carstand's Coin Album
? CONFEDERATE SUTLER TOKEN (1861-65) : ? Tennessee State Volunteers 6th Regiment. UI-P-B Brass ; S.T.V.6 ; Schenkman Plate Token(both sides) 2nd Edition. Rarity-9 - fewer than 4 known. Believed to be Confederate Token - estimate $200-350 in uncirculated. Purchased as PCGS MS61 in Secure Plus holder. ? Ex Rick Irons. Clearly identifiable by the spots on the reverse.
1793 CHAIN CENT - our FIRST REGULAR ISSUE COIN ; Purchased by me on 3/29/91 as PCGS holdered (OGH) VG10 #1341.10/5164069 in an OGH . Prior to PCGS the coin had been certified by ANACS as VF20/20 - #E-3807 with "REVERSE RIM DAMAGE**" S-4 and registered to Burton Corn on 10/3/82. PCGS incorrectly gave the coin a PCGS# 1341, which I brought to their attention 4/2017. The coin was regraded without change from VG10 BUT corrected to S-4 Periods ,PCGS #35444 (a variety of 91341). Coin Reholdered PCGS Gold Shield 5/2017. I paid all fees including correction for PCGS' initial incorrect variety attribution.
$5 DRAPED BUST 1800 : Mintage 37,628 ; survival estimate of 600 ; R-5.8 ; 8.75g, 25mm ; ; 91.7% Gold and 8.3% Copper ; Purchased as PCGS AU50. The certificate number was 08082.50/02229940 before regrading. Original price was $3750 $168.75 tax = $3918.75. Regraded and reslabbed by PCGS as AU55 and Variety BD-4 Blunt 1 on about 3/21/17. New PCGS # is 45594. Reholdered Secure.
DRAPED BUST SILVER DOLLAR - 1803 - LARGE 3 VARIETY : Lapurchased as PCGS AU50 in an OGH. The coin is a LARGE 3 Variety but was mistakenly identified as a SMALL 3 Variety in the original OGH. The original certification # was 01563954. This was corrected at my expense for regrading and correct full variety attribution and Reholdering as PCGS Secure 5/2017.
$5 GOLD CAPPED BUST LEFT 1807 : Mintage of 51,605 ; estimated survival of 675 ; R-5.6 ; 8.75G, 25MM ; 91.7% Gold. 8.3% Copper ; Reeded edge. Purchased as AU for $3825 + $172.12 tax = 3997.12. Coin sent to PCGS and graded N1,certificate #15818435. Later coin regraded by PCGS as AU58, certificate #82161189. No further improvement with this final grading. Reholdered Secure.
LIBERTY SEATED DOLLAR 1859-O ; Genuine UNC Details(91-Questionable Color) , purchases as slabbed ANACS MS-61 ; MS60 - $2200 , MS63 - $4700, MS65 - $8500. It looks good. Submitted for restoration 3/17 and no change . Old certificate # was 82669303. Now holdered as PCGS Secure.
1 of 18 MORGAN Dollars purchased on 3/25/1995 in old PCGS OGH "rattlers". 4 MS65's and 14 MS64's. These were regraded and reslabbed Secure 5/2017 - now 12 MS65's and 3 MS64+'s and 3 MS64's. This coin was originally PCGS MS64 , Certificate # 6094640. Upgraded to MS65. PCGS Securer holder.
BARBER HALF DOLLAR 1893 PCGS PR63 : IMPERIAL ; HERITAGE AUCTIONS where it was graded 63/63. It was in an old PCGS slab graded PR63, I later had the coin regraded by PCGS 3/2017 but without change in grade. I had thought it might be a higher grade or a cameo proof. Old PCGS# was 04008566. Now in PCGS Secure holder.
1911-D $2.50 INDIAN HEAD GOLD EF-AU ; STRONG D ; SCARCE KEY DATE/MINT. UNCOMMON STRONG D VARIETY. The 1911-D 2 1/2 INDIAN has an original mintage of 55,680. This coin was graded by PCGS (around 2010) as AU55 and regraded in 5/2017 again as AU55. PCGS Secure holder
SAINT GAUDENS $20 GOLD 1927 : PCGS Genuine Spot Removed - UNC Details(98-Damage) ; This coin appears to be one of four $20 gold pieces my ex-wife took and which I received back via my mother. Originally apparently graded by NGC without full grade - no details grades given at that time- because of spot removed on reverse. I gave this coin to Ursula on 4/7/2017.