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Better Date U.S. Gold Showing Solid Demand

November 4, 2013

The November 2013 Baltimore Auction

     The Whitman Baltimore Expo will be the highpoint of the week as dealers gather from all over the country for what is typically one of the better shows of the year. In addition to the thousands of dealers and collectors in attendance the show will be supported by a Stack’s Bowers Galleries major auction. Listed below are some of the many highlights of this sale.

Date/DenominationGradeCurrent Market
1877 Indian CentPCGS MS66 RB$16,250
1923 S Buffalo NickelNGC MS66*$26,750
1921 Walking Liberty HalfPCGS MS65$15,500
1921 D Walking Liberty HalfNGC MS66$31,500
1921 S Walking Liberty HalfNGC MS65$76,500
1795 Flowing Hair Dollar Three LeavesPCGS MS62$69,500
1801 Bust DollarPCGS MS62$27,500
1883 S Morgan DollarNGC MS65$38,500
1893 CC Morgan DollarPCGS PR65+ CAC$145,000
1913 $2 ½ Indian GoldPCGS MS66$23,500
1888 Three Dollar GoldPCGS MS66$21,000
1914 $5 Indian GoldPCGS PR65$34,000
1843 Ten Dollar GoldNGC MS60$16,250
1910 $10 Indian GoldPCGS PR67$110,000
1866 S $20 Gold No MottoPCGS AU55 CAC$64,500
1879 O $20 GoldNGC AU55$51,750

     Additionally, this sale contains quite a few Proof Gold coins that are worth a close look along with many other Gem Walking Liberty Halves. For the Classic Gold Commemorative specialist there are four $50 Panama Pacific, Octagonal and Round in various Mint State grades. We will report highlights from prices realized next week.

     The recent trend of better date coins continues with more advances for specific dates within most series prior to 1930. The NumisMedia 500 lists a variety of U.S. Gold moving to higher levels. For example, the 1861 $20 Gold in MS60 is up to $4,450 from $3,750 in the last thirty days. During the same period, the 1871 $10 Gold is up 16.58% in AU58 to the current Market of $11,250. Below is a short list of other coins on the move.

Date/DenominationGradeCurrent Market% Increase
1870 S $1 GoldMS66$33,50017.54%
1874 $2 ½ GoldMS63$5,15015.73%
1871 $5 GoldMS61$12,25013.95%
1866 $10 GoldAU55$9,75015.38%
1852 O $20 GoldAU55$12,35013.82%
1876 $20 GoldMS64$41,50013.7%

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