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Photo Denom Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Morgan 1 1878S Morgan 1 1878-S
MS63
PCGS
81465769

Gem $145 New March 6! Gem Eye Appeal, Lightly Mirrored Fields, Dancing Cartwheels.. Let's start the description for this gem 1878-S Morgan with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Lightly mirrored fields are coated with aquamarine-gold that exposure embedded gold and shades during bright light review. A superb offering with eye appeal of a higher grade that will please the new owner. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with fresh CAC approval.
Morgan 1 1884S Morgan 1 1884-S
EF45
PCGS
35639790

Choice $195 New March 6! Challenging San Francisco Date, Affordable Grade with CAC Approval, Natural Coin Gray Skin. A thoroughly pleasing 1884 San Francisco strike at an affordable grade level. This date rapidly becomes rare in AU or better with dramatic price increases. This fresh GFRC purchase has been award a green bean for its natural coin gray surfaces and mark preservation. I suspect this offering will not last long on the price list!. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with fresh CAC approval.
Peace 1 1921 Peace 1 1921
EF40
PCGS
26584512

Choice HOLD
$215
New March 6! Superb High Relief Eye Appeal, Natural Coin Gray Patina, CAC Approval.. A fully struck 1921 Peace dollar with bold devices and high relief eye appeal. Surfaces are absolutely choice and covered with a natural coin gray skin. Guaranteed to please the new owner. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with fresh CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1876CC Seated 10C 1876-CC
Type 1 Reverse
EF40 PCGS
32970013

Original $95 New March 6! Crusty Gray, Die Crack Thru Date, Bold Strike, Murphys Collection. A crusty original 1876-CC Type 1 Reverse dime which I am having a difficult time attributing. There is a heavy die crack across the bottom of the date digits. Strike is bold on both sides. From the Murphys Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 10C 1878CC Seated 10C 1878-CC
Type 1 Reverse
VF30 PCGS
29181037
F-101
Choice $525 New March 6! Challenging Final Carson City Date, Medium Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, Type 1 Reverse, Murphys Collection . Liberty Seated dime date and mintmark set collectors might wish to consider this choice 1878-CC F-101 strike for their sets. This example is strictly original with uniform gray on both sides. Fields are well preserved and unabraded. I like this new Murphys Collection offering to the point of citing a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. The owner will be pleased! Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Seated 25C 1875CC Seated 25C 1875-CC
VF25 PCGS
27422505
Briggs 1-A
Original $825 New March 6! Important Carson City Date, Gray Patina, Typical Strike, Murphys Collection. The 1875 Carson City issue is a quiet sleeper date in the Liberty Seated quarter series. Few appear to market in a year's time. The Murphys Collection has released this original Briggs 1-A example. Surfaces are toned a light gray with embedded rose shades. The enhanced toning at 10:00 has been enhanced by GFRC photography and is lighter during in-hand viewing. Strike is typical for the date. Mintage is a limited 140,000 pieces as the Carson City mint transition from ultra low start-up mintages to multiple million production during 1876. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
Seated 50C 1868S Seated 50C 1868-S
EF45
PCGS
29677900
WB-8
Choice HOLD
$395
New March 6! Natural Eye Appeal, Pleasing Coin Gray Coloring, Strictly Original, CAC Approval. A thoroughly wholesome 1868 San Francisco strike that should instantly garner attention. Unabraded fields exhibit a steely texture with residual luster during bright light inspection. Coloring is natural coin gray. Strike is well executed. This date has a low CAC population overall with only 23 approved. The EF45 grade has seven approved followed by a population gap through the AU58 grade level. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1875CC Seated 50C 1875-CC
AU55 PCGS
5463633
WB-4
R4
Original HOLD
$1000
New March 6! Better Die Pairing, White Steely Luster, Scarce Date and Grade, Murphys Collection . A pleasing 1875 Carson City strike that should garner considerable attention. Struck by the WB-4 die pairing as listed by Bugert with R4 rarity. This example exhibits brilliant steely fields during bright light review. Strike is nearly complete except for stars 7 and 8. Two parallel die polished lines from the chin to shoulder are the primary WB-4 diagnostic point. Another quality offering from the Murphys Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder.
Seated 50C 1875CC Seated 50C 1875-CC
AU50 PCGS
5831120
WB-9
R4
Choice $875 New March 6! Challenging Carson City Date, Golden Shades, Frosty Luster, Muprhys Collection. One of the twelve 1875-CC die varieties per the Bugert reference. The WB-9 pairing can be easily attributed by an obverse center dot. This 1875-CC offering is the highlight of a recent Murphys Collection consignment. This R4 rarity example has a full strike along with several shades of gold toning. Choice surface augment the overall eye appeal. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder.
Seated 50C 1875CC Seated 50C 1875-CC
EF40 NGC
3899390020
WB-10
R3
Choice $600 New March 6! Challenging Carson City Date, Crusty Orange-Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, Murphys Collection. A thick orange-gray skin covers this well preserved 1875-CC Seated half dollar offering from the Murphys Collection. Bright light inspection reveals residual frosty luster. The WB-10 reverse can be easily attributed by an obverse center dot on Liberty's lower leg. Accurately grade and housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Seated 50C 1875CC Seated 50C 1875-CC
VF25 NGC
3601232009
WB-8
R4
Original $300 New March 6! Gun Metal Gray-Blue Toning, Steely Fields, Affordable Grade, Murphys Collection. An attractively priced 1875-CC Seated half for those searching for the date with a limited budget. 1875 Carson City strikes continue to be elusive in all grades. GFRC is fortunate to be working with the Murphys Collection to accomplish the release of several examples. Gun metal gray-blue patina covers both sides with lighter shades on the higher wear points on this moderately worn WB-8 specimen. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert.
Gold G$10 1890 Gold G$10 1890
Liberty
MS62
PCGS
41498037

Choice $1750 New March 5! Low Mintage Philadelphia Date, Choice Surfaces, Orange-Gold Coloring, CAC Approval. A low mintage Philadelphia $10 gold eagle offering with a surprisingly tiny CAC approved Mint State population. Though the CAC population is show as 39 pieces, that number is heavily skewed by 20 pieces at the AU50 level. Only 6 examples have been approved at the MS62 grade with two finer. The date's mintage is a low 57,980. This new GFRC offering features choice surfaces that offer traditional orange-gold coloring. Abrasions are to a minimum while the strike is complete. PCGS Price Guide has just increased to $1750 which is where this lovely survivor is priced. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$2.5 1878S Gold G$2.5 1878-S
Liberty
EF45
PCGS
34926708

Choice $520 New March 5! Crusty Green-Gold, Well Preserved, CAC Approval. 1878 San Francisco struck $2.5 quarter eagles amounted to only 178,000 pieces. The choice survivor exhibits crusty green-gold patina with peripheral orange at the stars. Though the date can be located within trouble in the marketplace, choice survivors are challenging. This new GFRC offering has the distinction of being the lowest graded example with CAC approval. How cool is that? Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1893 Gold G$5 1893
Liberty
MS64
NGC
6088561157

Choice $1185 New March 5! Brilliant Frosty Luster, Completed Strike, Ideal for Type, CAC Approval. Part of a small hoard recently purchased by GFRC. This 1893 $5 gold piece offers rich frosty luster and swirling cartwheels. Coloring is light orange-gold with hints of rose. Accurately graded with minimal abrasions. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1893 Gold G$5 1893
Liberty
MS64
NGC
6088561032

Choice $1185 New March 5! Brilliant Frosty Luster, Completed Strike, Rose-Gold Coloring, Ideal for Type, CAC Approval. Part of a small hoard recently purchased by GFRC. This 1893 $5 gold piece offers rich frosty luster and swirling cartwheels. Coloring is light rose-gold. Accurately graded with minimal abrasions. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1893 Gold G$5 1893
Liberty
MS64
NGC
6088561005

Choice $1185 New March 5! Brilliant Frosty Luster, Light Rose-Gold Coloring, Completed Strike, Ideal for Type, CAC Approval. Part of a small hoard recently purchased by GFRC. This 1893 $5 gold piece offers rich frosty luster and swirling cartwheels. Coloring is light rose-gold. Accurately graded with minimal abrasions. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1893 Gold G$5 1893
Liberty
MS64
NGC
6088561136

Choice $1185 New March 5! Brilliant Frosty Luster, Completed Strike, Ideal for Type, CAC Approval. Part of a small hoard recently purchased by GFRC. This 1893 $5 gold piece offers rich frosty luster and swirling cartwheels. Coloring is light orange-gold with hints of rose. Accurately graded with minimal abrasions. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$5 1913S Gold G$5 1913-S
Indian
AU58
PCGS
38912596

Choice HOLD
$1450
New March 5! Low Mintage Date, Satiny Luster, Orange-Gold Coloring, Osprey Collection. The Osprey Collection continues to scour the planet for quality U.S. gold and other additions to GFRC inventory. This newly consigned 1913-S Indian $5 gold piece is choice with satiny luster and rich orange-gold coloring. Strike is excellent with the usual "blob" mintmark for the date. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with fresh CAC approval.
Barber 50C 1893 Barber 50C 1893
AU58
PCGS
36015881

Choice $750 New March 4! Superb Eye Appeal, Lightly Frosty Surfaces, Dancing Cartwheels, CAC Approval. A gorgeous 1893 Barber half with light rose and aquamarine in hand obverse coloring coupled with lightly frosty surfaces. Light gold is predominate on the reverse. Bright light viewing shifts the coloring to reflective pastel shades. A full strike enhances the eye appeal further. A wonderful selection for type or date and mintmark set. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 5C 1833 Capped Bust 5C 1833
MS66 PCGS
38458461
LM-1
R3
Gem $3785 New March 4! Last 3 High, R3 Rarity, Superb Gem, Proof Like Fields, Tons of Eye Appeal. This 1833 LM-1 Capped Bust half dime was a "Wow Coin" when first inspected. That first impression has not worn off after repeated viewing. Why? The mirrors are absolutely stunning under a light source. Proof like fields are consistent on both sides. Reflective luster is nearly blinding if using a strong light. Strike is deeply impressed and consistent with GFRC strict buying criteria. Coloring is light rose on the upper obverse and lower reverse. The rose shifts to a pretty blue arc at the rims. Freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. This offering is so darn pleasing that a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation is warranted.
Seated 1 1841 Seated 1 1841
VF30 PCGS
15207281

Choice HOLD
$495
New March 4! Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Choice Original, Natural Gray Patina. A choice original 1841 Seated $1 offering with circulated cameo eye appeal. Natural coin gray patina covered the fields on both sides. Surfaces are well preserved and essentially unabraded for the assigned grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 10C 1864 Seated 10C 1864
EF45 PCGS
84374924

Choice HOLD
$2150
New March 4! Rare Civil War Philadelphia Strike, Original Medium Gray, Well Struck, Accurately Graded. 1864 Philadelphia strikes amounted to a mintage of 11,470 with present day R5 rarity at all grade levels. Strictly original Civil War Philadelphia strikes have all but disappeared from the market given the popularity of the United States Civil War era with a broad range of collectors. Those who assemble a Liberty Seated Dime date and mintmark set typically leave the Civil War Philly dates and the big four Carson City pieces as the last to complete. Other collectors will only focus on the years 1861 through 1867 across all denominations and designs as a collecting goal. Bottomline, there is always intense demand for choice Civil War era dimes due to rarity. This newly acquired GFRC example exhibits steely fields and a complete obverse strike. Surfaces are covered with natural coin gray patina. An offering that should garner considerable attention. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. The sole CoinFacts record is a colorful DLRC example with CAC approval that brought $3000. This GFRC offering, though not CAC approved stands up well on a comparison basis.
Seated 10C 1865 Seated 10C 1865
VF20
PCGS
39157903
F-101a
Choice HOLD
$1800
New March 4! Rare Civil War Philadelphia Strike, Natural Gray Patina, CAC Approval. Civil War Philadelphia strikes are rare in circulated grades to begin with. CAC approved examples are in demand with few available to market. This new GFRC offering is freshly approved at CAC and only the second approved at the VF20 grade level. 1865 CAC population in circulated grades is a tiny 10 pieces. Surfaces are toned an even coin gray with hints of embedded gold. Obverse surfaces are unabraded while the reverse has a fee ancient contact marks above and below the denomination. Reverse "dirt" in the protected area further validate the strict originality. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 25C 1891 Seated 25C 1891
MS64
PCGS
81021721

Choice HOLD
$900
New March 4! Near-Gem, Frosted Surfaces, Fully Struck, Perfect for Type. Tinges of light green and rose grace the moderately toned silver surfaces. A near-gem with mint frost that appears to have been recently struck. Strike is complete and pleasing. Unlisted reverse die doubling is evident inside the vertical shield lines. Whether building a Seated quarter set or just constructing a Mint State type set, this lovely offering will fit right in. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1854 Seated 50C 1854
With Arrows
AU50 PCGS
40102857

Gem HOLD
$395
New March 3! With Arrows Type, Crusty Gem, Steely Fields, Hammered Strike, Conservative Grading . Fans of crusty original Seated coinage will instantly fall in love with this conservatively graded 1854 Arrows half. I certainly did! This gem has it all. Steely fields and natural crusty gray-gold patina combine for a silky texture during bright light inspection. Strike is hammered with high relief devices. Grading is most conservative as I would be AU53/AU55 without hesitation. Guaranteed to please the knowledgeable numismatist that understands the appearance of a 100% original silver piece. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1833 Capped Bust 50C 1833
AU50 PCGS
19729553
O-107
Choice $350 New March 2! Brilliant Frosty Luster, Choice Original, Old Cedar Collection. Once again, the Old Cedar Collection consignor has located a pleasing 1833 Capped Bust half with pristine fields. Brilliant frosty luster is consistent on both sides. Light gold patina is darkest at the peripheries. The O-107 die variety can be easily attributed by a die line in the reverse shield. A choice offering that is conservatively graded on strike rather than wear. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1833 Capped Bust 50C 1833
EF40 PCGS
14075653
O-111
R4
Choice $235 New March 2! Better Overton Variety, Natural Coin Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. I was disappointed that this lovely 1833 O-111 Caped Bust half was not CAC approved given all the right "ingredients" are easily recognized. Natural coin gray patina is uniform on both sides while bright light inspection exposes embedded rose shades. Fields are entirely unabraded as a continuing theme for the Old Cedar Collection. Soft residual luster is idea for the assigned grade. The only answer for a lack of CAC approval is the accurate though not conservative enough grading. The O-111 die pairing is listed as an R4 rarity by Overton. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1834 Capped Bust 50C 1834
Small Dtae, Small Letters
AU50 PCGS
10310040
O-111
Choice HOLD
$235
New March 2! Small Date, Small Letters, Frosty Luster, Copper-Gray, Choice Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. A superb 1834 O-111 Capped Bust half that sports unabraded surfaces showcased by light frosty luster. Overall copper-gray patina is consistent on both sides. Cartwheels are active and pleasing. A perfect type coin for the date and lettering size variety. The Parsley reference label O-111 as the "So Called Child's Head" due to a face that is noticeable for its round cheeked and wide appearance. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with Small Date, Small Letter attribution on the label.
Capped Bust 50C 1834 Capped Bust 50C 1834
Large Date, Large Letters
EF40 PCGS
12431507
O-103
Choice $350 New March 2! Large Date, Large Letters, Crusty Ebony, Olive-Gray, Choice Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. A crusty skin covers both sides of the 1834 O-103 Capped Bust half. Ebony coloring is more predominant on the reverse while olive-gold shades are seen on the reverse. It is no surprise that the fields are unabraded, a hallmark of the Old Cedar Collection. The O-103 die variety is attributed by a 1 digit that is noticeably higher than the 834. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1835 Capped Bust 50C 1835
EF45 PCGS
26394216
O-104
Choice $245 New March 2! Worthy of More Research, Frosty Luster, Choice Original, Old Cedar Collection. There is much more to this 1835 O-104 Old Cedar Collection offering than initially meets the eye. A 10x loupe inspection reveals shift doubling of the milling below the date along with extra star points to the immediate left of the bust along with star 1 and star 2. The reverse has a die line between the two rightmost olives leaves that is not mentioned by Overton. A choice example with bold frosty luster and light rose patina. Conservatively graded and housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1836 Capped Bust 50C 1836
Beaded Reverse
VF30
PCGS
26267932
O-106a
Choice $225 New March 2! Beaded Reverse, Crusty Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. A particularly intriguing 1836 O-106a Capped Bust half dollar found in late die state with completely effaced milling and rough surfaces. As stated by Overton, "This reverse is the only reverse in the lettered edge series that has a raised edge with beaded segments. Unfortunately, the late die state does not allow clear visual access to the earlier beaded segments. Surfaces are covered with a crusty gray skin. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with CAC approval and Overton 106a, Beaded Reverse attribution on label.
Capped Bust 50C 1809 Capped Bust 50C 1809
F15
PCGS
26009953
O-102
Choice HOLD
$295
New March 1! Superb Eye Appeal, Pristine Surfaces, Classic Gray with Embedded Coloring, CAC Approval, Old Cedar Collection. When using the adjectives "superb" and "exceptional", the described coins must live up to that billing. This near-gem 1809 O-102 capped Bust half is truly superb with steely fields that are 100% pristine. How a large silver piece can experience Fine 15 level wear without the fields being marked is difficult to fathom. The in-hand gray patina shifts to peripheral blues and light center rose during bright light inspection. The O-102 die pairing is easily attributed by a row of segments below the reverse scroll. A special Old Cedar Collection offering that is guaranteed to please the new owner. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1817 Capped Bust 50C 1817
Single Leaf
VF30 PCGS
16110305
0-106a
R3
Choice $375 New March 1! Single Leaf, Choice Original, Old Cedar Collection. Full description shortly. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with O-106a Single Leaf attribution and "Witham" pedigree on label.
Capped Bust 50C 1824 Capped Bust 50C 1824
VF35 PCGS
12216059
O-113
Choice $185 New March 1! Residual Frosty Luster, Silver-Gray, Faint Peripheral Gold, Choice Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. A well preserved 1824 O-113 Capped Bust half that is consistent with Old Cedar Collection quality. At first glance, this piece looks to be full EF due to the remaining frosty luster. Mint frost and "dirt" surround the stars and reverse legend. Fields are unabraded. Well worth the offer price. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1825 Capped Bust 50C 1825
EF45 PCGS
33326759
O-113
Choice $300 New March 1! Sharp Reflective Luster, Mint Frost, Ebony-Gray-Gold, Choice Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. A thoroughly pleasing 1825 O-113 Capped Bust half and the only Old Cedar Collection offering that is housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. This piece is fully choice with reflective obverse luster while the reverse is more on the frosty side. Rims are elevated along with the fields being unabraded. Ebony-gray and gold covers the obverse with the same colorings on the reverse periphery. I thought this one would be CAC approved during the Far Hills visit but no luck. Eye appeal is substantial. An offering that will please the new owner.
Capped Bust 50C 1825 Capped Bust 50C 1825
VF25 PCGS
26233060
O-117
R4
Choice HOLD
$195
New March 1! Better Overton Variety, Choice Original, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Old Cedar Collection. Moderate gray fields have golden highlights though not evident in the GFRC images. Circulated cameo presentation should please most collectors as the asking price. "Dirt" surrounds some of the devices and is seen in the protected areas. As is so typical for the Old Cedar Collection offerings, the fields are pristine other than a two tiny chatter points in front of the lips. O-117 is a much better die pairing for the 1825 date with R4 rating. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with O-117 attribution on the label.
Capped Bust 50C 1826 Capped Bust 50C 1826
VF30
PCGS
26009952
O-106a
R3
Choice HOLD
$265
New March 1! Gem Original, GFRC Favorite, Steely Luster, Amazing Preservation, Old Cedar Collection. Ok, this 1826 O-106a Capped Bust half is one of the Old Cedar Collection highlights and a GFRC favorite. This piece is a superb gem with exceptional reflectiver luster and pristine surface preservation. Priced as an EF and worth every penny. Conservatively graded on top of the surface conditions and bright light eye appeal. The O-106a obverse die cracks are easily seen. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1827 Capped Bust 50C 1827
Curl Base 2
EF40 PCGS
26806642
O-146
Choice $295 New March 1! Curl Base 2, Steely Fields, Choice Original, Old Cedar Collection. An impressive example of the 1827 O-146 Curl Based 2 die pairing from the Old Cedar Collection. Steely fields are essentially unabraded as is so typical for this collection. Coloring is an olive-gray. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1827 Capped Bust 50C 1827
Square Base 2
VF35 PCGS
26009955
O-106
Original $175 New March 1! Light Antique Gray, Residual Luster, Original Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. Attributing 1827 Capped Bust halves with a Square Base 2 is challenging! This O-106 die pairing features light antique gray toning over residual steely luster. Overall quality is typical of the Old Cedar Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1828 Capped Bust 50C 1828
EF45
PCGS
16110326
O-103
Gem HOLD
$465
New March 1! Exceptional Eye Appeal, Gem Original, Old Cedar Collection. An exceptional Old Cedar Collection offering with gem "everything"! Bright light review showcases blue-rose surfaces with mirrored fields. A peripheral gold ring surrounds the stars and legend. This one is a no brainer and warrants a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with O-103 attribution and "Witham" pedigree on label. What an incredible offering!
Capped Bust 50C 1828 Capped Bust 50C 1828
Sq Base 2, Large 8s
EF40 PCGS
14075656
O-108
R3
Market Acceptable $215 New March 1! Brilliant Surfaces, Periperal Gold, Market Acceptable, Old Cedar Collection. A reasonable example of the Square Base 2 with Knob 6 and Large 8s type. Fields and devices are too lustrous to be original at the assigned grade level. Fields are sharply reflective with golden toning at the peripheries. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1830 Capped Bust 50C 1830
Small 0
EF40 PCGS
26233078
O-115
Original $200 New March 1! Small 0, Natural Coin Gray Patina, Original Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. A well balanced and attractive 1830 O-115 Capped Bust Half that would fit into most EF based collectors under construction. Steely surfaces emit a whloesome amount of luster for the assigned grade as there is residual mint frost surrounding some stars and within the protected device areas. Coloring is natural coin gray. As usual for Old Cedar Collection pieces, the fields are well preserved and essentially unabraded. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with Overton 115, Small 0 attribution on label.
Capped Bust 50C 1832 Capped Bust 50C 1832
Small Letters
EF40
PCGS
19010962
O-102
Choice HOLD
$295
New March 1! Small Letters, Malformed Reverse Arrows, Natural Coin Gray Toning, Choice Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. Handling the Old Cedar Collection has been a learning experience as I've seen a host of peculiar die states and die varieties. This 1832 O-102 Small Letters reverse is one of those cases. The lower reverse die is badly eroded with arrows heads and right facing claws becoming nothing but blobs. This CAC approved specimen is lightly toned with natural coin gray patina. Fields are entirely unabraded other than one contact mark below the eagle tail feather. The obverse fields are pristine. Under a light source, toning reveals embedded rose shades. A thoroughly pleasing example that will satisfy the selective collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1837 Capped Bust 50C 1837
Reeded Edge
VF35 PCGS
20981853

Choice HOLD
$200
New March 1! Choice Original, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Natural Coin Gray, Old Cedar Collection. Yet another choice original offering from the Old Cedar Collection with pristine surfaces and considerable eye appeal. This 1837 Reeded Edge example exhibits classic natural coin gray toning with circulated cameo eye appeal. An ideal specimen for a value level type set or inclusion into a circulated Capped Bust date set. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1839O Capped Bust 50C 1839-O
Reeded Edge
VG10 PCGS
27898632

Original HOLD
$800
New March 1! Reeded Edge Key Date, Affordable Grade, Medium Gray, Near-Choice, Old Cedar Collection. The only Capped Bust half dollar to be struck at the New Orleans mint with a "O" mintmark on the obverse. Mintage of 178,976 is small as compared to much higher Philadelphia struck dates and the subsequent Liberty Seated series. This key date example features honest wear along with medium coin gray patina. Rims are complete though worn and consistent with the assigned grade. A perfectly original example at an affordable price. Previously sold by GFRC during April 2016 and priced same as that record. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Draped Bust $1 1798 Draped Bust $1 1798
Large Eagle
AU55
PCGS
21837442

Choice $17000 New March 1! Large Eagle, Thick Crusty Aquamarine Patina, Steely Luster, Clashed Dies, Osprey Early Dollar Collection. A wonderful divestment by a restless collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.3 (2004) holder with CAC approval. The label carries "Large Eagle" designation.
Capped Bust 50C 1807 Capped Bust 50C 1807
Large Stars 50/20
VF20 PCGS
10979945
O-112
Original HOLD
$500
New February 28! Turban Head Tyoe, 50/20, Steely Surfaces, Light Gold Toning, Old Cedar Collection. An early Turban Head half with 50/20 reverse. Surfaces retained steely characteristics along with a thin gold skin. Obverse strike is well executed while the reverse has typical partial left wing details. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with "Large Stars, 50/20" attribution on the label. Fresh to market from the Old Cedar Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1808 Capped Bust 50C 1808
VF25 PCGS
25130051
O-102a
Original HOLD
$225
New February 28! O-102a Obverse Vertical Die Crack, Crusty Gray Patina, Unabraded, Old Cedar Collection. A strictly original 1808 Capped Bust half with thick crusty gray skin that is uniformly layered on both sides. This offering was struck by later die state dies with heavy wear at the milling. The O-102a designation is accurate given a bisecting vertical die crack through the obverse. A piece that is so close to a Choice quality rating. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Fresh to market from the Old Cedar Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1809 Capped Bust 50C 1809
III Edge
VF30 PCGS
16478936
O-109
R3
Original HOLD
$450
New February 28! III Edge, Moderate Gray Toning, Bold Strike, Near-Choice, Old Cedar Collection. An early 1809 O-109 III Edge capped Bust half from the Old Cedar Collection. Fields are quite steely with even gray toning on the obverse and lighter shades on the reverse. This example is very well struck with bold star center points and well defined left facing wing feathers along with claws. A near-choice specimen that is fairly priced. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with III Edge designation on the label.
Capped Bust 50C 1809 Capped Bust 50C 1809
III Edge
VF30
PCGS
12301985
O-109b
R4
Choice $525 New February 28! III Edge, Natural Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, CAC Approval, Old Cedar Collection. A noteworthy 1809 O-109a III Edge offering with CAC approval. An early silver piece that is a joy to view under a bright light. Fields retain their steely texture with remaining luster. Heavy metal flow lines have eroded much of the milling include a heavy die crack through AMERICA and in the arrow heads. In hand gray coloring shifts to embedded gold, aquamarine and rose shades. A pleasing Old Cedar Collection offering that is housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with III Edge designation on the label.
Capped Bust 50C 1809 Capped Bust 50C 1809
VF25 PCGS
12938187
O-107a
R4
Original HOLD
$345
New February 28! Die Break at Star 12, Natural Coin Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. A thoroughly pleasing example of the 1809 O-107a late die state with heavy die crack from the curls through star 12 to the rim. Shelf metal is present at the die crack along with minor cuds. A second die crack move downward, from the primary die crack, into the lower curls. a well preserved choice example with natural coin gray patina in the fields while wear points are have faint gold shades. The reverse features a classic dusty silver gray skin. Surfaces are entirely unabraded. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1809 Capped Bust 50C 1809
F12 PCGS
26232987
O-102a
Original $250 New February 28! Light Gray Toning, Near-Choice Original, Old Cedar Collection. Another 1809 Capped Bust half dollar offering from a small hoard within the Old Cedar Collection. The consignor believe this piece is an XXX Edge based on his notes though not attributed by PCGS. Surfaces are toned a light gray and mostly unabraded other than a single ancient contact mark at the left scroll end. Dies are heavily eroded into the milling. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with Overton 102a attribution on the label.
Capped Bust 50C 1809 Capped Bust 50C 1809
F12 PCGS
26298945
O-115
Original $175 New February 28! Light Gold-Gray, Residual Satiny Luster, Conservative Grading, Old Cedar Collection. A weakly struck 1809 O-115 Capped Bust half that has been conservatively grade. I did a double take between the assigned Fine 12 grade and residual satiny luster in the protected areas. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder. Fresh to market from the Old Cedar Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1810 Capped Bust 50C 1810
VF35 PCGS
19729557
O-101
Original $300 New February 28! Residual Frosty Luster, Light Toning, Original Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. The 1810 dated example in the Old Cedar Collection is a later die state O-101 specimen. Die crack are seen at the bottom of the date, through the left field stars and into the cap. This piece retains its frosty surfaces and produces a surprising amount of luster for the assigned grade level. A faint gold skins covers the wear points. Reverse die cracks are also present from the olive leaves up into UNITED. Three die defects below the left claw also validate the O-101 attribution. As with all Old Cedar offerings, the fields are free of abrasions. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1811 Capped Bust 50C 1811
Large 8
EF40 PCGS
19729556
O-103a
R3
Original $435 New February 28! Large 8, Ample Satiny Luster, Heavily Eroded and Clashed Dies, Old Cedar Collection. One has to marvel at the early Mint's ability to strike coinage with badly worn, cracked, and clashed dies. The 1811 O-103a Large 8 Capped Bust half is an example of all three die degradation mechanisms. Regardless of the late die state dies, this piece still present ample amount of natural satiny luster under a light source. The vertical die crack through the first 1 digit is easily seen with 10x loupe and on the GFRC images. Another fresh Old Cedar Collection offering that is housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. The Large 8 attribution is seen on the PCGS label.
Capped Bust 50C 1811 Capped Bust 50C 1811
Small 8
VF20 PCGS
26233004
O-109
Choice HOLD
$215
New February 28! Small 8, Natural Coin Gray, Choice Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. Natural coin gray patina covers both side of this nicely preserved 1811 O-109 Capped Bust half. As with all the Old Cedar Collection offerings, the fields are unabraded and a joy to view with 10x loupe. A faint ancient line is seen on the chin and mentioned for 100% accuracy. A late die state O-109 example with the rim broken down at (S)TATES into the left facing wing. A solid early date half at a fair asking price. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with Overton 109 and Small 8 attribution on label.
Capped Bust 50C 1812 Capped Bust 50C 1812
VF25 PCGS
19729558
O-108
Choice HOLD
$200
New February 28! Steely Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, Early Die State, Old Cedar Collection. A thoroughly pleasing 1812 Capped Bust half with natural coin gray patina and choice surfaces. Bright light inspection reveals ample amounts of reflective steely luster at the VF25 assigned grade. Given the superb preservation and residual luster, this piece was sent to CAC for potential green bean but was not approved. Regardless, this piece is worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation for its overall quality. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Another excellent offering from the Old Cedar Collection.
Capped Bust 50C 1813 Capped Bust 50C 1813
VF35
PCGS
26233015
O-107
R4
Choice $460 New February 28! Near-Gem, Challenging Overton Variety, Natural Gray Patina, Old Cedar Collection. A superb 1813 O-107 example with early die state die cracks consistent with the PCGS attribution. Surfaces are 100% original and worthy of the CAC green bean. Overton rates the earlier die state as R4 rarity. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with O-107 attribution on the label.
Capped Bust 50C 1813 Capped Bust 50C 1813
50C/UNI
VF25 PCGS
14915162
O-101a
R4
Original $330 New February 28! 50C/UNI, Polished Reverse, Medium Gray, Old Cedar Collection. The Capped Bust half dollar series brings a host of later die states with unique stories. The 50C/UNI variety is well known for an inverted UNI under the final 50C. Very later die states (O-101a) will have portions of the reverse milling removed with a mint employee attempted to polish out the erroneous UNI. This example features moderate gray surfaces on both sides. Dies are heavily clashed at this point. As is typical for the Old Cedar Collection offerings, the fields are essentially free of marks. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with 50C/UNI attribution on the label.
Capped Bust 50C 1814 Capped Bust 50C 1814
VF35 PCGS
15460944
O-105a
R4
Choice $425 New February 28! Single Leaf Reverse, Natural Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. A superb example of the 1814 O-105a Single Leaf reverse die state. This Old Cedar Collection piece was an obvious candidate for CAC review but unfortunately, did not secure a green bean. Surfaces are entirely unabraded and so well preserved with natural coin gray patina. Overton assigns an R4 rarity rating for the variety and polished reverse die state. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1815/2 Capped Bust 50C 1815/2
VF30 PCGS
11431367
O-101
Choice $4850 New February 28! Series Key Date, Steely Fields, Gray with Golden Highlights, Choice Surfaces, Old Cedar Collection. The unquestionable key date of the Capped Bust half dollar series and a must fill hole for those attempting a complete date set. The entire mintage of 47,150 was released on January 10, 1816. A single die pair with added 5 date punch on leftover 1812 obverse die was employed to strike the entire mintage. The War of 1812 caused considerable hardships on the United States eastern seaboard and a disruption of silver bullion supply to the Philadelphia mint during 1815. This choice survivor has been well preserved and will easily fit into sets up through the AU level. Natural coin gray patina covers both sides with the obverse skin being a bit more dense or darker. Golden shades are seen on the wear points. Under a bright light, the fields showcase their steely nature and undisturbed beauty. A review of CoinFacts records at the VF grade level and careful examination of images will convince you that this Old Cedar Collection specimen is truly special and worthy of addition. Lay-a-ways are available for those who might need the 60 day payment plan, though the no return policy is in effect as this piece should sell quickly. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1817 Capped Bust 50C 1817
VF30 PCGS
26233025
O-108a
R4
Original HOLD
$250
New February 28! Huge Obverse Die Breaks, Original Steely Surfaces, Light Gold Patina, Old Cedar Collection. A challenging 1817 O-108a specimen with huge die breaks at stars 8 and 11. Listed as R4 rarity by Overton for both 108 and 108a die states. This Old Cedar example features steely fields with a light gold skin layered over the surfaces. As with all Old Cedar Collection pieces, the fields are free of marks. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with O-108a attribution on the label.
Capped Bust 50C 1819 Capped Bust 50C 1819
EF40
PCGS
18717628
O-109
Gem HOLD
$465
New February 28! Natural Frosty Luster, Gem Original, Eye Appeal of Higher Grade, Old Cedar Collection Highlight. Worthy of a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation as one of the Old Cedar Collection highlights. Unquestionably, a gem at the assigned EF40 grade. Both sides exhibit frosted surfaces and the corresponding luster. Obverse strike has all star points fully defined. Overall appearance is of a higher grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1820 Capped Bust 50C 1820
Sq 2, Lg Dtae, No Knob
VG10
PCGS
18178870
O-106
Gem HOLD
$245
New February 28! Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Gem Original, GFRC Favorite, Old Cedar Collection. Full description shortly. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1821 Capped Bust 50C 1821
EF45 PCGS
19729554
O-105
Choice HOLD
$375
New February 28! Choice Original, Old Cedar Collection. Full description shortly. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1822 Capped Bust 50C 1822
VF35 PCGS
26233051
O-110a
Original $225 New February 28! Thick Gun Metal Gray-Blue Patina, Unabraded Surfaces, Obverse Die Cracks, Old Cedar Collection. Writing descriptions for the Old Cedar Collection halves is as easy as slicing cake! These offerings are consistently well preserved with unabraded surfaces. Case in point is this 1822 O-110a example with thick gun metal gray-blue skin and pristine fields. The obverse die cracks are consistent with the O-110(a) requirement per Overton. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with O-110a attribution on the label.
Capped Bust 50C 1823 Capped Bust 50C 1823
VF30 PCGS
26236999
O-106
R3
Choice $235 New February 28! Better Overton Variety, Old Album Toning, Choice Original, Bright Light Eye Appeal, Old Cedar Collection. A lovely 1823 Capped Bust half with old album toning and eye appeal. GFRC images showcase the aquamarine, gold and rose coloring that is typical of storage in a paper album. Bright light inspection exposes steely fields along with peripheral gold and blue center rings. O-106 is rated R3 rarity with the reverse AME(RI)CA nearly touching. A pleasing example from the Old Cedar Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder.
Draped Bust 50C 1803 Draped Bust 50C 1803
Small 3
F15
PCGS
19009469
O-104
Choice HOLD
$1000
New February 28! Small 3, Uniform Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, CAC Approval, Old Cedar Collection. GFRC opens the Old Cedar Collection presentation with a well preserved 1803 O-104 Draped Bust half. This "Small 3" half features natural worn surfaces covered with moderate gray patina. All device details are crisp and pleasing. Surfaces are fully choice with no abrasions. This is quite remarkable given the amount of time in circulation. Overall, a wholesome example that will please the most selective collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval. "Small 3" attribution is listed on the label.
Gold G$5 1849 Gold G$5 1849
Territorial
F12 NGC
5843109003

Original $3950 New February 28! Scarce Moffat & Co. Territorial, Honest Wear, Unmarked, Green-Gold Surfaces, Osprey Collection. A scarce issue from the first period of California private gold minting. Interestingly, the principals of Moffat & Co. enjoyed a strong reputation and were asked to support the initiation of the San Francisco mint. Mintages for the $5 issue are not available though a visit to the PCGS population report will indicate that most grades have certification populations in the low teens and an indication of extensive circulation in the western frontier. This example has been repatriated from outside the United States by the Osprey Collection. Surfaces feature honest wear while the grading is fair and accurate. Coloring is green-gold with peripheral copper shades. Housed in new NGC large font holder.
Capped Bust 5C 1836 Capped Bust 5C 1836
Large 5C
MS65 NGC
5776267007
LM-7
R4
Gem $4750 New February 24! Large 5C, Rare Die Marriage, Gem Original, Swirling Satiny Cartwheels, Ospery Collection. A scarce LM-7 R4 variety that is rare in Mint State (per Logan and McCloskey, Federal Half Dimes: 1792-1837, 1998). This premium quality MS-65 is unquestionably a gem and most likely among the finest obtainable to today's discerning collectors. Soft satiny luster glows with swirling cartwheels under a light source. Preservation is 100% original. This lovely Gem is layered with the lightest golden-silver toning. The obverse details are lightly struck due to a lapped die to remove clashing. The LM-7 die pairing is further diagnosed with stars 11 and 12 boldly repunched. Housed in new large font NGC holder. An Osprey Collection special find.
Seated 5C 1867 Seated 5C 1867
MS63 PCGS
38276550

Choice HOLD
$1350
New February 24! Rare Date, Heavily Polished and Clashed Dies, Reflective Luster, Classic Rose, Blue, Gold Toning. A fully original piece with blended rose-blue toning to the obverse, the reverse with more vivid rose-gold. Overall sharply defined with vibrant reflective luster evident under a bright light. Dies are heavily polished and clashed. Die striations are seen throughout the fields. This scarce, key date 1867 business strike half dime has a limited mintage of 8,000 coins. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1865 Seated 10C 1865
VF20 PCGS
33437110
F-101a
Original HOLD
$1450
New February 23! Rare Civil War Philadelphia Date, Crusty Gray-Blue Patina, Accurately Graded,. All Philadelphia Civil War Liberty Seated dimes minted between 1863 and 1867 have very low mintages. Small denomination coinage had disappeared from circulation during the conflict along with difficulties procuring adequate silver bullion to service eastern Union commerce demands. 1865 mintage is only 10,000 pieces with most survivors being seen in Mint State grades due to preservation by local collectors. This 1865 example managed to enter circulation and survived with light wear. Surfaces are covered with crusty gun metal gray-blue patina with embedded rose and gold hues. Strike is typical. Repunching between the 8 and 6 digits validates that this offering is a business strike. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Seated 10C 1852 Seated 10C 1852
MS63 PCGS
40802652
F-108
Choice $625 New February 22! Oblique Date Punch, Frosty Luster, Light Gold, Peripheral Coloring, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. Yet another of the many plate coin within The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors online resource that are being offered during this late February 2021 release. This 1852 F-108 specimen exhibits frosty luster and active cartwheels. Toning is a combination of pastel colors. Center light gold is nearly framed by peripheral dark blues and orange. The orange-gold coloring is more pervasive across the reverse with dark blues encasing the top legend. Bright light inspection is pleasing as the luster is brilliant. Strike is 100% complete, another hallmark of the Fortin reference collection. Freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1875 Seated 10C 1875
MS63 PCGS
3531936
F-111
Choice $265 New February 22! Repunched 5, Fully Struck, Frosty Surfaces, So Choice, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. Though a common date, this 1875 F-111 Seated dime (the plate coin within The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors online resource) warrants attention for those seeking a top quality type coin at a fair price. The fully struck specimen is 100% choice. Surfaces are lightly frosted with active cartwheels during bright light inspection. The natural center gray-rose is nicely framed by peripheral green shades. A thoroughly pleasing example that I've had the pleasure of owning for several decades. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder.
Seated 10C 1877CC Seated 10C 1877-CC
Type 2 Reverse
MS64 PCGS
21621138
F-105
Choice $825 New February 22! Thick Satiny Luster, Eroded and Cracked Dies, Complete Strike, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. 1877 Carson City dimes struck from the Type 2 Reverse F-105 die pairing will be found with thick satiny luster that is on the muted side. This condition results from dies that are heavily rusted and/or eroded. Surfaces have a pebble like texture which is sometimes referred to as "orange peel". On top of the surface conditions, the obverse die is shattered with a circular ring through the legend and date. This "64" example has been in my reference collection for several decades with the time for divestment arriving. Luster is silky with reasonable cartwheel action. Surfaces are entirely unabraded. Coloring is a light creamy gold that one only sees on thoroughly original coins. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder.
Seated 10C 1886 Seated 10C 1886
MS64 PCGS
21313470
F-101
Choice $375 New February 22! Thick Satiny Luster, Vibrant Cartwheels, Complete Strike, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. The time has come to release the 1886 F-101 plate coin within The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors online resource. This lovely "64" offers dazzling satiny luster and vibrant cartwheels. Peripheral gold on the obverse transitions to faint rose while the reverse has a lovely blue arc from 3:00 to 10:00 at the rim. This one has been to CAC and was not approved. Though fully struck and choice, there are a few micro divot on the gown draping the lower leg at the foot that precluded a green bean. A wonderful dime that will please the new owner as much as it has me. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder.
Seated 10C 1888 Seated 10C 1888
MS64
PCGS
40802656
F-109
Gem HOLD
$550
New February 22! Misplaced Digits in Shield, Fabulous Frosty Cartwheels, Green-Gold Colors, Gerry Fortin Reference Collection. A gem example of the 1888 F-109 die variety with a doubled punched base of an 8 digit that is clearly visible in the lower shield. The misplaced digit is located between shield stripes 6 thru 9. This obverse is typically found with a flat head and strike weakness as is the case for this F-109 plate coin within The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors online resource. A lovely gem with rich frosty luster and swirling cartwheels. Green-gold shades cover the obverse while the reverse features a light green center surrounded by burnt gold. A magnificent example that I hate to see living the Fortin collection. Freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1840O Seated 50C 1840-O
VF35 raw
WB-10
Gem HOLD
$375
New February 22! Very Late Die State WB-10, Natural Gray Surfaces, JUST BUY IT NOW! Sunset Collection. A fantastic 1840-O WB-10 half with respect to surfaces and very late die state diagnostics. Surfaces are evenly worn and covered with medium natural gray skin. Fields are essentially unabraded given the amount of time in circulation. Most important are the elevated reverse die cracks. Shelf metal, where the reverse die is fully cracked, is seen at AMER(I)CA along with other diagnostics as defined by Bugert. Those who collector terminal die states will be promptly "hooked" once viewing the full size images. This Sunset Collection offering warrants a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. I love handling this one!
Seated 25C 1847O Seated 25C 1847-O
AU58
NGC
1778269001
Briggs 1-B
Choice $7275 New February 21! Tiny CAC Population, Near-Gem, Hoosier AU58 Collection Sale. One of the highlights of the present offering, with only a single CAC-approved example, at MS63, sitting above this coin in the condition census. This piece exhibits a medium to thick skin of gold, gray, and olive, with a vertical band of speckled gray bisecting the reverse. Light crust is sprinkled throughout the obverse, most notably among the stars. The 1847-O represents one of the most poorly struck issues in the Seated quarter series, but this coin is better than average with most star centers remaining, while the head and claws are typically soft. Briggs 1-B, with centered mintmark. This is an enticing coin, especially when considering the rarity of choice examples. Housed in an NGC Gen 14 (2003) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 25C 1854O Seated 25C 1854-O
With Arrows
AU58 PCGS OGH
6309700
Briggs 1-D
Choice $1550 New February 21! Scarce Grade Level, Choice Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Hammered Obverse Strike, Hoosier Collection. New GFRC Images - Price Reduction! A choice surviving 1854 New Orleans struck example with essentially blemish free surfaces and brilliant frosty cartwheel luster. Obverse offers a hammered strike with stars completely rounded and Liberty's head and hair curls being deeply impressed. The strike is so strong that some "halo'ing" is visible on the upper obverse devices. Reverse strike has typical weakness at the eagle's left leg. A die crack is evident between stars 3 and 4 to Liberty which validates the late die state condition of Obverse 1. Reverse abraisions are limited to a faint break in the luster above the eagle's head and two micro contact marks the the right of the right wing. Accurately graded and fairly prices for the overall eye appeal and preservation state. Housed in PCGS Gen 3.1 (1993-1998) old green holder.
Seated 25C 1863 Seated 25C 1863
AU58 NGC
1746200007
Unlisted
Choice $675 New February 21! Choice Original, Hoosier AU58 Collection Sale. New GFRC Images - Price Reduction! The obverse of this better-date Philadelphia piece reveals a thick skin, with speckled midnight blue hues liberally draped across the surfaces. The reverse is much lighter, with mottled olive shades atop silver surfaces. The "3" in the date has a distinct, delicate appearance, especially as compared to the 1853 and 1873 issues, for which thicker date punches were used. Nicely struck, with defined star points and separated feather detail. The NGC census includes 73 pieces across all grades. Housed in an NGC Gen 14 (2003) holder
Capped Bust 50C 1813 Capped Bust 50C 1813
AU50
PCGS
28268210
O-107a
Choice HOLD
$875
New February 19! Thick Satiny Luster, Pewter-Gold Patina, Choice Surfaces, Shattered Dies. Consignor Buyout - Pricing Reduction! Capped Bust half dollar enthusiasts should pay attention to this fresh offering. A GFRC consignor has many old Capped Bust halves in hiding since the early 1990. Slowly, he releases a few to the market as letting each go is difficult. When looking at this gorgeous 1813 O-107a half, I can understand why. Let's start with the O-107a variety. Both dies are shattered with die cracks that partially encircle the obverse and reverse. The heavy metal flow lines result in a thick satiny luster that remains brilliant. Cartwheel action is superior at the assigned grade. This is an eye appeal coin that will be cherished for years to come. Worthy of the offer price as CAC approval validates the top tier quality. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1837 Capped Bust 50C 1837
Reeded Edge
AU55 PCGS
28234696

Choice $650 New February 19! Brilliant Frosy Luster, Peripheral Gold, Choice Surfaces, Cracked Dies. Consignor Buyout - Pricing Reduction! Let's start the description for this frosty 1837 Reeded Edge half with a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation. This is a large silver piece with naturally frosted surfaces that offers classic AU eye appeal. High points are lightly worn but without disturbing the underlying luster. Moderate cartwheels are as expected for the AU55 grade. Dies are heavily worn, cracked, and clashed with many attribution points. A great example for a type set or an ambitious collector working on die varieties. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
Indian 1C 1875 Indian 1C 1875
EF45 PCGS
37215855

Choice $125 New February 19! Important Date, Choice Crusty Surfaces, Natural Chocolate Brown. Very choice with natural surfaces including light verdigris. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 50C 1858O Seated 50C 1858-O
EF45 PCGS
82926507
WB-22
Original $235 New February 19! Repunched Date, Steely Gray Fields, Newtown Collection. A pleasing example of the 1858-O WB-22 die variety with steely light gray fields. The residual date punch between the 58 digits is visble as is the large die lump in lower gown folds. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 50C 1865 Seated 50C 1865
EF45 PCGS
31966630

Original $700 New February 19! Popular Civil War Date, Natural Coin Gray Patina, Residual Steely Luster, Newtown Collection. As the Civil War was entering its final year, the Philadelphia mint struck 511,400 Seated halves dated 1865. Present day survivors are cluster at the two EF grades based on PCGS population report. This EF45 example offers natural coin gray patina that does not impact the residual steely luster. Under a bright light, the obverse exhibits a peripheral gold ring. Strike is well executed. Another recently upgraded offeing from the Newtown Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Seated 50C 1873 Seated 50C 1873
With Arrows
VF35 PCGS
39197087

Original $230 New February 19! Arrows Type, Light Coin Gray Patina, Residual Steely Luster, Newtown Collection. Light gray with hints of gold at the peripheries. Residual steely luster adds to the charm. Close inspection with a loupe reveals what might be remnants of a repunched digit at the junction of Liberty's drapery and the rock above the digit 7 in the date. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. Yet another solid offering from the Newtown Collection.
Seated 50C 1891 Seated 50C 1891
MS63 PCGS
33173448

Choice $950 New February 19! Last Year of Issue, Frosty Luster, Choice Original, Newtown Collection. Last year of design with a limited mintage of 200,000 pieces. The 1891 date is not as rare as the prior ultra low mintage years, but at the same time, it is not a common date either. The Newtown Collection has released this lovely choice uncirculated back into the marketplace. Frosty luster enhances aquamarine-blue shades on the lower obverse while the reverse is sports peripheral orange-gold. Reverse cartwheels are active and pleasing. Strike is big and bold other than star 7 lacking its center point. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1814 Capped Bust 50C 1814
VF35 PCGS
16405524
O-107
Choice $495 New February 18! Very Late Die State, "Worm on Nose", Orange-Gold Surfaces, Residual Frosty Luster. The early 19th Century Capped Bust halves were struck on old screw press equipment. Dies were typically used until cracked or severely clashed. This 1814 O-107 offering is a typical example of dies used to their end of life. The O-107 die variety, in its final die state, has a die cud on Liberty's nose that has been nicknamed "Worm on Nose" in Peterson's Ultimate Guide to Attributing Capped Bust Half Dollars. This choice survivor exhibits ample amounts of residual satiny luster on both sides. Coloring is orange-gold with much lighter shades on the wear points. A strictly original example offered at an affordable grade for the Overton die variety specialist. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1821 Capped Bust 50C 1821
AU58 PCGS
41058653
O-103
Choice HOLD
$1475
New February 18! Superb Eye Appeal, Golden Toning, Vivid Cartwheels, Well Struck. What a pleasure it is when GFRC can locate superbly toned Capped Bust halves for inventory. I'm thrilled to be offering this lovely 1821 O-103 half with its intense frosty luster and vivid cartwheels. Bright light eye appeal is captivating even for someone who has handled many great coins as a collector and dealer. Let's start with the obverse. Light gold centers become darker at the periphery. A thin blue arc covers the milling. Reverse toning is essentially identical with wider blue arc on portions of the rim. There is surface "dirt" between the upper left facing wing and the scroll. Obverse strike is essentially complete with only two stars lacking high relief points. Typical weakness is seen on the reverse claws. The O-103 die variety is easily confirm via the broken letters A and E in STATES. Freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1826 Capped Bust 50C 1826
AU55 PCGS
40815549
O-110
Choice $950 New February 18! Superb Eye Appeal, Steely Luster, Peripheral Toning, Near-Gem. "Eye catching" is a reasonable term for describing this near-gem 1826 O-110 Capped Bust half. Steely centers are wonderfully framed by aquamarine and orange-gold peripheral toning. Reverse strike is boldly executed though there is considerable die erosion and metal flow lines into the milling. Freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder with O-110 variety attribution in the label.
Seated 50C 1853 Seated 50C 1853
Arrows & Rays
AU58 PCGS
83992783

Choice HOLD
$1100
New February 18! Arrows & Rays Type, Thick Frosty Luster, Golden Surfaces, Popular AU58 Grade, Newtown Collection. This superb Newtown Collection duplicate warrants prompt attention by those assembling a top level Liberty Seated half dollar set. The 1853 Arrows & Rays selection is also important due to type coin status. Newtown has recently divested several top quality pieces including this half. Thick frosty luster, swirling cartwheels, and a full strike secure a choice original quality rating with little thought. I really like this half and guarantee that the buyer will also share the same opinion. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 50C 1861S Seated 50C 1861-S
AU55
PCGS
21439605
WB-9
Choice HOLD
$1000
New February 18! Large S, Choice Original, Frosty Luster, Golden Patina, Accurately Graded. A gorgeous 1861 San Francisco strike and better than nearly all seen. Heavy obverse die cracks at through left base to date and again from foot to star 13 are characteristic of the WB-9 die variety. Strictly original surfaces are choice and covered with transparent golden patina. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) PCGS holder. CAC approval is obviously warranted for the eye appeal and originality. A superior offering from the Seal Beach Collection; the #1 Liberty Seated half dollar collection in the GFRC Open Set Registry.
Seated 50C 1887 Seated 50C 1887
MS64 PCGS
33104991

Gem $3400 New February 18! Mirrored Fields, Exceptional Eye Appeal, Highly Details Strike, Newtown Collection. This 1887 Seated half is the highlight of the latest Newtown duplicates consignment. In-hand viewing is paramount to fully appreciate this coin's beauty. I'll do my best with a written description. Firstly, the fields on both sides are heavily mirrored and become the canvas for exceptional coloring. Center rose transitioning to peripheral aquamarine-blue graces the obverse. The reverse exhibits a smaller center rose ring encircled by blues followed by yellow-gold at the periphery. Reflective luster is needle sharp. Nearly all stars have fully defined center points while lower eagle devices are nicely detailed. The asking price includes a premium for the fantastic eye appeal. Gem coins typically sell at the next grade or even more. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Buffalo 5C 1919D Buffalo 5C 1919-D
AU58 PCGS
29457500

Original $550 New February 17! Scarce Denver Date, Multiple Obverse Cuds, Excessively Worn Dies. What a cool 1919 Denver strike that would be ideal for inclusion in an Everyman Registry Set. The cool factor results from multiple obverse die cuds that are located at the date. Both dies are excessively worn with heavy radial metal flow lines and eroded denticles. The worn dies result in soft satiny luster. Die cuds are seen consuming the bottom of the 19 digits and a second cud starting to efface the last 9 digit. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Buffalo 5C 1920D Buffalo 5C 1920-D
AU58 PCGS
12432906

Choice $675 New February 17! Much Better Buffalo Date, Gorgeous Steely Luster, Battleship Gray Coloring. Assigning a Choice Original quality rating to this gorgeous 1920 Denver strike was an immediate reaction during initial inspection. The reflective steely luster is eye catching while perfectly natural. The darker battleship gray coloring ands additional eye appeal. Overall, a very choice offering that would be ideal for an Everyman Set on your favorite registry. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Buffalo 5C 1920S Buffalo 5C 1920-S
AU58 PCGS
13064225

Choice $575 New February 17! Sharp Frosty Luster, Pewter-Gold Toning, Worn Out Reverse Die. 1920 San Francisco strikes are scarce in all circulated grade and very rare when located in in gem Mint State. This AU58 graded specimen is yet another candidate for the popular Everyman Set. Frosty luster is eye catching along with the semi-transparent pewter-gold toning. e well worn though the obverse die has not suffer die steel spalling. The reverse die, on the other hand, with peripheral device details eliminated. The 1920-S date is known for weak reverse strikes. This offering is typical of the issue. Overall, a choice original specimen that I recommend. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Capped Bust 50C 1819/8 Capped Bust 50C 1819/8
Large 8
AU58
PCGS
21541770
O-102
Choice $3450 New February 17! Superb Natural Surfaces, Eye Appeal, Near-Gem at Grade, Osprey Collection. A near-gem example of the popular 1819/8 overdate with this being the O-102 variety. Steely reflective luster screams originality while tickling the eyes. Peripheral toning is accurately captured on both sides by GFRC images. Golden shades are seen on both sides with peripheral aquamarine on the reverse. If higher end Capped Bust half dollar overdates are your primary wheelhouse, I would JUST BUY IT NOW. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.1 (2002-2004) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust 50C 1833 Capped Bust 50C 1833
AU58+ PCGS
18142495
O-106
Gem HOLD
$1350
New February 17! Exceptional Frosty Surfaces, Gorgeous Toning, A Wicked Nice Gem. A long description is not required for this gem 1833 O-106 Capped Bust half. Frosted surfaces are able to transmit dripping amounts of gorgeous luster. Orange and blue shades further enhance the eye appeal to an exceptional level. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Liberty V 5C 1912D Liberty V 5C 1912-D
AU58 PCGS
26095756

Original $265 New February 17! Popular Mintmarked Date, Crisp Luster, Champagne-Gold Toning. A popular mint marked Liberty Nickel for those that wish to add to a type a set. Crisp champagne-gold coloring is amplified by steely reflective luster. Faint luster breaks in the lower right field account for the technical grade as I don't see wear on the high points. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder.
Seated 5C 1868S Seated 5C 1868-S
AU58 PCGS
33119560

Choice $325 New February 17! Red-Brown Satiny Luster, Shattered Dies, Complete Strike, Choice Surfaces. Photographing coins is an art with the occasional GFRC new purchase being most difficult to illustrate. This choice 1868-S Seated half dime is one of those occasions. Struck from a shattered and eroded die pair resulting in glowing satiny luster on both sides. Regardless of the worn out dies, the strike is complete and crisp. Every die crack is boldly impressed. Toning is a rich red-brown with orange shades appearing during bright light viewing. A die variety masterpiece given the very late die state. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 5C 1860O Seated 5C 1860-O
AU58 PCGS
83946662

Original $165 New February 16! Crusty Gray, Aquamarine-Rose Reverse Coloring, . A surprisingly scarce Seated half dime date on the GFRC price list as this is the first AU58 example to be handled. Frosted surfaces are toned a base silver-gray with speckled ebony at the obverse periphery. A rich aquamarine-rose covers most of the reverse. Strike is essentially complete. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Walking Liberty 50C 1917 Walking Liberty 50C 1917
AU58 PCGS
28865533

Choice HOLD
$165
New February 16! Brilliant Mint Bloom, Traces of Rub, Superb AU58 Eye Appeal. If in the market for a CAC approved 1917 Walker at the AU58 grade level, this is your opportunity. This wholesome offering exhibits brilliant mint bloom and the lightest of rub on the highest points. An eye appeal example. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
3Cent Nickel 3C 1887 3Cent Nickel 3C 1887
AU58 PCGS
26452361

Original HOLD
$850
New February 15! Late Date Issue, Low Mintage, Uniform Pewter-Gray, Twin Lakes Collection. The Twin Lakes Collection is back to the GFRC price list with a late date 3 Cent Nickel issue. 1887 dated strikes amount to a scant 5,000 pieces. Present day survivors are mostly encountered in the Mint State grades with those certified at the popular AU58 grade are limited. PCGS popular report shows only 12 at the grade. This example features uniform pewter-gray patina covering unabraded surfaces. Last recorded auction appearance is HA 1/13 at $881 realized. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2011-2013) holder.
Capped Bust 5C 1835 Capped Bust 5C 1835
Small Date, Small 5C
AU53 PCGS
83089648
LM-10
Choice $245 New February 15! 8 High 3 Low, Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, Residual Luster, Accurately Graded. Consignor Buyout - Pirce Reduction! A lovely 1835 LM-10 example that would be ideal as a type set acquisition. Choice surfaces are blanketed by a thick gray skin. Bright light inspection reveals embedded golden hues. The above average strike presents high relief stars and well defined reverse devices. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Gold G$20 1884CC Gold G$20 1884-CC
Liberty
MS61
PCGS
28577615

Choice $9775 New February 15! Popular Carson City Date for Type, Frosty Luster, Yellow-Green Gold Coloring, Osprey Collection. Well the Osprey Collection does it again! Somehow, our preverbal U.S. gold hunter has located a pair of 1884-CC double eagles and both graded MS61 with CAC approval. This PCGS certified example offers brilliant frosty luster with typical surface chatter account for the assigned grade. Coloring is yellow-green gold. Strike is complete. CAC approval rewards the strict originality. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
Gold G$20 1884CC Gold G$20 1884-CC
Liberty
MS61
NGC
1578320001

Choice $9775 New February 15! Popular Carson City Date for Type, Light Mirrors, Reflective Luster, Orange Gold Coloring, Osprey Collection. Well the Osprey Collection does it again! Somehow, our preverbal U.S. gold hunter has located a pair of 1884-CC double eagles and both graded MS61 with CAC approval. This NGC certified example exhibits lightly mirrored fields with crisp reflective luster seen during bright inspection. I love the orange yellow-green gold coloring. Let's remember that the TPGs are tougher on coins with moderately PL fields as abrasions are amplified. CAC approval rewards the strict originality. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 holder (2013-2014) holder with that desirable green bean.
Seated 25C 1855S Seated 25C 1855-S
F12
PCGS
83924485

Choice $600 New February 15! Important Liberty Seated Quarter Offering, Well Preserved, Charcoal Gray Patina, Kansas Collection. 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. Luckily, the Kansas Collection has decided to divest the final two pieces of a small hoard. He saved the best for last as having difficulties parting with this well preserved F12 example. This CAC approved offering is unquestionably choice and from a small population of 15 in all grades. Surfaces are covered with a crusty layer of charcoal gray patina with darker shades surrounding the peripheral devices. Wear is uniform along with unabraded fields and devices. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Seated 50C 1855S Seated 50C 1855-S
F12
PCGS
24115275

Choice HOLD
$2250
New February 15! Noteworthy Liberty Seated Half Dollar Offering, Exceptional Preservation, Tiny CAC Population, Kansas Collection. Liberty Seated half dollar collectors should promptly note the offering of a choice circulated 1855-S example with CAC approval. Astute students of the series are well aware at how challenging this date is choice. Nearly all examples seen have been with problems. The CAC population report illustrates the point with only 15 approved in all grades. There is a lone piece at F12 and another at F15 followed by the next highest certified being a trio at the EF45 grade. Placing a glass on this well preserved specimen is such a thrill. Evenly toned fields are colored a natural coin gray and are free of any mentionable abrasions. This piece is entirely wholesome and far above average in quality. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) holder with CAC approval. The Kansas Collection has divested a small hoard of 1855-S CAC approved quarters and halves via GFRC. These are the final two pieces in the hoard and so difficult for the consignor to part with.
Seated 50C 1862S Seated 50C 1862-S
VF30 raw
WB-3
Choice $200 New February 15! Civil War Western Frontier Survivor, Crusty Olive-Gray, Choice Original, Sunset Collection. GFRC images do not accurately capture this well preserved 1862-S Liberty Seated half. Struck during the Civil War period in the western frontier. Most pieces that survive to the present day with VF level wear are typically problematic. Not this Sunset Collection new offering. Surfaces are entirely choice with thick olive-gray patina along with "dirt" in the protected areas. Ideal for a Dansco album collection.
Indian 1C 1867 Indian 1C 1867
AU58 PCGS
35838086

Original HOLD
$250
New February 14! Price Reduction - Better Date, Copper-Gold Patina, Satiny Luster, Accurately Graded, Twins Lakes Collection. A pleasing offering from the Twins Lakes Collection that is housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Seated 25C 1890 Seated 25C 1890
VF30 PCGS
26639637

Choice $270 New February 14! Popular Lower Mintage Philadephia Date, Crusty Gray-Ebony Patina, Typical Strike, Accurately Graded. 1890 Philadelphia strikes are one of the most popular Seated quarter dates at GFRC. A small mintage of 80,000 and reasonable selling price leads to difficulties in keeping choice examples in stock. This offering has solidly original surfaces with moderate circulated cameo eye appeal. A crusty gray-ebony patina covers both sides. Under a light source, some rose hues can be detected. Accurately graded and housed in PCGS Gen 4.5 (2011-2013) blue label holder. Just taken in trade and back on the price list.
Gold G$10 1895 Gold G$10 1895
Liberty
MS62
NGC
1934146005

Choice $1185 New February 13! Popular Philadelphia Date, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Light Copper-Gold Coloring, CAC Approval. Consignor Buyout - 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 1901 Gold G$10 1901
Liberty
MS63
PCGS
38064667

Choice HOLD
$1275
New February 13! Near-Gem, Brilliant Satiny Luster, Swirling Cartwheels, Yellow-Green Gold Coloring. Consignor Buyout - A well above average 1901 $10 gold eagle that warrants a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation due to spectacular satiny luster. The bright light viewing experience was a "wow" moment for your cataloger. Yellow-green gold luster is brilliant and intense. Swirling cartwheels add to the viewing fun. Surface abrasions are minimal for the assigned grade. Overall, a top quality offering that should not last long on the price list. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval.
Gold G$10 1903O Gold G$10 1903-O
Liberty
AU58 PCGS
40468417

Original $1150 New February 13! Low Mintage Date, Green-Gold Patina, Fully Struck. Consignor Buyout - Pricing Reduction! 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 new PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2021) holder.
Seated 50C 1851 Seated 50C 1851
AU58 PCGS
84152239
WB-6
R4
Choice HOLD
$2650
New February 13! Better Philadelphia Date, Choice Original, Hammered Strike, Accurately Graded. Consignor Buyout - Pricing Reduction! A marvelous 1851 Philadelphia strike with perfectly original surfaces. Gray-gold patina, while visible during in hand viewing, transitions to rose and gold hues under bright light. Strike is absolutely hammered. Freshly graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. An important date and typical GFRC Liberty Seated half dollar quality. Fresh consignor buy-out allows for a noteworthy pricing reduction. Please check the GFRC Sales Archive for the prior sale price and present discounted offer.
Seated 25C 1839 Seated 25C 1839
No Drapery
VF30
PCGS
3669016

Choice $335 New February 11! Closed Claws, Gun Metal Gray-Blue, Great Eye Appeal. 85% CAC Buyback - Price Reduction! This offering is a thoroughly pleasing 1839 Closed Claws quarter with reflective fields and gun metal gray-blue patina. A well preserved and premium example with no abrasions. An excellent No Drapery type coin or for inclusion into a regular date and mintmark set. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.0 (1998-2002) holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10C 1840O Seated 10C 1840-O
No Drapery
AU50 PCGS
30630411
F-108
Choice $1400 New February 9! Small O, Eroded Dies, Satiny Luster, Orange-Gray Patina, Newtown Collection. Both obverse and reverse dies are eroded with radial metal flows lines in the denticles. The reverse area surrounding AM(ERIC)A is heavily eroded with multiple die crack through the legend lettering. This example features a orange-gray "skin "with more uniform orange-rose on the reverse. Strike is complete. A few ancient micro-ticks are seen in the fields and fully toned. 1840 New Orleans strikes continue to be very scarce in AU and rare in Mint State. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder. Previously from the Birmingham Collection and sold in the Newtown Collection. Now back on the market after a five year hiatus.
Seated 10C 1847 Seated 10C 1847
AU50 PCGS
32882227
F-101
Choice $575 New February 9! Date Overlaps Base, Light Gold-Gray Coloring, Fully Struck, Newtown Collection. A pleasing example of the 1847 F-101 Top 100 Varieties with a date punch that was misplaced into the base. This choice example exhibits residual steely luster and light golden gray patina. Strike is fully executed throughout both sides. This date is less common that assumed in AU or better grades with the "guides" still trying to catch up with this date's underrated status. PCGS population is a scant six pieces at AU50 grade level. A quality duplicate from the Newtown Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 10C 1853 Seated 10C 1853
With Arrows
MS64
PCGS
25352990

Gem $1050 New February 9! Gem Original, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Perfect Type Coin. A superior example of the 1853 With Arrows date with gem surfaces and frosty cartwheel luster. Strike is deeply impressed with bold head and hair curls, all stars being rounded and fully struck reverse wreath veins. A strong candidate for inclusion into a Mint State type set as the surfaces are so frosty and active. No blemishes to discuss on this lovely example. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval.
Seated 10c 1861 Seated 10C 1861
Type 1 Obverse
MS64
PCGS OGH
4028907
F-103
R4
Choice $850 New February 9! Type 1 Obverse, Weak Date, Finest Example Seen, Choice Original, Frosty White Luster. Every once in a while, I get a nice surprise when viewing fresh Liberty Seated dime lots. Case in point is this frosty 1861 Type 1 obverse dime residing in PCGS Gen 3.1 (1993-1998) old green label holder. Fairly certified at the MS64 level which enabled CAC approval. The weak date punch validates the F-103 variety attribution and the finest example seen. Previously, the best example seen by your author and dealer was the web-book plate coin grading AU50. This variety also features a weakly hubbed reverse working die including shallow denomination. An important offering from the Newtown Collection for advanced die variety collections.
Seated 10C 1888S Seated 10C 1888-S
MS64
PCGS
19306300
F-111
R4
Choice HOLD
$1750
New February 9! Choice Original, Gray and Autumn Gold Patina, Fully Struck, Accurately Graded, Florida Collection. A challenging date at the higher Mint State grades regardless of the 1,720,000 mintage. This lovely example offers gray-golden toning with darker shades on the obverse. Under bright light, the dark obverse toning melts away exposing underlying luster and light gold coloring along with a thin aquamarine ring at the rim. Reverse exhibits gold coloring on the upper wreath devices. Strike is complete and typical of the 1888 San Francisco date. Blemish wise, I see two toned over circular hairlines in the right obverse field of no consequence. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with standard ring insert. CAC approval rewards the strict originality and accurate grading. From the Newtown Collection of fine numismatic properties.
Seated 10C 1891S Seated 10C 1891-S
MS64 PCGS
21941656
F-120
R5
Gem $585 New February 9! Newly Discovered Small S Die Pairing, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Heavily Eroded Obverse Die, Newtown Collection. What do you know! I'm not surprised to have identified yet another die pairing for the 1891-S Liberty Seated dime date. The Fortin number is F-120 and will be added to the web-book as part of the sale. The new pairing results from an existing set of dies previously used in other die marriages. The obverse die is a heavily eroded F-105a obverse paired with the F-111 Small S reverse. The contrast between the worn out obverse and reasonably preserved reverse is dramatic. I'm going with a Gem quality rating due to brilliant luster and dancing cartwheels. Satiny luster dominates the obverse while the reverse is frosty. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.3 (2005) holder. A cool duplicate from the Newtown Collection.
Barber 10C 1906O Barber 10C 1906-O
EF45
PCGS
19960601

Choice $160 New February 8! Crusty Gray Skin, Conservative Grading, CAC Approval. Unmolested surfaces are encased in a crusty gray skin with embedded gold shades. Conservatively graded along with CAC approval. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.
Seated 10C 1889 Seated 10C 1889
PF65CAM
PCGS
3622188
F-101
Gem $1650 New February 8! Gem Original, Mirrored Cameo Fields, Essentially Untoned. Gerry Fortin Collection.. Price Reduction Feburary 2021. A wonderful cameo example with watery mirrors and bold reflections under bright light. Surfaces are untoned except for a very faint layer of localize gold that the camera and image processing have enhanced. Full struck with not blemishes as one would expect with the PF65 assigned grade. PCGS population reports indicates (8) in PF65 Cameo while CAC has only approved (2) in PF65. This is one of the finest available at this grade level. Housed in early PCGS "Series" blue label holder and approved by CAC.
Barber 10C 1907S Barber 10C 1907-S
AU58 NGC
4696961002

Original $265 New February 7! Brilliant Frosty Luster, Peripheral Gold, Full Strike. A better San Francisco date at AU58 level. Brilliant frosty luster is consistent on both sides. Light peripheral gold enhances the visual appeal. Housed in new NGC large font holder.
Capped Bust 10C 1827 Capped Bust 10C 1827
F15 PCGS
35639727
JR-4
Choice $175 New February 6! JR-4, Sweet Aquamarine-Gold, Gray Toning, Choice Surfaces, Lots of Eye Appeal. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder. A choice offering that will please the selective collector.
Capped Bust 25C 1837 Capped Bust 25C 1837
AU58 PCGS
81178020
B-3
R4
Original $1250 New February 6! Frosty Luster, Cracked B-3 Reverse, Tough Die Pairing, Faint Gold Toning. Later date Capped Bust quarters are not often seen at the highly collectible AU58 level. CoinFacts posts a sole auction record dating to 9/17 as testament to AU58 scarcity. This lightly worn survivor is Browning 3 with late die state cracked reverse at (STATE)S. Though likely dipped, the fields retain crisply frosted surfaces. Cartwheels are active and pleasing. Worthy of consideration for type or those focused on Browning varieties. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder and worthy of serious consideration.
Capped Bust 50C 1807 Capped Bust 50C 1807
Small Stars
F15 PCGS
34415647
O-113
Choice $725 New February 6! Small Stars, Ebony-Gray Fields, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal. A thoroughly pleasing mid-circulated grade 1807 Turban with ebony-gray fields that lead to serious circulated cameo eye appeal. An all around choice example with just a hint of ancient reverse chatter of no consequence. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with "Small Stars" attribution on label.
Early Copper 1/2C 1804 Early Copper 1/2C 1804
Spiked Chin
VF25 PCGS
34517974

Choice $250 New February 6! Spiked Chin, Crusty Natural Surfaces, Uniform Chocolate Brown Skin. Strictly original with thick crusty skin. Planchet quality is high with smooth surfaces and verdigris in the protected areas. Worthy of a CAC submission if so inclined after purchase. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Seated 25C 1840O Seated 25C 1840-O
With Drapery
AU58 PCGS
34116838
Briggs 2-C
Original $1650 New February 6! Transitional With Drapery Design, Small O, Steely Luster, Cracked Reverse. An important Briggs 2-C die pairing with Small "O' reverse. Briggs postulates that, "Pieces of the 2-C late die states appear to have been struck in 1841. Many 2-C die state coins found in the New Orleans.". Regardless of when this piece was struck, the obverse die is fresh and produced steely fields that border on proof like characteristics with the reverse "mirrors" being a bit more subdued. Strike is complete though delicate for the With Drapery type. Toning is a light grayish-gold. Surfaces are pristine and free of abrasions. PCGS has graded only 13 at the AU58 level with the last auction record dating back to 2015. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder and worthy of serious consideration.