*NEW* A lovely original showing a good strike with full “E Pluribus Unum”. Light to medium silver patina going deeper in and around the devices and finished with full luster. Top quality and eye-appeal for the price.
*NEW* Liberty Seated Half Pattern in Copper (J-280, “God Our Trust”) PF66+RB CAMEO NGC Picked from a private collection, this is just a STUNNING Copper Proof and FINEST graded at either service. I seldom buy patterns, but this coin was so compelling and reasonably priced, I had to put it into inventory. Needle sharp strike with Cameo devices contrasting fully bright and reflective surfaces. Gorgeous, even rose tinged brown. Superb in every way with Extreme Eye-Appeal.
Silver Pattern (J-748) Gorgeous toned example of this lovely Pattern Half Dollar. Light rose going out in a bullseye pattern to deep bright blue. Basically flawless surfaces with beautiful toning makes this a standout Pattern in every way.
1878 Liberty Seated Half MS64 NGC Sharply struck and fully lustrous example of this slightly tougher date. Lovely champagne silvery rose patina on the obverse and basically brilliant reverse with some champagne around the peripheries. Lovely and scarce in this condition. Compare the pop of 22 in MS64, with 8 grading higher to the more common 1877-S which shows a pop of 69 in MS64, with 71 coins grading higher. Jumps to $5250 in MS65 in CU Price Guide.
Just out of a private collection and submitted once to PCGS, this low mintage (4800) date is an absolute KNOCK-OUT. Starting with a COMPLETE, full, crisp strike which shows every detail of the design to its fullest. The fields are impeccable and show a shimmering semi-prooflike glow with just a hint of light golden patina. This exquisite coin is finished with a lovely ring of golden-violet toning framing both sides, deeper and stronger in color on the obverse. Eye-appeal is simply AMAZING.
*NEW* A gorgeous GEM Proof showing snowy white CAMEO devices contrasting VERY DEEP, fully reflective, completely distraction free fields. This beauty is finished with golden orange toning framing the peripheries of both sides. Pop: 2, with 5 grading higher. TOP END quality and Eye-Appeal.
*NEW* Gorgeous toned Barber Proof. Bright, deep blue with violet toning around the peripheries on the obverse. Reverse shows a violet-rose center, then bullseyes out to blue in the fields and is finished with golden rose around the peripheries. Fully reflective and beautiful to behold.
*NEW* This grade is a bit out of my realm, but the coin was so nice, I bought it at ANA. Fully struck and basically brilliant with just a hint of even patina and full luster. If you are looking for an eye-appealing affordable type coin, this is it.
An incredibly pleasing type coin featuring completely distraction free snowy white cameo devices contrasting deeply mirrored fields. Just a hint of even champagne patina over the entire coin front and back. Top end coin and superb eye-appeal.