Teletrade To Auction Special Collection of PCGS “Green Holder” Coins on Sunday, June 1, 2008

by Teletrade on May 9, 2008 · 0 comments

IRVINE, Calif. – Teletrade, America’s largest fully automated Internet auction company for certified coins and currency, will auction “The Green Holder Collection” on Sunday, June 1, 2008, in online Auction #2536. The auction will be live at from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. eastern time and will include more than 1,500 certified coin lots.

PCGS Green Holder Coins

The complete catalog will be viewable on the Teletrade website beginning Friday, May 23. Highlights from “The Green Holder Collection” will be on display at the Long Beach Expo May 29-31 at table 427.


“The Green Holder Collection” is the result of the combined efforts of two California collectors and consists of more than 250 coins in classic PCGS “green holders,” including an interesting selection of first generation “rattlers.” 

These early generation PCGS holders characterized by their green labels were used throughout the 80s and 90s, dating back to the very first days of PCGS, and are coveted by a large segment of numismatic enthusiasts who appreciate the history of not only the coin but also the holder that encases it.

“It is unusual to see such an impressive hoard of early generation PCGS holders, and many have not been on the market since they were initially acquired by these collectors in the 80s and 90s,” said Ian Russell, president of Teletrade.

“The coins tell the history of the country, and these holders speak to the history of coin collecting, which makes this collection even more fascinating and desirable to enthusiasts.”


“The Green Holder Collection” will be auctioned in individual lots. Highlights include:

1804 1/2c PCGS MS-65RB
1881 Cent PCGS MS-67RD
1856 Flying Eagle Cent PCGS MS-63
1909-SVDB Lincoln Cent PCGS MS-65RB
1910 Nickel PCGS MS-67
1927-D Nickel PCGS MS-65
1876 Twenty-Cent PCGS MS-66
1861 Half Dollar PCGS MS-66
1877 Half Dollar PCGS MS-66
1878-S Trade Dollar PCGS MS-65
1886 Seated Half Dollar PCGS MS-66
1922 Grant with Star One Dollar Gold PCGS MS-67

About Teletrade

Established in 1986, Teletrade is the largest and most active marketplace for certified coins and currency with more than 165,000 registered bidders and over 300,000 lots featured in our auction system each year. Teletrade offers 25,000 to 30,000 coin and currency lots each month in auctions held every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, plus special event sales on advertised Thursdays. Visit for detailed information on auctions and prices realized, or call 800.949.2646 to speak to a representative.

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