Upcoming LSCC Regional Meetings and Events

Central States Numismatic Society Convention, Shaumburg, IL, April 25, 2014, 9:00am Room TBD

Denver Coin Expo, Denver, CO, May 9, 2014, 1:00pm Seminar Room

Long Beach Coin, Currency and Stamp Expo, Long Beach, CA, June 5, 2014 7:00pm, Rock Bottom Brewery

Whitman Summer Coin and Collectibles Expo, Baltimore MD, June 27, 2014, 9:00am Room 301

American Numismatic Association Convention, Chicago, IL, August 7, 2014, Room TBD

New Hampshire Coin Expo, Manchester, NH, October 11, 2014, 1:00pm Room TBD

Whitman Fall Coin and Collectibles Expo, Baltimore MD, October 31, 2014, 9:00am Room 301

The Liberty Seated Collectors Club is a 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 through a host of regional meetings throughout the United States are a key element of the "LSCC Experience".

The Gobrecht Journal and the E-Gobrecht are the official publications of the club. The Gobrecht Journal is published three times each year. Issues are 52 pages in length and are distributed to club members in March, July, and November.  Sample articles from the Gobrecht Journal are available via the "Gobrecht Journal - Facts and Online Articles" link above. 

The E-Gobrecht, a monthly electronic email based publication, is distributed to club members and interested non-members at no cost. To receive the E-Gobrecht, send an email to Bill Bugert, our E-Gobrecht editor requesting to be added to the distribution list. 

The Gobrecht Journal is research orientated and contains articles on all denominations of Liberty Seated coinage, from the half dime to the Trade dollar. The E-Gobrecht contains  information of a more timely nature, such as recent auction sales, LSCC regional meeting announcements and exhibits and feature articles on new variety discoveries. Advertising within the Gobrecht Journal is available for a fee; contact the Gobrecht Journal editor for further information. For free advertising in the E-Gobrecht, contact the E-Gobrecht editor.

Joining the LSCC is easy and the $20 annual fee is the Best Value in Numismatics. Simply download and print the LSCC Brochure (PDF Format) and mail to Len Augsburger with payment. For any LSCC membership questions or support needs, please contact Gerry Fortin at Wuximems@hotmail.com.

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What's New?


The April 2014 E-Gobrecht is online with last call for Hall of Fame Nominations

- Headline: David Sundman displays Carson City Half Dollar Die at Baltimore Meeting

- Feedback on Gerry Fortin's 1843 Liberty Seated Dime Article

- LSCC Group Photographs from Baltimore and Atlanta ANA

- 1876 Large over Small Date, Liberty Seated Half Dollar by Dennis Fortier

Plus the monthly Auction News (Jim Gray), Regional News (Gerry Fortin), Curious Collector (Len Augsburger) and Quarter of the Month (Greg Johnson) columns


The Eugene H. Gardner Liberty Seated Reference Collection

An LSCC website module allowing detailed inspection of high grade mint state Seated coinage.

Liberty Seated Dimes Business and Proof Strikes are fully populated along with Seated Quarters Business Strikes.


Get the Bean in 2014!

CAC Free Submission Program For New LSCC Members

Thanks to John Albanese and his generosity, CAC is providing ten (10) free Seated coinage submission to new LSCC members effective February 1, 2014 through end of year. Thank you to LSCC member Greg Shishmanian for working closely with John and his CAC staff for bringing incremental value to an LSCC membership. Go to the CAC Free Submission Program link for the details!


Noteworthy Past News Highlights

2012 ANA Annual Meeting is in the history books and what an exciting time for LSCC club members who attended the event!

- Brian Greer was inducted into the LSCC Hall of Fame on August 9 while Len Augsburger received the 2012 Ahwash Award and Jim Gray, the E-Gobrecht Editor's Award!


- The LSCC 40th Anniversary Medal Committee exhibited copper and silver medal trial strikes at the club meeting, at the ANA club table and at Rich Uhrich's booth. One of only two silver proof trial strikes brought an amazing $700 at the LSCC meeting auction.


         LSCC 40th Anniversary Medals - Initial Trial Strikes - Silver Proof!



The LSCC 40th Anniversary Committee announces the final obverse and reverse anniversary medal designs. Below are silver Proof and Satin finish images. Proof gold medals will be struck from the silver Proof finish dies.

Silver Proof Finish


Silver Satin Finish




Dennis Fortier and John Frost team up at May 4-5, 2012 Manchester NH Coin Expo with combined BCCS/LSCC displays and regional meeting. John Frost displayed his Branch Mint Proofs, Seated Dollars and Trade Dollars collections. Dennis exhibited Half Dollar varieties and the complete Gobrecht Journal Collective Volumes to demonstrate the available literature on Seated coinage.


The April 2012 E-Gobrecht is online with Whitman Baltimore Regional Meeting headline. Below is photo of record number of Baltimore regional meeting attendees.



Selling a Major Collection?

Added FUN 2012 Dick Osburn presentation to Upcoming Regional Meeting and Resources for Regional Directors link. This is a well written and straight forward guide for any collector considering the liquidation of a major collection.


Whitman Baltimore SeatedFest 2011 - An LSCC Milestone!!

Whitman Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo - November 17-19 featured an incredible Liberty Seated coinage display by these fine club members. Left to right; Darrel Low, Len Augsburger, Steve Petty, Bill Bugert, John Frost, Gerry Fortin, John Coyle and Steve Crain

Half Dimes: The Steve Crain Collection

Dimes: The Gerry Fortin Collection

Double Dimes: The John Frost Collection

Quarters: Selections from The Classic Silver and Chicago Collections

Half Dollars: The Gettysburg Collection

Seated Dollars: The MnS Joint Venture

Trade Dollars: The Crypto79 Collection