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

Description

Pittman's Choice Proof 1856 Quarter
Unknown Low Mintage

1856 25C PR64 PCGS. CAC. Ex: Pittman. An unknown but small number of proofs were struck of the 1856 quarter. In the 1998 Pittman catalog, Akers estimated that 30 pieces were extant of the 1856 quarter. That is probably still a reliable estimate of survivors. The fields are nicely reflective, even through the significant toning seen on each side. The obverse is light golden with deep blue around the margin, while the reverse is even cobalt-blue. Minimal problems for the grade with only light hairlines evident beneath the toning.
Purchased by John Pittman from Wayte Raymond 5/14/1946 for $25; John Jay Pittman Collection, Part II (David Akers, 5/1998), lot 1333.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23WH, PCGS# 5552)

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
January, 2013
9th-14th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 2
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 308

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

Heritage membership

946,178
bidder-members
$893,760,340
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

Only 10 days left to consign to the 2015 October 29 - November 2 US Coins Signature Auction - New York!

Learn about consigning with us

As you know we have other paintings and antiques, of which, when the time is right I will contact you, I will not even consider doing business with another company.
From the Consignor,
n/a
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 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $34,801,934
2015 August 13 ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction
2015 August 13 ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction
REALIZED $9,698,676
2015 August 13 ANA Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
2015 August 13 ANA Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $1,870,380

© 2015 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved