*ON HOLD - NEW* Cert. 08452850 Wow!! An original early half dime showing a solid, even strike and wear, with natural medium silvery gray patina, just the way it is supposed to look. These are few and far between. As the great majority of PCGS and NGC certified early half dimes are faaaaaarrrrrr from original, price guides are weak. This is the real deal at just a few percent over CU Guide value.
I love this type and look at every available coin at every show, buying maybe 2 or three a year. As usual, I reject the great majority, but this one was a winner. Very sharply struck on both sides, a trait that separates it from most. Basically free of marks and mostly brilliant with light silvery patina overall with some deep blue peripheral toning front and back. Finished with full, original mint luster.
A gorgeous little jewel. Absolute needle sharp strike front and back with light violet rose patina going to deeper blue at the peripheries on both sides, and finished with full glowing luster. Awesome eye-appeal.
*ON HOLD* Cert. 31376100 A pleasing original Gem with a full, sharp strike, immaculate surfaces and finished with lovely light silvery rose patina on fully lustrous surfaces. A lovely example of this popular three-year type.
*** (NGC)NEW* (J. W. Garrett Pedigree) Cert. 3814549-006 Pop: 1, none finer at NGC, with one grading event at PR66 at PCGS. With only 40-50 known, this coin is apparently the finest of this scarce date. Coin Universe Price Guide is $12,500 with no pricing available for the plus grade.
*ON HOLD - NEW* Cert. 82625545 A little jewel, full struck with absolutely complete Liberty head detail, often lacking on this type. Light silvery rose patina overall going to deeper bluish patina at the peripheries. Superb surfaces and glowing luster. Great “Legend Obverse” type coin.
A little Gem showing a needle sharp strike front and back and finished with beautiful aqua-blue and rose toning on both sides. Fully lustrous with superb Eye-appeal. Great type coin for the toning enthusiast
***NEW* Cert. 25628458 A wonderful, original example of this scarce early dime. As this date always shows a weak strike, this example is better than most with complete drapery at the bust and very strong design detailing on the reverse. Just a bit of weakness in the hair. Mark free surfaces, no adjustment marks and lovely silvery blue and rose patina on sparkling surfaces. Pops are 1-MS60, 2-MS61, 4-MS62 and none higher. A great example of this early dime rarity.
A wonderful original showing nice even wear and light to medium antique gray patina. Finding a well struck example of this type in any grade is tough. In this grade, the present piece is truly scarce with complete stars, lettering, date and eagle designs intact. Distraction free surfaces finish this little jewel.
*NEW* Cert. 81196816 Pop: 5, with 5 higher. An original GEM with splashes of blue and rose on deep, deep mirrors, making it appear very dark, but in reality it is just extremely reflective, hence the phrase “black and white” when describing a deeply mirrored CAMEO proof. CU price guide is $7500, but most recent auction prices are $7600-$9200.
A beautifully toned GEM specimen that starts with a full, sharp strike and shows rose on Liberty cheek, going out to bright blue. Reverse is light blue and rose in the center and deeper bright blue at the peripheries. Gorgeous type coin.
***NEW* Cert. 81875775 Brilliant and flashy Gem proof. Part of a complete 1936 Proof Set. Cent PR66+ PCGS / CAC; Buffalo Nickel PR67+ PCGS / CAC; Mercury Dime PR66 PCGS / CAC; Washington Quarter PR 66 PCGS; Walking Liberty Half PR66 PCGS / CAC. Sold as a set for $30,000.