This is a terrific example of a very under rated date and grade. Every thing about this piece is GEM.
Outstanding surfaces are a joy to behold. They look clean to the naked eye. Only using a strong glass can you find a microscopic tick or frost break. There are NO problems here. The luster is clearly above average and can be seen from feet away. Both sides are a phenomenal original orange/deep yellow gold color mix. There are NO spots or discolorations. All of the details are frosty an dare sharply struck. The eye appeal is fantastic!
PCGS 52, NGC 45, CAC 5. PCGS has graded NONE higher. With this date there is a huge disconnect on pricing. We paid $35,250.00 10/2015 for the last PCGS CAC piece to sell in auction. That was the only 1914D to ever sell in auction. We placed that coin in a major collection. A marginal non CAC MS65 can be bought for $15-$18,000.00
The fact there are only 5 CAC pieces and the fact this coin actually has outrageous color add to the premium vs non CAC. If you are building a GEM set, this coin is an absolute “no brainer” to include! Finding another PCGS CAC great looking piece is not going to happen.