Saturday, January 16, 2021


Sacagawea $1 Error with Presidential Edge Lettering to be Sold by GreatCollections

2007-D $1 Sacagawea with Presidential Edge LetteringGreatCollections is proud to offer the 2007-D $1 Sacagawea with Presidential Edge Lettering, which was the subject of many news stories five years ago when PCGS paid out a $10,000 reward just to be the first grading company to grade this error.

In 2007, Sacagawea dollars were produced without edge lettering, unlike the Presidential dollars, which debuted the same year [...]

Mormon Gold Coins, Morgan Dollars Featured in GreatCollections June Auctions

Mormon $5 Gold Coins and Libertas Americana medalGreatCollections will offer a number of important U.S. coins in the June auctions, including four Mormon gold pieces, a toned Morgan dollar collection and an exceedingly rare Libertas Americana medal struck in silver.

Mormon gold pieces were issued between 1849 and 1860, and have gained in popularity over the past 10 years [...]

GreatCollections April Auction Rarities Include $3 Gold, Liberty Half Eagle

1860 $3 Gold Piece, 1860 Liberty Half Eagle and 1927-S Double EagleGreatCollections is offering a selection of rare certified coins in their auctions ending April 29, 2012.

The group has been consigned by several consignors and includes one of the finest 1860 Three-dollar Gold Pieces known, graded Proof-65 by PCGS (prior to Cameo designations on holders) and verified by CAC. The coin is expected to sell for over $60,000 when it is auctioned on Sunday [...]

GreatCollections to Auction Turino Collection of U.S. Coins

1907 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle High Relief and 1915-S Panama-Pacific Exposition $50 RoundGreatCollections is proud to auction a group of U.S. coins called the Turino Collection. While the collection contains coins of all price ranges, the highlights include an NGC MS-67 classic High Relief and a complete classic gold Commemorative set.

In 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt recruited Augustus Saint-Gaudens to create what has become the most classic coin in U.S. history. GreatCollections is offering two examples of the High Relief in the auction, the finest being an NGC MS-67 example, which ranks [...]

GreatCollections’ August 2011 Coin Auctions Realize $828,000

1876-CC Liberty Double Eagle and 1905 Liberty Quarter Eagle Gold CoinsInternet coin auction company, GreatCollections, sold over $828,000 in certified coins during August 2011, setting numerous company records with almost 2,000 coin auctions sold.

One of the many highlights of the month was the Anacapa Collection of U.S. gold coins, which realized $202,178 with a sell-through rate of 96%. This collection included several U.S. rarities, notably the 1866-S Liberty Eagle No Motto NGC AU-55 and 1907 Saint-Gaudens High Relief NGC MS-64 [...]

Anacapa Collection Offered in GreatCollections August 2011 U.S. Gold Coins Auction

1876-CC Liberty Double Eagle and 1905 Liberty Quarter Eagle Gold Coins

GreatCollections is proud to auction a collection of U.S. gold coins called the Anacapa Collection.

"These coins will be offered as part of our Sunday, August 21 auction program, which will feature over 1,000 certified coins ranging in value from $20 to over $20,000,"said Ian Russell, president of GreatCollections.

The collection was amassed over the past ten years and includes coins such as the 1876-CC Liberty Double Eagle graded PCGS MS-61 CAC and the 1905 Liberty Quarter Eagle graded NGC Proof-65 CAMEO CAC [...]

GreatCollections Auctions 1842-O $10 Gold Eagle for $57,970

1842-O $10 Gold Eagle CoinGreatCollections successfully auctioned the 1842-O $10 Liberty Eagle PCGS MS-60 CAC, after spirited online bidding took the final winning bid to $57,970.

The winning bidder was a private East Coast collector, who has a history of buying premium quality U.S. rarities with pedigree information.

The consignor inherited the coin from a family member who purchased it in the 1960s for $225 from Woodward and Lathrop, a Washington, D.C. department store [...]

GreatCollections to Auction 1842-O $10 Gold Eagle, Among Finest Known

1842-O $10 Gold Eagle CoinGreatCollections is proud to auction a newly discovered 1842-O $10 Gold Eagle, which ranks among the finest known.

The coin was originally purchased in the early 1960s for $225 at Woodward and Lothrop, a major department store in Washington, DC. The original envelope, with the dealer's handwriting notes "only 27,000 minted" as well as the purchase price will accompany the coin when it is sold by auction on June 26, 2011 [...]

GreatCollections Launches Auction and Direct Purchase Website

1864 Seated Silver DollarGreatCollections has launched its much-anticipated auction and direct purchase website at Catering to collectors and dealers, over 1,000 coins are already available for bid and direct purchase.

Initially, auctions will end on Sunday evenings before expanding to other days and times. Bidding is available 24/7 at the start-of-the-art website [...]



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