Rare Coin Inventory:  Bret Leifer was a public accountant for a number of years. This demonstrated attention to detail comes in handy in the selection of rare coins. Every coin listed is hand picked for lack of marks and eye appeal- that we would want for our own collection. All the other coins we buy end up in the inventories of the usual suspects!

 

Date Description Price
1881 $5 Liberty MS 65 NGC over looked Gem gold piece. These just are not found in great numbers. This piece is well struck and has bountiful pleasing original peripheral film on the coin. Coppery reddish color. $3,290
1958-D Franklin Half Dollar MS 66FBL NGC. Incredible mint set color. Swirls of green and gold highlight this monster. $250
set A complete above average circulated set of Walking Liberty half dollars in Dansco album. A very nice circulated set of coins. $1,650
set a complete Mercury Dime set, in folder. [1942/1 available XF by pcgs] $1,550
1877 Indian Cent  AU. PCGS, Nice crisp piece.  Another coin from the same Wayte Raymond Board.  Much red on this full struck piece and priced fairly. $2,250
1875 20 cent piece, PCGS AU 53- coin, perfect for the type set. fully struck with original steely gray color. $635
set Barber Dime proof set; all 24 coins- grading from 61-64 by PCGS. 24 pieces plucked from a Wayte Raymond board housing the coins for 60 odd years. 2 coins are described as Questionable toning; however we know that the toning is Unquestionable. $15,800
1926 Buffalo Nickel MS 65 PCGS CAC- A needle sharp example. Looks drastically undergraded to us. $210
1926-D Buffalo Nickel, MS 63 PCGS.  CAC Approved. A true difficult issue. We thought this coin would come back in an MS 64 holder. A Very original coin. $995
1929-S Buffalo Nickel MS 65 CAC. another stellar coin. This piece has a golden cast to it probably from being in the Wayte Raymond board for decades. $420
1820

Bust Dime, large size. old green PCGS holder. MS 65, circa 1991. Amazing platinum look with Much luster everywhere. The Original steely surfaces are mind blowing with their crusty silvery nuances. It is a display of history on and in metal. A superb piece, in every way. 

$18,950
1868 Seated Dollar Proof 65 PCGS CAC approved. A superior gold blue toned piece highlighted by reds near the devices on both sides. A stunning coin from an original set put away by a local family. Would fit any advanced collection of silver type coins. Deep icy Mirrors. Bulls-Eye-- Wayte-Raymond style color-- on HOLD $16,500
1877-cc Seated Liberty Dime  MS 65 PCGS, CAC Approved A magnificent little piece. Astonishing toning, from the Wayte Raymond boards- original rainbow color. A Crisp well struck piece. $2,450
1864 Seated Dime PR65 NGC older square holder CAC Gorgeous multi-color piece that seems under graded to us. Golden yellow obverse fields and blues on the reverse. This coin could be housed in a PF 66 holder with no problem in our opinion. Civil War era coin. Very Low mintage of only 470 coins. $3,850
1864 Seated Half Dime PF 64 PCGS. mintage only 470. A nice original toned piece, $925
1834 Bust Quarter- MS 65 old green holder by PCGS- Just what you might imagine, if you dreamed the coin. We placed this piece in a collection in the 1980's with a physician. We were fortunate enough to acquire the pieces intact. We think it would grade higher today. CAC Approved  Needle sharp and lovely. $39,500
1937 Walking Liberty Half. MS 66 PCGS CAC.  An amazing original coin. Full strike, natural gray color with abundant luster produced by sitting in a cardboard Wayte Raymond board for 70 years. $450
1937-D Walking Liberty Half MS 65 PCGS CAC part of the year set for those born in 1937. Glorious surfaces, edge toning from the sulfur board. Magnificent. $725
1937-S Walking Liberty Half MS 65 PCGS CAC-  The final coin from this year set. All these coins were placed in the board by a customers grandmother. She collected in the 1920-s through 1958. An amazing array of originality-in coin form. $655
1942-S Walking Liberty Half MS 65 PCGS CAC. A well struck example for the San Francisco mint. This coin was in the same board as the 1937 set above. A delicious piece of cake. $525
1937 Walking Liberty Half Proof 65+ PCGS CAC- Gorgeous original super Gem. Strike is excellent and the fields are mostly white with traces of color and very lustrous. The condition is what you would want in a coin graded 66. $975
1939 Walking Liberty Half Proof 66 NGC A matching coin with the 1937. It came from the same group.  This large piece of coin Americana. CAC Approved. $675
1940

Walking Liberty Half Dollar Proof 65 by PCGS Original This is indication of full originality; no distracting marks or scuffs. Put away long time ago and CAC approved.

$595
1846 Seated Dime AU 50 PCGS - A super Nice example of this important date. The total mintage was only [31,300 coins]. This piece has VERY original steely gray color with no distracting marks whatsoever. A pleasing stars obverse type coin of this very rare and desirable item. $8,250
1878 7tf Morgan Dollar PCGS MS 63. We were lucky to buy an original roll from a collector who stopped collecting in 1964. These are the real McCoy! White coins with abundant original LUSTER. The man who bought these coins lived in San Francisco in the 1930's-- 1950's. Obvious eye popping original dripping white luster that looks like an 1881-S. Very frosted cheek. Seems like a good value for the collector.  We also have a few similar 1878-s MS 63 pieces @ $110. $145
1881-S Morgan Dollar MS 66+ PCGS Another superior piece. Exceptionally clean cheek with swirling luster everywhere. Very crescent rainbow color CAC Approved  looks like a 67 to us. $395.
1884 Morgan Dollar MS 66+ PCGS. Very nice superb Gem with buff clean cheek and incredible original luster. From a collection put together in the early 1980's. CAC Approved. $1,400
1924 Peace Dollar.  MS 66 NGC  A superior example of the type. Tremendous white frost everywhere over clean surfaces. One coin out of twenty rolls. A true masterpiece of a silver dollar for the collector. $595
1926-D Peace Dollar MS 65 PCGS. A drop dead Gem coin. Fully white with much luster. A real lustrous Gem. CAC $1,100
1874

$3 Princess PCGS MS 65. Nice flashy boomer from Old West  Era dated piece. In a family for generations. The way you would want it to look. The coin has that new paint luster finish to it. undergraded in our opinion.  CAC in an old green doily holder. A frightening flashy gold coin.

$19,750
1834

$5 Classic head, VF 30 NGC, pleasant example of the type. No distracting marks or scuffs, just honest wear. All the eagles feathers are very visible. A nice piece.

$590
1876S Trade Dollar MS 63 PCGS. out for grading.  Very nice choice piece housed in an old flip for the past 35 years. Extremely fresh coin for those Trade dollar lovers. TBD
1871 Seated Dollar MS 64- PCGS. near 71. Wire rim highlights this Gem. A semi-proof like white piece. Dead white, for some reason, as it too was housed in a flip for decades. $7,500
1927 $2.5 Indian MS 64 PCGS,. A great coin- super phopherescent talc-like white luster surrounds both surfaces. At first glance, this coin looks like an MS 65. white luster everywhere, with a splash of burnished toning on an edge. in our opinion and fully original. CAC Approved. $1,150
1895-O

AU 50, Morgan Silver dollar, PCGS.  Mostly White and Very lustrous

$800
1926 $10 Indian MS 64 PCGS Another VERY choice uncirculated eagle. This one coined in the Indian design. This early Philadelphia minted coin has a slightly reddish gold color with original white luster in the hair curls, headdress and face of the Indian. Satiny clean surfaces. CAC Approved. $1,790
1904 $20 Liberty MS 65 PCGS. A superior Gem example of the double eagle. The premiums on these have gone down, too far in our opinion. This Very Nice Gem with booming circular luster and clean surfaces seems like a good value at the present time. $3,850
1906-S $20 Liberty MS 64 PCGS.  A very choice uncirculated original example of the type. A Better dated piece from the end of the issue. An Extremely bright and frosty coin.   Lovely original exuberant surfaces with proof-like qualities. This is a keeper- CAC approved $6,350
1898-S

$20 Double Eagle MS 64 PCGS; Seems VERY worthy of the price. A nicer example of the type that is not a 1904        CAC Approved

$2,790
1924 $20 St. Gaudens. MS 66 PCGS Lovely very old coin from a hoard. With Motto variety. Exceptionally clean and lustrous. The high points of the coin are sharp and crisp. We think if re-submitted, it could be a plus. Swirling luster. $3,250
1925 $20 St. Gaudens MS 65 PCGS Gorgeous reddish gold. Talc-like white luster highlights the devices most prevalent on the legs. A full strike on both sides of the coin. CAC Approved $3,075
1927 $20. St Gaudens MS 65 PCGS CAC Approved  Superb white lustrous Gem Plus example of the $20 Gold piece.  A super nice lustrous addition to the collection. The coin looks wet with white talc frost everywhere. Just an amazing example of what many refer to as the most beautiful of all gold coins. This coin is really an MS 66 in an old Green holder, [In our opinion] If you want to own a true highlight gold coin, to keep on your desk to look at, This Is It! $3,250
Proof Sets Original sets - 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1958 available! $ bid/ask
Gold Type Set

8-Piece Gold Type Set All graded MS63 - Picked one at a time by Bret Leifer. Price is extremely fair.

$9,900
Gold Type Set 8-Piece Gold Type Set MS64 - Hand-picked by Bret Leifer. These sets are super nice...  ONE SET IN STOCK $11,950 -$13,450
- Rolls of 20 franc gold pieces, napoleons, Swedish 20 Krona, Ceres, roosters, etc. - Great prices .  Remember---we Buy or Trade your coins $ call

BU Rolls of Morgan Dollars Monsters from new hoard - (Also, Franklin Half GEM ROLLS around ) Roosevelt 10 cent and Washington 25cents more original proof sets too...

$190-1,400

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