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    Gobrecht Journal #89

    3/15/2004

    lar Varieties by Dick Osburn 63 3 Counterfeit Dollars from the Old City in Shanghai by Gerry Fortin 59 4 Gobrecht Dollars Revisited Part III The Judd 58 Pattern Coins by Michael Carboneau and James Gray 49 5 An Analysis of the 1 840 to 1 853 No Arrows Quarters of the Philadelphia Mint by Ken Cable Camilleis 48 6 A Survey of Liberty Seated Auction Sales 1 985 2002 by Leonard Augsburger and darrell low 31 7 Let s be More Objective About Coin Grading by Weimar White 31 8 A Look at the Queller Family Collection of Seated Half Dollars by Darrell Low 27 9 A Profile of the 1 859 S Seated Dollar by Weimar White 23 1 0 A Survey of Liberty Seated Auction Sales 1 985 2002 Quarters and Half Dollars by Leonard Augsburger and Darrell Low 22 1 1 Grading the Toned Coins from the Benson Collection by


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 8, no. 9

    9/1/2012

    phia 2012 ANA convention and LSCC annual meeting were most memorable events for this seasoned collec tor After not attending a major show since winter FUN it was a pleasure to socialize with LSCC club friends for several days John Frost did another masterful job with the LSCC club table which facilitated an LSCC club member meeting point I remember Carl Feldman Craig Eberhart Greg Johnson darrell low Len Augsburger Dick Osburn Harry Salyards and Richard Shimkus stop ping by at separate times or simply hanging and re viewing their latest purchases Darrell Low provided considerable insight about a recent CAC review process for his Liberty Seated quarter and dime col lection His learnings and new found insight are worthy of a separate Gobrecht Journal or E Gobrecht article Our LSCC an


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 8, no. 9

    9/1/2012

    phia 2012 ANA convention and LSCC annual meeting were most memorable events for this seasoned collec tor After not attending a major show since winter FUN it was a pleasure to socialize with LSCC club friends for several days John Frost did another masterful job with the LSCC club table which facilitated an LSCC club member meeting point I remember Carl Feldman Craig Eberhart Greg Johnson darrell low Len Augsburger Dick Osburn Harry Salyards and Richard Shimkus stop ping by at separate times or simply hanging and re viewing their latest purchases Darrell Low provided considerable insight about a recent CAC review process for his Liberty Seated quarter and dime col lection His learnings and new found insight are worthy of a separate Gobrecht Journal or E Gobrecht article Our LSCC an


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 8, no. 9

    9/1/2012

    phia 2012 ANA convention and LSCC annual meeting were most memorable events for this seasoned collec tor After not attending a major show since winter FUN it was a pleasure to socialize with LSCC club friends for several days John Frost did another masterful job with the LSCC club table which facilitated an LSCC club member meeting point I remember Carl Feldman Craig Eberhart Greg Johnson darrell low Len Augsburger Dick Osburn Harry Salyards and Richard Shimkus stop ping by at separate times or simply hanging and re viewing their latest purchases Darrell Low provided considerable insight about a recent CAC review process for his Liberty Seated quarter and dime col lection His learnings and new found insight are worthy of a separate Gobrecht Journal or E Gobrecht article Our LSCC an


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 8, no. 9

    9/1/2012

    phia 2012 ANA convention and LSCC annual meeting were most memorable events for this seasoned collec tor After not attending a major show since winter FUN it was a pleasure to socialize with LSCC club friends for several days John Frost did another masterful job with the LSCC club table which facilitated an LSCC club member meeting point I remember Carl Feldman Craig Eberhart Greg Johnson darrell low Len Augsburger Dick Osburn Harry Salyards and Richard Shimkus stop ping by at separate times or simply hanging and re viewing their latest purchases Darrell Low provided considerable insight about a recent CAC review process for his Liberty Seated quarter and dime col lection His learnings and new found insight are worthy of a separate Gobrecht Journal or E Gobrecht article Our LSCC an


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 2, no. 8

    8/1/2006

    August 1 1 to LSCC President John McCloskey per the directions on the ballot The LSCC will have its annual meeting at the Denver ANA Convention on August 17 at 9 AM in room 712 of the Convention Center Many agenda items are already formulated but new items are always welcomed Anyone and everyone are invited Please try to attend Acknowledgements Many thanks to Jim Gray Len Augsburger darrell low and the subscribers who corresponded with me Relevant Trivia Did you know that Christian Gobrecht served as a Private with the 1st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers during the War of 1812 Source The Charles Gobrecht Darrach Christian Gobrecht s grandson paper file on Christian Gobrecht archived in The Historical Society of Pennsylvania Availability of past issues Through the generosity o


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 2, no. 8

    8/1/2006

    proposed by those who have had financial interest in switching the point scale from 70 to 100 One would in effect have to have every currently slabbed coin that one owns resubmitted and regraded This would be a substantial investment in time and money not to mention the risk that some coins would not survive the regrade with current value intact I am definitely against the 100 point system darrell low In regards to your June question on the 100 point grading system I am strongly opposed to it It is hard enough dealing with 10 grades of Uncirculated four grades of AU and two grades of everything else Going to a 100 point system will perhaps create 15 grades of Uncirculated more different grades of AU and everything else that will make it even more confusing for every collector Bill Bug


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 2, no. 8

    8/1/2006

    August 1 1 to LSCC President John McCloskey per the directions on the ballot The LSCC will have its annual meeting at the Denver ANA Convention on August 17 at 9 AM in room 712 of the Convention Center Many agenda items are already formulated but new items are always welcomed Anyone and everyone are invited Please try to attend Acknowledgements Many thanks to Jim Gray Len Augsburger darrell low and the subscribers who corresponded with me Relevant Trivia Did you know that Christian Gobrecht served as a Private with the 1st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers during the War of 1812 Source The Charles Gobrecht Darrach Christian Gobrecht s grandson paper file on Christian Gobrecht archived in The Historical Society of Pennsylvania Availability of past issues Through the generosity o


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 2, no. 8

    8/1/2006

    proposed by those who have had financial interest in switching the point scale from 70 to 100 One would in effect have to have every currently slabbed coin that one owns resubmitted and regraded This would be a substantial investment in time and money not to mention the risk that some coins would not survive the regrade with current value intact I am definitely against the 100 point system darrell low In regards to your June question on the 100 point grading system I am strongly opposed to it It is hard enough dealing with 10 grades of Uncirculated four grades of AU and two grades of everything else Going to a 100 point system will perhaps create 15 grades of Uncirculated more different grades of AU and everything else that will make it even more confusing for every collector Bill Bug


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    Gobrecht Journal #86

    3/15/2003

    GOBRECHT JOURNAL Official Publication of the LIBERTY SEATED COLLECTORS CLUB VOLUME 29 MARCH 2003 NO 86 CONTENTS A LOOK AT THE QUELLER FAMILY COLLECTION OF SEATED HALF DOLLARS by darrell low 3 NEW SEATED HALF DOLLAR VARIETIES by Dick Osburn 7 LET S BE MORE OBJECTIVE ABOUT COIN GRADING by Weimar W White 18 SILVER CHANGE IN 1853 19 THE NEW ORLEANS MINT MUSEUM EXHIBIT 21 THE PARALLEL WORLD OF LIBERTY SEATED PATTERNS by Rick Kay 22 A MYSTERIOUS 1844 SEATED DOLLAR by Gerald L Kochel 27 A SURVEY OF LIBERTY SEATED AUCTION SALES 1985 2002 QUARTERS AND HALF DOLLARS by Leonard Augsburger


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    Gobrecht Journal #102

    7/15/2008

    An Analysis for the Seated Quarter Survey Data by John W McCloskey During January 2007 club members were sent a survey form asking them to report their holdings in the Seated quarter series We received completed forms from 82 club members who reported a total of 5061 coins in their possession The coins were tabulated by date and grade and summary tables were published by darrell low in Issue 100 of the journal He listed the dates most often needed by quarter set builders and included a rarity ranking for coins struck at the Philadelphia New Orleans San Francisco and Carson City mints He also provided information on the average and median grades of the coins for each date and compared the results to a previous analysis performed in 1993 A more detailed analysis for the


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 2, no. 8

    8/1/2006

    August 1 1 to LSCC President John McCloskey per the directions on the ballot The LSCC will have its annual meeting at the Denver ANA Convention on August 17 at 9 AM in room 712 of the Convention Center Many agenda items are already formulated but new items are always welcomed Anyone and everyone are invited Please try to attend Acknowledgements Many thanks to Jim Gray Len Augsburger darrell low and the subscribers who corresponded with me Relevant Trivia Did you know that Christian Gobrecht served as a Private with the 1st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers during the War of 1812 Source The Charles Gobrecht Darrach Christian Gobrecht s grandson paper file on Christian Gobrecht archived in The Historical Society of Pennsylvania Availability of past issues Through the generosity o


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 2, no. 8

    8/1/2006

    proposed by those who have had financial interest in switching the point scale from 70 to 100 One would in effect have to have every currently slabbed coin that one owns resubmitted and regraded This would be a substantial investment in time and money not to mention the risk that some coins would not survive the regrade with current value intact I am definitely against the 100 point system darrell low In regards to your June question on the 100 point grading system I am strongly opposed to it It is hard enough dealing with 10 grades of Uncirculated four grades of AU and two grades of everything else Going to a 100 point system will perhaps create 15 grades of Uncirculated more different grades of AU and everything else that will make it even more confusing for every collector Bill Bug


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    Gobrecht Journal #86

    3/15/2003

    GOBRECHT JOURNAL Official Publication of the LIBERTY SEATED COLLECTORS CLUB VOLUME 29 MARCH 2003 NO 86 CONTENTS A LOOK AT THE QUELLER FAMILY COLLECTION OF SEATED HALF DOLLARS by darrell low 3 NEW SEATED HALF DOLLAR VARIETIES by Dick Osburn 7 LET S BE MORE OBJECTIVE ABOUT COIN GRADING by Weimar W White 18 SILVER CHANGE IN 1853 19 THE NEW ORLEANS MINT MUSEUM EXHIBIT 21 THE PARALLEL WORLD OF LIBERTY SEATED PATTERNS by Rick Kay 22 A MYSTERIOUS 1844 SEATED DOLLAR by Gerald L Kochel 27 A SURVEY OF LIBERTY SEATED AUCTION SALES 1985 2002 QUARTERS AND HALF DOLLARS by Leonard Augsburger


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    Gobrecht Journal #102

    7/15/2008

    An Analysis for the Seated Quarter Survey Data by John W McCloskey During January 2007 club members were sent a survey form asking them to report their holdings in the Seated quarter series We received completed forms from 82 club members who reported a total of 5061 coins in their possession The coins were tabulated by date and grade and summary tables were published by darrell low in Issue 100 of the journal He listed the dates most often needed by quarter set builders and included a rarity ranking for coins struck at the Philadelphia New Orleans San Francisco and Carson City mints He also provided information on the average and median grades of the coins for each date and compared the results to a previous analysis performed in 1993 A more detailed analysis for the


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 2, no. 8

    8/1/2006

    August 1 1 to LSCC President John McCloskey per the directions on the ballot The LSCC will have its annual meeting at the Denver ANA Convention on August 17 at 9 AM in room 712 of the Convention Center Many agenda items are already formulated but new items are always welcomed Anyone and everyone are invited Please try to attend Acknowledgements Many thanks to Jim Gray Len Augsburger darrell low and the subscribers who corresponded with me Relevant Trivia Did you know that Christian Gobrecht served as a Private with the 1st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers during the War of 1812 Source The Charles Gobrecht Darrach Christian Gobrecht s grandson paper file on Christian Gobrecht archived in The Historical Society of Pennsylvania Availability of past issues Through the generosity o


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 2, no. 8

    8/1/2006

    proposed by those who have had financial interest in switching the point scale from 70 to 100 One would in effect have to have every currently slabbed coin that one owns resubmitted and regraded This would be a substantial investment in time and money not to mention the risk that some coins would not survive the regrade with current value intact I am definitely against the 100 point system darrell low In regards to your June question on the 100 point grading system I am strongly opposed to it It is hard enough dealing with 10 grades of Uncirculated four grades of AU and two grades of everything else Going to a 100 point system will perhaps create 15 grades of Uncirculated more different grades of AU and everything else that will make it even more confusing for every collector Bill Bug


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    Gobrecht Journal #86

    3/15/2003

    GOBRECHT JOURNAL Official Publication of the LIBERTY SEATED COLLECTORS CLUB VOLUME 29 MARCH 2003 NO 86 CONTENTS A LOOK AT THE QUELLER FAMILY COLLECTION OF SEATED HALF DOLLARS by darrell low 3 NEW SEATED HALF DOLLAR VARIETIES by Dick Osburn 7 LET S BE MORE OBJECTIVE ABOUT COIN GRADING by Weimar W White 18 SILVER CHANGE IN 1853 19 THE NEW ORLEANS MINT MUSEUM EXHIBIT 21 THE PARALLEL WORLD OF LIBERTY SEATED PATTERNS by Rick Kay 22 A MYSTERIOUS 1844 SEATED DOLLAR by Gerald L Kochel 27 A SURVEY OF LIBERTY SEATED AUCTION SALES 1985 2002 QUARTERS AND HALF DOLLARS by Leonard Augsburger


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 2, no. 8

    8/1/2006

    date has been obliterated leaving the possibility that the eoin was struek in 1846 1850 1859 or 1860 John has been able to rule out 1846 and 1850 die eharaeteristies of other 1859 and 1860 examples now need to be matehed to the mystery eoin With the large population of these two issues surely this ean be answered one way or another LSCC Regional Meeting at the July Baltimore show_by darrell low The first LSCC regional meeting at the Baltimore MD eoin show was held on Friday morning July 14 2006 Thirteen people attended the inaugural meeting Leonard Augsburger ehaired the meeting that lasted the full hour Well known Seated speeialists Brian Greer and Randy Wiley were among the guests After member introduetions Leonard Augsburger spoke about a Massaehusetts Meehanies Assoeiati


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 5, no. 8

    8/1/2009

    less would do View this Trade Dollar set at ANA tables 512 and 613 Carson City Coin Collectors of America Sym posium The C40A will hold its annual meeting on Thursday August 6th from 1 to 3 PM in room 512 at the Los Angeles Convention Center In cluded in this meeting is a very special Carson City Coin Symposium highlighted with presenta tions by LSCC members John McCloskey Bill Bugert darrell low and Rusty Goe Many LSCC members also belong to the C40A for the coinage commonality between Liberty Seated coinage and Carson City coinage This event has been well advertised should be well attended and will be of interest to all LSCC members Visitors are welcome please try to attend Seated Dealer Tables Your favorite dealers will have tables including that I know of Dr Eugene Brud


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 7, no. 12

    12/1/2011

    2011 Volume 7 Issue 12 December 201 1 Page 5 Regional News by Gerry Fortin LSCC 1054 Dear fellow LSCC members The December regional news edition is written with Seat edFest 2011 memories still fresh in my mind The three days spent with Len Augsburger Bill Bugert darrell low Steve Petty Steve Crain and John Krypto79 were extremely memorable for com panionship and the constant exchange and view ing of wonderful Liberty Seated coins Though not part of the display activities Regional Direc tors Craig Eberhart and Dennis Fortier traveled long distances to attend SeatedFest and share in the event Greg Johnson and Robert DeBold also attended with special attention


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    Gobrecht Journal #87

    7/15/2003

    HE 1840 TO 1853 NO ARROWS QUARTERS OF THE PHILADELPHIA MINT by Ken Cable Camilleis 17 UNPRECEDENTED DOUBLED DIE ERROR DISCOVERED 29 MY FORTUNATE PURCHASE OF AN 1854 DOLLAR 32 INFORMATION NEEDED ON THE 1838 JUDD 82 PATTERN HALF DOLLAR 33 THE NEW ORLEANS MINT MUSEUM COLLECTION 34 TOPICS FOR FUTURE ARTICLES 35 A SURVEY OF LIBERTY SEATED AUCTION SALES 1985 2002 SEATED DOLLARS by Leonard Augsburger darrell low 36 LSCC ANNUAL MEETING 52 2


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    Gobrecht Journal #87

    7/15/2003

    A Survey of Liberty Seated Auction Sales 1985 2002 Seated Dollars by Leonard Augsburger darrell low This article is a continuation of our listing of auction records for Seated coinage that first appeared in Issue 85 of the journal This segment will contain the auction records for Seated dollars The same general procedures that were defined for the previous listings will be used in this article As before we have defined completion to include all of the business strike date and mintmark co


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    Gobrecht Journal #91

    11/15/2004

    GOBRECHT JOURNAL Official Publication of the LIBERTY SEATED COLLECTORS CLUB VOLUME 31 NOVEMBER 2004 NO 91 CONTENTS RIDDELL S PLAN FOR THE MELTING ROOM AT THE NEW ORLEANS MINT by Greg Lambousy 3 LSCC REGIONAL MEETING AT FUN CONVENTION 8 A RARITY ANALYSIS FOR THE 1876 CC DDR TRADE DOLLAR by Joe Kirchgessner 11 CHANGING PERCEPTIONS OF RARITY FOR SEATED COINAGE by darrell low 15 RESULTS OF SEATED DOLLAR SURVEY 22 REVIEW OF WHITE BOOK ON COIN CHEMISTRY 23 NEW ORLEANS MINT MUSEUM EXHIBIT 23 RESULTS OF THE LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR CENSUS by Bill Bugert 25 THE LSCC EMAIL NEWSLETTER THE E GOBRECHT 36 ON THE COVER 36 AN ANALYSIS FOR NO MOTTO SAN FRANCISCO QUARTERS by John W McCloskey 37 NUMISMATIC THEATRE PRESENTATION ON SEATED COINAGE 49 REPORT ON 31 ST ANNUAL MEETING


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    Gobrecht Journal #91

    11/15/2004

    Changing Perceptions of Rarity for Seated Coinage by darrell low While cleaning out a storage space for old books and other materials I came across a numismatic periodical from the early 1970s listing the value of Seated coinage for that era I soon began to wonder how the perception of rarity had changed for business strike coins over the past 40 years To study this question I ranked the dates of each Seated denomination by value for three equally spaced er


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    Gobrecht Journal #91

    11/15/2004

    of Seated quarters Numismatic Theatre Presentation on Seated Coinage The Numismatic Theatre is a popular feature of the ANA Convention that gives attendees a chance to view presentations on a variety of numismatic topics Among the 32 theatre sessions atthe 2004 Pittsburgh convention was a presentation entitled The Beauty and History of Liberty Seated Coinage by club members Len Augsburger and darrell low The two presenters spoke on various aspects of Seated coinage beginning with a biographical portrait of Christian Gobrecht that included his contributions to the engraving of medals patterns and regular issue United States coinage A chronologi cal approach to the Seated series was then taken highlighting the impact that economic policies and historical events had on Seated coinage Occasion


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    Gobrecht Journal #92

    3/15/2005

    st like coins stored in Wayte Raymond holders placing coins in flips produces natural toning and all of these coins were slabbed by the grading services The half dime set contained 71 pieces the dime set 1 1 7 pieces the quarter set 1 1 0 pieces the half dollar set 1 1 5 pieces and dollar set 47 pieces for a total of 460 coins All of these sets were complete as defined by Len Augsburger and darrell low in articles published in Issues 85 86 and 87 of the journal The average grade for the half dime set was MS 60 while the average grade for the dimes half dollars and dollars was close to AU 58 As expected the quarters had the lowest average grade at slightly less than AU 55 The best quality sets were the half dollars and dollars with all coins grading AU or finer By far the most difficult s


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    Gobrecht Journal #92

    3/15/2005

    led Study of the 1 842 0 Half Dime by Mark Sheldon 57 3 An Incredible Hoard of 1844 Dimes by Mark Van Winkle 40 4 The Mint on Carson Street by Rusty Goe 37 5 Recent Prices for 1 871 CC through 1 874 CC Seated Dimes by Paul Bradley 35 6 Assessing the Quality of a Seated Dollar Collection by Robert A Izydore 32 7 A Survey of Liberty Seated Auction Sales Trade Dollars by Leonard Augsburger darrell low 30 8 Warrant Listing 1870 S Seated Quarter Discovered by Richard Kelly Nancy Oliver 30 9 Have You Checked the Value of Your Collection Lately by Bill Bugert 10 The Legend Business Strike Trade Dollar Collection by Joe Kirchgessner 1 1 Toning Tarnish that Masks Reality by David J Locker 12 An Award Winning Exhibit of Liberty Seated Dollars by William Cowburn Jr 13 What are the 100 Grea


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 3, no. 8

    8/1/2007

    the ANA Convention in Milwaukee The meeting is scheduled for Thursday morning at 9 AM in the Midwest Airlines Convention Center There are many interesting items on the agenda including approving the LSCC Hall of Fame and discussions of the Gobrecht Journal issue 100 Besides this is good opportunity to meet and visit with your fellow seated liberty collectors LSCC members Len Augsburger and darrell low are presenting a talk entitled Liberty Seated Coinage A Collector s Overview at the ANA Convention on Friday August 10 2007 10 AM Please try to attend and support Fen and Darrell Don t forget to cast your vote for the LSCC officers for the upcoming year s term A ballot was included with the latest issue of the Gobrecht Journal Take a few moments and send it to John McCloskey by the Augu


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 3, no. 8

    8/1/2007

    Annual Meeting of the LSCC at the ANA Convention Midwest Airlines Convention Center Milwaukee WI August 9 2007 9 AM Liberty Seated Coinage A Collector s Overview by Len Augsburger and darrell low ANA Convention Friday August 10 2007 10 AM Ballots due for the next term of LSCC officers to John McCloskey by August 15 Dues notice and ballot for The Gobrecht Journal Award September 2007 LSCC officers election results announced Mid September 100th Issue of the Gobrecht Journal November 2007 LSCC Seated Dollar census 2008 LSCC Trade Dollar census 2009 Info


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    Gobrecht Journal #93

    7/15/2005

    trate the potential for additional price increases in the coming years I would like to thank Win Callender at David Lawrence Rare Coins for providing the pictures of the three quarters from the Richmond Collection that have appeared with this article 1842 Small Date Quarter In Proof 66 from Richmond Collection Numismatic Theatre Presentation on Seated Coinage Club members Leonard Augsburger and darrell low will give a Numismatic Theatre presentation at the 2005 ANA Convention in San Francisco Their presenta tion will provide historical information on the beautiful Seated coinage from the western branch mints in San Francisco and Carson City It has been scheduled for 1 1 AM on Friday July 29 at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco The room location forthe presentation will be an


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    Gobrecht Journal #90

    7/15/2004

    in the cornerstone However no written evidence has been found to indicate that the cornerstone was ever located and extracted from its granite home In fact research on this topic has provided evidence persuasive enough to conclude that the cornerstone still exists somewhere within the old Mint building coo Numismatic Theatre Presentation on Seated Coinage Club members Leonard Augsburger and darrell low will give a Numismatic Theatre presentation at the ANA Convention in Pittsburgh during August 2004 The title of their presentation is The History and Beauty of Liberty Seated Coinage Their presentation is scheduled for 1 PM on Friday August 20 at the David L Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh The Editor 29


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    Gobrecht Journal #90

    7/15/2004

    n value more rapidly than others How has the price structure changed between mint state and proof coins of the same date Have certain branch mint issues increased in value more rapidly than those from another branch mint 4 1 believe that auction catalogs contain a lot of good information that can be used to study the availability of the various dates in a Seated series Leonard Augsburger and darrell low published a comprehensive summary of Seated coinage at auction in Issues 85 to 88 of the journal Their listing identifies those auctions that contain important Seated collections and includes statistics that describe the overall quality of these sets But I believe that their listing also provides a resource for future auction studies of Seated coinage A number of questions can be addressed w


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    Gobrecht Journal #95

    3/15/2006

    re 644 votes cast from the 261 ballots A complete listing of the results is given below RANK ARTICLE AND AUTHOR VOTES 1 The Best of Times Recollections of a Dedicated Seated Collector by James Gray 94 2 Results of the Liberty Seated Half Dollar Census by Bill Bugert 76 3 An Updated Review of the Seated Quarter Series by Bob Foster 75 4 Changing Perceptions of Rarity for Seated Coinage by darrell low 60 5 Relating Quarter Mintages to Events from the 19 Century by Carson Torpey 54 6 Counterfeit Dollars and Trade Dollars Still Available on eBay by Bert Schlosser 42 7 Riddell s Plan for the Melting Room at the New Orleans Mint by Greg Lambousy 33 8 The Legend Business Strike Seated Dollar Collection by Joe Kirchgessner 9 When Did the With Stars Design First Appear on Seated Dimes Half D


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    Gobrecht Journal #101

    3/15/2008

    E JOURNAL 23 DR DANIEL WEBSTER VALENTINE 1863 1932 by Stephen A Grain 24 HALF DOLLAR WITH RE ENGRAVED DENTICLES ACQUIRED 27 ISSUE 100 PRESENTED TO BEISTLE COMPANY ARCHIVES 27 1866 PHILADELPHIA HALF DOLLARS WITH MOTTO FROM TWO MASTER TAIL DIES by Randall E Wiley 28 UNDERFOOT DISCOVERY OF SEATED COINS AND THEIR BRETHREN by Ken Cable Camilleis 40 PROOF LIBERTY SEATED QUARTER SURVEY RESULTS by darrell low 44 1873 CLOSED 3 OVER OPEN 3 COMPARISONS by John McCloskey and Bill Bugert 49 THE TEN GREATEST NEW ORLEANS SEATED COINS 53 LSCC SPRING REGIONAL MEETING 58 ANOTHER 1 842 SEATED DOLLAR WITH RIM CUDS 59 FORTIN WINS AHWASH AWARD FOR 2007 60 IDENTIFYING SEATED OBVERSES BY DENOMINATION by Len Augsburger 62 2


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    Gobrecht Journal #101

    3/15/2008

    Proof Liberty Seated Quarter Survey Results by darrell low This article will provide a more detailed analysis of the proof quarters reported in the Liberty Seated Quarter Survey that was published in Issue 1 00 of the journal There were 232 proof coins reported in that survey and they will be tabulated by date grade third party grading service and cameo designations Table 1 is a listing of the No Motto proof coins in the survey from 1 838 to 1 865


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 2, no. 8

    8/1/2006

    date has been obliterated leaving the possibility that the eoin was struek in 1846 1850 1859 or 1860 John has been able to rule out 1846 and 1850 die eharaeteristies of other 1859 and 1860 examples now need to be matehed to the mystery eoin With the large population of these two issues surely this ean be answered one way or another LSCC Regional Meeting at the July Baltimore show_by darrell low The first LSCC regional meeting at the Baltimore MD eoin show was held on Friday morning July 14 2006 Thirteen people attended the inaugural meeting Leonard Augsburger ehaired the meeting that lasted the full hour Well known Seated speeialists Brian Greer and Randy Wiley were among the guests After member introduetions Leonard Augsburger spoke about a Massaehusetts Meehanies Assoeiati


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 3, no. 8

    8/1/2007

    the ANA Convention in Milwaukee The meeting is scheduled for Thursday morning at 9 AM in the Midwest Airlines Convention Center There are many interesting items on the agenda including approving the LSCC Hall of Fame and discussions of the Gobrecht Journal issue 100 Besides this is good opportunity to meet and visit with your fellow seated liberty collectors LSCC members Len Augsburger and darrell low are presenting a talk entitled Liberty Seated Coinage A Collector s Overview at the ANA Convention on Friday August 10 2007 10 AM Please try to attend and support Fen and Darrell Don t forget to cast your vote for the LSCC officers for the upcoming year s term A ballot was included with the latest issue of the Gobrecht Journal Take a few moments and send it to John McCloskey by the Augu


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 3, no. 8

    8/1/2007

    Annual Meeting of the LSCC at the ANA Convention Midwest Airlines Convention Center Milwaukee WI August 9 2007 9 AM Liberty Seated Coinage A Collector s Overview by Len Augsburger and darrell low ANA Convention Friday August 10 2007 10 AM Ballots due for the next term of LSCC officers to John McCloskey by August 15 Dues notice and ballot for The Gobrecht Journal Award September 2007 LSCC officers election results announced Mid September 100th Issue of the Gobrecht Journal November 2007 LSCC Seated Dollar census 2008 LSCC Trade Dollar census 2009 Info


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 5, no. 8

    8/1/2009

    less would do View this Trade Dollar set at ANA tables 512 and 613 Carson City Coin Collectors of America Sym posium The C40A will hold its annual meeting on Thursday August 6th from 1 to 3 PM in room 512 at the Los Angeles Convention Center In cluded in this meeting is a very special Carson City Coin Symposium highlighted with presenta tions by LSCC members John McCloskey Bill Bugert darrell low and Rusty Goe Many LSCC members also belong to the C40A for the coinage commonality between Liberty Seated coinage and Carson City coinage This event has been well advertised should be well attended and will be of interest to all LSCC members Visitors are welcome please try to attend Seated Dealer Tables Your favorite dealers will have tables including that I know of Dr Eugene Brud


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    E-Gobrecht, vol. 7, no. 12

    12/1/2011

    2011 Volume 7 Issue 12 December 201 1 Page 5 Regional News by Gerry Fortin LSCC 1054 Dear fellow LSCC members The December regional news edition is written with Seat edFest 2011 memories still fresh in my mind The three days spent with Len Augsburger Bill Bugert darrell low Steve Petty Steve Crain and John Krypto79 were extremely memorable for com panionship and the constant exchange and view ing of wonderful Liberty Seated coins Though not part of the display activities Regional Direc tors Craig Eberhart and Dennis Fortier traveled long distances to attend SeatedFest and share in the event Greg Johnson and Robert DeBold also attended with special attention


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    Gobrecht Journal #86

    3/15/2003

    A Look at the Queller Family Collection of Seated Half Dollars by darrell low Many collectors and dealers at the 2002 ANA convention in New York were mesmerized by the sampling of beautiful half dollars displayed by Stack s from the Queller Family collection While discussing these coins at the annual club meeting we were honored by the presence of a very special guest Surprisingly very few people recognized David Queller before he walked up to the podium and introduced


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    Gobrecht Journal #86

    3/15/2003

    A Survey of Liberty Seated Auction Sales 1985 2002 Quarters and Half Dollars by Leonard Augsburger darrell low This article is a continuation of our listing of auction recordsfor Seated coinage that first appeared in Issue 85 of the journal This segment will contain the auction records for Seated quarters and half dollars The same general procedures that were defined for the previous listing will be used in this article As before we have defined completion to include all of the business strike date


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    Gobrecht Journal #88

    11/15/2003

    ank M Zapushek 21 AN INCREDIBLE HOARD OF 1844 DIMES by Mark Van Winkle 26 TONING TARNISH THAT MASKS REALITY by David J Locker 28 AN 1887 S DIME WITH A DOUBLED DIE OBVERSE by Dan Pintar 31 COMMENTS ON THE BOOK 100 GREATEST U S COINS by Weimar W White 32 NOTICE COIN PHOTOGRAPHY 36 A SURVEY OF LIBERTY SEATED AUCTION SALES 1985 2002 TWENTY CENT PIECES AND TRADE DOLUVRS by Leonard Augsburger darrell low 37 ON THE COVER 51 LSCC REGIONAL MEETING AT FUN CONVENTION 51 TREASURER S REPORT 2002 2003 52 2


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    Gobrecht Journal #88

    11/15/2003

    A Survey of Liberty Seated Auction Sales 1985 2002 Twenty Cent Pieces and Trade Dollars by Leonard Augsburger darrell low This article is a continuation of our listing of auction records for Seated coinage that first appeared In Issue 85 of the journal This segnnent will contain the auction records for Twenty Cent Pieces and Trade Dollars The same general procedures that were defined for the previous listings will be used in this article As before we have defined completion to include all of the business stri


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    Gobrecht Journal #90

    7/15/2004

    in the cornerstone However no written evidence has been found to indicate that the cornerstone was ever located and extracted from its granite home In fact research on this topic has provided evidence persuasive enough to conclude that the cornerstone still exists somewhere within the old Mint building coo Numismatic Theatre Presentation on Seated Coinage Club members Leonard Augsburger and darrell low will give a Numismatic Theatre presentation at the ANA Convention in Pittsburgh during August 2004 The title of their presentation is The History and Beauty of Liberty Seated Coinage Their presentation is scheduled for 1 PM on Friday August 20 at the David L Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh The Editor 29


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    Gobrecht Journal #90

    7/15/2004

    n value more rapidly than others How has the price structure changed between mint state and proof coins of the same date Have certain branch mint issues increased in value more rapidly than those from another branch mint 4 1 believe that auction catalogs contain a lot of good information that can be used to study the availability of the various dates in a Seated series Leonard Augsburger and darrell low published a comprehensive summary of Seated coinage at auction in Issues 85 to 88 of the journal Their listing identifies those auctions that contain important Seated collections and includes statistics that describe the overall quality of these sets But I believe that their listing also provides a resource for future auction studies of Seated coinage A number of questions can be addressed w


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    Gobrecht Journal #91

    11/15/2004

    GOBRECHT JOURNAL Official Publication of the LIBERTY SEATED COLLECTORS CLUB VOLUME 31 NOVEMBER 2004 NO 91 CONTENTS RIDDELL S PLAN FOR THE MELTING ROOM AT THE NEW ORLEANS MINT by Greg Lambousy 3 LSCC REGIONAL MEETING AT FUN CONVENTION 8 A RARITY ANALYSIS FOR THE 1876 CC DDR TRADE DOLLAR by Joe Kirchgessner 11 CHANGING PERCEPTIONS OF RARITY FOR SEATED COINAGE by darrell low 15 RESULTS OF SEATED DOLLAR SURVEY 22 REVIEW OF WHITE BOOK ON COIN CHEMISTRY 23 NEW ORLEANS MINT MUSEUM EXHIBIT 23 RESULTS OF THE LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR CENSUS by Bill Bugert 25 THE LSCC EMAIL NEWSLETTER THE E GOBRECHT 36 ON THE COVER 36 AN ANALYSIS FOR NO MOTTO SAN FRANCISCO QUARTERS by John W McCloskey 37 NUMISMATIC THEATRE PRESENTATION ON SEATED COINAGE 49 REPORT ON 31 ST ANNUAL MEETING


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    Gobrecht Journal #91

    11/15/2004

    Changing Perceptions of Rarity for Seated Coinage by darrell low While cleaning out a storage space for old books and other materials I came across a numismatic periodical from the early 1970s listing the value of Seated coinage for that era I soon began to wonder how the perception of rarity had changed for business strike coins over the past 40 years To study this question I ranked the dates of each Seated denomination by value for three equally spaced er


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    Gobrecht Journal #91

    11/15/2004

    of Seated quarters Numismatic Theatre Presentation on Seated Coinage The Numismatic Theatre is a popular feature of the ANA Convention that gives attendees a chance to view presentations on a variety of numismatic topics Among the 32 theatre sessions atthe 2004 Pittsburgh convention was a presentation entitled The Beauty and History of Liberty Seated Coinage by club members Len Augsburger and darrell low The two presenters spoke on various aspects of Seated coinage beginning with a biographical portrait of Christian Gobrecht that included his contributions to the engraving of medals patterns and regular issue United States coinage A chronologi cal approach to the Seated series was then taken highlighting the impact that economic policies and historical events had on Seated coinage Occasion


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