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Photo Denom Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Half & 1 Cent
Indian 1C 1864 Indian 1864
MS63 PCGS
60080829

Choice New Price
$285
Copper Nickel Strike, Choice Original, Bold Strike, Accurately Graded, West Texas Collection. Old time conservative grading is at hand on this lovely 1864 Copper-Nickel Indian. Strike is complete with four strong diamonds and all bonnet feathers well defined. Under bright light, surfaces emit a pleasing copper gold luster with darker shades on the reverse. Obverse has two ever small tiny ticks with these mentioned for complete accurately. Housed in old PCGS blue label holder with PNG reverse hologram. A quality offering from the West Texas Collection that has not been to CAC review.
5 Cents
Flowing Hair 5C 1795 Flowing Hair 1795
AU50 raw
LM-6
R4
Original New Price
$1250
V-6, Original Surfaces, Gun Metal Gray Patina, Remaining Luster, Obverse Scratches, West Texas Collection. A popular selection for a United States half dime type set as the mintage is 78,660 resulting in higher availability than the first year 1794 strikes. The offered example strictly original with ample remaining luster and gun metal gray patina throughout obverse and across portions of the reverse. Bright light viewing is a lot of fun as this early piece offers a gold toning ring surrounding the stars and light blue hues at the reverse legend. This half dime was previously holdered by ANACS with AU50 Details, Scratched opinion. These ancient scratches are located on the obverse; two parallel lines in front of Liberty's chin and two parallel lines up from the date into Liberty's bust. This piece is very well struck with bold hair curls and small eagle details. Pricing a nice original coin with a technical issue is always challenging. CoinFacts was employed to set the asking price. Specifically, we found several NGC auction records for AU50 Details examples and set the price accordingly. Frankly, I like the West Texas piece much better than either of the NGC AU50 Detail listings due to strictly originality and bright light viewing.
Seated 5C 1848/48 Seated 1848/48
Medium Date
MS65 NGC
3414583001
V-7 FS-302
Gem New Price
$3150
New January 17! Special 20% Price Reduction - Tied for Finest Known V-7, Repunched 48, Superb Gem, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Lavendar-Rose Patina, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, Cold Quarters Collection. What an amazing 1848 Liberty Seated half dime from an eye appeal perspective let alone the 1848/48 V-7 FS-302 die variety. As indicated in the GFRC images, this lovely example offers bold devices from a hammered strike. Cartwheel luster is vibrant with frosty textures and so pleasing. Transparent lavendar-rose patina covers both sides with lighter shades on the reverse. Dies are also heavily clashed as is so often seen on well struck with stars specimens. The 1848 date has a report mintage of 668,000 and is a rarity in MS65 or better. PCGS population report indicates only 1 graded at MS65 and another at MS66. NGC shows six in MS65 and one MS66 finer. This NGC graded example has no CoinFacts or Heritage auctions records. Heritage auctioned a PCGS MS65 CAC approved V-7 during May 2015 for $3525 as the only point of comparison. I like the Cold Quarters specimen better. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert and FS-302 variety attribution on the label. A substantial important to acquire both a condition census 1848 Liberty Seated half dime along with the intereesting V-7 die variety from the Cold Quarters Collection.
Seated 5C 1855O Seated 1855-O
AU55 raw

Choice New Price
$450
Choice Satiny Luster, Thick Old Album Toning, Better Date. Photographing darker toned Seated coinage for strong underlying luster is always a challenge. This is definitely the case for this deeply toned 1855 New Orleans struck half dime. Mintage for this date is a relatively high 600,000 but survival rates are very low. PCGS population report indicates a total of 21 coins slabbed at all AU grade levels with 9 each at the MS63, MS64 and MS65 grade levels. There is only one example certified as MS66. The offered example is fully struck with iridescent toning throughout obverse and reverse. Under bright light, an aquamarine obverse center is nicely framed with golden coloring surrounding the stars. The reverse exhibits a rose center that is surrounding by sky blue and finally, golden hues at the rim. As for blemishes, the obverse is entirely blemish free with a few wispy hairlines on the reverse above the denomination when the half dime is placed at an appropriate angle. Overall, this is a choice offering that will eventually be holdered. Consigned by an individual that wishes to remain outside the GFRC spotlight.
Seated 5C 1873S Seated 1873-S
MS66
PCGS
32643128

Gem New Price
$1650
Gem Original, Brilliant Cartwheel Luster, Frosty Untoned Surfaces, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Winesteven Collection. Pre Central States Show Price Reduction! A spectacular 1873 San Francisco gem half dime strike with razor-sharp definition on the design elements. Surfaces are well-preserved and radiate brilliant prooflike reflectivity along with vibrant satiny mint luster. PCGS population is only six at the MS66 grade level with two certified finer. This special Winesteven Collection example is within or close to the condition census for the date. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval and seeking a home in one of the finest Liberty Seated half dime sets extant.
10 Cents
Capped Bust 10C 1834 Capped Bust 1834
Large 4
AU53 raw
JR-5
Original New Price
$165
Original Gun Metal Blue Patina, Residual Luster, Fully Struck, Graffiti, Gansu Collection . Talk about a strictly original 1834 Capped Bust dime with attractive toning and pleasing bright light performance. This 1834 JR-1 dime is perfect for a Dansco or Whitman album collection as a value acquisition. In hand, this example offers superior eye appeal with transparent gun metal blue tining. It is also accurately graded. However, under a 10x loop inspection, an "A" has been scratched in the obverse below Liberty's chin. This AU53 example is not perfect but priced accordingly. From the Gansu Collection which was personally assembed by Gerry Fortin for a Chinese collector the 2011-2013 timeframe.
Seated 10C 1839O Seated 1839-O
No Drapery
VF20 raw
F-107
R6
Original New Price
$195
Huge O Obverse Paired With Small O Reverse, Original Medium Gray, Marks, Indiana Collection. After 25 years of collecting and researching Liberty Seated dimes, I can say with much certainty that the 1839 New Orleans F-107 die pairing, with small O mintmark, is scarcer than that of Huge O reverse strikes. One infrequently sees this variety and most known will have problems. This offering, from the Indiana Collection, is strictly original but does have scattered lines throughout the obverse. These lines are old and fully toned over. The reverse is blemish free. Pricing is fair given the overall quality and rarity.
Seated 10C 1849 Seated 1849
AU58 PCGS
90091682
F-104
Choice New Price
$520
Repunched Date, Frosty Golden Luster, Hammered Strike, Conservatively Graded, Indiana Collection. A bold and brilliant example of the popular 1849 repunched date die variety. For years, this variety was listed as 1849/8 overdate but was questioned by Greer and later debunked when writing the "web-book" as remnants of the first date punch are clealy evident in the upper loops of the 8 and 9 digits. This repunching is bold and well displayed within the date digits of this eye appealing AU58 example. Brilliant luster remains in harmony with peripheral burnt gold on both sides. Strike is hammered and adds to the desireability. Accurately graded and housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert that dates back to the late 1990s. An old time Liberty Seated dime that has been in the Indiana Collection since 1994; purchased directly from Brian Greer.
Seated 10C 1853 Seated 1853
With Arrows
AU50 raw
F-107
Cleaned New Price
$150
Repunched Date, Early Die State, Mirrored Surfaces, Hammered Strike, Old Light Clean, Top 100 Varieties, Indiana Collection. An early die state F-107 example of the famous 1853 With Arrows repunched date variety with proof like fields. An opportunity to view most of the die variety diagnostic points in bold clarity. Thick digit repunching is readily visible to the bottom right of each date digit. On the right arrow, there is a die defect type pimple. Faint die polish lines are seen on the obverse die with a slight downward slope from left to right. Strike is crisply executed. Surfaces have seen a light clean based on the reflectivity but there are no mechanical signs of such a cleaning. Listed in the Top 100 Varieties set and an excellent filler example. An important Liberty Seated dime die variety offering from the Indiana Collection.
Seated 10C 1853 Seated 1853
With Arrows
VF25 raw
F-105
Original New Price
$48
Shattered Reverse Die, Original Gun Metal Gray, Indiana Collection. Hubbed date and arrows obverse with badly cracked reverse die.
Seated 10C 1853 Seated 1853
With Arrows
VF20 raw
F-106b
Original New Price
$220
Reverse Die Cud at AMER(ICA), R7 Rarity Any Grade, Original Gray Surfaces, Rim Bruise 9:00, Indiana Collection. An R7 rarity 1853 With Arrows terminal die state with few examples known. On F-106b, a portion of the reverse die is separated resulting in a retained cud between the rim, the right stem end and the lower right wreath. On lower grade specimens, the A in AMERICA appears to be completely eliminated as a result of the broken die. However, on this VF example, the letters AMER(ICA) are still being struck and sitting on raised metal that is easily prone to wear. Surfaces are strictly original with uniform gray patina. There is an obverse rim bruise at 9:00, but then again, less than a handful are known at this time. An important Liberty Seated dime die variety offering from the Indiana Collection.
Seated 10C 1856 Seated 1856
Small Date
AU50 raw
F-123
R4+
Cleaned New Price
HOLD
$68
Vertical Die Lines on Reverse, Typical Strike, Cleaned, Very Scarce, Indiana Collection. Several lines are seen on the obverse. A very difficult die variety to locate.
Seated 10C 1856 Seated 1856
Small Date
EF40 PCGS
34997451
F-114
R6
Original New Price
$480
Rare 1856 Die Variety, Repunched Date, Original Light Gray, Indiana Collection. An early die state F-114 example with date repunching. Traces of the first digits are seen to the right of the final digits. The repunching to the right of the 6 digit is most obvious. There are two die scratches, on the obverse, forming an (X) in Liberty's right armpit. The reverse exhibits diagonal die lines behind UNITED into the left wreath elements. Die scratches are also seen behind (D)IME and, to a lesser extent, behind (O)NE. An original gray example that is accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another rare Seated Dime die variety from the Indiana Collection.
Seated 10C 1856 Seated 1856
Small Date
VF30 raw
F-104
R4
Original New Price
HOLD
$36
Reounched Date, Original Gray, Typical Strike, Indiana Collection. Repunching on the 18 digits is obvious under a loupe. Surfaces are original gray.
Seated 10C 1859 Seated 1859
MS67
NGC Fatty
233934002
F-107
Gem New Price
$6200
New January 17! Special 20% Price Reduction - Superb Gem, Stunning Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Aquamarine Centers, Golden Peripheries, Hammered Strike, Conservative Grading, Fatty Holder. An essentially unimprovable 1859 F-107 specimen that belongs in the finest Liberty Seated dime sets being assembed. This examples is perfectly balanced with frosty cartwheel luster that is alive and brilliant. The luster activates thin layers of aquamarine and peripheral gold on both sides. Strike is hammered with diagonal die polish lines behind Liberty. In hand inspection will immediately win the hearts of the most selective collectors. I've not had a chance to visit the early 1990s era auction catalog to discover the pedigree. This could be a fun exercise for the new owner. Conservatively graded and housed in second generation NGC Fatty holder with CAC approval. I'm even tempted to place this one into my own mint state Seated dime set as so stunning.
Seated 10C 1872 Seated 1872
VF30 PCGS
34502674
F-105
Original New Price
$480
Double Die Reverse, Original Gun Metal Gray Patina, Early Die State, Typical Weak Strike, Accurately Graded, Indiana Collection. A spectacular doubled die error on the reverse of an 1872 dime was discovered by Dave Thomas during April 1999 and published in the Gobrecht Journal by Tom DeLorey in July 2003. The reverse die was hubbed twice with the second hubbing being rotated approximately 175 degrees from the initial hubbing. The importance of this doubled die error lead to its inclusion in the Top 100 Varieties set during 2004. This example, from the Indiana Collection, is perfectly original and so typical of the F-105 variety. Surfaces are covered with uniform gun metal gray patina. Strike is weak but so typical for F-105 examples. Nearly all will be found with flat or partial heads along with weakness in the upper reverse wheat grains. This piece is accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Yet another Liberty Seated die variety duplicate from the Indiana Collection. Also, a semi key date in the Seated Dime Top 100 Varieties set.
Seated 10C 1873 Seated 1873
With Arrows
MS61 NGC
2229723001
F-103 FS-101
R6
Original New Price
$9850
New January 17! Special 20% Price Reduction - Top 100 Varieties Key Date, Double Die Obverse, One of Finest Extant, Frosty Luster, Bold Doubling Details, Accurately Graded, Cold Quarters Collection. One of the key dates in the Top 100 Liberty Seated Dime Varieties set and in the condition census for preservation state. One of the finest examples of the Doubled Die Obverse F-103 variety (Cherrypickers' FS-101) struck with bold die doubling at the shied. The right portion of Liberty's shield exhibits a wide and dramatic double impression, rotated 20° clockwise. Additional die doubling is seen below the scroll and within the lower shield. A misplaced digit in the dentils, below the 73 digits, may also be present as well, but it is much less prominent and pales in comparison to the spectacular die doubling. The offer example has probably been dipped and presents untoned mirrored fields and frosty silver devices. The assigned MS61 grade is accurate given faint micro lines in the left obverse field seen under a 10x loupe. Regardless, this is one of the three finest F-105 examples known. The other two are the Simpson and Gardner examples, both graded PCGS AU58 CAC, followed by the Fortin PCGS AU55 specimen. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert. A substantial Liberty Seated die variety offering from the Cold Quarters Collection.
Seated 10C 1876 Seated 1876
EF45 raw
F-104
Cleaned New Price
$40
Scarce Double Die Reverse, Top 100 Varieties. Light From Old Clean, Indiana Collection. Cleaned with lots of contact marks; essentially a filler for a Top 100 Varieties set until a better example can be located.
Seated 10C 1876CC Seated 1876-CC
MS64 NGC
1623670005
F-107b
Gem New Price
$1965
New January 17! Special 20% Price Reduction - Double Die Obverse, Reverse B (Greer), Gem Original Surfaces, Very Late Die State, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Rich Toning, Accurately Graded, Cold Quarters Collection. Housed in old NGC holder with standard insert. A marvelous offering from the Cold Quarters Collection.
Seated 10C 1876S Seated 1876-S
VF35 raw
F-119
Market Acceptable New Price
$32
Misplaced 8 in Denticles, Obverse Cleaned/Retoned, R4 Variety, Indiana Collection.
Seated 10C 1877CC Seated 1877-CC
Type 2 Reverse
AU58 ANACS OWH
2732539
F-110
Original New Price
$210
Die Scratch Right of Shield, Original Surfaces, Attractive Rose and Blue Radial Toning, Indiana Collection. For some unexplained reason, GFRC is never able to keep 1877 Carson City dime in inventory. This lovely example, from the Indiana Collection, should not last long either. Housed in old white ANACS holder and fresh to market after years of bank storage. This 1877-CC dime featured a Type 2 reverse and is the F-110 die variety with thick die scratches to the right of the shield. 1877-CC Type 2 Reverse F-110 is also the only known example of a misplaced C mintmark in the upper right bow knot. Look carefully at the F-110 plate coin and macro images in my web-book to see this die preparation rarity. GFRC image well illustrate that this is a quality example with pretty rose toning along with dark blue rims. There are no blemishes seen with 10x loupe.
Seated 10C 1877CC Seated 1877-CC
Type 1 Reverse
AU58 raw
F-107
Original New Price
$180
Die Gouge Obverse, Double Die Reverse, Original Surfaces, Dark Gray Patina, Residual Frosty Luster, Indiana Collection. Dark ebony-gray patina covers both obverse and reverse with considerable luster peeking through. The 1877-CC die gouge die variety is easily attributed due to a bold diagonal die scratch from Liberty's neck gown line into her ear. Strike is well executed with even the pesky upper left wheat grains on the reverse being nicely defined. The Type 1 reverse also exhibits substantial hub doubling on the denomination. From the Indiana Collection of eclectic Seated dime varieties.
Seated 10C 1887S Seated 1887-S
EF40 raw
F-111a
R6
Choice New Price
$500
Shattered Reverse, Few Known, R6 Rarity, Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Indiana Collection. An R6 1887-S F-111a die state with shattered reverse die and multiple internal die cuds in the left wreath. This is a rare die state with only several low grade examples surfacing in the past twenty years; a strong pricing premium is warranted for examples in any grade. On this choice original example surfaces are covered with crusty gray-ebony patina. Regardless of limited circulation, there are no blemishes whatsoever. A prize for the Liberty Seated dime die variety specialist from the Indiana Collection. Hurry on this offering.
Seated 10C 1891O Seated 1891-O
VG10 raw
F-124a
Original New Price
$120
Bold Reverse Die Break 10:00 - 11:30, Original Gray, Rim Marks, Indiana Collection. Rare 1891 New Orleans example with bold reverse cud between 10:00 and 11:30. Surfaces are original gray. There are some rim issues, especially at UNITED. Fairly priced for the cud and minor issues and ideal die variety filler until a better example can be located. An important Liberty Seated dime die variety offering from the Indiana Collection.
Barber 10C 1912D Barber 1912-D
G6 raw

Original New Price
$120
Rare Reverse Cud, Original Gray w/Ebony Highlights, Accurately Graded, Indiana Collection . Cud dies are quite scarce in the Barber series. This 1912 Denver strike has a obvious reverse cud to the right of the corn ear. Surfaces are original and problem free. From the Indiana Collection of eclectic die varieties.
20 Cents
Seated 20C 1875S Seated 1875-S
EF45 raw

Cleaned New Price
$160
Accurately Graded, Old Cleaning, Value Priced for Type, Newtown Collection. Even light gray with residual luster. Reverse has been cleaned with hairlines in the left field. Priced accordingly and a value piece for a Dansco or Whitman album type set. From the Newtown Collection.
25 Cents
Capped Bust 25C 1818 Capped Bust 1818
VF25
PCGS
28979910

B-2
Choice New Price
$685
New February 7! Choice Original, Crusty Gun Metal Gray Patina, Uniform Strike, Accurately Graded, Port Matilda Collection. Crusty gun metal gray surfaces dominate on this quality 1818 Browning 2 example from the Port Matilda Collection. The patina is quite thick and uniform and screams originality. Strike is well executed with uniform devices throughout obverse and reverse. There are no blemishes to discuss on this well preserved open collar struck Capped Bust quarter. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder. CAC approval recognizes strict originality, blemish free surfaces and accurate grading.
Capped Bust 25C 1820 Capped Bust 1820
Medium 0
VF20
NGC
586305014
B-3
R3
Choice New Price
$665
Price Reduction Through FUN Show! Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Outback Collection. 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. Another quality offering from the Outback Collection of Capped Bust quarters that deserves special consideration.
Capped Bust 25C 1822 Capped Bust 1822
VF25
PCGS
33503343
B-1
R2
Choice New Price
$1140
Price Reduction Through FUN Show! Scarce Date, Crusty Gray Patina, Choice Original Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Outback Collection. 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. Please give this special offering from the Outback Collection your consideration if a serious fan of Capped Bust quarters.
Capped Bust 25C 1824/2 Capped Bust 1824/2
VF35
PCGS
25650928
B-1
R3
Choice New Price
$3995
Price Reduction Through FUN Show! Date Rarity, Choice Original Surfaces, Crusty Olive-Gray and Rose Patina, Blemish Free, Accurately Graded, Outback Collection. 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 from the Outback Collection that deserves a place in an advanced collection.
Capped Bust 25C 1825/4(2 Capped Bust 1825/4(2
VF30
PCGS
32038514
B-2
R2
Choice New Price
$1020
Price Reduction Through FUN Show! Choice Original, Gray Patina with Golden Highlights, Accurately Graded, Outback Collection. 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. Yet another top quality offering from the Outback Collection to consider.
Capped Bust 25C 1828 Capped Bust 1828
25/50C
F12
PCGS
83240885
B-3
R5
Choice New Price
$2435
Price Reduction Through FUN Show! 25/50C, Rare Die Marriage, Near Gem Original, Classic Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Dark Gray Fields, Accurately Graded, Outback Collection. 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. Another important divestment from the Outback Collection.
Capped Bust 25C 1835 Capped Bust 1835
VF25 raw
B-7
R2
Original New Price
HOLD
$125
Original Surfaces, Pleasing Appearance, Gray Patina and Olive Peripheries, Balanced Strike, West Texas Collection. A most attractive 1835 B-7 Capped Bust quarter with pleasing toning. This original raw example offers center obverse gray with olive hues at the periphery. Reverse is mostly gun metal gray-blue with some embedded rose. Bright light viewing accentuates blue coloring on both sides. A nice balanced strike with a few ancient micro lines in the lower left obverse field that are of no consequence at the VF25 grade level. These is light colored reverse vedigris which has been left intact. From the West Texas Collection.
Capped Bust 25C 1836 Capped Bust 1836
EF40
PCGS
14825506
B-2
R2
Choice New Price
$395
Price Reduction Through FUN Show! Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Conservative Grading, Outback Collection. 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. Yet another quality numismatic property from the Outback Collection.
Seated 25C 1851O Seated 1851-O
VG10
PCGS
28553692

Choice New Price
$760
New February 7! Scarce New Orleans Issue, Choice Original, Attractive Gray/Rose Patina, Accurately Graded, Blemish Free, Port Matilda Collection. Mintage of only 88,000 strikes with low survival rate. A difficult New Orleans date that is know for less than stellar strikes. The challenge with collecting circulated Liberty Seated quarters is locating choice examples especially when the denomination saw heavy circulation in the deep South. Ths specimen has to be one of the finest available at the VG grade level. Surfaces are perfectly original with just honest wear and a thick layer of gray/rose patina. There are no blemishes whatsoever. Grading is accurate with strong five and half letters in LIBERTY showing along with bold rims on both obverse and reverse. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder. CAC approval is warranted for the originality and superior eye appeal. A quality offering from the Port Matilda Collection.
Seated 25c 1852/52 Seated 1852/52
MS63 NGC
698531017
Briggs 1-A
Choice New Price
$1400
New January 17! Special 20% Price Reduction - Choice Original, Cold Quarters Collection. The 1852 Seated quarter date remains an enigma for me. This date is scarcer in circulated grades rather than mint state and is infrquently seen given its mintage of 177,060. This date appear to have been caught up with the silver bullion arbitrage situation that occurred during 1851 through early 1853 timeframe until silver weight was lowered. A small supply of mint tate examples managed to survive, mostly in the MS63 and MS64 grades. This offered example is probably one of those. Overall strike is well executed with just a stars 6 and 7 lacking connected centrils. Surfaces are frosty and covered with a light pewter-silver patina along with some faint gold. Blemish wise, the obverse has a few micro lines in the upper left obverse field and to a lessor extant, in the lower left and right fields. The reverse is better preserved with no blemishes. In hand eye appeal is pleasing. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. An important numismatic offering from the Cold Quarters Collection. As a reference, GFRC sold a PCGS AU58 example for $1700 during April 2017.
Seated 25C 1858S Seated 1858-S
F12 raw

Market Acceptable New Price
$385
Better Date, Even Medium Gray Toning, Tiny Rim Filing, West Texas Collection. A key date in the Liberty Seated quarter series with mintage of 121,000. This is yet another issue with low survival rates and choice specimens being the anomaly. Most collectors end up purchasing a market acceptable example to fill that spot in a Dansco or Whitman album. When first evaluating this example, from the West Texas Collection, an Original quality rating was assigned and priced. The surfaces are toned an even medium gray that may not be strictly original but close enough to be graded by the TPGs. During a second inspection, a small rim filing was noted at 12:00 above Liberty's head. The filing is about 5 reeds long and the location might suggest a removed jewelry loop but I'm not convinced of that. My thought is the rim was initially filed but left at that as the color is uniform with the balance of the coin. Otherwise, this offering is quite acceptable with only two tiny rim scrapes to mention on the reverse. A decent offering of this difficult and expensive date. I've seen much worst in TPG holders.
Seated 25C 1873S Seated 1873-S
VF35 raw

Original New Price
$225
Original Gray Patina, Decent Strike, Fairly Graded, West Texas Collection. A strictly original 1873 San Francisco strike that will easily grade at any TPG. Surfaces are essentially blemish free and close to choice with even gray patina. An Original quality rating was assigned due to an ancient rim bruise below the 18 digits. Priced accordingly and perfect for a Dansco or Whitman date and mintmark album collection. A nice duplicate from the West Texas Collection.
Seated 25C 1875CC Seated 1875-CC
EF45 NGC
4207068002

Original New Price
$1390
Scarce Date, Original Light Gray, Residual Luster, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Murphy's Collection. Price Reduction Effective October 17, 2018. The 1875-CC Seayed quarter date does not secure enough recognition for its scarcity. Production of Carson City Mint quarters substantially increased to to 140,000 in 1875. This is scarce in all grades and very scarce in AU or better. This well preserved example offers light golden gray surfaces and residual luster. Mint luster surrounds most stars and is seen within the gown lines. Frost and metal flow lines surround the reverse legend also. There are a few faint rim chatter anomalies but nothing distracting as attempting to be 100% accurate. Strike is typical. Accurately graded and housed in new large font NGC holder. An important Liberty Seated quarter dollar offering from Murphy's Collection to consider.
Seated 25C 1891S Seated 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.
50 Cents
Capped Bust 50C 1827 Capped Bust 1827
AU53 raw
O-120a
R3
Original New Price
$345
Old Album Toning, Exceptional Eye Appeal, Value Priced. A better Overton variety 1827 Capped Bust half with square based 2 digit. Eye appeal is substantial on this attractive example. Centers are toned a light gray with rose hues while the rims quickly transition to aquamarine and blues surrounding the stars and reverse legend. The obverse has some faint hairlines suggesting that this piece was stored in an old album for years after a light dipped or wipe. There are many capped bust halves with secondary toning that do certify and this piece has a shot. For the collector who still appreciates raw early type coins at are attractive.
Capped Bust 50C 1829 Capped Bust 1829
EF45
PCGS
35345637

Choice New Price
$295
New February 7! Choice Original, Light Crusty Gray Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Port Matilda Collection. Crusty olive-gray surfaces are a testiment to the strict originalty found on this 1829 Capped half. Surfaces are blemish free and choice. Strike is well executed and grading is accurate. A wholesome early type piece that is housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Yet another quality offering from the Port Matilda Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1830 Capped Bust 1830
VG10 raw
Davignon 22-X
Choice New Price
$260
Contemporary Counterfeit, Rare Davignon 22-X, Choice Original Olive Gray, Medal Die Alignment, West Texas Collection. 1830 contemporary counterfeit bust half, Davignon 22-X.  Davignon indicates two known, but reference books become obsolete quickly.  Still, a no question challenging contemporary counterfeit die variety.   This choice original example grades VG without any defects, and unusually nice for a well worn contemporary counterfeit bust half.  Has medal alignment of the obverse and reverse dies, and still, nobody noticed while it circulated for all those years.  From the West Texas Collection. This counterfeit is difficult to price. If the asking price is not acceptable, then please make an offer.
Capped Bust 50C 1838 Capped Bust 1838
Reeded Edge
AU53 PCGS
35681345

Gem New Price
$1175
New February 7! Gem Original, Incredible Bullseye Toning, Unparalleled Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Well Struck, Port Matilda Collection. Ex. Montana Collection and now being consigned by the Port Matilda Collection. When the Montana Collection made its GFRC debut, a broad array of top quality early silver type coins were added to inventory. All Montana Collection coins were purchased from two sources during the past ten years; Aspen Park Rare Coins and HLRC. Both dealers are well known for offering top quality coins. GFRC is so fortunate to have been chosen to handle divestment. I'm in love with this gem 1838 Reeded Edge half with bullseye toning that is a piece of art. Even though priced at double the PCGS price guide, I'm still issuing a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation and once in hand, you will know why. If not so busy loading coins on the price list, I take a break to enjoy the interplay of steely cartwheel luster with the bullseye toning. Let's start with the obverse; an internal rose circle is outlined by a thin ring of aquamarine which also surrounds the primary device. Immediately outside the center ring is a transparent golden film that surrounds the stars. Bright light viewing is amazing. Now the reverse; circular sky blue toning covers the eagle and immediate fields. This area is nicely framed by a burnt gold ring that surrounds the legend. Strike is completed executed on the reverse and center obverse. Those pesky stars in the right field lack connected centrils. Surfaces are entirely blemish free. A truly incredible offering for those that want special eye candy in their collections and are not afraid to pay the premium.
Seated 50C 1842O Seated 1842-O
Small Date, Reverse 1839
VF35 PCGS
14255608
WB-1
R5
Original New Price
$3100
New January 6! FUN Show Price Reduction, WB-1, Rare Small Date Obverse, Lightly Mirrored Fields, Golden-Brown Patina, Oregon Beaver Collection. One of the challenging die variety rarities in the Liberty Seated half dollar series that is listed in the Redbook and on major price guides. Bill Bugert, in his Federal Register series on Liberty Seated half dollars, indicates that, "the first two months mintage, January and February, are generally accepted to include the small date varieties (WB-1, WB-2) althought the initial 1842 delivery of those coins on February 28, 1842 included some coins dated 1841. The remaining months are of the medium date mintage." On the WB-1 Small Date variety, the reverse strike is weak with poorly defined left leg, arrow feathers and left/right claws. This characteristic is present on the Oregon Beaver specimen. On the offered example, fields are lightly mirrored and covered with a transparent skin of gray-gold patina. Surfaces are essentially blemish free at the assigned VF35 grade level with only a small mark by Liberty's foot being noted. Obverse strike is also weak resulting in overall grading being conservative. Based on wear, this example is a full EF40. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. An important opportunity for serious Liberty Seated half dollar collectors to acquire an R5 date and reverse pairing die variety.
Seated 50C 1849O Seated 1849-O
AU53 PCGS
24166650

Choice New Price
$650
Underrated Date, Choice Original, Light Rose-Gray Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Newtown Collection. Ex. Pleez B. Seated Collection. Purchased from the Pleez B. Seated Collection by Newtown and recently upgraded. A choice original example that is fully struck and offers semi-transparent rose-gray patina on the obverse and more golden hues on the reverse coupled with a thin light blue arc at the rim. This lovely 1849 New Orleans example is free of any minor blemishes with only a few ticks in the field that are normal at the assigned grade. Luster is consistent with the grade and colorful under a light source. Grading is accurate to a tad conservative leading to an excellent value for the advanced Liberty Seated half dollar collector. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert. A top quality duplicate from the Newtown Collection.
Seated 50C 1851 Seated 1851
AU53 PCGS
60004236
WB-6
R4
Choice New Price
$2250
New February 13! Price Reduction Effective February 12, 2019: Key Date, Steely Luster, Metallic Gray Patina, Choice Original Surfaces, Typical Strike, Conservative Grading, Oregon Beaver Collection. The 1850 through 1852 timeframe brought significant melting of United States silver coinage due to silver arbitrage. Locating any of these three Philadelphia dates (and New Orleans) is always challenging for Seated half dollar collectors. I'm pleased to be offering this duplicate from the Oregon Beaver Collection to help another collector fill this spot in their date and mintmark set. This offering is a top quality 1851 Philadelphia strike with steely luster and metallic gray patina. Fields are completely free of any distracting abrasions. Strike is typical with weakness at stars 7 and 8 otherwise all other device features are well impressed. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Seated 50C 1854 Seated 1854
With Arrows
AU53 PCGS
83610319

Choice New Price
$360
New February 13! Price Reduction Effective February 12, 2019: Choice Original, Frosty Gray Luster, Pleasing and Attractive, Fairly Graded, Oregon Beaver Collection. This lovely 1854 With Arrows half dollar is ideal for a type set or date and mintmark. Honestly, I really like this piece due to its natural light gray patina and frosty luster. Under a light source, the fields take on a steely texture and are reflective. Surfaces are so choice and strictly original. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another fine numismatic offering from the Oregon Beaver Collection.
Seated 50C 1854O Seated 1854-O
With Arrows
AU55 PCGS
33020184
WB-4
R3
Choice New Price
$390
New February 13! Price Reduction Effective February 12, 2019: Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Hammered Strike, Cracked Dies, Accurately Graded, Oregon Beaver Collection. 1854 New Orleans strikes have a huge mintage exceeding 5 million. Bugert, in his Federal Register series on Liberty Seated halves, has documented 58 die pairing by using mostly die cracks as attribution points. The 1854-O WB-4 die pairing offers one of the more extensively cracked set of dies. Obverse has a huge die crack from star 11 that nearly connects to the Liberty's leg. On the reverse, a bold die crack connect sthe bottom of HALF DOL and exits at the rim with a small cud. This example is a perfect study piece for the WB-4 variety given the AU55 grade, bold strike and frosty surfaces. Cartwheel luster is immediately evident on this choice original specimen. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another fine numismatic offering from the Oregon Beaver Collection.
Seated 50C 1854O Seated 1854-O
With Arrows
AU53
PCGS
28987090

Choice New Price
$550
Choice Original, Light Golden Brown Patina, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, Newtown Collection. Ex. Pleez B. Seated Collection. Recently upgraded by Newtown and back to GFRC towards finding a new home. A choice original example that is fully struck and offers semi-transparent rose-gray patina on the obverse and more golden hues on the reverse. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder.
Seated 50C 1856O Seated 1856-O
AU55 PCGS
81720851

Choice New Price
$390
New February 13! Price Reduction Effective February 12, 2019: Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Creamy Faint Golden Surfaces, Hammered Strike, Accurately Greaded, Oregon Beaver Collection. 1856 New Orleans srikes exhibit considerable strike and surface variability. This pleasing example offers reflective cartwheel luster from lightly mirrored fields. However a careful 10 x loupe inspection also revealed mint frost surrounding stars 3 to 5 and again at stars 9 to 13. The reverse luster is more frosty than reflective. A faint creamy gold patina covers both sides and validates the originality. Strike is hammered with no device weakness whatsoever. Another quality Liberty Seated half dollar duplicate offering from the Oregon Beaver Collection. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. This example is attractively priced for the overall quality and should not last long on the GFRC price list.
Seated 50C 1858 Seated 1858
AU55 PCGS
33411898

Original New Price
$370
New February 13! Price Reduction Effective February 12, 2019: Near Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Completely Struck, Accurately Graded, Oregon Beaver Collection. Frosty devices and steely fields are the highlights of this lovely 1858 Seated half. Cartwheel luster is active during bright light viewing. Strike is fully executed on both sides. The darker regions on the obverse horizontal and vertical shield lines are verdigris. Under a 10x loupe, the obverse fields have a few wispy hairlines that are amplified by the steely reflective fields. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another fine numismatic offering from the Oregon Beaver Collection.
Seated 50C 1858 Seated 1858
AU53
PCGS
30185728

Original New Price
$310
Strictly Original, Light Gray Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Newtown Collection. Why is this strictly original 1858 half with CAC approval only assigned an Original quality rating you might ask? This Seated half is definitely original and accurately graded with only one obverse field blemish that is fully toned over. I've held this piece back from a Choice rating due to strike. If the obverse strike was stronger, then a higher rating might be appropriate. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. A quality duplicate from the Newtown Collection.
Seated 50C 1860O Seated 1860-O
AU58 PCGS
31934087
WB-11
R3
Choice New Price
$615
New February 13! Price Reduction Effective February 12, 2019: WB-11, Choice Original, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Creamy Faint Gold Patina, Full Strike, Accurately Graded, Oregon Beaver Collection. An attractive 1860 New Olreans strike from newly polished WB-11 dies. Fields are lightly mirrored and generated substantial reflective cartwheel luster under a light source. Creamy faint gold patina is transparent to the underlying luster. Strike is bold and well executed with only stars 1 and 2 lacking connected centrils. Reverse strike is very sharp including lower eagle claws and arrow feathers. A careful 10x loupe inspection revealed some wispy obverse hairlines that are faint and not surprising given the lightly mirrored fields. Accurately graded and housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. A new duplicate from the well known Oregon Beaver collection of Liberty Seated halves that deserves attention.
Seated 50C 1860O Seated 1860-O
VF30
PCGS
26042666
WB-3
Choice New Price
$145
New February 7! Weird Vertical Stripes, Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Port Matilda Collection. A crusty original gray example of the 1860-O WB-3 die variety with uniquely hubbed reverse die. The vertical stripes appear to be hand engraved rather than hubbing from a working hub die. These stripes remain me of artwork on hand cut contemporary counterfet dies. But no question here, this is a genuine New Orleans mint strike and well defined by Bugert within his Federal Registers on Liberty Seated halves. Accurately graded with blemish free surfaces. Housed in transitional 2013 PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert. Yet another quality offering from the Port Matilda Collection.
Seated 50C 1861 Seated 1861
Scott Restrike
UNC Details PCGS
36277966
W-13
Choice New Price
$5000
Scott Restrike, CSA W-13 Base Coin, Choice Original Mint State Reverse, Substantial Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Obverse Mount Removed, Freshly Graded, Susquehana Collection. Consignor Price Reduction - GFRC is incredibly pleased to be offering one of the 500 Scott Restrikes but more importantly, the CSA reverse is choice original uncirculated. Both the CSA Reverse and obverse exhibt frosty cartwheel luster. For numismatic curiosity, the base coin's obverse was studied and easily attributed as an early die state CSA W-13 (Bisecting Date Crack) without signs of the die crack. The date position on CSA W-13 is unique and lends itself to a straightforward attribution. Offered here is an Scott Restrike with a choice original mint state CSA reverse coupled with a CSA W-13 base coin that was well preserved for years due to a reverse mount. At some point, the obverse mount was removed and the tooling remnants are most difficult to see on the PCGS TruView image. CSA Reverse strike is hammered with deeply impressed details. Reverse surface is choice with each die nuance available under a 10x loupe. Original silver mint frost is evident with mottled gray toning. Freshly graded by PCGS and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. This Scott Restrike has been off the market since the early 1980s with no auction records. An important historical aritfact that is worthy of careful consideration. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with Genuine UNC Details - Damage certification.
Seated 50C 1861O Seated 1861-O
CSA Issue
MS61 NGC
3387077001
W-13 WB-103
R2
Original New Price
$2250
New February 7! Pricing Reduction February 7, 2019. Bisecting Crack at Date, CSA Issue, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Light Champagne Gold Patina, All Diagnostics, Accurately Graded, Athens Collection . An important GFRC offering as few CSA struck half dollars have survived at this grade level. The W-13 die pairing was employed during April 1861 under the administration of the Confederate States of America. The variety is easily recognized by a vertical bisecting die crack from the rim through the upright of the 6 digit into the base. Perfectly original surfaces with satiny cartwheel luster are the hallmarks of this nearly 160 year old silver piece. Champagne gold patina is thin and transparent to the underlying luster. Strike is typical for the W-13 variety with obverse weakness at Liberty's head and on the reverse denomination. All W-13 die diagnostics are present including a late die state bisecting crack through the date and a host of at the denomination and legend. Under bright light, both sides offer consistent swirling luster and coloring; another validation of the strict originality. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. A key historical artifact for serious students of the United States Civil War period via the Athens Collection. This important piece will be available at the Dalton, GA and Central States shows, if it lasts that long. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. An key Civil War historical artifact from the Athens Collection.
Seated 50C 1861O Seated 1861-O
CSA Die Crack
AU50 PCGS
6752705
W-11 WB-102
Original New Price
$3650
New February 7! Pricing Reduction February 7, 2019. CSA Obverse, WB-11, Die Crack Nose to Rim, Middle Die State, Original Surfaces, Residual Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Athens Collection . The "CSA Obverse" is a significant piece of of Civil War history that has been pursued by specialized collectors since first cataloged by Beistle in 1929. It is found with same ”die crack at nose” as the four CSA muled halves. The landmark article by Randall Wiley in “The Gobrecht Journal #94” discusses the various 1861 New Orleans die states and marriages across Union, State of Louisiana and Confederacy administration in great detail. GFRC is pleased to offer an original AU example of the W-11 CSA Obverse. This example is found in a middle die state with the die crack from Liberty's nose to the rim being obvious under a 10x loupe. A faint golden patina covers both sides with the reverse coloring being a bit darker. When inspected under a light source, one immediately notes the residual cartwheel luster that is quite pleasing. Strike is typical with weakness throughout the obverse stars coupled with the eagle's claws. Housed in an old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert with the "CSA Obverse" attributed on the label. Grading may be a tad conservative against today's standards. A fine numismatic property from the Athens Collection.
Seated 50C 1861O Seated 1861-O
CSA Die Crack
EF45 NGC
4053914002
W-11 WB-102
Original New Price
$3150
New February 7! Pricing Reduction February 7, 2019. CSA Obverse, Die Crack Nose to Rim, Late Die State, Original Golden Surfaces, Above Average Strike, Accurately Graded, Athens Collection . The famous CSA Obverse Die Crack 1861-O half is a coin that has been desired by specialized Civil War collectors since first cataloged by Beistle in 1929. It is found with the same ”die crack at nose” as the four CSA muled halves. The landmark article by Randall Wiley in “The Gobrecht Journal #94” discusses the various die states and marriages in great detail. From die state analysis, Wiley further identifies other Confederate strikings (W13-W15) which also are highly collectible, but not as dramatic. The offered example is original with light golden patina. The obverse die crack is bold and easily viewed with a 10x loupe as it starts at the rim and proceeds downward to Liberty nose and then through the space immediately below chin to shoulder. Strike is above average for the die pairing with reasonably defined obverse stars and partial claws on the reverse's main eagle device. Accurately graded and housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. An important Civil War offering from the Athens Collection.
Seated 50C 1861O Seated 1861-O
CSA Issue
EF40 ANACS OWH
2776141
W-14 WB-103/104
R4
Original New Price
$1025
New February 7! Pricing Reduction February 7, 2019. Bisecting Crack at Date/Speared Olive Bud, Challenging CSA Die Pairing, Darker Gray Patina, Original Surfaces, Bold Diagnostics, Athens Collection. Struck under the CSA administration during April 1861. The W-14 die pairing consistent of a late die state obverse paired with a fresh reverse die. The obverse is well known for having a vertical bisecting die crack through the date while the reverse has two parallel die lines through an olive bud. The latter is now known as the Speared olive Bud reverse and is used in final die pairing (W-15) before the New Orleans mint is closed. This example features deep gray patina across original surfaces. Diagnostics are bold. Housed in ANACS old white holder that dates back to the early to mid 1990s. Another important CSA offering from the Athens Collection.
Seated 50C 1861O Seated 1861-O
CSA Die Crack
EF40 ANACS OWH
684938
W-11 WB-102
Original New Price
$2300
New February 7! Pricing Reduction February 7, 2019. CSA Obverse, Original, Faint Crack to Liberty's Nose, Gray Patina, Historically Important, Athens Collection. The CSA Die Crack 1861-O half has been desired by specialized Civil War collectors since first cataloged by Beistle in 1929. It is found with same ”die crack at nose” as the four CSA muled halves. The landmark article by Randall Wiley in “The Gobrecht Journal #94” discusses the various die states and marriages in great detail. The offered example is original with light gun patina. The obverse CSA die crack is in an early die state with mostly the dot on Liberty's nose being present. Housed in ANACS old white holder and from the Athens Collection of 1861-O halves.
Seated 50C 1861O Seated 1861-O
CSA Issue
EF40 PCGS
33993517
W-13 WB-103
Market Acceptable New Price
$475
WB-13, CSA Administration, Bisecting Die Crack Through Date, Dipped White, Typical W-13 Strike, Accurately Graded. A popular example of the CSA administration strike with bisecting die crack through the date. The W-13 die pairing was employed during April 1861 under the administration of the Confederate States of America. This variety is easily recognized by a vertical bisecting die crack from the rim through the upright of the 6 digit into the base. This EF40 graded example has been dipped and is an even white with faint gold patina under a light source. Strike is so typical of the W-13 variety with weakness at the stars surrounding Liberty's head and on the reverse denomination. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. The WB-103 die variety is not listed on the PCGS label. An important duplicate, from the Newtown Collection, for serious students of the United States Civil War period.
Seated 50C 1861O Seated 1861-O
CSA Die Crack
VF25 PCGS
6752706
W-11 WB-102
Original New Price
$1300
New February 7! Pricing Reduction February 7, 2019. CSA Obverse, WB-11, Original Silver-Gra Surfaces, Bold Die Crack to Nose, Accurately Graded, Athen Collection. The CSA Die Crack 1861-O half has been desired by specialized Civil War collectors since first cataloged by Beistle in 1929. It is found with same ”die crack at nose” as the four CSA muled halves. The landmark article by Randall Wiley in “The Gobrecht Journal #94” discusses the various die states and marriages in great detail. The offered example is original with silver gray patina. The obverse CSA die crack is bold and well defined. Just honest wear and housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. CSA Obverse is printed on the PCGS label and captures the attribution. From the Athens Collection of 1861-O Liberty Seated halves and looking for a new home.
Seated 50C 1864S Seated 1864-S
EF40 PCGS
32109927
WB-1
R2
Original New Price
$385
New February 13! Price Reduction Effective February 12, 2019: WB-1, Civil War Date, Large S, Original Light Gray-Gold, Accurately Graded, Oregon Beaver Collection. A popular Civil War San Francisco date with mintage of 658,000. Accurately graded at the EF40 level and toned an original gray-gold. The WB-1 die varieties is easy to attribute based on the Large S that touches the olive branch. Mint frost remains in the protected areas. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. More quality duplicates from the Oregon Beaver Collection.
Seated 50C 1868 Seated 1868
AU55 PCGS
32258558

Original New Price
$685
New February 13! Price Reduction Effective February 12, 2019: Original Surfaces, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Faint Golden Patina, Hammered Strike, Accurately Greaded, Oregon Beaver Collection. Ex. Woodlands Collection. A Reconstruction Period strike from the Philadelphia mint that offeres crisp frosty cartwheel luster and a faint golden covering of both sides. Cartwheel luster is vibrant and dances across surfaces when viewed under bright light. Strike is hammered with high relief stars and deeply impress reverse eagle devices. An original quality rating has been assigned due to faint micro ticks on Liberty's upper and lower body. These are not distracting but become evident with a 10x loupe. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. Another quality duplicate offering from the Oregon Beaver Collection.
Seated 50C 1868 Seated 1868
AU50 PCGS
19475639

Choice New Price
$400
Scarce Date, Dirty Original Gray Patina, Lightly Mirrored Fields, Hammered Strike, Conservative Grading, Newtown Collection. Those well versed with Liberty Seated half dollar coinage understand how challenging the 1868 date can be in most grades. This example originated from the Pleez B. Seated Collection and purchased by Newtown collector. Now this dirty gray and gold example is back since being upgraded. Strike is absolutely hammered and sure adds to the eye appeal. Grading is a tad conservative as AU50 appears to be a bit tought given the sharp characteristics of the highest points in the relief. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and worthy of another advanced collection.
Seated 50C 1872CC Seated 1872-CC
Large CC
VF35 PCGS
18199771
WB-7
R4
Original New Price
$1590
New February 13! Price Reduction Effective February 12, 2019: WB-7, Difficult Carson City Date, Original Gun Metal Gray Surfaces, Oregon Beaver Collection. A strictly original 1872 Carson City strike that was been well preserved for modern day collectors to enjoy. Ex Virginia Collection and sold into the Oregon Beaver Collection during November 2015 and now back for a second apperance. Surfaces are toned an even gun metal gray with some intermixed golden hues. Obverse strike is a tad weak on the scroll and other LIberty devices but stars have connected centrils. Blemish wise, there is one faint and toned over reverse line by CA in AMERICA and is not distracting. Overall, a very solid 1872-CC offering that is affordable. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. A quality offering from the Oregon Beaver Collection
Seated 50C 1876CC Seated 1876-CC
EF45 raw
WB-102
Choice New Price
$350
Medium CC, Strongly Mirrored Fields, Light Gray-Gold, Accurately Graded, San Jose Collection. Medium CC mintmark size. A lovely 1876 Carson City strike with prooflike fields producing strong mirrors under a bright light. Strike is essentially complete with ample device details for attribution. There are a host of 1876-CC WB-102 die pairings and I will leave this challenge up to the buyer. Surfaces are blemish free and covered with thin light gray patina that includes faint gold at the rims. A quality 1876 Carson City half from the San Jose Collection.
Seated 50C 1876CC Seated 1876-CC
VF30 raw
WB-108, WB-35
R4
Market Acceptable New Price
$525
Misplaced 8 in Denticles, Light Gray, Long Ago Clean, Accurately Graded, San Jose Collection. One of the many 1876-CC die pairings but easily identified as WB-35 by the top of a misplaced 8 digit in the denticles. Accurately graded with light gray-gold surfaces that have seen a long ago and now recovering. A decent example for the variety. From the San Jose Collection of Carson City Seated halves.
Seated 50C 1883 Seated 1883
PR67 PCGS
28450031

Gem New Price
$7000
New January 6! FUN Show Price Reduction! One of Finest 1883 Proofs Halves, Superb Gem Original, Watery Mirrors, Rose-Blue Patina, Ft. Lauderdale Collection. CoinFacts Plate Coin for PF67 Grade Level. Lovely blue and lilac toning on both sides combines with shimmering reflectivity from the watery mirrored fields. Surfaces are of pristine quality consistent with the assigned grade level. Only 1,039 proof pieces were struck and this piece stands out as one of the absolute finest known. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A substantial offering from the Ft. Lauderdale Collection that belongs in a superior Liberty Seated dollar proof collection. Having a CoinFacts plate coin in one's collection is always a great numismatic conversation starter.
Barber 50C 1892 Barber 1892
AU58
PCGS
28367152

Choice New Price
$465
Price Reduction by Consignor - Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Titan Collection. if you like your Barber coinage with old time crusty original surfaces rather than blast white, then this 1892 Philadelphia strike is for you. Obverse is covered with thick uniform gray skin while the reverse has a semi-transparent layer of gold, rose and orange shades. Reverse cartwheel luster is vibrant but obverse luster is muted by the thick patina. Completely struck with no blemishes to mention. Accurately graded and housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert and CAC approval. Another quality offering from the Ttitan Collection.
Barber 50C 1898O Barber 1898-O
VF20 raw

Choice New Price
$375
Semi-Key Date, Choice Original, Gun Metal Gray Patina, Rose Hues Under Bright Light, Pleasing Surfaces. Price reduction effective June 1! Semi-key date with mintage of only 874,000. This choice original raw offering would fit nicely into a Dansco or Whitman bookshelf album set. Surfaces are covered with gun metal gray patina that includes golden shades at the peripheries. Surfaces are blemish free.
Barber 50C 1899O Barber 1899-O
EF40 raw

Original New Price
$335
Slightly Better Date, Original Gun Metal Gray, Well Struck, West Texas Collection. Locating strictly original New Orleans and San Francisco struck Barber halves in upper circulated grades can be challenging as most saw heavy circulation and are well worn. This example, from the West Texas Collection, is a no question VF35 with natural gray patina. Strike is complete, especially the lower right reverse arrows. A quality Barber half for a Dansco or Whitman album collection.
Barber 50C 1907 Barber 1907
AU58 PCGS
26647975

Choice New Price
$450
Price Reduction by Consignor -Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Choice Original, Pastel Rose-Gold and Aquamarine Patina, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Titan Collection. Soft satiny cartwheel luster and pastel coloring are the highlight of this lovely 1907 Barber half dollar. Both sides are toned with intermixed rose-gold and aquamarine shades. Luster is active under a light source. A choice original example with no blemishes whatsoever. Accurately graded and housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert. Another quality offering from the Ttitan Collection of fine numismatic properties.
Barber 50C 1912D Barber 1912-D
VF25 raw

Original New Price
$100
Original Srufaces, Gray Patina, Pleasing Offering. Price reduction effective June 1! Original gray surfaces makes this 1912-D Barber half dollar a solid raw offering for Dansco or Whitman album set. Looking for a new home in a Barber half dollar set.
Barber 50C 1912S Barber 1912-S
VF25 raw

Choice New Price
HOLD
$110
Choice Original Gray, Blemish Free, Honest Wear and Ideal For Dansco Set. Price reduction effective June 1! A quality 1912 San Francisco half dollar with nothing but honest wear and original gray patina. A solid offering for Dansco or Whitman album set.
Barber 50C 1914S Barber 1914-S
VF35 raw

Choice New Price
HOLD
$180
Choice Original, Light Gray-Rose Patina, Blemish Free, West Texas Collection. Second to last year of issue with mintage of 992,000. Surfaces are original and so choice. A light gray-rose skin covers obverse and reverse. A quality offering from the West Texas Collection.
Barber 50C 1915D Barber 1915-D
VF20 raw

Original New Price
HOLD
$95
Original Gray, Blemish Free Surfaces, Great Dansco Album Example. Price reduction effective June 1! A solid 1915 Denver strike with nothing but honest wear and old time gray patina. I love stocking raw original Barber halves as perfect for a Dansco or Whitman album set.
Walking Liberty 50C 1917 Walking Liberty 1917
MS64 PCGS
34114801

Choice New Price
$350
Price Reduction by Consignor - Second Year Issue Philadephia Issue, Choice Original, Lovely Antique Gold Patina, Accurately Graded, Titan Collection. An attractive 1917 Philadelphia strike with partial antique gold patina on both sides. Frosty cartwheel luster is a bit muted by the thick crusty patina. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. An eye appealing offering from the Titan Collection of fine numismatic properties.
Early Commems 50C 1921 Early Commems 1921
MS64 PCGS
82180849

Gem New Price
$175
Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Deep Gray/Voilet Patina, Accurately Graded. A candidate for the crappiest GFRC images of the year! I bought this early commemorative at the November Westford show without thinking too hard. Surfaces were darkly toned but perfect original and radiate bold cartwheel luster with any amount of lighting. Don't I enjoying swirling this silver piece under a bright light to view dancing luster and embedded golden hues. Folks, this piece is a gem. However, GFRC images with weak sunlight only capture the dark in hand appearance. So some imagination will be necessary to appreciate and then considing ordering on my description. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
1 Dollar
Peace $1 1926D Peace 1926-D
MS64 raw

Original New Price
$290
Beautiful Light Pastel Toning, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Well Struck, Gansu Collection. 1926 Denver strikes are definitely a better date in mint state condition. This example is accurately graded at the MS64 level with attractive pastel rainbow toning. Nicely toned Peace dollars are difficult to locate let alone a better date strike. Bright light viewing exposes frosty cartwheel luster that accentuates the pastel colors. From the Gansu Collection assembled by Gerry Fortin during the 2011-2013 timeframe and now returning to United States.
Gold
Gold G$20 1854
Liberty
AU53 PCGS
82415325
Large Date
Original New Price
$10250
Large Date Punch, Very Scarce Grade, Original Satiny Luster and Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. United States gold specialists indicate that the 1854 Large Date double eagle probably accounts for less than 10% of the original mintage of 757,899 piece. The Large Date punch is the same used on silver dollars and certain New Orleans eagles of that year. Uniform strike is seen throughout obverse and reverse; in particular the lower reverse shield and surrounding devices. Surfaces marks are consistent with the grade and expectations for this date. Residual luster has a satiny grainy texture. All Large Date examples will show a distinct die dot on Liberty's throat above the 8 digit. This diagnostic point is quite obvious on the offered example. Freshly sourced from Europe and housed in new 2015 style PCGS holder with no CAC attempt. Another important United States early gold offering from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$20 1872-S
Liberty
AU55 PCGS
32758751

Original New Price
$1700
Original, Lustrous, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Limited mintage of 780,000. Plenty of frosty luster remains and performs well under bright light. Surfaces have some minor chatter seen with 10x loupe but not distraction during in hand viewing. Housed in 2015 PCGS holder.
Gold G$20 1874
Liberty
AU58 PCGS
32758752

Choice New Price
$1700
Choice Original, Lustrous, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. A no question original and choice example that comes well struck. GFRC images accurately capture the bold luster and nearly mark free surfaces. Housed in 2015 PCGS holder. A lovely example that is worth close inspection and consideration.
Gold G$20 1878
Liberty
AU53 NGC
3748602005

Choice New Price
$1550
Choice Original, Eye Appeal, Osprey Collection. This is one of my favorite pieces in the Osprey Part II consignment. Surfaces have few blemishes and are lightly mirrored. As an AU53, this is a great double eagle for bright light viewing. Strike is crisp too. Let's call this one a Choice+ among most of the Osprey double eagles. Recently repatriated from Europe and freshly graded. Housed in new NGC holder.
Gold G$20 1878-S
Liberty
EF45 PCGS
32736106

Original New Price
$1550
Original, Remaining Luster, Osprey Collection. Recent repatriated from Europe and freshly graded. From wear perspective, this double eagle looks to be AU. There are scattered tick marks that probably brought EF45 designation. Housed in 2015 PCGS holder.
Gold G$5 1881-S
Liberty
MS64
PCGS
34949840

Choice New Price
$1475
New January 6! FUN Show Price Reduction! Near Gem Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Lovely Wheat Gold Patina, Fully Struck Accurately Graded, Ft. Lauderdale Collection . A wonderful 1881 San Francisco strike with pleasing satiny cartwheel luster. The wheat-gold coloring glows during bright light viewing as luster and cartwheel effects are quite pronounced. Strike is completely executed with all stars round and reverse eagle feathers deeply impressed. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. I'm glad that the Ft. Lauderdale Collection consignor has moved into United States gold. His two offerings are well above average in quality and GFRC customers will find this piece impressive when viewed at a major show.
Gold G$20 1883-S
Liberty
AU55 PCGS
81173855

Original New Price
$1550
Original, Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Fresh from Europe, recently graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. No CAC review.
Gold G$20 1889
Liberty
MS61 PCGS
81173852

Choice New Price
$2300
Choice Original, Cartwheel Luster, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Flashy cartwheel luster is the highlight of this 1889 double eagle. The PCGS is accurate and nets the strong luster against some chatter in the fields. Overall eye appeal is pleasing. Fresh from Europe, recently graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Gold G$5 1893-CC
Liberty
AU55 PCGS
35486667

Choice New Price
$1725
Choice Original, Mirrored Fields, Reflective Luster, Classic Orange-Gold Patina, Accurately Graded, Murphy's Collection. Definitely a better Carson City gold date with small mintage of 60,000 and rapid price jump starting in AU. Mirrored fields are immediately evident on this lovely 1893-CC $5 half eagle. A well preserved example with crisp reflective luster and classic orange-gold patina that one expects to see on United States gold from this period. Strike is complete. Blemish wise, the fields are surprising clean for the assigned grade with just a few nano ticks to mention in order to fill out this long description. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A top quality offering from the Murhy's Collection.
Gold G$20 1894-S
Liberty
MS63 PCGS
81173849

Choice New Price
$2300
Choice Original, Cartwheel Luster, Conservative Grading, Osprey Collection. A choice double eagle struck at the San Francisco mint during 1894. Bold cartwheel luster immediately pleases the eyes. Blemishes are limited and consistent with the assigned grade. Fresh from Europe, recently graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Typical quality from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$20 1907
Liberty
MS63 NGC
4236740011

Choice New Price
$1700
Choice Original, Cartwheel Luster, Solid MS63, Osprey Collection. Recent repatriated from Europe and freshly graded. Surfaces are essentially blemish free and offer flashy cartwheel luster. Housed in new holder. Last year of design issue with rapid population drops in MS64 and MS65.
Gold G$20 1911-D
St Gaudens
MS65+
PCGS
81602365

Gem New Price
$2500
Price Reduction Through FUN Show! Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Attractive Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Competitively Priced, Outback Collection. A superb gem original 1911-D St Gaudens $20 double eagle that offers frosty luster and vibrant cartwheel effects. When inspecting St. Gaudens strikes, collectors typical gravity to Liberty's head and upper body. That focal point should be absolutely free of marks or luster breaks. On this 1911-D, from the Outback Collection, liberty's face and upper body are entirely blemish free and well struck. Please review the GFRC for your own confirmation. Next, let's discuss grade and competitive pricing. The piece is graded MS65+ with CAC approval. GFRC customers, who understanding statistics, can immediately appreciate how this top end MS65 double eagle is within the MS66 distribution. Typical MS66 examples, without CAC approval, are bringing between $3100 to $3600 at major auctions during 2018. The Outback Collection example is competitively priced at $2650 and is a premium MS65+ with CAC approval. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with edge view insert. A gem offering for those collectors hoping for an exceptional type coin at reasonable price.
Gold G$20 1927
St Gaudens
MS65 NGC
4236740010

Gem New Price
$1875
Gem Original, Flashy Luster, Osprey Collection. Freshly graded and new to United States market after being repatriated from Europe. Housed in 2015 NGC holder.
Gold G$20 1928
St Gaudens
MS64 PCGS
81110168

Choice New Price
$1600
Accurately Graded, Choice Surfaces, Orange Patina, Osprey Collection . Fresh from Europe, recently graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. No CAC review.
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