There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Opening Bid
:
Current Bid:
Reserve Amount:

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) ).


Notice: You are the current high bidder on this lot, but the next highest bid is within one increment. That means that any additional bids on this lot will outbid you. To increase your chances of winning, enter your highest maximum bid.

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) ).

You are the current high bidder on this lot.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% has been outbid.

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% does not meet the reserve.

(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid does not meet the reserve.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Lot
4415

1861 1C MS68 PCGS. Between 1860 and 1864, the ...

2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Make Offer:
Make Offer to Owner

The owner of this Item has been actively participating in the Make Offer to Owner program.
Claim Item: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Jan 8, 2003
Item Activity: 8 Internet/mail/phone bidders
478 page views
Location: Orlando, FL
Description:
The Finest Copper-Nickel Indian Cent, 1861 MS68 PCGS
1861 1C MS68 PCGS. Between 1860 and 1864, the Philadelphia Mint delivered more than 120 million Cents in the copper-nickel format. These were variously called Nickels or Nicks by the public. Probably around 25 thousand of these coins are extant in Uncirculated condition, with more than 5,000 pieces currently certified as such by PCGS alone (10/02). In this entire group, only one example has received an MS68 designation from the Professional Coin Grading Service--the present 1861 representative. As such, this coin is not only the finest known for the issue, but also the finest known for the 1860-1864 copper-nickel Cent type. Both sides are fully struck and, as one should expect for the assigned grade, distraction-free. Lovely golden-tan color is seen throughout with a little light champagne-apricot iridescence.
This sale marks the first auction appearance of this important 1861 Indian Cent. Demand for this example will come from collectors who are assembling Superb quality type sets, as well as from those who are working on the finest date set of Indian Cents.
Ex: Dr. Alan Epstein Collection; Eagle Eye Rare Coins (1995); Joseph P. Gorrell.
From the Joseph P. Gorrell Collection. (NGC ID# 227G, PCGS# 2061)

View all of [The Joseph P. Gorrell Collection of Flying Eagle & Indian Cents ]
View large image(s) of this item

Service and Handling Description: Coin/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
885,892
bidder-members
$989,597,437
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 37 days left to consign to the 2015 January 4 - 5 NYINC World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Waldorf NYINC!
Learn About Consigning With Us
Every aspect is handled so professionally yet with the right mix of humor and fun.
D.W. ,
Lake Placid, FL
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com
Take our 2014 Coin
and Currency Survey
Grand prize:
A Certified Uncirculated
1907 High Relief $20!*
Take the Survey
HERITAGE VIDEO TUTORIAL
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SEARCH
RECENT AUCTIONS
2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED $13,439,671
2014 September 3 - 10 Long Beach Expo World Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
2014 September 3 - 10 Long Beach Expo World Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED $9,122,209
2014 September 4 - 8 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach
2014 September 4 - 8 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED $1,847,114