There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Lot
4113

1854 $1 PR64 Ultra Cameo NGC....

2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction #1159

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Claim Item: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Sep 9, 2011
Item Activity: 11 Internet/mail/phone bidders
772 page views
Location: Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

Description:

1854 Seated Dollar, PR64 Ultra Cameo
Incredible Quality and Eye Appeal
Ex: Pittman
1854 $1 PR64 Ultra Cameo NGC. The 1854 proof Seated Liberty dollar was produced in small numbers, with an estimated mintage of 50-100 pieces. The dollars were sold as part of complete proof sets and as single pieces to interested collectors. Walter Breen estimated the surviving population at two dozen examples in all grades. This is the first time Heritage has been privileged to offer an 1854 in PR64 Ultra Cameo condition and this is the only proof Ultra Cameo coin certified at NGC (8/11).
All proof 1854 dollars show a small triangular defect in the obverse field, near the top of the 5 in the date. Another interesting feature that appears on this coin, and many others, is a patch of mint frost beneath Liberty's chin that gives the goddess a "bearded" appearance.
The present coin traces its provenance to the celebrated Pittman Collection, one of the finest numismatic gatherings of all time. John Jay Pittman was a connoisseur of the first order, and only the rarest and finest specimens found a place in his collection. This delightful Choice example is sharply detailed in most areas, but shows the characteristic softness on the eagle's wing. The fields are deeply mirrored, and display hints of attractive light gold toning. The best pedigree markers are a diagonal mark extending into the left (facing) eagle's wing from the reverse field and a pair of lint marks between stars 2 and 3. This coin possesses high technical quality and tremendous eye appeal, along with its distinguished history.
Ex: Royal Sale/Allenburger Collection (B. Max Mehl, 3/1948), lot 1130; John Jay Pittman Collection (David Akers, 5/1998), lot 1686, realized $19,800. (PCGS# 96997)

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




Videos:
FLOOR AUCTIONS View All
Open For Bidding
Coming Soon
HERITAGE MEMBERSHIP
938,619
bidder-members
$887,505,700
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 13 days left to consign to the 2015 September 16 - 22 LB Expo World Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach!
Learn About Consigning With Us
From my experience, you conduct and operate the auction in a very professional manner.
J.D. ,
Lakewood, CO
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com
HERITAGE VIDEO TUTORIAL
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SEARCH
RECENT AUCTIONS
2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED $16,999,788
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 $6,505,243
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $10,592,191
COIN AND
CURRENCY SURVEY
You could win!
Take the Survey