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Indian Head
Indian 1C 1859 1859
Choice HOLD
New February 16! Single Year Type, Frosted Luster, Choice Surfaces, Cheek Rub. 1859 Indian cents are a constant best seller since being a one year type coin. Starting in 1860, the reverse hub was updated to add a wreath at 12:00 though the entire wreath was redesigned with a more modern appearance. This surviving 1859 example arrives courtesy of a regular GFRC client. Surfaces exhibit natural golden-tan frosted luster under angled lighting. Light rub is evident on the check with the certified grade being accurate. Choice and original at a fair offer priced. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2024) holder.
Indian 1C 1864 1864
L on Ribbon
S-6 Choice $1150 Near-Gem, Newtown Collection. Sea-green, burnt orange, and navy patina liberally drapes the obverse of this With L Indian cent. The reverse exhibits mixed red and brown color throughout with russet shades around C(ENT). Fields are lightly mirrored with steely luster, and the overall flash easily penetrates the thick skin. Housed in a Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder with Eagle Eye Photo Seal approval and certificate card.
Indian 1C 1868 1868
Doubled Die Obverse
Snow-1 Choice $475 Doubled Die Obverse, Thick Rose-Brown Skin, Light Rub, Lakeland Collection. The Lakeland Collection is back with a strictly original 1868 Indian cent release that is also the Snow-1 Doubled Die Obverse die variety. Surfaces are covered with a thick rose-brown skin. Bright light assessment reveals somewhat steely fields with limited luster due to the thick crust. Surfaces are unabraded other than a single obverse contact mark in the left field. Housed in ANACS old white holder with Doubled Die Obv and S-1 listed on the label.
Indian 1C 1871 1871
Gem $2850 Important Semi-Key Indian Date, Attractive Red-Brown, Gem Original, Osprey Collection. This new offering from the Osprey Collection is certainly important as true gem 1871 Indian cents are downright challenging! This example features medium brown surfaces with orange tinted luster under angled lighting. Both sides are completely struck and offer Gem quality that will appeal to the serial Indian cent collector. The CAC Red-Brown approved population is limited to only 27 pieces with 3 finer. A statistic that is worth noteworking during purchase evaluation. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Indian 1C 1872 1872
Choice $1150 Semi-Key Date, Low Mintage, Unquestionably Choice. A choice 1872 Indian BN cent that is a semi-key date in the series. Though the mintage amounted to a tad over four million, the date circulated widely less than 75 certified by PCGS in the individual BN Mint State grades. CAC populations are much lower with 53 pieces approved in all graded when considering the BN designation. This offered example contains a substantial amount of red coloration when subjected to a bright light. Frosted luster and moderate cartwheels are also eivdent. A choice example for an Indian cent date set without breaking the budget. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1872 1872
Choice $750 Semi-Key Date, Thick Chocolate-Brown Skin, Well Struck, CAC Approval. From a Liberty Seated collector's perspective, a mintage of 4 million is quite substantial, but the 1872 Indian cent date is semi-key at this level. I did not hesitate to add this perfectly original and notably choice example to inventory at the Baltimore show. Toning is a thick chocolate brown. Obverse strike is complete while the reverse right wreath being a tad weak. Surfaces are unabraded and pleasing at the grade. This one did not circulate long and fortunately was properly stored to its current patina. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1875 1875
Gem $850 Very Scarce Grade, Brilliant Frosted Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Osprey Collection. Handling U.S. coinage denominations outside of the Capped Bust and Liberty Seated realm often leads to personal numismatic learnings. Case in point is this 1875 Indian graded NGC MS65RB. The MS65 grade level is the last obtainable level given that few examples have been graded higher. As a full gem, this date is very scarce. The Osprey Collection has located an wonderful specimen with brilliant frosted luster and red-brown surfaces. Bright light exposure confirms vibrant cartwheels and a complete strike. This is a strong offering that was recently graded without CAC submission. Please take this fact into account if considering a purchase. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Indian 1C 1879 1879
Gem $600 New January 6! Gem Proof, Pristine Mirrors, Multi-Color Toning. Indian cent proof mintages were high as compared to the Seated series. 1879 brought 3,200 Indian cent proof strikes. The subjective natural of the BN, RB, and RD designations add collecting intrigue. This gem 1879 proof has the BN certification due to the chocolate brown coloration during in hand inspection. As with most heavily toned proofs, bright light viewing is where the fun is as this piece shifts to violet-rose on the obverse while the reverse features peripheral blues. Strike is crisply executed while the fields are entirely unabraded. GFRC images accurately capture the in hand presentation. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Indian 1C 1881 1881
Gem $1450 Sharp Mirrors, Hammered Strike, Gem Proof with Brown Certification. Handling a new consignment lot of gem proof Indian cents is a visual playground. Though most of the consigned lot is certified Brown, the bright light colorings are unique to each coin. This 1881 PR66 lot offers pristine fields, sharp mirrors, and multi-faceted viewing. The in-hand center violet-rose and peripheral teal colors shift to nicely delineated rose and light blue under angled lighting. If having patience and tilting the reverse to the perfect viewing angle, the surfaces become a continuous light blue. Yes, I'm having fun with this lot for sure and you will too. Please note that there is a piece of verdigris in the C of CENT that has resulting in adjacent toning. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Indian 1C 1884 1884
Gem $525 Consistent Red-Brown, Frosted Luster, Gem Original, Lakeland Collection. The Lakeland Collection is back with a gem 1884 Indian cent that offers orange-brown coloration and pristine surfaces. This piece presents frosted luster under angled lighting. Red-Brown is the optimum collecting threshold for Indian cents as much of the original red and orange colors are present at a fraction of the cost of full Red. Housed in NGC Gen 7 (1997-2000) holder.
Indian 1C 1902 1902
Choice $85 Reddish-Brown Coloration, Vibrant Cartwheels, Premium Eye Appeal at Grade. No junky Indian cents here as this 1902 offering is most pleasing. Reddish-brown coloration and frosted luster are readily apparent with angled lighting as are the active cartwheels. Strike is complete and surfaces are unabraded. A bit more luster brilliance would push this piece into a higher grade but the brown toning is a limitation. Overall a solid piece at a fair price. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Indian 1C 1903 1903
Gem $750 Gem Proof, Copper-Gold and Purple Delight, Hammered Strike, Pristine Surfaces. This 1903 proof Indian cent is the last date in a newly consigned lot. I've been thoroughly pleased with the lot's premium quality which is further echoed here. The visual experience, under my desk lamp, is best described as a "copper-gold and purple delight' as these colors are dominant. The reflective luster is more than consistent with the certified grade as the mirrors are sharp and brilliant. Reverse toning is cool with peripheral yellow-gold framing a bluish-brown center. Strike is 100% complete while the fields are unabraded. This 1903 proof Indian closes out the lot just as it started with gem offerings. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder.
Indian 1C 1905 1905
Choice $150 Noteworthy Eye Appeal, Granular Frosted Luster, Bright Light Reds. Another attractive Indian cent from the "top of the ladder" portion of a long term clients collection. Granular frosted luster shift from red-browns to reds once placed under a bright light. A full strike adds to the noteworthy eye appeal for this near-gem. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Indian 1C 1907 1907
Choice $75 Premium Eye Appeal, Accurately Grading, Full Strike.. No long description is required at this price point. GFRC images for this choice 1907 Indian cent accurately capture its beauty and pristine surfaces. Strike is complete. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder.
Indian 1C 1908S 1908-S
Original $185 Popular San Francisco Date, Chocolate Brown Patina, Fairly Graded. A popular San Francisco date that is in constant demand. Original surfaces are toned a consistent chocolate brown. A single contact mark holds this Indian cent from a choice quality rating. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Please note that the old holder is scuffy with any line being on the holder and not the coin.
Lincoln Cent
Lincoln 1C 1909S 1909-S
Gem $4500 Key Lincoln Date, Brilliant Frosted Luster, Deep Red Coloration, Superb Eye Appeal. At the Spring 2023 Manchester NH show, GFRC purchased this brilliantly frosted and full red 1909-S VDB Lincoln cent as part of a substantial collection. GFRC images capture the rich red coloration that glows under a bright light. A few verdigris specks are noted and will take careful inspection to locate. A single tick at the left of (O)NE is note but not of any consequence at the certified grade. Housed in short lived NGC Gen 8 (August-September 2002) holder.
Lincoln 1C 1909S 1909-S
Choice $1150 Key Date, Choice Surfaces, Medium Chocolate Brown, Lakeland Collection. The Lakeland Collection is offering a key date Lincoln that we all dreamed of owning as a kid. This choice 1909-S VDB is well preserved with medium chocolate brown surfaces that are uniformly toned. The S mintmark and reverse V.D.B. are boldly defined. Verdigris is present on the upper reverse at the legend. No CAC attempt by either GFRC or the consignor. Worthy of consideration for those building a circulated Lincoln cent set. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder.
Lincoln 1C 1931D 1931-D
Gem $370 Red-Brown, Brilliant Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Gem Original, Lakeland Collection. Consignor Price Reduction. A lovely gem 1931-D Lincoln cent arrives to the price list courtesy of the Lakeland Collection. This example exhibits brilliant luster and swirling cartwheels. Coloration is copper-orange. GFRC images accurately capture the surface conditions and overall eye appeal. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Lincoln 1C 1931S 1931-S
Choice $195 Popular Date, Brilliant Red Luster, Choice Surfaces, Oregon Beaver Collection. Consignor Price Reduction - One of the dates that penny roll searchers would be thrilled to locate. This 1931-S Lincoln retains much of its original red coloring along with offering brilliant luster. Fully struck with some obverse speckled gray toning. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder.