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Record Coin Prices for CAC Approved PCGS/NGC Coins at GreatCollections

GreatCollections is the leading auction house for CAC approved certified coins. We currently have 591 CAC approved PCGS/NGC coins in our auctions available for bidding.


CAC coins typically sell for premium prices. The premium can range from just a few percent to more than 50% depending on the coin issue, grade and rarity. Generally speaking, classic gold coins and early silver bring the largest premiums with CAC approval. Even common date Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles sell for big premiums. At the time of writing this, common date Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles graded PCGS/NGC MS-66 sell around the $2100 mark. The same grade/grading service with CAC approval regularly sells in the $3350-$3850 range.


These are just some of the CAC-approved certified coins we have auctioned at GreatCollections. We have sold over 33,418 CAC approved graded coins since 2011 at GreatCollections. All of our CAC coin auction prices are public record and we maintain a Complete Auction Archive, which is searchable by coin denomination, series and even grading service/grade. GreatCollections offers free coin appraisals. For more information, please contact us.



1879 Four-Dollar Gold Piece Flowing Hair Stella PCGS Proof-65 DCAM CAC
Sold $236,250.00
($210,000.00 hammer)
November 11, 2018
1895 Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS Proof-67+ CAMEO CAC (Toned)
The King of Kings! A fresh to market king of Morgan Dollars - 1895 Proof - which last traded in 1960 for just $500. The coin was recently graded for the first time by PCGS. Superb original toning. This example would be the ultimate centerpiece for a top Morgan Dollar collection.
Sold $205,312.50
($182,500.00 hammer)
April 07, 2019
1776 Continental Currency CURRENCY, Pewter Double Struck NGC MS-64 CAC
From the Sedona Collection Part IV. Newman 2-C CURRENCY Variety. All Continental Dollars are rare, and those in superb Mint State condition infrequently appear on the market. This particular example was double struck and can be seen on the reverse label containing WE ARE ONE. CAC approved. Exceedingly rare.
Sold $154,687.50
($137,500.00 hammer)
August 26, 2018
1879 Four-Dollar Gold Piece Flowing Hair Stella PCGS Proof-63 CAC
Sold $144,100.00
($131,000.00 hammer)
April 09, 2017
1915-S Panama-Pacific Expostion $50 Gold, Round PCGS MS-64+ CAC
Sold $133,313.62
($118,501.00 hammer)
April 21, 2019
1915-S Panama-Pacific Exposition Gold $50, Round PCGS MS-64 CAC
Sold $125,400.00
($114,000.00 hammer)
July 02, 2017
1915-S Panama-Pacific Exposition Gold $50, Octagonal PCGS MS-64 CAC
Sold $117,152.20
($106,502.00 hammer)
July 02, 2017
1895 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC Proof-66 CAMEO CAC
Superb and original. King of the Morgan Dollars.
Sold $107,250.00
($97,500.00 hammer)
October 09, 2016
1927-D Peace Silver Dollar PCGS MS-66+ CAC
Sold $105,187.50
($93,500.00 hammer)
November 11, 2018
1915-S Panama-Pacific Exposition $50 Gold, Octagonal NGC MS-64 CAC
A superb CAC example of this classic U.S. issue from 1915. Minted in San Francisco, the Octagonal Slug was issued to commemorate the Panama Pacific Exposition. The coin is well struck with some original gold luster present. Only 645 coins were minted of this issue in the Octagonal format, with less suriving over the past 95 years. The high face value, the even higher issue price and the limited availability has ensured an aura surrounding the $50 pieces from the set. To put things in perspective in 1915: a new car cost $390 and a new house just $3,395. The price of gold was fixed at $20.67 an ounce, and the Boston Red Sox won the World Series.
Sold $88,000.00

April 15, 2012
1915-S Panama-Pacific Exposition $50 Gold, Round PCGS MS-63 CAC
Sold $79,750.00
($72,500.00 hammer)
March 18, 2012
Pattern 1882 $1 Shield Earring J-1702 PCGS Proof-64 CAC
This popular design by George Morgan routine ranks among the most popular patterns ever produced. Less than 10 coins have been graded by both PCGS/NGC total, and this number could include a couple of resubmissions. The coin has almost cameo fields, with attractive toning. Tied with one other 64 as the finest graded by PCGS. This example has CAC approval.
Sold $78,100.00
($71,000.00 hammer)
January 18, 2015
1895 Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS Proof-63 CAC OGH
Sold $77,625.00
($69,000.00 hammer)
June 24, 2018
1799 Capped Bust Gold Eagle Large Stars Obverse PCGS MS-63 CAC
Sold $68,750.00

October 07, 2018
1911 Indian Gold Quarter Eagle PCGS Proof-67+ CAC
Sold $76,501.12
($68,001.00 hammer)
June 24, 2018
1907 Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle MCMVII. High Relief, Wire Edge NGC MS-66 CAC
Sold $74,250.00
($67,500.00 hammer)
February 24, 2013
1895 Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS Proof-64 CAMEO CAC
Sold $73,810.00
($67,100.00 hammer)
July 09, 2017
1806 Capped Bust Right Gold Half Eagle Round 6 BD-6 NGC MS-64+ CAC
With 7 & 6 Stars.
Sold $73,265.62
($65,125.00 hammer)
June 23, 2019
1799 Capped Bust Gold Eagle Large Stars Obverse PCGS MS-63 CAC
Sold $70,320.38
($62,507.00 hammer)
June 24, 2018
1837 Classic Gold Half Eagle PCGS MS-64+ CAC
Sold $70,313.62
($62,501.00 hammer)
June 16, 2019
1806 Capped Bust Right Gold Half Eagle Round 6, 7x6 Stars PCGS MS-64 CAC OGH
Sold $67,500.00
($60,000.00 hammer)
January 20, 2019
1889-CC Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS-63 PL CAC
Sold $65,510.50
($59,555.00 hammer)
April 13, 2014
1851 Gold $50 Reeded Augustus Humbert "880" NGC AU-53 CAC
Sold $61,876.12
($55,001.00 hammer)
April 29, 2018
1884-S Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS-63+ CAC (Toned)
Sold $60,500.00
($55,000.00 hammer)
December 06, 2015
1793 Chain Cent AMERICA PCGS XF-40 CAC
From the Edgemont Collection of U.S. Type Coins.
Sold $61,875.00
($55,000.00 hammer)
June 09, 2019