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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 27 JUST BUY IT NOW Coins for Sale. New coin(s) added on October 11, 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 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 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 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 1868 Seated 10C 1868
Gem $2450 Cameo Designation, Incredible Strike, Brilliant Mirrors, Beautifully Toned, CAC Approval, West Coast Collection. This superb 1868 F-104 Cameo proof strike is one of my favorites from the West Coast Collection release. Mintage totaled 600 across the F-104 and F-105 die pairings. This example presents an incredible strike with elevated wire rims. The contrast between the high rims and lower fields is dramatic. Mottled cobalt blue, salmon pink and pale pink undertones backlight warmer olive-gray iridescence on both sides of this wholly original gem example. Cameo contrast is marked and best appreciated during bright light inspection. A superb CAC approved Cameo offering that is one of only thirteen in all grades. This example is finer than most offered survivors and is fairly priced. Worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder.
Seated 10C 1882 Seated 10C 1882
Gem $1350 Cameo Designation, Superb Gem Original, Blinding Mirrors, West Coast Collection. Let's start the description for this superb gem 1882 Seated dime with a JUST BUY IT NOW shout out. GFRC clients must trust me on this call. I'm thrilled to be offering a well preserved proof strike with intense watery mirrors regardless of the light greenish-gold skin. In hand inspection and my photography don't illustrates the amazing luster that appears when tilting into a bright light. Sunglass may be required for this West Coast Collection offering. Strike is hammered with classic frosted devices. Surfaces are consistent with the grade and that means perfectly pristine. This piece had to be a borderline submission at CAC as I'm also impressed with the unquestionable originality as this piece was handled expertly since being struck. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 10C 1887 Seated 10C 1887
Gem $1500 Cameo Designation, Superb Gem Original, Watery Mirrors, West Coast Collection. Another West Coast Collection offering that come with a sunglass requirement. A spectacular 1887 proof dime offering with a no brainer Cameo designation. Fields are sharply brilliant with a watery texture under a light source while primary motifs are frosted. Strike is complete while the mirrored fields are free of any blemishes. Surfaces are untoned with enhances the reflective characteristics of the mirrors. A small planchet defect in the lower left obverse fields was sufficient to negate CAC approval. From my perspective, this offering is exceptional with respect to eye appeal. If you can live with a striking anomaly, this piece is a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder.
20 Cents
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25 Cents
Seated 25C 1865 Seated 25C 1865

Gem $4500 New September 24! Civil War Era Gem Proof, Crisp Reflective Luster, Rose-Gold and Blue Coloration, Washington State Collection. Let's be direct here… This 1865 Proof Seated quarter is exceptional and warrants a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. The interaction between the brilliant proof fields and speckled rose toning leads premium eye appeal. Reverse toning transitions to darker hues at the claws with addition teal shades at the rim. GFRC images simply cannot illustrate the intense luster and color modulation under a light source, so please use imagination based on the descriptions. Rare with CAC approval as population stands at three at PF65 with five finer. The Washington State Collection does it again with a superior Civil War era offering. Advanced collections need to take heed. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1887 Seated 25C 1887
Briggs 1-A
Gem $2975 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 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 1821 Capped Bust 50C 1821
Choice $865 New October 11! Dancing Cartwheels, Sparkling Luster, Light Rose Toning, So Choice and Pleasing. Steely reflective luster and dancing cartwheels are unmistakable when first inspecting this splendid 1821 Capped Bust half. The luster is intense as is the cartwheel action. Under a light source, the fields turn to "glass" with with bold reflective characteristics. Strike is well executed though not full but still adding to the viewing enjoyment. Though not CAC approved, I'm issuing a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation for this lovely offering. Light rose coloring is seen on both sides. GFRC images effectively capture the "glass-like" steely fields. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1836 Capped Bust 50C 1836
Lettered Edge
Gem $1500 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.
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 1861 Seated $1 1861
EF Details PCGS

Market Acceptable $3150 Challenging Philadelphia Issue, Excellent Eye Appeal, JUST BUY IT NOW, New Jersey Collection. What a crime with respect to this lovely 1861 Liberty Seated dollar. A most pleasing example that exhibits typical coin gray coloring with peripheral sky blue shades during bright light inspection. Strike is complete with bold devices. Steely fields are quite attractive since unabraded. Rim integrity is all there too. This New Jersey Collection offering is most satisfying though accurately graded with its EF Details certification. There are faint hairlines under the toning that become evident with 10x loupe inspection. I've seen much worse in straight graded TPG holders. I'm playing it straight on this offering with a Market Acceptable quality rating and a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. This piece grades full EF45 based on wear and brings excellent eye appeal. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder.
Trade $1 1875S Trade $1 1875-S

Gem $3400 Superior Originality and Eye Appeal, Steely Reflective Luster, Flashy Cartwheels, 1989 PCGS Holder, CAC Approval. Ex. Poetic Candy and Osprey Collections, This superior 1875-S Trade dollar was originally purchased out of the Poetic Candy Collection during 2017 by the Osprey Collection 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 1891S Morgan $1 1891-S

Choice $395 New September 17! Radiate Reflective Luster, Partially Mirrored, Near-Gem, CAC Approval. Let's start the description for this gorgeous 1891-S Morgan dollar with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Both sides offer partially mirrored fields resulting in sharp reflective luster and dancing cartwheels. A few ticks on the cheek and right obverse substantiate the certified grade from a technical perspective. However, the eye appeal is that of a higher grade. Who puts a 10x on a Morgan dollar these days? CAC population report shows a substantial price jump from MS63 to MS64. I believe this example is a compelling value at the offer price. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.3 (2004) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1903 Gold G$2.5 1903

Gem $2350 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$5 1873 Gold G$5 1873
Type 3 Indian Princess

Choice $875 New August 17! Ideal Type Coin Candidate, Gorgeous Orange-Gold Coloring, Near-Gem, Osprey Collection. A gorgeous 1873 Open 3 gold dollar offering that deserves a prompt JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. This piece sports an antique orange-gold finish over steely fields. Reverse coloring is deeper than the obverse which should be easily detected via the GFRC images. Strike is fully executed with surfaces being unabraded. A tad more reflective luster would push this piece in the full gem category. A common Type 3 date that would be ideal for a type set given the low acquisition threshold. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with Open 3 listed on the label.
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 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$10 1907 Gold G$10 1907

Gem $1485 New September 13! Gem Original, Rich Frosted Luster, Greenish Gold Coloring, Vintage PCGS Holder, Osprey Collection. Let's start the description for this gem 1907 Liberty $10 gold piece with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Superb eye appeal is driven by thick frosty luster along with swirling cartwheels from greenish-gold colored surfaces. Two stray lines (one on obverse and another on the reverse) could have driven the assigned grade during a period of very conservative grading. The PCGS Gen 2.1 (1989) early old green holder is in pristine condition and still retains the "squishy" feeling when the holder edges are squeezed. CAC approval was a foregone conclusion for this lovely gem.
Gold G$20 1900 Gold G$20 1900

Gem $3750 Attractive Two Color Circular Toning, Frosted Luster, Undisturbed Fields, CAC Approval. The appearance of this 1900 Philadelphia strike double eagle is rather cool! Both sides share the same toning pattern with center rose-gold nicely framed by a thick copper-gold ring. Adding to the viewing pleasure are essentially undisturbed fields with grade limiting micro chatter being limited to Liberty's chin. CAC approval is icing on the cake for this gem original Type III double eagle. I've got to call a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation on this offering. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder.
Gold G$20 1923D Gold G$20 1923-D
St Gaudens

Gem $2750 New August 19! Sparkling Frosted Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Honey-Gold Coloring, Osprey Collection. The Osprey Collection is back with a stunning 1923-D Saint that warranted a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. This $20 double eagle is CAC approved and for good reasons. Exceptional eye appeal is a function of sparkling frosted luster that explodes into view under a bright light. Swirling cartwheels add to the delight. Coloring is a pleasing honey-gold. This piece has minimal contact marks with placement in unobtrusive locations. Believe me, this offering has eye appeal of a higher grade and will be thoroughly satisfying upon receipt. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder.
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