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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 1,191 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 49,422 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.



CAC Record Coin Prices
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1907 Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle MCMVII. High Relief, Flat Edge PCGS MS-67 CAC
From the Catskill Collection.
Sold $288,000.00
($256,000.00 hammer)
July 19, 2020
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1879 Four-Dollar Gold Piece Flowing Hair Stella PCGS Proof-65 DCAM CAC
Sold $236,250.00
($210,000.00 hammer)
November 11, 2018
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1879 Four-Dollar Gold Piece Flowing Hair Stella PCGS Proof-65 CAMEO CAC
From the Catskill Collection.
Sold $226,126.12
($201,001.00 hammer)
July 26, 2020
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1879 Four-Dollar Gold Piece Flowing Hair Stella NGC Proof-65+ UC CAC
Major rarity, superb Ultra Cameo that ranks in one of the strongest Ultra Cameo that we've seen. CAC approved.
Sold $222,187.50
($197,500.00 hammer)
April 26, 2020
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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
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1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime LM-10 PCGS MS-67 CAC (Pogue Collection) (Toned)
World class rarity, destined for an important collection or type set. Although there are two other examples graded MS-67 by PCGS, this present coin is widely regarded as the finest, with superior eye appeal, original luster and toning. This coin sold in 2004 (presumedly to Pogue) for $161,000 as part of the Frog Run Farm Collection, and was also featured in the 2015 Pogue auction where it realized $176,250
Sold $201,137.62
($178,789.00 hammer)
November 22, 2020
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1909 Lincoln Cent V.D.B. PCGS Proof-67+ RD CAC
Sold $194,062.50
($172,500.00 hammer)
July 26, 2020
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1793 Chain Cent AMERICA PCGS AU-50 BN CAC OGH (1st Gen)
From the Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders.
Sold $171,562.50
($152,500.00 hammer)
January 19, 2020
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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
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1879 Four-Dollar Gold Piece Flowing Hair Stella PCGS Proof-63 CAC
Sold $144,100.00
($131,000.00 hammer)
April 09, 2017
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1895 Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS Proof-67 CAMEO CAC (Toned)
From the Catskill Collection.
Sold $138,937.50
($123,500.00 hammer)
July 26, 2020
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1864 Indian Cent L on Ribbon PCGS Proof-65+ RB CAC
From the Sedona Collection Part 7.
Sold $132,187.50
($117,500.00 hammer)
May 31, 2020
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1932 Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle PCGS MS-65+ CAC
Only one finer CAC approved. Exceedingly rare.
Sold $131,625.00
($117,000.00 hammer)
September 27, 2020
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1915-S Panama-Pacific Exposition Gold $50, Round PCGS MS-64 CAC
Sold $125,400.00
($114,000.00 hammer)
July 02, 2017
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1921-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar PCGS MS-65 CAC
From the Riverside Collection of Walking Liberty Half Dollars.
Sold $127,237.50
($113,100.00 hammer)
November 15, 2020
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1955 Lincoln Cent Doubled Die Obverse PCGS MS-65+ RD CAC
Single finest example graded at PCGS of this coveted issue.
Sold $124,875.00
($111,000.00 hammer)
March 01, 2020
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1915-S Panama-Pacific Exposition Gold $50, Octagonal PCGS MS-64 CAC
Sold $117,152.20
($106,502.00 hammer)
July 02, 2017
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1874 Liberty Gold Eagle PCGS MS-65+ CAC
Sold $118,227.38
($105,091.00 hammer)
July 07, 2019
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1863 Three-Dollar Gold Piece PCGS Proof-66+ DCAM CAC
The single finest graded, and also CAC approved. Superb, from a mintage of just 39 pieces.
Sold $118,125.00
($105,000.00 hammer)
April 19, 2020
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1907 Indian Gold Eagle Rolled Edge PCGS AU-55 CAC
From the Catskill Collection.
Sold $112,500.00
($100,000.00 hammer)
July 05, 2020
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1851 California Gold $50 - U.S. Assay Office / Humbert Humbert 887 50 Reverse PCGS AU-50 CAC OGH
From the Catskill Collection.
Sold $108,000.00
($96,000.00 hammer)
July 05, 2020
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1915-S Panama-Pacific Expostion $50 Gold, Round PCGS MS-64 CAC
From the Catskill Collection.
Sold $107,662.50
($95,700.00 hammer)
July 26, 2020
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1895 Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS Proof-66+ CAMEO CAC
From the Catskill Collection.
Sold $106,434.00
($94,608.00 hammer)
September 06, 2020
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1908 Indian Gold Eagle Motto. Matte Finish PCGS Proof-66 CAC
From the Catskill Collection.
Sold $105,750.00
($94,000.00 hammer)
July 19, 2020
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1927-D Peace Silver Dollar PCGS MS-66+ CAC
Sold $105,187.50
($93,500.00 hammer)
November 11, 2018