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WTC 2001 Full Set MS69

So just have to write this post as its the first time that I have seen the full gold set of WTC gold eagle from 2001 for sale at one time on Ebay. Here are the pictures of the gold coins and below you will find the coins on ebay.
wtc 2001 $5 MS69wtc 2001 $10 MS69

wtc 2001 $25 MS69wtc $50 2001 ms69

So if you wanted to buy the full WTC gold eagle set from 2001 today and had to buy it with BUY IT NOW offers to each seller the full set would cost you $11,499.98 this is not a bad price for the full set of WTC 2001 MS69 Gold eagle coins.

2001 5 Gold Eagle 9 11 WTC Ground Zero Recovery PCGS GEM UNC Lot GD RR
2001 5 Gold Eagle 9 11 WTC Ground Zero Recovery PCGS GEM UNC Lot GD RR
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WTC Recovery Coin Set 1 of 1000 2001 Silver Eagle 1999 5 Gold Eagle MS69 RARE
WTC Recovery Coin Set 1 of 1000 2001 Silver Eagle 1999 5 Gold Eagle MS69 RARE
$1,299.99
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2001 WTC 911 Recovery PCGS Gem UNC 50 1 oz Gold Eagle Coin Certified 1 of 269
2001 WTC 911 Recovery PCGS Gem UNC 50 1 oz Gold Eagle Coin Certified 1 of 269
$4,650.00
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RARE WTC RECOVERY 24K GOLD COIN WORLD TRADE CENTER 2001 FREEDOM TOWER 1 4 OZ
RARE WTC RECOVERY 24K GOLD COIN WORLD TRADE CENTER 2001 FREEDOM TOWER 1 4 OZ
$599.00
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2001 1 of 269 Gold Silver Eagle Set PCGS WTC World Trade Center 911
2001 1 of 269 Gold Silver Eagle Set PCGS WTC World Trade Center 911
$6,999.11
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2001 911 SILVER EAGLE  CREDIT SUISSE GOLD SET WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY 1 OF 426
2001 911 SILVER EAGLE CREDIT SUISSE GOLD SET WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY 1 OF 426
$2,299.95
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2001 MS69 50 Gold Eagle PCGS WTC World Trade Center 911 recovery
2001 MS69 50 Gold Eagle PCGS WTC World Trade Center 911 recovery
$4,999.11
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2001 1 of 426 Swiss Gold Silver Eagle Set PCGS WTC World Trade Center 911
2001 1 of 426 Swiss Gold Silver Eagle Set PCGS WTC World Trade Center 911
$2,299.11
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2001 5 1 of 531 Gold Eagle PCGS WTC World Trade Center 911 recovery
2001 5 1 of 531 Gold Eagle PCGS WTC World Trade Center 911 recovery
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2001 10 1 of 531 Gold Eagle PCGS WTC World Trade Center 911 recovery
2001 10 1 of 531 Gold Eagle PCGS WTC World Trade Center 911 recovery
$899.11
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WTC $5 Gold MS70

This coin was on Ebay yesterday for about 4 hours before it was sold to a Buy It Now bid of $4,000.00 I have seen 1 more MS70 2001 $5 on Ebay awhile back but I dont know the population numbers on this coin.

wtc 2001 MS70

It sure looks like a very nice coin.

The same seller has this coin WTC 1998 $5 MS70

that I have never seen before.

WTC 1998 MS70

It looks to me like there are some new WTC coins coming to the market right now and I love that it gives us a chance to see what is out there.

The last coin that I want to talk about from the same seller is a 1997 WTC MS70 1 oz.

wtc 1997 MS70

I did not know that this coin was even out there but today has been a great surprise with the new wtc coins coming to the market.

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PCGS Answers Questions About WTC Coins

So I talked this week to PCGS and to Ken from Blue Moon coins. I just had a few questions for Ken about the 1989 $1 silver wtc coins but PCGS I had  a lot of questions for them. I got on the phone with a very very nice rep. his name was peter I think his extension is #293 when you call in. He was a go getter and he of course did not know the answers to all my questions, but he did research on it and call me back. I love PCGS they are a very professional company to deal with. So here are the answers peter gave me on my questions.

1. Does PCGS have population numbers on some WTC coins?

Answer: Yes, coins with a bar code on the front is in their system and population numbers on those coins are available. In the start the coins where grade in this way, but soon PCGS reallized that some years did not have very many coins in them and to not make the coins to unique or value driven because of their low population numbers PCGS decided to not keep track of the rest of the WTC coins.

Now here are 2 coins that has a serial number on the front.

1989 wtc silver eagle2001-50-ms70

Now the 1989 silver dollar has serial number 69826.69 (.69 being the grade) so serial number 69826 and when looking the coin up at PCGS it comes back with 11 coins in MS69 and variety WTC. The other coin has serial number 9958.70 (.70 being the grade) again this coin comes up with 3 coins in the MS70 grade. So if anybody is sitting with coins that has a bar code in the front, send me pictures and I will post the population numbers.

2. Now does this mean that their could be other 1989 MS69 coins out there with out a bar code on the front ?

Answer: well yes but I don't know as PCGS has no record of coin without a bar code in the  front.

3. Can I have a list or report on all the coins that PCGS has on record with a bar code on front

Answer: After talking to the person in charge of that coins series, we do not have a record like this but any code with a bar code on front will work in the population look up tool on the PCGS website.

So I show Peter the page wtc911coins.com and he was quite impressed and I think we can count on him for more information if he has any. If anybody has more burning questions I will be happy to talk to him about it.

No to the conclusion of what he said I take it that some coins are registered with the bar code and we can find numbers on them, but more coins not registered could surface and they just don't know one way or the other. I am however glad to know a little bit more about the WTC coins than I did before I talked to Peter from PCGS.

2001 1 US American Eagle NTC WTC Ground Zero NCM 160mg 1 oz 999 Pure Silver
2001 1 US American Eagle NTC WTC Ground Zero NCM 160mg 1 oz 999 Pure Silver
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2001 Silver Eagle ICG Certified MS70 World Trade Center WTC Recovery TOP GEM 911
2001 Silver Eagle ICG Certified MS70 World Trade Center WTC Recovery TOP GEM 911
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2001 American Eagle 1 NTC NCM WTC Ground Zero Silver Recovery Coin
2001 American Eagle 1 NTC NCM WTC Ground Zero Silver Recovery Coin
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1991 WTC Ground Zero Recovery 1 Silver Eagle PCGS MS69 Near Perfect
1991 WTC Ground Zero Recovery 1 Silver Eagle PCGS MS69 Near Perfect
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2001 1 SILVER EAGLE ICG MS69 SEPTEMBER 11 2001 WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY
2001 1 SILVER EAGLE ICG MS69 SEPTEMBER 11 2001 WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY
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2001 SILVER EAGLE WTC Ground Zero Recovery UNC 1 999 Fine Silver 1 oz
2001 SILVER EAGLE WTC Ground Zero Recovery UNC 1 999 Fine Silver 1 oz
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MORGAN NGC MS62 SILVER DOLLAR WTC EAGLE PRESIDENTIAL TRIAL ABRAHAM LINCOLN
MORGAN NGC MS62 SILVER DOLLAR WTC EAGLE PRESIDENTIAL TRIAL ABRAHAM LINCOLN
$200.00
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1993 Silver Eagle World Trade Center Recovery WTC ICG Certified MS69 Gem Unc
1993 Silver Eagle World Trade Center Recovery WTC ICG Certified MS69 Gem Unc
$149.99
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2001 American Eagle 1  NTC NCM WTC Ground Zero Silver Recovery Coin
2001 American Eagle 1 NTC NCM WTC Ground Zero Silver Recovery Coin
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WTC Coins Buyers Look Out.

This comment came in from Maelstrom and it has a lot of valid points about the PCGS error coins. Please read and be on the look out. Just as a side note the 1 of 1000 wtc coin series consist of  a 1999 $5 gold eagle MS69 and a 2001 $1 silver Eagle MS69.

By Mr. Maelstrom

Your point about someone perhaps resubmitting a “1 of 1000″ to PCGS for MS grading is a valid one. It could be that the coin failed to go MS68 or 69 and was reholdered by PCGS.

wtc 1 of 1000

wtc 1 of 1000

However, the lack of a serial number (as seen on the back of the genuine slabs from Coin Universe/PCGS)is cause for concern. One would think that PCGS would reference the original serial number on the reholdered coin, or at least provide a number or method by which you could authenticate the coin as being a genuine WTC recovery piece. Lacking that, I cannot fully embrace the concept that these are simply “error slabs” by PCGS.

It is just as likely that these are ordinary BU 2001 $1 Silver Eagles($12-$15 currently) housed in fake (Chinese) slabs. I, personally, would NOT acquire any of the “1 of 1000″ issues with the printing to the RIGHT of the word “Recovery” without a physical inspection of the holder first. To my knowledge, PCGS placed the “1 of XXX or XXXX” designations at the lower LEFT of the grading insert on ALL of the genuine limited set coins.

These seem to be showing up on ebay lately. As an example, there is one of these “errors” simply listed as a “1 of 1000″ for sale on ebay as I write this . The slab pictured is blurry and only shows the front. When I asked the seller to provide clearer pictures of the front and back of the slab, along with any serial number, his reply was that “The picture is the actual coin. I don’t see a serial number, just a designation of 1 of 1000. The back of the holder has the PCGS logo.” In other words, the blurry picture is what it is. I’m not saying that he is selling a fake coin, but I am saying that he/she won’t help me make that determination. Hopefully, the seller doesn’t even know the difference. But, BUYER BEWARE!!!

Without some official confirmation from PCGS that these “error” inserts are genuine, and/or an opportunity to physically examine the holder (look for the four ejector pin circles faintly visible at each corner of the bottom section of the holder…fakes lack them…for now), I, personally, will avoid these until they can be proven genuine.

1991 WTC Ground Zero Recovery 1 Silver Eagle PCGS MS69 Near Perfect
1991 WTC Ground Zero Recovery 1 Silver Eagle PCGS MS69 Near Perfect
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2001 5 Gold Eagle 9 11 WTC Ground Zero Recovery PCGS GEM UNC Lot GD RR
2001 5 Gold Eagle 9 11 WTC Ground Zero Recovery PCGS GEM UNC Lot GD RR
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1986 PCGS MS69 WTC Recovery 50 Gold Eagle Very Rare ONLY ONE on eBay
1986 PCGS MS69 WTC Recovery 50 Gold Eagle Very Rare ONLY ONE on eBay
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WTC 1998 PCGS MS67 GROUND ZERO RECOVERY 25 DOLLAR GOLD EAGLE POPULATION 6
WTC 1998 PCGS MS67 GROUND ZERO RECOVERY 25 DOLLAR GOLD EAGLE POPULATION 6
$15,500.00
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WTC 1998 PCGS GEM UNC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY 25 DOLLAR GOLD EAGLE POPULATION 3
WTC 1998 PCGS GEM UNC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY 25 DOLLAR GOLD EAGLE POPULATION 3
$14,500.00
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WTC Recovery Coin Set 1 of 1000 2001 Silver Eagle 1999 5 Gold Eagle MS69 RARE
WTC Recovery Coin Set 1 of 1000 2001 Silver Eagle 1999 5 Gold Eagle MS69 RARE
$1,299.99
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2001 WTC 911 Recovery PCGS Gem UNC 50 1 oz Gold Eagle Coin Certified 1 of 269
2001 WTC 911 Recovery PCGS Gem UNC 50 1 oz Gold Eagle Coin Certified 1 of 269
$4,650.00
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1998 5 1 10 oz Gold Eagle PCGS MS69 9 11 01 WTC Ground Zero Recovery  9035
1998 5 1 10 oz Gold Eagle PCGS MS69 9 11 01 WTC Ground Zero Recovery 9035
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1998 5 1 10 oz Gold Eagle PCGS MS69 9 11 01 WTC Ground Zero Recovery  9036
1998 5 1 10 oz Gold Eagle PCGS MS69 9 11 01 WTC Ground Zero Recovery 9036
$360.00
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2001 1 of 269 Gold Silver Eagle Set PCGS WTC World Trade Center 911
2001 1 of 269 Gold Silver Eagle Set PCGS WTC World Trade Center 911
$6,999.11
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911 Coins Of the Week On Ebay

This week its got to be the 911 coins that the seller Blue Moon Coins has up for sale.

They are selling out of some of their WTC coins and they have 2 auctions up for 24 1989 $1 Silver Eagle Coins and another auction for 15 wtc silver eagle 1993 coins. The coins are all graded Gem Uncirculated but the straight auction on these coins should give somebody a great deal.

24 $1 WTC 1989 and 15 $1 WTC 1993

1989 wtc $1 silver1993 Silver eagles 911 coins

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