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These are just some of the notable coin auction results achieved by GreatCollections. This demonstrates the extensive bidder base that GreatCollections participating each week in our certified coin auctions. We also have our complete coin auction archive available, which now contains 631,315 coin auction records with high quality images.

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1954-D Washington Quarter PCGS MS-67 CAC (Toned) at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
 
Typically a $700-$800, this coin attracted spirited bidding and ended up selling for a world record price for a 1954-D Quarter in any grade.
Sold $6,187.50
 
 
PCGS Price Guide $325. This example had CAC approval and had a very nice appearance.
Sold $790.88
 
1940-D Washington Quarter PCGS MS-66 CAC (Toned) at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
1950 Franklin Half Dollar NGC Proof-68+ ★ CAC at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
 
One of the finest 1950 Franklin Half Dollars in existence, which sold for a record price.
Sold $48,375.00
 
 
Typically a $100 coin in this grade, although this particular example is quite nice under the toning. It attracted multiple bidders to sell for 7 times the usual price.
Sold $790.88
 
1924 Peace Silver Dollar NGC MS-65 OH at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
1926-S Peace Silver Dollar PCGS MS-66+ CAC at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
 
At the time of the auction, the PCGS Price Guide was just $6,900. None have appeared in auction in this grade, and no MS-67s have appeared in almost 10 years. Peace Dollars have been bringing stronger and stronger prices for the high end market.
Sold $28,186.88
 
 
Over 150 people tracking, over 5000 page views. This was a recently graded rarity that last traded for just $500 in 1960. The realization exceeded the PCGS Price Guide and set the all-time record for a Proof 1895 dollar.
Sold $205,312.50
 
1895 Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS Proof-67+ CAMEO CAC (Toned) at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
1883-O Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS-63 OH (Toned) at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
 
Typically a $50-$60 coin, but this coin had attractive toning and was graded in the late 1980s by NGC. This type of NGC holder is sometimes called a "fatty".
Sold $1,139.62
 
 
Typically a $50-$80 coin. Omaha Bank Hoard perhaps contributed, but the coin was superb. High end for a MS-66.
Sold $505.12
 
1944-D Washington Quarter PCGS MS-66 (Omaha Bank Hoard) at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
1945-S Mercury Dime PCGS MS-65 FB OGH (1st Gen) (Toned) at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
 
Typically a $60 coin, this is the first generation of PCGS holder - a "rattler" - which typically attract premium prices. This sold for a significant premium due to the quality (and old holder).
Sold $902.25
 
 
PCGS Price Guide $400. Yes, it sold for almost 40 times the Price Guide value. A great example of the advantages of using GreatCollections to auction your coins.
Sold $15,936.75
 
1883-O Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS-66 CAC (Toned) at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
1918-D Standing Liberty Quarter PCGS MS-66 at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
 
PCGS Price Guide $2500. A premium example of this coin that attracted aggressive bidding.
Sold $5,250.38
 
 
A coveted White Rattler, which has the prefix 108xxxx - these are among the very first coins graded by PCGS back in 1986. Collectors are usually buying the holder, more than the coin in this case.
Sold $928.12
 
1880-S Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS-63 OGH (1st Gen - White Rattler) at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
1929 Standing Liberty Quarter NGC MS-66 ★ FH (Toned) at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
 
Typically a $1000 coin, this coin attracted significant bidding due to the toning. It was part of the Landmark Collection that GreatCollections sold in 2018.
Sold $12,106.12
 
 
A PCGS Proof-67 of this date generally sells for about $250-$350. This brought 10 times the normal amount, due to the quality. CAC awarded a Gold CAC sticker, which means CAC believes the coin is under-graded. Bidders agreed!
Sold $2,925.00
 
1940 Mercury Dime PCGS Proof-67 (CAC Gold Label) (Toned) at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
1849 Seated Liberty Half Dollar PCGS MS-64 CAC OGH at Greatcollections current Online Coin Auction
 
 
We sold this coin back in 2014, but only recently it became the subject of an online forum due to the record price it realized. A coin in MS-64 with CAC approval typically sells in the $3,000-$4,000 range. While this coin was superb, it sold for 2.5 times the PCGS Price Guide value after spirited bidding from collectors and dealers.
Sold $14,494.34
 
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