There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Opening Bid
:
Current Bid:
Reserve Amount:

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) ).


Notice: You are the current high bidder on this lot, but the next highest bid is within one increment. That means that any additional bids on this lot will outbid you. To increase your chances of winning, enter your highest maximum bid.

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) ).

You are the current high bidder on this lot.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% has been outbid.

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% does not meet the reserve.

(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid does not meet the reserve.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Lot
3106

1880 5C MS65 NGC. "Dropped 8" variety, with repunched second 8. Breen states these are only found on proofs only, but in hi...

2006 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Auction #394

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
View Similar Items Available Now
Claim Item: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Jan 5, 2006
Item Activity: 7 Internet/mail/phone bidders
562 page views
Description:
Finest NGC Certified 1880 Shield Nickel MS65
1880 5C MS65 NGC. "Dropped 8" variety, with repunched second 8. Breen states these are only found on proofs only, but in his book The Shield Five Cent Series Edward L. Fletcher Jr. says, "It would appear that the proof obverse die was used for business strikes also." This example is boldly defined with a thin veil of milky gray patina affecting both sides. A few minor imperfections in the upper reverse field appear to be mint-caused.
The 1880 Shield Nickel, with a business strike production of a mere 16,000 pieces, is a challenging issue at any level of preservation when located in something other than proof format. The odds of finding a Gem Uncirculated survivor therefore are miniscule. A similarly certified PCGS coin in last year's ANA Sale brought the impressive sum of $57,500. Census: 1 in 65 (PCGS population 3 in 65, 1 finer), 0 finer (11/05).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 276E, PCGS# 3810)

View large image(s) of this item

Service and Handling Description: Coin/Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  | NGC Coin Grading Guarantee  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Guides and Pricing Information:

Bid Now on Items Just Like This One

Lot Bidding Ends Grade Service Current Bid
Auction 1208, Lot 3258 Tuesday, August 5, 2014 MS65 PCGS $1,300.00
View items up for auction that match this item in other grades.


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
877,796
bidder-members
$961,670,127
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 January 4 - 5 World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - New York.
Learn About Consigning With Us
Today, I stand gladdened and honored that your staff members worked as though the collection was their own to return to the world. Congratulations on a job well done… strike that, add...for a job magnificently done.
J.M.
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 July 10 - 13 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando
2014 July 10 - 13 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando
REALIZED $9,734,681
2014 April 10-12 & 15-16 CICF World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2014 April 10-12 & 15-16 CICF World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $14,773,379
2014 April 24 & 28  CSNS World Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
2014 April 24 & 28 CSNS World Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $2,708,143