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

Description

1838 Capped Bust Quarter, B-1
Richly Toned Gem

1838 25C MS65 PCGS. CAC. B-1, R.1. The 1838 Capped Bust quarters are the last of the design, as all other denominations had transitioned by this time to the new Seated Liberty motif. Only a single die marriage is known for the 1838 Capped Bust quarter dollar, a high number for this transitional year. The recorded mintage for the issue was 366,000 coins, although some may have been dated 1837. Some researchers believe that the Mint started hubbing dies for the Capped Bust quarters during the year, which would make the dies indistinguishable (Rea, Peterson et al., 2010). In any case, the total mintage is remarkably high for a single die pair. This richly toned Gem features a mixture of antique-gold and steel-blue shades with frosty underlying luster. Although the major design elements display excellent detail, noticeable weakness appears t the borders. Population: 6 in 65, 1 finer (3/13).
Ex: FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2006), lot 3150, which realized $13,800; Denver Platinum Night (Heritage, 8/2006), which garnered $19,500.
From The Jim O'Neal Collection.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23S5, PCGS# 5357)

View all of [Selections From The Jim O'Neal Collection ]

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

Glossary of Terms

Auction Info

Auction Dates
April, 2013
24th-28th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 9
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 499

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

Heritage membership

940,743
bidder-members
$883,393,574
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 4 days left to consign to the 2015 September 16 - 21 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach!

Learn about consigning with us

With all these; friendly people, highly professional staff, superb web site makes you a winner.
V.M.C,
San Leandro, 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 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
REALIZED $8,332,129
2015 April 9 - 14 CICF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 April 9 - 14 CICF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $6,503,481
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $10,592,191

© 2015 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved