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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 22 JUST BUY IT NOW Coins for Sale. New coin(s) added on July 31, 2021

Photo Type Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Half & 1, 2 and 3 Cents
Early Copper 1C 1833 Early Copper 1C 1833

Gem $4375 New July 29! Superb Eye Appeal, Gem Original, Multi-Color Patina, JUST BUY IT NOW!. GFRC does not handle huge amounts of early copper. However, when an obvious gem is offered for purchase, I will glad step up and add to inventory. Such is the case for this near condition census 1833 Coronet Head large cent. Frosted luster glows under a light source along with enticing cartwheels. Multi-color toning include intermixed reds, orange, gold, and aquamarine shades. Strike is complete other than the left obverse stars. Struck from late die state dies with a notable circular reverse die crack through most of the legend lettering. CAC population is a meager seven pieces with only three finer. This superb offerings is priced at the CAC guide and warrants a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2003) holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1871 Indian 1C 1871
Bold N

Choice $785 New June 29! Semi-Key Date, Thick Chocolate-Brown Skin, Well Struck, CAC Approval. A low mintage issue with suggestions that a portion of the mintage was melted during the mid to late 1870s. This semi-key date offering is superb for the grade and a near-gem. Surfaces are covered with a uniform chocolate-brown "skin". Fields are unabraded with some light verdigris surrounding the reverse motifs. I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation given the overall eye appeal. Ideal for a very selective AU58 CAC collector. Housed in new NGC large font holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1878 Indian 1C 1878

Choice $385 Deep Chocolate Brown Skin, Perfectly Original and Choicel, CAC Approval, Twin Lakes Collection. I'm thoroughly impressed with this 1878 Philadelphia struck Indian and believe a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation is necessary. Superbly preserved Indian cents are fairly straightforward to identify. Look for a bold and highly detailed strike along with deep brown toning that is 100% natural. I guarantee that the buyer will be pleased with the originality as validated by the CAC green bean. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
5 Cents
Capped Bust 5C 1833 Capped Bust 5C 1833
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
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.
Seated 10C 1840O Seated 10C 1840-O
No Drapery
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 1865 Seated 10C 1865

Choice $775 New June 18! Rare Civil War Date and Grade, Old Album Toning, Natural Coin Gray, JUST BUY IT NOW!. Value abounds with this 1865 Civil War date offering. Not only is it choice and original with colorful old album toning, but also in a rare grade! Very few low mintage Civil War dates circulated extensively during that era. Multiple times rarer than AU or Mint State survivors at a fraction of the price. An ideal specimen that would fill that long term vacancy in a date and mintmark set without breaking the bank. Worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder.
Seated 10C 1878CC Seated 10C 1878-CC
Type 1 Reverse
Choice $525 Challenging Final Carson City Date, Medium Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, Type 1 Reverse, Murphys Collection . Liberty Seated dime date and mintmark set collectors might wish to consider this choice 1878-CC F-101 strike for their sets. This example is strictly original with uniform gray on both sides. Fields are well preserved and unabraded. I like this new Murphys Collection offering to the point of citing a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. The owner will be pleased! Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
20 Cents
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25 Cents
Seated 25C 1852 Seated 25C 1852
Briggs 2-B
Choice $750 Tough Philadelphia Date, Choice Surfaces, Old Album Ring Toning, Super Eye Appeal. I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation for this beautifully toned low mintage 1852 Seated quarter. Bright light inspection exposes peripheral gold that surrounds center sky blue and a hint of rose. The color transition from in-hand to bright light viewing is dramatic. Let's remember that 1852 dated quarters are scarce due to heavy melting during the 1850-1853 silver arbitrage timeframe before silver planchet weight was reduced. This offering has it all; scarcity, eye appeal, and strong strike. There is one well hidden obverse line through Liberty's lower legs. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. Second time on the GFRC price list after buy-back! It was my pleasure to get this choice example back.
Seated 25C 1887 Seated 25C 1887
Briggs 1-A
Gem $2975 New June 29! Low Mintage Date, Gorgeous Eye Appeal, Brilliant Steely Frosted Luster, CAC Approval. What a joy to be adding this gorgeous 1887 Seated quarter to GFRC inventory. One of only 10,000 minted that has been carefully preserved for well over a century. This is a lustrous piece with superb eye appeal facilitated by unabraded fields. The overall cameo appearance would suffer with marks in the fields. The exact opposite is true as the steely/frosted luster is continuous without interruption during bright light assessment. Dancing cartwheel action is of a high grade. I truly like this example enough to issue a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. CAC approval is icing on the cake from a financial investment perspective. Unquestionably a circulation strike (Briggs 1-A) given the die scratch in the lower left obverse shield. Housed in NGC Gen 17 (2004-2008) holder with standard ring insert.
Barber 25C 1914S Barber 25C 1914-S

Choice $565 Better San Francisco Date, Natural Surfaces, Impressive Eye Appeal. Let's start the description for this delightful 1914-S Barber quarter with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation! Eye appeal is stunning with natural coin gray surfaces and darker peripheral toning on the obverse and deeper shades throughout the reverse. Reverse has full circulated cameo appearance while the obverse is just bold and stately. Surfaces are unabraded. A premium example that is housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval.
50 Cents
Draped Bust 50C 1806/5 Draped Bust 50C 1806/5
Large Stars
Choice $1750 New June 30! 1806/5, Premium Quality, Gun Metal Gray-Blue Toning, CAC Approval. Draped and Capped Bust overdates have become notably popular and an enticing alternative to collecting all dates. This 1806/5 O-101 is awfully sweet with its gun metal gray-blue toning and pristine surfaces. The blue coloring become apparent during bright light inspection. I've got to go with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation due to the overall eye appeal. This piece has a reasonable strike and natural coloring that every collector strives to locate. The grading is also a bit conservative. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1836 Capped Bust 50C 1836
Lettered Edge
Gem $1500 New June 22! Brilliant Frosted Luster, Olive-Gold Patina, Fully Struck, Obverse Die Cracks, Superb Eye Appeal. The latest client turned consignor arrives with a marvelous 1836 O-113a Capped Bust half to make a resounding impression. I'm so pleased with this initial offering that a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation is necessary! This is a stunning example that sports an obverse with center olive-gold coloring that is surrounded by peripheral dark blues. The reverse is similarly toned but adds rose shades under a light source. Strike is completely executed on this gem. This is a late die state specimen with bold obverse die cracks. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1877 Seated 50C 1877

Choice $185 New July 25! Natural Coin Gray, Embedded Blues, Choice Surfaces, Sooner Collection. Let's start the description for this 1877 Seated half dollar offering with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Natural medium gray patina is consistent on both sides and screams originality. Under the toning are steely fields that still manage to radiate some reflective luster during bright light review. An unabraded example with a fully struck obverse. The reverse has slight weakness at the claws and arrow feathers. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Barber 50C 1893 Barber 50C 1893

Choice $1850 Superb Eye Appeal, Brilliant Mirrors, Flashy Reflective Luster, Port Matilda Collection. GFRC Consignor Buyout! Price Reduction. The description for this gorgeous 1893 Cameo certified proof 1893 Barber half dollar will be short and sweet. JUST BUY IT NOW or live with the regret if a serious Barber coinage collector. This is a stunning Port Matilda Collection offering with superb eye appeal at the certified grade. Mirrors are brilliant and emit tons of flashy reflective luster. Subtle hairlines in the right obverse field account for the grade on a technical basis. Let's face it, cameo certified proofs are viewed in hand and/or under a bright light. This offerings really performs! Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder with CAC approval.
1 Dollar
Seated $1 1846 Seated $1 1846

Choice $675 New June 30! Superb Preservation, Crusty Gray-Brown Skin, Affordable Type, JUST BUY IT NOW! . A superbly preserved 1846 Seated dollar that warrants an immediate JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Originality, as validated by thick crusty skins, is on full display. Obverse toning is a more consistent gray-brown while the reverse includes more distinct rose hues. Fields are steely and minimally abraded for the time spent in circulation. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Gold G$1 1851 Gold G$1 1851
Type 1 Liberty Head

Choice $725 Superb Eye Appeal, Excellent Obverse Strike, Frosty Luster, JUST BUY IT NOW. A superb 1851 Type 1 Liberty Head strike with highly details obverse motifs and brilliant frosty luster. The eye appeal and classic orange-gold coloring warrant a JUST BUT IT NOW recommendation. Swirling bright light cartwheels add to the overall charm. An excellent type gold set type candidate. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1903 Gold G$2.5 1903

Gem $2350 New July 1! Exceptional Gem, Glowing Frosted Luster, Greenish-Gold Coloring, A Simple Amazing Offering for Type. A magnificent $2.5 Liberty quarter eagle that belongs in an advanced type set or whatever the collecting goal might be. Sparkling frosted luster is thoroughly pleasing with a glowing appearance under a light source. Coloring adds to the delight as background green-gold is layered with rose-orange shades. The combination of multi-color toning and glistening luster will leave some less experienced collectors breathless. Surfaces are essentially unabraded as expected for the certified grade level. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval. Worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation.
Gold G$2.5 1903 Gold G$2.5 1903

Gem $1135 New July 31! Ideal Type Candidate, Brilliant Luster, Dancing Cartwheels, Superb Eye Appeal . A gorgeous 1903 $2.5 Liberty gold piece that is ideal for a type set. I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation when considering the brilliant luster that explodes during bright light assessment. Cartwheel action is superb and pleasing. Strike is boldly executed. This offering is well balance and attractive as the gem grade level. Priced below the CAC guide. Housed in NGC Gen 7 (1997-2000) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1891CC Gold G$5 1891-CC

Choice $3850 Popular $5 Carson City Type, Light Orange-Gold Coloring, Sparkling Frosty Luster, Osprey Collection. Sparkling frosty luster tickles the eyes to the point of issuing a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. 1891 Carson City $5 half eagles are "common" and ideal as a branch mint type set candidate. This new Osprey international discovery brings quality and eye appeal with brilliant frosty luster that is far from common in Carson City gold. Coloring is a light orange-gold. Strike is complete to round out the evaluation criteria. Abrasions are reasonable for the certified grade. There are always some abrasions on quality gold. The purchasing trick is to locate those pieces with above average luster and eye appeal for a type set. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder.
Gold G$5 1899S Gold G$5 1899-S

Choice $1700 New June 22! Superb Eye Appeal, Peripheral Greens, Center Orange-Gold, Near Gem, JUST BUY IT NOW! . This gorgeous 1899 San Francisco strike $5 gold piece warrants an immediate JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. One does not often see such beautiful coloring as this piece offers. Centers sport moderate orange-gold coloring along with a peripheral green ring. Frosted luster is brilliant with vibrant cartwheels. Accurately graded in terms of eye appeal and minimal abrasions. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Gold G$20 1911 Gold G$20 1911
St Gaudens

Choice $3250 New July 1! Better Early Date, Natural Orange-Gold Patina, Heavily Frosted. 1911 St. Gaudens strikes fall into the better date category given on 197,200 being produced. CAC population report also illustrates this fact as only 182 pieces have been certified as compared to the "thousand" level for later Philadelphia dates. I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation for this crusty orange-gold specimen that is nicely preserved. Luster is brilliant with swirling cartwheels. Conservatively graded and housed in NGC Gen 17 (2004-2008) holder with CAC approval.
There are currently no coins for sale fitting this criteria.