CAC Coins Bring Premiums in February

In addition to faring well in Internet sales during the month of February, CAC approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Los Angeles and Dallas.

by Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) l Published on March 7, 2022

In addition to faring well in Internet sales during the month of February, CAC approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Los Angeles and Dallas. Here are ten examples, which were selected from a larger number of results that could have been listed.

1. On Feb. 6, the firm called GreatCollections sold a CAC approved MS-67 grade 1906-O dime for $15,400. Another certified MS-67 1906-O dime has not been auctioned recently. On April 4, 2021, David Lawrence Rare Coins sold a PCGS graded MS-67 1906-O dime without a CAC sticker for $3350.

https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/1113057/1906-O-Barber-Dime-PCGS-MS-67-CAC-Toned

2. On Feb. 6, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved MS-67 grade 1900-O Morgan silver dollar for $4736.60. On Jan. 23, GreatCollections sold a PCGS graded MS-67 1900-O without a CAC sticker for $2761.88. On Jan. 16, David Lawrence Rare Coins sold a different PCGS graded MS-67 1900-O without a CAC sticker for $2700.

https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/1113046/1900-O-Morgan-Silver-Dollar-PCGS-MS-67-CAC

3. On Feb. 6, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved, NGC graded MS-67 1904-O Morgan silver dollar for $5060. On Jan. 27, Legend auctioned a PCGS graded MS-67 1904-O Morgan without a CAC sticker for $3760.

https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/1113084/1904-O-Morgan-Silver-Dollar-NGC-MS-67-CAC

4. On Feb. 13, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved MS-66 grade 1905 Lewis & Clark Exposition commemorative One Dollar Gold piece for $24,751.10. On Oct. 7, 2021, Heritage auctioned an NGC graded MS-66 coin without a CAC sticker for $8400. Several non-CAC, PCGS graded MS-66 1905 Lewis & Clark One Dollar Gold pieces were auctioned during 2020: by Heritage for $7200 on Nov. 20, by Legend for $6168.75 on Oct. 8, by Legend for $8225 on July 16, by Heritage for $7200 on June 4, and another by Heritage for $6900 also on June 4, 2020.

https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/1106982/1905-Lewis-and-Clark-Exposition-Gold-Dollar-PCGS-MS-66-CAC

5. On Feb. 14, the Goldbergs auctioned a CAC approved MS-66 grade 1935 Peace Dollar for $2520. On Dec. 15, 2021, Stack’s Bowers auctioned a PCGS graded MS-66 1935 Peace Dollar without a CAC sticker for $1800.

http://images.goldbergauctions.com/php/lot_auc.php?site=1&sale=126&lot=547&lang=1

6. On. Feb. 24, Heritage auctioned a CAC approved Proof-65 1856 Flying Eagle cent for $30,000. On June 13, 2021, the Goldbergs auctioned a PCGS certified Proof-65 1856 Flying Eagle cent without a CAC sticker for $22,200.

https://coins.ha.com/itm/flying-eagle-cents/small-cents/1856-1c-snow-3-pr65-pcgs-cac-pcgs-47058-/a/1342-3016.s

7. On Feb. 24, Heritage auctioned a CAC approved, NGC graded AU-55 1806 ‘Pointed 6’ $5 gold coin for $18,600. On May 27, 2021, Legend auctioned a PCGS graded AU-55 1806 ‘Pointed 6’ $5 gold coin without a CAC sticker for $8812.50, less than half as much. Both coins were struck from the same pair of dies.

https://coins.ha.com/itm/early-half-eagles/half-eagles/1806-5-pointed-6-8x5-stars-bd-1-r4-au55-ngc-cac-pcgs-45621-/a/1342-3191.s

8. On Feb. 24, Heritage auctioned a CAC approved, NGC graded AU-55 1800 $10 gold coin for $30,000. On April 24, 2021, Heritage auctioned a PCGS graded AU-55 1800 $10 gold coin without a CAC sticker for $20,400. Both coins were struck from the same pair of dies. While market levels for these increased between April 24 and Feb. 24, the increase was certainly not greater than 20%.

https://coins.ha.com/itm/early-eagles/eagles/1800-10-bd-1-high-r3-au55-ngc-cac-pcgs-45732-/a/1342-3240.s

9. On Feb. 25, Heritage auctioned a CAC approved MS-65 grade 1915 $2.5 gold coin for $10,800. On Aug. 20, 2021, Heritage auctioned two PCGS graded MS-65 1915 $2.5 gold coins, neither of which had a CAC sticker, for $5280 each. A moderate increase in market levels for high grade Indian Head $2.5 gold coins would not account for a CAC approved coin realizing more than twice as much as a non-CAC PCGS graded MS-65 1915 $2.5 coin.

https://coins.ha.com/itm/indian-quarter-eagles/quarter-eagles/1915-2-1-2-ms65-pcgs-cac-pcgs-7948-/a/1342-3747.s

10. On Feb. 27, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved MS-65 grade 1916-S Walking Liberty half dollar for $11,273.90. On Jan. 9, GreatCollections sold a PCGS graded MS-65 1916-S Walker without a CAC sticker for $7736.62.

https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/1118911/1916-S-Walking-Liberty-Half-Dollar-PCGS-MS-65-CAC-Toned

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Source: Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC)

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