There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Lot
5300

1857-D $2 1/2 MS61 NGC. Variety 20-M....

2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia #1173

 
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: Aug 3, 2012
Item Activity: 5 Internet/mail/phone bidders
321 page views
Location: Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Description:
1857-D Two and a Half, MS61
Rare Low-Mintage Date
1857-D $2 1/2 MS61 NGC. Variety 20-M. The only known dies. A thin die line connects the right tip of the digit 5 to the bust truncation, a diagnostic of this obverse die. The reverse has a large D mintmark centered above the tip of the fraction bar, and joined to the branch stem. The 1857-D is a low-mintage issue (2,364 pieces) that is rare in Mint State grades.
This MS61 example has sharp design features on both sides with frosty luster and attractive lemon-gold color. Some light handling marks are noted under magnification. Mint State examples of this date are seldom encountered, with estimates suggesting that only eight to 10 examples survive today.
Ex: FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2007), lot 3421; ANA Signature (Heritage, 8/2007), lot 1840.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25JD, PCGS# 7783)

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
907,336
bidder-members
$976,694,645
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 3 days left to consign to the 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando!
Learn About Consigning With Us
I must say that you exceeded my expectation.
R.Z. ,
Hypoluxo, 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 November 14 - 15 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part V US Coins Signature Auction - New York
2014 November 14 - 15 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part V US Coins Signature Auction - New York
REALIZED $10,408,819
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 $9,039,261
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 $1,817,724