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

Description

1866 Quarter Eagle, PR64
Low-Mintage Date, Rarely Offered

1866 $2 1/2 PR64 PCGS. The mintage of 30 pieces suggests how rare this date is as a proof. But it is even rarer than one would imagine; Garrett and Guth suggest some were melted as unsold at year's end. It seems that this date has not been offered at public auction as a non-Cameo since 2000. A cluster of PR64 appearances in 1999 and 2000 suggest the same coin (probably the Trompeter specimen) was offered multiple times until it found a home. This is not the Trompeter coin. One has to wonder why this coin is not in a Cameo holder since the contrast is so profound between the deeply mirrored fields and heavily frosted devices. This piece is identifiable by a patch of granularity next to star 2. The devices on the reverse have a hazy outline.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 287L, PCGS# 7892)

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

Sales Tax information  | PCGS Guarantee of Grade and Authenticity  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Glossary of Terms

Auction Info

Auction Dates
July, 2011
7th-10th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 8
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 782

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

Heritage membership

940,474
bidder-members
$884,957,454
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 8 - 9 World Coins Signature Auction - Dallas.

Learn about consigning with us

I have been very pleased with the quality of coins offered and the efficiency and courtesy of your staff.
M.H. ,
Swarthmore, PA
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 $8,332,129
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