COIN OF THE WEEK
1890 Seated Quarter, PR66+ DCAM
A spectacular Gem Proof! The surfaces are extremely deeply mirrored. The Devices are thick white Cameo. The eye appeal is off-the-charts!
David Hall's Extreme Rarity Collection
One of the finest known of this all-time classic gold rarity! The $5 Indian was minted between 1908 and 1916, and then none were minted until 1929. Though the economy was robust for most of the 1920’s, the $5 gold piece was not used much in commerce and wasn’t very popular. Hence there were no $5 gold pieces minted between 1917 and 1928. For reasons that are unclear, the Philadelphia Mint did strike $5 gold pieces in 1929. It was a strange time as the economy started dipping in August, 1929 and the stock market crashed in October, 1929, signaling the start of the Great Depression. As one might expect, there was...