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Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Small Cents U. S. Flying Eagle Cents
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Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
2572 1857 Flying Eagle. Reverse Die of Snow PR2. Gem Brilliant Proof GEM BR PF $12,500.00
1857 Flying Eagle. Reverse Die of Snow PR2. Gem Brilliant Proof. Richly gleaming pale red-gold fields...
Richly gleaming pale red-gold fields display the boldest reflectivity. Both sides boast needle-sharp strikes with squared rims and meticulous detail in the eagle's feathers and the leaf veins of the reverse wreath. The number of the ever-popular 1857 Flying Eagle Proof Cents that survive for today's collectors is uncertain. Flying Eagle researcher Richard Snow identifies three Proof dies, this...  more
2573 1857 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated GEM BU $1,500.00
1857 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated. Here is an absolutely stunning circulation strike featuring vibrant...
Here is an absolutely stunning circulation strike featuring vibrant golden lustre and a dearth of surface marks. The strike is very strong for the issue, with the only hint of weakness to be found being in the eagle's tailfeathers.
Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Small Cents U. S. Indian Head Cents
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
2574 1860 Rounded Bust. Gem Brilliant Uncirculated GEM BU $500.00
1860 Rounded Bust. Gem Brilliant Uncirculated. This example is bathed in flashy mint lustre and displays...
This example is bathed in flashy mint lustre and displays bright, original color.
2575 1869 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated GEM BU $1,000.00
1869 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated. Surfaces display virtually full mint red with just a touch of mellowing...
Surfaces display virtually full mint red with just a touch of mellowing on both sides. The strike is bold and sharp, giving every detail its intricate definition. Here is a perfect specimen for any date collection of this perennially popular series.
2576 1877 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $5,000.00
1877 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Glowing amber lustre joins lovely medium brown toning on...
Glowing amber lustre joins lovely medium brown toning on this fully original red and brown example of the most sought-after Indian date. The strike is above average for the issue, with crisp details visible even at the tips of some of the Indian's feathers. Surfaces are mostly free of demerits, though some minor freckles becomes visible under the close scrutiny of a loupe. Here is an ideal...  more
2577 1877 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $4,000.00
1877 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, close to the Gem category. Here is a sharply struck example...
- close to the Gem category. Here is a sharply struck example of the classic key to the popular Indian series, a low-mintage date offering 852,500 circulation strikes. The red-brown specimen boasts substantial mint red for exceptional overall visual appeal. The faintest trace of an old fingerprint in left obverse field is noted for accuracy.
2578 1885 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated GEM BU $275.00
1885 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated. Cartwheel lustre offers delightful bright pinkish-red shimmer that...
Cartwheel lustre offers delightful bright pinkish-red shimmer that complements a meticulous strike.
2579 1889 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $175.00

Deep blue center on the obverse with the periphery a brick red. The reverse is mostly brick red with some light iridescent color here and there. The strike is excellent including full diamonds on the ribbon.
2580 1895 Choice Brilliant Proof CH BR PF $220.00

- with claims to the Gem category. Razor-sharp devices and glittering mirrored fields feature hints of subtle mint color. Overlying shades of medium brown patina blend quite nicely with lilac-rose iridescent overtones. One of 2,062 Proofs coined of this date.
2581 1903 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $120.00

- near Gem. Boldest mint red gives this coin its exciting cartwheel flash of intense visual quality.
2582 1904 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated GEM BU $160.00

Blazing mint red color defines this lovely coin. The strike is quite respectable and further adds to this coin's eye appeal.
2583 1908'S' Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $500.00
1908'S' Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Gleaming pure red surfaces highlight a precise strike...
Gleaming pure red surfaces highlight a precise strike with bold San Francisco mintmark. This coin was lightly dipped at one time.
2584 1908'S' Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $275.00

Red-brown surfaces pulse with underlying ember-red for the boldest beauty.
Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Small Cents U. S. Lincoln Cents
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
2585 1909'S' V.D.B. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $1,900.00
1909'S' V.D.B. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Here we have a lovely example of this perennial collector's...
Here we have a lovely example of this perennial collector's favorite. Red and brown color gives an attractive look to this shimmering Victor D. Brenner creation.
2586 1909 Very Choice Matte Proof VERY CH MTE PF $850.00

A needle-sharp strike is seen in the squared inner rims, surfaces glow with bright pink-red for the most robust visual appeal.
2587 1910 Very Choice Matte Proof VERY CH MTE PF $320.00

Mellow light brown emphasizes the razor-sharp inner rim and wealth of fine hair detail. Hints of mint red provide a subtle halo at the peripheries. Close to Gem and an outstanding example of 4,083 Proofs struck.
2588 1911 Gem Matte Proof GEM MTE PF $900.00
1911 Gem Matte Proof. This exciting Gem was meticulously struck and fully detailed, boasting light...
This exciting Gem was meticulously struck and fully detailed, boasting light brown-gold surfaces with a hint of orange-peel texture in the fields and a single deeper toning spot below 'U' of UNITED. This must be called a splendid example of a Proof mintage of 1,733 pieces.
2589 1915'S' Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $275.00

Deep ember-red intensifies toward lightest brown at the sharply defined outer rims on this pleasing virtual Gem.
2590 1955 Doubled Die Obverse. Brilliant Uncirculated BU $1,700.00
1955 Doubled Die Obverse. Brilliant Uncirculated. Lovely glossy brown toning over well preserved surfaces....
Lovely glossy brown toning over well preserved surfaces. There are no major marks present which gives this rare and popular coin top flight eye appeal.
2591 A Complete Set of Lincoln Cents 1934-1957'P,D CH BU to GEM BU $475.00

S' Choice Brilliant Uncirculated to Gem Brilliant Uncirculated. The majority are fully lustrous mint red coins with a number of superb examples. A wonderful opportunity to acquire a premium set at one shot. Close inspection will reward the quality seeking collector. 68 pieces.
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