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    Electric Toning!

    1876 50c PCGS Proof 66

    $6,000.00
     

    Superb gem example from a mintage of just 1,150 coins struck in proof format. Impeccably preserved mirrors offer sharp details and nice reflectivity with tints of vivid blue, purple, and rose featured on the obverse while the reverse is an even dusky gold. Excellent eye appeal!


    Tied for Finest Known!

    1949-S 50c PCGS/CAC MS67+ FBL ex: Linda Gail

    $20,500.00
     

    The 1949-S Franklin is a popular, key date in the series and this beauty is tied for finest known! Radiant luster shines through the patina of pale gold with stunning bands of rich multicolor toning along the right rim of the obverse and spanning the reverse peripherals. The strike is razor sharp and the eye appeal is stupendous!


    Gorgeous Cameo

    1881 $1 PCGS Proof 67 CAM ex: D.L. Hansen

    $27,250.00
     

    Challenging cameo example from a mintage of only 984 proofs struck of this issue. Virtually flawless, fully mirrored fields and sharp, frosted devices are adorned in a lovely champagne patina adding to the already exceptional eye appeal. The finest example graded, a Proof 68 Cameo resides in the primary collection of D.L. Hansen.


    Beautiful Toning

    1883 $1 PCGS Proof 67 ex: D.L. Hansen

    $19,750.00
     

    Magnificent gem proof example from this final year for which the Philadelphia Mint struck Morgan dollar proofs. Fully struck design elements and flawless mirrors are coated in gorgeous patina of blended rose, blue-green, and lavender toning. Spectacular eye appeal! A 67 cameo example resides in the primary collection.


    Rare Capped Bust Quarter Eagle

    1805 $2 1/2 PCGS MS61 ex: D.L. Hansen

    $38,750.00
     

    Fantastic survivor from a low mintage date with only 1,781 produced, one of less than 10 Mint State survivors graded by PCGS. Lustrous yellow-gold surfaces display attractive orange highlights in the center of the reverse. Some light adjustment marks are noticeable on the reverse of this otherwise gorgeous, distraction free piece. The primary set holds a MS62+ example for the date.


    Rare Early Gold

    1830 $2 1/2 PCGS MS63 ex: D.L. Hansen

    $43,750.00
     

    From a tiny mintage of only 4,540 coins, this early quarter eagle is rare and desirable in any grade, but especially so select Mint State. Bright lemon-gold color adorns both sides of this frosty example. Distraction free surfaces display a distinct trace of reflectivity in the fields helping to highlight the well-struck design elements. A beautiful, eye appealing example sure to please even the most discerning collector. The primary set holds a MS63 example for the date.


    Rare Capped Bust Type Quarter Eagle

    1831 $2 1/2 PCGS MS62 ex: D.L. Hansen

    $31,750.00
     

    A rare type coin from the 1829-1834 capped bust series. All of the issues in this short-lived series are rare, only 4,520 coins struck of the date and a total of just 25,000 coins struck for the type! Wonderfully preserved surfaces display a finish that blends satin and semi-prooflike qualities. Ideal sunny golden color shines evenly throughout the sharply struck surfaces of this fully uncirculated piece. The primary set holds an amazing MS 66+ example for the date and type.


    Tough Civil War Era S-Mint

    1862-S $2 1/2 PCGS MS61

    $29,750.00
     

    Very tough Civil War era gold piece struck at the San Francisco mint, only two PCGS example have been graded finer that this beautiful example! This is the finest example we've had the pleasure of offering. Solid amounts of frosty luster remain throughout the bright sunny-golden surfaces. Boldly detailed with superb eye appeal, this piece will be a highlight to any gold cabinet.


    Gorgeous Proof Quarter Eagle

    1896 2 1/2 PCGS/CAC Proof 66+ DCAM ex: D.L. Hansen

    $37,500.00
     

    Gorgeous, high-end gem example of this popular proof gold type. Pristine mirrors are enchantingly deep and offer fantastic reflectivity and sharp contrast against fully struck, frosty design elements. High-end for the assigned grade as confirmed by the PCGS plus grade and CAC seal of approval, this is a is a true beauty that certainly deserves a home in an advanced collection of US coins.


    Exceptional Matte Proof!

    1912 $2 1/2 PCGS Proof 67 ex: D.L. Hansen

    $62,500.00
     

    Fantastic, premium gem! The design elements are sharply defined and surfaces are impeccably preserved with pleasing wheat-gold coloration and the matte luster and sandblast finish characteristic of the series. The eye appeal is outstanding! A true registry quality pieces, only three examples have been graded finer. Upon viewing the coin in-hand, one would wonder how on earth are there 3 finer examples???


    Famous Rarity

    1824 $5 PCGS AU55 ex: D.L. Hansen

    $53,000.00
     

    The 1824 half eagle boasts a low mintage of 17,340 pieces, with an estimated 30 to 40 examples extant today. This attractive AU presents a rare opportunity sure to catch the attention of advanced early gold collectors. Gently circulated surfaces reveal no individually bothersome abrasions and retain ample mint luster. The strike is uniformly bold with light, even rub over the high-points. Antique-gold surfaces are touched with original deeper orange tints throughout creating lovely eye appeal.


    Famous Key Date

    1909-O $5 PCGS/CAC AU58+ ex: D.L. Hansen

    $29,750.00
     

    Beautiful near mint state example! Strongly embossed design elements and evidence of wear virtually undetectable. Soft mint luster and pleasing orange-gold patina make for great eye appeal. The 1909-O is by far the lowest mintage coin in the series with only 34,200 struck. It is also quite popular as the only New Orleans issue in the entire set. A great issue that is always sought after.


    Fantastic Gem Matte Proof

    1912 $5 PCGS Proof 65 ex: D.L. Hansen

    $52,500.00
     

    From a scant mintage of just 144 coins, this matte proof half eagle is an important rarity in the US gold catalog. The matte proof finish was originally quite unpopular with collectors at the time of mintage which led to a very small mintage and survivorship of these issues. The example offered here is beautiful with immaculate surfaces display unbroken matte luster and ideal orange-gold coloration.