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

Description

Gem Proof 1856 Half Cent, B-3

1856 1/2 C PR65 Red and Brown NGC. B-3, R.4. This variety, along with the 1852 1-B, the 1841 Original, and the 1833, are the four most commonly encountered proof Half Cents (if any can be termed as such). Breen estimates that 200 pieces were struck on July 25, and today perhaps as many as 60 pieces may still be extant in all grades and colorations. This variety is distinguished by the doubled T in CENT on the reverse. The surfaces retain most of the original mint red with occasional dabs of blue-brown in the fields. There are no contact marks or other impairments that one can see with the unaided eye. An excellent representative of this difficult proof type. Population: 1 in 65, 1 finer (7/02). (NGC ID# 26ZX, PCGS# 1330)

Service and Handling Description: (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
September, 2002
26th-28th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 5
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 105

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

Heritage membership

941,509
bidder-members
$882,960,926
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

Consign to the 2015 December 10 - 12 World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong.

Learn about consigning with us

This was my first time with your firm. I was pleased with all aspects of your handling my bids.
J.C.,
Albron, NC
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 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
REALIZED $8,308,723
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 $6,503,481
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $10,592,191

© 2015 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved