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Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Half Eagles ($5.00 Gold) U. S. Liberty Head Half Eagles
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Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
2150 1841'D' VF $1,500.00
1841'D' Very Fine. Just honest wear is found on this wholly appealing example of the small mintmark...
Very Fine. Just honest wear is found on this wholly appealing example of the small mintmark variety. The 'D' is well defined adding charm to this early Dahlonega issue.
2151 1842'D' Small Date, Small Letters. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $16,000.00
1842'D' Small Date, Small Letters. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. This pale yellow-golden specimen...
This pale yellow-golden specimen enjoys razor-sharp definition accompanied by an ample amount of frosty mint lustre. The fields and design elements, furthermore, are far smoother than normally encountered on any date Liberty Head Half Eagle. It goes without saying that Mint State Dahlonega Mint gold coins regardless of their date or denomination are certainly rare. The issue offered here is...  more
2152 1842'O' EF $3,500.00
1842'O' Extremely Fine. This pleasing mustard gold example displays just moderate wear and is free...
Extremely Fine. This pleasing mustard gold example displays just moderate wear and is free of any special problems. Hints of original mint lustre can be found in the protected areas. A pleasing example of this somewhat scarce issue, of which only 16,400 were struck.
2153 1846 Large Letters. Brilliant Uncirculated BU $1,100.00
1846 Large Letters. Brilliant Uncirculated. A sharp strike results in the boldest devices that might...
A sharp strike results in the boldest devices that might be desired. Bright gold lustre is plentiful but shows evidence of a light brushing in the distant past.
2154 1847 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $3,750.00
1847 Brilliant Uncirculated with claims to Choice. A pleasing lustrous gleam enhances the beauty of...
- with claims to Choice. A pleasing lustrous gleam enhances the beauty of a meticulous strike. This exceptional coin is perhaps only a few trivial marks from an uncontested higher grade.
2155 1851'C' AU $2,600.00
1851'C' About Uncirculated. Pale greenish-gold toning over semi-reflective surfaces. The strike is...
About Uncirculated. Pale greenish-gold toning over semi-reflective surfaces. The strike is very good and the planchet is above average for this mint. A very scarce date in this condition that is well worth closer inspection.
2156 1851'C' AU $1,800.00
1851'C' About Uncirculated. Well detailed honey gold surfaces are free of any significant distractions....
About Uncirculated. Well detailed honey gold surfaces are free of any significant distractions. The strike is quite good for the issue, which is often found with weak centers. Touches of protected lustre add to the charm of this example which is rarely encountered above Extremely Fine.
2157 1854'D' BU $14,000.00
1854'D' The variety with a bold mintmark on the reverse, and the 54 in the date nearly touching on...
The variety with a bold mintmark on the reverse, and the 54 in the date nearly touching on the obverse. Brilliant Uncirculated, nearly of Choice quality. Bright orange-golden fields and design elements are awash in an ample measure of icy mint frost. Well struck and exhibiting surface quality that is significantly nicer than the norm. In fact, there is not a single mark or imperfection that...  more
2158 1866 With Motto AU $1,600.00
1866 With Motto. About Uncirculated and offering plenty of frosty mint lustre on either side. A single...
About Uncirculated and offering plenty of frosty mint lustre on either side. A single shallow obverse edge bump can be found at 11:00. Evenly struck and otherwise quite appealing in light of the great rarity of this important issue, of which only 6,700 were struck.
2159 1876'CC' CH EF $8,000.00
1876'CC' Choice Extremely Fine, close to a yet higher grade. A vibrant example whose frosty surfaces...
Choice Extremely Fine, close to a yet higher grade. A vibrant example whose frosty surfaces and wonderfully even strike combine for a splendid overall presentation. Researchers in the field of U.S. Gold coinage have shown that more than half of the surviving population of this date grades below Very Fine, making the present offering an outstandingly high grade example. Just how high-end this...  more
2160 1879'CC' CH AU $5,200.00
1879'CC' Choice About Uncirculated. Plentiful sparkling lustre embellishes this coin's sharply defined...
Choice About Uncirculated. Plentiful sparkling lustre embellishes this coin's sharply defined design elements. The especially enticing reverse is essentially fully Mint State. One of only 17,281 pieces minted, this defect-free, highly appealing specimen is about as satisfying as the most demanding collector could reasonably obtain for this very rare date. With the surviving Mint State...  more
2161 1881 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $800.00

Red-gold lustre and a scattering of light obverse tics define this pleasing coin.
2162 1882 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $750.00

Honey gold surfaces are bathed in satiny mint bloom for a wonderfully pleasing look.
2163 1882 AU $425.00

About Uncirculated, reverse shows three vandal scratches; 1886 Very Fine, surfaces pitted; 1904'S' Extremely Fine with red-gold around the reliefs. 3 pieces.
2164 1883'CC' CH AU $5,250.00
1883'CC' Choice About Uncirculated. This exciting coin displays only a modest amount of light wear...
Choice About Uncirculated. This exciting coin displays only a modest amount of light wear on its generally smooth surfaces and carefully struck reliefs. Abundant frosty mint lustre crowns the roster of visual attractions for this delightful coin. This is an elusive date in any grade and particularly rare at the extraordinary quality level offered here. Only 12,598 pieces were struck....  more
2165 1885 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $200.00

- very close to Choice. Plentiful sparkling lustre covers both sides, the obverse field shows a couple of bag abrasions.
2166 1885'S' Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $1,600.00
1885'S' Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. This lemon yellow example radiates satiny mint lustre...
This lemon yellow example radiates satiny mint lustre for an attractive look. A bold strike adds to the charm of this pleasing coin.
2167 1886 AU $290.00

About Uncirculated. Pale lemon yellow surfaces may have been gently wiped in the past but still display a good deal of protected lustre.
2168 1886'S' Brilliant Uncirculated BU $175.00

Medium greenish-gold toning over surfaces that exhibit a moderate amount of contact marks. A bold strike adds to this coin's appeal.
2169 1887'S' Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $1,900.00
1887'S' Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Silky mint lustre dominates the surfaces of this beautiful...
Silky mint lustre dominates the surfaces of this beautiful example. Coppery gold surfaces display a bold strike for additional visual allure. NGC MS64.
2170 1891 CH AU $375.00

Choice About Uncirculated; 1898 Brilliant Uncirculated. First coin presents virtually matte surfaces, second was lightly brushed at one time. 2 pieces.
2171 1892 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated GEM BU $4,500.00
1892 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated. This blazing example is completely engulfed in satiny mint brilliance....
This blazing example is completely engulfed in satiny mint brilliance. A needle sharp strike adds to the majestic beauty of this bright yellow gold specimen. A gorgeous coin that is sure to please.
2172 1892 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated GEM BU $5,000.00
1892 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated. A wire rim at the upper half of the obverse is a sure sign of a razor...
A wire rim at the upper half of the obverse is a sure sign of a razor sharp strike. The honey gold surfaces are dominated by radiant mint sheen for an eye arresting appeal. A special coin for the most discriminating of collectors.
2173 1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $4,000.00
1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. A magnificently frosty example that is quite near to being...
A magnificently frosty example that is quite near to being in the fully Gem classification. A beautiful coin.
2174 1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $7,500.00
1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. This exquisitely lustrous example is only a few light natural...
This exquisitely lustrous example is only a few light natural copper spots away from a higher grade. A well struck and virtually pristine example.
2175 1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $3,750.00
1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. This specimen is completely ensconced in silky mint brilliance...
This specimen is completely ensconced in silky mint brilliance for a bold effect. A wonderful lemon yellow little jewel.
2176 1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $4,250.00
1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. A needle sharp strike gives a bold look to this magnificently...
A needle sharp strike gives a bold look to this magnificently lustrous example. A lovely coin with only the most minute frost breaks.
2177 1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $4,500.00
1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. A touch of deep toning is found in the hair above Liberty's...
A touch of deep toning is found in the hair above Liberty's ear on this otherwise bright coppery gold example. Minimal signs of contact give this highly lustrous example great eye appeal.
2178 1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $3,700.00
1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Honey gold color and a minimal amount of contact gives a...
Honey gold color and a minimal amount of contact gives a bold look. A bold strike and a wealth of radiant frost add to the charm.
2179 1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $3,250.00
1892 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Satiny mint brilliance completely engulfs the rose gold surfaces...
Satiny mint brilliance completely engulfs the rose gold surfaces of this wonderful coin. A well struck and exceptionally preserved specimen.
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