There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Lot
4317

1793 1/2 C VF20 PCGS. B-3, C-3, R.3....

2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach #1186

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Claim Item: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Jun 6, 2013
Item Activity: 8 Internet/mail/phone bidders
742 page views
Location: Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

Description:
1793 Half Cent, C-3, VF20
Original Surfaces
1793 1/2 C VF20 PCGS. B-3, C-3, R.3. Many numismatists have a soft spot in their heart for America's 1793-dated copper coinage, whether cents or half cents. The "old coppers" have a certain allure even among those who choose not to collect them. The year 1793 stands out as that in which the first-year Mint struck only copper coins, due to bureaucratic obstacles. The "little sisters" half cents of 1793 are prized, with four die marriages known that are about equally available, but all in demand. This Very Fine example of the Cohen-3 marriage shows the moderate wear expected; buildup appears in some of the peripheral letters and the date on the obverse and in the wreath on the reverse. The surfaces are reddish-brown overall with glints of olive, a strictly original look. Certified in a green-label holder. Our EAC grade Fine 12.(Registry values: P8) (NGC ID# 2222, PCGS# 1000)

View large image(s) of this item

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

Guides and Pricing Information:

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




FLOOR AUCTIONS View All
Open For Bidding
Coming Soon
HERITAGE MEMBERSHIP
938,509
bidder-members
$886,618,975
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 14 days left to consign to the 2015 September 16 - 22 LB Expo World Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach!
Learn About Consigning With Us
I want to thank you and Heritage for the services provided above and beyond those one would expect from an auction house.
[ Entire Letter » ]
Larry A. Moody, Senior Internal Auditor, University of Alabama,
Tuscaloosa, AL
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com
HERITAGE VIDEO TUTORIAL
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SEARCH
RECENT AUCTIONS
2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED $16,999,788
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 $6,505,243
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $10,592,191
COIN AND
CURRENCY SURVEY
You could win!
Take the Survey