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

Description

1872 Gold Dollar, MS68
Phenomenal Quality

1872 G$1 MS68 NGC. From an original production of only 3,500 business strikes, today the average certified survivor of the 1872 gold dollar issue only grades AU58 or thereabouts. Few high-grade examples exist, and among Mint State coins, most cluster in the range of MS62 through MS64. A tiny handful of wonderfully high-grade examples do exist, however, that were obviously held back from circulation at the time of their production and carefully preserved thereafter. Most of those coins show either full prooflike surfaces or semiprooflikeness.

As one might expect from the grade, this is a phenomenal coin. The surfaces are essentially perfect. The only mentionable pedigree identifier is a small, curved lint mark in the left obverse field out from Liberty's forehead. The fields are bright and semiprooflike, with an even layer of rich reddish color over both sides. An incredible opportunity for the gold specialist. Among non-Prooflike examples, this coin is the only MS68, and surpassed by only a single MS69 coin at NGC, although that service has also certified one piece in MS68 Prooflike. The finest survivors at PCGS are in MS67 (1/13).
Ex: Charlotte ANA Signature (Heritage, 3/2003), lot 6177; Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 5/2009), lot 1486.(Registry values: N1) (NGC ID# 25D9, PCGS# 7572)


Fees, Shipping, 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
February, 2013
7th-10th Thursday-Sunday
Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
Page Views: 554

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

Heritage membership

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 
Consign now
  • Cash Advances
  • More Bidders
  • Trusted Experts
  • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Only 21 days left to consign to the 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas!

Learn about consigning with us

I want to thank you for all you did to make the whole auction experience a good one.

Cori Williamson
View More Testimonials

HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Compete.com)

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

2016 July 7 - 10 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
2016 July 7 - 10 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
REALIZED $6,575,672
2016 June 22 - 24 World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
2016 June 22 - 24 World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
REALIZED $2,788,640
2016 June 23 - 24 World Currency Signature Auction - Hong Kong
2016 June 23 - 24 World Currency Signature Auction - Hong Kong
REALIZED $779,437

© 2016 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved