There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Lot
891

1860 H10C Transitional MS67 NGC....

2007 September Long Beach, CA Signature Coin Auction #446

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Claim Item: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Sep 27, 2007
Item Activity: 3 Internet/mail/phone bidders
240 page views
Location: Long Beach, CA
Description:
'Nationless' 1860 Half Dime, MS67
1860 H10C Transitional MS67 NGC. Judd-267, Pollock-315, R.4. Considered a pattern by tradition, the Transitional half dime was actually issued by James Ross Snowden as "trade bait" to help enhance the Mint Collection. Most collectors today include it as a part of the Seated half dime series. It is believed that the Philadelphia Mint produced about 100 of these coins early in 1860. Since the obverse retained the stars of the 1838-1859 issues and the reverse was that of the 1860-1873 issues, these fascinating coins do not bear the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. The stars of both the 1859 and 1860 issues are hollow. This is a wholly original example with bright silver-gray, lustrous surfaces. The strike is well above average for the issue, with most of the design elements well impressed. Only a couple of stars along the upper right obverse border reveal softness in the centers. Even the leaves on the reverse wreath display nice detail. The pristine surfaces are immaculately preserved, with no mentionable contact marks. An excellent opportunity for the advanced Seated Liberty half dime specialist, this lovely Superb Gem should command a generous bid. Census: 3 in 67, 1 finer (8/07). (NGC ID# 2346, PCGS# 4373)

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




FLOOR AUCTIONS View All
Open For Bidding
Coming Soon
HERITAGE MEMBERSHIP
908,229
bidder-members
$972,953,441
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
Consign to the 2015 April 8 - 13 CICF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago.
Learn About Consigning With Us
I couldn't be happier with the smooth and efficient results of consigning material to Heritage Auctions.
Fred Weinburg,
Encino, CA
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com
Take our 2014 Coin
and Currency Survey
Grand prize:
A Certified Uncirculated
1907 High Relief $20!*
Take the Survey
HERITAGE VIDEO TUTORIAL
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SEARCH
RECENT AUCTIONS
2014 November 14 - 15 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part V US Coins Signature Auction - New York
2014 November 14 - 15 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part V US Coins Signature Auction - New York
REALIZED $10,408,819
2014 September 3 - 10 Long Beach Expo World Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
2014 September 3 - 10 Long Beach Expo World Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED $9,040,554
2014 September 4 - 8 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach
2014 September 4 - 8 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED $1,817,724