Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Proof Hawaiian Quarter

    1883 Hawaii Quarter PR 63 PCGS. The 1883 Kingdom of Hawaii coinage was designed by Charles Barber of the Philadelphia mint where all proof specimens were struck. Initially, in September 1883, 6 proof sets were struck which included the quarter (Hapaha); a year later, an additional 20 proof sets were coined in 1884 using the same dies. These sets were issued for presentation to Hawaiian dignitaries and were never offered for public sale. This example exhibits deep, watery, mirrored fields with frosted devices producing a cameo effect as the coin is turned under a light. Both sides are deeply toned in an even layer of original cobalt-blue color. Conservatively graded, this lot will provide an interesting opportunity for the advanced collector of Hawaiiana. To date (5/96), PCGS has certified only 6 total examples. This is the second finest known, with a single PR 66 higher. (NGC ID# 2C59, PCGS# 10989)

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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 213
    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 45 days left to consign to the 2019 December 5 - 6 HKINF World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong!

    Learn about consigning with us

    If/when you are considering selling your treasured collection, it would be in your best interest to consider Heritage.
    The White Rose Collection
    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 August 14 - 18 ANA World's Fair of Money US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
    2019 August 14 - 18 ANA World's Fair of Money US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $32,380,518
    2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
    2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED SO FAR $11,115,693
    2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
    2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $1,909,980