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Our Upcoming iAuction #3517 Features a Splendid Gem Cameo Proof 1901 Quarter Eagle

Our Upcoming iAuction #3517 Features a Splendid Gem Cameo Proof 1901 Quarter Eagle

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

A truly gorgeous NGC-certified Ultra Cameo Proof from the first year of the 20th century is one of the numerous highlights in our upcoming iAuction event. The 1901 Proof quarter eagle, one of 223 Proofs reported in the Guide Book, represents the high water mark of Proof production in the Liberty quarter eagle series. 
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Collector Grade 1870-CC Silver Dollar A Highlight in Upcoming iAuction #3516

Collector Grade 1870-CC Silver Dollar A Highlight in Upcoming iAuction #3516

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

A pleasing NGC-certified EF-40 1870-CC Liberty Seated dollar in our upcoming iAuction #3516 should see spirited bidding activity. The grade, sharpness, and rich golden-gray toning call out to type collectors and Carson City Mint specialists alike. Struck in the first year of Carson City Mint coinage operations, the 1870-CC saw a mintage of 11,758 pieces, with the majority of that production seeing extensive use in local commerce. 
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Impressive Choice Proof 1846 Half Dollar

Impressive Choice Proof 1846 Half Dollar

By Greg Cohen, Numismatist & Consignment Director, U.S. & World Coins

This week’s iAuction highlight is a truly rare coin: a Proof striking of the 1846 half dollar offered as lot 21061. All Proofs of this date feature the Medium Date logotype. Reflective fields and somewhat satiny devices display a touch of contrast and light toning. 
Author: Greg Cohen
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Gem Mint State 1776-1976 Bicentennial Ike Dollar Rarity Highlights Our Upcoming iAuction #3512

Gem Mint State 1776-1976 Bicentennial Ike Dollar Rarity Highlights Our Upcoming iAuction #3512

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

A desirable dual-dated 1776-1976 Bicentennial Eisenhower dollar with Type I reverse lettering takes front stage center in our iAuction sale #3512. Bicentennial Ike dollars were struck in 1975 and 1976, though they all bear the dual date 1776-1976 – no Eisenhower dollars were struck bearing the date 1975. 
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Superb Gem Proof 1870 Liberty Seated Dollar Highlights Our iAuction #3511

Superb Gem Proof 1870 Liberty Seated Dollar Highlights Our iAuction #3511

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

A vividly toned Gem Proof 1870 Liberty Seated dollar, called Proof-66 by PCGS and not far off the mark for “finest certified” honors from that firm, is one of many important highlights in our iAuctions sale #3511. The strike is superb and the rich sunset orange and rose toning highlights enhance the overall appearance of this Gem Proof in a lively and colorful manner. 
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Hungarian Taler of Matthias II

Hungarian Taler of Matthias II

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The weekly iAuctions here at Stack’s Bowers are a great source for collectible coins within a reasonable budget! Every month (closing on the first Sunday of the month) these iAuctions will contain World and/or Ancient coins, with the inclusion of some notable highlights such as this piece, a very nice Hungarian Taler issued by the Holy Roman Emperor Matthias II. 
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Amazing Gem Deep Cameo Proof 1990 “No S” Lincoln Cent Stands Out In Our Upcoming iAuction #3510

Amazing Gem Deep Cameo Proof 1990 “No S” Lincoln Cent Stands Out In Our Upcoming iAuction #3510

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

A truly amazing PCGS-certified 1990 “No S” Deep Cameo Proof Lincoln cent is a highlight of our current iAuction sale #3510. It is thought that only a few hundred examples of this rarity were struck before the gaffe was noticed and the die replaced; fortunately for today’s Lincoln cent specialists, enough were released in sets that the pursuit of a specimen is not out of the realm of possibilities. 
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Superb Gem Uncirculated 1917-D Obverse Mintmark Half Dollar One of Numerous Standouts in Our Upcoming iAuction #3508

Superb Gem Uncirculated 1917-D Obverse Mintmark Half Dollar One of Numerous Standouts in Our Upcoming iAuction #3508

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

A superb Gem Mint State 1917-D Walking Liberty half dollar, graded MS-66 by PCGS and tied with four others as finest certified by that firm, is just one of many exciting offerings in our upcoming iAuction #3508. The new design type was in its second year when this beauty rolled off the coinage press in Denver, part of a mintage of 765,400 pieces. In 1917 the mintmark also appeared on the reverse, and nearly three times the amount was struck of that style compared to the obverse mintmark style. 
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