There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Opening Bid :
Current Bid:
Reserve Amount:

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) Buyer's Premium).


Notice: You are the current high bidder on this lot, but the next highest bid is within one increment. That means that any additional bids on this lot will outbid you. To increase your chances of winning, enter your highest maximum bid.

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) Buyer's Premium).

You are the current high bidder on this lot.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% has been outbid.

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% does not meet the reserve.

(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid does not meet the reserve.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Lot
827

1797 H10C 15 Stars XF40 NGC....

2009 February Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1122

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
View Similar Items Available Now
Make Offer:

The owner of this Item has been actively participating in the Make Offer to Owner program. Make Offer to Owner
Auction Ended On: Feb 5, 2009
Item Activity: 6 Internet/mail/phone bidders Number of Bidders
365 page views
Location:

Long Beach, CA

Description:
Attractive 1797 15 Stars Half Dime, V-2, XF40
1797 H10C 15 Stars XF40 NGC. V-2, LM-1, R.3. The 1797 half dimes with 15 obverse stars were the first of the date minted, using an obverse die that must have been engraved early in 1796 before Tennessee became the 16th state. There is no doubt that the die was completed except for the final digit of the date, and when it carried over to 1797 without being used the previous year, a final 7 completed the date, and it was put into use even though it had an incorrect star count. The die was certainly used because of a shortage of acceptable steel to create new dies. The shortage of steel was also responsible for dies being used well beyond their ordinary life, leaving modern collectors with an amazing array of die states, like the present coin that has heavy die cracks on both sides. It has mostly medium gray surfaces with lighter gray on the devices. The central design motifs are weak, but the overall appearance is strong. Only a few faint scratches and abrasions are present on this wholesome piece.
From The Ed Lepordo Collection, Part One.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 22ZZ, PCGS# 4258)

View all of [The Ed Lepordo Collection, Part One ]
View large image(s) of this item

Service and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  | NGC Coin Grading Guarantee  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Guides and Pricing Information:

Bid Now on Items Just Like This One

Lot Bidding Ends Grade Service Current Bid
Auction 1204, Lot 4039 Wednesday, April 23, 2014 XF40 NGC $5,000.00
View items up for auction that match this item in other grades.


Previous Prices from Heritage Auctions
Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Price Guide
Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Population Guide
Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Find Auction Prices for Comparable Items:

Photographs:
Sign-in or Join (free & quick) to see the full image




FLOOR AUCTIONS View All
Open For Bidding
Coming Soon
HERITAGE MEMBERSHIP
866,099
bidder-members
$926,134,978
sold in the last year
VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 
CONSIGNMENTS WANTED
Consign to the 2014 August 6 - 11 World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont.
Learn About Consigning With Us
Due completely to Heritage's thoroughly diligent and professional management and promotion of the collection, the faraday Collection stirred national attention among numismatists and the auction results brought a gross value greater than that last estimated by the experienced collector.
The Estate of David M. Faraday ,
San Rafael, CA
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com
Take our 2014 Coin
and Currency Survey
Grand prize:
A Certified Uncirculated
1907 High Relief $20!*
Take the Survey
HERITAGE VIDEO TUTORIAL
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SEARCH
RECENT AUCTIONS
2014 March 21 &  23 US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco
2014 March 21 & 23 US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco
REALIZED $4,375,539
2014 April 10-12 & 15-16 CICF World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2014 April 10-12 & 15-16 CICF World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED SO FAR $14,999,675
2014 January 9 & 13 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
2014 January 9 & 13 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
REALIZED $305,199