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    Rare Deep Cameo Proof

    1865 3cN PCGS Proof 66+ DCAM

    Next Bid: $11,000.00
    Closes: 10D 16H

    Gorgeous superb gem, one of just 500 coins struck in proof this year with only four PCGS examples graded finer. Rich golden toning coats both the frosty, sharply struck devices and deep watery mirrors. A fantastic piece for the advanced registry collector.

    Better S-Mint

    1928-S 5c PCGS/CAC MS65+ ex: D.L. Hansen

    Vault Value
    Next Bid: $4,000.00
    Closes: 3D 16H

    Better date S-mint. This high-end gem displays sharply struck details throughout. Warm patina of olive-gold is highlighted by bright pink, lime, and orange iridescence tints brought out under the light. CAC approved for quality. PCGS+ grade for premium quality at the top of end of the assigned grade.

    Gorgeous Key Variety

    1937-D 3 Legs 5c PCGS/CAC MS65+

    Next Bid: $31,000.00
    Closes: 10D 16H

    Gorgeous, high end gem example! Scarce and very popular variety, highly sought after by even non-Buffalo nickel collectors. Satiny mint luster permits traces of light gold and pale blue toning along the rims of both sides. Outstanding eye appeal, a great coin for a top collection.

    Looks Full Bands!

    1916-D 10c PCGS/CAC AU58

    Next Bid: $12,800.00
    Closes: 3D 16H

    Popular and desirable key date Mercury dime. This beautiful slider displays plenty of luster, boldly impressed details, and original golden-grey tints throughout. The coin actually has full bands on the reverse as well and should be considered to be submitted to PCGS for review of this.

    Key Date Early Draped Bust Quarter

    1804 25c NGC VG-08

    Next Bid: $5,900.00
    Closes: 3D 16H

    Extremely popular due to its major-rarity silver dollar cousin and to the fact that the 1804 quarter is quite scarce. Only 6,738 coins were struck and very few survive in sound condition. It's much scarcer than the 1796 quarter as few were saved. This evenly circulated survivor retains solid details for the grade level with the definition is especially bold on the obverse. Pleasing copper-grey and subtle blue tones are featured on both sides with no individually distracting abrasions.

    Important, Rare Carson City Quarter

    1870-CC 25c PCGS VF30

    Next Bid: $23,350.00
    Closes: 10D 16H

    Very desirable rare CC issue from a scant mintage of just 8,340 coins. This attractive VF representative shows moderate, even wear on the design elements and delightfully smooth surfaces devoid of any mentionable abrasions. The devices standout antique golden-grey from olive-grey fields with lovely purple and blue undertones. Overall a choice piece for the discerning collector of Carson City coinage!

    Gorgeous Cameo Gem

    1873 25c NGC Proof 66 CAM (Arrows)

    Next Bid: $8,125.00
    Closes: 10D 16H

    Scarce with arrows proof issue. These were struck for just 2 years and only 540 were issued of this date. This superb gem is struck in razor sharp detail with bright, watery mirrors that provide a beautiful backdrop for the frosty design elements to standout against. A gentle champagne patina coats both sides with warmer russet and blue toning coming in around the peripherals. No deep cameo examples are known and just three examples have been graded finer between both services!

    Beautiful Cameo Gem

    1900 25c NGC/CAC Proof 66 CAM

    Next Bid: $3,050.00
    Closes: 3D 16H

    Eye catching gem example of this low mintage issue, just 912 proofs struck. Impressively deep mirrors create strong contrast against sharply rendered, satiny design elements. Generally untoned with delicate touches golden throughout adding to the already immense eye appeal.

    Scarce Variety

    1846 50c NGC MS64 (Tall Date)

    Next Bid: $5,450.00
    Closes: 3D 16H

    The tougher of the two date logotypes for 1846 half dollars, this is a beautifully preserved Mint State specimen! Intense satiny luster shines from both sides. Sharply struck and generally untoned with pleasing russet-gold tints coming in around the peripherals. A great, eye appealing example before the price jump for gem pieces.

    Tough S-Mint

    1856-S 50c PCGS MS63

    Next Bid: $14,250.00
    Closes: 3D 16H

    Registry quality example of this lower mintage S-mint! Just 211,000 coins struck and only three examples have been graded finer than this select specimen. Satiny, choice surfaces are radiantly lustrous and crisply struck. The eye appeal is wonderful! An important offering for the advanced collector.

    Tied for Finest Known

    1857-O 50c PCGS MS64

    Next Bid: $6,650.00
    Closes: 3D 16H

    Gorgeous and rare Mint State survivor! A perfect piece for the advanced registry collector, this beauty is tied for finest known PCGS example. Bright luster illuminates the golden tinted surfaces helping to highlight the sharp striking detail. Subtle violet and blue tints appear along the rims of both sides. Overall the eye appeal is excellent!

    Registry Quality

    1885 50c PCGS/CAC MS66+ ex: D.L. Hansen

    Vault Value
    Next Bid: $11,500.00
    Closes: 3D 16H

    High-end superb gem! Beautifully toned surfaces are brightly lustrous and exceedingly well-struck. Fantastic eye appeal! CAC approved for quality. PCGS+ grade for premium quality at the top of end of the assigned grade. The sole finest known example of the date, a MS67+, is displayed in the Hansen Collection.

    Popular & Rare Variety

    1892-O 50c PCGS/CAC MS63 (Micro O) ex: D.L. Hansen

    Next Bid: $46,000.00
    Closes: 10D 16H

    Barber half collectors know that the Micro O is the rarest widely-collected issue in the series. There are only a few dozen known in all grades and even low grade examples are really scarce and shouldn't be passed up. This select example is sure to please the Barber specialist. Great luster and original tints of lavender, peach, and rose-gold adorn the well-struck surfaces. Original and technically strong, this would be a highlight addition to any cabinet.

    Scarce Date

    1893-S 50c PCGS/CAC MS65 ex: D.L. Hansen

    Next Bid: $18,925.00
    Closes: 10D 16H

    One of our favorite collector dates in the set, the 1893-S boasts the third lowest mintage of the 19th Century Barber halves. This beautiful gem is among the finest with CAC approval and is numerically bested by just two PCGS examples. An exceedingly well struck example with strong luster that shines beneath a beautiful, blended patina of gold, olive, and powder blue toning.

    Beautifully Toned Key Date

    1896-O 50c PCGS MS66 ex: D.L. Hansen

    Next Bid: $34,600.00
    Closes: 10D 16H

    Key date Barber half dollar in stunning superb gem condition! A truly exceptional specimen with only two PCGS example graded finer. Attractive surfaces feature strong luster and are beautifully toned. Dappled orange-gold tints appear throughout and a crescent of lime, blue, and violet presents on the right side of both the obverse and reverse. Sharply defined for the issue this is an exciting opportunity for the advanced collector of the series.

    Popular D-Mint

    1911-D 50c PCGS MS66

    Next Bid: $4,500.00
    Closes: 3D 17H

    Popular D-mint Barber half in superb gem condition! Less than ten PCGS examples have been graded finer. The design elements crisp and fully represented with smooth, lustrous fields and a pleasing golden-grey patina over both sides.