Liberty Seated Double Dimes

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Variety attributions are listed with BF numbers from Lane Brunner's and John Frost's www.doubledimes.com variety reference website.

There are 9 Coins for Sale. New coin(s) added on March 31, 2018

Photo Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Seated 20C 1875 1875
MS64 PCGS
6584391

Gem $2275 Outstanding Type Example, Gem Original, Gorgeous Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Transparent Gold Patina, Worthy of CAC Approval. A stunning 1875 double dime gem survivor with transparent gold and lavender-gray toning. Surfaces are pristine and so well preserved. The best aspect of this gorgeous 1875 double dime is the satiny cartwheel luster that is so reflective and powerful under a light source. Yes, the PCGS population for the 1875 date in MS64 is high but this piece is heads and shoulder better than most at the same grade level. Last appearing at Heritage auction during October 2016 where is garnered a $2100 same price. If not sold by the Central States show, this piece is heading to CAC for review. CAC has only approved 11 at the MS64 grade level and I suspect this will be the 12th. For the collector who wishes to own a superior type coin with a low mintage of only 36,910.
Seated 20C 1875 1875
AU58 PCGS
36641670
BF-1
Choice HOLD
$1350
New February 14! Gorgeous Old Album Toning, Frosty Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Choice Original Surfaces, Completely Struck, Accurately Graded. A wonderful 1875 Philadelphia struck double dime with gorgeous old album toning. Reverse eye appeal is exceptional with delicate rainbow rings that are enhanced by frosty luster. Under a light source, the luster is vibrant with flashy cartwheels. Strike is complete with bold letters on LIBERTY and all stars having rounded points and connected centrils. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. No CAC attempt has been made by GFRC as a brand new purchase. Based on the PCGS serial number, I suspect this piece was also freshly graded.
Seated 20C 1875 1875
EF40
PCGS
13664605

Choice $485 Choice Original, Crusty Gray-Gold Patina, Well Struck, Accurately Graded. Mintage of only 36,910. Crusty gray-gold surfaces are no question original on this lovely 1875 double dime. Strike is decent with only a tiny blemish in the right obverse field needing to be mentioend. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. CAC approval rewards the obvious originality and accurate grading. A perfect candidate for an EF grade level type set.
Seated 20C 1875 1875
VF30 NGC
3744349004

Original $425 Original, Conservative Grading. Considerable remaining details for the VF30 assigned grade on this nice orginal piece. Obverse is toned an even light to medium gray with no blemishes. Reverse has old album toning with rainbow coloring; green/blues in the eagle that migrate to rose then deep red and blue at the upper rim. One can easily find 1875-S and 1875-CC examples at most coin shows but try to locate the underrated 1875 and 1876 dates. Mintage is only 36,910.
Seated 20C 1875 1875
VF20 PCGS
82484886
BF1
Choice $320 Choice Original, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Medium Gray Fields, Accurately Graded. Freshly graded as part of GFRC raw inventory conversion to TPG holders. This lovely 1875 double dime is strictly original example with light to medium gray coloing. There are no blemishes to mention as a well preserved specimen. This piece was original conservatively graded as F15 while PCGS assigned a VF20 opinion. This should substantiate the care taken in grading raw coins for GFRC customers. Now housed in 2015 style holder.
Seated 20C 1875 1875
F15 PCGS
33104342
BF1
Choice $350 Choice Original, Eye Appeal, Conservative Grading. A wonderful circulated example with strictly original surfaces and contrast between the medium gray fields and lighter main devices. Fully choice as no blemishes on this piece. Housed in 2015 PCGS holder.
Seated 20C 1875S 1875-S
EF45 raw
BF16
Original $295 Original, Light Gray. A popular variety listed in Cherrypickers due to a repunched mintmink that has $ sign appearance. Obverse also has a misplaced 5 digit in the denticles. Surfaces are an even light gray with no blemishes. LIBERTY on scroll is well defined with the weakness below E being strike related.
Seated 20C 1875S 1875-S
EF45 raw

Cleaned New Price
$160
Accurately Graded, Old Cleaning, Value Priced for Type, Newtown Collection. Even light gray with residual luster. Reverse has been cleaned with hairlines in the left field. Priced accordingly and a value piece for a Dansco or Whitman album type set. From the Newtown Collection.
Seated 20C 1875S 1875-S
VF25
PCGS
24700443
BF-10
Choice $215 Choice Original, Gun Metal Gray Patinal, Accurately Graded, White Pine Collection. A choice example of the scarcer BF-10 die pairing. Reverse die cracks are in an interim die state. Surfaces are toned gun metal gray. Strike is typical with weakness on the stars in right field. There are no blemishes to report. Housed in 2013 transitional PCGS holder with blue label and standard insert. A quality type coin from the White Pine Collection and fairly priced.
Seated 20C 1876 1876
VF30 PCGS
32087266
BF-2
Original $495 Rare and Underrated Date, Crusty Original Patina, Accurately Graded, Washington State Collection. An underrated date at current pricing levels. Mintage is a low 14,640 as struck at the Philadelphia mint. This is the scarest issue of the Seated double dime series other than 1876-CC and always challenging to locate. This example is no question original with thick crusty gray-brown patina on the obverse and darker shades on the reverse. In terms of blemishes, there are a few scattered field ticks that are completely toned over and consistent with the VF30 grade level. Strike is typical and grading is accurate. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. An important offering from the Washington State Collection. Please note that this 1876 double dime is housed in a worn holder with plastic haze on the reverse that is immediately seen on the GFRC images.