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
3691

1874-CC 10C Arrows AU50 PCGS. CAC....

2010 September Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1144

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Sep 23, 2010
Item Activity: 9 Internet/mail/phone bidders Number of Bidders
3,884 page views
Location:

Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

Description:
360 View of this item
1874-CC Seated Liberty Dime, AU50
Rare With Arrows Date
Acknowledged Key to the Series
1874-CC 10C Arrows AU50 PCGS. CAC. The 1874-CC Seated Liberty dime with Arrows boasts a minuscule mintage of 10,817 pieces. The date circulated heavily at the time of issue, and many pieces have surface problems, probably resulting from improperly prepared planchets using unalloyed silver from the famous Comstock Lode. In his series reference on Seated Liberty dimes, Brian Greer remarks:

"The unquestioned key to the series [excluding the uncollectible 1873-CC No Arrows]. Rare in any grade, and probably a full R6 in problem-free condition. Very few mint state pieces exist. Under intense demand and currently bringing well in excess of Trends prices, when available."


The rarity of the 1874-CC Arrows dime is illustrated by the fact that Louis Eliasberg settled for a VG-8 example in his magnificent collection. Currently, PCGS has certified only this specimen in AU50, with four examples finer, while NGC has graded three coins in AU50, with two finer (8/10).
The arrows at the date were added in 1873, to denote a weight increase mandated by the Mint Act of February 12, 1873. The With Arrows motif was only implemented on dimes of 1873 and 1874, creating a two-year design that is especially popular with type collectors.
The present coin is a very rare AU50 example, with lightly abraded silver-gray surfaces. Traces of mint luster cling to protected areas around the devices. The design elements are well struck in most areas, with just a touch of softness showing on Liberty's head and UN in UNITED. A diagnostic thin, curving die break can be seen through the mintmark. This is only the tenth time Heritage has been privileged to offer an 1874-CC Arrows dime in AU50 condition. The opportunity to acquire this rare key in relatively high grade may not recur for years.
From The Bob Simpson Collection of Seated Dimes.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 23BL, PCGS# 4669)

View all of [The Bob Simpson Collection of Seated Dimes ]
View large image(s) of this item

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

Sales Tax information  | PCGS Guarantee of Grade and Authenticity  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Guides and Pricing Information:

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




Videos:
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
To get the most amount of money for your coins, you must go to an auction company such as Heritage. It really impressed me.
P.A.,
Benicia, 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 $14,720,792
2014 January 9 & 13 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
2014 January 9 & 13 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
REALIZED $305,199