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    Impossibly Rare Straight Grade Shipwreck Coin

    S.S. Republic: 1858-O 50c NGC XF45 (With Box and COA)

    $3,750.00
     

    If collectors are looking for an SS Republic shipwreck example, they will have no trouble locating a details coin with the infamous "shipwreck effect" moniker. But with fewer than 50 pieces estimated to have survived without saltwater damage, they may have to search for years to find an example like this. Here we have a shipwreck coin that must have been buried by so many others, they served to protect this one from the elements and any saltwater etching. Simply amazing.


    Civil War Era Issue from New Orleans

    S.S. Republic: 1860-1861-O Issue Set 50c NGC Shipwreck Effect (3 Coins)

    $2,750.00
     

    Set contains 1860-O (US Issue), 1861-O W-11 (CSA Issue), and 1861-O W-03 (Louisiana Issue). An interesting issue as it represents Half Dollars from the New Orleans mint that were struck under the auspices of the United States, the State of Louisiana before joining the Confederacy, and under the direction of the Confederate States of America. A fantastic historical set that's popular amongst collectors.


    Tied Finest Known Full Serif, S Tilted Right

    S.S. Central America: 1856-S Shipwreck $20 PCGS/CAC MS64 (Full Serif)

    $38,500.00
     

    PCGS #70013. While the vast majority of the double eagles recovered from the S. S. Central America shipwreck were dated 1857-S, there was also a fair number of 1856-S double eagles recovered from the Ship of Gold. This stunning example is tied for finest known Full Serif, S Tilted right example. Clean and lustrous surfaces radiate ample mint luster and showcase ideal sunny-golden coloration throughout. A choice example that saw fantastic preservation this would be an exciting addition to any collection of high-end double eagles or shipwreck treasure. CAC approved for quality and eye appeal.


    Scarce Shipwreck Coin

    S.S. Brother Jonathan: 1863-S $20 PCGS MS61

    Next Bid: $11,850.00
    Closes: 8D 14H

    Very tough Civil War era gold piece struck at the San Francisco mint, and later recovered from the famous SS Brother Jonathan Shipwreck. Only 5 coins finer from the shipwreck! This example retains noticeably more eye appeal than most from this pedigree with rich golden-orange color and a strong look for the grade.


    Popular Shipwreck Restrike

    S.S. Central America: 1855 Kellogg Restrike $50 PCGS Gem Proof (With Box and Frame)

    $6,500.00
     

    These 2.5 ounce gold coins were produced in commemoration of the S.S. Central America's voyage and unfortunate end in 1857. The California Historical Society went through great lengths to closely replicate the original Kellogg $50 proofs by creating dies transferred from the originals, using gold from Kellogg and Co. ingots found in the shipwreck, and striking them with a press from the San Francisco mint. An original Kellogg $50 proof would cost you the better part of $1 million. These replicas present a reasonable alternative.


    Popular Shipwreck Restrike

    S.S. Central America: 1855 Kellogg Restrike $50 PCGS Gem Proof (With Box & Frame)

    Next Bid: $6,400.00
    Closes: 15D 15H

    These 2.5 ounce gold coins were produced in commemoration of the S.S. Central America's voyage and unfortunate end in 1857. The California Historical Society went through great lengths to closely replicate the original Kellogg $50 proofs by creating dies transferred from the originals, using gold from Kellogg and Co. ingots found in the shipwreck, and striking them with a press from the San Francisco mint. An original Kellogg $50 proof would cost you the better part of $1 million. These replicas present a reasonable alternative. Includes the original box and COA.


    Popular Shipwreck Restrike

    S.S. Central America: 1855 Kellogg Restrike $50 PCGS Gem Proof (With Box & Frame)

    $6,950.00
     

    These 2.5 ounce gold coins were produced in commemoration of the S.S. Central America's voyage and unfortunate end in 1857. The California Historical Society went through great lengths to closely replicate the original Kellogg $50 proofs by creating dies transferred from the originals, using gold from Kellogg and Co. ingots found in the shipwreck, and striking them with a press from the San Francisco mint. An original Kellogg $50 proof would cost you the better part of $1 million. These replicas present a reasonable alternative. Includes the original box and COA.