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

Description

Scarce (1785) Bar 'Cent,' AU53
Breen-1145, W-8520

(1785) COPPER Bar Copper AU53 PCGS. Breen-1145, W-8520, R.4. Specialists know the diagnostics for the distinctive and famous Bar "cent." The A is over the S, which in turn is over the U. Using coin turn, there is a spur down from the right end of the second bar, and a slender die crack connects two bars at the reverse center. Not much is known about the issue aside from the approximate time of its circulation in early American commerce, due to a brief mention in the New Jersey Gazette. The present chocolate-brown example has minor obverse flan imperfections (as made) but the surfaces are pleasing overall. Listed on page 74 of the 2013 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2B5J, PCGS# 599)

Fees, Shipping, 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
June, 2013
5th-9th Wednesday-Sunday
Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
Page Views: 701

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

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 10 days left to consign to the 2016 December 8 - 9 World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong!

Learn about consigning with us

To get the most amount of money for your coins, you must go to an auction company such as Heritage. It really impressed me.
P.A.,
Benicia, CA
View More Testimonials

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

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

2016 September 9 - 12 The Twelve Oaks Collection Signature Auction
2016 September 9 - 12 The Twelve Oaks Collection Signature Auction
REALIZED $8,572,049
2016 September 8 - 13 Long Beach Expo World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
2016 September 8 - 13 Long Beach Expo World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED $4,500,427
2016 September 8 - 12 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach
2016 September 8 - 12 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED $1,023,060

© 2016 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved