Goldberg Coins and Collectibles



Sale 23

Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction


U.S. Currency - Large Size - Gold Certificates
 
 
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Lot 276
Fr-1173. 1922, $10 Gold Certificate. Bright and crisp. Looks like a CU note. CGA graded About Uncirculated 58.
Estimated Value $400 - 450.
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Realized
$518
Lot 277
Fr-1173. 1922, $10 Gold Certificate. This is a beautiful note that is just a touch away from the full Gem grade because of a very light centerfold that has been pressed out. It's exceptionally well margined and fully bright, with all its blazing colors. Choice About Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $600 - 800.
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Lot 278
Fr-1173. 1922, $10 Gold Certificate. A pleasing, arms-length AU note, with two vertical folds that can only be seen upon close examination. This attractive type sure seems under-priced to us. CGA graded Extremely Fine 45.
Estimated Value $300 - 350.
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Realized
$357
Lot 279
Fr-1173*. 1922, $10 Gold Certificate, Star Note. A crackling fresh example, with bright colors. About 116 examples are listed in the Murray. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $800 - 1,000.
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Realized
$776
Lot 280
Fr-1173a, together with Fr-2400. 1922, $10 Gold Certificate with the small serial numbers and light damage to the lower right corner area. Grade: Fine. 1928, $10 Gold Certificate in Fine.
Estimated Value $150 - 200.
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Realized
$242
Lot 281
Fr-1178. 1882, $20 Gold Certificate. A nice example of this "golden" note, the only really affordable example in the Fr-1174-1178 series. The back features the "Ocean Telegraph" vignette, showing an eagle flying over the ocean with lightning bolts in its talons (this was supposed to commemorate the completion of the Trans-Atlantic cable in 1858). Oh, how technology has changed -- today we just pop open our cell phones and call anywhere in the world! Choice Very Fine.
Estimated Value $1,400 - 1,600.
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Realized
$1,610
Lot 282
Fr-1185. 1906, $20 Gold Certificate. Crackling fresh note were the margins are excellent, and the back centering is even better than that of the face. The back also has an unusually brilliant gold color. Very Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 283
Fr-1186. 1906, $20 Gold Certificate. Very strong colors on this Gold note. The back is a very deep orange color.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$265
Lot 284
Fr-1187. 1922, $20 Gold Certificate. Brightly colored and visually impressive. All of the margins are away from the border design, but the top right and lower left are tight. CGA graded About Uncirculated 50.
Estimated Value $450 - 500.
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Realized
$587
Lot 285
Fr-1187. 1922, $20 Gold Certificate. A choice example of this colorful type, trimmed tightly along the bottom margin (but still clear of the design). CGA graded About Uncirculated 50.
Estimated Value $450 - 500.
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Realized
$575
Lot 286
Fr-1187. 1922, $20 Gold Certificate. In a custom Capital plastic holder. Choice Very Fine.
Estimated Value $200 - 225.
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Realized
$345
Lot 287
Fr-1192. 1882, $50 Gold Certificate. Repaired to fix some marginal and internal tears, this note has the look of being the specimen that it is. Very rare as only about 15 examples are known. Listed as "Extremely Rare" in Friedberg and unpriced there. CGA graded Fine 15. Repaired.
Estimated Value $7,500 - 8,000.
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Realized
$8,625
Lot 288
Fr-1194. 1882, $50 Gold Certificate. A premium example for the assigned grade. Very rare as a type and only this small Red Seal version is anywhere near affordable. A tough note that is on just about everyone's want list. CGA graded Very Fine 30.
Estimated Value $2,250 - 2,750.
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Lot 289
Fr-1195. 1882, $50 Gold Certificate. A very beautiful note with a super back for being mid-grade. The backs of Gold Certificates always seem to wash away in lower grades. Very bright and presentable, just two closed pinholes, 1 pinhole open and a light trim job to the top margin. This is a respectable note that would fit into any mid grade collection.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 290
Fr-1200a. 1922, $50 Gold Certificate. Small Serial Numbers variety. Bright, colorful, and nicely margined all around. This variety is fully five times as scarce as the Large Serial Numbers variety, yet it can be had for only a small premium. CGA graded About Uncirculated 50.
Estimated Value $1,750 - 2,000.
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Realized
$1,955
Lot 291
Fr-1206. 1882, $100 Gold Certificate. A PQ (Premium Quality) example for the grade. This note is easily finer than the more common 1922 Series shown in Friedberg! CGA graded Very Fine 25.
Estimated Value $1,400 - 1,600.
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Realized
$1,553
Lot 292
Fr-1207. 1882, $100 Gold Certificate. Attractive, and problem free. Completely original example of this scarce denomiation and type. A lovely presentation of the Very Fine grade. Just sixteen notes reported. CGA graded Very Fine 25.
Estimated Value $3,500 - 4,000.
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Realized
$3,335
Lot 293
Fr-1208. 1882, $100 Gold Certificate. A pleasing and very bright note for the grade. Don't get too excited about the $11,250 Very Fine price in the Sixteenth edition of Friedberg -- it's a typo that should read $1,250! CGA graded Very Fine 20.
Estimated Value $1,250 - 1,500.
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Lot 294
Fr-1208. 1882, $100 Gold Certificate. We note some minor soiling on the right obverse edge and several pinholes scattered about. Nevertheless, this is a tough type that is seldom offered in any condition. CGA graded Very Fine 20.
Estimated Value $1,250 - 1,500.
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Lot 295
Fr-1210. 1882, $100 Gold Certificate. Pleasing for the grade despite some scattered pinholes and light soiling. Original, unmolested quality. CGA graded Fine 15.
Estimated Value $1,200 - 1,400.
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Lot 296
Fr-1213. 1882, $100 Gold Certificate. A third Fr-1213, this one minus any pinholes or surface problems. Great margins and nice quality for the grade. CGA graded Very Fine 30.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 1,750.
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Lot 297
Fr-1213. 1882, $100 Gold Certificate. Less than 40 examples are known of this rare Friedberg number. Nice margins all around. CGA graded Very Fine 30.
Estimated Value $1,200 - 1,400.
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Realized
$1,323
Lot 298
Fr-1214. 1882, $100 Gold Certificate. A bright, premium quality note, that has the appearance of an EF plus example. CGA graded Very Fine 35.
Estimated Value $1,250 - 1,500.
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Realized
$1,610
Lot 299
Fr-1213. 1882, $100 Gold Certificate. Scattered pinholes, mostly hidden in the vignette portrait of Benton. Amazingly, there are three Fr-1213's in this sale, an unprecedented opportunity to obtain this rare note. CGA graded Very Fine 25.
Estimated Value $1,200 - 1,400.
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Realized
$1,380






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