There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Lot
5915

1849 25C

1999 February Long Beach Sale #197

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Claim Item: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Feb 12, 1999
Item Activity: 2 Internet/mail/phone bidders
306 page views
Location: Long Beach, CA
Description:
Superb Proof 1849 Quarter, High R.7 or 8, Ex: Dickinson, Eliasberg, Benson
1849 PR 66 PCGS. Ex: Eliasberg. Very rare. There are various estimates about the number of proofs extant with Breen stating that three were known and Briggs placing the number at "three plus." Either way, the 1849 proof quarter is a major rarity. The surfaces are nicely reflective and display golden-brown patina overall with gunmetal-blue and magenta toning around the rims. Lightly hairlined, each side is remarkably clean and we see no contact marks or mint-made flaws that could be reliably used as pedigree identifiers in the future. However, it is doubtful that the provenance of this important coin will be lost by its new (or future) owners. From the Benson Collection. Only one other PR 66 has been certified by PCGS (a resubmission of this coin, perhaps?)
Ex: William Dickinson Collection (Chapman Brothers, 3/6-7/1894); J.M. Clapp; John H. Clapp; Clapp Estate, 1942, to Louis Eliasberg, Sr.; Eliasberg Collection (Bowers and Merena, 4/97), lot 1445. (NGC ID# 23WC, PCGS# 5543)

View all of [The Jerry S. Benson, Jr. Collection]
View large image(s) of this item

Service and Handling Description: (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  | PCGS Guarantee of Grade and Authenticity  |  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:

No image available.

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
It is with a sense of tremendous gratitude that I wish to convey my sincere appreciation to you for the manner in which you managed the recent sale of my currency collection.
Thomas Flynn,
Scottsdale, AZ
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