Our first highlight coin is a 1903 25c PCGS MS66+. This piece is an underrated P-Mint with gorgeous pink, blue, and golden highlights that has the PCGS+ grade for premium quality.
Our second highlight coin is an SS New York Shipwreck: 1839-O 2 1/2 NGC MS62. An important recovery from the wreck of SS New York, this piece displays beautiful, frosty surfaces and gorgeous overall eye appeal. The first year of production of quarter eagles in New Orleans, this piece is fascinatingly rotated 180 degrees.
The third highlight coin is an 1874-CC $10 NGC AU53 that is a popular scarce Carson City issue from a mintage of just 16,767 coins.
The final highlight coin is a C.Bechtler $5 PCGS AU55 (150 Grains, 20 Carat). This extremely rare Bechtler $5 was struck between 1831 and 1834 in North Carolina. This variety is K-15, which is listed as Rarity-7. It is among the finest graded examples and a variety that is not often seen! The Bechtlers were prolific in their minting of private gold coins during the first U.S. gold rush in the 1830s. Unlike some of the firms that developed in California, the Bechtlers were well-respected and even when the Federal mints at Dahlonega and Charlotte opened, the Bechtlers continued to strike coins that circulated alongside their Federal counterparts. This is a major rarity in the Territorial or Pioneer series, a variety that is rarely offered in auction.
Of course, there are many other highlights, so be sure to browse all lots in this exciting new sale before it closes on Sunday, March 3.
Some of the other highlights from this week’s auction include:
- 1909-S VDB 1c PCGS MS66 RB
- 1990 No S 1c PCGS Proof 69 RD DCAM
- 1877 3cN PCGS Proof 67
- 1831 10c PCGS/CAC MS65+
- 1850 10c PCGS MS65
- 1854-O 10c PCGS MS65 (Arrows)
- 1916 Standing Lib 25c PCGS/CAC VG-10
- 1795 50c PCGS XF45 (O-110A, OGH)
- 1906-S 50c PCGS/CAC MS66+
- 1883-CC $1 NGC MS67+
- 1879 $1 ANACS MS65 DMPL
- 1924 $1 PCGS MS67
- 1855-O G$1 NGC MS61 (Type 2)
- 1833 2 1/2 NGC AU55 (BD-1)
- 1811 $5 PCGS AU55 (Small 5)
- 1813 $5 NGC/CAC MS62+
- 1873-CC $5 PCGS/CAC F15
- 1874-CC $10 NGC/CAC VF35
- 1857-S $20 PCGS/CAC MS64
- SS Central America: 1857-S Shipwreck $20 PCGS MS64 Gold Foil (20A, Spiked Shield, with Box & COA)
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