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


1868 Seated Liberty Dollar, PR68 Cameo
Finest Certified 1868 Proof Dollar

1868 $1 PR68 Cameo NGC. Only five With Motto Seated Liberty dollars have been graded finer than PR67 by NGC and PCGS combined, and those five probably represent only three or four different coins (9/11). The specific coins are two 1866 dollars graded PR69 Cameo NGC, one 1866 dollar graded PR68 Cameo PCGS, one 1867 dollar graded PR68 NGC, and this 1868 dollar that is graded PR68 Cameo NGC. For Seated dollar connoisseurs, the available supply proof dollars at the highest grade levels is extremely limited. Less than 20% of all certified proof 1868 dollars are designated as Cameo or Ultra Cameo, further confirming the importance of this incredible specimen.
Both sides of this amazing specimen offer incredible eye appeal. The obverse has a peninsula of light silver, extending up to the left from 5 o'clock, surrounded on three sides by intense violet and blue toning. The reverse is mostly light pinkish-lilac, with deep blue peripheral toning limited to the rim, dentils, and tops of letters. The strike is spectacular, showing every detail to full advantage, with the sole exception being the top edge of the left (facing) wing. The fields are deeply and fully mirrored, surrounding the lustrous silver devices to create impressive cameo contrast. There are no noticeable contact marks or other imperfections on either side of this amazing Seated dollar. Census: 1 in 68 Cameo, 0 finer (9/11).(Registry values: N10218) (NGC ID# 252P, PCGS# 87016)

Service and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (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
October, 2011
13th-16th Thursday-Sunday
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 6
Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
Page Views: 926

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

Heritage membership

Join Now - It's Free

  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

Consignments wanted

Only 12 days left to consign to the 2016 April 13 - 19 CICF World Coins Signature Auction - Chicago!

Learn about consigning with us

The publicity your marketing generated was fabulous, and your internet system is beyond belief.
[ Entire Letter » ]
Bill and Gloria Dominick,
Park Ridge, NJ
View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit:

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

2016 February 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
2016 February 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED $8,284,792
2016 January 12 - 13 World Coins - Dallas
2016 January 12 - 13 World Coins - Dallas
REALIZED $1,973,394
2016 January 7 - 11 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Tampa
2016 January 7 - 11 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Tampa
REALIZED $764,315

© 2016 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved