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Photo Denom Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Gold G$1 1854 Gold G$1 1854
Type 1 Liberty Head
AU58 NGC
4459727001

Choice HOLD
$320
New March 20! Type 1 Obverse, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Greenish-Gold and Choice, Seated Appalachian Collection. 1854 brought the transition from the Type 1 to Type 2 obverse design at the Philadelpha mint. This brilliant frosty Type 1 example offers vibrant cartwheels and a strong strike. Surfaces are choice and toned a greenish-gold. Under a 10x loupe, I see a faint luster break on the cheek therefore the assigned grade is accurate. Housed in new large font NGC holder and a thoroughly pleasing example. Part of a type set divestment by the Seated Appalachian Collection.
Gold G$10 1926 Gold G$10 1926
Indian
MS61
PCGS
24354894

Choice $825 New March 20! CAC Approval, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Choice For Grade, Pleasing and Attractive, Seated Appalachian Collection. Many $10 Indians at the MS61 grade level will be quite baggy and unattractive. Just the opposite is true here. At first glance, the bright frosty luster and sharp cartwheels suggest MS62/MS63 potential. Swirling the piece under a light source reveals a few abrasions in the upper right obverse but not distracting. Orange-gold patina covers both sides. A conservatively graded example that is housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 holder with edge view insert along with CAC approval. Part of a type set divestment by the Seated Appalachian Collection.
Gold G$2.5 1901 Gold G$2.5 1901
Liberty
MS63 PCGS OGH
1548768

Choice $495 New March 20! Deep Orange Gold Patina, Choice Original, Hammered Strike, Conservative Grading, Seated Appalachian Collection. Old time deep orange gold patina is so pleasing. Strike is hammered with every minute device detail being fully captured on this lovely piece. Surfaces are essentially blemish free with conservative grading. Small mintage of only 91,100. Housed in PCGS old green Gen 3.1 holder. Superior quality for the collector who enjoys their gold with old time orange patina. Part of a type set divestment by the Seated Appalachian Collection.
Gold G$2.5 1925D Gold G$2.5 1925-D
Indian
MS63
PCGS
31659474

Choice $475 New March 20! Pleasing Satiny Luster, Choice Original Surfaces, Mottled Orange-Gold, Full Strike, Fairly Graded, Seated Appalachian Collection. An attractive 1925 Denver $2.5 quarter eagle strike with impressive satiny luster and mottled orange-gold patina. The Indians cheek is essentially blemish free. Overall strike is complete. A choice example that was worthy of CAC approval. Housed in 2014 PCGS Gen 5.0 holder with that popular green bean. Part of a type set divestment by the Seated Appalachian Collection.
Gold G$20 1885S Gold G$20 1885-S
MS62
PCGS
13599430

Choice HOLD
$1755
New March 20! Fully Struck, Pleasing Orange-Gold Patina, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Perfectly Original, Minimal Abrasions, Seated Appalachian Collection. Frosty cartwheel luster and orange-gold patina are the highlights of this pleasing 1885 San Francisco strike. Surfaces have minimal abrasions at the assigned grade level. Strike is crisp and complete. Definitely an MS62+ in my book. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 holder with standard ring insert. CAC approval rewards the above average surfaces and eye appeal. Part of a type set divestment by the Seated Appalachian Collection.
Gold G$20 1908 Gold G$20 1908
St Gaudens
MS65 NGC
3584845006
No Motto
Gem $1625 New March 20! No Motto Type, Gem Original, Thick Frosty Luster, Crisp Cartwheels, Rich Greenish-Gold, Accurately Graded, Seated Appalachian Collection. Thick mint frosty cover both sides of this gem original 1908 No Motto $20 double eagle. Frosty luster and crisp cartwheels are most pleasing during bright light viewing. Strike is complete with bold facial details presented against an abrasion free background. This is an attractive No Motto example, for type, that continually grows on me with more viewing. Accurately graded and housed in newer NGC holder with edge view. Part of a type set divestment by the Seated Appalachian Collection.
Gold G$3 1855 Gold G$3 1855
Princess
AU55 PCGS
18107921

Choice HOLD
$1050
New March 20! Conservative Grading, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Greenish-Gold with Orange Highlights, Full Strike, Seated Appalachian Collection. What an eye appealing 1855 $3 Princess for a type set! I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation as above average for the grade. Surfaces are toned a base greenish-gold along with orange highlights. Cartwheel luster is vibrant on both sides. Strike is complete including bold hair curls. The upper right obverse field has one micro contact mark. Conservatively graded and housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 holder with standard ring insert. A run of the mill $3 Princes will trade for $950 at this grade level. Consider paying another $100 to secure a really pleasing example. Part of a type set divestment by the Seated Appalachian Collection.
Gold G$5 1907 Gold G$5 1907
Liberty
MS64 PCGS
83285763

Choice $675 New March 20! Pleasing Frosty Cartwheels, Choice Original Surface, Greenish-Gold Patina, Accurately Graded, Seated Appalachian Collection. If in the market for a $5 half eagle Liberty gold type coin, this 1907 Philadelphia offering should be checked out. A thorough pleasing example with greenish-gold surfaces and cartwheel luster that is somewhere between frosty and/or satiny. Surfaces have a thin layer of mint frost and limited abrasions consistent with the grade. Well struck also. Accurately grade and housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. Part of a type set divestment by the Seated Appalachian Collection.
Capped Bust 10C 1829 Capped Bust 10C 1829
AU55
PCGS
30170161
JR-6
R3
Choice $725 New March 19! Better JR-6 Die Pairing, Small 10C, Thick Crusty Patina, Aquamarine-Gold, Fully Struck, Frosty Reverse Luster, New Hampshire Collection. If you like your silver coinage with thick crusty surfaces, then this 1829 JR-6 Capped Bust dime should be considered. Obverse coloring is crusty aquamarine with golden highlights at the peripheries. On the other hand, the reverse is lightly toned with a thin layer of gray-gold. This allows frosty luster to be readily enjoyed during bright light viewing. Strike is well executed and complete on both sides. JR-6 is a better die pairing and listed as an R-3 rarity. Housed in 2014 PCGS Gen 5.0 holder with CAC approval. Another great offering from the New Hampshire Collection.
Seated 20C 1875S Seated 20C 1875-S
AU58
PCGS
32700425
BF-16
Choice HOLD
$565
New March 19! Excellent Double Dime Type, Frosty Gold Cartwheels, Accurately Graded, CAC Approval, New Hampshire Collection. Glowing frosty gold luster is the highlight of this lovely 1875-S double dime. Both sides are consistently lustrous with moderate cartwheels. BF-16 is the well known repunched mintmark reverse with double serifs. Strike is typical with some faint micro ticks on the main obverse device. Fairly graded and housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0S Gold Shield holder with CAC approval. Another solid silver type offering from the New Hampshire Collection.
Seated 25C 1869 Seated 25C 1869
PR64
PCGS
32735524
Briggs 2-B
Choice $1150 New March 19! A Near Gem, Bright Reflective Mirrors, Peripheral Rose Gold, Hammered Strike, Clean Fields, Fairly Graded, New Hampshire Collection. The New Hampshire Collection consignor decides to redirect his box of 20 collecting goals and brings this lovely proof quarter to market. 1869 proof strikes were limited to 600 pieces and are listed as Briggs 2-B in Larry's Encyclopedia. This example has been well preserved with near gem original surfaces. The mirrors are bright and reflective with peripheral rose gold decorating the untoned centers. Strike is absolutely hammered with high relief devices. The right obverse field has a few faint hairlines that limits the grade on a technical basis but with excellent eye appeal. CAC believed so and rewarded with a green bean. Housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
3Cent Nickel 3C 1865 3Cent Nickel 3C 1865
AU58 PCGS
28602379

Original $75 New March 18! First Year Issue, Original Surfaces, Off Center Obverse, Accurately Graded, Twin Lakes Collection. First year of issue. Obverse struck slightly off center. Original surfaces with some verdigris. Reverse die is cracked with multiple radial die cracks into the rim. Well struck with no blemishes. Housed in PCGS 2013 Gen4.6 holder. Another AU58 type coin offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
3Cent Nickel 3C 1870 3Cent Nickel 3C 1870
AU58 PCGS
27746783

Choice $85 New March 18! Steely Luster, Strong Strike, Well Preserved Surfaces, Choice Example, Twin Lakes Collection. A choice example with steely luster and strong strike. No blemishes worthy of mention. Housed in PCGS 2013 Gen4.6 holder. Another AU58 type coin offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
3Cent Nickel 3C 1874 3Cent Nickel 3C 1874
AU58 PCGS
25184688

Original $135 New March 18! Better date, Thick Patina, Golden Highlights, Rusted Obverse, Fully Original, Accurately Graded, Twin Lakes. A better 3 cent nickel date at the AU58 grade level with low certified population. Strickly original with thick patina. Obverse presents golden hues under a light source while reverse has steely luster. Considerable die rust on obverse and heavily cracked reverse. Accurately graded. Housed in 2012 Gen 4.5 PCGS holder. From the Twin Lakes Collection.
3Cent Nickel 3C 1881 3Cent Nickel 3C 1881
AU58 PCGS
21019431

Choice $90 New March 18! Gorgeous Cartwheel Luster, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Twin Lakes Collection. A choice 1881 strike with brilliant cartwheel luster. Attractive and pleasing. Just faint rub and accurately graded. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.0 holder. From the Twins Lakes Collection.
Barber 10C 1915 Barber 10C 1915
MS62
PCGS Rattler
6163576

Choice HOLD
$295
New March 18! Frosty, Gold CAC, Rattler Holder.. Frostly luster beams from this silver toned Barber dime that exhibits occassional hints of evergreen, gold, and wine. From the Jim Poston collection and residing in a PCGS 1986-1989 Gen1.2 Rattler Holder. Only a single 1915 Barber dime has been certified by CAC with the gold sticker - this coin.
Barber 50C 1895 Barber 50C 1895
Partial Collar Strike
AU55 PCGS
35347845

Original $695 New March 18! Original, Partial Collar Strike, Richly Toned.. Satiny luster graces this deeply toned Barber half, with rich olive and gray covering both sides. The strike is complete with distinct letters and full star centers. The coin is labeled Mint Error, Partial Collar Strike on the holder, which is a PCGS Gen 6.0 slab. From the Jim Poston collection.
Barber 50C 1906D Barber 50C 1906-D
AU58
PCGS
11906770

Gem $685 New March 18! Frosty, Well Struck, CAC, Pleasingly Toned.. Another delectable piece of eye candy from the Seal Beach collection, this well-struck Barber half is a pleasing exanple of the type. Mostly brilliant and frosty centers are surrounded by rich color in the obverse and reverse legends, with a mix of russet and burgundy on the obverse and blue-green on the reverse. The eye appeal is at the MS63 level, but rub on the high points precludes the higher technical grade. CAC has ceritifed only six pieces at this grade level. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.4 holder (2005-2011).
Buffalo 5C 1926 Buffalo 5C 1926
MS64
PCGS Doily
8183216

Gem HOLD
$450
New March 18! Gem, Doily Holder, Gold CAC.. Creamy, marbled luster rises from the clean surfaces of this largely untoned Buffalo nickel. High points reveal shades of silver and steel-blue toning, but the coin is generally brilliant and exhibits a complete strike with sharp reverse lettering. CAC has awarded only three gold stickers to 1926 Buffalo nickels. Housed in a PCGS 1989 Gen2.0 Doily Holder, from the Jim Poston collection.
Buffalo 5C 1937D Buffalo 5C 1937-D
3 Legs
VF35 PCGS
12430579

Choice $575 New March 18! Three Legged Buffalo, Collector Grade.. From the Seal Beach collection, this 3-legged Buffalo nickel sports even gray color with old "dirt" outlining much of the design. The strike by definition is weak, as eroded dies caused the loss of much detail, including the all-important fourth leg. Growing up, everyone knew about 1955 Doubled Die cents, and the 1909-S VDB Lincoln cent was equally recognized. Not far behind was the 1937-D 3-legged nickel, an obvious Mint mistake easily attributable by the general public. None of my friends had an example, but that didn't stop us from dreaming. Fast forward to today, and, as things are less challenging with an adult-size checkbook, you can still be the first kid on your block to own one! PCGS Gen 4.4 holder (2005-2011).
Capped Bust 10C 1829 Capped Bust 10C 1829
Small 10C
AU55 PCGS
20111257
JR-4
R2
Choice HOLD
$795
New March 18! Choice, Steely Luster, Hammered Strike.. The JR-4 variety is distinguished by a double dentil between star 3 and 4, and the high second E in STATES. For easy attributions we recommend the Bust Dime Variety Identification Guide by Winston Zack, Louis Scuderi, and Michael Sherrill. The strike on this exanmple is hammered with all design elements sharply impressed. Steely luster pairs with bright centers that lead toward richly toned rims exhibiting deep blue, russet, and gold toning. A few ticks, more apparent in the untoned areas, are consistent with the grade. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder, from the Jim Poston collection.
Early Commems 50C 1925 Early Commems 50C 1925
MS63
PCGS OGH
9342388

Gem HOLD
$345
New March 18! Gem, Gold CAC, Lightly Toned, Old Green Holder.. Imagine striking a commemorative coin for the Confederate soldier in today's political environment. But in 1925 they did. Did Confederate soldiers act honorably? Consider this - the battle of Gettysburg claimed 50,000 military casualities, but not a single civilian death, in a town that is today still pockmarked by Civil War gunfire. That doesn't happen by accident. This gold CAC example exhibits frostly luster with light golden toning covering both sides. Struck from worn dies, with the figures of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson not completely clarified. From the Jim Poston collection and housed in PCGS Gen 3.0 (1990-1993) holder.
Gold G$10 1932 Gold G$10 1932
Indian
MS62
PCGS Rattler
6081067

Choice HOLD
$1550
New March 18! Frosty, Gold CAC, Rattler Holder.. The $10 Indian is a wildly favorite design in the U.S. series and presents exceptional work on the part of the engraver Augustus Saint-Gaudens. This example radiates frosty luster from orange-gold surtaces, and the few, scattered marks are more consistent with a higher technical grade. CAC has assigned gold status to only six 1932 Indians and none in higher grade than the current piece. Does your collection include a gold coin with a gold sticker? Here is your chance! From the Jim Poston collection, housed in a PCGS 1986-1989 Gen1.2 Rattler Holder.
Indian 1C 1904 Indian 1C 1904
MS60RB
PCGS Rattler
1110445

Choice $275 New March 18! Gold CAC, Rattler Holder, Typical Strike.. An MS60 coin is usually one you have to apologize for - not this time. Fiery toning blankets both sides, wtih obverse brown color pushing out from the portrait of Liberty, while the reverse is full red. Both sides exhibit a few flyspecks, none are detracting. Strike is typical with the hair detail around Liberty's ear not completely distinct. CAC has awarded the gold sticker to a single 1904 Indian cent, and that is this coin. Another choice piece from the Jim Poston collection and slabbed in a PCGS 1986-1989 PCGS Gen1.2 Rattler Holder.
Mercury 10C 1939D Mercury 10C 1939-D
MS67+
PCGS
82922758

Gem $500 New March 18! Frosty, Attractive Toning, CAC.. This red and green-toned superb uncirculated Mercury dime makes us wonder if the GFRC "Christmas in August" event has been fast-tracked into spring. Rest assured the August event will take place as scheduled, but in the meantime we have the pleasure of presenting this lovely example with thick, colorful toning. The multi-hued "skin" almost seems like an applied foil that one might peel back, but there is no need as the booming luster easily penetrates the rich layer of color. The strike is complete, although short of the Full Bands designation. From the Seal Beach Collection, and residing in a PCGS 6.0 (2015-present) holder.
Morgan $1 1886 Morgan $1 1886
MS63
PCGS Doily
7303406

Choice $595 New March 18! White, Frosty, CAC, Doily Holder.. This is a not a rare or expensive coin, but coinnoisseurship can and should be applied across all levels of coin collecting. One can be knowledgeable and choosy regardless of whether the collecting objective is MS63 Morgans or proof double eagles. Regarding the former, the present coin is a worthy example with CAC certification, ample luster, and smooth reverse surfaces that are superior to the assigned grade. Strike is typical, with some but not all detail in the reverse breast feathers. The coin is largely untoned with the barest hints of deeper color in the reverse right field. Slabbed in a PCGS 1989 Gen2.0 Doily Holder, from the Jim Poston collection.
Peace $1 1926 Peace $1 1926
MS64 PCGS
84974659

Gem $295 New March 18! Gem, Frosty, Rim-Toned.. Mintages in the Peace dollar series fall greatly after 1925, adding to the appeal of this 1926-dated example. One's eye is immediately captured by the spectacular obverse rim toning. Rings of gold, ruseet and blue surround a fully brilliant figure of Liberty at the center. The reverse is largely brilliant with the exception of a few letters in the legend. The strike is typical for a Peace dollar, with the reverse letting in particular not deeply impressed. A few ticks above the reverse eagle preclude a higher technical grade. Another beauty from the Seal Beach Collection, and housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 holder (2015-present).
Seated 10C 1838 Seated 10C 1838
No Drapery
AU53
PCGS
81175352
TOP #6
F-106
Choice HOLD
$440
New March 18! Top-100 Variety, Complete Stike, CAC, Iridescent Toning.. The specactular die crack bisecting the coin from 1 in the date to star 6/7 is the hallmark of the F-106, a Top-100 variety. This example is a virtual rainbow with multi-colored toning on both sides. The obverse is more richly shaded with aqua, gold and burgundy, while the reverse is partly brilliant with blue and russet to the south. The strike is complete and Liberty's head is well-detailed. Marks are consistent with the grade and do not detract. This CAC-certified coin resides in a recent PCGS Gen 6.0 holder and comes from the Jim Poston collection.
Seated 10C 1857 Seated 10C 1857
AU58 PCGS
35045059

Original $325 New March 18! Bullseye Toning, Original.. Load up your shotgun, this bullseye-toned seated dime is ready for target practice! Rainbow rings encircle a brilliant center on this near-uncriculated Seated dime. The reverse is light blue and gray, and the coloration suggests an old cleaning. The strike is typical with the head not full, and there is some chatter around ONE DIME on the reverse. In a recent PCGS (Gen 6.0) holder, from the Jim Poston collection.
Seated 10C 1860 Seated 10C 1860
MS64
PCGS
2809043

Gem HOLD
$895
New March 18! Repunched 86, Thick Frosty Luster, Brilliant Cartwheels, Complete Strike, Gem surfaces, Conservatively Graded, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. 1860 Philadelphia struck dimes employed the new Longacre/Paquet obverse and reverse design hubs. The Type 1 obverse comes with shallow relief and thin lettering and is probably the work of Anthony Paquet. The reverse is a newly designed cereal wreath. All 1860 and 1860-O dimes are struck with the Type 1 obverse along with a small portion of 1861 Philadelphia strikes and all 1861 San Francisco production. The 1860 F-109 die variety is easily attributed by obvious repunching of the center 860 digits. The repunching is visible between the upper section of the 86 digits and the middle section of the 60 digits. The first date punch was to the right of the final date punch and slopes downward. This die variety is seen with thick frosty surfaces as is the case for this gem original example from the Gerry Fortin Reference Collection and also the web-book plate coin at the Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors. Surfaces are blemish free and emit brilliant frosty luster with active cartwheels. Strike is completely executed and illustrates how shallow the Type 1 obverse relief actually is. Conservatively graded and housed in blue label PCGS Gen 4.0 holder. Reverse I has been clashed with a clash mask visible at DI(ME). This reverse is very frosty in appearance. Housed in old blue label Gen 4.0 PCGS holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1861 Seated 10C 1861
Type 2 Obverse
MS64
PCGS Rattler
1147057
F-114
Gem $950 New March 18! Attractively Toned, Rattler Holder, CAC, Typical Strike.. This is a common coin in uncommon condition. Underlaid by even gray toning, rose and blue rim toning rises from both sides, while the obverse right field is graced by streaks of blue and evergreen. Tyoe II obverse, as indicated by the six vertical lines above Liberty in the shield. The luster is satiny, and strike is typical with some weakness seen in the upper portion of the reverse. CAC has certified 21 pieces of this date. Housed in a PCGS 1986-1989 Gen1.2 Ratteler Holder, this piece from the Jim Poston collection will sell quickly.
Seated 10C 1873 Seated 10C 1873
With Arrows
AU58 PCGS OGH
9834671
F-110
Original HOLD
$265
New March 18! Old Green Holder, Typical Strike, Original.. Frosty luster and chamapgne tones highlight the obverse of this With Arrows Seated dime, while the reverse is brilliant. Surfaces are smooth with the exception of a few ticks around Liberty's elbow. The strike is typical for an 1873 With Arrows, resulting in an incomplete head and softness in the cap. From the Jim Poston collection, this coin is in a PCGS 3.0 (1990-1993) Old Green Holder.
Seated 10C 1883 Seated 10C 1883
MS60
PCGS Rattler
2124862

Choice HOLD
$395
New March 18! Richly Toned, Gold CAC, Typical Strike, Rattler Holder.. Another wonder coin from Jim Poston, this monster-colored seated dime will please the toning enthusiasts. A thick, crusty layer of aqua, magenta, and gold blankets both sides to mesmerizing effect. CAC was equally convinced, awarding the gold sticker, the single coin of this date so honored. The strike is typical with less than complete definition in Liberty's hair. Housed in a PCGS 1986-1989 Gen1.2 Rattler Holder.
Seated 5C 1850 Seated 5C 1850
AU58
NGC
4715859008

Choice $360 New March 18! Choice, Frosty, CAC, Enticing Toning.. The V-5 is easy to attribute, as it is the only variety for the year in which the date does run into the base of Liberty. This frosty, near-uncirculated example exhibits delicate shades of aqua and rose against a predominately gray background. The overall effect is pleasing, and CAC agrees. The strike is typical with a couple star centers not quite completely defined. From the Jim Poston collection, this coin is in a new NGC large font holder.
Seated 5C 1860 Seated 5C 1860
MS63
PCGS
34779298

Choice HOLD
$325
New March 18! Choice, CAC, Pleasing Toning.. Frostly luster underlies medium toning on this nicely toned half dime, with greenish-gold hues in the centers and shades of russet at the rims. The stirke is typical, with some weakness at the head. From the Jim Poston collection, this coin is in a recent PCGS (Gen 6.0) holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1939S Walking Liberty 50C 1939-S
MS65
PCGS Doily
7344203

Gem HOLD
$575
New March 18! Frosty, Well Struck, Gen 2.0 Doily Holder, CAC.. The 1939-S is a lower mintage issue within the Walker series, and examples at the uncirculated level are more elusive than those of common dates within the set. CAC has awarded 525 "green beans" to 1939-S halves, and, although a large number, this represents only a small portion (12%) of the total graded by PCGS and NGC. This well-struck example is completely brilliant with traces of silver highlighting LIberty's gown. From the Jim Poston collection and residing in a PCGS 1989 Gen2.0 Doily Holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1942 Walking Liberty 50C 1942
PR65CAM
PCGS OGH
5318767

Gem $795 New March 18! Gold CAC, Old Green Holder, Pristine Surfaces, Brilliant Proof.. Always a favorite in the 20th century type series, Walker halves are even more appealing in proof format. This untoned example features watery mirrors with no hairlines, and the strike is complete as on most proofs. Note: a few scuffs in the lower reverse are on the holder. Housed in a PCGS Gen 3.0 holder (1990-1993), and from the Jim Poston colleciton.
Walking Liberty 50C 1943D Walking Liberty 50C 1943-D
MS65
PCGS Doily
4015677

Gem $595 New March 18! Gold CAC, Frosty, Well Struck, Doily Holder.. This predominatly brilliant Walker exhibits russet toning in the right obverse field, with less intense olive toning on the opposite side. CAC has granted gold-bean status to only six 1943-D halves, and this boldly-struck coin is tied with two others as the highest-graded gold exanple. This piece is housed in a PCGS 1989 Gen2.0 Doily Holder and comes from the Jim Poston collection.
Walking Liberty 50C 1946S Walking Liberty 50C 1946-S
MS65
PCGS
4977488

Gem HOLD
$700
New March 18! Just Buy It Now, Frosty, Aweseomly Toned, Gold CAC.. Frosty centers give way to magnificent, bullseye rim toning that progresses from russet to deep blue at the rims. CAC has gold stickered only 13 1946-S Walkers, with just a single coin graded higher than this example, a lone MS66. The strike is typical, with some weakness in the eagle's feathers. Even so, we unhesitatingly assign the GFRC "JUST BUY IT NOW" rating to this piece. This is a wonder coin that will impress even the most grizzled coin veterans, one of our consignor's favorites that won't last long. From the Seal Beach Collection. PCGS Gen 4.0 holder (1998-2002).
Washington 25C 1934 Washington 25C 1934
MS65
PCGS OGH
8195656

Gem HOLD
$275
New March 18! Gold CAC, Old Green Holder, Frosty, Gem.. Smooth surfaces host frosty luster on this early Washingotn quarter, with hints of violet and blue scattered over both sides. The strike is typical, with some weakess at the top of LIBERTY. CAC has evaluated only four 1934 quarters at the gold level. This coin, from the Jim Poston collection, resides in a PCGS Gen 2.1 holder (dating from 1989).
Capped Bust 5C 1834 Capped Bust 5C 1834
AU58
PCGS
26444044
LM-2
Choice $425 New March 17! Superior Type Offering, Frosty Aquamarine-Gold Patina, Frosty Luster, Full Strike, Near Gem . If in the market for a superior AU58 graded Capped Bust half dime with excellent old time eye appeal, then please consider this 1834 LM-2 offering. Surfaces are near gem original. An aquamarine-gold patina covers both sides and is semi-transparent to the underlying frosty luster. Strike is complete with high relief stars and deeply impressed eagle feathers and claws. A well balanced early half dime example with pleasing bright light viewing. Accurately graded as there is faint rub holding back a higher grade. Housed in 2014 PCGS Gen 4.0 holder with CAC approval. CAC approval rewards the strict originality and eye appeal.
Gold G$10 1847 Gold G$10 1847
Liberty
EF45+ PCGS
35622491

Choice $890 New March 17! One of Two Graded EF45+, Choice Original Surfaces, Greenish-Gold Patina, Fully Struck, Residual Luster, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. A pleasing 1847 $10 eagle struck with a mintage of 862,258 pieces. This survivor features minimal abrasions along with greenish gold patina plus reverse copper highlights. Under a light source, residual luster is present. Strike is nicely executed and complete. Housed in 2015 PXGS Gen6.0 holder and only one of two graded at the EF45+ level. This piece is definitely closer to AU grade level than EF and will please the selective collector. Yet another quality offering from the Osprey Collection for fans of early United States gold.
Gold G$20 1909/8 Gold G$20 1909/8
St Gaudens
MS62
NGC Fatty
327016037

Choice $2850 New March 17! Popular 1909/8 Overdate, Crusty Orange-Gold Patina, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. The only overdate for United States gold issues between 1907 and 1933. This popular 1909/8 overdate that has stood the test of time among collectors and remains in the demand. Obverse is covered with crusty orange-gold patina that limits the cartwheel luster a tad while the reverse luster is frosty and brilliant. A fully struck example with minimal abrasions. Housed in NGC Fatty holder with fresh CAC approval. Recently purchased from old time Sarasota collection that has been off the market for several decades. The owner was meticulous in hand picking examples with minimum abrasions for his set. This fact is evident in the GFRC images. An Osprey Collection offering.
Gold G$20 1914S Gold G$20 1914-S
St Gaudens
MS63 NGC Fatty
388637001

Choice $1550 New March 17! Brilliant Frosty Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Near Gem Original Surfaces, Conservative Grading. A lovely 1914 San Francisco struck $20 double eagle with brilliant frosty luster and vibrant cartwheels. Conservatively graded with minimal abrasions for the grade level. Housed in NGC Fatty holder with fresh CAC approval. Recently purchased from old time Sarasota collection that has been off the market for several decades. The owner was meticulous in hand picking examples with minimum abrasions for his set. This fact is evident in the GFRC images. Worthy of close inspection and consideration.
Gold G$20 1922S Gold G$20 1922-S
St Gaudens
MS63 PCGS
9859459

Choice $3300 New March 17! Better St. Gaudens Date, Choice Original, Rich Orange-Gold Patina, Frosty Cartwheels, Minimal Abrasions, Accurately Graded. Prior to the 1950s, the 1922-S was considered to be one of the premier rarities of the Saint-Gaudens series. However, a series of hoards were located in Europe and Central America that reduced that rarity status. Today, 1922 San Francisco strikes are seen as a better date with strong pricing premium over bullion content. This MS63 graded example is housed in PCGS Gen3.1 old green holder that was issued from 1993 to 1998. Eye appeal is pleasing with rich orange-gold patina that is expected for the issue. Frosty cartwheels are vibrant. Surfaces have minimal abrasions at the assigned grade level. Grading appears to be conservative when adding up luster, coloring and lack of abrasions. From an old time Sarasota area collection that has been off the market for several decades.
Barber 25C 1902 Barber 25C 1902
AU58 PCGS
13268934

Choice HOLD
$225
New March 14! Lustrous, Attractively Toned, Twin Lakes Collection.. Bright centers give way toward gold and russet tones at the rims. Barber silver coins were a workhouse of commerce and most survivors today are smooth, "average circulated" examples. The present coin is a pleasing exception, with near-full detail and only hints of wear at the high points. The AU58 grade is a favorite of many collectors, and it is easy to see why. These well-detailed coins typically come with remaining luster and are often more attractive than lower-grade uncirculated examples. A visually pleasing AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Barber 25C 1908O Barber 25C 1908-O
AU58 PCGS
26350483

Original $215 New March 14! Original, Collector-Grade, Twin Lakes Collection.. The coin exhibits wear at the high points consistent with the grade and is medium toned with ocassional crust about the stars, legend, and date. All of the Barber coinage was struck at four different Mints - Philadelphia, San Francisco, New Orleans, and, toward the end of the series, at Denver as well. The New Orleans Mint was notorious for poorly struck coins in the Liberty Seated series, but these problems were largely resolved by 1892 with the introduction of Barber coinage. This piece is an excellent representation of the New Orleans Mint for the period, a welll-struck, original example that brings a tiny piece of New Orleans from the past to the present day. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Barber 25C 1913D Barber 25C 1913-D
AU58 PCGS
16170354

Original HOLD
$250
New March 14! Denver Mint, Brilliant Surfaces, Twin Lakes Collection.. The 1913-D quarter represents the 2nd lowest mintage among Barber quarters struck in Denver, although its price profile is more in keeping with a "type" coin. These sorts of opportunities are ample in the Seated and Barber series, as many pursuse them on a type-coin basis, and better date coins can sometimes slip through the cracks. This example exhibits steel-grey color with hints of blue-green throughout. The reverse is diecracked with several lines seen about the stars. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Buffalo 5C 1916D Buffalo 5C 1916-D
AU58 PCGS
24179597

Original $125 New March 14! Original, Russet Toning, Twin Lakes Collection.. A better-date Buffalo nickel perfect for a type set, this coin's design was the result of a complete overhaul of the nation's coinage in the early 20th century. The nickel's iconic Buffalo is in keeping with other Indian-themed coinage of the same period, such as the Indian cent and Indian gold pieces. This example exhibits russet streaks that blanket both sides over a even, gray pallete. A few hints of seaweed hue highlight protected areas of the obverse. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Buffalo 5C 1916S Buffalo 5C 1916-S
AU58
PCGS
24180891

Choice HOLD
$165
New March 14! CAC-Approved, Sharp Strike, Near-Uncirculated.. Grey-toned with a mix of other colors lightly distributed throughout, including blue-green and copper. Earlier date Buffalo nickels were not so avidly collected until the 1920s and 1930s, making this coin more desirable than an ordinary "type" example. CAC approval , and the optimal "collector grade" of AU58 combine to make this an attractive representation of the type. The strike is bold, with the reverse lettering completely sharp. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Morgan $1 1880 Morgan $1 1880
AU58 PCGS
16020995

Original HOLD
$36
New March 14! Brilliant Surfaces, Blast White, Twin Lakes Collection.. Morgan dollars are popular for a reason - they are big, impressive coins, available at reasonable prices, and "a lot of coin for the money." A tough coin at the highest unciruclated levels, this AU58 is a pleasing exanple of the type, silver toned and brilliant. A few marks on the cheek limit the technical grade of this otherwise inviting piece. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Morgan $1 1884 Morgan $1 1884
AU58 PCGS
19747106

Original HOLD
$36
New March 14! Brilliant, Well-Struck, Lustrous, Twin Lakes Collection.. Many Morgan dollars sat in Treasury vaults until the 1960s, and as a result today come well preserved without excessive price tags. One can acquire many different coins at attractive price levels, and the present coin is one such example. This piece is well struck with distinct cotton bolls and reverse breast feathers, and exhibits minimal abrasions. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Morgan $1 1884S Morgan $1 1884-S
AU58 PCGS OGH
4281638

Original $1500 New March 14! Optimal Collector Grade, Brilliant Surfaces, Old Green Holder, Twin Lakes Collection.. The 1884-S Morgan dollar "goes ballistic" at the uncirculated level, and this old green holder, AU58 exanmple is on the cusp of the grading and price curve, with MS examples priced from the mid-four figures and up. The reverse is especially mark-free for the assigned grade level. Even, silver toning covers both sides with the barest hints of more intense color in and around several letters in the legend. This coin is an ideal choice for a Morgan set that won't break the bank. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Morgan $1 1921 Morgan $1 1921
AU58 PCGS
18314292

Original $34 New March 14! Lustrous, Brilliant, Twin Lakes Collection.. Representing the last year of the Morgan dollar, the 1921 almost stands as its own type, separated by nearly two decades from the last Morgans struck in 1904. Indeed, the original hubs were destroyed in 1910 and the engraver George Morgan had to recreate these for the 1921 issue. The 1921s thus exhibit shallower relief than the earlier coins. Other differences exist, and it is well worth comparing with a glass in hand. This example is brilliant with just a touch of golden toning in the right obverse field, lustrous and technically only limited by a few cheek ticks. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Peace $1 1924S Peace $1 1924-S
AU58 PCGS
20854384

Original $135 New March 14! Original, Toned, Twin Lakes Collection.. A better-date Peace dollar, and prized at the uncirculated level. Bowers notes that these were represented in the Treasury hoard releases in smaller quantities than other issues. This example has light beige obverse "skin" and a silver-toned reverse. Occasional crust is seen in protected areas such as the eagle's primary feathers and the legend. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Seated 10C 1856O Seated 10C 1856-O
AU55 PCGS
34626571
F-104a
R6
Original $600 New March 14! Top-100, Rising Date, Attractively Toned, Twin Lakes Collection.. A distinct seated dime variety in the Top 100 series, readily identified by the upward sloping date with the digits 5 and 6 repunched to the south, and the large-O mintmark on the reverse. The Kam Ahwash seated dime reference further notes obverse die cracks extending from the left and right base of the central figure, extending to the rims. The late die state is elusive and considerd an R6 variety in the SeatedDimeVarieties.com online encyclopedia. This is a special coin from a die variety perspective, and, with the assigned technical grade, the particular features are easily visible. Light gold and chestnut tones grace both sides of this pleasing exanple, which would be a great start to a Top-100 set. A quality AU55 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Seated 50C 1849 Seated 50C 1849
AU58 PCGS
2781560
WB-10
R3
Original $900 New March 14! Brilliant, No Motto, Twin Lakes Collection.. A pleasing example of the No Motto Seated half dollar type, this peice exhibits even silver toning with light evergreen shading in the obverse and reverse fields. The Wiley-Bugert reference notes that this date was once overpriced due to claims that many were melted. This is no longer the case, although it is certain that a great deal of silver coinage was melted in the early 1850s as gold discoveries drove the price of gold downward in relation to silver. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Seated 50C 1853O Seated 50C 1853-O
Arrows & Rays
AU58 PCGS
81206407

Original $2300 New March 14! Arrows & Rays, Well-Struck, Original, Twin Lakes Collection.. Mixed gray and chestnut tones cover this seated haf dollar, with thicker toning in a few of the protected areas. The strike is strong with full star centers and complete design details present. The Arrows & Rays seated half dollar is one of the more visually impressive coins in the entire seated series, with an abundantly-detailed reverse that avoids being overly busy. This is a great "story" coin to show your non-numismatics friends - the 19th century Gold Rush upsets the balance of gold and silver, the weight of the silver coinage is reduced in 1853, and this design change is introduced as a result. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Seated 50C 1873 Seated 50C 1873
With Arrows
AU58 PCGS
90023951

Original $850 New March 14! Arrows, Strongly Detailed, Attractively Toned, Twin Lakes Collection.. Another important type coin from the Twin Lakes collection, this well-detailed 1873 half dollar exhibits the arrows used in 1873 and 1874 to denote a slight weight change in the silver coiange. A delictate mix of grey and occasional burgundy toning graces both sides, and the overall effect is aesthetically pleasing.
Seated 5C 1839 Seated 5C 1839
AU58
PCGS
13010723

Choice $295 New March 14! No Drapery, Choice, Lightly Toned, CAC, Twin Lakes Collection.. This choice Seated half dime exhibits light golden toning, more intensely on the obverse. The obverse is remarkably mark-free for the grade, showing only a few scattered ticks. The high date is designated by the V-1 atrribution (the only other variety for this date, V-2, has a lower date). With CAC approval, this is an excellent canddiate for an EF/AU type set of Seated coinage. More great offerings from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Seated 5C 1845 Seated 5C 1845
AU58 PCGS
84342841
V-5
Original $200 New March 14! Well Struck, Brilliant Surfaces, Collector Grade, Twin Lakes Collection.. Half dimes of this year all appear with a seemingly blundered date, as the engravers clearly had difficulty consistently crafting digit punches sized for the tiny workspace between the base of Liberty and the rim. This example, FS-302 RPD, with repunching of all digits, is no exception, and here the 5 is sized considerably larger than the 4. In contrast to the engraving, the strike is healthy with full star centers and deep relief of all devices and lettering. LIght olive toning covers both sides with hints of russet about stars 1-7. More great offerings from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Standing Liberty 25C 1925 Standing Liberty 25C 1925
AU58 PCGS
19657073

Choice HOLD
$125
New March 14! Blast White, Brilliant Surfaces, Twin Lakes Collection.. The Standing Libety quarter changed design in this year, with the obverse date more level and stars added below the reverse eagle. The overall effect is pleasing, with the eagle more soaring than before. Strike problems plague this series, and, while the shield center is typiscally weak, this example does exhibit all of the shield rivets. This coin has possibly been dipped in the past, but certainly at a market-acceptable level, and the PCGS certification ensures no other distracting issues. A visually pleasing AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Trade $1 1874S Trade $1 1874-S
AU58 PCGS
82241546

Original $650 New March 14! Original, Type I/I, Twin Lakes Collection.. As with all 1873 and 1874 trade dollars, this coin is a type I/I. Beginning in 1875, the second reverse type is occasionally seen, and the second obverse appears in 1876. This piece is dappled with indigo tones about Liberty's head and the lower portion of the reverse. Luster is evident, particulary in protected areas around the stars and the border of the eagle. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Trade $1 1878S Trade $1 1878-S
AU58 PCGS
81710149

Choice HOLD
$585
New March 14! Last Collectible Year, Choice, Pleasingly Toned, Twin Lakes Collection.. This is the last Trade Dollar listed in the Guide Book prior to the proof-only run of 1879 to 1885. The Bland-Allison act in 1878 forced the government to buy silver on the open market, and authorized the return of the silver dollar, which came in full force with the advent of the Morgan dollar in 1878. This example is evenly toned with a variety of color seen when tilted, including gold, blue, and green. The marks for the grade assigned are minimal, and the overall effect is attractive. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Peace $1 1922 Peace $1 1922
MS64
PCGS
80877461

Gem $1600 New March 13! Gem Original, Exceptional Dual Sided Toning, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Seal Beach Collection. Little needs to be said as the GFRC images speak for themselves. Housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. Pure eye candy from the Seal Beach Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1829/7 Capped Bust 50C 1829/7
VG10 PCGS
32034501

Choice HOLD
$145
New March 12! Choice Original Surfaces, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Natural Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Abrasion Free, Murphys Collection. Popular 1829/7 overdate with honest wear. Surfaces are choice and entire blemish free regards of the time in circulation. Natural gray patina covers the fields with lighter shades on the primary devices. Housed in 2014 PCGS Gen 5.0 holder. I love the circulated cameo eye appeal at this grade level. A fairly priced and attractive Capped Bust half dollar offering from the Murphys Collection to consider.
Morgan $1 1878CC Morgan $1 1878-CC
VF25 PCGS
80598380

Choice $395 New March 12! 90 Degree Rotated Dies Mint Error, Thick Crusty Gray Patina, Choice Original Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Murphys Collection. GFRC is most pleased to be offering a choice original example of the 1878-CC Morgan dollar with 90 degree clockwise reverse rotation. Most examples handled by GFRC and seen on eBay will exhibit a 45 or 55 degree reverse rotation. This 90 degree rotated example is covered with thick crusty gray patina. Surfaces and rims are abrasion free and excellent for the grade. Housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. The PCGS label reads "Mint Error 90 Deg CW Rotated Dies". A really cool offering from the MUrphys Collection that warrants special consideration.
Morgan $1 1879CC Morgan $1 1879-CC
VG08 raw

Original HOLD
$150
New March 12! Rare Morgan Date, Original Surfaces, Gray Patina, Fairly Graded, Murphys Collection. The 1879-CC Morgan date has a limited mintage of 756,000 and becomes rare in Mint State. Most survivors are in lower circulated grades as the issue circulated extensively. This example offers appealing darker gray fields that nicely showcase the lighter main devices. Strictly original with honest wear and no abrasions to cite. A nice raw Carson City dollar from the Murphys Collection.
Seated $1 1846 Seated $1 1846
AU58
PCGS
81057725

Choice HOLD
$2000
New March 12! Near Gem Original Surfaces, Rich Gun Metal Gray Patina, Completely Struck Accurately Graded. A magnificent 1846 Liberty Seated dollar with classic eye appeal. Really a poster child for completely unmolested early dollars with CAC approval. Near gem original surfaces and rich gun metal gray-aquamarine patina cover both sides. Fields produce attractive steely luster under a light source. Strike is hammered with every device detail deeply impressed. Accurately graded as there is old rub on the cheek and left facing breast that has been toned over. Housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. GFRC images are 100% color matched and faithful to the coin in hand. If you love the images, wait until this near gem arrives.
Seated 10C 1853 Seated 10C 1853
No Arrows
MS64 NGC
1725801002
F-101
R4
Gem $2200 New March 12! Kam Ahwash Plate Coin, Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Light Copper Gold Patina, Hammered Strike, Conservatively Grade, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. Relisted as the buyer was unable to complete a long term lay-a-way due to financial hardship. The Kamal Ahwash plate coin as featured on page 124 of his ground breaking die variety guide, Encyclopedia of United States Dimes 1837 - 1891. Purchased by Gerry Fortin February 1994 and sent to NGC for grading in the 1999 timeframe. Since that time, this special 1853 No Arrows dime has been the F-101 plate coin within The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Die Variety Collectors. A wonderful specimen regardless of pedigrees with bold frosty luster and cartwheel effects. Surfaces are near gem original with only the luster holding back a higher grade. A light copper gold patina convers both sides. Strike is absolutely hammered without a single thread of weakness. Fairly priced and seeking a new home in an advanced Seated dime collections where the pedigrees will be maintained. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert dating back to late 1990s timeframe. From the Gerry Fortin Reference Collection.
Seated 10C 1859S Seated 10C 1859-S
VF30 NGC
3419189006
F-101
Original $1650 New March 12! Very Scarce With Stars San Francisco Date, Light Gray-Gold Surfaces, Bold Strike, Conservative Grading, Murphys Collection . 1859-S dated Liberty Seated dimes are always a prize for those attempting to build a date and mintmark set. The survival rate in AU is miniscule with PCGS certification only nine examples in all AU grades. The situation improves with eleven in EF grades and twenty-two in all VF grades. This NGC VF30 example is conservatively graded as the strike is much better than others handled but GFRC at this grade level. The scroll is bold with limited wear. The lower leg is completely rounded and consistent with an EF40/EF45 grade level. Most stars have connect centrils with only star 8 and head weakness being evident. Reverse strike is bold for the date with most leaves having definition and separation. Surfaces are toned a light gray-gold and abrasion free. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. An important semi-key date San Francisco Seated dime offering from the Murphys Collection.
Seated 10C 1876CC Seated 10C 1876-CC
EF40 PCGS
35705267
F-126
Original $95 New March 12! Double Die Reverse, Original Crusty Gray Surfaces, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Murphys Collection. A strictly original 1876-CC F-126 with heavy reverse die doubling at the denomination. Crusty gray patina on both sides. Strike is typical. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. From the Murphys Collection.
Seated 20C 1875CC Seated 20C 1875-CC
VF25 NGC
4179420231
BF-2
Original $485 New March 12! Popular Carson City Date, Original Light Gray Surfaces, Honest Wear, Fairly Graded, Murphys Collection. An 1875 Carson City double dime struck with the BF-2 die pairing. Original surfaces are toned a light gray. Just honest wear with some reverse verdigris. Fairly graded and housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. Yet another Carson City coinage offering from the Murphs Collection.
Seated 50C 1864S Seated 50C 1864-S
VF30 raw
WB-5
R4
Original $285 New March 12! Small Thin S, Transitional 1865-S Reverse, Original Surfaces, Golden Gray Patina, Fairly Graded, Murphys Collection. A solid example of a 1864-S WB-5 Seated half dollar with uniform gold gray patina. The WB-5 die pairing features an obverse with saw tooth like denticles below the date and a transitional Small Thin S reverse that is again used in 1865. Strike is well executed and the GFRC grading is conservative. From the Murphys Collection and ideal for a Dansco or Whitman album collection.
Seated 50C 1873CC Seated 50C 1873-CC
With Arrows
VF20 PCGS
84718461
WB-3
R4
Original $1050 New March 12! Difficult Carson City Date, Original Light Gray Surfaces, Rose-Gold Highlights, Accurately Graded, Murphys Collection. Scarce Carson City in the Liberty Seated half dollar series with mintage of 214,560. Surprisingly, this small mintage was struck with seven obverse dies and three reverse dies. Die saw limited usage therefore survivors tend to come well struck and without major die cracks. This survivor has honest wear with light gray surfaces overall and rose-gold toning highlights surrounding the devices. There are no blemishes but a tiny rim mark by star 5 is mentioned for complete disclosure. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. Another important Carson City offering from the Murphys Collection
Seated 50C 1875CC Seated 50C 1875-CC
VF35 PCGS
34132924
WB-7
R4
Original $425 New March 12! Original Surfaces, Crusty Gray Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded Murphys Collection. This 1875 Carson City piece was struck from the WB-7 die pairing and is consider an R4 rarity by Bill Bugert in his Federal Register series on Seated halves. A crusty gray example with naturally toned surfaces. Strike is typical and grading is accurate. There is a bit of a reverse rim bruise at 11:30 mentioned for 100% accuracy. Housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. Another Carson City half dollar offering from the Murphys Collection to consider.
Seated 50C 1875CC Seated 50C 1875-CC
VF30 PCGS
34132926
WB-8
R4
Choice $390 New March 12! Excellent Eye Appeal at Grade, Choice Original Surfaces, Natural Gray Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Murphys Collection . A most pleasing GFRC offering! This 1875 Carson City piece was struck from the WB-8 die pairing and is consider an R4 rarity by Bill Bugert in his Federal Register series on Seated halves. A choice original example with natural gray toned surfaces. Strike is typical and grading is accurate. Surfaces are entirely blemish free and pleasing. Housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. An above average Carson City half dollar offering from the Murphys Collection to consider.
Seated 50C 1876CC Seated 50C 1876-CC
VF25 PCGS
34422736

Choice $230 New March 12! Popular Carson City Date, Choice Original, Mild Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Murphys Collection. Dark ebony-gray peripheral toning along with gray fields combine for a moderated circulated cameo appearance on the lovely 1876-CC offering. Strike is well executed regardless of the lower circulated grade. Accurately designated and housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. Another popular Carson City silver piece from the Murphys Collection.
Seated 50C 1877CC Seated 50C 1877-CC
Type 2 Reverse
MS63 PCGS
30772077
WB-12
R4
Choice $2750 New March 12! Type 2 Reverse, Medium CC, Repunched Date, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Light Gold Peripheral Toning, Choice Surfaces, Heavy Die Clashing, Accurately Graded, Murphys Collection. Ex. Dick Osburn Collection. WB-12 die pairing with Type 2 reverse and repunched obverse digits. This lovely 1877 Carson City strike offers bold frosty luster and swirling cartwheels. Thick mint frost covers all device and extends in the fields. This offering is 100% mint state with no breaks in the mint frost at the highest wear points. Dies are heavily clashed on both sides. Any lines seen in the GFRC images are a result of die clashing and not abrasions. Strike is bold and complete with every minute die detail being fully transferred to the planchet. Surfaces are blemish free with available luster being fairly captured at the assigned MS63 grade level. Housed in 2014 Gen 5.0 PCGS holder with the label reading, "Cl Bud Med CC RPD Dick Osburn Collection". A beautiful offering from the Murphys Collection.
Trade $1 1876CC Trade $1 1876-CC
VF20 NGC
4631015019
I/II
Original $650 New March 12! Type I/II, Original Surfaces, Deep Pewter-Gray Patina, Well Struck, Fairly Graded, Murphys Collection. Popular Carson City Trade dollar date with mintage of 509,000. The 1876-CC date is quite scarce in grades below VF30. This date is a major rarity is Mint State. The offered example features deep pewter-gray patina on both sides. Naturally toned surfaces exhibit light shades at the wear points. Strike is well executed. A careful 10x loupe inspection revealed no abrasions worthy of mention. Fairly graded and housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. Another nice piece of collector grade Carson City coinage from the Murphys Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1831 Capped Bust 50C 1831
EF45
PCGS
33105084
O-113
R4
Choice $450 New March 11! Challenging O-113 R4 DieVariety, Choice Original Surfaces, Crusty Gun Metal Gray and Rose Patina, Residual Luster, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, West Texas Collection. 1831 dated Capped Bust strikes are readily available in the marketplace. Collectors may wish to focus on acquiring the best value for their money. This Overton 113 offers an R4 rarity rating and strictly original surfaces covered with gun metal gray patina on the obverse and rich rose-gold on the reverse. Bright light inspection releases plenty of reverse residual luster as the patina is more transparent than the obverse. Surfaces are choice with no blemishes worthy of mention. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Another offering from the personal West Texas Collection for fans of crusty original silver type coinage.
Capped Bust 50C 1832 Capped Bust 50C 1832
Small Letters
AU50
PCGS
33105086
O-112
R2
Choice HOLD
$325
New March 11! Superb Eye Appeal, Semi-Transparent Gray Patina, Glowing Frosty Luster, Moderate Cartwheels, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, West Texas Collection. As a fan of strict originality and well preserved silver type coinage, I've become a fan of this West Texas Collection 1832 O-112 Capped Bust half. A well preserved example with natural semi-transparent gray patina to the underlying frosty luster. Surfaces are entirely blemish free along with an overall strong strike, especially on the obverse. Under a light source, the uninterrupted frosty luster glows and is so pleasing. Rotating the piece brings about mild cartwheels. Housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. A choice quality rating has been assigned but would be close to gem if the reverse strike was stronger.
Capped Bust 50C 1832 Capped Bust 50C 1832
Small Letters
EF45 PCGS
33105085

Original $175 New March 11! Crusty Antique Gray Patina, Near Choice Original Surfaces, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, West Texas Collection. A strictly original 1832 Small Letters reverse Capped Bust half dollar offering from the West Texas Collection. Surfaces are covered with crusty antique gray patina on both sides. Strike is typical for the date. Residual steely luster is evident when viewed under a light source. Housed in 2015 PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. Fairly priced for the overall quality.
Early Copper 1/2C 1809 Early Copper 1/2C 1809
Classic Head
AU58 PCGS
29881117
C-6
Original New Price
$600
New March 11! First Year Classic Head Type, Deep Chocolate Brown Patina, Complete Strike, Eroded Dies, Accurately Graded, Twin Lakes Collection. The 1809 Half Cent is the first year of the Classic Head series, replacing the Draped Bust type with a new design by John Reich. This surviving example saw little if any circulation. A rich chocolate brown patina covers both sides. Strike is weak at the peripheries on both sides as is typical for Cohen 6. Reverse is rotated left about 40 degrees. Ancient lines are seen between star 1 and the milling. Housed in 2014 PCGS Gen 5.0 holder. Another early type offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Early Copper 1C 1814 Early Copper 1C 1814
Classic Head
AU58 PCGS
03256604
Plain 4
Original New Price
$4450
New March 11! Plain 4, Late Die State Dies, Crusty Chocolate Brown Patina, Accurately Graded, Twin Lakes Collection. . The 1814 Plain 4 Large Cent is scarce in Mint State with no Red-Brown or Red example known for either the Plain or Crosslet 4 die variety. PCGS has only graded twenty-one Plain 4 examples and roughly the same amount in all Mint State grade. GFRC is pleased to be offering an AU58 graded example from the Twin Lakes Collection. This example was struck from late die state dies as noted by the heavy metal flow lines and eroded milling. Die spalling is apparent under Liberty's chin. Surfaces are toned a deep chocolate brown on both sides. An obverse die crack connects the the 8 digit to the lower curls along with star 11. Some faint chatter is seen on the obverse. Housed in old PCGS Gen 4.4 holder with blue label and standard ring insert. The Twin Lakes consignor says sell so offers will be considered.
Gold G$2.5 1902 Gold G$2.5 1902
Liberty
MS64
PCGS
90058495

Gem $650 New March 11! Gem Original Eye Appeal, Gorgeous Frosty Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Greenish-Gold Patina, Full Strike, Conservative Grading, New Hampshire Collection. I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation on this gorgeous 1902 Liberty $2.5 gold piece. Why? After handling my fair share of $2.5 quarter eagles, the gems are easily recognized. This one is a no question gem at the assigned grade and quite the value. Cartwheel luster is vibrant and so frosty. That are no abrasions to interrupt the bright light viewing experience including 10x loupe inspection. I'm thrilled to be offering this example for a high grade type set. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 holder with standard ring insert. A marvelous $2.5 quarter eagle gem from the New Hampshire Collection.
Gold G$5 1907 Gold G$5 1907
Liberty
MS64+
PCGS
25376205

Choice $985 New March 11! Near Gem Original, Brilliant Yellow-Gold Patina, Frosty Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Fully Struck, New Hampshire Collection. A gorgeous near gem original 1907 $5 half eagle with brilliant cartwheel luster and yellow-gold patina. Frosty luster is crisp and pleasing under a light source. Strike is complete with high relief stars, hair curls and deeply impressed reverse eagle feathers. Some faint chatter on Liberty's chin holds this one back from full gem designation as the luster is all there for the MS65 grade level. Housed in 2013 PCGS Gen 4.6 holder with edge view insert along with CAC approval. A quality $5 half eagle type coin for the selective collector from the New Hampshire Collection.
Seated 10C 1653 Seated 10C 1653
With Arrows
VG08 PCGS
27930968
F-111a
Choice HOLD
$265
New March 11! Reverse Cud , Choice Original Gray Surfaces, Honest Wear, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. . Choice original example of the 1853 Hubbed Arrows and Date F-111a die variety in late die state with bold reverse cud. Even natural gray surfaces and entirely problem free. The plate coin in The Definite Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors reference guide. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 holder with edge view insert. From the Gerry Fortin Reference Collection.
Seated 10C 1839 Seated 10C 1839
No Drapery
EF45
PCGS
28645438
F-105b
R7+
Choice $6500 New March 11! Pie Shaped Shattered Obverse, Vertical Crack Die State, Crusty Gray-Gold Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. The F-105b middle die state for the marquee 1839 Pie Shattered Obverse Die variety in F-105c terminal die state. During the F-105b middle die state, the obverse die exhibits a die crack starting at the rim and moving upward in between the 18 digits in the date and then through the right shield, Liberty's midsection, and ending at her shoulder clasp. Stars 8 is boldly repunched and Star 10 to a lesser extent. Significant radial die lines behind Liberty's lower gown are present. The 1839 Pie Shattered Obverse is only known in three distinctly different die states; early with no die crack followed by the middle die state with the vertical crack and of course, the terminal pie shaped die cracks. Originally purchased from Brian Greer during July 2000 as a raw AU and still believe this one is crusty AU. Gray-gold patina covers both sides. Conservative grading and housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 holder with edge view insert along with CAC approval. The F-105b plate coin in The Definite Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors reference guide. Probably the finest F-105b example known. From the Gerry Fortin Reference Collection.
Seated 10C 1856O Seated 10C 1856-O
EF45 PCGS
28172766
F-108
Choice $275 New March 11! Medium O, Choice Original, Frosty Luster, Light Gray Patina, Conservative Grading, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. Medium O, F-108 die pairing. The third Medium O reverse employed by the New Orleans mint during 1856. The Medium O mintmark is positioned left and low. Die clashing is visible between DI(ME) and above the lower leaf to the right of the mintmark. This conservatively graded example was purchased at the 1996 ANA World's Fair of Money show and subsequently graded. Soft frosty luster is pleasing and more consistent with an AU grade level. A typical weak strike on the wreath leaves mostly likely accounts for the EF45 grade. A top quality example that will please the most selective collector. The plate coin in The Definite Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors reference guide. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 holder with edge view insert. From the Gerry Fortin Reference Collection.
Seated 10C 1857O Seated 10C 1857-O
MS63 PCGS
21462157
F-106
Choice $800 New March 11! Brilliant Frosty Luster, Hammered Strike, Peripheral Toning, Accurately Graded, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. Examples of the 1857-O die pairing come with weak obverse denticles from 3:00 to 6:00. This example is from my personal collection and the plate coin in The Definite Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors reference guide. Frosty cartwheel luster is brilliant and so pleasing. Peripheral gold and aquamarine is the primary obverse coloring while a thin golden ring encircles the other reverse. Strike is hammered with high relief stars and sharp scroll edges. The reverse is also fully struck which is not common for the With Stars design. Conservatively graded and housed in old PCGS Gen 4.1 holder with blue label and standard ring insert. Purchased during 2004 and part of the Fortin reference collection since that time.
Capped Bust 10C 1821 Capped Bust 10C 1821
VF20
PCGS
27611350
JR-3
R4
Choice $300 New March 10! JR-3, Better R4 Die Pairing, Choice Surfaces, Crusty Gray Patina, Accurately Graded. The JR-3 Large Date die pairing is a better Capped Bust dime die pairing. It was previously listed as an R-6 in the JRCS reference book but now degraded to R4 rarity. A thoroughly wholesome example with choice original surfaces and thick crusty gray patina. Accurately graded and housed in PCGS 2013 Gen 4.6 holder along with CAC approval.
Early Copper 1/2C 1832 Early Copper 1/2C 1832
AU58 PCGS
35726123

Original $230 New March 10! Strictly Original Surfaces, Crusty Reddish-Brown Patina, Complete Strike, Satiny Luster, Accurately Graded. A lovely 1832 half cent with complete strike and reddish-brown patina on both sides. Satiny luster is evident under a light source. There is one faint line by star 5 mentioned for complete accuracy. Well graded and housed in 2015 style Gen 6.0 holder. Fair value at the offer price.
Early Copper 1/2C 1854 Early Copper 1/2C 1854
AU53 PCGS
35995575

Original $135 New March 10! Near Choice Original Surfaces, Thick Chocolate Brown Patina, Well Struck, Accurately Graded . A quality 1854 half cent with thick chocolate brown patina and abrasion free. Accurate graded and housed in 2015 style Gen 6.0 holder. Fair value at the offer price.
Gold G$20 1908 Gold G$20 1908
St Gaudens
MS63 PCGS OGH
5283167
No Motto
Choice HOLD
$1550
New March 10! No Motto Type, Choice Original Surfaces, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Rich Orange-Gold Patina, Conservatively Graded. A conservatively graded and choice original 1908 No Motto $20 gold piece with brilliant frosty luster and few surface abrasions. Patina is a rich orange gold. Housed in PCGS Gen 2.2 old green holder that dates back to the 1990 timeframe. Another $20 double eagle from a local Sarasota collection that has been off the market for several decades.
Gold G$20 1908D Gold G$20 1908-D
St Gaudens
MS63 PCGS OGH
2607601
No Motto
Choice HOLD
$1650
New March 10! No Motto Type, Choice Original Surfaces, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Rich Orange-Gold Patina, Conservatively Graded. A conservatively graded and choice original 1908-D No Motto $20 gold piece with brilliant frosty luster and few surface abrasions. Patina is a rich orange gold. Housed in PCGS Gen 2.2 old green holder that dates back to the 1990 timeframe. Another $20 double eagle from a local Sarasota collection that has been off the market for several decades.
Gold G$20 1915S Gold G$20 1915-S
St Gaudens
MS63
NGC Fatty
315604057

Gem $1800 New March 10! Gem Original at Grade, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Greenish-Gold Patina, Fully Struck . Let's open the description for this gem original 1915-D St. Gaudens with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Honestly, there was an expectation for CAC Gold bean due to the lack of abrasions and brilliant frosty luster. In hand, this $20 double eagle looks more like a 64 than a 63 in my humble opinion. Greenish-gold patina covered surfaces offer vibrant cartwheels under a light source. Fully struck, in particular with well defined eyes and nose on Liberty's face. Housed in old NGC Fatty holder with brown label. Fresh CAC approval. Recently purchased from an old Sarasota collection and off the market for several decades. Yes, the asking price is high, but so is the old time quality. Please check CoinFacts and a 1/18 DLRC record at $1950 for a rattler MS63 with CAC approval as a comparison. This piece is a full MS64.
Gold G$5 1913 Gold G$5 1913
Indian
MS64
PCGS
36494603

Choice $2500 New March 10! Wonderful Near Gem Type, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Fully Struck, Excellent Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded. A fully struck 1913 $5 half eagle with deep orange gold patina and excellent eye appeal. This offering is fully detailed and well represents the Bela Lyon Pratt’s incused Indian Head design for $5 Indians. A near gem original example that is fully deserving of CAC approval. Housed in 2015 style PCGS 6.0S holder with CAC approval. Overall, a worthy type set addition.
Seated $1 1844 Seated $1 1844
VF Details PCGS
19962599

Cleaned $650 New March 10! Steel Gray Surfaces, Old Cleaning, Faint Hairlines, VF35 Details Grade, More Attractive Than Many In Straight Graded Holder. A no question 1844 business strike Liberty Searted dollar with obvious obverse die doubling in the shield. This example resides in PCGS Gen 4.4 blue lable holder with standard ring insert and only has a Genuine designation on the label. I grade this one full VF35 with old clean that is not offensive. Many Seated dollars seen in straight graded PCGS holders look much worst than this decent offering. Steely gray surfaces are a tad bright under a light source to be original. A fair value at the asking price.
Seated 10C 1854O Seated 10C 1854-O
With Arrows
AU55
PCGS
15750609
F-105
Choice HOLD
$485
New March 10! Die Crack Through 8 Digit, Choice Original, Light Gold Patina, Frosty Luster, Completely Struck, Accurately Graded, Newtown Collection. Ex. California Collection. Very scarce F-105 die crack through 8 digit die variety. A bold die crack from the base down through the 8 digit is obvious in later die states and is the case for this offering. Additional die cracks are seen from Liberty's foot to the rim, from stars 2 to 5 and stars 11 to 13. The 5 and 4 digits in the date are joined due to strong die hubbing. This choice original example features soft frosty luster with active cartwheels under a light source. Fully struck on both sides. Grading is spot on and accurate. A well preserved Liberty Seated dime that is housed in old blue label PCGS holder with CAC approval. Hurry on this one as I've seen few F-105 specimens in my collecting years. This is one of the finest. A duplicate from the Newtown Collection.
Seated 10C 1867S Seated 10C 1867-S
EF40
PCGS
15978077
F-102
Choice $925 New March 10! Challenging Date, Choice Original Gray Toned Surfaces, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Massachusetts Collection. A choice original specimen with dusty light gray patina. Strike is typical for the date with some weakness at the upper head and at the upper left reverse wheat grains. Surfaces are entirely blemish free. This date has a mintage of 140,000 across two die pairings. All 1867-S dime come with a strong mintmark, even in the lower circulated grades. Well struck examples of Variety 102 can be located but the typical strike brings some weakness at the head. This date is not found with significant die cracks due to the small mintage and well maintained dies. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval. A duplicate from the Massachusetts Collection after AU58 upgrade.
Seated 10C 1870S Seated 10C 1870-S
VF30 raw
F-101
Cleaned HOLD
$500
New March 10! Rare Date, Light Gray Surfaces, Old Wipe, Residual Surface Sheen, Typical Strike, Massachusetts Collection . Mintage of 50,000 and one of the most challenging dates in a Liberty Seated dime set outside of the 1871-CC thru 1874-CC and 1885-S dates. Many survivors will have issues. This raw VF30 example has seen an old wipe with a few faint hairlines seen under bright light. Current toning is a light gray and still pleasing. Surfaces have acquired a sheen rather than being dull gray as expected for a strictly original example. This example easily grades a full VF30 and would fit nicely into a Dansco or Whitman album set. A duplicate from the Massachusetts Collection that should not last long given its rarity and infrequent appearances on price lists. The GFRC Sales Archive only contains a few listings all dating back to the 2014-2015 timeframe. That is how rare this date is.
Seated 10C 1873S Seated 10C 1873-S
EF40 raw
F-102
Original $235 New March 10! F-102, Repunched Date, Small Block S, Gray-Rose Patina, Original Surfaces, Typical Strike, Massachusetts Collection. Mintage of 455,000 and a reasonably challenging date in the Liberty Seated dime series. Struck from the F-102 die pairing with repunched date and small block s reverse. Surfaces are covered with a uniform gray-rose patina on both sides. Strike is typical for the date with weakness at the head. Ideal for a Dansco or Whitman bookshelf album collection. Another duplicate offering from the Massachusetts Collection.
Seated 10C 1884S Seated 10C 1884-S
AU50
PCGS
30718076
F-105
Choice $350 New March 10! Iridescent Rose and Aquamarine Patina, Choice Original Surfaces, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Massachusetts Collection. A lovely 1884 San Francisco strike with iridescent patina throughout obverse and reverse. Center rose is surround by aquamarine shades on the obverse while the reverse is pastel green with a thin golden ring at the periphery. Well struck for Type 2 Hub dies. The F-105 die pairing can be attributed by a Small S mintmark is that is boldly punched into the reverse die. Housed in 2014 Gen 5.0 PCGS holder with CAC approval. Yet another quality duplicate being released by the Massachusetts Collection as he continues to upgrade his GFRC Open Registry set.
Seated 25C 1851O Seated 25C 1851-O
VF30
PCGS
34114528

Choice $1675 New March 10! New Accurate Images, Choice Original, Medium Gray Patina, Well Struck for Date, Accurately Graded. A better date in the Liberty Seated quarter series with small mintage of 88,000. Most surviving examples are found with weak strikes and surface issues. This 1851 New Orleans specimen offers choice surfaces with natural medium gray patina and no blemishes whatsoever. Strike is rather strong for the issue with the right facing wing having some weakness but the claws and arrow feather nicely defined. CAC has only approved 19 pieces in all grades (including mint state) while in VF30, two have been approved. If looking for a premium quality example of the 1851-O date, then this is your coin. Formerly from the Outback and Highwood Collections.
Seated 10C 1861 Seated 10C 1861
Type 2 Obverse
MS63
PCGS
11815219
F-107
Choice $420 New March 9! Type 2 Obverse, F-104, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Faint Gold Patina, Choice Surfaces, Fully Struck, Newtown Collection. A thoroughly pleasing example of the 1861 Type 2 obverse hub with rich frosty luster. Bright light viewing exposes attractive cartwheels from surfaces that are strictly original and choice. A faint gold skin is seen on both sides. Strike is complete though not hammered. But then again few Type 2 obverse hub examples come with bold strikes. Surfaces have minimal abrasions and fully consistent with the assigned grade. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert with CAC approval. A recently upgraded example from the Newtown Collection that warrants serious consideration.
Seated 10C 1877CC Seated 10C 1877-CC
Type 1 Reverse
MS63
PCGS
24965199
F-104
Choice HOLD
$725
New March 9! Type 1 Revere, F-104, Repunched Date, Heavily Frosty Dies, Bold Strike, Near Gem Original, Accurately Graded, Newtown Collection. A wonderful 1877 Carson City struck Liberty Seated dime with heavily frosted surfaces and a hammered strike. This offering is a near gem and typical of Newtown Collection quality. A uniform gold skin covers both sides. On the F-104 die pairing, the 1 digit in the date has been repunched down and the last 7 digit has been repunched up. The first 7 digit also shows repunching above the outer right tip of the flag. Both obverse and reverse dies are clashed. All Type 1 reverse dies show doubling on the denomination. The doubling is typically found on the E's in ONE DIME, however some Type I reverse dies will show die doubling on the O in ONE and the D in DIME. This specimen is heavily doubled at ON(E) and (DIME). Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert along with CAC approval. A recently upgraded example from the Newtown Collection that warrants serious consideration for collectors of Carson City coinage, and of course, those collecting Liberty Seated dime die varieties.
Seated 10C 1885 Seated 10C 1885
MS65
PCGS
25025400
F-104
Gem $840 New March 9! Misplaced 8 in Denticles, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Newtown Collection. A gem original example of the F-104 Misplaced Date in Denticles die variety. The top of an extra 8 digit is visible in the denticles directly below the normal 8 digit. This example features brilliant frosty luster and active cartwheels under a light source. Strike is essentially complete with hammered reverse devices but with some weakness at the top of Liberty's head. Given that most Type 2 obverse hub strikes are generally weakly struck, this offering is above average. There are no surface abrasions worthy of mention. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert along with CAC approval. A recently upgraded example from the Newtown Collection that warrants serious consideration for Liberty Seated dime date and mintmark set collectors.
Seated 50C 1866 Seated 50C 1866
Motto
MS65 PCGS
25787923

Gem $7000 New March 8! Exceptional Eye Appeal, Radial Rainbow Toning, Gem Original, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Strong Strike, Fairly Graded, Newtown Collection. An intoxicatingly beautiful 1866 Motto Liberty Seated half dollar that belongs in the finest collections being assembled. GFRC images were painstakingly prepared for exact color matching during in hand inspection. Bright light viewing brings a color transition to classic ring toning. Rose-gold centers are surrounded by sky blue rings along with yellow gold at the extreme rims. The yellow-gold peripheral toning is more pronounced on the reverse and adds to the charm. Luster is reflective with bright cartwheels through the transparent patina. Obverse strike is complete while the reverse has weakness at the eagles left facing leg and claws. This is a true MS65 example with no traces of field hairlines. Accurately graded as a gem and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. An exceptional offering from the Newtown Collection.
Seated 50C 1871S Seated 50C 1871-S
AU58
PCGS
28666012
WB-2
R3
Choice HOLD
$1050
New March 8! Near Gem Original, Satiny Silver Gray Luster, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Newtown Collection. A near gem example for the 1871 San Francisco date. Surfaces are pleasing, fully original, and lacking any blemishes whatsoever. A transparent silver gray patina covers the obverse while the reverse is similar with some ebony verdigris at the legend. Thank goodness that no one has attempted to dip this special WB-2 example to remove the verdigris. I've changed my mind several times on whether to assign a Choice or Gem quality rating and going with Choice but near gem in the description. Strike is complete and uniform without any device weakness. Bottomline, I really like this piece as it screams originality and CAC also thought so. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder. A wonderful Newtown Collection divestment for an advanced collector.
Seated 50C 1873CC Seated 50C 1873-CC
With Arrows
AU58 PCGS
32852528

Choice HOLD
$7000
New March 8! Rare With Arrows Carson City Date, Choice Original Surfaces, Light Rose Toning, Vibrant Cartwheel Luster, Fully Struck, Faint Rub, Newtown Collection. 1873 With Arrows Carson City Liberty Seated halves become special offerings when located in choice AU grades. At the AU58 grade level, PCGS has certified only ten example. Only two PCGS/NGC graded AU58 examples have received the coveted CAC green bean indicating choice example are indeed rare. GFRC is pleased to be offering a choice original example from the Newtown Collection. Light rose toning covers nearly abrasion free surfaces. Frosty luster is active with swirling cartwheels under a light source. Strike is completely executed with high relief stars and fully impressed eagle leg feathers and claws. What a joy to be handling such a well balance high grade Carson City half. A careful 10x loupe inspection revealed a few wispy parallel hairlines adjacent to the left facing arm. There is rub on the left breast and lower leg that warrants the AU58 assigned grade. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A wonderful Carson City offering that belongs in one of the finest Liberty Seated half dollar collections being assembled.
Seated 50C 1875 Seated 50C 1875
MS64+ PCGS
33031878

Gem $1425 New March 8! Gem Original, Creamy Cartwheel Luster, Faint Gold Patina, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, Newtown Collection. Let's start the description for this gem original 1875 Seated half dollar with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Why? Eye appeal is that of a higher grade along with a bold complete strike for starters. Surfaces are covered with a uniform layer of mint frost on both sides. The results is a creamy (frosty) texture to the cartwheel luster. Toning is very faint gold in the centers that becomes darker at the peripheries. Strike is absolutely hammered with high relief stars, hair curls and all facets of the scroll and shield lines. Several minor blemishes are holding this piece back from MS65 certification as luster is more that sufficient for as higher grade. There is a faint amount of chatter on Liberty's cheek and one mark on the reverse horizontal shield lines that requires mention. I'm comfortable in overlooking these blemishes given the superior luster and eye appeal. Accurately graded and more than fairly priced. PCGS has only graded three at the MS64+ level with a substantial price jump to MS65. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A compelling value from the Newtown Collection.
Seated 50C 1877S Seated 50C 1877-S
MS65 PCGS
34636516

Gem $3200 New March 8! Gem Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Transparent Aquamarine-Rose and Blue Patina, Superior Eye Appeal, Completely Struck, Fairly Graded, Newtown Collection. How about another stunning Liberty Seated half dollar offering from the Newtown Collection? This gem original 1877 San Francisco strike has much to offer for those that seek the best possible coins for their collection. In hand toning is a combination of aquamarine and rose-brown colors as illustrated in the GFRC images. Bright light viewing exposes satiny cartwheel luster that is so close to being reflective. This assessment is quite subjective on my part. The luster is brilliant and melts the transparent toning. The result is light rose and sky blue colors on the obverse and incremental gold on the reverse. Strike is complete without any weak points. There is one obverse hairline from Liberty's knee up to star 10. Knowing John Albanese's requirements for mint state coin CAC approval, I suspect this single hairline will not pass muster for a green bean. Otherwise, this piece is a gem and accurately graded with superb eye appeal. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Seated 50C 1877S Seated 50C 1877-S
Type 2 Reverse
MS62
PCGS
28666015
WB-30
Choice $785 New March 8! Type 2 Reverse, Choice Original Eye Appeal, Pastel Aquamarine-Gold Patina, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Completely Struck, Newtown Collection. What a lovely MS62 1877-S Liberty Seated half dollar from the Newtown Collection! In hand and bright light inspection is absolutely warranted for this most attractive 1877-S WB-30 example. The GFRC images accurately capture the center to edge color variations during in hand viewing. Under a light source, this piece excels and is worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation as I'm quickly growing fond of this one. Frosty luster is crisp and brilliant with vibrant cartwheels. The luster interacts well with the pastel aquamarine and gold coloring towards a pleasing viewing experience. Eye appeal is where it is at today in the numismatic hobby and this piece is above average in that category. Strike is also complete with abrasions being limited for the assigned grade level. Housed in a 2013 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert and blue/white label along with CAC approval. A top quality offering from the Newtown Collection.
Seated 50C 1881 Seated 50C 1881
MS64
PCGS
30125049

Gem $2500 New March 8! Gem Original, Mirrored Fields, Brilliant Reflective Luster, Peripheral Blue-Gold Toning, Fully Struck, Fairly Graded, Newtown Collection. Limited mintage of 10,000 for 1881 Philadelphia Seated half dollar strikes. This survivor has been well preserved given the mirrored fields and brilliant reflective luster. Sun glasses are recommended during bright light viewing as the cartwheel luster is so reflective. Surfaces are mostly untoned with thin peripheral blue-aquamarine and gold rings. The right obverse field has a few parallel lines that are responsible for the assigned grade. Those abrasions did not bother CAC as the overall eye appeal is superior. Strike is complete also as another positive attribute. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. Another superb offering from the Newtown Collection to consider.
Barber 50C 1897S Barber 50C 1897-S
AU55
PCGS
36483853

Choice $3250 New March 7! Rare 1890s San Francisco Date, Choice Original Surfaces, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Faint Gray-Gold Patina, Completely Struck, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. 1897 San Francisco strikes are one of the tougher Barber half dollar dates of the 1890's. This date is not as rare as the 1897-O or the 1898-S, but remains challenges as compared to the majority of the dates in the series. PCGS population report indicates thirty-nine certified in all AU grades from a mintage of 933,900. That is 0.004% of the reported mintage as a reference. This lovely survivor offers strictly original surfaces that are essentially blemish free. The only abrasion seen under a 10x loupe is one tiny nick on the upper cheek. Satiny cartwheel luster and faint gray-gold patina are attractive for such a scarce date. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. A rare offering from the Osprey Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1836 Capped Bust 50C 1836
Reeded Edge
AU55
PCGS
12164535

Choice $6500 New March 7! Transitional Design Date, Near Gem Original, Deep Aquamarine-Gold Patina, Exceptional Eye Appeal, Fairly Graded, Osprey Collection. 1836 brought the transition to steam power minting equipment in Philadelphia. The 1836 Reeded Edge half was first struck on November 8, 1936. The reported historical mintage of 1,200 has been a source of dispute among Bust Half Nut Club members for years. Their research, as referenced in Dick Graham's A Registry of Die Varieties for Reeded Edge half Dollar, suggests upwards of 25,000 piece may have been struck based on present day TPG population reports. PCGS has chosen to list the mintage at 5,000 in their price guide. Regardless of the mintage disputes, this offering is a near gem original struck at the close of 1836 with new steam pressed and closed collar equipment. In hand viewing reveals deep aquamarine patina with peripheral gold as seen in the GFRC images. Viewing with a light source exposes lustrous surfaces with the texture being between reflective and frosty. Mint frost surrounds the stars and reverse legend. Coloring shifts to mostly gold on the obverse and gray-gold on the reverse when swirling under bright light. Strike is essentially complete with only stars 9, 10 and 12 being a tad soft but still showing connect centrils. Reverse strike is complete. Fairly graded and housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval. If in the market for a superior 1836 Reeded Edge half dollar, then your search may have ended here...
Draped Bust 50C 1803 Draped Bust 50C 1803
Large 3
VF35
PCGS
12760818
O-101
Choice $1400 New March 7! Large 3, O-101, Gorgeous Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Near Gem Original, Peripheral Aquamarine-Gold Patina, Well Struck, Accurately Graded . A gorgeous 1803 Large 3 Capped Bust half dollar offering that will pleased the most selective collector. This piece brings circulated cameo appeal along with attractive aquamarine-gold peripheral toning to the plate. Under a light souerce, the peripheral coloring shifts to yellow gold. Obverse strike is well executed with deeply impressed hair curls while the reverse exhibits some weakness on the right facing wing. This near gem original piece is essentially blemish free. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert along with CAC approval. Definitely worthy of special consideration.
Gold G$20 1898S Gold G$20 1898-S
Liberty
MS62 NGC
1794185044

Choice $1400 New March 7! Choice Original, Brilliant Cartwheel Luster, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded. A choice 1898-S $20 double eagle at the assigned MS62 grade level. Brilliant luster is consistent with a higher grade while obverse field abrasions warranted the NGC grade. Strike is complete with high relief stars and reverse devices. A lovely offering that is combination numismatic and bullion collectable. Remember that gold is money. This large physical gold piece is a constant store of wealth and fairly priced for the choice quality.
Morgan $1 1878S Morgan $1 1878-S
MS64 NGC Fatty
199366017

Gem $215 New March 7! Gorgeous Dual Sided Toning, Mirrored Fields, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded. A gorgeous dual sided toner Morgan with mirrored fields. Both sides exhibit swirling cartwheel luster under a light source that so nicely compliments the colorful patina. Orange-rose is surrounded by sky blue and a thin golden arc at the obverse denticles. Rose-gold covers most of the reverse other than a thin sky blue at the rim. Abrasions are limited with the piece being fairly graded on a technical basis. Housed in old green label NGC fatty holder. Worthy of a CAC submission.
Morgan $1 1879S Morgan $1 1879-S
MS65
NGC
1553610016

Gem HOLD
$285
New March 7! Gorgeous Obverse Rainbow Toning, Mirrored Fields, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded. A single sided toned 1879 San Francisco strike with beautiful toning. GFRC images accurately capture the obverse colors and validate the lack of abrasions. A definitve gem at the assigned grade level and worth the pricing premium. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1849 Seated 10C 1849
AU50 PCGS OGH
9892659
F-101
Original HOLD
$160
New March 7! Hammered Strike, Original Faint Gold Patina, Residual Luster, Accurately Graded. GFRC Consignment Buy-out....The 1849 F-101 die pairing is the best opportunity for securing an example of the date with a complete strike. This example is accurately graded with big bold devices and residual mint frost in the protect areas; especially within the reverse ribbon bow. Surfaces are blemish free other than a very faint mark on Liberty's cheek that is old and toned over. A faint gold skin covers both obverse and reverse. This example is strictly original and near choice. Housed in PCGS old green holder and fairly graded.
Seated 25C 1873 Seated 25C 1873
No Arrows Open 3
AU53 PCGS
15663981

Choice $500 New March 7! Open 3, Choice Original Surfaces, Frosty Luster, Golden Peripheries, Fully Struck, Conservatively Graded. A conservatively graded choice original example of the popular 1873 No Arrows Open 3 date. Mintage is a limited 172,000 with survivors at the upper grade levels being finite. Actually this date remains underrated and under appreciated. For example, the PCGS population indicates only fourteen pieces graded in all AU grades with two at AU53. This is one of the two graded. A lovely example with brilliant frosty luster that is nicely framed by peripheral gold toning. Strike is complete with bold stars and devices including those pesky eagle claws and arrow feathers. This example has considerable overall eye appeal. I was very surprised it was not approved during recent CAC submission. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Seated 50C 1842 Seated 50C 1842
Medium Date
AU53
PCGS
29360229
WB-104
Choice $470 New March 7! WB-104, Colonel Green/Eric P Newman, Original Old Paper Envelope Gray Patina. GFRC Consignment Buy-out.... Ex. Seal Beach Collection. Originally sold at the November 2013 Heritage auction of the Eric P Newman collection as Lot 34500 and certified NGC AU55 CAC. The thick original toning on this 1842 half dollar is typical of silver pieces within the Eric Newman collection due to storage in old paper envelopes for decades. This piece shows gorgeous blue-gray toning with gold highlights and a few very small shallow circulation marks, none of which detract from the coin's wonderful appearance. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1846O Seated 50C 1846-O
Tall Date
EF45 PCGS
29244431
WB-22
R4
Original $1525 New March 7! WB-22, Challenging New Orleans Tall Date Variety, Original Light Gray, Typical Strike, Cracked Reverse. GFRC Consignment Buy-out.... Ex. Pleez B. Seated Collection. 1846 brought the usage of two different date punches for Seated halves. New Orleans mintage of that year was substantial at 2,304,000 pieces with the Tall Date variety being much scarcer. In AU grades, this die variety is a recognized rarity with the EF45 grade level being the last affordable price point for most collectors. This strictly original example has been part of the Pleez B. Seated and Tenafly collections and is back to GFRC for another appearance. In both cases, this half was part of a set divestment and not a duplicate from an upgrade. Again, upgrading this date to AU level will take substantial time and patience. A quality example with light gray surfaces coupled with peripheral gold provide for pleasing eye appeal. Strike is typical with all stars well formed but several lacking connected centrils. Lower eagle details, on the reverse, are also a tad weak. There are no blemishes to discuss after a 10x loupe inspection. The WB-22 die variety is easily identified by cracked reverse die. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder and on many want lists.
Trade $1 1874S Trade $1 1874-S
AU58 PCGS
35787200

Choice HOLD
$675
New March 7! Choice Original Surfaces, Steely Cartwheel Luster, Light Gray with Peripheral Gold-Blue, Completely Struck, Accurately Graded. If collecting AU58 graded Trade Dollars is your passion, please consider this attract 1874 San Francisco strike. A well above average offering with classic light gray patina and peripheral gold and blue arcs. One can't fake this type of toning with a chemistry set. Steely fields offer brilliant cartwheel luster under a light source as one would expect at the AU58 grade level. Strike is essentially complete on the obverse with high relief stars and only the top of Liberty's head lacking full definition. On the reverse the right facing claw is weak. This choice example was last sold at auction during July 2018 and brought $660; a fair price given the surface quality and eye appeal. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Trade $1 1876S Trade $1 1876-S
EF45 PCGS
26044482
II/II
Choice HOLD
$345
New March 7! Obverse 2, Reverse 2 Design Hubs, Lightly Mirrored Surfaces, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Typical Strike, Conservative Grading . This 1876-S strike warrants special attention and a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation for multiple reasons. We start with the II/II design hub dies employed to strict this example. PCGS has only certified eleven (11) pieces to date per Coin Facts. Analysis by Mark Borckardt (Heritage) suggests that the II/II design hubs account for about 20% of the surviving population. Therefore not a rarity due to high mintage but still presenting a challenge. Then there are the overall eye appeal and grading to consider. This piece has lightly mirrored fields on both side that emit crisp steely luster. Toning is consistent transparent gray on the obverse and rose-gray on the reverse. Appearance is that of a full AU50 example with choice surfaces. Strike is typical for the date. Conservatively graded and housed in 2012 transitional PCGS holder with edge view insert. The PCGS label properly captures the II/II design hubs as Obv 2 Rev 2.
Early Copper 1C 1843 Early Copper 1C 1843
Petite Head Small Letters
MS61BN NGC
4706010006

Original $350 New March 6! Petite Head, Small Letters, Near Choice Original, Satiny Luster, Chocolate Brown Patina, Typical Strike, Fairly Graded. An opportunity to acquire a lovely 1843 Petite Head large cent at value price. Few have been graded at the MS61 level by either PCGS or NGC. At the MS62 grade level, prices nearly double based on CoinFacts records. This near choice original offering is naturally toned with chocolate colored patina. A well struck example with few surface abrasions. Steely satiny luster is consistent on both sides. Fairly graded and housed in new NGC holder with large font lettering.
Seated 25C 1871S Seated 25C 1871-S
F15
PCGS
36274819
Briggs 1-A
Choice $3250 New March 6! Key San Francisco Date, Choice Original Surfaces, Gun Metal Gray Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Golden Harvest Collection. A key San Francisco date in the Liberty Seated quarter series. Mintage is a tiny 30,900 for regular circulation strike with few survivors in all grade levels. Locating this date in choice original condition is extremely challenging. CAC approval population is only twelve pieces with this lovely example being the latest to receive green bean approval. Choice surfaces are covered with even gun metal gray patina. Regardless of considerable circulation, this piece is completely abrasions free and so pleasing. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with fresh CAC approval. An important offering from the Golden Harvest Collection that should not last long on the GFRC price list.
Seated 50C 1866 Seated 50C 1866
MS61 NGC
2154877006
WB-103
Choice $1300 New March 6! Misplaced Date, Superior Eye Appeal, Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Peripheral Toning, Hammered Strike, Under Graded, Golden Harvest Collection. An obviously under graded 1866 Liberty Seated half that warrants special attention. Mintage for the 1866 With Motto date is 744,900; a substantial number. However, this date was not saved by collectors resulting in a low mint state surviving population. This example, from the Golden Harvest Collection, seems out of place in its current NGC MS61 holder. Cartwheel luster is crisp and vibrant under a light source. Surfaces have a light frosty texture. Strike is bold and hammered. A thin ring of gold and blue toning is seen at the peripheries. Now the abrasions that knocked this one down to MS61. There are three to four faint hairlines in the upper left obverse field by Liberty's head that have to be the point on consternation. These are not apparent during in hand viewing and faint when viewed with a 10x loupe. Reverse fields exhibit faint micro chatter. I would grade this piece a full MS62/MS63 as the luster, strike and eye appeal are so dominant. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Seated 50C 1884 Seated 50C 1884
66CAM PCGS
36764241

Gem $4750 New March 6! Exceptional Eye Appeal, Watery Mirrors, Gem Original Surfaces, Peripheral Gold, Hammered Strike, Fairly Graded, Osprey Collection. A magnifident 1884 Cameo Liberty Seated half dollar proof strike with watery mirrors and incredible reflective luster. Be careful handling this gem under a light source as blinding with sun glasses required! It is difficult to imagine how this gem could be so well preserved with no hairlines whatsoever. A Baltimore show new purchase. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Yet another hand picked gem from the Osprey Collection.
Seated 50C 1884 Seated 50C 1884
MS63 PCGS OGH
4209696

Gem $2500 New March 6! Low Mintage Philadelphia Date, Gem Original, Lucious Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Hammered Strike, Conservatively Graded, Golden Harvest Collection. This Golden Harvest offering is a pure gem at the assigned MS63 grade. I believe one look at the GFRC images will make this point clear. Mintage for the 1884 date is a tiny 4,400 pieces. This fact coupled with the gem original eye appeal should bring an immediate sale. Frosty cartwheel luster is sharp and so pleasing. A uniform layer of mint frost cover both sides. Strike is hammered with every device being found in highest relief for a Seated half. Housed in PCGS old green holder. Price at the MS64 PCGS price guide and worth every dollar.
Standing Liberty 25C 1923 Standing Liberty 25C 1923
MS66 PCGS
35822476

Gem $700 New March 6! Superb Eye Appeal, Essentially Full Head Strike, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Faint Gold Patina, Accurately Graded. A superb gem 1923 Standing Liberty quarter that warrants serious attention by type collectors. Bold strike with Liberty's head being so close to Full Head designation. The ear hole is completely formed with only a few details above the eye holding this piece back. Frosty cartwheel luster and light gold patina are most pleasing under a light source. Reverse was struck by heavily striated die which adds more charm. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. PCGS price guide jumps from $700 to $4750 with Full Head designation. This listing brings considerable value and eye appeal at the offer price. A 2019 Whitman Baltimore new purchase.
Capped Bust 25C 1820 Capped Bust 25C 1820
Medium 0
VF20
NGC
586305014
B-3
R3
Choice $645 New March 5! Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Well Struck, Accurately Graded. This 1820 Medium 0 specimen is 100% original with crusty gray patina. Residual verdigris is seen throughout the hair curls and especially on the lower reverse devices and legend. This piece provides excellent balance of thick original toning coupled with decent contrast and eye appeal. This offering is essentially blemish free other than a hit on the 1 digit and an ancient toned over line direct left of the 1. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert dating back to late 1990s. CAC approval captures the strict originality and accurate grading. GFRC has purchased the balance of the Outback Collection Capped Bust quarters with corresponding price reductions.
Capped Bust 25C 1822 Capped Bust 25C 1822
VF25
PCGS
33503343
B-1
R2
Choice $1100 New March 5! Scarce Date, Crusty Gray Patina, Choice Original Surfaces, Accurately Graded. Low mintage of 64,000 with only a single obverse die and two reverse dies employed for strikings. This surviving example is a special treat to handle. I must admit that the GFRC images fail to convey the strict originality and choice surfaces. In hand viewing reveals a fairly thick layer of crusty gray patina on both sides. Ancient reverse verdigris between (A)MERICA and the right scroll end is further validation of the exceptional originality. Bright light viewing exposes embedded golden hues along with deep grays. A closed 10x loupe inspection revealed no distracting blemishes. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with edge view insert. CAC approval is 100% warranted. GFRC has purchased the balance of the Outback Collection Capped Bust quarters with corresponding price reductions.
Capped Bust 25C 1824/2 Capped Bust 25C 1824/2
VF35
PCGS
25650928
B-1
R3
Choice $3650 New March 5! Date Rarity, Choice Original Surfaces, Crusty Olive-Gray and Rose Patina, Blemish Free, Accurately Graded. There are no official mint records indicating that Capped Bust quarters were struck during 1824. However, series specialist believe that 16,000 pieces delivered on December 31, 1823 were dated 1824. This choice original example is one of those 16,000 strikes that managed to survive with well preserved surfaces. Actually, this piece screams originality with it crusty gray-olive patina along with embedded rose coloring during bright light viewing. Surfaces are entirely blemish free and a pleasure to view with 10x loupe. Strike is typical for open collar production era. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with edge view insert. CAC approval validates the strictly originality on this key date specimen. A significant Capped Bust quarter offering that deserves a place in an advanced collection. GFRC has purchased the balance of the Outback Collection Capped Bust quarters with corresponding price reductions.
Capped Bust 25C 1825/4(2 Capped Bust 25C 1825/4(2
VF30
PCGS
32038514
B-2
R2
Choice $985 New March 5! Choice Original, Gray Patina with Golden Highlights, Accurately Graded. A superior example of the 1825/4(2) date that is as choice as one could desire. All 1825 dated Capped Bust quarters (mintage 168,000) were struck during the last month of that year. Erratic supplies of the silver bullion incoming to the Philadelphia mint resulted in unpredictable striking and releases. This surviving example is perfectly original with natural gray patina and embedded golden hues that appear during bright light inspection. I went back and forth between a Choice or Gem quality rating. Choice was selected as there is an ancient micro line on the obverse that can seen with 10x loupe. Otherwise, a Gem quality rating would have been assigned as all other aspects of the coin are superior. A quick check of CoinFacts indicates a reasonable surviving population at the VF30 level but few auction records. This is probably the results of choice examples being closely held in advanced collections or trading directly among collectors. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder along with CAC approval. CAC approval was a foregone conclusion on this piece. GFRC has purchased the balance of the Outback Collection Capped Bust quarters with corresponding price reductions.
Capped Bust 25C 1828 Capped Bust 25C 1828
25/50C
F12
PCGS
83240885
B-3
R5
Choice $2350 New March 5! 25/50C, Rare Die Marriage, Near Gem Original, Classic Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Dark Gray Fields, Accurately Graded. An exceptional and near gem original offering of the popular 20/50C reverse die variety that is worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Currently listed as an R5 rarity and difficult in all grades. This example is so sweet with classic dark gray fields and overall circulated cameo eye appeal. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with edge view insert. CAC approval rewards the amazing preservation state, accurate grading and overall eye appeal. An important Capped Bust quarter offering that is worthy of an advanced collection. I can't imagine a nice example at the Fine 12 grade level. GFRC has purchased the balance of the Outback Collection Capped Bust quarters with corresponding price reductions.
Capped Bust 25C 1836 Capped Bust 25C 1836
EF40
PCGS
14825506
B-2
R2
Choice $385 New March 5! Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Conservative Grading. An impressive 1836 B-2 example with thick crusty gray patina. Under a light source, rose hues are evident, especially on the reverse. There are no blemishes worthy of mention on this lovely example. Conservatively graded and housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert along with CAC approval. GFRC has purchased the balance of the Outback Collection Capped Bust quarters with corresponding price reductions.
Gold G$2.5 1908 Gold G$2.5 1908
Indian
MS63 PCGS OGH
2459521

Choice HOLD
$625
New March 5! Choice Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Pristine Surfaces, Well Struck, Accurately Graded. A lovely first year of design issue type housed in PCGS old green holder. Surfaces are pristine and offer satiny luster. Strike is complete. This 1908 $2.5 quarter eagle is accurately graded at the assigned MS63 level and definitely choice. Worthy of a CAC attempt and has not been submitted.
Seated 25C 1846 Seated 25C 1846
MS62 PCGS
36361112

Choice $1600 New March 5! Gorgeous Eye Appeal, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Rose-Blue Toning, Complete Strike, Conservatively Graded. Where did this gorgeous 1846 Seated quarter come from? Surfaces are frosty original with swirling cartwheel luster under a light source. Strike is hammered on both sides and adds to the overall eye appeal. Toning brings more charm with rose-gold and sky blue on both sides. A long reverse die crack extends from AMERIC(A) to the right wing and reaches the upper rim through (OF). I believe that anyone who sees this piece in hand will agree that the eye appeal and luster are consistent with a MS63 grade level rather than the assigned MS62. Abrasions are to a minimum and not a factor in the current grade. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A special GFRC offering worthy of consideration.
Seated 5C 1854 Seated 5C 1854
With Arrows
MS63
PCGS
15595234

Gem HOLD
$710
New February 27! Gem Original, Bold Cartwheel Luster, Transparent Gold and Aquamarine Toning, Hammered Strike, Undergraded and So Attractive. Vibrant frosty cartwheel luster dominates when viewing this lovely 1854 Seated half dime. One quick look wil have the collector scratching their heads as to the assigned MS63 grade. Surfaces are covered with combination gold and aquamarine patina that is transparent to the underlying luster. Strike is hammered with all stars having rounded points while Liberty's facial characteristic and hair hurls are perfectly struck. There are no blemishes to warrant a net grading situation. Clearly this 1854 half dime is undergraded and at the MS64+ to MS65 level at current standards. A cool acquisition for a type set to fill that With Arrows hole. Additionally, this piece cold be collected for its Gold CAC sticker as so few exist for Liberty Seated coinage. Housed in older PCGS blue label holder with standard ring insert. Previously handled by GFRC back in October 2017 and reappeared at the 2019 Spring Baltimore show.
Gold 25C 1859 Gold 25C 1859
California Fractional
MS64 NGC
4712009008
BG-705
Choice $2250 New February 25! Baltimore Show Price Reduction! 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 25C 1860S Seated 25C 1860-S
F12 PCGS
08743527

Original $3000 New February 25! Rare San Francisco Date, Near Choice Original Surfaces, Crusty Gray Patina, Well Preserved, Accurately Graded, New GFRC Consignor. Limited mintage of 56,000 and low survival rates combine to make the 1860-S date a condition rarity in the Liberty Seated quarter series. GFRC is pleased to offer a strictly original examples with thick crusty gray patina on both sides. Surfaces are near choice with a full choice rating being held back by a darker obverse toning area in the left field. Strike is well executed. A careful 10x loop inspection revealed no blemishes worthy of mention. Original and uncleaned examples of this date are few and far between. Now is an important to put away an attractive 1860-S survivor at a fair price. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. From a new GFRC consignor.
Seated 25C 1871S Seated 25C 1871-S
VF20 PCGS
6692578
Briggs 1-A
Original $2750 New February 25! Key San Francisco Date, Original Gray Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Only Two Graded VF20. Mintage of only 30,900 and very scarce due to low survival rates. GFRC is pleased to be offering one of the two examples graded at VF20 level by PCGS. Due to heavy circulation in the frontier western United States, few survivors are known. This example is completely original with uniform gun metal gray patina on both sides. Some crusty toning is seen around the stars, date and on the reverse devices. Fields and devices are entirely blemish free. If the 1871-S date remains as a hole in your Liberty Seated quarter date and mintmark set, then now may just be the time to acquire a strictly original specimen with strong device details. Accurately graded and fairly priced. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert.
Seated 50C 1842 Seated 50C 1842
Small Date
AU53 PCGS
34353246

Original $475 New February 21! Small Date, Bright Reflective Luster, Peripheral Gold-Blue Toning, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Description to follow shortly.
Seated 50C 1844 Seated 50C 1844
EF45 PCGS
34348003
WB-1
R4
Original $325 New February 21! Repunched Date, 44 Digits in Denticles, Steely Luster, Gray-Gold Patina, Near Choice Original Surfaces, Complete Strike, Accurately Graded. A better 1844 die variety with bold repunching under the 44 digits along with the tops of 44 digits in the denticles. This WB-1 example is a crusty original piece with residual luster under a bright light. Embedded in the gray patina are copper-gold hues. Strike is completed and pleasing. If searching for a fairly priced 1844 Seated half, this WB-1 example adds a cool die variety to the conversation. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Seated 50C 1846O Seated 50C 1846-O
Tall Date
VF35 PCGS
34353247

Original $850 New February 21! Tall Date, Original Light Gray, Reflective Fields, Well Struck, Fairly Graded . Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Description to follow shortly.
Seated 50C 1866S Seated 50C 1866-S
No Motto
VF Details PCGS
34353248

Cleaned $650 New February 21! No Motto Type, Cleaned, Gray-Blue Coloring, Chemically Retoned, Typical Strike. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Description to follow shortly.
Seated 50C 1869 Seated 50C 1869
EF Details PCGS
34348013

Cleaned $150 New February 21! Bright Surfaces, Old Cleaning, Faint Hairlines, Peripheral Retoning, Accurately Graded. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Description to follow shortly.
Seated 50C 1876 Seated 50C 1876
EF45 PCGS
34348014

Choice $215 New February 21! Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Choice Original Surfaces, Peripheral Toning, Completely Struck, Conservative Grading . An interesting 1876 Liberty Seated half dollar with ample residual luster for the assigned grade level. Conservatively graded with complete strike and reflective luster. Peripheral gold and darker obverse shades adds to the overall eye appeal. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Seated 50C 1881 Seated 50C 1881
EF Details PCGS
16063761

Cleaned $535 New February 21! Genuine Holder, Bright Fields, Golden Coloring, Old Mechanical Cleaning, Fully Struck. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. Description to follow shortly.
Seated 50C 1891 Seated 50C 1891
VF35 Details PCGS
18267084

Cleaned $215 New February 21! Better Philadelphia Date, Rose Centers, Peripheral Aquamarine, Old Mechanical Clean, Retoning, Well Struck. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. Description to follow shortly.
Seated 25C 1850 Seated 25C 1850
MS64 NGC
1892755010
Briggs 1-A
Choice $3150 New February 20! Misplaced 1 on Rim, Bullseye Rainbow Toning, Choice Original Surfaces, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Sunset Point Collection. Serious eye appeal is at hand with this 1850 Briggs 1-A quarter featuring a misplaced 1 digit on the rim. Mintage is limited is 190,800 but many were lost to silver arbitrage that finally ended during 1853. This surviving example is Immensely lustrous. Reflective luster couples with radial toning leads to a special viewing experience. Rich rose, blue and peripheral cover the obverse while the reverse features orange to rose-violet at the core with a wide circle of cobalt-blue around and pale green edges. Overall strike is well executed. Fairly graded and housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. Part of a complete set of Liberty Seated quarters offered by the Sunset Point Collection.
Seated 25C 1851 Seated 25C 1851
MS64 PCGS
6560890
Briggs 1-A
Choice $4000 New February 20! Near Gem Original, Sunset Point Collection. 1851 Philadelphia strikes are a semi-scarce issue with small mintage of only 160,000 coins. The surviving population is similar to that of the 1851-O, which is generally considered to be more rare. Many of the 1851 Philadelphia and New Orleans strikes were probably exported to Europe for melting. On this Briggs 1-A survivor, many vertical lines extend upward into the horizontal lines on the reverse shield. Strike is complete and sharp. Under alight source, brilliant reflective luster tickles the eyes. A light, mint-caused grease mark crosses Liberty's outstretched shin. Attractive nonetheless, with flashy surfaces and mint-fresh appeal. Accurately graded and housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert that dates back to the late 1990s. Part of a complete set of Liberty Seated quarters offered by the Sunset Point Collection.
Seated 25C 1852O Seated 25C 1852-O
AU58 NGC
1886730006
Briggs 1-A
Original $12000 New February 20! Rare New Orleans Date, Reflective White Luster, Faint Peripheral Gold, Original Surfaces, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Sunset Point Collection. The 1852 date is New Orleans mint rarity in the Liberty Seated quarter series. Silver arbitrage was underway due to bountiful California gold that was flooding the America market and lowering the traditional gold to silver ratio. As silver bullion value exceeded face value, silver coinage disappears from circulation. Mintages plummeted. The 1852-O quarter has a production of just 96,000 pieces and many were likely melted. The Sunset Point Collection example offers white reflective luster with almond-gold at the peripheries. Strike is typical for the date with weakness at the upper obverse and lower reverse claws and arrow feathers. Obverse fields has wispy hairlines though mint frost is readily available on both sides. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Seated 25C 1854 Seated 25C 1854
With Arrows
MS64 NGC
1704861002

Choice $2150 New February 20! Gorgeous Eye Appeal, Near Gem Original Surfaces, Stunning Reflective Cartwheels, Rose-Gold Mirrors, Completely Struck, Accurately Graded, Sunset Point Collection. A special note to the GFRC community is in order concerning a certain gorgeous 1854 Arrows quarter from the Sunset Point Collection. JUST BUY IT NOW is the recommendation for either a mint state type set or a Liberty Seated date set. I'm thoroughly enjoying mirrored fields and resulting reflective cartwheels during description writing. Vertical die polish lines, on the obverse, are evident with 10x loupe. Both sides are covered with a transparent rose-gold skin that adds to the viewing delight. The reverse toning is more intense than the obverse. Strike is completely executed with high relief devices and motifs. Accurately graded and housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert that dates back to the late 1990s. Part of a complete set of Liberty Seated quarters offered by the
Seated 25C 1856S Seated 25C 1856-S
AU50 PCGS
13030628
Briggs 3-D
Original $3500 New February 20! Condition Rarity, Satiny Luster, Faint Gold Coloring, Hammered Strike, Net Graded, Sunset Point Collection. The 1856 San Francisco Seated quarter date is semi-scarce in low, circulated grades, but quickly accelerates into a condition-rarity at the AU grade level. Mint State examples are extremely scarce therefore date and mintmark set collection must search for the best AU specimens possible. Contained with the Sunset Point Collection is a high grade AU example with hammered strike. Satiny cartwheel luster and deeply struck devices interact well for considerable eye appeal. Please remember that I am describing an 1856-S quarter.... This piece has been net graded by PCGS as so rare at the grade level. Surfaces are AU55 based on limited wear. The obverse contains field hairlines that resulted for an old wipe. Only three are graded AU50 at PCGS. Fairly graded and housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert.
Seated 25C 1864 Seated 25C 1864
MS64 PCGS
60055808
Briggs 1-A
Choice $2950 New February 20! Civil War Strike, Near Gem Original, Brilliant Cartwheel Luster, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, Sunset Point Collection. 1864 Seated quarter production slowed as the Civil War ran on. Mintage for the year amounted to 93,600 pieces. When compared to 1863 mintage and pricing structure, the 1864 date presents a compelling value. The Sunset Point Collection example is brilliant white with frosty cartwheel luster. Actually, the luster is more than brilliant and closer to intense under a light source. Strike is hammered with large bold stars and deeply impressed devices. Both obverse and reverse dies are clashed. Abrasions are to a minimum and consistent with the assigned grade level. Overall, a high grade mint state example with intense luster and few marks. Accurately graded and housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert that dates back to the late 1990s.
Seated 25C 1864S Seated 25C 1864-S
AU58 NGC
1820394001
Briggs 1-B
Original $12500 New February 20! Lowest Mintage San Francisco Date, Frosty Luster, Original Surfaces, Near Complete Strike, Accurately Graded, Sunset Point Collection. 1864 brought a tiny mintage of 20,000 at the San Francisco mint resulting in a Civil War era rarity. The 1864-S date has the smallest mintage of any Seated Liberty quarter struck at the western mint. This date is a rarity in mint state with few known therefore this AU58 graded example should garner substantial attention. The Sunset Point Collection example is strictly original with sparkling frosty luster and decent cartwheels under a light source. Surfaces are covered with a light gold skin on both sides. Strike is essentially complete with full reverse devices and only the right obverse stars exhibiting some weakness. That strike weakness is consistent with the finest known Eliasberg NGC MS68 example. The fields are remarkably free of any marks or abrasions. PCGS population is one in AU55 and two at the AU58 level as a reference. An accurately graded Liberty Seated quarter rarity that should garner substantial attention in the GFRC display cases. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Seated 25C 1870 Seated 25C 1870
MS62 PCGS
24215311
Briggs 1-A
Original $2000 New February 20! Scarce Mint State Grade, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Creamy Tan-Gold Patina, Original Surfaces, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Sunset Point Collection. Like many Philadelphia Seated quarter dates from the Civil War and Reconstruction period, 1870 brought a limited of mintage of 86,400 pieces. In mint state, most 1870 survivors will be found at the MS61 or MS62 grade level. This attractive specimen is sharply struck. Frosty luster is consistent with the assigned grade level. A faint tan-gold patina covers both sides with additional darker speckles on the obverse. Worthy of consideration as few are available at this grade level. Housed in 2012 transitional PCGS blue label holder and edge view insert. Part of a complete set of Liberty Seated quarters offered by the Sunset Point Collection.
Seated 25C 1871 Seated 25C 1871
MS62 NGC
1795229001
Briggs 3-C
Original $1250 New February 20! Better Philadelphia Date, Brilliant Cartwheel Luster, Near Choice Original, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, Sunset Point Collection. A better Philadelphia date with limited mintage of 118,200 pieces. Brilliant cartwheel luster is immediately evident during bright light viewing. Strike is hammered, and coupled with the lustrous surfaces, provides for excellent eye appeal. Wispy hairlines in the obverse fields account for the assigned grade. In hand and bright light viewing suggests a higher grade. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert that dates back to the late 1990s. Part of a complete set of Liberty Seated quarters offered by the Sunset Point Collection.
Seated 25C 1871S Seated 25C 1871-S
EF40 PCGS
60214687
Briggs 1-A
Original $4250 New February 20! Key San Francisco Date, Near Choice Original Surfaces, Steely Gray Patina, Residual Luster, Typical Strike, Golden Harvest Collection. Ex. Eugene Gardner Collection. One of the key San Francisco dates in the Liberty Seated quarter series with a tiny mintage of 30,900. Most surviving examples, when found, will be in lower circulated graded. This EF40 graded example offers the Eugene Gardner pedigree. PCGS has only graded four examples at EF40 and another four at EF45 as a testament to the rarity of this date. Surfaces are strictly original with light gray base patina on both sides. The left reverse has an additional crusty film that further validates the no question originality. Accurately graded with bold devices and some residual luster during bright light inspection. There are no abrasions to discuss other than tiny chatter in the lower shield. A well preserved specimen that is housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert that dates back to the late 1990s. An important duplicate offering from the Golden Harvest Collection.
Seated $1 1867 Seated $1 1867
MS61 ANACS
1444121

Choice HOLD
$3000
New February 19! Repunched Date, Choice Original, Mirrored Fields, Gorgeous Obverse Ring Toning, Accurately Graded, Golden Harvest Collection. Mirrored fields and old time album ring toning are the highlights of this wonderful 1867 Seated dollar. In hand coloring is mostly aquamarine and gray on the obverse and mostly rose-gold on the reverse. Viewing this offering under a light source is where all the fun is! The obverse transitions from a faint rose center to aquamarine ring at the stars followed by yellow gold into the denticles. The reverse toning is thick and remains consistent with additional light. Strike is essentially complete. There is an ancient line in the lower shield that is completely toned over and requires mention. This line probably accounts for the assigned MS61 grade. Fairly graded and housed in old white ANACS holder. A splendid offering from the Golden Harvest Collection.
Seated 25C 1879 Seated 25C 1879
MS62 PCGS OGH
1338442
Briggs 1-A
Choice $865 New February 19! Low Mintage Date, Brilliant Cartwheel Luster, Frosty Devices, Choice Original Surfaces, Complete Strike, Golden Harvest Collection. Brilliant cartwheel luster of a higher grade is immediately evident when first viewing this 1879 Seated quarter. Mintage is a low 13,600 pieces. Devices are covered with thick min frost on both sides. Strike is complete and essentially hammered. Faint chatter on the obverse fields is grade limiting on a technical basis. However, the overall eye appeal is well beyond the assigned MS62 grade level. Housed in PCGS old green holder and a candidate for CAC submission. Another great offering from the Golden Harvest Collection to consider.
Gold G$20 1912 Gold G$20 1912
St Gaudens
MS63 NGC
341365022

Choice $2150 New February 18! Better Philadelphia Date, Orange-Gold Patina, Vibrant Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Minimal Abrasions at Grade, Accurately Graded. A lovely 1912 Philadelphia strike with rich orange-gold patina. Frosty cartwheel luster is vibrant under a light source. No distracting marks in the primary obverse facial areas. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. Fresh new purchase from Florida estate and off the market for several decades.
Gold G$20 1913 Gold G$20 1913
St Gaudens
MS63 NGC
349975012

Choice $2300 New February 18! Better Philadelphia Date, Light Orange-Gold Patina, Vibrant Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Minimal Abrasions at Grade, Accurately Graded. An attractive 1913 $20 double eagle with thick mint frost and minimal abrasions. Coloring is light orange-gold. Cartwheel luster is vibrant and pleasing. Minimal abrasions at the MS63 level and no marks whatsoever on Liberty face and surrounding area. Conservatively graded and housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert that dates back to the late 1990s. Fresh new purchase from Florida estate and off the market for several decades.
Gold G$20 1913D Gold G$20 1913-D
St Gaudens
MS64+
NGC
4853512028

Gem $2775 New February 18! Brilliant Frosty Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Hammered Strike, Light Orange-Gold Patina, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Big, bold and powerful is the best way to describe this gorgeous 1913-D St. Gaudens. Frosty luster explodes off the surfaces while the cartwheel are dazzling. Strike is hammered with deep impressed obverse devices. Rim is elevated and sharp. Essentially an MS65 example as grading distributions between MS64+ and MS65 definitely overlap. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval. A splendid offering from the Osprey Collection that is extremely eye catching.
Seated 25C 1871 Seated 25C 1871
VF25 PCGS
31944679

Original $225 New February 18! Underrated Philadelphia Date, Original Surfaces, Light Gun Metal Gray Patina, Accurately Graded. Mintage of only 118,200 with low survival rate. Yes, astute Liberty Seated quarter collectors recognize how underrated the 1871 date is at current pricing levels. PCGS has graded 21 example in all four Very Fine grades. This VF25 certified offering is well preserved with near choice original surfaces. Light steely gun metal gray patina covers both sides with some blue hues under a light source. Strike is well executed for the Type II/II design hub and surfaces are blemish free. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. Previoulsy sold into a collection during December 2015 and recently purchased for a second GFRC inventory appearance.
Seated 25C 1891S Seated 25C 1891-S
MS63 NGC
3652526001

Choice New Price
$550
New February 18! New GFRC Images, Choice Original Surfaces, Frosty Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Light Rose-Blue Patina, Fully Struck . A gorgeous last year of design 1891 San Francisco strike with light toning and brilliant frosty luster. Toning is a combination of mottled rose, gray and blues across the obverse and reverse. The new GFRC images accurately capture in hand appearance. When viewing under a bright light bright, the vibrant cartwheels accentuate the attractive coloring. Strike is 100% complete with high relief stars and main devices. Accurately graded and housed in newer NGC holder. Lots of eye appeal from this choice original offering.
Seated 50C 1843O Seated 50C 1843-O
AU53 PCGS
35933013
WB-2
Choice $495 New February 18! WB-2 Late Die State, Heavy Reverse Die Breaks, Choice Original, Steely Luster, Faint Gray-Gold Patina, Completely Struck, Fairly Graded. A most attractive 1843-O WB-2 offering with heavily cracked reverse. This specimen offers steely luster coupled with light gray-gold patina. The golden hues are more evident on the reverse. Minute die rust or pitting is seen throughout the reverse legend lettering due to a complete strike and choice preservation state. Definitely a well above average specimen at the AU53 with limited rub. Obverse fields have a few micro-lines of no consequence but mentioned for accuracy. Freshly graded during the new conservative PCGS era. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Seated 50C 1846 Seated 50C 1846
6/Horizontal 6
AU58 PCGS
34879819
WB-7
Choice HOLD
$3650
New February 18! 6/Horizontal 6, Impressive Example, Only Two Graded AU58, Late Die Stae Reverse, Sharp Reflective Luster, Copper-Gold Patina, Completely Struck. One of the two 1846 6/Horizontal 6 examples certified at the AU58 grade level by PCGS. This specimen is strictly original with crisp reflective luster and a transparent layer of copper gold patina. Strike is hammered with high relief stars and deeply impressed reverse devices including those pesky eagle claws and arrow feathers. The obverse diagnostics are bold including the horizontal 6, the heavy obverse rim cudding below the date and die cracks connecting stars 1 through 6. The reverse is in a late die state with heavy die cracks. A partial cud is forming about (UNIT)ED. Blemishes are to a minimal with none worthy of mention. Accurately graded as there is light rub on the left facing breast and lower leg. Housed in new 2015 style PCGS holder. A truly important offering for the passionate Liberty Seated half dollar collector who wishes to own one of the major die varieties.