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 8 Coins for Sale. New coin(s) added on August 18, 2019

Photo Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Seated 20C 1875 1875
AU53
NGC
215101002

Gem HOLD
$765
Gem Original, Steely Gray-Blue with Peripheral Gold, Complete Strike, Undegraded. A superior 1875 double dime offering to consider. Undergraded with steely gray surfaces that transition to burnt gold hues under a light source. Steely reflective luster is consistent on both sides. Strike is hammered and about as good as it gets with bold LIBERTY and highly detailed reverse eagle feathers. Housed in NGC Gen 3.0 Fatty holder with bordered label. CAC approval was a foregone conclusion as so pleasing.
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 1875CC 1875-CC
VF25 NGC
4179420231
BF-2
Original $485 Popular Carson City Date, Original Light Gray Surfaces, Honest Wear, Fairly Graded, Murphys Collection. An 1875 Carson City double dime struck with the BF-2 die pairing. Original surfaces are toned a light gray. Just honest wear with some reverse verdigris. Fairly graded and housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. Yet another Carson City coinage offering from the Murphs Collection.
Seated 20C 1875S 1875-S
EF45 ANACS
5048613
BF-16
Choice $265 S/S Mintmark, Choice Original, Crusty Gray-Rose patina, Great Type Coin Candidate, Lakewood Collection. A choice original 1875-S double dime offering that is ideal for a circulated type set. Surfaces are blemish free and covered with crusty gray patina. Obverse strike is typical though a bold LIBERY is present. Reverse shows typical BF-16 weakness at the denomination. The BF-16 die variety is well known for its "$ sign" repunched mintmark. Housed in ANACS gold label holder. A lovely natural toned type coin offering from the new Lakewood Collection consignor. Reasonably priced and ready for a new collector home.
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
AU53 ANACS
5000694
BF-2
Choice $675 Underrated Date, Crusty Gray-Blue Patina, Bold Strike, Choice Original Surfaces, Lakewood Collection. The 1876 double dime date sports a tiny mintage of 14,640 pieces and remains underrated at current pricing levels. On the new Lakewood Collection offering, choice original surfaces are covered with thick crusty gray-blue patina. Strike is well executed with bold LIBERTY, rounded stars and deeply impressed reverse legend. Surfaces are essentially unabraded with the reverse horizontal line from left facing wing to eagle's head being on the holder. Housed in ANACS gold label holder. A important offering for those seeking a double dime type coin with higher degree of difficulty.
Seated 20C 1876 1876
EF45 PCGS
80816584

Choice $650 Underrated Date, Reflective Surfaces, Peripheral Gray-Blues, Superior Bright Light Eye Appeal. The 1876 double dime continues to be underrated at current pricing levels. Mintage is only 14,640 as this misfit denomination was rapidly approaching end of life. Given the low mintage, many 1876 examples will be found with partially mirrored fields. This choice example offers reflective luster and semi-transparent peripheral blue-gold under a light source. Don't rely on the GFRC images for a purchase decision. In hand appearance is only half the story. Bright light viewing exposes this double dime's true beauty. I seriously doubt anyone would return this piece after an online purchase. It is that attractive and pleasing. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.