There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Lot
433

1885 3CN MS66 PCGS....

2009 March Baltimore, MD Signature US Coin Auction #1126

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Claim Item: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Mar 28, 2009
Item Activity: 6 Internet/mail/phone bidders
484 page views
Location:

Sheraton Inner Harbor
300 S. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 962-8300
Auction Room: Meeting Room "Severn 1"

Description:
Elusive Business Strike 1885
Three Cent Nickel, MS66
1885 3CN MS66 PCGS. The proof and business-strike emissions are topsy-turvy on this issue, with 3,790 proofs measuring up against only 1,000 business strikes. So it comes as no surprise that business strikes are much more desired than proofs of this date, and are also incredibly rare in high grades. The present coin more than fits the bill. It is unquestionably a business strike, as the nonexistent denticles from 9 o'clock to 1:30 attest. Most of the reverse denticulation is also absent, and yet the surfaces are pleasingly well struck in the centers. The surface texture is frosty, with glimpses of mint-green, gold, and lavender. Only faint evidence of contact is seen. Population: 8 in 66, 2 finer (2/09).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 275G, PCGS# 3753)

View large image(s) of this item

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

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
938,014
bidder-members
$889,570,611
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 33 days left to consign to the 2015 September 16 - 21 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach!
Learn About Consigning With Us
I want to thank you and Heritage for the services provided above and beyond those one would expect from an auction house.
[ Entire Letter » ]
Larry A. Moody, Senior Internal Auditor, University of Alabama,
Tuscaloosa, AL
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