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1786 New Jersey copper M12-G W4790 R4 No Coulter NGC VG10 ($1,499.00)
1786 New Jersey, No Coulter, M12-G, W4790. This is a pretty example that grades VG10 and has been authenticated and graded by NGC. Smooth and attractive with light tan brown color. There is a likely as-struck rim clip at K1-K3 obverse, plus some minor nicks on the reverse. Overall a decent example of a major Redbook variety. A duplicate from the Darwin Palmer collection. Please note that the details are much stronger in person than in my photos - my lighting seems to be washing out some of the details. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1786 New Jersey Date Under Plow Beam Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU ($40.00)
1786 New Jersey, Date Under Plow Beam, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY. BU; with insert; COPY struck on REVERSE; plain edge. I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!
1786 New Jersey Date Under Plow Beam Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU ($40.00)
1786 New Jersey, Date Under Plow Beam, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY. BU; with insert; COPY struck on OBVERSE; plain edge. I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!
1786 New Jersey Date Under Plow Beam Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU ($40.00)
1786 New Jersey, Date Under Plow Beam, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY. BU; with insert; COPY struck on REVERSE; plain edge. I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!
1786 New Jersey Date Under Plow Beam Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU Double Struck Off Center ($50.00)
1786 New Jersey, Date Under Plow Beam, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY. BU; with insert; COPY struck on REVERSE; plain edge. Double-struck off-center mint error! I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!
1786 New Jersey Date Under Plow Beam Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU Uniface Oversize Broadstrike ($75.00)
1786 New Jersey, Date Under Plow Beam, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY. BU; NO insert; COPY struck on OBVERSE; plain edge. Uniface broadstrike on oversized planchet error! I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!
1786 New Jersey M12-I W4795 NO Coulter Raw VG Jim Rehmus ($1,499.00)
From the Jim Rehmus collection. 1786 New Jersey colonial, M12-I / W4795, NO Coulter, R5. This is a raw VG8 with wonderful color and original surfaces that show very fine roughness that does NOT detract from the eye appeal. Really a nice example for a low grade No Coulter. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1786 New Jersey M14-J W4810 Narrow Shield Straight Beam NGC VF25 Jim Rehmus ($550.00)
From the Jim Rehmus collection. 1786 New Jersey colonial, M14-J / W4810, Narrow Shield Straight Plow Beam, R1. This coin has been authenticated and graded by NGC as VF25, and it has nice original medium peanut butter tan brown color. Minor nicks only, and looks like it should be at least VF30. Without exception, my coins are much sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!


1786 New Jersey M18-M W4890 Bridle PCGS VF30 Jim Rehmus ($950.00)
From the Jim Rehmus collection. 1786 New Jersey colonial, M18-M / W4890, Bridle obverse, R3. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF30. Very sharp and attractive, with glossy surfaces that exhibit great cameo colors. All details bold, including the Bridle and the fine hairs in the horses' mane. The Bridle feature is also plainly visible. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1786 New Jersey M18-M W4890 Bridle Raw F12 Jim Rehmus ($499.00)
From the Jim Rehmus collection. 1786 New Jersey colonial, M18-M / W4890, Bridle obverse, R3. This coin has is a very attractive peanut butter tan brown that grades at least F12, and probably truly F15. Excellent eye appeal, very minor roughness, small reverse rim nick at K5, very rare early die state (EDS) before the bridle break. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1786 New Jersey M21-P W4920 R5 Raw Fine-VF Jim Rehmus ($899.00)
From the Jim Rehmus collection. 1786 New Jersey colonial, M21-P / W4920, Narrow Shield Curved Plow Beam, R5. Fine to Very Fine details but cleaned and recolored. Mostly recovered and the eye appeal now is very positive. Decent for rare R5 variety. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 M55-l New Jersey PLURIRUS Error PCGS F15 E PLURIBUS UNUM collection ($1,499.00)
1787 New Jersey M55-l, W5300, PLURIRUS reverse error, R5. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as F15. From the E PLURIBUS UNUM collection sold by Stacks at Baltimore 2019, where it was described as: "144.8 grains. Glossy light brown with an area of darker mahogany surface scale on the left side of the obverse and a more subtle area on the right side of the reverse. The last date digit is about half on the planchet, otherwise the centering is pretty good for the variety. This is the elusive late die state, Die State 3, with a heavy crack through AE to the snout and a thin arc crack from the rim to the tops of RE. Some swelling in the right obverse field reduces detail in that area. The PLURIRUS characteristic, from a B with a broken base, is clear. This is a variety that is usually ugly, but this one bucks that trend, even if it is not sharp enough to be in Condition Census contention." There are very few of these graded at PCGS, in fact this coin and my other VG10 are both plated on the COINFACTS page. Current PCGS Price Guide is $2,750. Without exception, my coins are sharper and nicer in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU WM Under Horse ($40.00)
1787 New Jersey, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY, WM Under Horse, BU, with insert, COPY struck on REVERSE; plain edge. I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!
1787 New Jersey Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU WM Under Horse ($40.00)
1787 New Jersey, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY, WM Under Horse, BU, with insert, COPY struck on REVERSE; plain edge. I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!
1787 New Jersey Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU WM Under Horse ($40.00)
1787 New Jersey, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY, WM Under Horse, BU, NO insert, COPY struck on REVERSE; plain edge. I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!
1787 New Jersey Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU WM Under Horse ($40.00)
1787 New Jersey, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY, WM Under Horse, BU, with insert, COPY struck on OBVERSE; plain edge. I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!
1787 New Jersey Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU WM Under Horse ($40.00)
1787 New Jersey, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY, WM Under Horse, BU, with insert, COPY struck on REVERSE; plain edge. I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!
1787 New Jersey M32-T W5100 Outlined Shield R2 PCGS EF40 Double Struck EPU ($850.00)
1787 New Jersey copper, M32-T, Outlined Shield, R2. Authenticated and graded by PCGS as EF40, and noted as Double Struck on the label. This coin was lot #6079 of the E PLURIBUS UNUM collection sold by Stacks in Baltimore November 2019, where it was described as: "1787 New Jersey copper. Maris 32-T. Rarity-2. Outlined Shield. EF-40 (PCGS). 146.3 grains. Light brown and olive, mostly smooth and very attractive, with excellent detail and no major problems. Double struck, barely visible on the obverse though the reverse legend is blurry, with half-letter-width spreads between strikes. Some scattered marks, including a little patch in the left obverse field, trivial striation on the base of the plow. A very interesting and appealing New Jersey copper error. Provenance: From the E Pluribus Unum Collection of New Jersey Coppers." Without exception, my coins are sharper and nicer in person, so if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey M43-d W5225 Small Planchet Plain Shield PCGS EF40 CAC Jim Rehmus ($1,499.00)
From the Jim Rehmus collection. 1787 New Jersey colonial, M43-d / W5225, Small Planchet Plain Shield, R1. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as EF40, and CAC-certified as CHOICE for the assigned grade. The bad news is that the coin is in the wrong PCGS holder - this is definitely NOT a 1786! Ultra-nice, looks like a glossy AU50 in an EF40 holder. Ex-Evan Gale. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey M43-Y W5220 R4+ PCGS VF25 E PLURIBUS UNUM collection ($999.00)
1787 New Jersey colonial, M43-Y / W5220, Small Planchet Plain Shield, R5-. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF25, and it has wonderful eye appeal thanks to attractive cameo color and very few signs of circulation. From the Stacks November 2019 Baltimore sale of the E PLURIBUS UNUM collection, lot 6117. Tough R5- variety and such a nice example for the grade and price. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey M45e Outlined Shield Raw Very Fine+ ($999.00)
1787 New Jersey colonial, M45e, Outlined Shield, R5. This is a VERY tough variety, and a decent raw example. Better than Very Fine details, but dark chocolate brown color with finely granular surfaces. A duplicate from the Darwin Palmer collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey M46e R1 Small Planchet Plain Shield PCGS EF40 ($799.00)
From the Jim Rehmus collection. 1787 New Jersey colonial, M43-d / W5225, Small Planchet Plain Shield, R1. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as EF40. GREAT peanut butter tan brown color, minor fissures, heavily clashed E-MDS. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey M46-e W5250 Small Planchet Plain Shield R1 NGC F15 Jim Rehmus ($250.00)
From the Jim Rehmus collection. 7787 New Jersey M46-e W5250 Small Planchet Plain Shield R1. Authenticated and graded by NGC as F15, and this is a gorgeous, glossy medium brown example with great eye appeal. Terminal die state, heavily clashed. Without exception, my coins are much sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey M54-k W5295 Serpent Head PCGS EF40 Jim Rehmus ($2,499.00)
From the Jim Rehmus collection. 1787 New Jersey colonial, M54-k, Serpent Head, R3. Authenticated and graded by PCGS as EF40. Original surfaces with dark fields and lighter highpoints. Minor flaws upper left reverse along rim. Sharp details and high-grade, PCGS Price Guide $3400. That obverse scratch is NOT on the coin, it is on the PLASTIC! Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey M55-m Second U Over S PCGS F15 ($550.00)
1787 New Jersey M55-m, Second U Over S reverse error, R5. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as F15. Sharp details with the U/S error plainly visible. Very nice contrasting cameo color with a couple of minor rim bumps on the obverse. Pretty darn nice for an R5 Redbook variety. Last trade was Stacks 08/20/19 lot 509 at $312. Without exception, my coins are sharper and nicer in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey M56-n Camel Head PCGS VF35 Robert M. Martin collection ($1,499.00)
1787 New Jersey M56-n, Camel Head, R1. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF35. From the Robert M. Martin collection sold by Stacks at Baltimore 2019, where it was lot 5332 described as: "1787 New Jersey Copper. Maris 56-n, W-5310. Rarity-1. Camel Head—Overstruck on a 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 30-hh.1, ETLIR—VF-35 (PCGS). 148.4 grains. A fantastic overstrike, the legends of host and parasite combine to form NOVACAEORIREA CONNEC on the obverse. The LIR of the ETLIR type of the host coin is clearly visible above the middle point of the shield on the reverse. Glossy light chestnut, well struck and centered, with a few patches of darker patina at left obverse and lower reverse. A choice and intriguing overstrike on a Red Book listed type Connecticut. Provenance: From the Robert M. Martin Collection. Ex Bowers and Merena’s Sale of the Greenwald and Jackson Collections, September 11, 1995, lot 3172." I would also like to point out that 87 from the host coin's date is clearly visible above UNUM on the reverse! Without exception, my coins are sharper and nicer in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey M60p PLURIBS R4 PCGS VF20 E PLURIBUS UNUM collection ($1,650.00)
1787 New Jersey M60-p, PLURIBS reverse error, R4. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF20, and it is the most ATTRACTIVE PLURIBUS error that I have handled. From the E PLURIBUS UNUM collection sold by Stacks at Baltimore 2019, where it was lot 6195 described as: "147.6 grains. Lovely even deep steel with good eye appeal despite finely granular surfaces. Nicely struck, with a full horsehead and fairly complete shield. Bold denticles frame the tops of both sides, and some less complete denticles are visible elsewhere around both peripheries. An old scratch crosses the head below the ears, and a dig hides between C and AE of CAESAREA; a single old vertical scratch blends into the shield lines. A good looking example of this scarce and popular variety, slightly more common than the other marriage coined with the PLURIBS reverse. This probably ranks below the Condition Census, which includes two AUs, an EF+, a VF+, and four VFs, but it remains an awfully nice example of a Maris number that usually comes in low grade, badly flawed, or both. Die State 1, perfect dies." Another magnificent coin that is plated at PCGS Coinfacts. Current PCGS Price Guide is $2,600. Without exception, my coins are sharper and nicer in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey M60p PLURIBS R4 PCGS VG10 WAY Undergraded ($699.00)
1787 New Jersey M60-p, PLURIBS reverse error, R4. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VG10, and it is WAY under-graded. Outstanding color, surfaces, and eye appeal, and certainly looks Fine-Very Fine to my eyes. In fact, the insert that coins with the coin says "Nice VF." Dark chocolate brown and smooth, can't imagine a nicer coin for a "VG10", LOL! Without exception, my coins are sharper and nicer in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey M60-p W5340 PLURIBS PCGS VF20 Jim Rehmus ($1,350.00)
From the Jim Rehmus collection. 1787 New Jersey colonial, M60-p / W5340, PLURIBS reverse error, R4. Authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF20. Early die state with slightly matte surfaces but still nice eye appeal for this variety. PCGS Price Guide $2600. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1787 New Jersey M61-p R5 W5345 PLURIBS PCGS VF30 EPU Collection ($2,499.00)
From the E PLURIBUS UNUM collection. 1787 New Jersey colonial, M61-p / W5345, PLURIBS reverse error, R5. Authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF30. Dark chocolate brown with glossy attractive surfaces, WAY above average for a PLURIBS. The obverse is wonderful, with lots of intricate details in the horse's hair; the reverse does show very minor roughness under a glass. This is the rarest of the two PLURIBS varieties, and this one is very sharp and attractive. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1788 New Jersey Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU Head Left ($40.00)
1788 New Jersey, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY, Head Left, BU, NO insert, COPY struck on REVERSE; plain edge. I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!
1788 New Jersey Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU Head Left ($45.00)
1788 New Jersey, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY, Head Left, BU, with insert, COPY struck on REVERSE; plain edge. I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!
1788 New Jersey M67-v W5510 Head Right R1 PCGS VF30 Jim Rehmus ($650.00)
From the Jim Rehmus collection. 1788 New Jersey M67-v W5510 Head Right R1 PCGS VF30 Jim Rehmus. Authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF30. Medium chocolate brown with average surfaces. Well-struck, well-centered, bold details. Without exception, my coins are much sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
179 S13 R4- Liberty Cap Large Cent ANACS VG8 Old Holder ex-Ray Sturgeon ($11,000.00)
1793 S13 Liberty cap large cent, R4-. This coin has been authenticated and graded by ANACS in their older small white holder. This coin has sharp details including a bold date, original color with nice eye appeal, and some very minor contact marks on both sides. There is also an as-struck shallow planchet flaw in the lower left corner of the reverse. Not perfect but nice eye appeal and a lot of coin for the money. This coin was lot #41 in the 2002 Bowers & Merena sale of the Roy Sturgeon collection of 1793 Liberty Cap large cents, lot #41. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1793 C1 R3+ Liberty Cap Half Cent PCGS F12 CAC Furnace Run Collection ($9,999.00)
1793 C1 Liberty Cap half cent, smooth bust line, R3+. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as F12, and CAC-certified as a CHOICE example. This coin was lot #175 in the Stacks auction of 11/15/11, where it was described as: "Deep golden tan with exceptional in-hand eye appeal for the grade. Choice surfaces with far fewer marks than typically associated with the grade, even under low magnification. HALF CENT weak and barely legible due to strike, all other details bold for the grade with portions of the beaded rim device visible, especially on the reverse. From the first year of coinage at the newly opened Philadelphia Mint, and a classic half cent issue of the highest order--everyone needs one for a type set, as it is the only year of its design type with head of Liberty and cap to left. Just 35,334 examples were forthcoming from the fledgling Mint's presses. One of four recognized die pairs for the date with the present variety, Cohen-1, exhibiting a period after AMERICA in the reverse legend. There are probably more potential buyers for an affordable and pleasing '93 half cent at the Fine-12 level, as offered here, than for the same date in high-grade AU or finer, so please bear in mind the probable degree of competition if you mean to be a successful bidder on this lot." Glossy medium chocolate brown with original color and bold details, aside from weak central reverse details which is due to the Manley 2.0 die state. Very nice for the grade and variety. The "Cohen 1" attribution and "Furnace Run Collection" pedigree are each listed on the PCGS label. Ex-Tom Reynolds March 2001; MHS Collection; Stacks 1/15/11:175:$8625; David Johnson 05/06/12; Shawn A. Yancey #9826; Furnace Run Collection 05/09/12. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1793 C1 R3+ Liberty Cap Half Cent PCGS F15 Under-graded! ($11,500.00)
1793 C1 Liberty Cap half cent, smooth bust line, R3+. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as F15, and in my opinion, the coin is clearly under-graded. I think the die state fooled PCGS, because this variety ALWAYS comes weak on the reverse at HALF CENT. This is a middle-die-state (MDS) example with HALF CENT nearly gone but before the reverse rim break above F-AME. Rich dark chocolate brown color, smooth surfaces, and full borders on each side. Purchased raw as EAC VF25, and comes with a small white envelope from EAC #781, whom I am told is Mike Demling. In any case, this is an excellent example for the grade, with fantastic eye appeal. The "Cohen-1" attribution is listed on the PCGS label. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1793 S11a R4+ Wreath Large Cent PCGS VF Off-Center Mint Error Neiswinter ($7,500.00)
1793 S11a Wreath Large Cent, Vine and Bars Edge, R4+. Authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF Details Damage, but more importantly, an incredible early mint error! There are just a handful of off-center 1793 large cents, and this is one of those few coins! Recently sold in the Goldberg's auction of the Jim Neiswinter collection in January 2019, where it was described as: "Lot 23. 1793 S-11a R4+ Wreath Cent, Vine & Bars Edge PCGS Genuine VF Details Damage. Sharpness VF in the areas where the designs were properly struck up, but the planchet is covered with moderate granularity and there are a half dozen small, dull punch marks on the obverse. No verdigris. Slightly glossy dark steel and olive brown with lighter chocolate brown toning on the highpoints of the devices. EDS, Breen state I, without any die clashmarks. Struck at least 10% off center to K-1 leaving portions of the legends off the planchet, including nearly all of LIBERTY and many of the elements at the bottom of the reverse. The date is complete and easily readable. An extremely rare type of mint error for a 1793 cent. Walter Breen said he was aware of 3 or 4 off-center examples of the year, but it is reasonable to assume there were additional off-center pieces unknown to him. Struck on a planchet with version (b) of the Vine & Bars edge device. Our grade is net G5. The attribution, 10% Off-Center Error, and Neiswinter provenance are noted on the PCGS label. Weight 193.0 grains. Estimate Value $6,000 - UP Ex Bowers & Merena 3/2007:1115-Chris McCawley 4/2007-Jim Neiswinter Collection. Realized $4,080." The coin sold for a bargain price against it's $6,000 estimate, and NO I did not purchase the coin from that auction so my cost is significantly higher. I would love to keep this one, but can't keep them all! Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than they are in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1793 S11b R4 Wreath Large Cent Lettered Edge PCGS F15 Choice ex-Denman ($9,500.00)
1793 S11b Wreath Large Cent, Lettered Edge, R4. Authenticated and graded by PCGS as F15, and CHOICE for the assigned grade! Glossy peanut butter tan color with no marks to speak of aside from a tiny reverse rim nick at K9. Outstanding color and eye appeal. A duplicate from the Terry Denman collection, prior pedigree to CVM. The S11b Lettered Edge attribution is listed on the PCGS label, and the two leaves after DOLLAR are plainly visible in the Edgeview holder. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than they are in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1793 S16 R6 Liberty Cap Large Cent PCGS G6 ex-Mervis collection Noyes 37246 ($14,995.00)
1793 S16 Liberty cap large cent, R6. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as G6, and it one of very few S16's that will grade at PCGS. This coin was lot #2426 in the Heritage sale of the Adam Mervis collection, where it was graded NGC VG8 and sold for $15,275 on 01/10/14. This coin is also a well-known rarity that is pedigreed in the Noyes Numistudy condition census as coin #37246, where it is EAC-graded as VG7 net G4 and tied for CC9-12. Light to medium brown color that is somewhat splotchy including a spot of maroon toning on the cheek, plus some very minor surface roughness. S16 are notorious for usually being ugly and this is a nice low-grade exception. The S-16 variety and Mervis pedigree are listed on the PCGS label. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1793 S4 R3 Chain Large Cent Periods AMERICA PCGS VG10 ex-Heritage ($14,995.00)
1793 S4 Chain Large cent, AMERICA Reverse with PERIODS obverse, R3. This example has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VG10, and it's exceptionally nice for the assigned grade. Full bold details on both sides, with lots of hair definition and a very bold LIBERTY with the following PERIOD that is unique to the S4. The details are very even on each side. Smooth original medium chocolate brown. Just a really nice example for this grade range. Ex-Heritage 04/28/11 where it was lot #5015 and sold for $16,100. In that sale this coin was in an NGC holder - it is now PCGS VG10 as seen in the photos. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than they are in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1794 C1a R3 Liberty Cap Half Cent PCGS VF30 Furnace Run Collection ($2,999.00)
1794 C1a Liberty Cap half cent, Large Edge Letters, R3. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF30, and it is an original chocolate brown example with nice eye appeal and a "crusty" look that is very attractive. M3.0, clashed at lips and chin and left of HC reverse. The large edge letters are plainly visible thanks to the edgeview holder. This is a coin that looks much better in hand, and the details are certainly much sharper than in my photos. My EAC grade VF20+. Ex-Shawn A. Yancey #8841; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1794 C1b R6 Liberty Cap Half Cent PCGS VF Details Furnace Run Collection ($1,999.00)
1794 C1b Liberty Cap half cent, Small Edge Letters, R6. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF Details Excessive Corrosion. The details are certainly VF, very strong and very even on both sides. Not sure I would call this "excessive corrosion," but the surfaces are moderately and evenly granular throughout. Fortunately, all of the details remain quite bold and that includes the small edge lettering which is plainly visible thanks to the edgeview holder. Although this is a below average coin it is certainly NOT ugly and the color remains a decent medium brown with an even lighter shade on the right half of the obverse (MUCH lighter in person than in my photos). Appears to be M1.0 with no trace of the reverse bulge, but the surfaces make it impossible to be certain. Overall a decent variety of one of the rare "B-girl" varities. Ex-Ebay 2015; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1794 C6a R5- Liberty Cap Half Cent PCGS G4 Furnace Run Collection ($1,399.00)
1794 C6a Liberty Cap half cent, Small Edge Letters, R4+. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as G4, and it was not sent to CAC due to time constraints. This is a dark chocolate brown example of a tough R5- variety. The details are G5 on each side but there are some tiny contact marks that reduce this to G4 or close to it. The last time this coin traded publicly was the Stacks auction of 10/30/18, where it was described as: "Even deep brown patina to both sides, the surfaces are quite rough overall with numerous tiny marks scattered about. There are few sizeable distractions, however, the most significant of which are evident on Liberty's neck, at the digit 4 in the date, and near the left reverse border. Isolated peripheral areas are devoid of denticulation, but all devices are discernible, and most are boldly outlined. The Small Edge Letters is the more plentiful variant of this die marriage, but the 1794 C-6 is a scarce variety in an absolute sense with examples always in demand among specialists." Ex-Stacks 10/30/18:177:$660; Chris Victor McCawley; Shawn A. Yancey #12123; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1794 C7 R5+ Liberty Cap Half Cent PCGS Fine Details Furnace Run Collection ($1,999.00)
1794 C7 Liberty Cap half cent, High Relief Head, R5+. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as Fine Details Excessive Corrosion. The details are certainly Fine or better, very strong and very even on both sides. Not sure I would call this "excessive corrosion," because the surfaces are just very faintly rough and they do retain plenty of gloss with dark chocolate brown color. No surface corrosion, just light even granularity throughout. The eye appeal is still positive and overall this is an acceptable example. Rough surfaces make the die state determination a challenge, but there are no obvious clash marks so I am going to go with M1.0. The reverse die crack through between ED on the reverse is bold. Purchased in 2015 on Ebay where it was in an NGC VF Details holder; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1794 C9 R2 Liberty Cap Half Cent PCGS VF25 Furnace Run Collection ($2,499.00)
1794 C9 Liberty Cap half cent, High Relief Head, R2. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF25, and this is a nice, solid, sharp, accurately graded example. Original glossy chocolate brown color with no marks visible to the naked eye on either side, but a strong glass reveals VERY light granularity. M1.0 with no crack rim to cap, and faint cracks tops IBERTY. Full bold denticles on the obverse and nearly the same on the reverse except some weakness at lower right due to misaligned dies. Overall a very solid example, and LIGHTER color in person than in my photos. Purchased on Ebay in 2017; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1794 S45 R5+ Liberty Cap Large Cent Head of 1794 PCGS AG3 ex-Heritage ($450.00)
1794 S45 Liberty Cap Large Cent, Head of 1794, R5+. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as AG3, and it has nice medium peanut butter tan color and smooth surfaces that show a couple of minor nicks on both sides. The top half of the date is strong and the hair has some separation on the obverse, and more than 2/3 of the reverse is visible. Ex-Heritage 09/08/19:3142:$456; Jack D. Young. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1794 S48 R5- Liberty Cap Large Cent STARRED REVERSE PCGS PR/FR ($11,995.00)
1794 S48 Liberty Cap Large Cent, STARRED REVERSE, R5-. One of my very favorite large cent varieties, along with the Jefferson Head cent, and sadly I own NEITHER! This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as PR/FR details Scratch. The scratch is obvious on the reverse of the coin. It's unfortunate because otherwise this would a nice AG3 with smooth surfaces, original glossy medium brown color, and very nice eye appeal for a low grade coin. This example is MUCH sharper in person, where you can easily read the date and make out several blurry stars on the left side of the reverse. Not perfect, but quite nice for a low-grade example. Ex-CVM. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1794 S51 R4 Liberty Cap Large Cent Head of 1794 PCGS AG3 ($385.00)
1794 S51 Liberty Cap Large Cent, Head of 1794, R4. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as AG3, and it has original medium chocolate brown color and mostly smooth surfaces. On the obverse LIBERTY is bold, portrait is outlined including some hair details, and the top half of the date is clear. The reverse has a strong wreath and ONE CENT but most of the outer legends are faint at best. Pretty decent for a low grade example. Ex-Jack D. Young. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1794 S58 R3 Liberty Cap Large Cent Head of 1794 PCGS AG3 ($299.00)
1794 S58 Liberty Cap Large Cent, Head of 1794, R3. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as AG3, and it has dark chocolate brown fields with lighter medium brown highpoints. The details are actually fully GOOD on both sides, but the surfaces are evenly rough and that makes the details "mushy." Easily readable date and all details visible. Ex-Jack D. Young. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1795 C2a R3 Liberty Cap Half Cent PCGS F12 Furnace Run Collection ($1,799.00)
1795 C2a Liberty Cap half cent, Lettered Edge Punctuated Date, R3. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as F12, and it was not sent to CAC due to time constraints. This is a medium-dark brown original example with average surfaces and eye appeal. The notable marks are a dull nick at the center of the portrait, plus a tiny rim nick above the C in AMERICA on the reverse. My EAC grade is VG10 net VG8+. M2.0 with obverse bulge before face, reverse bulge through ER, and no crack RICA to fraction. Ex-Shawn A. Yancey #12116; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1795 C2b R6+ Liberty Cap Half Cent PCGS VG Details Furnace Run Collection ($7,500.00)
1795 C2b Liberty Cap half cent, Plain Edge Thin Planchet, R6. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VG Details, Damage. Despite that libel, this is an outstanding example of this rarity! In fact, this is the Carvin Goodridge example, which was sold by Goldberg's on 09/02/12 lot 39 where it was described as: "1795 C-2b R6+ Punctuated Date with Thin Plain Edge Planchet VG7. Very attractive glossy light to medium chocolate brown. Smooth and flawless except for a planchet chip in the center of the reverse and a relatively minor scratch from the right side of the second S in STATES down to the leaf stem below. The obverse is absolutely choice. The date is strong and the legends are clear. LDS, Manley state 3.0. A premium example of this rare variety in spite of the obvious flaw. Weight 81.5 grains." This coin sold for $7475 in that auction, and I agree with the VG7 assessment and certainly still consider this a "PLUS" coin. While Bob said M3.0 in his description, my opinion is M2.0 because I can see NO trace of die cracks through RIC. Ex-Jerry Forbes 08/03/80; Carvin Goodridge; Goldberg's 09/02/12:39:$7475; Shawn A. Yancey #9951; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1795 C4 R3 Liberty Cap Half Cent PCGS VF25 Furnace Run Collection ($2,899.00)
1795 C4 Liberty Cap half cent, Plain Edge Punctuated Date, R3. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF25, and it is a sharp and very attractive example with nice medium tan brown color and good eye appeal. A strong glass does show some fine hairlines on the obverse and some tiny nicks on the reverse, but these are not distracting and certainly do not diminish the overall really attractive presentation. M1.0 late; faint crack at T only, no additional reverse cracks. Very pretty and my EAC grade would be F15+. Purchased from Anaconda Rare Coins on 2007; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1795 C6a R2 Liberty Cap Half Cent Plain Edge No Pole PCGS VG8 Original ($899.00)
1795 C6a Liberty Cap half cent, Plain Edge No Pole Thin Planchet, R2. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VG8, and it is a very nice, original dark chocolate brown example with strong details for the grade. The date is always weak on this variety, but this one is rather strong and easily readable. The reverse is fully F12. There is a hint of minor roughness under a strong glass, but the coin is completely original and very attractive for the grade. Ex-TDR. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1796 C1 R6 Liberty Cap Half Cent NO Pole PCGS FR2 Furnace Run Collection ($24,999.00)
1796 C1 Liberty Cap half cent, No Pole, R6. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as FR2, and it's an excellent, original, low grade example of this ultra-rarity. Very hard to find this variety at all, let alone in a problem-free low grade holder - it's much easier to find a mint state example, in fact! This coin was last sold in a Heritage auction where it realized $22,800 and was described as: "1796 1/2 C No Pole, C-1, B-1, R.6, Fair 2 PCGS. The bust of Liberty is fully outlined with LIBERTY partially readable and the date faint but fully visible. The reverse detail is partially evident. All genuine 1796 No Pole half cents have a prominent bisecting die crack from 3 o'clock to 9 o'clock on the obverse. Due to the low grade of this example, that bisecting crack is not discernable in its entirety, but a trace of the crack remains visible at Liberty's upper lip just below the nose. This is an extremely important opportunity for the advanced collector to obtain a rarity in the early half cent series. Our EAC grade Fair 2." The bisecting obverse die crack is only faintly visible, but fortunately all 4 digits of the date are easily readable in hand, and the coin is simple to attribute as Cohen 1. Really a great opportunity for an "affordable" PCGS-graded 1796 C1 No Pole half cent. The "C-1 No Pole" variety and "Furnace Run Collection" pedigree are each listed on the PCGS label. Ex-Loma Linda Collection; Heritage 02/22/18:3699:$22800; Shawn A. Yancey #11902; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1801 S213 R2 Draped Bust Large Cent PCGS F15 CAC Obverse die cracks ($499.00)
1801 S213 Draped Bust Large Cent, Normal Reverse, R2. This example has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as F15, and also CAC-certified as CHOICE for the assigned grade! Bold details, great original chocolate brown color, and some dirt in the crevices to attest to its originality. I really like this variety because of the wavy die cracks in front of the forehead. Overall a great example in a nice grade. The last time this coin sold publicly was Heritage 03/27/18 lot 27044 where it realized $372. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1801 S219 R2 Draped Bust Large Cent 3 Errors Reverse PCGS FR2 ($99.00)
1801 S219 Draped Bust Large Cent, 3 Errors Reverse, R2. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as FR2, and it has completely original smooth dark chocolate brown surfaces. The date is full but LIBERTY is worn smooth, and 2 of the 3 errors are visible on the reverse: the 1/000 fraction is also worn smooth. Plain die crack from left wreath stem through UNI. Extremely smooth and pretty for a low grade coin. Ex-Jack D. Young. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1802/0 C1 R6 Draped Bust Half Cent Reverse of 1800 PCGS AG3 Furnace Run Collection ($16,500.00)
1802/0 C1 Draped Bust half cent, Reverse of 1800, R6. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as AG3, and it's a very decent example of this ultra-rarity that is also easily attributable thanks to the readable date and the bold Reverse of 1800. This coin was lot #674 in the Goldberg's auction of 09/20/10, where it was described as: "1802/0 C-1 R6 Overdate 2 over 0, Reverse of 1800 PCGS graded AG3. Sharpness VG7, even better in a few areas, but the surfaces are covered with very fine roughness, strongest in the softly struck area at the bust tip. The only verdigris is some microscopic reddish carbon in protected areas, strongest at STA, but this stuff is barely visible and does not detract. There is a nick on the forehead, another under the eye, and a couple more light contact marks on the bust. The strike is uneven, weak on the bust and at OF, thanks to non-parallel die faces. Most researchers believe all of this variety were struck on spoiled large cent planchets. There are very faint hints of some undertype at the bust, but the wear and imperfect surfaces make identifying any undertype virtually impossible. The date is complete, but the 2 is faint due to the uneven strike. The legends are complete except for OF, which is faint due to the poor strike in that area. A decent, rather nicely detailed example of this extremely rare variety. Our grade is AG3+, very close to G4. The overdate feature and "Reverse of 1800" type are noted on the PCGS label." This coin did not sell in that auction, presumably because it did not meet a high reserve. Like the 1796 C1, this is another variety that is hard to find in a low-grade PCGS holder, and this represents an "affordable" example for this ultra-rarity, if that can be said about a coin with this price tag! The "C-1 Reverse of 1800" variety and "Furnace Run Collection" pedigree are both listed on the PCGS label. Ex-Shawn A. Yancey 07/12/05 at $19,500; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1803 C1 R1 Draped Bust Half Cent SEGS AU50 Furnace Run Duplicate ($650.00)
1803 C1 Draped Bust Half Cent, R1. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by SEGS as AU50 This is a very attractive example at arm's length, but I don't think the surface are original and I don't think it grades AU50, either. The obverse has attractive medium brown with darker chocolate, and the reverse is a much more attractive medium peanut butter brown. My EAC grade would be EF40+ net VF30+ and still Average thanks to good eye appeal. And should be priced on the money! M3.0; halo bulge around portrait; heavy reverse die crack. Purchased from Northeast Numismatics in 2007; Furnace Run duplicate. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1803 C3 R2 Draped Bust Half Cent DOUBLE STRUCK PCGS VF Details Furnace Run Duplicate ($850.00)
1803 C3 Draped Bust half cent, R2. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF Details Cleaned. "Cleaned" is 100% the wrong word; "Brushed" is the accurate description. Despite the libel on the label, this is an excellent coin with no evidence of cleaning, very bold details that are beyond VF20, and nice eye appeal. But the best feature is that this is a major mint error which is clearly double-struck on the reverse. Manley M3.0 with strong die file lines beneath BERTY and a pronounced bulge through 18 in the date. Ex-Shawn A. Yancey #8264; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1803 C3 R2 Draped Bust Half Cent PCGS EF45 Furnace Run Collection ($999.00)
1803 C3 Draped Bust half cent, R2. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as EF45, and it is a very sharp and solid example for the grade. Medium peanut butter brown color with a splash of darker chocolate in the right obverse field. Minor nicks only with good eye appeal. The most notable sign of contact is a faint hairline from the top of the ear extending upward toward K11, but it requires a glass to see. M4.0; die file line left base of E to head; no bulges above and below curls; no weakness at STAT. Purchased in 2006 but no seller records; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1803 C4 R4 Draped Bust Half Cent PCGS VF25 Furnace Run Collection ($555.00)
1803 C4 Draped Bust half cent, R4. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF25. Sharp original with dark glossy chocolate brown color. The most notable signs of circulation are some album slide marks that cross the cheek horizontally, plus a very shallow hairline extending vertically upward from the bust tip. Strong details and good eye appeal, pretty decent for this tougher R4 variety. This variety features only one die state; BUT this example has the reverse rotated 145deg CCW to K7: could this be G. Maas #638 referenced in the Manley book? There is an old light blue envelope that comes with the coin, with lots of stuff written on both sides, including Madcoins, 218.76, Don Valenziano, Ebay, 03/25/01, 1223 245 675, VF30. Not sure how that all fits together but with that much pedigree going on, perhaps somebody can find the Maas catalog and see if this is that coin? Regardless, this coin was purchased from Ricky Gross in 2006; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1803 S265 R4 Draped Bust Large Cent RARE Large Date Large Fraction PCGS VG8 ($599.00)
1803 S265 Draped Bust Large Cent, Large Date Large Fraction, R4. This example has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VG8, and it is an average example for the grade. Medium chocolate brown color with minor surface roughness. This is the very rare Redbook variety with Large Date and Large Fraction, the only Sheldon variety that fits that hole, and nearly as rare as the S264 which commands much higher premiums. Ex-TDR. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1804 C12 R2 Draped Bust Half Cent PCGS AU Details Furnace Run Duplicate ($650.00)
1804 C12 Draped Bust Half Cent, Crosslet 4 No Stems, R2. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as AU Details, Cleaned. Sorry, I don't see that at all! Soft satiny luster emerges from both sides, and my consignor purchased this as a raw UNC. I suspect that PCGS did not like the color, which is attractive, because I do not see any hairlines or other evidence of cleaning on either side. Regardless, this is an attractive example and bargain-priced as an EF40+ because of the libel on the label. Only one die state for this variety. Purchased on Bbay back in 2008 for $981; Furnace Run duplicate. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1804 C13 R1 Draped Bust Half Cent Plain 4 No Stems NGC AU58 Furnace Run Collection ($750.00)
1804 C13 Draped Bust half cent, Plain 4 NO Stems, R1. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by NGC as AU58BN. This is an early die state coin M1.0 with LIB and UNIT both softly struck, so what might look like wear is actually from the strike. That being said, the luster is not strong enough for the AU58 grade, so consider this an EAC EF45 instead. Dark glossy chocolate brown, smooth with no marks to speak of, but I do see some debris within the reverse crevices. Purchased from Stacks in 2011 but not clear if that was auction or store purchase; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1804 C6 R2 Draped Bust Half Cent Spiked Chin M4.5 PCGS EF40 Furnace Run Collection ($555.00)
1804 C6 Draped Bust half cent, Spiked Chin, R2. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as EF40, and it has very original medium brown color with some ancient debris within the devices. Very solid and nice looking, with a prominent Spiked Chin feature. Minor signs of contact only. Of course 1804 C6 are collected by die state, and to my eyes this is M4.5 with reverse cud above ME nearly complete but not quite full as in M5.0. Ex-David Lawrence Rare Coins 2009; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1804 C7 R4 Draped Bust Half Cent Spiked Chin LDS M7.0 Cud PCGS G6 Furnace Run Collection ($850.00)
1804 C7 Draped Bust half cent, Spiked Chin, R4. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as G6. Nice and smooth with sold G-VG details and good eye appeal. The star of the show here is the late die state M7.0 with heavy reverse rim break cud over AMERI which does not touch the tops of the A or I. A very rare and very cool die state! The "C-7 Spiked Chin" attribution and the "Furnace Run Collection" pedigree are both listed on the PCGS label. Purchased from Shawn A. Yancey 03/10/09; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1804 C8 R1 Draped Bust Half Cent Spiked Chin NGC AU55 Furnace Run Collection ($999.00)
1804 C8 Draped Bust half cent, Spiked Chin, R1. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by NGC as AU55BN. Not much wear but the mint luster is subdued enough that most EAC folks would consider this EF45+ or perhaps AU50. Medium chestnut brown with traces of underlying mint red - the best way I can describe it would be to say that it desperately needs to be BRUSHED! EDS M1.0 with no trace of the crack from the top of L to the rim above. Purchased from Bellisario Rare Coin Gallery in 2010 for $1270; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1804 C9 R2 Draped Bust Half Cent Crosslet 4 with Stems LDS Cud NGC EF40 Furnace Run Collection ($550.00)
1804 C9 Draped Bust half cent, Crosslet 4 with Stems, R2. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by NGC as EF40. Glossy dark chocolate brown color with sharp details, nice eye appeal, and perfectly balanced on both sides. This is a late die state example M4.0 with a cud at RTY but no crack at obverse rim K4. Very pretty and original, and I love cuds so I consider that a big bonus. Purchased from Ebay in 2010; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1805 C1 R2- Draped Bust Half Cent Double Struck Over Off-Center Reverse Brockage PCGS F12 Furnace Run Collection ($1,675.00)
1805 C1 Draped Bust half cent, Small 5 NO Stems, R2-. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as F12. More importantly, this is a major MINT ERROR that last sold in the EAC 2006 auction as lot #24, where it was described as: "1805 C-1 R2- VG8. Stemless Wreath. Struck over off-center Reverse Brockage. Glossy medium brown with chocolate toning in protected areas, the reverse slightly mottled. Smooth, attractive surfaces, a fine hairline scratch in the field before the face being the only notable mark. Double struck. The first strike was an off center reverse brockage struck about 60% off center. The second strike was normal, and the incuse reverse brockage impression shows clearly in the field before the portrait. RIC from the normal but off center reverse impression sows on the rim over AM. An attractive multiple mint error. Removed from an NGC slab graded VG10, and the double struck over brockage feature is noted on the NGC label, which is included." Thank God for that description, because it would have been difficult for me to come up with that! In the 2006 EAC auction this coin sold for $1500 + 10% = $1650, and it is now in the PCGS F12 holder as seen in the photos. Ex-EAC 2006 05/06/06 lot 24 at $1650; Steve Grabski; Shawn A. Yancey #7150; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1805 C3 R4 Draped Bust Half Cent Small 5 With Stems PCGS VG10 Furnace Run Collection ($1,999.00)
1805 C3 Draped Bust half cent, Small 5 With Stems, R4. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as VG10. Medium brown color and average surfaces showing only the faintest signs of contact. Very solid and even for the grade, should be EAC VG8. This is the more common of the two Small 5 With Stems varieties, but both are rare and command significant premiums as Redbook varieties. This example is M2.0 with very prominent bulge in front of face. Ex-Tom Reynolds; Shawn A. Yancey #12093; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1806 C2 R4 Draped Bust Half Cent Small 6 With Stems PCGS F12 Furnace Run Collection ($750.00)
1806 C2 Draped Bust half cent, Small 6 With Stems, R4. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as F12. Medium brown with some darker mottled toning on the obverse that is more even on the reverse. Sharp details on both sides and the surfaces are nearly mark-free. M2.0 with clash marks from denticles visible at bases of RT. Purchased from Alistair Skinner in 2010; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1806 C3 R6 Draped Bust Half Cent Small 6 With Stems PCGS Good Detail Furnace Run Collection ($3,999.00)
1806 C3 Draped Bust half cent, Small 6 With Stems, R4. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as Good Detail, Environmental Damage. This coin actually has solid VG details that are even stronger on the reverse. Dark steel brown with some obvious shallow pitting on the obverse; the reverse is much stronger and free from the corrosion. The 1806 C3 is one of the stoppers to the draped bust Cohen varieties, and this example was the duplicate of David Consolo. Appears to be an early die state, M1.0 with no trace of crack at ICA, although that crack could be obscured by roughness in that area. My EAC grade is VG8/10 net G6 and Average-. Ex-David Consolo 01/09/09; Shawn A. Yancey 01/16/09 #7656; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1807 C1 R1 Draped Bust Half Cent EDS 1.0 PCGS VF20 CAC Furnace Run Collection ($750.00)
1807 C1 Draped Bust half cent, the only variety, R1. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF20. This is a rare early die state M1.0 with choice color, surfaces, and eye appeal. Really nice-looking in hand. The front-line coin for this collection is a PCGS EF45 which is also exceptional but that coin is the typical later die state. The "Cohen 1" attribution and "Furnace Run Collection" Pedigree are each listed on the PCGS label. Purchased from Shawn A. Yancey #7494 on 11/03/08; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1807 C1 R1 Draped Bust Half Cent LDS PCGS EF45 Furnace Run Collection ($899.00)
1807 C1 Draped Bust half cent, R1. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as EF45, and this coin is absolutely GORGEOUS! I think the die state fooled PCGS: this is actually a nearly-choice AU58 with the most incredible glossy peanut butter tan brown that you can imagine. I say "nearly-choice" because a glass shows some incredibly micro hairlines on the portrait, so fine that you might not even see them clearly in the photos. Otherwise this coin would be super-choice, and even so, I certainly consider it AU58 net AU50+ and PLUS because the eye appeal is so incredible. Definitely a very late die state: M3.0 with dentilation gone and mushy fields, and reverse legend tops very shallow. I hope my photos convey how beautiful this coin is in person! AND PS: if you are looking for a sharp early die state with denticles, please check out the EDS PCGS VF20 CAC that we have for sale on the Duplicates page! Ex-Ebay 2011; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1808 C3 R1 Draped Bust Half Cent Normal Date PCGS EF40 Furnace Run Collection ($799.00)
1808 C3 Draped Bust half cent, Normal Date, R1. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as EF40, and it was not sent to CAC due to time constraints. This example has really nice color and sharp details, with only some scattered minor signs of circulation on each side. A very glossy and attractive example in a nice mid-range grade. M2.0 with vertical rust streaks in right field. Ex-Shawn A. Yancey #12130; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1809 C2 R3 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS EF40 Furnace Run Collection ($799.00)
1809 C2 Classic Head half cent, Normal Date, R3. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as EF40, and it is a gorgeous glossy dark chocolate brown with original surfaces and very nice eye appeal. I suspect the coin did not sticker at CAC due to a well-hidden nick on the neck just left of the hair curl. Otherwise this is a really nice example despite that tiny nick. M2.0 with crack rim star 1 through stars 2-6; no reverse cud in dentils above F A. Ex-CVM 2015; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1809 C4 R2 Classic Head Half Cent Circle Inside Zero PCGS VF20 Furnace Run Collection ($499.00)
1809 C4 Classic Head half cent, Circle Inside Zero, R2. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as VF20. This is the Redbook variety with a tiny circle inside the zero of the date, and that feature is very clear on this example. Original dark chocolate brown with solid VF20 details on both sides, although the late die state M2.0 shown here results in weak denticles and a somewhat mushy appearance, especially at the bottom of the wreath. The Circle Inside Zero variety is NOT listed on the PCGS label. Purchased from Reeded Edge in 2009; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1809/6 C5 R1 Classic Head Half Cent Overdate PCGS AU55 Furnace Run Collection ($799.00)
1809/6 C5 Classic Head half cent, 9 Over Inverted 9, R1. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as AU55, and this coin faces up as an UNC with glossy chocolate brown color with golden luster showing underneath on both sides. In fact, my consignor purchased this coin as a raw MS60+. It certainly has the look of a much higher grade, but I do see some wear on the highest points of the hair, so the PCGS assessment is spot-on. Both sides are nearly mark-free but a strong glass does reveal some minor nicks on the obverse, and I mean MINOR. This is an early-die state example with the 9 Over Inverted 9 feature clear. M1.0 with crack rim stars 4-6; dentilation mostly strong; rust pit beneath second A in AMERICA. Purchased from Dr. Eugene Bruder in 2010; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1809/6 C5 R1 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS EF40 Furnace Run Collection ($299.00)
1809/6 C5 Classic Head half cent, 9 Over Inverted 9, R1. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as EF40. This is the Redbook variety with a 9 struck over inverted 9 giving it the appearance of a 9/6 overdate. Gorgeous glossy dark chocolate brown with bold details. A glass shows some tiny nicks on the obverse plus some buildup at AM on the reverse. The 9/6 feature is quite bold, and this is a very nice and solid example. M1.0; crack rim stars 4-6; Breen's rust pit below second A. Purchased from "MM" in 2009; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1810 C1 R1 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS AU50 Furnace Run Collection ($999.00)
1810 C1 Classic Head half cent, the only variety, R1. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as AU50. Absolutely no wear to speak of so certainly AU from the standpoint of actual wear, but there is not enough luster for an AU so my EAC grade on this coin is EF45+. Extremely sharp and attractive dark chocolate brown, with the typical strike that causes the left side to be stronger than the right. Really a nice example for the grade. Ex-DLRC 03/03/08:$1035; Bowers & Merena 08/07/10:$747.50; DLRC 09/06/10:$1024; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1811 C2 R3 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS G6 Furnace Run Collection ($550.00)
1811 C2 Classic Head half cent, Close Date, R3. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as G6. Really nice original medium brown color with smooth surfaces. Well-struck with just a hint of weakness on the left side of the reverse. These are usually found on dark planchets and this is a nice chocolate exception. M2.0; light obverse clashing, no reverse crack tops OF. Purchased at a show in 2015; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1825 C1 R3 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS AU Details Furnace Run Duplicate ($499.00)
1825 C1 Classic Head Half Cent, R3. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as AU Details, Surfaces Smoothed. GORGEOUS! The peanut butter brown color and glossy surfaces give this coin incredible eye appeal. I do not see any evidence of smoothing, and my original guess was the top stars on the left which looked pretty flat, but if you look at the Manley book, that is normal. Regardless of the libel on the label, the eye appeal of this coin cannot be overstated. A perfect coin for an album and a beautiful example of the tougher of the two varieties for 1825. M3.0; several light clash marks reverse, oval lump between bases F-A. Purchased on Ebay in 2011; Furnace Run duplicate. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1825 C2 R1 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS MS62BN Furnace Run Collection ($1,499.00)
1825 C2 Classic Head half cent, R1. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as MS62BN, and it was not sent to CAC due to time constraints. This coin has made two appearances at Heritage and another at Stacks, and the Stacks auction 03/05/19 lot 348 described the coin as such: "A wonderfully original example splashed with mottled antique copper, autumn-brown and pale gold patina. Minot spot at the left obverse border, but otherwise we note an uncommonly smooth satin texture for the assigned grade. Pleasing and desirable Mint State quality for the Classic Head half cent type. Manley Die State 1.0." Close examination clearly reveals that this is M2.0 and not M1.0, with fine rust in front of the portrait and on the reverse left of H and C. Regardless, this is a very nice example with great eye appeal. Ex-Heritage 10/22/09:61:$978; unknown; Heritage 03/05/19:384:$1320; unknown; Heritage 04/26/20:7032:$1320; Shawn A. Yancey #12112; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1826 C1 R1 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS MS63BN Furnace Run Collection ($999.00)
1826 C1 Classic Head half cent, R1. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as MS63BN, and it is a gorgeous peanut butter tan brown example with a couple splashes of darker maroon toning on each side. I will call this the "peanut butter and jelly" coin! A strong glass reveals no marks on either side, but it does show the die file lines at the top of the hair and right of the date to be incredibly bold. M3.0 with die file lines above head and right of 6; crack rim to star 2 reach toward star 3. Purchased from Greg Hannigan in 2011; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1828 C1 R1 Classic Head Half Cent 13 Stars Obverse PCGS EF45 Furnace Run Collection ($175.00)
1828 C1 Classic Head half cent, 13 Stars Obverse, R1. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as EF45. Glossy peanut butter tan brown with bold details and nice eye appeal. No signs of circulation, a couple of tiny carbon spots on the obverse, and the look of an AU50. In fact, if the coin was raw or in another holder, it would certainly be called AU. M3.0; no repunching star 2; faint crack bottom A to top E. Purchased from Butternut in 2006; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1828 C1 R1 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS MS62BN CAC Furnace Run Collection ($750.00)
1828 C1 Classic Head half cent, 13 Stars Obverse, R1. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as MS62BN, and CAC-certified as CHOICE for the assigned grade! Gorgeous chestnut brown with steel brown undertones, bold luster, strong strike with full star centers and bold denticles, just a really pretty coin! This coin's last public appearance was Heritage 06/04/14 lot 7064 where it sold for $588. In that Heritage auction, the coin was NOT CAC-certified; but it is now and it certainly is deserving. M2.0; second star plainly repunched; spines at IT and HA are shorter than M1.0. Ex-CVM 2018; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1828 C3 R1 Classic Head Half Cent 13 Stars Obverse NGC MS62BN Furnace Run Collection ($499.00)
1828 C3 Classic Head half cent, 13 Stars Obverse, R1. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by NGC as MS62BN. Glossy dark chocolate with hints of sea green and very sharply struck. Really looks nice in hand because of the strong luster and bold details. M1.0; star 7 repunched; strong long wreath spine above HA. Purchased from Ebay in 2012; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1829 N5 R3 Coronet Large Cent Medium Letters PCGS EF45 ($1,750.00)
1829 N5 Coronet Large Cent, Medium Letters, R3. This example has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as EF45, and it's a wonderfully original example with great color and eye appeal. Typical strike with a flat portrait and weakness at reverse center. VERY nice for the variety. Ex-TDR. Please note that the details are much stronger in person than in my photos - my lighting seems to be washing out some of the details. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1832 C2 R2 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS MS61BN Furnace Run Collection ($399.00)
1832 C2 Classic Head half cent, R2. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as MS61BN, and it was not sent to CAC due to time constraints. This is a very lustrous and sharply struck example with glossy dark chocolate brown color that shows some spots of darker toning on the upper right quadrant of the obverse. M2.0 with light reverse crack between TE, and no obverse crack star 7 to hair curl above 7. Ex-CVM; Shawn A. Yancey #12133; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1834 C1 R1 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS MS64BN Furnace Run Collection ($850.00)
1834 C1 Classic Head half cent, the only variety, R1. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as MS64BN. Lustrous and attractive example with hints of maroon toning beneath golden chestnut brown luster. Very attractive early die state with great eye appeal. M1.0; perfect obverse and reverse, no clash marks. Ex-Heritage 09/22/10:8099:$575; unknown; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1834 C1 R1 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS MS65BN Furnace Run Collection ($1,650.00)
1834 C1 Classic Head half cent, R1. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as MS65BN, and it is an attractive mixture of peanut butter brown and darker streaks of chocolate, mostly on the obverse. Well-struck and mark-free, certainly deserving of the MS65BN grade by PCGS. Well-struck from early dies, M1.0, with full star centers, bold denticles, and no clash marks. Purchased on Ebay in 2012; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1835 C1 R1 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS MS65BN CAC Furnace Run Collection ($1,699.00)
1835 C1 Classic Head half cent, R1. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as MS65BN, and CAC-certified as CHOICE for the assigned grade! An excellent mixture of browns, mostly medium brown but with some pretty underlying golden brown showing through on the obverse. Very few signs of contact, and some of what look like micro-nicks are actually light clash marks. A premium example with good eye appeal. Well-struck early die state, M1.0 with single clash marks with "dagger" at throat, and no clash marks outside wreath on reverse. Purchased on Ebay in 2010; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1835 C2 R1 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS MS63BN CAC Furnace Run Collection ($699.00)
1835 C2 Classic Head half cent, R1. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as MS63BN, and CAC-certified as CHOICE for the assigned grade! Extremely lustrous medium golden brown with some traces of steel blue on the obverse and some darker maroon on the reverse. That combination of colors creates wonderful eye appeal, and luster abounds. A few very light scuffs on the cheek and neck keep this in the MS63BN holder instead of MS64BN or higher, but the eye appeal is wonderful and the CAC-sticker is well-deserved. M2.0 with plain clash mark at bust above 35, but no arcing die crack between D-S on reverse. The crack through the tops of ERICA is also very bold. Purchased on Ebay in 2012; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1835 C2 R1 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS MS63BN Furnace Run Duplicate ($999.00)
1835 C2 Classic Head half cent, R1. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as MS63BN, and this is an absolutely GORGEOUS example due to outrageous luster on each side that reflects maroon and iridescent blue toning. GREAT color and eye appeal, and very well-struck. I actually like this coin much better than the front-line coin, but for some reason this coin did not sticker at CAC and the other coin did, so this incredible backup resides in the duplicate collection. M2.0 with plain clash mark at bust line above 35 but no reverse die crack D-S. Purchased on Ebay in 2011 in a PCI MS64 holder; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1840-1849 Braided Hair Half Cent Set of 10 COPIES Furnace Run Collection ($1,250.00)
1840-1849 Braided Hair half cent, set of 10 copies. These are copies, NOT genuine coins, and they are from the estate of Arthur E. Young of Red Lion, PA, who passed away in 1956. So these are "old" copies. They are somewhat crude yet still quite interesting and very collectable as a set since most of us will never own 10 GENUINE proof half cents! Please email me for individual photos of all 10 coins - I can only load four photos on my website, so I have shown the first coin 1840 and the last coin 1849. Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1844/81 N2 R2 Braided Hair Large Cent ANACS F12 Bold Overdate ($125.00)
1844/81 N2 Braided Hair large cent, Overdate, R2. This coin has been authenticated and graded by ANACS as F12 in one of their newer yellow holders. Very nice and original example with a bold overdate. Ex-TDR. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1853 C1 R1 Braided Hair Half Cent PCGS MS62BN Furnace Run Collection ($315.00)
1853 Braided Hair half cent, R2. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as MS62BN, and it was not sent to CAC due to time constraints. This is a glossy medium-dark chocolate brown example with a needle-sharp strike. EDS M1.0 with bold dentilation and clear reverse die file line inside the right arm of the first T in STATES. One of the more affordable examples from this collection! No pedigree records; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1855 C1 R1 Braided Hair Half Cent NGC MS65BN CAC Furnace Run Collection ($1,100.00)
1855 C1 Braided Hair half cent, only variety, R1. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by NGC as MS65BN, and CAC-stickered as CHOICE for the assigned grade. This coin is not as boldly lustrous as the Classic Heads, but the strike is exceptional for this date: full star centers and most denticles bold on each side. Certainly deserving of the CAC designation. Purchased from Northeast Numismatics in 2010; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1855 C1 R1 Braided Hair Half Cent PCGS MS65BN Furnace Run Collection ($999.00)
1855 Braided Hair half cent, R1. This is the front-line example for the Furnace Run PCGS Registry Set of US half cents from 1793 to 1857 by Cohen Variety. This coin has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as MS65BN. This coin did not sticker at CAC, and I suspect it is because of one tiny nick in the right obverse field. But frankly I still consider this a PLUS coin because the color, strike, and eye appeal are so nice. Bold even luster on each side, highlighted by underlying maroon toning that is quite attractive. Very nice in hand. Ex-Shawn A. Yancey #12126; Furnace Run Collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in hand than in my photos. So if you like the photos, you will LOVE the coin!
1857 C1 R2 Braided Hair Half Cent NGC MS63BN Furnace Run Collection ($650.00)
1857 C1 Braided Hair half cent, only variety, R2. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by NGC as MS63BN, and there is a LOT of mint red for the grade and the date. A nick or two can be seen with a glass, plus there is a tiny carbon spot beneath the 8. Overall a great looking coin and the mint red really helps the presentation. Well-struck with full star centers and bold denticles on both sides. Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
1857 C1 R2 Braided Hair Half Cent PCGS MS64RB Furnace Run Collection ($1,250.00)
1857 C1 Braided Hair half cent, only variety, R2. A duplicate from the Furnace Run collection, authenticated and graded by PCGS as MS64RB, and there is a lot of red for the grade and the date. Equally important, this does appear to be an earlier strike with full star centers, relatively strong denticles on both sides, and even full ribbing on the reverse leaves. Purchased on Ebay in 2011 for $1400; Furnace Run collection. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
BOOKS: Noyes, Cohen, Grellman, Wright, Breen, etc.: Please Email! ($99,999.00)
YES, I finally have some BOOKS for sale! Please take a look and see if there are any that you need here. But I will call out ONE special set: Walter Breen's personal two-book set of Noyes green 1793-1814 and maroon 1816-1839. That set is $500 shipped. And I also have another two-book set of Noyes books that includes a late date book for $350 shipped. The Cohen half cents book second edition is $75 shipped. Everything else priced on request. Please reach out to me by email at [email protected] with specific requests for availability and pricing. Thank you!
CHIOCE 1806 S270 Draped Bust Large Cent PCGS AU55 CAC ($5,999.00)
1806 S270 Draped Bust Large Cent, Only Variety, R1. This example has been authenticated and graded by PCGS as AU55, and CAC-certified as CHOICE for the assigned grade! This is a completely original example with bold details, lustrous surfaces, and wonderful eye appeal. Easily the nicest 1806 large cent I have ever handled. Ex-TDR. Without exception, my coins are sharper and more attractive in person than in my photos, so if you like the photos you will LOVE the coin!
New Jersey Gallery Mint GMM COPY BU Dramatic Off-Center Error ($75.00)
No date, New Jersey, Gallery Mint (GMM) COPY, large planchet, COPY struck on REVERSE; NO insert; plain edge, dramatic way off-center strike mint error! I have a FULL double-row box of assorted GMM copies: BU and Proof; copper and silver; regular and errors - please email me for a complete listing!

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Shawn A. Yancey, EAC #4647
Earlycoppercoins.com
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