Latest News

Check here for the latest CAC news.

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in July 2020

Published on July 31, 2020

CAC approved coins outperformed other certified coins at a live auction in Las Vegas and in various public Internet sales during the month of July. Here are ten examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed.

  1. On July 5, the firm called GreatCollections sold a CAC approved, NGC certified ‘Proof-66 Cameo’ 1880 half dollar for $4276.12. Proof 1880 halves with such a certification have not been auctioned recently. In April 2019, Heritage auctioned a PCGS certified Proof-66 Cameo 1880 half dollar without a CAC sticker for $2400. In January 2019, at a FUN Convention, Heritage sold a PCGS certified ‘Proof-66+ [sixty-six plus] Cameo’ 1880 half dollar without a CAC sticker for $2880.

    https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/856782/1880-Seated-Liberty-Half-Dollar-NGC-Proof-66-CAMEO-CAC-Toned

  2. On July 8, Heritage sold a CAC approved, NGC graded MS-67 1946 Washington quarter for $690. On June 23, Stack’s-Bowers sold a PCGS graded MS-67 1946 quarter without a CAC sticker for $456. On April 15, Stack’s-Bowers sold a different PCGS graded MS-67 1946 quarter without a CAC sticker for $480.

  3. On July 12, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved MS-67 grade 1959-D Washington quarter for $2316.38. The last PCGS graded MS-67 1959-D quarter to sell at auction was in a Heritage event at a Long Beach Expo in June 2019. That 1959-D did not have a CAC sticker and sold for $1440.

    https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/858657/1959-D-Washington-Quarter-PCGS-MS-67-CAC-Toned

  4. On July 12, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved MS-67 grade 1939-S half dollar for $1190.25. On June 24, Heritage sold a PCGS graded MS-67 1939-S half dollar without a CAC sticker for $990. On June 18, Stack’s-Bowers sold a different PCGS graded MS-67 1939-S half dollar without a CAC sticker for $780

    https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/799955/1939-S-Walking-Liberty-Half-Dollar-PCGS-MS-67-CAC

  5. On July 14, Heritage sold a CAC approved, certified MS-65RD 1909-S Lincoln cent for $1680. This coin was designated by PCGS as having full original mint red (RD) color. On April 28, Heritage sold a PCGS certified MS-65RD 1909-S Lincoln cent without a CAC sticker for $990. On April 14, Heritage sold a different PCGS certified MS-65RD 1909-S Lincoln cent, without a CAC sticker for $810.

    https://coins.ha.com/itm/lincoln-cents/small-cents/1909-s-1c-ms65-red-pcgs-cac-pcgs-population-478-168-ngc-census-172-68-cdn-800-whsle-bid-for-ngc-pcgs-ms65-min/a/132029-25024.s

  6. On July 16, Legend auctioned a CAC approved, certified MS-64RB 1857 half cent for $1468.75. The two letters after the numerical grade, “RB,” indicate that this coin has been certified as exhibiting a combination of toned brown and original mint red color. On August 11, 2019, the firm of David Lawrence sold a PCGS certified MS-64RB 1857 half cent without a CAC sticker for $725. In December 2017, Heritage sold a different PCGS certified MS-64RB 1857 half cent without a CAC sticker for $720.

    https://legendauctions.hibid.com/lot/66993300/1-2c-1857-pcgs-ms64-rb-cac?ipp=10

  7. On July 16, Legend auctioned a CAC approved MS-66 grade 1863 Three Cent Silver for $6756.25. On May 3, the firm of David Lawrence sold a PCGS graded MS-66 1863 Three Cent Silver without a CAC sticker for $3500.

    https://legendauctions.hibid.com/lot/66993238/3cs-1863-pcgs-ms66-cac?ipp=10

  8. On July 16, Legend auctioned a CAC approved AU-58 grade, 1861-S $2.50 gold coin for $17,037.50. On August 13, 2019, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned a PCGS graded AU-58 1861-S $2.50 gold coin without a CAC sticker for $6600.

    https://legendauctions.hibid.com/lot/66993216/-2-50-1861-s-pcgs-au58-cac?ipp=10

  9. On July 16, Legend auctioned a CAC approved XF-45 grade 1865-S $5 gold coin for $5640. The last PCGS or NGC graded XF-45 1865-S $5 gold coin to sell at auction was a PCGS graded XF-45 coin, without a CAC sticker which Heritage auctioned for $4320 in August 2018.

    https://legendauctions.hibid.com/lot/66993293/-5-1865-s-pcgs-xf45-cac?ipp=10

  10. On July 16, Legend auctioned a CAC approved AU-55 grade 1862-S $10 gold coin for $31,725. On June 4, 2020, Heritage sold a PCGS graded AU-55 1862-S $10 gold coin without a CAC sticker for $19,800.

    https://legendauctions.hibid.com/lot/66993234/-10-1862-s-pcgs-au55-cac?ipp=10

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in July 2020

Published on July 31, 2020

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in June 2020

Published on July 7, 2020

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in May 2020

Published on June 3, 2020

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in April 2020

Published on May 5, 2020

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in March 2020

Published on April 7, 2020

COVID-19 Notice — Updated Monday, April 13, 2020

Published on April 1, 2020

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in February 2020

Published on March 6, 2020

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in January 2020

Published on February 4, 2020

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in December 2019

Published on January 8, 2020

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in November 2019

Published on December 10, 2019

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in October 2019

Published on November 1, 2019

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in September 2019

Published on October 1, 2019

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in August 2019

Published on September 1, 2019

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in July 2019

Published on August 1, 2019

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in June 2019

Published on July 1, 2019

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in May 2019

Published on June 1, 2019

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in April 2019

Published on May 1, 2019

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in March 2019

Published on April 1, 2019

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in February 2019

Published on March 1, 2019

CAC Coins Bring Premiums at FUN Auction in Orlando (January 2019)

Published on February 1, 2019

CAC Coins Bring Premiums During April 2018

Published on May 9, 2018

CAC Coins Bring Premiums During March 2018

Published on April 27, 2018

CAC Coins Bring Premiums During February 2018

Published on March 13, 2018

January 2018 CAC Coin Auction Highlights

Published on February 13, 2018

Q&A with John Albanese: Adjustment Marks

Published on March 22, 2013

Collecting $10 Liberties by Type and Mint Mark

Published on March 21, 2013

Circulated Coins: The Perfect Alternative

Published on March 18, 2013

Coin Collecting: How to Get Started and Tips to Keep Going

Published on February 7, 2013

Building a Successful Coin Forum

Published on February 5, 2013

The San Francisco Mint Coinage of 1872

Published on November 30, 2012

Collector-Investor Do You Have A Plan?

Published on May 3, 2012

The Value of Old Numismatic Books

Published on March 27, 2012

U.S. Rare Coins & Rare American Currency: It’s All Enjoyment For Me

Published on March 22, 2012

Mark Feld's Coin Collecting Tips

Published on March 20, 2012

Reflections on Hobo Nickels

Published on March 19, 2012

Quality and Its Importance in the Market and Other Markets

Published on March 17, 2012

Collecting Mid-Grade, Circulated Barber Half Dollars

Published on March 15, 2012

Share Your Passion For Collecting Barber Coins

Published on March 12, 2012

Philadelphia Mint $20 Liberty’s: The Dates That Make the Best Buys Today

Published on March 8, 2012

An Enjoyable Pastime for Us, But A Collection of Coins, and Memories, for Them

Published on March 5, 2012

Old Coins, New Friends

Published on March 4, 2012

NCA Recovers More Than $1 million for Buyers of Overpriced Coins

Published on March 2, 2012

Comprehensive Market Study Reveals CAC Price Premiums

Published on February 26, 2012

Creatively Marketing Your Rare Coins in the Private Market

Published on February 25, 2012

All I Really Needed to Know (About Coins) I Learned from Early Copper

Published on February 10, 2012

Extensive Knowledge or Wealth?

Published on February 10, 2012

The More I Know, the More I Realize What I Don’t Know

Published on February 1, 2012

CAC Sets May 1 Cutoff for New Members

Published on March 23, 2011

CAC Keeping Strict Standards

Published on April 12, 2010

CAC Now Accepting Dealer Applications

Published on March 23, 2009

CAC Opens Memberships to Collectors

Published on March 16, 2009

FREE Population Register Available For CAC Coins

Published on March 3, 2009

An Interview with John Albanese by Maurice Rosen

Published on February 17, 2008