The Pre Long Beach Auction

Auction Details

Session ONE U.S.Coppers THROUGH MEDALS
Lot 1 - 1245
Sunday, September 2, 9:00 AM Pacific Time


Session TWO SMALL CENTS THROUGH DOLLARS
Lot 1246 - 1605
Monday, September 3, 2012 10:00 AM Pacific Time


Session THREE CURRENCY
Lot 1606 - 1983
Monday, September 3, 2012 Approx. 1:00 PM Pacific Time


Session FOUR PATTERNS THROUGH GOLD
Lot 1984 - 2295
Monday, September 3, 2012 6:00
1854-S $20 Liberty21841854-S $20 Liberty
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1854-S $20 Liberty. PCGS graded EF-45. Light to medium orange-gold toning can be seen over the atypically smooth surfaces. Nicely detailed for the gra
Sold for (5,000.00 + 1,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
1854-S $20 Liberty21851854-S $20 Liberty
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1854-S $20 Liberty. PCGS graded EF-45. Lovely golden toning. Another well-struck example. The San Francisco Mint was opened in 1854 to serve the gold
Sold for (5,000.00 + 1,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
1854-S $20 Liberty21861854-S $20 Liberty
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1854-S $20 Liberty. Improperly cleaned. A nice bold strike (PCGS # 8913) . Estimated Value $2,000 - 2,100.
Sold for (4,200.00 + 840.00) x 1 = 5,040.00
1854-S $20 Liberty NGC EF4021871854-S $20 Liberty NGC EF40
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1854-S $20 Liberty. NGC graded EF-40. Mostly untoned with a few minor rim marks (PCGS # 8913) . Estimated Value $1,800 - 1,900.
Sold for (3,400.00 + 680.00) x 1 = 4,080.00
1854-S $20 Liberty NGC VF2021881854-S $20 Liberty NGC VF20
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1854-S $20 Liberty. NGC graded VF-20. Untoned and evenly worn. It takes some doing to find an 1854-S with this amount of circulation wear. While these
Sold for (2,500.00 + 500.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
1865-S $20 Liberty21891865-S $20 Liberty
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1865-S $20 Liberty. PCGS graded MS-64 PQ CAC Approved. A lovely frosty gem. In our opinion this coin should be graded MS64+ or MS65. It is one of the
Sold for (15,500.00 + 3,100.00) x 1 = 18,600.00
1866 $20 Liberty. Motto NGC AU5821901866 $20 Liberty. Motto NGC AU58
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1866 $20 Liberty. With motto. NGC graded AU-58. Lovely golden toning. Likely an early retrieval from circulation judging from the amount of luster pre
Sold for (5,000.00 + 1,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
1876 $20 Liberty21911876 $20 Liberty
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1876 $20 Liberty. Fine-15. Evenly worn and a nice representative of the Type 2 design. Estimated Value $1,400 - 1,450.
Sold for (1,450.00 + 290.00) x 1 = 1,740.00
1876-CC $20 Liberty21921876-CC $20 Liberty
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1876-CC $20 Liberty. PCGS graded AU-58. CAC Approved PQ. Only 3,550 examples are estimated to have survived. Semi-reflective surfaces, which enlivens
Sold for (5,750.00 + 1,150.00) x 1 = 6,900.00
1882-CC $20 Liberty21931882-CC $20 Liberty
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1882-CC $20 Liberty. PCGS graded MS-61. CAC Approved PQ. Housed in an Old Green Holder. Only 39,140 minted of which merely 1,167 examples are estimate
Sold for (20,000.00 + 4,000.00) x 1 = 24,000.00
1888 ANACS graded AU55 Double Die Reverse21941888 ANACS graded AU55 Double Die Reverse
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1888 ANACS graded AU55 Double Die Reverse. Frosty and untoned. Perhaps the most dramatic doubled die variety in the Liberty double eagle series. The s
Sold for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
1889-CC $20 Liberty21951889-CC $20 Liberty
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1889-CC $20 Liberty. Removed from jewelry (PCGS # 9011) . Estimated Value $1,600 - 1,650.
Sold for (1,750.00 + 350.00) x 1 = 2,100.00
1890-CC $20 Liberty21961890-CC $20 Liberty
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1890-CC $20 Liberty. Improperly cleaned (PCGS # 9014) . Estimated Value $1,600 - 1,650.
Sold for (1,800.00 + 360.00) x 1 = 2,160.00
1890-S $20 Liberty ICG MS6121971890-S $20 Liberty ICG MS61
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1890-S $20 Liberty. ICG graded MS-61 (PCGS # 9015) . Estimated Value $1,550 - 1,600.
Sold for (1,650.00 + 330.00) x 1 = 1,980.00
1893 $20 Liberty NGC MS6321981893 $20 Liberty NGC MS63
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1893 $20 Liberty. NGC graded MS-63. Frosty and untoned. A bold example. Pop 648; 63 finer (PCGS # 9022) . Estimated Value $1,700 - 1,800.
Sold for (1,700.00 + 340.00) x 1 = 2,040.00
1895-S $20 Liberty21991895-S $20 Liberty
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1895-S $20 Liberty. PCGS graded MS-63. A frosty, well struck example displaying attractive warm golden luster (PCGS # 9028) . Estimated Value $1,900
Sold for (1,950.00 + 390.00) x 1 = 2,340.00
1897 $20 Liberty NGC MS6222001897 $20 Liberty NGC MS62
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1897 $20 Liberty. NGC graded MS-62. Frosty and well struck. The P-mint issues in this decade have some of the frostiest, most boldly defined luster in
Sold for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
1902 $20 Liberty22011902 $20 Liberty
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1902 $20 Liberty. PCGS graded MS-63. CAC Approved PQ. Housed in an Old Green Holder. Only 31,140 minted of which merely 2,625 examples are estimated t
Sold for (11,000.00 + 2,200.00) x 1 = 13,200.00
1904 $20 Liberty NGC MS6522021904 $20 Liberty NGC MS65
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1904 $20 Liberty. NGC graded MS-65. Lovely golden toning. A coin whose brilliance and sharp detail really grips the viewer the first time one sees it.
Sold for (3,100.00 + 620.00) x 1 = 3,720.00
1904 $20 Liberty NGC MS6522031904 $20 Liberty NGC MS65
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1904 $20 Liberty. NGC graded MS-65. Rich golden toning. A smooth-surfaced Gem that refuses to abide by the scorn of bagmarks besmearching its delicate
Sold for (3,000.00 + 600.00) x 1 = 3,600.00
1904 $20 Liberty NGC MS6522041904 $20 Liberty NGC MS65
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1904 $20 Liberty. NGC graded MS-65. Lovely golden toning. Another exciting Gem MS65 example for the double eagle connoisseur (PCGS # 9045) . Estimate
Sold for (3,000.00 + 600.00) x 1 = 3,600.00
1904 $20 Liberty NGC MS6522051904 $20 Liberty NGC MS65
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1904 $20 Liberty. NGC graded MS-65. Lightly toned. We can think of many complimentary things to say to describe this $20 gold piece. The surface glows
Sold for (3,000.00 + 600.00) x 1 = 3,600.00
1904 $20 Liberty NGC MS6522061904 $20 Liberty NGC MS65
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1904 $20 Liberty. NGC graded MS-65. Frosty with light toning. There may be multiple bidders clammoring for this Gem quality double eagle. It is advise
Sold for (3,100.00 + 620.00) x 1 = 3,720.00
1907 $20 St. Gaudens. High Relief, Flat Rim22071907 $20 St. Gaudens. High Relief, Flat Rim
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1907 $20 St. Gaudens. High relief, flat rim. PCGS graded AU-55. Pleasing details and a hint of gold tone on this lustrous example. Numismatists learn
Sold for (10,000.00 + 2,000.00) x 1 = 12,000.00
1907 $20 St. Gaudens. Flat Relief22081907 $20 St. Gaudens. Flat Relief
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1907 $20 St. Gaudens. Flat relief. PCGS graded MS-61. A few obverse marks. Lightly toned (PCGS # 9141) . Estimated Value $1,500 - 1,550.
Sold for (1,550.00 + 310.00) x 1 = 1,860.00
1908 $20 St. Gaudens. No Motto22091908 $20 St. Gaudens. No Motto
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1908 $20 St. Gaudens. No motto. PCGS graded MS-63+ CAC Approved. Lightly toned. Desirable two-year Type (PCGS # 9142) . Estimated Value $1,600 - 1,65
Sold for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
1908 $20 St. Gaudens. No Motto22101908 $20 St. Gaudens. No Motto
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1908 $20 St. Gaudens. No motto. PCGS graded MS-63. CAC Approved. Light even gold toning. President Theodore Roosevelt objected to the motto IN GOD WE
Sold for (1,550.00 + 310.00) x 1 = 1,860.00
1908 $20 St. Gaudens. Motto NGC MS6522111908 $20 St. Gaudens. Motto NGC MS65
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1908 $20 St. Gaudens. With motto. NGC graded MS-65. An untoned satiny mint gem. The surfaces are virtually immaculate. While the 1908 No Motto pieces
Sold for (10,000.00 + 2,000.00) x 1 = 12,000.00
1910 $20 St. Gaudens22121910 $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1910 $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-63. A nice example (PCGS # 9154) . Estimated Value $1,600 - 1,650.
Sold for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
1911-D/D $20 St. Gaudens22131911-D/D $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1911-D/D $20 St. Gaudens. NGC graded MS-63. VP-001. Light golden toning. In the days when these were current, $20 in gold was the equivalent of four d
Sold for (1,800.00 + 360.00) x 1 = 2,160.00
1911-D $20 St. Gaudens22141911-D $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1911-D $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-66. Rich golden toning. A thrilling example of this always-popular Type. This exceptional coin has beautiful to
Sold for (2,750.00 + 550.00) x 1 = 3,300.00
1913 $20 St. Gaudens22151913 $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1913 $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-63. Nicely toned, lustrous. Only 168,780 pieces minted (PCGS # 9161) . Estimated Value $2,000 - 2,100.
Sold for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
1913-S $20 St. Gaudens22161913-S $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1913-S $20 St. Gaudens. Filed rims. Our grade is MS60+ with a rim problem. Noteworthy is 1913-S mintage: only 34,000 (PCGS # 9163) . Estimated Value
Sold for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
1914 $20 St. Gaudens22171914 $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1914 $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-63. Nice even toning. Scarcer date: 95,250 struck. This example is quite pleasing with eye-appealing luster and w
Sold for (2,300.00 + 460.00) x 1 = 2,760.00
1914-D $20 St. Gaudens22181914-D $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1914-D $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. Lovely golden toning. This is a nearly blemish-free case in point of the early D-mint Saint in this grade:
Sold for (2,200.00 + 440.00) x 1 = 2,640.00
1914-D $20 St. Gaudens22191914-D $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1914-D $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. Rich golden toning. Both sides display an exceptional frosty sheen and dazzling satiny brilliance, almost v
Sold for (2,200.00 + 440.00) x 1 = 2,640.00
1914-D $20 St. Gaudens22201914-D $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1914-D $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. Light golden toning. A solid example this Denver delivery gold coin with minimal abrasions or marks. A wond
Sold for (2,600.00 + 520.00) x 1 = 3,120.00
1914-D $20 St. Gaudens22211914-D $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1914-D $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. Lovely shades of gold toning. Another, equally noteworthy. Both sides display an exceptional frosty sheen a
Sold for (2,600.00 + 520.00) x 1 = 3,120.00
1914-D $20 St. Gaudens22221914-D $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1914-D $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. Rich golden toning. Nearly flawless in this condition with gleaming metallic patina over each side. An eye-
Sold for (2,500.00 + 500.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
1914-D $20 St. Gaudens22231914-D $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1914-D $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. Nice gold toning. Bright with sunset-gold to pinkish color, both sides exhibit a near absence of the usual
Sold for (2,200.00 + 440.00) x 1 = 2,640.00
1914-S $20 St. Gaudens22241914-S $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1914-S $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. A rare high quality Gem for the date, this example displays almost enthralling golden color whose satin sur
Sold for (1,960.00 + 392.00) x 1 = 2,352.00
1914-S $20 St. Gaudens22251914-S $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1914-S $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. Subdued golden coloration. The color may be subdued but the luster is anything but: fresh-gold iridescence
Sold for (1,950.00 + 390.00) x 1 = 2,340.00
1914-S $20 St. Gaudens22261914-S $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1914-S $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. Light golden toning. Uncommonly eye-catching for the issue, this frosty textured Gem example displays warm
Sold for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
1915-S $20 St. Gaudens22271915-S $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1915-S $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. Nice shades of gold toning. Several attractive 1915-S Saints in the sale are from the same distinguished co
Sold for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
1915-S $20 St. Gaudens22281915-S $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1915-S $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. Nice even golden toning as occurs with the others in this consignment. Both sides put on view the distincti
Sold for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
1915-S $20 St. Gaudens22291915-S $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1915-S $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. CAC Approved. Nice light golden toning. A solid gem. Strikingly brilliant throughout with few abrasions pre
Sold for (2,400.00 + 480.00) x 1 = 2,880.00
1915-S $20 St. Gaudens22301915-S $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1915-S $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. Nice even gold toning. Another first-rate Gem "65". This boldly struck 1915-S with its gold-sur...
Sold for (1,950.00 + 390.00) x 1 = 2,340.00
1915-S $20 St. Gaudens22311915-S $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1915-S $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-65. Both sides are soaked in in fresh-gold iridescence that accents the ample luster. Clear-cut devices point t
Sold for (1,950.00 + 390.00) x 1 = 2,340.00
1920-S $20 St. Gaudens PCGS MS6422321920-S $20 St. Gaudens PCGS MS64
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1920-S $20 St. Gaudens. PCGS graded MS-64. In a new PCGS shield holder. Well struck and frosty with hues of golden-orange and olive. We are pleased as
Sold for (110,000.00 + 22,000.00) x 1 = 132,000.00
1922 $20 St. Gaudens22331922 $20 St. Gaudens
Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1922 $20 St. Gaudens (PCGS # 9173) . Estimated Value $1,500 - 1,550.
Sold for (1,450.00 + 290.00) x 1 = 1,740.00