Goldberg Coins and Collectibles



Sale 23

Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction


U.S. Currency - Large Size - Silver Certificates $5-$20
 
 
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Lot 185
Fr-260. 1886, $5 Silver Certificate. A nice Silver Dollar back that has received a "hair cut" on the top and bottom. Very presentable. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $1,800 - 2,200.
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Realized
$2,300
Lot 186
Fr-261. 1886, $5 Silver Certificate. The famed "Silver Dollar" back. Very Good.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$357
Lot 187
Fr-269. 1896, $5 Silver Certificate. Great looking note that appears to be Choice Uncirculated at first. Deep eye piercing colors both on the face and back. A popular note in this grade. Almost Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 3,500.
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Realized
$4,888
Lot 188
Fr-271. 1899, $5 Silver Certificate. A Choice note with a light wrinkle across the Indian's face. This was the only time that an American Indian ever appeared on a regular issue Federal note. About Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,250.
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Realized
$1,438
Lot 189
Fr-271. 1899, $5 Silver Certificate. First set of signatures on this note. Back has a wallet stain quarter. Very Good.
Estimated Value $300 - 400.
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Realized
$380
Lot 190
Fr-273. 1899, $5 Silver Certificate. Evenly circulated note with just one small hole. Very Good.
Estimated Value $350 - 400.
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Realized
$357
Lot 191
Fr-280. 1899, $5 Silver Certificate. Nicely centered and very choice. Completely original and never "improved" or "conserved." Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $1,100 - 1,200.
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Realized
$2,760
Lot 192
Fr-280. 1899, $5 Silver Certificate. No holes or tears can be found on this member of our tribe. Very Good to Fine.
Estimated Value $350 - 450.
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Realized
$489
Lot 193
Fr-281. 1899, $5 Silver Certificate. A beautiful example of this immensely popular design type. The central vignette features the head of the Sioux Indian Chief, Ta-to-ka-in-yan-ka, in full ceremonial dress. If the paper on this note were a trifle flatter, we wouldn't hesitate to call it a Gem. Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $2,000 - 2,500.
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Realized
$2,990
Lot 194
Fr-281. 1899, $5 Silver Certificate. An Uncirculated note with light soiling and no other problems. Nearly Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,250.
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Realized
$1,495
Lot 195
Fr-281. 1899, $5 Silver Certificate. This lightly circulated Chief $5 has all the brightness and color, one would expect from a Gem! Choice About Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,250.
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Realized
$1,380
Lot 196
Fr-282. 1923, $5 Silver Certificate, "Porthole". A lovely Porthole, with exceptional centering, ideal colors, great paper surfaces and tremendous eye appeal. If you have been looking for a really nice appearance in a Porthole, you will like this note. Choice Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $1,750 - 2,250.
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Lot 197
Fr-282. 1923, $5 Silver Certificate. The fabulous "Porthole" note with crisp paper and a wonderful portrait of Abraham Lincoln. This is the only signature for this Series and the only way to own this type. Gem Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $2,000 - 2,250.
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Realized
$2,760
Lot 198
Fr-282. 1923, $5 Silver Certificate. Lightly soiled and with a vertical centerfold. This type is called a "Porthole" because of the unusually strong shape of the lettering around Lincoln's head. It's also one of the most popular types in American paper money. About Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $1,100 - 1,200.
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Realized
$1,323
Lot 199
Fr-282. 1923, $5 Silver Certificate. Always popular in this grade because of heavy collector interest. A perfect mid-grade Porthole, that is very pretty for the grade. It has excellent color, and good margins. Very Fine.
Estimated Value $600 - 700.
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Realized
$834
Lot 200
Fr-291. 1886, $10 Silver Certificate. Popular "Tombstone" type. A nice, bright note that retains most of its original crispness. One crisp, horizontal centerfold -- that's it. Choice Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $2,250 - 2,750.
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Realized
$3,335
Lot 201
Fr-292. 1886, $10 Silver Certificate. A premium-quality "Tombstone" that has the look of an Uncirculated note. Bright, clean, and problem-free -- the grade stems solely from two faint vertical folds. An extremely popular type note that should see lots of action. Extremely Fine to About Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 202
Fr-316. 1886, $20 Silver Certificate. A wonderful rarity that collectors rarely have a chance to own. This is the 1886 version with a small, red seal at lower right. This example is evenly toned and has obviously spent a fair amount of time in circulation. Nevertheless, it has held up well and is very presentable. Friedberg values this rarity at $4,250 in Very Fine. Very Good.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,000.
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Realized
$2,415
Lot 203
Fr-316. 1886, $20 Silver Certificate. Moderate toning and numerous folds and wrinkles, but the paper and printing have worn well and this note is very collectible. We are thrilled to be able to offer our bidders not one, but two, chances to buy this Friedberg rarity. Very Good.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,000.
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Realized
$1,725
Lot 204
Fr-317. 1891, $20 Silver Certificate. Nice and bright for the grade. Small stain on the lower left edge; one small pinhole in the T just above the date. A very rare and desirable note. Fine to Very Fine.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,100.
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Realized
$1,104
Lot 205
Fr-317. 1891, $20 Silver Certificate. Dirty and well-used, but this is, after all, a Friedberg-317! Very Good.
Estimated Value $400 - 500.
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Realized
$403
Lot 206
Fr-321. 1891, $20 Silver Certificate. Uneven toning from storage in a billfold. The paper appears quite stable, so this might be a good candidate for conservation. It is certainly worthy of the effort. Fine to Very Fine.
Estimated Value $600 - 700.
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Realized
$1,265
Lot 207
Fr-322. 1891, $20 Silver Certificate. A top-notch note. While it looks Uncirculated, faint folds make it only Extra Fine. This note features a head of former Secretary of the Treasury, Daniel Manning, flanked by allegorical figures of Agriculture and Industry. About Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $2,000 - 2,250.
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Realized
$2,415
Lot 208
Fr-322. 1891, $20 Silver Certificate. Rich, dark printing, with some of the strongest colors we've seen on a note of this grade. A nice, affordable example of this rarity. Fine.
Estimated Value $400 - 500.
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Realized
$690
Lot 209
Fr-223 Together with Fr-235, Fr-745, & Fr-237. Consists of: 1891, $1 Silver Certificate in Very Good; 1899, $1 Silver Certificate in Very Fine+; 1918, $1 Federal Reserve Bank Note in a faded Extra Fine; 1923, $1 Silver Certificate in Choice Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $300 - 400.
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Realized
$403
Lot 210
Silver Certificate Assortment. Fr-233. 1899, $1 Silver Certificate, Extra Fine; Fr-251. 1899, $2 Silver Certificate, Fine; Fr-237. 1923, $1 Silver Certificate, Choice Uncirculated; Fr-1702. 1934-A, $10 Silver Certificate, Very Fine+. Lot of 4 notes.
Estimated Value $350 - 450.
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Realized
$414






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