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Trade Dollars, Proof (1873-1883): Perfection 12

Perfection 12 - 2nd

Current Statistics
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 66.958
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 66.958
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About this set: CAC Complete Set! It is my opinion that a "Top Set Of All Time" must meet three criteria. First, each coin should be graded by PCGS the most respected and conservative grading service. PCGS coins in most cases bring much higher prices at auction and in the general marketplace. Second a “Top Set Of All Time” should have the CAC sticker on all of the coins which states that the coin is "solid or at the top of its grade". Third most if not all coins should also have "eye appeal". It is easy to spend whatever it takes and simply "buy the grade". However, I am sure most people would agree that if you look at 20 exact coins of the same grade, perhaps three would stand out. It is these that should be in a top set of all time.Eye Appeal is a difficult criteria for various reasons. White, Cams and DCams that are sometimes recently dipped, are given extra points in the registry. Also, many people seem to like them over a beautifully toned original coin. I have no idea why. I prefer amazingly toned coins except with Proof Morgan’s and a select few other coins. I continually try to replace white coins in my top sets with toned examples. If I can’t due to the lower score, I usually have a toned example in my duplicate box! Lastly, In most cases, I do not believe in paying crazy prices simply to beat other registry people. To obtain the nicest coins one usually has to pay a decent premium but going crazy seems to defeat the purpose of being patient and collecting. I see many coins selling for 50-100% more than what they are worth because two set people want them. Please contact me if you have beautiful coins of any grade. Thank You _______________________________________________________________________________ Proof Trade Dollars are large coins, many with beautiful toning and contrast. Usually I prefer these to the DCAMS unless they appear to be original or dipped long ago. Always looking to upgrade or to purchase stunning Trade Dollars in any grade. Thanks Laura, and John(s)!

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Perfection 12
ImagePCGS No.ItemDenomGradePCGS No. PopPCGS No. Pop HigherTotal PopTotal Pop HigherOwner's Comments
870531873 TradeT$1PR64CA1951913CAC A tough date. None Higher at CAC except a lone PR65 Nice coi...
870551875T$1PR65CA44413CAC Highest at CAC Truly amazing example!
870561876T$1PR65CA9597CAC Beautiful Coin Only one higher at CAC Find it for me!
870571877T$1PR66+ CA1012CAC Finest at CAC Stunning Coin Teich Collection Holder
870581878 TradeT$1PR67CA2122CAC
70591879 TradeT$1PR662252224CAC Spectacular Coin Hesselgesser, Would consider the 67/68 Email me!
970601880 TradeT$1PR65DC43462CAC
970611881 TradeT$1PR65+ DC16130CAC Fairly Common Date Have three. This one scores the highest and it quit...
970621882 TradeT$1PR67DC3031CAC Highest DCAM Graded There is a 68 CAC but it is NGC and they are tough...
870631883 TradeT$1PR67+ CA1010CAC Top Coin At CAC and PCGS Amazing, not dipped, original, great mirrors