CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction in Beverly Hills and in Internet sales during December. Here are 10 examples which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed.
1. On December 2, GreatCollections sold a CAC-approved AU-58 1832 half dollar for $677.25. On November 14, Heritage sold an AU-58 1832 half dollar without a CAC sticker for $516. On November 11, however, Heritage sold eleven AU-58 1832 Small Letters half dollars. Eight of those without CAC stickers realized prices ranging from $408 to $552. The three that were CAC approved sold for $552, $720, and $1560, respectively. On average, the prices for
2. On December 2, GreatCollections sold a CAC-approved MS-66 1936-S Walking Liberty
3. On December 2, Great Collections sold a CAC-approved MS-67 1944 Walking Liberty
4. On December 9, GreatCollections sold an MS-66 1934-D dime with a CAC sticker for $258.75. On July 22, GreatCollections sold an MS-66 1934-D dime without a CAC sticker for $103.50. On July 4, Heritage similarly sold an MS-66 1934-D dime without a CAC sticker for $104.
5. On December 13 in the same Heritage auction in Beverly Hills, there were two MS-66 1858 Large Letters Flying Eagle cents. The CAC-stickered coin realized $11,400 just seconds after the coin without a CAC sticker brought $6,300.
6. On December 13, Heritage sold two Proof 67 1916 Buffalo nickels in consecutive lots. The nickel with a CAC sticker realized $9,000, more than twice as much as the nickel without a CAC sticker that brought $4,320.
7. On December 13, Heritage auctioned a CAC-approved MS-65 1919-D Buffalo nickel for $7,800. Heritage auctioned non-CAC, MS-65 1919-D nickels for $3,840 on September 9 and for $3,360 on June 17. The coins without CAC stickers each brought less than half as much as the just-auctioned, CAC-approved MS-65 1919-D nickel.
8. On December 13, Heritage auctioned a CAC-approved Proof 67 1936 half dollar for $7,500. On October 24, Stack’s Bowers sold a Proof 67 1936 half dollar without a CAC sticker for $5,160.
9. On December 13 in Beverly Hills, Heritage auctioned a CAC-approved MS-63 1879 $3 gold coin for $6,600. On September 27, Legend sold an MS-63 1879 $3 gold coin without a CAC sticker for $4,582.50. On June 21, Stack’s Bowers sold an MS-63 1879 $3 gold coin without a CAC sticker for $4,800.
10. On December 16, GreatCollections sold a CAC-approved MS-67 1936-D quarter for $5,062.50. On September 9, Heritage auctioned an MS-67 1936-D quarter without a CAC sticker for $3,120. Earlier on February 26, Heritage sold another MS-67 1936-D quarter without a CAC sticker for $2,600.40.