Sale of Carson City silver dollars by the General Services Administration hearing before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, August 19, 1980. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs.

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  • United States. General Services Administration.,
  • Coinage -- United States.,
  • Dollar, American (Coin)

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Other titlesCarson City silver dollars.
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LC ClassificationsKF27 .B535 1980d
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 65 p. ;
Number of Pages65
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Open LibraryOL4238941M
LC Control Number80603492

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Rare Carson City Unopened GSA Uncirculated Morgan CC Silver One Dollar Sealed $1. $ 12 bids. Free shipping. Ending May 10 at PM PDT. 3d 1h. Administration's (GSA) sale of the Government's remaining Carson City Silver Dollars. I The Chairman's October lC, ,'letter to the Comptroller General expressed concern about the manner in which GSA planned to spend the remaining $ million of the money the Congress had appropriated for the sale of these silver dollars.

We were. GAO reviewed the General Services Administration's (GSA) sale of the Sale of Carson City silver dollars by the General Services Administration book Carson City Silver Dollars including how the limits were set for the maximum number of coins per category that would be sold on individual orders; an evaluation of the order and coin selection processes; the extent to which bad checks were received and why this occurred; and how the $ million appropriated for.

Brochure for the General Services Administration sale of 19th century Carson City Morgan silver dollars. Publication date is approximate. Get this from a library. Report on the sale of Carson City silver dollars by General Services Administration: staff report of the Subcommittee on Consumer affairs of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, 96th Congress, second session.

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. However, by the late s, some dealers discovered that uncirculated Carson City silver dollars, with a then-market value of over $5, could be obtained from the Treasury Department’s Cash Room.

More than a few dealers quietly availed themselves of this opportunity throughout the s and s. A report on the sale of Carson City Morgan dollars to the General Services Administration sold well-above estimate, bringing $ on Aug.

Most Carson City Morgan dollars for sale will cost you between $30 and $ Premium coins from particular years go for $ to $ A few Carson City Morgans from notable years like and may run over $1, while a coin from could run as high as $7, GSA Carson City Morgan Dollars.

Caches of Morgan Dollars produced at the Carson City Mint were discovered and were sold to coin collectors by the federal government in the early s. Many of these dollars were uncirculated and are called GSAs (named after the General Services Administration) and come in black plastic holders that mimic the holders used for proof silver Eisenhower dollars of.

Guide to Building Carson City Mint Sets. T he Morgan Silver Dollar series carries the distinction of being the most collected series of coins ever produced by the United States Mint. Those produced in Carson City, Nevada are the most cherished and sought-after of all the Morgans, making CC Morgans the most popular and desired Silver Coins ever produced by the United States.

The Carson City silver dollars in this sale were encapsulated and packaged as pictured above and sold in a series of auctions to the public in the early seventies. The Carson City Silver Dollar coins in the following table are all from the GSA sales and come as issued.

GSA dollars (the acronym stands for the United States government’s General Services Administration) are Morgan silver dollars which were found in an old vault stash decades ago and sold to coin collectors by the GSA in the s. GSA silver dollars are mainly uncirculated Morgan dollars made at the Carson City Mint.

Get this from a library. Sale of Carson City silver dollars by the General Services Administration: hearing before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, Aug [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. This book is an important addition to the information on Carson City Morgan Dollars and belongs in every Morgan dollar collector’s library.

This fine reference will be released by Whitman in December,and it will retail for $ Sale of Carson City silver dollars by the General Services Administration: hearing before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs of the Committee on Banking.

The GSA launched the first sale of Carson City silver dollars on Nevada’s birthday, Octo Dubbed “The Great Silver Sale,” it offered about million of the three most common dates in the Carson City Morgan silver dollar series: CC, CC, and CC.

In the ’s, the United States Treasury found a hoard of uncirculated Carson City Morgan Silver Dollars. After much discussion about what to do with these dollars, the General Services Administration (GSA) decided to sell them to the general public.

These sales sold nearly million of the Morgan CC Silver Dollars that were distributed in seven successive sales between and by the General Services Administration. After all of the auctions were completed, the sale of the nearly 3 million Morgan Dollars had realized more than $94 million in sales.

The GSA Morgan Dollars were released in sealed plastic containers with the words “Carson City Uncirculated Silver Dollar” against a black background. In the late s, the coin collecting hobby saw tremendous growth in general, with silver dollars enjoying a special boost, thanks in part to the “Great Silver Sale,” a promotion by the US General Services Administration to distribute millions of Carson City Morgans and other silver dollars long held in government vaults.

General Services Administration () Book Summary Brochure for the General Services Administration sale of 19th century Carson City Morgan silver dollars. Publication date is approximate. NNP is % non.

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FAR-podden. Featured software All software latest This Just In Old School Emulation MS-DOS Games Historical Software Classic PC Games Software Library. This GSA Carson City Mint Morgan Dollar Set was part of the GSA (General Services Administration) sale held by the Treasury Department in the early 's.

The special lens presentation validates the pedigree of the coin. Any Carson City Morgan dollar containing actual silver recovered from the most famous silver mine of the Old West is a coin virtually everyone wants to own, but for many years, any Carson City Morgan dollar was scarce and usually expensive.

The problem with Carson City Morgan dollars was that they generally had very low mintages. The sales of Carson City Morgan dollars by the General Services Administration (GSA) were a spectacular offering of historic coins.

As the publicity suggested, these were "The Coins That Jesse James Never Got." It was a great time for collectors to get good deals on Carson City Morgans. carson city dollar gsa sale press kit sold Len Augsburger noticed this "interesting piece of numismatic ephemera" on eBay this week - a press kit for the U.S.

Treasury's sale of Carson City dollar coins by the General Services Administration. The General Services Administration hoard—millions of Treasury-bagged Carson City silver dollars brought out of storage in the s and sold to collectors—is a Author: Coinweek. Selection NoCarson City silver dollars (mixed'90 and '91) never before circulated culled out of the government's holdings since they did not meet the standard for Unc.

due to nicks and tarnish. $15 minimum bid,sold, aboutremaining. Three separate categories are involved. GSA will be offeringCarson City dollars dated, dated andof. Also covered in great detail are the Carson City-minted Morgan dollars released by the U.S.

Government Services Administration (GSA) in a series of mail-bid sales conducted between and which triggered tremendous interest in Morgan dollars in general and the Carson City issues in.

This issue features the mintmark “CC” for the Carson City Mint just above the denomination. Protect your Silver in storage from the adverse effects of moisture in the air by adding these silica gel packets to your order. This coin will make a gorgeous addition to any collection. Add this CC Morgan Silver Dollar to your cart today!Brand: US Mint.

This GSA Carson City Mint Morgan dollar was part of the GSA (General Services Administration) sale held by the Treasury Department in the early ' special lens presentation validates the pedigree of the coin.

This GSA Carson City Mint Morgan dollar is in Uncirculated condition. It has been held in a United States vault since the day it was struck, never being released into circulated. Carson City Morgan Dollars is the most collected group of coins within the Morgan Dollar series. Issued from throughCC’s have always been a collector and investor favorite.

To fully answer the question above, it ultimately depends upon two factors—the date and. The Treasury vaults in Washington, D.C., managed to accumulate a few million silver dollars from the closed mints at New Orleans () and Carson City, and inthe General Services Administration began to sell off these surplus dollars.

Carson City dollars received special attention and were packaged in hard plastic holders marked with. - The GSA Sale; The General Services Administration holds 7 mail bid auctions grossing $ million. The Carson City Mint started minting Morgan Dollars inbut went on a 4-year hiatus in due to political reasons.

Morgan Silver Dollars, minted from to and again inare by far the most popular and widely. Held back from the Treasury release of w CC dollars that were dispersed by the General Services Administration in The G.S.A.

hoard figures given in the following text for CC through CC do not incl cull coins and mixed circulated pieces, as well as Carson City pieces of various dates. THE next round in the clearanee sale of Carson City silver dollars by the General Services Administration is expected to begin Feb.

gh. Sale of Carson City silver dollars by the General Services Administration: hearing before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, Aug Your Carson City dollars (an additional government hoard was sold by the General Services Administration at a later sale) originally went for about $30 each.

Bullion silver was in the $3-to Author: DON ALPERT. Individuals began purchasing large quantities of the pieces at face value, and eventually the Treasury ceased exchanging silver certificates for silver coin.

Beginning in the s, the Treasury conducted a sale of silver dollars minted at the Carson City Mint through the General Services Administration. InMorgan's reverse design was.

The fake CC Morgan Dollar, however, is far more obvious. Recent reports have identified counterfeit coin GSA holders with counterfeit Carson City Morgan Dollars : Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.

Joel W. (Jay) Solomon, head of the General Services Administration, has a problem -silver dollars worth and estimated $ to $million.Beginning in the s, the Treasury conducted a sale of silver dollars minted at the Carson City Mint through the General Services Administration.

InMorgan's reverse design was used on a silver dollar issued to commemorate the old San Francisco Mint : g (½ gr).Some GSA Morgan $1s soar. Many silver dollars — typically from the Carson City Mint — were released by the General Services Administration in the s.

The coins, housed in black hard.

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