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

Description

1852-O Half Dollar, MS64
Rare, Early New Orleans Issue

1852-O 50C MS64 PCGS. WB-101, Die Pair-1, R.4. Large O. With widespread melting of silver coinage in the early 1850s, the mintage of the 1852-O half dollar was limited to 144,000 pieces. This melting was caused by the excess value in bullion content compared to the face value of U.S. subsidiary coinage. The situation changed the following year when Congress lowered the intrinsic value of most silver coinage with the Mint Act of 1853. The 1852-O is one of the scarcest of the early O-mint halves, and is rarely seen in high grades. This piece shows a remarkable full strike on both side, bright satiny mint luster, and just a hint of pale golden toning. A rare opportunity for the half dollar collector. Population: 2 in 64, 1 finer (12/13).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 24HM, PCGS# 6269)

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
February, 2014
3rd-5th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 11
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 264

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

The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato

The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato is the culmination of more than 10 years of research into the Draped Bust Small Eagle half dollar series, one of the most coveted type coins in American numismatics and one about which remarkably little has been written.

This work will be the premier reference for 1796-1797 half dollars for years to come. Institutions having an extensive numismatic library or coin cabinet will find it a valuable complement to their holdings, and catalogers charged with writing up specimens for auction can now have an indispensable source of background and pedigree information. Likewise, coin dealers seeking to purchase one or more '96 or '97 half dollars for a client or for inventory, and collectors who own, have owned, or desire to own one will want this important reference work for their libraries.

Order Now! Just $59.95

Heritage membership

945,723
bidder-members
$894,134,022
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 13 days left to consign to the 2015 October 29 - November 2 US Coins Signature Auction - New York!

Learn about consigning with us

I must say that you exceeded my expectation.
R.Z. ,
Hypoluxo, FL
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