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Liberty Seated Dimes – Die Varieties, 1837 - 1891

  

Liberty Seated Dime Web-Book

Foreword by Chris Pilliod

Introduction by Gerry Fortin

Table of Contents

Welcome to the web-book resource for Liberty Seated Dime varieties and Gerry Fortin Rare Coins; desirable coins for Seated and Bust collectors.

Gerry Fortin has been collecting and researching Liberty Seated Dime since 1988 and launched his Liberty Seated Dimes - Die Varieties, 1837 - 1891 web-book during 2004. The web-book expanded die variety knowledge beyond the efforts of Kamal Ahwash and Brian Greer in their respective numismatic research guides. Contained within the Fortin web-book is a wealth of new information about Liberty Seated Dime die varieties, die states and rarity coupled with a presentation format using exceptional photography.

You are free to link to web-book content for numismatic purposes, while written content, images, rarity estimates and pricing guides are copyrighted by the author and must be accurately referenced as to the source in other paper or online publications.

 

Authorized Dealer, Member ANA, FUN, JRCS and LSCC

 

Featured Coins of the Month!

 

Coin Show Schedule

Chicago ANA - August 5 - 9, 2014 - Table 835 with W. David Perkins
Long Beach CA - September 4- 6, 2014 - Buying Only
NH Coin Expo - October 10 - 11, 2014 - Buying Only

Denver Coin Expo - October 24 - 26, 2014 - Table 210

Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo - October 30 - November 2, 2014 - Table 1505

Orlando FUN Show - January 8 - 11, 2015 - Table with W. David Perkins

What's New?

July 29: PCGS announced their annual Set Registry Winners; the Gerry Fortin Liberty Seated Dime collection moved to Platinum Level since winning at least five Classic Set Awards.

July 25: Updated North Georgia sets in the Open Registry; this individual continues to move up in set rankings and %CAC content. Also updated David Miller's Top 100 collection; his 1839 Pie Shattered obverse graded at NGC and sits in new Top 100 holder. Congrats David!

July 23: I'm honored that GFRC website is now listed on CoinTalk's Master Online Dealer List; Dealers with Great Websites. I've always believed in carefully listening to feedback as the basis for continuous improvement.

July 21: Added 3 Cent Silver Proof set to the Open Registry. This set was assembled by Terry Hess.

July 18: Added Open Registry updates for Trey McGovern seated quarters, John Okerson bust quarters and the North Georgia seated dimes.

July 16: Based on positive feedback on the GFRC CAC Only price list, I've added a TPG only price list which features only NGC and PCGS graded inventory.

July 15: Added Capped Bust Quarter Date and Major Varieties sets to the Open Registry. Ultimate set is in progress.

Liberty Seated Collectors Club - 2013 Hall of Fame

PCGS/NGC Awards - Liberty Seated Dime Collection

PCGS: Best Presented Sets 2006,     Best Classic Sets 2007 - 2013,     Platinum Level 2014

NGC: Best Presented Sets of 2004,    Most Informative Signature Set 2007

Collectors Weekly Website - 2009 Hall of Fame Award,    December 2009 Interview

 

 

Welcome to the definitive resource for Estes Model Rocketry Kit collectors.

Estes Model Rocket Kit Collecting Guide

Individual kit database pages are updated and reflect eBay sales from February 2008 through June 2011. Recorded pricing observation in the database now stands at 9680 entries. All updated kit prices and totals are black colored. Due to a very busy 2011 business schedule, I had no choice but to place the Estes Kit Database on hold. I did manage to collect eBay kit pricing into the June 2011 timeframe and those prices are published. There are a number of new kit variety listings so checking the revised database could be worthwhile for serious collectors.

What's New?

May 5: Starting to update eBay pricing results in all three databases for the March-May 2013 timeframe. This update will be done by end of day May 6. My apology for not paying attention to the Estes databases for a long period of time. On average, it appears prices for original and problem free Estes kits are climbing.

February 5: Added K-45 1970 and 1971 Astron Beta, 1340 Scud B and 1367 Vindicator individual kit description pages. Added K-23 Big Bertha pictorial guide page.

January 6: Added rare K Kit group (X-Ray, Beta, Apogee II, Big Bertha, Thor Agena) with pre Damon yellow hang tags and countdown hang tags to the database and pictorial guide. I won the X-Ray and Apogee II kit and should have big higher for the Beta kit. This was a once in several year opportunity to acquire early K Kits in original condition.

The pictorial pages also provide links into kit description pages inside the database. To my knowledge, this Estes database is becoming the most comprehensive study of Estes model rocket kit packaging and artwork varieties ever assembled.

 

 

 

References    Acknowledgements

Copyright & Legal Disclosure

Seated Dime Web-Book Gallery
with Rarity Ratings

Gerry Fortin Rare Coins
For Sale Lists

Updated July 28, 2014

 

 

Seated Dime Die Variety Discoveries
Updated June 8, 2014

Liberty Seated Dime Variety Analysis

Attributing Seated Dime Varieties

Basic Varieties Information

Liberty Seated Dime Top 100

Top 100 Varieties   Top 100 Pricing Guide

Liberty Seated Dime Top 25 Sets

Shattered Dies  Cud Dies

Misplaced Dates  Rotated Reverses

Liberty Seated Dime Variety Indexes

Misplaced Dates   Repunched Dates

Doubled Dies   Rotated Reverses

Liberty Seated Quarter Topics

Top 25 Varieties    Top 25 Pricing Guide

Top 25 Varieties - LSCC Survey Results

E-Gobrecht Quarter of Month - Greg Johnson

Open Registry Sets
Seated and Capped Bust Coinage

161 Sets To Date!
Updated July 29, 2014

LSCC
E-Gobrecht Archives and Search Indexes

Contemporary Counterfeits
86 Seated Dime Counterfeits Online!

Seated Dime Historical Collections
Provenance and Current Ownership

PCGS Seated Dime Variety Set
Cross Reference Guide

LSCC Message Board

Great Numismatic Websites

Wuximems@hotmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Estes Model Rocket Kit
Collecting

Model Rocket Kit Database
with eBay Pricing and
Individual Kit Descriptions
172 Kit Descriptions Online!
Updated May 5, 2013

Estes Kit Cross Reference List
Updated February 6, 2012

Estes Kit Pictorial Guide
Updated February 5, 2013

Estes Vintage Rocket Collection
Updated June 20, 2012

Estes Rocket Kits
For Sale List

Updated June 19, 2012

Non Estes Rockets

Mike Kalmar's Fleet
Updated July 6, 2012

Gerry's Fleet
New July 6, 2012

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