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PCGS Error On Slabs from WTC

So I think I have talked about the error's that PCGS made on some of the slabs that has the WTC coins in them, just got another examplet that comes from Bobby he has two coins both in the 1 of 1ooo series. As you can see on these pages the 1 of 1000 series should be a 1 oz silver coin MS69 from 2001 and a 1999 1/4 gold eagle also MS69. Well Bobby is sending me a picture of 2 coins both WTC 2001 1 oz silver coin but have a look at the flag insert on the coins.

wtc 1 of 1000

Both coins have the 1 of 1000 on them but one is MS69 the other is Gem Uncirculated. I wonder if more coins like this is out there. As always please send me pictures of coins that are special in some way or not posted on these pages as I want all the WTC coins to be up here at some point. I am not sure what to think about this coin, as with other coins we have seen from the WTC coin collection it did look like PCGS was ina bit of a rush when grading the coins. As Bobby points out the coin graded Gem Uncirculated is from Collectors Universe as can be seen on the back of the coin and we know that Collectors Universe parent company to PCGS did all the early grading and only certifed coins as have come from the WTC vault but never grade anything with MS eventhough some of the Gem coins they certified looks good enough to be MS material. So that could be a possible explaination that this coin was a coin that got graded right before PCGS took over. Another possible senario could be that some coins graded in the 1 of 1000 series was all graded at first by collectors universe and was later send back for MS grading at PCGS this one for some reason did not make it back. This could be confirm if all other coins in the series all where grade by PCGS ( look at the back)

Many other possible reasons but that is what I could comeĀ  up with from what I know about the coins.

Here is the back image of the two coins.

wtc-back

2001 WTC Silver Eagle PCGS Gem Uncirculated
2001 WTC Silver Eagle PCGS Gem Uncirculated
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2001 Silver Eagle WTC Ground Zero Recovery PCGS
2001 Silver Eagle WTC Ground Zero Recovery PCGS
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1998 AMERICAN GOLD EAGLE 5 WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY PCGS GEM UNCIRCULATED
1998 AMERICAN GOLD EAGLE 5 WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY PCGS GEM UNCIRCULATED
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2001 SILVER EAGLE DOLLAR WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY PCGS GEM UNCIRCULATED
2001 SILVER EAGLE DOLLAR WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY PCGS GEM UNCIRCULATED
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1991 American Silver Eagle WTC Ground Zero Recovery Coin Graded GEM UNC by PCGS
1991 American Silver Eagle WTC Ground Zero Recovery Coin Graded GEM UNC by PCGS
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2001 Gem UNC Silver Eagle  Gold Ounce Swiss Credit WTC Coin Set 1 of 426
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KAPPYS 50 GOLD EAGLE PCGS GEM BU WTC GROUND ZERO RECOVERY WORLD TRADE CENTER
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2000 PCGS MS 69 5 Gold American Eagle WTC Recovery 1 of only 13 recovered
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2001 Silver Eagle 1 PCGS Gem Unc 9 11 WTC Ground Zero Coin
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WTC 1998 PCGS MS67 GROUND ZERO RECOVERY 25 DOLLAR GOLD EAGLE POPULATION 6
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The WTC 1 of 1000 Set

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Year 1999 and 2001
Material Silver and Gold
PCGS Certification MS69
Population 1000 sets.

This is an interesting set all 1000 sets are made up of one WTC silver eagle year 2001 MS69 and one $5 Gold eagle 1999 MS 69. There where 1000 sets sold like this at the start of the recovered coins from WTC how many sets like this that is left is anybodies guess.

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1999 $5 1 of 1000

$5 1 of 1000

Year 1999
Material Gold 1/10 oz.
PCGS Certification MS69 1 of 1000
Population Less than 1000

Most coins grade in the numbers series or from one individual was graded Gem uncirculated but both the coins from the series 1 of 1000 is graded MS69. Sold at auction in June 2007 for $207.00

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$1 Silver Eagle 1 of 1000

1-1000 silver

Year 2001
Material Silver
PCGS Certification MS69 1 of 1000
Population 1000
Coin $1 Silver Eagle

 

A 2001 Silver Eagle in the Ground Zero Coin series 1 of 1000 was found in the vault at ground Zero

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