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Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in February 2023

In addition to realizing impressive prices in internet sales during the month of February, CAC-approved coins fared well in live auctions in Las Vegas and Dallas. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed.

1. 1941 Jefferson Nickel in Proof 66

1941 5¢. Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in February 2023. Image: GreatCollections.
1941 5¢. Image: GreatCollections.

On February 5, GreatCollections sold a CAC-approved Proof 66 1941 nickel for $748 USd. On December 13, 2022, Stack’s Bowers sold a PCGS-certified PR-66 1941 nickel, without a CAC sticker, for $100. On November 1, 2022, Heritage sold a different PCGS-certified PR-66 1941 nickel, without a CAC sticker, for $81.

2. 1921 Peace Dollar in MS-66

1921 Peace Dollar. Image; Heritage Auctions.
1921 Peace Dollar. Image; Heritage Auctions.

On Feb. 9, Heritage Auctions sold a CAC-approved MS-66 1921 Peace silver dollar for $21,600. On Dec. 15, 2022, Heritage sold a PCGS-graded MS-66 1921 Peace silver dollar, without a CAC sticker, for $9,000.

3. 1910 $5 Half Eagle in MS-66

1910 Half Eagle. Image: Heritage Auctions.
1910 Half Eagle. Image: Heritage Auctions.

On Feb. 9, Heritage auctioned a CAC-approved MS-66 1910 $5 gold coin for $45,600. On September 17, 2020, Heritage auctioned a PCGS-graded MS-66 1910 $5 gold coin, without a CAC sticker (though from the Bob Simpson Collection) for $13,200.

Yes, values for these increased from September 2020 to February 2023–though by 15% at most, only a small fraction of the difference between $45,600 and $13,200.

4. 1861 Three Cent Silver in MS-63

1861 3 Cent Silver. Image: GreatCollections.
1861 3 Cent Silver. Image: GreatCollections.

On Feb. 12, GreatCollections sold a CAC-approved MS-63 1861 Three Cent Silver for $577.50. On Dec. 13, 2022, Heritage sold a PCGS-graded MS-63 1861 Three Cent Silver, without a CAC sticker, for $300.

5. 1936-D Washington Quarter in MS-64

1936-D Quarter. Image: GreatCollections.
1936-D Quarter. Image: GreatCollections.

On Feb. 12, GreatCollections sold a CAC-approved MS-64 1936-D quarter for $962.50. On Nov. 1, Heritage sold a PCGS-graded MS-65 1936-D quarter, without a CAC sticker, for $602.40.

6. 1889-O Morgan Dollar in MS-64

1889-O Morgan Dollar. Image: GreatCollections.
1889-O Morgan Dollar. Image: GreatCollections.

On Feb. 15, Stack’s Bowers sold a CAC-approved MS-64 1889-O Morgan silver dollar for $900. On January 4, Heritage sold a PCGS-graded MS-64 1889-O Morgan, without a CAC sticker, for $660.

7. 1895-S Morgan Dollar in VF-30

1895-S Morgan Dollar. Image; Stack's Bowers.
1895-S Morgan Dollar. Image; Stack’s Bowers.

On Feb. 15, Stack’s Bowers sold a CAC-approved VF-30 1895-S Morgan silver dollar for $1,080. On Jan. 4, Heritage sold a PCGS-graded VF-30 1895-S Morgan, without a CAC sticker, for $900.

8. 1869 Two Cent Piece in Proof 66

On Feb. 23, Legend Rare Coins auctioned a CAC-approved Proof 66 1869 Two Cent piece for $5,405. On May 5, 2022, Heritage auctioned a PCGS-certified Proof-66 1869 Two Cent piece, without a CAC sticker, for $2,880. Both coins were designated by PCGS as having ‘full mint red color’ (RD).

9. 1875 Shield Nickel in Proof 65 Cameo

On Feb. 23, Legend auctioned a CAC-approved, PCGS-certified PR-65 Cameo 1875 Shield nickel for $1,527.50. On Sept. 23, 2022, Stack’s Bowers sold a PCGS-certified Proof-65-Cameo 1875 Shield nickel, without a CAC sticker, for $780.

10. 1807 Quarter in AU-58

On Feb. 23, Legend auctioned a CAC-approved AU-58 1807 quarter for $16,450. On Jan. 11, 2023, Heritage auctioned a PCGS-graded AU-58 1807 quarter, without a CAC sticker, for $6,600. Both coins were struck from the same pair of dies.

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CAC was founded by leading members of the numismatic community, including John Albanese, a respected authority on coin grading and the rare coin market. The CAC GREEN Label signifies that a coin has met Certified Acceptance Corporation's stringent grading standards. Coins are accepted through CAC Submission Centers. These are knowledgeable dealers who will assist you with your submission and the associated guidelines.

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