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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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Rare 1869 Pattern Dime One of Many Treats In Our Upcoming iAuction #3507

Rare 1869 Pattern Dime One of Many Treats In Our Upcoming iAuction #3507

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

A spectacular and rare pattern 1869 dime in copper, Judd-710/Pollock-789, will be a focal point in our upcoming iAuction #3507. Graded Proof-65 RB by PCGS, this beauty exhibits a bold strike and exquisite toning highlights including coppery red with emerald green and peach undertones. Judd-710 is a Rarity-7- issue, with perhaps just a dozen or so examples known in all grades. 
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Sparkling Gem Proof 1897 Indian Cent A Highlight of iAuction #3506

Sparkling Gem Proof 1897 Indian Cent A Highlight of iAuction #3506

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

A sparkling Gem Proof 1897 Indian cent graded Proof-66 RD by PCGS is one of many highlights in our iAuction sale #3506. The golden-red surfaces are somewhat frosty on the devices and highly reflective in the fields. Careful inspection of the coin justifies its lofty grade. 
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A Deeply Toned AU-50 1795 Draped Bust Dollar

A Deeply Toned AU-50 1795 Draped Bust Dollar

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

deeply toned 1795 silver dollar,Offered in this week’s iAuction is a deeply toned 1795 silver dollar of the Centered Draped Bust variety. This is always a popular type coin, the second year of issue for the denomination, and the first year of the Draped Bust, Small Eagle type. In 1795 there were two Draped Bust varieties, one with the bust centered nicely and one where the bust is off center.

Author: Greg Cohen
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