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Photo Denom Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Draped Bust $1 1798 Draped Bust $1 1798
Pointed 9, Wide Date
VF30
NGC
6339128001
BB-104 B-22
Choice $4325 New March 31! Superb Preservation, Crusty Coin Gray Patina, Pristine Surfaces. At GFRC, Dan White are quite particular for adding Draped Bust dollars to inventory. Offerings must be strictly original with natural coin gray shades. This 1798 BB-104 B22 example is perfect at grade given the crusty toning and pristine surfaces. It is difficult to imagine a coin of this size being in circulation without being contacted in the fields. The "Wide Date" variety also brings a type set opportunity given its availability and pricing. Whatever your reason for draped bust dollar shopping, this example is guaranteed to please and will be terribly difficult to upgrade. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1855 Gold G$2.5 1855
Liberty
AU55
PCGS
83062152

Choice $875 New March 31! Eye Appealing Orange Green-Gold Coloration, Light Wear. A wonderful 1855 $2.5 example with noteworthy visual presentation. The coloration is orange green-gold with the orange shades being concentrated towards the rims. The contrast with the lighter green center is quite notable on the obverse. Light wear was confirmed with a 10x. This one was added to inventory simply because it is a pretty piece that someone will want to own. Images are accurate with respect to the overall eye appeal. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
Morgan $1 1882S Morgan $1 1882-S
MS65+
PCGS
46269257

Gem $535 New March 31! Gem Eye Candy, Partially Mirrored, Dancing Cartwheels, JUST BUY IY NOW. This amazing 1882-S Morgan is yet another example of a eye candy gem that cannot be accurately portrayed to its full merits due to the limitations of GFRC photography. I'm issuing a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation given the incredible bright light presentation. Partially mirrored field radiate gobs of reflective luster and dancing cartwheels. The toning is exquisite with varying rings of copper-rose, blues, yellow-gold, and reds on the obverse with the predominance of aquamarine and yellow-gold on the reverse. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder with CAC approval. This lot is certain to please fans of attractively toned Morgans.
Peace 1 1921 Peace 1 1921
High Relief
AU55
PCGS
44766469

Choice $450 New March 31! Popular Type Coin, Naturally Golden-Gray, Frosted Luster. As a kid, I dreamed of owning a 1921 High Relief dollar; now I have two CAC approved examples in inventory! Peace dollars with natural light to moderate gray surfaces easily garner my attention as I love the crusty look. Case in point is this new Whitman Baltimore show addition. The luster is frosted and nicely radiates on the obverse while the reverse patina is more opaque to the incoming light. A great type coin opportunity or gift for a younger collector to view true originality. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder with CAC approval.
Walking Liberty 50C 1916D Walking Liberty 50C 1916-D
MS65
PCGS
44394843

Gem $3250 New March 31! First Year Denver Design Issue, Pretty Golden-Rose Shades, Gem Original. The 1916 Philadelphia and Denver struck Walking Liberty halves have comparable rarity in the higher Mint State grades. I could not resist adding this notable gem Denver example to inventory. A well frosted example with radiant luster and the expected cartwheels given a moderate golden patina that turns to rose closer to the peripheries. If luster and superb eye appeal are your cup of tea, this new offering might warrant a closer look. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1837 Seated 10C 1837
No Stars, Large Date
AU55 PCGS
2717121
F-101b
Original $950 New March 28! Large Date, Near-Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. We open the Steven Vitale Liberty Seated Dime Collection offerings with this 1837 F-101b lot. This large date specimen was struck with later die state dies given the pie shaped die cracks on the lower obverse. A light silver-gray patina covers both sides while the underlying luster is steely. The presentation is struck original and exactly as expected for the date. Some faint lines in the lower right obverse field preclude a full Choice quality rating. Overall eye appeal is pleasing at the certified grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder
Seated 10C 1838 Seated 10C 1838
No Drapery, Small Stars
AU53 PCGS
13606683
F-101a
Choice $500 New March 28! Small Stars, Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. A classic example of the later Small Stars die state with a bold die crack through the left stars and reaching down into the date. Dies are worn with light "orange peel" surfaces leading to a satiny frosted appearance. Luster is more than adequate at the certified grade while surfaces are unabraded. Please note that the rim mark on the upper reverse is a strike through error and not post mint damage. Fully choice and strictly original. Please consider a strong bid for this lovely F-101a. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 10C 1838 Seated 10C 1838
Partial Drapery
AU50 PCGS
83434234
F-108a
Choice HOLD
$400
New March 28! Partial Drapery, Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. One of the great ironies of the Liberty Seated dime series, the 1838 Partial Drapery does not originate from a separate hub die but rather is a function of bold die clashing. I consider the F-108a die state as the true "partial drapery" since having corresponding reverse die clashing. The later F-109 obverse die pairing just does not do it for me. This Steven Vitale F-018a example is completely struck and essentially unabraded. Golden gray surfaces validate the originality. Images accurately capture the presentation and should stimulate bidding. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1838 Seated 10C 1838
No Drapery, Small Stars
EF45 PCGS
81723382
F-101
Choice $400 New March 28! Small Stars, Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. A single 1838 obverse die was punched with stars intended for half dimes. This die struck a fair quantity with progressive die states. This early die state F-101 lacks obverse die cracks while the reverse die doubling on (D)IME and the left wreath is bold. Bright light review reveals peripheral sky blue and light center rose toning along with steely fields that are mildly reflective. Strike is complete while the grading is accurate and fair. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1839O Seated 10C 1839-O
No Drapery
AU53 PCGS
28687059
F-105
Original $600 New March 28! Near-Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Brilliant frosted luster is readily evident on this 1839-O F-105 lot. One of the more available die pairing for New Orleans strikes of that year, the dies will show progressive wear and terminal die start obverse cracks. This Steven Vitale piece was struck by interim die state dies. Strike is complete given the sharp star center points and wreath leaves. Wear is visible on the higher points along with faint hair lines in the obverse fields. Well preserved though luster dominates the certified grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
Seated 10C 1839O Seated 10C 1839-O
No Drapery
EF40 PCGS
28178880
F-104
Choice $400 New March 28! Repunched Mintmark, Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Repunching is clearly evident to the south east of the mintmark on the 1839 F-104 die pairing. This example is in an early die state as the reverse shows no traces of the typical horizontal die crack through UN(I)TED and into (DIME). Surfaces are toned a natural coin gray with peripheral copper-gold highlights. Pleasing surfaces are essentially unabraded. This is a noteworthy example of a challenging R4 variety easily cherrypicked reverse repunching. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder. The lable captures RPM FS-501 die variety attribution.
Seated 10C 1840 Seated 10C 1840
With Drapery
EF45 PCGS
81228933
F-101
Original $1000 New March 28! With Drapery, Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. 1840 brought the transition from the No Drapery to With Drapery master hub. While 1840 No Drapery coinage is moderately available, With Drapery coinage is quite scarce and always in demand by date and mintmark collectors. This new design hub date can be located in Good through Very Fine grades but becomes very difficult in EF or better and very rare in Mint State. This example is worthy of attention as the eye appeal is quite pleasing. Light gray centers are framed by peripheral copper gold. Surfaces are lightly abraded resulting in the GFRC-Original quality rating. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1840 Seated 10C 1840
No Drapery
VF35 PCGS
34908060
F-102
Choice HOLD
$150
New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. No Drapery Seated dimes are always popular as a type coin with 1840 Philadelphia strikes not often seen as the early 1838 strikes. This 100% original F-102 exhibits crusty surfaces with lighter shades at the wear points. Surfaces are pristine regardless of considerable time in circulation. A CAC candidate if the economics were higher. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1842 Seated 10C 1842
EF40 PCGS
81220679
F-106
Choice $100 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Distinguishing 1842 die varieties can be challenging as there is little horizontal movement of the date punch. The F-106 pairing is easier than most due to a set of horizontal die lines behind or through Liberty's right elbow. This Vitale Collection example is fully choice with natural coin gray patina and well struck motifs. GFRC images accurately capture the desirable presentation. Certain to please the winning bidder. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1843O Seated 10C 1843-O
EF40 PCGS
12267213
F-101
Original HOLD
$2800
New March 28! Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. One of the most challenging early New Orleans dates and very scarce in VF or better. Locating a well struck and problem free 1843-O example in EF or better will prove to be most difficult. The 1843-O is a key date in AU or better and is extremely rare in Mint State grade. This example is one of 150,000 struck and manage to survive circulation in the deep South. Steely fields are toned an antique gray with embedded blues appears during bright light viewing. Strike consistent is above average with strongly impressed stars and wreath leaves. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 10C 1844 Seated 10C 1844
VF30
PCGS
30434820
F-102
Choice $850 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. A lovely example of the 1844 Little Orphan Annie dime that is housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval. That approval is unquestionably warranted due to the choice surfaces and attractive old album toning. Both sides are layered with golden blues shades along with embedded aquamarine. Strike is well executed while the overall surfaces are well preserved with no blemishes. This date is easily available at the Good through Fine grades but becomes increasingly difficult in VF and very scarce in EF. Choice AU examples are rare. This Vitale Collection specimen is an important opportunity for collector constructing a CAC centric set of Liberty Seated dimes.
Seated 10C 1845O Seated 10C 1845-O
VF35 PCGS
32754653
F-101
Choice HOLD
$1000
New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. !845 New Orleans strikes are typically available in grades Good through Very Fine, becomes difficult in EF, and rare in AU or better. 1845-O dimes are extremely rare in Mint State, the Eliasberg 1845-O dime being the finest known. This Steven Vitale example is toned a light gray with peripheral gold accents. An early strike with the die rust remaining visible in the drapery folds regardless of the wear. Strike is evenly executed and close to complete. A sole contact mark in the right field requires mention but is not distraction. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1849 Seated 10C 1849
EF40 PCGS
80804061
F-101a
Choice HOLD
$125
New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. A wholesome 1849 dime, at the certified grade, that deserved inclusion in the Steven Vitale Collection auction. Light gray surfaces are enhanced with peripheral grayish-gold. Strike is complete and above average for the date. Fields are unabraded with some "dirt" validating the originality. The F-101 obverse is easily recognized by a thin date with the 1 and 8 digits being especially weak. All digits are shallow in relief and are separated as compared to the remainder of 1849 obverse dies. For F-101a designation, the reverse must exhibit a long die crack starting from rim, through UNITE(D) and into the wreath. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1849O Seated 10C 1849-O
Large O
AU50 PCGS
82690112
F-101
Choice $875 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. As a rule, 1849 New Orleans dimes are often seen with problematic surfaces and weak strikes. The F-101 large O die pairing, in particular, is notorious for partial heads. What a pleasant surprise when first laying eyes on the Vitale lot! This is a unquestionably premium example with lightly crusted golden silver-gray patina and a bold strike. All but the top of Liberty's head is completely impressed with full wreath leaf views. It does not get better than this for a F-101. Reddish-gold "dirt" is evident in the protected areas as a testament to the strict originality. Worthy of a strong bid as the winner will be pleased. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1851O Seated 10C 1851-O
VF35 PCGS
80804066
F-101
Choice HOLD
$400
New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. The 1851 New Orleans dime issue totaled 400,000 and suggested for years that more than one die pair should have been utilized. However, decades of research have only identified one a single die pair with the obverse receiving careful maintenance. The maintenance resulted in progressively weaker motifs and many seen with steely to partially mirrored fields. This Vitale Collection lot was struck early on during the production year as the drapery is well defined as bold along with all motifs and elevated rims. Fields are essentially unabraded. Worthy of a strong bid as the reserve is quite fair for the quality. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1853 Seated 10C 1853
No Arrows
VF25 PCGS
81228934
F-102
Choice $550 New March 28! No Arrows, Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. The 1853 No Arrows dime remains elusive in all grades other than Mint State. 1853 was a substantial transitional year for American coinage. Early in 1853, the Philadelphia Mint produced 95,000 dimes under the old weight standard of 2.67 grams. Subsequently in 1853, the planchet weight was reduced to 2.49 grams. To signify the change, engravers initially hand punched arrows on either side of the date, and proceeded to strike over 12 million pieces. As the No Arrows was issued at the Philadelphia mint, there were enough local collectors to save some Mint State example with the balance reaching circulation. Circulated survivors are infrequently offered in today's market. This Vitale lot is superbly preserved with natural gray patina is that is strictly original and uniform. The old time eye appeal is readily evident. As a VF20, this piece would easily secure CAC approval, therefore bid accordingly. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1854O Seated 10C 1854-O
With Arrows
EF40 PCGS
80804072
F-106
Original $200 New March 28! Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. The Vitale Collection 1854-O dime certainly illustrates the F-106 polished reverse die variety well!. Note how the legend and mintmark are partially effaced. Surfaces are toned a medium gray while the reflectance holds this one back from a choice rating. The reserve has been set accordingly. A cool example for the die variety specialist. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1856O Seated 10C 1856-O
VF30 PCGS
13709655
F-105
Original $200 New March 28! Near-Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. The 1856-O Repunched Date Down has been a favorite Top 100 Varieties set listing given the bold initial 56 digits that are easily recognized behind the final date. This die was poorly maintained with considerable die rust that leads to weak motifs. Rose-gray patina is consistent on both sides of this example with the die being in an earlier die state. Rim abrasions at K-10 preclude a GFRC-Choice quality rating. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder. The label documents the die variety attribution as RPD FS-2301.
Seated 10C 1856S Seated 10C 1856-S
EF45 PCGS
81798221
F-101
Original $1850 New March 28! Near-Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. 1856 brought the first year of Liberty Seated dime production at the San Francisco mint. Only 70,000 pieces were struck with essentially all entering western frontier circulation. This date is very rate in Mint State with EF and AU survivors rated as R5+ by Greer and Fortin. This Vitale Collection example exhibits a complete strike with minimally worn device high points. While the reverse is toned a natural copper-gold and has original steely fields, the obverse is more reflective with several lines in the right field. Regardless, this is a desirable example to fill in that difficult "hole" in a date and mintmark set. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 18571878 Seated 10C 1857-1878
VF-EF PCGS

Choice $975 New March 28! 1857 Through 1878, An 8 Piece Lot, Choice at Grades, Steven Vitale Collection.. An eight piece lot offering of lower priced date and grades from the Steven Vitale Collection. Dates and PCGS grades are as follows; 1857 VF35 light gray, 1858 EF45 gray with peripheral copper-gold, 1861 Type 2 obverse, light gray, 1868 EF40 medium gray, 1871 EF45 even gray, golden peripheral highlights, 1873 VF30 No Arrows Open 3 ebony-gray, 1875-CC Below Wreath, white frosted luster, 1878 MS62 with olive-gray surfaces. All are newly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 and 6.1 holders. Please click on icon image for a high resolution download. One bid can win this entire lot!
Seated 10C 1857O Seated 10C 1857-O
EF40 PCGS
33809766
F-105
Choice $125 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. How I wish that all circulated Liberty Seated coinage could be so strictly original as this Vitale 1857 F-105 dime. Both sides are layered with thick crusty gray patina that is quite attractive. Surfaces are well preserved with a coating of "dirt" on the left wreath and into the denomination. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1858S Seated 10C 1858-S
AU50 PCGS
32657490
F-103
Choice $2500 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. The superb 1858-S example should garner substantial attention and bidding. One of the three low mintage 1850s dates, choice survivors are terribly difficult to locate. This Vitale Collection lot is well beyond my expectations for the F-103 die pairing, usually seen with a weak obverse strike. Unabraded surfaces have been meticulously preserved while the toning is a natural rose-gray with peripheral gold highlights. Unquestionably original and deserving of aggressive bidding. Don't let this GFRC-Choice rating example get away! Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1860 Seated 10C 1860
AU50 PCGS
81637663
F-110
Choice HOLD
$100
New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. 1860 brought the introduction of the initial With Legend obverse design hub per Longacre-Paquet. The motifs have delicate device details which are subject to rapid wear. The F-110 die pairing exhibits a weak date punch as the bases of the 1 digit are thin and the 6 digit is open with the upper ball of the 6 digit is well away from the lower loop. This Vitale Collection example retains its steely-frosted luster which leads to a pleasurable bright light viewing experience. Copper gold shades decorate the obverse while the reverse is toned a uniform gray. Strike is typical for the variety. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1860S Seated 10C 1860-S
VF35
PCGS
24065592
F-102
Choice $700 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. 1860 San Francisco strikes where accomplished with the With Stars design hubs while the Philadelphia and New Orleans mint made the transition to the new With Legend design. This example is a choice original survivor with moderate wear and residual steely luster. Surfaces are toned a light gray with golden highlights. The green bean sticker is warranted. CAC population totals 34 in all grades. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2012-2013) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1862S Seated 10C 1862-S
VF30 PCGS
32962292
F-102
Original $650 New March 28! Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Crusty mottled gray surfaces are promptly noted for this 1862 San Francisco strike. Grading is conservative as the left breast has limited wear along with complete gown lines and raised edges on the shield's banner. There are multiple obverse surface abrasions that could have resulted in a net grade opinion. Overall strike is bold with nicely defined motifs. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1863 Seated 10C 1863
VF25 PCGS
15860230
F-101a
Original HOLD
$1650
New March 28! Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. The Vitale Seated Dime Collection contains a duplicate 1863 dime which has been added to the auction event. Another Civil War era offering with only five certified by PCGS at the VF25 grade. This moderately worn example exhibits frosted light gray surfaces along with copper-gold at the rims. Most collectors lack these difficult low mintage Philadelphia dates with this example being yet another opportunity for acquisition. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 10C 1864S Seated 10C 1864-S
VF35 PCGS
80804076
F-101
Original $500 New March 28! Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. 1864 San Francisco strikes totaled 230,000 pieces with strike weakness at Liberty's head and the bow knot being common. This Vitale Collection example presents residual steely reflective luster during bright light assessment. Surfaces are toned a light gray with hints of rose and blues. Strike is typical while the grading is accurate. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1865S Seated 10C 1865-S
VF30 PCGS
29550947
F-102
Original HOLD
$650
New March 28! Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. 1865-S dimes are well known for partial head strikes and this F-102 die pairing struck example is typical. A new die marriage sees the F-101 obverse paired with an old reverse die that was previously used during 1861 and 1862. For unknown reasons, the die was not discarded and appears again during 1865 for a limited number of strikes. This Vitale Collection lot has original gray surfaces with steely fields during bright light assessment. The darker spots are field ticks that have accumulated dirt. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Seated 10C 1867 Seated 10C 1867
MS63 PCGS
80594025
F-102
Choice $3850 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. The key Philadelphia date within the Liberty Seated dime series as only 6,000 1867 dated dimes were struck from a single die pair dedicated to circulation strikes. All 1867 business strikes will be found with an obverse die that is heavily clashed, however the reverse die shows no signs of being clashed. Both Ahwash and Greer indicated that no proofs have been seen from this die pair. This Vitale Collection example features heavily striated fields that might be seen as hairlines by the inexperienced numismatist. Fields are mirrored with sharp reflectance. Wire rims are well defined on both sides. Peripheral copper-gold nicely frames untoned centers. Accurately graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1867 Seated 10C 1867
F12 PCGS
80641342
F-102
Choice $1800 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Circulated 1867 dimes are actually rarer than their Mint State counterparts with Greer and Fortin assigning R6 rarities to those in circulated grades versus R5 to those in Mint State. PCGS certified population at offer grade is only 5 pieces. This well preserved and naturally toned example is evenly worn and covered with medium gray patina. All letters in LIBERTY are clearly defined along with crisp banner edges. Surfaces are unquestionably choice with abrasions limited to a single ancient line from Liberty's midsection into the shield. An opportunity to acquire the Philadelphina key date with perfectly original surfaces. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1869 Seated 10C 1869
VF25 PCGS
33809774
F-105a
Choice $165 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. 1869 dimes will be found with two different date punch styles. They are known as the Short and Large Flag 1 punches. The Long Flag 1 dies were initially employed for proof strikes and later, business strikes with the (a) suffix on the variety number. This F-105a example is evenly worn with rich aquamarine and peripheral gold patina. The underlying fields retain their steely reflectance during bright light assessment. An unquestionably choice example that warrants a strong bid. PCGS has only certified 4 at grade and an additional 9 at VF30 as this is a challenging date. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1869S Seated 10C 1869-S
VF35 PCGS
80804078
F-101a
Original $275 New March 28! Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. 460,000 dimes dated 1869 were struck at the San Francisco mint that year with two different mintmark styles. The F-101 pairing, the offered example, has a small thin S mintmark while the second reverse is easily attributed by a small weak S. The F-101 die pair will become clashed before major die degradation takes place. In this late F-101a die state, the obverse exhibits considerable die wear and heavy metal flow lines between the rim and all the letters in UNITED STATES. This Vitale example is well preserved with consistent gray patina. Several surface anomalies limit the GFRC quality rating. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1872 Seated 10C 1872
EF40 PCGS
18724749
F-105
Original $750 New March 28! Doubled Die Reverse, Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. A spectacular doubled die error on the reverse of an 1872 dime was discovered by Dave Thomas during April 1999 and published in the Gobrecht Journal by Tom DeLorey in July 2003. The reverse die was hubbed twice with the second hubbing being rotated approximately 175 degrees from the initial hubbing. Both the obverse and reverse dies are heavily clashed resulting in a treasure trove of attribution diagnostics. This Vitale Collection example is toned a light silver-gray with peripheral gold. Surfaces are minimally abraded and pleasing. Nearly all F-105 examples will be found with a partial head as is the case with this lot. Listed in the Top 100 Varieties set and worthy of an aggressive bid. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. The label documents the die variety as DDR FS-801.
Seated 10C 1872CC Seated 10C 1872-CC
VF30 PCGS
81637027
F-101
Choice $6000 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Of the "big four" key date Carson City dimes, the 1872-CC is probably the easiest to locate given a mintage of 35,480. The Vitale Colletion specimen is a lovely VF30 certified example that warrants close scrutiny as assigned a GFRC-Choice quality rating. Angled ligthing exposes steely reflective fields that I believe are 100% original. Toning is a light silver gray. with slightly darker shading in the right obverse field. Some mint frost is still evident in the protected areas. This is a compelling offering that deserves aggressive bidding. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1872S Seated 10C 1872-S
EF40 PCGS
16772239
F-101
Original HOLD
$400
New March 28! Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. A single die pair was employed to strike 190,000 1872 dated dimes at the San Francisco mint that year. This has resulted in the date being quite challenging to locate in EF or better. The Vitale Collection contains a steely-frosted example with obverse rose toning coupled with bluish shades in the center reverse. Strike is close to complete with the hair curls lacking full definition. Field chatter is seen on the obverse and precludes a higher GFRC quality rating. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 10C 1873 Seated 10C 1873
No Arrows, Closed 3
AU55 PCGS
82197164
F-103a
Choice $225 New March 28! Repunched Date, Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. This is a wholesome 1873 F-103a lot with easily observed reverse die cracks. The digits in the date exhibit obvious repunching. Repunching is seen at the bottom left of each digit. There is a diagonal die line in the lower right gown. Examples of the F-103 die paring are typically seen with strong strikes, including full heads, regardless of die state. This Vitale Collection example offers frosted luster that is somewhat muted by a moderate crust of silver-gray patina. Surfaces are nearly unabraded and pleasing. A solid example that will please the winning bidder. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1873 Seated 10C 1873
With Arrows
AU55 PCGS
29754711
F-121
Choice $325 New March 28! With Arrows, Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection. The reappearance of arrows at the date in 1873 coincides with the omnibus Mint Act of February 12, 1873. This act attempted to introduce the metric system for United States coinage weights. Much has been written about the lack of merit of this act given that the new metric weight of 38.58 +/- 1.5 grains (2.5 +/- 0.097 grams) for dimes completely overlapped the prior weight requirement of 38.4 +/- 0.5 grains. The re-introduction of arrows for coinage of 1873 and 1874 has created a desirable two year type coin. This F-121 example presents steely-frosted luster during angled lighting assessment. Strike is close to complete with only the upper left wheat grains lacking full definition. Light gold toning is more evident at the peripheries. A nicely presented example for the later date With Arrows type. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Seated 10C 1873 Seated 10C 1873
Doubled Die Obverse
VF35 PCGS
16664662
F-103
Choice $2950 New March 28! Doubled Die Obverse, Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. This 1873 Double Die Obverse example offers incredible insights into the extensive doubling in the shield as the strike is hammered in the obverse center. The 1873 F-103 doubled obverse die variety was discovered by Kam Ahwash, but not published in his 1981 encyclopedia. This variety is considered as having an R-6 rarity and is infrequently encountered, bringing a significant premium when located. The Vitale example is strictly original with choice surfaces that are toned rose-gray with embedded gold that appears under angled lighting. Though not CAC approved, this lot is significant and should garner aggressive bidding. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. The label documents the die variety as Doubled Die Obverse.
Seated 10C 1873S Seated 10C 1873-S
With Arrows
AU50 PCGS
81637665
F-101
Choice $450 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Crusty antique gray patina is prevalent on this GFRC-Choice rated 1873-S F-101 dime. The toning is partially transparent to the underlying steely luster, more so on the lightly toned reverse. Residual mint frost is evident in the protected device areas. This is an unquestionably original example with repunching above the feet of the 1 digit. Deserving consideration and a strong bid. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1874 Seated 10C 1874
With Arrows
EF45 PCGS
31515010
F-109
Choice HOLD
$225
New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Blue, rose, and gold intermixed colors are thoroughly pleasing on this 1874 F-109 dime. The underlying frosted luster is activated during bright light inspection. Surfaces are choice and fundamentally unabraded. A pretty piece for type or whatever your collecting goals might be. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Seated 10C 1874S Seated 10C 1874-S
With Arrows
EF45 PCGS
32948931
F-102
Choice HOLD
$450
New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. This is a truly choice 1874-S F-102 dime with natural coin gray toning. The F-102 die pairing is easily attributed by a small thin S mintmark is that weakly punched into the reverse die. The reverse was poorly hubbed from the get go and is well known for its lack of wreath details. Bright light inspection is pleasing with hints of steely reflectance remaining. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1875 Seated 10C 1875
AU55 PCGS
81637666
F-118
Choice $150 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. A colorfully toned 1875 dime that secured a spot in the Vitale Collection auction sale though being a lower priced offering. Fully choice with steely fields under the thick patina. Perfect as a With Legend type piece or other collecting reason that could garner a bid. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1875CC Seated 10C 1875-CC
In Wreath
AU50 PCGS
33780134
F-107b
Original $385 New March 28! Near-Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. 1875-CC dimes have been one of my favorite dates since the early days of constructing The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Variety Collectors which was released during 2004. This In Wreath F-107b specimen was a pleasant surprise as few have been seen in several decades. The F-107b designation documents a greased fill die event where Liberty's head and shoulder are effaced to different degrees as the grease was worked out of the coin press. The Vitale specimen has a partial head with divot at the neck plus a partial shoulder. The reverse die crack in the left wreath is bold and consistent with the variety. Surface emit a silky frost with ample brilliance at the certified grade. Light gold patina is also present. A wonderful example of a rare die state that is worth aggressive pursuit. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1876CC Seated 10C 1876-CC
Type 2 Reverse
EF45 PCGS
83650078
F-101
Choice $500 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Any appearance of an 1876-CC Type 2 reverse example is a big deal along with this Vitale Collection piece so crusty original. Though there are marks in the upper right wreath, I'm maintaining a GFRC-Choice quality rating given the marvelous preservation and rarity. A single Type 2 reverse die was employed for an unknown mintage. Die variety specialists should be all over this lot! Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. The label documents the die variety as Type 2 Rev FS-901, F-101.
Seated 10C 1877CC Seated 10C 1877-CC
Type 2 Reverse
MS61 PCGS
36129781
F-108
Choice HOLD
$425
New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. One of the most intriguing With Legend die varieties is the 1877-CC Type 2 F-108 as a case study example of multiple die preparation anomalies with the first identified overdate, date digit repunching including triple punching, and large obverse die scratch. This Vitale Collection specimen is well suited for the die variety specialist to enjoy viewing all anomalies including the 1877/6 overdate. Frosted surfaces are moderately brilliant with angled lighting. Chatter in the right obverse field is likely responsible for the certified grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. The label documents the die variety as F-108, Type 2 Rev, 1877/6
Seated 10C 1877S Seated 10C 1877-S
AU50 PCGS
33809779
F-101
Choice $135 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. A nicely original example of the 1877-S F-101 die pairing. The F-101 repunching is visible above the left and right feet of 1 digit and within the lower loop of the 8 digit on earlier date state examples. This Vitale Collection lot does not exhibit the repunching under 10x so bid accordingly. Surfaces are tone an even antique gray with soft frosted luster. Choice surfaces are pleasing. Note the dark area surrounding the reverse denomination is surface "dirt". Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1878CC Seated 10C 1878-CC
Type 2 Reverse
AU53 PCGS
06640153
F-103
Choice $1400 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. This is an exceptional example of the 1878-CC F-103 die variety with a lapped reverse die resulting in weakly defined left wreath devices. For 1878 Carson City strikes, three left over 1877 Type 2 reverse dies were lapped to accomplish the balance of the year's coinage demand. Those reverse dies are consistent weak with at least a full grade difference between obverse and reverse when located in circulated grades. The F-103 is the rarest of the 1878-CC Type 2 reverse die pairings with few extant in Mint State. Steely fields are covered with a base layer of gunmetal blue-gray patina along with overlaid gold on the obverse legend and reverse wreath. Surfaces are basically unabraded except for an ancient contact mark on Liberty's head. Other than the big four Carson City dates and the 1846, I believe this 1878-CC lot is one of the most important offering of the Steven Vitale Collection. Please bid accordingly. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2012-2013) holder.
Seated 10C 1880 Seated 10C 1880
MS63 PCGS
81637667
F-102a
Choice $675 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. 1880 Seated dime mintage increased to 36,000 pieces though still very low as compared to the high volume 1870s. This Mint State example presents steely frosted luster along with vibrant cartwheels. Darker peripheral copper-gold shades are readily evident in the images. Surfaces are essentially unabraded. The F-102 die pair is easily attributed by broken 8 and O date digits. The F-102a designation is for business strike from dies previously employed for proof coinage. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1881 Seated 10C 1881
MS62 PCGS
32972939
F-102a
Choice $800 New March 28! Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. This is a thoroughly pleasing 1881 dime struck with dies original employed for proof strikes. Much of the 1879 through 1881 Seated dime coinage was accomplished with dual use dies. Fields are partially mirrored through bright light inspection exposes a light frost associated with business strikes. Wire rims are noted. Coloration is mostly teal with rose, gold, and aquamarine hues evident depending on the viewing angle. A few scattered micro-ticks are seen with 10x. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1886S Seated 10C 1886-S
AU53 PCGS
30626161
F-101
Original $450 New March 28! Near-Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Brilliant frosted luster and light copper-gold toning are noted on this original 1886-S dime. Struck from the F-101 die pairing, which accounts for nearly all of the issue. Mint frost is evident in the protect areas. Several obverse hairlines preclude a higher GFRC quality rating. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Seated 10C 1887S Seated 10C 1887-S
MS66 PCGS
37466747
F-110
Gem $1200 New March 28! Gem Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. A single MS66 certified dime graces the Vitale Collection with fresh grading and unfortunately, an incorrect PCGS attribution. This gem 1887-S dime was struck from the F-110 die pairing and exhibits brilliant frosted luster and swirling cartwheels consistent with a superb gem certification. Intermixed rose, gold, and greens are semi-transparent to the underlying luster. Pristine surfaces are consistent with the assigned grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. The label documents the die variety as RPM FS-501, F-117 which is incorrect. This is not a repunched mintmark die variety.
Seated 10C 18881891 Seated 10C 1888-1891
EF-AU PCGS

Choice HOLD
$700
New March 28! 1888-S Through 1891-S, An 8 Piece Lot, Choice at Grades, Steven Vitale Collection.. An eight piece lot offering of lower priced date and grades from the Steven Vitale Collection. Dates and PCGS grades are as follows; 1888-S EF40 light gray with luster, 1889 EF45 gray with peripheral gold, 1890 EF45 crusty golden-gray, 1890-S AU55 F-116 partially mirrored with reflective luster, 1891 AU55 steely-frosted luster, 1891 EF40 even gray, F-107 misplaced date, 1891-O AU55 frosted white luster, 1891-S AU50 Small S steely gray with copper-gold rims. All are newly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 and 6.1 holders. Please click on icon image for a high resolution download. One bid can win this entire lot!
Seated 10C 1889 Seated 10C 1889
AU58 PCGS
04430546
F-105
Choice $235 New March 28! Doubled Die Reverse #2, Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Doubled Die Reverse #2 is one of five 1889 Liberty Seated dime reverse dies with obvious die doubling. The doubling on #2 is located on the outer left edge of (O)NE along with doubling on the outer edges of the maple leaves. This example is perfectly original and choice at the assigned grade level. Both sides offer uninterrupted frosty cartwheel luster. The obverse is toned in golden brown shades while the reverse is essentially untoned. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. The PCGS label reads, "DDR FS-801 (FS-005.3)". This Vitale Collection lot is also the F-105 "web-book" plate coin at The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors. Ex. Gerry Fortin reference collection.
Seated 10C 1889S Seated 10C 1889-S
AU55 PCGS
81637668
F-104
Original $225 New March 28! Near-Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Brilliant frosted luster and vibrant cartwheels are the highlight of this 1889-S F-103 Small S mint marked dime. Cartwheels are vibrant and pleasing. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1890 Seated 10C 1890
AU50 PCGS
13935293
F-106
Original $300 New March 28! Misplaced Date, Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. This lot is the rare Four Misplaced Digits In Lower Gown die variety. The top loops of four digits are visible in the lower gown. The left and right outer digits appear to be the top loops of an 8 and 0 digits and are positioned directly above the final date punch. The two inner misplaced digits appear to be the top loops of a 9 and 0 punch. Chris Pilliod first published this spectacular misplaced date in the Gobrecht Journal. I consider the 1890 F-106 MPD to be one of the key varieties within the Seated Dime misplaced date series and also within the Top 100 Varieties set. The Vitale example is noted to have partially mirrored fields. Their reflectance is limited by scattered field abrasions thus the GFRC-Original quality rating. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder. The label documents the die variety as MPD FS-302.
Seated 10C 1890S Seated 10C 1890-S
AU53 PCGS
32280554
F-108
Original $275 New March 28! Near-Choice Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. Only two of the fourteen documented 1890-S reverse dies were punched with a Small S mintmark. The F-108 variety has the Small S to the far left while the other is nicely centered. I've seen this second mintmark size occasionally listed in price guides as a special variety. Clearly much rarer than the Medium S with Greer and Fortin assigning an R5+ rarity rating for the Small S in EF/AU. Steely frosted luster is able to radiate through the light golden gray toning with angled lighting on this example. The reverse is fully struck with boldly defined motifs and pristine fields. The obverse has a weaker strike with a few contact marks. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder. The label documents the die variety as F-108, Small S.
Seated 50C 1839 Seated 50C 1839
With Drapery
MS64
PCGS Rattler
5083102
WB-5
Gem $9500 New March 28! With Drapery, Gem Original, Newtown Collection.. Light russet toning at the rims highlights the swirling, frosted luster of this GFRC-rated Gem example. Occasional shades of olive and blue-green are additionally evident at the dentils, and the vibrant eye appeal is undeniable. Strike is typical, with some softness in the left leg. WB-5, with repunching in the 8. The CAC population is 58 pieces in all grades, with eight coins at MS64 and five examples higher, all at MS65. This piece won't sell cheaply, but coins of this quality are rarely acquired at bargain prices. Housed in a PCGS Gen 1.2 (1986-1989) rattler holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1839 Seated 50C 1839
With Drapery
MS64 PCGS
3423500
WB-5
Choice $5000 New March 28! With Drapery, Choice Original, Newtown Collection.. Thick, old-time toning covers both sides of this With Drapery example. The rims reveal deep olive and slate patina, while the centers exhibit light rose and grey color. Cartwheels are active on both sides and original Mint frost is readily apparent. WB-7, with arcing lines through the skirt. This is a remnant of the lathe lines imparted during the creation of die, which normally were smoothed out by hand. In this case, the engraver was a bit hasty. The left leg is softly impressed, which is common among earlier-date Seated halves. PCGS has certified 20 examples in MS64 with only five finer, all at MS65. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder.
Seated 50C 1839 Seated 50C 1839
No Drapery
AU58
NGC
1731147005
WB-4
Choice $13500 New March 28! No Drapery, Choice Original, New Jersey Collection.. The Philadelphia Mint struck both No Drapery and With Drapery types in this year, with the No Drapery pieces being decidedly scarcer. The steely luster of this example reveals sharp cartwheels, and the in-hand flash is considerable. Toning is mixed silver and gray, with occasional bits of gold patina evident on the reverse. A few stars to the left are soft, while the reverse strike is exceptional, much better than usually seen, with near-complete feathers and claws. CAC notes 60 pieces in all grades, with eight pieces at the Mint State level. The CAC price guide value is $10,200. Housed in a NGC Gen 14 (2003-2004) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1841O Seated 50C 1841-O
AU50
PCGS
16026339
WB-11
Choice $1150 New March 28! Near-Gem Original, New Jersey Collection.. Thick skin is the hallmark of this New Orleans piece, with gray and olive patina underlaid by occasional bits of gold, russet, and blue-green color. Overall detail is sharp, with defined star points and delineated claw knuckles. WB-11, with a die crack between stars 3 and 4. Some chatter in the right obverse field is noted. As is typical, CAC is more concerned with originality than marks. The CAC population is 54 pieces in all grades with 13 coins at the MS level. The CAC guide value is $998. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1844 Seated 50C 1844
MS62 NGC
1969805002
WB-2
Choice $1100 New March 28! Choice Original, Emerald Collection.. Partially reflective luster highlights thick blue-green skin, surrounded by russet shades at the rim. The reverse reveals additional gold color throughout. Star center points are defined, while the eagle's left claw is softly impressed. A few lines are evident in the right obverse field. WB-2, with the top of an 8 evident in the dentils. The NGC price guide value in MS62 is $1,200. Housed in a NGC Gen 17 (2004-2008) holder.
Seated 50C 1846 Seated 50C 1846
Tall Date
MS63
PCGS
90031970
WB-14
Choice $2650 New March 28! Tall Date, Near-Gem Original, Newtown Collection.. Lightly mirrored surfaces reveal deep purple-rose color under a light, and the eye appeal is exceptional. Faint surface chatter, consistent with the technical grade, is evident upon close inspection. The 1846 Tall Date is a Guide Book-listed variety and easily attributable, with the date filling most of the vertical space between the rock and rim. This example is sharply hammered with pinpoint detail throughout. WB-14, without die crumbling, indicating a late die state per the Bugert reference. The CAC population is 54 pieces across all grades, with nine examples finer. The CAC price guide is $3,000 in MS63 and jumps to $6,750 in MS64. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder.
Seated 50C 1851 Seated 50C 1851
AU55 PCGS
83528389
WB-8
Original HOLD
$3000
New March 28! Rare Die Variety, Misplaced Date Digits, Near-Choice Original, Emerald Collection.. Partially mirrored surfaces create strong reflectance, highlighting silver and gray surfaces. A couple star centers are soft, while the feathers and claws are nicely defined. Half dollars from the early 1850s are challenging, as production fell in response to the increasing value of silver. WB-8, with a misplaced digit in the dentils. Bugert rates this variety as an R-6, with a population between 13 and 30 pieces. The PCGS guide value is $3,500. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. The label captures the attribution as MPD WB-104.
Seated 50C 1856O Seated 50C 1856-O
AU50 PCGS
25799718
WB-14
Choice $450 New March 28! Repunched 56, Choice Original, New Jersey Collection.. This piece offers exceptional luster for the grade, with active cartwheels easily evident as the coin is tilted. Silver and gray shades cover both sides, a bit more heavily on the reverse. Strike is typical, with a couple soft stars and the left claw joints blending together. WB-14, with a repunched date and clash in the reverse shield. The PCGS price guide is $350, and this flashy example represents "a lot of coin for the money." Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 50C 1868S Seated 50C 1868-S
EF40 PCGS
42415937
WB-4
Choice $300 New March 28! Choice Original, Oregon Beaver Collection.. Natural coin gray color contrasts with the original crust that clings to the protected areas. Fields are evenly toned with occasional charcoal flecks and the overall eye appeal is wholesome. WB-4, with misplaced digits in the dentils, below 68 in the date. The PCGS guide value is $375, and this example represents a near-perfect collector grade selection at that level. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2022) holder.
Seated 50C 1869S Seated 50C 1869-S
AU58 PCGS
20272190
WB-3
Choice HOLD
$1250
New March 28! Choice Original, New Jersey Collection.. Scattered emerald patina covers both sides of this San Francisco issue, more heavily on the reverse. Steely, original fields reveal soft reflectance, and the in-hand appeal is strong. High-point rub is more consistent with an AU55 grade l, and this example would be a strong candidate for CAC consideration at that level. WB-3, with a date sloping noticeably downward. Stars 1-2 are soft, but the feathers and claws exhibit clean separation. The PCGS price guide is $1,500. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 50C 1870CC Seated 50C 1870-CC
VF25 PCGS
34132536
WB-1
Original $5500 New March 28! Original, Oregon Beaver Collection.. Liberty Seated enthusiasts tend to be Carson City fans by definition, as the rarity of "CC" coinage is well-known by anyone building a denomination set. Among the half dollars, the keys are the 1870-CC< 1874-CC, and 1878-CC issues, with the 1870-CC being the scarcest of the three. This example exhibits rich ebony toning with hints of maroon and plum color underneath the thick skin. High points are lighter, as expected from a well-circulated coin that has been subject to extensive handling. Moderately reflective surfaces suggest retoning over an old dipping, but still within the PCGS standard of acceptability. Regardless, any 1870-CC half dollar is a desirable coin, and this mid-grade collector example is no exception. WB-1, with the CCs slanting down. The PCGS price guide is $6,500. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 50C 1872S Seated 50C 1872-S
EF45 PCGS OGH
4689537
WB-2
Choice HOLD
$625
New March 28! Choice Original, New Jersey Collection.. An 1872-S half isn't quite as good as two 1872-S quarters, but this remains a better date in the half dollar series, with just over a half million pieces struck. This example exhibits steely, frosted luster, and the technical detail is just a touch removed from the AU level. Original Mint bloom is evident around the stars and protected areas, and the eye appeal is wholesome. WB-2, with the date to the left and a squat mintmark. The PCGS price guide value is $500. Housed in a PCGS Gen 3.1 (1993-1998) old green holder.
Seated 50C 1877 Seated 50C 1877
MS65+
PCGS
25559686

Gem $4000 New March 28! Gem Original, Newtown Collection.. Dancing cartwheels boom from the surfaces of this colorful half, which exhibits a wash of russet and tan color highlighted by electric blue patina at the rims. Ample, frosty luster easily penetrates the medium skin, and the images do not completely convey the compelling in-hand eye appeal. Obverse star centers are sharp, while some feathers on the eagle's left leg blend together. CAC notes 71 pieces in all grades, with 17 coins finer. The CAC price guide is $3,250 in MS65 and $7,500 in MS66. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 50C 1878 Seated 50C 1878
MS65 PCGS
38372610

Gem $4300 New March 28! Gem Original, Oregon Beaver Collection. Electric blue, russet, and sea-green patina fill the obverse of this late-date Philadelphia piece, while the reverse center is brilliant and leads toward deep rim toning. Colors are transparent under a glass, and the skin is less thick than conveyed by the images. Frosted, granular luster imparts swirling cartwheels, and the GFRC Gem rating is consistent with the flash and overall eye appeal. Star centers are fully defined, while a few of the claw joints blend together. The PCGS price guide value is $5,000 in MS65, $12,500 in MS66. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 50C 1878CC Seated 50C 1878-CC
AU53 PCGS
30368981
WB-1
Choice $7000 New March 28! Choice Original, Newtown Collection.. Pristine, smooth fields are the hallmark of this richly toned, challenging CC piece. Tan and ebony patina predominates, with hints of sea-green and olive color evident underneath the thick skin. The Carson City Mint produced few half dollars in this year, 62,000 pieces total, as production capacity was diverted to coining massive quantities of Morgan dollars. WB-1, the only die marriage for this issue. The PCGS price guide value is $8,000. The Carson City pieces are always the first examined when viewing Liberty Seated sets, and this high-grade survivor will best most other examples. Housed in a PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Seated 50C 1879 Seated 50C 1879
MS65
PCGS
29975015

Gem $3950 New March 28! Gem Original, Newtown Collection.. The low-mintage, 1879-1890 runs are well known to Liberty Seated half and quarter dollar enthusiasts, and this 12-coin group might easily stand on its own as a "set within a set." The present example, from the inaugural year of this run, presents a thick skin of smoky grey patina with sea-green highlights in the protected areas. Steely, frosted luster creates swirling cartwheels, and the eye appeal is compelling. Stars are sharply impressed, while a few of the feathers on the eagle's left leg are soft. The CAC census notes 79 examples in all grades, with 30 coins finer. The CAC price guide is $4,120. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1885 Seated 50C 1885
MS65
PCGS
41344564

Gem $5750 New March 28! Gem Original, Newtown Collection.. This is a piece that has to be seen in-hand to fully appreciate the deeply original surfaces and swirling cartwheels. Medium to thick rose skin covers both sides and leads toward blue crescents at the rims. The frosty luster is fully Gem and further highlights the old-time color of this low-mintage example. Star centers are completely delineated, while a few of the claw joints meld as one. CAC has approved 28 pieces in all grades, with three coins finer. The CAC guide price is $6,000, a reasonable level for a near-finest known example. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2022) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1887 Seated 50C 1887
AU58 NGC
1938110010

Original HOLD
$1250
New March 28! Near-Choice Original, New Jersey Collection.. Both sides of this Philadelphia piece exhibit brilliant, untoned surfaces. The strike is deeply impressed, with stars rising well above the plane, while most of the claws are separated if faintly so. Fields are mirrored and sharply reflective, and the absence of color suggests an old dipping. Production of Liberty Seated halves was minimal from 1879-1890 as Mint capacity was diverted toward striking Morgan dollars. Today, business strikes are more challenging than proof examples, which were widely collected at the time of issue. The NGC guide value is $1,100. Housed in a NGC Gen 17 (2004-2008) holder.
Seated 50C 1889 Seated 50C 1889
AU58 NGC
1774743013

Choice $1600 New March 28! Choice Original, New Jersey Collection.. Lustrous, untoned surfaces host faint hints of color at the rims, while white, frosted luster radiates from the protected areas. This piece was likely dipped in the past, with a few hairlines evident. Nicely struck, with significant detail in the claw joints. Production was low in this year, 12,000 pieces, as the Philadelphia Mint churned out millions of Morgan dollars. Business strikes are today scarcer than proofs, with NGC reporting 129 circulation strike coins, as compared to 204 proof examples. The NGC price guide is $1,100. Housed in an NGC Gen 14 (2003-2004) holder.
Seated 50C 1891 Seated 50C 1891
AU58 PCGS
21640369

Original $1000 New March 28! Near-Choice Original, New Jersey Collection.. After a decade of low mintages, the need for circulating small change caused the Mint to greatly increase the production of quarters and half dollars in this year. Brilliant, frosted luster covers the surfaces of this largely untoned example, while the strike is typical, with a couple flat stars and the left claw joints blended as one. Some obverse field chatter is noted. The PCGS price guide is $850, a reasonable level for a near-MS example of a 19th century half dollar. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder.
Capped Bust 5C 1830 Capped Bust 5C 1830
MS62 NGC
6323634004
LM-7
Choice $695 New March 24! Frosted Luster, Light Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, Crazy Joe Collection. Consignor Price Reduction! Another conservatively graded 1830 Capped Bust half dime that is certain to please the new owner. The granular frosted luster is big and bold during initial bright light review along with decent cartwheel action. The field on both sides are entirely unabraded with a single tiny contact point on the upper cheek that is visible on the image. The originality is validated by the darker copper-gold on the reverse periphery with some extension to the obverse. A premium Crazy Joe example that has not been submitted to CAC since being graded. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Capped Bust 5C 1835 Capped Bust 5C 1835
Large Date, Large 5C
MS62 NGC
4330238002
LM-4
R3
Gem $780 New March 24! Gem Original, Partially Mirrors, Sharp Reflectance, Better Die Pairing, Crazy Joe Collection. Consignor Price Reduction! Crazy Joe is back with a recently graded Capped Bust half dime consignment that present considerable eye appeal and unquestionable originality. This 1835 LM-4 is a better die pairing with R3 rarity but just the beginning of the story. An angled lighting review exposed marvelous reflectance from partially mirrored fields. Overall toning is a golden-gray with some rose on the obverse. Strike is essentially complete with only the reverse center lacking definition at the left facing wing. Why is the piece only certified MS62? Honestly, I don't have a clue as I would be comfortable with MS63. None of the Crazy Joe lots have been submitted to CAC as a reference point. GFRC images fail to illustrate this half dime's true beauty and bright light eye appeal. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Seated 5C 1839 Seated 5C 1839
AU55
PCGS
30178308

Gem HOLD
$345
New March 24! Crusty Original Gem, Pleasing Eye Appeal, CAC Approval. Crusty original is the perfect description for this gem 1839 Seated half dime. Immediately purchased when privately offered to a client. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 10C 1811/09 Capped Bust 10C 1811/09
VF35
PCGS
35067856
JR-1
Choice $2450 New March 23! Very Scarce Early Date, Crusty Coin Gray Patina, A Near-Gem at Grade, CAC Approval. The 1811/09 Capped Bust dime becomes very scarce to rare when fully choice and in VF35 on better. The CAC population and price guide tells the complete story and is worth a visit if considering this near-gem example. Of the 36 pieces approved by CAC, two-thirds are cluster in the G04 through VF30 grades. Beyond VF30, few examples are extant and the reason for adding this crusty original piece to inventory. This is a late die state example with heavy obverse die clashing and a shattered reverse with shelf metal at ST(A)TES. Surfaces are unabraded and so pleasing during 10x inspection. This is one of those offerings where the CAC population reports must be considered as finding a better example will come at a larger pricing premium . Guaranteed to please the new owner. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1871S Seated 10C 1871-S
MS64 NGC
1620394003
F-102
Choice $5500 New March 23! Challenging Date and Grade, Partially Mirrored, Golden Reflective Luster, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. It pains me to release this choice original 1871-S dime that has been in the reference collection since purchased from Jason Carter at the 2002 Winter Fun show. This date has a small mintage of 320,000 coins with few MInt State survivors known. Adding to the challenge are the three die pairings with weak S reverses. This F-102 example was struck with left over dies from 1869 and 1870 with the reverse being smartly polished before usage resulting in low relief devices. The die polishing leads to partially mirrored fields and lightly frosted motifs. The obverse is also proof like but not the extent of the reverse. Bright light viewing exposes the mirrored fields and light golden-green coloration. I've held on to this dime for years as an upgrade was never located. This is the F-102 plate coin at The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors online reference. Housed in NGC Gen 9 (2001-2003) holder with a CAC attempt. The fields are much too mirrored and atypical for CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1859 Seated 25C 1859
PF65 NGC
4737242003
Briggs 2-B
Gem HOLD
$2200
New March 23! Gem Original Proof, Superior Eye Appeal, Bold Reflective Mirrors, Peripheral Blues. 1859 Seated quarter proof mintage totaled only 800 strikes. This well preserved survivor presents sharp mirrors and brilliant reflectance. Peripheral blues, with a hint of rose, are immediately evident on both sides with angled lighting. A 10x check confirm completely unabraded fields and no hairlines. There are is a lint mark, as struck, in the right obverse field and adjacent to Liberty's right facing leg. This lint mark is a "badge of honor" for proofs as it confirms their striking origin when polishing cloth lint fibers stuck to the planchets and were struck accordingly. Strike is complete with bold wire rims. Favorably priced for a quick sale given the premium quality. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Seated 25C 1873 Seated 25C 1873
No Arrows
PR65 PCGS
34457485
Briggs 1-A
Gem $1350 New March 23! No Arrows Proof Strike, Brilliant Reflectance, Full Mirrors, Attractive Toning.. A captivating 1873 No Arrows strike in the tradition of Philadelphia Liberty Seated proof coinage. Meticulously preserved with bold mirrors and brilliant reflectance. Rose-gray toning is continuous while the reverse exhibits center rose with a blue ring framed by peripheral gold. As with most 19th Century proofs, angled lighting will expose the true coloration and beauty. All 1873 No Arrows proof strike come with a Closed 3 date punch. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Flying Eagle 1C 1857 Flying Eagle 1C 1857
AU58 NGC
2589370008

Original $395 New March 20! Orange-Rose Shades, Near-Choice, Emerald Isle Collection. Consignor Buyout - Price Reduction. Light orange-rose toning nicely decorates this 1857 Flying Eagle cent during angled lighting review. Strike is soft on the tail feathers. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Gold G$1 1853 Gold G$1 1853
Type 1 Liberty Head
MS66+ NGC
4631943006

Gem $4150 New March 20! Superb $1 Type Candidate, Unquestionable Gem, Glowing Satiny Luster, Island Lake Collection. Consignor Price Reduction This gorgeous gold dollar, from the Island Lake Collection, displays fantastic eye appeal with glowing satiny mint luster, a needle sharp strike, and frosty devices. Produced in prodigious quantities, just over four million gold dollars were struck in 1853 making for one of the most available issues of the entire denomination and ideal for an advanced type set. Readily available in Mint State, the issue becomes challenging above the superb gem level, with MS-67 the highest grade noted at NGC. A jewel of a coin within striking distance of being condition census. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Capped Bust 5C 1833 Capped Bust 5C 1833
EF45 PCGS
28989578
LM-10
Choice $260 New March 18! Choice Original, Attractive Ebony-Rose Patina, Fully Struck. A lovely 1833 LM-10 Capped Bust half dime with rich ebony rose patina during in hand viewing. Tilting this piece into a light source melts the darker toning and exposes light gray reflective surfaces. Strike is complete with choice original surfaces. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2012-2013) holder. Definitely above average and ideal for the selective collector.
Seated 10C 1847 Seated 10C 1847
EF40 PCGS
33108184
F-102
Gem HOLD
$300
New March 18! Gem Original, Steven Vitale Collection.. I've always been a huge fan of the 1847 date and still believe this date remainis underrated in all grades, but especially Mint State. This lightly worn F-102 example is about as good as it gets for the certified grade and has earned a GFRC-Gem rating. Brownish-gray crusty patina covers both sides with embedded gold within the reverse. Bright light review exposes steely fields. Strike is complete with the digits touch the base even though the base over all digits has been trimmed to accommodate the placement of the large date punch. Worthy of a strong bid. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. The label document the F-102 die variety attribution.
Seated 10C 18831888 Seated 10C 1883-1888
EF-AU PCGS

Choice HOLD
$750
New March 18! 1883 Through 1888, An 8 Piece Lot, Choice at Grades, Steven Vitale Collection.. An eight piece lot offering of lower priced date and grades from the Steven Vitale Collection. Dates and PCGS grades are as follows; 1883 EF40 crusty gray, 1884 EF45 light gray, 1885 old album aquamarine and copper-gold, 1886 AU53 classic gray AU with frosted luster, 1887 EF40 light gray, 1887-S EF40 frosted gray, nice surfaces, 1888 MS61 pretty frosted light gray with F-107 misplaced bottom 8 in shield, and finally 1888 AU58 brilliant frosted luster with F-105 repunched date. All are newly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 and 6.1 holders. Please click on icon image for a high resolution download. One bid can win this entire lot!
Seated 10C 1859S Seated 10C 1859-S
VF30
PCGS
45926070

Choice HOLD
$2750
New March 17! Key With Stars San Francisco Date, Perfectly Original, CAC Approval. Bought and sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore show with an opportunity for Sale Archive images. A very challenging date when perfectly original and CAC approved. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1862 Gold G$2.5 1862
Liberty
EF45
PCGS
33010848

Choice $1575 New March 13! Choice Original, Green-Gold Coloring, Even Wear, Well Preserved, Port Matilda Collection. Price Reduction. Green-gold coloring and partial gold rims are a testament to the care and thoughtful preservation. This lovely 1862 $2.5 gold piece has light uniform wear and is without any abrasions worth nothing. Those that understand early gold will immediately recognize the natural coloring and basis for CAC approval. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. Another premium release from the Port Matilda Collection.
Indian 1C 1876 Indian 1C 1876
MS65RB
NGC
2046444008

Gem $1550 New March 13! Brilliant Copper-Orange Luster, Gem Original, Ex. Eric P Newman Collection 2014 Sale. Price Reduction. Following a spike in 1874 and 1875, Indian cent production declined again in 1876 to fewer than 8 million pieces due to reduced commerce demand. This production reduction culminated in the following year, in 1877, when fewer than 900,000 were coined. This gem example displays glowing coppery-orange luster amid faint hues of pale burgundy color. The strike is bold, and the preservation is excellent. Previously offered and housed in 2014 NGC Eric P. Newman brown label holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1852 Seated 10C 1852
AU55 NGC
611687007
F-115
Choice HOLD
$395
New March 13! Shattered Obverse, Steely Luster, Golden Patina, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. A truly special offering of the 1852 F-115 plate coin with The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors on line reference. This is the finest F-115 I've had the pleasure of owning. Note the heavy die cracks between stars 10 through 13 with an internal cud between stars 11 and 12. A truly choice example with steely-frosted fields along with ample luster at the certified grade. Golden shades along with enhanced copper-gold nicely decorate the surfaces. Strike is consistent and pleasing. Purchased during August 2010 and off the market since that time. There has been no CAC attempt. Housed in NGC Gen 7 (1997-2000) holder.
Seated 10C 1856 Seated 10C 1856
Large Date
EF45 PCGS
28172764
F-103
Choice HOLD
$225
New March 13! Large Date, Crusty Gray Surfaces, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. An 1856 Large Date dime struck with the F-103 die pairing. This piece was purchased during January 1994 from Jason Carter when working for Heritage. A hoard of Liberty Seated dime had been discovered in Hungary and was re-imported into the United States. Heritage was a party to the repatriation which provided me an opportunity, via Jason, to review countless rolls of dimes. Several rolls were purchased including the 1856 Small and Large Dates, 1868, and 1873 With Arrows to speed up die variety research. This offering was subsequently holdered and has been lying dormant in a bank box since 2014. Surfaces are nicely original with crusty gray patina. Strike is typical for the F-103 die pairing (downward sloping date). Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2041) holder.
Seated 10C 1876CC Seated 10C 1876-CC
Type 1 Reverse
MS65 NGC
560188002
F-110
Gem HOLD
$2850
New March 13! Repunched 18, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. The time has come to release another condition census Top 100 Liberty Seated dime die variety. Today brings a gem 1876-CC F-110 with repunched date that is listed as an R5 rarity within The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors on line reference. Taken directly from the "web-book", here the die variety's description. "Obverse 8 exhibits bold repunching of the 18 digits. The repunching is clearly visible above the tops of both digits. There is a diagonal die scratch which starts from Liberty's left hand and moves upward into the gown. Obverse 8 is paired with a later die state Reverse H. This reverse has developed die cracks. The most noticeable die crack connects the tops of the Small CC mintmark with the right and left ribbon ends. The denomination is doubled with obvious doubling being seen on DI(ME). This 1876 Carson City variety was discovered by Chuck and Marian Leber and published in the Gobrecht Journal during March 1979. A variety that is infrequently seen and should command a reasonable premium; it is included in the Top 100 Varieties set. The plate coin is the finest example known to the author." Orange, rose, and blues nicely decorate the frosted surfaces. A complete strike further enhances the eye appeal. This is an important opportunity for the passionate Top 100 Varieties collectors to secure a top end piece. Housed in NGC Gen 17 (2004-2008) holder.
Seated 5C 1850O Seated 5C 1850-O
Large O
AU58 PCGS
34941906
V-3
R6
Choice $2100 New March 13! Finest V-3 Presently Known, Large O, Lightly Mirrored, Choice Surfaces. Consignor Price Reduction. The 1850-O V-3 die pairing is a well known die variety rarity among Liberty Seated coinage specialist. No Mint State example are known. GFRC is pleased to be offering the finest known V-3 presently known. Previously listed by Valentine and Blythe as a "Medium O". A recent listing by noted Liberty Seated half dime researcher Clint Cummings brings a Large O designation. The mintmark is low and fat with significant edge die erosion from 7:00 to 4:00. The diagnostic V-3 die crack from U(N)ITED to rim is pronounced in this specimen. A choice example with lightly mirrored fields and reflective luster under a bright light. Strike is complete throughout the obverse with some upper wreath weakness on the reverse. The darker in-hand grayish-rose shifts to orange and aquamarine during lighted viewing. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. Pricing a finest known die variety is always difficult as no records exists as guidance. I believe the asking price is fair with offers entertained.
Gold G$10 1847O Gold G$10 1847-O
Liberty
AU53
PCGS
39280939

Choice $2575 New March 12! Eye Appealing Green-Gold, Ideal New Orleans No Motto Type, Port Matilda Collection. Price Reduction - Consignor Buyout. Mintage for 1847-O $10 gold rose to 571,500 strikes leading to present day availability through the AU grades. Pricing premiums, for CAC approved examples, jump significantly at AU58 with only five approved in lower Mint State grades. The Port Matilda collection is back with a most attractive AU example that would be ideal as a New Orleans struck No Motto type selection. Images accurately capture the choice surfaces and classic green-gold coloration. Bright light inspection reveals steely luster on both sides. Surfaces are minimally abraded and pleasing. CAC population at grade is 8 while the offer price is consistent with the guide. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2022) holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1868 Indian 1C 1868
MS63BN
PCGS
28517809

Choice $535 New March 12! Reddish-Brown Eye Appeal, Frosted Luster, Well Preserved, Port Matilda Collection. Price Reduction - Consignor Buyout. The 1868 Indian cent is scarce in all grade and consistent in availability with surrounding years. This Port Matilda Collection example is a near-gem with its steely-frosted luster and reddish-brown coloration. Bright light review exposes considerable luster on both sides. A premium example that would fit nicely in a CAC approved date set at a fair price. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1878 Indian 1C 1878
MS64BN
PCGS
29659715

Choice $525 New March 12! Steely Frosted Luster, Orange-Brown Bright Light Coloration, Port Matilda Collection. Price Reduction - Consignor Buyout. 1878 Indian cents are far from "common" but still attractive priced in the higher Mint State grades as mintage was a tad under six million. This Port Matilda offering brings a complete strike along with steely-frosted luster. Angled lighting exposes orange-gold coloration and pristine fields. If in the market for a top quality specimen, then please consider this example. I guarantee that you will not be disappointed as I'm notably impressed with this near-gem. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval. Please note that the reverse holder plastic is worn below the denomination.
Capped Bust 25C 1820 Capped Bust 25C 1820
Small 0
EF Details PCGS
37927235
B-4
Market Acceptable $1350 New March 11! Small 0, Attractive Appearance, Blue-Gray, Steely Reflective Fields, West Texas Collection. What does a poor collector do when a Details opinion arrives on an attractive early type coin. This 1820 B-4 quarter certainly has strong presentation and is attractive. Fields are steely reflective under angled lighting. Devices are lightly worn with ample remaining details. Coloration seems to be the issued that bothered the PCGS grader. Obverse toning is bluish-gray with copper at the periphery while the reverse is lighter toned with aquamarine surrounded by brownish-gold. A 10x review located the obverse die rust pits but no hairlines or porosity. I've gone with GFRC Market Acceptable rating as Cleaned is too harsh. Price accordingly. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with Altered Surfaces - EF Detail opinion and Small 0 attribution.
Seated 25C 1843O Seated 25C 1843-O
AU55 PCGS
81807498
Briggs 1-C
Original $2150 New March 11! Brilliant Frosted Luster, Light Rose, Hammered Strike, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 25C 1843O Seated 25C 1843-O
VF25 PCGS
14802417
Briggs 1-C
Original $350 New March 11! Better Date, Golden Highlights, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 25C 1847O Seated 25C 1847-O
VF20 PCGS
15376472
Briggs 1-A
Original $550 New March 11! Challenging Date, Gray Patina, Near-Choice Original, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 25C 1855O Seated 25C 1855-O
With Arrows
VG10 PCGS
19616245
Briggs 1-B
Original $295 New March 11! Better With Arrows Date, Circulated Coin Gray, Honest Wear, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 25C 1858O Seated 25C 1858-O
VF35 PCGS
16341992
Briggs 1-A
Choice $250 New March 11! Crusty Ebony-Gray, Steely Fields, Choice Surfaces, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 25C 1859O Seated 25C 1859-O
EF45 PCGS
16341993
Briggs 1-A
Choice $600 New March 11! Crusty Brownish-Gray, Strictly Original, Choice Surfaces, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 10C 1843 Seated 10C 1843
MS63 PCGS
11228809
F-101
Choice $875 New March 10! Repunched 3, Gorgeous Rose-Gray Patina and Frosted Luster, Complete Strike. A gorgeous 1843 F-101 example with old time natural toning and frosted luster. In hand inspection suggests a thick rose gray patina which is accurate. However, that patina is semi-transparent and partially melts away during bright light assessment. The result is a colorful rose display as enhanced by the background frosted luster. Cartwheels are moderate due to the thick patina. Most important is a complete strike with the repunching above the top of the 1 digit being visible with 10x. Strict original, fully choice, and then some. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 50C 1840(O) Seated 50C 1840-(O)
Reverse of 1838
VF30 PCGS
18715992
WB-4
Original $1500 New March 10! Popular Reverse of 1838 Type Coin, Light Gray, Steely Fields, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 50C 1843O Seated 50C 1843-O
VF35 PCGS
22015228
WB-3
Choice $260 New March 10! Natural Coin Gray Patina, Well Preserved, Excellent Circulated Eye Appeal, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 50C 1845O Seated 50C 1845-O
EF45 PCGS
15406729
WB-20
Choice $385 New March 10! Crusty Gray, Steely Fields, Choice Surfaces, Bold Motifs, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 50C 1848O Seated 50C 1848-O
VF30 PCGS
21799390
WB-13
Choice $200 New March 10! Natural Coin Gray Patina, Choice Overall, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.3 (2005) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 50C 1857O Seated 50C 1857-O
VF25 PCGS
19616246

Choice $175 New March 10! Thick Crusty Golden-Gray Patina, Steely Fields, Choice Surfaces, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 50C 1858O Seated 50C 1858-O
EF45 ANACS
4637764

Choice $225 New March 10! First Rate Eye Appeal, Steely Luster, Gray with Peripheral Gold. Please donít let the ANACS gold label holder disway you from purchasing this above average 1858-O half. Overall eye appeal is first rate given the natural patina and residual steely luster. Overall toning is coin gray with embedded rose and hints of peripheral gold. The in-hand coloration, per my images, lightens up considerably with angling lighting and reveals fields that border on partially mirrored. A few ancient ticks are fully toned over and inconsequential. A fair value at the offer price.
Seated 50C 1859O Seated 50C 1859-O
EF40 PCGS
11475530
WB-15
Original HOLD
$200
New March 10! Steely Reflectance, Gray Toning, Clean Fields, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 50C 1860O Seated 50C 1860-O
EF45 PCGS
60208920
WB-9
Choice $275 New March 10! Super Choice Original, Would CAC Approved as EF40, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.3 (2005) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Barber 50C 1899O Barber 50C 1899-O
AU55 PCGS
10290566

Choice HOLD
$650
New March 9! Proof Like, Sharp Reflectance, Untoned, Light Wear in Fields, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Barber 50C 1905O Barber 50C 1905-O
MS64 PCGS
60140744

Choice $1975 New March 9! Creamy Frosted Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Bright Light Eye Candy, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated $1 1860O Seated $1 1860-O
MS62 PCGS
12021008

Original $3350 New March 9! Near-Choice Original, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 10C 1838 Seated 10C 1838
Small Stars
MS64 NGC
563012002
F-101b
Choice HOLD
$4000
New March 9! Small Stars, Proof-Like Surfaces, Brilliant Reflectance, Current Unique, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. The time has come to sell one of the truly important pieces in my Seated dime reference collection. I believe is a special strike 1838 Small Stars dime and have added to the web-book with a listing of F-101(b). Why do I consider this piece to be a special strike? This piece was struck by heavily striated dies with a proof-like appearance under bright light. The obverse and reverse die cracks are consistent with the F-101(a) die state, however, the dies have been heavily polished. On the obverse, bold die lines run from north to south while the die metal adjacent to the denticles is crumbling. This die steel pitting is moving into the fields. The reverse die condition is more bizarre with heavy north-south die lines inside the wreath while there are other die lines running from 10:00 to 4:00 behind the legend. The die also has a bulge between O(NE) down to DI(M)E that remains frosted. A remarkable example that has been "put away" since being purchased in late 2006. Housed in new NGC holder with edge view insert.
Seated 50C 1842O Seated 50C 1842-O
Reverse of 1842
EF45 PCGS
14737597
WB-11
Choice $550 New March 9! Steely Rose-Gray Fields, Reflective Luster, Choice and Desirable, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 50C 1847O Seated 50C 1847-O
EF40 PCGS
22031825

Original $275 New March 9! Light Gray Patina, Steely Residual Luster, Near-Choice Original, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.3 (2005) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 5C 1838O Seated 5C 1838-O
No Stars
F15 PCGS
15718170
V-1
Choice $695 New March 9! No Stars Type, Choice Original, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Seated 5C 1840O Seated 5C 1840-O
No Drapery
VF35 PCGS
25177708
V-2
Choice HOLD
$450
New March 9! Old Time Crusty Eye Appeal, Choice Original, New Orleans Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2012-2013) holder. Full description will be added if not sold at the Spring 2023 Whitman Baltimore. This piece is immediately available via price list.
Barber 25C 1906D Barber 25C 1906-D
MS62 NGC
606863006

Choice $335 New March 8! Golden-Gray Patina, Steely Fields, Moderate Luster . An unquestionably original 1906 Denver struck Barber quarter with steely luster. As is so often seen on silver coinage, the obverse toning is deeper with intermixed golden-gray patina. The lighter toned reverse is more transparent to the available luster. Strike is completely executed while the surfaces are choice. An attractive Barber quarter that is housed in older NGC Gen 7 (1997-2000) holder. No CAC attempt for this perfectly original offering.
Barber 25C 1907D Barber 25C 1907-D
MS63
NGC
133746001

Choice $850 New March 8! Better Grade, Golden Aquamarone-Gray, Frosted Luster, CAC Approval. 1907-D Barber quarter mintage totaled close to 2.5 million that year but the nearly of choice Mint State survivors is surprisingly low. The CAC population tells the tale with only 3 at the offered grade and 18 finer. I'm pleased to be offering an attractive example that is not well illustrated by the images. This piece has frosted luster and vibrants cartwheels that more than consistent with the certified grade. Completely struck with bold wingtips, tail feathers and distinct claws. If CAC approved Barber quarters are your thing, please check this one out carefully. Housed in pristine Gen 4 (1989-1992) no line Fatty brown label holder with CAC approval.
Barber 25C 1907D Barber 25C 1907-D
AU53 PCGS
39174143

Original $165 New March 8! Soft Frosted Luster, Light Peripheral Gold, Typical Strike. Light wear is noted on this softly lustered 1907 Denver struck Barber quarter. The luster is best described as granular frosted. Strike is typical. Fairly priced. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Barber 25C 1916D Barber 25C 1916-D
AU55 PCGS
24602416

Choice $235 New March 8! Final Year Design Issue, Brilliant Frosted Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels. Lustrous surfaces appear frosted during bright light viewing along with exciting cartwheel action. The overall eye appeal is thoroughly pleasing. Strike is close to complete. A few scattered contact marks are note for completeness. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2012-2013) holder.
Seated $1 1872S Seated $1 1872-S
EF45 NGC
1736050005

Original HOLD
$2950
New March 6! Elusive San Francisco Issue, Steely Reflective Fields, Light Gray, Near-Choice Original, City By The Bay Collection. 1872 San Francisco struck Seated dollars amounted to 9,000 pieces though Bowers suggests that melting and exportation to the Orient has diminished that number. He also indicates that, "examples of the 1872-S are elusive in all grades and are very rare in Mint State while worn specimens of 1872-S are considerably scarcer than those of 1870-CC." The City By The Bay Collection is releasing a near-choice example with considerable eye appeal. While in-hand viewing suggest moderate gray surfaces, bright light assessment reveals light steely gray fields with gold hues at the peripheries. A few scattered micro-ticks are seen in the fields but none being significant. Fairly priced and ready for a new home in an advanced Seated dollar collection. Housed in NGC Gen 14 (2003-2004) holder.
Seated 10C 1863S Seated 10C 1863-S
EF45 PCGS
16538180
F-101
Choice $1050 New March 6! Challenging San Francisco Date, Well Preserved, Fully Choice Original, City By The Bay Collection. If searching for a premium 1863-S dime without wishing to pay a steep CAC premium, then this well preserved City By The Bay duplicate should be promptly considered. This example is conservatively graded with moderate gray patina. Strike is nearly complete, which is substantial for this Civil War issue. Only the top of Liberty head's is not completely impressed. Fields are close to unabraded with only a single line from the right facing arm to the M in AMERICA requiring mention. This is an ideal candidate for a circulated date and mintmark set. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Barber 25C 1892 Barber 25C 1892
MS62 PCGS
33973483

Choice $365 New March 5! Superb Eye Appeal, Frosted Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Conservative Grading. There are times when I just scratch my head on what CAC will sticker and not sticker. This is one of those cases as this choice 1892 Barber 25c is so conservatively graded. Eye appeal is of a higher grade as is the rich frosted luster and swirling cartwheels. There is no rub whatsoever along with pristine surfaces. The line from Liberty's mouth to star 10 is a die crack. Strike is hammered. Well worth the asking price. Previously sold by GFRC during January 2022 and a fresh buyback. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Barber 25C 1892 Barber 25C 1892
MS60 NGC
2654490015

Choice $235 New March 5! Frosted Luster, First Rate Eye Appeal for Type, Light Rub. MS60 has always been an odd grade, especially for earlier silver type coins. This lovely 1892 Barber quarter has been certified as MS60, but in reality should be in an AU58 holder and is priced accordingly. Frosted luster is consistent on both sides with varying grayish shades. A 10x inspection confirm light rub on the cheek though the overall eye appeal is first rate. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Barber 25C 1904 Barber 25C 1904
AU53
NGC
3892405007

Choice $195 New March 5! Gun Metal Gray-Blue Patina, Bright Light Eye Appeal, Choice Surfaces, CAC Approval. A most attractive 1904 Barber quarter with coveted CAC approval. In-hand gray toning shifts to colorful blue centers surrounded by rose and peripheral gold. Fields retain steely reflective surfaces and luster. Overall, a very pretty piece that is sure to please the new owner. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert along with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1909D Gold G$5 1909-D
Indian
MS63+
PCGS
45336597

Choice $1685 New March 5! Glowing Satiny Luster, Eye Appeal of a Higher Grade, Honey-Gold Coloration, CAC Approval. This new offering is a perfect $5 Indian type coin given its glowing satiny luster and vibrant cartwheels. The strike details on the headband feathers are quite impressive as are the reverse eagle feathers being deeply impressed. Coloration is honey-gold with no visual distraction under a bright light. 10x review reveals some scattered field chattered above the eagle's head which most likely accounts for the (+) grade rather than near-gem certification. CAC approval is fully warranted. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder.
Seated 10C 1861S Seated 10C 1861-S
EF40 PCGS
81783492
F-101
Original HOLD
$950
New March 5! Rare Civil War San Francisco Date, Gray Patina, Steely Fields, City By The Bay Collection. An underrated Civil War date struck with Type 1 obverse hub. I have much respect for the 1861 San Francisco issue as scarce in all lower circulated grades and become very scarce in VF or better. In Mint State, this date is very rare. Furthermore, 1861-S is the toughest S mint date in the 1860's to locate and remains undervalued in grades of EF or better. The City by The Bay Collection has released this EF40 certified example after conducting an upgrade. Surfaces are toned a natural gray while the fields are steely. The Type 1 obverse design brought delicates design details that were prone to rapid wear. This example retains the clasp, most of the gown line and nicely elevated scroll edges at the certified grade. Worthy of serious consideration. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1867S Seated 10C 1867-S
MS62 PCGS
31940984
F-102
Choice $3150 New March 5! Important San Francisco Date, Brilliant Frosted Luster, Choice Original, City By The Bay Collection. Ex. Newtown Collection. Steely, frosted luster produces vibrant cartwheels atop the surfaces of this semi-key San Francisco piece. Russet patina inhabits the left portion of each side, while lilac shades are present to the right. The strike is soft, with flatness evident at the head. F-102, with a high date and die defect in the upper left portion of (DI)M(E). The San Francisco Mint struck 140,000 pieces in this year, and Mint State survivors are few. PCGS notes a single piece in MS62 and eight coins finer, the highest at MS65. Housed in a PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Seated 10C 1868S Seated 10C 1868-S
MS63 PCGS
83647445
F-101
Choice $2500 New March 5! Rare Grade, Satiny Luster, Speckled Ebony-Rose, City By The Bay Collection. Low Civil War era San Francisco mintages continued during 1868 with only 260,000 pieces struck. As with all issue from 1861 through 1868, the appearance of Mint State examples is noteworthy in today's market. PCGS has certified only 6 at the MS63 level. This example features satiny luster which is typical of the issue given heavily worn dies and metal flow lines into the denticles. Faint ebony-rose speckled toning is evident on the obverse while the less so with faint gold. Strike is complete, though not bold, again consistent with the issue and die state. Fans of the Liberty Seated dime series are presented with an important opportunity based on this City By The Bay Collection release. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1869S Seated 10C 1869-S
MS63 PCGS
39592221
F-102
Choice $1385 New March 5! Important San Francisco Reconstruction Era Date, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Complete Strike, City By The Bay Collection. 1869 brought the inauguration of Ulysses S. Grant as president of the United States along with Wall Street operators attempting to corner the gold market which nearly took down the entire U.S. economy in what became known as Black Friday. On the west coast, Seated dime production rose to 450,000 pieces with a few more coins being saved in Mint State condition. This important survivor is a City By The Bay Collection duplicate and is being released to the market. Its brilliant frosted luster is readily evident under angled lighting along with moderate cartwheels. Strike has been fully executed on this F-102 die pairing with a small thin S mintmark. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with 10 certified at grade.
Seated 50C 1867S Seated 50C 1867-S
AU58 PCGS
25245970
WB-7
Choice HOLD
$1100
New March 5! Repunched 1, Gorgeous Eye Appeal, Fully Struck, Choice Surfaces, City By The Bay Collection. GFRC is pleased to be presenting a fully struck 1867-S Seated half with considerable eye appeal. Steely luster radiates from the unabraded surfaces. Strike is fully impressed with high relief stars and elevated scroll edges. The reverse strike is also well detailed, especially at the eagle claws and arrow feathers. Obverse coloring is light mottled gold with dark grays and blues at the periphery. Rose-gold is much more prevalent on the reverse. Overall, a thoroughly pleasing offering at the important AU58 grade level. Last sold during January 2021. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Seated 5C 1837 Seated 5C 1837
Small Date
AU55 PCGS
36770398

Choice $625 New March 5! Wonderful No Stars Type, Splendid Toning, Steely Luster, Light Rub. A new single piece consignment that secures a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Why, you might ask? This No Stars half dime has eye appeal of a Mint State example but with a touch of wear. Fields are steely reflective during bright light review. Natural coin gray patina covers the obverse while aquamarine is seen at the base and date along with gold at the rim. Old album ring toning is most attractive on the reverse. If seeking a first rate No Stars half dime at half the price of a Mint State example, this new offering is for you. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with No Stars, Small Date designation.
Capped Bust 10C 1821 Capped Bust 10C 1821
Large Date
VF20 PCGS
32039416
JR-6
Original $235 New March 3! Steely Fields, Olive-Gold Patina, Residual Mint Frost, Inexpensive Type. This 1821 JR-6 dime is unquestionably original as residual mint frost surrounds the stars and is seen within the reverse protected areas. Rims are elevated and well defined. Coloration is an olive-gold. The PCGS grading opinion appears to be a function of a weak center strike rather than based on actual wear. Bright light inspection exposes steely frosted luster. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder. The reverse plastic has some haze that is evident in the images.
Capped Bust 25C 1831 Capped Bust 25C 1831
Large Letters
EF45 NGC
3523966005
B-5
R3
Choice $415 New March 3! Large Letters, Better Die Pairing, Natural Coin Gray, Choice Surfaces. A pleasing 1831 JR-6 closed collar struck quarter with natural coin gray patina. Steely fields are well preserved and unabraded. The JR-6 die pairing is attributed by bold repunching on the second 1 digit in the date along with a large 25C and long arrows on the reverse. A wholesome example that would be ideal for type. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Capped Bust 25C 1835 Capped Bust 25C 1835
EF40 PCGS
35690449
B-2
Original $365 New March 3! Bluish-Gray Toning, Steely Fields, Typical Strike. A nicely preserved 1835 B-2 Capped Bust quarter with deep gray in-hand toning. Under angled lighting, the obverse reveals olive hues while the reverse has gun-metal gray-blue coloration. Strike is typical for the issue. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder.
Early Copper 1C 1836 Early Copper 1C 1836
VF35BN
NGC
5712604013

Choice $195 New March 3! Obverse Cud, Reddish-Chocolate Brown, Well Preserved, CAC Approval. An absolutely original 1836 Coronet Head large cent that has been conservatively graded. Surfaces coloration is a reddish brown on both sides. An retained obverse cud is note between 12:00 and 1:00. Surfaces are essentially unabraded with verdigris in the protected areas. An inexpensive type coin with a nice cud as a bonus. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Peace $1 1921 Peace $1 1921
High Relief
AU55
PCGS
81042194

Choice $495 New March 3! High Relief Issue, Crusty Golden Brown Patina, CAC Approval. Fans of crusty original silver dollars will appreciate this nicely toned 1921 Peace issue with its High Relief presentation. Surfaces are layered with a thick golden-brown patina that still allows the underlying frosted luster to radiate through. Surfaces are pristine. Let's remember that crusty silver is difficult to grade and type secures a conservative opinion. A new GFRC purchase. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 5C 1850 Seated 5C 1850
MS64 NGC
1922284012
V-1
Choice $525 New March 3! Partially Mirrored Fields, Reflective Luster, Choice Surfaces, Mirror Collection. 1850 Seated half dime date was struck to the tune of 955,000 pieces. The higher mintage and overall availability makes the date perfect as a With Drapery type coin. Partially mirrored fields, pastel rose, and blue coloration are the highlights of this choice example. Accurately graded with a bold obverse strike and some weakness of the upper left wreath leaves. Bright light assessment exposes moderate reflective luster. From the Mirror Collection. Housed in NGC Gen 17 (2004-2008) holder.
Seated 5C 1854 Seated 5C 1854
With Arrows
MS64 NGC
246957016

Choice HOLD
$595
New March 3! With Arrows Type, Brilliant Frosted Luster, Near-Gem Original, Mirror Collection. Brilliant frosted luster, vibrant cartwheels, and attractive toning are the notable highlight of this near-gem 1854 half dime courtesy of the Mirror Collection. Bright light viewing is most impressive as the obverse luster is rich and with a natural "glow" that screams originality while the reverse has a more steely texture. A bold rose-gold patina covers the obverse in contrast to the lighter shades on the reverse along with localized teal toning on the wreath. Strike is deeply impresse on both sides and the fields are near pristine. This is a quality piece that would be great as With Arrows type selection. Trust me here... Housed in NGC Gen 9 (2001-2003) holder.
Seated 5C 1856 Seated 5C 1856
MS64
PCGS
38541759

Gem $650 New March 3! Exceptional Eye Appeal, Brilliant Frosted Luster, Gem Original, Mirror Collection. Let's start this description with an immediate JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation as this is one of the finest 1856 half dimes I've seen while operating GFRC. This date typically comes weakly or unevenly struck with partial denticles. The Mirror Collection has released a splendid example with tons of eye appeal. Luster is brilliant and richly frosted. The obverse strike is hammered but with the usual partial or missing denticles. Delicate motifs are seen on the reverse and are a function of a shallow working die hub rather than strike weakness. Just a fantastic example that will be appreciated for years. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with fresh CAC approval.
Seated 5C 1872S Seated 5C 1872-S
Below Wreath
MS63 PCGS
40902772
V-8a
Choice $400 New March 3! Below Wreath, Brilliant White Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Faint Gold, Clashed Dies, Mirror Collection. White frosted luster and swirling cartwheels explode off this lovely 1872-S half dime. The luster is totally brilliant and eye catching with some angled lighting. Design elements are deeply impressed and most pleasing. A few faint field lines are consistent with the certified grade. If your collecting forte is acquiring luster bombs, then check out this Mirror Collection offering carefully. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2023) holder.