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
1897S $20 Liberty MS 64 NGC . These just are not found in great numbers. This piece is incredibly well struck and has magnificent bountiful luster. 1 slight mark keeps it from being a higher grade. CAC Approved $3,190
1903S $20 Liberty MS 64 PCGS. A nice fresh coin from the San Rancisco mint with much luster.  An above average piece from this mintage, with relatively few bag marks. $3,850
1798 Bust dollar- Heraldic eagle reverse. BB-108, B-13 Rarity 3. 10 Arrows varietyVF 20 by PCGS. A lovely sky blue and lilac tones highlight this 18th Century type coin. A wonderful variety for the astute or early collector.  Seems like a good value here. $2,250
1883cc Morgan Silver Dollar, MS 66+ PCGS. CAC A Very Nice white example of the Carson City Mint.  VERY Clean surfaces with an abunce of whit luster. This pice coul be housed in an MS 67 holder- $1,650
1852 $ 2 1/2 Liberty gold coin. MS 63 PCGS-  A lovely pre-Civil War jewel. This coin has much luster and few bag marks- We thought it would grade MS 64. $1,375
(3)sets Franklin Half Dollar circulated set , along with a Walking Liberty half dollar set, and most of the Barber half dollar set-in old stlye Wayte Raymond beige boards. [3 coins missing] We would like these coinboards to go to an avid coin collector, who appreciates the history of the coins and the glamor of the search.The person who put these together stopped collecting in 1959. [the Franklin Set ends with that year also] $4,590
sets A complete above average ORIGINAL circulated set of Walking Liberty half dollars in Dansco album. A very nice circulated set of coins. $1,550
1910-D St Gaudens $20 gold. MS 63 NGC. A better dated piece form the Denver mint in an affordable grade. Very nice original surfaces. $1,550
1914-D St Gaudens $20 gold. MS 64 NGC. A nice mate for the ablove piece. This piece is a VERY bright gold coin with characteristic matte surfaces. $1,775
1920 St Gaudens $20 gold. MS 62 NGC. A very attractive better dated coin. Obverse is nicer- with very nice surface preservation and luster. $1,625
1900 $20 Liberty gold piece. MS 64 NGC graded. CAC Approved. Another lovely near Gem large gold coin with natural luster and clean virtual Proof Like 65 surfaces. A superior type IIII non-1904 $20 Liberty coin at a VERY FAIR price! $3,170
1834 Bust Quarter MS 65 PCGS old green holder CAC. Approved. An incredible example of this difficult issue. A sparkling Gem with full frosted devices and a strong sharp strike on both sides of the coin. $38,500
set a complete ORIGINAL Mercury Dime set, in folder. [1942/1 available XF by pcgs] wonderful collection. $1,450
1878 $20 Liberty- MS 64 by PCGS CAC Approved. This is most likely the finest known piece of this issue. Simply put, this coin should NOT exist. An amazing near Gem double eagle from the 1870's. Outrageous quality, rarity. $57,500
1776 Continental Dollar- Pewter-MS 64 PCGS graded. This iconic piece was supposedly used to pay the soldiers in the Continental Army. (Curency) 18th century coins in this condition are 'rare items' and this dollar coin would be a hallmark of any advanced collection. Just a wonderful coin highlighted by the white frost everywhere. Both sides have immense frost. The strike is sharp and their surfaces have very few marks as indicated by the grade. An outstanding opportunity to be its caretaker for awhile! $215,000
1924 $20 St Gaudens MS 66 PCGS. A superb example of this gorgeous coin. Minimum marks and lovely surfaces highlight this piece. $2,890
1927 $20 St Gaudens MS 66 PCGS. another superb double eagle. This coin has a titch more glow to it, but 1927's come this way. And nice examples can really be prizes. $2,790
1804 Draped bust half cent. AU 50 PCGS- The way you want a superb coin to appear.  Spiked Chin Variety with much original luster as this piece was housed in an old Wayte Raymond board. $1,350
1908d $20 St Gaudens with Motto MS 62 PCGS- appears undergraded to us. A nice lustrous type coin- $1,575
1926 Buffalo Nickel MS 65 PCGS CAC- A needle sharp example. Looks drastically undergraded to us. $210
1926-D Buffalo Nickel, MS 63 PCGSCAC Approved. A true extremely difficult issue. We thought this coin would come back in an MS 64 holder. A Very lovely original toned multy colored piece., from a Wayte Raymond board. $1,175
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. $400
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. Wayte-Raymond style color-- $16,250
1864 Seated Half Dime PF 64 PCGS. mintage only 470. A nice original toned Civil War piece, seems cheap. CAC $950
1864 Copper Nickel Indian head Cent. MS 62 by PCGS. amazing original coin. Full strike, natural gray color with abundant luster produced by sitting in a cardboard Wayte Raymond board for 70 years. $290
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
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
1941 Walikng Liberty Half dollar- 3) proofs 65-65-67 call for a decription-  
1938 Washington Quarter- Proof 65 NGC  An almost dead white original piece from a set we had graded.. This piece has the colorful film which is evident on original coins.  A virtual perfect coin. $185
1939 Walking Liberty Half Proof 67 PCGS A matching coin with the 1937. It came from the same group.  This large piece of coin Americana. $935
1939 Waalking Liberty Half dollar- Proof 66- NGC This coin has light balance streaked toning- just a gorgeous original piece- CAC Approved $735
1940

Walking Liberty Half Dollar Proof 67 by PCGS Original This is indication of full originality; no distracting marks or scuffs. Put away long time ago and CAC approved.  A Dead white GEM

$895
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
1869 2 cent Piece MS 64RB by PCGS.  Lovely well struck near Gem, msotly red. These are the kind of pieces to start a set. $375.
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. $1,300
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. CAC Approved $895
1871

Seated Dollar AU 55 by NGC. A great strike highlight this old time piece. Lightly circultaed and fit for a high end circ type set.

$1,150
1794

5 Cent,  first year of issueXF 45 PCGS CAC approved. A competely original well struck coin. Off the market for many years. This half-dime looks AU to us. A superior example of the type. No distracting marks or scuffs, whatsoever-justa bit of honest wear. All the eagles feathers are quite visible and sharp.

$9,350
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. $1,000
1904 $20 Liberty MS 64 PCGS. A superior Gem example of the double eagle. The premiums on these have way gone down, too far in our opinion. This Very Nice Gem with booming circular luster and clean surfaces is definitely a keeper. Much better quality than usually encountered. CAC $2,250
1906 $20 Liberty MS 65 PCGS.  A very choice uncirculated original example of the type. A Better dated piece from the end of the issue. An Extremely original pink gold and frosty coin. This is a keeper. CAC approved- probably the second finest known. $47,500
1899 $20 Liberty MS 64 NGC CAC approved.  A bright fully original lustrous example of this last year of the 1890's. These usually do not come like this. The coin looks more like a 1927. A lovely moderately priced type coin. $3,190
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. $2,860
1926 $20 St. Gaudens MS 65 NGC Gorgeous. Talc-like white luster highlights the devices most prevalent on the legs. A full strike on both sides of the coin. A better year of the common dated pieces. $2,075
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! $2,950
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.

$9,000+
Gold Type Set 8-Piece Gold Type Set MS64 - Hand-picked by Bret Leifer. These sets are super nice...  ONE SET IN STOCK $9,000 -$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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