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Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Quarters U. S. Draped Bust, Small Eagle Quarters
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Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
2711 1796 Browning 1 (R-4). Brilliant Uncirculated BU $41,000.00
1796 Browning 1 (R-4). Brilliant Uncirculated and prooflike, but cleaned and retoned. This is the...
- and prooflike, but cleaned and retoned. This is the scarcer of the two varieties for the year, with the '79' close, and a die crack extending down to the post of the 'E' of LIBERTY. The obverse has shallow adjustment marks, some at the edge, others on Liberty's drapery and hair. Rather well struck for this first year of issue, with bold curls on Liberty, and most of the eagle's feathers...  more
2712 1796 Br.1 (R-4) CH AU $39,000.00
1796 Br.1 (R-4). Choice About Uncirculated. A second example of this scarcer die pairing of the two...
Choice About Uncirculated. A second example of this scarcer die pairing of the two known pairs used to coin 1796 Quarters. The strike is better than average on Liberty and the stars, with strong definition on her curls. The denticles are also bold surrounding the edge. On the reverse, fine and shallow adjustment marks are present through the clouds and eagle's head, with traces elsewhere...  more
Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Quarters U. S. Capped Bust Quarters
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
2713 1815 Br.1. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $2,500.00
1815 Br.1. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Substantial lustre underlies lightest peripheral russet...
Substantial lustre underlies lightest peripheral russet and a faint overall gold toning with a russet streak at bust point. This beautifully struck coin shows a light die clash of the reverse motto scroll above the date. As a high quality example for Type or date collection, this splendid example would be hard to beat.
2714 1825/3 Br.2. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $2,500.00
1825/3 Br.2. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, the reverse near-Gem. Radiant lustre in the fields and...
- the reverse near-Gem. Radiant lustre in the fields and appealing for the medium dark gray toning with blue and russet accents on both the obverse and reverse. Boldly executed by the dies with no signs of softness on the stars, curls or eagle. Even the overdate feature is clear within the top half of the '5'. On Liberty's neck there is a small struck through error where a small foreign...  more
2715 1825/3 Br.2. 'L' Counterstamp over Head CH AU $2,200.00
1825/3 Br.2. 'L' Counterstamp over Head. Choice About Uncirculated. Deep russet toning over well preserved...
Choice About Uncirculated. Deep russet toning over well preserved surfaces. The coin has a sharp strike which further enhances its bold visual attraction. This coin bears the enigmatic 'L' counterstamp above the head. Quarters dated 1815 and 1825/4 are known with this and an 'E' Counterstamp whose exact meaning has long been debated.
2716 1833 B.1. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $1,400.00
1833 B.1. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, and approaching Gem. Mirror prooflike fields as seen on the...
- and approaching Gem. Mirror prooflike fields as seen on the early die states of this pairing, struck before the obverse die rusted in the left field, although the reverse has a trace of die rust above the top arrow. Tawny gold toning over silver surfaces. The strike is sharp on Liberty's curls, but the first couple of stars lack their central lines. Long arrows with the bottom two extending...  more
2717 1834 Br.1. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $3,000.00
1834 Br.1. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Die State I. With the initial look of a Proof coin as the...
Die State I. With the initial look of a Proof coin as the fields are reflective, but the rims are not squared off enough and the die polishing does not extend into the recessed devices. Toned with a splash of gold in the lower right field and upper right on the obverse, the reverse more evenly toned a light gray with hints of gold starting to play into the fields. Moderate hairlines...  more
2718 1838 Br.1. Brilliant Uncirculated BU $1,500.00
1838 Br.1. Brilliant Uncirculated and virtually Choice. Die State II. A few trivial scuffs in the...
- and virtually Choice. Die State II. A few trivial scuffs in the lustre limit the grade. Bright and attractive, with a sharp strike on all but a couple of obverse stars, and the devices are all strongly impressed. No rim marks or significant bagmarks are present. A later die state with both die clashing and faint die cracks present. Final year of issue, and always in demand as such.
Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Quarters U. S. Liberty Seated Quarters
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
2719 1859 Type I obverse VERY CH BR PF $1,400.00
1859 Type I obverse (Liberty exhibits a single-stranded hair ribbon) and Type I reverse (the eagle's...
(Liberty exhibits a single-stranded hair ribbon) and Type I reverse (the eagle's eye is hollow). Very Choice Brilliant Proof. Razor-sharp design features float in smooth, nicely mirrored fields. There is a shade of tan-golden toning that accents either side. As a date, this proof issue is very elusive, as the majority of its 800 piece Proof mintage went unsold and was subsequently melted. With...  more
2720 1859 Very Choice Brilliant Proof VERY CH BR PF $1,700.00
1859 Very Choice Brilliant Proof, close to the Gem category. Gleaming fields and boldest devices boast...
- close to the Gem category. Gleaming fields and boldest devices boast deep steely toning with an undercurrent of pleasing rose-gold and a tantalizing hint of sea-green at the peripheries. One of 800 Proofs struck and an unusually high grade example among the smaller number of surviving examples.
2721 1866 Very Choice Brilliant Proof VERY CH BR PF $1,300.00
1866 Very Choice Brilliant Proof. Lovely cameo effect gives this coin a wonderful look. The fields...
Lovely cameo effect gives this coin a wonderful look. The fields are mostly untoned with a few very light hairlines that do not detract. Well struck and quite vibrant.
2722 1867 Very Choice Brilliant Proof VERY CH BR PF $1,000.00
1867 Very Choice Brilliant Proof. A veil of intermingled rose, emerald-russet, and pale blue iridescence...
A veil of intermingled rose, emerald-russet, and pale blue iridescence bathes either side. The underlying devices are very assertive, and the fields quite smooth in appearance. Just 20,000 circulation strikes and 625 Proofs were minted of this very scarce date.
2723 1873 Arrows BR PF $450.00

The obverse exhibits light repunching on the stars, as well as both inside and below the bottom loop of the 3 in the date. Brilliant Proof and offering rich golden-tan toning on either side. Some shallow, well concealed scuffing in the devices at the lower left reverse is only visible upon close scrutiny. A mere 540 Proofs of this date, and only 1,240 total Proofs of this scarce With...  more
2724 1876 CH BR PF $550.00
1876 Light repunching evident at the base of the '6' in the date. Choice Brilliant Proof. Glittering...
Light repunching evident at the base of the '6' in the date. Choice Brilliant Proof. Glittering fields and fully impressed design elements are embellished by shades of handsome golden-mauve toning on both the obverse and reverse. A total of 1,150 Proofs were coined of this issue. PCGS PR63.
Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Quarters U. S. Barber Quarters
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
2725 1893'O' Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $450.00
1893'O' Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Lustrous centers with ring toning on both sides at the edge....
Lustrous centers with ring toning on both sides at the edge. Smooth surfaces are devoid of any major marks. A splendid example of this early Barber designed Quarter.
2726 1899 Very Choice Brilliant Proof VERY CH BR PF $1,700.00
1899 Very Choice Brilliant Proof. This wonderful near-Gem boasts splashes of frosty silver, caramel-gold...
This wonderful near-Gem boasts splashes of frosty silver, caramel-gold and rose for extravagantly colorful beauty and vivid eye appeal. One of 846 Proofs struck and certainly among the finest specimens available more than a century later.
2727 1900 Very Choice Brilliant Proof VERY CH BR PF $950.00
1900 Very Choice Brilliant Proof. Glorious cameo contrast of frosty white reliefs and glittering caramel...
Glorious cameo contrast of frosty white reliefs and glittering caramel mirror fields give this splendid example of the 912 Proofs struck in this end-of-century date the appeal of full Gem.
2728 1907 Choice Brilliant Proof CH BR PF $500.00

Cameo devices and glassy-mirrored fields are nicely accented by delicate olive-russet toning. A visually appealing, clearly above average example of this date. One of only 575 such Proofs struck.
2729 1911 Choice Brilliant Proof CH BR PF $400.00

 Golden-gray toning is augmented by areas of russet and mauve at the peripheries. The surfaces are free of any impairments that require special mention, and the fields retain a full measure of reflectivity. Only 543 Proofs were minted of this issue.
2730 1911 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $350.00

Silver-white surfaces display a scattering of ebony and russet flecks for fascination overall color.
Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Quarters U. S. Standing Liberty Quarters
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
2731 1917 Type I. Gem Brilliant Uncirculated GEM BU $800.00
1917 Type I. Gem Brilliant Uncirculated. A microscopically exact strike is seen in the meticulous...
A microscopically exact strike is seen in the meticulous Full Head and shield, and the coin's remarkable beauty is assured by its full, gleaming silver-white lustre. Here is a splendid choice for that very special Type or general collection. PCGS MS65.
2732 1917 Type I. Gem Brilliant Uncirculated GEM BU $325.00
1917 Type I. Gem Brilliant Uncirculated. A wonderfully Full Head and shield testify to a splendid...
A wonderfully Full Head and shield testify to a splendid strike. Rich silver-white lustre shares the smooth surfaces with fascinating pale gold and fleck russet toning.
2733 1917 Type II. Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $350.00

The beauty of a Full Head and needle-sharp detail throughout is beautified by swathes of satisfying glowing gold.
2734 1918'D' Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $600.00

Frosty silver-white shows the striking weakness often seen at obverse center on this wartime date.
2735 1918/7'S' AU $7,000.00
1918/7'S' About Uncirculated, or slightly finer. This pleasing example of a rare and famous variety...
About Uncirculated, or slightly finer. This pleasing example of a rare and famous variety exhibits minimal wear and is made memorable by an exceptionally clear overdate showing an unmistakable '7' within the '8'. Another feature of interest is the bold die clash on the obverse which places the sharply defined incuse letters 'E I' near Liberty's knee.
2736 1920 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated GEM BU $300.00
1920 Gem Brilliant Uncirculated. Liberty's head is a whisper from full, the shield is delightfully...
Liberty's head is a whisper from full, the shield is delightfully detailed. Satiny mark-free surfaces are laved in tawny gold surrounding the crisp reliefs.
2737 1923'S' Gem Brilliant Uncirculated GEM BU $4,200.00
1923'S' Gem Brilliant Uncirculated. A lovely example with a Full Head guaranteeing boldness of strike....
A lovely example with a Full Head guaranteeing boldness of strike. Attractive golden, russet and neon blue tones are a testament to the originality of this majestic example. One of the keys to the series and an especially difficult coin to locate in higher grades.
2738 1924'D' Gem Brilliant Uncirculated GEM BU $630.00

Full Head and shield symbolize an exacting strike, enhanced by satin silver lustre. Close study finds traces of a filmy clouding that is appears to be easily removable.
2739 1924'D' CH AU $275.00

Choice About Uncirculated and ever so close to the Mint State category. Shades of russet-golden toning embellish satiny lustre. The date on the obverse is well struck for this scarce issue.
2740 1927'S' CH AU $1,600.00
1927'S' Choice About Uncirculated, approaching Mint State. Both the date and mintmark are delightfully...
Choice About Uncirculated, approaching Mint State. Both the date and mintmark are delightfully full on this satisfying example of a low-mintage date that is virtually non-collectible in the highest grades. Surviving lustre and a hint of pale gold add to this coin's charm.
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