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Photo Denom Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Capped Bust 5C 1830 Capped Bust 5C 1830
EF40
PCGS
20673309
LM-14
Choice $260 New August 1! Antique Gray Toning, Peripheral Mint Frost, Attractive at Grade. I will certainly add lower price early types coins to inventory when meeting eye appeal and originality standards. This choice 1830 LM-14 half dime performs well to both requirements. Love the remaining peripheral mint frost on the obverse and reverse. This piece is well balanced and warranting CAC approval. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 5C 1835 Capped Bust 5C 1835
Large Date, Large 5C
EF45 PCGS
38790476
LM-7
Choice $190 New August 1! Natural Coin Gray, Choice Surfaces, Conservative Grading. A wholesome 1835 LM-7 half dime that I could not resist for inventory. Surfaces are covered with a natural coin gray skin with the reverse being more transparent to the underlying luster. Please check the GFRC images carefully as this piece may have been graded on strike and not wear. I'm struggling with the assigned grade, especially given the bold right facing wing outline and wear points. There is little wear there. A quality coin at a fair price. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated $1 1860 Seated $1 1860
MS64+
PCGS
40750998

Gem $15500 New August 1! Gem Original, Natural Olive-Rose Gray, Steely Luster, Osprey Collection. The 1860 Liberty Seated dollar date is believed to have been intended primarily for use in the export trade to China. Despite the relatively high 217,000 mintage, worn examples are quite scarce in today's market with Mint State survivors being very scarce. The Osprey Collection is back from the Summer FUN show with a marvelous 1860 gem to consider. Fields offer a crisp steely texture along with glowing reflective luster under a bright light. Coloring is an olive-rose gray with peripheral blues and aquamarine. In hand inspection is necessary to fully appreciate luster and overall eye appeal. Strike is hammered. There is an ancient line on Liberty's mid-section that precludes an MS65 grade per technical standards, but eye appeal is there. CAC approval validates the quality. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 5C 1853 Seated 5C 1853
No Arrows
AU58
PCGS
42469867

Gem $1300 New August 1! No Arrows Type, Exceptional Eye Appeal, Complete Strike Too!. This little 1853 No Arrows half dime gem will certainly draw attention on the price list. How can anyone resist the monster eye appeal coupled with a full strike. Fresh CAC approval further adds to the desirability. Yes, the asking price is strong but let's check the CAC price guide to learn why. The approved AU58 population is a scant three pieces with none approved through MS63. This offering should trade at that choice Mint State level based one surfaces and monster eye appeal. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1811 Capped Bust 50C 1811
Small 8
VF35
PCGS
34564297
O-110
Choice HOLD
$450
New July 31! Small 8, Crusty Original, Choice Surfaces, CAC Approval, Sooner Collection. Just back from CAC with green bean approval and deservedly so! A splendidly preserved 1811 Capped Bust example with a base layer of gun metal gray-blue patina which is further overlaid with peripheral olive shades. Fields are unabraded regardless of the amount of time in circulation. Strike is typical for the date. This early half is so well preserved that a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation is warranted. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1813 Capped Bust 50C 1813
EF40 PCGS
33129702
O-102
R4
Choice HOLD
$550
New July 31! Challenging Die Variety, Crusty Gray Skin, Choice Original, Steely Fields, Sooner Collection. During 1813, the War of 1812 raged with the Battle of Lake Erie won by a U.S. fleet commanded by Oliver Perry. Attributing 1813 die varieties can be challenging due to the many clashed dies and eroded milling. The Sooner Collection is releasing one of the more challenging die varieties of that year. The O-102 die pair can be diagnosed by the presence of heavy die clashed at Liberty's ear which has been labeled as "Ear Bars". On the reverse, the I is above the T in UNITED. Thick crusty gray patina covers both sides of this choice example. The obverse is heavily clashed. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Capped Bust 5C 1833 Capped Bust 5C 1833
AU58
NGC
4767422004
LM-10
Choice $465 New July 31! Internal Reverse Cuds, Steely Luster, Olive-Gray Gold Patina, Complete Strike, CAC Approval. An enticing 1833 LM-10 Capped Bust half dime at the highly collectible AU58 grade along with CAC approval. Steely luster is predominant on the obverse while the reverse offers more of a frosted appearance. Obverse toning includes gray shades with intermix gold and olive. The LM-10 die pairing features a heavily worn reverse die with both loops of STATE(S) filled and die cuds on the lower left and right facing wings. A beautiful example of the LM-10 die variety with bold variety diagnostics. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$10 1866S Gold G$10 1866-S
EF45
PCGS
25064567

Choice $24500 New July 31! No Motto, $10 Gold Rarity, Well Preserved Surfaces, CAC Approval. The highlight of Summer FUN 2021 new purchases is this $10 U.S. gold rarity. Mintage for the 1866-S No Motto date is reported to be 8,500 pieces. PCGS has certified 47 pieces in all grades while CAC has approved 9 example from both grading services. No Mint State example are known. These populations reports are consistent with PCGS Price Guide estimate of 40 to 55 known given the regrades embedded in TPG reports. GFRC is pleased to be offering this well preserved specimen that belongs in an advanced collection. Bright light inspection reveals a base greenish-gold coloring that is overlaid with peripheral orange and rose shades. As made mint frost is still present surrounding stars and the reverse eagle. Undisturbed mint frost within the olive branch and (UNI)TED provides a hint as to this piece's original coloring and beauty. Surfaces are without any significant abrasions. An unquestionable end of Civil War rarity issued prior to the inclusion of IN GOD WE TRUST motto on United States coinage. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$10 1882CC Gold G$10 1882-CC
Liberty
AU53
NGC
2014039021

Choice HOLD
$9000
New July 31! Tiny Carson City Mintage, Near-Gem, Green-Gold, Steely Reflective Luster, Osprey Collection. 1882 Carson City $10 gold production was limited to only 6,764 strikes. Most certified survivors are found in the EF45 to AU55 grades with few Mint State pieces known. Total CAC approved population stands at 27 examples. The Osprey Collection has located a near-gem specimen with gorgeous steely reflective luster and consistent green-gold coloring. A thin arc of peripheral honey-gold nicely decorates the green-gold centers. Bright light review showcases uninterrupted luster due to the lack of field abrasions. Ample amounts of original mint frost are evident in the protected areas. Overall, a well preserved example that easily warranted CAC approval. Housed in NGC Gen 17 (2004-2008) holder.
Gold G$2.5 1843O Gold G$2.5 1843-O
Liberty
AU58 PCGS
38605512

Choice $975 New July 31! Small Date, Pleasing Frosted Luster, Fully Struck, Ideal for Type. A thoroughly pleasing 1843 New Orleans $2.5 gold strike with brilliant frosty luster. Coloring is mostly green-gold with peripheral orange shades on the revere. Surfaces are free of significant abrasions while the strike is fully executed. The 1843-O Small Date is recognized as having a high mintage. This availability allows for collectors to be selective with a purchase when seeking an early type example. This lovely survivor definitely qualifies and warrants a choice original quality rating. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with Small Date attribution on the label.
Gold G$2.5 1850O Gold G$2.5 1850-O
Liberty
AU55 NGC
390668006

Choice $1150 New July 31! Classic Green-Gold Coloring, Mild Reflective Luster, Choice Surfaces. 1850 New Orleans $2.6 gold strike were limited to 84,000 pieces. As with nearly all silver and gold issues of that timeframe, struck coinage entered circulation in the deep South and remained there for years. Mint State 1850-O $2.5 gold survivors are rare with few known choice. Lightly circulated specimens are more available at a fraction of the price. This newly acquired specimen exhibits classic green-gold coloring with lightly mirrored fields exposed during bright light inspection. Weak obverse and reverse center strikes are typically for the date as is the case for this example. Surfaces are essentially unabraded with residual mint frost in the protected areas. Housed in NGC Gen 7 (1997-2000) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1903 Gold G$2.5 1903
Liberty
MS65
NGC
366293023

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$20 1900 Gold G$20 1900
Liberty
MS64+
PCGS
42194228

Gem $3700 New July 31! Brilliant Frosty Luster, Honey-Gold Coloring, Intricate Strike. A beautiful late date Liberty $20 gold strike with frosted luster and honey-gold coloring. CAC approval rewards the near-gem surfaces and overall eye appeal. Strike is fully executed with intricate reverse devices. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1852D Gold G$5 1852-D
Liberty
AU55
NGC
1845692001

Choice $5600 New July 31! Difficult Grade, Green-Gold Coloring, Ideal Dahlonega Type, Osprey Collection. The Osprey Collection is back with an 1852 Dahlonega $5 that should garner the attention of U.S. gold specialists. Mintage is 91,564 with most survivors clustered in the EF40 though AU53 grade range. PCGS certified population drops off quickly starting at AU55 with only eight Mint State pieces recorded. CAC approved populations follow the same pattern with only three Mint State pieces approved. This AU55 example features deep green-gold coloring with residual mint frost in the protected areas. Strike is typical of the issue with weakly struck borders and stars. Surfaces are lightly abraded, again consistent with reported observations by noted gold specialist, Doug Winter. Housed in NGC Gen 17 (2004-2008) holder with CAC approval. Please note this piece has an angular position in the NGC holder with the obverse top leaning forward and the bottom date being angled back. This angular position impacts photography and resulting images. The holder also has a vertical plastic haze strip on the lower reverse.
Gold G$5 1907 Gold G$5 1907
Liberty
MS64
PCGS
41437376

Choice $1325 New July 31! Brilliant Frosted Luster, Honey-Gold Coloring, Complete Strike, Ex. Fairmont Collection. A near-gem final year of Liberty $5 gold issue that sports brilliant frosted luster along with honey-gold coloring. Surfaces are extremely well preserved with a few obverse micro ticks that preclude full gem status. Eye appeal is that of a higher grade as we've come to expect from the Fairmont Collection pedigree. Strike is complete. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder with CAC approval. PCGS label states the Fairmont Collection pedigree.
Seated 50C 1875CC Seated 50C 1875-CC
VF30
PCGS
28344623
WB-10
R3
Choice HOLD
$485
New July 31! Challenging Date, Mottled Coin Gray Patina, Choice Original, Sooner Collection. I was right! The natural medium olive-gray patina along with conservative grading secured CAC approval for this choice Sooner Collection 1875-CC Seated half. Most dealers would grade this example a full VF35 given that the strike is fully executed on both sides. 1875-CC halves are always in demand when perfectly original and problem free. This newest offering should not last long on the GFRC price list. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2014-2015) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1877S Seated 50C 1877-S
AU58 PCGS
38231329
WB-34
Gem HOLD
$430
New July 31! Mirrored Fields, Sharp Reflective Luster, Type 2 Reverse, Very Small S, Sooner Collection. CAC approved. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. Images to be added during July 31-August 1 weekend.
Barber 25C 1913D Barber 25C 1913-D
AU55 PCGS
38719232

Choice HOLD
$250
New July 30! Choice Original, Frosted Luster, Crusty Olive-Gold . A perfectly original 1913 Denver strike with uniform olive-gold skin. Surfaces are entirely unabraded other than a toned over line on the reverse right wing. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. If collecting nicely toned Barber coinage, this offering should be considered.
Capped Bust 5C 1832 Capped Bust 5C 1832
AU50 PCGS
15483155
LM-12
Choice $310 New July 30! Steely Luster, Copper-Gold Patina, Accurately Graded. A thoroughly pleasing 1832 LM-12 Capped Bust half dime with typical reverse strike. Surfaces are 100% original. Steely fields are covered with copper-gold patina. Fairly graded and priced. GFRC images accurately capture the toning patterns. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 25C 1857O Seated 25C 1857-O
AU50 PCGS
39116513

Choice $600 New July 30! Colorful Obverse Toning, Better Date at AU Level, Accurately Graded. Experienced Liberty Seated coinage collectors recognize that 1857-O quarters and halves become better dates at AU and higher grade levels. PCGS populations drop off quickly in AU for Seated quarters. GFRC is pleased to offer this beautifully toned AU50 specimen that walked up to the Summer FUN table. Circular obverse toning consists of peripheral blues surrounding center rose. While the reverse is essentially untoned, there is a hint of gold at the rims. Reverse strike is fully executed while the obverse shows some weakness at the top of Liberty's head and adjacent stars. A pleasing offering with plenty of eye appeal. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 5C 1848 Seated 5C 1848
Medium Date
MS62 NGC
174299004
V-5
Choice HOLD
$500
New July 30! Medium Date, Shattered Reverse, Crusty Original, Pristine Fatty Holder. Crusty is the operative word to describe this perfectly original 1848 Medium Date V-5 half dime. Under the gray patina, steely fields still manage to radiate luster during bright light inspection. A bisecting reverse die crack validates the V-5 attribution. Unquestionably, a Mint State offering with no wear. Housed in pristine NGC Gen 4 (1989-1992) Fatty holder.
Capped Bust 5C 1829 Capped Bust 5C 1829
MS64
PCGS OGH
8396791
LM-3
Choice HOLD
$1795
New July 29! Proof Like, Near-Gem, Tantalizing Reflective Luster, Faint Gold Highlights. A superb 1829 LM-3 half dime with tantalizing reflective luster that originates from proof like fields. A faint gold patina highlights the otherwise silver colored surfaces. An ideal offering for the advanced collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 3.1 (1993-1998) old green holder with CAC approval.
Draped Bust $1 1798 Draped Bust $1 1798
EF40
PCGS
34019936
B-28 BB_118
Gem $5650 New July 29! Large Eagle, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Lightly Mirrored Fields. Gem Original. Lightly mirrored fields and circulated cameo eye appeal are the highlights of this gem 1798 Large Eagle dollar. A superbly preserved piece of early Americana with medium gray toning that contains embedded gold shades when view under a bright light. Surfaces are minimally abraded given the amount of time in circulation. Strike is complete with the weak reverse stars being typical of the BB-118 die variety. Speaking of die varieties, this example was struck with a Die State 1 reverse die that is completely devoid of die cracks. Q.D.Bowers, in his Encyclopedia of Early United States Silver Dollars 1794-1804, postulates that "1798 BB-118 is of medium rarity among die varieties of the year. I estimate that 275-400 exist. Most of these are in lower grades through VF although EF pieces are occasionally seen ". Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval. A truly special offering for the selective collector.
Early Copper 1C 1833 Early Copper 1C 1833
MS65BN
PCGS
21474998

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.
Seated $1 1859O Seated $1 1859-O
MS61
NGC
2594678001

Choice HOLD
$2400
New July 29! Brilliant Frosted Luster, Accurately Grade, CAC Approval. A classic 1859-O Seated dollar that probably originated from U.S. Treasury release during 1961-1964 timeframe. The larger 1859 New Orleans mintage was struck specifically for export to China with many being melted. The Treasury bag release allowed for Mint State survivors to become available along with the subsequent 1860 issue. This example offers brilliant frosted luster and surfaces that are consistent with the assigned grade. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert and CAC approval.
Seated 5C 1860 Seated 5C 1860
MS63
PCGS
08865563

Gem HOLD
$550
New July 29! Exceptional Eye Appeal, Gem Original, CAC Approval. A beautifully toned 1860 half dime along with crisp reflective luster. An affordable gem and conversation piece for the advanced collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Trade $1 1876S Trade $1 1876-S
MS64+
PCGS
41354572

Gem $5900 New July 29! Remarkable Preservation, Glowing Frosted Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Wicked Good Eye Appeal. One must see this amazing 1876-S Trade dollar to appreciate its remarkable preservation state as GFRC images are woefully inadequate. Yes, the Osprey Collection is back with another gem offering. This 1876 San Francisco Trade dollar was likely struck from Nevada mined silver. Most of the five million plus struck found their way to the Orient with few gem survivors. Let's start the description by pointing out that a micro mint frost is uniformly present across devices and fields. This metalized "skin" reflects a frosted sheen and swirling cartwheels. Obverse toning is a pretty light orange surrounded by transparent olive. Faint gold is seen on the reverse. A few micro ticks of no consequence located in the fields. Bottomline? This is a marvelous offering for a highly advanced collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder with CAC approval.
Morgan $1 1898 Morgan $1 1898
MS64
NGC Fatty
242836019

Gem HOLD
$175
New July 28! Super Eye Appeal, CAC Approval. One of the nicer toner Morgans handled during the past two years. Housed in NGC Gen 5 (1992-1995) Fatty holder with CAC approval.
Seated $1 1871 Seated $1 1871
AU53
PCGS
84183148

Gem HOLD
$1200
New July 28! With Motto Type, Superb Eye Appeal, Steely Luster, CAC Approval. A premium example of the With Drapery type that needs little for a description. One look at the GFRC images should grab your attention. The eye appeal is superb with light gray steely fields nicely frame with thin peripheral blue and gold arcs. CAC approval rewards the originality and overall beauty. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 25C 1840 Seated 25C 1840
Drapery
MS62 PCGS
42582825

Choice HOLD
$2700
New July 28! Drapery Type, Rare in Mint State, Nicely Frosted Surfaces. One does not often see the 1840 Drapery quarter date in Mint State for a good reason; the pops are very low. MS62 pop is only three with essentially no auction records. This new offering is fully choice with heavily frosted surfaces that appear a bit reflective at the appropriate lighting angle. Worthy of a premium collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder.
Seated 50C 1882 Seated 50C 1882
MS65
PCGS
02490061

Gem $6450 New July 28! Low Mintage Date, Frosted Gem, Completed Strike, Wicked Eye Appeal. Wicked nice eye appeal arrives with this gem 1882 Liberty Seated half. One of the consecutive low mintage dates issued from 1879 through 1890 with only 4,400 struck. So what is this "wicked nice" eye appeal all about? The die condition that produces frosted reflective luster is a combination of uniform micro frost across devices and fields along with still retaining steely polishing. The result is a coin that has a frosted appearance during straight on viewing but issues reflective luster when angled under a bright light. A complete strike and mark free fields are also noted as key ingredients. A wonderful piece and one of many new Summer FUN 2021 purchases. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Walking Liberty 50C 1916 Walking Liberty 50C 1916
MS64
PCGS
36663353

Choice HOLD
$1300
New July 28! First Year Issue, Near-Gem, Superb Toning. A classic first year issue date with natural shades of gold, rose, and light aquamarine. Just so pretty with a single ancient bag mark in the lower skirt. A near-gem that sold immediately upon being showcased in the Blog. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1841O Seated 10C 1841-O
AU55
PCGS
24067926

Choice $550 New July 27! Medium O, Typical Frosted Luster, Choice Surfaces, Very Scarce CAC Approved . A choice 1841 New Orleans struck Liberty Seated dime that was dugged out of a dealer wholesale box at the 2021 Summer NH Coin Expo. This F-103 Medium O example is exhibit typical frosted luster that I've grown use to seeing for this date. Surface are well preserved with only a micro-mark on Liberty's forehead that warrants mention. Early New Orleans silver coinage was heavily circulated with few choice survivors for modern day collectors. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1884 Seated 10C 1884
MS64 PCGS
10081852
F-102
Gem $485 New July 27! Gem Luster and Eye Appeal, Partial Mirrors, CAC Approval Potential, Sooner Collection. A gem 1884 Philadelphia struck Liberty Seated dime with superb reflective luster, mint frost through the primary devices that results in substantial eye appeal. Partially mirror fields generate intense luster and swirling cartwheels. This new Sooner Collection offering is mostly untoned though a thin arc of peripheral copper-gold toning validates the unquestionable originality. Surfaces are unabraded and pleasing. obverse strike suffers from typical head weakness as is common for the issue. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Gold G$5 1848D Gold G$5 1848-D
Liberty
EF40
PCGS
32930336

Choice $4025 New July 26! Choice Dahlonega $5 Gold, Russet-Gold Coloring, Choice Original, Port Matilda Collection. 1848 Dahlonega $5 gold is one of those undervalued issues that infrequently appears on the market. Mintage is only 47,465 with low survival rate. Most certified survivors are found in the EF40 to AU50 grade range while the date proves to be a rarity in Mint State. Total CAC approved population is only 26 pieces. The Port Matilda Collection is releasing a sweet CAC approved example with copper-gold coloring along with hints of rose at the peripheries. Strike is complete and uniform with all devices evenly defined. Unabraded surfaces round out the positive attributes. Dahlonega gold continues to flourish in today's inflationary market. This offering warrants serious consideration. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1869 Indian 1C 1869
EF45
PCGS
28930177

Choice $610 New July 26! Rarest Date In All Grades, Lower Mintage, Rich Brown Toning, Port Matilda Collection. 1869 Indian cents are presently in strong demand as one of the rarest dates in the series. The 1869 date is part of the low mintage 1869 through 1872 group with low mintages that command strong premiums. This Port Matilda Collection offering is a near-gem at the assigned grade. Surfaces are toned a uniform chocolate brown with verdigris limited to the date digits and extreme edges of the reverse wreath. This piece fully warrants its CAC green bean. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
Indian 1C 1873 Indian 1C 1873
Open 3
MS64RB
PCGS
30975277

Gem $1235 New July 26! Open 3, Low Mintage, Port Matilda Collection. A review of the CAC guide can be quite eye opening for supposed "high mintage" Indian cent dates. The 1873 Open 3 variety is reported to have a mintage of over 11,000,000 which relegates the date to "common" status. But hold on. CAC has approved only 63 with Red-Brown certification in all grades. This fact is impressive with only six pieces approved per million struck. This Port Matilda offering warrants a gem quality rating when considering the rich textured luster and swirling cartwheels. Surfaces retain most of their original orange coloring. Strike is deeply impressed with intricate bonnet feather and four full diamonds. Yes, this piece is also unabraded. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1875 Indian 1C 1875
MS63RB
PCGS
35345629

Choice $515 New July 26! Deep Orange-Brown, Reflective Luster, Low Mintage, Port Matilda Collection. Deep orange-brown coloring and eye appeal is the highlight of this thoroughly pleasing 1875 Indian cent offering from the Port Matilda Collection. Conservative grading is evident as visual performance is that of a higher grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1825 Capped Bust 50C 1825
AU55 PCGS
29192403
O-111
Choice $950 New July 25! Choice Original, Light Gold Patina, Frosted Luster, Sooner Collection. A well preserved Sooner Collection offering with ample amounts of frosted luster. Silver-gray coloring dominates with peripheral with peripheral gold at the stars and legend. Accurately grade with light rub on the cheek and reverse wing tips. Reverse strike is particularly well executed with intricately defined claws and arrow feathers, an a typical situation for the issue. This 1825 Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) holder.
Seated 50C 1871 Seated 50C 1871
AU55 ANACS OWH
2427614

Original $450 New July 25! Brilliant Reflective Luster, Peripheral Copper-Gold, Eye Appeal, Sooner Collection. How I enjoy handling early type coins when certified in old ANACS white holders. Case in point is this attractive 1871 Philadelphia struck Seated half with steely fields that issue ample amounts of reflective luster during bright light inspection. A mostly untoned example with copper-gold peripheral toning that substantial rises eye appeal. Typica quality from the Sooner Collection.
Seated 50C 1872CC Seated 50C 1872-CC
G04 PCGS
21166540

Original HOLD
$300
New July 25! Even Gray, Uniform Wear, Sooner Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder. Description shortly.
Seated 50C 1873 Seated 50C 1873
With Arrows
AU53 NGC
3474935005

Original HOLD
$550
New July 25! With Arrows, Near-Choice, Light Copper-Gold, Steely Luster, Sooner Collection. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. Description shortly.
Seated 50C 1874 Seated 50C 1874
With Arrows
AU55 ANACS OWH
745471

Choice HOLD
$675
New July 25! With Arrows, Steely Rose Luster, Exceptional Eye Appeal, Sooner Collection. Housed in ANACS old white holder. Description shortly.
Seated 50C 1877 Seated 50C 1877
EF45 NGC
3518969013

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.
Seated 20C 1875S Seated 20C 1875-S
MS66+
PCGS
30665888
BF-13
Gem $13000 New July 23! For The Finest Seated Type Set, Gem Original, Intense Steely Luster, Gorgeous Toning.. This piece is a stunner under a light, revealing swirling shades of russet, gold, and blue, and it is challenging to recreate this effect with a single image. Active cartwheel accompanies the rich toning and the eye appeal is strong. Surfaces are virtually flawless and close inspection with a glass identifies only the barest ticks. BF-13, with a misplaced digit in the denticles and a filled mintmark, while a few spider-web die cracks are evident in the reverse legend. The excellent Brunner-Frost guide to twenty-cent varieties is freely available at doubledimes.com. The twenty-cent denomination was a short-lived concession to the silver lobby, who had little use for the coin after Morgan dollars went into production in 1878. PCGS notes six pieces in MS67 and one in MS68, while CAC reports only one piece higher, at MS67. Housed in a PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval. This piece is an excellent choice for a collector seeking a single piece to exhibit the twenty-cent denomination, and will draw appreciation from even the most advanced numismatists.
Seated 20C 1875S Seated 20C 1875-S
MS62 PCGS
21667163

Choice $795 New July 23! Excellent for Type, Frosted Luster, Choice Surfaces, Peripheral Copper-Gold Shades, Sooner Collection. Those who build a Liberty Seated type set will be faced with selecting a double dime representative. 1875 San Francisco strikes saw the highest mintage and make for worthy candidates. The Sooner Collection has just released this choice specimen with frosted silver-gray luster and peripheral copper-gold. Obverse toning is more prevalent while the reverse is fully transparent to the underlying luster. Strike is near perfection with boldly raised LIBERTY and intricately detailed eagle feathers. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder.
Seated 25C 1853 Seated 25C 1853
Arrows & Rays
EF45 ANACS
1119903

Original $225 New July 23! Arrows & Rays Type, Golden Surfaces, Near-Choice, Sooner Collection. Old album toning is apparent on this lovely 1853 Arrows & Rays quarter. Golden patina is fairly consistent on both sides and complimented by orange and aquamarine shades. Fields lack any noteworthy marks. This date is always in demand due to a one year type status. From the Sooner Collection. Housed in ANACS old white holder.
Seated 5C 1872S Seated 5C 1872-S
Below Wreath
MS61 NGC
3415751005

Choice $350 New July 23! Below Wreath, Choice Original, Subdued Frosted Luster, Sooner Collection. A popular Liberty Seated half dime date that marks the end of circulation strikes. San Francisco strikes will be found with In and Below Wreath mintmark placements. The sooner Collection is back with a Below Wreath offering that sports a light gray skin with golden shades at the periphery. Strike is typical. A minimally abraded piece with soft luster behind the technical grade. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Capped Bust 50C 1821 Capped Bust 50C 1821
AU53
PCGS
12025220
O-103
Gem HOLD
$1365
New July 22! Exceptional Eye Appeal, Gem Original, Port Matilda Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval. Full description shortly.
Capped Bust 50C 1823 Capped Bust 50C 1823
AU58
PCGS
36267853
O-105
Gem $2835 New July 22! High End AU58, Rich Luster, Iridescent Toning, Port Matilda Collection. A high end 1823 O-105 Capped Bust half that requires in hand inspection to be completely appreciated given the limitations of GFRC images. This is a wicked nice early half with sharp steely luste and iridescent toning. Center rose is encircled by a continous aquamarine ring at the periphery while the rose coloring is dominant on the reverse. Bright light viewing is where the fun is! This piece just lights up with superb coloring as a thin gold arc appears at the rims. What eye candy! Yes, the asking price comes with an eye appeal premium. Coins of this quality sell above the price guides to knowledgeable numismatists. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$10 1909 Gold G$10 1909
Indian
MS62 PCGS
85731292

Choice HOLD
$1725
New July 22! Better Date, Brilliant Luster, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Port Matilda Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval. Full description shortly.
Gold G$5 1839 Gold G$5 1839
Liberty
VF30
PCGS
82244698

Choice HOLD
$1400
New July 22! First Year Design Type, Copper-Gold Coloring, Choice Surfaces, Port Matilda Collection. An important first year design offering that has been well preserved consistent with CAC approval standards. David Akers writes the following concerning the 1839 $5 gold issue, "This is the first year of the new type design by Christian Gobrecht. Although not especially rare in lower grades, it is nevertheless much more rare in all grades than any of the Philadelphia Mint coins of the previous type (Classic Head) except the 1834 Crosslet 4. This new GFRC offering is strictly original with classic copper-gold patina seen on unmolested circulated gold. Fields are free of any substantial abrasions. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1840 Seated 50C 1840
Reverse of 1839
EF45
PCGS
38188851

Choice HOLD
$510
New July 22! Thick Coin Gray Patina, Near-Gem for Grade, Port Matilda Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval. Full description shortly.
Seated 50C 1844 Seated 50C 1844
AU58
PCGS
34406491
WB-3
R4
Gem HOLD
$1620
New July 22! Exceptional Eye Appeal, Gem Original, Port Matilda Collection. This original piece has "the look" - light centers framed by iridescent rims. Central device elements are antique silver with gray at the high points, giving way to aqua rings on both sides that are highlighted by occasional plum and rust shades. The eye appeal is compelling, and this coin will attract "strong money." This piece is sharply struck with exceptional detail beneath the reverse shield, the usual problem point for Seated half dollars. A few marks, consistent with the grade, are distributed in the right obverse field. WB-3, with overlapping 8s in the dentils below (1)8(44), and deep clashing in the reverse shield. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1856S Seated 50C 1856-S
EF45
PCGS
36932485
WB-3
R5
Choice $2150 New July 22! No Drapery, Late Die State, Frosty Luster, Light Gold Toning, Port Matilda Collection. Second year of San Francisco half dollar production with limited mintage of 211,000 pieces. An important 1856-S WB-3 struck with late die state dies and completely missing drapery. Bill Bugert, in his Register of Liberty Seated half Dollars Varieties Volume I, indicates that some late die state WB-3 example will be found with completely effaced drapery. This is the case with the Port Matilda example but not marked on the PCGS label. Well preserved with sizable amounts of frosted luster. Bright mint frost surrounds the stars and reverse legend. Toning is a light gold with deeper shades at the peripheries. Strike is typical with well defined stars but the reverse devices exhibit weakness at the eagle wings. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1858S Seated 50C 1858-S
VF30
PCGS
20737439

Choice HOLD
$570
New July 22! Low CAC Pops, Gorgeous Olive-Rose, Port Matilda Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with CAC approval. Full description shortly.
Seated 50C 1859S Seated 50C 1859-S
VF30
PCGS
12539031

Choice HOLD
$375
New July 22! Better San Francisco Date, Choice Original Surfaces, Port Matilda Collection. One look at the lovely 1859-S half and it will be love at first sight. No joking here as this Port Matilda offering perfectly preserved with choice original surfaces. Classic gun metal gray patina covers both sides. Fields and devices are free of blemishes. Accurately graded and housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Barber 10C 1904S Barber 10C 1904-S
AU58
PCGS
24104152

Choice $1500 New July 21! Very Scace and Challenging CAC Approved, None Finer Through MS64. 1904 San Francisco strikes are scarce due to low mintage and heavy circulation up through the Depression Era. In Mint State, none are CAC approved until the MS64 or better level. The lone three CAC approved AU58s are the only alternatives for those seeking a choice specimen at fair value. This fresh offering is one of the three AU58s with green bean approval. Fields exhibit steely surfaces that are entirely without abrasions. Strike is thoroughly executed on both sides with the reverse being quite impressive in terms of minute wreath details. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 10C 1814 Capped Bust 10C 1814
STATESOF
EF40 PCGS
27913852
JR-5
R3
Choice $2150 New July 21! STATESOFAMERICA, Deep Olive-Gray, Bold Strike, Very Scarce. JR-5 is the most distinguishable die marriage from 1814 with the words STATESOFAMERICA running together. This variety is often seen weakly struck with few certified in EF or better. PCGS population in EF40 is five with eight better through AU58. This variety definitely warrants a premium. GFRC is pleased to be offering a well preserved example with steely fields that are entirely unabraded. Toning is a rich olive-gray with embedded rose if tilted at the appropriate angle under a light source. Strike is typical to better for the date with sharp obverse central devices coupled with stars lacking center points. Reverse strike is uniform other than at the claws. Fairly priced considering rarity and preservation state. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Capped Bust 10C 1821 Capped Bust 10C 1821
Small Date
AU58
PCGS
32607017
JR-10
R-4
Choice HOLD
$3250
New July 21! Superbly Preserved, Steely Fields, Reflective Luster, Ideal Value Grade, Ex. Eliasberg-Gorman. 1821 JR-10 dimes have been observed to be scarce as a variety and rare in Mint State. This is understandable as Small Date die pairings are limited to JR-8 (R2), JR-9 (R2) and JR-10 (R4-). Small Date 1821 dimes carry a premium over the more common Large Date varieties. GFRC is most pleased to be offering the 1821 JR-10 Eliasberg-Gorman example. Steely fields are toned a light silver gray with bold contrasting interplay of the primary devices. This piece screams eye appeal and originality. As expected for the variety, the obverse strike is hammered while the eagle claws are only 90% detailed on the reverse. Several ancient lines are well hidden on the obverse. Noteworthy for its pedigree and careful long term preservation. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval with Eliasberg-Gorman pedigree on the label. The 1821 JR-10 plate coin for the recently published Bust Dime Variety Identification Guide by Zack, Scuderi, and Sherrill.
Capped Bust 10C 1821 Capped Bust 10C 1821
Small Date
AU50 PCGS
12259469

Choice $1150 New July 21! Small Date, Choice Original, Even Medium Gray, Well Preserved . A crusty 1821 JR-9 Small Date example as candidate for an advanced Capped Bust collection or inclusion in a type set. Surfaces are fully original with crusty medium gray patina across obverse and reverse. Pleasing contrast between the gray fields and lighter main devices certainly enhances eye appeal. For an early date open collar capped bust dime, the strike is well executed with nearly all star center points present. Reverse eagle feathers are well defined. There are no blemishes to note on this piece. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with standard ring insert. Guaranteed to please the selective collector.
Capped Bust 10C 1829 Capped Bust 10C 1829
Large 10C
MS63
PCGS
82905839
JR-2
Choice $3850 New July 21! Large 10C, Proof Like, Sharp Reflective Luster, Natural Rose-Gold Toning. An exceptional near-gem example with proof like obverse fields and sharp reflective luster. This 1829 JR-2 specimen screams originality with its uniform rose obverse "skin" along with center gold shades on the reverse. Obverse strike is complete while the reverse suffers from weak neck feathers, an all too common issue for the variety. Mirrored fields exhibit the faintest of chatter under a 10x loupe that is consistent with the certified grade. Large 10C Mint State CAC population is anemic with two at MS63 and seven finer up to the MS66 and MS67 superb gem levels with ten fold pricing premiums. This example is priced at the CAC Guide and fairly valued in today's market. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval with Large 10C listed on the label.
Seated 10C 1873 Seated 10C 1873
With Arrows, Doubled Die Obverse
VF20 PCGS
33289214
TOP #60
F-103
Choice $2250 New July 21! Doubled Die Obverse, Crusty Original, Bold Shield Doubling. The 1873 F-103 Doubled Die Obverse is a very scarce die variety with both die doubling of the obverse shield to the south and east. No examples are none in Mint State with the finest being Simpson/Gardner's PCGS AU58 with $20,000 price at auction. This fresh example, from Summer FUN 2021, is only the third offered in during seven years of GFRC operations. A choice example with thick coin gray skin that still allows full access to the highly detailed obverse doubling. Reverse devices are weakly struck which is consistent with those previously seen. Listed in the Liberty Seated Dime Top 100 Varieties Set as #60. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) retro green label holder with DOUBLED DIE OBVERSE listed on the label.
Seated 10C 1876CC Seated 10C 1876-CC
MS64
PCGS
21500338
F-131
Gem $1350 New July 19! Pimple Rusted Dies, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Complete Strike, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. An amazing offering from passionate Seated dime die variety collectors. Buried in the Gerry Fortin Reference Collection until recently, was this gem 1876-CC F-131 dime in an old PCGS Mint State 64 holder. The F-131 die variety is fondly known as the "pimple rusted die" along with the reverse also being severely rusted. For whatever reason, this dime was never listed as the F-131 discovery piece and purchased well before Liz Coggan brought an EF45 example to my attention in 2008. Rust pimples are located throughout Liberty's body on the obverse. Coupled with the rust pimples, the obverse die is in a late die state with heavy metal flow lines from UNITED STATES OF AMERICA to the denticles. This gem example offers brilliant frosted luster and swirling cartwheels. A new offering that will immediately become the F-131 plate coin at The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors. I guarantee that the new owner will be more than pleased with a purchase. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1877CC Seated 10C 1877-CC
Type 2 Reverse
MS66+
PCGS
42140031
F-110
Gem $4350 New July 19! Superb Gem, Frosted Luster, Fully Struck, Golden-Gray Patina, Shattered Reverse. As a dealer, I see a host of Seated coins with many being subjected to past poor treatments. On occasion, a superb gem with perfectly original surfaces appears. So was the case at Summer FUN 2021 and the purchase of this 1877-CC Type2 F-110 dime. Steely fields and natural reflective luster are initial highlights during bright light inspection. Toning is a combination of silver-gray with peripheral gold plus aquamarine on the obverse. Strike is hammered when considering the die pairing and shattered reverse. What appeals to me the most is the thick natural patina that is semi-transparent to the underlying luster. Trust me on this piece, it is a exceptional example for the grade, else I would not have added to GFRC inventory. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1838O Seated 10C 1838-O
No Stars
MS64+
PCGS
38000157
F-102
Gem $16000 New July 18! Gem Original, Branch Mint Collection. All coins exist on a continuum, and, even among CAC-certified examples, some are nicer than others. This is clearly such an example, with pristine surfaces and delicate obverse rim toning. Shades of blue, gray, and olive are evident as the coin is tilted, and the eye appeal is exceptional. The reverse exhibits faint gold toning underneath scattered flecks of russet and blue-green. Examination under a strong glass reveals only minute ticks. F-102, with obverse die erosion apparent under close inspection. CAC has certified only three pieces at the Gem level. PCGS notes just five coins higher, four at MS65 with a single piece at MS65+. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) Gold Shield holder with CAC approval. Some coins are worth pushing for, and the new owner will be justifiably proud of this premium quality example.
Seated 10C 1873S Seated 10C 1873-S
With Arrows
MS64+
PCGS
25233863
F-101
Gem $5500 New July 18! Gem Original, Branch Mint Collection. Liberty exhibits russet shades in the protected areas, while the left obverse field reveals similar toning. A few bits of blue hue complement the coppery color, which is less intense on the reverse. Both sides exhibit moderate cartwheel and the flow lines, which reveal the luster, are clearly unimpeded by hairlines or any other detrimental marks. F-101 with repunching in the 1 and a small, thin mintmark. The PCGS census reports ten pieces finer, while CAC has certified two at MS65 and one at MS67. As with all of the Branch Mint Collection pieces, the technical quality is exceptional and, as usual, this piece is among the finest known examples. Housed in a PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1851O Seated 25C 1851-O
MS63+ PCGS
38600256
Briggs 1-B
Gem $36500 New July 18! Gem Original, Branch Mint Collection. A quick tilt of this key branch mint piece reveals ample cartwheel on both sides, with the reverse exhibiting a trace of reflective, prooflike surface. Silver centers host russet hints at the obverse rim while the reverse is nicely framed by a ring of pinkish russet and aqua. Briggs 1-B, with a centered mintmark. The strike on this example is far superior to most 1851-Os quarters, with only stars 12-13 soft and just a touch of weakness in the head. The reverse is strike is boldly executed and completely detailed. The few marks are scattered and CAC consideration at the MS63+ level is inhibited only by a few obverse field lines that require a glass, strong light, and specific viewing angle to identify. PCGS has certified only four pieces at all MS levels, including an MS61, MS62, MS63+ (this coin), and one MS64 example. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) Gold Shield holder. This offering represents a rare combination of absolute rarity and condition rarity, a piece that is a tick away from finest known. Previously from the Bob Hammond collection (Stack's Bowers 11/2016, lot 2064, realized $18,800, there graded PCGS MS62 CAC) and previously appearing in the Whitney P. Sunderland collection (Bowers & Merena, March 1994, lot 1513, realized $4,840).
Seated 25C 1853O Seated 25C 1853-O
Arrows & Rays
MS64
PCGS
37441715
Briggs 1-B
Choice $24000 New July 18! Near-Gem Original, Branch Mint Collection. The Arrows and Rays design is a favorite among Seated and type collectors alike, with a distinctive halo of rays framing the reverse eagle. Russet-gray splashes cover the obverse of this conditionally rare example, while the reverse reveals traces of olive shading in the recessed areas. Cartwheels are active and neatly traverse the ring of rays surrounding the eagle. The strike is well-impressed with just a couple soft stars to the right of Liberty. Briggs 1-B with three lines, centered, inside the mintmark. PCGS has certified five pieces in MS64 with a single coin at MS65. At CAC, this piece is the single MS coin certified, an extraordinary situation. Certain branch Mint pieces in the Liberty Seated series simply don't exist in uncirculated condition, or are numbered in the single digits. This piece is a highlight of the Branch Mint Collection sale and demonstrates strong aesthetic appeal in combination with a high degree of originality and condition rarity. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) Gold Shield holder with CAC approval. Previously from the Gardner collection (Heritage 10/2015, lot 98426, realized $17,625, as PCGS MS64) and more recently appearing in Heritage 3/2016, lot 4836 as an NGC MS65 (realized $18,800).
Seated 25C 1854O Seated 25C 1854-O
With Arrows
MS64 PCGS
5489010
Briggs 2-E
Choice $3750 New July 18! Choice Original, Branch Mint Collection. Brilliant, bold luster radiates from the surfaces of this With Arrows type example, and the overall flash is compelling. Both sides are largely untoned with just the barest hints of gold shading above the eagle. Obverse stars are soft to the left while the reverse reveals some weakness beneath the shield. Briggs 2-E, with an even date and large mintmark just left of center. PCGS has certified only four pieces higher, with three in MS65 and a sole coin at MS66. The selection of a branch Mint piece to represent this type is noteworthy, as the Philadelphia mintages of this period greatly exceeded those of the New Orleans and San Francisco facilities. More so, the Philadelphia coins were far more likely to be saved as most collectors of this period centered in the large, eastern cities. This is an aesthetically appealing example of this two-year type, with an O mintmark that distinguishes it from the far more available Philadelphia pieces. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder. Previously from the JFS Collection (Heritage, 8/2004, realized $3,105), later from the Horseshoe Collection (8/2010). This piece is the plate coin in Bowers Guide Book of Liberty Seated Silver Coins (p. 270).
Seated 25C 1874S Seated 25C 1874-S
With Arrows
MS66
PCGS
06755583
Briggs 1-A
Gem $6000 New July 18! Gem Original, Branch Mint Collection. Luster drips from both sides of premium Gem example, and the slightest tilt quickly reveals the situation, creating instant cartwheel rotation. A gold and olive skin covers both sides, more evenly on the obverse. The strong luster easily penetrates the medium shading and is completely unimpeded as it moves about the surfaces. Briggs 1-A, with an even date and small, squat mintmark. Briggs notes a hoard of this issue that surfaced from a west coast bank in the 1940s, and the population numbers are consistent. PCGS notes 39 pieces in MS66 with just five at the MS67 level. The situation is more competitive at CAC, with nine pieces in MS66 and a single coin at M67. Regardless of where this coin originated, there is no denying the overall "pop" revealed by an initial glance. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval. From the Jim O'Neal Collection (Heritage 1/2018, lot 3490, realized $5,520).
Seated 50C 1847O Seated 50C 1847-O
MS65+
PCGS
34358140
WB-22
Gem $40000 New July 18! Gem Original, Branch Mint Collection. Yet another Gold CAC piece from the Branch Mint Collection, this stone original 1847-O half is the epitome of originality, with antique surfaces graced by medium silver and gray skin. Fields are primarily silver, with smoky gray shades scattered about the rims on both sides. Nearly all star points are present if faint, while the reverse exhibits typical softness in the left claws. Surfaces are near perfectly smooth and a glass will be required to locate the few marks. WB-22, with obvious repunching on the 7, and a diagonal die line from H extending to the rim. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval. From the Gene Gardner Collection (Heritage 5/2015, lot 98468, there presented as NGC MS66 CAC, realized $30,550). Prior to Gardner this coin has a pedigree tracing to the early 20th century and including Stickney, Clapp, and Eliasberg. A finer pedigree is hard to imagine, with Eliasberg and Gardner in particular representing the finest ever collections of Seated coinage. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 holder (2015-2020) with embedded hologram.
Seated 5C 1860O Seated 5C 1860-O
MS65
PCGS
84289941

Gem $1100 New July 18! Gem Original, Branch Mint Collection. The half dime design was reworked in 1860, with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA moving from the reverse to the obverse, while the figure of Liberty evolved into a more delicate, thinner form. The reverse cereal wreath is now more ornate, with a nod to the agricultural capacity of the United States. This example exhibits even silver-gray obverse shading with deeper hue at the rims, while the more intensely toned reverse reveals deep blue-gray color with original Mint bloom in the protected areas. Fields are immaculate, consistent with the assigned grade, and the flash is considerable. This was the final year of half dime production at the New Orleans Mint. CAC notes five higher-graded examples, while PCGS reports ten coins in MS66 and four pieces in MS67. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
Trade $1 1877S Trade $1 1877-S
MS65+
PCGS
34629640

Gem $12000 New July 18! Gem Original, Branch Mint Collection. A light gold skin evenly covers the obverse while the reverse reveals original silver color. The 1877-S is a high mintage issue, but the quality here is anything but common. A quick flip in hand reveals substantial cartwheel and the flash is generous. Star centers are sharp and the eagle feathers are completely delineated. A few ticks are scattered on both sides, with no marks of note. Despite the abundant mintage this piece is close to the condition census. CAC reports only eight examples in MS66 and above, while PCGS notes eight pieces at MS65+ and 10 in higher grades. This is clearly a high-end representative of the type, and, while not inexpensive, collectors should keep in mind that there are few bargains in numismatics and that quality usually requires a healthy investment. With MS66 CAC pieces priced at $20,000, this near-MS66 quality piece should draw a strong price. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$1 1850D Gold G$1 1850-D
Type 1 Liberty Head
AU58+
PCGS
34112177

Gem $11950 New July 16! Exceptional Eye Appeal, Gem Original, PCGS Pop 1, Rare Dahlonega Issue. 1850 brought the second year of gold dollar strikes at the Dahlonega mint with production amounting to 8,382 pieces. GFRC is incredibly pleased to be offering this gem original AU58+ graded specimen with CAC approval. The 1850-D issue is a rare date and underrated issue. Most survivors will be found at the VF-EF levels. In AU58 and Mint State, this date become very rare. This date is known for below average surface quality and incomplete strikes. Few 1850-D strikes come with above average eye appeal. Now that the baseline has been established, let's discuss this amazing gem offering. Coloring is primary a deep green-gold overlaid with orange-gold shades surrounding the devices. Blood red coloring is also seen on reverse at 9:00. Strike is MUCH better than average with well defined stars and a nearly complete hair curl below the legend. Reverse strike is fully executed and stunning. Overall eye appeal is better than the CoinFacts PCGS MS63 and MS62+ coins. This offering is the sole piece graded AU58+. CAC population is 3 at AU58, 2 at MS62 and a lone MS63. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder. I'm in awe of this little gem and believe you might be when viewed in hand.
Gold G$1 1853O Gold G$1 1853-O
Type 1 Liberty Head
AU55
NGC
5712042003

Choice HOLD
$485
New July 16! Early New Orleans Issue, Green-Gold Coloring, Choice Original Surfaces, Balanced Eye Appeal. A superb 1853-O gold dollar that has been well preserved without abrasions. Surfaces are colored a consistent green-gold and offer residual frosted luster. I'm going with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation as this example is a lot of "little gold" for the money. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$1 1854 Gold G$1 1854
Type 2 Indian Princess
AU58 NGC
1652092001

Original $775 New July 16! Scarce Type 2 Gold Dollar, Greenish-Gold Coloring, Near Choice. A pleasing 1854 Type 2 Indian Princess offeering for those collecting at the type level. Always in demand due to limited two year availability. Between you and me, I much prefer the Type 3 Indian Princess design over the Type 2 which is artistically dull. Near-choice with green-gold coloring as most are seen. Housed in NGC holder.
Gold G$1 1855 Gold G$1 1855
Type 2 Indian Princess
MS61 NGC
6058149005

Choice $1475 New July 16! Type 2 Indian Princess, Thick Satiny Luster, Eye Appeal Above Grade, Honey-Gold. A gorgeous 1855 Type 2 Indian Princess with thick satiny luster that even warrants a "creamy" description. In hand inspection reveals unblemished fields that excel during bright light inspection. This is a wicked nice example with the faintest of rub; a true slider that is correct on a technical basis but with eye appeal galore. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$1 1873 Gold G$1 1873
Type 3 Indian Princess
MS64
PCGS
42173027

Gem $10500 New July 16! Very Rare Closed 3 Variety, Proof Like, Honey-Gold Coloring, Osprey Collection. The 1873 Closed 3 gold dollar was unknown until discovered by Harry X. Boosel during recent times. One of the rarest coins in any U.S. gold series but continues to be underrated due to lack of publicity. The "Closed 3" essentially looks like an 8 digit without careful scrutiny. The Osprey Collection is back from Summer FUN with an MS64 offering that is also illustrated as a CoinFacts plate coin. Fields are partially mirrored with light die clashing on both sides. Coloring is a uniform honey-gold. Mintage is listed at a tiny 1,800 strikes. CAC population is 3 at MS64 and one finer at MS66. A condition census offering for the serious gold collectors among us. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$1 1874 Gold G$1 1874
Type 3 Indian Princess
MS64
PCGS
84983009

Gem HOLD
$895
New July 16! Ideal for Type, Heavily Frosted, Gem Original, Green-Gold Coloring, CAC Approval. 1874 dated old dollars are known to be "common" and ideal for type set builders. A collectors challenged is locating the best possible specimen among those on the market. GFRC is pleased to offer this gem example for consideration. One immediately notes the heavily frosted surfaces and resulting luster. Overall strike is average with the reverse die being rusted. Please acquire this offering if thick gold luster floats your boat. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1861 Seated 25C 1861
AU53 ANACS
5270401
II/II
Original HOLD
$240
New July 15! Brilliant White Luster, Substantial Mint Bloom, Southern Texas Collection. A fans of brilliant white Liberty Seated coinage, this new Southern Texas Collection offering is worthy of consideration. Thick mint bloom is evident on both sides. Strike is complete with deeply impressed devices and die clashing as indicated on the label. Surfaces are ever so slightly worn. Housed in new ANACS gold label holder with "Clashed Dies" indicated on the label.
Seated 25C 1877CC Seated 25C 1877-CC
AU50 NGC
4501133008

Choice HOLD
$300
New July 15! Light Olive-Gold Patina, Choice Surfaces, Well Preserved, Southern Texas Collection. A well preserved 1877-CC quarter that is entirely blemish free, Choice surfaces are covered by a olive-gray and gold skin that is nicely uniform. Well struck with old time natural eye appeal. Accurately graded and housed in new large font NGC holder.
Seated 25C 1891O Seated 25C 1891-O
F15 NGC
1933967005

Original HOLD
$1185
New July 15! Very Scarce, Underrated, Original Light Gray, Southern Texas Collection. The arrival of an 1891-O quarter to the GFRC price list is always an important event. The Southern Texas Collection is offering a strictly original F15 example with light gray patina. An underrated date in the Liberty Seated quarter series with strikes limited to 68,000 while the mint was primarily focused on striking Seated dimes and Morgan dollars. Surfaces are well preserved with just a hint of field chatter. Housed in NGC Gen 17 (2004-2008) holder. Ideal for a circulated grade date and mintmark set.
Seated 50C 1842 Seated 50C 1842
Small Date
EF45 ANACS
5270402
WB-6
Original $330 New July 15! Small Date, Residual Frosted Luster, Fully Struck, Southern Texas Collection. A pleasing 1842 Small Date Seated half dollar that is accurately graded. Natural light gray surfaces retain portions of the original mint frost. Peripheral gold become immediately evident during bright light review. Some light chatter is noted in the right obverse field. Housed in new ANACS gold label holder with "Small Date" designation on the label.
Seated 50C 1846 Seated 50C 1846
Tall Date
VF35 ANACS
5270403
WB-12
Choice $325 New July 15! WB-12, Early Die State, Gray-Gold, Blue Device Halos, Southern Texas Collection. Forget the gold label ANACS and just focus on this lovely 1846 Tall Date WB-12 offering from the Southern Texas Collection. Surfaces are toned a base light gray along with lovely blue halos surrounding most devices. The bright light viewing experience is exceptional. A few scattered field ticks do not distract. Strike is essentially complete. Housed in new ANACS gold label holder with "Tall Date" indicated on the label.
Seated 50C 1857 Seated 50C 1857
EF40 PCGS
82424428

Choice $175 New July 15! Natural Coin Gray, Pleasing Surfaces, Southern Texas Collection. A reasonably available Philadelphia date with natural coin gray patina. Well preserved and choice with no abrasions worthy of discussion. Obverse strike is weak on the right stars. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 50C 1874CC Seated 50C 1874-CC
With Arrows
VG10 PCGS
36753695
WB-3
Original $2100 New July 15! Very Scarce Date, Affordable Offering, Crusty Orange-Gray, Southern Texas Collection. Thick crusty orange-gray patina covers original surfaces that are surprisingly blemish free at the VG10 grade level. This specimen is the later WB-3 die marriage prior to the Railroad Track reverse die damage event. Just honest wear and pleasing appearance for the popular 1874 Carson City date. Mintage is only 59,000 with a single reverse die for all strikes. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. From the Southern Texas Collection.
Seated 25C 1875 Seated 25C 1875
AU55 PCGS
37193520

Original HOLD
$210
New July 14! Original, Frosty White Luster, Southern Texas Collection. Although one of the more common dates in the series, this AU55 1875 quarter offers a lot of coin for the money and would be a good choice for a type set. Liberty and the eagle are fully detailed with just a touch of rub at the high points. The coin is frosty white, and although dipped retains a generous amount of luster. The strike is complete, with nearly full obverse star centers. Recently graded by PCGS in a Gen 6.0 holder (2015-date), and hand selected from the Orchard Collection's Dansco album.
Seated 50C 1842 Seated 50C 1842
Medium Date
EF40 PCGS
84657372
WB-12 WB-105
R3
Choice HOLD
$225
New July 14! WB-105, WB-12, Repunched Date, Choice Original, Steely Gray-Blue Patina, Residual Luster, Accurately Graded, Southern Texas Collection. Gun metal gray-blue patina is immediately evident and covers both sides. Bright light viewing exposures residual steely luster that is pleasing. Strike is typical with a few stars lacking connected centrils. Repunching below the 8 digit in the date is bold and obviously under 10x loupe. Reverse die cracks are consistent with the WB-12 plate coin as illustrated by Bill Bugert. Accurately graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with attribution on label as follow; RPD FS-301 WB-105 Medium Date.
Seated 50C 1846 Seated 50C 1846
Tall Date
EF40 PCGS
85179983
WB-14
Original HOLD
$400
New July 14! WB-14, Tall Date, Crusty Original, Medium Gray Patina, Nearly Complete Strike, Accurately Graded, Southern Texas Collection. WB-14, Spiked 4 and Crumbling Reverse. Near choice original example of the Tall Date punch with uniform medium gray patina. Surfaces are mildly reflective under a bright light with rose hues exposed. Strike is essentially complete with strong device details. Blemish wise, there are two ancient lines in the obverse right field that hold this piece back from a Choice quality rating. These are not visible unless viewing with a strong loupe. The WB-14 die variety, as defined by Bill Bugert in his Philadelphia strike Federal Register, is easily attributed due to spiked 4 digit in date punch and substantial die crumbling around the legend lettering. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 50C 1847 Seated 50C 1847
EF45 PCGS
34348007

Original HOLD
$295
New July 14! Near Choice Original, Light Gray Patina, Residual Luster, Well Struck, Accurately Graded, Southern Texas Collection. A lovely 1847 Philadelphia strike with light gray surfaces and essentially complete strike. Obverse strike is complete while only the left facing eagle leg lacks complete definition on the reverse. Under a light source, original steely luster provides golden hues. Another than a faint hairline in the right obverse field, there are no blemishes to mention. Accurately graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Another divested Seated half dollar duplicate from the Cumberland County Collection.
Seated 50C 1859S Seated 50C 1859-S
EF45 PCGS
31709833

Original HOLD
$425
New July 14! Original Light Gray, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded, Southern Texas Collection. A pleasing example with light gray toning and slightly darker peripheral shades. Reisdual luster is plentiful under a bright light. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder. From the long ago Mark Maddox (Alexandria) Collection.
Seated 50C 1873CC Seated 50C 1873-CC
With Arrows
EF40 NGC
3937630049
WB-7
Choice $2200 New July 14! Popular Carson City Date, Gun Metal Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Unabraded Surfaces, Southern Texas Collection. Well preserved and a pleasing example of the popular 1873 With Arrows Carson City date. This specimen was struck from the distinctive Large CC WB-7 die pairing. Surfaces are unabraded and covered with gun metal gray patina. Strike is uniform and fully executed. Limited mintage of 214,560 and become rare in AU or better. This example provides compelling value at grade level and asking price. Housed in new large font NGC holder. An important duplicate offering from the Southern Texas Collection. Previous acquired from GFRC.
Seated 10C 1846 Seated 10C 1846
VF25 PCGS
12480856

Original $1050 New July 12! Key With Stars Date, Original Ebony-Gold, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded. 1846 Philadelpha strikes are the key date for the With Stars design type. Mintage is only 31,300 with most surviving examples being in lower circulated grades. This date is prohibitively rare in Mint State with two examples known. This mid circulated grade example, from the Union Bridge Collection, offers nice ebony-gold original surfaces that are entirely blemish free. Obverse strike is bold and well executed while the reverse exhibits typical weakness at the lower wreath leaves and ribbon bow. When viewed under a light source, the darker ebony coloring gives way to the embedded gold. Housed in old PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Draped Bust $1 1800 Draped Bust $1 1800
EF40
PCGS
25300298
B-13 BB-193
Choice HOLD
$5600
New July 7! Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder with CAC approval.
Image Available Soon Seated $1 1849
AU50 NGC
3476133004

Choice HOLD
$1095
New July 7! Crusty Original, Thick Gray Patina. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. Bought and placed on hold at Summer FUN.
Seated 10C 1864S Seated 10C 1864-S
VF35
NGC
3274538013
F-101
Choice $725 New July 4! Civil War S Mint, Choice Original, Light Gray Patina, Conservative Grading. Consignor Buyout, Price Reduction! A near-gem at grade 1864 San Francisco strike to consider. Both sides are covered with natural gray patina with slight darker fields on the reverse. Obverse strike is well executed with full letters at STATES OF along with a bold gown line. Only Liberty's hair curls are not fully struck. When first inspecting this strictly original Civil War dime, I thought it was a choice EF piece. What a surprise to see the VF35 assigned grade. Based on my years of studying Liberty Seated dimes, this piece is undegraded due to full clasp and complete gown line. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert and CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1887S Seated 10C 1887-S
AU55
PCGS
10348063
F-110
Choice HOLD
$140
New July 4! Choice Original, Golden-Gray Toning, Unabraded Surfaces. Consignor Buyout, Price Reduction! If in the market for an AU Liberty Seated dime as a type coin, this 1887-S might be the right candidate. Unabraded surfaces are covered with a mottled golden-gray patina on both sides. There is ample frost luster that is beyond the assigned grade level. Bright light inspection exposes active cartwheels. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 25C 1873 Seated 25C 1873
With Arrows
AU50 PCGS
27477062

Original $430 New July 4! With Arrows Type, Crusty Thin Gray Patina, Residual Frosty Luster, Well Struck. Consignor Buyout, Price Reduction! A crusty toned 1873 With Arrows quarter that screams originality. Both sides are covered with continuous gray patina that shifts to rose shades under a light source. Strike is well defined. Residual frosty luster is more prevalent on the obverse due to thinner skin. There are some well hidden micro-lines on Liberty's midsection and immediate right field. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
Image Available Soon Seated $1 1872
F12 PCGS
34550503

Choice HOLD
$500
New July 3! CAC Candidate, Near-Gem, Superb Preservation, Medium Gray, Motto Type, Sooner Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Image Available Soon Seated 50C 1875-S
AU50 NGC
3601066014

Original $225 New July 3! Thick Crusty Gray Skin, Muted Steely Luster, Sooner Collection. Housed in newer NGC holder. Normal images and description to be added if not sold at Summer FUN. Immediate orders facilitated via cellphone image on request.
Image Available Soon Seated 50C 1879
AU58 PCGS
33912565

Choice HOLD
$1100
New July 3! Low Mintage Date, Sparkling Frosted White Luster, Sooner Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. Normal images and description to be added if not sold at Summer FUN.
Seated 50C 1883 Seated 50C 1883
AU53 PCGS
36932495

Original HOLD
$950
New July 3! Prooflike Fields, Frosty Devices, Lustrous, Rich Brownish-Gold Peripheral Rings, Sooner Collection. Low mintage of 8,000 pieces. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. Normal images and description to be added if not sold at Summer FUN.
Image Available Soon Seated 50C 1884
MS62 NGC
3601198008

Choice $1750 New July 3! Low Mintage Date, Partial Mirrors, Brilliant Luster, Sooner Collection. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. Normal images and description to be added if not sold at Summer FUN. Immediate orders facilitated via cellphone image on request.
Image Available Soon Seated 50C 1888
AU55 PCGS
32263193

Choice HOLD
$1250
New July 3! CAC Candidate, Heavily Frosted Surfaces, Peirpheral Gold, Near-Gem, Sooner Collection. Heading to CAC if not sold at FUN. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) holder.
Image Available Soon Seated 50C 1891
AU55 ANACS OWH
2316716

Choice HOLD
$495
New July 3! Easy Crossover, Lucious Eye Appeal, Brilliant Frosted Luster, Sooner Collection. Housed in ANACS old white holder. Normal images and description to be added if not sold at Summer FUN.