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

Description

1821 Capped Head Left Quarter Eagle, BD-1
AU58
, Scarce Date in a Challenging Series

1821 $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6126, BD-1, R.5. The 1821 quarter eagle has one of the "larger" mintages of the Capped Head Left type with 6,448 pieces struck. However, even this mintage is misleading when trying to gauge availability since so many coins were melted over the next 13 years as their intrinsic value exceeded their face value. As pointed out by Garrett-Guth, the 1821 is actually one of the scarcer dates in the series and is only exceeded in rarity by the 1826 and 1834 With Motto issues. This piece is similar to almost all known 1821s with its noticeably prooflike fields, a result no doubt of being struck from the same dies as proofs of this date. The diagnostic depression is also present on Liberty's cheek. The surfaces are bright yellow-gold with a faint outline of reddish patina around the devices. Numerous small abrasions are scattered over each side.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# BFW3, PCGS# 7662)

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
January, 2011
5th-9th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 5
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 629

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

Heritage membership

945,308
bidder-members
$891,451,904
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 16 days left to consign to the 2015 October 29 - November 2 US Coins Signature Auction - New York!

Learn about consigning with us

Our experience with Heritage Auction was an exceptional success, due to their expertise and diligence given to achieve maximum results.
J.G.J.,
Elgin, AZ
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