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
7592

1797 $10 Large Eagle AU58 NGC. Breen-6835, Taraszka-11, BD-3, R.5. ...

2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction #1158

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
View Similar Items Available Now
Auction Ended On: Aug 12, 2011
Item Activity: 8 Internet/mail/phone bidders Number of Bidders
855 page views
Location: Marriott - Chicago O Hare
8535 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631

Description:
360 View of this item
1797 BD-3 Eagle, AU58
Struck in 1798
1797 $10 Large Eagle AU58 NGC. Breen-6835, Taraszka-11, BD-3, R.5. Bass-Dannreuther Die State c/b, struck after both 1798/7 eagle varieties. The obverse has two fine die cracks through the final 7, joined together below that digit to form a prominent extension of its tail to the border. The reverse has a delicate die crack through the tops of UNITED, although there is no evidence of a later crack from the eagle's beak to the shield.
Although the date indicates that this is a first-year Heraldic Eagle ten, this backdated die marriage was struck later, after both 1798 overdate varieties. The BD-3 is the scarcest of the three 1797 Heraldic Eagle varieties, with about 40 to 50 known in all grades, per John Dannreuther. In fact, it has an even lower survival than the highly coveted 1797 Small Eagle variety, BD-1, with 55 to 60 examples known.
This bright yellow specimen has myriad surface marks on the obverse that are entirely trivial, with a few other blemishes that will serve as pedigree markers. The reverse exhibits a few moderate adjustment marks at the center, diminishing the detail on both sides, but is highly attractive otherwise. When Stack's offered this coin in 2008, their cataloger wrote that there is no evidence of wear, although slight friction is visible on the highest points of the design. The grade that NGC has assigned to this piece is consistent with its quality.
Ex: Stack's (6/2008), lot 2094.
From The Oliver Collection.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25ZY, PCGS# 8559)

View all of [The Oliver Collection ]
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 5758 Thursday, April 24, 2014 AU58 PCGS $35,000.00
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




Videos:
FLOOR AUCTIONS View All
Open For Bidding
Coming Soon
HERITAGE MEMBERSHIP
866,481
bidder-members
$937,569,654
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
Only 3 days left to consign to the 2014 June 5 - 8 LB Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach!
Learn About Consigning With Us
Your individual attention and service has been of the very highest caliber.
S.J. Witte
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 $15,008,174
2014 January 9 & 13 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
2014 January 9 & 13 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
REALIZED $305,199