Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Extremely Rare Proof 1883 Hawaii Quarter, PR61

    1883 25C Hawaii Quarter PR61 PCGS. The Hawaiian silver coinage of 1883 were struck in business strike form at the San Francisco Mint, but proofs were struck in limited quantities at the Philadelphia Mint. Just 26 proof examples of each issue are documented, with six sets struck in September 1883 and another 20 sets about a year later, but still dated 1883. We are not aware of any diagnostics to distinguish between the two striking periods. The obverse has a short spike extending from King Kalakaua's neck, and a diagonal die line from a dentil down to the left, through the left serif of W to the right side of the first A in HAWAII. There are no obvious die markers on the reverse. This piece has clearly been cleaned with myriad hairlines on each side, yet the peripheral gold toning that frames the obverse provides enough eye appeal to allow a PCGS grade opinion. Population: 1 in 61, 5 finer (3/07). (NGC ID# 2C59, PCGS# 10989)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    9th-12th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 665

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    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 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 25 days left to consign to the 2020 February 20 - 24 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions is very well keyed into the evolving market place, what better exposure can anyone ask for?
    Consignor of The Virginia Cabinet
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 December 5-7 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 December 5-7 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $9,490,536
    2019 December 5 - 6 HKINF World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    2019 December 5 - 6 HKINF World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    REALIZED SO FAR $3,848,341
    2019 December 4 - 6 HKINF World Paper Money Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    2019 December 4 - 6 HKINF World Paper Money Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,667,605