Just Buy It Now!

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At GFRC, a JUST BUY IT NOW designation is special and not taken lightly. When examining early silver type and United States gold in volume, gems or better value offerings quickly become apparent. These are no-brainer offerings that should be immediately scooped up at the asking prices based on my years of experience. When I find a coin compelling and potentially worthy of my collection, then the JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation is added to a listing.

There are 41 JUST BUY IT NOW Coins for Sale. New coin(s) added on September 18, 2020

Photo Type Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Half & 1, 2 and 3 Cents
Early Copper 1C 1840 Early Copper 1C 1840
Small/Large 18
VF35 PCGS
31977259

Choice $235 New September 16! Small/Large Date, Superb Planchet, Natural Brown Coloring, Overall Eye Appeal, Osprey Collection. There are coins in new consignments that will catch my attention due to strict originality, excellent preservation state, and overall eye appeal. This 1840 Small over Large 18 cent is one of those coins and warrants a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. GFRC images accurately capture the coloring and essentially unabraded surfaces. The large 18 undertype is boldly defined. Fairy graded and housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder with the "Small/Large 18" attribution on the label.
Indian 1C 1899 Indian 1C 1899
MS64RB NGC
3094208001

Choice $120 New September 1! Copper-Blue Toning, Rich Frosty Luster, Near-Gem Original, Well Struck. Pikes Peak Collection. A gorgeous 1899 Philadelphia struck Indian cent that should come out of its older NGC holder with standard insert to allow it to visual "breathe". The combination of sharp frosty luster and obverse copper-blue toning make for a pleasing visual experience. Swirling cartwheels are exposed and were enjoyed during bright light inspection and description generation. The eye appeal is compelling such that a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation is warranted. A great offering from the Pikes Peak Collection.
5 Cents
Capped Bust 5C 1833 Capped Bust 5C 1833
MS66 PCGS
38458461
LM-1
Gem $3785 Last 3 High, R3 Rarity, Superb Gem, Proof Like Fields, Tons of Eye Appeal. This 1833 LM-1 Capped Bust half dime was a "Wow Coin" when first inspected. That first impression has not worn off after repeated viewing. Why? The mirrors are absolutely stunning under a light source. Proof like fields are consistent on both sides. Reflective luster is nearly blinding if using a strong light. Strike is deeply impressed and consistent with GFRC strict buying criteria. Coloring is light rose on the upper obverse and lower reverse. The rose shifts to a pretty blue arc at the rims. Freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. This offering is so darn pleasing that a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation is warranted.
10 Cents
Capped Bust 10C 1831 Capped Bust 10C 1831
MS64
PCGS
35587394
JR-5
Choice $3250 Near Gem Original JR-5 Example, Fully Struck, Rose-Gold Patina, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Superior Eye Appeal, Osprey Collection. If an advanced Capped Bust dime collector, then please treat yourself with the purchase of this marvelous 1831 JR-5 dime. A stunningly original near gem with frosty cartwheel luster and naturally toned surfaces. Both sides exhibit light gray-rose centers that are surrounded by thin peripheral gold. Strike is essentially hammered and so pleasing on a closed collar Capped Bust dime. I'm thoroughly impressed with this offering that a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation is warranted to catch customer attention. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. A wonderful 2019 Summer Baltimore new purchase and new offering from the Osprey Collection.
Capped Bust 10C 1834 Capped Bust 10C 1834
Large 4
AU53 PCGS
11214108

Choice $575 Large 4, Wonderful Bright Light Eye Appeal, Swirling Frosty Luster, Fully Struck, JUST BUY IT NOW!. OK, let's start the description for this most attractive 1834 Large 4 Capped Bust dime with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. The high relief devices, as a result of a complete strike, are nicely complimented by swirling frosty luster on both sides. Obverse coloring is pastel rose-blue in the center and surrounded by a gold ring at the stars. Reverse toning features the same colors but more intermixed as compared to the obverse. Residual mint frost surrounds the stars and reverse legend on this unabraded example. Eye appeal is pronounced and pleasing. GFRC images provide and accurate representation for your shopping pleasure. Conservatively graded and housed in old PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 10C 1840O Seated 10C 1840-O
No Drapery
VF20 PCGS
18602239
F-101
Choice $315 Rare Large O Early F-101 Die State, Choice Original Surfaces, Natural Gray Patina, Cleveland Collection. Price Reduction - January 20 2020. The 1840-O Large O F-101 is a rare die state variety as compared to the more "available" F-101a where both obverse and reverse dies were lapped removing most of the obverse date punch details. The Cleveland Collection features a choice original example of this R6 die state. Surfaces are toned a natural ebony-gray on both sides. Conservatively graded as there is more residual device details that expected for a No Drapery dime graded VF20. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 holder. Given the die variety rarity and very conservative grading, this offering is worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Old holder is a bit scuffy on the reverse.
Seated 10C 1856O Seated 10C 1856-O
MS64 PCGS
37904924
F-107
Choice $3475 Rare Grade, Frosty Cartwheels, Old Album Toning, New Chicago ANA Show Purchase. Mintage for 1856 New Orleans struck dimes is a high 1,180,000 pieces but like many of the With Stars dates from the deep southern mint, mint state pieces are cherished rarities. GFRC is most pleased to be offering the large sized CoinFacts PCGS MS64 plate coin. Thia example was struck from the F-107 die pair rather than the common F-104 repunched date. F-107 dies are well hubbed and defect free leading to pleasing strikes as is the case for this MS64 piece. Now onto the dime after a long preamble.... Brilliant frosty luster and swirling cartwheels immediate jump out when viewed under a light source. The colorful in hand toning is semi-transparent to the underlying luster. Toning is a combination of aquamarine, green, rose, blues, and gold on this near gem. Strike is fully executed with high relief stars and all wreath leave veins being detailed. This special offering is worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation and will please the selective collector. Housed in fresh PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. I've not sent this dime into CAC for review. Is it a candidate? Absolutely.
Seated 10C 1875 Seated 10C 1875
PR63
PCGS
2741109
F-102
Choice $600 Gorgeous Proof Strike, Mirrored Surfaces, Center Rose Surrounded by Peripheral Blues, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. A gorgeous 1875 proof strike that warrants an immediate JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Fields are mirrored and without hairlines at the assigned grade. Rose centers are surrounded by peripheral blues on both sides. Conservatively graded and housed in PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder with CAC approval. This lovely proof strike also served as the F-102 plate coin within The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors online resource. How can you go wrong at the asking price?
Seated 10C 1875 Seated 10C 1875
MS64 PCGS
38778751
F-106
Choice $675 Rare Misplaced 5 in Base Variety, Reflective Luster, Near-Gem, JUST BUY IT NOW! AuburnNY Accordian Collection. If there is one Liberty Seated dime in the AuburnNY Accordian Collection consignment that got me excited, it is this piece. Why? As a collector, I searched for over a decade for the F-106 misplaced 5 in the base. The Greer plate coin was the only example known to me. Since operating GFRC, I've seen a few others including an MS65 specimen. I remain thrilled to be handling this lovely MS64 example. A fully struck specimen with lightly mirrored fields and a semi-transparent layer of faint gray-rose patina. The misplaced 5 digit is well defined in the base. I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation at the asking price. Treat yourself and add this special offering to a collection! Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 10C 1875S Seated 10C 1875-S
Small S
AU58
PCGS
10348056
F-101
Choice $200 PCGS Get This One Right! Small S, Frosty Cartwheels, Choice Surfaces, CAC Approval, Twin Lakes Collection. The 1875-S F-101 Small S is often seen with a very weak S to the point where PCGS will holder as an 1875 Philly strike. I still have an example in my reference collection to sell as a conversation piece. Back to this choice F-101 from the Twin Lakes Collection. This is a choice frosty example that generates swirling cartwheels during bright light inspection. The reverse presents itself as choice Mint State. I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation even at the premium asking price. This is a fantastic F-101 Small that is accurate designated. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1880 Seated 10C 1880
MS63 PCGS
2822302
F-102a
Choice $695 Low Mintage Philadelphia Date, Brilliant Reflective Luster, Hammered Strike, Choice Original Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Under Construction Collection. Liberty Seated dime mintages dropped dramatically during the 1879 through 1881 timeframe. During 1880, 36,000 circulation strike were made using three obverse dies and two reverse dies. The F-102 die pair was employed from proof and circulation strikes. Though this choice original survival sports mirrored fields, it is a no question circulation strike. Microscopic granular mint frost covers the primary devices and extends into the fields. I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation on this Under Construction Collection offering due to the eye appeal, hammered strike and bold reflective luster; a superb example for the grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder.
Seated 10C 1884 Seated 10C 1884
MS63
PCGS
3453809
F-110
Gem $325 Gem Original, Newtown Collection. Price Reduction June 2020 - The Newtown Collection consignor has definitely advanced his collecting skills based on this round of divested duplicates. Offered here is a gem original 1884 that is conservatively graded in current PCGS old blue label holder dating back to the early 2000 timeframe. Is this dime typical of the grading standards before TPG grade inflation? The lovely gem offers bright cartwheel luster and a transparent layer of copper gold patina. Strike is essentially complete with just a touch a weakness at the top of Liberty's head, but let's remember that this is better than average for a With Legend obverse strike. CAC approved and worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. How I wish that all MS63 graded dimes could look like this example.
Seated 10C 1887S Seated 10C 1887-S
MS65 PCGS
10795295
F-112
Gem $975 Wonderful Gem, Bronze-Rose Toning, Sharp Frosty Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Newtown Collection. Another Newtown Collection duplicate that warrants special consideration and a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. I love this piece and believe it should be cracked out of its old visually restricting holder and resubmitted by the new owner. Toning is a uniform bronze-rose with sharp frosty luster and swirling cartwheels. Strike is complete with faint diagonal die polish lines on both sides. This piece is housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with considerable plastic haze on the reverse that impacts photography and the enjoyment factor. A superb gem that should secure a MS65+ grade.
Seated 10C 1891 Seated 10C 1891
AU58 PCGS
28669056

Choice $150 Choice Original, Olive Gold Patina, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Reasonable Strike, Accurately Graded. Sure the 1891 Liberty Seated dime date is common! What is uncommon, is an 1891 dime with this type of eye appeal and worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Frosty cartwheel luster is immediately evident upon first viewing under a light source. Obverse olive-gold toning is a bit crusty while the reverse offers target toning; a faint sky blue center surrounded by rich gold. strike is nearly complete with just a touch of weakness at Liberty's head. Choice original surfaces are blemish free. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with edge view insert. An eye appeal offering for that common date Dansco or Whitman album slot in a type or date/mintmark set.
Seated 10C 1891 Seated 10C 1891
EF45
PCGS
38625636
TOP #94
F-107
Choice $175 Misplaced Digit in Denticles, So Choice and Crusty, Fully Attributed, AuburnNY Accordian Collection. The 1891 Seated dime date offers two important die varieties. The first is the elusive F-109 Double Die Obverse. The second is this F-107 misplaced date with the top loop of an 8 or 9 in the denticle immediately belong the final date punch. This is a wonderful crusty original F-107 example with CAC approval and attribution on the PCGS label. This piece is ready for inclusion into a Top 100 Varieties set in a Set Registry of your choice. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. Label states "MPD FS-301, F-107". JUST BUY IT NOW!
Barber 10C 1905 Barber 10C 1905
MS64
PCGS
81094444

Gem $285 Gem Original, Huge Cartwheels, Golden Patina, Lots of Eye Appeal for Grade. A most attractive 1905 Barber dime that would be ideal for a type set. In hand appearance is that of a true gem. Brilliant luster and cartwheels are not muted by the rich gold patina. Let's go with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation as I guarantee the buyer will be thoroughly pleased at the offer price. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
20 Cents
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25 Cents
Capped Bust 25C 1818 Capped Bust 25C 1818
AU50
PCGS
6614422
B-2
Choice $2325 Consignor Buyout and Price Reduction, Perfect Capped Bust Quarter Type Coin, Choice Original, Gorgeous Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Residual Luster, Accurately Graded. GFRC is please to be offering a gorgeous 1818 Capped Bust quarter that would be ideal for an early silver type set. Locating well preserved and choice Capped Bust quarters takes time and patience. This example has superior eye along with being well balanced. A dark gray-blue ring surrounds the obverse stars, date and center device while the center fields and hair curls are lightly toned. The resulting contrast is eye catching. The reverse offers glowing orange-rose residual luster along with a narrow aquamarine ring at the legend. Under a light source, the obverse toning shifts to deep blues and center rose. The luster is particularly strong on the reverse. A no question choice example with no blemishes of distractions. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 blue label holder with standard ring insert and CAC approval. I like this quarter so much that a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation is warranted. Even the most selective collector will be pleased upon the arrival of this piece.
Seated 25C 1840O Seated 25C 1840-O
No Drapery
VF25
NGC
4476684002
Briggs 1_A
Choice $295 New September 3! No Drapery, Mintmark Far Left, Thick Crusty Gray, Wicked Nice with CAC Approval. A wicked nice 1840-O No Drapery quarter that does not need a description. Please study the images as a JUST BUY IT NOW is in effect. Housed in new large font NGC holder with edge view insert and CAC approval
Seated 25C 1842 Seated 25C 1842
Large Date
MS61 NGC
561075005
Briggs 2-B
Choice $2000 Repunched 8, Choice Original Surfaces, Lightly Mirrored Fields, Reflective Luster, Hammered Strike, Conservatively Graded, Sunset Point Collection. A rare date in mint state with Briggs 2-B being the rarer of two known die pairings. PCGS population in all mint state grades is only twenty (20) as a reference point. This choice original example is part of a complete set of Liberty Seated quarters offered by the Sunset Point Collection. The new buyer will immediately enjoy the hammered strike and rich gray-copper gold patina. Toning melts under a light source to expose proof-like fields and faint gold and blue shades. Surfaces are entirely blemish free and appealing. Luster is the grade limiting issue and a common problem for heavily toned silver coins with proof like surfaces. Overall, close to JUST BUY IT NOW status as I really like this piece and you should too. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Seated 25C 1854 Seated 25C 1854
With Arrows
MS64 NGC
1704861002

Choice $2150 Gorgeous Eye Appeal, Near Gem Original Surfaces, Stunning Reflective Cartwheels, Rose-Gold Mirrors, Completely Struck, Accurately Graded, Sunset Point Collection. A special note to the GFRC community is in order concerning a certain gorgeous 1854 Arrows quarter from the Sunset Point Collection. JUST BUY IT NOW is the recommendation for either a mint state type set or a Liberty Seated date set. I'm thoroughly enjoying mirrored fields and resulting reflective cartwheels during description writing. Vertical die polish lines, on the obverse, are evident with 10x loupe. Both sides are covered with a transparent rose-gold skin that adds to the viewing delight. The reverse toning is more intense than the obverse. Strike is completely executed with high relief devices and motifs. Accurately graded and housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert that dates back to the late 1990s. Part of a complete set of Liberty Seated quarters offered by the
Barber 25C 1892O Barber 25C 1892-O
Type 2 Reverse
MS65 PCGS
14815226

Gem $1300 Type 2 Reverse, Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Superb Eye Appeal, Golden Obverse, Aquamarine-Gray Reverse, Hammered Strike. A superb gem Barber quarter that deserves an immediate JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. This 1892 New Orleans quarter is simply incredible with hammered strike and frosty cartwheel luster under the semi transparent patina. Grading is old time conservative with no hairlines, blemishes, or whatever. Obverse is crisp frosty gold while the reverse has a thicker layer of aquamarine-gray. I'm a huge fan of originality, eye appeal and full strikes. This 1892-O quarter has it all and will please the most selective collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Careful inspection of the GFRC images will revealed that this piece was struck with a reverse die from the Type 2 reverse hub and is scarcer than the earlier Type 1 design.
Barber 25C 1898O Barber 25C 1898-O
AU55 PCGS
37093055

Choice $715 New September 10! RCA Collection Highlight, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Choice Original. A super sweet 1898 New Orleans strike that is one of the impressive AU examples in the RCA Barber quarter collection. Superb eye appeal is driven by faintly toned surfaces that emit loads of brilliant frosty luster. Peripheral gold is evident on both sides. Struck by aged dies with granular mint frost and heavy die clash marks. I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation as the buyer will be thoroughly pleased once this choice silver piece arrives. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Barber 25C 1902O Barber 25C 1902-O
AU50 PCGS
35085717

Choice $240 New September 10! Pleasing Eye Appeal, Frosty Luster, Peripheral Rose-Gold, JUST BUY IT NOW, RCA Collection. Letís start the description for this eye appealing 1902-O Barber quarter with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Another lustrous RCA Collection offering with pretty rose-gold peripheral toning and choice surfaces. That about sums it up! Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
50 Cents
Capped Bust 50C 1832 Capped Bust 50C 1832
Small Letters
AU55 PCGS
38420285

Choice $825 New August 28! Small Letters, Near Gem at Grade, Hammered Strike, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Attractive Peripheral Burnt Gold. Relisted - Customer Non-Payment. An ideal Capped Bust half dollar type coin with substantial eye appeal. Swirling cartwheels are most enticing during initial bright light inspection. The hammered strike is highlighted by brilliant frosty luster and peripheral burnt gold toning. Faint granular mint frost is present through the main devices and into the fields. Handpicked for its gorgeous eye appeal and worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 50C 1843 Seated 50C 1843
EF45 PCGS
82926498
WB-18
Choice $275 New September 5! Above Average Eye Appeal, Choice Surfaces, Steely Luster, Sooner Collection. Though not CAC approved, I am issuing a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation for the lovely 1843 WB-18 Seated half. This Sooner Collection duplicate brings considerable eye appeal and a bold strike to the table. My first impression was that of an AU50 specimen until looking at the PCGS label. Both sides have steely luster that is consistent with a higher grade. Light orange-rose is the primary coloring with some peripheral deep blues. Strike is complete. It is well known that 1843 Philadelphia strikes comes with extensive reverse die cracks. This WB-18 is one of the die pairs that will experience early fatigue and cracking. Die cracks are limited to the upper left legend and the beginning of cracking down through the eagle's head. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder and attractively priced.
Seated 50C 1846 Seated 50C 1846
Tall Date
AU53 NGC
2040868026
WB-15
Choice $700 WB-15, Tall Date, Choice Original Surfaces, Steely Cartwheel Luster, Faint Dirty Silver-Gold Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Oregon Beaver Collection. A wonderful 1846 Tall Date example that is perfectly original and so well preserved. I like this offering so much that a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendatio is warranted. Steely-frosty cartwheel luster is vibrant and pleasing during bright light viewing. Strike is complete on both sides. A light dirty silver-gold patina validate the strict originality. Accurately graded and housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert and Stack's W 57th St. Collection special label. Another great duplicate from the Oregon Beaver Collection that warrants serious attention.
Seated 50C 1847 Seated 50C 1847
AU58 NGC
582059005
WB-4
Choice $750 Choice Original, Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Mottled Gray-Lavendar Patina, Mirrored Fields, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded, New Jersey Collection of Liberty Seated Halves. A wonderful 1847 Philadelpha strike with reflective cartwheel luster and light mottled gray-lavendar coloring. A JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation is warranted. Obverse fields are mirrored with residual diagonal die polish lines seen behind the date digits. Reverse fields are closer to steely than mirrored as compared to the obverse. Patina is transparent to the underlying obverse luster while a tad thicker on the reverse. Strike is absolutely hammered with high relief stars and deeply impressed reverse devices. A no question choice original example that is housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert dating back to the late 1990s. Yes, I know this gorgeous half is housed in NGC holder and does not have CAC approval. But in hand inspection is highly recommendated due to the above average surfaces, strike and eye appeal. GFRC images simply cannot do this half dollar justice in terms of luster and eye appeal. From the New Jersey Collection of Liberty Seated halves.
Seated 50C 1847 Seated 50C 1847
AU50 NGC
3433789001

Choice $400 Choice Original, Multiple Color Steely Luster, Completely Struck, Superior Bright Light Eye Appeal, New Jersey Collection. I'm going out on a limb with this choice original 1847 Seated half dollar. Regardless of the NGC holder and no CAC green bean, I believe this gorgeous example is worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Why you might ask? Bright light coloring and eye appeal is well above the norm and warrants immediate consideration. In hand viewing reveals aquamarine-gold surfaces on both sides. Titling the obverse ever so slightly into the light exposes a sky blue center that is well framed by golden ring at the stars. Reverse toning is similar with intermixed rose-blue colors and a thin gold arc between legend and denticles. Strike is fully executed with high relief stars and strong lower reverse devices. Heavy die polish lines behind U(NITE)D make attributing the WB-5 die pairing straightforward. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view. An excellent numismatic property from the New Jersey Collection.
Seated 50C 1872 Seated 50C 1872
EF45 PCGS
81982923

Choice $245 New September 18! Partial Mirrors, Reflective Luster, Light Gray, Choice Surfaces, Pikes Peak Collection. If in the market for superior Liberty Seated halves at grade, you will want to purchase this choice 1872 Philadelphia strike. This is one of those coins that just screams under a bright light. This conservative graded half offers partially mirrored field and reflective luster that is consistent with a higher grade. Please don't think too hard and JUST BUY IT NOW. Overall, device details and luster are that of a higher grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 50C 1875 Seated 50C 1875
AU58 PCGS
13311551

Choice $400 New August 26! Pleasing Eye Appeal, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Creamy Gold Patina, Completely Struck. Let's start the description for this gorgeous 1875 Seated half with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. This near gem offers supeb eye appeal and will be enjoyed by fans of strict originality. Brilliant frosty luster plus active cartwheels combine with creamy golden surfaces to create a most pleasing visual experience. Darker mottled gold covers the peripheries. Strike is essentially complete. Struck from a rust obverse die with heavy die pitting throughout the gown lines. Reverse has a long arcing die crack from the arrow heads up through AMERICA. A 10x loupe inspection revealed little if any rub on the high points. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 50C 1877 Seated 50C 1877
MS64
PCGS
26648625
WB-103
Gem $1950 Gem Original, JUST BUY IT NOW, Newtown Collection. Deeply toned, mirrored fields contrast with the frosted devices, and the effect is pleasing. Rich tones of blue-green intermix with delicate russet shades, especially on the reverse, while the central figures on both sides are more lightly toned. The strike is convincing, with sharp stars and near-complete eagle feathers. The CAC approval is no surprise, and the coin will look even better in hand. WB-103, type 2 reverse with a closed bud to the left. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
1 Dollar
Seated $1 1859S Seated $1 1859-S
VF25 PCGS
26278327

Choice $1650 Rare Date, Natural Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, JUST BUY IT NOW!. Let's start this description with a JUST BUY IT NOW recomendation. Why? This date has a low mintage of 20,000 and was minted primarily for trade with the Orient. Since the entire mintage went to Asia, this date is very scarce in all grades as only a few returned to the United States. Just imagine the travels of this naturally gray toned example with nothing but honest wear. Remarkably, fields and rims are unabraded. The 1859-S date is missing in many Seated dollar collection due to rarity. GFRC is pleased to present a candidate that would please the most selective collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder. Yes, this piece has been to CAC for review given the choice original surfaces. If housed in a VF20 holder, I'm positive this one would have been approved as all it needs is a bit more conservative grading. CDN CAC pricing at VF20 level is $1750 as a reference point.
Trade $1 1874 Trade $1 1874
AU58
PCGS
27461036

Gem $1225 Difficult Early Philadelphia Strike, Gem Original, Gray-Copper and Gold Patina, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded . One in hand inspection of this gorgeous 1874 Trade dollar and you will agree that a gem original quality rating is warranted. I'll even double down and issue a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. This 1874 Trade dollar is so well preserved with gray, copper and gold patina that is accentuated by frosty cartwheel luster. The eye appeal is substantial and pleasing. if you've been searching for a well above average Trade dollar as a type coin, then this offering is for you. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. Hurry on this piece as I suspect it will not be around long.
Trade $1 1875S Trade $1 1875-S
MS64
PCGS
2280654

Gem $3400 Superior Originality and Eye Appeal, Steely Reflective Luster, Flashy Cartwheels, 1989 PCGS Holder, CAC Approval, Osprey Collection . Ex. Poetic Candy Collection, The Osprey Collection continues its divestment program via GFRC. This superior 1875-S Trade dollar was originally purchased out of the Poetic Candy Collection during 2017 and now makes a return appearance. This example is a unquestionable gem at the assigned grade. Surfaces are 100% original and untouched. Steely reflective luster is pleasing along with flashy cartwheels during bright light inspection. A faint rose patina covers both sides but does not impede the luster. Strike is big and bold; every minor detail is so well defined. Two bag marks above Liberty's out stretched arm are the only abrasions worthy of mention. Housed in PCGS Gen 2.2 (1989) old green holder with CAC approval. Worthy of special consideration and a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation.
Morgan $1 1886 Morgan $1 1886
MS63 NGC
3261021008

Choice $195 Richly Toned, Bold Bright Light Eye Appeal. This 1886 Morgan must be placed under bright light to be fully appreciated. Obverse turns to uniform rose with sky blues surrounding the stars, date and legend while the reverse is covered with rose/gold patina. There are a few stray blemishes on the obverse that resulting in the assigned MS63 grade but disappear during bright light viewing. This piece has the eye appeal of a higher grade example. Housed in new NGC holder and a "Just Buy It Now" offering at GFRC.
Gold
Gold G$1 1854 Gold G$1 1854
Type 2 Indian Princess
AU58
NGC
914606006

Choice $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$2.5 1847O Gold G$2.5 1847-O
Liberty
AU53 PCGS
10814160

Choice $900 New September 6! Early New Orleans Issue, Scarce Grade, Better than Average Strike, Green-Gold Coloring, Oakdale Collection. Any knowledgeable U.S. branch mint collector will recognize the value presented by the choice 1847 New Orleans $2.5 gold piece. Both David Akers and Doug Winter comment on how this date is badly struck with weak hair curls and lifeless reverse devices. The Oakdale Collection has consigned an above average example at the scarce AU53 grade level. GFRC has been instructed to offer the piece at $900 though CoinFacts records would suggested a higher asking price. This piece retains ample frosty luster and brings a bold strike, for the issue, to the table. Coloring is greenish-gold across choice surfaces. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with "Stecher Collection" pedigree on the label. Let's go with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation as fully warranted.
Gold G$2.5 1877S Gold G$2.5 1877-S
Liberty
MS63 PCGS
08703080

Choice $2150 New August 17! 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$5 1900S Gold G$5 1900-S
Liberty
MS64+
NGC
5742357006

Gem $1725 New August 16! Gem Eye Appeal, Exceptional Value Price Point, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Orange-Rose Gold Coloring, CAC Approval. Let's start this description with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation as I'm in love with this 1900 San Francisco struck $5 half eagle. There are coins that cross the GFRC desk that scream "slow down and enjoy my visual beauty". This 1900-S keeps talking to me with its brilliant frosty luster, swirling cartwheels, and orange-rose gold coloring. San Francisco half eagle mintage was limited to 329,000 coins. Few gems are known with PCGS population report indicating eight at the MS65/65+ grade level with five better to MS69. Pricing jumps dramatically into the five figures at the MS65 threshold. GFRC presents an MS64+ value example for a tiny fraction of full gem retail. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1915 Gold G$5 1915
Indian
MS64
PCGS
37977821

Gem $2650 New September 17! 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$10 1932 Gold G$10 1932
Indian
MS63+
PCGS
39866983

Choice $1625 New August 23! Ideal $10 Eagle Candidate, Brilliant Metallic Luster, Huge Cartwheels, Greenish-Gold. Once in awhile I will stumble on an exceptional gold piece when working through dealer boxes. This 1832 eagle warrants a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation and is guaranteed to please the new owner. Ideal for a type set given the superb eye appeal. Luster has a metallic satiny texture with razor sharp cartwheels. Under a light source, this piece is a "headlight". With 10x loupe, one can see the tightly pebbled die flow lines from eroded dies. Coloring is greenish-gold. Accurately graded due to a few well hidden contact marks on the obverse. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
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