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

Description

1894 Proof Quarter Eagle, Unc Details
Only 122 Pieces Struck

1894 $2 1/2 -- Altered Surfaces -- PCGS Proof Genuine. Unc Details. The 1894 proof Liberty quarter eagle claims a mintage of 122 pieces, up slightly from the previous year but smaller than any issue of the type after 1896. Approximately 50-70 examples survive today in all grades, with a surprising number of mishandled specimens in that total. Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth estimate 25% of the coins seen at auction are impaired to some degree.

The present coin has been certified as "Altered Surfaces" by PCGS, possibly because of some slight roughness in the reverse field near the eagle's left (facing) leg. The design elements are sharply detailed and the fields are deeply mirrored, providing bold, if unacknowledged, cameo contrast. A few minor hairlines are evident, but eye appeal is quite strong.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 288H, PCGS# 7920)


Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Glossary of Terms

Auction Info

Auction Dates
September, 2013
25th-29th Wednesday-Sunday
Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
Page Views: 375

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
17.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

Heritage membership

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 
Consign now
  • Cash Advances
  • More Bidders
  • Trusted Experts
  • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Consign to the 2016 December 7 - 8 World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong.

Learn about consigning with us

I think your auction is the best one I have ever participated in. It is well done!
R.M. ,
Ft. Collins, OH
View More Testimonials

HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Compete.com)

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

2016 July 7 - 10 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
2016 July 7 - 10 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
REALIZED $6,568,622
2016 June 22 - 24 World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
2016 June 22 - 24 World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
REALIZED $2,786,250
2016 June 23 - 24 World Currency Signature Auction - Hong Kong
2016 June 23 - 24 World Currency Signature Auction - Hong Kong
REALIZED $779,321

© 2016 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved