CAC Coins Bring Premiums in January

Ten examples of CAC-approved coins which brought strong prices in December 2021.

by Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) l Published on February 9, 2022

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

1. On Jan. 9, the firm called GreatCollections sold a CAC approved MS-67 grade 1930 quarter with a ‘Full Head’ (FH) designation for $10,451.10. On Nov. 14, 2021, this same firm sold a PCGS certified MS-67- ‘Full Head’ 1930 quarter without a CAC sticker for $2638.12. Earlier, on Sept. 26, 2021, GreatCollections sold a different PCGS certified MS-67-FH 1930 quarter without a CAC sticker for $3768.75.

https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/747598/1930-Standing-Liberty-Quarter-PCGS-MS-67-FH

2. On Jan. 9, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved MS-65 grade 1935-D half dollar for $1710.50. On Nov. 29, Stack’s Bowers sold a PCGS graded MS-65 1935-D half without a CAC sticker for $1140. On Oct. 19, 2021, Heritage sold a different PCGS graded MS-65 1935-D half without a CAC sticker for $930.

https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/1086017/1935-D-Walking-Liberty-Half-Dollar-PCGS-MS-65-CAC

3. On Jan. 12, Heritage auctioned a CAC approved MS-66 grade 1883-CC Morgan silver dollar for $1320. On Dec. 15, Heritage sold a PCGS graded MS-66 1883-CC Morgan without a CAC sticker for $960.

https://coins.ha.com/itm/morgan-dollars/silver-and-related-dollars/1883-cc-1-ms66-pcgs-cac-pcgs-population-2523-265-ngc-census-1015-143-cdn-960-whsle-bid-for-ngc-pcgs-ms66-min/a/132202-23486.s

4. On Jan. 14, Heritage auctioned a CAC approved, NGC graded MS-66 1910 $2.5 gold coin for $24,000. On Feb. 7, 2021, GreatCollections sold a PCGS graded MS-66 1910 $2.5 gold coin without a CAC sticker for $14,628.90.

https://coins.ha.com/itm/indian-quarter-eagles/quarter-eagles/1910-2-1-2-ms66-ngc-cac-pcgs-7941-/a/1341-3947.s

5. On Jan. 16, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved MS-63 grade 1896-S $20 gold coin a CAC sticker for $5775. On Nov. 28, 2021, GreatCollections sold a PCGS graded MS-63 1896-S $20 gold coin, without a CAC sticker for $4168.12.

https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/1102199/1896-S-Liberty-Gold-Double-Eagle-PCGS-MS-63-CAC

6. On Jan. 16, GreatCollections sold a CAC approved MS-66 grade 1925 Saint Gaudens $20 gold coin, without a CAC sticker for $6655. On Jan. 14, Heritage auctioned two non-CAC, PCGS graded MS-66 1925 $20 gold coins, for $4080 and $4800, respectively. The CAC approved MS-66 1925 Saint thus brought more than 50% over one non-CAC coin and more than 35% more than the other without a CAC sticker.

https://www.greatcollections.com/Coin/1101324/1925-Saint-Gaudens-Gold-Double-Eagle-PCGS-MS-66-CAC

7. On Jan. 27, Legend auctioned a CAC approved MS-66 grade 1857 dime for $3642.50. On Sept. 2, Legend auctioned a PCGS graded MS-66 1857 dime without a CAC sticker for $2173.75.

https://legendauctions.hibid.com/lot/109496869/10c-1857--pcgs--ms66-cac?ipp=10

8. On Jan. 27, Legend auctioned a CAC approved MS-61 grade 1901 Morgan silver dollar for $6756.25. On Oct. 27, Heritage sold a PCGS graded MS-61 1901 Morgan without a CAC sticker for $4320. Seventeen days earlier, on Oct. 10, 2021, Heritage sold a different PCGS graded MS-61 1901 Morgan, without a CAC sticker for $5160.

https://legendauctions.hibid.com/lot/109496968/-1-1901--pcgs--ms61-cac?ipp=10

9. On Jan. 27, Legend auctioned a CAC approved MS-64 grade 1926-D Saint Gaudens $20 gold coin for $82,250. On Aug. 9, 2020, Heritage auctioned two non-CAC, PCGS graded MS-64 1926-D $20 gold coins, one for $26,400 and the other for $36,000. While it is true that market levels for ‘better date’ Saint Gaudens $20 coins have increased since August 2020, market levels have not come close to doubling.

https://legendauctions.hibid.com/lot/109497008/-20-1926-d--pcgs--ms64-cac?ipp=10

10. On Jan. 27, Legend auctioned a CAC approved MS-65 grade 1926-S Saint Gaudens $20 gold coin for $39,950. On Oct. 7, 2021, Heritage auctioned a PCGS graded MS-65 1926-S without a CAC sticker for $24,000.

https://legendauctions.hibid.com/lot/109497009/-20-1926-s--pcgs--ms65-cac?ipp=10

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Source: Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC)

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