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Early Commemoratives
Gold G$1 1922 1922
No Star
MS67 NGC
3211535010
Gem $2150 Grant, No Star, Superb Gem, Incredible Mint Bloom, Hampden Collection. Consignor Buy-Out August 22 and Reduced Price - A highlight of the Hampden consignment, this superb gem Grant dollar exhibits virtually perfect surfaces and exceptional luster, more than conveyed by the images. The Without Star variety is less cluttered on the obverse, showcasing the work of Laura Gardin Fraser, who also engraved the dies for many other U.S. commemoratives. On the Grant piece, the texturing within the leaves is finely and exceptionally done, a testament to the engraver's skill. The Grant pieces were sold at the time of issue to assist in financing preservation of the Grant birth home in Point Pleasant, OH, with No Star gold examples priced at three dollars. Housed in an old NGC holder with standard ring insert. NGC has graded only 12 pieces higher, all in MS68.
$1 - Type 1 Liberty Head
Gold G$1 1852 1852
AU58 ANACS
61704301
Choice $345 Type 1 Liberty Head, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Lakewood Collection. Please donít let the ANACS gold label holder hold you back on this super 1852 gold $1. This example offers brilliant frosty luster and unabraded surfaces. Coloring is a natural greenish-gold. Strike is bold with every subtle device detail deeply expressed. A thoroughly pleasing example to consider. From the Lakewood Collection.
Gold G$1 1852O 1852-O
MS63
PCGS
35738613
Choice $5650 CAC Condition Census, Rare in Mint State, Rich Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Well Struck, Accurately Grades, Osprey Collection. The 1852-O has the second lowest mintage of any Type 1 New Orleans mint gold dollar and is also the second rarest. Locating choice examples in higher uncirculated grades is very difficult. The CAC population report validates this fact with only three approved at MS63 level and three finer. Rich frosty luster is the highlight of this choice original offering. Surfaces are essentially abrasion free with a few very faint wispy hairlines seen under bright light viewing and nothing else. Obverse die is heavily cracked with die cracks from 9:00 to Liberty's nose and another from star to the bonnet. Coloring is natural medium green-gold. Strike is typical with the reverse DO(LL)AR and 8 digit being a tad weak. Overall, a quality representative of this rare date in Mint State. Freshly graded and housed in Gen 6.0S Gold Shield PCGS holder with CAC approval. An exceptional advanced collector offering from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$1 1853O 1853-O
MS63
PCGS
13727119
Choice $2150 Ideal Type 1 New Orleans Type Set Candidate, Satiny Luster, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Heavily Worn Dies. 1853 New Orleans strikes are scarce at the choice Mint State level with mintage of 290,000. Choice original surfaces a toned a medium green-gold and well preserved. Satiny luster and active cartwheels are most attractive during bright light inspection. Full struck from heavily eroded dies. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$1 1854 1854
MS62 raw
Original HOLD
$285
Type 1, Original Color, Satiny Luster, Accurately Graded. 1854 is a transition year for the Liberty head gold $1 design. The initial U.S. gold $1 design as per 1849 was replaced with a Type 2 Indian Princess during 1854. This Type 1 example is unquestionable in Mint State condition with bold strike. Surfaces offer frosty luster during bright light inspection. A solid example at a fair price.
$1 - Type 2 Indian Princess
Gold G$1 1854 1854
AU58
NGC
914606006
Choice HOLD
$825
Scarce Type 2 $1 Gold, Popular AU58 Grade, Shimmering Frosty Luster, Yellow-Gold Coloring, Near-Gem Original!. A "Wow" Type 2 Indian Princess $1 gold piece that warrants a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Brilliant yellow-gold luster sparkles during a wholesale buying bright light inspection and screamed "add me to inventory." Strike is completed executed from aging dies. In particular, excessive obverse die pitting surrounds the obverse legend. I can just imagine the die steel flaking away with successive strikes. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval. The NGC label reads TYPE 2 AU58. The AU58 CAC market is hot due to registry set fever; I don't expect this near-gem to be around for long.
Gold G$1 1854 1854
AU55
PCGS
25360704
Choice HOLD
$575
Scarce Type 2 Design, Frosty Luster, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Choice at Grade. Type 2 Indian Princess $1 gold is always in the demand due to type coin status. Maintaining an adequate supply in GFRC inventory has proven to be challenging. I'm pleased to be offering this frosty original example with uniform strike and residual cartwheel luster. Mint bloom remains around the obverse legend and within protected device areas. An ideal candidate, at the AU55 price point, for a United States gold type set when CAC approval is mandated. Fairly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$1 1854 1854
AU55 NGC
274073001
Choice HOLD
$500
Type 2 Indian Princess, Reflective Luster, Orange-Gold Patina, Heavy Reverse Die Clashing, Oakdale Collection. The Oakdale Collection is back with a lovely 1854 Type dollar that is an ideal candidate for type set. Note only is the gold $1 choice but also comes housed in a pristine NGC Gen 4.0 Fatty holder. This piece offers typical reflective luster from lightly mirrored fields. A few obverse micro-ticks are mentioned for accuracy.
Gold G$1 1854 1854
EF45
PCGS
28144633
Choice $500 Type 2 Indian Princess, Lightly Mirrored Fields, Orange-Gold, Great for Type. The 1854 Type 2 design is always popular with collectors as there are limited possibilities for the Type 2 slot in a U.S. gold type set. This choice example has limited wear for the assigned grade and is a smart value. CAC approval rewards the strict originality. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$1 1855 1855
AU58
NGC
4824954002
Choice $800 Scarce Type 2 $1 Gold, Popular AU58 Grade, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Choice Original!. Yet another choice original Type 2 Indian Princess that appeared on the Atlanta ANA bourse and was scooped up by the vast GFRC staff. A lovely example with coloring that is closer to greenish-gold. Unabraded surfaces retains considerable mint frost. Bright light inspection reveals frosty luster with active cartwheels. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval. The NGC label reads TYPE 2 AU58. .
Gold G$1 1855 1855
AU58
NGC
671003001
Choice $825 Scarce Type 2 $1 Gold, Popular AU58 Grade, CAC Approval, Light Copper-Gold Coloring, Fully Struck. Type 2 Indian Princess gold dollars are constantly popular as a two year type. Though TPG certified populations are high, locating choice examples takes considerable patience. This choice 1855 example would fit nicely into an AU58 or MInt State centric type set. Coloring is attractive orange-gold with variegated patina that screams originality. Die clashing is obvious on both sides. Strike features the typical weakness on 1(8)55. The market for AU58 CAC coins is presently active and best to not wait long when nice Type 2's appear. Housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval.
$1 - Type 3 Indian Princess
Gold G$1 1857 1857
MS61 PCGS
12797873
Choice $535 Ideal for Type Set, Frosty Luster, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Choice Surfaces for Grade . A slightly better Type 3 Philadelphia date that offers frosty luster and minimal abrasions for the grade. Overall coloring is a greenish-gold. Reverse mint frost is particularly brilliant. An ideal candidate for a type set were CAC approval is desired. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval. Purchased as part of a quality type set from an eastern New England collector.
Gold G$1 1859S 1859-S
EF45 PCGS
31758958
Choice HOLD
$875
New January 17! Low Mintage San Francisco Date, Choice Surfaces, Light Copper-Gold, Osprey Collection. The Osprey Collection is always busy scouring the global for quality additions to the GFRC price list. The choice 1859-S $1 gold piece is yet another score of a well preserved early gold scarce date. Mintage is a tiny 15,000 during the western frontier era. Upon examining the light copper-gold toning and unabraded surfaces, one could speculate on how this piece survived unmolested for present day collectors. Residual mint frost surrounds the obverse legend and reverse wreath. The highest points are lightly worn. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) Gold Shield holder.
Gold G$1 1886 1886
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 1887 1887
MS62 PCGS
4599516
Choice $625 Tiny Mintage, Superior Frosty Luster, Orange-Gold Coloring, Conservative Grading. Regardless of the low 7,500 piece mintage, the 1887 Type 3 date can be found without much searching. Collector challenge is locating the best possible candidate that offers superior eye appeal at the target grade level. Enter this lovely PCGS MS62 graded example that was conservatively graded and without CAC attempt. Brilliant frosty luster radiates from both sides and appears to be consistent with a higher grade. Strike is hammered with haloing surrounding the reverse devices. A near-gem at the assigned grade level. Housed in PCGS Gen 3.1 old green holder.
$2.5 Classic Head
Gold G$2.5 1838 1838
HM-1
AU53
NGC
3514655009
Choice $1625 Better Classic Head Date, Light Copper-Gold Coloring, Complete Strike, Superb Preservation. GFRC is pleased to present a better date Classic Head $2.5 quarter eagle with well preserved surfaces. Soft copper-gold patina is consistent on both sides. Strike is complete with some wear on the upper right facing wingtip. This 1838 specimen is housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert along with CAC approval. A new twin offering to the NGC AU50 CAC #3382643-004 piece in inventory. Though the serial numbers are not consecutive, one could conclude that both pieces came from the same original collection.
Gold G$2.5 1839O 1839-O
HM-2
AU58 NGC
4631728015
Choice $9750 Rotated Reverse Die, Copper-Gold Patina, Better Date, Frosty Luster, Osprey Collection. Important one year New Orleans branch mint gold type! The first year of $2.5 quarter eagle production at the New Orleans resulted in only 17,781 strikes. As a result, the date is very scarce in AU58 and low Mint State grades. Deep yellow-gold surfaces are highlighted with reddish accents, especially on the obverse. Strike is complete with heavy reverse die cracks. This date is well known for the 180 degree medallic reverse alignment as is the case with this offering. Housed in new large font NGC holder with edge view insert. NGC label has MINT ERROR, ROTATED REVERSE designation. An important Classic Head branch mint gold offering from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$2.5 1839O 1839-O
AU55 NGC
3751210002
Original $4775 Historically Important Offering, Medium Greenish-Gold Coloring, Soft Luster, Normal Coin Turn Die Alignment. 1839 New Orleans strikes were limited to only 17,781 pieces. This date is historically significant as the first gold coin produced at the New Orleans mint along with being the only New Orleans quarter eagle with a mintmark located on the obverse. This results in the date being a popular one year type. The Osprey Collection is back with a pleasing NGC AU55 graded example that featured medium greenish-gold coloring and soft frosty luster. The reverse is often seen in medallic coin turn (180 degree rotation) but this offering has regular coin turn die alignment. Strike is typical along with surfaces being completely unabraded. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. A lovely quarter eagle type survivor from a limited mintage.
$2.5 Liberty
Gold G$2.5 1840C 1840-C
AU58 PCGS
84763352
Choice $7000 First Year Chalotte Mint Issue, Semi-Prooflike, Fully Struck, Oregon Beaver Collection. Reflective luster, similar to the Bass coin (also PCGS AU58), radiates from both sides. As noted by Doug Winter, this issue comes well-struck, and this piece is exceptionally so, with sharp hair curls and defined claw joints. Shading is yellow-gold, lighter in the protected areas where Mint bloom remains. The three southern Mints all struck Coronet $2.50s in this year, in addition to the Philadelphia Mint, and all four of these issues are scarce. Few uncs survive, with PCGS listing 14 in all grades combined, none higher than MS63. This piece is thus both absolutely and conditionally challenging, and will be a highlight of any quarter eagle or type gold collection. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1840O 1840-O
AU58 NGC
1844097001
Original $5500 New December 5! First Year Design Strike, Rare Grade, Scarce Large O Mintmark Variety, Green-Gold Coloring, Oregon Beaver Collection. First year Christian Gobrecht design strike at the New Orleans mint. This inaugural Liberty $2.5 quarter eagle features bright yellow-gold surfaces and semi-proof like fields. Strike is typical for the Large O mintmark variety with weak stars in the lower left field and reverse center devices. A few wispy abrasions appear over each side. PCGS population report indicates fourteen pieces at the AU58 grade level as a reference point. Housed in NGC Gen 17 (2004-2008) holder. An important offering from the Oregon Beaver Collection.
Gold G$2.5 1843D 1843-D
Small D
AU58 PCGS
83550718
Original HOLD
$4125
Small D, Semi-Prooflike, Green-Gold Coloring, Sharp Strike, Oregon Beaver Collection. Yellow-gold surfaces reveal mirrored fields and reflective luster, a characteristic noted by Doug Winter in his volume on Dahlonega gold. The strike is nicely impressed, with softness only in the eagle's left leg. PCGS has certified 13 pieces in all MS grades combined, none higher than MS63. All coins of this issue are rare, and, at the AU level, especially challenging. As a set, none of the Dahlonega quarter eagles are readily available, and this issue is no exception. Attempting a complete set would be highly ambitious, but those looking for a distinctive type coin will find one here. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with blue D.L. Hansen Collection pedigree label.
Gold G$2.5 1846 1846
AU58
NGC
1625390001
Choice HOLD
$2850
New January 17! Low Mintage Early Date, Rare Grade, Lightly Mirrored. A very scarce early Philadelphia date with mintage of 21,598. Few Mint State survivors are known choice. This example exhibits lightly mirrored fields with essentially complete strike. Bright light inspection reveals reflective luster on both sides with the reverse being a tad less brilliant. Obverse strike is complete with high relief stars and full head curls. Reverse strike is nearly complete with only the lower left facing leg not fully impressed. Coloring is medium orange-gold. Total CAC approved population is 20 with 4 better. An important opportunity for the $2.5 gold specialist and a fair offer price. Housed NGC Gen 9 (2001-2003) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1846D/D 1846D/D
7-K
EF45 PCGS
25516405
Choice $3300 Repunched DD, Tiny Certified Population, Yellow-Gold Coloring, Choice Original, Lizard King Collection. 1846 brought the Mexican-American War and tiny $2.5 gold mintages from the Charlotte and Dahlonega branch mints. Dahlonega quarter eagle mintage amounted to 19,303 piece. A portion of that mintage was accomplished with a broadly repunched mintmark reverse. The lower portion of previously punched D can be seen just left of the final D and immediately above the 1 in the numerator. This Lizard King offering is an earlier die state that shows significant portions of the lower part of the first D, and generally trades for a premium over the non repunched mintmark. This is a bright yellow-gold example that exhibits light, even wear over the high points. Bright light inspection reveals residual reflective luster. There are a few medium-sized field marks on the obverse. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder.
Gold G$2.5 1847D 1847-D
9-N
AU53 PCGS
81417610
Original $3250 Scarce and Underrated Dahlonega Date, Bright Yellow Gold, Frosty Luster, Lizard King Collection. 1847 Dahlonega mintage total 15,785 pieces with a low present day survival rate. PCGS certified population is limited to thirteen pieces at the AU53 grade level. The Lizard King Collection is offering a frosty original example with yellow-gold surfaces that are modestly circulated. Mint bloom is easily seen in the protected areas. Strike is deeply impressed on both sides. Repunching is seen at the bottoms of the 4 and 7 in the date. An altogether pleasing example of the date with no serious marks or blemishes to report. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1848D 1848-D
AU53 PCGS
82299666
Original $3350 Rare Early Dahlongega Date, Bright Yellow Gold, Frosty Luster, Well Struck, Oregon Beaver Collection. A bright yellow-gold Dahlonega specimen that is fully struck except on the reverse dentils. Rich frosty luster highlights the device including mild cartwheels under a light source. Surfaces are from of any notable abrasions and are pleasing. Mintage is a scant 13,771 pieces. Fairly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. An important offering from the Oregon Beaver Collection.
Gold G$2.5 1849 1849
AU53 PCGS
81766966
Original $1000 Underrated Date, Rose-Gold Coloring, Residual Frosty Luster, Oregon Beaver Collection. The Gold Rush did not quite reach the Philadelphia Mint in 1849, and, while vast quantities of the yellow metal might have been available in California, transporting it to Philadelphia was a different matter. The eastern Mint struck only 23,294 quarter eagles in this year, and today PCGS has graded but 101 examples, with only 18 in all MS grades combined. This piece exhibits frosty luster over yellow-gold surfaces, with deeper shades outlining the portrait of Liberty. The strike is typical with some weakness beneath the shield. The Mint switched to smaller date punches in this year, and the 1849 now sits comfortably between the rim and bust truncation. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1849D 1849-D
AU58 PCGS
50020446
Choice $7000 New December 5! Rare Dahlonega Quarter Eagle Date, Excellent Eye Appeal, Important Opportunity, Oregon Beaver Collection. 1849 Dahlonega struck $2.5 gold is a rare issue with few choice examples ever coming to market. Most survivors will be found in the VF through low AU grades along with surfaces marks. Many have been clipped, cleaned, or hairlined from a small mintage of 10,945 pieces. GFRC is pleased to be offering a choice AU58 example that warrants attention by advanced U.S. gold specialists. Lovely tangerine and green-gold surfaces radiate reflective luster during bright light review. Fields are moderately mirrored and showcase the well-struck devices. This Oregon Beaver offering brings serious eye appeal while remaining at an "affordable" grade level . This date is distinctly rare in Mint State grades and unknown finer than MS62. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder.
Gold G$2.5 1852 1852
MS63
PCGS
36755589
Choice $1150 Satiny Luster, Light Greenish-Gold Coloring, Hammered Strike, Choice and Well Preserved. Ideal for type given the higher mintage. This 1852 $2.5 quarter eagle offers satiny luster along with active cartwheels. Strike is hammered with all devices fully impressed. Surfaces are unabraded with luster being the dominant factor for the assigned grade. CAC review validated the strict originality and accurate grading. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. Priced at CDN CAC guide.
Gold G$2.5 1852 1852
MS62 PCGS
40802661
Choice $575 New January 16! Early Date, Sharp Frosty Luster, Orange-Gold Coloring, Well Struck, Oakdale Collection. The Oakdale Collection consignor has a strong eye for deep orange-gold colored U.S. gold. Once again, his keen eye has located an early $2.5 quarter eagle date with sharp brilliant luster coupled with orange gold patina. Accurately graded on a technical basis as there are a few obverse abrasions while the luster and eye appeal are of a higher grade. Previously housed in ICG holder and regraded in current PCGS Gen 6.1 holder at the MS62 level.
Gold G$2.5 1854O 1854-O
MS61 NGC
626260017
Original $2050 Challenging Date and Grade, Soft Satiny Luster, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Small mintage of 153,000 and more difficult to locate than is generally understood. This date quarter eagle is very scarce in mint sate with low PCGS populations. The offered example is strictly original with soft satiny luster and unabraided surfaces. An overall pleasing coin that is also well struck. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. Another quality Liberty gold offering from the Osprey Collection
Gold G$2.5 1855 1855
MS62
PCGS
37378618
Choice $1050 Thick Mint Bloom, Brilliant Luster, Greenish-Gold Patina, Choice Original Surfaces, CAC Approval. Another choice early $2.5 Liberty gold offering for date set or type. Frosty luster and greenish-gold coloring are consistent with the issue. Strike is complete. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. Fairly priced at CDN CAC guide.
Gold G$2.5 1855C 1855-C
Genuine PCGS
38378737
Cleaned $3000 Lowest Mintage Charlotte Quarter Eagle, Green-Gold, Cleaned & Stratched, Oregon Beaver Collection. There is no substitute for rarity, as the saying goes, and this 1855-C $2.50 is nothing if not rare. As the southern deposits ran out of easily-mined gold, shipments to the area Mints decreased, and in 1855 the Charlotte Mint struck only 3,677 quarter eagles. This piece retains all design details, a pleasing characteristic of rare U.S. gold, which circulated less than silver and copper coinage. Even some of the shield horizontals remain, and no one has to count the letters of LIBERTY on such coins. This is a dipped, green-gold example with obverse surface marks as seen, but remains a well-detailed representative of the last years of this North Carolina Mint. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1856 1856
AU58
PCGS
40802662
Choice $585 New January 16! Small Date, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Fully Struck, Early Date, Oakdale Collection. A most pleasing 1856 $2.5 quarter eagle offering from the Oakdale Collection. Classic orange-gold coloring is amplified by brilliant frosty level. Strike is complete while the fields are unabraded. The small date punch is the same used on Liberty Seated dimes. Now that is probably why I'm so comfortable with this offering! Previously holdered in ICG MS63 plastic with subsequent PCGS grading and CAC approval. This piece is compelling value given the amount of grading fees leading to current CAC green bean approval. A beautiful early gold piece.
Gold G$2.5 1857O 1857-O
AU58
NGC
3064298006
Choice $2550 New January 17! Scarce Date, Low Mintage, Popular AU58 Grade, Lightly Mirrored, Medium Orange-Gold. Final issue of the $2.5 quarter eagle denomination from the New Orleans mint with mintage of only 34,000. More available than expected due to a Jackson, Tennessee hoard discovered in the 1980s. This example exhibits moderately proof like obverse fields with the reverse mirroring being more subdued. Strike is typical for a New Orleans issue. Coloring is medium orange-gold. Total CAC population is 49 pieces with the AU58 grade being the last "affordable" level as choice Mint State examples are rare and quickly jump into the mid to high four figures. Housed NGC Gen 17 (2004-2008) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1857S 1857-S
AU55
PCGS
38131455
Choice $1850 Scarce Early San Francisco Date, Frosty Luster, Greenish-Copper Gold Coloring, Well Struck, Attractive and Pleasing. 1857 San Francisco quarter eagles are similar in mintage (69,200) and overall rarity as compared to the first year 1856-S strikes. Scarce as a date and extremely rare in Mint Sate. The AU55 grade level is an ideal price point as value ramps rapidly to multiple four fugures in AU58 or better. GFRC has just purchased this compelling example from a consignor. Light copper-gold coloring couples with residual frosty luster makes for a noteworthy viewing experience. Fields are essentially unabraded other than the few wispy hairlines we've come to expect at this grade level. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. CAC population is four at AU55.
Gold G$2.5 1861 1861
New Reverse
MS64 PCGS
25222746
Choice $2250 Choice Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. More top quality US gold offerings from the Osprey Collection
Gold G$2.5 1868 1868
AU58 PCGS
39866527
Choice $1250 Rare Date, Low Mintage, Mirrored Fields, Accurately Graded, Choice Surfaces, AuburnNY Accordian Collection. A rare $2.5 quarter eagle post Civil War date with a tiny mintage of only 3,600 pieces PCGS has graded twenty-six at the AU58 level with a meager thirteen pieces in all Mint State grades. Most collectors must resort to purchasing an AU58 example as so few Mint State specimens ever reach the market. This AuburnNY Accordian offering is absolutely choice with a full strike. Mirrored fields provide sharp reflective luster during bright light inspection. Fields are unabraded. An important value at the asking price for an MS62 graded piece will empty your wallet to the tune of $4500 while few exists. Green-gold coloring is consistent with those produced. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1868 1868
AU58 PCGS
82105337
Choice $1300 New December 5! Low Mintage Date, Semi Proof Like, Choice Surfaces, Fully Struck, Oregon Beaver Collection. . Partial mirrored fields and reflective orange gold cartwheel luster are readily apparent on this 1868 Philadelphia struck quarter eagle. Fully struck with an interesting die defect to the immediate left of the lower hair curls for die variety specialists. A low mintage date with only 3,600 struck, though TPG population reports suggests a reasonable survival rate. PCGS has graded twenty-six at the AU58 level with only thirteen better in all Mint State grades. Another choice Oregon Beaver duplicate offering that is housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1868S 1868-S
AU55 PCGS
29714964
Choice $1250 Low Mintage Date, Soft Orange-Gold Coloring, Choice Surfaces, Lizard King Collection. Yet another mid 19th century San Francisco struck $2.5 date with low mintage. Only 34,000 pieces were struck after miniscule Civil War year production. I'm quite impressed with this Lizard King Collection example. One does not often see noticeable rose-gold coloring on early gold. Near all are green-gold with a transition to copper shades with wear. Frosty luster bold with continuous cartwheels on both sides. Obverse strike is complete with the usual reverse weakness on the lower left eagle's leg and right claws. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 Dupont hologram holder.
Gold G$2.5 1869 1869
AU50 PCGS
81020552
Choice $800 Scarce Low Mintage Date, Copper-Gold Patina, Choice Original, Oregon Beaver Collection. Pleasing warm, reddish-gold surfaces blanket both sides of this low-mintage quarter eagle, struck to the extent of just 4,320 pieces. With few individuals attempting complete date and mintmark sets of quarter eagles, better-date pieces such as this become more accessible to type coin collectors. The remaining luster on this piece is frosty, and the only notable marks are a few lines above the eagle's head and at star 4 on the obverse. This coin is well-struck, with defined star centers and nearly complete detail beneath the reverse shield. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1869S 1869-S
MS62 NGC
4631729004
Original HOLD
$4700
Extremely Rare in Mint State, Near-Choice Original, Rich Orange-Gold Patina . Mintage for 1869-S $2.5 quarter eagles is a low 29,500 piece. The entire mintage appears to have gone into commerce as the date is rare in AU and extremely rare in Mint State. GFRC is quite pleased to be offering a freshly graded MS62 example that is housed in NGC's new large font holder. One immediately notes the deep orange-gold coloring and bright satiny luster that is especially attractive on the reverse. Obverse strike is well executed while the reverse eagle has partial definition of the left leg. This piece was hand selected by the Osprey Collection for its above average eye appeal and overall quality. Since so few Mint State survivors are available, gold enthusiast should take note.
Gold G$2.5 1869S 1869-S
AU55 NGC
289397016
Choice $875 New January 10! Scarce San Francisco Date, Brilliant Luster, Orange-Gold Patina. 1869 San Francisco strikes are scarce overall and rare above EF grade level. This is understandable with a small mintage of 29,500. This Oakdale Collection offering is fully choice with light orange-gold coloring and brilliant frosty luster. Eye appeal is most pleasing. Housed in early NGC holder with standard ring insert. Yes, this offering has been to Far Hills NJ and did not secure a green bean. The eye appeal and luster was sufficient for an attempt as I like this piece. Fairly priced as PCGS guide is $1150.
Gold G$2.5 1869S 1869-S
AU53 PCGS
81985772
Choice $925 Choice Original, Oregon Beaver Collection. The 1869 San Francisco $2.5 quarter eagle gold saw a limited mintage of 29,500 pieces with most entering Western frontier circulation. Most present day survivors will be located in lower circulated grade with Mint State examples being very rare. The Oregon Beaver Collection is back with an orange-gold duplicate that offers brilliant frosty luster. Obverse strike is complete and impressive while the reverse sees weakness at the eagle's left facing leg. This offering is at the optimum price point inclusive of choice surfaces and luster. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1873 1873
Closed 3
MS64 PCGS
84001854
Choice $1250 Closed 3, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Light Orange-Gold Coloring, Choice Surfaces, Oregon Beaver Collection. The gold $2.5 quarter eagle series is replete with low mintage dates. The 1873 Closed 3 has a small mintage of 55,225 pieces with survivors equally balanced between circulated and Mint State. The MS64 grade level is the optimum value point as prices jump dramatically in MS65. PCGS population is only fifty-five in MS64. Now that the statistics are out of the way, let's focus on this new Oregon Beaver Collection offering. Under a light source, brilliant frosty is promptly noted and highlights light orange-gold surfaces. Obverse strike is complete with bold daggling hair curls. Reverse strike is near complete with only a touch of weakness on the left leg. Overall, an accurately graded $2.5 quarter eagle with ample eye appeal. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1873S 1873-S
MS63 PCGS
36818921
Choice $5250 Tiny Mintage, Near Condition Census, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Orange-Gold Coloring, Oregon Beaver Collection. At 27,000 pieces struck, $2.5 quarter eagle coinage at San Francisco during 1873 was a fraction of the Philadelphia production that year. The 1873 date is unquestionably rare in Mint State. At the MS63 grade level, PCGS population is only three certified, one of which is this Oregon Beaver Collection example. Offered here is a lustrous, satiny choice example with shimmery canary-gold luster and minimal abrasions for the grade. Strike is essentially complete with minor strike softness at the eagle's left (facing) leg and the central shield. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1877S 1877-S
MS63 PCGS
08703080
Choice $2150 Low Mintage, Light Orange-Gold, Frosty Cartwheels, Choice Surfaces, Lizard King Collection. 1877 San Francisco struck $2.5 gold amounted to 35,400 pieces. At this point, survival rates are improving with availability in AU. Mint State populations see a drop-off especially in MS63 or better. On this 1877-S example, superb eye appeal results from the interplay between frosty cartwheel luster and peach colored light orange-gold surfaces. Cartwheels are impressive during bright light review. Strike is complete on both sides. I'm tempted to call a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation on this lovely piece from the Lizard Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Gold G$2.5 1878 1878
MS64 NGC
4423262004
Choice $675 Choice Original, Lovely Orange Gold Patina, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded. Low mintage of only 286,240 with MS64 being the last affordable collector grade. Most certified examples will be found in the MS62 - MS63 grade range. This choice original example offers frosty cartwheel luste along with golden patina. Blemishes are to an absolute minimal as to expected at the MS64 grade level. Freshly graded and housed in new large font NGC holder.
Gold G$2.5 1878 1878
MS64 PCGS
82159728
Choice $675 Choice Original, Lovely Orange Gold Patina, Soft Glowing Luster, Accurately Graded. Low mintage of only 286,240 with MS64 being the last affordable collector grade. Most certified examples will be found in the MS62 - MS63 grade range. This choice original example offers old time orange gold patina and soft glowing luster under a light source. Blemishes are to an absolute minimal as to expected at the MS64 grade level. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. A CAC candidate due to the old time orange patina.
Gold G$2.5 1882 1882
MS61 PCGS
80823634
Choice $1385 Low Mintage Issue, Choice at Grade, Brilliant Reflective Luster, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Oregon Beaver Collection. The 1880 -1882 timeframe brought tiny mintages for Philadelphia struck $2.5 gold. After striking only 640 pieces during 1881, mintage increased to 4,000 pieces during 1882. GFRC is pleased to be offering a quality survivor that brings eye appeal well above its assigned grade level. Luster texture is somewhere between brilliant frosty and sharply reflective. Swirling cartwheels are quite entertaining during bright light viewing. Strike is deeply impression with high relief center devices. Visual eye appeal is well above the assigned MS61 grade. However, a close 10x inspection revealed reverse chatter in the upper and right fields that result in small luster breaks. Freshly graded greenish-gold example that is housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. Newly divested from the Oregon Beaver Collection.
Gold G$2.5 1889 1889
MS64
PCGS
34586308
Choice $2200 Near Gem, Thick Frosty Luster, Orange-Gold Patina, Oregon Beaver Collection. The Oregon Beaver Collection is back with a large $2.5 quarter eagle gold consignment. One of the important highlights is this frosty near-gem with swirling cartwheels and rich orange-gold patina. Mintage is only 17,600 pieces with a reasonable MS64 pricing premium as compared to "common dates." Strike is deeply impressed on both sides. Fields are unabraded. Overall eye appeal is above average and consistent with tight CAC approval criteria. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. A quality offering for advanced collectors of the predominately low mintage $2.5 quarter eagle gold denomination.
Gold G$2.5 1893 1893
MS64 PCGS
82621225
Choice $900 Near-Gem, Brilliant satiny Luster, Oregon Beaver Collection. Ample, satiny luster graces both sides of this better-date quarter eagle, of which only 30,000 were struck. Orange and pink-gold shades predominate, with a few notes of copper on the reverse. Smooth surfaces are interrupted by only scattered marks, consistent with the grade. The strike is strong, with sharp definition beneath the shield. If seeking a high-grade quarter eagle for a type set, why not choose a lower-mintage issue? Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1895 1895
MS63
NGC
4201498002
Choice $1700 Low CAC Population, Complete Strike, Brilliant Luster, Light Orange-Gold. The U.S. $2.5 Liberty gold series is full of surprisingly low mintage date. One of those dates happens to be 1895 where total Philadelphia mintage amounted to 6,000 piece. This is one of the truly last scarce quarter eagle dates with most suvivors found graded MS63 and MS64. PCGS has graded ninety-two examples in those two grades. Amazingly, the CAC population for both PCGS and NGC is five at MS63 level and eight in 64. Data does not lie and indicates that survivors often come with issues, along with few every circulating. GFRC is thrilled to be offering an near-gem example with flashy fields and complete strike. Luster texture is between frosty and lightly mirrored, if that can be visualized. Light orange-gold coloring adds to the delightful eye appeal. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert and CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1896 1896
MS65 PCGS
36761328
Gem $1975 Gem Original Type Gold, Low Mintage, Dramatic Cartwheels, Brilliant Green-Gold Luster, Hammered Strike. Mintage of only 19,070 pieces and gem original at the assigned grade level. A truly eye catching 1896 Philadelphia strike with incredible cartwheels and brilliant luster. Strike is essentially hammered with every tiny device detail being deeply impressed. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 style holder and ready for placement in an advanced $2.5 quarter eagle collection.
Gold G$2.5 1897 1897
MS63
PCGS
81625593
Choice $685 Low Mintage, Choice Original Surfaces, Thick Mint Frost, Green-Gold Coloring, Complete Strike. Another low mintage $2.5 Philadelphia date (only 29,768 struck) which continues to be underrated at current pricing levels. This 85% CAC Buyback offering features a complete bold strike and thick mint frost on both sides. Pleasing green-gold eye appeal and brilliant luster are readily apparent during bright light inspection. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with D.L. Hansen pedigree label along with CAC approval. A compelling value at the asking price.
Gold G$2.5 1904 1904
MS67 PCGS
29883697
Gem $3075 Superb Gem, Brilliant Mint Bloom, Greenish-Gold Patina, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Unabraded surfaces are richly covered with mint frost on both sides. Frosty luster is thick with vibrant cartwheels. Strike fully complete and hammered. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 Dupont hologram holder. An exciting united States gold $25 quarter eagle option for advanced gold type set builders.
Gold G$2.5 1904 1904
MS62 PCGS
32078365
Choice HOLD
$450
Choice Original, Lustrous, Conservative Grading, Osprey Collection. A choice quarter eagle for the assigned grade as surfaces offer ample frosty luster. Strike is absolutely hammered with every device detail being crisp. There are no blemishes whatsoever. Why this lovely piece is only graded MS62 is a mystery to me. Housed in 2013 PCGS holder. Please give this 1904 quarter eagle special consideration as current asking price.
Gold G$2.5 1907 1907
MS64 PCGS
34881862
Choice HOLD
$520
Choice Original, Crusty Surfaces, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Completely Struck, Accurately Graded. A strictly original 1907 Liberty $2.5 gold piece purchased from a Sarasota estate. Surfaces are 100% original with crusty thin orange gold patina that still allows swirling satiny luster to radiate. 100% struck with absolutely no points of weakness. A careful 10x loupe inspection failed to locate a single distraction worth mentioning. Overall a choice original example that has been properly stored for years. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with no CAC attempt. Fairly priced to find a new home quickly.
Gold G$2.5 1907 1907
MS64 PCGS
35404997
Gem $515 Perfect Type Coin, Gem Original, Dazzling Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Yellow Gold Coloring, Hammered Strike, Conservatively Graded. A perfect $2.5 quarter eagle gold type coin possibility given the gem original surfaces and dazzling cartwheel luster with satiny textures. The 1907 date is last year of issue and slightly better with a limited mintage of 336,294. This example was cherrypicked from a large holding of United States gold coins. Exception luster at the assigned grade level and minimal abrasions were the priorities. Now GFRC customers can benefit from GFRC's strict inventory selection criteria and trained eyes. This satiny 1907 quarter eagle also has a hammered strike. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. This one deserves special consideration at the asking price.
Gold G$2.5 1907 1907
MS64 PCGS
21606547
Choice $500 Near-Gem Original, Rich Frosty Luster, Hammered Strike, Chicago ANA New Purchase. 1907 brought the final year of Philadelphia struck $2.5 quarter eagles. Mintage is a reasonable 336,294 with a host of survivors in all Mint States grades. The date is therefore a prime target for type set collectors at common date pricing levels. The challenge is always locating the best possible specimens with above average surfaces and eye appeal. This lovely 1907 quarter eagle offering is a near-gem with moderate orange gold patina and a hammered strike. Frosty luster and active cartwheels are consistent with the assigned grade. Housed in Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder.
$2.5 Indian
Gold G$2.5 1909 1909
AU55 PCGS
35045065
Original HOLD
$415
New December 15! Orange-Gold, Satiny Luster, Near-Choice, Osprey Collection. A quality 1909 $2.5 Indian gold piece that would be ideal for a budget type set. Near-choice surfaces are orange-gold colored. Bright light review exposes soft satiny luster that is consistent with the assigned grade. The only abrasion to note is one mark on the chin and lower jaw. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1914 1914
AU58 NGC
3472918002
Original $450 Better Date, Accurately Graded, Crisp Satiny Luster. Mintage 240,000. Freshly graded and housed in new large font NGC holder. Lots of eye appeal when viewing in hand or under bright light.
Gold G$2.5 1925D 1925-D
MS62 PCGS
35045066
Choice $450 New December 15! Satiny Luster, Greenish-Gold Patina, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. The Osprey Collection is cleaning house and moving along some lower priced Indian gold pieces. This 1925 Denver strike exhibits satin luster and green-gold coloring. Surfaces are unabraded including the cheek area. A no question original example. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$2.5 1926 1926
MS64+
PCGS
83864610
Gem $1150 Brilliant Satiny Luster, Orange and Greenish-Gold Patina, Complete Strike, CAC Approval.. Most United States gold coinage will be found with either greenish-gold or orange-gold uniform coloring. Infrequent are cases where the two dominant toning colors are intermixed on the same coin. This 1926 gem G$2.5 Indian is one of those occurrences. Rich orange gold covers nearly all of the obverse other than a streak of green-gold from the 1 digit in the date up through star 7. Coloring mixtures are more prevalent on the reverse. Under a light source, I see green-gold in front of the eagle face/neck and throughout the tail feathers. The upper and lower areas are orange-gold. A well struck quarter eagle with essentially unabraded surfaces. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. Asking price is firm with no offers to be entertained.
Gold G$2.5 1926 1926
MS64
PCGS
34010282
Gem $825 Beautiful Satiny Gem, Ideal Type Coin, Natural Greenish-Gold Patina, CAC Approval. Brilliant satiny luster and lovely greenish-gold patina are the highlights of this gem original 1926 $2.5 quarter eagle. Strike is deeply impressed and compliments the strict originality. An ideal gold type set selection given CAC approval and fair asking price. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1927 1927
MS64
PCGS
85169371
Choice $895 Thick Satiny Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Ideal for Type, CAC Approval. If in the market for a near-gem $2.5 Indian for a type set, this 1927 example would "fit the bill" nicely. A greenish-gold toned example that is well struck with fully defined reverse feathers. Bright light review reveals thick satiny luster and vibrant cartwheels. Buying a choice quarter eagle gold strike is fundamentally a matter of finish preference. These will be found with frosty or satiny luster. This one excels with the latter finish. Conservatively graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1928 1928
MS63
NGC
579791001
Choice $585 New December 14! Satiny Luster, Orange-Gold Coloring, Choice Surfaces . The $2.50 and $5 Indian gold coins feature a recessed (or incuse) design, the only such uses of this technique on U.S. coins. Wear patterns are different for these pieces - "high points" on other pieces are better thought of as "raised points" on incuse pieces. The cheekbone is the usual problem on the $2.50, but is well defined on this CAC-approved example, with just a few ticks. Deep orange-gold covers both sides with copper color present at star 13 and the eagle's lowest feather. Housed in early NGC lined holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1929 1929
MS64+
PCGS
83758200
Choice $1285 Last Year of Issue, Noteworthy Satiny Luster, Light Orange-Gold Coloring, CAC Approval. 1929 brought an end to the Bela Lyon Pratt $2.5 Indian design with a smaller mintage of 532,000 pieces. The issue was saved and is available in Mint State grades up through MS64. MS64+ and MS65 populations are a factor of ten lower than choice and near-gems levels. CAC approval also brings an incremental premium as is the case for this close to gem orange-gold example. Intense or dense satiny luster (pick your adjective) is eye catching and was rewarded with an MS64+ certification along with subsequent CAC approval. Strike is deeply impressed leading to bold devices. There are a few scattered obverse field ticks of no consequence. At the near-gem and gem grade levels, luster plays a substantial role in grading. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. Asking price is fair for the quality and firm.
$3 Princess
Gold G$3 1854 1854
AU58
NGC
3188764011
Choice $1550 New January 20! $3 Gold Type, Near-Gem, Brilliant Luster, Dancing Cartwheels, Running Boar Collection. Every U.S. gold type set requires a $3 gold piece. The initial year of design product (1854) provides for a relatively high mintage of 138,618 and the opportunity to locate top quality specimens are reasonable price. Let's enter this near-gem 1854 G$3 into consideration. A fantastic example with brilliant frosty luster and dancing cartwheels. Eye appeal is of a higher grade with a touch of light rub lines on the cheek that have not impacted luster. At the assigned AU58 grade level, this is a lot of coin for not a lot of money. I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. An astute collector should scoop up this piece. Housed in NGC Gen 17 holder with CAC approval.
$5 Draped/Capped Bust
Gold G$5 1802/1 1802/1
AU58
NGC
652843001
Choice $18500 Draped Bust Large Eagle Type, Frosty Luster, Orange-Gold Coloring, Choice Surfaces, Osprey Collection. The Osprey Collection is back with a fine lot of quality U.S. gold including this noteworthy 1802/1 $5 gold piece. A one of kind offering when considering the original frosty mint bloom and gorgeous orange-gold patina over center green-gold. When placed under a light source, orange-yellow-gold mint frost surrounds the obverse stars and reverse legend. A careful 10x loupe inspection revealed no blemishes worth of mention even with the time in circulation. Some micro chatter will be found in the obverse fields. Mintage was limited to 53,176 though present day survival rate is above average. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval.
$5 Classic Head
Gold G$5 1836 1836
HM-7
AU53 PCGS
37645808
Original $1430 Classic Head Type, Near Choice-Original, Green-Gold Coloring, Osprey Collection. An attractive 1836 Classic Head $5 piece that would be ideal for a type set. Design engraving by William Kneass and shortly lived on the $2.5 and $5 gold denominations. This example, from the Osprey Collection, features traditional green-gold surfaces that are near-choice. Strike is typical for the date. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
$5 Liberty
Gold G$5 1843O 1843-O
Small Letters
AU50 PCGS
36527148
Original $3500 Small Letters, Rare In All Grades, Copper-Gold Patina, Residual Reflective Luster, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Low mintage of only 19,075 pieces and rare in all grades. The 1843-O PCGS population at the AU50 grade level is a scant six pieces! This survivor was recently repatriated from Europe by the Osprey Collection and is freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. Fields radiate ample reflective luster during bright light inspection. Strike is completely executed with nicely rounded stars and complete reverse device details. Coloring is closer to copper-gold. Rims exhibit some random hits as a validation of the time in circulation. An important GFRC offering to consider as the United States gold product line continues to be expanded.
Gold G$5 1847 1847
FS-301
VF35
PCGS
81353480
Choice $775 Repunched Date, Lightly Crusted Green-Gold Patina, Unabraded, Residual Luster, CAC Approval. As a die variety specialist, my eyes have become accustomed to seeing date repunching and misplaced dates. These die preparation anomalies can be discerned after years of practice. Though not listed in the PCGS holder, this 1847 half eagle offering is the FS-301 variety with obvious repunching above the 7 digit. Surfaces on this example are very well preserved with lightly crusted green-gold patina. Strike is essentially complete with only the reverse arrow feathers lacking details. Eye appeal is above average also. Housed in special D.L. Hansen pedigree PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. The repunched date is not listed on the holder.
Gold G$5 1847C 1847-C
EF45
NGC
5742591002
Choice $3375 New December 13! Impressive Charlotte $5 Piece, Crusty Green-Gold Patina, Pleasing Surfaces, Osprey Collection. A wonderful crusty 1847 Charlotte $5 half eagle with natural toning over green-gold coloring surfaces. Fields are unabraded and pleasing. Mintage totaled 84,151 for the issue with VF-EF survivors being typically available. This date becomes challenging in AU and rare in Mint State. CAC has approved eleven pieces at the EF45 grade level which is the ideal "value" point for this issue. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval. Another quality offering from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$5 1852C 1852-C
AU55 PCGS
82285748
Choice $3150 Charlotte Branch Mint, Mirrored Fields, Green-Gold Surfaces, Osprey Collection. Charlotte branch mint survivor from a mintage of 72,574 pieces. Surfaces have a matter finishes that generate reflective luster during bright light inspection. Overall coloring is a medium green-gold. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. Yet another hand selected offering from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$5 1853D 1853-D
Large D
VF25
PCGS
21883171
Choice $2500 Large D, Classic Copper-Gold Patina, Well Preserved Surfaces, Low CAC Population. A near gem 1853 Dahlonega $5 half eagle with classic copper-gold coloring and typical strike. Both sides are evenly worn with only one reverse mark in the right obverse field worthy of mention. This offering screams originality and rightly warranted CAC green bean approval. This offering is a compelling value as only a handful are approved below the EF grade level. Pricing escalates quickly in EF and higher grades where availability also increases. A "must have" offering for collectors of early branch mint U.S. gold with CAC approval requirements. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.2 (2004-2005) holder with CAC approval. Label contains "Large D" attribution.
Gold G$5 1878 1878
AU58 PCGS
40802663
Choice HOLD
$625
New January 2! Type Candidate, Frosty Luster, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Osprey Collection. A pleasing 1878 $5 gold piece with thick frosty luster and cartwheels. Coloring is greenish-gold with slightly darker shades on the reverse. Field chatter is limited. Accurately graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. From the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$5 1882 1882
MS64 PCGS
6719791
Choice $800 New January 20! Near Gem, Frosty Luster, Choice Orange-Gold Surfaces, Running Boar Collection. Frosty surfaces reveal orange-gold color with hints of rose and pink in the fields. The strike is complete with strong star centers and good detail below the reverse shield. Gold is naturally more "marky" than silver or copper, but this example exhibits only small ticks in the focal area of the cheek. A great type-coin from an era when "hard money" reigned supreme. Everyone should have some gold in their portfolio, so why not choose something more numismatically interesting like this piece? Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Gold G$5 1882 1882
MS63
NGC Fatty
183606009
Choice $825 Thick Mint Frost, Brilliant Luster, Orange-Gold Coloring, Conservative Grading, CAC Approval. A conservatively graded 1882 $5 half eagle that would be ideal for type of those chasing down old Fatty NGC holders. This piece is covered with thick mint frost on both sides. The resulting frosty luster is most pleasing. While Liberty's cheek is clean, there is faint chatter in the left obverse field that accounts for the assigned grade. Housed in NGC Gen 6 (1996) Fatty holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1886 1886
MS64
PCGS
60159703
Choice $3450 New November 30! Rare Grade, Near-Gem Original, Glowing Frosty Luster, CAC Approval, Nevada Collection. GFRC presents an 1886 $5 half eagle from the Nevada Collection that warrants prompt attention by U.S. gold specialists. Though mintage is report as 388,360, few have been graded at the MS64 level with only three finer at PCGS. CAC population is a tiny four piece at the MS64 level with a sole MS66 approved. Let's shift the focus this the offered half eagle. Glowing frosty luster, swirling cartwheels, and rich orange-gold coloring greeted me during initial bright light review. Yes, this is a "wow" coin and deserving of its CAC green bean. Strike is fully executed with just a few tiny field abrasion consistent with the assigned grade. The glowing luster is just fantastic and will surely please the new owner. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.3 (2005) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1899 1899
MS65+
PCGS
38058302
Gem $2850 Gem $5 Eagle Type, Textured Frosty Luster, Greenish-Gold, Essentially Perfect Surfaces. Handling higher Mint State type gold is lots of fun at GFRC. I get to enjoy gold pieces that are close to being perfect, essentially unabraded. That is the case with this superb 1899 $5 half eagle. Sure it is a common date, but is ideal as a type coin from a value perspective. One is spending the minimum to acquire a coin that bring crisp mint bloom along with no blemishes. Frosty luster results from "textured" surfaces on both sides. A bit stronger luster would have brought full MS66 certification as there are no blemishes to distract. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. Worthy of special consideration.
Gold G$5 1899 1899
MS63+
PCGS
37029198
Choice $950 Frosty Luster, Active Cartwheels, Choice Original Surfaces, CAC Approval, Osprey Collection. Another attractive 1899 $5 half eagle offerings that is freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. Frosty surfaces and resulting cartwheel luster are eye catching and pleasing. Strike is completely executed. The assigned grade reflects a tiny amount of chatter in the obverse left field. Newly repatriated from Europe by the Osprey Collection. GFRC images accurately capture greenish-gold toning and surface conditions. You can shop with confidence at GFRC for quality United States gold.
Gold G$5 1901S 1901-S
MS65 PCGS
84178186
Gem $1625 Gem Original, Vibrant Cartwheel Luster, Frosty Surfaces, Greenish Gold Patina, Well Struck, Pleasing Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. GFRC is pleased to be offering this high mintage date in gem original condition. Ideal for a U.S. gold type set given the swirling frosty cartwheel luster on both sides. This piece offers nice greenish-gold coloring and a decent strike. Reverse strike is complete while stars 4 and 5 lack centrils. Under a 10x loupe, I see two stray micro lines in the obverse fields of no consequence. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another quality offering from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$5 1906D 1906-D
MS64
PCGS
25285149
Choice HOLD
$995
First Denver Mint Half Eagle Issue, Near-Gem, Crisp Frosty Luster, CAC Approval. A popular late $5 half eagle date as the first year struck at the Denver mint. Mintage is a reasonable 320,000 pieces with most certified at the MS62/MS63 grade level due to surface abrasions. This lovely specimen offers crisp frosty luster without distracting marks during bright light inspection. A premium example with CAC approval that is fairly priced for overall quality. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 Dupont hologram holder. CDN CAC guide is $1090 as reference.
$5 Indian
Gold G$5 1909 1909
AU58 PCGS
35622497
Choice HOLD
$585
New December 15! Superb Frosty Luster, Choice Surfaces, Hint of Rub, Light Orange-Gold, Osprey Collection. A low mintage Philadelphia strike counterpart to the omnipresent 1909-D date. Eye appeal and brilliant frosty luster is that of a higher grade. Strike is hammered and pleasing. Purchased raw in Europe as a choice Mint State example by the Osprey Collection. A 10x loupe confirms a tiny amount of rub on the cheekbone otherwise this piece could grade MS63. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$5 1914S 1914-S
EF45 PCGS
27245496
Choice $665 New December 15! Better Date, Copper-Gold Patina, Choice Surfaces, Conservative Grading, Osprey Collection. One of the $5 Indian gold better dates with low mintage of 263,000. This survivor is well preserved with light wear and copper-gold covered surfaces. Strike is fully executed. Bright light inspection exposes frosty luster. One the nicest EF45 $5 Indian gold pieces handled by GFRC and hand picked by the Osprey Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
Gold G$5 1915 1915
MS64
PCGS
37977821
Gem $2650 Excellent for Type, Thick Frosty Luster, Lucious Orange-Gold Coloring, Fully Struck, Osprey Collection. A wonderful 1915 $5 Indian eagle with thick frosty luster and vibrant cartwheel. Ideal as a high end type coin as the eye appeal is all there while economically priced at the MS64 grade level. Surfaces and eye appeal warrant a gem original quality rating and a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Conservatively graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. A United States gold offerings that deserves special consideration.
Gold G$5 1915S 1915-S
MS63
PCGS
81634130
Choice $12750 Important Indian Gold Rarity, Superb Eye Appeal, Light Orange-Gold Coloring, Hammered Strike, Osprey Collection. A well struck example of a $5 Indian gold rarity that commands serious attention. 1915 San Francisco strikes were produced to the tune of 164,000 pieces. Most will be found with very frosty surfaces as is the case here. A hammered strike adds to the overall eye appeal. Coloring is a light orange-gold. Why is this piece graded only MS63? The obverse is that of a higher grade with entirely unabraded surfaces. What a joy to view a full Indian profile with zero distractions. The reverse has well hidden field chatter in the upper right field that is grade limiting. CAC approval rewarded the originality and overall eye appeal. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. A new offering from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$5 1916S 1916-S
MS63
PCGS OGH
4882888
Choice $4850 Scarce Mint State Grade, Deep Dirty Orange-Gold Patina, Rich Satiny Luster, Superb Eye Appeal. Rich satiny luster and deep orange-gold are the highlights of this superb 1916-S half eagle offering. This piece is from the final year of San Francisco mint $5 gold production and sports a mintage of 240,000. A small hoard of approximately 200 pieces in MS-63 or lower grades pieces surfaced in years past fueling most of those available for present collectors. I'm most impressed by the rich orange-gold coloring and dirty "skin" that covers both sides. The satiny luster is exactly as expected for crusty surfaces. Housed in PCGS Gen 3.1 (1993-1998) old green holder with CAC approval. An 85% CAC Buyback offering that will be found in the Sales Archive.
$10 Draped/Capped Bust
Gold G$10 1799 1799
BD-5
AU55
PCGS
60121719
Gem $34750 Small Stars Obverse, Exceptional Eye Appeal, Gem Surface Quality, Copper . A beautifully toned honey-orange example with considerable satin luster remaining. The devices are deeply impressed and bold. Surfaces are remarkably smooth for an early $10 eagle that saw minmal time in circulation. Bass-Dannreuther 5 is among the rarest of the ten known die marriages of the 1799 Heraldic eagle. Estimated population might be as low as 25 coins (per John W. Dannreuther, 2006). Obverse diagnostic includes a bold die crack from the cap through top of star 7 to rim. The reverse has a notable die chip in the lower shield. The Draped Bust gold eagles as a scarce series. Exceptionally well preserved specimens and always sought after by the most experienced type collectors and early gold specialists. This rare BD-5 die variety provides an additional dimension to the desirability. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder with CAC approval. The plate coin for the Small Stars Obverse variety in the 1999 reference United States Ten Dollar Gold Eagles: 1795-1804 by Anthony J. Taraszka. From the Osprey Collection.
$10 Liberty
Gold G$10 1841 1841
AU58+ PCGS
38145408
Choice $11250 Rare Grade, PCGS Pop 2, Light Mirrored, Chrome-Like Reflective Luster, Osprey Collection. Mintage for early Liberty $10 eagles were quite low and under 100,000 piece. 1841 Philadelphia strikes come in at 63,131. This date saw extensive circulation with few choice survivors available in today's market. PCGS has graded all of ten at AU58 plus two at AU58+. In Mint State, only eight in all grades. GFRC is pleased to be offering one of the two AU58+ examples. The other specimen last sold at DLRC auction for S15,250 with considerable field chatter. This example offers the eye appeal of a Mint State piece but with light friction. Luster is granular frosty with obvious green-gold coloring. Strike is completely executed. Overall, a well balance early Liberty $10 eagle with considerable eye appeal. Freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. Yes, this piece has been to CAC and was not approved for those who will immediately ask. Fairly priced.
Gold G$10 1862S 1862-S
AU55
NGC
5742591038
Choice $31000 New December 13! $10 U.S. Gold Rarity, Condition Census, Natural Green-Gold, CAC Approval, Osprey Collection. One of the top ten rarities in the Liberty $10 gold denomination with a mintage of 12,500. Most known examples are well worn after heavy circulation in western frontier towns. The majority of certified survivors are graded at the VF and EF levels. PCGS price guide estimates 60-80 are known in all grades. The Osprey Collection is back with a condition census example graded AU55 and approved by CAC. Green-gold surfaces are nicely framed by peripheral orange-gold on both sides. Frosty luster is immediately evident during bright light review. Verdigris surrounds the star and date as a further indication of the strict originality. CAC approved population is three at the AU55 level with a lone AU58 rounding out the top tier survivors. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval. A noteworthy offering for collectors seeking the finest in Civil War era silver and gold coinage.
Gold G$10 1878 1878
MS63+
PCGS
36835762
Gem HOLD
$6250
Gem Original, Two in MS63+, Ten Finer, Vibrant Frosty Luster, Bold Cartwheels, Greenish-Gold Patina, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. A gem original 1878 $10 Philadelpha eagle strike that offers thick frosty luster. Surfaces are evenly toned a greenish gold with mint frost throughout the fields and devices. Under a light source, cartwheels are active on both sides. Obverse surface abrasions are consistent with the grade. I've assigned a gem quality rating due to the superior eye appeal. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with CAC approval. An remarkable Liberty $10 eagle offering from the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$10 1882S 1882-S
AU58 PCGS
40394864
Choice $1200 Bold Reflective Luster, Green-Gold Coloring, Accurately Graded, AuburnNY Accordian Collection. Another $10 U.S. gold offering from the AuburnNY Accordian Collection that presents a combination numismatic and bullion play. A desirable 1882 San Francisco strike that presents lustrous surfaces and green-gold coloring. Fields are particularly reflective with active cartwheels. Abrasions are to a minimum with none disturbing the bright light inspection experience. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$10 1883S 1883-S
MS63 PCGS
38411068
Choice $7750 Low Mintage, Rare Grade, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Green-Gold Coloring, Choice Surfaces, Osprey Collection. 1883 San Francisco $10 eagle gold is an underappreciated scarcity with a mintage of just 38,000 pieces. This Osprey Collection offering is a high-end Mint State example that is exceeded in grade only by the spectacular MS66 example from the Harry W. Bass, Jr. collection. Brilliant cartwheel luster bring about a fun viewing experience along with lime-green and orange toning, and an intricate strike. Field abrasions are consistent with the assigned grade. One of eight certified at PCGS at MS63 level and housed in Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$10 1884S 1884-S
MS62 PCGS
40394867
Original $1350 Flashy Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Original Surfaces, Accurately Graded, AuburnNY Accordian Collection. 1884 San Francisco struck $10 eagles were limited to 124,250 pieces. Most come with moderate to heavy abrasions which can be validated by the PCGS population report. This date is predominantly available at the MS61 and MS62 grade levels due to surface impairments. This AuburnNY Accordian example exhibits bold reflective luster and has been accurately graded due to the amount of field chatter. As reference, the highest PCGS graded are fourteen at the MS63 level with none finer. Affordable date that brings along substantial gold bullion content in the play. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$10 1889S 1889-S
FS-501
AU58 PCGS
40394869
Choice $3150 Repunched Mintmark, Double Die Reverse, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Fully Struck, AuburnNY Accordian Collection. This lovely 1889 San Francisco $10 eagle is a cool Cherrypicker's variety along with offering above average eye appeal. Brilliant frosty luster and active cartwheels are immediately apparent during initial bright light review. Strike is complete. Fields are minimally abraded with only a few obverse bag marks worthy of mention. The remnants of an undertype S are evident to the north of the primary mintmark along with die doubling on the letters in STATES OF and WE TRUST. Accurately graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. An important new selection from the AuburnNY Accordian Collection.
Gold G$10 1892O 1892-O
MS62
PCGS
10997562
Choice $2950 Low Mintage New Orleans Date, None CAC Approved Finer, Greenish-Gold. Mintage of only 28,688 though few were released to circulation. Essentially all survivors are found certified in the AU and low Mint State grades. At the MS63 level, this date is a rarity with none graded finer. CAC approvals also reflects the fact that survivors will always be found in low MInt State grades. This offering is from the finest approved population and fully choice. Frosty luster is brilliant from greenish-yellow gold surfaces. Obverse strike is complete while the reverse exhibits typical weakness at the claws and arrow feathers. Fields are moderately abraded and consistent with the assigned grade. An interesting New Orleans strike with a special history. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$10 1894 1894
MS62 NGC
236740026
Original $1385 Original, Lustrous, Accurately Graded, Osprey Collection. Recent repatriated from Europe and freshly graded. Surfaces offer considerable luster with surfaces having random blemishes consistent with assigned grade. Housed in new NGC holder.
Gold G$10 1895 1895
MS62
NGC
1934146005
Choice $1185 Popular Philadelphia Date, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Light Copper-Gold Coloring, CAC Approval, Oakdale Collection. A hammered strike and sharp frosty luster are the highlights of this CAC approved 1895 $10 eagle. The luster is brilliant and intense during bright light inspection. Coloring is closer to a light copper-gold. Field abrasions are consistent with the assigned grade. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Gold G$10 1895O 1895-O
MS62 PCGS
81212013
Original $1575 Low Mintage New Orleans Date, Thick Frosty Luster, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Moderately Abraded, Osprey Collection. 1895-O strikes were limited to 98,000 pieces. Most survivors will be found at the AU58 in the AU53 through MS62 grade levels. In MS63, the populations drops dramatically along with a substantial increase in value. This offering is accurately graded at the MS62 level due to a moderate amount of fields blemishes. Heavily frosty luster and vibrant cartwheels are evident during bright light viewing. Freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. More United States gold offerings that were repatriated from Europe by the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$10 1897O 1897-O
MS62
PCGS
07341985
Choice $3500 New November 30! Low Mintage, Honey-Green Gold Coloring, Frosty Luster, Choice Surfaces, Nevada Collection. The $10 eagle gold series is full of surprise dates with low mintages. Case is point are 1897 New Orleans strikes with a mintage of 42,500. Nearly all certified survivors are found at the AU55 to MS62 grade range with a substantial price jump at MS63 grade. In MS62, CAC has approved twenty-six. This Nevada Collection example is frosty and uncommonly clean for the grade. Coloring is a pleasing honey-green gold. The strike is typical on the lower obverse stars. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005- 2011) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$10 1898 1898
MS64+ PCGS
38618936
Choice $2250 Enticing Satiny Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Classic Orange-Gold Coloring. This 1898 is essentially a gem and properly certified with MS64+ grade designation. Luster is just fantastic and borders between satiny and frosty texture. During bright light inspection, unabraded fields provide for superior eye appeal. Coloring is natural orange-gold. A wonderful new GFRC offering that is sure to please the most selective collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$10 1901 1901
MS64 PCGS
39866976
Choice $1400 Flashy Luster, Shimmering Cartwheels, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Fully Struck . Greenish-gold coloring and flashy frosty luster are readily evident when first viewing this choice 1901 $10 eagle. Once again, GFRC photography limitations do allow for a full appreciation of the huge mint bloom. A few micro toning spots have been amplified by the image processing. A pretty piece of half ounce Indian design gold for those that wish to have a combination numismatic and bullion play. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$10 1901 1901
MS63
PCGS
38064667
Choice $1275 Near-Gem, Brilliant Satiny Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Yellow-Green Gold Coloring, Oakdale Collection. A well above average 1901 $10 gold eagle that warrants a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation due to spectacular satiny luster. The bright light viewing experience was a "wow" moment for your cataloger. Yellow-green gold luster is brilliant and intense. Swirling cartwheels add to the viewing fun. Surface abrasions are minimal for the assigned grade. Overall, a top quality offering that should not last long on the price list. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. From the Oakdale Collection.
Gold G$10 1901O 1901-O
MS63 PCGS
34305514
Choice $3250 Low Mintage Date, Frosty Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Greenish-Gold Patina, Osprey Collection . The 1901-O date has a limited mintage of 72,041. This date is readily available in grades up through MS 62 and become scarce at the MS63 level. This date is known for heavily abraded surfaces and below average preservation quality. The Osprey Collection specimen is above average quality and offers brilliant frosty luster with swirling cartwheels. Coloring is greenish-gold. Considerable eye appeal is at hand including a complete strike. MS63 is the last "affordable" grade level as MS64 brings a typical $7500 price tag with only a single piece graded higher at MS66. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. An important United States gold offering that were repatriated from Europe by the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$10 1901S 1901-S
MS65+ PCGS
36013386
Gem $3000 Low Population Grade, Gem Original Surfaces, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Green-Gold Coloring, Osprey Collection. 1901 San Francisco struck $10 eagles are readily available at MS64 and MS65 grades. PCGS populations drop off dramatically at the MS65+ and MS66 grade levels. The lovely MS65+ example offers crisp frosty luster and vibrant cartwheels. Tiny granular mint frost covers both dies. Coloring is classic green-gold along with the piece being fully struck. Accurately graded with lots of eye appeal. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. Newly repatriated from Europe by the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$10 1903O 1903-O
AU58 PCGS
40468417
Original $1200 Low Mintage Date, Green-Gold Patina, Fully Struck, Oakdale Collection. A naturally colored 1903 New Orleans $10 gold piece with green-gold coloring. Strike is complete along with light rub and some micro-chatter in the obverse fields. Frosty luster becomes immediately evident during bright light review. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 NFC holder. Another new offering from the Oakdale Collection.
Gold G$10 1905 1905
MS62 NGC
4840162006
Choice $1175 New December 15! Frosty Luster, Green-Gold Coloring, Fully Struck, Osprey Collection. A freshly graded 1905 Liberty $10 eagle that exhibits frosty luster and a full strike. Green-gold surfaces are minimally abraded. Swirling cartwheels are that of a higher grade. No CAC attempt. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
$10 Indian
Gold G$10 1909D 1909-D
MS61 NGC
4840162008
Original HOLD
$1000
New December 18! $10 Indian Type Candidate, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Frosty Cartwheels, Osprey Collection. A freshly graded $10 Indian that would be ideal for a type set. Brilliant frosty luster and active cartwheels are consistent on both sides. Accurately graded with minimal abraisions. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Gold G$10 1913 1913
MS61 NGC
4840162010
Choice $1200 New December 18! Near-Gem for Grade, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Minimal Abrasions, Opsrey Collection. A lower mintage $10 Indian strike with mintage of 442,000. Eye appeal is of a higher grade due to brilliant frosty luster and minimally abraded surfaces. A near-gem at the assigned grade and should eventually find its way into a higher grade holder. Housed in new large font NGC holder. Another hand selected gold piece from Western Europe that has been recently graded. From the Osprey Collection.
Gold G$10 1926 1926
MS62
PCGS
20976936
Choice $1300 Indian Type Gold Possibility, Green-Gold Coloring, Frosty Luster, Oakdale Collection. A pleasing 1926 $10 eagle with choice surfaces. Coloring tends towards greenish-gold. Frosty luster and cartwheels are active. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval. From the Oakdale Collection.
Gold G$10 1926 1926
MS62 NGC
4840162012
Gem $1350 New December 15! Freshly Grade, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Gem Eye Appeal, JUST BUY IT NOW. Let's start the description for this gem 1926 $10 Indian with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Purchased in Europe raw by the Osprey Collection with expectations of a much higher Mint State grade. No CAC submission as freshly graded and delivery to GFRC. Brilliant frosty luster and swirling cartwheels are thoroughly pleasing. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
$20 Liberty
Gold G$20 1870S 1870-S
AU58+
PCGS
84093067
Choice $5450 New December 14! Rare Choice Original, Attractive Frosty Luster, Minimally Abraded, CAC Approval. 1870 San Francisco double eagle strikes are scarce in AU and rare in Mint State; few choice or gem examples are known. PCGS population report indicates thirteen graded at the MS62 level and a lone example at MS63. CAC has approved a single MS62 example with CDN Price Guide listing at $24,000. GFRC is most pleased to be adding a CAC approved AU58+ example to its U.S. gold inventory. Surfaces exhibit brilliant frosty luster with vibrant cartwheels. Strike is complete with separated reverse horizontal shield lines and all details surrounding PLURIBUS UNUM being deeply impressed. Surfaces are pleasing with a minimal amount of chatter. Overall, this new 1870-S $20 brings eye appeal of a Mint State grade at a fraction of an MS62 CAC approved specimen. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. Worthy of special consideration.
Gold G$20 1873 1873
AU58 PCGS
37169692
Original $2200 Open 3, Accurately Graded, Frosty Luster, Light Orange-Gold Coloring, Osprey Collection. A combination numismatic and bullion offering from the Osprey Collection. Frosty surfaces offer active cartwheels. Abrasions are consistent with the assigned grade. Overall coloring is a light orange-gold. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$20 1874CC 1874-CC
AU55 PCGS
37788570
Original $8000 Popular Carson City Date, Scarce in AU, Above Average Surfaces, Frosty Luster, Greenish-Gold Patina, Osprey Collection. GFRC is pleased to offer its first 1874-CC $20 double eagle. A popular Carson City date that is always in demand and available at the EF grade level. In AU condition, this date is relatively scarce. Collector challenge is locating an example that has minimal abrasions and choice original surfaces. Enter this lovely PCGS AU55 graded example that was recently repatriated from Europe by the Osprey Collection. A quality example with substantial frosty luster and the crusty European look. Under a light source, mild cartwheels are present. Toned a greenish-gold. Freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. A wonderful Carson City struck double eagle that is completely fresh to market.
Gold G$20 1878S 1878-S
EF45 PCGS
32736106
Original $2250 Original, Remaining Luster, Osprey Collection. Recent repatriated from Europe and freshly graded. From wear perspective, this double eagle looks to be AU. There are scattered tick marks that probably brought EF45 designation. Housed in 2015 PCGS holder.
Gold G$20 1883CC 1883-CC
AU58
PCGS
37779632
Choice $7250 Lightly Crusted Rose-Gold Surfaces, Affordable Grade Level, Frosty Luster, CAC Approval, Osprey Collection. Carson City struck gold is a popular collecting genre in today's market. Coveted CAC approval increases demand for these early produced western pieces. The 1883-CC date becomes rare in choice MInt States and is priced beyond the means of nearly all collectors. The AU58 grade presents the optimum value point, especially with CAC approval. This quality example was recently repatriated from Western Europe by the Osprey Collection and secured CAC approval. Crusty surfaces are perfectly original and emit frosty rose-gold luster. Abrasions are limited to mild field chatter. Strike is complete. Frankly, this piece present excellent value as compared to those graded at MS61 level and bringing into the five figures. Freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. A GFRC images are very accurate as to color and surface conditions. CDN CAC price guide quote AU58 grade at $7190 as a reference.
Gold G$20 1895 1895
MS63
PCGS
38343228
Choice HOLD
$2600
Prooflike, Sharp Reflective Mirrors, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Fresh CAC Approval, Osprey Collection. I'm thoroughly impressed with this Osprey $20 double eagle consignment that has a fresh CAC green bean. A bold prooflike 1895 dated specimen with sharp reflective mirrors that scream during bright light review. Securing higher Mint State grades on larger denominations with mirrored surfaces is challenging since the field chatter has no where to hide. For this example, I see a moderate amount of micro field chatter that is consistent with the grade. But eye appeal can trump technical grades on occasion. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$20 1904 1904
64PL NGC
5837423001
Choice HOLD
$3000
New November 30! Proof Like, Sharp Relfective Luster, Orange-Gold Coloring, Nevada Collection. The 1904 double eagle issue is well known for having Proof Like strikes with a PCGS listing in its price guide. This lovely near-gem displays a bold strike and sharply mirrored fields. The vivid golden-orange surfaces show no major abrasions. Bright light reviewing unleashed crisp reflective luster that may warrant a sunglass warning for those of us accustomed to viewing frosty luster. This double eagle offers eye catching luster. Housed in new large font NGC holder with Proof Like designation on the holder. From the Nevada Collection.
Gold G$20 1904 1904
MS62 NGC
4760481009
Choice $2300 Choice Original, Frosty Luster, Minimally Abraded for Grade. A hand selection 1904 Liberty $20 double eagle with frosty luster and mininally abraded surfaces at the assigned grade level. A quality numismatic and bullion gold acquisition. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Gold G$20 1904 1904
MS62
NGC
104292006
Gem HOLD
$2850
New January 16! Gem Original, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Greenish Gold, So Undergraded. Brilliant frosty luster drips off this previously undergraded gem 1904 $20 gold piece. CAC review properly capture the blatant mistake and awarded a Gold CAC bean. Minimally abraded consistent with a higher Mint State grade. Housed in a pristine NGC Gen 5 (1992-1995) holder with Gold CAC approval.
Gold G$20 1907S 1907-S
MS64+
PCGS
39115315
Choice $6900 So Close to Gem, Frosty Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Light Orange-Gold Coloring, CAC Approval, Osprey Collection. The Osprey Collection is back with another top quality U.S. Gold offering. This time, we are treated with a wonderful 1907-S Liberty double eagle certified as MS64+ with CAC approval. Common date you might ask? Well yes and no! This last year of design strike sports a mintage of a little over two million pieces. Nearly all survivors will be found at the MS61 thru MS63 grades due to surface abrasions. Populations drop at MS64 with gems beinh very rare and commanding huge premiums. The premium extends to those certified at the MS64+ level. Since CAC does not report (+) grades, the only available approval data is forty-three at the MS64 level and a single MS65 approved. That MS65 example is a $30,000 coin on a grade rarity basis. If a collector can't shell out this level of cash for a CAC approved MS65, the next best alternative is an MS64+ at a fractional of the price. This lovely example brings frosty luster and swirling cartwheels during bright light inspection. While the reverse is entirely unabraded, these are several luster breaks on the obverse with the most notable being between star 2 and the chin. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. An Osprey offering that is worthy of serious consideration.
$20 St. Gaudens
Gold G$20 1907 1907
High Relief
MS63 PCGS
6562149
Choice $19000 High Relief-Wire Rim, Medium Green Gold Coloring, Frosty Luster, Most Beautiful U.S. Gold Issue, Osprey Collection . A choice original 1907 High Relief-Wire Rim example for consideration. Frosty luster and cartwheels are pleasing as is the medium green-gold coloring. This most beautiful United States gold issue has a high survival rate. Collectors who wish to own this souvenir of American history should carefully consider the quality: value equation. The Osprey Collection recently sourced this specimen from an old time U.S. gold collection in the Sarasota Florida area. A conservatively example that is housed in old PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder. Offered at fair price considering market availability.
Gold G$20 1908 1908
No Motto
AU58 PCGS
04047043
Choice $2250 No Motto, Choice Surfaces, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Old PCGS Holder. A hand picked 1908 No Motto that has been comfortably resting in my gold box. With elevated $20 double eagle sales due to COVID-19, the time has arrived to bring this one to the price list. An absolutely choice example for the grade. Sparkling frosty luster and orange-gold coloring are pleasing. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Gold G$20 1908D 1908-D
No Motto
MS62
NGC
258697010
Choice $2325 No Motto, Gorgeous Frosty Luster, Orange-Gold Coloring, Much Scarcer Than Motto Type. The 1908-D No Motto St. Gaudens date has been historically underrated until a $20 hoard was discovered in the 1980s. PCGS and NGC populations have increased at the MS63 and MS64 grade levels. These large populations have not translated into CAC approved populations. Only five MS62 examples have been approved by CAC. This old time NGC rattler encased piece must be one of the finest with a green bean. Brilliant frosty luster is that of a higher grade. The orange-gold coloring is most pleasing and typical of the issue. Grading is accurate due to some well hidden chattered that does not detract during bright light viewing. Housed in old NGC Rattler holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval.
Gold G$20 1922 1922
MS62
NGC
400390020
Choice $2450 Brilliant Green-Gold Luster, Choice Surfaces, Pristine NGC Gen 4.0 Fatty Holder. A thoroughly pleasing 1922 $20 Saint Gaudens offering that is encased in NGC Gen 4.0 Fatty holder along with CAC approval. Every aspect of this double eagle is top shelf. Green-gold brilliant frosty luster is accentuated when viewed under a light source. Eye appeal is superb since grade limiting marks are well hidden in contoured device surfaces and not seen in the fields. First glance inspection immediately suggests a higher grade. The early NGC holder has also been well preserved with no chipped edges and a full reverse hologram. CAC approval validates the originality and well preserved surfaces. This offering belongs in a box of 20 collection for eye appeal rather than rarity. Please be aware that CAC premiums and bullion content continue to increase the price of $20 double eagles.
Gold G$20 1923 1923
MS62 NGC
683033017
Choice $2275 Rich Rose-Gold Coloring, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Loads of Eye Appeal. Yet another handpicked $20 double eagle from my gold box. It is important to keep the GFRC gold price list loaded with great offerings. This 1923 Saint brings considerable charm with its rich rose-gold coloring and brilliant frosty luster. Housed in an old NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Gold G$20 1923D 1923-D
MS65
PCGS
38589456
Gem $3250 Brilliant Frosty Luster, Shimmering Cartwheels, Orange-Gold Coloring, A True Gem!. 1923 Denver struck $20 Saints currently have a CAC approved population that is 1/10 of its common Philadelphia Mint counterparts. This super survivor easily warrants a Gem quality rating not for the assigned grade but for the coin's preservation state. Brilliant luster is radiant along with shimmering cartwheels during bright light inspection. Surfaces a essentially pristine with 10x loupe inspection revealing only the ever so tiny scattered ticks. Coloring is orange-gold. A superb 1923-D offering that is housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. Please be aware that as gold bullion priced continue to ramp so does demand for CAC approved gold as a long term holdings. As a result, I am seeing increasing CAC premiums as reflected in the asking price.
Gold G$20 1924 1924
MS64
PCGS
4941174
Choice $2750 Near-Gem, Natural Orange-Gold Coloring, Minimally Abraded, CAC Approval. CAC premiums are ramping in conjection with spot gold prices. Today's buyer want the assurance of the CAC green bean for this heavy weight gold coins. This 1924 Saint is accurately graded with natural orange gold patina. Strike is big and bold. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$20 1925 1925
MS63 NGC
5843701010
Choice $2250 Numismatic and Bullion Play, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Orange-Gold Coloring, Accurately Graded. If looking for a solid bullion gold purchase that fits into a numismatic portfolio, this lovely 1925 $20 double eagle might be that candidate. Orange-gold surfaces are minimally abraded and offer brilliant frosty luster. Housed in new NGC large font holder.
Gold G$20 1927 1927
MS62 NGC
4760481005
Original $2275 Brilliant Frosty Luster, Lighter Orange-Gold Coloring, Accurately Graded. A quality 1927 Philadelphia struck St. Gaudens featuring brilliant frosty luster and lighter orange-gold coloring. Accurate graded and housed in new NGC large font holder.