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There are 28 Coins for Sale. New coin(s) added on May 22, 2023

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Flying Eagle
Flying Eagle 1C 1857 1857
Choice $1300 New May 7! Choice Original, Island Lake Collection.. A thick spray of copper patina blankets both sides, surrounded by nickel-silver color at the rims. The alloy for the Flying Eagle and early Indian cents contained 12% nickel, imparting lighter color to most examples. In 1864, the composition changed to 95% copper and 5% tin and zinc, which remained the standard well into the 20th century. The present piece is a pleasing, lustrous example of the three-year Flying Eagle type. The CAC price guide is $1,260. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2003) holder with CAC approval.
Flying Eagle 1C 1857 1857
Original $450 Golden-Tan Presentation, Steely Luster, First Year Issue. I don't often see Flying Eagle cents housed in ANACS old white holders so having this example is a treat. Steely luster is immediately noted from tannish surfaces overland with golden shades. The golden toning is particular strong at the peripheries. A few reverse marks preclude a choice quality rating. A cool piece in an old time holder.
Flying Eagle 1C 1857 1857
Original $395 Orange-Rose Shades, Near-Choice, Emerald Isle Collection. Consignor Buyout - Price Reduction. Light orange-rose toning nicely decorates this 1857 Flying Eagle cent during angled lighting review. Strike is soft on the tail feathers. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Flying Eagle 1C 1858 1858
Small Letters
Choice $395 New May 22! Small Letters, Olive-Brown, Super Obverse Strike. A complete obverse strike and natural brown surfaces are readily noted on this lovely 1858 Small Letters flying eagle cent. Eagle feathers are intricately detailed. A strong duplicate from an anonymous consignor that needs a new home. Fairly priced. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
Indian Head
Indian 1C 1862 1862
Choice $450 New May 7! Choice Original, Island Lake Collection.. This copper-nickel piece reveals even golden color on the obverse, while rich maroon-plum patina covers the reverse wreath. Hard surfaces are smooth for the grade and the eye appeal is wholesome. The Indian cent portrait is iconic within American culture, and, with over a billion examples struck between 1859 and 1909, it is safe to say that this depiction is the most reproduced in history. The CAC price guide is $536. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
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 1864 1864
L on Ribbon
Choice HOLD
New May 30! L on Ribbon, Soft Luster, Well Struck, CAC Approval. A famous U.S. cent variety, the L on Ribbon results when James Longacre initial "L" was placed in the master hub for a small portion of the 1864 issue. This variety is considered to be quite scarce in Mint State. This new inventory addition features soft luster coupled with orange-brown coloration. Obverse strike is bold yet delicate and showcased against a steely frosted background. This is a solid piece that well please the buyer. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1864 1864
Copper Nickel
Choice $765 Near-Gem Copper Nickel Type, Steely Reflective Luster, Complete Strike, CAC Approval. A fully struck and unabraded 1864 copper nickel Indian cent that would be ideal for a type set. Steely reflective luster from partially mirrored fields is revealed during bright light inspection. Totally wholesome and attractive. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert and the coverted CAC green bean approval.
Indian 1C 1868 1868
Choice $535 Reddish-Brown Eye Appeal, Frosted Luster, Well Preserved, Port Matilda Collection. Price Reduction - Consignor Buyout. The 1868 Indian cent is scarce in all grade and consistent in availability with surrounding years. This Port Matilda Collection example is a near-gem with its steely-frosted luster and reddish-brown coloration. Bright light review exposes considerable luster on both sides. A premium example that would fit nicely in a CAC approved date set at a fair price. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder with CAC approval.
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 1871 1871
Bold N
Choice $785 Semi-Key Date, Thick Chocolate-Brown Skin, Well Struck, CAC Approval. A low mintage issue with suggestions that a portion of the mintage was melted during the mid to late 1870s. This semi-key date offering is superb for the grade and a near-gem. Surfaces are covered with a uniform chocolate-brown "skin". Fields are unabraded with some light verdigris surrounding the reverse motifs. I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation given the overall eye appeal. Ideal for a very selective AU58 CAC collector. Housed in new NGC large font holder with CAC approval.
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 1875 1875
Gem $1600 Gem Original, Blazing Red Cartwheel Luster, Blemish Free, Accurately Graded, Sunset Point Collection. A stunning 1875 Indian cent with blazing red-orange cartwheel luster. Mint frost is spread throughout the obverse and reverse dies and equally across main devices and fields. Pricing this 1875 cent in an old white ANACS holder is challenging as collectors wish to have the assurance of PCGS or NGC. Frankly, I believe this Indian cent will be scooped up at the next major show by a crack out dealer. Purchased nearly two decades ago and quietly off the market in a bank box. From the Sunset Point Collection of fine numismatic properties. Price to sell.
Indian 1C 1875 1875
Choice $125 Important Date, Choice Crusty Surfaces, Natural Chocolate Brown. Very choice with natural surfaces including light verdigris. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Indian 1C 1876 1876
Gem $1550 Brilliant Copper-Orange Luster, Gem Original, Ex. Eric P Newman Collection 2014 Sale. Price Reduction. Following a spike in 1874 and 1875, Indian cent production declined again in 1876 to fewer than 8 million pieces due to reduced commerce demand. This production reduction culminated in the following year, in 1877, when fewer than 900,000 were coined. This gem example displays glowing coppery-orange luster amid faint hues of pale burgundy color. The strike is bold, and the preservation is excellent. Previously offered and housed in 2014 NGC Eric P. Newman brown label holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1878 1878
Choice HOLD
Steely Frosted Luster, Orange-Brown Bright Light Coloration, Port Matilda Collection. Price Reduction - Consignor Buyout. 1878 Indian cents are far from "common" but still attractive priced in the higher Mint State grades as mintage was a tad under six million. This Port Matilda offering brings a complete strike along with steely-frosted luster. Angled lighting exposes orange-gold coloration and pristine fields. If in the market for a top quality specimen, then please consider this example. I guarantee that you will not be disappointed as I'm notably impressed with this near-gem. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval. Please note that the reverse holder plastic is worn below the denomination.
Indian 1C 1881 1881
Gem $1750 Reflective Gem, Pristine Crisp Mirrors, Nearly Full Red. GFRC is not yet known for stocking gorgeous proof Indian cents. I get that. However, this new 1881 Proof 66RB is certainly a step in the right direction! Reflective luster explodes off the intense mirrored fields without a single visual distraction. Strike is deeply impressed and terribly pleasing. Hopefully, more proof Indian of this premium quality level will be coming to the price list shortly. In the meantime, this one is available for a new home. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval. CAC population is 25 at the grade with only two finer. Seems that the offer priced at CAC CDN guide is more than fair in today's robust market.
Indian 1C 1892 1892
Gem $170 Fiery Red Obverse, Frosted Luster, Nice Cartwheels. Yet another eye appealing Indian cent from the "top of the ladder" portion of a special client collection. The obverse presents fiery red coloration while the reverse draws the Red-Brown certification. A thoroughly pleasing piece at a fair offer price. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Indian 1C 1902 1902
Gem $160 Brilliant Frosted Luster, Ample Reds, Swirling Cartwheels, Eye Appeal of Higher Grade. The last of the pretty Indian cents from the "top of the ladder" collection that warrants your promptly attention. Eye appeal is that of full gem though a single mark on the jaw precludes that certification. Brilliant frosted luster radiates from otherwise pristine surfaces with angled lighting. A perfect red-brown with excellent presentation. Housed in new large font NGC 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 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
Gem $190 Brilliant Frosted Luster, Considerable Original Reds, Distinctive Reverse Toning. A gem 1907 Indian with brilliant frosted luster that explodes from the surfaces. Traces of obverse brown and darker reverse shades match the Red-Brown certified, but what eye appeal! Strike is complete. 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.
Indian 1C 1909 1909
Gem $735 Low PCGS Population, Full Red, Complete Strike, Eagle Eye Photo Seal. A low population 1909 Indian cent with full red certification and sought after MS65+ grade given price jumps at MS66 and MS67 levels. Frosted surfaces emit a pretty glow consistent with gem designation. A careful 10x loupe inspection revealed a single "lint mark" below ST(A)TES otherwise the surfaces are perfect. Strike is complete with just a touch of weakness at the date. Diamonds are fully impressed. A quality offering for the sophisticated collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with Eagle Eye Photo Seal.
Lincoln Cent
Lincoln 1C 1909 1909
New May 30! Exceptional Eye Appeal, Radiant Frosted Luster, JUST BUY IT NOW. Probably the nicest 1909 VDB Lincoln that I've handled and worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW shooutout. Radiate luster just drips off the surfaces. If you like the coin in the images, wait until it arrives!. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder with CAC approval.
Lincoln 1C 1909S 1909-S
Gem $4500 New April 10! 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 1928D 1928-D
Choice $90 Charming Eye Appeal, Peripheral Violet Toning, Twin Lakes Collection. Consignor Price Reduction. Beautifully toned with center red-copper surrounded by a peripheral violet ring. Reverse shades is lighter. Well worth the offer price given above average eye appeal. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2003) holder.
Lincoln 1C 1931D 1931-D
Gem $395 Red-Brown, Brilliant Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Gem Original, Lakeland Collection. 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 $220 Popular Date, Brilliant Red Luster, Choice Surfaces, Oregon Beaver Collection. 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.
Lincoln 1C 1943S 1943-S
New May 30! Superb Gem, Pristine Metallurgy, Outstanding Type Piece, CAC Approved. This 1843-S steel Lincoln is drop dead gorgeous and secures my JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. It is that simple as the surfaces are entirely pristine along with intense luster. This piece excels under a bright light and then some. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2003-2004) holder with CAC approval.