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Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Eagles ($10.00 Gold) U. S. Liberty Head Eagles
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Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
2237 1842'O' EF $1,700.00

Extremely Fine, perhaps better in terms of wear but the coin has been gently polished and now has a medium green patina. The strike is strong for this issue and the surfaces are a bit pebbly. A low mintage date with only 27,400 pieces struck.
2238 1846'O' AU $4,200.00
1846'O' About Uncirculated and displaying mint frost beneath deep yellow-golden toning. Light repunching...
About Uncirculated and displaying mint frost beneath deep yellow-golden toning. Light repunching is evident above the top curve of the mintmark. There is a single small obverse copper stain near the top of Liberty's head, otherwise the coloration is very well balanced. This date is quite scarce in any condition, and can certainly be considered rare at or above the grade level offered...  more
2239 1848 CH AU $1,500.00
1848 Choice About Uncirculated, close to Mint State with considerable mint lustre coalescing around...
Choice About Uncirculated, close to Mint State with considerable mint lustre coalescing around the reliefs. All devices are crisp, those on the reverse slightly more so. Here is a very satisfying example of the early Liberty coinage, struck just before the roaring onset of the California Gold Rush.
2240 1853'O' CH AU $6,000.00
1853'O' Choice About Uncirculated, a whisper from full Mint State. Substantial lustre joins with a...
Choice About Uncirculated, a whisper from full Mint State. Substantial lustre joins with a forceful strike to give this example of an elusive New Orleans date its assertive beauty. NGC certified only 207 examples in all conditions, just 44 in the present coin's grade with exactly four representing all higher grades. NGC AU58.
2241 1855 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $9,000.00
1855 Brilliant Uncirculated and approaching the Choice category. Smooth fields and precisely detailed...
- and approaching the Choice category. Smooth fields and precisely detailed devices are laved in a wealth of red-gold lustre. Careful search will turn up a very few bag marks which offer no distraction from the splendid overall visual quality of this marvelously struck example.
2242 1856 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $4,250.00
1856 Brilliant Uncirculated. Rich honey gold color is contrasted by paler hues in the fields and other...
Rich honey gold color is contrasted by paler hues in the fields and other protected areas. A well struck example with lightly frosted devices. PCGS MS61.
2243 1856 CH AU $1,050.00

Choice About Uncirculated. Well struck with tempered lustre due to a past light dipping. Very well struck and boasting a very appealing look with no major marks.
2244 1868 CH AU $13,000.00
1868 Choice About Uncirculated and on the cusp of Mint State. Gorgeous prooflike glitter covers both...
Choice About Uncirculated and on the cusp of Mint State. Gorgeous prooflike glitter covers both sides of this sharply struck example of just 10,360 circulation strikes produced in this post-Civil War date. Such wear as may be present is exceedingly mild and the most diligent search turns up a very minor mark or two of minimal visual importance. Here is a coin of the highest quality that...  more
2245 1872'S' EF $1,200.00

Extremely Fine. Some moderate field abrasion over well struck surfaces is joined by some light reflectivity under medium toning. A very scarce date with only 17,300 pieces struck.
2246 1877'CC' AU $8,000.00
1877'CC' Extremely Fine. Remarkably smooth fields highlight the boldly struck and fully detailed devices...
Extremely Fine. Remarkably smooth fields highlight the boldly struck and fully detailed devices on this example of only 3,332 Eagles struck at Carson City. This is a remarkably high grade for a Branch Mint coin essentially non-collectible in Mint State and rare in About Uncirculated. This coin compares favorably with the James A. Stack example and is sure to become a highlight of some...  more
2247 1880 CH AU $500.00

Choice About Uncirculated, on the cusp of full Mint State. Scattered bagmarks are sprinkled on bold lustrous fields.
2248 1881 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $275.00

- or finer. Satiny lustre cascades over this pleasing beauty.
2249 1882 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $280.00

- and offering some characteristics indicative of a Choice coin. Frosty and well struck with a bit of light abrasion visible.
2250 1883 Choice Brilliant Proof CH BR PF $15,500.00
1883 Choice Brilliant Proof. Lightly frosted, sharply detailed and defined reliefs are suspended over...
Lightly frosted, sharply detailed and defined reliefs are suspended over mirror-flashing fields of almost startling intensity. A perfectionist can find a couple of trivial tics under magnification but the coin's overall beauty is overwhelming. One of only 40 Proofs struck, and one of exactly six examples appearing in the 10-year auction record compiled by Dannreuther and Garrett. Years...  more
2251 1883 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $253.00

Reflective fields magnify some moderate abrasion. Very well struck with good lustre.
2252 1886'S' Brilliant Uncirculated BU $280.00

Honey gold surfaces radiate frosty mint bloom and display a pleasingly bold strike.
2253 1887'S' Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $3,750.00
1887'S' Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Satiny mint lustre dances over the surfaces of this stunning...
Satiny mint lustre dances over the surfaces of this stunning example. A bold strike adds to the wonderful allure. A vibrant honey gold coin that is sure to please the most fastidious of collectors.NGC MS64.
2254 1892 Choice Brilliant Proof CH BR PF $20,000.00
1892 Choice Brilliant Proof or even finer. Fantastic mirror gleam in the glass-smooth fields complements...
- or even finer. Fantastic mirror gleam in the glass-smooth fields complements the perfect light frosting of the devices and reliefs, all laved in a most delicate flush of clear rose-gold. A hairline or two can be found with effort. This is the rarest Gold denomination of this historic date with only 72 pieces struck, just enough for the Gold Proof sets offered by the Mint to the few collectors...  more
2255 1893 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $300.00

- and close to Choice. Lovely cartwheel gleam assures outstanding visual appeal to this sharply struck example.
2256 1894 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $260.00

Rich mint frost over boldly struck surfaces. Moderately bagmarked, mostly on the obverse.
2257 1897 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $325.00

This attractive coin is virtually mark free but may have been lightly dipped long ago.
2258 1897 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $275.00

Here is a honey gold example that displays a good deal of satiny mint sheen.
2259 1899 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $650.00
1899 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Delicate greenish-gold toning over well represented mint frost....
Delicate greenish-gold toning over well represented mint frost. Very well struck and quite attractive. An interesting engraver's line is hidden in the upper right section of the shield.
2260 1901 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $1,300.00
1901 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Silky mint lustre bathes the surfaces of this lemon yellow example...
Silky mint lustre bathes the surfaces of this lemon yellow example for a wonderful look. An ample strike and lack of significant marks adds to the charm.
2261 1901 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $270.00

- and near Choice. Deep frosty lustre shows some minute bag tics particularly on the obverse.
2262 1901 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $275.00

- with claims to the Choice category. Greenish-gold toning over frosty surfaces. Boldly struck surfaces.
2263 1901 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $262.00

- or better. The obverse reveals a limited number of minor lines, however the overall surface quality is far better than the norm. Well struck with orange-gold toning.
2264 1901'S' Brilliant Uncirculated BU $340.00

- and nearly Choice. Deep saturation of fresh mint lustre gives this example stunning eye appeal. A lovely San Francisco mint issue.
2265 1903'O' Brilliant Uncirculated BU $875.00

- nearly of Choice quality. Bright surfaces are very well struck and quite lustrous. A few hairlines are seen but this coin still has a very appealing presentation.
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