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Mexico 1901 20 Centavo Pattern struck in Copper

Mexico 1901 20 Centavo Pattern struck in Copper

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) our iAuctions will contain World and/or Ancient coins, including notable highlights such as this trial strike 20 Centavos piece struck in copper. 
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Mint State 1808 Half Eagle

Mint State 1808 Half Eagle

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

The Capped Bust Left half eagle type is very popular with collectors and, of the early gold types, is the most affordable and obtainable. There are rare and scarce die varieties, but as a type, these are generally available in most grades through AU. Truly Mint State examples, like this NGC-graded MS-62 specimen are scarce.

Author: Greg Cohen
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Gloriously Toned 1883-CC Morgan Dollar in MS-67* (NGC)

Gloriously Toned 1883-CC Morgan Dollar in MS-67* (NGC)

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

The silver dollars designed by George T. Morgan are among the most popular collector coins in American numismatics. It is a long series, issued from 1878 to 1904 and again in 1921, and examples were struck at five different mint facilities. Perhaps the most romantic was the mint set up in 1870 in Carson City, Nevada. 
Author: Greg Cohen
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Superb Gem Mint State 1921 Morgan Dollar

Superb Gem Mint State 1921 Morgan Dollar

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

Morgan dollars, struck annually from 1878 to 1904, and then again in 1921, are among the most popular of American coins. They were coined in Philadelphia, San Francisco, New Orleans, Carson City, and Denver (1921 only). Some issues are very common in all grades, some are common in most grades, and others are scarce in lower grades and rare in high grades. 

Author: Greg Cohen
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Historically Interesting Moroccan Mitqal

Historically Interesting Moroccan Mitqal

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The weekly iAuctions at Stack’s Bowers Galleries are a great source for collectible coins within a reasonable budget. Every month (closing on the first Sunday of the month) these iAuctions contain world and/or ancient coins, with the inclusion of some notable highlights such as this piece, a Moroccan Mitqal (10 Dirhams) with an interesting historical footnote. 

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Lustrous MS-63 1796 Dime

Lustrous MS-63 1796 Dime

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

Among the highlights of iAuction 3518 is a lovely choice Mint State 1796 dime, graded MS-63 by PCGS. Lustrous silver surface highlight pearlescent iridescence that deepens to darker areas of toning. 
Author: Greg Cohen
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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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