There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Lot
5250

1857-O $20 AU55 NGC....

2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction #1151

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Claim Item: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Jan 6, 2011
Item Activity: 11 Internet/mail/phone bidders
798 page views
Location: Tampa Convention Center
333 S. Franklin St.
Tampa, FL 33602
Description:
Lovely 1857-O Double Eagle, AU55
1857-O $20 AU55 NGC. With San Francisco Mint operations underway in 1854, the New Orleans Mint saw a drastic decline in gold coin production. That was especially true in 1854 and 1856. The other years of the 1850s also saw low production, such as the 30,000 double eagles coined in Louisiana in 1857.
Only a few high grade survivors remain from that mintage, with the typical example grading XF40 or XF45. This Choice AU specimen has bright green-gold luster with faintly reflective fields. The surfaces have myriad marks but none are singular. A lovely example for the advanced collector. Census: 24 in 55, 27 finer (11/10).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 2694, PCGS# 8921)

View large image(s) of this item

Service and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  | NGC Coin Grading Guarantee  |  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
923,115
bidder-members
$931,812,255
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
Consign to the 2015 August 12 - 17 ANA World Coins Signature Auction - Chicago.
Learn About Consigning With Us
The HA website was so easy to use and we could see the pre-auction bids coming in, which was exciting.
Michael Medico,
Los Angeles, CA
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
2015 February 26 - March 1 PNG Dallas Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas
2015 February 26 - March 1 PNG Dallas Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas
REALIZED SO FAR $6,510,053
2015 January 13 - 14 World Coins & Ancient Coins - Dallas
2015 January 13 - 14 World Coins & Ancient Coins - Dallas
REALIZED $3,001,104
2015 January 8 - 12 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
2015 January 8 - 12 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
REALIZED $990,575