struck and offers frosty luster. A most pleasing example that is accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. Recently upgraded by the Massachusetts Collection and searching for a new home.
Seated 10C 1891O Seated 10C 1891-O
MS61 NGC
678694005
F-112
Original $235 New November 12! F-112, Medium O Over Upside Down Small S, Original Mirrored Fields, White Reflective Luster, First F-112 Example Seen, Accurately Graded, Massachusetts Collection. It is exciting to finally see a F-112 1891-O example rather than referencing the Kam Ahwash encyclopedia. F-112 was struck from polished dies that provide white reflective luster under a light source. The repunched mintmark is undeniable. My own study suggests that the reverse mintmark is Medium O over upside down S mintmark. Please see The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors at www.seateddimevarieties.com for an in depth analysis. Strike is nearly completely executed with only the upper reverse wheat grains not completely formed. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. This holder dates back to the late 1990s. Recently upgraded by the Massachusetts Collection and searching for a new home.
Draped Bust $1 1803 Draped Bust $1 1803
Small 3
G06 PCGS
82627424
B-4 BB-254
Choice HOLD
$1175
New November 11! Choice Original, Walnut-Gray Patina, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Abrasion Free Surfaces, Superior for Grade. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A new purchase from the NH Coin Expo with images shortly. This lovely example will not last long.
Seated 10C 1861S Seated 10C 1861-S
VF35
PCGS
36897870
F-101
Choice HOLD
$875
New November 11! Very Scarce Date, Choice Original, Light Patina Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Low CAC Population. Underrated date with Type 1 obverse hub. I have much respect for the 1861 San Francisco dates as scarce in all lower circulated grades and become very scarce in VF or better. In Mint State, this date is very rare. Furthermore, 1861-S is the toughest S mint date in the 1860's to locate and remains undervalued in grades of EF or better. GFRC is thrilled to offer a CAC approved example with light to medium gray surfaces on both sides. This is a no question choice example with strong remaining devices. Remember that the Type 1 obverse hub design wears quickly and has a "mushy" appearance one circulated. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. CAC has only approved fifteen total as further evidence of the challenge the 1861-S date brings to collectors. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. CAC population of fifteen (15) all grades. Full description shortly.
Seated 50C 1840O Seated 50C 1840-O
Rev 1839
EF Details PCGS
33414171
WB-103 WB-10
Cleaned $195 New November 7! WB-10 Cracked Reverse, Glossy Luster, Old Cleaning, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with Peterson pedigree on label. From the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Full description shortly.
Seated 50C 1840O Seated 50C 1840-O
Rev 1839
AU Details PCGS
33414172
WB-104 WB-8
R5
Original $450 New November 7! WB-8 R5, Re-Engraved Denticles, Original Surfaces, Steely Luster, Light Gray with Golden Peripheral Toning, Inaccurately Graded by PCGS, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. This lovely 1840-O WB-8 half is perfectly original and near choice with mint frost in the fields and surrounding main devices. Steely luster is evident on both sides along with light silver gray patina and peripheral gold. An important die variety with long re-engraved obverse denticles and assigned an R5 rarity rating by Bill Bugert. Inaccurately graded by PCGS as AU Details and housed in their 2015 style PCGS holder with Peterson pedigree on label. This piece is original and such be assigned AU50 grade. From the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection.
Seated 50C 1848 Seated 50C 1848
EF45 ANACS OWH
933213
WB-12 WB-104
R6
Original HOLD
$850
New November 7! WB-12, R6 Rarity, Repunched Date, Gun Metal Gray-Blue Patina, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. A significant die variety offering as Bill Bugert rates the 1848 WB-12 repunched date die variety as an R6 rarity. In his recent Federal Registry on Philadelphia die variety, Bugert states the following concerning WB1-12; This die marriage may be rarer than R6. I have seen only three examples and could not find an upgrade to my VF after many years of looking. Dick Osbyrn called my attention to its rarity as an R7 and he may be correct. Housed in mid 1990s ANACS old white holder. Another quality Liberty Seated half dollar offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection.
Seated 50C 1874 Seated 50C 1874
With Arrows
EF45 ANACS OWH
CD5000
WB-102
Choice HOLD
$295
New November 7! WB-102 Large Arrows, Choice Original, Reflective Luster, Rose-Brown Patina, Blue Peripheral Toning, Substantial Bright Light Eye Appeal, Conservative Grading, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Housed in 1st generation ANACS old white holder with cool CD5000 serial number. Another Liberty Seated half dime offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Full description shortly.
Seated 50C 1874 Seated 50C 1874
With Arrows
EF45 ANACS OWH
554992
WB-103
Choice $385 New November 7! WB-103, Large/Small Arrows, Gray-Gold Patina, Steely Luster, Pleasing Bright Light Eye Appeal, Attractively Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Housed in mid 1990s ANACS old white holder. Another quality Liberty Seated half dollar offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Full description shortly.
Seated 50C 1881 Seated 50C 1881
PF62 ANACS OWH
826821
WB-101
Choice $975 New November 7! WB-101, Undergraded, Strong Mirrors, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Rose-Blue Patina, Substantial Eye Appeal, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Housed in mid 1990s ANACS old white holder. Another quality Liberty Seated half dollar offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Full description shortly.
Seated 10C 1875 Seated 10C 1875
MS66
PCGS
25234233
F-106
Gem $1700 New November 6! Rare Variety, Misplaced 5 in Base, Gem Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Rose-Gold and Aquamarine Toning, Tied for Finest Known, Indiana Collection. An exceptional 1875 F-106 offering that features a misplaced ball and lower loop of 5 digit in the base. Obverse die is also heavily clashed. The reverse has missing upper right bar at D(I)ME and the upper left bar of DI(M)E. This is a challenging variety to locate as careful attention is necessary to isolate the misplaced ball and loop of the 5 digit from the background shapes in the base. Dimes grading EF or better are the best candidates for cherry picking. No examples were reported between 1992 (first reported by Greer) and 2013. The Greer plate coin was sold into the Fortin reference collection during June 1995. Then during November 2013, another example apperared in the Eric P Newman/Col. Green Heritage sale that graded NGC MS66 CAC. A third example was located during July 2015 by GFRC which graded PCGS MS66 CAC and was sold into the Indiana Collection. Now that exceptional specimen is back on the market and is the plate coin at The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors. Fully struck with bold devices throughout obverse and reverse. Under a light source, satiny cartwheel luster is vibrant and so pleasing. Toning is intermixed rose-gold and aquamarine. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. An offering for the collector who wants the finest in his collection.
Seated 10C 1887S Seated 10C 1887-S
AU50 raw
F-119
Market Acceptable $50 New November 6! Flag of 1 in Shield, Uniform Gray Patina, Obverse Light Wipe, Wholesome Reverse, Indiana Collection . A raw 1887-S F-119 example with the flag of 1 digit in the lower shield. Surfaces are toned an even gun metal gray. Obverse has seen a light wipe and is therefore not qualified to be labeled strictly original. Reverse is problem free. From the Indiana Collection.
Gold G$10 1899 Gold G$10 1899
Liberty
MS63 PCGS
35330923

Original $725 New November 5! Original Surfaces, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Greenish Gold Coloring, Accurately Grade, Osprey Collection. Ideal gold bullion and numismatic combination at the assigned MS63 grade level. Frosty surfaces are dominant with soft cartwheel luster. Coloring is on the greenish gold side. Surfaces abrasions are consistent with the assigned grade. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. From the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$10 1907 Gold G$10 1907
Liberty
MS63 NGC
2737185001

Choice $725 New November 5! Choice Original, Vibrant Cartwheel Luster, Frosty Surfaces, Orange Gold Patina, Accurately Graded . Ideal gold bullion and numismatic combination at the assigned MS63 grade level. This orange gold 1907 eagle offers vibrant cartwheel luster as presented by frosty surfaces. Abrasions consistent with the grade. Accurately graded and housed in new large font NGC holder with edge view insert. From the Osprey Collection.
Seated 50C 1852 Seated 50C 1852
AU58 PCGS
33414176
WB-2
R4
Choice HOLD
$2600
New November 5! Key Philadelphia Date, Choice Original, Frosty Luster, Golden-Gray Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection . The key Philadelphia date in the Liberty Seated half dollar series and on every serious collector's want list. Rare with low mintage of only 77,130 coupled with low survival rate due to silver bullion arbitrage that took place in the United States from 1850 until a lighter silver planchet weight was introduced during 1853. Frosty cartwheel luster is immediately evident when first reviewed under a light source. Both sides are toned with golden gray patina that is semi transparent to the underlying luster. Several obverse stars lack connected centrils while the reverse strike is completely executed. Superior eye appeal due to the "fresh" appearance, the active luster and globs of mint frost throughout the fields and devices. Please note that under a halogen light, I see some wispy hairlines in the right obverse field otherwise this piece is entirely blemish free. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with label reading, "WB-101 Peterson". An important offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection that will capture significant attention among collectors of the Liberty Seated half dollar series.
Seated 5C 1837 Seated 5C 1837
No Stars Large Date
AU50 ANACS OWH
528647
V-1
Choice HOLD
$365
New November 5! V-1, Repunched Date, No Reverse Rotation, Choice Original, Gun Metal Gray-Blue Patina, Steely Luster, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Housed in mid 1990s ANACS old white holder. A pleasing No Stars Seated half dime type offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection.
Seated 5C 1840O Seated 5C 1840-O
Large O
F12 ANACS OWH
602952
V-1
Original $350 New November 5! Very Scarce V-1 Die Pairing, Large O of 1838, Original Surfaces, Blue-Brown Toning, Blemish Free, Accurately . The 1840 New Orleans strikes are a study among themselves. During 1840, the mint transitioned from No Drapery to With Drapery obverse dies and mixed in leftover dies from 1838 and 1839 for good measure. Offer here is a very scarce V-1 example struck with No Drapery obverse die and leftover reverse from 1838 and 1838 timeframe. Regardless of the reverse die being used across three years of production, strikes continue to be well executed. This Fine 12 is perfectly original with brown-blue patina on both sides. Surfaces are entirely blemished free and pleasing for the variety. Housed in mid 1990s ANACS old white holder with NO DRAPERY V-1 listed on the label. An important Liberty Seated half dime die variety from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection.
Seated 5C 1841O Seated 5C 1841-O
Medium O
AU50 ANACS OWH
294834
V-4
Gem $550 New November 5! V-4, Medium O, Gem Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Mottled Blue and Gold Patina, Completely Struck, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. A wonderful 1841 New Orleans struck half dime that is worthy of a gem original quality rating. Surfaces are very frosty and exhibit strong cartwheel luster under a light source. Mottled blue and gold toning is seen on both sides. Obverse strike is crisp with all devices well impressed. The reverse was struck by a heavily eroded Medium O die that that is cracks. There are no blemishes whatsoever. A superior example that is accurately graded and housed in mid 1990s ANACS old white holder. A thoroughly pleasing 1841-O half dime offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection that is worthy of special attention. This piece is much nicer in hand than on the GFRC images.
Seated 5C 1851O Seated 5C 1851-O
AU55 ANACS OWH
575731
V-1
Choice $235 New November 5! V-1, Better Date in AU, Choice Original Surfaces, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Golden Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Mintage of 860,000 with low surviving population in AU. This survivor will please the selective collector due to active fields that exhibit considerable golden cartwheel luster. Strike is typical for the issue. Housed in mid 1990s ANACS old white holder. A well preserved 1851 New Orleans half dime offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection.
Seated 5C 1852 Seated 5C 1852
MS62 ANACS OWH
531851
V-4
Choice HOLD
$250
New November 5! V-4, Attractive Toning, Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Rose-Blue Patina, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Housed in mid 1990s ANACS old white holder. A thoroughly pleasing 1852 Philadelphia half dime offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection.
Seated 5C 1856 Seated 5C 1856
MS62 ANACS OWH
3111011

Gem $250 New November 5! Gem Original, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Mottled Gray-Blue Patina, Typical 1856 Philly Strike, Conservative Grading, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. A gem original 1856 Liberty Seated half dime that is much nicer in hand than GFRC images. Surfaces are covered with semi-transparent gray-blue patina that appears dominant in the images. This is definitely not the case. Viewing under a light source exposes vibrant cartwheel luster that is quite frosty. Surfaces are perfect with no blemishes whatsoever. Yes, this piece features a typical 1856 strike with partial denticles and weak stars. This is the nature of the beast for the 1856 date. I've assigned a gem quality rating as the MS62 grade appears to be conservative. Housed in mid 1990s ANACS old white holder. A superb 1856 Philadelphia half dime offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection.
Seated 5C 1858 Seated 5C 1858
Over Inverted Date
MS61 ANACS OWH
505310

Choice $925 New November 5! Over Inverted Date, Rare in Mint State, Choice Original Example, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Teal-Blue Patina, Lots of Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. The 1858 Over Inverted Date Seated Half Dime is one of the more interesting die varieties in 19th Century coinage. The date was initially punched into the die upside-down, then punched in correctly after the mistake was realized. The underlying, upside-down date is still clearly visible, even on lower-grade examples. This is a very scarce variety with less than 10% of the certified 1858 half dimes being the Inverted Date. Mint State examples are rare. Having said this, GFRC is pleased to present a mint state example from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Accurately graded MS61 by ANACS but with eye appeal consistent with a higher grade. Satiny cartwheel luster and teal-blue patina make for a most pleasing combination when viewing under a light source. Both sides are heavily clashed. Some right obverse field chatter is reflected into the assigned grade. Housed in mid 1990s ANACS old white holder. Holder label reads, "OVER INV DATE" consistent with the variety. An important Liberty Seated half dime offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection.
Seated 5C 1858 Seated 5C 1858
AU58 ANACS OWH
764255

Original $130 New November 5! Heavily Eroded Dies, Original Surfaces, Frosty Luster, Mottled Aquamarine-Gray Toning, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Struck from heavily eroded dies resulting in deep metal flow lines throughout obverse and reverse fields. Surfaces are strictly original and generate considerable cartwheel luster under a light source. Mottled grays and faint blues are the primary coloring. Housed in mid 1990s ANACS old white holder. Another quality Liberty Seated half dime offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection.
Barber 50C 1905O Barber 50C 1905-O
EF45
PCGS
13003676

Choice $695 New November 3! Better Date, Near Gem Original, Steely Luster, Light Gold-Rose Patina, Typical Strike, Saw Mill Run Collection. A wonderful 1905 New Orleans survivors with plenty of residual steely luster. Reverse luster offers mild cartwheels under a light source. Obverse is covered with light gray-gold skin while reverse is uniform rose-gold. Once does not often see this amont of residual luster on an EF45 graded coin other than Capped Bust halves. Close to gem original quality rating with a stronger overall strike lefting this coin to the next level. Mintage of only 505,000 with twelve (12) certified by PCGS at the EF45 grade level. CAC has certified with only three (3) in EF45: most CAC approvals are at the mint state level. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. An exceptional offering from the Saw Mill Run Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1814 Capped Bust 50C 1814
AU58
PCGS
21743366
O-103
Gem $2355 New November 3! O-103, Gem Original, Stunning Cartwheel Luster, Frosty Surfaces, Faint Rose Patina, Accurately Graded, Accurately Graded. A marvelous 1814 O-103 Capped Bust half dollar offering that will please the most selective collector. Rich frosty cartwheel luster drips off the surfaces and is exceptional. A faint natural rose skin covers both sides and validates the perfectly original surfaces. The O-103 die pairing is in a late die state with heavy die metal erosion and severe obverse die clashing. A bold die break from eagle's left wing to the scroll easily identifies the die variety. Housed in old PCGS blue label holder with CAC approval. A superior offering from the Opsrey Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1822 Capped Bust 50C 1822
AU53 PCGS
31626756
O-106
R3
Choice $535 New November 3! O-106, Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Light Gold Patina, Excellent Bright Light Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Fall 2018 Baltimore Show New Purchase. Better Overton 1822 die pairing with R3 rarity. Vibrant cartwheels are immediately evident under a light source. Frosty surfaces are covered with a thin layer gold patina that appears more speckled in the GFRC images than during in hand viewing. Strike is well executed throughout the obverse with only a touch of weakness at the lower reverse arrow feathers and left claws. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. A Baltimore show new purchase that is all about luster and eye appeal.
Capped Bust 50C 1822 Capped Bust 50C 1822
VF35 PCGS
30646775
O-112
R4
Choice $300 New November 3! O-112 R4, Much Better Overton Variety, Choice Original, Eye Appealingly Toning, Reflective Luster, Accurately Graded, A Special Offering. O-112 is one of the scarcer Overton die pairings for 1822 Philadelphia strike with R4 rarity rating. That alone should attract attention to this special offering, but there is more! Eye appeal is exceptional due to reflective fields on both sides. Obverse toning is intermixed olive green with blues and rose gold that is typical of old paper ablum storage. The reverse is traditional light rose with a thin sky blue ring at the rim. Strike is typical with some weakness on the upper left wing. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. In hand viewing is recommended to fully appreciate the preservation state and residual luster.
Capped Bust 50C 1826 Capped Bust 50C 1826
AU55 PCGS
35681477
O-111a
Gem $600 New November 3! O-111a, Near Gem Original, Teal Rose Transparent Patina, Vibrant Cartwheel Luster, Frosty Surfaces, Conservatively Graded, Fall 2018 Baltimore Show New Purchase. An exceptional 1826 O-111a Capped Bust half dollar piece with vibrant cartwheel luster that might just brings a few wows! GFRC images are inadequate with respect to the gorgeous frosty luster. Strike is well executed and surfaces are blemish free. In hand inspection is required to appreciate this beauitful numismatic artifact. Bold die cracks encircle the entire obverse. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and heading to CAC if not sold at the NH Coin Expo.
Seated 10C 1837 Seated 10C 1837
Large Date
AU53 PCGS
27729570
F-101
Choice $875 New November 3! F-101, No Stars Type, Choice Original, Thick Crusty Gray Patina, Reflective Luster, Sharp Rims/Cuds, Conservatively Graded, Newtown Collection. Large date obverse and continually popular as a No Stars type coin. An early die state example with no traces of obverse die cracks. Surfaces are covered with crusty grade patina that impedes some of the luster. Under a light source, I see reflective luster on both sides with mostly gold coloring with intermixed aquamarine blues on the reverse. Fully struck as nearly all 1837 dime come. Conservatively graded due to the thick patina. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with blue-white label and edge view insert. A quality duplicate from the Newtown Collection that needs to find a new home. Please note that the obverse holder has some haze especially at the lower left obverse. I've done my best to edit out that haze but smaller section remain on the main devices.
Seated 10C 1865 Seated 10C 1865
MS66 NGC
2599857006
F-101a
Gem $4500 New November 3! F-101a, Scarce Civil War Date, Gem Original, Old Album Rose-Blue Ring Toning, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Sharp Wire Rims, Fully Struck, Newtown Collection. Challenging 1865 F-101a offering with limited mintage of 10,000 business strikes. A gem original Civil War Philadelphia example with cobalt-blue and rose ring toning. This piece is fully struck with sharp wire rims on both sides. Under a light source, frosty cartwheel luster accentuates the rose center and peripheral blues. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. Recently upgraded by the Newtown Collection and consigned to GFRC towards finding a new home in an advanced collection.
Seated 10C 1868S Seated 10C 1868-S
AU50 PCGS
30433265
F-101
Original HOLD
$785
New November 3! F-101, Underrated Date, Rare Grade, Few Certified, Original Iridescent Surfaces, Faint Gold Patina, Heavy Reverse Die Erosion, Accurately Graded. 1868 San Francisco Seated dime strikes are slowly securing the recognition they deserve. This date has been underrated for years and locating any example in problem free AU or better is cause for celebration. Mintage is a low 260,000 with PCGS population report showing only ten (10) graded in all AU grades (AU50, AU53, AU55 and AU58). Considering PCGS has been in operation since 1986, that is one example graded every three or more years. This example was previously sold into the Newtown Collection by GFRC and is back for a second appearance. No question original example with iridescent obverse luster that includes faint gold coloring. The reverse die is heavily eroded resulting in satiny luster from silver gray surfaces. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. An important duplicate from the Newtown Collection of Liberty Seated dimes that will garner attention among Seated dime specialists.
Seated 50C 1843O Seated 50C 1843-O
VF30 PCGS
29733628
WB-16
Original $200 New November 3! WB-16, Late Die States Reverse Cud, Original Surfaces, Light Gray-Gold Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, New Jersey Collection. A late die state 1843-O WB-16 example for consideration. Die cracks are seen from legend to the rim at multiple points. A cud has formed at (UN)ITED. Obverse is toned a light gray-gold while the reverse offers more pronouced gold under a light source. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. A quality Liberty Seated half dollar offering from the New Jersey Collection.
Seated 50C 1848 Seated 50C 1848
MS61 PCGS
31777221
WB-3
Choice $1495 New November 3! Excellent Eye Appeal, Choice Original, Steely Cartwheel Luster, Pastel Sky Blue Framing Rose Centers, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Newtown Collection. An attractive 1848 WB-3 example with steely cartwheel luster and classic rose and sky blue ring toning on both sides. All stars have connected centrils but Liberty's gown line is partially formed and might appear to be wear to those who don't work with Seated halves every day. A close 10x loupe inspection revealed a faint bagmark on the obverse and reverse. These are of no consequence but mentioned for completeness. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. Another quality duplicate from the Newtown Collection.
Seated 50C 1854 Seated 50C 1854
With Arrows
MS61 PCGS
32240694

Choice $695 New November 3! Excellent With Arrows Type, Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Hammered Strike, Golden Patina with Reverse Peripheral Blues, Accurately Graded, Newtown Collection. Ex. Pleez B Seated Collection and sold into the Newtown Collection by GFRC. A wonderful With Arrows type coin possiiblity given the hammered strikes and choice original surfaces. A transparent light gold skin covers both sides with sky blue peripheral toning on the reverse. A no question mint state example but with subtle chatter in the right obverse field that resulted in the assigned MS61 grade. Reverse is absolutely gorgeous and completely blemish free. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. Yet another strong duplicate offering from the Newtown Collection to consider.
Seated 50C 1857O Seated 50C 1857-O
EF40 PCGS
29733629
WB-2
Original $225 New November 3! WB-2, Low Mintage Date, Near Choice Original, Steely Fields, Deep Gray-Rose Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, New Jersey Collection . Mintage of only 818,000 with limited number of die pairs used for total New Orleans mint output. This date becomes very challenging in AU or better and is underrated at those grade levels. Though this example only grades EF40, there is much to write about. Fields still offer residual steely luster under the deep gray patina that covers both sides. Bright light viewing is most pleasing as the dark patina melts away and exposes light gray-rose shades. Strike is typical. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. A quality Liberty Seated half dollar offering from the New Jersey Collection.
Seated 50C 1865 Seated 50C 1865
VF25 PCGS
14737603
WB-102
R5
Original HOLD
$315
New November 3! WB-102 Repunched Date, Original Surfaces, Gray-Olive and Gold Patina, Accurately Graded, New Jersey Collection. 1865 Philadelphia strikes are always in demand due to being a Civil War artifact. This example is also the WB-102 die pairing with bold repunching above the flag of the 1 digit and below the lower loop of the 5 digit. Surfaces are covered with intermixed gray -olive patina on the obverse and mostly gold on the reverse. Accurately graded and housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. A quality Liberty Seated half dollar offering from the New Jersey Collection.
Seated 50C 1865S Seated 50C 1865-S
VF35 PCGS
29733632
WB-3
Original $285 New November 3! WB-3, Original Surfaces, Uniform Gray Patina, Blemish Free, Accurately Graded, New Jersey Collection. Civil War San Francisco strike with uniform gray patina on both sides. Fields are essentially blemish free. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. A quality Liberty Seated half dollar offering from the New Jersey Collection.
Seated 50C 1868S Seated 50C 1868-S
AU55 PCGS
21671105
WB-5
Original $600 New November 3! Early WB-5 Die State, Near Choice Original, Copper Gold Patina, Steely Luster, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Newtown Collection. A pleasing 1868 San Francisco struck half dollar with copper gold obverse patina. The reverse coloring is uniform gold but with faint embedded aquamarine shades. Strike is well executed on this early die state example. The die pairing saw extensive production with many later die state examples on the market with eroded date digits. Steely luster is evident on both sides. Obverse is essentially blemish free while the reverse has a few ancient lines in the fields that are captured by GFRC images. Housed early blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. This holder dates back to the late 1990s. Another quality duplicate from the Newtown Collection.
3Cent Silver 3C 1862/1 3Cent Silver 3C 1862/1
MS63 PCGS
36052906

Choice $460 New November 2! 1862/1 Overdate, Choice Original, Attractively Toned, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded . Great 3 cent silver type example with plenty of eye appeal and character. Coloring is exception. Obverse features olive-gold patina that shimmers under a light source. A deep orange-rose and aquamarine skins covers the reverse and is most pleasing. Satiny cartwheel luster is more vivid on the obverse due to mostly transparent toning. Rims and surfaces are completely blemish free. A gem quality rating would have been assigned if the reverse strike was stronger. Accurately graded as a bit more luster is necessary for a higher grade. The surfaces are technically perfect and should please the most selective collector. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A Fall 2018 Baltimore show new purchase.
Capped Bust 50C 1809 Capped Bust 50C 1809
III Edge
EF40 PCGS
30401042
O-107a
R3
Gem $775 New November 2! O-107a, III Edge, Superb Gem Original, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Ebony Gold Obverse Toning, Reflective Luster, Clearly Undergraded, Better Overton Variety, Hurry!!!. The III Edge lettering along with O-107 R3 die pairing should immediately draw attention to this special 1809 Capped Bust half dollar offering. But there is much more to the picture. This gem original half is also undergraded at the assigned EF40 designation. Just one look under a bright light will convince the selective collector. Mint frost surrounds all the stars and reverse legend consistent with higher grade surfaces. Bright light viewing exposes steely reflective luster, especially on the obverse. A triad of bold die cracks connect together at star 12 and then to rim. Surfaces are blemish free. My first impression was an AU grade for this piece and shocked to see the EF40 designation. Sometimes PCGS will undergrade and this appears to be one of those cases. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder and an important Fall 2018 Baltimore show new purchase.
Capped Bust 50C 1811 Capped Bust 50C 1811
Small 8
AU58
PCGS
83518441
O-110
Gem $2750 New November 2! O-110, Small 8, Gem Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Rose Centers, Peripheral Sky Blue, Well Struck, Accurately Graded. A gem original offering of early half dollar Federal coinage. This 1811 O-110 strike provides expectional eye appeal including satiny cartwheel luster and well balanced rose center coupled with sky blue peripheral toning. Well struck on both sides. In hand viewing is strongly suggested as GFRC images are unable to capture the cartwheel luster. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1811 Capped Bust 50C 1811
Small 8
EF45 PCGS
29739276
O-112
R4-
Choice $550 New November 2! O-112, Much Better Overton Die Pairing, Choice Original, Vibrant Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Undergraded, Superior Bright Light Eye Appeal. Better 1811 Small 8 die pairing with R4- rarity rating. A near gem original example with active frosty cartwheel luster that is consistent with a higher grade. Obviously undergraded and belongs in AU50 holder. Obverse features rose-gray center with teal-aquamarine peripheral toning. Reverse is a uniform rose-gold with hints of sky blue at the rim. Obverse is heavily cracks with long radial die cracck from date up through gown and then adajcent to stars 1 through 7. No blemishes whatsoever and well struck. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder and will be heading to CAC before FUN show if not immediately sold. In hand viewing is paramount as GFRC images are unable to capture the natural satinty luster.
Capped Bust 5C 1832 Capped Bust 5C 1832
AU58
PCGS
33620081
LM-7
Choice $435 New November 2! LM-7, Choice Original, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Teal-Rose Patina, Eye Appeal, Baltimore New Purchase. A thoroughly pleasing 1832 LM-7 Capped Bust half dime to consider with lightly mirrored fields under the teal-rose toning. Angling under a bright light brings about reflective luster on the obverse and mostly frosty characteristic on the reverse. Obverse is fully struck with nicely defined stars per the GFRC images. Reverse has some weakness at the lower left wing but is forgiven given the overall eye appeal. AU58 with CAC approval is the perfect "value" grade for collectors. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC green bean.
Draped Bust 50C 1803 Draped Bust 50C 1803
Large 3
VF20 PCGS
31841826
O-101
R3
Choice $715 New November 2! O-101, Large 3, Choice Original, Attractive Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Gun Metal Gray-Blue Patina, Accurately Graded. Large 3. Exceptional eye appeal at the grade level given circulated cameo contrast between gun metal gray-blue fields and much lighter shades at the wear points. Obverse fields turn to reflective blues under a light source while the reverse is more on the rose and deep aquamarine side for coloring. No blemishes other than an ancient line near Liberty's mouth that is inconsequential. A choice original quality rating has been assigned. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder.
Draped Bust 50C 1806 Draped Bust 50C 1806
Knob 6, Small Stars
VF20 PCGS
12917713
O-107a
R4+
Choice $950 New November 2! O-107a R4+ Rarity, Choice Original, Uniform Gun Metal Gray-Blue Patina, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Well Struck, Accurately Graded. What is there to not like about this 1806 O-107a R4+ Draped Bust half as essentially perfect at the assigned VF20 grade level. Let;s first consider the Overton die variety and rarity. The AMBPR, by Stephen Herman, list this variety as R4+ while Overton rates at full R5. Circulated eye appeal features naturally gray-blue toned surfaces and excellent contrast between the fields and main devices. This is one of those circulated coins that is so easy to photograph as having ideal gray shades and contrast. Under a light source, embedded blues will appear in the fields. Very well struck with uniform details on the reverse. Many 1806 example can be found with irregular reverse strikes. Near gem original in terms of quality rating and will please the most selective collector. Housed in old PCGS blue label holder. A Fall 2018 Baltimore show new purchase that offers considerable value. AMBPR provides an NGC VF20 auction back in 2007 as the only choice listing. This piece realized $1100. A PCGS VF30 specimen brought 1250 during 2011. GFRC asking price is very reasonable for the quality.
Seated 10C 1869S Seated 10C 1869-S
AU50
PCGS
36240357
F-102
Choice $500 New November 2! F-102 Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Well Struck, Worn Dies, Accurately Graded. An exceptional well preserved 1869-S F-102 example with crusty gray patina on both sides. Mint frost surrounds the legend, reverse wreath and is found inside the gown folds. Residual luster has a steely texture. Reverse die is starting to exhibit die erosion that results in thick "orange peel" fields during later die states. Fully struck without any blemishes worthy of mention. CAC has only approved a total of ninteen (19) in all grades and two at the AU50 level. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Another important offering from the the Gerry Fortin Reference Collection that belongs in an advanced collection.
Seated 5C 1852O Seated 5C 1852-O
VF20
PCGS
19706907

Choice $200 New November 2! Scarce Date, Choice Original, Natural Gray Patina, Pristine Surfaces, Accurately Graded and Underrated. Mintage of only 260,000 with single digit PCGS populations in nearlry all grades. One of the nine (9) certified at VF20 grade level and quiite choice at that certification. Gray patina covers both sides with brown shades on the obverse and more of a pure gun metal gray on the reverse. Surfaces are pristine and entirely blemish free. CAC has only approved 24 in all grade and further testiment to date scarcity. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval. Believe me that this piece brings excellent value as a date plus preservation state.
Barber 25C 1892S Barber 25C 1892-S
AU55
PCGS
36183329

Gem $750 New November 1! Gem Original, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Rich Olive Gold Patina, Complete Strike, Faint Rub, Conservative Grading. Let's open the description for this gem original 1892-S Barber quarter with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Really, this piece is an absolutely gem at the AU55 grade level. Obverse fields are reflective while the reverse is more on the frosty side. Luster on both sides provides active cartwheels under a bright light. I'm having considerable fun viewing this piece and really don't wish to move to the next quarter in the queue. Strike is fully executed with high relief stars and crisp reverse tail feathers. There are no blemishes whatsoever. Under a 10x loupe, there is faint rub that could from Dansco slide in a bookshelf album. If that is the case, then AU58 is the accurate grade. I'm calling this one conservative graded as housed in new 2015 style PCGS holder. For the collector that wants only the best in their collections.
Barber 25C 1896O Barber 25C 1896-O
VF20 PCGS
30969369

Choice $295 New November 1! Better Date, Choice Original, Gray-Gold Patina, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded. The 1896 New Orlean Seated quarter mintage is reported at 1,484,000 with the issue circulating heavily during the turn of the century. PCGS grade populations above VG quality drop off in the teens indicating few survivors. This example is fully choice and should immediately head to CAC for review. Circulated cameo eye appeal is immediate evident resulting from darker gray fields that contrast with lighter golden shades. A strictly original example with nearly blemish free surfaces. There is one ancient obverse line on the neck that is completely toned. I saw this line during a buying session and believe it is inconsequential against the overall eye appeal and natural toning. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. A Fall 2018 Baltimore show new purchase that needs to find a home.
Barber 25C 1900O Barber 25C 1900-O
VF35 PCGS
30969377

Choice $150 New November 1! Choice Original, Iridescent Gray-Gold Patina, Well Struck, Blemish Free Surfaces, Accurately Graded. A pleasing Barber quarter for circulated date and mintmark set or for a type set. Surfaces are 100% natural with iridescent gray-gold patina. Reverse toning is particular attractive and appealing. Well struck with blemishes. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. A Fall 2018 Baltimore show new purchase that needs to find a home.
Capped Bust 50C 1839 Capped Bust 50C 1839
Reeded Edge
AU53 PCGS
35747007

Choice $535 New November 1! Choice Original, Pleasing Sky Blue and Rose Ring Toning, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Exceptional Eye Appeal. The 1839 GR-7 Reeded Edge half is absolutely exceptional for the grade and heading to CAC on the next shipment. Bright light viewing is where all the fun, however GFRC images are unable to portray the frosty cartwheel luster on both sides. Bright light viewing is most pleasing and fun. Obverse toning is a combination of rose-gray center surrounded by a sky blue ring at the stars. The center rose toning is more expansive on the reverse with a thin blue ring at the periphery. Strike is typical. A 10x loupe inspect reveals some faint micro chatter that is mentioned for 100% accuracy but dwarfed by the toning and eye appeal. Conservatively graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Seated 25C 1869 Seated 25C 1869
MS63 PCGS
22104204

Choice $4685 New October 31! Very Scarce Philadelphia Date, Choice Original, Relfective Cartwheel Luster, Lightly Mirrored Fields, Hammered Strike. Tiny mintage of only 16,000 places this 1869 strike near the top of the list for rare Philadelphia mint issues in the Liberty Seated quarter series. PCGS has graded six (6) at the MS63 grade level with only six (6) finer. This example is at the ideal "value" point in terms of perservation states versus cost. Light rose-gold toning enhances the reflective fields and frosty devices. A few minor marks do not distract. It would be difficult to locate an example nicer than this sharply struck specimen at the asking price. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. Consigned by an individual that wishes to stay silent but carries a big bag of great Liberty Seated quarters. Last sold at auction during 2010 and finally back to the market via GFRC.
Seated 25C 1869S Seated 25C 1869-S
VF30
PCGS
30446529
Briggs 1-A
Choice $1100 New October 31! Scarce Date Especially Choice, Creamy Gray Patina, Choice Original Surfaces, Accurately Graded. Ex. Iowa Collection and back on the market. Mintage of 76,000 and struck with worn reverse die of 1866-S and 1867-S. A scarce issue with creamy light gray patina and residual verdigris on the reverse. Nice uniform strike even on the reverse. A scarce date that will prove challenging to locate choice. CAC has approved only 12 examples in all grades including mint state. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder along with CAC approval. Previously part of the amazing Iowa Collection of strictly original and evenly matched Liberty Seated quarters.
Standing Liberty 25C 1917 Standing Liberty 25C 1917
MS66FH
PCGS
28055614

Gem $1425 New October 31! Full Head, Gem Original, Distinctive Ebony-Rose and Gold Toning, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded. Distinctive is probably the best way to describe this uniquely toned 1917 full head Type 1 strike. I'm not a fan of blast whilte coin in general and like my silver nicely toned. This offering is a Baltimore show new purchase as the toning is simply too distinctive to pass up for inventory. Strike is hammered with bold upper body and every rivet on the shield being deeply impressed. Same for the lower eagle feathers. Toning is a combined of ebony with embedded rose and gold shades. The reverse is gorgeous with with peripheral arc and light gold center. Under a light source, the satiny cartwheel luster comes to life. No blemishes as is to be expected for the assigned MS66 grade. Accurately graded and housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. For fans of strict originality and old album toning.
Trade $1 1875CC Trade $1 1875-CC
AU53
PCGS
26567547

Choice $1300 New October 31! Popular Carson City Date, Choice Original, Gun Metal Gray Patina, Steely Residual Luster, Accurately Graded, Baltimore Show New Purchase. 1875-CC Trade dollar are always a popular item on the GFRC price list and constantly searching for quality examples. Luckily, at the Baltimore show, this choice CAC approved example was located. A perfectly original example with gun metal gray-blue patina and steely luster on both sides. There are no blemishes worthy of mention. A rock solid offering that should please collectors who understand and appreciate the beauty of unmolested silver surfaces. Housed in 2012 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and standard ring insert along with CAC approval.
Trade $1 1876S Trade $1 1876-S
AU53
PCGS
20224098

Choice HOLD
$495
New October 31! Choice Original, Semi-Transparent Gray-Gold Patina, Steely Reflective Luster, Accurately Graded, Baltimore Show New Purchase. 1876-S Trade dollars are anything but rare so the challenge is in locating a superior example for monies spent. GFRC is pleased to be offering this choice original example. Major highlight include reflective luster with mild cartwheels, gray-gold patina that is 100% natural, and bold uniform strike. CAC saw this lovely piece in the same manner and assigned a green bean. Blemishes are limited to a few bagmarks in the lower left field by the knees. Accurately graded and housed in old PCGS blue label holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1862 Seated 10C 1862
AU55 PCGS
36240347
F-105a
Original $145 New October 30! Repunched Date, Strictly Original Surfaces, Gray-Gold Patina, Residual Frosty Luster, Accurately Graded, Gerry Fortin Referene Collection. Repunched Date. A low and upward sloping date punch is an easy diagnostic point for the lone repunched date die of 1862 . Early die state exhibits a boldly repunched 1 digit that is obvious under loupe. The repunching is clearly visible under the flag and the base with some repunching at the bottom of the base of the 8 digit. The problem with this die pairing is that the repunching fades quickly. Nearly all examples struck from this obverse die do not show repunching. The repunching could have worn down quickly or the obverse die may have been lapped. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. From the Gerry Fortin Liberty Seated Dime Reference Collection and plate coin at The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors.
Seated 10C 1868 Seated 10C 1868
AU55
PCGS
36240349
F-108
Choice $695 New October 30! Scarce Philadelphia Date, Choice Original, Crusty Gray-Olive Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. Low population at PCGS and CAC. The divestment of my collection is helping supply the long standing demand for CAC approved examples in the marketplace. A crusty original example that was purchased from Brian Greer way back during 1993. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. From the Gerry Fortin Liberty Seated Dime Reference Collection and plate coin at The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors.
Seated 10C 1869 Seated 10C 1869
Long Flag 1
EF45 PCGS
36240350
F-105a
Original $250 New October 30! Long Flag 1, F-105a, Thin Gray-Gold Patina, Accurately Graded, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. Long Flag 1 circulation strike from proof dies. PCGS population of eight (8) at the EF45 grade level with GFRC offering two examples after the Whitman Blatimore show. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. From the Gerry Fortin Liberty Seated Dime Reference Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1838 Capped Bust 50C 1838
Reeded Edge
AU53 PCGS
35681345

Gem $1325 New October 29! Gem Original, Incredible Bullseye Toning, Unparalleled Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Well Struck, Port Matilda Collection. Ex. Montana Collection and now being consigned by the Port Matilda Collection. When the Montana Collection made its GFRC debut, a broad array of top quality early silver type coins were added to inventory. All Montana Collection coins were purchased from two sources during the past ten years; Aspen Park Rare Coins and HLRC. Both dealers are well known for offering top quality coins. GFRC is so fortunate to have been chosen to handle divestment. I'm in love with this gem 1838 Reeded Edge half with bullseye toning that is a piece of art. Even though priced at double the PCGS price guide, I'm still issuing a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation and once in hand, you will know why. If not so busy loading coins on the price list, I take a break to enjoy the interplay of steely cartwheel luster with the bullseye toning. Let's start with the obverse; an internal rose circle is outlined by a thin ring of aquamarine which also surrounds the primary device. Immediately outside the center ring is a transparent golden film that surrounds the stars. Bright light viewing is amazing. Now the reverse; circular sky blue toning covers the eagle and immediate fields. This area is nicely framed by a burnt gold ring that surrounds the legend. Strike is completed executed on the reverse and center obverse. Those pesky stars in the right field lack connected centrils. Surfaces are entirely blemish free. A truly incredible offering for those that want special eye candy in their collections and are not afraid to pay the premium.
Barber 25C 1898 Barber 25C 1898
MS63 NGC
359578003

Choice New Price
$300
New October 28! Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Faint Gold Margins, Conservative Grading, Well Struck. Frosty cartwheel luster and unabraided surfaces are the highlights of this well preserved 1898 Barber quarter dollar. Surfaces are vibrant with bold cartwheel swirls under a light source. Creamy luster is predominate alone with a faint gold ring at the periphery. A closed 10x loupe inspection revealed no blemishes. Strike is crisply executed with only an unstruck spot at the right most horizontal shield lines that could be cause by foreign material on the die. Another fresh offering from a central Florida collector that is new GFRC client. Off the market for several decades and reflective of conservative grading standards. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Seated $1 1842 Seated $1 1842
AU50
PCGS
15911805

Choice HOLD
$925
New October 24! Choice Original, Light Gray Patina, Reflective Luster, Classic Seated Dollar Eye Appeal, Top Quality Offering. A choice original 1842 Seated dollar that offers classic light gray patina on both sides. The continuous toning on obverse and reverse screams originality. Accurately graded and housed in old PCGS blue label holder with CAC approval. A top quality offering and Whitman Baltimore show new purchase.
Seated 50C 1859S Seated 50C 1859-S
MS61 PCGS
25251419
WB-6
Choice $1450 New October 22! WB-6, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Choice Original, Light Gray Patina, Pleasing Eye Appeal, Golden Harvest Collection. Light silver-gray patina and frosty cartwheel luster are the highlights of this lovely 1859-S WB-6 Seated half. Surfaces are quite frosty with substantial cartwheel effects under a light source. Nearly completely struck with only star 13 lacking connected centrils. Reverse strike is complete with deeply impressed claws and arrow feathers. So why is this piece graded MS61? To answer that question, a very close inspection was done with a 10x loupe under halogen light. The only explanation is a faint break in the luster on the left facing knee that can be seen if angling the coin correctly. From a purist and technical perspective, this coin could be graded AU58. But then again, I have seen enough MS62s with similar rub. MS61 is a fair grade for this lovely San Francisco half as there are no other blemishes to report. Dies are heavily clashed. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. Another quality Liberty Seated coinage offering from the Golden Harvest Collection.
Seated 10C 1856 Seated 10C 1856
Small Date
MS64
PCGS
21272615
F-103
Choice $1250 New October 21! Small Date, Fully Struck, Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Tannish Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. The 1856 Small Date F-103 web-book plate and in the Fortin Collection since 1990. I really hate to sell this lovely dime as one of the mint state pieces acquired decades ago. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1879 Seated 25C 1879
F12
PCGS
32237602

Choice $385 New October 21! Low Mintage Philadelphia Date, Choice Original, Uniform Natural Gray Patina, Blemish Free, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. A strictly original example of the low mintage 1879 Philadelphia date. Mintage is only 13,600. Fields and main devices are covered with gray patina on both sides. Surface are choice regardless of the long time in circulation with both obverse and reverse being entirely blemish free. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. Another quality mid circulated grade Seated quarter offering from the Mt. View Collection.
Seated 25C 1880 Seated 25C 1880
VG08
PCGS
81606380

Choice $300 New October 21! Choice Original, Difficult Philadelphia Date, Dirty Light Gray Patina, Honest Wear, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Collection. Dirty gray patina covers both obverse and reverse and validates the strict originality. Mintage is only 13,600 piece and challenging to locate choice at the lower circulated grade level. Surfaces are well worn with a few circulation blemishes but nothing that bothered PCGS or CAC at the assigned grade. Overall, this piece warrants a choice quality rating due to surfaces and bold rims. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Another scarce late Philly date from the Mt. View Collection.
Seated 25C 1882 Seated 25C 1882
F12
PCGS
27670324

Choice $625 New October 21! Low Mintage Philadelphia Date, Choice Original, Attractive Peripheral Gray Patina, Pristine Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. Let's start the description for this most attractive 1882 Philadelphia strike with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. The eye appeal is fabulous for a quarter at the Fine 12 grade level. Surfaces are 100% naturally toned with dark gray ring at the stars and date. A careful 10x loupe inspection revealed absolutely no blemishes. Overall, this is a top quality example for someone building a mid circulated grade date and mintmark set. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. Another low mintage Philly date from the Mt. View Collection.
Seated 25C 1883 Seated 25C 1883
F12
PCGS
16169512

Choice $435 New October 21! Low Mintage Philadelphia Date, Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Honest Wear, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. The 1883 date has a mintage of 14,400 which is at the upper end of the 1879 through 1889 production timeframe in terms of quantities struck. Surfaces are 100% natural and covered with crusty gray patina on both sides. Wear is even and honest. There is one ancient horizontal obverse line across Liberty's mid section that is mentioned for accuracy. Fairly graded and housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. CAC approval is fully warranted. Another quality offering from the Mt. View Collection.
Seated 25C 1884 Seated 25C 1884
F15
PCGS
32624852

Choice $650 New October 21! Very Scarce Later Philadelphia Date, Natural Light Gray Patina, Choice Original, Blemish Free, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. The 1884 date sports a very low mintage of 8,000 piece. More survivors are found in mint state than in circulated grades and, of course, at a much higher cost. This lovely Fine 15 example offers choice surfaces that are natural toned with a light to medium gray skin. This piece screams originality and is blemish free. Fairly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval Another rare low mintage date from the Mt. View Collection for those building circulated grade sets.
Seated 25C 1888 Seated 25C 1888
F12
PCGS
32875826

Choice $625 New October 21! Rare Low Mintage Philadelphia Date, Choice Original, Thick Crusty Gray Patina, Blemish Free, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. A rare and underrated date with low mintage of 10,000. Briggs considers the 1888 Philadelphia date as an R5 rarity in all grades. The Mt. View Collection specimen is one of those crusty original survivors with thick gray-brpwn patina on both sides. Regardless of the long time in circulation, this piece failed to pick up any defects. A no question choice original example that is ideal for a mid grade Liberty Seated quarter set. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1891 Seated 25C 1891
F15 PCGS
33480243
FS-301
Original $100 New October 21! Misplaced 89 in Denticles, Top 25 Varieties, Original, Uniform Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. A low cost example of the 1891 Misplaced Date die variety whereby the top loops of the 8 and 9 date digits are seen in the denticles directly below. A cool late date die variety is include in the Top 25 Varieties set. Surfaces are stritcly original and coveres with light to medium gray patina. Blemish wise, there is one obverse divot by star 13 that is ancient and toned over. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Yet another offering from the Mt. View Collection yhat is fairly priced.
Seated 25C 1891O Seated 25C 1891-O
F12
PCGS
29676815

Choice $985 New October 21! Choice Original, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. An underrated date in the Liberty Seated quarter series that deserves more respect. 1891 New Orleans strikes were limited to 68,000 while the mint was primarily focused on striking Seated dime and Morgan dollars. Survival rates in choice condition are anemic. Along comes this choice original example from the Mt. View Collection to consider. Accurately graded as a Fine 12 with consistent gray-blue patina on both sides. During bright light inspection, the reverse shifts to even blue in the fields. The obverse retains more of a bullseye ring color gradient. There are no blemishes to discuss after a careful 10x loupe inspection. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1840O Seated 50C 1840-O
Rev 1839
EF40 PCGS
33414170
WB-102 WB-7
Original $300 New October 21! Very Small Mintmark, Original Surfaces, Gun Metal Gray-Blue Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Strictly original surfaces are immediately evident on the lovely 1840 New Orleans strike with very small mintmark. Toning is a uniform gun metal gray-blue on both sides. Under a light source, embedded rose hues appear. Strike is typical for the die pairing with star 7 lacking connected centril and weakness on the lower left facing eagle leg. Blemish wise, there are several ancient lines on the reverse that are fully toned over. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. The PCGS label reads, "Very Small Mintmark WB-102" with Peterson pedigree. An solid offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection.
Seated 5C 1853O Seated 5C 1853-O
With Arrows
AU58 PCGS
3331357
V-3
Choice HOLD
$335
New October 21! V-3, Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Light Gold Patina, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, PCGS Labeling Error, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. A lovely 1853-O With Arrows offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection that would have surely secured CAC approval if not for a PCGS labeling error. The old green PCGS holder label indicates this piece is "10C" rather than being a half dime. As a result, CAC is unable to review the coin. What a shame as this piece is no question accurately graded with frosty cartwheel luster and light golden-rose patina. Strike is well executed too. A thoroughly well balance 1853-O offering that will please the selective collector. The PCGS labeling error adds an additional dimension for those who collect these types of things.
Seated 5C 1858O Seated 5C 1858-O
MS64
NGC
22199301

Gem $700 New October 21! Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Aquamarine-Blue and Rose Toning, Well Struck, Cracked Reverse, Substantial Eye Appeal, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. A gem original 1858-O strike that is worthy of an advanced Seated half dime collection. Frosty luster is bold and brilliant with crisp cartwheel effects. Aquamarine-blue patina is predominate along with rose coloring. Strike is well executed. Multiple reverse die cracks connect the legend and ribbon ends to the denticles. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. A superior offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection that is just back from CAC. CAC green bean rewards the strict originality, eye appeal and fair grading.
Seated 5C 1865 Seated 5C 1865
MS63
PCGS OGH
4755460

Choice $1750 New October 21! Important Civil War Philadelphia Strike, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Choice Original, Crusty Obverse Patina, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Mintage of 13,000 with low survival rate. PCGS has only certified nine (9) in MS63 and twelve (12) at the MS64 level. This survivor is perfectly original with crusty gray-gold patina and semi transparent sky blue coloring on the reverse. The reverse offers satiny cartwheel luster while obverse luster is limited by the thick patina. Housed in PCGS old green holder and accurately graded with fresh CAC approval. An important offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection for serious fans of the Liberty Seated half dime series.
Seated 5C 1867 Seated 5C 1867
PF63
NGC Fatty
25558008
V-1
Choice $700 New October 21! Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. The proof 1867 half dime is a low-mintage issue that blends in with most of the other Liberty Seated half dime proofs of its era. Mintage is 625 piece. This offering is 100% original with thick patina on both sides. Coloring is a combination of gray, brown and blues. Reflective luster is limited by the crusty patina. This example is accurately graded at the PF63 level due to subdued luster and a few roller lines on the upper left wreath. Housed in old NGC Fatty holder with standard ring insert that dates back to the mid 1990. A quality offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection that requests a new home in another advanced collection.
Seated 5C 1870 Seated 5C 1870
MS63 NGC
35010424

Choice $250 New October 21! Choice Original, Frosty Luster, Gray-Rose Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Mintage of 536,000 and found with different date punch position placements, none of which are rare. This example, from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection, is accurate graded and offers frosty luster. Surfaces are covered with a consistent gray-rose patina. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert that dates back to the late 1990s. Old time originality is at hand with this offering.
Seated 5C 1844O Seated 5C 1844-O
Small O
EF45
NGC
91261017
V-2
Choice $1450 New October 20! V-2, Small O, Medal Turn Reverse Alignment, Series Key Date, Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection . The 1844-O date is one of the challenging key dates in the Liberty Seated half dime series. There are two different size mintmarks; V-1 Medium O and V-2 Small O. The V-2 variety is often found with a reverse that uses medal turn die alignment rather than normal coin turn alignment. Actually for V-2 strikes, the normal coin turn die alignment is rarer than the medal turn. Now that we understand the background, let's focus on this choice original V-2 example. Just back from CAC review where it received a green bean due to strictly original surfaces along with circulated eye appeal and being accurately graded. Dark vedigris is seen on the reverse as further validation of the unmolested surfaces. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert that dates back to the late 1990s. Now we add CAC approval. A quality offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection that will please selective buyers.
Seated 5C 1848O Seated 5C 1848-O
MS64
NGC
20612502
V-4
Choice $2350 New October 20! Condition census V-4 Small O Example, Very Rare Grade, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Rose, Gold and Blue Patina, Hammered Strike, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. The V-4 Small O reverse is a well recognized die variety rarity among passionate Liberty Seated half dime collectors. Al Bylthe, in his DLRC Press guidebook, rates the V-4 as R7 rarity in mint state as few example are known. Now opportunity comes knocking with this gorgeous MS64 example that has been award CAC green bean approval. One look and you will immediately understand why. Surfaces emit ample frosty cartwheel luster. The transparent rose-gold and blue patina partial melts away under a light source. Strike is hammered on both sides with high relief stars and every vein in the wreath leaves being boldly impressed. There are no blemishes whatsoever to report. Accurately graded and housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. A quality offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection that will please the most selective Seated half dime collectors.
Seated 5C 1853 Seated 5C 1853
No Arrows
AU55
NGC
34039902
V-1a
Choice $725 New October 20! No Arrows, Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Reverse Bullseye Toning, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. Mintage of 135,000 but with most being melted as the silver weight and value was higher than face value. The Mint Act of February 21, 1853 brought an end to 1853 No Arrows production in favor of lighter silver weight planchets and subsequent arrows usage for tracking the new silver coinage. This surviving example is a magnificent piece with frosty cartwheel luster and choice original surfaces. Obverse is toned a uniform rose-gold while the reverse offers a lovely sky blue perpheral rings that nicely frames a light rose center. Obverse strike is hammered with deep fields and high relief stars. Accurately graded and housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. Just back from CAC review where this piece was rewarded with CAC green bean status. I'm not surprised given the old time quality. A special offering from the Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection that will please the most selective Seated half dime collectors.
Seated 5C 1853O Seated 5C 1853-O
No Arrows
EF40
PCGS OGH
3228274
V-1
R6
Choice $2950 New October 20! Key Date, Rare EF/AU, Gray-Rose Patina, Completely Struck, Residual Luster, Blemish Free, Conservatively Graded, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. 1853-O No Arrows strikes have a limited mintage of 160,000 but many were melted as a result of the silver planchet weight change during that year. A single die pair produced the entire mintage and is easily recognized by a very weak date. Many survivors are weakly struck according to Blythe with the 1 and 8 digits worn away in mid to lower circulated grades. The numismatic hobby is lucky to have this surviving example from the Dr. Glenn Peterson collection that have been off the market for decades. Housed in a PCGS old green holder with conservative grading as I though this piece was full EF45 when first inspected. Rather it is graded EF40. Fields provide ample residual luster under a light source. Surfaces are toned with thin rose-gold and blue patina that will have a net gray apperance during in hand viewing. Strike is excellent. Just back from CAC with green bean approval. If hunting for an 1853-O No Arrows upgrade for a date and mintmark set, then now is the time to take immediate action. Coins of this rarity and quality will not sit around too long.
Seated 25C 1869 Seated 25C 1869
VG08
PCGS
33614704

Choice $685 New October 19! Difficult Philadelphia Date, Choice Original Surfaces, Natural Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. The Liberty Seated quarter series is full of low mintage Philadelphia dates that significantly increase the collecting challenge. Case in point is the 1869 Philadelphia date which offers a tiny mintage of 16,000 pieces and is an R5 rarity in all grades. This well circulated but choice example, from the Mt View Collection, is accurately graded in its 2015 style PCGS holder along with CAC approval. Surfaces are strictly original and natural toned. Uniform light gun metal gray patina covers both sides with darker peripheral coloring on the obverse. Fields have a few tiny circulation ticks that are fully toned over and consistent with the grade. Others dealers would not mention but at GFRC, we strive to be 100% accurate. An important offering for a collector building a mid circulated grade date and mintmark set.
Seated 25C 1870 Seated 25C 1870
VG08
PCGS
32624847

Choice $130 New October 19! Better Philadelphia Date, Choice Original, Even Light Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. Mintage of 86,400 and definitely a better Philadelphia date that is underrated. This example has nothing but honest wear, light gray patina and choice surfaces. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Another offering from the Mt. View Collection of Liberty Seated quarters.
Seated 25C 1873 Seated 25C 1873
No Arrows Closed 3
G04
PCGS
31470665

Choice $650 New October 19! Closed 3, So Rare, Choice Original, Much Honest Wear, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. 1873 Closed 3 Liberty Seated quarters simply get no respect. Mintage is only 40,000 pieces with few having survived based on PCGS population reports. Securing a problem free attractive example will be very difficult if using CAC population report as a proxy for those surviving choice. CAC has approved only ten (10) examples with this Good 4 being the lowest graded piece to be approved. Most CAC approvals are clustered in the VF through EF grades and sell at a substantially higher value than the Mt View Collection example. The Mt View offering features much honest wear but without issues. Fields are toned a gray-brown and produce attractive circulated cameo eye appeal on both sides. Obverse rim is worn through at stars 9 through 11 with additional reverse rim wear at STA(TES OF) and at the denomination. Otherwise a blemish free piece. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1873S Seated 25C 1873-S
With Arrows
F15
PCGS
83668739

Choice $225 New October 19! Choice Original, Uniform Gun Metal Gray Patina, Well Struck, Blemish Free, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. 1873 San Francisco strikes have a mintage of 156,000 and are much scarcer than its 1874-S following year counterpart. This Fine 15, from the Mt. View Collection has strictly original gray patina and choice surfaces. Strike strike is unifiorm with full denticles and well formed stars. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and worthy of special consideration by those building a mid circulated grade date and mintmark set.
Seated $1 1844 Seated $1 1844
PR53 PCGS
10025439

Original $9500 New October 18! Very Rare 1844 Proof Strike, Uniform Gray-Gold Patina, Reflective Luster, Hammered Strike, Faint Wear, Accurately Graded. Very rare offering of an 1844 proof strike with PCGS estimating 10-15 known. PCGS has only graded three specimens with light circulation. Those graded are a PR40, PR53 (this example), and PR58. There are no known Cameo graded 1844 proof dollars. This specimen is a no question proof with appropriate diagnostics. Surfaces are entirely original and covered with mottled gray-gold patina on both sides. Strike is hammered as to be expected for proof strike. Fields offer sharp reflective luster under a light source. Attributing an 1844 proof dollar is straightforward. All 1844 circulation strikes are found with a double die obverse. Doubling is easily seen in the vertical shield lines. Misplaced 18 digits in the lower gown folds are an additional attribution point. For a complete summary of the 1844 circulation strike die pairing, please visit the new online Osburn-Cushing reference book on Liberty Seated Dollar die varieties at www.seateddollarvarieties.com. Business strikes are labeled as OC-1 in the reference. Proof strikes (OC - P1) have no shield die doubling and most importantly, have the reverse of 1840 die defects on AMERIC(A). All proofs struck from 1840 through 1854 were accomplished with the same reverse die with consistent die defects on AMERIC(A). Again, the details can be found by accessing the online Osburn-Cushing reference. A quick visit to CoinFacts and review of surviving population indicates none certified at the PR60-PR61 grades, three in PR62 and a lone PR63. There is a single auction record of $20,900 for one of the pieces graded PR62 dating back to January 1996. An NGC certified PF63 specimen brought $25,300 at the Bowers and Merena Boys Town sale during March 1998. After careful consultations with the Peak Collection consignor, we've decided to offer this example at an attractive $9500. Please call for a complete description as this dollar was difficult to photography under autumn low sun angle. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. An important numismatic offering from the Peak Collection with less than 15 reported.
Seated 25C 1840O Seated 25C 1840-O
With Drapery, Large O
G04 PCGS
31563230
Briggs 1-A, FS-501
Original $1650 New October 18! Drapery, Rare Large O Reverse, Original Light Gray-Gold Surfacces, Minimal Marks, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. The rarest collectible Liberty Seated quarter according to Briggs and listed as 1-A. The Large O reverse was initially paired with No Drapery obverse for volume production then muled with the new With Drapery obverse with a few strikes made. When paired with the With Drapery obverse, the reverse exhibits a second set of added denticles in the gaps between the first set of denticles. Total mintage for With Drapery New Orleans Small and Large O strikes is only 43,000 and a tiny fraction are found with the Large O reverse. This important die variety was included in the Top 25 Liberty Seated Quarter Varieties that was initially published in the Liberty Seated Collectors Club's Gobrecht Journal, Issue #111. Greg Johnson formulated the naming of the Top 25 Varieties and published a follow-on article in the March 2014 Gobrecht Journal Issue #119 concerning LSCC survey results for those Top 25 Varieties. The 1840-O With Drapery Large O ranked in the top ten spots in terms of rarity with 19 pieces reported. GFRC is pleased to be offering this original example from the Mt. View Collection. Original surfaces are toned a dirty golden gray on both sides. Obverse has sharp full rims while the reverse rims are mostly complete with some wear through near the olive branches. Given the amount of circulation and wear, blemishes are surprisingly minimal. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert. PCGS population report for the Large O FS-501 variety indicates one graded at G04 and a sale record of $1676. I believe this is the same coin. Then there are two listed at F12 and two at F15 with one having an auction record of $3738. An important die variety offering from the Mt. View Collection.
Seated 25C 1842 Seated 25C 1842
Large Date
VG08
PCGS
26467367
Briggs 1-A
Choice $350 New October 18! Scarce Date, Choice Original, Uniform Gray Patina, Bold Rims, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. Scarce Philadelphia date in any grade and currently underrated as compared to the price guides. Mintage of only 88,000 with low survival rate due to heavy circulation. This choice original example features nothing but honest wear and bold rims on both sides. A medium gray patina validate the strict originality. Housed in PCGS 2013 transitional holder with blue label and edge view insert. CAC approval is waranted for this scarce Liberty Seated quarter date.
Seated 25C 1842O Seated 25C 1842-O
Small Date
F15
PCGS
27746746
Briggs 1-A
Choice $2150 New October 18! Rare Offering, Small Date, Choice Original, Early Die State, Well Sruck, Pleasing Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. Small Date die variety and important opportunity for the Liberty Seated quarter collector assembling a Redbook set as this is one of the key dates in the Liberty Seated quarter series that should garner substantial attention. This is the first 1842-O Small Date handled by GFRC since being in business and what a way to get started. A thoroughly pleasing example with circulated cameo eye appeal and choice original surfaces covered with dark gray patina. Accurately graded and housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with edge insert along with CAC approval. CAC has approved a total of 28 pieces due to key date status with all being graded between Poor01 to Very Fine 35 and a lone MS63 specimen. 16 of the 28 are graded lower than this gorgeous Fine 15 offering. An noteworthy numismatic property from the Mt. View Collection.
Seated 25C 1851O Seated 25C 1851-O
F15
PCGS
11862658
Briggs 1-A
Choice $1350 New October 18! Scarce New Orleans Issue, Choice Original, Uniform Gray Patina, Well Preserved Blemish Free Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. Mintage of only 88,000 and an R4+ rarity at Fine grade level according to Briggs. Surfaces are 100% original and covered with gray patina that is uniform on both sides. This piece offers a mild circulated cameo appearance that is pleasing. For the 1851 New Orleans date, CAC has only approved 20 examples in all graded with two (2) at the F15 grade level. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval. An ideal entry point for a new collector starting to build a Liberty Seated quarter date and mintmark set. This lovely quarter will retain it value on a long term basis as they are so few examples known choice. From the Mt. View Collection of Liberty Seated quarters.
Seated 25C 1852/52 Seated 25C 1852/52
F12
PCGS
29100404
Briggs 1-A
Choice $585 New October 18! 1852/52, Scarce Date, Choice Original, Light Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. The 1852 Seated quarter is a scarce coin in any grade. This date is more available in high grades such as AU and Mint State, and less available in circulated condition. This is probably due to the issue having little time to circulate prior to the weight change of 1853. The 1852 date also features a rare and interesting die variety, the 1852/52 repunched date listed by Briggs as 1-A and also included in the Top 25 Varieties set by Greg Johnson. 1852/852 examples are quite scrace with obvious repunching on the 852 digits. The date position is also unique so that attribution is clear even for lower graded coins. This obverse was also used to strike two known proofs. The offered example is well preserved with original light gray patina. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert. CAC approval rewards the strict originality and accurate grading. Another fine offering from the Mt. View Collection of Liberty Seated quarters.
Seated 25C 1852O Seated 25C 1852-O
F12 PCGS
82430352

Original $800 New October 18! Scarce Date, Choice Original, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. The 1852-O date has a reported mintage of 96,000. This date was struck with beveled rims for unknown reason per Briggs. Scarce in grades up to VF and essentially non existent in EF or better. This original example offers deep charcoal gray toned surfaces. There is some old field chatter on the obverse that is toned over. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another important offering from the Mt. View Collection.
Seated 25C 1853 Seated 25C 1853
No Arrows
F12 PCGS
30192452

Original $2150 New October 18! No Arrows, Original, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. The 1853 No Arrows date is well recognized as one of the Liberty Seated quarter series rarities. Mintage is report at 44,200 with two delivers of about equal amounts in February 9 and 17, 1853. As the value of silver bullion content exceeded face value, many were immediately exported and melted producing a rare collectible for present day numismatists. PCGS population reports indicate single digit population in most grades with limited auction appearances. As a result of the Mt. View Collection arriving to the market, GFRC now has a substantial hoard of 153 No Arrows quarters that is contrary to their rarity. This Fine 12 example has a base gray toning layer that is overlaid with mottled aquamarine-olive shades on both sides. Surfaces quality is consistent with the assigned grade and essentially unabraided. Strike is typical for the date and residual device details are quite adequate for a mid circulated grade date and mintmark set. From the Mt. View Collection and worthy of special consideration. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert.
Seated 25C 1853 Seated 25C 1853
No Arrows
F12 PCGS
16063755

Choice $2350 New October 18! No Arrows, Choice Original, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. The 1853 No Arrows date is well recognized as one of the Liberty Seated quarter series rarities. Mintage is report at 44,200 with two delivers of about equal amounts in February 9 and 17, 1853. As the value of silver bullion content exceeded face value, many were immediately exported and melted producing a rare collectible for present day numismatists. PCGS population reports indicate single digit population in most grades with limited auction appearances. As a result of the Mt. View Collection arriving to the market, GFRC now has a substantial hoard of 153 No Arrows quarters that is contrary to their rarity. This Fine 12 example has blemish free surfaces that are covered with gray-rose patina along with aquamarine coloring at the stars and reverse legend. Strike is typical for the date and residual device details are quite adequate for a mid circulated grade date and mintmark set. From the Mt. View Collection and worthy of special consideration. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert.
Seated 25C 1853O Seated 25C 1853-O
Arrows & Rays
G04
PCGS
32624837
FS-501
Choice $350 New October 18! O/Horizontal O, Choice Original, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. Listed in the Top 25 Seated Quarter Varieties set as #14 and quite challenging to locate choice since many 1853-O survivors and found with issues. This piece sports only honest wear and darker gray fields. The horizontal O is bold and remains obvious in the upper loop of the final O. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. PCGS label reads, "O/Horizontal O FS-501". Another cool Liberty Seated quarter die variety from the Mt. View Collection. CAC approval makes this example a must have for Top 25 set builders.
Seated 25C 1854O Seated 25C 1854-O
Huge O, With Arrows
VG10
PCGS
25653931
Briggs 1-A
Choice $1300 New October 18! Huge O, Choice Original, Light Gray Patina with Darker Contrasts, Blemish Free, Accurately Graded, Top 25 Varieties, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. The 1854 Huge O variety is so easily identified due to a crude hand cut mintmark. The engravers workmanship partial effaced the R in QUAR as a result. The offered example is strictly original with uniform light gray patina and darker contrasts at the stars and reverse legend. Strike is typical while fields and major devices are entirely blemish free. The premium on this variety has been substantial for a number of years. Recently, the premium has become more reflective of the overall availability and now is the time to purchase an example for your Top 25 Seated quarter variety set. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Another cool die variety offering from the Mt. View Collection. Purchased by the consignor at Heritage Auction during January 2016 FUN show for $1293.
Seated 25C 1855O Seated 25C 1855-O
With Arrows
F12 PCGS
82430353

Original $350 New October 18! Scarce Date and Grade, Original Surfaces, Natural Gray Patina, Typical Briggs 1-A Strike, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. 1855 New Orleans mintage is a low 176,000 strikes along with being well known for having a low survival rate. Most examples seen will be problematic with few known in AU or better. Even mid grade circulated examples are very scarce. This original example is yet another offering from the Mt. View Collection of Liberty Seated quarters. A wholesome example with thin darker gray skin on both sides. The circulated cameo contrast on the reverse is quite attractive. Surfaces are strictly original and unmolested. Reverse rim is complete while the obverse has typical die bulging at the left arrow causing a loss of denticles. Another scarce Liberty Seated quarter date offering for your consideration. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Seated 25C 1855S Seated 25C 1855-S
With Arrows
F12 PCGS
33285892
Briggs 1-A
Original $325 New October 18! First Year San Francisco Mint Issue, Original Gray Patina, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. 1855 brought the first Liberty Seated quarter and half dollar strikes at the San Francisco mint. Both denominations are challenging to locate with choice specimens being rare. This quality 1855-S example offers well preserved surfaces. Fields have darker gray shades surrounding the stars and major devices. Wear is uniform on both sides. The toning offers classic circulated cameo eye appeal that collectors strive to locate. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another scarce date offering from the Mt. View Collection.
Seated 25C 1857 Seated 25C 1857
F15 PCGS
28492494
Briggs 6-F FS-901
Original $1000 New October 18! Flying Eagle Reverse Clash, Original Surfaces, Light Gray Patina, Wholesome and Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. Reverse Clash with Flying Eagle Cent. The reverse of the 1857 dated quarter has parts of the Flying Eagle Cent design showing above and below the left facing wing, above the right wing and within the shield. The die variety is well recognized and included in the Top 25 Varieties set as defined by Greg Johnson and the Liberty Seated Collectors Club. This example has naturally toned surfaces with light to medium gray patina on both sides. The strict originality is validated by residual verdigris in side the reverse shield lines. The Flying Eagle cent clash is visible above the left facing wing. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert. PCGS label reads, "FS-901 Rev Die Clashed with Flying Eagle Cent".
Seated 25C 1858S Seated 25C 1858-S
G06
PCGS
12403824

Choice $420 New October 18! Better San Francisco Date, Choice Original, Full Rims, Natural Gray Patina, Honest Wear, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. A meager mintage of 121,000 pieces with only three (3) examples certified by PCGS at G6 level. The offered example exhibits just honest wear and full solid rims. Surfaces are blemish free and toned an even medium gray. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. CAC approval is warranted due to strict originality and fair grading. Making a return GFRC appearance after being purchased by the consignor during May 2016. From the Mt. View Collection and should garner attention for a quality low to mid circulated grade date and mintmark set.
Seated 25C 1864 Seated 25C 1864
VG10
PCGS
33167786

Choice $295 New October 18! Better Civil War Date, Choice Original, Dirty Gray Patina, Unabraided Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Mt. View Liberty Seated Quarter Collection. Mintage of 93,600 and scarcer than prior year 1863 strikes. Surviving examples for the 1864 Civil War date are concentrated at the EF40 and EF45 grade levels with PCGS pop report indicating 28 total. At the VG grade level there are six (6) with this being one of those certified. This piece has seen considerable circulation but only honest wear. Choice surfaces are covered with a dirty gray film that uninform on both sides. There are no blemishes to report other than two really faint obverse lines, on Liberty, that are toned over amd would not be mentioned by other dealers. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Another quality Liberty Seated quarter offering from the Mt. View Collection.
Seated 50C 1840 Seated 50C 1840
Rev of 1839
EF45 PCGS
36177626
WB-10 WB-104
R3
Choice $350 New October 18! Doubled Date, Choice Original, Uniform Gray Patina, Blemish Free Surfaces, Accurately Graded. Date is repunched left and lower than other obverse dies of this date. 1 and 8 digits are heavily repunched. Entirely blemishes free surfaces are covered with thick gray patina. A choice original example that is accurately graded and housed in 2015 style Gold Shield PCGS holder. Die variety attribution is listed on label as "RPD FS-302 WB-104 Reverse of 1839". Feshly graded and worthy of CAC submission that will be attempted if not sold at the 2018 Fall Whitman Baltimore show.
Seated 50C 1857 Seated 50C 1857
AU58
NGC
3383777008

Choice $515 New October 18! Choice Original, Dirty Gold Patina, Frosty Luster, Accurately Graded. Wholesome and original are probably the best descriptions for this choice 1857 Seated half dollar. Surfaces are covered with dirty gold patina that is more translucent to the underlying frosty luster on the reverse. Obverse toning is crusty. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view and CAC approval. CAC approval rewards the strict originality, eye appeal and accurately grading.
Seated 50C 1878 Seated 50C 1878
G06 PCGS
84040628

Original $50 New October 18! Original Surfaces, Full Rims, Uniform Gray Toning. Completely Blemish Free. Pocket Piece?. Another well worn Liberty Seated half dollar that was probably a pocket piece due to uniform wear, original toning and absolutely no blemishes. Full rims are evident on both sides. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and priced to sell.
Capped Bust 5C 1835 Capped Bust 5C 1835
Small Date, Small 5C
AU53 PCGS
83089648
LM-10
Choice $265 New October 17! 8 High 3 Low, Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Residual Luster, Accurately Graded, Crazy Joe Collection. A lovely 1835 LM-10 example that would be ideal as a type set acquisition. Surfaceas are choice and covered with thick gray patina and reveals embedded gold hues under a light source. Strike is better than average and offers high relief stars and well defined reverse devices. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another quality Capped Bust half dime offering from the Crazy Joe Collection.
Capped Bust 5C 1835 Capped Bust 5C 1835
Large Date, Large 5C
AU50 ANACS
4716645
LM-4
R3
Choice $285 New October 17! Better R3 Die Pairing, Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Gray, Aquamarine and Gold Toning, Well Struck, Conservatively Graded, Crazy Joe Collection. The better 1835 LM-4 die pairing that carries an R3 rarity rating. How I wish this lovely half dime was not housed in newer ANACS gold holder and rather, a new PCGS holder given the quality. Lustrous surfaces and semi transparent gun metal gray, blue and aquamarine are evidently with one pass under a light source. Strike is complete and pleasing. There are no blemishes worth of mention. Another quality Capped Bust half dime duplicate from the Crazy Joe Collection.
Capped Bust 5C 1836 Capped Bust 5C 1836
AU50 ANACS
4716646
LM-2
R3
Original $325 New October 17! Better R3 Die Pairing, Bisecting Obverse Die Crack, Frosty Luster, Light Gold Patina, Accurately Graded. A bold vertical completely bisects the obverse as the primary diagnostic for the LM-2 R3 die pairing. The die crack is well formed and only worn through at two high curl points. This is a strictly original example with light frosty gold surfaces on both sides. Mint frost surrounds all the stars and reverse legend. Strike is well executed. There is one faint line next to (O)F on the reverse that needs to be mentioned but is inconsequential. Housed in newer ANACS gold holder. Another quality Capped Bust half dime offering from the Crazy Joe Collection.
Seated 25C 1875CC Seated 25C 1875-CC
EF45 NGC
4207068002

Original New Price
$1390
New October 17! Scarce Date, Original Light Gray, Residual Luster, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Murphy's Collection. Price Reduction Effective October 17, 2018. The 1875-CC Seayed quarter date does not secure enough recognition for its scarcity. Production of Carson City Mint quarters substantially increased to to 140,000 in 1875. This is scarce in all grades and very scarce in AU or better. This well preserved example offers light golden gray surfaces and residual luster. Mint luster surrounds most stars and is seen within the gown lines. Frost and metal flow lines surround the reverse legend also. There are a few faint rim chatter anomalies but nothing distracting as attempting to be 100% accurate. Strike is typical. Accurately graded and housed in new large font NGC holder. An important Liberty Seated quarter dollar offering from Murphy's Collection to consider.
World 6400R 1782 World 6400R 1782
Brazil
AU55 PCGS
81970522

Choice $1100 New October 17! Brazil 6400R. Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Rub on Cheek and Head, Uniform Strike, Accurately Graded, . Mintage of 324,000. A choice example housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Will be shopped on a wholesale basis at the Whitman Baltimore show if not sold immediately. Taking offers while on the price list.
Barber 10C 1905 Barber 10C 1905
MS64+
PCGS
35530651

Gem $450 New October 16! Gem Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Rose Centers and Peripheral Blues, Completely Struck, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection . A gorgeous 1905 Philadelphia strike with satiny cartwheel luster and eye catching rose and sky blue ring toning. Both sides offer light rose centers that extend close to the rims. On obverse, the legend is surrounded by a sky blue ring. Similarly, the reverse has a thin sky blue ring at the periphery. Strike is hammered with all devices being deeply impressed. Bright light viewing is a joy and will capture your attention for a few minues. A superior gem example that is accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Another fine numismatic offering from the Opsrey Collection.
Flowing Hair 50c 1795 Flowing Hair 50C 1795
VG08
PCGS
9551645
O-104
R4
Gem $2100 New October 16! Scarce Flowing Hair Type, Gem Original, Uniform Crusty Gray Patina, Blemish Free, Perfect Type Coin, Osprey Collection. 1795 Flowing Hair design strikes were accomplished with nineteen different obverses and twenty-two reverse dies. Mintage is 299,680, a large quantity for early American timeframe and a die variety treasure trove. This new offering is such a sweet piece at the assigned VG08 grade level. Surfaces are covered with light crusty gray patina and entirely blemish free. Strike is uniform on both sides with the reverse being particularly well struck and residual devices being quite pleasing. A perfect Flowing Hair half dollar type coin with considerable eye appeal. From the Osprey Collection's PCGS box of 20.
Seated 25C 1888 Seated 25C 1888
PR65CAM PCGS
34101634

Gem $2250 New October 16! Gem Cameo, Watery Mirrored Fields, Bold Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Aquamarine-Blue Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Eye appeal is on steroids with respect ot this 1888 proof Seated quarter from the Osprey Collection. Proof fields have strong watery texture under bright light and emit crisp reflective luster. A transparent layer of aquamarine-blue covers the obverse while the reverse offers some additional rose hues under a bright light. Strike is hammered as one would expect from a proof strike. Devices are in high relief and illustrate the nuances of every subtle dvice detail. There are a few wispy ancient hairlines in the right field that hold this piece back to PR65 as the eye appeal is consistent with a higher grade. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another fine numismatic offering from the Opsrey Collection's PCGS blue box of 20 that is being divested. Please note the two hairlines in the left obverse field (on GFRC image) are on the holder and not the coin.
Seated 5C 1858O Seated 5C 1858-O
MS64
PCGS
35530653

Choice $625 New October 16! Near Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Faint Golden Patina, Hammered Strike, Clashed Dies, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. An ideal Liberty Seated half dime candidate for mint state type set or for a high end half dime date and mintmark set. This little near gem has many positive attributes to consider. First is the frosty cartwheel luster on both sides that is fully uninterrupted. Then there is the hammered strike with high relief stars and bold main devices. Finally, a faint gold film validates the strict originality. Heavy die clashing is seen on obverse and reverse. A bit more luster would push this piece into the MS65 graded level as there are no blemishes to hold back on a technical bases. An accurately graded mint state half dime that is housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Another fine numismatic offering from the Opsrey Collection.