Description: Brilliant blue and rose toning over deep mirrors. There is cameo contrast under the toning.
1856 Braided Hair Large Cent PCGS MS64BN
Grade: 64 BN (PCGS)
Catalog #: N-14, R1
Description: Slanted 5; Well struck with mark free dark chocolate surfaces and a hint of red. Very nice coin, should have plussed! Fresh from PCGS..
Description: Amazing blue/brown lustre. Exceptional eye appeal!
Description: A nicely detailed example with smooth medium dark surfaces. A great coin for a type set.
Description: Very well struck with just a trace of weakness on the eagle's tail. Nice full wreath on the reverse. Copper-nickel light brown with traces of lustre peeking through. Nice type coin!
Description: OGH; Medium grey surfaces. Very well struck for type. Underlying lustre remains. Looks more like an AU!
Description: Well struck with light grey toning.
Description: A sharply struck, lustrous white coin.
Description: Nice fully struck, lightly toned prooflike coin.
Description: SOLD: Shallow N reverse
Description: SOLD: A sharply struck coin with beautiful, lustrous blue/brown surfaces.
Description: SOLD: 26th Anniversary of the liberation from Germany in WWII. A full white example.
Description: A fully struck and brilliant coin. Looks graded correctly.
Description: Roll of 50 nice blazing full red coins. Very nice roll, just like they came from the mint.
Description: VP-002; Doubled die reverse. 4 full steps with frosty, blazing white lustrous surfaces. Very attractive example.
Description: Original light golden/grey coin that is fully struck and missed the FS designation by the tiniest bit! Really expected an MS66FS grade.
Description: A late die state coin with light golden brown surfaces and semi-prooflike lustre.
Description: Rev '40; Pretty iridescent rose and blue/green album toning on both sides. Very attractive coin, should have graded MS65!
Description: A beautiful example with swirling blue lustre covering prooflike fields and a full strike. Great eye appeal!
Description: SOLD: Red has faded a bit, but close to full. Just back from PCGS.
Description: Shimmering, mark free white surfaces. Picked from a broken up set. Nice example, just back from PCGS. They were tough!
About Dr. Eugene Bruder
Like many collectors, I started collecting coins as a 12 year old in 1959 when the Lincoln Cent had a change in design. I was quickly hooked, and by my later teenage years I was collecting Liberty Seated proofs and some Bust coinage. I was also entranced by postage stamps, enjoying the intricate engravings on the early issues of the US and Canada. I delivered three paper routes daily in order to have enough money to buy coins and stamps.
College caused me to have to dispose of my collections in order to pay for school. After my internship in Hawaii, where I met my wife Diann, I again picked up the collecting bug while deployed in the Army in Alaska. Coins and stamps kept me busy as a hobby until I moved to California in 1986, whereupon I began dealing in coins part time by attending local coin shows.Read More