Welcome to the website of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club. The Liberty Seated Collectors Club is a not-for-profit group of over six hundred collectors and dealers dedicated to the study and attribution of the American silver Liberty Seated coinage of the 19th century. Social interactions at a host of regional meeting venues throughout the United States are a key element of the "LSCC Experience."

Please browse our website for news, upcoming events, educational programs, resources for collectors, and membership information. See for yourself why the LSCC is the best investment in numismatics.

Please note that due to the Coronavirus, a number of the coin shows in the schedule are likely to be cancelled. We will post updates as we get them. We recommend that you verify any event is going to be held before traveling to the show, until further notice.

Upcoming Events

The following are regional coin shows or events at which the LSCC has a presence.
  → Hover over name below for details of the event
  → Click for the event website.


LSCC News

First virtual LSCC meeting via Zoom - Wednesday July 8th!

We will have an open LSCC meeting on Zoom July 8th at 8:00 p.m. EDT here in the U.S. Zoom is a cloud-based video communications app to set up and participate in virtual video and audio conferencing for online meetings with screen-sharing. You do not need an account to attend a Zoom meeting, and the platform is compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android, meaning nearly anyone can access it. You may participate via Zoom at https://wustl.zoom.us/j/5086565637.

We'll be on the line a half hour early, in case anyone wishes to verify their connection. We'll follow our usual regional meeting format with opening remarks, introductions, educational forum, and exhibits. Feel free to bring along your favorite coin or numismatic item to share with the audience.

Note for conference call participation: For those who wish to participate via conference call instead of Zoom, please use the above URL just prior to the call, and select "phone call." The dial-in number, conference code, and user ID will be supplied to you.

Read the July issue of the E-Gobrecht! See all the latest LSCC news:

  • Headline: ANA Annual Convention in Pittsburgh Cancelled
  • President's Message
  • LSCC Online Meeting Announcement!
  • Welcome new members!
  • News
  • Editor's View from the Rim
  • LSCC 2020 Regional Events Schedule
  • Upcoming Major Coin/Currency Auctions
  • Quarter of the Month, by Greg Johnson - The 1855-O “Plays Hide & Seek”
  • ANA Free Academy Classes Offering
  • L.S. Basics 101, by Dennis Fortier - Issue II - Die Wear/Abraded Dies
  • ANA $5 Membership Promotion
  • "Dollars" and Sense - 11 Quick Tips for the Liberty Seated Dollar Collector, by Brishen Foley
  • Cracked, Shattered and Terminal [In Remembrance of Benny Haimovitz] The 1875-S BF-13 Twenty Cent Piece, by Ray Farruggia

The current issue of the E-Gobrecht can be found here by clicking the image to the left (5 mb).



Bill Bugert publishes Register addenda sheets for new Seated half die marriage discoveries!

Since publication of Bill Bugert's "Register of Liberty Seated Half Dollar Varieties" series of books, astute collectors have identified die marriages not listed in these references. Bill has written detailed data sheets on each of these reported and confirmed new die marriages so that they can be downloaded, printed, and inserted into the books. Thanks to Bill, these are free to download at your convenience by clicking the image to your left.


Recordings of 2019 LSCC Annual Meeting available The LSCC Annual Meeting was held on August 15, 2019 at the ANA's World's Fair of Money. See the club updates and officer reports, the Kamal Ahwash Literary Award, a special announcement by LSCC President Gerry Fortin, and a presentation by guest speaker, Greg Rohan, of Heritage Auctions, on reflections of the late Gene Gardner, and much more. These meeting was videotaped by David Lisot of CoinTelevision and are made available here, courtesy of David Lisot and also the Newman Numismatic Portal. To watch the Meeting, click left or go to the Recordings page.


Photo of William Barber discovered! Unveiled in Baltimore at the SeatedFest II convention and announced in the March E-Gobrecht, we are pleased to present the first known photo of William Barber (1807-1879), 5th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint and designer of the Trade Dollar and Double Dime. The photo is made available for download and use in publications. To see and download the photo (in multiple formats and sizes), click left or go to the photo page.


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