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Photo Denom Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
3Cent Silver 3C 1852 3Cent Silver 3C 1852
MS65
PCGS
32463706

Gem $875 New July 21! Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Perfect Rims, Accurately Graded, Winesteven Collection. GFRC is pleased to be offering this attractive 1852 3 cent silver piece. Though not a rarity at this grade level, the quality would be ideal for a spot in an advanced type set. Surfaces are frosty original with substantial cartwheel luster during bright light viewing that might be consistent with a higher grade. Rims are completely unmarked while the surfaces have a few scattered micro blemishes that account for the MS65 grade. Overall a top quality offering with CAC approval. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. Yes another superb consignment from the Winesteven Collection.
Peace $1 1921 Peace $1 1921
MS64+
PCGS
26772983

Gem $1200 New July 21! Gem Original, Above Average Strike, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Winesteven Collection. What a lovely 1921 Peace dollar for consideration! Accurately graded PCGS MS64+ and approved by CAC; don't you love those (+) grades and CAC combinations? A CAC coin with (+) grade must surely be in the distribution of coins at the higher grade level but at a lower cost. This is the case with this gorgeous 1921 Peace dollar. Cartwheel luster offers a rich frosty texture. Strike is above average as the center hair curls are well defined as compared to many seen. There are no blemishes to mention either. Overall, this is a superior offering from the Winesteven Collection that deserves special consideration. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert. CAC approval is fully warranted.
Seated 50C 1883 Seated 50C 1883
PR64CAM
PCGS
26687579

Gem $2200 New July 21! Gem Proof Surfaces, Mirrored Cartwheel Luster, Attractive Toning, Conservative Grading, Winesteven Collection. Unfortunately this gem 1883 half is a proof strike rather than circulation strike. If a circulation strike, it would be sold multiple times due to gorgeous toning and bold strike. As a proof strike, this 1883 half is also spectacular and should be carefully considered. Accurately designated as a proof cameo by PCGS and graded MS64. The obverse olive-rose-gold patina is completely transparent to the underlying mirrors that are incredibly reflective under a light source. Gorgeous sky blue results when the obverse is slightly tilted! Uniform rose patina, along with a thin sky blue arc at the rim, dominates the reverse appearance. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert. This 1883 PCGS PF64CAM CAC half is so attractive that I'm making a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. It will be a $2200 well spent once the piece is seen in hand. Just another great offering from the Winesteven Collection.
Barber 50C 1895O Barber 50C 1895-O
VF30 PCGS
81683287

Choice $335 New July 20! Early New Orleans Date, Choice Original, Olive-Gray Patina, Attractive Bright Light Performance, Accurately Graded.. An early New Orleans struck date with problem free original surfaces. Old time album olive gray patina is transparent to the underlying surfaces. Accurately graded too. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Barber 50C 1896 Barber 50C 1896
VF20
PCGS
29459309

Choice $260 New July 20! Crusty Original, Choice Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Above Average Eye Appeal. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. CAC approval is definitely warranted for the strict originality, accurate technical grading and eye appeal of a higher grade.
Buffalo 5C 1923 Buffalo 5C 1923
MS64
PCGS
24544829

Gem HOLD
$250
New July 20! Gem Original Surfaces, Attractive Old Album Toning, Accurately Graded, Grey Soldier Collection. Housed in 2012 transition holder with blue label and edge view insert. A marvelous Indian head nickel offering from the Grey Soldier Collection. CAC approval is fully warranted due to originality and eye appeal.
Capped Bust 10C 1834 Capped Bust 10C 1834
Large 4
AU50 PCGS
83839878
JR-5
Choice $435 New July 20! Large 4, Choice Crusty Original, Accurately Graded, Fully Struck. This 1834 Large 4 Capped Bust dime is the definition of crusty original! A thick layer of gray-brown patina covers the obverse along with some ebony verdigris in the protected devices areas. The reverse is mostly in gun metal blue and gray shades. Surfaces are choice with not blemishes to discuss. I can see some level of residual luster but the thick toning block much of the reflectivity. Accurately graded at the AU50 level. This is a piece for fans of crusty originality (like me). Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Capped Bust 10C 1835 Capped Bust 10C 1835
AU55 PCGS
33972741
JR-5
Choice $625 New July 20! Choice Original, Well Struck, Substantial Reverse Machine Doubling, Super Eye Appeal. An eye catching 1835 Capped Bust dime that should garner considerable attention once on display at coin shows. This lovely dime is well balance with choice surfaces that are perfectly original. Obverse sports light gun metal gray coloring with a nice dark blue arc surrounding the date. The reverse is mostly rose gray with a sky blue and aquamarine arc on the left legend. This piece provides some awfully nice reflective luster when viewed under a light source. Strike is complete and adds to the overall eye appeal. This is one of those GFRC coins that really must be viewed in hand to appreciate. Housed in 2015 PCGS holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1837 Capped Bust 50C 1837
Reeded Edge
AU53 PCGS
83724792

Choice $595 New July 20! Choice Original, Attractive Gray-Gold-Olive Patina, Substantial Eye Appeal, Conservatively Graded. This is a case where the GFRC images just do not do a coin justice. This 1837 reeded edge half is a two year design type with 50 CENTS on the reverse. There is ample residual luster, consistent with a slightly higher grade, that interacts nicely with transparent toning. The obverse offers a soft golden-olive glow under a light source while the reverse is mostly rose gray with darker olive at the rims. In addition, there is a lovely obverse toning arc, at the date, that has all the colors of the rainbow. Surfaces are nearly blemish free other than a small mark at the chin/neck interface, which is completely toned over. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Overall a superior example that I would easily see in an AU55 holder.
Seated 10C 1843 Seated 10C 1843
AU55
PCGS
12942573
F-102
Gem HOLD
$1175
New July 20! Repunched 1843 Digits/Double Date, Greer Plate Coin, Gerry Fortin Top 100 Varieties Collection. Ahwash 2, Greer 101, Repunched 1843 Digits, A historical With Stars Liberty Seated dime with Brian Greer and Gerry Fortin variety publishing pedigrees. First employed by Brian Greer as the 1843 chapter plate coin in his 1992 DLRC Press Guidebook. Purchased by Gerry Fortin circa 1994 and used for his Web-book when released in 2004. A special example of the 1843/1843 double date variety with glowing rose gold surfaces under bright light. Strike is complete and there are no blemishes either. Superior eye appeal for an advanced collection. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. PCGS label reads, "RPD FS-301". Gold CAC approval validates that this piece is at the mint state grade level. An important offering from the Grey Soldier Collection that should go into an advanced Liberty Seated dime die variety collection for preservation.
Seated 10C 1853 Seated 10C 1853
With Arrows
MS62
PCGS
82464269
F-105
Choice $500 New July 20! Hubbed Arrows and Date, Cracked Reverse, Choice Original, Frosty Luster, Grey Soldier Collection. A hubbed arrows and date 1853 die variety that is popular due to obviously cracked reverse that can be located in progressive die states. Listed as F-105 in the Fortin Web-book. This outstanding example offers frosty luster and a strong strike. Grading appears to be a tad conservative as there are no distracting marks or rub. The reverse die cracks are between interim and terminal die states. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another cracked die offering from the Grey Soldier Collection.
Seated 10C 1875CC Seated 10C 1875-CC
In Wrreath
EF45
PCGS
83446180
F-107c
Original HOLD
$300
New July 20! Reverse Cud, Terminal Die State, Original Gray Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Grey Soldier Collection. Don't I enjoy handling late die examples of the 1875-CC F-107 variety that have the bold reverse cud. This offering has no question original surfaces with classic light gray toning and darker ebony surrounding the obverse legend. The reverse features segmented toning with ebony on the lower left and the balance being light gray. The reverse cud is well defined with shelf metal protruding from the dime's surface. Other die cracks are crisply defined also. A cool variety and terminal die state that has been freshly graded and now housed in PCGS 2015 style holder. CAC approval validates the strictly originality and accurate grading. Another important variety offering from the Grey Soldier Collection.
Seated 10C 1875S Seated 10C 1875-S
Below Wreath
MS64
PCGS
83457561
F-120
Gem $600 New July 20! Cracked Reverse, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Grey Soldier Collection. 1875 San Francisco dimes are notorious for being weakness struck or minted from badly eroded dies. This outstanding F-120 example falls in the severely eroded reverse die category. Extensive die wear and die cracks are evident throughout the lower wreath. Most important are the frosty surfaces that produce considerable cartwheel luster consistent with the assigned MS64 grade. CAC approval is completed warranted as the grading is accurate and the surfaces are frosty original. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. A superb offering from the Grey Soldier Collection with images to use as a new Fortin Web-book plate coin.
Seated 10C 1887S Seated 10C 1887-S
AU58 PCGS
83457562
F-107
Original HOLD
$875
New July 20! Shattered Reverse, Top 100 Variety, Strictly Original Example with Natural Luster, Accurately Graded. A condition census example of the extremely popular 1887-S shattered reverse die variety that is required for every Top 100 Liberty Seated Dime Die Varieties set. Surfaces are perfectly original with attractive frosty luster remaining. Surfaces are essentially blemish free with only a tiny mark in the lower obverse shield warranting mention. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. An important die variety offering from the Grey Soldier Collection.
Seated 10C 1891O Seated 10C 1891-O
AU58
PCGS
83712560
F-119
Choice HOLD
$365
New July 20! Shattered Reverse, Crusty Origina Gun Metal Gray Patina, Glowing Gold Luster, Grey Soldier Collection. A choice example of the F-119 shattered reverse variety with crusty original gun metal gray patina and glowing gold luster luster during bright light viewing. This offering was previously sold raw by GFRC with expectation for straightforward TPG certification and strong potential for CAC approval if accurately graded. After purchase, this important Liberty Seated dime die variety was certified and received CAC approval due to obviously originality and strict grading. Hurry on this 1891 New Orleans dime from the Grey Soldier Collection.
Seated 25C 1845 Seated 25C 1845
EF45
PCGS
83995305
Briggs 3-C
Choice $385 New July 20! Repunched Date, Shattered Obverse, Very Late Die Date, Uniform Golden Patina, Accurately Graded, Grey Soldier Collection. Considerable remaining luster and nearly at the AU grade level. Briggs indicates Obverse 3 is a Large 5 over Small 5 but close inspection suggests a typical repunched date with extra flag of 5 digit above the final punch. The obverse is shattered with multiple die cracks and parallel die scratches from base into denticles to the left of the 1 digit. Reverse has rims cuds from 11:00 to 1:00. This piece is blemish free with light gold toning throughout. There is a darker toning region on the lower left reverse. This is a cool piece and worthy of an advanced seated quarter varieties collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Another important Liberty Seated die variety offering from the Grey Soldier Collection.
Seated 50C 1840O Seated 50C 1840-O
EF45 PCGS
21860943
WB-3
Choice $675 New July 20! Shattered Reverse, Choice Original Surfaces, Gun Metal Blue-Gray Patina, Conservatively Graded, Grey Soldier Collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another important cracked, shattered and terminal Liberty Seated coinage offering from the Grey Soldier Collection.
Seated 50C 1847O Seated 50C 1847-O
EF45 PCGS
83205735

Choice $310 New July 20! Choice Original, Crusty Gun Metal Gray, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded. Crusty original surfaces are so evident on this quality 1847 New Orleans strike. A close inspection revealed no blemishes worth mentioning. PCGS grading is accurate with considerable device details remaining. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Seated half dollar collectors who appreciate strike originality should give this 1847-O example special consideration.
Seated 5C 1843 Seated 5C 1843
EF45
PCGS
81410138
V-Other
Choice $325 New July 20! Fully Shattered Reverse, Choice Original, Uniform Gun Metal Gray Patina, Grey Soldier Collection. A spectacular and incremental shattered reverse for the 1843 date that was unlisted by Valentine. Noted Liberty Seated Half dime expert, Stephen Crain, publicized the "V-Other" 1843 shattered reverse in Issue #122 of the Gobrecht Journal. This "V-Other" shattered reverse was initial mentioned in a "Kam's Corner" inquiry in the second issue of the Gobrecht Journal dating by to 1974 or there abouts. In the latest article, Crain illustrates progressive cracked die states. The offer example, with multiple die cracks, is a terminal die state example. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. An important offering from the Grey Soldier Collection.
Seated 5C 1853 Seated 5C 1853
With Arrows
AU53
PCGS
83772602

Choice $600 New July 20! Reverse Retained Cud, Choice Original, Gun Metal Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Grey Soldier Collection. An amazing terminal die state example with massive reverse retained cud from fully broken die at (UNI)TED. Finding a piece with such a huge cud would be news but then consider the choice original surfaces. This is not a junkbox find but rather a strictly original example that has been well preserved. Obverse show strike weakness at denticles and stars 4 through 6 opposite the reverse retained cud. Is this piece unique? Actually, this is the fourth known example according to Liberty Seated half dime expert, Stephen Crain. He wrote the following in an email upon seeing AU50 example listed on GFRC price list. "Based upon my own experience, I would say that it is rare, but certainly not unique. In 2008 I saw two (2!) examples in one LSCC member's collection, and was finally able to pry a nice ANACS EF-45 example from him, which now resides in my reference collection. Later, in January of 2015, I was offered another nice EF-40 Raw example by Brian Greer which I also purchased. So, based upon just these examples, I now know of four examples, including yours. I would judge this very late die state to be rare, but not unique, and of course it is of considerable interest to collectors, as are all cud examples. I would also add that this cud must have occurred in one single catastrophic event, as all examples seen exhibit the very same cud; none seen have either a larger nor a smaller cud." An important terminal die state offering that is freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. CAC approval is icing on the cake for this important Grey Soldier Collection offering.
Morgan $1 1881 Morgan $1 1881
MS65 PCGS
84348456

Gem $835 New July 19! Better Date Philadelphia Strike, Gem Original Toning, Super Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. A gorgeous 1881 Philadelphia strike with bold frosty cartwheel luster and multiple color toning. GFRC images are accurately in terms of in hand toning but are unable to capture the brilliant cartwheel luster. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A superb gem offering from the Santa Fe Collection that will please the most selective collector.
Morgan $1 1881S Morgan $1 1881-S
MS67
PCGS
33581487

Gem $950 New July 19! Superb Gem Original, Pastel Rainbow Coloring, Vibrant Proof Like Cartwheel Surfaces, Few Graded Higher!. An amazing GFRC offering for the collector who wishes to own the finest available while still be fiscally prudent. Upon seeing this gorgeous 1881 San Francisco strike, there was not question that this Morgan should reside in GFRC inventory. Obverse pastel rainbow colors are so transparent to the underlying mirrored surfaces. Cartwheel luster is so vibrant and attractive and without any visual distractions at the MS67 grade level. A pretty reverse golden arc at the rim nicely frames an untoned center region. A closed 10x loupe inspection revealed not distracting marks, again as one would expect from a large silver dollar graded MS67 and approved by CAC. Housed in 2015 generation PCGS holder. The asking prices factors in only a small premium for the gorgeous toning.
Barber 50C 1912D Barber 50C 1912-D
MS63 PCGS
84164639

Choice $850 New July 18! Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Light Gray-Rose Toning, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. Don't I enjoy handling Barber halves when not blast white. This 1912 Denver strike, from the Santa Fe Collection, has a lot to offer the advanced collector. Eye appeal is high due to frosty cartwheel luster that is not hampered by the light toning. Obverse is toned a light rose-gold while the reverse has hints of silver-gray. There are no obvious blemishes to report. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Please give this later date Barber half dollar special consideration.
Morgan $1 1883CC Morgan $1 1883-CC
MS65 PCGS
84164641

Gem $535 New July 18! Gem Original Carson City Date, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Gorgeous Rose-Gold and Blue Toning, Accurate Graded, Santa Fe Collection. A gem 1883 Carson City Morgan dollar with substantial eye appeal. There are always 1883-CC dollars on the market in quantities. But locating a gem example with attractive original toning is a different story as nearly all seen are frosty white. This new offering, from the Santa Fe Collection, offers bold frosty cartwheel luster coupled with attractive rose-gold and blue patina that is most concentrated at the obverse and reverse rims. Liberty's cheeck is nice and clean. Accurately graded based on the luster but surfaces could drive this one a full point higher. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and ready to please selective Morgan collectors.
Morgan $1 1901 Morgan $1 1901
Double Die Reverse
VF35 PCGS
84348458

Choice $750 New July 18! Double Die Reverse, Choice Original, Medium Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. Choice original surfaces coupled with the scarce double die reverse variety lead to an appealing 1901 Morgan dollar offering from GFRC. Reverse die doubling is bold below the tail feathers, the arrows and olive leaves. Even the lower eagle feathers are noticable doubled. Surfaces are perfectly original and blemish free. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with "Double Die Revere" attribution on the PCGS label. A popular Morgan dollar variety from the Santa Fe Collection that is priced well below those few examples on the current market.
Seated 25C 1840O Seated 25C 1840-O
Drapery
F12 PCGS
29387448
Large O
Choice $3500 New July 18! With Drapery, Large O, Top 25 Varieties Set, Original Rose/Gray Patina, Saw Mill Run Collection. A choice original example of the challenging 1840-O With Drapery Large O variety that is one of the Top 25 set keys. Greg Johnson, noted Liberty Seated quarter expert and regular E-Gobrecht columnist, conducted and published Top 25 Liberty Seated quarter varieties survey results in the March 2014 Gobrecht Journal Issue #119 The 1840-O With Drapery Large O entry ranked 10th in terms of variety with most reported examples being at the VG/F and EF grade levels. The offered example, from the Mountain View consignor, is housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder and graded F12. Surfaces are fully choice and covered with light to medium gray patina. A close 10x loupe inspection revealed no blemishes whatsoever. GFRC images well capture the overall eye appeal and quality. Definitely a piece for the advanced variety specialist. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with label reading, "Drapery Large O, FS-501".
Seated 25C 1841 Seated 25C 1841
VG08
PCGS
32937465

Choice $195 New July 18! Scarce Date, Honest Wear, Choice Original Gray Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Mountain View Collection. An underrated date at all graded levels. This choice original example features honest wear and attractive light gray patina. Rims are complete throughout obverse and reverse. Surfaces are blemish free. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. A better date Liberty Seated quarter offering from the Mountain View Collection.
Seated 25C 1842 Seated 25C 1842
G06 PCGS
32237645

Original $100 New July 18! Scarce Date, Original Surfaces, Decent Circulated Cameo Apperance, Accurately Graded, Mountain View Collection. Scarce Philadelphia date in any grade and currently underrated as compared to the price guides. Mintage is only 88,000. Honest wear with only one toned over divot in the upper left obverse field. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A better date Liberty Seated quarter From the Mountain View Collection to fill that hole in your Dansco or Whitman set.
Seated 25C 1846 Seated 25C 1846
VF25 PCGS
82430351
Briggs 1-B
Original $115 New July 18! Original Surfaces, Attractive Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Mountain View Collection. An attractive 1846 Philadelphia strike with even gun metal patina. There are a few obverse field ticks that hold this one back from a Choice quality rating. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A quality Liberty Seated quarter From the Mountain View Collection.
Seated 25C 1849O Seated 25C 1849-O
F12 PCGS
15973559

Original HOLD
$1800
New July 18! Key Date, R5+ Rarity in F12 Grade, Mottled Gray-Brown, Mountain View Collection. The mintage for 1849-O New Orleans strikes is unrecorded with Briggs estimating a mintage of 16,000 pieces. LIBERTY is fully defined on this gray and walnut-brown example. Accurately graded and housed in older PCGS blue label holder with standard ring insert. Obverse is essentially mark free while the reverse has one blemish in the left field by U(N)ITED. An important key date offering from the Mountain View Collection that is fairly priced.
Seated 25C 1852O Seated 25C 1852-O
VG10 PCGS
32200047
Briggs 1_A
Original $625 New July 18! Reflective Gold Toned Surfaces, Challenging New Orleans Date, Obverse Marks, Mountain View Collection. 1852 New Orleans examples are nearly always seen with weak obverse strikes and problematic surfaces. The small mintage of 96,000 entered circulation or was melted for being the heavier silver weight prior to silver weight reduction in 1853. Briggs indicates this is a scarce date in all grades and R4 at the VG/F grade level. This example offers golden gray surfaces and has some obverse lines at the Liberty cap and surrounding stars 9 through 11. Fairly graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. A rare date Liberty Seated quarter from the Mountain View Collection that needs to find a new home.
Seated 25C 1853 Seated 25C 1853
Arrows & Rays
F12 PCGS
33771859
1853/4
Choice HOLD
$145
New July 18! Bold 1853/4 Die Variety, Circulated Cameo Appearance, Accurately Graded, Mountain View Collection. A really nice example of the Top 25 Die Varieties 1853/4 overdate. Surfaces are choice original with lovely circulated cameo contrast between the darker gray fields and lighter main devices. There are no blemishes to discuss. The undertype 4 and Right Arrow is bolding defined. There is no need to strain with a 10x loupe to see the undertype even on a piece graded only Fine 12 as the remnants of the right arrow are crisply defined. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder without the 1853/4 overdate on the labeling. A quality Liberty Seated quarter variety from the Mountain View Collection.
Seated 25C 1856 Seated 25C 1856
Misplaced Date
VG10 PCGS
81641475
FS-301
Original $95 New July 18! Misplaced 1 Digit, Original Light Gray, Conservatively Graded, Mountain View Collection. Original gray patina over honestly worn surfaces. The top of a misplaced 1 digit is seen to the right of the shield's scroll end. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with label reading, "MPD FS-301." A popular misplaced digit die variety from the Mountain View Collection.
Seated 25C 1870 Seated 25C 1870
VG10 PCGS
33167792

Choice $120 New July 18! Better Philadelphia Date, Choice Original, Circulated Cameo Apperance, Accurately Graded, Mountain View Collection. Don't I like this 1870 Seated quarter regardless of the VG10 grade level given the low mintage of only 86,400. Just lots of honest wear with old album sky blue patina in the obverse fields and even gray-gold on the reverse. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A quality Liberty Seated quarter From the Mountain View Collection.
Seated 25C 1873 Seated 25C 1873
No Arrows
F15 PCGS
32937476
Open 3
Original $150 New July 18! Open 3, Attractive Gray-Gold Patina, Challenging No Arrows Date, Conservative Grading, Mountain View Collection. A rock solid original example of the popular 1873 No Arrows date. Mintage is only 172,000 with surviving examples being quite limited. Actually this date remains underrated and under appreciated. The offered example sports gun metal gray fields that surround lighter main devices. A really strong example that is conservatively graded. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another quality offering from the Mountain View Collection that deserves special attention.
Seated 25C 1873S Seated 25C 1873-S
Arrows
VG10 PCGS
33771863

Choice $125 New July 18! Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Difficult San Francisco Mint Example, Mountain View Collection. A crusty original gray example of the first year San Francisco with arrow strike. Surfaces are choice with lovely ebony gray surrounding the stars that nicely frames the lighter obverse center. Strike is so typical for the issue, especially on the lower reverse. There is one well toned over line on Liberty's midsection that is mentioned for 100% accuracy. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and so attractive for the assigned grade. From the Mountain View Collection.
Seated 25C 1874S Seated 25C 1874-S
Arrows
VF25 PCGS
82430354

Original $150 New July 18! Original Gun Metal Gray, Attractive Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Mountain View Collection. An attractive With Arrows 1874 San Francisco strike with uniform medium gray surfaces. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A really wholesome example from the Mountain View Collection that has nothing but honest wear and strict originality.
Seated 25C 1874S Seated 25C 1874-S
Arrows
F15 PCGS
32937478

Original $115 New July 18! Original Light Gray Surfaces, Ebony Highlights, Nice Example, Accurately Graded, Mountain View Collection. An attractive 1874 With Arrows quarter struck at the San Francisco mint. Surfaces are original with light gray patina that is further covered with scattered ebony verdigris. This piece is blemish free and comes with a typical strike for the issue. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A quality offering from the Mountain View Collection that is accurately graded.
Seated 25C 1875 Seated 25C 1875
F12 PCGS
32139252

Original $50 New July 18! Crusty Original, Uniform Olive-Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Mountain View Collection. A crusty original 1875 with attractive olive gray patina. Surfaces are entirely blemish free other than a well toned over divot below Liberty's left facing breast. I would expect this piece to be an easy CAC approval if someone wishes to make the attempt. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder and a strong quality offering from the Mountain View Collection.
Seated 25C 1876CC Seated 25C 1876-CC
VG08 PCGS
33771865
Briggs Rev A
Original $80 New July 18! Reverse of 1873-CC No Arrows, Original, Light Gray Patina, Conservativing Grading, Mountain View Collection. High on the cool scale given this 1876 Carson City quarter was struck with a leftover reverse die previously employed to strike 1873 No Arrows quarters. The small CC mintmark placement on either side of the arrows feather is quite distinctive. This is a nice original example that is conservatively graded at the assigned VG08 grade level. Surfaces are mark free. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. From the Mountain View Collection.
Seated 25C 1880 Seated 25C 1880
F12 PCGS
32931092

Choice $375 New July 18! Choice Original Surfaces, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Mountain View Collection. 1880 was a low mintage year for dimes, quarter and half dollar denominations. There was ample small denomination coinage in circulation in the eastern United States and attention shifted to the striking of Morgan dollars. This 1880 strike features honest wear and a circulated cameo apperance given the contrasting dark gray fields and lighter main devices. Surfaces are free of any major distraction and are the result of honest wear. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A quality low mintage date quarter from the Mountain View Collection.
Washington 25C 1942 Washington 25C 1942
PR67 PCGS
82684303

Gem $195 New July 18! Superb Gem Proof, Bold Watery Mirrors, Attractive Rim Toning, Santa Fe Collection. A superior 1942 proof Washington quarter with bold watery fields throughout. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Yet another quality offering from the Santa Fe Collection.
Seated 10C 1853 Seated 10C 1853
With Arrows
AU50 raw
F-104a
Market Acceptable HOLD
$350
New July 16! Massive Lower Reverse Cud, Hubbed Arrows and Date, Dipped, Obverse Roughness, An R6+ Die State. Wow, only the second example seen of the 1853 Hubbed Arrows and Date F-104a terminal die state! Since this example grades AU or better, based on wear, the details surrounding the massive die cud in the lower left reverse wreath are available for study. Shelf metal is seen throughout the area from the right ribbon end moving left to U(NI)TED. The terminal die state details are so well defined that this piece will be added to the F-104a listing as additional information. An R6+ die state or rarer. The offer example is not perfect and has been assigned a market acceptable quality rating. Overall, this piece has been dipped with untoned white surfaces. The obverse has surface roughness across the left facing arm and the lower leg when viewed under a 10x loupe. This piece will not grade at the TPGs but again, only the second example seen of this terminal die state. An important piece for the Liberty Seated dime variety specialist.
Seated 10C 1853O Seated 10C 1853-O
AU55 PCGS
27578055
F-106a
Choice $1500 New July 16! Large Thin O, Reverse of 1852, Cracked and Rusted Die, Choice Original, Old Album Radial Toning, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. An important offering from my personal reference collection as probably one of the finest F-106a examples known. Some die variety history is in order to appreciate this offering. During the final Reverse F die state (Reverse of 1852-O), the die is rusted and cracked. The upper right portion of the die has multiple rust pits especially around the upper right wreath leaves. There is also a rust pit between AME(RI)CA. The entire reverse die has cracked in a radial manner with circular die cracks through (UNIT)ED, S(TATES OF), AME(RICA) and the lower ribbon ends. The obverse is weakly hubbed as all 1853-O obverse dies come with hubbed arrows and date digits. Locating this late die state with reverse die cracks in EF or better grades will prove to be very challenging. The obverse will typically grade one full grade higher better than the reverse. GFRC images accurately capture the beautiful radial old album toning. Fully struck and accurately graded. A very important offering. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder.
Early Commems 50C 1926S Early Commems 50C 1926-S
MS66 PCGS
83660173

Gem $350 New July 15! Oregon Trail Memorial, Superb Gem Original, Stunning Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Eye Appeal. A stunning Oregon Trail specimen from the first year of issue and struck at San Francisco mint. In hand viewing is recommendated to fully appreciate the vibrant frosty cartwheel luster. Even at the assigned MS66 grade level, I believe this piece is undergraded and will be heading to CAC if not sold at Denver ANA of before. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. To make my point about how spectacular this Oregon Trail is, let's do a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation at the asking price. Believe me, you will be pleased when this one arrives.
Early Commems 50C 1926S Early Commems 50C 1926-S
MS64 NGC
1981447032

Choice $195 New July 15! Oregon Trail Memorial, Bold Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Untoned, Accurately Graded. An Oregon Trail with eye catching frosty cartwheel luster. Surfaces are original and untoned as many of this issue are seen. Strike is hammered with all minor device details being deeply impressed. The assigned grade is technically correct and the result of a strike through thread to the right of the Indian's head. This is an "as made" line and does not detract with eye appeal that of a higher grade. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Early Commems 50C 1934 Early Commems 50C 1934
MS66
PCGS
82145239

Gem $350 New July 15! Texas Independence Centennial, Gem Original, Brilliant Cartwheel Luster, Substantial Eye Appeal. First year of issue for the Texas Independence Centennial commemorative program. A superb gem with brilliant cartwheel luster. Faint ebony toning flakes validate the strict old time originality. Fully struck with every minute detail of the Pompeo Coppini design being bold and ready for careful scrutiny. Housed in 2015 style PCGS with CAC approval. The MS66 grade is the last value point before prices increase nearly 3x at the MS67 level. A superb gem that will please the most selective collector.
Early Commems 50C 1935 Early Commems 50C 1935
MS65 NGC
3731182015

Gem $185 New July 15! Texas Independence Centennial, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Pastel Gray, Rose, Gold and Aquamarine Patina, Accurately Graded, Eye Appeal.. A gem original 1935 Texas Centennial strike with low mintage of 9,996 to consider. I really like this commemorative half due to the strictloriginality, gem surfaces and pretty pastel toning that includes a host of colors depending on the viewing angle under bright light. Housed in new NGC holder with edge view insert. A super piece for collectors who like their early commemoratives with original skin. The skin, in this case, is colorful and so attractive.
Early Commems 50C 1946 Early Commems 50C 1946
MS65
NGC Fatty
205402003

Gem HOLD
$195
New July 15! Iowa Centennial, Gem Original Surfaces, Light Gold Satiny Luster, Undergraded. A lovely Iowa Centennial strike with mintage of slightly under 100,000. This example resides in old time NGC Fatty holder with Gold CAC approval. Obviously undergraded with bold satiny luster and light golden patina. Gold CAC coins are always popular with specialty collectors so hurry in this one.
Seated 25C 1840O Seated 25C 1840-O
Drapery
MS62 PCGS
81455285
Briggs 2-C
Choice HOLD
$1750
New July 15! Transitional With Drapery Design, Choice Original, Accurately Graded, So Underrated. Clearly underrated and under appreciated for its rarity, this 1840-O Small O Seated quarter offering graded PCGS MS62 should garner considerable attention by advanced specialists. Surfaces a perfect original and choice. Strike is fully executed or hammered with every single device detail on obverse and reverse being sharp and in high relief. Light to medium gray patina is dominate with ebony shades at the obverse rims and rose-gold hues on the reverse that come to life under a light source. There are no blemishes to discuss. Fairly graded by PCGS and housed in 2015 style holder. Mintage is a small 43,000. A total of 8 examples have been certified in MS62 by PCGS. This piece is clearly superior to the last three examples appearing at auction within the past seven years and an important opportunity for the serious Seated quarter collector.
Seated 50C 1849O Seated 50C 1849-O
MS61 PCGS
83977936
WB-10
Choice HOLD
$1650
New July 15! Challenging In Mint State, Rusted Obverse Die, Choice Original, Conservative Grading. A crusty original mint state example of the challenging 1849 New Orleans date that is conservatively graded. Serious advanced collectors of the Liberty Seated half dollar series should pay special attention to this offering. A no question mint state example with perfectly original surfaces and reflection golden luster under bright light. Let's start with a review of the obverse. Die is obviously rusted consistent with the WB-10 variety diagnostics. Die rust is seen within all upper and lower gown folds and within the spaces between vertical shield lines. Strike is crisply executed with bold head details and hair curls and all stars having connected centrils. Toning is thick and crusty with ebony coloring at the date and in the lower right field area. There are no blemishes to mention on the obverse. Moving to the reverse, surfaces are once again strict originality and a hammered strike continues to be evident. Toning is more transparent than on the obverse. Adding a light source exposes reflection gold-rose fields that nicely contrast with the bold eagle. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and heading to CAC if not sold by or at Denver ANA. Grading is conservative, in my humble opinion, due to the thick crusty obverse toning.
Capped Bust 5C 1830 Capped Bust 5C 1830
AU55 PCGS
28630915
LM-3
Original $315 New July 14! Original, Light Golden Gray, Reflective Luster, Accurately Graded. Near choice 1831 capped bust half dime with attractive surfaces and overall appearance. A Choice quality rating would have been assigned if the remaining luster was a bit stronger as there are no blemishes to mention. Strike is complete and uniform. Under bright light, the fields become lightly mirrored or steely. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder.
Capped Bust 5C 1833 Capped Bust 5C 1833
VF35 PCGS
83105201
LM-3.3
Original $155 New July 14! Original, Gun Metal Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Decent Eye Appeal. A quality capped bust half dime that is strictly original with problem free surfaces. GFRC images accurately capture overall appearance and the pleasing surfaces. Attributed as LM-3.3 die state. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Gold G$5 1878 Gold G$5 1878
MS62
PCGS
83846952

Choice $1075 New July 14! Near Gem Original, Vibrant Mirrored Fields, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection . An exceptional gold piece in terms of eye appeal, strike and mirrored fields that emit vibrant cartwheel reflections. Purchased at Summer FUN from the same deal as the 1870-S PCGS AU58+ CAC $20 double eagle with consistent quality. I've called the assigned MS62 grade as accurate due to the proof surfaces easily showing light chatter as mirrored surfaces often do. The fun really starts when placing this piece under a light source as the fields are nicely mirrored. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. CAC approval rewards the eye appeal and accurate to conservative grading. There is no question about the originality.
Morgan $1 1881 Morgan $1 1881
MS63 PCGS
84203926

Choice $140 New July 14! Undergraded, Choice Original, Attractive Dual Sider Toner, Better Date in Mint State. A JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. A slightly better date in MS63 that quickly jumps pricing multiples at the MS65 level. Adding in beautiful dual sided toning that compliments vibrant cartwheel luster leads me to declare this piece a no question value for the astute collector. GFRC images accurately capture the colors and mark free surfaces. Why is this Morgan only graded MS63? Sometimes I just have to shrug my shoulders and sigh.... Serious, the cheek is surprising clean for MS63 along with plenty of luster. I'm in the undergraded camp. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Seated $1 1865 Seated $1 1865
AU55 PCGS
82201263

Choice $3500 New July 14! Civil War Date, Classic Gun Metal Gray Patina, Choice Original Surfaces, Accurately Graded. Later date Liberty Seated dollars offer an important historical window United State monetary policy and the dependence of bimetalism. Q. David Bower, in his well known book, Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars of the United States: A Complete Encyclopedia", indicates that during 1865 (final year of the Civil War), specie payments remained in suspension with no 1865 silver coins of any denomination placed into circulation on the East coast. Amazingly, most of the mintage of the 1865 silver dollar is believed to have been exported to Central and South America. Bower's points out that low mintage of 46,500 and many being exported leads to modern day rarity with circulated specimens being very scarce. He adds in the fact that the 1865 date is a rarity in mint state. Now let's examine the specimen being offered.... First impression is that of classic Seated dollar appearance that collectors strive to acquire; gun metal gray with blue hues. Surfaces are free of major distractions with a few field ticks that are fully toned over and of no comnsequence. Under bright light, the fields are steely blue with gray. Strike is complete. Clearly a solid example that is housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and accurately graded. This is a GFRC owned coin as I liked the overall appearance and rarity.
Seated 10C 1840 Seated 10C 1840
Drapery
F15 PCGS
84078257

Original $280 New July 14! With Drapery, Always in Demand, Original, Uniform Gray-Brown Patina, Accurately Graded. 1840 brought the transition from No Drapery design hub (pure Christian Gobrecht engraving) to a modified design With Drapery by Robert Hughes and Christian Gobrecht. The modified design brought a fully Liberty design with higher gown line and more robust body. 1840 Drapery dimes are challenging to locate in any grade and a prize for those attempting a date and mintmark set. This example is perfectly original and accurately graded. Strike is nicely executed. Blemish wise, the only mark to note is a faint line on Liberty's check that is not distracting but mentioned for 100% accuracy. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Capped Bust 10C 1828 Capped Bust 10C 1828
Large Date
VF25
PCGS
24928192
JR-2
Choice $850 New July 13! Rare Open Collar Large Date Strike, Choice Original, Choice Original, Accurately Graded. 1828 is a transitional year from open collar to closed collar strikes for Capped Bust dimes. The 1828 Large Date open collar strikes employ an old style John Reich obverse with large stars and large date paired with new William Kneass reverse that will be used for closed collar strikes through 1837. This specimen is so choice with ebony-gray patina leading to a partial circulated cameo appearance. There are no blemishes to mention on this surviving example. Reverse strike is a weak at the eagle's head. Housed in 2012 transitional PCGS blue label holder with edge insert. CAC approval recognizes the strict originality, accurate grading and eye appeal. A transitional capped bust dime offering for the selective advanced collector.
Capped Bust 50C 1837 Capped Bust 50C 1837
Reeded Edge
AU58 PCGS
83490318

Choice $1100 New July 13! Superb Eye Appeal, Choice Original, Golden Brown Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded . One look is all it takes to appreciate the superior quality of this lovely 1837 reeded edge half. A two year design type with "50 CENTS" on the reverse. Overall eye appeal is well above average due to choice original surfaces that are covered with a semi transparent golden brown patina. Viewing under a bright light brings about more golden hues. The reverse is particular attractive with contract between the lightly toned eagle and darker coloring at the rim. Strike is complete with all stars having connected centrils and boldly defined hair curls. Ditto for the reverse eagle feathers. Reverse is clashed with a long die crack through UNITED, olive leaf and into 50 CENTS. There are no blemishes worth mentioning. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and worthy of an advanced type collection.
Draped Bust 50C 1807 Draped Bust 50C 1807
Draped Bust
F15
PCGS
13650666
O-103
Choice $550 New July 13! Choice Original, Gray-Rose-Gold Patina, Accurately Graded, Eye Appeal. A choice original 1807 Draped Bust example often called the "bust right" design to differentiate from the Capped Bust design introduced later during 1807. Conservatively graded based on actual wear. Original metal flow lines are seen surrounding obverse stars and LIBERTY. Surfaces are blemish free and covered with gray-rose patina with golden hues that become more predominate when view under a light source. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert with CAC approval. Lots of eye appeal and positive qualities for this associated with this early half.
Gold G$20 1870S Gold G$20 1870-S
AU58+
PCGS
84093067

Choice HOLD
$5470
New July 13! Choice Original, Attractive Cartwheel Luster, Rare in MS62 or Better, Osprey Collection. 1870 San Francisco strikes are very scarce in AU and in strictly uncirculated condition, the date is quite rare with few known choice or gem quality examples. A check of PCGS population report reveals 13 graded at the MS62 level and one a single example at MS63. At the MS61 level, there are more examples but surfaces will be heavily abraided. This latest addition to GFRC United States gold inventory is graded AU58+ with CAC approval. Just consider this certification and approval when examining the price list images. Surfaces offer vibrant cartwheel luster with few marks. Luster has a frosty texture and is so pleasing. Strike is complete with completely separated reverse horizontal shield lines and all details surrounding PLURIBUS UNUM being deeply impressed. Bottomline, this attractive 1870-S double eagle has the eye appeal of a mint state example for a fraction of what a collector would have to pay to acquire an MS62 certified example (over $20,000). Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Please give this lovely double eagle special consideration as you will not be disappointed.
Seated $1 1853 Seated $1 1853
MS62 PCGS
83921259

Choice $5500 New July 13! Near Gem Original, Gray-Rose-Brown Patina, Lightly Mirrored Fields, Fully Struck, Conservative Grading, Osprey Collection. The Mint Act of February 21, 1853 mandated the weight reduction of silver coins from the half dime through the half dollar but left the dollar untouched. Q. David Bowers in his "Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars of the United States: A Complete Encyclopedia" mentions that "the entire situation of the utility of the silver dollar in the channels of American commerce during this time, indeed since the early 1840s, draws different interpretations and conclusions. However, the Liberty Seated silver dollar was not seen in American circulation from spring 1853 until well into the 1870s." Where was the mintage of slightly over 46,000 pieces stored? In banks according to Bowers. This surviving example has been conservatively graded and is housed in new 2015 style PCGS holder. Surfaces are unabraided and covered with transparent gray, rose and brown colors. Fields are mirrored and quite pleasing under a light source. Strike is hammered with the entire Liberty device being deeply impressed. Overall, a superior example at the assigned PCGS grade with CAC submission being warranted. Please give this lovely specimen special consideration.
Seated 10C 1853 Seated 10C 1853
No Arrows
F15
PCGS
27390603
F-101
Choice $425 New July 13! No Arrows, Choice Original, Honest Wear, Even Gray, Accurately Graded. 1853 No Arrows specimens are so difficult to locate as compared to the omnipresent With Arrows counterpart struck later in 1853 with reduced weight planchets. This example is strictly original and choice with just honest wear. Surfaces are completely blemish free and toned a light medium gray. Always in demand by date and mintmark set collectors. Housed in 2012 transitional PCGS blue label holder with edge insert. CAC approval recognized the strict originality and accurate grading.
Seated 50C 1858S Seated 50C 1858-S
EF40 PCGS
15584806

Choice $395 New July 13! Choice Original, Complete Strike, Even Light Gray Patina, Accurately Graded. A slightly better date San Francisco half dollar issue with choice surfaces and overall eye appeal. Mintage is only 476,000 with most examples seeing heavy circulation and surviving with varying degrees of problems. Strike is complete and there are no blemishes needing discussion. Overall a solid 1858-S example for the selective collector. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert.
Seated 50C 1866S Seated 50C 1866-S
Motto
EF40 PCGS
83580850

Choice $325 New July 13! With Motto, Choice Original, Gray-Brown Patina, Nice Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded. Honestly, I really like this 1866-S Motto half and believe a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation is in order. This example is strictly original with choice surfaces and considerable eye appeal. The dark gray-ebony toning at the rims nicely frames the lighter gray-brown centers. A slightly better date with mintage of 994,000. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Seated 50C 1873 Seated 50C 1873
With Arrows
AU53 NGC
2030321011

Choice HOLD
$550
New July 13! With Arrows Type, Choice Original, Vibrant Luster, Accurately Graded. The 1873 With Arrows date remains popular due to type coin status along with being required for a complete date and mintmark set. This lovely example offers vibrant luster with just a trace of gold patina. Obverse and reverse are fully struck. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. Definitely an above average example for the selective collector.
Draped Bust 25C 1807 Draped Bust 25C 1807
F12 PCGS
28008626
B-1
Original HOLD
$865
New July 8! Block 8, Circulated Cameo Appearance, Original Light Gray, Accurately Graded, Outback Collection. Original medium gray fields surrounding lighter main devices. Only two die varieties are known for 1807 strikes. The Block 8 and Fancy 8 date punched dies. Accurately graded with a mild circulated cameo appearance. There are a two toned over lines on the reverse needing to be mentioned for complete accuracy. These lines are ancient and do not detract. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder. A nice original early quarter from the Outback Collection for the advanced collector with substantial devices for the assigned grade. Recently taken in trade from the consignor and priced to sell. Don't miss this opportunity.
World Peca 1823 World PECA 1823
Portugal
MS63 PCGS
33185042
KM-364
Choice $1925 New July 8! Joao VI, 6400 Reis, Choice Original and Well Preserved, Conservative Grading, Osprey Collection. WINGS Gold Sticker approval at Summer FUN. Another superb offering from the Osprey collection; this time a larger weight European gold piece from Portugal. Mintage is a scant 27,000 with gold weight of 0.423 AGW. Now that the technical parameters are out of the way, let's focus on the coin itself. One immediately notes the uniform orange gold coloring and cartwheel luster from this delicate design. Some European coins offer bold and brash designs while this piece is quietly beautiful with intricate device details. Surfaces are free from any blemishes. Undergraded and fresh from Europe while housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
3Cent Nickel 3C 1883 3Cent Nickel 3C 1883
AU53 PCGS
84348459

Choice $950 New July 5! GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip New Item - Santa Fe Collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A rare date offering from the Santa Fe Collection. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Barber 25C 1914 Barber 25C 1914
MS65 PCGS
84164644

Gem $845 New July 5! GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip New Item - Santa Fe Collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Liberty 5C 1890 Liberty 5C 1890
PR64 PCGS
84164636

Choice $375 New July 5! GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip New Item - Santa Fe Collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Morgan $1 1903 Morgan $1 1903
MS64 PCGS
84164645

Choice $210 New July 5! GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip New Item - Santa Fe Collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Morgan $1 1903O Morgan $1 1903-O
MS64 PCGS
84283812

Gem $495 New July 5! GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip New Item - Santa Fe Collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Standing 25C 1926 Standing 25C 1926
MS64 PCGS
84164632

Gem $350 New July 5! Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Walking Liberty 50C 1943 Walking Liberty 50C 1943
MS66
PCGS
33926367

Gem $330 New July 5! GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip New Item - Santa Fe Collection. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. A superb gem offering from the Santa Fe Collection. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Walking Liberty 50C 1943D Walking Liberty 50C 1943-D
MS65 PCGS
84342165

Gem $195 New July 5! GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip New Item - Santa Fe Collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Capped Bust 10C 1823/2 Capped Bust 10C 1823/2
Small E's
VF25
PCGS
82947819
JR-1
Choice HOLD
$430
New July 4! GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip Purchase.. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Capped Bust 10C 1829 Capped Bust 10C 1829
Small 10C
AU58 PCGS
80655446
JR-7
Choice $800 New July 4! GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip Purchase.. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Gold G$10 1884 Gold G$10 1884
AU55
PCGS OGH
9752221

Gem HOLD
$1000
New July 4! Actuallly MS62, GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip Purchase.. Housed in PCGS old green holder with standard ring insert with GOLD CAC approval. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Gold G$2.5 1843 Gold G$2.5 1843
EF45
PCGS
84160280

Choice HOLD
$525
New July 4! Near Gem Original, Copper Gold Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded. Third year of issue for the Liberty quarter eagle design with mintage of slight over 100,000. Even with this elevated mintage, 1843 Philadelpha strikes are more challenging to locate than the counterparts struck at Charlotte and Dahlonega mints.  This surviving example is well preserved and a near gem at the assigned EF45 grade level. Surfaces are entirely blemish free and offer the classic copper gold coloring that advanced collectors seek out. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval that is so obviously deserved. Serious collectors should give this lovely early quarter eagle special consideration given the value at asking price.
Mercury 10C 1935 Mercury 10C 1935
MS67
PCGS
83950961

Gem HOLD
$160
New July 4! Superb Gem, Gorgeous Old Album Toning, Accurately Graded. Beautiful old album toning is the highlight of this superb gem 1935 dime. Obverse includes all the rainbow colors while the reverse is covered with rich golden rose patina. Accurately graded. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. CAC approval rewards the strict originality and eye appeal. For collectors who enjoy colorful toning.
Seated 50C 1854O Seated 50C 1854-O
With Arrows
AU55
NGC
3584368017

Choice HOLD
$465
New July 4! Near Gem, GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip Purchase.. Near Gem and I really like this 1854-O half. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. CAC approval. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Seated 50C 1861O Seated 50C 1861-O
AU53 PCGS
2796244
W-7
Original $765 New July 4! State of Lousiana Strike, Near Choice, GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip Purchase.. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and PNG reverse hologram. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Seated 50C 1847 Seated 50C 1847
AU58 PCGS
26926559

Choice HOLD
$700
New July 2! Choice Original, Light Mirrors, Gun Metal Gray/Blue Patina, Accurately Graded, Seal Beach Collection. Lightly mirrored fields compliment the attractive gun metal gray/blue toning. Under bright light is where all the fun is. The obverse exposes a combination of golden and sky blue with the blue regions above LIberty's head, cap and also surrounding foot being most noticable. The reverse exhibits golden hues. Strike is well executed with fully rounded stars and deeply impressed hair curls. There are no blemishes whatsoever to discuss. Overall, we have a choice half with full strike and a few faint hairlines in the right obverse field that are the explanation for the AU58 assigned grade. This is a lovely half dollar worth considering for the Open Set Registry. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder. More typical quality from the Seal Beach Collection.
Seated 50C 1847O Seated 50C 1847-O
AU58 PCGS
32236573
WB-4
Choice HOLD
$700
New July 2! Double Date, Choice Original, Late Die State Obverse Strike, Accurately Graded, Seal Beach Collection. Mirrored surfaces are covered with light gold patina. Last usage of the obverse die to form the WB-4 die variety. Both obverse and reverse dies were polished resulting in mirrored fields. Strike is typical for the variety. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. A quality duplicate from the Seal Beach Collection; the #1 Liberty Seated half dollar collection on the GFRC Open Set Registry. Hurry on this fine offering.
Seated 50C 1861S Seated 50C 1861-S
AU55
PCGS
21439605
WB-9
Choice HOLD
$950
New July 2! Large S, Choice Original, Frosty Luster, Golden Patina, Accurately Graded, Seal Beach Collection. A gorgeous 1861 San Francisco strike and better than nearly all seen. Heavy obverse die cracks at through left base to date and again from foot to star 13 are characteristic of the WB-9 die variety. Strictly original surfaces are choice and covered with transparent golden patina. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and PNG reverse hologram. CAC approval is obviously warranted for the eye appeal and originality. A superior offering from the Seal Beach Collection; the #1 Liberty Seated half dollar collection in the GFRC Open Set Registry.
Seated 50C 1868 Seated 50C 1868
AU55
PCGS
30728045

Choice HOLD
$850
New July 2! Rare Date and Grade, Choice Original, Seal Beach Collection. CAC approved and coompletely warranted due to strict originality, accurate grading and eye appeal. Housed in 2014 generation holder. A rare date and grade from the Seal Beach Collection that would please the most selective collector. Perfect for upgrading a Liberty Seated half dollar set in the GFRC Open Set Registry.
Seated 50C 1874S Seated 50C 1874-S
AU58 PCGS
21565176
WB-1
Original HOLD
$1750
New July 2! Small Wide S. Rare Date and Grade, Original Frosty Luster, Accurately Graded, Seal Beach Collection. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and PNG reverse hologram. A rare Liberty Seated half dollar date and grade from the Seal Beach Collection.
Early Copper 1C 1839 Early Copper 1C 1839
Silly Head
EF45 PCGS
84071837

Choice $325 New June 30! Silly Head, Choice Original, Brownish Gold with Green Shades, Accurately Graded, Low Population, Santa Fe Collection. The Silly Head design of 1839 and an example that I rather like! Strike is well executed and surfaces are essentially blemish free with only a tiny obverse line at star 8 requiring mention. Color is a base brown gold with aquamarine hues. Low PCGS population with only 16 graded at EF45 level and 6 at AU50. This piece has not been to CAC for review but will after Summer FUN. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A serious nice one cent piece from the Santa Fe Collection.
Morgan $1 1897 Morgan $1 1897
MS65+ PCGS
83923174

Gem $375 New June 30! Superb Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Undergraded, Santa Fe Collection. Since being minted during 1897 and through the early twentieth century, this date was a major rarity. Very few had been released into circulation during contemporary times. Since that time, large quantities were released and by the 1950s, mint bags were common in Eastern banks. This example, from the Santa Fe Collection, is a no question gem with superb frosty cartwheel luster. Once peek at this lovely Morgan under a light source will make you addicted to the clean surfaces and the vibrant luster. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Morgan $1 1897S Morgan $1 1897-S
MS65 PCGS
83886418

Gem $575 New June 30! Gem Original, Lightly Mirrored Surfaces, Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. A gorgeous 1897 San Francisco strike with lightly mirrored surfaces and vibrant cartwheel luster. Surfaces are untoned with dripping luster. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A top quality offering from the Santa Fe Collection.
Morgan $1 1904 Morgan $1 1904
MS64 PCGS
83989854

Choice $535 New June 30! Choice Original,Pretty Light Gold Rims, Typical Luster for the Issue, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. A lovely later date Morgan Philadelphia strike with golden rims. This specimen is at the optimum value point given assigned MS64 grade. In MS65, this date sees a 3X price increase as so few are encountered quality surfaces or apperance. Many seen have indifferent lustre and average strikes. Luster is a bit more steely than frosty but with cartwheel performance under a light source. A quality offering from the Santa Fe Collection.
Morgan $1 1904O Morgan $1 1904-O
MS66 NGC
4525102002

Gem $280 New June 30! Gem Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Light Copper Gold Patina, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. A gemmy 1904 New Orleans Morgan with satiny cartwheel luster along with light copper gold patina that enhances the appearance. In hand and bright light viewing is serious suggested to appreciate overall quality and eye appeal. Housed in new large font NGC holder without CAC attempt. A CAC submission is definitely warranted given the accurate grading, gem originality and eye appeal.
Seated 10C 1867 Seated 10C 1867
AU58 raw
F-102
Market Acceptable HOLD
$1775
New June 29! Series Key Philadelphia Date, Uniform Deep Gray-Rose Patina, Probably Retoned, No Question Business Strike, Under Construction Collection.. 1867 Philadelphia strikes are a no question series key date with tiny mintage of 6,000. Circulation strikes are straight forward to identify since being struck from a single die pairing. Many will be found with heavy obverse die clash marks as is the case with this Under Construction Collection example. I've studied this 1867 specimen at great length and have assigned a Market Acceptable quality rating. The deep uniform gray-rose patina is probably not natural and was added to the coin at some point. Having said that, I don't see any hairlines or signs of physical cleaning under the toning. Surfaces are mark free and if there is rub, it is covered by the deep toning. An AU58 grade has been assigned for the time being and if this piece does not sell at Summer FUN, then it is heading to PCGS for grading at Denver ANA. From the Under Construction Collection of Liberty Seated dime on the older Open Registry at www.seateddimevarieties.com.
Seated 10C 1873CC Seated 10C 1873-CC
With Arrows
VG10 NGC
1872762012
F-101
Original $3800 New June 29! Rare Carson City Date, Original Charcoal Gray Patina, Obverse Marks, Accurately Graded, Under Construction Collection. The 1873 With Arrows Carson City date is always in the shadows of the series key; the 1874-CC date. Mintage for earlier 1873 strikes is a low 18,791 with most being found with problems or having restoration attempts. Few choice examples are known with most having weak strikes at the head and reverse wreath. I've assigned an original quality rating for this example given the thick charcoal gray patina that covers both obverse and reverse and believe the surfaces are unmolested. Strike is typical for the date with a weak head contrasted with raised scroll edges and all letters in Liberty being fully formed and visible. Grading is 100% accurate and fair. The obverse has two notable marks including a disturbance in the denticles below the 18 date digits and another in the right obverse field. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. An important opportunity to accurate a Seated dime key date with original surfaces at a fair price.
Seated 10C 1875CC Seated 10C 1875-CC
In Wreath
AU50 PCGS
20333489
F-111
Original $275 New June 29! In Wreath, Near Choice Original, Residual Luster, Lots of Eye Appeal, Under Construction Collection. A strictly original 1875 Carson City strike with ample residual luster and lovely pastel coloring. GFRC images accurately reflect the in hand coloring with the reverse being very attractive. Placing this lovely dime under a bright light releases some moderate cartwheel luster, especially on the reverse. There are no blemishes whatsoever to report. Conservative grading is evident here. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. Hurry on this lovely specimen as I don't expect it to last long on the GFRC price list.
Seated 10C 1884S Seated 10C 1884-S
AU55 PCGS
19290733
F-101
Original $450 New June 29! Better Date, Original Surfaces, Frosty Luster, Fully Struck, Accurately Grade, Under Construction Collection. Yet another quality offering from the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. This 1884 San Francisco strike is perfectly originality with ample residual luster. Strike is complete with full head and upper left reverse wheat grains being nicely defined. Light rose gold toning at the rims and legend nicely frame the untoned centers. This lovely dime is free of any significant blemishes with just a few field ticks consistent with light circulation. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. A excellent value for the sophisticated collector at the asking price.
Seated 10C 1886S Seated 10C 1886-S
AU55 PCGS
28461591
F-101
Choice $700 New June 29! Better San Francisco Date, Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Under Construction Collection. An underrated date! 1886 San Francisco strikes have a relatively small mintage of slightly over 200,000 with a low survival rate. In all AU graded, the PCGS population report indicates only 18 pieces with 10 of those being at the AU55 level. CoinFacts auction records are anemic for AU grade levels. Offered here is a choice example with brilliant frosty luster and a complete strike. PCGS grading is accurate as there is faint rub and signs of circulation. Definitely an above average example at the AU55 grade level and worthy of special consideration. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. Heading to CAC for review if not sold before or at the Summer FUN show.
Standing 25C 1926S Standing 25C 1926-S
AU58 PCGS
83946567

Choice $565 New June 29! Better Date, Choice Original, Light Silver Gray, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. Mintage of 2,700,000 and a better San Francisco date among later date issues. Surfaces are choice with light gray patina. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another eclectic offering from the Santa Fe Collection.
Washington 25C 1939S Washington 25C 1939-S
MS65 NGC
2595596007

Gem $245 New June 29! Gem Frosty Luster, Semi-Key Date, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. 1939 San Francisco strikes, like the other 1935 to 1938 S-mints, has long been considered semi-key dates in the Washington quarter series. The offered example from the Santa Fe Collection is a no question frosty gem with a full strike. Housed in newer NGC holder with edgte view insert. A quality example that deserves special attention.
Washington 25C 1942 Washington 25C 1942
PR65 PCGS Rattler

Choice $100 New June 29! Choice Original Proof Strike, Low Mintage, Hazy Patina, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. Housed in first generation PCGS rattler holder. Another eclectic offering from the Santa Fe Collection.
Seated 10C 1863 Seated 10C 1863
Net AU50 ANACS OWH
2337624
F-101
Cleaned HOLD
$1350
New June 28! Rare Philadelphia Strike, Blue Bullseye Toning, Reflective Surfaces, Net AU50 ANACS Grade, Under Construction Collection. One of the rare Civil War Philadelphia dates with a mintage of only 14,000 circulation strikes. At this point of the Civil War, silver bullion was scarce and little available for circulation strikes with the priority given to larger denomination Seated halves over half dimes, dimes and quarters. This example has been net graded by ANACS in the mid 1990s as AU50 UNC Details with Corroded-Cleaned on the holder. Frankly this designation appears to be a harsh as a careful 10x loupe revealed no corrosion. I agree with the cleaned designation as some faint hairlines can be seen during bright light viewing. This 1863 strike has been lightly cleaned and retoned with light rose center and surrounding blues that is consistent with old paper album toning. Housed in ANACS old white holder and accurate designated for its preservation state. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry.
Seated 10C 1866S Seated 10C 1866-S
EF40 PCGS
20333482
F-101
Choice $800 New June 28! Near Gem Original for Grade, Well Defined Mintmark, Uniform Gun Metal Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Under Construction Collection. A near circulated gem example of the 1866 San Francisco F-101 die pairing with downward sloping date obverse and small thin S mintmarked reverse. Surfaces are blemish free and covered with uniform gun metal gray patina. Strike is consistent and above average for the date. What is there not to like about this wonderful 1866-S dime? As a reminder, this F-101 die pairing comes with very weak lower reverse and missing mintmark at times. These cases are often mislabeled by inexperienced dealers as the most expensive 1866 Philadelphia strikes but the downward sloping date is an immediately diagnostic for S mint strike. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. A superior 1866-S dime that deserves special attention.
Seated 10C 1867S Seated 10C 1867-S
EF40 PCGS
15978077
F-102
Choice $900 New June 28! Challenging Date, Choice Original Gray Toned Surfaces, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Under Construction Collection. Overall, 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. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. Worth of a CAC attempt by the buyer as conservatively graded and so original.
Seated 10C 1871S Seated 10C 1871-S
AU58 NGC
1551473002
F-101
Original $850 New June 28! Repunched 18 Digits, Original, Lustrous Surfaces, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Under Construction Collection. Mintage of 320,000. The F-101 die variety is easily attributed by repunching above the flag of the 1 digit and above the top loop of the 8 digit. Further attribution verification is seen with (S)TATES being completely broken. Reverse die was punched with a Small Weak S mintmark that is positioned left and high. This nice 1871 San Francisco strike retains much of its original mint luster but has probably been dipped given the untoned surfaces. Strike is essentially complete with only minor weakness at the top of Liberty's head holding back a full strike designation. Accurately graded as mint frost is easily seen inside the gown folds and within and surrounding the reverse wreath. Also, there are no blemishes worth mentioning. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. A challenging date that should garner special attention.
Seated 10C 1852O Seated 10C 1852-O
EF45 PCGS
19374760
F-101
Original HOLD
$465
New June 27! Challenging Date, Original Surfaces, Light Gray Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Under Construction Collection. Large Thin O Mintmark. 1852 New Orleans examples come erratically struck and this specimen is so typical of the date. Accurately graded as EF45 but with a softly struck reverse wreath, head and gown line. Surfaces are no question original with medium gray coloring in the fields and light shades over the primary wear points. The F-101 die pairing features a large thin O mintmark that will again appear during 1853 production. There are fully toned over blemishes at the tip of the obverse shield mentioned for complete accuracy. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry.
Seated 10C 1853O Seated 10C 1853-O
AU50 PCGS
24254030
F-103
Choice $635 New June 27! Scarce Grade, Hammered Strike, Pretty Aquamarine-Gold Patina, Accurately Graded, Under Construction Collection. Locating any 1853 New Orleans dime in AU or better grade coupled with full strike is cause for celebration. This date frequenty comes with erratic strikes and problems at the EF and AU grade levels. 1853 dated dimes saw considerable circulation due to the planchet silver weight reduction in the southern United States. Choice surfaces, a hammered strike and pretty aquamarine toning are the key attributes of this lovely example. Head and hair curl details are deeply impressed along with rounded stars. Accurately graded with minimal wear. There is one toned over mark on Liberty's left facing arm that should be considered but not distracting. Housed in 2012 transition PCGS holder blue label and edge view insert. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. An important offering of the F-103 die pairing with weakly hubbed date digits and arrows.
Seated 10C 1858S Seated 10C 1858-S
VF30 PCGS
15978079
F-103
Choice $1175 New June 27! Choice Original, Better San Francisco Date, Light Gun Metal Gray-Blue Patina, Accurately Graded, Under Construction Collection. Let's open this description with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation given the tiny number of 1858-S dimes I've seen with choice surfaces. Wholesome and choice are two adjectives that come to mind when viewing this above average example. Wear is uniform with light gun metal gray and blue patina during in hand viewing. Under a bright light, the surfaces hold their color but with darker shades. I really like this example and please don't think too hard if in the market for this date. Obverse strike is complete with no blemishes whatsoever. Reverse is also entirely problem free though the wreath leaves are a tad weak. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry.
Seated 10C 1860O Seated 10C 1860-O
VF35 PCGS
13963091
F-101
Choice $4350 New June 27! Rare Civil War Date, Choice Original Surfaces, Medium Gray Patina, Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded - Under Construction Collection. An important offering that deserves special consideration by Liberty Seated dime date and mintmark set collectors. I've seen my share of 1860 New Orleans dimes since 1989 and most have one problem or another. The PCGS AU50 CAC example, in my personal set, took over a decade to locate against exacting standards for originality, strike and eye appeal. For GFRC customers with similar standards, then let me introduce this special example from the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. Surfaces are perfectly original and never messed with. The PCGS holder is worn on the obverse and a bit hazy but the encased dime is definitely choice. Surfaces are essentially blemish free with an even layer of gun metal gray-blue patina that is lighter on the reverse. There are several toned over micro lines to the right of the corn ear mentioned for 100% completeness during 10x loupe inspection. Mintage is a tiny 40,000 with many lost in Civil War battlefields. Accurately graded. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. If you need an 1860-O upgrade for an advanced Seated dime date and mintmark set, then please consider this offering. Believe me, once in hand, the buyer will be thrilled. Call me if the hazy holder and obverse image bothers you as a verbal description is warranted.
Seated 10C 1864S Seated 10C 1864-S
EF40 PCGS
18540826
F-101
Original $650 New June 27! Better San Francisco Date, Original Surfaces, Medium Gray, Typical Strike, Under Construction Collection. Though the 1864-S date is the most available among the 1861-S through 1867-S Civil War "dates", locating a quality example will take patience. When a quality set comes to market, the 1864-S date is typically well represented as nice original specimens can be had. This GFRC offered example is all there for the assigned PCGS EF40 grade. Surfaces are toned an even light gray with some golden hues under a light source. Strike is nearly complete with well defined STATES OF on the obverse; a typical problem area for some Civil War working dies. A close 10x loupe inspection revealed no blemishes to discuss. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry.
Seated 10C 1865S Seated 10C 1865-S
VF20 PCGS
19028191
F-102
Choice $675 New June 27! Small Thin S of 1861, Poorly Struck Date, Choice Original, Light Gray, Golden Hues, Conservative Grading, Under Construction Collection. 1865 San Francisco strikes are notorious for having flat heads. The worst case strikes for obverse weakness are those struck with Obverse 1 resulting in F-101 and F-102 die pairings. Given the weak strikes, the grading services have a difficult time with accurate grading. Since the default is to be conservative with strike versus true wear, this date is oftern conservatively graded as is the case here. Surfaces are essentially choice with light gray patina. There is a well toned faint blemish on the left facing breast that is mentioned for accuracy. Die erosion is immediately noted on the Small Thin S reverse that was left over from 1861, yes....1861. The denticles are completely effaced. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. Please give strictly original example special consideration.
Seated 10C 1837 Seated 10C 1837
Small Date
AU55 PCGS
10136200
F-103
Choice HOLD
$1000
New June 26! Small Date, Near Gem Original, Light Golden Brown Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately, Perfect AU Type Coin, Under Construction Collection. There are always 1837 Philadelphia strikes on the market given first year of issue status and many being saved by collectors of that period. The challenge for 21st century collectors is locating a superior example for their type set or opening date for a full 114 piece date and mintmark set. This offerings should garner special attention due to the choice original surfaces that are covered by natural golden brown patina couple with considerable eye appeal. Strike is hammered with all horizontral shield lines being distinct. This is the first area that will show strike weakeness. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and accurately graded as there is minor wear on the left facing breast and on the horizontal shields lines. During bright light viewing, the patina melts exposing rich copper gold that glows from the remaining luster. This piece is close to being a gem on the GFRC quality rating scale except for a tiny line in the upper left obverse field and a blemish in the field area below DI(M)E. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry and worthy of special consideration.
Seated 10C 1837 Seated 10C 1837
Large Date
AU50
NGC Fatty
207959017
F-101a
Choice $950 New June 26! Large Date, Choice Original, Residual Luster, Rose-Gold Patina, Accurately Graded, Under Construction Collection. 1837 Liberty Seated dime strikes were first made during June 30, 1837 as proofs followed by circulation strike. The proofs were struck with Large Date obverse that was later reused for circulation strikes. During production, die cracks appear on the obverse. First die crack is seen on the leg moving to the center of the die. This example is the F-101a die state with residual repunching below the 7 digit in the date and the first seen die crack. Surfaces are strictly original with ample residual luster and rose-gold patina that offers some blues at the date. CAC review resulted in green bean approval. Housed in old NGC Fatty holder. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. A perfect example for a type set or as a first date towards building a complete date and mintmark set.
Seated 10C 1843O Seated 10C 1843-O
VF35 PCGS
15978076
F-101
Original $1750 New June 26! Challenging Date, Original Light Gray, Weak Obverse Strike, Accurately Graded, Under Construction Collection. The 1843 New Orleans date remained under rated for years as collectors did not appreciate the lack of surviving specimens in AU or better. In VF30 through EF45, then date quickly becomes very scarce and deserves a strong pricing premium. Strike variability is also an issue for this New Orleans date. This example, from the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry, offers original surfaces covered with light gray patina. Obverse strike is weakly executed at the head and gown line while the scroll and lower left facing leg are properly defined and can be used for grading. Accurately graded by PCGS and housed in older blue label holder with standard ring insert. An opportunity to acquire a strictly original example of this scarce New Orleans date.
Seated 10C 1846 Seated 10C 1846
VF20 PCGS
27157436
F-101
Choice $1200 New June 26! Key With Stars Date, Choice Original Surfaces, Light Gray Patina, Accurately Grade, Under Construction Collection. 1846 Philadelphia strikes are well recognized as being the key date for With Stars design type. Mintage is only 31,300 with most surviving examples being in lower circulated grades. This date is prohibitively rare in Mint State with two examples known. At the mid circulate grade level, this lovely VF20 has much to offer a serious collector. Surfaces are choice with no distracting blemishes. Toning is a light gray that allows the major devices to nicely contract with the surrounding fields. Strike is typical. There are a few very faint micro lines on the reverse between ONE and DIME that will appear if the coin is perfectly angled under a bright light. This is mentioned for 100% accuracy as the micro lines are not evident during in hand viewing. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. A solid 1846 example that will be heading to CAC for review if not sold by Summer FUN.
Seated 10C 1872CC Seated 10C 1872-CC
VF35 PCGS
13027346
F-101
Choice $9000 New June 26! Scarce Carson City Date, Choice Original Surface, Uniform Olive-Gray Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Under Construction Collection. Scarce Carson City date that is fully choice for the assigned grade and has yet to be submitted to CAC for review. Surfaces are obsolutely original with no traces of porosity as is common for Carson City strikes during the 1871 through 1874 timeframe. Patina is uniform olive gray while strike is typical for the grade. How rare is this date choice? CAC has approved a total of eleven example with one at VF35 grade level and four better. I've seen my share of 1872-CC dimes that are problematic due to porosity or other mishandling issues. This example is heads and shoulders above those and fairly priced at the $9,000 asking price. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. From the Under Construction Liberty Seated Dime set on the www.seateddimevarieties.com Open Registry. If no sold, by Summer FUN, this dime is heading to CAC for review and I cannot guarantee that the asking price will be maintained if approval. Definitely a superior example for the selective collector.
Barber 10C 1894 Barber 10C 1894
VF35 PCGS
83990362

Choice $190 New June 24! Better Date, Choice Original, Old Album Rose, Gray and Blue Toning, Hammered Strike, Conservative Grading, Denver Collection. Well above average quality and eye appeal for the assigned grade. Low surviving population from a mintage of 1.3 million and definitely a better Philadelphia date. PCGS population reports indicates only 8 in VF35 and 17 in EF40, rather small numbers. Strike is hammered with every minute detail in the reverse wreath being well defined. Old album toning with transparent rose centers and blue fields under a light source. Lots of eye appeal to consider resulting from this purchase. Housed in new 2015 style PCGS holder. A strong offering from the Denver Collection.
Seated 5C 1871 Seated 5C 1871
AU58
NGC
4208621003

Choice $150 New June 22! Chocie Original, Rose-Dark Blue Toning, Accurately Graded, Saco River Collection. CAC approval on 6/22/17. A strictly original and nicely toned 1871 Philadelphia half dime that would fit nicely into a type set of date and mintmark set. The assigned AU58 grade is accurate as faint rub is seen on the lower leg and on the reverse ribbon bow. Strike is essentially complete with only a trace of weakness at the top of Liberty's head and on the upper left reverse wheat grains. Housed in newer NGC holder. Another quality offering from the Saco River Collection that is attractively priced.