Category Archives: GreatCollections.com

Key 1928 Peace Dollar in MS-66 CAC at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, July 26, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1928 Peace silver dollar, graded MS-66 by PCGS and approved by CAC. At 360,649 coins, the 1928 Peace dollar struck in Philadelphia has the lowest mintage of the entire series except for the 1922 High Relief variety. The coin’s rarity was appreciated […]

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Scarce Gem Red 1914-D Lincoln Cent at GreatCollections

1914-d Lincoln Cent By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, July 19, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1914-D Lincoln cent, graded MS-65+ RD by PCGS. Having one of the lowest mintages of the “Wheat Penny” era (the third lowest, to be precise, behind only the 1931-S and the iconic 1909-S VDB), the 1914-D would naturally be […]

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Gem 1882-O/S Strong Overstrike Morgan Dollar Highlight at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, July 5, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1882-O/S Strong overstrike Morgan silver dollar, graded MS-65 by PCGS. It is pedigreed to the notable Bella Collection in the PCGS Set Registry. This coin is one of two coins of the Strong overstrike type graded MS-65 by PCGS, with only one […]

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1827/3 Capped Bust Quarter, One of the Hobby’s Major Rarities, Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, June 14, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this toned overdate Original 1827/3 Capped Bust quarter, graded Proof-65 by PCGS. The coin on offer was once part of the Virgil Brand Collection but it has a much longer pedigree, having been owned by such other American numismatic luminaries as Waldo Newcomer, […]

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GreatCollections to Auction $6 Million Catskill Collection of Rare U.S. Coins

200+ coins, including major U.S. rarities: 1794 $1 and $4 Stella   GreatCollections is pleased to announce the Catskill Collection of U.S. coins, the most valuable single collection ever consigned to our firm. The collection comprises of 240 certified coins graded by PCGS and NGC and includes many major rarities, such as a 1792 half […]

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Two Rare U.S. Coins to be Auctioned for Charity by GreatCollections

The silver and gold coins are valued at over $60,000   Two of the most famous U.S. coins ever minted are being auctioned by GreatCollections for the benefit of the Andre’ F. Toce Sr. Family Foundation, a non-profit that has donated to a variety of causes, including supporting orphaned children in Africa and safe houses […]

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PCGS 1938 Half Dollar Proof Sells for Record $81,562 at GreatCollections

After spirited bidding from 11 different collectors and dealers, the finest 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar ended up selling for a new all-time record price of $81,562 USD at GreatCollections on Sunday, April 26. The coin, graded PCGS PR68+ CAC, is the single finest 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar known from an original mintage of […]

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CAC-Approved 1928-S Peace Dollar MS-65 at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, May 10, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this 1928-S Peace silver dollar graded MS-65 by PCGS in a gold shield holder and approved by CAC. It’s hard not to notice the mintage of 1,632,000 Peace dollars struck at the San Francisco Mint in 1928. But like many coins popular with […]

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Top Pop 1923-S Lincoln Cent Offered by GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, May 3, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1923-S Lincoln cent graded MS-65+ RD by PCGS. It is pedigreed to the Fairfax Collection of United States Coins, though this is not featured on the holder. While not one of the absolute lowest mintages coming out of San Francisco, a relatively […]

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CAC-Approved PF-65+ Flowing Hair $4 Stella Gold Coin Offered at GreatCollections

Flowing Hair Stella By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, April 26, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this 1879 $4 Gold Flowing Hair Stella, graded Proof-65+ Ultra Cameo by NGC and approved by CAC. NGC has graded 240 total examples of the 1879 Flowing Hair Stella (out of 425 originally minted), regardless of grade or designation. This […]

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Single Finest CAC Proof 1863 $3 Gold Coin Offered by GreatCollections

GreatCollections on CoinWeek …. On Sunday, April 19, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this Proof 1863 Three-Dollar Gold Piece graded PR-66+ and certified Deep Cameo by PCGS and approved by CAC. It is the single-finest known example of the Proof issue. Only 39 Proof 1863 Three Dollar Gold pieces were produced at Philadelphia, and of […]

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Full Bands 67+ CAC 1936-S Mercury Dime at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, April 12, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this toned 1936-S Winged Liberty (Mercury) dime, graded MS-67+ Full Bands by PCGS and approved by CAC. In 1936, there were 9,210,000 dimes struck at the San Francisco Mint, which was a relatively average mintage for an S-mint Mercury dime. But in the […]

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Matte Proof 1910 Lincoln Cent at GreatCollections Much Scarcer Than Commonly Understood

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, April 5, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1910 Lincoln Proof cent, graded PR-67 RD by PCGS and approved by CAC. Of the scarce Matte Proofs issued from 1909 through 1916, the 1910 has the highest official mintage at 4,118 (all the rest are under 3,000 to lesser and greater […]

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Scarce 1921-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ….   On Sunday, April 12, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1921-D Walking Liberty half dollar, graded XF-40 by NGC. The 1921 half dollar struck at the Denver Mint is the lowest-mintage issue of the entire Walking Liberty series. At only 208,000 struck, it is more scarce than the Philadelphia 1921 (at […]

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1955 DDO Lincoln Cent Sells for $111k at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, March 1, bidding ended on GreatCollections.com for this 1955 Doubled Die Obverse Lincoln cent, graded MS-65+ RD by PCGS and approved by CAC. After 53 bids, the lucky new owner or owners of the finest known fully red specimen certified by PCGS paid $111,000 USD ($124,875 with Buyer’s Premium) for […]

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1955 DDO Lincoln Cent Sells for $124k at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, March 1, bidding ended on GreatCollections.com for this 1955 Doubled Die Obverse Lincoln cent, graded MS-65+ RD by PCGS and approved by CAC. After 53 bids, the lucky new owner or owners of the finest known fully red specimen certified by PCGS paid $111,000 USD ($124,875 with Buyer’s Premium) for […]

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Top Pop PCGS CAC 1936 Long Island Commemorative Half Dollar at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, March 8, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this toned 1936 Long Island Tercentenary half dollar, graded MS-67+ by PCGS and approved by CAC. Rare in higher Mint State for reasons mentioned below, PCGS has certified 20 examples at its top pop grade of 67+. The fact that this example has […]

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Top Pop PCGS/CAC 1879-O Morgan Dollar Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, March 1, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1879-O Morgan silver dollar, graded MS-66+ by PCGS and approved by CAC In only the second year of the series’ production, 1879 saw 2.887 million Morgans struck at New Orleans. But business strike silver dollars from the New Orleans Mint were weakly […]

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Perfect Deep Cameo Key Date 1995-W Silver Eagle Offered at GreatCollections

1995-W Silver Eagle By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, February 16, bidding ends at GreatCollctions.com for this 1995-W $1 American Silver Eagle 1oz coin. Graded Proof-70 by PCGS, it has also earned the coveted Deep Cameo (DCAM) designation. With the recent release of the 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagle and its low mintage of only […]

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CAC-Approved 1926-D Peace Dollar Offered at GreatCollections.com

1926-D Peace Dollar By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, February 9, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1926-D Peace dollar, graded MS-64 by PCGS and approved by CAC. The issue is certainly not rare (the Denver Mint struck 2,348,700 Peace dollars dated 1923), and neither is the grade. PCGS reports a census of 1,820 grading events […]

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CAC-Approved 1926-D Peace Dollar Offered at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, February 9, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1926-D Peace silver dollar, graded MS-64 by PCGS and approved by CAC. The issue is certainly not rare (the Denver Mint struck 2,348,700 Peace dollars dated 1923), and neither is the grade. PCGS reports a census of 1,820 grading events for a […]

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Srotag Registry Sets of US Coins to be Auctioned by GreatCollections

750+ PCGS/NGC-Certified Coins   GreatCollections is pleased to announce the auction of the Srotag Registry Sets in February and March 2020. The collection comprises over 40 individual registry sets from half cents through $10 gold pieces with an emphasis on CAC-approved coins. All coins have been graded by PCGS or NGC. Ian Russell, owner/president of […]

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Mint State 1899-CC Morgan Dollar Highlight at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, January 12, bidding ends on GreatCollections for this 1892-CC Morgan dollar graded MS-62 by NGC. The 1892-CC Morgan dollar is interesting in that most of the run was entered into circulation. Most other Morgan dollars struck by the Carson City Mint were not, and collectors would have to wait almost […]

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Top Pop Frosted Bamboo 2003 500 Yuan Gold Panda Highlights GreatCollections Auction

By CoinWeek ….   On Sunday, January 5, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this China 2003 Gold Panda Frosted Bamboo 500 Yuan coin, graded MS-70 by PCGS. It is one of only two certified perfect by PCGS, and the only 2003 Gold Panda 500 yuan that PCGS has designated as being Frosted (NGC has also […]

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Top Pop 1935 Buffalo Nickel in NGC MS-68 Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ….   On Sunday, December 29, as part of its last auction for the year, GreatCollections.com will end bidding on this 1935 Buffalo nickel, graded MS-68 by NGC. Even though 58,264,000 Buffalo nickels were struck in 1935, it is nevertheless an interesting study in condition rarity. In grades up to and including Mint […]

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Mint State 1838-C Quarter Eagle Gold Coin Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On December 22–GreatCollection’s last Sunday online auction for the year 2019–bidding ends on this 1838-C Classic gold quarter eagle, graded MS-61 by NGC. The 1838-C Classic, or Classic Head, quarter eagle gold coin was among the first pieces struck at the Charlotte Mint, the first branch of the United States Mint built […]

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Cameo 1903 Liberty Gold Half Eagle Proof Major Highlight of Sunday’s GreatCollections Auction

By CoinWeek ….   Sunday evening on December 15, bidding ends on GreatCollections for this Proof 1903 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle, graded PR-66 CAM in a gold shield holder by PCGS and approved by CAC. A rare coin due to its mintage of 154, as of this writing PCGS reports a grand total of […]

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PCGS MS67+ 1915-S Panama-Pacific Commemorative Half Dollar at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. In a few days, bidding ends on Sunday, December 8 on GreatCollections.com for this 1915-S Panama-Pacific Exposition Commemorative half dollar, graded MS-67+ by PCGS and approved by CAC. PCGS reports 25 examples of the Pan-Pac half dollar at MS-67+, with only four higher in MS-68. To date, the highest auction price for […]

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Scarce 1808/7 Overdate Gold Half Eagle Highlights GreatCollections Online Auction of US Coins

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, December 1, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1808/7 Capped Bust Left $5 gold half eagle, graded MS-65 by PCGS and pedigreed to both the Norweb and D. Brent Pogue collections. It is the single-finest-known example–at both PCGS and NGC–of this early half eagle overdate variety. While no auction records […]

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Top Pop PCGS 1904-O Morgan Dollar Going Fast at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. In just a few short hours, bidding ends this evening on GreatCollections.com for this 1904-O Morgan dollar, graded MS-67+ in a gold shield holder by PCGS and approved by CAC. After 26 bids, the going price is $18,508 (at the time of writing), and it’s not hard to understand why. Business strike […]

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GreatCollections to Auction Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders

GreatCollections is pleased to announce the Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders. The collection comprises nearly 100 certified coins that were graded in the early years of PCGS and NGC and have resided with one owner ever since. The collection of important early U.S. coins includes a 1796 Draped Bust Quarter, graded PCGS MS-64, […]

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GreatCollections to Auction Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders

GreatCollections is pleased to announce the Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders. The collection comprises nearly 100 certified coins that were graded in the early years of PCGS and NGC and have resided with one owner ever since. The collection of important early U.S. coins includes a 1796 Draped Bust Quarter, graded PCGS MS-64, […]

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High-Grade 1927 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle Gold Coin on Offer at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. From Sunday, November 10, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1927 Saint-Gaudens $20 Gold Double Eagle, graded MS-67 by PCGS. At almost three million pieces minted, the 1927 double eagle is one of the most common of the Saint-Gaudens series. But not that anyone is complaining; the 1927 comes exceptionally nice for […]

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Key Date 1995-W Proof Silver Eagle in PR70 DCAM Offered at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. This Sunday, November 3, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for a perfect specimen of the key date West Point 1995 American Silver Eagle. It has been graded PR-70 by PCGS and given a DCAM (Deep Cameo) designation. Back in 2013, GreatCollections famously sold another PR70 DCAM 1995-W Silver Eagle for the record price […]

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1899-O Morgan Silver Dollar in PCGS MS-67+ at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, October 27, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1899-O Morgan silver dollar, graded MS-67+ by PCGS and approved by CAC. Once thought of as a rare date in the series, the 1899-O was one of several Morgan dollar issues whose collector base was disrupted by the GSA Hoard and its […]

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1914 Indian Head Quarter Eagle Gold Coin in Proof 67 at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. As part of GreatCollections.com’s weekly online coin auction, bidding ends Sunday (October 20) for this Proof 67 1914 Indian Head $2.50 quarter eagle gold coin. Along with the Indian Head $5 half eagle, the Indian Head quarter eagle’s distinctive incuse design, created by Boston sculptor Bela Lyon Pratt, was initially unpopular with […]

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NGC-Certified Seated Liberty Half Dollar Mint Error Realizes Over $50,000

An incredible error coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) realized $51,754 USD at an auction by GreatCollections. The coin was erroneously struck on a smaller planchet intended for a quarter and is believed to be unique for the Seated Liberty half dollar series. The coin, struck in the 1870s, was recently discovered in a […]

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Proof 68+ Cameo 1953 Franklin Half Dollar Offered Sunday at GreatCollections

Amazing Proof Franklin Half Dollar at GreatCollections On Sunday, September 29, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1953 Proof Franklin half dollar, graded PF-68+ CAMEO by NGC and approved by CAC. Proof Franklin half dollars with Cameo have always excited collectors and the issues struck between 1950 and 1953 represent the most difficult to obtain […]

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Monster Toner PR-69 1942 Mercury Dime Sets Price Record at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, September 15, bidding ended on GreatCollections.com for this toned Proof 1942 Mercury dime graded PR-69 by PCGS. The 1942 Proof dime stands out as not only the last Proof of the Winged Liberty or “Mercury” dime series but also, thanks to World War II, the last Proof of the denomination […]

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NGC Certifies Seated Liberty Half Dollar Error Struck on Quarter Planchet

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an incredible error coin: a Seated Liberty half dollar struck on a quarter planchet. This stunning error is believed to be unique for the Seated Liberty half dollar series. The coin was recently discovered in an old collection that had been held by the Wheeler Family of New Jersey […]

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1911 Indian Head Gold Eagle Tied for Finest Known Offered by GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, August 25, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1911 Indian Head $10 gold eagle graded MS-68 by NGC. In circulated and even lower Mint State condition, the Philadelphia issue 1911 Indian Head eagle is often collected as a type coin. With an original mintage of 505,500, the 1911 is one […]

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Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-approved Coins Bring Premiums in July 2019

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of June, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction at a FUN Convention in Florida. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1943-S Steel Cent in MS-68 On July […]

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CAC-Approved Gem 1908 No Motto Saint-Gaudens $20 Gold Coin Among Highlights at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. Tomorrow on Sunday, August 11, bidding ends for this 1908 Saint-Gaudens No Motto $20 double eagle gold coin, graded MS-66+ by PCGS and approved by CAC. The coin is just one of several highlights that will close at this week’s GreatCollections Certified Coin Auctions sale. At the time of publication, the price […]

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Full Lines MS-67 1948-D Franklin Half Dollar One Highlight of Sunday’s GreatCollections Sale

By CoinWeek …. In just two days, bidding ends Sunday, August 4 on GreatCollections.com for this 1948-D Franklin half dollar, graded MS67 FBL by NGC. 1948 was the first year of issue for the Franklin half dollar, and 4,028,600 of the coins were struck at the Denver Mint. But while it’s not a minuscule mintage, […]

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Bid on This PCGS Proof 67 Cameo 1881 Morgan Dollar at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. In three days–on Sunday, July 28–bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1881 Proof Morgan dollar, graded PR67CAM by PCGS and sealed in a Secure Shield holder. Only the Philadelphia Mint produced Morgan dollar Proofs in 1881, and only 984 pieces were struck. This alone makes the 1881 Proof scarce, but when condition […]

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Condition Rarity 1928-D Mercury Dime Online at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ….   On Sunday, July 14, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1928-D Mercury dime, certified MS-66 by PCGS. With 4.161 million pieces struck, the 1928-D is the ninth-lowest mintage of the Mercury dime series and the fourth-lowest mintage from the Denver Mint. But thanks to hoarding and a boom in coin collecting […]

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Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC Coins Bring Premiums in June 2019

In addition to faring well in Internet sales during the month of June, CAC approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction at a Long Beach Expo in California. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1914-S $10 Gold Eagle in […]

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PCGS 66+ CAC 1884 Liberty Head “V” Nickel a Highlight of Online Auctions at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. Sunday, June 30 will see the end of bidding on GreatCollections.com for this 1884 Liberty nickel, graded MS-66+ by PCGS and granted a green sticker by Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC). A scarce coin in High Mint State, this specimen features light toning and a relatively sharp strike for the type. While there […]

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Top Pop 1924 Lincoln Wheat Cent in Demand at GreatCollections

Lincoln Wheat Cent By CoinWeek …. Later this week on Sunday, June 23, bidding ends on this 1924 Lincoln Wheat cent, graded MS-67+ RD by PCGS, on GreatCollections.com. Even though the Philadelphia Mint produced over 75 million pennies in 1924, all cents struck before roughly 1930 tend to be scarce in high condition. The present […]

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Condition Rarity 1884-CC Morgan Dollar Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. Bidding ends Sunday, June 16 on GreatCollections.com for this 1884-CC Morgan Silver Dollar, graded MS-67+ by PCGS and approved by CAC. Struck at the fabled Carson City Mint, very few of the issue’s documented 1,136,000-coin mintage were known to have survived. That is until the GSA (General Services Administration) sales of the […]

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Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in May 2019

In addition to faring well in online sales during the month of May, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in auctions in New Orleans and Baltimore. Here are 10 examples selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1864 ‘Large Motto’ Two Cent Piece in MS-64 RD On May 5, […]

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Lightly Toned High Relief Silver 1921 Peace Dollar on GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. Semi-key Peace dollar among many GreatCollections auction highlights… On Sunday, June 9, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this toned High Relief 1921 Peace Dollar, graded MS-65 by PCGS. Over one million regular strike 1921 Peace dollars were minted at Philadelphia in the first year of the series, all of them featuring a […]

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Key Date 1893-S Morgan Silver Dollar Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. In just a couple days, on Sunday, June 2, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this key date 1893-S morgan dollar, graded XF-40 by PCGS. With only 100,000 pieces struck, the 1893-S has the lowest mintage of the entire Morgan silver dollar series. Because of this, even an EF(XF)-40 example can see some […]

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Perfect First Year of Issue Uncirculated American Platinum Eagle at GreatCollections.com

MS-70 American Platinum Eagle at Great Collections By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, May 26, bidding ends on GreatCollectons.com for this 1997 $100 American Eagle 1 oz Platinum Eagle coin. Graded MS-70 by PCGS, this .9995 fine platinum eagle coin is an excellent example of the inaugural release of the popular Platinum Eagle series. Out of […]

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Rare 1912 Proof Indian Head Half Eagle $5 Gold Coin up for Auction at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. In not quite two weeks, bidding ends on this 1912 Indian Head $5 gold half eagle, graded Proof 67 by NGC, on GreatCollections.com. According to the Red Book, only 144 Proof half eagles are known to have been minted at Philadelphia in 1912. This falls somewhere in the middle for Proof Indian […]

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Rare Opportunity to Own Set of All Five 1964 Special Mint Set US Coins at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. After a 1964 “SMS” Kennedy half dollar sold for $108,000 USD on April 25, a rare opportunity to own a complete set of high-grade 1964 Special Mint Set coins presents itself this week at GreatCollections.com, with bidding ending at 8:34 pm EST this Sunday, May 12. Only 12 of the unofficial “Special […]

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Rainbow Toned 1882-S Morgan Silver Dollar With Gold CAC and OGH at GreatCollections

Morgan Dollar in OGM holder and Gold CAC Sticker On Sunday, May 5, GreatCollections is closing the bidding on a PCGS MS-63 1882-S Morgan dollar in a first generation Old Green Holder and given a gold sticker by CAC. The record price for an 1882-S Morgan dollar is $24,675, which was achieved by an MS-68 specimen in September 2016. For more information […]

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Key Date China 1995 Small Date 1/2oz Gold Panda Coin Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. Production for all weights and denominations of the Chinese Gold Panda was low in 1995, which makes Pandas from that year among the keys to the entire series. Especially low were the mintages of the 50 yuan half-ounce and 25 yuan quarter-ounce gold coins, making these among the hardest Pandas of all […]

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PCGS First Discovery 2019-W Lowell Quarter Consigned to GreatCollections Auction

A Virginia coin collector is about to get his second windfall from finding one of the first, elusive West Point Mint 2019 Lowell National Historical Park quarter-dollars. Only two of those recently released 2019-W Lowell quarters have the distinctive Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) designation, PCGS First Discovery, and are the first 2019-W quarters certified […]

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Bidding Ends Soon on MS-66 Red 1864 Indian Cent Bronze at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, April 14, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for an exceptional bronze 1864 Indian cent. Graded MS-66 RD by PCGS in an Old Green Holder and approved by CAC, this Civil War-era cent features appealing original luster and a sharp strike – especially around the inscriptions and Liberty’s headdress. The coin’s eye […]

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GreatCollections to Auction 1895 Proof Morgan Dollar

Recently Graded, Last Traded in 1960 for $500; Expected to Realize $150,000+   On Sunday, April 7, GreatCollections will be auctioning a recently re-discovered 1895 Proof Morgan Dollar, which last traded in 1960 for just $500. The coin has been in one family for almost 60 years and was graded Proof-67+ CAMEO by PCGS at […]

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High Mint State 1953-S Franklin Half Dollar With Full Bell Lines Achieves $38,000 at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, March 31, a 1953-S Franklin Half Dollar–graded MS-65+ FBL by PCGS and approved by CAC–sold for $38,000 USD on GreatCollections.com after nine bids. With Buyer’s Fee included, the coin’s final sale price was $42,750. This particular 1953-S half is one of two examples graded MS-65+ by PCGS that also features […]

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NGC Certifies Cherrywood Collection of Classic Chinese Coins

The late Imperial Era rarities will be displayed in Hong Kong in March before being sold in April Numismatic Guaranty Corporation™ (NGC®) is pleased to announce that it has authenticated and graded a major collection of vintage Chinese coins. Dubbed the Cherrywood Collection, the group of rare coins, including bronze and silver patterns, was housed […]

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March Online Coin Auction Madness

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report …… March is upon us and, at least according to the calendar, spring is a mere fortnight away! Not to jump the gun for winter weather fanatics, but I for one can’t wait for the new season. The just-concluded Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Spring Expo announced the new season […]

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Coins Are a Curious Thing: Indian Head Cents

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ….. As often happens during the winter season, I find myself at the mercy of the elements. This past weekend was one of those occasions: moderate snowfall lingering all day, howling winds and frigid temps. Old Man Winter’s wrath allotted me time to stay inside my warm abode, and with […]

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High-Grade Connecticut Tercentenary Commemorative Half Dollar Coin at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, February 24 at 9:46 pm Eastern Time, bidding closed on a toned PCGS MS-67 1935 Connecticut Tercentenary Commemorative half dollar over at GreatCollections.com. The attractively toned coin was CAC approved and realized $1,375. A Worthy Commemorative In April and May of 1935, the Philadelphia Mint coined 25,018 Connecticut Tercentenary half […]

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Top Pop 1945-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. One of the highlights of Sunday’s (February 24) upcoming auction at GreatCollections.com is this NGC-certified MS-67 1945-S Walking Liberty half dollar. The date itself is common enough (over 10 million business strikes were issued), and the coin isn’t hard to acquire in grades all the way up to MS-66. However, with PCGS […]

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Condition Rarity 1913-D Buffalo Nickel Highlights Recent GreatCollections Sale

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday evening, February 17, a Type I 1913-D Buffalo Nickel, graded MS-67+ by PCGS and approved by CAC, sold for $4,850 USD ($5,456.25 including buyer’s premium). While the 1913-D is a fairly common coin (thanks to the public’s enthusiasm for first-year-of-issue coins and the “hoarding” that goes along with it), population […]

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Lincoln Cents, Including One of Finest Known 1929-S, Highlight GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, February 10, bidding closed on several high-quality Lincoln cents offered on GreatCollections.com. Below are a few noteworthy selections. 1929-S Lincoln Cent PCGS MS-66+ RD CAC The 1929-S didn’t see a great deal of circulation due to the Great Depression, but circulated examples of the issue are not uncommon today. Many […]

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Bidding on Rare 1895 Morgan Dollar Proof Coin in NGC PF-66 Ends Tonight at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. Later tonight, bidding comes to a close on GreatCollections.com for this impressively struck 1895 Morgan dollar graded Proof 66 by NGC. The 1895 Morgan dollar struck in Philadelphia was a Proof-only issue, with a mintage of 880 (the existence of 1895 Morgan dollar business strikes from Philly is a notorious numismatic mystery, […]

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Only 1884 Indian Princess Gold Dollar in MS-69 Going Fast at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, January 27, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for a very exciting condition-rarity 1884 Indian Princess one dollar gold coin. Out of a small mintage of 5,230 business strike 1884 gold dollars (which is surprisingly a middle-of-the-road striking for the Type 3, of which this coin is an example), this is the […]

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Unique Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Mint Error Discovery Coin Available at GreatCollections

Only known piece with missing edge lettering By CoinWeek …. As many collectors know, after the first few Presidential $1 coins were issued in 2007, some of them (most famously the George Washington golden dollar) did not feature the national motto “In God We Trust” inscribed on the edge as mandated by law. These “Godless” […]

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Proof 1936 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Coin One Highlight of GreatCollections Auction

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, December 9, at 8:34 Eastern Time, bidding closed on a Proof 1936 Walking Liberty half dollar, graded PF67 by NGC, offered by GreatCollections.com. Only two 1936 Proof half dollars from 1936 have been graded higher by NGC: one graded PF67+, another graded PF68. PCGS, meanwhile, reports six coins graded 67+ […]

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GreatCollections Offering Rare Mint State 1850-O Quarter Eagle Approved by CAC

By CoinWeek ….   This Sunday, bidding comes to a close on one of the two PCGS-certified finest known 1850-O Liberty Head quarter eagles, which is currently being offered online at GreatCollections.com. Graded MS64, it is the second example to earn that grade at PCGS. Encapsulated in a Gold Shield holder, the coin has also […]

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1927-D Peace Dollar Brings Over $100,000 at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, November 11, 2018, a 1927-D Peace Dollar graded MS66+ by PCGS with a CAC-Approved green sticker sold for $93,500 ($105,187.50 with Buyer’s Fee). The coin is the third example to earn the grade MS66+ at PCGS. PCGS accounts for thirteen coins at the MS66 level and none finer than MS66+. […]

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Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in October

CAC-approved coins tended to outperform other certified coins in a Heritage auction in Chicago, in a Stack’s Bowers auction in Baltimore, and in internet sales by GreatCollections. Here are 10 examples selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1924 Saint Gaudens $20 in MS-66 On October 7, David Lawrence […]

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Multi-Billion Dollar Rare Coin Market for U.S. Coins in 2017, Says Professional Numismatists Guild

U.S. rare coin markets with coins selling for $50,000 or more and those selling for $500 or less generally did well during 2017, according to the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), a nonprofit organization composed of many of the top rare coin and paper money dealers. Four historic, vintage U.S. coins sold for $1 million or […]

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Classic US Coins – Is the Vintage Commemorative Coin Market Sunk?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #380 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Vintage silver commemorative coins were minted from 1892 to 1955. Except for the Isabella quarter (1893) and the Lafayette silver dollar (1900), all are half dollars. Prices for these have never come […]

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Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 15: Two Cent Pieces

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #283 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds….   [Originally published on June 24, 2015. --CW] Like Three Cent nickels, Two Cent Pieces tend to be interesting topics for conversations, even among non-collectors. Many people are astonished or curious to learn that […]

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Circulated Liberty Head Double Eagle $20 Gold Coins, Type 1

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #379 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Liberty Head double eagle $20 gold coins were minted from 1850 to 1907. Before 1850, the largest U.S. coin denomination was the $10 gold piece (the eagle). This discussion is about collecting […]

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Classic US Coins – Proof Morgan Silver Dollars for Less Than $5,000 Each

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #378 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Proof Morgan silver dollars were minted in Philadelphia from 1878 to 1904 and possibly in 1921. Branch Mint Proofs and non-Proof special strikings are different topics. For less than $5,000 each, attractive […]

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Rare Gold Coins under $5000 Each, Part 11: ‘With Motto’ Liberty Head ($5 Gold) Half Eagles

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #369 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Liberty Head half eagles (U.S. $5 gold coins) were minted from 1839 to 1908. The ‘No Motto’ type was covered in Part Nine of this series. The ‘With Motto’ type dates from […]

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Rare Gold Coins under $5000 Each, Part 11: ‘With Motto’ Liberty Head ($5 Gold) Half Eagles

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #369 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Liberty Head half eagles (U.S. $5 gold coins) were minted from 1839 to 1908. The ‘No Motto’ type was covered in Part Nine of this series. The ‘With Motto’ type dates from […]

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Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 27: Capped Bust Half Dimes

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #368 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. This discussion of Capped Bust half dimes is in line with a past discussion on Capped Bust half dollars and a recent piece on Capped Bust quarters. It is not difficult to […]

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Record Prices for Sierra Madre Gold Collection at GreatCollections

The results are in for the Sierra Madre Collection of U.S. Gold Coins, sold by GreatCollections on Sunday, December 18, 2016. Comprised of 55 pieces, the sale of the classic gold coins set many records, helped by the older generation slabs they were housed in. “The theme of the collection: Exceptional coins bring exceptional money,” […]

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Classic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 26: Capped Bust Quarters

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #360 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. This series of articles is aimed at collectors who do not wish to spend more than $500 for any one coin yet seek to build meaningful, enjoyable and noteworthy collections of classic […]

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Classic US Coins – The New Orleans Eagle Market is Sizzling

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner …… The recent Stacks Bowers Baltimore auction contained a group of comparatively high grade New Orleans eagles which contained a few very important pieces. While admittedly a small sample size (just seven coins), the prices realized were all very strong. This leads me to conclude that this […]

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Coin Collecting Strategies – Building a Type Set of U.S. $10 Gold Eagle Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #357 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Just seven coins are needed for a regular type set of gold eagles (U.S. $10 Gold eagle coins). The purpose here is to discuss building such a set without spending a fortune, […]

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Classic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 25: Liberty Head Nickels

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #355 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Publicly distributed, Liberty Head nickels were minted from 1883 to 1912. A set of business strike Liberty Head nickels may be completed without spending as much as $500 on any one coin. […]

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Classic US Coins: 1870-S Coins for Budget-Minded Collectors

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #354 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. In the realm of classic U.S. coins, the most exciting and mystifying date may be the 1870-S. For collectors who cannot afford one of the rarest silver dollars, the only 1870-S half […]

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Classic U.S. Coins for Less than $500 Each, Part 24: Barber Dimes

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #353 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. The theme here is completing a set of Barber dimes in Very Fine to Almost Uncirculated grades, without spending as much as $500 on any one coin. Naturally toned and pleasant representatives of one or two of the scarcest […]

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Classic U.S. Coins for Less than $500 Each, Pt. 23: Proof Shield Nickels

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #349 The emphasis here is on PCGS- or NGC-certified, Proof-64 or -63 ‘No Rays’ Shield Nickels dating from 1867 to 1883, Choice Proofs. This is the 23rd installment in a series on classic U.S. coins that cost less than $500 […]

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US Coins & Medals – Playing Cat and Mouse With Lady Liberty

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ….. Five minute sellout now claiming five times issue price; silver looking to take home gold; “The thing is gorgeous” Many kids have already gone back to school and those that haven’t will be heading in mass for the classroom after Labor Day. Wow, the summer has slipped […]

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Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Pt. 22: Braided Hair Half Cents

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #347 U.S. half cents were first struck in 1793, and Braided Hair half cents were introduced in 1840. It is generally believed, though, that all half cents dating from 1840 to 1848 are Proofs. Indeed, standard references imply that no […]

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Coin Show Commentary – ANA Impressions

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …..   Anaheim Auctions Stake Claim To Over $46 Million Another ANA World’s Fair of Money is history; this one a significant milestone as the ANA is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. This edition held in the Golden State, the first time since Los Angeles hosted the […]

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Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Pt. 21: Matron Head Large Cents

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #343 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …… For less than $500 per coin, an extensive and impressive collection of early U.S. copper coins could be assembled ‘by date.’ Although Matron Head large cents could be […]

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Classic U.S. Coins – Key Date Coins for Less Than $2,500, Pt. 2: Half Dimes

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #340 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …… During the history of coin collecting in the United States, most coin enthusiasts at one time or another have sought to complete, or nearly complete, a set of […]

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Interpreting Auction Prices for PCGS & NGC “MS-66” Barber Quarter Type Coins

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #330 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …… This discussion is aimed at a wide audience, not just prospective buyers of Barber quarters. Indeed, the broader implications of interpreting auction results for type coins over a five-year period are of interest to […]

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GreatCollections Auctions Yosemite Collection of U.S. Coins

Comprehensive 19th-Century PCGS-Graded Collection Being Sold Unreserved GreatCollections is currently auctioning the Yosemite Collection of 19th-century U.S. coins. The collection starts in 1794 and goes through the end of the Seated series with all denominations from half cents through silver dollars. Ian Russell, President/founder of GreatCollections commented: “There are over 600 PCGS-certified coins in the […]

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