Menu
Welcome Sign-In | Join Now
Sold for Sign-in or Join (free & quick) includes Buyer's Premium (BP) 

Description

1822 JR-1 Dime, MS66
Finest NGC Certified

1822 10C MS66 NGC. JR-1, R.4. The 1822 dime is the last single-year variety in the Capped Bust dimes, and it is also one of the key dates in the series. With the present lot, we offer what is likely one of the two finest known examples of this prized rarity in the Capped Bust series. It is quite likely that the listed mintage of 100,000 pieces struck in 1822 may include a large majority of coins that were actually dated 1821, as Breen suggests. Experts generally conclude that approximately 300 pieces exist in all grades, putting the 1822 Bust dime in elite company as one of the most challenging issues of the denomination in the entire run of U.S. numismatics.
This Premium Gem example is one of the two finest certified examples, one each at NGC and PCGS. As we can find no sale record for the PCGS-graded example, we cannot compare images of the two or determine if they are in fact different coins, or the same coin submitted once to each service. The striking details are well executed save for the lower obverse stars. Rich golden-violet and turquoise toning is seen near the peripheries, with areas of silver brilliance on the portrait of Liberty and the obverse fields. The reverse offers similar coloration, with a bit more lilac in the centers. Light evidence of clashing is seen on each side. The underlying luster is bright and satiny, and close inspection yields only a few paper-thin blemishes in the fields. An important offering for the specialist or for the connoisseur of finest certified rarities. Census: 1 in 66, 0 finer (8/12).
Ex: FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2007), lot 864.(Registry values: N1) (NGC ID# 236Z, PCGS# 4497)

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

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

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Glossary of Terms

Auction Info

Auction Dates
October, 2012
18th-21st
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 9
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 1,024

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
17.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

Heritage membership

945,191
bidder-members
$886,536,595
sold in the last year

Join Now - It's Free

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 41 days left to consign to the 2015 December 10 - 12 World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong!

Learn about consigning with us

Top notch. No complaints. Would consider no one else to handle my material.
K.W. ,
Cupertino, CA
View More Testimonials

HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $34,887,709
2015 August 13 ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction
2015 August 13 ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction
REALIZED $9,688,775
2015 August 13 ANA Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
2015 August 13 ANA Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $1,870,380

© 2015 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved