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CAC Coins Bring Premiums in March

Published on April 7, 2021

In addition to faring well in Internet sales during the month of March, CAC approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction in Las Vegas. Here are a dozen examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed.

  1. On March 7, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved MS-66 grade 1897 dime for $857.22. On March 10, Stack’s-Bowers sold a PCGS graded MS-66 1897 dime without a CAC sticker for $690.

    https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/954013/1897-Barber-Dime-PCGS-MS-66-CAC-Toned

  2. On March 7, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved Proof-66 1896 quarter for $1659.38. On Feb. 3, Stack’s-Bowers sold a PCGS certified Proof-66 1896 quarter without a CAC sticker for $1260.

    https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/954089/1896-Barber-Quarter-PCGS-Proof-66-CAC

  3. On March 21, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved MS-67 grade 1936-D dime with a ‘Full Bands’ (FB) designation for $835.88. On Dec. 16, 2020, Heritage sold a PCGS certified MS-67FB dime without a CAC sticker for $660.

  4. On March 21, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved VG-10 grade 1824/2 overdate quarter for $1525.50. On Feb. 10, Heritage sold a PCGS graded VG-10 1824/2 overdate quarter without a CAC sticker for $1020.

    https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/965409/18242-Capped-Bust-Quarter-PCGS-VG-10-CAC-Toned

  5. On March 25, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned a CAC approved AU-53 grade 1793 half cent for $43,200. Certified AU-53 grade 1793 half cents are not auctioned often. In February 2019, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned a PCGS graded AU-53 1793 half cent without a CAC sticker for $33,600. In August 2019, Heritage auctioned a PCGS graded AU-55 (fifty-five) grade 1793 half cent without a CAC sticker for $28,800.

    https://auctions.stacksbowers.com/lots/view/3-Q4SDJ/1793-liberty-cap-half-cent-head-left-c-3-au-53-pcgs-cac-ogh

  6. On March 25, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned a CAC approved, NGC graded MS-64 1821 half dollar for $10,800. In June 2019, Legend auctioned a PCGS graded 1821 half without a CAC sticker for $4347.50.

    https://auctions.stacksbowers.com/lots/view/3-Q4T3I/1821-capped-bust-half-dollar-o-107-rarity-3-ms-64-ngc-cac

  7. On March 25, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned a CAC approved MS-63 grade 1889-CC Morgan silver dollar for $50,400. In September 2020, Heritage auctioned a PCGS graded MS-63 1889-CC Morgan without a CAC sticker for $28,800. In June 2020, Heritage auctioned a different PCGS graded MS-63 1889-CC Morgan without a CAC sticker for $25,200, precisely half as much as the price realized for the just cited CAC approved 1889-CC silver dollar.

    https://auctions.stacksbowers.com/lots/view/3-Q4QSO/1889-cc-morgan-silver-dollar-ms-63-pcgs-cac

  8. On March 25, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned a CAC approved MS-62 grade 1850-D One Dollar Gold piece for $36,000. In February 2020, Heritage auctioned a PCGS graded MS-62+ 1850-D One Dollar Gold piece without a CAC sticker for $12,600, barely more than one-third as much. Both coins were struck from the same pair of dies.

    https://auctions.stacksbowers.com/lots/view/3-Q4T37/1850-d-gold-dollar-winter-2-c-the-only-known-dies-ms-62-pcgs-cac

  9. On March 26, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned a CAC approved AU-58 grade 1895-O Morgan silver dollar for $6600. In November 2020, Heritage auctioned a PCGS graded AU-58 1895-O dollar without a CAC sticker for $3840. In September 2020, the Goldbergs auctioned a different PCGS graded AU-58 1895-O dollar without a CAC sticker for this same price, $3840.

    https://auctions.stacksbowers.com/lots/view/3-Q70TC/1895-o-morgan-silver-dollar-au-58-pcgs-cac

  10. On March 26, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned a CAC approved MS-65 grade 1927-D Peace silver dollar for $6600. In January 22, Heritage auctioned a PCGS graded MS-65 1927-D Peace dollar without a CAC sticker for $2280. On Nov. 12, 2020, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned a different PCGS graded MS-65 1927-D Peace dollar without a CAC sticker for $4320. That coin was from the Larry Miller Collection.

    https://auctions.stacksbowers.com/lots/view/3-Q6WBK/1927-d-peace-silver-dollar-ms-65-pcgs-cac

  11. On March 26, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned a CAC approved MS-65 (sixty-five) grade 1888 Three Dollar Gold piece for $16,800. In February 2020, Heritage auctioned a PCGS graded MS-65 1888 three without a CAC sticker for $6,666. in January 2020, Heritage auctioned a PCGS graded MS-66 (sixty-six) 1888 Three Dollar Gold piece without a CAC sticker for $13,220.40, significantly less than the price realized for the just mentioned CAC approved MS-65 (sixty-five) grade coin.

    https://auctions.stacksbowers.com/lots/view/3-Q6XOV/1888-three-dollar-gold-piece-ms-65-pcgs-cac

  12. On March 26, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned a CAC approved MS-65 grade 1915 $10 gold coin for $13,200. In April 2020, Heritage auctioned a PCGS graded MS-65 1915 ten without a CAC sticker for $4800. In May 2020, Heritage auctioned a PCGS graded MS-65+ $10 gold coin without a CAC sticker for $7200.

    https://auctions.stacksbowers.com/lots/view/3-Q6XPK/1915-indian-eagle-ms-65-pcgs-cac

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in March

Published on April 7, 2021

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CAC Coins Bring Premiums in November 2019

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CAC Coins Bring Premiums in September 2019

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CAC Coins Bring Premiums in June 2019

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