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

Description

Elusive 1872-CC Eagle in Problem-Free Choice XF

1872-CC $10 XF45 NGC. Winter 1-A. The Carson City Mint mated a single obverse die with the two leftover reverse dies of the 1870-CC delivery to produce 4,600 Liberty Eagles in 1872. The present example was struck from the same reverse die as the 1870-CC example in this collection. The overall definition is a little soft for the assigned grade, but this is not because the coin is overgraded. Rather, the '72-CC is typically found with a below average strike that is inferior to that seen on most extant 1870-CC and 1871-CC Eagles. Bluntness of detail is noted in the centers, most noticeably on the reverse over the eagle's neck feathers. All major design elements are appreciably well outlined, nonetheless, and flickers of original luster are seen in a few isolated areas. A mostly green-gold example with no sizeable or singularly distracting circulation marks.
The 1872-CC ranks sixth in overall rarity among Carson City Eagles after the 1870-CC, 1879-CC, 1878-CC, 1873-C, and 1877-CC. Only 60-70 pieces are believed extant (per Winter / Halperin, 2001), precious few of which grade finer than XF40.
From the Ashland City Collection. (NGC ID# 53M3, PCGS# 8664)

View all of [The Ashland City Collection ]

Service and Handling Description: Coin/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, 2003
8th-11th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 2
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 178

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
15% of the successful bid (minimum $6) per lot.

Heritage membership

945,191
bidder-members
$886,536,595
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

This is a most satisfied customer's testimonial of a true gentleman in today's era. It is rare that one encounters through the course of life a person which one has read in childhood' s classics or seen in movies of old.
Raj Gill,
Canada
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