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RA 37 Catalog No Sound

Published by Legend Rare Coin Auctions, 2020-03-18 11:32:47

Description: Regency Auction 37 will now be a webcast auction only on March 26th


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THE REGENCY AUCTION 37 Auction Room: Barnes Thursday, March 26th at 5:30PM ET Welcome to Regency Auction 37 and the City of Brotherly Love! This is our second auction that is not being held in conjunction with the PCGS Members Only Show. We are so excited to present this incredible offering to market in this auction! One of our best selections ever, this auction, containing 429 lots, is diverse, fresh, and very high-end overall. The sale starts out with our anchor collection, The Seattle Collection. Formed over the last 20 years ago, mostly 10-15 years ago, with just a few more recent additions. This collection features several old holder coins, and coins that have not been evaluated for regrades. Complete sets of two cent, three cent silvers, three cent nickels, Shield nickels, Liberty nickels, and related patterns. Our catalogers, Greg Cohen and Liz Coggan, have marveled at the freshness and quality. Clearly this collection was carefully assembled by a dedicated collector. Highlights abound in this wonderful collection, with many that rank among the finest graded. At the conclusion of the Seattle Collection, we continue the sale with very cool type coins in all series, from a choice Connecticut copper to half cents, large cents, Buffalo nickels, Walking Liberty half dollars, and everything in between. We also have two delightful proof sets available, an 1868 Proof Set that is complete from 1C to $1, and being sold individually, and an 1884 Proof Set being sold as a single lot. A small but impressive selection of Morgan dollars, gold and commemoratives close out the sale. Specific highlights include: LOT 11. 2C 1872 PCGS MS65+ RD CAC from the Seattle Collection LOT 70. 5C 1880 PCGS MS65 from The Seattle Collection LOT 155. 1C 1870 PCGS MS66+ RD CAC LOT 167. 1C 1943 BRONZE. PCGS MS61RB CAC LOT 211 5C 1918/17-D PCGS MS62 CAC LOT 260 10C 1921-D PCGS MS66+ FB CAC LOT 336 50C 1964 S.M.S. PCGS SP67+ LOT 366. $1 1898 PCGS PR67+ DCAM CAC LOT 386. $50 1915-S PANAMA-PACIFIC ROUND. PCGS MS64 CAC LOT 387. $50 1915-S PANAMA-PACIFIC OCTAGONAL PCGS MS64 CAC LOT 428 $ 1838 J-84 RESTRIKE. PCGS PR64 CAC The quality of the coins we present to the collecting public is the absolute finest being offered in auction in the market, and this sale continues that tradition. We would like to thank all of our consignors for trusting us to bring their coins to market, allowing us to present such a wonderful offering to our buyers. We know that as you flip through the pages that follow, you will surely find something that speaks to you. Good luck in what is sure to be an exciting and important auction. Happy Hunting, Julie Abrams President

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LISTED BID INCREMENTS Bid increments are to serve as a general guideline. Actual increments are at the auctioneer’s discretion. $0 - $199 $10 $200 - $999 $25 $1,000 - $1,999 $50 $2,000 - $4,999 $100 $5,000 - $9,999 $250 $10,000 - $19,999 $500 $20,000 - $39,999 $1,000 $40,000 - $99,999 $2,500 $100,000 - $199,999 $5,000 $200,000 - $399,999 $10,000 $400,000 - $999,999 $25,000 $1,000,000 - $1,999,999 $50,000 $2,000,000 and up $100,000 OUR ESTIMATES The estimates you see published in this catalog are based on HAMMER. Keep in mind that a coin could be either low or high end for the grade, have stunning color or be dull, all of which radically affect a coin’s value. Yes, there can be huge price differences within a grade, and we offer estimates as a guide so Collector’s can have a better idea of value. One thing we will never do is offer low ball estimates in order to claim stronger sales. These published estimates represent what Legend Rare Coin Auctions determines to be an approximate high wholesale value for the coin. The numbers are based upon current market values, similar trades, auction prices, published prices, and a consideration of the coin’s quality. There is no guarantee that the estimated prices are minimums or are exactly what you can expect to get if you attempt to resell them wholesale. We always advise you to view the coins you are interested in and calculate what you’ll pay using as much information as possible. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask us. We are here to help you!

OUR TEAM Laura was raised in Highland Park, NJ. During high school, the coin bug hit her hard. Her trip to the 1976 NYC ANA left a lasting mark and huge desire for her to own and handle the greatest rarities. While attending Monmouth University, Laura attended coin shows more than classes. After college, she started LSS RCI, a wholesale coin company. In 1986, she realized the need for a “better” coin retailer and teamed up in 1986 with George Huang to form Legend Numismatics. In 1996 Bruce Morelan became a partner and since then Legend has exclusively built or assisted in assembling this generation’s greatest collections. In 2012 Laura saw the need for a smaller, boutique auction firm, and created Legend-Morphy with Dan Morphy, whom she split with in 2014. Today, Laura is also a leading consumer advocate for coins. The passion has never subsided, and she keeps a beautiful Proof Walker on her desk to this day. Laura Sperber Partner Bruce started collecting coins when he was only six years old and by the time he was in high school his dream was to be a coin dealer. But life intervened and instead, Bruce went into business. By chance, he became Legend Numismatics’ financial backer in 1996. His great grandmother had given him three coins when he was young, one of which being a Trade Dollar, so he set out to build the finest Trade Dollar set. After a few years with ultra rarities, Bruce returned to his love of dollars and completed both a set of Gobrechts and a set of Seated Dollars. After selling those sets, Bruce recently returned to dollars with a new Gobrecht set and a spectacular early dollar set capped by his dream coin, the Amon Carter 1794 Dollar. Not many collector’s can say they have completed not only the finest 1794-1885 Dollar Sets and have over the years owned such coins as two 1913 Liberty Head Nickels, an 1894-S Dime, 1876-CC Twenty Cent piece, 1827 Original and Restrike Quarters, 1838-O Half Dollar, two 1885 Trade Dollars and four 1884 Trade Dollars! Bruce Morelan Partner Matthew Bell graduated Magna Cum Julie Abrams started in numismatics in 1986 Laude from Ithaca College with Business when she joined up with Bernard Rome and Administration degrees in Finance and launched Teletrade, the first computerized Marketing and Accounting. He is a member auction company. As President of Teletrade, of five collegiate honor societies, the Oracle Julie helped expand the company, increasing Society, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma the frequency of auctions and expanding honor society for Business, Sigma Iota Epsilon, annual sales to $24 million within a few years. and Beta Alpha Psi. In 1999, GMAI, a publicly traded company, purchased Teletrade and Ms. Abrams became Matt Bell Prior to joining the Legend team, he was Julie Abrams Executive Vice President of Sales for the parent CEO Senior Accountant for Global Essence, Inc, an President company, as well as continuing her role as CEO international flavor and fragrance company. for Teletrade. Originally hired as a Staff Accountant, he was quickly promoted to be the number two person in the Finance Department for the company. In 2004 she joined Stacks-Bowers, she worked to develop an online bidding platform for the firm. She also marketed Stacks’ programs Matthew was brought onto LRCA in September 2017 as Controller for to secure consignments from dealers and institutions such as banks, both LRCA and Legend Numismatics. He was promoted initially to museums and universities. Executive Vice President in May of 2018, and again to CEO in January of 2020. Since he has been with the company, Legend Rare Coin Julie is a member of the American Numismatic Association, Auctions has seen its business expand to seven Regency Auctions per the Central States Numismatic Association and Florida United year, and enjoyed three consecutive years of revenue growth. Numismatists. Terryann Cantalupo Greg Cohen Patrick Braswell Jessica Berkman Ann Marie Van Pelt Auction Director Senior Art Director Consignment Office Manager Director Numismatist AUCTIONEER: Bradley Karoleff | AUCTION COORDINATOR: Jose Campos | CATALOGER:Elizabeth Coggan


CTOHLELSEECATTTIOLEN The Seattle Collection collector has been an avid student of The Seattle Collector has a love for coins that have a history numismatics since the early 1970s, when he started collecting to them. This is why he was attracted to the short-lived 3 cent with the blue Whitman albums, collecting coins from series, as the controversial nature of their circulation appealed to circulation. His first serious foray into the hobby was when him. This intrigue eventually led him to collect pattern coinage he worked in a grocery store and had all the cashiers keeping for the series he collected, as they represent the “what could have their eyes out for silver coins in their registers, which he would been” of American numismatic history. purchase from the till at the end of the day. After a couple of Not just a history buff, the Seattle collector also had an eye for years, he had accumulated quite a bit of silver, and decided to quality coins, as the sets we have for sale in the pages that follow sell it at a local coin show in order to purchase other silver coins. were carefully assembled over a period of decades, and many of Unfortunately, he did that at what turned out to be the height them were at or near the top of the pop when they were purchased. of the silver bubble, and some of those coins are still not worth The Seattle Collector is ready now to see these coins go to new what he paid for them today (which the collector says was a homes, and new owners who will continue the tradition of lesson well learned)! preserving our nation’s history through its coinage for future In the late 1990’s, he started collecting rare coins. He started generations. We at Legend Rare Coin Auctions congratulate with some of the series which are for sale in this auction; two him on the amazing collection he has built, and thank him for cent and three cent pieces, liberty and shield nickels, and also entrusting its sale to us. flying eagle and Indian head cents. 8

LOT 1 LOT 2 2C 1864 LARGE MOTTO. PCGS MS65 RD CAC 2C 1864 SMALL MOTTO. PCGS MS65 RB AMAZING, deep red fields are free of specks, flecks and A highly DESIRED issue among collectors. Likely 10 TIMES discoloration. GORGEOUS and premium quality for the SCARCER than its Large Motto counterpart, especially if you assigned grade. Razor sharp motifs! Intense, dazzling luster. compare the number of pieces graded by PCGS and NGC for PCGS 280; NGC 116, CAC 58. This coin has to be in the the Large Motto, versus the Small Motto varieties of the date and top 10% of specimens with a CAC sticker. It is that nice! No grade. Generous amounts of MINT RED accent subdued, frosty CAC examples have sold of late, but there have been two sales fields. Keenly struck with all of the design elements struck to full of MS65+ CAC graded coins and the price continues to rise. An advantage. Under a strong loupe, a few light toning specks are example sold in March 2019 for $1,275 and another piece sold noted for accuracy. The first denomination and year to bear the in August 2019 for $1,650. We see no reason this piece isn’t a motto IN GOD WE TRUST on the obverse. candidate for a + designation as well as the CAC sticker! Bid PCGS 57, NGC 53. The last non-CAC example sold in April generously! 2017 for $3,290, but CAC specimens have sold in the high PCGS# 3578 | ESTIMATE: $800+ 2,000 to low $3,000 range. PCGS# 3578 | ESTIMATE: $2,750+ LOT 3 LOT 4 2C 1865 PLAIN 5. PCGS MS65 RD 2C 1866 PCGS MS65 RD CAC Sharply struck and boldly lustrous with flaming mint red A coin of great MERIT. Not only is it blazing red with deeply color, this early GEM 2 cent piece has a great eye appeal. The frosted fields and needle sharp motifs, it is also devoid of devices are razor sharp on both sides, the obverse has a touch of contact marks. Only under very strong magnification can a reflection in the luster, especially in the central shield devices. couple of tiny fly specks be seen. In our opinion, the minor Some light, iridescent toning and some very minor flecks are denominations, 2c, 3cs, 3cn and half dimes are getting so seen when viewed closely with a light and a glass. cheap, that they represent fantastic buying opportunities for the PCGS 208, NGC 91. PCGS has graded just three MS65 RD discerning collector. This coin is simply a case in point. examples with the Plain 5 designation. The last Plain 5 in PCGS PCGS 49; NGC 17; CAC 6. A CAC example sold in January MS65 RD sold in June 2015 for $1,293. The current PCGS 2020 for $2,280. A shrewd buyer would bid liberally for this Price Guide value is listed at $1,750. The eye appeal is excellent beauty! and we think this one will go very nicely in any set of RD 2 cent PCGS# 3590 | ESTIMATE: $1,800+ pieces. PCGS# 38249 | ESTIMATE: $1,000+ 9

LOT 5 LOT 6 2C 1867 PCGS MS65 RD 2C 1868 PCGS MS65 RD WOW, what a beauty! The design details look etched from A wonderfully lustrous GEM example which ranks among the granite. DEEP MINT RED graces highly lustrous, mark-free HIGHEST graded at PCGS; only seven coins have graded surfaces! A couple of faint fly specks are noted with close higher. Sharply struck up, this rose-red colored coin has a scrutiny. Housed in an old green label PCGS holder. delicate blush of deeper red on the reverse. A couple of planchet PCGS 26; NGC 9. In September 2018 a piece traded for $2,950 flakes are noted as are some minor flecks visible with a glass. The and another fetched $2,640 in July 2019. Plan to bid enthusias- eye appeal is pleasing. tically if you hope to be the new owner! PCGS 19, NGC 9. There are just seven finer, all 66 RD. The PCGS# 3593 | ESTIMATE: $2,500+ current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $3,500 and the auction records are all over the place, averaging $4,235 for the last 10 examples, which go back to 2006! The last MS66 RD sold for $23,500 four years ago! What an important and underrated rarity! PCGS# 3599 | ESTIMATE: $2,000+ LOT 7 LOT 8 2C 1869 PCGS MS65 RD 2C 1870 PCGS MS64+ RD A vibrant GEM with very nice eye appeal. Rich mint red luster A brilliant RED example, which borders on the GEM grade. glows with bold golden highlights. Mostly well struck with some Pale orange and rose highlights the reverse, while the reverse is light flecks here and there, none are distracting. a richer orange-golden red. A few ancient ticks and flecks are PCGS 32, NGC 19. The most recent APRs range from $1,680 noted on both sides, which account for the assigned grade, but to $3,000 and the current PCGS Price Guide value is $2,850. the eye appeal is still very pleasing. Just 8 coins are graded finer. This will be a lovely addition to any PCGS 2, NGC 0. Neither coin has sold in auction, A PCGS set of this obsolete denomination. MS64 has sold for $1,440 in June 2018 and in March 2019 a PCGS# 3605 | ESTIMATE: $2,000+ PCGS MS65 RD sold for $3,600. In MS64+ the PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $3,500. Fresh to the market from this extensive collection we know it will see stiff competition when it crosses the block. PCGS# 3608 | ESTIMATE: $2,000+ 10

LOT 9 2C 1870 PCGS MS65 RD CAC While the mintage was of decent size at just under a million pieces, the 1870 is incredibly RARE in GEM Red grades. This MS65 RD is among the FINEST graded, just a single MS66 RD is graded higher. This is a gorgeous, original RED example, housed in an old green tag holder. The wonderful mint red color, amplified by a bold, radiant brilliance, glimmers all over with some delicate peach and apricot hues toward the obverse peripheries. Totally original surfaces show just a few tiny, stray marks which is all we see keeping it back from an even higher grade. PCGS 18, NGC 9, CAC 3. In the last decade there have been four appearances of a PCGS/CAC MS65 RD, ranging from $4,080 to $11,163. The presently offered coin was NOT CAC approved in its last appearance, when it realized $4,700 six years ago. The current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $5,250 and the CAC CPG value is listed at $5,620. The single MS66 RD has never appeared in auction, and is not CAC approved. If you demand only the FINEST in CAC approved examples this is as fine as you can get. Good luck! PCGS# 3608 | ESTIMATE: $4,000+ LOT 10 2C 1871 PCGS MS65+ RD CAC WOW! What a wonderful example of this conditionally rare date! Rarely seen with full red coloration; but couple that designation with the GEM grade, CAC approval, and bold eye appeal, this 1871 2C gives you the full package! This is an interesting coin, almost a tale of two sides, if you will. The obverse luster is fully prooflike with full watery mirrored reflection. The reverse, conversely is a rich, satiny sheen. Despite the different texures, both sides offer a bold red color, sharply rendered devices and surfaces with a minimal number of flecks or traces of contact. The eye appeal is exceptional in every way! PCGS 17, NGC 13, CAC 5. There are just two in MS65+ RD and seven finer. The current Collectors Universe value is listed at $10,000 and keep in mind, that there are NONE with CAC graded finer. If you are putting together a CAC set, you cannot find a finer example anywhere. The last CAC MS65 RD sold for $8,225 in our March 2019 Regency Auction. Worthy of a very strong bid, and will find itself at home in any world class 2C collection. PCGS# 3611 | ESTIMATE: $8,000+ 11

LOT 11 2C 1872 PCGS MS65+ RD CAC This is an absolutely amazing GEM example of this very challenging issue. The 1872 2 cent piece was the final year struck for circulation, and only 65,000 were produced. Most did not retain their mint red coloration, and any RED is a major condition rarity. The presently offered coin clearly ranks among the finest without even looking at the Population Report; a fact that is confirmed by the PCGS Population figures, only 2 are graded MS65+ RD and four are finer, all MS66 RD. Incredible, brilliant RED mint luster rolls vividly on both sides of this exceptionally high end coin. The obverse boasts a hint of semi -reflectivity that accents the wonderfully smooth, clean, radiant surfaces. Every detail is sharply struck, crisply rendered by a precision blow from the dies. Even with a strong glass we are hard pressed to find a single mark, fleck, or line of any consequence. The eye appeal is simply stunning in every way! PCGS 9, NGC 1, CAC 3. There are two graded MS65+ RD, and this one sold for $36,719 in January 2013. More recently an NGC MS65 RD CAC (not +) sold for $40,800 in February 2019. The current CAC CPG value is $42,400 (n MS65 RD). This coin will see very strong bidding from anyone working on a SUPERB 2 Cent collection. PCGS# 3614 | ESTIMATE: $30,000+ 12

LOT 12 2C 1873 CLOSED 3. PCGS PR65 RD A lovely GEM Proof example, struck the final year of this short lived denomination, and it is high end quality for the eye appeal. This Proof only date saw only 600 coins struck, of which, this PR65 RD ranks high among those graded at PCGS. The mirrors are bold, and highly reflective with a strong RED color. Sharply struck up, both sides have crisp definition. Very eye appealing, we are unsure why CAC did not bean this lovely example. Housed in an OGH. PCGS 20, NGC 8. The present coin sold in June 2013 for $7,350; more recently one sold in June 2018 for $6,600. The current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $5,500. Very rare any finer, this coin will see strong bidding. PCGS# 3653 | ESTIMATE: $4,500+ LOT 13 2C 1873 OPEN 3. PCGS PR65 RD The final year of this short lived series was struck only in Proof. Two date logotypes were used, one with the Close 3 and the other with the Open 3. In higher grade, the Open 3 variant is scarcer than the Close 3. Highly reflective mirrored fields are brilliant red, a color trait that is decidedly rare in all grades, especially so in in GEM. Sharply struck, the devices show crisp definition and surfaces that are near perfection, devoid of any serious flecks or marks. A bold eye appeal will delight any collector. Only 500 were struck. PCGS 7, NGC 6. The most recent sold three years ago for $6,169 and a month before that, one sold for $9,988. The current Collectors Universe value is listed at $8,500. RARE any finer, there are just 6 reported in PR66 RD at PCGS, which sell for $25,000-$30,000 in auction, making the present example a great value in comparison! PCGS# 3656 | ESTIMATE: $6,000+ LOT 14 3CS 1851 PCGS MS65 CAC INTENSE, rich mint bloom and luster grace clean surfaces. Toned in pretty golden, ice blue, and tangerine, with splashes of amber in select areas on the reverse. A fresh and ORIGINAL piece. Die striations, not scratches, are noted in the fields. A minute pin scratch is present from the rim to the O of OF and is only seen under strong magnification. PCGS 217, NGC 177, CAC 44. The only recent auction record for a PCGS CAC graded piece was a coin that sold for $700 in an ebay auction in August 2019. It is significant to note that of the hundreds of coins graded MS65 by both grading services, only 44 have cut the muster to receive the coveted “green bean”. Keep that paddle up if you want to take this one home! PCGS# 3664 | ESTIMATE: $700+ 13

LOT 15 LOT 16 3CS 1851-O PCGS MS66 CAC 3CS 1852 PCGS MS65 CAC One look at this New Orleans jewel and you will fall in love! This THICK FROST and mint bloom graciously enhance choice is the only year that any mint other than Philadelphia struck a surfaces. Strong design details are present. A gorgeous prize for three cent silver. Boasting a healthy mintage of 720,000, these are the quality conscious collector! The only mark we see under a common enough in lower Mint State grades, but become scarce in powerful loupe is a hair thin line from the top point of the star MS65 and RARE any finer. Pearly opalescent luster swirls in the into the field. fields, accenting Premium Quality GEM surfaces that are dusted PCGS 226; NGC 190; CAC 55. Two sales of CAC stickered gently with rose, lilac, pale gold, and peach iridescent toning. Even pieces are noted. One for $625 in August 2019 and another for from arms’ length, the luster blooms vividly, giving this totally $492 in January 2020. The eye appeal of this coin blows away original, high end 51-O trime a truly gorgeous look. the other two. We expect spirited bidding for this beauty! PCGS 32, NGC 13, CAC 20. Just 4 are graded finer, all MS66+. PCGS# 3666 | ESTIMATE: $600+ The average APR for the last 10 examples comes to $5,797 and the PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $5,500, and the value doubles in MS66+. This one has a stunning visual allure which will propel it to a very strong price realized when the hammer falls. PCGS# 3665 | ESTIMATE: $4,500+ LOT 17 LOT 18 3CS 1853 PCGS MS65 CAC 3CS 1854 PCGS MS65+ CAC WOW! This is the poster child of three-cent silver pieces. A A thick, frosty satin luster graces both sides of this “crusty” and stunning beauty! Rich mint bloom and flashy luster accent original trime. Dove and pewter silver surfaces have a dusting immaculate surfaces. Nearly full white with just the faintest tinge of olive, tan and gold patina that gives this coin a great look. of champagne gold lending to the originality of the coin. Why Sharply struck from clashed dies, this coin will fit in any totally this coin is not in an MS66 or finer holder is anyone’s guess! The original GEM type or 3CS set. only thing we see is an itty bitty break in luster near the U of PCGS 60, NGC 27, CAC 24. There are just two coins graded UNITED and only with a strong loupe! MS65+and fewer than two dozen have ever graded higher. PCGS 135, NGC 68, CAC 28 A CAC PCGS example sold in Neither MS65+ has ever sold in auction but the Collectors December 2019 for $1,680. If you are looking for the PERFECT Universe value is listed at $3,500. The average PCGS/CAC example of the date and grade, your search is over, but we are betting MS65 brought $3,015. Worthy of a strong bid and belongs in a you will have to pay strongly to add this one to your collection! great set. PCGS# 3667 | ESTIMATE: $750+ PCGS# 3670 | ESTIMATE: $2,500+ 14

LOT 19 3CS 1855 PCGS MS65 CAC Just a few years into production, the mintage of three cent silvers dropped to 139,000; this GEM ranks very high on the Population Report, just 18 are graded MS65 with a mere ten finer. This satiny lustrous GEM has a thick frosty texture in the fields. The surfaces are brilliant and virtually untoned on both sides, with just a hint of golden iridescent tone that appears when rotated in a light. Sharply struck from boldly clashed dies, this beauty has a stunning and cool look! PCGS 18, NGC 9, CAC 9. The most recent PCGS/CAC example realized $6,000 in the 2020 FUN auction. Prior to that, the Stone Collection coin, NGC MS65 CAC sold for $9,375 in May 2018. Just 10 coins are graded higher at PCGS, we sold the most recent MS66 CAC for $14,300 in December 2018. This freshly graded beauty will delight anyone working on a high ranking set; we can see it start a fierce bidding war when it crosses the block. PCGS# 3671 | ESTIMATE: $5,000+ LOT 20 LOT 21 3CS 1856 PCGS MS65 CAC 3CS 1856 PCGS MS64+ CAC We challenge you to find a mark anywhere on this BLAZING A WONDER coin, especially for this particular date that GEM! Remarkably well struck for an issue that is notorious for generally comes darkly toned, splotchy and lackluster. Happily, it’s weakness in striking detail at the date or in the lines of the this coin is the opposite of all of those issues. Deep mint bloom shield or both! Happily, this piece is a welcome exception to all and flashy cartwheel luster are enhanced by wisps of champagne of those issues. Incredibly lustrous and eye appealing with mint gold and soft rose toning. The strike is terrific and the eye appeal bloom graced by just a trace of champagne gold toning. WOW! is sublime! Under a strong loupe, you can just make out a small Why this coin is not in an MS66 holder is a mystery to us. toning spot near the U of UNITED. MS66 graded pieces trade for over $10,000! When you consider PCGS 97, NGC 96, CAC 16. Of this population, ONLY 8 value, this could be the coin of the sale! coins have received the coveted + designation. Meanwhile, this PCGS 33, NGC 17; CAC 14. Nothing recent for auction is the ONLY + graded piece from either service that has received records, just two sales in October 2015 for $2,233 and another a highly desired CAC designation. An MS64+ PCGS graded in July 2016 for $1,998. In our humble opinion, this coin is piece sold at auction in October 2015 for $1,087. We expect heads and tails above the one with the auction records. GET aggressive bidding when this beauty crosses the block! READY TO RUMBLE for this coin is worthy of a premium bid! PCGS# 3672 | ESTIMATE: $1,000+ PCGS# 3672 | ESTIMATE: $2,000+ 15

LOT 22 LOT 23 3CS 1857 NGC MS65 3CS 1858 PCGS MS65 CAC A billowing, brilliantly lustrous GEM trime. Satiny surfaces were For a common date, this highly lustrous GEM has an struck well from lightly clashed dies. A touch of the lightest gold uncommon eye appeal. Blazing mint luster blooms beautifully is seen at the rims. The central portions of both sides are sharply on both sides. Brilliant, untoned surfaces are clean and have a impressed by a bold, crisp strike. The surfaces have a bold “just struck” look. brilliance that radiates strongly in a light, imparting a strong PCGS 61, NGC 45, CAC 15. The last PCGS/CAC MS65 to visual appeal. Especially in an NGC holder, this date rarely sell in auction realized $1,528 in the 2017 ANA auction; prior comes finer. to that, they were selling between $2,415 and $3,525. Today, the PCGS 31, NGC 34. The most recent example realized $1,980 in CAC CPG value is $1,940 and the Collectors Universe value is June 2019 and the current Collectors Universe value is listed at $1,500. This one has a great look, has a high end for the grade $3,250. A mere bakers dozen are graded finer at NGC, this is an quality, and will see strong bidding. exceptional GEM caliber 1857 3CS worthy of a neat type set or PCGS# 3674 | ESTIMATE: $1,250+ representing the date in another carefully selected set. PCGS# 3673 | ESTIMATE: $1,800+ LOT 24 LOT 25 3CS 1859 NGC MS65 3CS 1860 PCGS MS66 CAC A deeply and originally toned GEM housed in an old NGC Yet another wonderful tiny jewel that probably has sat “fatty” holder. Razor sharp in strike, the dies were heavily clashed somewhere undisturbed since it was minted. Essentially at some point. Traces of blue mingle with rich pewter, tan, olive SUPERB in every respect. A rich, glowing satin luster radiates all and old golden-russet hues. Pleasing to the eye, this original coin over, accenting orange, gold, green, lilac, and soft silver-pewter is certainly very fresh to the market. surfaces. Sharply struck up from clashed dies, this wonderful PCGS 32, NGC 36. The last non-CAC NGC MS65 sold in the coin is very high end and very pleasing. 2015 ANA auction for $764 and the current Collectors Universe PCGS 15, NGC 3, CAC 8. The most recent example in this value is listed at $1,100. Scarce finer, this appealing GEM will grade approved by CAC was the Ipswich coin we sold in our bring a strong bid. January 2018 Regency Auction for $4,700. Keep in mind that PCGS# 3677 | ESTIMATE: $700+ ONLY TWO have ever graded finer at PCGS, and we sold the only one of those, a 66+ in our March 2019 Regency Auction for $7,638. The current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $4,750 and the CAC CPG value is $5,620. PCGS# 3678 | ESTIMATE: $4,000+ 16

LOT 26 LOT 27 3CS 1861 PCGS MS66 3CS 1862 PCGS MS65 CAC A POPULAR CIVIL WAR issue. A dappling of champagne gold The term SNOW WHITE was created for this killer coin! My and amber toning adds to the originality and freshness of this oh my, what SPLENDOR! Rich mint bloom and frost are blast GORGEOUS GEM. Razor sharp motifs are graced with and white and accent FLAWLESS fields and razor sharp motifs. surrounded by thick, frosty luster. If we want to nitpick, there WOW! is a flea bite at 7 o’clock in the left obverse field which can only PCGS 217; NGC 216; CAC 58. An example sold in January be seen under powerful magnification. Claims to a higher grade 2020 for $960. Although a “common date” as issues go, it (no promises)! certainly is NOT common when considering the QUALITY. PCGS 35; NGC 28. Recent sales have other examples selling for Bid liberally, because it will take a generous bid to add this coin $1,050 in August 2019 and $1,560 in January 2020. We expect to your collection! a lot of bidding activity on this beauty! PCGS# 3680 | ESTIMATE: $775+ PCGS# 3679 | ESTIMATE: $1,000+ LOT 28 3CS 1863 PCGS MS66 PL CAC WOW! Have you completed your set of three cent silvers, and are looking to upgrade or add some truly UNIQUE pieces to your set? Look no further. This is a very impressive fully PROOFLIKE GEM that looks like a Proof on first inspection. The luster is off the charts, with bold, reflective fields and brilliant, swirling satiny sheen throughout. The dies were clashed, then in an attempt to remove the clashing marks, the dies were polished, imparting the mirrored reflection. Essentially untoned, there is just the lightest touch of iridescent toning. The eye appeal is off the charts, and we have all been ogling this GEM since it came back from PCGS! What an amazing coin and unique opportunity! PCGS 1, NGC 1, CAC 1. Clearly this coin has not sold in auction. The last PCGS/CAC non-PL MS66 sold for $7,201 in June 2018 and we sold a 66+ CAC for $9,350 in our December 2018 Regency Auction. This coin is so cool and we think this one will bring a very strong price when it crosses the block. Good luck! PCGS# 83682 | ESTIMATE: $7,500+ 17

LOT 29 3CS 1864 PCGS MS67 PL SUPERB and fully Prooflike, this is the SOLE MS67 PL graded at PCGS and is one of the most visually appealing examples of this low mintage Civil War issue. Only 12,000 circulation strikes were produced. At first glance you would think this vibrantly reflective jewel was a Proof striking, but then, when you see the sharp clashing you realize that it is not. The obverse has a bold, almost CAMEO like appearance with the devices fully frosted. A band of iridescent toning frames the lower periphery of the obverse, while the reverse is drenched in a wonderful cobalt- turquoise and rosy-orange toning. The eye appeal is amazing overall, and this is a great looking beauty that is surely going to be at home in one of the FINEST of trime collections. PCGS 1, NGC 1. Unpriced in the PCGS Price Guide in this grade. There has not been a PCGS MS67 sold in nearly a dozen years. In MS67+ (non-PL) sold for $7,638 in the 2017 FUN auction. The Collectors Universe value in MS67+ is $10,000 and we think this coin is going to surpass that level. If you are looking for a SUPERB example that will add a unique quality to your set, look no further! PCGS# 83684 | ESTIMATE: $8,000+ LOT 30 3CS 1865 PCGS MS67 CAC PRISTINE! This exceptionally high grade nearly fully PL SUPERB GEM beauty is blast white and totally untoned. Sharply struck up from heavily clashed and polished dies, you can easily see the die lines. Among the top half dozen graded at PCGS, bested by just two coins, neither of which have sold in auction in this century! PCGS 4, NGC 3, CAC 2. The other CAC approved example sold in the 2017 ANA auction for $11,750. The current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $12,000. With an eye appeal that cannot be beat (and much nicer than the other CAC coin), we know this coin will bring a very strong bid and find itself at home in a SUPERB Registry Set collection of Mint State trimes. PCGS# 3685 | ESTIMATE: $10,000+ 18

LOT 31 3CS 1866 PCGS MS66 CAC A sensational GEM! Satiny and vibrantly lustrous with brilliant, untoned surfaces that gleam on both sides. The dies were heavily clashed prior to this beauty being struck, and the details are boldly rendered. The clashing adds to the charm of this tiny jewel of a coin! PCGS 14, NGC 13, CAC 7. The current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $6,000 and the most recent examples have sold in the $4,000 to $7,800 range. RARE any finer, only 15 are graded higher. Bound for a great set of trimes. PCGS# 3686 | ESTIMATE: $4,000+ LOT 32 3CS 1867 PCGS MS66+ CAC What a SPECTACULAR SUPERB GEM! Among the top half dozen examples of this low mintage rarity graded by PCGS. Truly one of the highlights of this exceptional collection! Take it from us, we know this series quite well. Boldly lustrous surfaces beam with a vibrant frosty luster that has traces of prooflike flash when rotated in a light. A dusting of toning at the lower obverse rim shows off hues of blue and orange. Sharply struck from unclashed dies, there are a few minor die lines. We love this GEM. The eye appeal of this jewel is off the charts. PCGS 2, NGC 3, CAC 3. This is the ONLY MS66+ graded at either service. This coin sold in August 2013 for $16,450 as an NGC MS66 CAC, and recently crossed over to PCGS where it was recognized for its high end quality with the “+”. The current PCGS Price Guide value is $20,000, and a PCGS/ CAC MS66 (no +) coin sold in the 2017 ANA auction, for $15,863. Just five are graded higher. and we sold a PCGS MS67+ for $28,200. This coin will see very strong bidding and will find itself in another amazing collection. PCGS# 3687 | ESTIMATE: $15,000+ 19

LOT 33 3CS 1869 PCGS MS66 CAC A spectacular GEM example that ranks among the top 15 PCGS-graded specimens, and in terms of eye appeal, it is easily one of the most beautiful survivors of this issue. Only 4,500 examples were struck, and just five coins have graded finer than the present coin at PCGS. Both sides offer a thick, frosty mint bloom from below a speckled blue and gold patina. The blue shades range from a deep midnight blue, to cobalt, to sky-blue and the gold hues range from deep orange-gold to a light iridescent hue. The sharply rendered devices stand out against essentially flawless surfaces. The eye appeal is exceptional and unique, a coin worthy of any high end collection. PCGS 10, NGC 9, CAC 6. The only CAC approved example to ever sell in auction was the Stone Collection NGC-graded coin that realized $11,875 in May 2018. No PCGS-graded coin has sold in over five years! The current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $10,000 and it could sell for way more! There are five coins on the PCGS Population Report higher, only one of which has ever sold in auction, a PCGS/CAC MS67 that sold in our January 2018 Regency Auction for $28,200. This is an opportunity not to be missed by anyone working on this obsolete and cool series. Expect strong bidding when this one crosses the block! PCGS# 3689 | ESTIMATE: $7,500+ LOT 34 3CS 1870 PCGS MS66 PL CAC This is the FIRST and ONLY PCGS-graded Prooflike example from this LOW mintage year. Only 3,000 were struck, many of which retain some reflection in the fields, but this one is bright, brilliant, and flashy with a strong, chrome-like reflection. The sharply rendered devices are clean and crisp with a strong frost. The eye appeal is very, high end and the technical quality is SUPERB. PCGS 1, NGC 1, CAC 1. The most recent PCGS/CAC (NOT PL) sold for $6,875 in our December 2018 Regency Auction. This beautiful, high end coin is a great representative of this date or type, worthy of a world class set. PCGS does not list a price for Prooflikes, but in the non-PL designation, the value is listed at $10,000 and the CAC CPG value is $11,900. EXTREMELY RARE any finer, this coin will bring a very strong bid! PCGS# 83691 | ESTIMATE: $7,500+ 20

LOT 35 3CS 1871 PCGS MS66 CAC This beauty will make all three-cent silver collectors sit up and take notice! Desirable for so many reasons, not the least of which is the ridiculously low mintage of just 3,400 coins coupled with the FABULOUS condition! Resplendent, mirrored fields are a lovely contrast to needle sharp, thickly frosted motifs. WOW, what a great coin! With a strong loupe, a couple of tick marks are noted on the denomination. PCGS 28; NGC 31; CAC 18. A piece sold for $2,700 in January 2019. An unflinching determination to buy this coin will be required to take this stellar piece home! PCGS# 3692 | ESTIMATE: $2,500+ LOT 36 3CS 1872 PCGS MS66+ CAC What a MONSTER! Not only does this SUPERB GEM rank among the top four graded at PCGS, but no doubt it is among the most beautiful 3 cent silvers we have seen in quite a while. Take it from us, it is GORGEOUS! Sharply struck, the devices stand out against fully lustrous, Prooflike surfaces. Beautifully toned on both sides, this coin clearly sat for ages unmolested, where it was able to acquire blue, orange, rose, gold and teal hues that really pop in the light. The central reverse is brilliant silver with peripheral color in the shades, imparting a stunning visual allure that combines with SUPERB technical qualities. Only 1,000 examples were struck, this coin is RARE in any grade, especially in GEM and finer grades. PCGS 6, NGC 4, CAC 5. This is the ONLY MS66+ at PCGS, but it is NOT the one we sold in February 2015 for $27,025. While the current Collectors Universe value is listed at $20,000, this coin is deserving of a very strong bid! Just a single CAC-approved coin is graded finer, an MS67+ that we sold for $52,875 in October 2017. This coin has a stunning look and is worthy of the FINEST collection of this obsolete series. Bidding will be intense! PCGS# 3693 | ESTIMATE: $15,000+ LOT 37 3CS 1873 PCGS PR65 CAM CAC With a Proof mintage of a mere 600 coins, it’s not like you have a lot of pieces to choose from, but that should not diminish your quest for the best. Speaking of the BEST, one can make an argument that this gorgeous beauty is a contender for the best specimen in existence for the grade and designation! BREATHTAKING, deep mirrored fields contrast beautifully with chiseled, thickly frosted motifs. A couple of minute marks are noted with close scrutiny. Sure to delight the fussiest collector! This coin is more attractive than either of the two coins we sold in our sales in 2018; one in July for $2,530 and the other for $3,643 in November. Don’t be shy when bidding on this beauty! She’s worth a strong bid! PCGS# 83724 | ESTIMATE: $2,800+ 21

LOT 38 LOT 39 3CN 1865 NGC MS66 3CN 1866 PCGS MS65 CAC What a neat way to start out this denomination. A pleasing GEM, FANTASTIC eye appeal and quality! Thick, frosty mint bloom well struck from a buckling and cracked obverse die. Delightful, accents razor sharp design details. Heavy, cool die clashing and original surfaces have pale gray-tan and gold patina on both sides, die cracks throughout. One small mark, noted under strong and show a soft glowing luster. The originality adds boldly to the magnification, on Liberty’s high cheek is all that keeps this piece eye appeal. from a higher grade classification. Arguably an MS-66 candidate PCGS 59, NGC 21. It has been nearly five years since the last (no promises)! Bid liberally if you want to take this beauty home! one sold in auction, realizing $940 in July 2015 and the current PCGS 91, NGC 63 CAC 18. No auction records of late for a Collectors Universe value is listed at $1,000. Worthy of a strong CAC graded example. Just non-CACs have sold in the low $400 bid, this coin has been off the market for a long time. range. PCGS# 3731 | ESTIMATE: $850+ PCGS# 3732 | ESTIMATE: $500+ LOT 40 LOT 41 3CN 1867 PCGS MS65 CAC 3CN 1868 PCGS MS65 FLAWLESS surfaces! Absolutely gorgeous baby blue, lemon Undulating frosty luster accents both well defined motifs and yellow and faint tangerine toning accent deeply lustrous surfaces. CHERRY surfaces. Extremely heavily die clashed on both sides, Superb strike. This coin has it all! One of the best deals in which only adds to the coin’s allure. Wisps of honey gold toning numismatics these days are 3 Cent Nickel pieces in Gem are noted throughout. A sleeper date in GEM grades! condition. So much coin for the money! PCGS 87, NGC 58. Remarkably low quantities graded, in our PCGS 61, NGC 37; CAC 11 No auction records for CAC opinion, for a so-called common date. Recent sales show trades pieces, but an example sold in October 2019 of a non-CAC in February and April for $336 and $454 respectively. You piece for $500 and another in November 2019 for $408. Bid might want to consider paying more for this beauty, as it has liberally if you want to pick up this beauty! claims to a higher grade (no promises)! PCGS# 3733 | ESTIMATE: $500+ PCGS# 3734 | ESTIMATE: $400+ 22

LOT 42 LOT 43 3CN 1869 PCGS MS65 3CN 1870 PCGS MS66 CAC A satiny GEM with rolling mint bloom and luster that accents Here is a sharply struck and PQ GEM example that has a bold pristine surfaces. Better than average delineation of lines on the luster and superb eye appeal. The surfaces very pleasing and reverse denomination. Claims to a higher grade (no promises). clean, free of any distracting marks, ticks, or discolorations of A couple minute toning specks are noted under powerful any kind. VERY RARE any finer. magnification. PCGS 22, NGC 10, CAC 9. The last PCGS/CAC example to PCGS 61, NGC 47. Recent auction price records are $600 and sell in auction was four years ago in the 2016 FUN auction, $576 respectively in April and October of 2019. It is significant where one realized $2,291. The current PCGS Price Guide value to note the MS66 graded pieces trade for double. Worthy of an is listed at $1,750 and the CAC CPG value is $1,880. Just six aggressive bid. There is some upside potential here! have ever graded finer, and this coin will delight anyone working PCGS# 3735 | ESTIMATE: $500+ on a great set of this obsolete series. PCGS# 3736 | ESTIMATE: $1,300+ LOT 44 LOT 45 3CN 1871 PCGS MS66 CAC 3CN 1872 PCGS MS65 Satiny luster radiates boldly on this fresh, totally original GEM. Not the most common date in this series, it is indeed quite scarce Sharply struck on both sides, this lovely looking coin will delight in MS65 or finer grades. Totally original surfaces show a frosty any collector of this series. RARE any finer. mint bloom under golden-tan accents on pleasing steel-gray PCGS 45, NGC 10, CAC 15. One sold in the 2020 FUN surfaces. The eye appeal is bold and this date is quite difficult to auction for $810, and prior to that, the last CAC-approved find any finer. MS66 sold in April 2017 for $999. The current PCGS Price PCGS 27, NGC 25. This coin last sold in an August 2006 Guide value is listed at $1,050 and the CAC CPG value is auction, realizing $1,150, which happens to be the current $1,090. Just a bakers’ dozen are graded finer, with just two Collectors Universe value. We don’t know why CAC did not graded MS67 as finest, (we sold the most recent for a record bean this GEM, it is totally original and pleasing for the assigned $14,100 in December 2017. This exceptional coin represents a grade. Fewer than two dozen have ever graded higher at PCGS. great value in our mind, and is bound for a nice collection of this Good luck. really cool series. PCGS# 3738 | ESTIMATE: $800+ PCGS# 3737 | ESTIMATE: $800+ 23

LOT 46 LOT 47 3CN 1873 CLOSED 3. PCGS MS65 3CN 1873 OPEN 3. PCGS MS65 CAC Sometimes we wonder how a coin like this does not get “beaned” Here is another impressive, GEM quality three cent nickel that at CAC. We like this coin a lot for the grade and it has a warm has a totally original visual allure. Glowing, silvery luster blooms satiny glow and some light golden hues. A tick or two are noted around the devices, while the devices themselves have a rich with the aid of a glass, but they do not bother the eye appeal. frosty texture. Well struck and very pleasing for the assigned PCGS 37, NGC 8. None have sold in major auction since 2017. grade. The current Collectors Universe value is listed at $1,050. Only 16 PCGS 30, NGC 8, CAC 19. The last one sold in an internet are graded higher. only auction back in September 2017, realizing $1,350. The PCGS# 3739 | ESTIMATE: $700+ current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $1,150. VERY scarce any finer, PCGS has graded just 30 finer, the finest being MS66+. PCGS# 3740 | ESTIMATE: $1,000+ LOT 48 LOT 49 3CN 1874 PCGS MS66 3CN 1875 PCGS MS66 CAC An exceptional GEM among the FINEST graded, after 33+ Not only is this coin GORGEOUS, it is also super neat! Struck years, PCGS has seen just two coins graded higher. The present with an errant 1 from the date punch protruding from the front GEM is totally original, with a bold luster that radiates under of Miss Liberty’s neck. The luster on this coin is so thick and a dusting of pale patina. Sharply struck with only a tiny mark frosty it looks like icing! Exquisite eye appeal and sharp design found with the aid of a strong glass. Regardless, the eye appeal details. A small planchet depression is noted near the E of is excellent. AMERICA. A prize for the variety specialist! PCGS 16, NGC 6. The last one sold in March 2019 for $1,320. PCGS 29, NGC 15, CAC 14. This coin sold in 2005 for The current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $1,800. Only $2,300 without the CAC sticker. It is important to note that two are graded higher; a 66+ that sold for $3,055 in 2017 there are only 3 of the variety that grade finer at PCGS, all of and the single MS67 last sold in 2005 for $12,219. This is an which are MS67, and one of the pieces sold in October 2015 for impressive coin worthy of a strong bid. $19,388! We anticipate some spirited bidding to ensue for PCGS# 3742 | ESTIMATE: $1,200+ this rarity! PCGS# 3743 | ESTIMATE: $2,000+ 24

LOT 50 3CN 1876 PCGS MS65 Ex Childs and Bruce Scher Collections. A very pleasing coin that was part of both a great old time collection and a wonderful former #1 PCGS Registry Set. Both parts of the pedigree should attract lots of attention. Pleasingly satiny with a good GEM quality luster. Some minor striking weakness is seen in the center portions of the III on the reverse, otherwise, the devices are nicely rendered. There is some planchet roughness seen on Liberty’s cheek and only a minor fleck or two scattered about, otherwise the eye appeal is very nice. PCGS 33, NGC 18. RARE finer, with just 14 graded from MS65+ to MS66+. This coin sold 15 years ago for a near RECORD price for the date of $6,469 (only a single MS66 ever sold for more realizing $6,900 in June 2005. More recent auction prices realized range from $1,00 to $1,762 and the current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $1,500. A neat centennial year issue with an even neater provenance! PCGS# 3744 | ESTIMATE: $1,200+ LOT 51 3CN 1877 PCGS PR67 CAM CAC A wonderful SUPERB Cameo Proof GEM that is a Proof Only date with a mintage of only 510. The surfaces are blazing and brilliant with a bold reflection in the fields. The mirrors are icy smooth with a frosty texture to the sharply struck devices. There is a touch of iridescent toning that attests to the quality and originality of this high end beauty. VERY RARE any finer, this is a SUPERB piece. PCGS 16, NGC 18, CAC 18. The most recent example sold in auction brought $5,400 in March 2019, but we sold one in May 2018 for $8,225. The current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $8,000. With just three finer at PCGS, this coin belongs in another great set! PCGS# 83773 | ESTIMATE: $5,500+ LOT 52 3CN 1878 PCGS PR66 CAM CAC Remarkable BLACK and WHITE cameo contrast. Immaculate, deeply resplendent fields contrast beautifully with needle sharp, thickly frosted design details. A tiny tick on Liberty’s chin is noted merely for the sake of accuracy. A dazzling BEAUTY that is sure to please the fussiest collector. Just 2,350 Proofs were coined. PCGS 99, NGC 54, CAC 51. No CAC auction records of late. Non-CAC examples have sold for $840 in June 2019 and $960 in September of 2019. Expect to fight for this cherry GEM! PCGS# 83774 | ESTIMATE: $1,000+ 25

LOT 53 LOT 54 3CN 1879 PCGS MS66 CAC 3CN 1880 PCGS MS67 A cherry, GEM piece with superb eye appeal. THICK FROST This is an amazing quality SUPERB GEM example of this later accents sharply rendered motifs and creamy, unsullied surfaces. date, of which only 21,000 were struck, and this one ranks near Just the faintest tinge of gold is detected. A pleasing example of the top of the PCGS Population Report. Blazing silvery nickel this low mintage (just 38,000 coined) date. surfaces beam all over with a strong vibrancy. Sharply struck up, PCGS 48; NGC 20; CAC 13. Two auction records were $1,140 both sides show full detail. The surfaces show a dusting of the in August 2019 and another for $1,020 in September 2019. We palest of iridescence and a strong glass reveals zero serious issues expect this lovely piece will experience earnest bidding. that would impact the eye appeal. A superb coin housed in an PCGS# 3747 | ESTIMATE: $950+ old green tag holder. PCGS 41, NGC 2. The PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $2,150 and the most recent example sold for $2,280 in an October 2019 auction sale. Just four have graded marginally finer, all MS67+. This is a great type coin or representative of this date for any collector! PCGS# 3748 | ESTIMATE: $1,500+ LOT 55 LOT 56 3CN 1881 PCGS MS66 CAC 3CN 1882 PCGS MS66 CAC Just a whisper away from MS67 grade. In fact, one could argue What a wonderful coin! Rarely seen so fine, there has not been a it is MS67! UNIMAGINABLE mint bloom and luster go on PCGS example in this grade sold since 2012! A bold mint luster and on and accent super clean, mark-free fields. Bold strike. radiates all over on both sides amplifying the totally original GORGEOUS! surface quality. The eye appeal is PQ defined! PCGS 58; NGC 15; CAC 16. A CAC example sold for PCGS 20, NGC 11, CAC 7. DO NOT LET THE POPS $1,021 in September 2017. This coin should generate brisk FOOL YOU! No PCGS-graded example sold since October bidding activity! 2012! That coin brought almost $5,000. This coin has been off PCGS# 3749 | ESTIMATE: $900+ the market even longer, last selling in a 2005 auction sale. The current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $4,500 and the CAC CPG value is $3,750. EXTREMELY RARE any finer, with just four graded higher. Do not let this opportunity pass you by! PCGS# 3750 | ESTIMATE: $3,600+ 26

LOT 57 3CN 1883 PCGS MS65 CAC From a low mintage of only 4,000, this is a major rarity in any Mint State grade, especially so in MS65 or finer. This GEM is oozing with vibrant brilliance that blazes all over the satiny smooth surfaces and sharply struck devices. While rotating this luster bomb in a light and looking at it with a strong glass we note a few tiny flecks, attesting to the SUPERB originality and they have zero impact on the SUPERB eye appeal. PCGS 5, NGC 8, CAC 2. This marvelous GEM does not appear to be either NGC/CAC coin that sold, the only CAC-approved records, each being over seven years old, bringing $9,400 and $9,988. The current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $9,500 and the CAC CPG value is $10,900. Only a dozen examples have ever graded higher, and the PCGS value doubles from MS65 to MS66. If you are building a great set of this obsolete series, you owe it to yourself to bid aggressively on this beauty. PCGS# 3751 | ESTIMATE: $7,000+ OUR ESTIMATES The estimates you see published in this catalog are based on HAMMER. Keep in mind that a coin could be either low or high end for the grade, have stunning color or be dull, all of which radically affect a coin’s value. Yes, there can be huge price differences within a grade, and we offer estimates as a guide so Collector’s can have a better idea of value. One thing we will never do is offer low ball estimates in order to claim stronger sales. These published estimates represent what Legend Rare Coin Auctions determines to be an approximate high wholesale value for the coin. The numbers are based upon current market values, similar trades, auction prices, published prices, and a consideration of the coin’s quality. There is no guarantee that the estimated prices are minimums or are exactly what you can expect to get if you attempt to resell them wholesale. We always advise you to view the coins you are interested in and calculate what you’ll pay using as much information as possible. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask us. We are here to help you! 27

LOT 58 3CN 1884 PCGS MS66 CAC This is one of the absolute FINEST KNOWN examples of this low mintage date. Only 1,700 were struck for circulation, and this one is tied for second highest graded with a single MS67 finer. This magnificent, PQ GEM is a toning lovers dream! Mingled shades of gold and pale apricot dominate, blending to periwinkle, rose and soft green toning at the peripheries on the obverse, while the reverse has a soft golden hue. The lovely surfaces are aglow with a brilliant luster. Razor sharp in strike this beautiful coin has full, bold definition on both obverse and reverse. Pretty as a picture as they say, this stunning coin will fit in any top flight set! PCGS 3, NGC 4, CAC 2. This magnificent GEM is the RECORD holder, selling back in 2011 for nearly $30,000, as an NGC MS66. The last time a PCGS-graded example sold was 15 years ago! The current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $27,500 and the CAC CPG value is $29,000. We expect another RECORD realized price when it crosses the block again. Good luck. PCGS# 3752 | ESTIMATE: $25,000+ 28

LOT 59 3CN 1885 PCGS MS65 Like the 1883 and 1884 three cent nickels, the circulation strike mintage was tiny, only 1,000 were struck, far fewer than the Proof mintage of 3,790. As a KEY in all grades and a condition rarity at this lofty state of preservation this is a GREAT coin for any collection of three cent nickels. Brilliant, satiny mint luster radiates all over on this GEM. Both obverse and reverse are remarkably smooth and devoid of any issues of any kind. The devices are quite sharp, offering fully defined details. Totally original, this GEM is housed in a first generation PCGS slab. We don’t understand why CAC did not bean this impressive MS65. PCGS 15, NGC 5. The Seattle Collector bought this coin from the February 2011 Long Beach Auction, where it sold for $17,250. While the market has come down somewhat, its great eye appeal and technical quality and freshness will propel it to a level around the current PCGS Price Guide value of $12,500. This is an important opportunity! PCGS# 3753 | ESTIMATE: $8,000+ LOT 60 LOT 61 3CN 1886 PCGS PR66 CAC 3CN 1887 PCGS MS65 CAC BOOMING frosty luster highlights boldly struck motifs. Blast Despite a very low mintage of 5,000 pieces this date is white. Under a powerful glass a couple of teeny marks can be generally available in GEM grade, as there are 59 graded MS65 seen but nothing of significance. between PCGS and NGC (obviously this figure includes some PCGS 270; NGC 234; CAC 78. No auction records for CAC duplication). A lovely satiny luster enlivens the silvery-nickel trades are noted of late. A non-CAC example sold for $456 in surfaces. Generally smooth, there is a planchet flaw in the central December 2019. Not your average Joe, so bid accordingly! reverse, but is mint made and does not detract from the assigned PCGS# 3782 | ESTIMATE: $450+ grade. PCGS 37, NGC 22, CAC 13. Totally fresh to the market, this GEM last sold in 2007, when it was PCGS Pop 24, none finer. Today, there are 38 finer. The current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $1,700 and the CAC CPG value is listed at $1,750. A lovely coin like this will see strong bidding. PCGS# 3755 | ESTIMATE: $1,300+ 29

LOT 62 LOT 63 3CN 1888 PCGS MS66 CAC 3CN 1889 NGC MS66 The combination of LOW MINTAGE, (just 31,919 business The final year of the denomination saw a mintage of only strikes were coined this year) and the low population of CAC 18,125, and this one is among the FINEST NGC graded stickered examples for the grade, make this a highly desirable examples, just three are finer at that service. Bold iridescent tone piece! We haven’t even mentioned the intense BEAUTY of hints in blue, gold, and olive hues dominate both obverse and reverse, of baby blue, lilac and gold toning that grace thickly frosted fields the lovely shades accented by a warm underlying lustrous glow. and motifs. A couple of well concealed marks are noted. Sharply struck, this totally original GEM has a glorious PCGS 74; NGC 33; CAC 19. No recent auction sales of CAC visual allure. graded pieces. Non-CAC graded pieces sold for $985 in May PCGS 27, NGC 19. The last NGC-graded MS66 was CAC 2019 and $602 in October 2019. This fabulous coin deserves approved and sold for $1,440 in March 2018, prior to that, two careful consideration and aggressive bidding! non-CAC examples sold for $720 and $764 back in 2017. The PCGS# 3757 | ESTIMATE: $900+ current Collectors Universe value is listed at $1,250, and that value doubles in MS67. A great coin for any type or date set of this obsolete denomination. PCGS# 3758 | ESTIMATE: $750+ LOT 64 LOT 65 5C 1866 RAYS. PCGS MS65 CAC 5C 1867 RAYS. PCGS MS65 A fresh and original example of this first year of the nickel A lovely example, one of only two dates featuring the with series. Short lived, the with Rays reverse was only struck in Rays reverse. This is a nice Gem with a bold frosty luster and 1866 and part of 1867, the busy nature of the design proved sharply struck devices. The date is boldly doubled and adds an difficult to strike and were removed. The present coin has interesting variety for the collector. There is a planchet flaw on a warm satiny lustrous glow that accents well struck design the reverse which is mint made and we note for accuracy. features and clean, defect free surfaces. The soft patina is totally PCGS 41, NGC 53. The last PCGS-graded example sold for original and visually appealing. $2,040 in October 2018. More recently an NGC-graded coin PCGS 180, NGC 173, CAC 41. The most recent brought sold for $2,100 in December 2019. The current PCGS Price $1,320 in June 2018 and prior to that we sold one in our Guide value is listed at $2,750 and the value jumps to $9,500 in September 2016 Premier Session, for a hammer price of MS66! What a great opportunity for the collector. $1,550. The current PCGS value is $1,350 and the CAC CPG PCGS# 3791 | ESTIMATE: $1,800+ value is $1,620. Scarce any finer, worthy of a strong bid. PCGS# 3790 | ESTIMATE: $1,200+ 30

LOT 66 LOT 67 5C 1867 NO RAYS. NGC MS65 5C 1868 PCGS MS65 CAC A pleasing example of the first year of the type without the Rays PRISTINE surfaces surround razor sharp design details. on the reverse. Both sides show exceptional luster and nicely struck DAZZLING cartwheel luster rolls in waves over satin textured up devices. We note some minor lines on the reverse, perhaps from fields. Gorgeous and arguably nicer than the assigned grade. an old gentle wiping, which accounts for it not being endorsed by Shield nickels in GEM condition represent such a great value CAC. Even with the minor flaw, the eye appeal is wonderful. in today’s market and there are some beauties in this sale that PCGS 83, NGC 107. The average NGC-graded coin has brought should not be overlooked. $564 going back to 2014 and the current Collectors Universe PCGS 95; NGC 127; CAC 22. No CAC auction records, but a value is listed at $650. A neat coin in an old holder. couple non-CAC examples sold in 2018 for $601 and $795 in PCGS# 3794 | ESTIMATE: $450+ June and September respectively. Don’t let this one get away, or you will regret it! PCGS# 3795 | ESTIMATE: $650+ LOT 68 LOT 69 5C 1869 PCGS MS65 CAC 5C 1870 PCGS MS66 CAC A lovely example with an OUTSTANDING STRIKE. Full What an impressive GEM example for the date, ranking among vertical and horizontal lines are noted on the shield. Blazing the FINEST graded at either service; PCGS has graded nothing mint luster is blast white. Really choice for the grade. finer than MS66+. Brilliant nickel-silver surfaces glow with PCGS 74; NGC 87; CAC 22. No CAC auction records for a bold, lustrous mint vibrancy on both sides. Just a touch of the grade. Two non-CAC coins sold in February for $552 striking weakness keeps this PQ beauty from full definition in and $576 respectively. With MS66s trading for over $1400, the shield. Every other detail is sharp. Satiny smooth surfaces are we suggest you keep your hand up for this one, it could be a devoid of any serious traces of contact or any discolorations. strong candidate for a higher grade (no promises)! PCGS 16, NGC 5, CAC 8. This coin sold 14 years ago for PCGS# 3796 | ESTIMATE: $700+ $4,600, at a time when the population was only 5, and none finer. While today the Collectors Universe value is listed at only $2,500 and the CAC CPG value is $2,750, this coin will see very strong bidding from the specialist collector. Only seven MS66+ coins have been graded finer, making this a great coin for any advanced collection. PCGS# 3797 | ESTIMATE: $2,200+ 31

LOT 70 LOT 71 5C 1871 PCGS MS65 CAC 5C 1872 NGC MS65 This is what an old time GEM example looks like! Graded years Although the mintage this year is high, examples in GEM grade ago and housed in an early green tag holder. Satiny lustrous are NOT! This coin could easily grade a MS66 in our opinion, surfaces bloom with a glowing radiance. Well struck and pleasing but of course we make no promises. Not a bagmark can be quality. Free of distracting marks and discolorations, the eye appeal found on the surfaces, just some die polish striations (as made). is great for the grade. Booming mint luster is slightly subdued on the reverse due to PCGS 37, NGC 17, CAC 14. This coin is totally fresh to the some gold, steel gray and ice blue overtones. market, having last sold in 2005. The most recent PCGS/CAC UNDERRATED date. coins have sold in the $1,860 to $2,640 range and the current PCGS 52; NGC 36. An example sold for $960 in August 2019. PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $2,150. The CAC CPG value Bid liberally, this coin is worth it! is $2,880. With fewer than 20 examples graded higher, this GEM PCGS# 3799 | ESTIMATE: $900+ will fit in nicely in any advanced Registry Set. Good luck. PCGS# 3798 | ESTIMATE: $1,800+ LOT 72 LOT 73 5C 1873 OPEN 3. PCGS MS65 CAC 5C 1874 PCGS MS65 Opportunities to buy this date in GEM condition are few and First off, we are not really sure why CAC did not sticker this far between. If you are looking for an absolutely beautiful, GEM. Brilliant luster blooms vibrantly in the fields, accenting PRISTINE example, then this is your coin! Exceptionally sharp the lightest blush of pale gold, rose, and steely blue over the design details are graced by full mint bloom and luster with wonderful nickel-silver surfaces. Sharply struck and generally traces of champagne gold toning. Two tiny marks are noted; clean, the eye appeal is bold. one above the date and another on the reverse. WOW, what a PCGS 51, NGC 21. The current PCGS Price Guide value is fabulous piece. listed at $1,250 and the most recent example brought $840 in PCGS 36, NGC 12, CAC 14. A CAC example fetched $2,160 April 2019. Scarce finer, this lovely coin is great for type or date in January 2019 and another brought $5,160 in May 2019. If purposes and will see strong bidding. you lose out on this beauty because you didn’t keep bidding, PCGS# 3803 | ESTIMATE: $750+ you will only have yourself to blame! PCGS# 5485 | ESTIMATE: $1,500+ 32

LOT 74 LOT 75 5C 1875 PCGS MS65 CAC 5C 1876 PCGS MS65 CAC What a neat looking, old holdered GEM! This is what these A SLEEPER date in the series as evidenced by the low should look like! Bold, cartwheel luster blooms brilliantly on both populations in GEM grade. Boldly repunched 876 in the date. sides. Sharply struck up and the surfaces are totally original, the Blazing white luster accents keenly struck motifs graced by mint eye appeal is excellent. While we note a tiny tick or two, seen only frost. Very pretty and choice. Mark free! with the aid of a strong glass, none are serious and are appropriate PCGS 51, NGC 33, CAC 14. A CAC example sold in June for the assigned grade. 2018 for $1,920. If you are looking for a choice CAC example, PCGS 35, NGC 25, CAC 10. The most recent PCGS MS65 to don’t miss this opportunity! With so few CAC approved pieces sell in auction realized $3,360 and it was not CAC. This one with out there it could be a long time before another specimen its great eye appeal will bring a strong bid, in excess of the $1,400 surfaces for sale! Collectors Universe value. PCGS# 3805 | ESTIMATE: $1,150+ PCGS# 3804 | ESTIMATE: $1,100+ LOT 76 LOT 77 5C 1877 PCGS PR65 CAC 5C 1878 PCGS PR66 CAC The 1877 nickel is a Proof Only date, and only 610 were This is a high end, reflective GEM! We think this coin should struck. This is a watery-reflective GEM. Totally original with have gone at least a 66+ (no guarantees). Blazing silver reflection a speckled iridescent toning that adds to the allure. Sharply on both sides are ultra reflective and the devices are sharply struck throughout, this coin has a great look. struck up. Essentially flawless, this wonderful PQ GEM is very PCGS 127, NGC 105, CAC 20. No doubt there is much high end! duplication in those numbers. The most recent example sold PCGS 178, NGC 151, CAC 65. The most recent example sold for $3,750 in an April 2019 Internet Only auction, and prior in July 2019 for $1,440 and the PCGS Price Guide value is to that, one sold in November 2017 for $3,840. The current $1,600. Worthy of a strong bid, and great set. CAC CPG value is $4,750 and the Collectors Universe value is PCGS# 3832 | ESTIMATE: $1,200+ listed at $4,250. Quite scarce any finer, this fresh and original GEM will delight anyone working on this wonderful series. PCGS# 3831 | ESTIMATE: $3,200+ 33

LOT 78 5C 1879 PCGS MS65 CAC A lower mintage issue, with only 25,900 struck for circulation, this date is RARE in GEM and finer grades. The present example was clearly hand selected for its great eye appeal and quality. Bold, radiating luster blooms all over, highlighting the sharply struck devices. Totally original, both sides have some minor flecks and pale iridescent gold tone that attest to the originality of this important piece. PCGS 30, NGC 20, CAC 4. Only one CAC-approved example has sold in auction, realizing $3,565 in July 2017. The current PCGS value is $3,600 and the CAC CPG value is listed at $4,250. With its freshness and great eye appeal, this GEM will see very strong bidding from anyone working on a great set. Good luck! PCGS# 3808 | ESTIMATE: $3,000+ BOB SIMPSON, DAVID HALL, GERALD FORSYTHE AND PHIL FLANNAGAN HAVE ALL CONSIGNED TO LRCA, WHY HAVEN’T YOU? CONTACT JULIE ABRAMS, GREG COHEN OR JESSICA BERKMAN TO DISCUSS YOUR COINS! 34

LOT 79 5C 1880 PCGS MS65 The 1880 Shield nickel is the undisputed KEY date to the series in all grades. Only 16,000 were struck for circulation, and not only is it rare in all grades, it is excessively so in GEM Mint State, and virtually unknown any higher. A strong satiny luster radiates all over, accenting well struck devices. While in some cases there is some confusion between semi-reflective Mint State coins and Proofs, there is zero confusion with this one. The surfaces are frosty with a soft glow and radial cartwheels. A pale peach, pewter and gold iridescent tone is gently dusted across the GEM quality surfaces. This is a great example for the collector looking to complete their set. PCGS 7, NGC 4. This example sold back in June 2013 for $73,496 and the current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $70,000. While more recent auction prices were lower, this coin has a great look and should bring a strong price when it crosses the block. Very pleasing and very important, this is a coin that is bested by just two MS66s that have never sold in auction. What a great opportunity that should not be missed! Good luck! PCGS# 3810 | ESTIMATE: $50,000+ 35

LOT 80 LOT 81 5C 1881 NGC MS66 5C 1882 PCGS MS65 CAC This is the kind of eye appeal and quality that collectors fight over! Depths of MINT BLOOM which accent creamy, nearly STUNNING mint bloom and bold luster grace immaculate, immaculate fields, cannot be measured on this beauty! Better smooth surfaces and sharply struck design elements. Really choice! than average strike for the issue. Interesting obverse die cracks. Just a whisper of halcyon tone that lends to the originality. One toning spot beneath the I in IN is noted for accuracy. PCGS 17; NGC 11. Recent auction records are $2,820 in both PCGS 218; NGC 162; CAC 37. No CAC graded auction January 2013 and January 2014, with nothing more recent. One records, however a non-CAC piece sold for $508 in October would think more examples would exist in MS66 and finer grades, 2019. Please note there are very few pieces that have obtained but alas, not so. In fact, the finest graded example at PCGS and the coveted “green bean.” Bid liberally, this coin deserves it! NGC combined is MS67! We expect this coin to garner a knock PCGS# 3812 | ESTIMATE: $425+ down drag out fight to the finish! Good luck! PCGS# 3811 | ESTIMATE: $2,650+ LOT 82 LOT 83 5C 1883 SHIELD. PCGS MS65 5C 1883 NO CENTS. NGC MS65 A totally original GEM housed in an OGH. Satiny surfaces This piece looks PROOFLIKE, the mirroring of the fields is have a trace of iridescent tone on both sides. Well struck and so intensely contrasted with the heavily frosted devices. Keenly offering well preserved surfaces, this coin has a bold visual struck. Some light striations as made are on the reverse. A effect. minute tick is seen under magnification in the field in front of PCGS 254, NGC 274. The last three examples realized Liberty’s nose. between $372 and $432 and the current PCGS value is listed PCGS 1,734; NGC 1,949. An example sold in January 2020 for at $475. As the final year of the type, the 1883 Shield nickel is $180. very popular. PCGS# 3841 | ESTIMATE: $170+ PCGS# 3813 | ESTIMATE: $350+ 36

LOT 84 LOT 85 5C 1883 WITH CENTS. PCGS MS65 CAC 5C 1884 NGC MS65 The strike on this piece is EXTRAORDINARY. The hair strands RAZOR SHARP strike. Heavy mint frost graces the devices. on Liberty’s head are fully delineated. Thick frost graces the Reflective, lustrous fields are nicely preserved. A tiny contact devices. Satinlike luster rolls over the surfaces. An area of little mark is seen on the V on the reverse. Really choice for the tick marks are noted behind the bun under strong magnification. assigned grade. Popular first year issue of the design type. The word CENTS was PCGS 86; NGC 73. An example sold in October 2019 for added to the reverse, due to unscrupulous people attempting to $750. A coin that merits aggressive bidding. gold plate and pass off as $5 gold pieces the No Cents version of PCGS# 3845 | ESTIMATE: $750+ this same date. PCGS 181, NGC 158, CAC 27. In May 2019 a PCGS CAC example sold at auction for $456. PCGS# 3844 | ESTIMATE: $475+ LOT 86 LOT 87 5C 1885 NGC MS65 5C 1886 NGC MS65 A KEY DATE in the series. Deep mint bloom and luster are Like the 1885, the 1886 Liberty nickel is a conditionally RARE accented by thick frost on the high points. Crisp motifs. A date in Mint State, especially in GEM grade and finer. This couple of planchet depressions are noted, with a loupe on MS65 graded example has a rich, satiny mint luster that blooms Liberty’s chin and near the lower curl behind her jaw. A date all over, accenting the lovely pastel iridescent toning. Well struck that is always in high demand by collectors. throughout, this fresh example has a wonderful eye appeal and is PCGS 47; NGC 25. An example sold in March 2018 for kept from a finer grade by a single tiny fleck or two. $4,320. We wish you the best of luck! PCGS 54, NGC 24. The most recent NGC-graded example was PCGS# 3846 | ESTIMATE: $4,000+ CAC-approved and sold for $5,175 in July 2017, prior to that, a non-CAC example sold in the 2017 FUN auction for $6,463. The current Collectors Universe value is listed at $5,500. Just four are graded higher at NGC, making this among the best you will find in an NGC holder. Good luck! PCGS# 3847 | ESTIMATE: $3,000+ 37

LOT 88 LOT 89 5C 1887 NGC MS65 5C 1888 NGC MS65 EXQUISITE strike! Wow, nicer than most MS66 graded pieces Frosty luster is as thick as frosting and graces incredibly sharp we encounter. Bouncing with cartwheel luster and bling! Just a motifs. Hints of gold toning add to the aesthetics and originality tinge of light sky blue and champagne gold toning lend to the of the coin. A couple of tiny breaks in luster are noted for accuracy. originality of the coin. A prize for the astute collector. You could hate Liberty Head nickels, but after reviewing this date PCGS 108; NGC 70. Two coins sold in January 2020. One for run, end up LOVING THEM, the quality is so SUPERB! An $720 and the other for $850. Pay attention, this coin deserves underrated date that is very difficult to find this nice. strong bidding! PCGS 91; NGC 46. A couple of pieces sold for $881 in PCGS# 3848 | ESTIMATE: $600+ February 2017 and $720 in November 2017. We can’t stress enough how nice this coin is. Bid generously as that is what it will take to own it! PCGS# 3849 | ESTIMATE: $800+ LOT 90 LOT 91 5C 1889 NGC MS65 5C 1890 NGC MS65 A satiny surface textured beauty with intense frosty luster over TREMENDOUS luster and eye appeal. Intricate die cracks are sharply defined devices. Tinges of amber and soft golden toning seen on the obverse. Flashy cartwheel luster. A tiny toning spot is add to the originality of the coin. Super CHERRY. noted beneath Liberty’s eye. Can anyone say MS66?? Sure looks PCGS 124, NGC 160. An example sold in January 2019 for like one to us (no promises)! $600. An MS66 candidate (no promises). Good luck bidding! PCGS 66; NGC 46. An example sold in October 2019 for PCGS# 3850 | ESTIMATE: $500+ $660. Better step up if you want this one! There is a nice spread price-wise to MS66 money! PCGS# 3851 | ESTIMATE: $550+ 38

LOT 92 LOT 93 5C 1883 WITH CENTS. PCGS MS65 CAC 5C 1892 NGC MS65 The strike on this piece is EXTRAORDINARY. The hair strands WHAT A LOOKER! Rich mint frost accents fields exhibiting on Liberty’s head are fully delineated. Thick frost graces the cartwheel luster. Toned in wisps of gold. EXCEPTIONALLY devices. Satinlike luster rolls over the surfaces. An area of little well struck. Careful scrutiny with a powerful loupe shows a very tick marks are noted behind the bun under strong magnification. thin scratch on Miss Liberty’s nose. This coin could have claims Popular first year issue of the design type. The word CENTS was to a higher grade in our opinion. added to the reverse, due to unscrupulous people attempting to PCGS 103, NGC 81. In March 2019 an example sold for $720. gold plate and pass off as $5 gold pieces the No Cents version of Good luck on this beauty! this same date. PCGS# 3853 | ESTIMATE: $650+ PCGS 181, NGC 158, CAC 27. In May 2019 a PCGS CAC example sold at auction for $456. PCGS# 3844 | ESTIMATE: $475+ LOT 94 LOT 95 5C 1893 PCGS MS65 CAC 5C 1894 PCGS MS65 CAC EXCEPTIONAL STRIKE! Intense frosty luster graces well If you are someone who has been collecting Liberty Head nickels delineated hair strands and corn kernels on the reverse. Rich for a while, you will appreciate the WONDERFUL quality of ivory white with just a whisper of halcyon to lend to the eye this date run offered in this sale. Think of how many frogs you appeal. Wow, what a beauty! Under close scrutiny, a couple of have discarded due to ugly toning, milk spots, bagmarks, etc, tiny tick marks can be seen. to get to the prince (or in this case PRINCESS). This piece is PCGS 96, NGC 76, CAC 20. No CAC specimens have traded the CAT’S MEOW of 1894 nickels! It has everything going for at auction in recent times. Non CAC pieces range from it! Stunning luster is enhanced by beautiful cascading color in $588 in February 2018 to $480 in February 2019. Expect to shades of rose, ice blue, tangerine and lemon yellow. Crisp, fully pay a strong price as so few CAC stickered pieces boost the struck motifs. One small break in luster to the right of the lower desirability of this lovely piece! portion of the V is all that is worth mentioning. PCGS# 3854 | ESTIMATE: $600+ PCGS 60; NGC 51, CAC 16. Of the 16 CAC specimens, I cannot imagine they are any nicer than this example! One sold in March 2019 for $1,140 and we think this coin should bring more! Bid liberally if you want to add this beauty to your set! PCGS# 3855 | ESTIMATE: $950+ 39

LOT 96 LOT 97 5C 1895 NGC MS65 5C 1896 NGC MS65 One of the NICEST FOR THE GRADE examples the current An UNDERRATED date in the series and a coin that hardly ever cataloger has seen in a LONG TIME! Flawless surfaces are comes nice! Thankfully, we have this beauty. Intense mint bloom enhanced by a ton of mint bloom and luster. WIsps of champagne is toned in wisps of gold. Under powerful magnification two gold add to the eye appeal. marks can be seen on Liberty. Better than average strike for PCGS 74; NGC 38. The most recent auction record for an NGC the issue. coin is from July 2017 where an example sold for $1,006. With a PCGS 72; NGC 49. An example sold in July 2017 for $1,035. Be price spread to $2,150 in MS66, we suggest you jump all over this bullish when bidding, it could be a while before another nice one coin, you will be glad you did! becomes available. PCGS# 3856 | ESTIMATE: $750+ PCGS# 3857 | ESTIMATE: $800+ LOT 98 LOT 99 5C 1897 NGC MS65 5C 1898 NGC MS66 STRICTLY ORIGINAL with blazing cartwheel luster accented Hard to find in this lofty state of preservation and a by amber and honey gold overtones. An underrated date in the GLORIOUS example with just one small planchet depression series. A faint mark is noted at star 10 with a powerful loupe. near star 8. Marvelous mint bloom and luster. Blast white. A Housed in an older generation NGC holder. precision strike with the design details struck to full advantage. PCGS 82; NGC 59. The most recent auction record is $823 PCGS 41, NGC 15. An example sold in March 2015 for for a piece that sold in June 2014. Looks like a CAC candidate $2,350. HUGE price jump to MS67! Don’t let this neat to us. Really cherry and worthy of a premium bid. opportunity pass you by! PCGS# 3858 | ESTIMATE: $500+ PCGS# 3859 | ESTIMATE: $1,000+ 40

LOT 100 LOT 101 5C 1899 NGC MS66 5C 1900 PCGS MS65 CAC A brilliant GEM example, a wonderful representative of the Housed in an old green label PCGS holder. An argument could date/grade. Smooth surfaces are adorned with a bold mint luster be made that this piece is UNDERGRADED (no promises)! that radiates on both obverse and reverse. Showing some minor Dazzling mint bloom graces satin like surfaces. Traces of honey bluntness of strike at the lower left portion of the wreath can be gold toning lend to the originality and add to the aesthetic ignored, as the rest of the design is well struck up and the surfaces appeal. Great strike! are devoid of any flaws of consequence. The eye appeal is lovely. PCGS 191, NGC 159, CAC 37 A recent CAC PCGS piece PCGS 79, NGC 42. The current Collectors Universe value is sold at auction for $345 in May 2019. This coin should fetch listed at $750 and the most recent NGC-graded coin brought some enthusiastic bidding when it crosses the block. $552 in March 2019. NGC has graded just 10 examples finer, and PCGS# 3861 | ESTIMATE: $400+ the last MS67 sold in June 2013. Another nice, fresh Lib nickel. PCGS# 3860 | ESTIMATE: $500+ LOT 102 LOT 103 5C 1901 NGC MS65 5C 1902 NGC MS65 A lovely, satiny GEM. Sharply struck, this pleasing 1901 nickel A strong, frosty luster blooms on both sides, accenting a a light has a delicate blush of iridescent gold at the rims, and just a apricot-golden pastel blush over generally smooth, clean surfaces few tiny ticks which account for the assigned grade. We are and nicely struck design elements. Original and quite pleasing, dumbfounded as to why CAC did not bean this one. this GEM will delight anyone interested in building a set. PCGS 196, NGC 159. The last non-CAC NGC-graded PCGS 222, NGC 136. The most recent example brought $312 example sold for $423 in September 2016 and the current in May 2019 (was CAC), and the current Collectors Universe Collectors Universe value is listed at $375. Housed in a slightly value is listed at $325. Overall quite pleasing, and with its older holder, this coin is fresh to the market and should bring a freshness and originality, it will see very active bidding. healthy bid. PCGS# 3863 | ESTIMATE: $300+ PCGS# 3862 | ESTIMATE: $325+ 41

LOT 104 LOT 105 5C 1903 PCGS MS65 CAC 5C 1904 NGC MS65 ELEGANT is the word to describe this beauty! Soft tangerine, Another wonderfully fresh and original NGC MS65 Liberty baby blue and gold toning graces deep, mint bloom and luster. nickel. Well struck and satiny with a brilliant under glow, which Superb strike. Gorgeous quality and eye appeal. One tick on enlivens a soft golden russet iridescent tone. A few very minor Liberty’s chin away from MS66 status. Housed in an old green ticks can be located with effort utilizing a strong glass, but none label holder. detract from the outstanding eye appeal. PCGS 247; NGC 175; CAC 48. An underrated date with a CAC PCGS 224, NGC 133. The current Collectors Universe value is sticker, as evidenced by the small quantity of pieces with green listed at $375, and the most recent APRs are $276. A great value, beans versus the amount that have been graded in MS65! No these are just so affordable in this grade. recent sales of CAC pieces trading at auction. This lovely piece is PCGS# 3865 | ESTIMATE: $275+ worthy of brisk bidding! Don’t let her slip past you! PCGS# 3864 | ESTIMATE: $375+ LOT 106 LOT 107 5C 1905 NGC MS65 5C 1906 PCGS MS65 Radiating brilliant luster accents a soft tan-gold tone that A nice example of the grade with CREAMY mint bloom and attests to the total originality of this GEM quality Liberty luster gracing super clean fields. Boldly struck throughout, nickel. Crisply struck, the devices are essentially complete. A except for the left corn ear on the reverse. ORIGINAL with couple of very minor stray flecks are noted for accuracy, none tinges of attractive, honey gold toning. of which are distracting to the eye appeal. PCGS 140; NGC 72. Examples of late have sold for $312 in PCGS 259, NGC 155. The current Collectors Universe value is August 2019 and $384 in September 2019. listed at $325 and the last one to sell brought only $250. These PCGS# 3867 | ESTIMATE: $300+ are so cheap, why not build a GEM set today?! PCGS# 3866 | ESTIMATE: $250+ 42

LOT 108 LOT 109 5C 1907 NGC MS66 5C 1908 NGC MS65 Tied for FINEST graded at NGC, this lovely coin is indeed BOOMING cartwheel luster graces satiny smooth surfaces a strong, PQ GEM and is totally fresh to the market. Well which are virtually immaculate. A couple of flea bite marks struck with every detail fully and crisply rendered on both sides. are noted on the obverse. Some weakness in the left side of the Shimmering, glowing brilliance enlivens the surfaces, bringing lower portion of the wreath, but keenly struck everywhere else. out the visually inspiring golden toning, which is particularly Above average for the date and grade. SLEEPER DATE. pronounced on the reverse. PCGS 114; NGC 56. An example sold for $400 in June 2018. PCGS 38, NGC 11. NONE ARE FINER at NGC. The PCGS# 3869 | ESTIMATE: $375+ current Collectors Universe value is $1,250 and the most recent NGC-graded coin sold in June 2016 for only $793. If you are working on a set, be sure to look at this GEM and be prepared to bid. Its eye appeal is excellent. PCGS# 3868 | ESTIMATE: $750+ LOT 110 LOT 111 5C 1909 PCGS MS65 5C 1910 PCGS MS65 A SLEEPER DATE in GEM condition! A true beauty, with Violet, ice blue, tangerine orange, and honey gold toning add intense undulating luster flowing over somewhat reflective panache to this flashy GEM. Needle sharp design elements. fields. Keenly struck motifs. Hints of gold and tangerine toning Swirling cartwheel luster throughout. A couple of ticks on add to the appearance. One mark is noted on Liberty’s cheek Liberty’s neck and one on the reverse near the bottom of the V under strong magnification. Claims to MS66 in our opinion are all that keep this piece from MS66 status. but no promises! PCGS 114, NGC 69. An example sold for $599 in February PCGS 90, NGC 51. Two examples sold in 2018, one in 2019 and another for $390 in November 2019. If color is your January for $384 and another in March for $408. Expect passion, don’t let this beauty slip through your hands! to pay a strong price if you want to add this beauty to your PCGS# 3871 | ESTIMATE: $375+ collection! PCGS# 3870 | ESTIMATE: $400+ 43

LOT 112 LOT 113 5C 1911 NGC MS65 5C 1912 PCGS MS66 CAC LOOKS MS66 to us (but no promises)! Blast white luster graces It’s hard to believe that the finest graded example of this date is satiny smooth surfaces. A couple of tiny flea bites are all we see. an MS66+. With a mintage of over 26,000,000 pieces you would Well struck everywhere except the left ear of corn. think more examples would exist in pristine condition. With PCGS 260; NGC 154. A piece sold in January 2020 for $276. that in mind, it makes this presently offered specimen even more Worthy of a strong bid. special and UNDERRATED in it’s GEM status! Crisp definition, PCGS# 3872 | ESTIMATE: $275+ especially on the left corn ear, which is typically weak. Beautiful waves of sky blue and peach toning grace lustrous fields. A few tiny flea bites are noted for accuracy. PCGS 40; NGC 9; CAC 14. No CAC auction records, but a non-CAC example did sell in October 2019 for $552. A great opportunity to pick up a tough issue in the grade. A generous bid will get it bought!  PCGS# 3873 | ESTIMATE: $800+ LOT 114 LOT 115 5C 1912-D NGC MS65 CAC 5C 1912-S PCGS MS65 CAC Far SUPERIOR to the normal MS65 graded 1912-D nickels A perennial favorite among collectors and a KEY date in the you see in the marketplace! The fields are awash in satiny mint series. This piece sports a better than average strike as well as luster and really lovely soft gold and pale tangerine toning above average luster. If you have been seeking an attractive highlights. Nice strike for the issue. A tiny toning speck is example, your search just ended here. Wisps of champagne gold noted between stars 11-12 and only with a powerful loupe. A toning add to the eye appeal. No marks of note. prize for the astute collector. PCGS 257; NGC 90; CAC 55. No auction records of CAC PCGS 182, NGC 88, CAC 31. A CAC example sold back in pieces at PCGS. A non-CAC sold in December 2019 for $2,200. August 2017 for $1,763. An indulgent bid is required to take Ardent bidding should ensue when this piece crosses the block. this beauty home! PCGS# 3875 | ESTIMATE: $2,100+ PCGS# 3874 | ESTIMATE: $1,100+ 44

LOT 116 3C 1863 J-321. PCGS PR65 RB CAC This is a very rare and seldom encountered trime die trial, struck in copper from the regular issue Proof dies, and is considered to be R-7-, with perhaps 7-12 known in all grades. Combined, PCGS and NGC have graded nine examples which might include some duplication; Pollock lists eight, including two in the Connecticut State Library and one in the ANS. Highly reflective surfaces gleam with a strong, watery mirrored texture. Pleasing color, including the majority of the surfaces boasting the original red mint color, with faded accents of azure and violet that really pop in a brilliant light source. A few scattered micro-flecks are seen with the aid of a strong glass, which do not impact the overall SUPERB quality and visual allure. PCGS 1, NGC 1, CAC 1. This is the ONLY one in PR65 RB, recently crossed over from NGC to PCGS. Off the market for a decade, last selling as NGC PR65 RB without a CAC sticker in April 2010, where it realized just shy of $10,000. The PCGS Price Guide only goes to PR64 RB, which is listed at $8,500. If you specialize in three cent silvers, and want to extend your collection, these RARE patterns seem to be a bargain! PCGS# 70478 | ESTIMATE: $8,000+ LOT 117 LOT 118 3C 1863 J-322. PCGS PR62 CAC 3C 1865 J-413. NGC PR65 BN This is an extremely RARE R-7+ die trial struck from the regular Ex Lemus Collection. Proof dies, in aluminum with a plain edge. These were produced A Rarity-5 die trial, using the regular 1865 Proof dies, struck in the 1870s and sold in sets that included the Seated Liberty in copper with a plain edge. Totally original, this GEM has a quarter, half, and dollar that were muled 1863 obverses with the pleasing patination that is seen on smooth, flashy fields. Hints of With Motto reverses. There are six currently graded between red color are seen mellowing to an even brown, with accents of PCGS and NGC, and Pollock lists three in his reference. From violet and blue. A pleasing piece from the first year of this obsolete our July 2018 sale of the Steven Cook Collection, where we denomination, this coin has an excellent pedigree. described it as: Generally very pleasing with an icy look. Taking PCGS 2, NGC 4. Last sold in the 2009 FUN auction, which in just the obverse you see a coin that is finer than you would featured the extensive Queller/Lemus Collection of patterns, this expect of a 62 grade. The reverse has some streaks that were in the coin was earlier in the Corrado Romano Collection, sold by Stack’s planchet, as made at the mint. Housed in an OGH. in June 1987, lot 837. This coin realized $2,760 over a decade ago. PCGS 1, NGC 0, CAC 1. Selling in July 2018, it realized $2,585. and none have sold in nearly six years! NONE are graded higher at Prior to that, this coin was first offered in Stack’s September 1997 NGC in the BN category. This coin has a lot to offer the collector, sale where it realized $3,300 and more recently it sold for $2,943 and is worthy of a premium bid.  (prior to being CAC’d). The current Collector’s Universe value is PCGS# 60594 | ESTIMATE: $2,000+ listed at $3,750. PCGS# 60479 | ESTIMATE: $2,500+ 45

LOT 119 3C 1865 J-414. PCGS PR64 CAC Ex Denali Collection. This is a VERY RARE die trial struck in Oroide using the regular Proof dies. Considered R-7+, with perhaps 4-6 known in all grades, which matches the combined PCGS and NGC Population figures which come to 4 graded examples. The Oroide alloy is a blend of 19 parts copper and 1 part aluminum, which gives the metal its distinctive golden tone. Sharply struck, the lustrous Proof surfaces glow brilliantly on both sides. The oroide alloy has delicately toned with an apricot-peach hue that is quite delightful to behold. Some scattered flecks, natural to the reactive nature of the metallic blend are noted, but there are no serious flaws. Struck from a cracked and clashed state of the dies. Very cool and VERY RARE. PCGS 1, NGC 0, CAC 1. The last time this coin sold was in March 2012, realizing a record $8,625. Today, the Collectors Universe value is listed at $6,500. There is just a single PCGS PR65 finer, a coin that has never sold in auction. PCGS# 60595 | ESTIMATE: $6,500+ LOT 120 3C 1863 J-321. PCGS PR65 RB CAC Ex Lemus Collection. This is an extremely RARE, R-7+ die trial struck in copper with a plain edge. An estimated 4-6 are thought to survive per the Judd rarity scale, but between PCGS and NGC there are eight in all grades and designations. Flashy, watery mirrored surfaces show ample original mint red color that mingles with a dusting of dappled periwinkle, magenta, and blue hues. The devices are sharply impressed with just a single lint mark to the left of the date, which will forever identify this GEM as the Queller/Lemus coin. From Heritage’s 2009 FUN Auction, featuring the Queller/Lemus Collection. Earlier obtained privately from Stack’s; ex 1998 ANA auction, lot 5074; ex Kagin’s 50th Anniversary Sale, May 1978, lot 1275; ex Robert Hughes ad, July 1977. PCGS 0, NGC 1. This GEM realized a record price of $9,200 in the 2009 FUN auction, and no other RB has ever sold in auction. As the FINEST graded example, this coin will fit in beautifully in any advanced set of trimes, Patterns, or box of 20 rarities. Bidding will be intense, so good luck! PCGS# 70597 | ESTIMATE: $7,000+ 46

LOT 121 5C 1865 J-417. PCGS PR64 RD CAC This is a wonderful transitional Pattern, that shows the adopted Shield design, dated 1865, and the regular reverse die for the 1866 With Rays nickel. These extremely rare novodels were likely struck in the 1870s for sale to collectors. Struck in copper with a plain edge, J-417 is a R-7- issue, with fewer than a dozen known in all grades; the combined PCGS and NGC Populations are 13, making the R-7- seem very accurate, considering crossovers and resubmissions. Blazing RED mirrors beam brilliantly on both sides. The color is a bold and flaming brick hue with just a few micro-flecks noted for the sake of accuracy. The crisply rendered devices are sharp and the eye appeal is exceptional for the assigned grade. PCGS 2, NGC 1, CAC 2. This coin last sold in auction back in September 2007 as an NGC PR64 RD. It was recently submitted for crossover and CAC. We note the following APRs as a guide for bidders: a PCGS PR63 RD sold in April 2017 for $5,875; this coin brought $6,900 as an NGC coin; and an NGC PR65 RD sold in November 2006 (!) brought $7,763. The current Collectors Universe value is listed at $6,500 and that level will prove low when the hammer finally falls. A great coin for anyone working on an advanced nickel collection! Good luck! PCGS# 80599 | ESTIMATE: $6,000+ LOT 122 5C 1865 J-418. PCGS PR65 CAC Another RARE Pattern Shield nickel, mating an 1865 dated obverse with the No Rays reverse adopted in 1867, these are believed to have been struck in the 1870s for sale to collectors. Rated as R-6+, with 13-20 believed to exist in all grades. Pale, totally original golden hues are dusted over reflective, nickel silver surfaces. The design elements are boldly struck up with a bold defintiion. It is interesting to not that the reverse die was so heavily polished that several letters are partially effaced at the tops. A very cool and rarely seen Pattern. Housed in an old green tag holder. PCGS 6, NGC 1, CAC 2. This GEM realized $7,050 in October 2014 and the current Collectors Universe value is listed at $7,500. Worthy of a great cabinet of Pattern coinage, or a stunning assemblage of Proof Shield nickels. PCGS# 60600 | ESTIMATE: $6,000+ 47

LOT 123 LOT 124 5C 1866 J-489. NGC PR66 CAC 5C 1866 J-490. NGC PR64 RB One of the FINEST graded examples of this R-6- Shield nickel This is a RARE pattern, struck in 100% copper, featuring the pattern, an intriguing variation where the ball at the base of the whimsical “Dutch” 5 reverse. A low R-7 Pattern, fewer than a shield divides the date and the reverse has the “Dutch” 5 in the dozen are known in all grades. wreath reverse. Listed as R-6-, there are 13-20 estimated to survive Deeply reflective, toned copper surfaces have a warm chocolate in all grades. brown that boasts a lovely teal and cobalt blue with some tinges Flashy, chrome-like reflective fields beam with an exquisite depth for of original mint red. Sharply struck up, the design types are quite the metal. There is a faint blush of iridescent silver-white tone that bold. attests to the wonderful originality of the piece. Sharply rendered, all PCGS 2, NGC 2. Long off the market, this is not the one that the details stand out wonderfully against the smooth surfaces. sold in our July 2018 Regency Auction. The current Collectors PCGS 4, NGC 2, CAC 1. Last sold for $3,600 in the 2018 FUN Universe value is $4,200. Rarely seen, we believe this coin will auction; prior to that, one sold for $4,230 in the 2013 FUN delight any Pattern or nickel specialist.  auction. The current Collectors Universe value is listed at $5,600. PCGS# 70686 | ESTIMATE: $2,500+ With none finer, this is a great coin for any serious Pattern nickel set. PCGS# 60685 | ESTIMATE: $3,600+ LOT 125 5C 1866 J-491. NGC PF66* BN CAM This is the FINEST graded in any classification, this R-7- Pattern nickel again offers the Dutch 5 design, struck in bronze. Ultra reflective mirrored fields have a blazing brilliance throughout the design on both sides. The sharply rendered devices stand out with a bold contrast against the fields. A wonderful teal-blue overtone graces both sides. The eye appeal is SUPERB! Worthy of its lofty grade and “*” designation, this coin is stunning. PCGS 0, NGC 1. Realizing $7,050 in the 2015 FUN auction, this coin is peerless and is worthy of a very strong bid from the specialist collector. Good luck! PCGS# 60687 | ESTIMATE: $5,000+ 48

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