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This price list features only coins that received GFRC's highest quality rating: Gem. Gem rated coins offer no question original surfaces, are fully struck, are blemish free and have toning colors or luster that tickles the eyes. Bright light as well as in hand viewing performance is superior. The Classic Silver collection Liberty Seated quarters in the recent Gobrecht Journal (#125) centerfold are all gems. These are coins that astute collectors enjoy sharing with friends. Gems have high pricing premium against the guides while being the most liquid with presented to knowledgeable dealer (like GFRC).

There are 206 Coins for Sale. New coin(s) added on November 6, 2017

Photo Type Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Half & 1 Cent
Early Copper 1C 1852 Early Copper 1852
MS64+BN
NGC
3607443002

Gem $535 Gem Original, Perfect Planchet, Uniform Chocolate Brown, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. Even as a non copper collector, I can still appreciate a thoroughly gem original large cent when one arrives at the GFRC office. Chocolate brown patina is uniform while the strike is crisply executed. Planchet is problem free. Satiny luster is evident under the thick patina. Accurately graded and housed in newer NGC holder with CAC approval. The CAC approval validates what my eyes see....strict originality and eye appeal. Yet another gem offering from the Santa Fe Collection to consider.
Indian 1C 1864 Indian 1864
MS64RB
PCGS
84298764

Gem $425 Red-Brown, Gem Original Bronze Strike, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. A superb offering from the Santa Fe Collection.
5 Cents
Seated 5C 1838 Seated 1838
Large Stars
MS64 PCGS
33990695

Gem $900 Eye Candy, Glowing Aquamarine-Rose-Gold Luster, Super Original, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. A very special 1838 Large Stars half dime that would be ideal for a mint state early type collection. GFRC accurately capture the colors as seen in hand. Bright light viewing leads to a glowing luster including a golden obverse ring at the stars and uniform rose-gold on the reverse. Strike is absolutely hammered with round stars and deeply impressed hair curls. Eye appeal is that of a higher grade but technically, this half dime is accurately graded due to two parallel micro lines on the obverse to the left of the date. These lines can be seen in the worst GFRC images (lines are parallel to the light source and enhanced) but not distracting when viewing in hand or with a loupe. Fresh graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A superb offering from the Santa Fe Collection.
Seated 5C 1839 Seated 1839
MS64
PCGS
28267590

Gem $1050 Gem Original, Light Golden Gray Patina., Frosty Luster, Accurately Graded, Saw Mill Run Collection. A gem original 1839 Philadelphia strike that is covered with light gray-rose patina. The assigned MS64 grade is accurate given the frosty cartwheel luster on such a small silver denomination. Strike is completely executed with rounded stars, full hair curls and all reverse wreath leaf veins being crisp. This lovely half dime offers the perfect balance of eye appeal, originality and strike and would please the most selective collector. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. A wonderful offering from the Saw Mill Run Collection that deserves your attention.
Seated 5C 1842 Seated 1842
MS64 NGC Fatty
156875004

Gem $825 Gem Original, Classic Deep Rose-Gold and Blue Ring Toning, Fully Struck, Conservatively Graded. A gem offering for fans of strict old time originality. Strike is perfect with all devices completely formed and deeply impressed. Surfaces are covered with thick rose-gold and blue patina. During bright light viewing, the obverse turns to fiery gold while the reverse is mostly aquamarine blue. Housed in old NGC Fatty holder with green label.
Seated 5C 1850O Seated 1850-O
Large O
AU58 NGC
57350620
V-2
Gem $875 Round Fat O, Gem Original, New Jersey Collection. This is a special offering that belongs in an advanced collection. Purchased by the consignor in a 2003 Bowers and Merena sale and off the market since that time. Surfaces are pristine with just a touch of rub on the leg and lower wreath. Frosty golden luster is the best way to describe the in hand and bright light appearance throughout obverse and reverse. How about rarity? CoinFacts indicates a population of (9) but where are these pieces? The last sales record goes back to January 2006 or earlier. A dipped PCGS AU55 did sell during 2014 otherwise considerable patience is required for locating a high quality example. Patience is rewarded with the appearance of this splendid example to the market. Housed in early 2000 generation NGC holder and ready to be placed in a serious Seated half dime collection.
Seated 5C 1855O Seated 1855-O
With Arrows
AU58
NGC Fatty
156432003

Gem $1150 New October 23! 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 1862 Seated 1862
MS66
PCGS
25033279

Gem $1275 Superb Gem, Hammered Strike, Old Album Bullseye Toning, Mirrored Fields, Dallas Collection. Really an amazing offering for the type coin collector who desires only the best. One immediately notices the mirrored fields coupled with frosty devices that generate a huge amount of luster with or without bright light. The dies employed to strike this piece were heavily polished with die striations throughout obverse and reverse while Liberty is fully frosted. Dies are heavily clashed as easily seen in the GFRC images while the strike is absolutely hammered. Centers are essentially untoned with the obverse exhibits a rapid blue to rose/gold transition at the legend. The reverse is similar with a larger right side toning arc comprised of darker blues and rose. Again the strike is fully hammered with the reverse anomalies inside the denomination letters being heavy clash marks. Housed in a 2013 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. An amazing offering to consider.
Seated 5C 1867 Seated 1867
MS65+
PCGS
29682102

Gem $2850 Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Rare Date, Heavy Die Clashing, Osprey Collection. Mintage for the 1867 date is a tiny 8,000 piece with this MS65+ graded example in the condition census given CAC approval. Regardless of its small size, this Philadelphia struck half dime makes a statement when viewed. Frosty cartwheel luster is immediately evident while bright light viewing exposes lightly mirrored fields. Obverse is heavily clashed while a prominent die crack is seen from STATE(S) to Liberty's clasp. Strike is nearly completed with only a touch of weakness at the gown line and lower maple leaf on the reverse. This piece is so enjoyable to study under 10x loupe as there are numerous obverse die spaghetti lines throughout Liberty's body and gown. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. CAC approval is fully warranted given the overall quality and eye appeal. Another top quality offering from the Osprey Collection and worthy of an advanced mint set project.
Seated 5C 1871 Seated 1871
MS65 PCGS
33431514

Gem $645 Filled Obverse Die, Gem Frosty Oriignal, Light Gold Patina, Colorado Collection. A gorgeous 1871 Philadelphia Liberty Seated half dime with considerable character from the minting process. Luster and surfaces are consistent with gem designation. Add in a filled obverse die and heavy die clashing and one has a unique strike that would be a great conservative piece. The upper left arm and portions of Liberty's face remained unfilled during the minting process as is seen on Seated dimes. A grease filled die is always a plausible explanation. A heavy clash mark protrudes from the gown line into Liberty's neck. The reverse has heavy die clash lines and partial H(AL)F, again from a filled die event. Luster is quite frosty while faint gold toning streaks are seen on the obverse under a 10x loupe. There are no blemishes to discuss. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and a top quality offering from the Colorado Collection.
Shield 5C 1876 Shield 1876
PR66+CAM
PCGS
25257879

Gem $2350 Superb Gem Proof, Cameo Designation, Old Time Golden Toning, Accurately Grading, Winestevens Collection. 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. This is an important GFRC offering housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. From the Winestevens Collection of fine numismatic properties.
Buffalo 5C 1913 Buffalo 1913
Type 1
MS66 PCGS
82993607

Gem $260 Gem Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded. Accurately graded and offering satiny cartwheel luster. Obverse die is heavily eroded with rust pits and metal flow lines throughout. Under a bright light the surfaces are a light copper color. Housed in PCGS 30th Anniversary holder.
Buffalo 5C 1926 Buffalo 1926
MS64 PCGS
2041630

Gem $95 Gem Orginal, Steely Chrome Colored Surfaces, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Washington State Collection. An earlier Philadelphia strike with gorgeous steely chrome colored surfaces and frosty cartwheel luster. Housed in early PCGS blue label holder with standard ring insert and PNG reverse hologram. A quality offering from the Washington State Collection for those building a date and mintmark set at the MS64/MS65 grade levels. Worthy of a CAC attempt.
Buffalo 5C 1935 Buffalo 1935
MS66 PCGS
25213091

Gem $175 Gem Original, Satiny Luster, Accurately Graded. A quality later date Buffalo nickel that is accurately graded at the MS66 level. Satiny luster is predominate. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder.
Buffalo 5C 1937 Buffalo 1937
MS66 NGC
1544349045

Gem $70 Gem Original, Well Struck from Eroded Dies, Brilliant Luster, Accurately Graded. Housed in older NGC holder with standard insert. A quality Buffalo with brilliant luster.
Buffalo 5C 1937S Buffalo 1937-S
MS66 NGC Fatty
004078023

Gem $95 Superb Gem, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded. Old time conservative grading is apparent with this lovely 1837 San Francisco strike. Crisp steely untoned luster dominates. Housed in NGC Fatty holder with standard ring insert. The holder is in pristine condition.
Buffalo 5C 1938D Buffalo 1938-D
MS66 PCGS
14587417

Gem $65 Superb Gem, Radiant Cartwheel Luster, Conservative Grading. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. Yes, a common date, but with huge eye appeal if flashy luster is your cup of tea.
Buffalo 5C 1938D Buffalo 1938-D
MS66 PCGS
72912480

Gem $75 Gem Original, Steely Cartwheel Luster, Light Gold Toning, Well Struck, Denver Collection. Gem example housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. From the Denver Collection.
Buffalo 5C 1938D Buffalo 1938-D
MS65 NGC
4521974025

Gem $50 Copper Gold Patina, Gem Original, Accurately Graded. Housed in new large font NGC holder. For fans of heavily toned Buffalo nickels. Luster provides nice contrast with the copper-gold coloring.
Buffalo 5C 1938D Buffalo 1938-D
MS65 NGC
4521974029

Gem $50 Brilliant Luster, Eroded Dies, Faint Gold Patina. Accurately Graded. Housed in new large font NGC holder. Brilliant luster is the highlight. Struck from heavily eroded dies. Accurately graded at MS65 level.
10 Cents
Capped Bust 10C 1832 Capped Bust 1832
AU58
PCGS
28608486
JR-1
Gem $915 New November 6! Gem Original, Crusty Gray-Gold Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Port Matilda Collection. A no question gem original 1832 Capped Bust dime with beautiful golden-gray toning on the obverse and ebony-gold on the reverse. This lovely example is fully struck and blemish free. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert. CAC approval captures a host of positive attributes including natural surfaces, full strke and overall eye appeal. This is a significant quality offering that astute collectors should carefully consider. From the Port Matilda Collection.
Seated 10C 1841O Seated 1841-O
AU55
PCGS
06935835
F-101
Gem $35000 Transitional Large O Closed Bud Reverse, Finest Extant, Gem Original, Greer Guidebook Plate Coin, Gerry Fortin Top 100 Varieties Collection. Ahwash 1, Greer 102, Transitional Large O Closed Bud Reverse. Struck in early 1841 at the New Orleans mint with a left over Closed Bud reverse die from 1840 due to lack of die shipment of the new Open Bud reverse design. Greer indicates that "transitional Large and Small O dimes were struck from leftover 1840-O reverse dies most likely before the arrival of the first reverse dies of 1841 Open Bud which were delivered on Apri 7, 1841. Mint records for 1841 show 160,000 dimes were delivered from New Orleans prior to April of that year. I believe that these were deliveries included the Closed Bud 1841-O dimes, as well as many dated 1840-O. The extreme rarity of both closed bud varieties indicates a very small mintage." Collectors have been attempting for years to cherrypick examples due to substantial premiums in all grades. I consider both the Large and Small O Transitional Closed Bud dimes to be key entries in the Top 100 Liberty Seated Dime Variety set. Large O Closed Bud dimes can be located in lower circulated grades between AG and VF. Most will be found with problems due to lengthy time in circulation. Obtaining problem free and original examples in EF or better will require a long term collecting horizon as few are known. Once obtained, these specimens will typical reside in an advanced seated coinage collection for multiple years. At the certified AU grade level only two examples were known to the hobby; PCGS AU58 (Jack Marston Collection) and PCGS AU55 (Gerry Fortin Collection). Upon Jack Marston's untimely death, the PCGS AU58 example was placed at Heritage auction and sold. This piece can be easily identified by a mark on the lower right reverse wreath. The Fortin AU55 example is easily recognized by the lovely bullseye toning pattern on obverse and reverse. I've taken the liberty to call out the Fortin example as the finest known since crack out dealers have messed with the Jack Marston piece and added toning towards securing a PCGS MS62 certified grade. The Gerry Fortin example is completely natural and received Gold CAC approval during 2014. I would much rather own this AU55 example with Gold CAC rather than the AU58/MS62 example that no longer looks fully natural. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. The PCGS label reads, "Transitional Rev Large O, FS-902". A very special offering for the advanced collector who desires the finest numismatic properties and a piece of numismatic history given the Greer Guidebook plate coin pedigree.
Seated 10C 1856 Seated 1856
Small Date
MS63 PCGS OGH
2601385
F-111
Gem $725 Double Die Obverse, Gem Original, Hammered Strike, Conservative Grading. . Let’s start the description for this gem 1856 Small Date dime with a strong JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Why? Most collectors don't understand that the 1856 date, though common, is notorious for weak and uneven strikes. Fully struck mint state examples that are not blast white or creamy white are rare! Enter into the equation this gem example that is housed in early PCGS old green holder. The strike is absolutely hammered throughout obverse and reverse without any signs of weakness. Every star, every vein in each wreath leaf and Liberty's head are deeply impressed and crisp. It is such a joy to inspect this piece with a 10x loupe. Surfaces are strictly original with golden-rose patina. The fields do have a few scattered ticks but far from distracting. This is also the F-111 double die obverse variety with bold diagnostics throughout the shield, scroll and lower gown lines. The asking price is firm at $725 and if no takers, this one will go into my personal collection to be enjoyed for a number of years........
Seated 10C 1857 Seated 1857
MS65 PCGS
08175509
F-114
Gem $2650 Gem Proof Like, Stack's Lemus Sale 2005.. This is the first 1857 F-114 offered by GFRC and what an incredible example. The F-114 variety features badly rusted obverse and reverse dies. Areas of die rust are seen on Liberty's right arm under the pole/cap and throughout the reverse denomination letter and legend. To minimize the rust defects, Mint workers heavily polished the dies resulting in proof like surfaces. Couple the proof like fields with multi color patina and bold strike and the result is huge eye appeal. This piece is sitting in front of a window so light reflects at an angle across the surface. On the obverse, I see an aquamarine/teal center that transitions to rose/gold surrounding the stars and some reds at the date. Angling the obverse under bright light results in more colors that are difficult to describe. Reverse has a rose center at the denomination that converts to sea blue around the legend. Provenance dates back to the Stack's NYC Lemus sale. I remember seeing this dime at the preview and it sold raw during auction. Stack's was the first to diagnose the rusted die variety per observation on this discovery piece. There is only one issue holding this dime back and that is trying to photograph the proof like surfaces and colors straight on. The images in no way do this coin justice and you will have to trust me on the gem eye appeal. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and serial number 08175509.
Seated 10C 1863 Seated 1863
PF65CAM PCGS
29419075
F-101
Gem $1950 Gem Original, Bold Mirrors, Golden Obverse Rims, Mottled Reverse, Accurately Graded. Cameo designation is definitely warranted for this attractive 1863 proof strike. Obverse offers faint gold coloring that becomes more acute at the rims. Mottled gold covers portions of the reverse. Adding a light source exposes the brilliant mirror as one would expect from a Cameo Proof. There are no blemishes or points of distraction. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS Security holder.
Seated 10C 1863 Seated 1863
MS65 NGC
373316004

Gem $4150 Gem Original, Light Mirrored Fields, Eye Appeal, Seated Dime Web-Book Plate Coin.. A no question 1863 business strike with silver centers that are nicely framed by gold and blue rims on the obverse. The reverse is essentially untoned with frosty devices. Fields lightly mirrored but regardless a business strike. Purchased in the late 1990s and a key date dime in my Liberty Seated Dime collection since that time. This is a choice specimen with well balanced color, eye appeal and luster. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert; serial number 373316-004
Seated 10C 1864 Seated 1864
PF66 NGC
1574661002
F-102
Gem $2000 Civil War Gem Original Proof, Low Surviving Population, Superb Toning, Sharp Mirrors Accurately Graded, Florida Collection . A late Civil War era proof dime strike from Philadelphia mint that deserves attention by specialists. Mintage is a tiny 470 pieces. One immediately notes the hammered strike and intricate device details during 10x loupe examination. While viewing in hand, one sees mostly deep reddish brown patina on the obverse and additional aquamarine-blue on the reverse. Placing under a bright light is a completely different experience. The heavily mirrored fields are exposed with some cool colors. The obverse transitions to a fiery orange-rose along with a deep sky blue ring at the left legend. The reverse is simply stunning with sky blue inside the wreath that is subsequently surrounded by clear fields to the rim. Accurately graded and housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. From the Florida Collection of fine numismatic properties. Please give this special 1864 proof dime your consideration.
Seated 10C 1864 Seated 1864
MS63 PCGS
25250199
F-102a
Gem $2875 Gem Original, Frosty Devices, Light Rose Toned Mirrors, Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Florida Collection. Every Liberty Seated dime collector recognizes how difficult the 1863 through 1867 Philadelphia strikes are to locate. Mint state examples will occasionally arrive to the market but most are safely "put away" in strong collector hands. Mintage for the 1864 date is 11,000. This lovely example, from the Florida Collection, has been assigned a Gem quality rating due to substantial eye appeal and no distracting blemishes. The MS63 grade is technically correct as there are several faint hairlines in the left obverse field visible when inspecting under bright light with a 10x loupe. Having said that, the overall appearance and eye appeal is that of a higher grade. Devices are frosty original while the fields are lightly mirrored. This is a no question business strike as many will be seen with proof like fields. Rose-gold toning is seen throughout the obverse and reverse. A quality example that is housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. Worthy of an advanced mint state collection!
Seated 10C 1870 Seated 1870
MS65 NGC
1727971003
F-106
Gem $1675 Frosty Original Gem, Scarce Variety, Florida Collection.. As for February 2015, I had not handled any 1870 F-106 dimes and then within several months, two mint state examples appear. This example is a lovely gem with frosty devices and a hammered strike with sharp wire rims on both obverse and reverse. All device details including hair curls and upper wheat grains a fully visible. The F-106 variety can be diagnosed by a radial die crack through the 7 and 0 digits then up through Liberty's foot and into the legend. Some F-106 specimens come with proof like appearance and this example clearly has the strike characteristics of a proof. Housed in new NGC holder.
Seated 10C 1875S Seated 1875-S
Below Wreath
MS64
PCGS
83457561
F-120
Gem $600 Cracked Reverse, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Grey Soldier Collection. 1875 San Francisco dimes are notorious for being weakness struck or minted from badly eroded dies. This outstanding F-120 example falls in the severely eroded reverse die category. Extensive die wear and die cracks are evident throughout the lower wreath. Most important are the frosty surfaces that produce considerable cartwheel luster consistent with the assigned MS64 grade. CAC approval is completed warranted as the grading is accurate and the surfaces are frosty original. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. A superb offering from the Grey Soldier Collection with images to use as a new Fortin Web-book plate coin.
Seated 10C 1876CC Seated 1876-CC
MS66 NGC
367384010
F-132
Gem $3400 Ex. Eliasberg Collection, Gem Original, Double Die Reverse, Florida Collection. Last traceable auction record for this Eliasberg 1876-CC dime is the Bowers and Merena Torak sale held during September 1998. This offering is indeed special as most high end mint state examples were struck from rusted dies. The Eliasberg pedigreed example is complete different as struck from F-132 die pair. These dies were in pristine condition and freshly hubbed. The device details are crisp and sharp with unabraided fields. Strike on this Eliasberg example is uniform and deeply impressed. Head details and haircurls are so well defined as are all of the subtle reverse wreath elements. Some customers may be skeptical of the NGC MS66 grade level. One inspection with a 10x loupe and bright light viewing will convince that this is indeed a high end surviving example worthy of the assigned grade. Obverse surfaces are lightly mirrored with fiery orange-gold patina. The reverse has lighter toning with frosty gray coloring. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. A marvelous offering from the Florida Collection that deserves special consideration.
Seated 10C 1882 Seated 1882
PF66 UCAM NGC
1727340011
F-101
Gem $2450 Gem Proof, Deep Mirrors, Eye Appeal, Birmingham Collection.. An incredible dime with the appearance of being struck yesterday. Fields are fully mirrored with natural "watery" texture and completely blemish free. Mintage amounts to 1,100 piece coupled with a high survival rate. Checking CoinFacts, the graded population peaks at the PF63/PF64 level due to long ago handling issues and at the PF66 level, few are available with Ultra Cameo designation and appearance. A CoinFacts check indicates the following (1) DCAMPF64, (1) DCAMPF65, (1) DCAMPF66 and (1) DCAMPF67 for PCGS graded examples. This NGC Ultra Cameo last sold in during July 2003 at Heritage auction and brought ~ $2000 while a more recent NGC Ultra Cameo sale (June 2010) brought $2990. Pricing these high end grade rarities is challenging but the present asking price does appear to be reasonable. Housed in old NGC holder with traditional ring insert; serial number 1727340-011.
Seated 10C 1882 Seated 1882
MS65
NGC
152158003
Unlisted
Gem $850 Unlisted, Gem Original, Eye Appeal, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded.. An incredibly beautiful Liberty Seated dime for collectors of strict originality and eye appealing toning. The GFRC images accurately capture the in hand appearance and mottled rose/blue coloring. Under bright light, the bold luster kicks in and further accentuates this pretty patina. Strike is complete with complete head details, crisp legend letters and all design elements in the reverse wreath including the problematic upper left wheat grains. There are no blemishes to discuss. Housed in early NGC Fatty holder with serial number 152158-003. CAC approval is icing on this lovely piece of eye candy.
Seated 10C 1883 Seated 1883
MS65 PCGS
21167100
F-122
Gem $785 Gem Original, Thick Multi Color Toning, New Die Pairing (F-122), Florida Collection. . When first attributing this gem 1883 dime, it seemed that the date was position far right. Making a Denticle Ruler measurement resulted in DR 1R and a new die pairing for the web-book. This is a no question gem dime with thick multi color toning coupled with strong luster that radiates copper and light gray, gold and aquamarine shades. This is how a 130 year old piece of silver should look when natural and untouched. Strike is nearly full with only the upper wheat grains being a tad soft. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. Serial number 21167100.
Seated 10C 1886 Seated 1886
MS66
NGC
548956003
F-112
Gem $950 Superb Gem Original, Vibrant Aquamarined-Golden Cartwheel Luster. Accurately Graded, Florida Collection. A superb gem with perfectly original surfaces. One immediately notes the vibrant satiny cartwheel luster that eminates through transparent aquamarine and golden hues. Strike is nearly complete with just a touch of weakness in the left wreath devices. The untoned obverse ares makes photographing this dime challenging as balancing color between deeply toned and untoned surfaces is difficult for the camera and during my image processing. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. Another offering from the Florida Collection of fine numismatic properties.
Seated 10C 1886 Seated 1886
MS65 PCGS
3756017
F-115
Gem $750 Gem Original, Lustrous Pastel Toning, Fully Struck, Former Birmingham Collection.. This is the second time that GFRC has the pleasure to offer this lovely 1886 Seated dime. Initially sold out of the Birmingham Collection and now upgrade and back on the market. Pastel toning is the highlight with intermixed aquamarine, gold and rose coloring on the obverse and mottled gray, ebony and rose on the reverse. Bright light viewing exposes the luster and accentuates the colors. The overall strike is crisp with no signs of weakness. Same for blemishes as none were seen. If this dime has just a bit more flashy luster, then it would be a candidate for MS66 designation. In the current PCGS holder, it is accurately graded. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert; serial number 3756017.
Seated 10C 1889 Seated 1889
PF65CAM PCGS
03622188
F-101
Gem $1950 Gem Original, Mirrored Cameo Fields, Essentially Untoned. Gerry Fortin Collection.. A wonderful cameo example with watery mirrors and bold reflections under bright light. Surfaces are untoned except for a very faint layer of localize gold that the camera and image processing have enhanced. Full struck with not blemishes as one would expect with the PF65 assigned grade. PCGS population reports indicates (8) in PF65 Cameo while CAC has only approved (2) in PF65. This is one of the finest available at this grade level. Housed in early PCGS "Series" blue label holder and approved by CAC.
Seated 10C 1889 Seated 1889
MS64
NGC
3102384011
F-120
Gem $465 Gem Original, Cartwheel Luster, Aquamarine/Rose Patel Toning, Conservative Grading. A gem original 1889 Philadelphia strike that is so deserving of CAC approval. Glowing cartwheel luster couple with pretty pastel colors dominate the eye appeal. Obverse strike is nicely executed while the reverse die is weak and cracked results in some shallow relief to the reverse strike. This piece is essentially blemish free and so atttractive. Housed in newer NGC holder. GFRC images are unable to capture the bold cartwheel luster found on both obverse and reverse.
Seated 10C 1890 Seated 1890
MS66
PCGS
26595718
F-104a
Gem $1350 Gem Original, Creamy Satin Patina, Proof Dies Origination, Florida Collection.. An exceptional Liberty Seated dime with radiate creamy luster that is no question original. The circulation strike dies used to coin this specimen were initially used for proof strikes. Strike is better than average for later date With Legend dimes but there is weakness in the upper left wreath as is so common. I really like this dime as the creamy luster is stunning. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert. CAC approval was a foregone conclusion on this piece.
Seated 10C 1890 Seated 1890
MS65
NGC
372301002
F-109
Gem $825 Flashy Cartwheel Luster, Gem Original, Transparent Copper/Blue Patina, Conservative Grading, Colorado Collection. Yes, 1890 Philadelphia strikes are considered to be a common date in the Liberty Seated dime series. When locating gem mint state examples, I tend to shy away from blast while pieces and attempt to add examples with superior toning. This offering from the Colorado Collection definitely meets my standards. Cartwheel luster is bold and brash while the patina is a transparent copper blue. Strike is nearly full on obverse with a slight weakness at the top of Liberty's head along with incomplete wheat grains at the upper left wreath. Regardless, this piece is a flat out gem that will please even the most selective collector. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. Conservative grading along with a Green CAC bean to validate the eye appeal. I love this piece and believe you will also.
Seated 10C 1891O Seated 1891-O
MS65 PCGS OGH
4219100
F-113
Gem $1700 Crusty Gem Original, Old Green Holder, Gerry Fortin Collection.. One does not often see "crusty original" dimes graded MS65 but here is an example to consider. The strike is so well executed with bold devices throughout obverse and reverse. We surmise that many 1891 New Orleans dimes were struck on presses with high striking forces (for Morgans). In hand, the toning is dark but under bright light, this piece acquires a fiery red glow that is so attractive. Purchased during April 2007 from Warren Mills at Rare Coins of New Hampshire. Advanced collectors well know the quality coins sold by RCNH. Finally, this is also the Seated Dime web-book plate coin for the F-113 Repunched Date variety. Housed in PCGS old green holder; serial number 4219100
Barber 10C 1901 Barber 1901
AU55
PCGS
12983764

Gem $185 New November 6! Gem Original, Beautiful Rainbow Toning. Exceptional Eye Appeal, Port Matilda Collection. A rainbow toned beauty with coloring accurately captured by the GFRC images. This is a premium colored Barber dime that will please the most selective collector. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. An eye popping offering from the Port Matilda Collection.
Barber 10C 1911 Barber 1911
MS65
PCGS
81697750

Gem $575 Gem Original, Satiny Rose Violet Luster, Accurately Graded. A gem example with attractively toned surfaces. Crisp satiny cartwheel luster enhances overall eye appeal. A real pretty Barber dime that is accurately graded and approved by CAC. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and ready for inclusion in an advanced type coin collection.
Mercury 10C 1916S Mercury 1916-S
MS66FB PCGS
3699824

Gem $1550 Superb Gem, Bold Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. A gorgeous 1916 San Francisco strike is all there and fully certified with Full Bands designation and CAC approval. From the MS66FB gradel level, the next jump to MS67FB results in a 3x price increase. This example offers bold satiny luster and a hammered strike that is so close to MS67 level for a fraction of the price. This lovely first year strike simply glows as it sits on my office desk. Surfaces are perfect from a blemish perspective with every intricate detail of the dies being transferred. A superb gem that belongs in an advanced collection. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and PNG reverse hologram label. An amazing offering from the Santa Fe Collection.
Mercury 10C 1936 Mercury 1936
Full Bands
MS67FB PCGS
18127637

Gem $385 Glowing Satiny Luster, Hammered Strike, Gem Original, Colorado Collection. Creamy satiny luster dominates the eyes when viewing this MS67 example. A perfectly original piece with faint golden brown patina seen during a 10x loupe inspection. Reverse is deeply impressed with distinct center bands. Luster takes on a cartwheel nature under a light source. Accurately graded and housed in older PCGS blue label holder with standard ring insert. A coin for the selective collector.
Mercury 10C 1936 Mercury 1936
MS64
NGC Fatty
125537013

Gem $185 Gold CAC, Bold Luster, Faint Gray Patina, NGC Fatty Holder. Only (3) 1936 Mercury dimes have been awarded a Gold CAC sticker. All three are graded MS64 and currently in GFRC inventory. Housed in early NGC holder with embossed Numismatic Guarantee Corporation of America on the reverse. A lovely dime with bold luster and some faint gray toning.
Mercury 10C 1937 Mercury 1937
MS65
NGC Fatty
136013012

Gem $185 Gold CAC, Bold Cartwheel Luster, NGC Fatty Holder. Only (11) 1937 Mercury dimes are listed in the Gold CAC pop report; (4) are MS and (7) are MS FB. This NGC MS65 Fatty holder example has strictly original lustrous surfaces and faint gold.
Mercury 10C 1937 Mercury 1937
MS64 FB 
NGC Fatty
148734001

Gem $175 Gold CAC, Bold Cartwheel Luster, NGC Fatty Holder. Only (7) 1937 holdered examples are known with Gold CAC and Full Bands. This piece is one of three graded MS64 Full Bands in the CAC pop report.
Mercury 10C 1937 Mercury 1937
MS63 FB
PCGS Rattler
1127051

Gem $150 Gold CAC, Bold Satiny Luster, PCGS Rattler Holder. Only (7) 1937 holdered examples are known with Gold CAC and Full Bands. This piece is the only MS63 Full Bands examples approved and registered in the CAC pop report. Satiny luster is found on both obverse and reverse. Housed in PCGS rattler holder with dot matrix printed label.
Mercury 10C 1939 Mercury 1939
MS65 
NGC Fatty
219736009

Gem $250 Gold CAC, Light Gold Patina, NGC Fatty Holder. Only (3) 1939 holdered examples are known with Gold CAC; one without and two with Full Bands. This piece is unique with Gold CAC sticker without Full Band designation....yes a population of one! Light gold patina covers satiny surfaces.
Mercury 10C 1939D Mercury 1939-D
MS68 FB
PCGS
29213377

Gem $1500 Superb Gem, Rich Golden Rose Patina, Full Bands, Florida Collection. What an amazing Mercury dime! Out of a mintage of 24 million strikes, PCGS has graded (72) at the MS68 Full Band level with only (21) at MS69 and a PCGS guide price of $9500! GFRC images, taken in bright sunlight, accurately capture the rich golden rose toning throughout obverse and reverse. This is a perfectly original specimen as only nature could create these toning patterns. As expected for an MS68 grade, there are no blemishes whatsoever, just frosty surfaces and bold luster. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. CAC approval validates the accurate grading, superior eye appeal and perfect surfaces. Please remember that this piece is assigned a MS68 grade so the CAC review would be critical for approval. For the advanced collector who wishes to own a great show and tell dime.
Mercury 10C 1939D Mercury 1939-D
MS67 FB
NGC
3539522005

Gem $225 Gem Original, Glowing White Luster, Well Struck. A lovely Denver struck Mercury dime with white glowing cartwheel luster. Very well struck with clear separation between the reverse bands. Housed in newer NGC holder with CAC approval.
Mercury 10C 1940 Mercury 1940
MS63
PCGS Rattler
1093321

Gem $135 Gold CAC, Gem Frosty White Surfaces, So Undergraded, Rattler Holder. A lovely 1940 Philadelphia strike that was so originally undergraded by PCGS. Surfaces are nice and frosty with lots of metal stress lines radiating to the rims. There are no blemishes whatsoever. Housed in early PCGS rattler holder and definitely worthy of a Gold CAC bean.
Mercury 10C 1940 Mercury 1940
MS65 FB
PCGS Rattler
2080027

Gem $145 Gold CAC, Stunning Luster, PCGS Rattler Holder. There are (16) 1940 Mercury dimes with Gold CAC approval of which (11) are with Full Bands. This is a strictly original example with dark gray highlights at the rims.
Mercury 10C 1940D Mercury 1940-D
MS65
PCGS Rattler
7247843

Gem $235 Gold CAC, Satiny Luster, PCGS Rattler Holder. This offering is unique and the only 1940-D Mercury dime with non Full Band MS65 designation and Gold CAC approval. (7) Full Band examples are noted in the CAC pop report. Housed in old PCGS Rattler holder, this example offers satiny luster.
Mercury 10C 1940D Mercury 1940-D
MS63 FB
PCGS OGH
7370403

Gem $165 Gold CAC, Brilliant Luster, PCGS OGH Holder. There are only (7) 1940-D Full Band dimes available with Gold CAC approval. This offering is unique and the only MS63 with Full Bands designation. This Mercury dime is grossly undergraded once viewed in hand. The brilliant luster and blemish free surfaces are consistent with at least the MS65 grade level and maybe even MS66. Housed in PCGS post rattler generation Old Green Holder with dot matrix printer label. This is really a stunning Mercury dime with Full Bands.
Mercury 10C 1942 Mercury 1942
MS65
NGC Fatty
131384022

Gem $175 Gold CAC, Light Violet Patina, NGC Fatty Holder. There are only (8) 1942 Gold CAC Mercuries in the CAC pop report, of which (3) are without Full Bands. Offered here is one of the three pieces with lovely light violet toning on the obverse and faint aquamarine on the reverse. This is a gem original piece and properly recognized by CAC.
Mercury 10C 1942D Mercury 1942-D
MS65FB NGC
1861969003

Gem $40 Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Full Bands, Gansu Collection. Frosty cartwheel luster. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert with Full Bands designation on the holder label. From the Gansu Collection, a special Chinese client and collection assembled by Gerry Fortin during the 2011-2013 timeframe.
Mercury 10C 1943 Mercury 1943
MS65FB NGC
1766370030

Gem $50 Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Full Bands, Gansu Collection. Glowing frosty cartwheel luster. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert an Full Bands designation. From the Gansu Collection, a special Chinese client and collection assembled by Gerry Fortin during the 2011-2013 timeframe.
Mercury 10C 1943 Mercury 1943
MS63
PCGS Rattler
7040812

Gem $155 Gold CAC, Beautiful Gold Patina, PCGS Rattler Holder. Hard to believe that there are only (7) total 1943 dimes with Gold CAC approval. The population is evenly split with (4) being without Full Bands and (3) with. Offered here is one of the four non Full Bands in Mercury dimes in MS63. Don't let the MS63 grade sway you as the toning is pretty and the eye appeal is strong and definitely better than the assigned MS63 on holder. Housed in early PCGS rattler holder.
Mercury 10C 1943D Mercury 1943-D
MS64 FB
PCGS Rattler
7040820

Gem $175 Gold CAC, Gem Frosty White Surfaces, Rattler Holder. This exceptional Denver struck 1943 dime offers uniform satiny white luster. Strike is well executed with distinctly defined bands. A reverse bag mark keeps this piece from MS66FB level. Housed in early PCGS rattler holder and definitely worthy of a Gold CAC bean.
Mercury 10C 1944 Mercury 1944
MS68 NGC
1830994001

Gem $295 Superb Gem, Creamy White Luster. A superb gem assigned the MS68 grade level by NGC. Bold creamy white luster dominates the eyes and is so pleasing. Housed in older NGC holder with standard insert.
Mercury 10C 1944 Mercury 1944
MS67 NGC Fatty
313605014

Gem $100 Amazing Gem, Light Toning, NGC Fatty Holder. There is no Gold CAC sticker on this 1944 MS67 piece. Just a superb gem with gray patina and included in the (11) piece Gold CAC lot.
Mercury 10C 1944D Mercury 1944-D
MS65 FB
NGC Fatty
137680014

Gem $145 Gold CAC, Booming Luster and Original Toning, NGC Fatty Holder. There are (26) 1944-D Full Band Gold CAC approved dimes in MS64 and MS65 grades with none in MS66. This piece offers substantial mint bloom and booming luster due to being struck by eroded dies. Housed in early NGC Fatty holder with embossed NGC trademark on the reverse.
20 Cents
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25 Cents
Capped Bust 25C 1819 Capped Bust 1819
Small 9
VF30
PCGS
30630539
B-3
Gem $995 New November 6! 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.
Seated 25C 1840O Seated 1840-O
EF40
PCGS
32262408
Briggs 1-A
Gem $550 New September 29! Gem Original, Thick Gun Metal Gray Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Iowa Collection. A premium example of the popular 1840 New Orleans No Drapery date with thick gray patina and perfectly original surfaces. Incomplete strikes are a common issue for early No Drapery Seated quarters, but not on this wonderful example. All stars have connected centrils while head and hair curl details are 80% complete. CAC agreed with the accurate PCGS grading and provided green bean approval. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. Please give this lovely quarter special consideration as you will not be disappointed upon purchase arrival. From the Iowa Collection of Liberty Seated quarters, one of the tops Seated coinage sets in the Open Set Registry.
Seated 25C 1879 Seated 1879
PR64CAM
PCGS
11842626

Gem $1360 Gem Original, Accurately Graded, Missouri Collection. I had a strong feeling that this gem original 1979 proof quarter would garner CAC approval and was proven correct. This is a superior Liberty Seated quarter proof at the PR64CAM grade level as fields offer watery texture and flashy reflections. Stunning might be the operative word! GFRC images simply cannot do this piece justice due to straight on lighting and imaging that only capture the gray and gold coloring. Tilting this piece, ever so slightly under bright light, releases bold mirrors. Reverse has a lovely dark blue toning arc from eagle's left wing up to the scroll. There is one lint mark below eagle and olive branch stem to mention. A gorgeous Liberty Seated proof quarter offering from the Missouri Collection that is fairly priced.
Seated 25C 1887 Seated 1887
PF67 PCGS
5564610

Gem $4350 Gem Proof, Deep Mirrors, Eye Appeal, Florida Collection.. An incredible 1887 Philadelphia proof strike and the first to be offered at GFRC. Mintage is limited to 710 pieces with four graded at the PCGS PR67 level and none higher. The offered example is clearly one of the finest example extant. Watery mirror dominate when swirling this proof quarter under any light source. The obverse is covered with a highly transparent layer of gold patina while the reverse is completely untoned and radiates an incredible amount of light from pristine surfaces. GFRC images are unable to provide an adequate perspective of the quality and eye appeal of this proof quarter. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. From the eclectic Florida Collection.
Barber 25C 1892 Barber 1892
AU58 PCGS
83458530

Gem HOLD
$225
Gem Original, Aquamarine-Gold Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, A True AU58, Ft. Lauderale Collection. Let's open the description with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation to set the record straight on this lovely Barber quarter. This first year of design issue strike is downright gorgeous with swirling cartwheel luster that accentuates the pretty aquamarine and gold coloring on the obverse and rose-gold on the reverse. Strike is crisply executed. Under bright light, this quarter comes to life and is a pleasure to view. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A gem offering from the Ft. Lauderdale Collection that should please the most selective collector considering the assigned grade level.
Barber 25C 1914 Barber 1914
MS65 PCGS
84164644

Gem $845 GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip New Item - Santa Fe Collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Standing 25C 1926 Standing 1926
MS64 PCGS
84164632

Gem $350 Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Washington 25C 1942 Washington 1942
PR67 PCGS
82684303

Gem $195 Superb Gem Proof, Bold Watery Mirrors, Attractive Rim Toning, Santa Fe Collection. A superior 1942 proof Washington quarter with bold watery fields throughout. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Yet another quality offering from the Santa Fe Collection.
50 Cents
Capped Bust 50C 1810 Capped Bust 1810
VF30 PCGS
82484895
O-102
Gem $335 Gem Original, Old Album Toning Eye Appeal, Very Conservative Grading. Just back from PCGS with a VF30 designation after being graded EF40 by GFRC. I'm not playing the crack out and reholder game on this piece. I've lower the price a bit but still really like this one and you should too. This is an attractive example with super attractive toning. Obverse offers medium gray toning in hand which transitions to a rose center and aquamarine + gold surrounding the stars. The reverse remains gun metal gray both during in hand and bright light inspection. Reverse is in a late die state with significant die cracks. There is some wear through the patina on the left wing under 10x loupe. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1826 Capped Bust 1826
EF40 PCGS
82484899
O-102
Gem $275 Choice Original, Ebony/Brown Patina, Eye Appeal. Wow, some conservative grading on this lovely 1826 Capped Bust half. This gem original capped bust half dollar sport a thick uniform gun metal gray patina. Surfaces are entirely blemish free with minimum wear. The O-102 die pairing is common, therefore this offering is recommended for those wishing to build a top quality type set with a strict originality theme. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1826 Capped Bust 1826
AU55
PCGS
25234084
O-110
Gem $675 Gem Original, Superior Bright Light Colors, Fully Struck and Lustrous, Accurately Graded. If planning to add an AU Capped Bust half dollar to a type set, then please consider this incredible 1826 offering. This piece is perfectly balanced in terms of eye appeal, strike and originality. A Gem quality rating has been assigned given the active luster that dances with gray olive centers that transition to bright gold near the rims. Surfaces are entirely blemish free. Strike is full with round stars and well impressed eagle feathers. Placing this bust half under bright light is so much fun. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1836 Capped Bust 1836
EF45 ANACS OWH
1381898
O-116 50/00
Gem $675 50/00, Gem Original, Eye Appeal, Gray/Brown Patina, Conservative Grading, Burchs Creek Collection. When writing descriptions for individual coins, I will typically swirl the piece under bright to gain a sense of the attractiveness and eye appeal. When viewing this 1836 50/00 example, I immediately noticed the remaining reflective luster under medium gun metal gray patina. Once under a light source, the gray patina melts and allows gold, blue and brown coloring to emerge. Surfaces are perfect with no blemishes whatsoever and the overall appearance is that of a superior original silver piece. A Gem quality rating is listed and deserved. If in an accurately graded TPG holder, then this pieces should easily meet CAC approval. Housed in old white ANACS holder with "CAP BUST 50/00 O-116" on the label. Asking price is strong given the overall quality but offers are welcomed.
Seated 50C 1841O Seated 1841-O
AU55 PCGS
26498502
WB-1
Gem $1250 Gem Original, Gorgeous Rose and Blue Old Album Toning, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, Seal Beach Collection. A gem original WB-1 example for the collector who desires the best in the collections and Open Set Registry displays. Last sold at Heritage Auction during Winter FUN show 2015 where it realized an amazing $1475 due to the superb eye appeal and hammered strike. Now a duplicate from the Seal Beach Collection. Rich old album rose and blues are so dominant during in hand and bright light viewing. Housed in 2013 PCGS transition holder with blue label and standard ring insert. Please give this gorgeous example special consideration.
Seated 50C 1853 Seated 1853
Arrows & Rays
EF45
PCGS
30932690

Gem HOLD
$425
Gem Original, Fully Struck, Conservative Grading, Newtown Collection . Ex. GFRC Maine Collection. Don't I enjoy it when old friends come back to visit the GFRC office. Case in point is this gem 1853 Arrows & Rays Seated half originally from the Maine Collection. If you remember, the Maine Collection was a substantial accumulation from the mid 1960s and stored in Wayte Raymond album pages that was sold during the late 2014 and early 2015 timeframe. This gorgeous 1853 specimen was purchased by the Newtown Collection and is back as a duplicate. Eye appeal is high due to circulated cameo appearance; dark gray-gold fields that nicely frame light gray devices. Strike is crisply executed and there are no blemishes to mention either. Both obverse and reverse dies are cracked with plenty of diagnostics. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. Hurry on this one as so darn nice.
Seated 50C 1874CC Seated 1874-CC
VG10
PCGS
84336236
WB-3
Gem $2350 Gem Original, Uniform Medium Gray Surfaces, 100% Mark Free, Accurately Graded. A gem lower grade evaluation of the scarce 1874 Carson City date. This example is accurately graded with thick medium gray patina throughout obverse and reverse. Surprisingly for a large coin graded VG8, one would expect some circulation marks. This example is entirely mark free and deserving of a Gem original quality rating. It does not get any better than this example at the VG8 grade level, especially for a semi key Carson City date. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. The strict originality and overall eye appeal commanded immediate CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1883 Seated 1883
PR64CAM
PCGS
26687579

Gem $2200 Gem Proof Surfaces, Mirrored Cartwheel Luster, Attractive Toning, Conservative Grading, Winesteven Collection. Unfortunately this gem 1883 half is a proof strike rather than circulation strike. If a circulation strike, it would be sold multiple times due to gorgeous toning and bold strike. As a proof strike, this 1883 half is also spectacular and should be carefully considered. Accurately designated as a proof cameo by PCGS and graded MS64. The obverse olive-rose-gold patina is completely transparent to the underlying mirrors that are incredibly reflective under a light source. Gorgeous sky blue results when the obverse is slightly tilted! Uniform rose patina, along with a thin sky blue arc at the rim, dominates the reverse appearance. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert. This 1883 PCGS PF64CAM CAC half is so attractive that I'm making a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. It will be a $2200 well spent once the piece is seen in hand. Just another great offering from the Winesteven Collection.
Seated 50C 1891 Seated 1891
MS64 NGC
4220405011

Gem $1600 Gem Rainbow Toning, Bright Light Eye Appeal. All I can say about this outstanding better date Seated half is "WOW". This is a FUN show purchased that walked up to the table and how could I say no? GFRC images accurately capture the in hand appearance while viewing under bright light exposes blooming luster and the rainbow toning. Under bright light, the obverse center offers rose/gold hues that transition into blue, gold and aquamarine arcs at the rim. The reverse is quite similar. There is some weakness at stars 7 and 8 which is non consequential given the overall eye appeal. Housed in pre 2015 generation NGC edge view holder. Definitely a piece for an advanced collection.
Barber 50C 1892 Barber 1892
MS65 PCGS
33461467

Gem $1925 Perfect First Year Design Type, Gem Original, Superior Eye Appeal, Satiny Gray-Blue Luster, Accurately Graded . Super eye appeal is at hand when inspecting this gem original 1892 Barber half dollar. Frosty cartwheel luster intermixes with the gorgeous gray-gold and blue patina during bright light viewing. Complimenting the attractive toning and gem surfaces is a bold strike with deeply impressed obverse scroll and the problematic lower right eagle leg and arrows. A strong candidate for those collectors assembling first year design type sets. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and worthy of special consideration.
Image Available Soon Barber 1894
MS64+ PCGS
34360204

Gem HOLD
$2350
New November 9! Incredible Eye Appeal, Rainbow Toning, Brilliant Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded. A no question gem 1894 Barber half with incredible eye appeal. Brilliant cartwheel luster accentuates the gorgeous rose and blues that float on the coin's surfaces. This half falls in the "monster toned" category. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. For the astute collector who wants the finest in his collection.
Barber 50C 1902 Barber 1902
AU58 PCGS
18616470

Gem $725 Gem Original, Steely Cartwheel Luster, Gold Rims, Fully Struck, Eye Appeal.. A gorgeous 1902 Philadelphia half that has a faint amount of rub else would be at the MS62/MS63 grade level. This piece received a Gem quality rating for several reasons. First is the hammered strike that has point of weakness. Originality is superb with steely light gray cartwheel luster that is framed by golden rims. The overall eye appeal is spectacular with no blemishes either. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. Huge eye appeal is at hand for this lovely 1902 half.
Barber 50c 1908O Barber 1908-O
MS63
PCGS
33918167

Gem $1150 Gem Original, Light Olive Gray Patina, Luster and Eye Appeal. A fitting partner to the 1908 PCGS MS63 CAC quarter also listed here. This is a gem piece as far as I'm concerned. Surfaces are perfectly original and have a patina to be expected after 100+ years of proper storage. Luster is cartwheel in nature under bright light and a bit attenuated due to the thick patina. Strike is complete and there are absolutely no blemishes. The soft luster is responsibile for the assigned MS63 grade; which is accurate. CAC approval rewards the originality. Fresh to market from a New England collection and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Barber 50C 1911 Barber 1911
PF65 PCGS
25514829

Gem $3600 Superb Proof Strike Gem, Monster Toning, Colorado Collection. An incredible Barber half dollar gem with fiery red patina on the reverse resulting in the reverse being mounted on the front of the PCGS holder. Forget the PCGS TruView images as they are completely inadequate in capturing the deep colors and vivid proof surfaces. GFRC images are much more accurate capturing the bloody red obverse center that is surrounding with a sky blue ring at the rim. Reverse toning adds violet and purple to the reds seen on the obverse. In hand viewing under a strong bright light will produce the maximum enjoyment. Actually, this is a show and tell piece for the collectors who loves truly cool coins. Housed in transitional 2012/2013 PCGS Security holder with blue label and edge view insert. Please give this Barber half some consideration as I've seen none equivalent to this piece in my collecting career.
Early Commems 50C 1920 Early Commems 1920
MS65
PCGS
83057040

Gem $525 Pilgrim Tercentenary, Gem Original, Superb Eye Appeal, Osprey Collection. There are always a host of early United States commemoratives on the market. The challenge is locating examples that are truly superior for the grade and offer substantial eye appeal as a differentiator. May I introduce this incredible 1920 Pilgrim for your consideration? This silver commemorative is the definition of originality with brilliant cartwheel luster under the semi transparent toning. Rose, gold and blues are intermixed on the obverse while mottled rose-gold fills the device cavities on the reverse. In hand viewing under a light source is necessary to truely appreciate the exception nature of this Osprey Collection offering. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. Please forget the price lists on this incredible piece as it would be the highlight of any early commemorative silver set.
Early Commems 50C 1920 Early Commems 1920
MS65
PCGS
82949958

Gem $250 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 $200 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 1934 Walking Liberty 1934
MS65 PCGS

Gem $265 Gem Original, Satiny Rose Patina, Accurately Graded. Struck from well eroded dies resulting in considerable metal stress lines and soft satiny luster under light rose patina. Strike is complete with rounded thumb and all vertical gown lines being visible. Accurately graded. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1934D Walking Liberty 1934-D
MS65 PCGS
27978968

Gem $975 Gem Original, Light Toning, Washington State Collection. A well struck specimen with all vertical gown lines defined along with being obviously original. Surfaces offer bold luster consistent with the assigned MS65 grade along with light golden patina that provides some distinctive character. An above average example that is housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder.
Early Commems 50C 1934 Early Commems 1934
MS66
PCGS
82145239

Gem $350 Texas Independence Centennial, Gem Original, Brilliant Cartwheel Luster, Substantial Eye Appeal. First year of issue for the Texas Independence Centennial commemorative program. A superb gem with brilliant cartwheel luster. Faint ebony toning flakes validate the strict old time originality. Fully struck with every minute detail of the Pompeo Coppini design being bold and ready for careful scrutiny. Housed in 2015 style PCGS with CAC approval. The MS66 grade is the last value point before prices increase nearly 3x at the MS67 level. A superb gem that will please the most selective collector.
Early Commems 50C 1934D Early Commems 1934-D
MS66 PCGS
82292242

Gem $395 Oregon Trail Commemorative, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Gem Original Surfaces, Accurately Graded. Oregon Trail commemoratives were issued from 1926 through 1939. 1934 Denver strikes have a tiny mintage of 7,006 pieces and are very difficult to locate in MS66 or better grade levels. This superb gem MS66 offers crisp frosty cartwheel luster along with transparent gold patina. Eye appeal is high and should please the most selective collector. Housed in new PCGS 30th Anniversary Old Green Holder and worth of a CAC attempt.
Early Commems 50C 1935 Early Commems 1935
MS65 PCGS
13674943

Gem $385 Connecticut Commemorative, . The Connecticut half dollar was struck to commemorate the 300th anniversary (tercentenary) of the founding of the colony of Connecticut. Mintage was slightly over 25,000 pieces with an issue price of $1. This lovely surviving example offers sharp frosty luster and definitely is an above average example. Strike is crisp throughout obverse and reverse with the obverse exhibiting residual radial lathe lines under a 10x loupe. Faint gold patina covers the gem surfaces. Housed in older PCGS blue label holder with standard ring insert.
Early Commems 50C 1935 Early Commems 1935
MS65 NGC
3731182015

Gem $185 Texas Independence Centennial, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Pastel Gray, Rose, Gold and Aquamarine Patina, Accurately Graded, Eye Appeal.. A gem original 1935 Texas Centennial strike with low mintage of 9,996 to consider. I really like this commemorative half due to the strictloriginality, gem surfaces and pretty pastel toning that includes a host of colors depending on the viewing angle under bright light. Housed in new NGC holder with edge view insert. A super piece for collectors who like their early commemoratives with original skin. The skin, in this case, is colorful and so attractive.
Walking Liberty 50C 1936 Walking Liberty 1936
PR64+
PCGS
06598651

Gem $2800 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 1936S Walking Liberty 1936-S
MS65 PCGS
13679325

Gem $600 Gem Original, Lustrous Gold Toning, Washington State Collection. A lovely San Francisco struck example with bold luster and faint golden patina that was well captured by GFRC photography. Bright light inspection is a real pleasure due to the reflective surfaces that are completely blemish free. Housed in older PCGS holder with blue label and standard ring insert.
Walking Liberty 50C 1936S Walking Liberty 1936-S
MS65
PCGS
26276593

Gem $715 Gem Original, Light Rose Patina, Well Struck, Colorado Collection. I really like the light rose patina on this lovely 1936 San Francisco struck Walker. This piece screams originality rather than offering bold luster after being dipped. Strike is typical with a few vertical gown lines not fully formed. Surfaces are fully blemish free. CAC approval is warranted as this piece is just so original. Housed in 2013 generation holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1937 Walking Liberty 1937
MS66
PCGS
29921573

Gem $345 New September 29! Gem Original, Wonderful Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Iowa Collection. Handling high end mint state Walkers is fun as appearances can be dramatically difference based on die preparations and wear. Case in point is this gorgeous 1937 half from the Iowa Collection. Die wear is obvious with metal flow lines throughout obverse and reverse. The result is a rich satiny texture to the cartwheel luster. Strike is hammered with distinct thumb and all vertical gown lines being well defned. Even unpolished lathe lines can be seen within the gown folds. This lovely gem has it all; satiny luster, strike, no marks and eye appeal. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval and seeking a new home. Will it be you?
Early Commems 50C 1937 Early Commems 1937
MS66
PCGS
84012098

Gem $350 Roanoke Island NC, 350th Anniversary Commemorative, Gem Original Cardboard Toning, Frosty Luster, Gorgeous Eye Appeal . A gorgeous Roanoke example with original cardboard gold toning at the obverse rims. Frosty original surface luster is readily apparent and will be appreciated by the next owner. A true gem with substantial eye appeal that separates itself from most others on the market. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval.
Walking Liberty 50C 1938 Walking Liberty 1938
MS65 PCGS OGH
07069122

Gem $325 Gem Original, Eye Appeal, Well Struck, Colorado Collection. Wow, what a great offering if I might say! I really like this 1938 Philadelpha strike for several reasons. First is the bold satiny luster that is better than the MS65 assigned grade. Then there is a full strike on the obverse with well defined ear, rounded thumb and all vertical gown lines defined. Close examination shows some faint gold toning also. Housed in PCGS old green holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1939D Walking Liberty 1939-D
MS66 PCGS
31817991

Gem $265 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.
Walking Liberty 50C 1940 Walking Liberty 1940
PF67 PCGS
14294137

Gem $825 Intense Watery Mirrors, Hammered Strike, Faint Milky Tone, Accurately Graded, Saco River Collection. Lovely example of 20th century proof strike. This 1840 Walking Liberty half offers intense watery fields with a thin coating of milky patina. 10x loupe inspection reveals micro metal flow lines into the rims that is typical of Mercury dime and Walker half proofs. Strike is hammered with complete device details. Accurately graded is old blue label PCGS holder. A nice 20th century offering from the Saco River Collection.
Walking Liberty 50C 1940 Walking Liberty 1940
MS65 ANACS OWH
855986

Gem $140 Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Light Gold Patina, Old Time Grading, Osprey Collection. Don't I enjoy adding Walking Liberty halves to the GFRC price list when conservatively graded in ANACS old white holders. This lovely 1840 Philadelphia strike is a no question gem. Frosty cartwheel luster is so vibrant while strike is full. Light golden patina provides eye appeal that is heads and shoulders above blast white dipped examples. A gem offering from the Osprey Collection that is worth special consideration.
Walking Liberty 50C 1940S Walking Liberty 1940-S
MS65 ANACS OWH
466876

Gem $360 Gem Original, Old Satiny Toning. This a wonderfully toned piece that will please even the most selective collectors. Satiny pastel light rose and blue covers both obverse and reverse. The toning is fully transparent and floats on the surfaces. Head details are complete. This one is so pleasing to the eyes.
Walking Liberty 50C 1941 Walking Liberty 1941
MS65 ANACS OWH
855987

Gem $140 Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Light Gold at Rims, Old Time Grading, Osprey Collection. A gorgeous 1941 Philadelphia half with natural surfaces that provides bold frosty cartwheel luster. The intense luster and old time coloring screams originality. Housed in ANACS old white holder and yet another super offering from the Osprey Collection.
Walking Liberty 50C 1941 Walking Liberty 1941
MS66 PCGS
32459000

Gem $215 Gem Original, Satiny Luster, Attractive Rose/Gold Patina. An attractive example with old time album toning. Luster has a satiny texture since being struck from eroded dies. This is a perfectly original example worthy of an advanced collection. Who wants to collect blast white Walkers when careful searching can produce examples with beautiful original toning. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1941 Walking Liberty 1941
MS66 ANACS OWH
447217

Gem $275 Gem Original, Bold Luster and Strike, Rim Toning. I really like this 1941 Philadelpha walker as it offers the best of all worlds....first the strike is complete with full head and all vertical gown lines being present. Second is the booming luster since this piece was struck from die with considerable erosion results in metal flow lines on the coin. And finally, the eye appeal with the pretty ebony/gold rim toning. Housed in early ANACS old white holder. Please pay special attention to this example.
Walking Liberty 50C 1942 Walking Liberty 1942
PR67
PCGS
25511459

Gem $850 Superb Gem Proof, Watery Mirrors, Springfield Collection. Essentually perfect for the assigned grade. Mirrors are crisp and highly reflective. Strike is incredible with every gown line being deeply impressed and separated. Even the intricate ear details are well defined. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS blue label holder with edge view insert. CAC approval. A superb offering from the Springfield Collection.
Walking Liberty 50C 1943 Walking Liberty 1943
MS66+ PCGS
33534249

Gem $295 Gem Original, Fully Strike, Attractive Obverse Gold Ring Toning, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. GFRC images accurately capture the in hand eye appeal and strict originality. What they do not capture is the pretty golden toning ring under a light source along with frosty luster. Fully struck with all vertical gown lines clearly defined and a full thumb. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and yet another top quality offering from the Santa Fe Collection.
Walking Liberty 50C 1943 Walking Liberty 1943
MS66
PCGS
33926367

Gem $330 GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip New Item - Santa Fe Collection. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. A superb gem offering from the Santa Fe Collection. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Walking Liberty 50C 1943D Walking Liberty 1943-D
MS66 PCGS
26274732

Gem $200 Gem Original, Fully Struck, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Denver Collection. Full strike with considerable luster. Housed in 2013 PCGS transition holder with blue label and edge view insert. A pleasing offering from the Denver Collection.
Walking Liberty 50C 1943D Walking Liberty 1943-D
MS65 PCGS
84342165

Gem $195 GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip New Item - Santa Fe Collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Walking Liberty 50C 1944 Walking Liberty 1944
MS66+ PCGS
33090413

Gem $230 Gem Original, Cartwheel Luster, Fully Struck, Washington State Collection. One immediately notes the bold cartwheel luster emanating from this lovely 1944 Philadelpha half dollar. Strike is full on the head with all vertical gown lines and Liberty's thumb well defined. Fresh from old time roll and housed in new 2015 PCGS holder. No CAC attempt. 30% pricing reduction
Walking Liberty 50C 1944 Walking Liberty 1944
MS65 PCGS
81784267

Gem HOLD
$165
Eye Appeal, Gem Original, Light Pastel Colors, Radiant Cartwheel Luster, Denver Collection. Pretty obverse crescent toning along with full reverse coloring. Knockout eye appeal and strong CAC candidate. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A quality example from the Denver Collection.
Walking Liberty 50C 1944 Walking Liberty 1944
MS65 PCGS OGH
02650581

Gem $140 Gem Original, Cartwheel Luster, Fully Struck, Colorado Collection. Conservative grading was the rule for this lovely 1944 Philadelphia struck half. Luster is booming and the strike is full with all vertical gown lines defined and nicely round thumb. There are no blemishes to distract the eyes either. Housed in old green PCGS holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1945 Walking Liberty 1945
MS67 PCGS
25266953

Gem $935 Superb Gem, Satiny Luster, Full Strike. This is the first MS67 Walking Liberty half handled at GFRC and what a special example as an initial stocking piece. Dies are eroded with considerable metal stress lines and faint orange peel in the fields. These surface conditions bring about a sanity texture to the luster. Then combine the sanity luster with intermixed rose and gold patina and you have a superb gem with gorgeous eye appeal. Many MS67 example will be seen with blast white luster. This piece provides special toning and luster characteristic for securing its MS67 designation. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder and ready for inclusion into an advanced collection.
Walking Liberty 50C 1945 Walking Liberty 1945
MS65 PCGS
32678465

Gem $115 Bold Cartwheel Luster, Blast White. One immediately notes the essentially untoned surfaces that radiate considerable cartwheel luster. Strike is nearly full with an outlined thumb and most vertical gown lines present. Housed in new 2015 PCGS holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1945 Walking Liberty 1945
MS65 PCGS
32678470

Gem $115 Bold Cartwheel Luster, Blast White. Another 1945 Walking Liberty half dollar with bold cartwheel luster that radiates under bright light. Fully struck with complete thumb and all vertical gown lines. Housed in new 2015 PCGS holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1945 Walking Liberty 1945
MS65 PCGS
14484811

Gem $150 Gem Original, Satiny Golden Luster, Florida Collection. A lovely 1945 Walker with uniform gold toning throughout the obverse and on portions of the reverse. Luster is flashy on the reverse while subdued a tad by the obverse toning. Strike is average. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert.
Walking Liberty 50C 1945D Walking Liberty 1945-D
MS66 PCGS
22070998

Gem $200 Gem Original, Bold Strike, Rich Luster, Lightly Toned. The first thing noted about this lovely Walker is the faint transparent blue patina under bright light that certifies its originality. This piece also has a near perfect strike with full head and all vertical gowns lines being distinct. Liberty's thumb could be round but is well outlined. Reverse rim has some darker coloring on the right hand side. Housed in older PCGS blue label holder with standard ring insert.
Walking Liberty 50C 1945D Walking Liberty 1945-D
MS66 PCGS OGH
06472068

Gem $185 Gem Original, Creamy Bold Luster, Florida Collection. A gem 1945 Denver struck Walking Liberty half dollar with creamy bold luster. This piece is perfect original with no blemishes. There is some weakness in the vertical gown lines. Housed in old green label PCGS holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1945D Walking Liberty 1945-D
MS66 PCGS
05794205

Gem $185 Gem Original, Satiny Luster, Full StrikeFlorida Collection. Some Walking Liberty halves offers stunning cartwheel luster while other examples are more subtle with displaying their high grade quality. This example is accurately graded as MS66 but offers crisp satiny luster that is attractive and allows the eyes to see every minute device detail without a loupe. Strike is essentially complete. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert.
Walking Liberty 50C 1945S Walking Liberty 1945-S
MS66 NGC
3274051008

Gem $385 Gem Original, Satiny Luster, Light Violet Toning, Florida Collection. The 1945 San Francisco strikes are considered a better date in higher mint state grades. This lovely MS66 example is accurately graded and provides softer luster along with crisp devices. The obverse is covered with light violet patina that is darker towards the rims. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Walking Liberty 50C 1946D Walking Liberty 1946-D
MS66 NGC
3968378027

Gem $215 Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Fully Struck. Accurately graded 1946 Denver example with bold frosty luster throughout. Well struck and housed in new NGC holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1946D Walking Liberty 1946-D
MS65 PCGS
15121254

Gem $115 Gem Original, Soft Satiny Gold Luster, Florida Collection. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert.
Walking Liberty 50C 1947 Walking Liberty 1947
MS66
NGC
3312109002

Gem $375 Gem Original, Complete Strike, Accurately Grade. Satiny luster and a strong strike are the primary attributes of this lovely example. Liberty's head and left hand are fully struck along with all vertical gown lines. Satiny luster results from being struck by eroded dies that are covered with metal stress lines. Housed in newer NGC holder and approved by CAC.
Walking Liberty 50C 1947 Walking Liberty 1947
MS65 PCGS
16772243

Gem $125 Gem Original, Bold Cartwheel Luster, Full Strike, Florida Collection. One immediately notes the bold in hand cartwheel luster on this lovely 1947 walker. Strike is complete and adds to the desireability. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert.
Walking Liberty 50C 1947D Walking Liberty 1947-D
MS66   NGC
3225670010

Gem $295 Gem Original, Bold Creamy Luster, Accurately Grade. Dies are heavily eroded resulting in creamy cartwheel luster. Strike is nearly complete with defined thumb and most head details. There are no blemishes on this lovely Denver mint struck example. Housed in new NGC holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1947D Walking Liberty 1947-D
MS66 PCGS
30662940

Gem $280 Gem Original, Antique Gray Patina, Bold Luster. After looking at so many dipped white Walkers, it is a pleasure to acquire an example with distinctive character. Both obverse and reverse are covered with in hand antique gray patina over a huge mint luster bloom. The reverse rim toning well frames the eagle. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1947D Walking Liberty 1947-D
MS65 PCGS
32678507

Gem $120 Original Surfaces, Frosty White Luster. Essentially a full strike with clearly defined thumb and all vertical gown lines present. The bold frosty luster drives the eye appeal. Housed in new 2015 PCGS reverse hologram holder and fresh to market.
1 Dollar
Trade $1 1873S Trade 1873-S
AU58
PCGS
60128922

Gem $1550 Gem Original, Sparkling Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Wisconsin Collection. Clearly this is the finest Trade dollar handled to date at GFRC. First year of the Trade dollar issue with 703,000 struck at the San Francisco mint. The offered example, from the Wisconsin Collection, is a wonderful gem worthy of the most selective collector. Brilliant cartwheel luster is stunning and immediately captures the viewer's attention. Toning is faint gold on the obverse and light gray-gold on the reverse. Strike is complete with nice rounded stars and deeply impressed eagle feathers. The AU58 assigned grade is accurate as there is faint rub on the Liberty's upper shoulder and the upper eagle wing tips. However, the eye appeal is consistent with many MS62 graded examples given there are no blemishes to discuss. Housed in older PCGS blue label holder with standard ring insert. CAC approval is definitely warranted. A wonderful gem from the Wisconsin Collection that deserves special attention. In hand viewing at a coin show is advised.
Morgan $1 1878 Morgan 1878
8 Tail Feathers
MS65 PCGS
28781322

Gem $1385 8 Tail Feathers, VAM-21, Flashy Cartwheel Luster, Rose Gold and Peripheral Blue Toning, Spectacular Eye Appeal, Osprey Collection . VAM-21. A gem dual sided toned Morgan dollar and better 8 Tail Feather variety for initial year of production. Accurately graded at the MS65 level with flashy cartwheel luster. Both obverse and reverse are covered with a transparent rose/gold patina along with a sky blue arc at the lower rim. This piece provides an alternative collecting option rather than the common blast white examples on the market. The MS65 grade level is the last "collector" grade for many since guide prices jump from $1450 to $6750 at the MS66 grade level. GFRC asking price is below the PCGS MS65 price guide for a lovely toner example. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. Another top quality offering from the Osprey Collection.
Morgan $1 1878 Morgan 1878
7TF Reverse 1878
MS64
PCGS
20875854

Gem $425 New October 18! New Images and Price! Attractive Dual Sided Rainbow Toning, Gem Original Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Watch Hill Collection. Mid October 2017 aggressive pricing reduction! First year of Morgan dollar issue with the early 7 Tail Feather reverse design. Then add in beautiful dual sided rainbow toning to enhance the offering. Multi color transparent toning floats on the surfaces and allows the brilliant cartwheel luster to radiate through and tickle the eyes during bright light viewing. PCGS grading is technically accurate as there are a few tiny scattered blemishes during 10x loupe inspection. An important opportunity for collectors attempting to build a Morgan date set with only dual sided quality toners. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. CAC approval is definitely warranted for this naturally rainbow toned example along with accurately PCGS grading.
Morgan $1 1878S Morgan 1878-S
MS64
PCGS
27710094

Gem $425 Vivid Rose, Gold and Blues, Cartwheel Luster. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder. CAC approval recognizes eye appeal and originality.
Morgan $1 1879S Morgan 1879-S
MS64 Star NGC
3138303002

Gem $300 Rainbow Arc, Eye Appeal. Well graded at the MS64 level. The upper reverse rainbow arc adds considerable character to this piece and NGC recognized with a Star designation. Housed in older NGC holder with standard insert.
Morgan $1 1880 Morgan 1880
MS65
PCGS
10093228

Gem $625 New October 18! New Images and Price! Amazing Dual Sided Toner, Better Grade, Gem Original, Watch Hill Collection. Mid October 2017 aggressive pricing reduction! 1880 Philadelphia strikes at the MS65 grade level quickly move up the pricing curve with MS66 seeing a 3x increase. Now consider the stunning dual sided bullseye toning along with CAC approval for establishing fair value against the GFRC asking price. I believe potential buyers will understand my point. This gorgeous Morgan offers an obverse with medium aquamarine toning that migrates to rose-gold and ultimately deep teal-gray surrounding the stars. The reverse brings a more traditional bullseye rainbow appearance. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. CAC approval is definitely warranted for the gem example. An important duplicate from the Watch Hill Collection that should be immediately purchased. Actually, let's make a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation!
Morgan $1 1880S Morgan 1880-S
MS66+ PCGS
83936908

Gem $360 Superb Gem, Mirrored Fields, Faint Obverse Gold, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. High attractive and pleasing with bold reflective luster from mirrored fields throughout obverse and reverse. Light gold patina covers the obverse while the reverse is blast white. Accurately graded at the MS66+ level. At MS67, prices more than double for this date. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and ready for a home in a top quality Morgan date and mintmark set.
Morgan $1 1880S Morgan 1880-S
MS65 PCGS
82499446

Gem $165 Gem Original, Brilliant Catwheel Luster, Accurately Graded. Gem eye appeal with lightly mirrored surfaces. Cartwheel luster is stunning. An above average example that the assigned MS65 grade level. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Morgan $1 1880S Morgan 1880-S
MS65 Star
NGC
3316360013

Gem $1425 Nature's Masterpiece, Amazing Eye Appeal. Finding adjectives to properly describe wildly toned Morgans can be difficult, especially in the case of this crazy example. The reverse is featured front side in NGC holder due to electric rainbow toning. The color delineation across the reverse is amazing as the toning transitions from gold to rose, then aquamarine into violet etc. The surfaces are essentially DCAM under the rainbow toning. With all the attention on the amazing reverse, the obverse is also full Cameo with bold cartwheel reflections. Housed in new NGC holder and assigned Star designation and approved by CAC. This is a piece for the astute collector who wishes to own the finest available.
Morgan $1 1880S Morgan 1880-S
MS65
PCGS
19858614

Gem $285 Vivid Rose, Blues, Aquamarine, Mirrored Surfaces, Cartwheel Luster. Being selective on toned Morgans is standard operating procedure at GFRC. Getting them to photograph properly is a significant challenge with many attempts to remove lighting reflections. I'm finally pleased with these images. Toning is multicolor rainbow with gold, rose and blues on the obverse and aquamarine and gold on the reverse. Many 1880 San Francisco examples come lightly PL as is the case with this example. Under bright light, the PL surfaces accentuate the colorful toning and adds a new dimension of enjoyment. As one would expect from an MS65 graded piece, the fields and main devices are blemish free. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder. CAC approval is fully warranted.
Morgan $1 1881 Morgan 1881
MS65 PCGS
84348456

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

Gem $950 Superb Gem Original, Pastel Rainbow Coloring, Vibrant Proof Like Cartwheel Surfaces, Few Graded Higher!. An amazing GFRC offering for the collector who wishes to own the finest available while still be fiscally prudent. Upon seeing this gorgeous 1881 San Francisco strike, there was not question that this Morgan should reside in GFRC inventory. Obverse pastel rainbow colors are so transparent to the underlying mirrored surfaces. Cartwheel luster is so vibrant and attractive and without any visual distractions at the MS67 grade level. A pretty reverse golden arc at the rim nicely frames an untoned center region. A closed 10x loupe inspection revealed not distracting marks, again as one would expect from a large silver dollar graded MS67 and approved by CAC. Housed in 2015 generation PCGS holder. The asking prices factors in only a small premium for the gorgeous toning.
Morgan $1 1881S Morgan 1881-S
MS65 NGC
253749010

Gem $200 Eye Catching Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Conservative Grading, Denver Collection. This 1881 San Francisco strike is absolutely stunning! Fields are not your typical San Francisco Proof Like look but rather uniformally brilliant with bold cartwheel luster. In hand viewing is necessary to appreciate the overall eye appeal. Technically, there are two breaks in field frost on the reverse that would lead to the assigned MS65 grade. Housed in older NGC holder with standard insert. A special offering from the Denver Collection.
Morgan $1 1881S Morgan 1881-S
MS64 PCGS OGH
4625787

Gem $475 Gem Original, Steely Blue-Rose Obverse, Mirrored Fields, Accurately Graded, Saco River Collection. A stunning 1881 San Francisco toner Morgan with steely blue and rose obverse toning. The interplay between the two primary colors shifts based on the lighting angle. When viewed under a bright light, the rose extends well across the upper obverse and the clear rose patch shifts to rose-gold. The reverse is mostly untoned with a thin gold arc at the rims. Fields are mirrored and highly reflective. The limited marks on Liberty's cheek is consistent with the assigned MS64 grade. Housed in PCGS old green holder with no CAC attempt. Another superb toner offering from the Saco River Collection.
Morgan $1 1882S Morgan 1882-S
MS66
NGC
3216831001

Gem $350 Superb Gem, Gorgeous Obverse Coloring, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. Eye appeal is quite high for this lovely 1882 San Francisco Morgan dollar accurately graded at the MS66 level. Sky blue and rose are intermixed on the obverse while the reverse is blast white with brilliant cartwheel luster. GFRC images well capture the light obverse coloring that appears to float on the surface. CAC approval validates the originality and accurate grading. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. Yet another strong offering from the Santa Fe Collection.
Morgan $1 1882S Morgan 1882-S
MS65 NGC
314959016

Gem $160 Gem Original, Brilliant Catwheel Luster, Accurately Graded. Significant eye appeal for collectors who enjoy lightly mirrored surfaces. Cartwheel luster is so flashy. An above average example with essentially no blemishes for the assigned MS65 grade level. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Morgan $1 1882S Morgan 1882-S
MS64
PCGS
32703604

Gem HOLD
$275
Gem Eye Appeal, Single Side Pastel Rainbow Coloring, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded. A wonderful 1882 San Francisco Morgan with lightly mirrored fields that produce a substantial amount of reflective luster. The obverse toning is downright pretty and will please selective toner Morgan collectors. CAC approval validates the grading and eye appeal. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Morgan $1 1883CC Morgan 1883-CC
MS65 PCGS
84164641

Gem $535 Gem Original Carson City Date, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Gorgeous Rose-Gold and Blue Toning, Accurate Graded, Santa Fe Collection. A gem 1883 Carson City Morgan dollar with substantial eye appeal. There are always 1883-CC dollars on the market in quantities. But locating a gem example with attractive original toning is a different story as nearly all seen are frosty white. This new offering, from the Santa Fe Collection, offers bold frosty cartwheel luster coupled with attractive rose-gold and blue patina that is most concentrated at the obverse and reverse rims. Liberty's cheeck is nice and clean. Accurately graded based on the luster but surfaces could drive this one a full point higher. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and ready to please selective Morgan collectors.
Morgan $1 1883CC Morgan 1883-CC
MS64 PCGS OGH
6286287

Gem $265 Gem Original, Attractive Obverse Toning, Conservative Grading, Burchs Creek Collection. Gem Original with attractive obverse gold and brown toning. Lightly mirrored surfaces are a plus during bright light viewing. Housed in PCGS old green holder with conservative grading and no CAC attempt. A quality offering from the Burchs Creek Collection.
Morgan $1 1883O Morgan 1883-O
MS65 PCGS
83743993

Gem $140 Gem Orginal, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Golden Rims, Attractive and Accurately Graded, Washington State Collection. Vibrant frosty cartwheel luster dominates the eyes when viewing this lovely 1883-O Morgan. Obverse offers a light gold ring at the rim while the reverse is untoned. Fully struck and accurately graded at the MS65 level. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A quality offering from the Washington State Collection.
Morgan $1 1884CC Morgan 1884-CC
MS66PL ANACS
2597484

Gem $1750 Burchs Creek Collection. Housed in old white ANACS holder and completely fresh to market. The old time conservative grading is so evident. Full description on those that are remaining after the Whitman Baltimore show.
Morgan $1 1884CC Morgan 1884-CC
MS64 ANACS
2597477

Gem $325 Looks PL, Burchs Creek Collection. Housed in old white ANACS holder and completely fresh to market. The old time conservative grading is so evident. Full description on those that are remaining after the Whitman Baltimore show.
Morgan $1 1884O Morgan 1884-O
MS65PL ANACS
469503
VAM-5
Gem $300 Burchs Creek Collection. Housed in old white ANACS holder and completely fresh to market. The old time conservative grading is so evident. Full description on those that are remaining after the Whitman Baltimore show.
Morgan $1 1885 Morgan 1885
MS65
PCGS
3746922

Gem $285 Gem Original, Dual Sided Multi Color Pastel Patina, Accurately Graded. Light copper gold patina dominates the eyes when viewing this lovely dual sided toner Morgan. Cartwheel luster simply radiates through the patina when viewing under bright light. Housed in early blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. CAC approval is definitely warranted.
Morgan $1 1885 Morgan 1885
MS64 Star
NGC
1977416009

Gem $625 Rainbow Arc, Bold Cartwheel Luster. Another one of nature's masterpieces with distinct obverse color arcs. Coloring includes sky blue that quickly transitions to rose followed gold hues. Obverse toning is accentuated by bold cartwheel luster. CAC approval and the NGC Star designation are consistent with the high quality and value offered here. Housed in older NGC holder with standard insert. I do suggest you give this Morgan dollar some special consideration.
Morgan $1 1885O Morgan 1885-O
MS65
NGC
69064903

Gem $395 Gem Eye Appeal, Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded. I really like this toner Morgan. Why? Patina is quite transparent while being rich colored. The obverse offers a lovely blue and yellow toning arc at the left rim while the balance is toned a uniform copper/gold. Reverse has nearly untoned center that is nicely framed by darker gold, blue and copper gray ring. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert and small reverse hologram.
Morgan $1 1885O Morgan 1885-O
MS65
PCGS
13506084

Gem $325 Gem Original, Attractive Reserve Toning, Brilliant Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Saw Mill Run Collection. Brilliant cartwheel luster dominates the eyes on this lovely 1885-O Morgan dollar. Add in a rainbow toned reverse and this piece becomes even more attractive. Accurately graded and a no question gem. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. CAC approval is obvious warranted for this type of frosty originality. A top quality offering from the Saw Mill Run Collection.
Morgan $1 1885O Morgan 1885-O
MS66
NGC
3540740028

Gem $535 Incredible Dual Sided Rainbow Toning, Accurately Graded. Radiant luster energies the multicolor patina on this attractive specimen. Coloring is dominated by aquamarine, teal, and rose with some gold intermixed on the reverse. Housed in new NGC holder. CAC approval is definitely warranted due to combination of eye appeal and originality. Overall a very attractive double sided toner for the advanced collector. Price reduction on May 1.
Morgan $1 1885S Morgan 1885-S
MS64 PCGS
33181478

Gem New Price
$825
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.
Morgan $1 1886 Morgan 1886
MS65
PCGS
33840408

Gem $295 Gem Original, Dual Sided Golden Brown Patina, Cartwheel Luster, Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded. A gem original dual sided toner Morgan with exciting coloring. Obverse is heavily toned with intermixed aquamarine, rose, gold patina while reverse is a more uniform faint gold with diagonal toning streak. Surfaces, including Liberty's cheek, are essentially blemish free. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. Definitely an example for the selective collector.
Morgan $1 1886 Morgan 1886
MS64
NGC Fatty
212395007

Gem $195 Gem Toning at MS64 Grade Level, Bold Cartwheel Luster, Conservative Grading. A magnificent dual sided toner Morgan dollar in at the MS64 preservation state. This offering is so well balanced with radiant cartwheel luster, pretty rose centers/sky blue rims and a clear cheek. Housed in early NGC Fatty holder with CAC approval. Frankly, this piece well deserves a JUST BUY IT NOW designation at the asking price.
Morgan $1 1892CC Morgan 1892-CC
EF45 ANACS
2597470

Gem $550 Burchs Creek Collection. Housed in old white ANACS holder and completely fresh to market. The old time conservative grading is so evident. Full description on those that are remaining after the Whitman Baltimore show.
Morgan $1 1896 Morgan 1896
MS64 Star NGC
VAM-20
Gem $625 VAM-20, Gem Original Toning. An attractive piece of eye candy with vivid reverse rainbow toning. This piece provides bold cartwheel luster that allow the reverse colors to simply explode under bright light. The obverse also features a colorful rainbow arc that adds more character. This piece is also the VAM-20 variety with repunched or line in 6 digit in the date. Fresh to market as part of a four coin lot purchased at CSNS and just back from NGC. NGC liked the piece assigning it an MS64 Star grade for eye appeal. No attempt CAC attempt on this fresh piece.
Morgan $1 1896 Morgan 1896
MS63 Star NGC
2656065003

Gem $300 Gem Eye Appeal, Bullseye Rainbow Toning, Brilliant Cartwheel Luster, NGC Star Designation.. Technically an MS63 due to chatter on the obverse cheek…..but who cares. The reverse offers brilliant cartwheel luster that accentuates the bullseye rainbow toning. In hand viewing is a must to appreciate this gem Morgan at the assigned grade level. Housed in newer NGC holder with Star designation. Hurry on this one.....
Morgan $1 1897 Morgan 1897
MS65+ PCGS
83923174

Gem $375 Superb Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Undergraded, Santa Fe Collection. Since being minted during 1897 and through the early twentieth century, this date was a major rarity. Very few had been released into circulation during contemporary times. Since that time, large quantities were released and by the 1950s, mint bags were common in Eastern banks. This example, from the Santa Fe Collection, is a no question gem with superb frosty cartwheel luster. Once peek at this lovely Morgan under a light source will make you addicted to the clean surfaces and the vibrant luster. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Morgan $1 1898O Morgan 1898-O
MS67 Star NGC
656012005

Gem $2450 Superb Gem with End Roll Paper Toning, Cartwheel Luster, NGC Star Designation, Osprey Collection. Wow! An essentially perfect 1898 New Orleans struck Morgan that happens to be an edge roll piece with folder paper toning on the obverse. NGC has assigned an MS67 grade along with Star designation for the incredible obverse toning. Obverse offers classive rose/gold and sky blue coloring from sulfur paper toning while the reverse is blast white as if struck yesterday. The cartwheel luster is quite flashy as expected at the MS67 grade level. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert. An amazing and unique selection from the Osprey Collection.
Morgan $1 1898O Morgan 1898-O
MS65DMPL ANACS
523024

Gem $995 Burchs Creek Collection. Housed in old white ANACS holder and completely fresh to market. The old time conservative grading is so evident. Full description on those that are remaining after the Whitman Baltimore show.
Morgan $1 1899 Morgan 1899
MS65 PCGS
32575165

Gem $925 New October 18! Scarce Date, Rose-Blue Luster, Few Seen Attractively Toned, Accurately Graded, Watch Hill Collection. Mid October 2017 aggressive pricing reduction! The 1899 date is always challenging in circulated graded with most collections have a mint state example. This date has a smaller mintage of 330,00 in comparison to most Morgan dollars dates in excess of one or more million. Now add in dual sided toning into the equation for this scarce date. Obverse is toned a faily uniform rose-gold with deep blue arc at the upper rim. A gorgeous gold and blue ring nicely frames the untoned reverse center. Accurately graded. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. An important offering from the Watch Hill Collection if attempting to build a toner set of Morgan dollars.
Morgan $1 1899O Morgan 1899-O
MS65 PCGS
84012115

Gem $415 Gem Eye Appeal, Vibrant Sky Blues and Rose-Gold, Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. A gorgeous 1899 New Orleans dual sided toner Morgan that is a better date for those attempting to build a complete date set. GFRC images accurately capture the vibrant sky blue that is completely dominant in the reverse and most of the obverse. The balance of the obverse has a rose-gold region across the neck and lower hair curls. Cartwheel luster is brilliant and nicely activates the coloring under a bright light. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 PCGS holder. A top quality offering from the Santa Fe Collection.
Morgan $1 1904O Morgan 1904-O
MS66 NGC
4525102002

Gem $280 Gem Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Light Copper Gold Patina, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. A gemmy 1904 New Orleans Morgan with satiny cartwheel luster along with light copper gold patina that enhances the appearance. In hand and bright light viewing is serious suggested to appreciate overall quality and eye appeal. Housed in new large font NGC holder without CAC attempt. A CAC submission is definitely warranted given the accurate grading, gem originality and eye appeal.
Peace $1 1923 Peace 1923
MS65 PCGS
08474693

Gem $110 Gem Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Conservative Grading, Springfield Collection. Frosty luster drips off this lovely 1923 Peace dollar. Blemishes are minimal. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. A quality offering from the Springfield Collection for a type set.
Peace $1 1923 Peace 1923
MS64 PCGS OGH
4351013

Gem $110 Gem Original, Bold Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Tranparent Rose-Gold Patina, Conservatively Graded, Seal Beach Collection. Let's start the description with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation for this gem original 1923 Peace dollar. The GFRC images capture the rose-gold patina that is more prominent on the obverse along with bold frosty cartwheel luster. Housed in PCGS old green holder and conservative graded. I'm certain this Peace dollar would be initially approved at CAC. A super offering from the Seal Beach Collection.
Peace $1 1924 Peace 1924
MS64 NGC Fatty
314570062

Gem $2750 Toned Gem, Rose/Blue Patina, Cartwheel Luster, Simply Amazing, Osprey Collection. Wow is all I could say when this toned 1924 Peace dollar arrived on consignment. I've seen my share of dual sided toner Morgans in a wide grade range. But Peace dollars with old roll paper toning and flashy underlying luster are downright rare. One has lots of fun when pleasing this piece under bright light. The obverse glows a fiery orange red with sky blue arc that floats on the surface and allows 100% of the natural luster to radiate through. The reverse is also cartwheel flashy with a golden outer ring. NGC's technical grading is accurate as there are two tiny blemishes on the cheek but who cares with the impressive toning. Housed in old NGC fatty holder. An amazing selection from the Osprey Collection.
Gold
Gold G$1 1853
Type 1 Liberty Head
MS64
PCGS
29298393

Gem $1495 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$1 1874
Type 3 Indian Princess
MS64 PCGS
25631546

Gem $895 Mirrored Obverse Paired with Frosty Reverse, Gem Eye Appeal, Conservative Grading, Osprey Collection. A magnificent 1874 Philadelphia strike with contrasting proof like obverse and frostyy reverse. A close inspection of the obverse revealed a tiny lint mark at (S)TATES that one would expect on regular proof strikes. Fairly priced and would make a wonderful addition to any United States gold collection. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another gem quality United States gold piece from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$1 1886
Type 3 Indian Princess
MS63
NGC
3666729006

Gem $925 Tiny Mintage, Choice Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Super Eye Appeal, Conservative Grading . What is there not to like about this 1886 gold dollar? Let's start with a tiny mintage of 5,000 pieces. Then there is conservative grading and CAC approval at the MS63 grade level. How about frosty cartwheel luster that just radiates off the obverse and reverse surfaces? Bottomline, this is a gem example at the assigned NGC grade and worthy of the asking price. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Gold G$1 1889
Type 3 Indian Princess
MS64+
PCGS
28848305

Gem $1350 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. Offers are welcomed. A magnificent gem from the Winesteven Collection.
Gold G$10 1906-S
LIberty
MS62 PCGS OGH
9765443

Gem $1700 Gem Original, Old Orange Gold Patina, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Undergraded, Wisconsin Collection. There is no way in the world this lovely 1906 San Francisco strike is an MS62 in today's market. Very much undergraded and a candidate for Gold CAC bean. Rich orange-gold surfaces are essentially blemish free and offer satiny cartwheel luster under a light source. Fully struck throughout obverse and reverse. Blemish wise, there are two tiny obverse bagmarks in the field between Star 3 and Liberty while the reverse has one mark in the lower shield that is worth noting. A gem offering at the MS62 grade level and housed in PCGS old green holder. Clearly an MS63 piece and priced accordingly. An important offering from the Wisconsin Collection for those that like their gold with deep orange patina.
Gold G$10 1907
Indian
MS64+
NGC
4244628006

Gem $3750 No Motto, Gem Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. CAC Approval August 30, 2017. First year of design issue with multiple varieties to consider. 1907 brought the Wired Edge and Rolled Edge variants with both being prohibitively expensive. 1907 also saw the minting of No Motto examples. These are the logical selection for first year of design types sets. Mintage for the date is 239,406. GFRC is so pleased to feature another outstanding selection by the Osprey Collection. This 1907 No Motto $10 eagles is graded MS64+ with vibrant satiny cartwheel luster. Surfaces are essentially blemish free while the overall apperance is is well balance and deserving of the assigned grade. Housed in new large font NGC holder. Please give this lovely example special consideration for an advanced type collection.
Gold G$2.5 1906
Liberty
MS67 PCGS
83921497

Gem $3100 Superb Gem, Osprey Collection. This outstanding 1906 $2.5 quarter eagle strike offers interesting type coin possibilities. A superb gem with frosty cartwheel luster and no blemishes whatsoever. Strike is hammered and well balanced. PCGS has graded a total of 67 at the MS67 grade level with two finer and at a $20,000 price tag. Quality and eye appeal are so typical of Osprey Collection offerings. Nicely priced below those graded MS67 on commercial websites.
Gold G$2.5 1914-D
Indian
MS64+
PCGS
83539660

Gem HOLD
$5350
Gem Original, Glowing Satiny Luster, Conservative Grading, Osprey Collection. A gem for the assigned MS64+ grade with CAC approval validating how close this specimen is to full MS65 grade. Actually, I believe this piece is a full MS65. 1914 Denver strikes are the third rarest issue of the Indian quarter eagle series with 1914 and 1911-D being rarer. The Mint State population drops off quickly after MS-63 with substantial price jumps to $16K at the MS65 grade level. This probably explains why PCGS was so cautious in assigning full MS65 grade level and turning this piece into a five figure numismatic item. So here we are with assigned MS64+ grade and CAC approval. If one understands statistics and gaussian distributions, then there is a reasonable probability that this piece is equivalent to a portion of those presently graded MS65 and selling for more than double the GFRC asking price. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another superb offering from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$2.5 1914-D
Indian
MS64+
PCGS
81268503

Gem $4950 Gem Original, Radiate Satiny Luster, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. A gem for the assigned MS64+ grade. 1914 Denver strikes are the third rarest issue of the Indian quarter eagle series with 1914 and 1911-D being rarer. The Mint State population drops off quickly after MS-63 with substantial price jumps to $16K at the MS65 grade level. This probably explains why PCGS was so cautious in assigning full MS65 grade level and turning this piece into a five figure numismatic item. So here we are with assigned MS64+ grade and CAC approval. If one understands statistics and gaussian distributions, then there is a reasonable probability that this piece is equivalent to a portion of those presently graded MS65 and selling for double the GFRC asking price. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder and another superb offering from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$2.5 1915-S
Early Commemoratives
MS64 PCGS
82689706

Gem $725 Panama-Pacific Gold Dollar. Choice Original, Satiny Luster, Great For Type, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Panama-Pacific gold commemoratives have a tiny mintage of 15,000 but a very high survival rate. This example, from the Osprey Collection, is fully struck and offers nice satiny luster. Accurately graded at the MS64 level and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A perfect type coin and candidate for the Early Silver and Gold Commemorative set in the GFRC Open Set Registry.
Gold G$20 1924
St Gaudens
MS65 PCGS
82415330

Gem $1650 Gem Original, Frosty Gold Luster, Essentially Blemish Free, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Nice frosty luster with mark free surfaces. Priced at bid with gold spot at $1290; an opportunity to play the combined bullion and numismatic market with this lovely Saint. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A quality double eagle gold offering from the Osprey Collection.
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$5 1901-S
Liberty
MS64+
PCGS
19421293

Gem $995 Gem Original, Swirling Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Beautiful Color, Conservative Grading, Washington State Collection. CAC Approval on September 21 as expected. Why this lovely 1901 San Francisco $5 half eagle is not graded a full MS65 is beyond me. But then again, this gorgeous example is housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and graded during a period of conservative grading opinions. One immediately notes the swirling satiny cartwheel luster that simply glows during in hand viewing. Adding a light source amplifies the cartwheel luster to the point of being absolutely stunning. Strike is hammered on top of the luster. Blemish wise, there is nothing worth reporting in this description. If I were collecting $5 Liberty half eagles, this piece would immediately go into that collection as so attractive. Why not finish the superlatives with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. A gorgeous $5 half eagle offering from the Washington State Collection that is fairly priced at the MS64+ level, with CAC approval, but offering full MS65 eye appeal.
Gold G$5 1908
Liberty
MS65
PCGS
25063611

Gem $3550 Brilliant Cartwheel Luster, Gem Original, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Frosty cartwheel luster dominates on this gem 1908 Philadelphia half eagle strike. Strike is deeply impressed through obverse and reverse with tiny die preparation anomalies visible inside device recesses. Housed in 2012 transition PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert. CAC approval is fully warranted for this gem. Another top quality selection from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$5 1986-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
MS70 PCGS
26160058

Gem $400 Statue of Liberty, Orange Toning. An entirely blemish free example as one would expect from PCGS MS70 designation. The business strike die finish results in frosted surfaces. This piece has acquired some orange patina along the rims.
Gold G$5 1987-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
MS70 NGC
1538255044

Gem $400 Constitution Commemorative, Satiny Luster, Perfect Surfaced and Grade, 0.242 Oz Gold. Probably the boldest design rendition of the classic United States eagle. Surfaces are absolutely perfect and offer satiny luster. Some die polish lines can be seen moving in the denticles on the left obverse. A very competitive asking price when comparing to eBay listings. Housed in old NGC holder with standard insert. A cool way to own a quarter ounce of gold.
Gold G$5 1987-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
MS70 NGC
1538255007

Gem $400 Constitution Commemorative, Hammered Strike, Impressive Satiny Luster, Full MS70, 0.242 Oz Gold. Of all the modern $5 gold commemoratives purchased in a recent deal, this Constitution Commemorative is my favorite. Definitely all of MS70 with a deep hammered strike and bold satiny luster. This piece is heads and shoulders above other MS70 graded examples and warrants a JUST BUY IT NOW designation. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Gold G$5 1987-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
MS70 NGC
1960298003

Gem $400 Constitution Commemorative, Bold Design, Satiny Luster, Accurately Graded MS70, 2.42 Oz Gold. Accurately graded at the MS70 level with no blemishes whatsoever. Satiny luster dominates. A historic $5 gold commemorative issue. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Gold G$5 1987-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
MS69 PCGS
26159958

Gem $370 Constitution Commemorative, Bold Design, Satiny Luster, Near MS70, 0.242 Oz Gold. A near MS70 example with the obverse entirely blemish free and two micro tick on the reverse vertical stem that resulted in MS69 assigned grade. Satiny luster throughout. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert.
Gold G$5 1991-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
PR69DCAM PCGS
26159908

Gem $370 Mount Rushmore Golden Anniversary Commemorative, 0.242 Oz Gold, Watery Mirrors. A popular United States modern commemorative to help maintain the Mount Rushmore monument. Accurately graded with minimal blemishes under 10x loupe. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert.
Gold G$5 1991-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
PF70UCAM NGC
1990941016

Gem $400 Mount Rushmore Commemorative, 0.242 Oz Gold, Perfect Surfaces, Watery Mirrors. One of the better executed United States modern commemorative designs with a bold eagle and diminutive Mount Rushmore monument. Reverse design is nicely done with Mount Rushmore National Memorial in script over watery proof fields. A piece of perfection graded as PF70 Ultra Cameo by NGC and housed in old standard insert holder.
Gold G$5 1991-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
PF70UCAM NGC
1531498061

Gem $400 Mount Rushmore Golden Anniversary Commemorative, 0.242 Oz Gold, Watery Mirrors, Perfect PF70UCAM Grade. A popular United States modern commemorative to help maintain the Mount Rushmore monument. A perfectly preserved example earnings NGC's highest PF70 Ultra Cameo grade. Housed in older NGC holder with standard insert.
Gold G$5 1992-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
MS69 PCGS
26159931

Gem $370 XXV Olympaid Commemorative, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, 0.242 Oz Gold. Accurately graded due to a few tiny verdigris specks on the obverse. This piece offers nice satiny cartwheel luster otherwise. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert.
Gold G$5 1993-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
PR69DCAM PCGS
70084589

Gem $370 Bill of Rights Commemorative, Orange/Gold Patina, Watery Proof Surfaces, 0.242 Oz Gold. Mintage is 78,651. Label as a "Madison" commemorative but in reality, the core issue being commemorated is the United States Bill of Rights. Conservative grading as I don't see any obvious reasons for the PR69 assigned grade. Housed in old PCGS blue label holder with standard ring insert. A bullion gold and numismatic opportunity.
Gold G$5 1993-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
PR69CAM PCGS
26159896

Gem $370 Bill of Rights Commemorative, Orange/Gold Patina, Watery Proof Surfaces, 0.242 Oz Gold. A lovely James Madison strike that is accurately graded due to surface chatter immediately below the nose. Otherwise watery proof fields dominate overall appearance. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert.
Gold G$5 1993-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
PF69 UCAM NGC
3686779003

Gem $370 1991 - 1995 50th Anniversary World War II Commemorative, Choice Original, Ultra Cameo Proof Surfaces. Essentially PF70 Ultra Cameo with only one micro divot in the obverse field below soldier's left arm resulting in PF69 designation. Otherwise a perfect example with no spots whatsoever.
Gold G$5 1994-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
PR69DCAM PCGS
26159886

Gem $370 World Cup Tournament Commemorative, Strong Reflective Mirrors, Orange/Gold Patina, 0.242 Oz Gold. Mintage is 89,614. Obverse depicts the modernistic gold soccer World Cup trophy. Accurately graded with only a few specs laying on top of the surfaces and not distracting. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS blue label holder with edge view insert. A bullion gold and numismatic opportunity.
Gold G$5 1994-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
MS69 PCGS
72824361

Gem $370 World Cup Tournament Commemorative, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Conservative Grading, 0.242 Oz Gold. A near MS70 example as I'm unable to locate any blemishes that justify the MS69 grade. Orange toning areas are starting to emerge on this lovely example. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert.
Gold G$5 1995-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
PF69UCAMEO NGC
1792209010

Gem $370 Civil War Battlefield Preservation Commemorative, Orange/Gold Patina, Watery Proof Surfaces, 0.242 Oz Gold. A simple soldier on horse sounding battle horn is the primary design element on the United States Civil War gold commemorative. The offer example is choice with only two micro field divot, on upper reverse, that justify the PF69 grade. Any other white specs on GFRC images are from plastic marks on old NGC holder.
Gold G$5 1997-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
PR69DCAM PCGS
26159982

Gem $370 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Commemorative, Watery Mirrors, Accurately Graded, 0.242 Oz Gold. The Franklin D. Roosevelt commemorative was only issued in gold and is atypical for modern United States commemoratives. Mintage of 29,474 for proof strikes. Accurately graded with flash proof fields. Housed in 2013 PCGS blue label holder with edge view insert.
Gold G$5 1999-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
MS69 PCGS
26160081

Gem $370 Washington Commemorative, Satiny Luster, Conservatively Graded, 0.242 Oz Gold. A lovely example that is housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert. Conservative grading as I'm unable to find a reason for the assigned MS69 grade.
Gold G$5 2001-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
PR69DCAM PCGS
33520388

Gem $370 Capitol Visitor's Center Commemorative, 0.242 Oz Gold, Flashy Mirrors. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Gold G$5 2006-S
Modern Gold Commemoratives
MS70 PCGS
10772958

Gem $395 San Francisco Old Mint, Gem Brillant Satiny Surfaces, Accurately Graded.. A superb example of the San Francisco Old Mint commerative with classic reverse eagle design. Accurately graded at MS70 level with brilliant satiny luster. All United States modern $5 commemoratives contain 0.242 ounces of pure gold at a 90% gold : 10% Copper ratio. MS70 examples of all modern commemoratives sell for over $400 per but I'm offering a special $395 price which is the cheapest around. Housed in older PCGS holder with standard ring insert.
Gold G$5 2006-S
Modern Gold Commemoratives
MS69 PCGS
26223676

Gem $370 San Francisco Old Mint, Frosty Surfaces. A beautiful frosty example of the old San Francisco mint. The reverse is full MS70 while the obverse has a tiny blemish in the field above the right chimney. I love the early eagle design found on our 19th Century gold coinage.
Gold G$5 2007-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
PR69DCAM PCGS
26159881

Gem $380 Jamestown 400th Anniversary Commemorative, Mottled Orange Patina, Watery Proof Surfaces, 0.242 Oz Gold. Mintage is only 47,123 pieces. Watery proof fields surround the main devices including the Jamestown Memorial Church on reverse. The raised device areas are slowly turning a pretty orange gold as seen on occasional United States $5 gold commemoratives. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and edge view insert.
Gold G$5 2007-W
Modern Gold Commemoratives
MS70 PCGS
26160089

Gem $410 Jamestown, Perfect Frosty Surfaces. A perfect strike and planchet with no blemishes whatsoever. The surfaces are acquiring a lovely original patina that nearly covers the entire reverse. Definitely a special example for the selective collector.
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