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Photo Denom Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Capped Bust 50C 1808 Capped Bust 50C 1808
VF20 PCGS
19125123
O-108
Choice HOLD
$225
New November 26! Initial John Reich Design, Olive-Gray, Choice Surfaces, Sooner Collection. A pleasing mid-circulated grade 1808 Capped Bust half. Olive-gray patina contains embedded gold that is revealed during bright light inspection. Left base of 1 digit is missing along with heavily clashed obverse die. Surfaces are essentially unabraded. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005 -2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1809 Capped Bust 50C 1809
III Edge
VF20 PCGS
20986795
O-107a
R4
Original HOLD
$325
New November 26! III Edge, Crusty Gray Patina, Near-Choice Surfaces, Sooner Collection. A crusty original 1809 III Edge specimen with unquestionable O-107a attribution with bold die crack from star 12 into the hair curls plus small dots between the reverse denomination. Surfaces are covered with a thick gray patina along with lighter coloring at the center obverse due to concentrated wear. One of four different edge lettering varieties produced during 1809. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005 -2011) holder with "Overton 107a III Edge" listed on label.
Capped Bust 50C 1809 Capped Bust 50C 1809
VF20 NGC
3607473005
O-103
Original HOLD
$225
New November 26! Light Gray Patina, Excellent Eye Appeal, Original Surfaces, Sooner Collection. Light gray patina covers both sides of this 1809 O-103 Capped Bust half. A visually pleasing example with natural gray coloring that collector continually search for at the mid-circulated grades. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert and O-103 designation on the label. The attribution is accurate with a tine to the right of star 5 and M higher than A at AMERICA on the reverse.
Capped Bust 50C 1810 Capped Bust 50C 1810
VF35
PCGS
30683300
O-110
Choice HOLD
$415
New November 26! Light Natural Gray, Choice Original Surfaces, CAC Approval, Sooner Collection. Hints of original mint frost are available on this choice 1810 O-110 Capped Bust half. Surfaces are toned a natural light gray with darker shades at the peripheries. An unabraded example that will please the selective collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) holder with fresh CAC approval
Capped Bust 50C 1811 Capped Bust 50C 1811
Small 8
VF20
PCGS
32867317
O-111
Choice HOLD
$250
New November 26! Small 8, Crusty Gray Patina, Choice Original, Fresh CAC Approval, Sooner Collection. A thoroughly pleasing 1811 O-111 with crusty gray patina covering both sides. Bright light inspection reveals embedded rose and steely fields under the thick patina. The O-111 attribution can be easily verified due to joined IT letters in UNITED. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with fresh CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1811/10 Capped Bust 50C 1811/10
VF25 NGC
2044936033
O-101
Original HOLD
$400
New November 26! Popular Overdate, Thick Crusty Gray Patina, Original Surfaces, Sooner Collection. A popular 1811/10 overdate example from the famous Stack's W 57th St hoard. An extra "dot" is easily seen between the 8 and adjacent 1 digit in the date along with a small 8 date punch. The O-101 variety can also be verified with joined denticles above STATE(S). This moderately worn example offers thick crusty gray patina on both sides. Some native silver is exposed at Liberty's face and neck along with the date area. Housed in an NGC Stack's W 57th St Collection holder with special red label.
Capped Bust 50C 1812/11 Capped Bust 50C 1812/11
VF30 NGC
2040951070
O-102a
Original HOLD
$350
New November 26! 1812/11 Overdate, Original Darker Gray Patina, Sooner Collection. A late die state example of the 1812/11 overdate that is housed in an NGC Stack's W 57th St Collection holder with special red label. Surfaces are toned a darker gray with ebony shades. Properly attributed as the O-102a variety and die state. Dies are eroded with heavy metal flow lines at the date. A die crack connects the 1 and 2 digits along with bold die clashing. A small rim cut above star 6 is noted for accuracy. Another fresh duplicate from the Sooner Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1813 Capped Bust 50C 1813
VF30 PCGS
28666509
O-109
R3
Original HOLD
$275
New November 26! Better Overton Variety, Battleship Gray Patina, Near-Choice, Sooner Collection. One of the few scarce Overton varieties for the 1813 date. The O-109 die pairing can be attributed by the "E over M" in AMERICA though this example was struck by heavily polished late die state dies. A uniform battleship gray patina covers both sides. The obverse is heavily with a portion of the scroll visible below Liberty. Much of the reverse devices have been effaced with portions of the olive leaves center device details missing. Surfaces are well preserved and essentially unabraded. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013 -2014) holder.
Seated 25C 1872 Seated 25C 1872
VF30 raw
Briggs 1-A
Cleaned HOLD
$125
New November 24! Better Date, Light Gray. Soft Luster, Old Clean, Orchard Collection. A better date 1872 Seated quarter with mintage of 182,000. Surfaces are an even light gray with faint peripheral gold on the obverse. Coloring suggests an old cleaning. Prcied accordingly and ideal for a budget Dansco album collection.
Seated 25C 1887 Seated 25C 1887
PF62 raw
Briggs 2-B
Original HOLD
$525
New November 24! Watery Mirrors, Sharp Reflective Luster, Conservatively Graded, Orchard Collection. An impressive 1887 proof strike Liberty Seated quarter with cameo eye appeal. Fields have classic "watery texture" on both sides and emit crisp reflective luster during bright light inspection. The assgined grade is a function of a few wispy obverse field hairlines. Just extracted from the Orchard Collection's Dansco album and being sold raw. A strong proof example that is worth being graded given the inexpensive asking price.
Seated 5C 1840 Seated 5C 1840
With Drapery
MS62 raw

Choice HOLD
$585
New November 24! With Drapery, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Light Gold Patina, Hammered Strike, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. GFRC is once again digging into the Dr. Peterson Dansco album collection and offering additional quality Liberty Seated half dimes. This 1840 Drapery half dime exhibits a hammered strike and brilliant frosty luster. Peripheral light gold with some upper reverse blues add to the eye appeal. Conservatively graded and priced. GFRC images present the brilliant fields with darker shades.
Seated 5C 1841O Seated 5C 1841-O
EF45 raw
V-1
Original $285 New November 24! Scarce Grade, Gray-Gold Patina, Dr. Glenn Peterson Collection. 1841 New Orleans struck half dimes resulted in a mintage of 815,000 but few survived in higher grades as validated by PCGS population reports. The offered piece has been extracted from Dr. Peterson's Dansco album and needs a new home. This original piece is covered with a gray-gold patina. There is the usual V-1 strike weakness on Liberty's head while the star centrils are well struck. A few scattered ticks are noted on the obverse. Both sides are lightly clashed.
Seated 10C 1872 Seated 10C 1872
MS62 raw
F-109a
Choice HOLD
$235
New November 23! Misplaced 2 in Base, Circulation Strike, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. A splendid example of the 1872 F-109a die variety with a misplaced 2 digit in the base. Dies that struck this variety were initial used for proof strike followed by regular circulation strike. Proof F-109 examples are rare and command a strong premium. Circulation strikes can be located with much patience as considered to be scarce. The Gerry Fortin reference collection is parting with a MInt State F-109a example that has been hiding in the bank box for decades. This offering features brilliant frosty luster, orange-gold patina, and swirling cartwheels. The GFRC images accurately capture overall eye appeal.
Seated 10C 1876CC Seated 10C 1876-CC
Double Die Reverse
AU55 raw
F-108
Choice HOLD
$285
New November 23! Double Die Reverse, Early F-108 Die State, Choice Original. Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. I'm finally bringing myself to sell the 1876-CC F-108 Double Die Reverse dime utilized as the plate coin within The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors. A choice example with obverse and reverse in early die states where sufficient device element detail is present on rusting dies. Die rust is evident throughout Liberty but especially in the shield and lower gown. The early die state allows date repunching to be seen under the 18 digits and between the 76 digits. There are die cracks from the left base and the foot to rim. The reverse is already rusted within the wreath elements. The denomination is strongly doubled at ON(E) and DIM(E).
Seated 10C 1889 Seated 10C 1889
MS63
PCGS
13039112
F-130
Choice HOLD
$295
New November 23! Cracked Reverse, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Sooner Collection, Fresh CAC Approval. A choice 1889 Liberty Seated dime with brilliant frosty luster on both sides. Faint gold toning and swirling cartwheels lead to serious enjoyment under a light source. The reverse has a notable die crack from the rim at 4:30 up into the lower right oak leaf. Presently not listed in The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors and will be add as F-130 . Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with fresh CAC approval. From the Sooner Collection.
Seated 10C 1891 Seated 10C 1891
AU58 raw
F-115
Market Acceptable $195 New November 23! Retained Cud at 11:00, Frosty Luster, Faint Reverse Hairlines, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. A Liberty Seated Dime web-book 1891 F-115 plate coin with a reverse cud at 11:00. Surfaces retain brilliant frosty luster on both sides. The reverse is lightly hairlined when carefully viewed under 10x loupe along with bright light inspection. The reverse cud is fully formed and delineated with shelf metal on all three sides. As usual, GFRC is meticulous with accurate descriptions of its raw coin offerings. Yet another Seated cud dime from the Gerry Fortin reference collection.
Seated 10C 1891O Seated 10C 1891-O
VF35 raw
F-114b
Choice HOLD
$265
New November 23! Two Cud Reverse, Greer and Fortin Plate Coins, Choice Original. This 1891-O F-114b is a historically significant offering for Liberty Seated die variety collectors. A choice piece with double reverse cuds. Referenced by Greer as (Greer-103) and Fortin (F-114b). Utilized by Greer as part of an 1891-O reverse cud illustration on Page 176 of his DLRC Press Guidebook. Also utilized by Fortin as the F-114b web-book plate coin.
Capped Bust 50C 1822 Capped Bust 50C 1822
VF20 PCGS
39856801
O-101
Original $250 New November 20! Popular Date, Crusty Gray Patina, Residual Verdigris, Osprey Collection. A crusty original 1822 O-101 strike with the diagnostic lower right reverse shield line extending into the right facing wing. A strictly original example with moderate wear and residual verdigris that is more prevalent on the obverse. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. A new offering from the Osprey Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1823 Capped Bust 50C 1823
AU55
PCGS
9207101
O-103
Gem HOLD
$1100
New November 20! Gem Original, Incredible Eye Appeal, Aquamarine-Gold Peripheral Toning, Frosty Luster, CAC Approval. GFRC's 85% CAC Buyback Program brings about the return of an exceptional 1823 O-103 Capped Bust half dollar with superior eye appeal. A no question Gem with brilliant frosty luster and swirling cartwheels. The deep aquamarine-gold peripheral toning melts away during bright light inspection to review burnt gold, blues, and greens. A well struck example with limited weakness on left facing eagle claws. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. GFRC images accurately capture surfaces and coloring. Definitely a WOW coin that will please the buyer for many years.
Seated 10C 1853 Seated 10C 1853
With Arrows
MS63 NGC
4834198005
F-106
Gem $700 New November 20! Repunched 1 and Left Arrow, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Peripheral Rose-Gold. A gem 1853 With Arrows F-106 Seated dime to consider. This piece is perfectly balanced with brilliant frosty luster, an overcoat of original rose-gold patina, swirling cartwheels, and a hammered strike. The F-106 date and arrows are positioned similar to that of the Hubbed Arrows and Date dies, therefore die variety attribution relies on the repunched left arrow and the 1 digit. Repunching is easiest to detect above the left arrow point. I bought this piece immediately upon seeing in a dealer's show wholesale box. Yes, it has been submitted once to CAC with disappointment. This is a gem with eye appeal of a higher grade. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Seated 10C 1860O Seated 10C 1860-O
EF45 raw
F-101
Original $2950 New November 20! Rare Date, Olive-Gray Patina, Well Preserved Surfaces, Massachusetts Collection. One of the most challenging dates in the Liberty Seated dime series other than the 1871 through 1874 Carson City dates. The low mintage of 40,000 pieces mostly found their way into CSA commerce with many recovered from Civil War battleground sites. As a result, most of the survivors will not be choice, rather exhibiting light porosity. Many have been retoned over the years towards market acceptable status. This offering, from the Massachusetts Collection has an overall gray patina with some rose and golds depending on the bright light viewing angle. A close 10x loupe inspection sees a faint amount of surface porosity that is still better than average for this date including some seen in certified holders. An ideal candidate for a Dansco or Whitman album collection.
Seated 10C 1891O Seated 10C 1891-O
AU55 raw
F-118
Choice HOLD
$235
New November 20! Shattered Obverse, Choice Original, Full Strike, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. A spectacular example of the 1891-O F-118 shattered obverse die variety. Little else needs to be said. This piece has soft satiny luster under a bright light. The plate coin for the F-119 variety at The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors.
 G$2.5 1897 G$2.5 1897
Liberty
MS63
PCGS
81625593

Choice $685 New November 19! Low Mintage, Choice Original Surfaces, Thick Mint Frost, Green-Gold Coloring, Complete Strike. Another low mintage $2.5 Philadelphia date (only 29,768 struck) which continues to be underrated at current pricing levels. This 85% CAC Buyback offering features a complete bold strike and thick mint frost on both sides. Pleasing green-gold eye appeal and brilliant luster are readily apparent during bright light inspection. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with D.L. Hansen pedigree label along with CAC approval. A compelling value at the asking price.
Early Copper 1C 1793 Early Copper 1C 1793
Wreath
VG10 PCGS
2267090

Original $7500 New November 19! Flowing Hair Type, Deep Chocolate Brown Coloring, Gen 1.1 Rattler, Osprey Collection. GFRC is thrilled to be offerings its first Flowing Hair cent. One of 63,353 struck for the year with a low survival rate. The GFRC images inadequately capture the in-hand appearance of this copper piece. This deeply toned chocolate brown 1793 Lettered Edge cent is housed in early PCGS Gen 1.1 (1986) holder. The images suggest an obverse ring over the main device. This a lighting reflection due to the holder and dark surfaces. Center obverse verdigris is also amplifer and less pronouced during in-hand and brightly inspection. Planchet integrity is decent with a few marks and darker surface verdigris. From the Osprey Collection.
Mercury 10C 1943 Mercury 10C 1943
MS64
PCGS Rattler
1087076

Gem HOLD
$175
New November 19! Awesome Gold Peripheral Toning, Gem Original, GOLD CAC. Intense gold surrounds the periphery and main devices on this Gem original 1943 Mercury dime. Brilliant luster compliments the toning. Yet another undergraded Mercury dime in old PCGS Gen 1.2 (1986-1989) holder with Gold CAC approval. Another GFRC 85% buyback.
Seated $1 1846O Seated $1 1846-O
AU53 PCGS
24307472

Choice $1600 New November 19! First Branch Mint Seated Dollar Issue, Mirrored Fields, Golden Patina, Choice Surfaces. A choice first year Seated dollar struck at the New Orleans mint. Mintage is 59,000 with most entering commerce in the Mississippi Valley per Bowers. I've seen my fair share of this date in dealer wholesale boxes with most being dipped or retoned regardless of TPG certification. This new example is a typical choice GFRC selected silver piece. Both sides are partially mirrored with crisp reflective luster under a bright light. A light golden patina covers the obverse while the reverse tends to faint gray shades. Strike is crisply executed with only a touch of weakness at the top of Liberty's head. Stars are well formed. An original piece that has not been dipped or molested. Housed in PCGS Gold Shield Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder. Cellphone images are available on request.
Seated 25C 1852O Seated 25C 1852-O
VF25
PCGS
16026337
Briggs 1-A
Choice $1985 New November 16! Price Reduction - Consignor Buyout! Challenging New Orleans Date, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Choice Original Surfaces, CAC Approval. Attractive 1852-O quarters, even with a low mintage to begin with, are surprisingly tough. Even at the VF25 level, CAC has graded only eight pieces finer than the present example, six of which remain in the VF band. This circulated cameo example features even, deep gray fields, while the silver central figures reveal pleasing contrast. The strike is typical, as production standards at the New Orleans Mint simply were not at the same level as their counterpart in Philadelphia. Virtually no one plucked these coins from circulation at the time of issue, except for silver speculators taking advantage of the weight reduction mandated in 1853. Survival was thus a matter of chance, and the survival of pleasing examples such as this even more unlikely. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1880 Seated 25C 1880
MS64 NGC
375857012
Briggs 1-A
Choice $1100 New November 16! Price Reduction - Consignor Buyout! Low Mintage Date, Satiny Luster, Choice Original Surfaces, Attractively Priced. Granular, satiny luster booms from both sides of this near-gem uncirculated Seated quarter. Shading is silver and steel-blue, with subdued intensity in the protected areas. The strike is strong, with just a couple soft stars and near-complete delineation of the feathers. Just 13,600 pieces were struck in this year, but these were recognized as scarce at the time of issue, and survive in a higher proportion than most of the branch Mint issues in the series. Nevertheless, they are substantially more scarce than the Morgan dollars being coined by the millions during this era of abundant silver discoveries. Housed in an old NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Seated 10C 1890 Seated 10C 1890
MS62 ANACS OWH
397488
F-118
Gem HOLD
$265
New November 13! Gem Original, Rich Frosty Luster, Superb Coloring and Eye Appeal, Sooner Collection. An exceptional 1890 F-118 dime with rich frosty luster and gorgeous eye appeal. Bright light review reveals a semi-transparent gold patina with a blue arc at the upper obverse. Reverse coloring is center rose nicely framed by a thin sky blue peripheral ring. The F-118 die variety features a weakly hubbed obverse die. This offering is fully struck on the reverse while the obverse device "softness" is as made. Worthy of being placed in PCGS holder for CAC attempt as so darn nice. Housed in ANACS old white holder. From the Sooner Collection of fine numismatic properties.
Seated 25C 1876S Seated 25C 1876-S
AU53 PCGS
26678378

Choice $175 New November 13! Satiny Luster, Light Champagne Coloring, Choice Surfaces, Sooner Collection. A pleasing 1876 San Francisco struck quarter with glowing satiny luster. Bright light inspection accentuates swirling cartwheels. Both sides are toned a light champagne coloring. Strike is well executed though the reverse exhibits typical Type 2 design hubbing weakness at the denomination. A quality new offering from the Sooner Collection that is housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder.
Seated 25C 1891 Seated 25C 1891
AU58
PCGS
27149000

Choice $325 New November 13! Near-Gem, Glowing Satiny Luster, CAC Approval, Sooner Collection. This Sooner Collection 1891 Seated quarter offering is NOT just another 1891 dated quarter. When first viewed under a light source, I immediately took note of the glowing satiny luster and active cartwheels. Most 1891 quarters will be seen with frosty luster, but this is not the case here. This specimen was struck from eroded dies leading to heavy radial metal flow lines on both sides. These lines will produce satiny rather than frosty luster. Unabraded surfaces lead me to assigned a near-gem quality rating. Accurately graded and housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1841 Seated 50C 1841
AU55 PCGS
5797923
WB-4
Choice HOLD
$900
New November 13! Proof-Like, Brilliant Reflective Luster, Better Date, Choice Surfaces, Sooner Collection. The underrated nature of 1841 Philadelphia strikes and better date status has been exposed by GFRC during the past few years. I am pleased to be offering this proof-like WB-4 example from the Sooner Collection. Struck from heavily polished dies with the reverse exhibiting a host of micro die polish lines behind the main device. Bright light inspection releases sharp reflective luster from untoned surfaces. As is so typical with lightly circulated larger denomination proof-like silver coinage, the fields will amplify any contact marks due to their mirrored finish. Strike is well executed with traces of weakness at the upper obverse and lower claws and arrow feathers. A choice quality rating is warranted as the reflective luster is stunning. I can forgive a few field marks. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder.
Seated 5C 1839O Seated 5C 1839-O
EF45
PCGS
20786139
V-3
Choice HOLD
$325
New November 13! Small O, Near-Gem at Grade, Natural Gray Patina, Sooner Collection. A naturally toned 1839 New Orleans struck half dime with old time eye appeal. Unblemished surfaces are covered with uniform gray patina. Strike is complete. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. A near-gem example at the assigned grade along with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1878CC Seated 50C 1878-CC
VF35 NGC
1716025069
WB-1
R4
Original $4650 New November 12! Key Date, Underrated, Reflective Fields, Near-Choice Original, Oregon Beaver Collection. The Sooner Collection is releasing one of the rarest Carson City dates in the Liberty Seated half dollar series. This near-Extra Fine 1878-CC half exhibits pleasing contrast between the fields and central figures, with reflective surfaces set apart from the high points of Liberty and the eagle. Hints of blue coloring are evident on both sides. Attributed as WB-1, the only die variety for this issue. Housed in an NGC Gen 14 (2003-2004) holder with standard ring insert. Ex. Richmond Collection, DLRC 3/2005, lot 1769. One of the few 1878-CC Seated halves that will occasionally come back on the market. Serious collectors should take note.
Franklin 50C 1952 Franklin 50C 1952
"Bugs Bunny"
AU58 PCGS
27455044
FS-401
Choice $175 New November 11! "Bugs Bunny", Brilliant Frosty Luster, Faint Rub, Twin Lakes Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder with the label reading, "Bugs Bunny" FS-401.
Peace $1 1927D Peace $1 1927-D
AU58 PCGS
33566374

Choice HOLD
$150
New November 11! Better Date, Brilllant Frosty Luster, Untoned, Well Struck, Twin Lakes Collection. A lovely 1927 Denver strike with lustrous surfaces. Sun glasses might be advised during bright light inspection as the luster is rich and brilliant. Faint rub holds this piece back from a Mint State grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 25C 1866 Seated 25C 1866
With Motto
VG10
PCGS
38796450
Briggs 1-A
Choice $1295 New November 11! Motto Reverse, Low Mintage, Light Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, 85% CAC Buyback. 1866 brought the Civil War saga to a close. Belief in God given human rights permeated through the country resulting in the IN GOD WE TRUST added to United States coinage. 1866 Seated quarter mintage amounted to only 16,800 pieces with few examples certified in circulated grades. Case in point is this VG10 PCGS certified example with two at the grade level. This is a well preserved example with antique gray patina on both sides. Regardless of a lengthy time in circulation, fields remain nearly unabraded. Previously from the Iowa Collection and returning to GFRC price list after 85% CAC Buyback. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. Hurry on this offering as few examples arrive to GFRC inventory and when available, quickly find new homes.
Seated 50C 1841O Seated 50C 1841-O
AU55 NGC
4199313012
WB-8
Choice HOLD
$950
New November 11! Excellent Eye Appeal, Moderately Proof Like, Golden Toning, Oregon Beaver Collection. Aa second year New Orleans Liberty Seated half dollar strike with exquisite eye appeal. Moderately proof-like fields offer reflective luster on both sides. Original toning is a light gold with darker shades at the peripheries. Strike is fully executed and further elevates the pleasing visual characteristics. Abrasions are minimal with none worthy of mention. The WB-8 variety can be easily attributed via reverse die cracks from the left claws down through H(AL)F to rim. Another die crack connects the lower right facing wing to the adjacent denticles. Overall, a choice 1841-O example that is house in newer NCG holder with edge view insert. From the Oregon Beaver Collection.
Seated 50C 1845O Seated 50C 1845-O
No Drapery
EF40 NGC
361688007
WB-10
Original $575 New November 11! No Drapery, Heavily Polished Obverse, Complete Strike, Oregon Beaver Collection. The occurrence of a "No Drapery" obverse will be found across a number of 1845-O obverse dies. The New Orleans mint would routinely lapped dies to extend their life. Die lapping and polishing results in the loss of device details that are recessed or closest to the fields. As the die surface is removed, one of the first obverse features to disappear is the drapery folds between the right facing arm and lower leg. Most "No Drapery" 1845-O Seated halves will be found with proof like surfaces as is the case for this WB-10 offering. Fields are partially mirrored and still provide reflective luster at the EF grade. Light metallic silver gray coloring is evident on both sides. If building a Liberty Seated half dollar set, the "No Drapery" type is an important addition and quite scarce. Housed in NGC Gen 7 (1997-2000) holder with standard ring insert.
Seated 50C 1847O Seated 50C 1847-O
AU53 NGC
3652397089
WB-8
Original $385 New November 11! Repunched Mintmark, Residual Frosty Luster, Original Surfaces, Oregon Beaver Collection. 1847 New Orleans struck Seated halves survivors are typical available at the VF and EF grades due to ongoing commercial circulation in the deep South. Starting in AU, availability begins to wane with PCGS population report indicating eleven at the AU58 grade level. This Oregon Beaver duplicate features lightly worn devices and residual frosty luster that is consistent on both sides. Coloring is a silver-gray. The mintmark is obviously repunched resulting in a straightforward WB-8 attribution. An original example that is fairly priced. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Seated 50C 1853O Seated 50C 1853-O
Arrows & Rays
AU55 NGC
1716873009
WB-16
Original $1250 New November 11! Proof Like, Rusted Dies, Light Gold Patina, Oregon Beaver Collection. The 1853-O Arrows & Rays date has heightened popularity due to inclusion in multiple sets. The date is a branch mint type coin due to the lone year that the New Orleans mint struck the Arrows & Rays design. Starting at the AU grade level, availability is limited due to extensive circulation in the deep South. These factors result in a strong pricing premium for the date regardless of a mintage that exceed one million pieces. The Oregon Beaver Collection has released a cool WB-16 example with mirrored fields and heavily rusted devices. Die pits are evident on the obverse while extensive on the reverse. All spaces between the reverse rays are filled with die rust. Coloring is a light golden-gray. Accurately graded and housed in NGC Gen 14 (2003) holder with standard ring insert.
Seated 50C 1860 Seated 50C 1860
AU53 PCGS
29105094

Choice HOLD
$425
New November 11! Better Philadelphia Date, Copper Gold-Blue Patina, Choice Surfaces, Complete Strike, Oregon Beaver Collection. 1860 Philadelphia strikes have a low mintage of 302,700 with infrequent market appearances. The surviving population in all EF and AU grades, per PCGS pop report, is slightly over a hundred pieces. The Oregon Beaver Collection is back with a lovely 1860 example that would please picky collectors. How can you resist this date when having a hammered strike and moderately proof-like fields. Toning is a combination of copper-gold and a deep blue peripheral arc. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Seated 50C 1861O Seated 50C 1861-O
EF45 PCGS
32109919
W-3
Original $385 New November 11! Louisiana Issue, Reflective Luser, Oregon Beaver Collection. The 1861-O W-3 die variety is the first of six Louisiana administration die pairings and was struck during early February 1861. This die pairing has an average rarity and can be located with a reasonable amount of searching. This offered example appears to have been net graded. Device details and wear are consistent with an AU grade level. However, the fields are brilliantly reflective which suggests a prior dip and time an old album to acquire some peripheral gold toning. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder. From the Oregon Beaver Collection.
Seated 50C 1883 Seated 50C 1883
AU58 NGC
594816013

Choice $1250 New November 11! Low Mintage Philadelphia Date, Proof Like Fields, Choice Original, Oregon Beaver Collection. 1883 continued the trend of very low mintages for larger denomination silver coinage. This half dollar date saw a tiny mintage of only 8,000 pieces with many having proof like surfaces. Surfaces are choice on this 1883 offering from the Oregon Beaver Collection. Proof like fields radiate reflective luster and mild cartwheels during bright light inspection. Mint frost is easily seen in the protective recesses of the major devices. Strike is complete on the reverse while the obverse has a touch of weakness at Liberty's head and adjacent stars. A popular date and grade that is housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Capped Bust 10C 1820 Capped Bust 10C 1820
Large 0
AU55 PCGS OGH
5192979
JR-8
R3
Choice HOLD
$1250
New November 9! Scarce Large 0 Variety, Choice Original, Deep Rose/Blue Bullseye Toning, Substantial Eye Appeal, Old PCGS Holder. A gorgeous "open collar" 1820 capped Bust dime with bullseye toning along with being the scarce JR-8 die variety. Center rose is surrounded by rich peripheral blues on both sides. Bright light inspection is where this dime excels. The center to edge toning gradients become extreme as steely luster accentuates the coloring. The JR-8 reverse has a notable die crack from the eagle's neck to left facing wing. Also the left base of the second T in STATES is broken. Housed in PCGS Gen 3.0 (1990-1993) old green holder. An offering that unquestionably belongs in an advanced collector.
Capped Bust 50C 1826 Capped Bust 50C 1826
AU55
PCGS OGH
9976470
O-105
R3
Gem $795 New November 9! 85% CAC Buyout, Better Overton Variety, Gem Original, Steely/Satiny Luster, Well Struck, Peripheral Ebony Toning. A visually appealing 1826 O-105 Capped Bust half dollar and better die pairing to consider. I'm a junky for old tiime thick crusty toning on early silver type coins if the toning is well balanced and uniform. This new offering is a gem original example with no blemishes whatsoever. Shimmering steely luster with active cartwheels become immediately apparent under a light source. Gray-rose center luster transitions to mottled ebony at the peripheries. Obverse strike is complete with nicely rounded stars but the reverse lacks some definition at the denomination. Housed in PCGS Gen 3.1 old green holder and worthy of a GFRC gem quality rating as I love the overall eye appeal and pristine surfaces.
Early Copper 1/2C 1833 Early Copper 1/2C 1833
AU55
PCGS OGH
4647820

Gem HOLD
$285
New November 9! Gem Original, Fully Struck, Conservative Grading, CAC Approval. In a time when laborers might make a dollar or two a day, a half cent was not a trivial sum, on the order of a quarter or half dollar in today’s terms if one applies the current minimum wage as a basis for comparison. This is a fully-detailed example with rich texture in Liberty’s coif and boldly-struck leaves within the wreath. Toning is largely even, with plum on the obverse while the reverse tones are more reddish. Fields are smooth and would be described as “hard surfaces” by copper aficionados. With no marks of note, this is an ideal type coin for those looking to extend their horizons beyond U.S. gold and silver. Cohen 1-A, the only die pair for this year. Housed in a PCGS Gen 3.1 (1993-1998) old green holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1902 Gold G$2.5 1902
Liberty
MS65
PCGS OGH
4786498

Gem HOLD
$1600
New November 9! Gorgeous Gem, Shimmering Cartwheels, JUST BUY IT NOW. A magnificent 1902 $2.5 quarter eagle that was woefully undergraded during the mid 1990s timeframe. I would grade this piece a full MS67 due to shimmering cartwheels and natural orange-gold coloring. Luster is brilliant and enticing. Worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation and already on hold for a selective client who focuses exclusively on United States gold. Housed in PCGS Gen 3.1 (1993-1998) holder with CAC Gold Bean approval.
Gold G$5 1878S Gold G$5 1878-S
Liberty
EF45
PCGS OGH
5335971

Gem HOLD
$870
New November 9! Gem Original, Light Orange-Gold Coloring, Reflective Luster, Undergraded. It is difficult to fathom that a PCGS grader saw this 1878-S $5 half eagle as having EF level wear. Sure this is a common date, but there is no need to being so conservative considering the pleasing reflective luster and light orange-gold patina. An AU55 grade is more consistent with the limited wear. Housed in PCGS Gen 3.1 (1993-1998) old green holder with Gold CAC bean. An ideal candidate for those who collect Gold CAC United States gold or seeking a Gold CAC'ed gold piece in their holdings.
Gold G$5 1916S Gold G$5 1916-S
Indian
MS63
PCGS OGH
4882888

Choice $4675 New November 9! Scarce Mint State Grade, Deep Dirty Orange-Gold Patina, Rich Satiny Luster, Superb Eye Appeal. Rich satiny luster and deep orange-gold are the highlights of this superb 1916-S half eagle offering. This piece is from the final year of San Francisco mint $5 gold production and sports a mintage of 240,000. A small hoard of approximately 200 pieces in MS-63 or lower grades pieces surfaced in years past fueling most of those available for present collectors. I'm most impressed by the rich orange-gold coloring and dirty "skin" that covers both sides. The satiny luster is exactly as expected for crusty surfaces. Housed in PCGS Gen 3.1 (1993-1998) old green holder with CAC approval. An 85% CAC Buyback offering that will be found in the Sales Archive.
Gold G$2.5 1909 Gold G$2.5 1909
Indian
MS64+
PCGS
40544848

Gem HOLD
$2500
New November 8! Glowing Satiny Luster, Gem Original, Green-Gold Coloring, CAC Approval. As GFRC expands its U.S. gold inventory, purchases are gravitating to higher grade Mint State pieces for advanced collectors. How I love this 1909 $2.5 Indian for its superb eye appeal. One peek under a light source releases glowing satiny luster that is so enticing. Coloring is classic green-gold. This piece lacks abrasions which indicates that luster continues to be the grade limiting parameter. I'm going with a Gem quality rating as this one is microns away from full MS65. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1882 Gold G$5 1882
Liberty
MS63
NGC Fatty
183606009

Choice $825 New November 8! Thick Mint Frost, Brilliant Luster, Orange-Gold Coloring, Conservative Grading, CAC Approval. A conservatively graded 1882 $5 half eagle that would be ideal for type of those chasing down old Fatty NGC holders. This piece is covered with thick mint frost on both sides. The resulting frosty luster is most pleasing. While Liberty's cheek is clean, there is faint chatter in the left obverse field that accounts for the assigned grade. Housed in NGC Gen 6 (1996) Fatty holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1892 Gold G$5 1892
Liberty
MS64+
PCGS
39340272

Gem $1550 New November 8! With Motto Type, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Gem Eye Appeal, Light Orange-Gold Coloring. Let's not mince words concerning this exceptional 1892 $5 half eagle; JUST BUY IT NOW! This piece definitely has the look of full gem with its intense frosty luster. Cartwheels will spin to your heart's content during bright light inspection. Coloring is light orange-gold. A 10x loupe inspection revealed a faint bag mark on the chin that holds this one back from a higher technical grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. CDN CAC price guide is $1440 (MS64) and $3120 (MS65) as reference.
Seated 25C 1840O Seated 25C 1840-O
Drapery
VF20
PCGS
26340728
Briggs 1-B
Choice $295 New November 8! With Drapery, Better Date, Choice Original, Thick Crusty Gray Patina, Unabraded Surfaces, Accurately Graded. Another CAC-certified beauty that is an Iowa Collection II consignment buyout. This piece exhibits sea-green fields offset by creamy gray shades at the high points. The surfaces are evenly toned with no distractions, and the design elements are outlined by occasional crust, especially within the obverse and reverse shield. The eye appeal is wholesome, as expected for the pedigree. Strike is typical, with soft stars and head, and some blending of the eagle feathers. CAC has approved 34 pieces in all grades combined. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1846 Seated 25C 1846
EF45
PCGS
30509980
Briggs 3-E
Choice $435 New November 8! Russet-Brown Coloring, Better Philadelphia Date, Choice Surfaces, Iowa Collection II. This piece exhibits toning apropos of the fall season, with russet and brown shades evoking the falling leaves. Higher points on the devices are silver, with crust in the obverse and reverse shields. Well-struck, with all star centers present and some softness beneath the reverse shield. The 1846 quarter is scarcer than the surrounding Philadelphia issues and commands a higher premium, especially in circulated grades. Housed in a PCGS Gen 5.0 Dupont hologram holder (2014-2015) and certified by CAC, which has approved 40 pieces in all grades.
Seated 25C 1853 Seated 25C 1853
Arrows & Rays
AU58
PCGS
35878873

Choice $800 New November 8! Arrows & Rays Type, Frosty Luster, Complete Strike, Iowa Collection II. Always desirable as a one-year type, the Arrows and Rays design takes advantage of the open space in the No Motto concept, adding a "glory" of rays around the eagle. This piece is largely silver toned, with russet and brown highlights, and retains substantial original luster. The strike is strong with defined stars and pinpoint detail beneath the reverse shield. Light crust at the rims completes the package. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 holder (2015-date) with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1858S Seated 25C 1858-S
F15
PCGS
34200348
Briggs 2-B
Gem $1250 New November 8! Natural Coin Gray, Circulated Gem, Important San Francisco Date, Iowa Collection II. The 1858-S becomes extremely tough in EF and above, and it's no slouch at this grade level either, especially when considering the eye appeal of the present example. CAC has approved but 17 examples in all grades combined. This piece boasts smooth surfaces with lighter fields offsetting the more richly toned protected areas at the rims and around the central figures. A thin, light line extends from the eagle's beak, but the aesthetic appeal is exceptional for an 1858-S at this grade level. Indeed, opportunities such as this generally come only when a carefully formed collection is made available to the market. Briggs 2-B with the mintmark just touching stem. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-date) holder with CAC approval. Ex. Iowa Collection I.
Seated 25C 1859S Seated 25C 1859-S
VF35 PCGS
38919867
Briggs 1-A
Original HOLD
$3000
New November 8! Key Date, Near-Choice Original, Steely Fields, Iowa Collection II. The 1859-S is a tough date in the Seated quarter series, and especially so in higher grades. Indeed, not even a single Mint state example is known, as no one systematically collected this coinage at the time of issue. This well-detailed piece is fully struck, with defined star points and nearly-complete feather detail. Gray toning is more intense on the reverse, with gold and rose hues additionally present on both sides. The toning is largely even apart from scattered crust beneath the base of Liberty. A number of obverse marks inhibit CAC approval, including hairlines in the right field. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-date) holder.
Seated 25C 1865S Seated 25C 1865-S
EF45 PCGS
08690177
Briggs 1-A
Original HOLD
$1300
New November 8! Better San Francisco Date, Rose-Gray Coloring, Original Surfaces, Iowa Collection II . This is nicely-toned, better-date San Francisco quarter, with even rose color atop the obverse, while the reverse exhibits olive and grey shades. The reverse reveals bits of original crust, particularly at the left rim, while the shield verticals protect dirt in the adjacent recesses. The strike is typical, with a couple star points evident. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Another quality offering from the Iowa Collection.
Seated 25C 1867S Seated 25C 1867-S
VF25 PCGS
26086606
Briggs 1-A
Original $1700 New November 8! Rare San Francisco Date, Near Choice Original Surfaces, Pewter-Gray Patina, Well Preserved, Iowa Collection II. The Seated quarter series is full of challenging pieces, and the 1867-S emission is positioned well up the ladder as a semi-key issue. The obverse of this example exhibits a creamy, off-white palette with hints of blue and maroon in the background. These shades are more prominent on the reverse, which remains moderately toned overall. The mintmark is cut, representing a reverse die shared with the 1866-S and 1869-S quarters. Strike is typical, as usually seen for the issue, with soft stars. Note, reverse haze is on the holder. Housed in a PCGS 4.5 (2011-2013) holder.
Seated 25C 1869S Seated 25C 1869-S
VF30
PCGS
30446529
Briggs 1-A
Choice $1065 New November 8! Scarce Date Especially Choice, Creamy Gray Patina, Choice Original Surfaces. Light, smoky grey tones cover both sides of this better-date Seated quarter issue, more deeply within the protected areas of the stars, date, and legend. Occasional crust is evident in the gown and right wing. Fields are largely undisturbed, with the only mark of note extending southwest from the obverse shield. Strike is typical, with some blending of the feather detail. The CAC population is a miniscule 13 pieces, remarkably less than that of the 1870-CC quarter, of which 14 are noted. Ex. Iowa Collection I. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1873 Seated 25C 1873
No Arrows, Open 3
EF40
PCGS
32216643
Briggs 2-A
Choice $525 New November 8! No Arrows, Open 3, Natural Gray, Choice Surfaces, Iowa Collection II . The 1873 No Arrows quarters were struck prior to the April 1, 1873 Coinage Act and conform to a weight standard of 6.22 grams. The April Act increased this is to 6.25 grams, and arrows were added to the 1873 and 1874 issues to denote the slightly increased weight. This piece reveals even gray toning, lighter on the reverse, with gold shades among the stars, legend, and other protected areas. Fields are nearly unblemished and there are no marks of note. Strike is typical with the eagle’s lower feathers blending together. The CAC population is 18 pieces across all grades. Housed in a PCGS Gen 5.0 Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1877CC Seated 25C 1877-CC
AU50
PCGS
38189081

Choice $400 New November 8! Large CC Mintmark, Wide Spacing, Choice Original, Iowa Collection II . Deeply toned in gold and olive shades, this is sharply struck piece with distinct star centers and virtually complete detail in the usual problem area beneath the reverse shield. Varied hues create a thicker reverse skin, while the figure of Liberty is primarily gold and silver with a touch of crust at the right corner. Surfaces are smooth with no issues of note. CAC has certified an even hundred pieces. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-date) holder.
Seated 25C 1878CC Seated 25C 1878-CC
AU58
PCGS
30001421
Briggs 2-B
Choice $900 New November 8! Well Struck, Partially Mirrored Fields, Tan-Gray Patina, Iowa Collection II . Varying tan shades and occasional russet blanket both sides, with bits of dirt outlining Liberty and the stars. The skin is medium, not overwhelming, and the coin is well-struck with distinct star points. Mintmark placement is inconsistent on the 1876-1878 Carson City quarters, with this example revealing the first C punched higher than the second. The CAC population is 75 pieces, on the higher side for Seated quarters but still scarce in an absolute sense. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1878S Seated 25C 1878-S
EF40 PCGS
80655394
Briggs 1-A
Choice HOLD
$1200
New November 8! Under Appreciated Date, Natural Gray Patina, Well Balanced, Iowa Collection II. The 1878-S is a noteworthy date in the San Francisco quarter series, with a low mintage of 140,000 pieces. Briggs notes than some of this production output was later melted for coining into Morgan dollars. This piece exhibits a medium skin of olive and gray, with portions of both sides varying in intensity. Higher points are more lightly shaded as one would expect on an original, circulated piece. The strike is typical, with just a couple star centers evident. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-date) holder.
Seated 25C 1878S Seated 25C 1878-S
F12
PCGS
81058263
Briggs 1-A
Choice HOLD
$850
New November 8! Substantial Circulated Eye Appeal, Scarce Date, Nice and Choicel, Iowa Collection II . This is a coin-gray, CAC-approved example with substantial eye appeal. Even, medium slate grey covers the fields, contrasting with lighter central devices. The rims are more deeply toned with scattered crust. Only twelve examples appear on the CAC census in all grades combined, indicating that choice pieces are few and far between. A perfect example for a set of circulated Seated quarters, one that will attract considerable collector interest. Ex. Iowa Collection I. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-date) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1879 Seated 25C 1879
AU55 PCGS
33994444
Briggs 1-A
Original $650 New November 8! First of the Low Mintage Dates, Reflective Luster, Iowa Collection II. This year launches the run of low-mintage run of Philadelphia quarters that extends until 1890. These were pursued at the time of issue, meaning they survived in a larger proportion than many other Seated quarters. Still, the mintages were so low to begin with that these coins remain highly desirable. This piece reveals steely blue surfaces with deep russet additionally evident on the reverse. Well-struck with most star centers present, and sharp detail in the eagle feathers. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-date) holder.
Barber 50C 1901S Barber 50C 1901-S
MS62
PCGS
39425237

Choice $5150 New November 6! Only Affordable CAC Approved Mint State Example, Frosty Luster, Complete Strike. A strictly original example of the semi-scarce 1901-S date with sufficient eye appeal to garner CAC approval. Brilliant frosty luster and swirling cartwheels are readily apparent during bright light inspection. Though not readily apparent in the GFRC images, this piece is lightly toned with faint obverse center aquamarine and peripheral gold. Reverse coloring is a light silver-gray. Strike is sharp and complete. Interested clients are guided to the CAC population report to understand this piece's importance. CAC has only approved two pieces in AU58, one at MS62, followed by several at the MS65/MS66 level. This semi-scarce date is brutally difficult to locate at the choice Mint States level as most have been dipped out to enhance luster and grade potential. Housed in new PCGS Gen 6.0 NFC holder with CAC approval.
Draped Bust 50C 1806 Draped Bust 50C 1806
Pointed 6, Stem
AU53
PCGS
40439386
O-118a
R3
Gem $3350 New November 6! Gem Original, Shattered Reverse, Exceptional Eye Appeal, CAC Approval. Pleasing multicolor old album toning covers both sides of this superb 1806 O-118a Draped Bust half. Reverse is shattered with heavy diagnostic die crack from the rim below arrows up through (O)F. Mint luster is prevalent throughout the fields and surrounding all major devices. Center rose is contrasted by peripheral blues and gold. Reverse coloring is mostly steely gray with multi-shades of peripheral gold. As always, the O-118a is weakly struck at the centers, specifically at the left facing wing and shield junction along with Liberty's central hair curls. Coloring and mint luster bring about a most enjoyable viewing experience. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 NFC holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1837 Seated 10C 1837
Large Date
MS63
NGC
4879785002

Choice $2275 New November 6! Ideal Type Coin, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Near-Gem, Rose-Gold Toning, CAC Approval.. A near-gem 1837 F-101a Seated dime example with eye appeal of a higher grade. 1837 Large Date strikes have been consistently popular as a first year type coin. The lack of stars in the obverse fields (No Stars) leads to a cameo appearance for the new Liberty Seated design. Collectors building advanced 19th century silver type sets have the challenge of locating specimen's with natural luster and substantial eye appeal. GFRC is pleased to be offering this gorgeous 1837 example with intense frosty luster on both sides. Most important is the starless obverse fields that are entirely unbraided leading to a most pleasing viewing experience. Faint gold patina covers the obverse with darker shades at the periphery. Reverse coloring is closer to rose-gold and more pervasive. 10x loupe inspection failed to locate any abrasions. The obverse rim has cuds while the reverse has a partial raise rim. A single early die state obverse die crack through the leg and repunched 7 digit validate the F-101a die state. Superb eye appeal is this offerings hallmark and will not disappoint the buyer. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1834 Gold G$5 1834
Classic Head
VF30
PCGS
32864545
Plain 4
Choice $800 New November 4! Plain 4, Green-Gold, Peripheral Copper Coloring, Well Preserved, CAC Approval. William Kneass designed the new "Classic Head" portrait as half eagle specifications where changed in 1834. Gold bullion prices had risen leading to a size reduction. This 1834 half eagle survivor is ideal for those who pursue specimens with unquestionable originality. Due to being circulated, this example has acquired peripheral copper coloring over a base green-gold. Surfaces are minimally abraded and most pleasing. A wonderful example that is fairly priced for the quality. A Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. The label contains "Classic Head, Plain 4" designation.
Gold G$5 1847 Gold G$5 1847
Liberty
VF35
PCGS
81353480
FS-301
Choice $775 New November 4! Repunched Date, Lightly Crusted Green-Gold Patina, Unabraded, Residual Luster, CAC Approval. As a die variety specialist, my eyes have become accustomed to seeing date repunching and misplaced dates. These die preparation anomalies can be discerned after years of practice. Though not listed in the PCGS holder, this 1847 half eagle offering is the FS-301 variety with obvious repunching above the 7 digit. Surfaces on this example are very well preserved with lightly crusted green-gold patina. Strike is essentially complete with only the reverse arrow feathers lacking details. Eye appeal is above average also. Housed in special D.L. Hansen pedigree PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. The repunched date is not listed on the holder.
Gold G$5 1853D Gold G$5 1853-D
Liberty
VF25
PCGS
21883171
Large D
Choice $2450 New November 4! Large D, Classic Copper-Gold Patina, Well Preserved Surfaces, Low CAC Population. A near gem 1853 Dahlonega $5 half eagle with classic copper-gold coloring and typical strike. Both sides are evenly worn with only one reverse mark in the right obverse field worthy of mention. This offering screams originality and rightly warranted CAC green bean approval. This offering is a compelling value as only a handful are approved below the EF grade level. Pricing escalates quickly in EF and higher grades where availability also increases. A "must have" offering for collectors of early branch mint U.S. gold with CAC approval requirements. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.2 (2004-2005) holder with CAC approval. Label contains "Large D" attribution.
Gold G$5 1906D Gold G$5 1906-D
Liberty
MS64
PCGS
25285149

Choice $995 New November 4! First Denver Mint Half Eagle Issue, Near-Gem, Crisp Frosty Luster, CAC Approval. A popular late $5 half eagle date as the first year struck at the Denver mint. Mintage is a reasonable 320,000 pieces with most certified at the MS62/MS63 grade level due to surface abrasions. This lovely specimen offers crisp frosty luster without distracting marks during bright light inspection. A premium example with CAC approval that is fairly priced for overall quality. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 Dupont hologram holder. CDN CAC guide is $1090 as reference.
Seated $1 1872 Seated $1 1872
MS62 PCGS
82467206

Choice $2600 New November 4! Excellent With Motto Type, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Swirling Cartwheels. If searching for that ideal With Motto Liberty Seated dollar for a type set collection, this newly consigned 1872 offering is worthy of your consideration. I'm impressed by the brilliant frosty luster and swirling cartwheels coupled with the lack of abrasions during bright light inspection. Fully choice at the assigned grade and a better date as compared to prior 1871 strikes. Q. David Bowers suggests that 1872 dated dollars are scarcer than 1871 due to some exporting and heavy domestic usage. Housed in new PCGS Gen 6.0 NFC holder.
Indian 1C 1869 Indian 1C 1869
AU58
PCGS
10957686

Choice $750 New November 3! Series Key Date, Dark Brown Coloring, Full Strike, CAC Approval, Twin Lakes Collection. One of the semi-key dates in the Indian Head cent series that warrants careful consideration. Many were lost or destroyed leading to a modest availability for present day collectors. From a mintage of over six million, CAC has approved only eighty-nine in all grades. At the highly collectible AU58 grade, the population is a tiny ten pieces. This Twin Lakes example is fully struck with dark brown patina. A quality Indian cent for the serious collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1873 Indian 1C 1873
Open 3
AU55 PCGS
20513240

Choice $215 New November 3! Open 3, Dark Chocolate Brown Patina, Choice Surfaces, Twin Lakes Collection. Dark brown patina covers both sides of this lovely 1873 Open 3 Indian cent. Surfaces are choice and consistent with the other Indian cent offerings in the Twin Lakes Collection. Fields are unabraded and absolutely original. The lack of CAC green bean approval must be a function of the certified grade not being conservative enough. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Indian 1C 1875 Indian 1C 1875
AU58
PCGS
24553773

Choice $240 New November 3! Modest CAC Population, Scarce Date, Choice Surfaces, Twin Lakes Collection. One of the lower mintage Indian Head cents produced during the mid 1870s. The 1875 date is scarce overall and become very scarce with CAC approval. CAC population in all grades is only fifty-three approved with twelve at the AU58 level. That number appears to be quite modest considering the number of Indian cent collectors in the present day market. A wonderfully choice example is offered by the Twin Lakes Collection. Medium brown centers are nicely framed by peripheral orange coloring. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with CAC approval.
3Cent Nickel 3C 1876 3Cent Nickel 3C 1876
AU58 PCGS
26288554

Original $230 New November 2! Scarce Date, Bold Strike, Unabraded Surfaces, Twin Lakes Collection. Production of the 3 cent nickel denomination began to wane in the mid 1870s. By 1876, mintage set a new series low at 162,000 struck. Survivors are scarce with a combination of low PCGS certified populations and few auction records. The PCGS Price Guide for this date is irrelevant at the AU grades. Auctions records are consistently much higher than the guide. This 1876 offering, from the Twin Lakes Collection, is near choice with bold strike and unabraded surfaces. Both sides feature partial wire rims. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder.
3Cent Silver 3C 1854 3Cent Silver 3C 1854
AU58 PCGS
26954494

Original HOLD
$285
New November 2! Type 2, Large Star, Original Frosty Luster, Heavily Clashed, Twin Lakes Collection. 1854 brought a design change for 3 cent silver coinage. The obverse star increased in size including the additional of three outlined borders. This survivor has been well preserved with unabraded surfaces and mark-free rims. Under a light source, a lovely frosty glow emerges. Both sides were struck from heavily clashed dies. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder. Last sold Heritage Auction April 2013 for $341. From the Twin Lakes Collection.
3Cent Silver 3C 1861 3Cent Silver 3C 1861
AU58
PCGS
20784467

Choice $260 New November 2! Type 3, Large Star, Steely Luster, Rose-Gray Patina, Choice Original, Twin Lakes Collection. An impressive 1861 Type 3 specimen with the double border outline on obverse star. Very well preserved with steely fields and thick rose-gray patina that mutes a fraction of the reflective luster. Bright light viewing brings about same appearance as on heavily toned silver proof coinage. Surfaces are unabraded. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1861 Indian 1C 1861
AU55
PCGS
20513231

Choice $190 New November 2! Copper Nickel Type, Crusty Original Surfaces, Well Struck. Twin Lakes Collection. An ideal offering for 19th century type set collectors with CAC approval being preferred. This lovely 1861 copper nickel strike has a high mintage of over ten million pieces. TPG certified survivors are plentiful. Collector should exercise patience towards acquiring strictly original examples with thick light brown patina. This well struck and fully choice Twin Lakes Collection example is worthy of considering plus being fairly priced. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1876 Indian 1C 1876
AU55
PCGS
19932133

Choice $330 New November 2! Better Date, Uniform Chocolate Brown Patina, Choice Surfaces, Twin Lakes Collection. A semi-key date in the Indian Head cent series. Eight million struck may sound like a huge number but the 1876 mintage must be maintained in context against later dates with mintage well over fifty million. This CAC approved survivor is accurate graded and fairly priced for overall quality. Both sides are covered with a consistent chocolate brown patina that is pleasing to my eyes. Strike is complete with just a touch of wear on the third diamond. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Indian 1C 1877 Indian 1C 1877
EF45 PCGS
14493208

Original $2150 New November 2! Series Key Date, Uniform Brown Patina, Thoroughly Original, Twin Lakes Collection. Unquestionably the key date in the Indian Head cent series with the second lowest mintage. A thoroughly original example with uniform brown patina. Several deep rose highlights are seen on the obverse. A few greenish verdigris specks are found on the reverse and accurately illustrated via GFRC images. Bright light inspection reveals some residual luster on the obverse. An important AU58 grade level offering from the vast Twin Lakes Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Indian 1C 1878 Indian 1C 1878
AU58
PCGS
28523163

Choice $385 New November 2! Deep Chocolate Brown Skin, Perfectly Original and Choicel, CAC Approval, Twin Lakes Collection. I'm thoroughly impressed with this 1878 Philadelphia struck Indian and believe a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation is necessary. Superbly preserved Indian cents are fairly straightforward to identify. Look for a bold and highly detailed strike along with deep brown toning that is 100% natural. I guarantee that the buyer will be pleased with the originality as validated by the CAC green bean. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
Indian 1C 1878 Indian 1C 1878
AU55
PCGS
19657085

Choice $340 New November 2! Reddish Brown Patina, Hammered Strike, Choice Surfaces, Twin Lakes Collection. A popular Indian cent date with mintage of slightly over five million. This Twin Lakes Collection offering brings a hammered strike and deeply impressed devices. Coloring is a consistent reddish-brown. A choice and original example with light wear. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval. Priced at CDN CAC guide.
Indian 1C 1908S Indian 1C 1908-S
EF45
PCGS
16449688

Choice $215 New November 2! Low Mintage San Francisco Date, Even Brown Patina, Choice Surfaces, Twin Lakes Collection. 1908 San Francisco strikes are the third lowest mintage in the Indian Head cent series and remain popular. CAC approval always elevates a specimen for having original surfaces and being choice. The Twin Lakes Collection is divesting a lovely even brown specimen that is quite affordable. Wear on the high points is limited. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Seated $1 1840 Seated $1 1840
EF45
PCGS
38188313

Choice $1250 New November 1! First Year Issue, Choice Original offering, CAC Approval. Silver dollars are the most visually impressive of all U.S. silver coins, large pieces that convey visceral “heft” when held in hand. Morgans are popular but common, while early dollars serve an elite group of collector and dealers. Liberty Seated pieces hit the sweet spot with genuinely rare and attractive pieces available at more accessible price points. This first year of issue Seated dollar was struck to the extent of only 61,005 pieces, and this is an original, medium-skinned survivor. Gray shades with light rose predominate, with some heavier toning at the rims, especially on the reverse. Marks are well distributed, and the fields are smooth for the grade. The piece is well-struck with a few weak star points and minimal reverse blending in the detail above ONE. Original surfaces are a key aspect of CAC consideration, and this example passes with flying colors. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-date) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1809 Capped Bust 50C 1809
III Edge
VG08
PCGS
13463648
O-109a
Choice $180 New October 31! III Edge, Attractive Circulated Cameo Appearance, Choice Surfaces, Old Album Toning, Accurately Graded. 85% CAC Buyback Offering. GFRC images capture the lovely circulated cameo appearance on this 1809 III Edge O-109a offering. Wear is honest with no significant blemishes. Old album toning is quite attractive. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with standard ring insert. PCGS label reads, "III Edge" coupled with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1838 Seated 10C 1838
No Drapery
MS63 raw
F-113
Choice $725 New October 31! Reverse Flaw Die, Reverse Die Polish Lines, Thick Frosty Luster, Choice Original, Indiana Collection . The finest example of the 1838 No Drapery F-113 Reverse Flaw die seen. Once laying eyes on this new Indiana Collection offering, heavy reverse die polish lines were promptly noted and will be mentioned as an update to the F-113 listing within the Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors. Surfaces are heavily frosted on both sides. Bright light inspection activates strong luster with some peripheral gold.
Seated 10C 1839O Seated 10C 1839-O
No Drapery
VF35 raw
F-103
R6
Cleaned $325 New October 31! Rare Die Pairing, Small O Obverse / Large O Reverse ,Cleaned, Indiana Collection. Ahwash 5, Greer 104, Small O Obverse paired with Large O Reverse. A very rare 1839 New Orleans die pairing that is infrequently. This example has been polished. Regardless of the cleaning, this die pairing is so rare and important. From the Indiana Collection.
Seated 10C 1876CC Seated 10C 1876-CC
Type 2 Reverse
EF45 raw
TOP #75
F-101
R6
Original $500 New October 31! Rare Type 2 Reverse Strike, Top 100 Varieties, Original Steely Gray, Indiana Collection . A lone 1876 Carson City Type 2 reverse die is known; specimens that can be found at prizes for die variety collections. This die variety typically comes well struck with repunching on the 6 digit below the base. The 1876-CC Type 2 reverse variety is scarce in any grade. Greer points out that "Surprisingly, at least five Mint State Type 2 examples are known". Over the years, I have probably seen an even amount of circulated and Mint State examples of this variety. Mint State pieces will be found either frosty or lightly proof like with the majority seen as being frosty. This circulated example, from the Indiana Collection, has steely gray fields. Obverse toning is peripheral ebony surrounding a base layer of gray patina. Reverse toning is similar. A sharp example for a Top 100 Varieties set.
Seated 10C 1877CC Seated 10C 1877-CC
Type 2 Reverse
AU50 raw
F-107
R4
Choice $285 New October 31! 1877/6 Overdate, Repunched Date, Die Scratch In Shield, Choice Original, Indiana Collection . A wonderful 1877-CC F-107 dime with bold attributions points. The variety offers three different type of die preparation anamolies on a single coin. Most obvious is the huge die sctach through the shield. This is the key attribution and cherrypicking point. The last 7 in the date is repunched at the base. Finally, the 1877/6 overdate is marginally visible on the top flag of the final 7 digit. This lovely specimen is offered raw and grades a full AU50. Rose-gold patina covers both sides. Residual frosty luster is more evident on the reverse. From the Indiana Collection.
Seated 10C 1878 Seated 10C 1878
Type 2 Reverse
MS64 PCGS
10886619
F-107
Choice $525 New October 31! Type 2 Reverse, Rich Frosty Luster, Active Cartwheels, Fully Struck, Indiana Collection . 1878 saw the usage of two different reverse design hubs that were introduced during 1876. This lovely Mint State F-107 example was struck with a Type 2 reverse and offers a full compliment of diagnostics for the variety. After reviewing 1878 dimes for several decades, I can assure that this example is typical of the rich frosty luster that is repeatedly seen. Cartwheels are active and vibrant. Light rose center is surrounded by peripheral aquamarine and gold on both sides. Strike is complete with Liberty exhibiting a full head and reverse wreath leaves and wheat grains being complete. Overall, a pleasing example, from the Indiana Collection, that is housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 10C 1883 Seated 10C 1883
MS62 PCGS
5739588
F-106
Choice $275 New October 31! Misplaced 8 Right of Scroll, Repunched 3, Thick Frosty Luster, Choice Surfaces, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. One of the few 1883 misplaced date examples seen during my research tenure. A bold top loop of an 8 digit is adjacent to the right end of the scroll. There is repunching on the three digit in the date. This variety was discovered by Chris Pilliod during 1996 and first listed in Kevin Flynn's "Two Dates Are Better Than One" book as MPD-001. This offering is the 1883 F-106 plate coin at The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors web-book. Frosty surfaces and luster are consistent on both sides. Surfaces are choice. Purchased from David Olmstead at Alpine Numismatics during the August 2000 ANA show. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder.
Seated 10C 1886 Seated 10C 1886
AU58 raw
F-107
R4
Original $135 New October 31! Repunched Date, Scarce Die Variety, Steely Luster, Original Surfaces, Indiana Collection . A scarce 1886 repunched date die variety with the repunching on all four date digits seen clockwise to the final date punch. Strikes from this die pairing are often found with steely or proof like fields. This new Indiana Collection offering does have partially mirrored fields with corresponding reflective luster. Obverse toning is a darker intermixed rose-blue while the reverse features peripheral rose. Fairly graded and attractively priced.
Seated 10C 1891O Seated 10C 1891-O
VF30 raw
F-121
Choice $275 New October 31! Shattered Reverse, Natural Coin Gray, Choice Surfaces, Indiana Collection . A medium to late die state example of the 1891-O F-121 die pairing. A popular die state variety as the reverse die is shattered with seven different die breaks into the rim. The reverse die is also clashed. This example is strictly with choice surfaces that are toned a natural coin gray coloring. I'm sure this offering will be promptly purchased due to the heavy reverse die cracks. From the Indiana Collection.
Seated 25C 1855S Seated 25C 1855-S
With Arrows
VF30 PCGS
12512831
Briggs 1-C
Choice $825 New October 31! Challenging First Year San Francisco Mint Issue, Choice Surfaces, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal. 1855 brought the first Liberty Seated quarter and half dollar strikes at the San Francisco mint. Both denominations are challenging to locate with choice specimens being rare. This lovely 1855-S example is fully choice and well preserved. Surfaces are covered with a base layer of light gray patina coupled with darker ebony shades surrounding the stars and major devices. Wear is uniform while the fields and devices are entirely blemish free. The obverse offers classic circulated cameo eye appeal that collectors strive to locate. The $1000 question is why is this 1855-S example not CAC approved. Yes, it has been to CAC for review and did not pass. But originality is not the issue. A close inspection suggests that a VF25 grade would have been more consistent with wear. Since graded VF30, I suspect that slight overgrading by PCGS is the reason for failing to win a CAC green bean. If this piece would degraded to VF25 and resubmitted, I would bet that CAC approval would be secured. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Gold G$10 1895 Gold G$10 1895
Liberty
MS62
NGC
1934146005

Choice $1185 New October 29! Popular Philadelphia Date, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Light Copper-Gold Coloring, CAC Approval, Oakdale Collection. A hammered strike and sharp frosty luster are the highlights of this CAC approved 1895 $10 eagle. The luster is brilliant and intense during bright light inspection. Coloring is closer to a light copper-gold. Field abrasions are consistent with the assigned grade. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert.
Gold G$10 1903O Gold G$10 1903-O
Liberty
AU58 PCGS
40468417

Original $1200 New October 29! Low Mintage Date, Green-Gold Patina, Fully Struck, Oakdale Collection. A naturally colored 1903 New Orleans $10 gold piece with green-gold coloring. Strike is complete along with light rub and some micro-chatter in the obverse fields. Frosty luster becomes immediately evident during bright light review. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 NFC holder. Another new offering from the Oakdale Collection.
Gold G$10 1926 Gold G$10 1926
Indian
MS62
PCGS
20976936

Choice $1300 New October 29! Indian Type Gold Possibility, Green-Gold Coloring, Frosty Luster, Oakdale Collection. A pleasing 1926 $10 eagle with choice surfaces. Coloring tends towards greenish-gold. Frosty luster and cartwheels are active. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval. From the Oakdale Collection.