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Photo Denom Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Half & 1 Cent
There are currently no coins for sale fitting this criteria.
5 Cents
Seated 5C 1848/48 Seated 1848/48
Medium Date
MS65 NGC
3414583001
V-7 FS-302
Gem New Price
$3950
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 1854 Seated 1854
MS64
PCGS
83986822

Choice New Price
$565
Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Golden Gray Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Upstate New York Collection. Frosty golden cartwheel luster is the highlight of this attractive 1854 With Arrows half dime. Obverse coloring is uniform gold with embedded grays while the reverse is lightly toned with peripheral gold. Yes, that is a toning streak across the reverse denomination. The missing A in HALF appears to be caused by a grease filled die. Surfaces are perfectly original with frosty textures. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. A quality type coin offering from the Upstate New York Collection that is fairly priced and ideal for a early silver type collection.
Seated 5C 1855O Seated 1855-O
With Arrows
AU58
NGC Fatty
156432003

Gem New Price
$1050
Gem Original, Rose Gold Patina, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Indiana Collection. Ex. Saw Mill Run Collection. A gem original example of the scarce 1855-O date that every serious half dime collector needs in their collection. Mintage is 600,000 but a low survival rate makes locating choice examples rather difficult let along a gem AU58 specimen. PCGS population report indicates only 9 in all EF grades and 21 in all AU grades. This AU58 example is accurately graded and offers wonderful medium rose patina with darker blue highlights. More important is the original cartwheel luster that drove the Gem quality rating. Housed in old NGC Fatty holder (Generation 3 1987 - 1989). CAC approval is absolutely warranted. A superb offering from the Indiana 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 1856 Seated 1856
MS64
PCGS
13806802

Choice New Price
$575
Near Gem Original, Completely Struck, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Upstate New York Collection. In 1856, arrows were removed from silver coinage as most heavier weight coins had been removed from circulation. That year, the Philadelphia Mint produced nearly 5 million half dime but fully struck examples are quite scarce. Many examples show weakness on the denticles as is the case for this lovely 1856 example from the Upstate New York Collection. Regardless of the denticles, this accurately graded example offers pretty iridenscent gold and aquamarine toning along with active cartwheel luster. Other than the denticles, the balance of the coin is fully struck with rounded stars and complete wreath leaves. Surfaces are absolutely original and choice. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. An ideal example for the collector assembling a complete set of Seated half dimes at the AU/MS level. CAC approval captures the accurate grading, originality and overall eye appeal.
Seated 5C 1873S Seated 1873-S
MS66
PCGS
32643128

Gem New Price
$1795
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.
Shield 5C 1876 Shield 1876
PR66+CAM
PCGS
25257879

Gem New Price
$1695
Superb Gem Proof, Cameo Designation, Old Time Golden Toning, Accurately Grading, Winestevens Collection. Pre Central States Show Price Reduction! This superb gem is among the finest Cameos certified by PCGS, showing immaculate surfaces and bold contrast on each side. The frosty design elements are sharply struck with every minute piece of mint frost being evident under a 10x loupe. The nickel alloy offers amazing steely proof cartwheel luster under a bright light. But while viewing in hand, the rich golden overlays are dominant as seen in the GFRC images. I'm falling in love with this incredible proof Shield nickel as it marries the qualities of cameo surfaces with old natural toning. At the PR66 Cameo level this date is quite difficult to locate, especially with CAC approval. This is an important offering housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. From the Winestevens Collection of fine numismatic properties.
Buffalo 5C 1913S Buffalo 1913-S
Type 2
AU58
PCGS
28899654

Choice New Price
$700
Pricing Reduction - Type 2 Design, Key Date, Choice Original, Golden Patina, Accurately Graded, Wisconsin Collection. The 1913-S Type 2 Buffalo nickel is one of the key dates in the series along 1921-S, 1924-S and 1926-S and not considering overdates. 1913-S Type 2 has the third lowest mintage in the Buffalo series and is desirable in all circulated grades. This choice original example, from the Wisconsin Collection, is an important offering at the AU58 grade level coupled with CAC approval. Surfaces are covered with old time golden patina that is darker at the rims. Surfaces are completely blemish free. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. CAC approval validates the strict originality and accurate grading. If a Buffalo nickel collector, then this example is right in your wheelhouse.
10 Cents
Capped Bust 10C 1831 Capped Bust 1831
AU55 NGC
3430895008
JR-3
Choice New Price
$765
Choice Original, Copper-Rose and Blue Patina, Frosty Luster, Eye Appeal and Attractibe, Montana Collection. The Montana Collection is new to the GFRC community and presents a top quality array of early silver type coins. All 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 please to offer this eye catching 1831 JR-3 Capped Bust dime. One immediately notes the attractive copper rose and blue patina that is semi transparent on the obverse and thicker on the reverse. Residual frosty luster is most evident under a light source. Surfaces are 100% natural with plenty of mint frost surrounding the stars and reverse legend. Obverse is well executed while the reverse could be a tad stronger on the eagle's neck and right wing. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. The Montana Collection consignor does not send coins to CAC for review. If this lovely capped bust dime is not sold by Baltimore show, it is heading to a CAC review. Pricing premium reflects the special eye appeal....a nice piece of eye candy.
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 1837 Seated 1837
Large Date
AU55
PCGS
82230551
F-101c
Choice New Price
$1300
New June 28! Important Top 100 Variety and Type Coin, Choice Original, Steely Gray-Olive Toning, Accurately Graded, Grey Soldier Collection . Steely gray-olive surfaces along with heavy obverse die clashing are the highlights of this 1837 Large Date F-101c dime. Rest assured that this silver piece is perfectly original and choice at the assigned grade level. All the shattered obverse and die clashing diagnostics are boldly defined and there to enjoy. Well struck too. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Yet another great Top 100 Varieties offering from the Grey Soldier Collection and first time to the GFRC price list.
Seated 10C 1839O Seated 1839-O
No Drapery
VF20 raw
F-107
R6
Original New Price
$240
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 1840 Seated 1840
No Drapery
MS62 PCGS
81697805
F-103
Choice New Price
$845
Chin Whiskers, Choice Original, Steely Light Blue-Gold Luster, Eye Appeal, Top 100 Variety, Indiana Collection. Chin Whiskers. A popular Top 100 variety with heavy die polish lines from Liberty's chin to bare shoulder. This example is offers brilliant steely blue-gold luster with rose and violet hues on the reverse. Under bright light, the obverse patina melts exposing lightly mirrored fields. Conservative grading given the eye appeal and nice strike. Ideal for inclusion in an advanced Liberty Seated dime die varieties collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Please pay special attention to this Indiana Collection offering.
Seated 10C 1853 Seated 1853
With Arrows
VF25 raw
F-105
Original New Price
$60
Shattered Reverse Die, Original Gun Metal Gray, Indiana Collection. Hubbed date and arrows obverse with badly cracked reverse die.
Seated 10C 1853O Seated 1853-O
AU55 PCGS
20431790
F-103
Choice New Price
$1350
Worn Dies, Choice Original, Golden Gray Surfaces, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Indiana Collection. Any 1853 New Orleans dime that comes to market in original AU50 or better should be immediately considered as so scarce at this grade level and rare in mint state. Many examples seen are weakly struck at the head, surrounding stars and reverse leaves. This F-103 example, from the Indiana Collection, was struck from worn obverse and reverse dies. Regardless the strike is exceptional and offers substantial device details. Surfaces are strictly original with lovely golden gray patina that is darker and more uniform on the obverse. A close 10x loupe inspection revealed a few ticks on the lower gown while the reverse is blemish free. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. A serious offering for astute Liberty Seated dime collectors.
Seated 10C 1854O Seated 1854-O
With Arrows
VF25
PCGS
34941544
F-102
Choice New Price
$1500
New June 28! Popular Shattered Obverse Terminal Die State, Crusty Gray Patina, Choice Original, Grey Soldier Collection. Ex. Indiana Collection. One of the key varieties to the Top 100 Varieties set due to a spectacular obverse die crack that extends from Liberty's head down through stars 9 - 13 and across the date digits into the left rim below star 1. The die break is severe with shelf metal throughout most of the die crack and one of the latest die states seen. Why this die held together is a function of being use as an anvil die in the production press. If the hammer die (reverse) were as cracked as the obverse, then it would probably have broken apart with a large cud forming. Now that we have discussed the background, let's review this crusty original example from the Grey Soldier Collection. Crusty is the operative word for the thick brown-gray patina that covers obverse and reverse. Surfaces are strictly original, never messed with and choice at the assigned grade level. Reverse strike is surprisingly good given the obverse die degradation. The obverse is weakly struck at the gown line and lower leg, which is typical for the variety. Grading the F-102 variety is better accomplished on the reverse. Fresh from CAC review sumission by Grey Soldier where it was awarded green bean approval. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Yet another great Liberty Seated dime variety from none other than the Grey Soldier Collection.
Seated 10C 1856 Seated 1856
Small Date
AU50 raw
F-123
R4+
Cleaned New Price
$85
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 1859 Seated 1859
MS66 PCGS
18734235
F-107
Gem New Price
$3500
Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Light Gold Patina, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. Building a complete set of Liberty Seated dimes at the mint state level was a long challenging project since I was strict about only acquiring dimes that met three criteria; originality, complete strikes and eye appeal. The 1859 Philadelphia date was particularly difficult to fill as most examples are found with weak or uneven strikes. It took nearly 20 years to locate an example that met my strict requirements. That example is being offered here today. One immediately notes the absolutely hammered strike throughout obverse and reverse. Stars are bold and round as are the head and gown line. The reverse wreath leaves and veins are deeply impressed. The piece is no question original with a minute layer of die frost throughout Liberty and the shield. Fields are also frosty with no disturbances. Toning is subtle with faint gold mostly at the obverse and reverse rim. There is bold cartwheel luster than one would expect from a Seated dime at the MS66 grade level. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert as validation that I do not play the crack out and upgrade game. This lovely 1859 dime is also the F-107 web-book plate coin and will remain that way. A strong candidate for individual building a high grade set of Liberty Seated dimes.
Seated 10C 1873 Seated 1873
With Arrows
MS61 NGC
2229723001
F-103 FS-101
R6
Original New Price
$12300
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 1877CC Seated 1877-CC
Type 1 Reverse
MS65 PCGS
81970038
F-110
Gem New Price
$2750
New June 28! Lightning Bolt Reverse, Gem Original, Finest Example Known, Golden Frosty Luster, Accurately Graded, Grey Soldier Collection. GFRC is pleased to be offering the finest known example of the 1877-CC Type 1 F-110 Lightning Bolt reverse. This rare die variety example was uncovered by GFRC in the past eighteen month and immediately sold into the Grey Soldier as a subject coin for his monthly Cracked, Shattered and Terminal column in the LSCC's E-Gobrecht. Now this piece is back on the market for Liberty Seated dime specialist to capture. Frosty cartwheel luster is available on both sides with crusty gold patina on the obverse. The cartwheel effect is stronger on reverse due to lighter toning. Surfaces are strictly original and without blemishes. Viewing pleasure is on the reverse as the lightning bolt die cracks result from a series of micro cracks between the top right wreath device and arcing into (O)NE. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A significant Liberty Seated dime variety from the Grey Soldier Collection with trackable pedigree.
Seated 10C 1884 Seated 1884
MS64 NGC
683976002
F-105
Choice New Price
$350
Near Gem Original, Vibrant Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Peripheral Gold, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Montana Collection. The Montana Collection is new to the GFRC community and presents a top quality array of early silver type coins. All 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. Divestment time has come and luckily GFRC was selected to handle the consignment. Offered here is a wonderful 1884 F-105 Liberty Seated dime with cracked reverse die. One immediately notes the frosty cartwheel luster that is so vibrant and alive under a light source. Strike is 98% complete with a single point of weakness at the upper left reverse wheat grains. Head and balance of obverse is fully defined. Surfaces are 100% original with a faint ring of gold at the obverse margin. The obverse is entirely blemish free while the reverse has one faint micro line above the bow. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. Be assured that this lovely dime is accurately graded.
Seated 10C 1887 Seated 1887
MS66 PCGS
29562770

Gem New Price
$810
Gem Original, Crusty Ebony-Gold Patina, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Upstate New York Collection. A no question gem original 1887 dime with iridescent ebony gold patina. Dark iridescent toning is difficult for GFRC to photograph so please consider this description carefully as the offering is much better in hand than per images. The reverse, with transparent toning, offers frosty cartwheel luster and gold and aquamarine hues at the legend. Thicker ebony-gold patina is present on the obverse surrounding the legend and within the major center device. The fields are lighter gold and also project crisp cartwheel luster. As is typical for the date, strike is bit weak at the head. Surfaces are pristine with no blemishes whatsoever. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. An attractive Liberty Seated dime offering from the Upstate New York Collection.
Seated 10C 1891 Seated 1891
AU55 raw
F-109
R5
Market Acceptable New Price
HOLD
$250
Rare Double Die Obverse, Top 100 Varieties, Light Gold Surfaces, Old Dip. The 1891 Double Die Obverse die pairing is an elusive entry in the Top 100 Seated Dime Varieties set. Few examples have been seen during my years of searching out this variety. Now the Indiana Collection consignor is offering an AU55 example with strong doubling throughout the shield and at AMERI(C)A. All F-109 examples are typically clashed with heavy die clash lines behind the main Liberty devices and within the wreath on the reverse. This example has seen a long ago dip and has retoned with a thin skin of golden patina. Many Top 100 set collectors need this variety and an important opportunity.
Barber 10C 1892 Barber 1892
MS62 PCGS
83461492

Choice New Price
$125
Choice Original, Iowa Collection. Close Out Sale Price! Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with edge view insert. Part of the amazing Iowa Collection of strictly original numismatic properties.
Mercury 10C 1921D Mercury 1921-D
VF30
PCGS
84049426

Choice New Price
$300
Choice Original, Iowa Collection. Close Out Sale Price! Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with edge view insert. CAC approval. Part of the amazing Iowa Collection of strictly original numismatic properties.
20 Cents
There are currently no coins for sale fitting this criteria.
25 Cents
Capped Bust 25C 1818 Capped Bust 1818
VF25
PCGS
28979910

B-2
Choice New Price
$795
New August 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 1819 Capped Bust 1819
Small 9
VF30
PCGS
30630539
B-3
Gem New Price
$945
New August 7! Small 9, Gem Original, Gun Metal Gray-Blue Patina, Conservative Grading, Overall Eye Appeal, Port Matilda Collection. An immediate BUY IT NOW recommendation. A gem original 1819 Small 9 B-3 Capped Bust quarter is offered for your consideration. Surfaces are covered with natural gun metal gray-blue patina with darker blue shades on the reverse. Characteristic of the B-3 die variety, the double punching on the 2(5)C is heavy and obvious. The piece is entirely blemish free as so well preserved. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with edge ring insert. CAC approval was a foregone conclusion on this conservatively graded example. A gem early type offering from the Port Matilda Collection that deserves special attention.
Capped Bust 25C 1833 Capped Bust 1833
AU50 PCGS
B-1
Choice New Price
$900
Choice Original, Early Die State, Scarce Date. A strictly original example of the scarce 1833 date with natural gray coloring framed by darker shades at the rim. Both in hand and bright viewing are similar and consistent with images. After inspecting nearly all 1833 capped bust halves seen in EF or better, most are seen with varying degrees of die rust. I added this choice example to inventory since being struck by dies that are in perfect condition. A detailed 10x inspection reveal do traces of die pitting, rather the strike is crisp with sharp curls and all eagles nicely defined. I would recommend this AU example for those seeking an original Capped Bust quarter for type set that has a story and some character. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. Please note that the light obverse area at 11:00 is typical lighting reflections during photography.
Seated 25C 1840O Seated 1840-O
No Drapery
VF30 PCGS
24170081
Briggs 1-A
Original New Price
$235
Original Gun Metal Gray, Union Bridge Collection. Strictly original surfaces are covered with a uniform layer of gun metal gray patina. PCGS grading is accurate. There are no blemishes whatsoever. A quality example for collectors who appreciate natural gray toning. Housed in transitional 2012 blue label PCGS holder with edge view insert. Please note that the white lines on the upper obverse by cap/pole are holder scratches and not present on the coin. It was too much effort to try to edit these out.
Seated 25C 1847O Seated 1847-O
EF40 PCGS
82618900
Briggs 1-A
Original New Price
$950
Well Struck for Date, Original Surfaces, Gun Metal Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Iowa Collection. Close Out Sale Price! The 1847 New Orleans date is notorious for having flat strikes at head and upper stars. This example is much better than average for strike. Original surfaces are covered with uniform gun metal gray patina. A scarce date in all grades and rare in EF/AU. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with edge view insert. CAC approval. Part of the amazing Iowa Collection of strictly original and evenly matched Liberty Seated quarters.
Seated 25C 1851O Seated 1851-O
VG10
PCGS
28553692

Choice New Price
$820
New August 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 Seated 1852
MS63 NGC
698531017
Briggs 1-A
Choice New Price
$1750
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 1853 Seated 1853
Arrows & Rays
AU55 NGC
1895457009

Original New Price
$450
Original, Aquamarine-Gray Patina, Satiny Luster, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Montana Collection. The Montana Collection is new to the GFRC community and presents a top quality array of early silver type coins. All 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. Next in the lot is a lovely 1853 Arrows and Rays Seated quarter. A trained eye immediately notes the satiny luster which is strictly original but atypical for this date. Most seen have frosty luster and not satiny. Struck from worn dies with a fair number of die cracks throughout obverse and reverse along with micro erosion in the fields that produces satiny texture under a light source. Strike is fully executed with bold reverse rays that are pleasing. Obverse toning is a combination gray-aquamarined with plenty of golden hues under bright light. The reverse is similar colored but with rose rather than golden hues. Blemish wise there is an ancient line from the cap to denticles and a tiny divot above 1 digit. Both are fully toned over. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. Overall, a quality A&R type coin with special satiny luster.
Seated 25C 1853 Seated 1853
No Arrows
AU55
PCGS
31649305
Briggs 1-A
Choice New Price
$6500
Choice Original, Iowa Collection. Close Out Sale Price! No Arrows with reported mintage of 44,200. A very scarce date in nearly all grades due to silver arbitrage during the 1850 through early 1853 time frame. Circulated survivors are few, especially choice. GFRC is pleased to be offering this PCGS AU55 graded example for the second time. Originally sold into the Iowa Collection during December 2014. Satiny cartwheel luster combines with deep blue and rose patina to create substantial eye appeal. Completely struck with no points of weakness whatsoever. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder along with CAC approval. CAC has approved 18 examples with this offering being the only specimen in all AU grades. Part of the amazing Iowa Collection of strictly original and evenly matched Liberty Seated quarters.
Seated 25C 1856S Seated 1856-S
Large S/Small S
VF30 PCGS
25601634
Briggs 4-E
Original New Price
$3000
Large S/Small S, Top 25 Varieties, Condition Census, Original Light Gray, Accurately Graded, Outback Collection. A special opportunity to acquire one of the condition census 1856 Large S/Small S examples. Seated quarter collectors are invited to visit the Top 25 Gobrecht Journal Issue #119 article by Greg Johnson that is posted on the GFRC homepage along with CoinFacts auction records concerning this key date 1856-S/s offering. Most examples are known in AG through F grades per the Greg Johnson Top 25 Seated quarter varieties population survey conducted during 2011. A CoinFacts review indicates only two examples graded better than VF30 by PCGS; EF40 and EF45. The offered example is the CoinFacts plate coin. This piece has original gray surfaces with no blemishes whatsoever. Strike is typical for the 1856-S date. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. An important opportunity to acquire a Top 25 Varieties key date at a reasonable price. The Small S below the Large S is bold and well defined for the variety.
Seated 25C 1857S Seated 1857-S
EF45
PCGS
31361213
Briggs 1-A
Choice New Price
$1600
Choice Original, Residual Satiny Luster, Light Gray-Gold Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Grade, Iowa Collection. Close Out Sale Price! Mintage of 82,000 during third year of San Francisco mint operations. A near gem original example with satiny residual luster. Surfaces are blemish free and covered with light gray patina that contains embedded golden hues. Strike is completely executed. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder along with CAC approval. Only 22 approved at CAC with 10 better. Lots of value for the asking price. Part of the amazing Iowa Collection of strictly original and evenly matched Liberty Seated quarters.
Seated 25C 1867 Seated 1867
EF45
PCGS
28772537
Briggs 1-A
Choice New Price
$1900
Challenging Philadelphia Date, Choice Original, Residual Reflective Luster, Light Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Iowa Collection. Close Out Sale Price! Mintage of 20,000 and rarely since in low grades. Center portion of LIBERTY and scroll were ground down on the obverse die resulting in loss details and making 1867 quarters difficult to grade. Accurately graded at the EF45 level with choice original surfaces. Light gray patina covers both sides. Under a light source, the fields are lightly mirrored and provide residual reflective luster. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with edge view insert. Only 21 examples CAC approved in all grades with 8 better. Part of the amazing Iowa Collection of strictly original and evenly matched Liberty Seated quarters.
Seated 25C 1869 Seated 1869
VF35 PCGS
34200349
Briggs 1-A
Original New Price
$950
Very Scarce in All Grades, Tiny Mintage, No Question Original Surfaces, Olive-Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Iowa Collection. Close Out Sale Price! Tiny mintage of 16,000 and very scarce to rare in all grades. CAC has only approved 12 pieces in all grades as a reference. Though the Iowa Collection consignor attempted to locate a CAC approved example, this strictly original example was the best candidate to maintain evenly toned appearance of his set. Surfaces are covered with olive-gray patina that is 100% natural. The presence of several faint obverse lines, which are toned over, is the reason for lack of CAC approval. Otherwise the originality is all there. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with edge view insert. Part of the amazing Iowa Collection of strictly original and evenly matched Liberty Seated quarters.
Seated 25c 1877CC Seated 1877-CC
MS62 PCGS
32963222
Briggs 2-B
Choice New Price
$795
Repunched Date, Choice Original, Vibrant Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Hammered Strike, Conservatively Graded, Cold Quarters Collection. Repunched Date. A wonderful 1877-CC Liberty Seated quarter that is a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Why? Let’s start with brilliant frosty luster with vibrant cartwheel effects. This piece tickles the eyes during bright light viewing. Surfaces are perfectly original with the obverse exhibiting vertical die polish lines that could have been improperly assumed to be hairlines during grading. Strike is absolutely hammered with every tiny device detail being completed impressed. Some minor steel gray patina is seen surrounding the obverse stars. This Carson City strike is a near gem and I'm still trying to find the reason for not awarding a Gem quality rating. Grading appears to be conservative also. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another fine Liberty Seated quarter from the Cold Quarters Collection.
Seated 25C 1877S Seated 1877-S
AU58 PCGS
81697811

Original New Price
$205
Original, Twins Lakes Collection. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. From the Twins Lakes Collection.
Seated 25C 1884 Seated 1884
EF40
PCGS
34802397

Choice New Price
HOLD
$775
Choice Original, Iowa Collection. Close Out Sale Price! Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with edge view insert. CAC approval. Part of the amazing Iowa Collection of strictly original and evenly matched Liberty Seated quarters.
Seated 25C 1888S Seated 1888-S
AU58 PCGS
84751422

Original New Price
HOLD
$245
Original, Twins Lakes Collection. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. From the Twins Lakes Collection.
Seated 25C 1891 Seated 1891
AU58 PCGS
13201881

Choice New Price
HOLD
$195
Choice Original, Twins Lakes Collection. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. From the Twins Lakes Collection.
Barber 25C 1892 Barber 1892
AU58 PCGS
82414865

Original New Price
$170
Original, Ft. Lauderale Collection. Struck from eroded dies resulting in a lovely satiny finish. Active luster well complements the transpatent olive-gray patina. Fully struck with crisp lower reverse details including the problematic right claws and individual arrow shafts. Accurately graded with just faint rub on this first year of design issue. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. An pretty offering from the Ft. Lauderdale Collection that deserves consideration for a type coin set or even a date and mintmark set in higher circulated grades.
Barber 25C 1892 Barber 1892
AU53 PCGS
82403954

Original New Price
$125
Original and Attractive, Steely Luster, Gray-Rose and Aquamarine Patina, Accurately Graded, Ft. Lauderale Collection. There are times when GFRC photography is unable to capture a coin's true beauty; this is one of those cases. This offering, from the Ft. Lauderdale Collection, is much more attractive in hand with plenty of residual steely cartwheel luster. Strike is essentialy complete. Toning is darker gray with intermixed gold, rose and aquamarines hues appearing during bright light viewing. Blemish wise, this piece has some disturbances on Liberty's cheek and neck resulting in a net grade of AU53. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. An attractive offering from the Ft. Lauderdale Collection.
Barber 25c 1894O Barber 1894-O
EF45 PCGS
33279949

Choice New Price
$175
Choice Original, Gun Metal Gray, Better Date, Accurately Graded, Fort Lauderdale Collection. Early 1894 New Orleans quarters are in demand when found choice. Actually, the date is scarce in certified EF grades as PCGS population reports indicates (12) in EF40 and only (8) in EF45. Think about that for a moment when examining this freshly graded example. Surfaces are strictly original and covered with uniform gray patina that includes faint olive hues on the reverse. Strike is well executed with all tail feathers visibile. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder without CAC attempt. A quality piece from the Fort Lauderdale Collection.
Barber 25C 1894S Barber 1894-S
MS64 PCGS
14160180

Gem New Price
$1000
Gem Original, Brilliant Cartwheel Luster, Gorgeous Aquamarine-Blue Toning, Hammer Strike, Conservative Grading, Montana Collection. The Montana Collection is new to the GFRC community and presents a top quality array of early silver type coins. All 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. This only Barber coin from the Montana Collection is this amazing 1894-S Barber quarter that is an outright gem. Incredible satiny cartwheel luster tickles the eyes when viewed under a light source. Obverse toning is about 90% transparent leading to vibrant luster that accentuates aquamarine, sky blue, rose and gold colors. The colors are intermixed rather than banded and probably the result of being exposed to a felt or velvet material in a coin cabinet. The reverse patina is thicker and less transparent to the underlying luster but still the cartwheel effect is active. Conservatively graded and housed in old PCGS blue label holder with standard ring insert. A better early date in the Barber quarter series and worthy of a sophisticated collection. The current PCGS guide price is $1250 and this piece is heads and shoulders above those selling recently in the high three figures at auction.
Barber 25C 1909 Barber 1909
AU53 PCGS
29924991

Original New Price
$120
Original, Brown-Gold Patina, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Ft. Lauderale Collection. Natural surfaces and original brown-gold patina are the highlight of this 1909 Barber quarter. Strike is uniform with all eagle tail feathers and arrow stems distinct. Light wear is seen on device high points along with a few toned over diagonal hairlines at the lower neck. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS Security holder. Another quality Barber coinage offering from the Ft. Lauderdale Collection.
Barber 25c 1909D Barber 1909-D
MS64 PCGS
32982875

Choice New Price
$400
Satiny Olive Gold Cartwheel Luster, Hammered Strike, Choice Original, Fort Lauderdale Collection. Glowing olive and gold cartwheel luster dominates on the obverse while the reverse provides a fiery orange rose cameo framing for the lighter devices. This attractive piece is absolutely original and well struck. A few ticks on Liberty's cheek are consistent with the assigned grade. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder without CAC submission. A quality piece from the Fort Lauderdale Collection.
Barber 25C 1911 Barber 1911
AU55 PCGS
34659126

Original New Price
$125
Original Surfaces, Golden Patina, Accurately Graded, Iowa Collection. Close Out Sale Price! Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with edge view insert. CAC approval. Part of the amazing Iowa Collection of strictly original numismatic properties.
50 Cents
Capped Bust 50C 1808 Capped Bust 1808
AU50 NGC
1575800001
O-109a
R3
Choice New Price
$1100
Second Year Capped Bust Issue, Choice Original, Gray-Gold Patina, Typical Strike, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Conservatively Graded, Montana Collection. The Montana Collection is new to the GFRC community and presents a top quality array of early silver type coins. All 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. Divestment time has come and luckily GFRC was selected to handle the consignment. Offered next is a gorgeous 1808 O-109a Capped Bust half with perfectly original surfaces. One quick look with a 10x loupe confirms that the satiny cartwheel luster originates from unmolested silver surfaces. The O-109 prime die state documents heavily eroded dies and obverse cracking and clashing. A semi-transparent layer of gray-gold patina covers both obverse and reverse. Under a bright light, the gold shifts to orange rose. Grading appears a bit conservative (AU50) given the available cartwheel luster. Early capped bust halves are difficult to grade due to inconsistent strikes and I believe this one is full AU53 at a minimum. There is a faint and ancient micro line to the left of ear that is mentioned for 100% accuracy. The Montana Collection consignor has not pursued CAC review, therefore any unsold coins will go to CAC after the Baltimore show. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Capped Bust 50C 1824 Capped Bust 1824
EF45 PCGS
83797798
O-116
R3
Choice New Price
$250
Better Overton Variety, Perfectly Original Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Ft. Lauderdale Collection . I really like this 1824 Capped Bust half and believe it deserves a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Surfaces are perfectly original with a base layer of crusty gray patina that is also overlaid with ebony coloring surrounding the major devices. Strike is well balanced though not hammered. The Overton 116 die variety is rated as an R3 rarity. Definitely a pleasing offering that is freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A quality offering from the Ft. Lauderdale Collection that is worth special consideration.
Capped Bust 50C 1824/4 Capped Bust 1824/4
EF45 PCGS
27573585
O-110
R2
Gem New Price
$400
Gem Original, Satiny Luster, Gorgeous Aquamarine, Gold and Rose Patina, Well Struck, Conservative Grading, Montana Collection. The Montana Collection is new to the GFRC community and presents a top quality array of early silver type coins. All 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 fortunately to have been selected for this divestment. Offered here is an incredible 1824/4 Capped Bust half that is frankly undergraded and a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. My goodness, EF45? This 1824/4 half offers strong satiny luster that is consistent with the AU50 grade level. Bright light viewing is a joy! The obverse is an interplay between aquamarine-gold patina and sharp gold lustrous ring at the rim. A quick 10x loupe inspection reveals plenty of mint frost surrounding the stars and the explanation for the gold lustrous ring. Looking at the reverse, the same coloring and luster is at hand. No way is this an EF45.... There are no blemishes to discuss either. An exceptional 1824/4 Capped Bust half that needs to be immediately scooped up. Yes, what about CAC approval? As mentioned in other listings, the Montana Collection consignor did not submit his coins for CAC approval. If still around after Baltimore show, then will be submitted to CAC. Let's close by saying that I look at a lot of silver type coins and some just stand out as being well about the pack. This is one of those and consider accordingly.
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 1833 Capped Bust 1833
EF45 PCGS
83456850
O-110
R1
Original New Price
$180
Crusty Original, Medium Gun Metal Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Ft. Lauderale Collection. Crusty original surfaces covered with medium gun metal gray patina are the lightly of this quality 1833 Capped Bust half. Typical strike with no blemishes whatsoever. The O-110 die variety is easy to attribute by using the shape of the 5 digit in 50 C. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. An quality numismatic offering from the Ft. Lauderdale Collection.
Seated 50C 1841 Seated 1841
AU58 NGC
2720689003
WB-3
R3
Choice New Price
$875
Underrated Date, Old Album Rainbow Peripheral Toning, Mirrored Fields, Accurately Graded, Upstate New York Collection. Repunched 18. An underrated date overall with few examples reaching the current market. At the AU58 grade level, PCGS has certified 11 along with another 9 total in MS61/MS62. Given the number of active Liberty Seated half dollar collectors, this number is small. Now the Upstate New York Collection is releasing a freshly graded example that is housed in new large font NGC holder. There are no auction records for this piece is completely fresh. Now let's discuss the coin itself. Reflective luster is crisp throughout obverse and reverse and reminds me the 1847 NGC AU58 CAC Seated dollar on current price list. A choice original example with thin blue and gold toning rim surround the stars. The balance of the obverse is faint gray-rose. Moving to the reverse, the eagle has light gold coloring and is surrounded by gray fields up to the legend when gold and blue rings preside. Strike is full and nicely executed. Blemish wise, there is one short line in the right obverse field that will be exposed during bright light viewing due to reflective fields. Fairly priced due to scarcity and eye appeal. Not every 1841 AU half that arrives to the market is as attractive as this offering.
Seated 50C 1846 Seated 1846
Tall Date
EF45 PCGS
83797795
WB-12
R3
Original New Price
$520
Tall Date, Crusty Original, Thick Gray-Brown, Cracked Reverse, Accurately Graded, Ft. Lauderdale Collection. This 1846 Tall Date Seated half dollar is the definition of "crusty original". Surfaces are covered with thick gray-brown patina that has accumulated after decades of unmolested storage. Strike is hammered with all obverse and reverse devices being deeply impressed. Reverse is cracked and consistent with the attribution guide from Bill Bugert's Federal Register on Philadelphia halves 1839-1853. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. The better of the two 1846 date punch style varieties and natural toning from the Ft. Lauderdale Collection.
Seated 50C 1861O Seated 1861-O
CSA Issue
EF45+ raw
W-15 WB-104
Original New Price
$750
New August 7! Final CSA Issue, Speared Olive Bud, Original Surfaces, Gun Metal Gray Patina, Residual Steely Luster, Fairly Graded, Under Construction Collection . Speared Olive Bud reverse, CSA Issue. The last die pairing struck under authority of the Confederate States of America. This die variety is easily attributed due to two parallel lines through the upper olive bud. This reverse was first paired with the Bisecting Crack at Date reverse and then afterwards with Obverse 1; first employed for Union strikes. Die erosion at Liberty's foot is evident for the variety and on the offered example. This Under Construction Collection example offers steely surfaces covered with classic gun metal gray patina on the obverse and lighter silver gray shades on the reverse. Strike typical on the obverse, since late state Union obverse, and full on the reverse. This piece performs well under a light source with plenty of residual luster. If TPG certification is your goal, then don't hesitate to purchase as I guarantee this W-15 will be placed in a holder. An important piece of Civil War history as struck during the final days of the New Orleans mint during April 1861.
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
$220
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
PR64CAM
PCGS
26687579

Gem New Price
$1895
Gem Proof Surfaces, Mirrored Cartwheel Luster, Attractive Toning, Conservative Grading, Winesteven Collection. Pre Central States Show Price Reduction! 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 $1975 well spent once the piece is seen in hand. Just another great offering from the Winesteven Collection.
Barber 50C 1897O Barber 1897-O
F12
PCGS
34802399

Choice New Price
$450
Early Semi-Key Date, Choice Original, Natural Gray Patina, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Iowa Collection. Close Out Sale Price! An important offering of the 1897 New Orleans semi-key date. Surfaces are well preserved and unmolested. Gray patina, with embedded golden hues, covers both sides. The toning results in lovely circulated cameo appearance. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with edge view insert. CAC approval. Part of the amazing Iowa Collection of strictly original numismatic properties.
Barber 50C 1898 Barber 1898
EF45 PCGS
83797793

Original New Price
$240
Crusty Original, Gray-Brown Patina, Accurately Graded, Ft. Lauderdale Collection . Once rarely sees Barber halves with this amount of crusty original patina. A perfectly original example with classic thick gray-brown patina. Surfaces are blemish free. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. An original offering from the Ft. Lauderdale 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 1902 Barber 1902
VF30 PCGS
82403950

Choice New Price
$135
Choice Original, Light Gray, Circulated Cameo Appearance, Accurately Graded, Ft. Lauderale Collection. A choice Barber half dollar for collectors who enjoy a circulated cameo appearance. Surfaces are strictly original with fields being covered by light gray patina. The lighter main devices provide a nice contrast against the slightly darker fields. A close 10x loupe inspection revealed no blemishes whatsoever. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. An quality Barber coinage offering from the Ft. Lauderdale Collection.
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
$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 1915D Barber 1915-D
VF20 raw

Original New Price
$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.
Early Commems 50C 1920 Early Commems 1920
MS65
PCGS
82949958

Gem New Price
$235
Pilgrim Tercentenary, Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Boldy Struck, Accurately Graded.. The 1920 Pilgrim Tercentenary issue was produced without a date other than the 1620-1920 anniversary period for the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth, Massachusetts. The 1920 mintage was high at 152,112 pieces but the majority were returned to the mint unsold. This surviving gem example offers frosty cartwheel luster and a faint skin of gray patina. Eye appeal is considerable enough for CAC to award green bean approval. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A perfect offering from a collector building an advanced early United States commemorative set.
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.
Walking Liberty 50C 1936 Walking Liberty 1936
PR64+
PCGS
06598651

Gem New Price
$2575
Gem Original, Watery Mirrors, Light Creamy White Patina, Accurately Graded, Winesteven Collection. First year of Walking Liberty half dollar proof strikes since 1915 and so popular for that reason. The 1936 half dollar has the second lowest mintage (3901 coins) of proofs struck during the 1936 to 2000 era, with only the 1936 Washington quarter having a slightly lower mintage. Scarce in any grade and rare in Superb Gem condition along with being the rarest proof  Walking Liberty half dollar. This gem example offers watery mirrors and hammered strike. There is a faint amount of reverse toning that has been over emphasized by GFRC images. Speaking of the GFRC images, they leave much to be desired with the coin in hand being significantly more attractive and pleasing. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. Once again, superior quality from the Winesteven Collection.
Walking Liberty 50C 1939D Walking Liberty 1939-D
MS66 PCGS
31817991

Gem New Price
$250
Gem Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Light Copper Patina, Accurately Graded, Gansu Collection. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. From the Gansu Collection. Full description shortly.
1 Dollar
Draped Bust $1 1803 Draped Bust 1803
Large 3
AU53 PCGS
28945167
B-6, BB-255
Original New Price
$7950
Mirrored Fields, Bold Strike, Accurately Graded, Winesteven Collection. Crossed by the Winesteven Collection consignor into current PCGS 2014 generation holder. An important GFRC offering of an 1803 Large 3 Bolen-6, BB-255 draped bust dollar that was previously encapsulated by ANACS during 1996 with four page Photo Proof documentation. The following description was taken directly from the ANACS Photo Proof, "Boldly struck, this example also retains nearly its full luster and rivals the appearance of a Mint State coin. Surfaces are remarkaby clean for such a large piece. Diagnostically, numerals 0 and 3 in the date are repunched, and two large die cracks may seen at the eagle's right wingtip. After 1800, silver dollars began to disappear from circulation with many being shipped overseas or melted for silver bullion content.
Seated $1 1870 Seated 1870
AU55 PCGS
32754684

Choice New Price
$1170
New August 7! Choice Original, Uniform Gun Metal Gray-Blue Toning, Mirrored Surfacres, Fully Struck, Port Matilda Collection. This lovely 1870 Philadelphia struck Seated dollar is worthy of special consideration by collectors of the series. Eye appeal is high given the combination of classic gun metal gray-blue toned surfaces, mirrored fields and a complete strike. In hand viewing sees uniform gray surfaces with darker shades surrounding the stars and reverse legend. Bright light viewing exposes a different perspective that is so pleasing. The obverse toning melts to reveal lightly mirrored fields covered with transparent aquamarine blue patina. The reverse is essentially identical to the obverse with coloring most prominent around the legend and denomination. Rims are sharp with minimum wear. Blemish wise, there is one mark in the right obverse field to the right of the arm that can be seen on GFRC images. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A quality Seated dollar offering from the Port Matilda Collection to consider for a date set. Please note the lighter shaded area on left obverse is lighting reflections during photography and not on the dollar piece. Toning is uniform throughout obverse and reverse.
Morgan $1 1878CC Morgan 1878-CC
MS64 PCGS
21465223

Choice New Price
$515
1st Year Carson City Issue, Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster with Gold Rims, Ft. Lauderdale Collection. First year of issue at the Carson City mint. Frosty cartwheel luster is on full display along with light gold rims. Accurately graded and housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. Off the market for years with no CAC attempt. A quality offering from the Ft. Lauderdale Collection.
Morgan $1 1885S Morgan 1885-S
MS64 PCGS
33181478

Gem New Price
$745
Gem Original, Attractive Dual Sided Toning, Cartwheel Luster, Huge Eye Appeal, Fort Lauderdale Collection. Don't I like this 1885 San Francisco struck Morgan that has been freshly graded by PCGS add designated as MS64. Not only is this a better Morgan date in mint state grade but also a dual sided toner with attractive patina. Radiant cartwheel luster couples with rich rose, gold and aquamarine toning resulting in a Gem quality rating. A superb offering from the Fort Lauderdale Collection.
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$5 1811
Capped Bust
EF40 PCGS
84108635
Small 5
Original New Price
$6095
New August 7! Small S, Important Capped Bust Type Offering, Original Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Port Matilda Collection. An important Capped Bust $5 half eagle offering at an "affordable" grade level. Early Capped Bust gold is always in demand and quickly moves into the five figure level starting at the Choice AU or better grade levels. The 1811 date is found with two different reverse varieties concerning the size of the 5 digit in the denomination. Overall 1811 date mintage is 99,581 with the Small 5 reverse being slightly more available than the Tall 5 reverse. This 1811 Small 5 offering, from the Port Matilda Collection, is numismatically signifcant and a pleasure to have in GFRC inventory. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS Gold Shield holder. Surfaces are uniform greenish gold with copper hues surrounding the stars and reverse legend. This piece is evenly worn with wear points at the top of the reverse eagle feathers and claws. Strike is nearly complete other than several stars in the left field lacking connected centrils.
Gold G$20 1851
Liberty
MS62 PCGS
81982952

Choice New Price
$11000
Rare Early Date and Grade, Choice Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, CAC Candidate, Osprey Collection. What an awesome offering from the Osprey Collection! 1851 represents the second year of circulation strike $20 double eagle production at the Philadelphia Mint. Mintage is slightly over 2,000,000 for this Type I design date. This example is choice original with textured cartwheel luster and a strong candidate for CAC review. Abrasions are too a minimum for the assigned MS62 grade while cartwheel luster is so dominate and pleasing. Strike is bold and crisp. All stars are rounded with deep centrils while all vertical and horizontal shield lines are separated by deep channels. This lovely example offers plenty of eye appeal and natural coloration. Don't I enjoy just swirling the obverse and reverse under bright light to activate the flashy textured luster. A new arrival from Europe and has just been graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder without CAC review. A superb piece from the Osprey Collection for serious collectors of early $20 double eagles.
Gold G$1 1853
Type 1 Liberty Head
MS64
PCGS
29298393

Gem New Price
$995
Gem Original, Orange Gold Patina, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, Winesteven Collection. A gorgeous Type 1 design struck in 1853 at the Philadelphia mint. Obviously a common date given a mintage of slightly over 4,000,000. The challenge for collectors is locating a perfectly original example that is fully strike and had old time copper gold coloring. The Winesteven consignor is a most selective collector and has made a point of only adding superb examples, for the TPG grade, to his collection. This 1853 gold dollar is a no question gem with every minute die frost detail being transferred to the coin. Mint frost is omnipresent on the obverse and surrounds the legend and the 1 digit on the reverse. An ideal example for an advanced gold dollar date and mintmark set. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. A superb offering from the Winesteven Collection that is priced consistent with MS64 CAC auction records on CoinFacts.
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$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 1885-S
Liberty
AU58 PCGS
32736112

Choice New Price
$1550
Choice Original, Satiny Luster, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Recently repatriated from Europe and freshly graded. Limited mintage of 683,500. Surfaces are original with ample remaining luster. Strike is crisp with nicely rounded stars and all reverse devices fully defined. Accurately graded with few marks. Housed in 2015 PCGS holder. A quality offering from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$1 1889
Type 3 Indian Princess
MS64+
PCGS
28848305

Gem New Price
HOLD
$995
Gem Original, Vibrant Frosty Luster, Old Orange Gold Patina, Conservative Grading, Winesteven Collection. A last year of issue strike with small mintage of 28,950 to consider when viewing this gem 1889 gold dollar. Fully struck with frosty cartwheel luster. CAC approval by John Albanese validates the strictly original surfaces and natural orange gold patina. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with edge insert and assigned an MS64+ opinion. Couple that with a CAC green bean most certainly places us in the realm of MS65 quality level with corresponding price. A magnificent gem from the Winesteven Collection.
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$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 1902
Liberty
MS62 PCGS
81982954

Choice New Price
$4200
Choice Original, Active Cartwheel Luster, CAC Candidate, Eye Appeal, Osprey Collection. This choice 1902 $20 double eagle is superior for the assigned grade and deserves special consideration. Why? Let's visit the PCGS population reports for that answer. There are (214) graded MS62 dropping to only (80) in MS63 with price guide jumping from $4500 to $11500. Many of those in the MS62 population are regrade attempts so my guess is that the MS62 population may be closer to (150). Locating a borderline MS63 for MS62 money should be the collector's challenge in obtaining maximum value and resale opportunity. This Osprey offering is one of the borderline MS63 pieces. Vibrant cartwheel luster dominates with few if any marks. The reverse is especially lustrous. Strike is complete with nicely rounded stars and deeply impressed reverse details. This piece is fresh from Europe and recently graded. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder without CAC attempt. A choice and quality piece 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 1914-S
St Gaudens
MS63 PCGS
81110169

Choice New Price
$1550
Choice Orginal, Flashy Cartwheel Luster, Orange Gold Patina, Osprey Collection. Fresh from Europe, recently graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. No CAC review.
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 1927
St Gaudens
MS64 PCGS
34881880

Gem New Price
$1550
Send to PCGS, Bradenton Estate. A freshly graded 1927 $20 Saint Gauden previously housed in old style Capital Plastic holder for decades. New to market from estate that was located in Bradenton Florida bank box and steered to GFRC for disbursement. Conservatively graded with no marks worthy of mention. Glowing frosty cartwheel luster is quite pleasing. Housed in 2015 style PCGS 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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