Archive for October, 2010

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Putting together the 1 of 190 WTC set

So as always I look around Ebay to see what is available of the WTC coins and today, I can see something that might interest lots of people. The 1 of 190 set, the first set of 2001 coins put together by PCGS can be pieced together from different auction this week.
1 of 190 wtc

I have put below all the different auctions that you need to visit to put this set together but that is what us collectors do we collect and enjoy it.

So lets start with the big dog, the WTC $100 platinum coin.

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After that there are a few ways to go to get the rest of the coins that are missing in the set. You can buy the rest of the coins from one seller, see it here.

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Another way if you don't feel like spending that kind of money right now is piece it together 1 by 1 and there are some options for during that also this week.

Here you can get the WTC 2001 $50 1 of 190

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This week you can also go with the $1 Silver 1 of 190 WTC coin that is up for sale.

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Mistake Made On WTC911coins 1 0f 531

I got a letter from a collector from NC, that points out an interesting mistake it looks like I have made on this site. I did do some quick research on it and it looks like my friend are right, so it has to do with the sets of coins 1 of 190 , 1 of 269 and 1 of 531. I had before on this site said the 1 of 531 was a 5 coin set, well his theory and one I will go with as it sounds very correct is the following.

Looks like they started making sets with 2001 GU coins.  They started with 190 6-coin sets and ran out of $100 platinum  eagles.  Then came the 269 5-coin sets.  When they ran out of $50 gold pieces, they came up with 531 4-coin sets with out the $50 gold eagle. Doesn't that seem logical? It sounds right to me and I yes it does make sense. As I hope everybody understand I am going by the information I have and can find, so if anybody want to make other corrections to this site with research please do so and seen me an email so I can correct it. questions@wtc911coins.com

I have corrected the 1 of 531 here on these pages and I apologies to anybody that has been looking for the $50 piece for their series. Again Big thanks from Willi, NC for his email today, I love to learn something new everyday if possible.

1999 WTC PCGS MS69 1 of 1000 5 Gold Eagle Ground Zero Recovery World Trade 9 11
1999 WTC PCGS MS69 1 of 1000 5 Gold Eagle Ground Zero Recovery World Trade 9 11
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2001 1 of 531 911 AMERICAN SILVER EAGLE WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY  PCGS GEM
2001 1 of 531 911 AMERICAN SILVER EAGLE WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY PCGS GEM
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2001 WTC 1 of 1440 Recovery Silver Eagle PCGS Gem Unc World Trade Center 9 11
2001 WTC 1 of 1440 Recovery Silver Eagle PCGS Gem Unc World Trade Center 9 11
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2000 PCGS MS 69 5 Gold American Eagle WTC Recovery 1 of only 13 recovered
2000 PCGS MS 69 5 Gold American Eagle WTC Recovery 1 of only 13 recovered
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2001 PCGS Gem Unc 50 1 oz Gold Eagle Coin 911 WTC Recovery Certified 1 of 269
2001 PCGS Gem Unc 50 1 oz Gold Eagle Coin 911 WTC Recovery Certified 1 of 269
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PCGS MS 69 1999 5 GOLD EAGLE 9 11 WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY 1 OF ONLY 1000 FR SH
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1 Of 269 2001 WTC Gem American Silver Eagle PCGS World Trade Center Recovery GEM
1 Of 269 2001 WTC Gem American Silver Eagle PCGS World Trade Center Recovery GEM
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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
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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
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2001 PCGS WTC Recovery 1 of 1440 American Silver Eagle RARE LAST ONES
2001 PCGS WTC Recovery 1 of 1440 American Silver Eagle RARE LAST ONES
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WTC E-Book Section Review

Here is a basic timeline of the discovery and retrieval of the WTC Coins

Oct. 30, 2001: News reports confirm that “a small army of federal agents” stood guard as two Brinks armored trucks worth of gold from underneath Tower #5 of the World Trade Center. In order to reach the cache, workers had to get around a 10 wheeled truck and crushed cars.

Oct 31, 2001: Mayor Rudy Giuliani confirms that much of the lost treasure under 4 World Trade Center has been recovered.

Nov 1, 2001: Iron Mountain Vault that is directly under Tower 4 of the WTC is finally reached, with the coins therein transferred via Brinks armored trucks to storage facilities.

November-December, 2001: The coins are slowly recovered, and eventually sent to Collectors Universe, which is not a grading company itself. CU lists the coins as “Gem Uncirculated”.

Dec. 1, 2001 – June 2002: PCGS starts grading and cataloguing the recovered coins.

While the history of the recovered World Trade Center coins has been surrounded by debate and controversy, it is notable that Collector’s Universe raised some $42,000 for members of the NYFD and their families via the Uniformed Fire Fighters Association Widows and Children's Fund through the sale of some of the coins.

You can get the whole 60 page ebook on ebay or direct here on wtc911coins

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2 nice wtc coins

I like the price on this $100 Australia WTC coin, I don't have any WTC Australia coins in my collection but the price is right on this one. I think this 1 oz gold coin is a nice example of Australia coins

Here it is on ebay.

2000 WTC 911 Ground Zero 100 Australian Nugget Gold Coin Certified PCGS GEM UNC
2000 WTC 911 Ground Zero 100 Australian Nugget Gold Coin Certified PCGS GEM UNC
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Hungary 1908 100 Korona Gold Coin WTC 911 Ground Zero Recovery PCGS GEM UNC RARE
Hungary 1908 100 Korona Gold Coin WTC 911 Ground Zero Recovery PCGS GEM UNC RARE
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Austria 1915 Gold 100 Corona WTC Recovery PCGS Gem Unc
Austria 1915 Gold 100 Corona WTC Recovery PCGS Gem Unc
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1915 WTC 911 Ground Zero 100 Corona Austria 1 Troy Oz Gold Coin GEM UNC PCGS
1915 WTC 911 Ground Zero 100 Corona Austria 1 Troy Oz Gold Coin GEM UNC PCGS
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The second coin I really like today are the $5 WTC 2001 Gold 1/2 eagle PCGS MS69. Selling right now at $202, these coins regular sells in the $600-$700 dollar range and it just looks like a real good deal.

Lot of 4 WTC Ground Zero 9 11 01 PCGS Gem Uncirculated Gold Coins 5 Gold Eagle
Lot of 4 WTC Ground Zero 9 11 01 PCGS Gem Uncirculated Gold Coins 5 Gold Eagle
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1989 SILVER 5 MAPLE LEAF GEM UNC PCGS 9 11 01 WTC Ground Zero Recovery
1989 SILVER 5 MAPLE LEAF GEM UNC PCGS 9 11 01 WTC Ground Zero Recovery
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1989 Silver Canada Maple leaf World Trade Center Recovery WTC PCGS Certified 5
1989 Silver Canada Maple leaf World Trade Center Recovery WTC PCGS Certified 5
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1989 CANADA SILVER MAPLE LEAF 5 9 11 01 WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY GEM UNC PCGS
1989 CANADA SILVER MAPLE LEAF 5 9 11 01 WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY GEM UNC PCGS
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1999 WTC PCGS MS69 1 of 1000 5 Gold Eagle Ground Zero Recovery World Trade 9 11
1999 WTC PCGS MS69 1 of 1000 5 Gold Eagle Ground Zero Recovery World Trade 9 11
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2001 WTC PCGS MS69 Barcode 5 Gold Eagle Ground Zero Recovery World Trade 9 11
2001 WTC PCGS MS69 Barcode 5 Gold Eagle Ground Zero Recovery World Trade 9 11
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1989 Canada 1 oz 9999 Silver 5 Maple Leaf WTC Ground Zero Recovery Gem Unc
1989 Canada 1 oz 9999 Silver 5 Maple Leaf WTC Ground Zero Recovery Gem Unc
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1998 WTC 5 American Gold Eagle Ground Zero 911 Certified GEM UNC 1 10 Oz PCGS
1998 WTC 5 American Gold Eagle Ground Zero 911 Certified GEM UNC 1 10 Oz PCGS
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2000 PCGS MS 69 5 Gold American Eagle WTC Recovery 1 of only 13 recovered
2000 PCGS MS 69 5 Gold American Eagle WTC Recovery 1 of only 13 recovered
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PCGS MS 69 1999 5 GOLD EAGLE 9 11 WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY 1 OF ONLY 1000 FR SH
PCGS MS 69 1999 5 GOLD EAGLE 9 11 WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY 1 OF ONLY 1000 FR SH
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No reserve $50 Gold WTC 1998 MS 69

I really like when the market gets to decide the prices on a coin and a person puts up a WTC 1 oz gold coin in a No Reserve auction.

Great looking photo of the coin, the WTC 1998 $50 gold coin, graded MS 69 by PCGS. I am really excited to see what a coin like this would go for with the gold prices going up like they are. I will project a price above $1,500 for this coin. I will follow it and maybe even bid on it. Did I mention its even free shipping on this coin, can't beat that.

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The same guy has also a WTC 1997 1 oz gold coin up for sale with No Reserve on it, this will be two very interesting auctions to watch as they go on.

1997 PCGS MS69 50 1 oz Gold American Eagle 911 WTC Recovery Certified PCGS
1997 PCGS MS69 50 1 oz Gold American Eagle 911 WTC Recovery Certified PCGS
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1997 American Gold Eagle 1 oz 50 PCGS MS69 WTC Ground Zero Recovery 9 11
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