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The Gypsy Collection - 22nd

Current Statistics
Rank

22
GPA with Top Bonuses

65.297
GPA Weighted

65.297
Complete

65.79%
Set Rating

33.379

The Gypsy Collection

Image Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade PCGS # Pop PCGS # Pop Higher Pop Pop Higher Comments
Liberty Cap Left Half Cent (1793) 1793 1/2C
Liberty Cap Right Half Cent (1794-1797) 1/2C
Draped Bust Half Cent (1800-1808) 1063 1804 1/2C MS64BN 31 2 102151
CAC. A decent luster enlivens the original rich brown colors on this near gem. Details on Miss Liberty are exceptionally struck. POP 27/3. CAC 7. (9/12)
Classic Head Half Cent (1809-1836) 1165 1834 1/2C MS65BN 20 215774
CAC. A decent light glossy luster shows off beautiful even chocolate brown color.
Braided Hair Half Cent (1840-1857) 1231 1854 1/2C MS64+ RB 2 19 26455
CAC. Purchased as MS64RB- Non CAC.
Flowing Hair Chain Cent (1793) 1793 Chain 1C
Flowing Hair Wreath Cent (1793) 1793 Wreath 1C
Liberty Cap Cent (1793-1796) 1C
Draped Bust Cent (1796-1807) 1C
Classic Head Cent (1808-1814) 1C
Coronet Head Large Cent (1816-1839) 1C
Braided Hair Large Cent (1839-1857) 1902 1853 1C MS65+ RB 1 12 30758
CAC. O-131, R.2. The obverse with die line above the LI of LIBERTY, the reverse with "Leaning 0" in the denomination. This is a gorgeous near-Gem that is ideal for the type collector seeking a high-end Bust half. The strike is solid, if a trifle incomplete on the highest design elements, and the luster is warm silver overall with gold and violet elements at the borders. Purchased as MS65 - Non CAC.
Flying Eagle Cent (1856-1858) 2020 1858 1C MS65 85 15 60392
CAC. You do not have to tilt this coin to see all its beautiful colors. Warm shades of violet/golden brown/amber blaze from both sides (on the image the coin may appear slightly speckled-it is not). Overall, the surfaces are extremely clean and radiate with an intense luster. Every detail is sharply struck and appears boldly. No matter how picky you are, this coins quality and color WILL impress you! Not an easy date to find in true problem free GEM. PCGS 51, NGC 71. PCGS has graded only 8 coins higher.
Indian Cent (1859-1909) 82265 1864 1C PR66CA 9 1 4542976
CAC. A honey-gold and rose obverse with a solid gold reverse combined with a rare PR66 Cameo make this Indian head cent a beautiful coin. PCGS 5/1 (12/09) PCGS 6/1 (05/15) EX: Five Point Collection
Lincoln Cent (1909-present) 416682 2010-S 1C PR70DC 344 14660
Two Cents (1864-1873) 3584 1865 2C MS65RD 210 56 3176829
CAC
Three Cent Nickel (1865-1889) 3778 1882 3CN PR67+ 4 7 6347
Three Cent Silver (1851-1873) 3680 1862 3CS MS66+ 6 20 93302
CAC. This Civil War Premium Gem has mildly prooflike fields and only a hint of tan toning. No marks are visible, and the strike is decidedly above average. PCGS has certified just 11 pieces finer (10/09).
Shield Nickel (1866-1889) 83835 1880 5C PR67+ CA 4 1 259
3/1 (12/15)
Liberty Nickel (1883-1913) 83902 1904 5C PR67+ CA 1 12331
CAC 1/0 (12/15)
Buffalo Nickel (1913-1938) 3994 1936 5C PR68 42 3 1767
Jefferson Nickel (1938-present) 407262 2009-S 5C PR70DC 512 23450
Bust Half Disme (1792) 1792 H10C
Flowing Hair Half Dime (1794-1795) H10C
Draped Bust Half Dime (1796-1805) H10C
Capped Bust Half Dime (1829-1837) H10C
Liberty Seated Half Dime (1837-1873) 4358 1854 H10C MS66+ 1 1 138503
CAC. Some light die clashing (mint made) are on both sides. A booming luster shows the original colors of blue, gold, and green that swirl all over this awesome coin with an exceptional strike.
Draped Bust Dime (1796-1807) 10C
Capped Bust Dime (1809-1837) 4526 1834 10C MS64 20 14 576317
CAC. JR-5, R.1. The 4 in the date shows the crossbar partially broken off, with a sharp pointed fragment still visible. On the reverse, the last A in AMERICA is joined to the C and to the arrowhead. The lustrous surfaces of this near-Gem display splashes of forest-green and lavender, more extensive and deeper on the obverse. This sharply struck piece has been well cared for. Population: 18 in 64, 11 finer (11/11).
Liberty Seated Dime (1837-1891) 4708 1891-S 10C MS66 10 2 1803810
CAC. Ex: Eliasberg. The obverse die is worn and the reverse die is crisp with evidence of a repunched mintmark. This splendid Premium Gem has attractive medium gold toning over frosty luster. Population: 7 in 66, 2 finer (8/10). Ex: Chapman Brothers (5/1900); J.M. Clapp; Clapp Estate; Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr.; Eliasberg Estate (Bowers and Merena, 5/1996), lot 1239.
Barber Dime (1892-1916) 4840 1906-O 10C MS66 19 10 22331136
CAC
Mercury Dime (1916-1945) 5029 1941 10C MS67FB 324 30 205282149
CAC
Roosevelt Dime (1946-present) 149529 2007-S 10C PR70DC 1113 52027
Twenty Cents (1875-1878) 5298 1875-S 20C MS63 435 758 11131817
Draped Bust Quarter (1796-1807) 25C
Capped Bust Quarter (1815-1838) 25C
Liberty Seated Quarter (1838-1891) 5585 1884 25C PR66 25 11 1358766
CAC. An absolutely incredible Gem proof that has gorgeous gold, violet, and blue toning on each side. The devices are boldly defined and lustrous, with surrounding deep mirrored fields, creating excellent contrast. (Upgrade from PR65).
Barber Quarter (1892-1916) 5679 1893 25C PR66+ 1 22 2161030
CAC. The 1893 was considered an afterthought by many contemporary collectors, after the issuance of the first-year 1892. But the 1893 is equally well produced and makes a wonderful type coin. This piece appears to us to have enough frost over the devices to warrant a Cameo designation, but apparently PCGS disagreed. The centers are mostly untoned and the margins are accented with rich rose and cobalt-blue toning. Population: 1 in 66+, 18 finer (1/11)
Standing Liberty Quarter (1916-1930) 5779 1930 25C MS67FH 44 2 65181
CAC. Brightly lustrous with just a hint of lemon-gold patina on each side. This Superb Gem is silver-white elsewhere with great eye appeal. Excellent definition on Liberty's head with the lower rivets of the shield showing the only elements of softness.
Washington Quarter (1932-present) 96041 1998-S 25C PR70DC 600 144222
Flowing Hair Half Dollar (1794-1795) 50C
Draped Bust Half Dollar (1796-1807) 50C
Capped Bust Half Dollar (1807-1839) 6144 1827 50C MS64+ 8 20 202732
(CAC) O-131, R.2. The obverse with die line above the LI of LIBERTY, the reverse with "Leaning 0" in the denomination. This is a gorgeous near-Gem that is ideal for the type collector seeking a high-end Bust half. The strike is solid, if a trifle incomplete on the highest design elements, and the luster is warm silver overall with gold and violet elements at the borders. Purchased as MS64.
Liberty Seated Half Dollar (1839-1891) 6355 1877 50C MS65+ 3 28 921261
CAC. The luster highlights the killer ring of sea royal blue which opens into violet and fiery tangerine centers. Splashes of prooflike mirrors are vivid all over. Under the colors are a few OLD light marks, but nothing that's visible or detracting from the grade. Miss Liberty and the details are frosty and have full strikes.(Upgraded from MS65)
Barber Half Dollar (1892-1915) 6550 1903 50C PR64 67 68 50264480
The mirrors are super clean, have amazing clarity, are deep, and of course have super strong reflectivity. They do appear glass like. A wild mix of ORIGINAL blue/navy/purple/violet/gold colors swirls all over. Miss Liberty and the details are sharply struck and do stand out. The eye appeal is terrific!
Walking Liberty Half Dollar (1916-1947) 6642 1942 50C PR67+ 69 64 617323
Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963) 86698 1957 50C PR68CA 203 1 9314519
Kennedy Half Dollar (1964-present) 96828 1987-S 50C PR70DC 650 68035
Flowing Hair Dollar (1794-1795) $1
Draped Bust Dollar (1795-1804) $1
Liberty Seated Dollar (1836-1873) $1
Trade Dollar (1873-1885) 87058 1878 T$1 PR63CA 37 44 25483551
CAC. Patinated in vivid, iridescent shades of green, blue, and lavender, with deeply reflective fields beneath the toning. The boldly impressed devices ensure profound cameo contrast. Population: 31 in 63 Cameo, 25 finer (10/10).
Morgan Dollar (1878-1921) 7162 1885-O $1 MS66 2611 531 8386819069
Peace Dollar (1921-1935) 7363 1924 $1 MS65 3524 879 468389442
Eisenhower Dollar (1971-1978) 97428 1971-S $1 PR69DC 27899 94 227605683
Susan B. Anthony Dollar (1979-1999) 99594 1981-S SBA$1 PR70DC 1213 5363
Sacagawea Dollar (2000-present) 99598 2000-S SAC$1 PR70DC 728 15760
Presidential Dollar (2007-2016) 394881 2008-S $1 PR70DC 626 32711
Liberty Gold Dollar (1849-1854) G$1
Indian Princess Gold Dollar (1854-1889) 7577 1876 G$1 MS66+ 2 2 781093
CAC. Orange-red and olive-green toning is beautiful, and the obverse appears immaculate.
Draped Bust $2-1/2 (1796-1807) $2.50
Capped Bust $2-1/2 (1808-1834) $2.50
Classic Head $2-1/2 (1834-1839) $2.50
Liberty Head $2-1/2 (1840-1907) 7763 1852 $2.50 MS65 11 4 57263249
CAC. An intense luster shows off a subtle mix of brilliant yellow gold/orange gold colors.
Indian Head $2-1/2 (1908-1929) 7948 1915 $2.50 MS64+ 62 201 10744729
(P.65)
Indian Princess $3 (1854-1889) 8010 1888 $3 MS66+ 2 2 2341
CAC.
Draped Bust $5 (1795-1807) 8088 1805 $5 MS62 52 58 367385
CAC. Breen-6444, BD-3, High R.5. A moderate mintage of 33,183 Capped Bust Right half eagles was achieved in 1805, with five different die marriages known to collectors today. The coin offered here is an example of the rare BD-3 variety, characterized by the imperfect 1 in the date, star 1 distant from the bust, and star 9 close to Y in LIBERTY. John Dannreuther estimates an initial mintage of 2,000-3,000 pieces for BD-3, with a surviving population of 35-45 examples. The present coin is an attractive example, with noticeably prooflike fields. Heavy clash marks can be seen in the right reverse field, with some adjustment marks in the center obverse. Sharply struck, with exquisite detail on the central devices, and only slight weakness on the peripheral stars. A few scattered field marks prevent an even higher grade. Population (all varieties): 44 in 62, 58 finer (11/11).
Capped Bust $5 (1807-1834) 8116 1813 $5 MS64 51 2 26947
CAC. BD-1, R.2. Bass-Dannreuther Die State b/b. The Capped Bust Left design was modified in 1813, with the bust and eagle restyled and the stars arranged in a continuous arc above the portrait, instead of the 7x6 arrangement of the previous design. A substantial mintage of 95,428 pieces was achieved, with only two die varieties known for the date. This coin represents the more available BD-1 variety, identified by the position of the first S in STATES over the right side of E in PLURIBUS. The BD-1 is the only readily available date and variety of this design type, making it a favorite choice of type collectors. The BD-1 probably accounted for 60,000-75,000 pieces of the reported mintage, with a surviving population of 450-650 examples in all grades. John Reich's secret signature star punch, with the notched outside point, was used on star 13. The obverse die was also used to strike the BD-2 variety of this date, but the BD-1 is the only use of the reverse die. As a date, 1813 half eagles have been avidly collected since the 1850s, with an example appearing in lot 187 of the A.C. Kline Sale (Moses Thomas & Sons, 6/1855). More recent sales include the appearance of the present coin in lot 5093 of the FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2011), which realized $48,875. The coin offered here is a spectacular near-Gem example, with pleasing yellow-gold surfaces and strong rose highlights at the peripheries. The design elements are sharply detailed, and vibrant mint luster beams on both sides. A few light adjustment marks appear on Liberty's cheek on close inspection, but they have little impact on the coin's extraordinary visual appeal. Population: 48 in 64, 3 finer (6/12). 48/4 (1/14)
Classic Head $5 (1834-1838) $5
Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908) 8404 1901-S $5 MS66 66 11 505138
CAC. The 1901-S offers the twin appeals of the popular S mintmark and its status as probably the most common half eagle in high grades -- a status due as much to the large mintage as to the overall excellent production criteria. This remarkable Premium Gem displays those criteria in abundance, with a nearly full strike (save for a couple of obverse star centers), glorious luster, and attractive red-orange coloration. Abrasions are virtually absent. Population: 46 in 66, 2 finer (9/11).
Indian Head $5 (1908-1929) 8528 1914-D $5 MS64+ 21 20 5451153
CAC. PCGS Secure. The 1914-D half eagle, with a mintage of 247,000 coins, is a rare issue in higher grades, as the population data reveals. This highly lustrous and frosty example has brilliant honey-gold luster with pristine surfaces. Only two 1914s of any grade have received a Plus designation. Population: 2 in 64+, 14 finer (7/10).
Draped Bust $10 (1795-1804) 8563 1800 $10 MS62 20 14 205232
CAC. BD-1, High R.3. Sole die pair for the year. Bass-Dannreuther Die State c/e, the obverse plainly cracked at LIBERTY and the reverse showing subtle clash marks from obverse dentils that are most obvious atop the first T of STATES. This state of the BD-1 1800 eagle illustrates one of the greatest challenges to determining how many of which coins were struck in the Mint's earliest years: the obverse die was taken out of service, a number of coins dated 1801 struck, and then returned to service to make more eagles, this MS62 example included. Thanks to the remarriage, the 1800 eagle is, in the aggregate, one of the more accessible early eagle issues, as it is merely scarce rather than rare like most of its peers. Taking die states into account, however, more specifically the split between coins struck in 1800 and those produced in 1801, the two periods when divided create a pair of more challenging and intriguing issues. It is possible that the coins struck in 1801 will be considered their own variety in the future, much as die states for half dollars sometimes are marked with an "a" or "b" suffix. Even should that never come to pass, the 1800 eagle remains a popular issue, particularly in high grades such as MS62. This piece has broad lemon-gold luster with just a hint of green and good interior detail. The reverse shows sizable adjustment marks at the lower eagle and the right-side clouds, but these are as-made and do not influence the technical grade. Wispy flaws in the obverse fields largely account for the grade. Population: 16 in 62, 13 finer (11/13). CAC: (4 with one 64 CACd) - 19/13 (01/15)
Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907) 98836 1896 $10 PR65+ DC 1 5 105449
CAC. While the official mintage of 78 proof 1896 ten dollar coins might suggest that the date is relatively available, circumstantial evidence suggests that that output was an overreach. Not only were mintages of proof eagles lower in the next two years (69 and 67 pieces, respectively), but the estimated survival of the 1896 ten dollar proofs is close to that of the 1897, with the 1898 pieces seeing a spike in the survival rate despite a slipping mintage. PCGS suggests that 35 to 45 specimens survive for the 1896 and 1897 dates, compared to "40 to 50 known" for the 1898 issue. The PCGS Population Report lists 25 certification events for the 1896 ten dollar proof, 16 with Cameo contrast and nine labeled Deep Cameo. (It should be remembered that the period from 1896 to 1898 was a high-water mark for the cameo effect in U.S. silver and gold proof coinage.) A majority of the coins are in the PR64 range; among Deep Cameo pieces, this is one of just two certified by PCGS with three numerically finer as Deep Cameo, all graded PR66 (2/12). Effectively black-and-gold contrast is on display with this Deep Cameo Gem, thanks to sharply struck, thickly frosted devices paired with fields that combine so-called "orange-peel" texture with a great overall mirror finish. A thin, curving blemish just off the bridge of Liberty's nose and a depression to the left of star 9 are the most reliable pedigree markers. (Upgrade from 65). PCGS 65DCAM 2/3 (02/12) PCGS 65+DCAM 1/15 (05/15)
Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907) 9039 1901 $20 MS66 4 47447
CAC. Purchased as MS65/CAC, upgraded to MS66/CAC, this elegant Gem survivor from this turn-of-the-century issue is sharply struck with vibrantly lustrous wheat-gold and mint-green surfaces and marvelous visual appeal. The portrait is especially clean, with only a handful of minuscule luster grazes away from the focal points. PCGS 4/0 (5/15)
$20 St. Gaudens (1907-1933) 9180 1925 $20 MS66+ 19 7 8371404
CAC. The surfaces of this high-end Premium Gem are virtually pristine with no distractions visible to the naked eye. The design elements are sharply detailed in most areas, though a little softness is evident on the Capitol and lower stars. The surfaces display vibrant mint luster with outstanding eye appeal. Population: 11 in 66+, 5 finer (5/11)

COMMENTS

Amazing coins. I especially loved the 1804 half cent, 3 cent nickel and Standing Liberty Quarter

Posted @ 3/31/2015 7:09 AM By gibsport