Description

    Finest Certified 9 x 4 Stars 1798/7 Ten, MS63

    1798/7 $10 9x4 Stars MS63 NGC. B. 1-A, Taraszka-9, R.4. One of the premier rarities in the series of Heraldic Eagle tens, as might be expected from its mintage of just 900 coins. Breen estimates that perhaps only 18-20 pieces survive, although we expect the actual count of those extant to be as high as 25-30 examples. Of that tiny number of survivors, three are known to be damaged, six are thought to be in Mint State (most impounded in museums or tucked away in major, old-time collections), and the remainder are in the VF to AU grade range.
    The obverse of this extraordinary Mint State example is sharply struck throughout with subdued, satin-like luster. A diagnostic die crack from the edge at 12 o'clock extends downward through the cap and into Liberty's hair. The reverse, on the other hand, is certainly not subdued but rather quite bright. The eagle's wings are well brought up but definition over the shield is lacking, as usual. Of great importance to the serious collector of this historic early series and the single finest example certified by either service. Population: 1 in 63, 0 finer (4/03).
    From the Ketring Family Collection. (NGC ID# 4UPT, PCGS# 8560)

    Weight: 17.50 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Coin/Currency (view shipping information)

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

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2003
    26th-30th Saturday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 582

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $6) 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 3 days left to consign to the 2017 December 7 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    We will be using HA in the future for some of our numismatic sales, thanks for all the help and guidance!
    Marshall T. ,
    Los Angeles, CA
    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

    2017 September 25 Virgil Brand Collection. U.S. and World Tokens and Medals US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 September 25 Virgil Brand Collection. U.S. and World Tokens and Medals US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $89,367.00
    2017 September 7 - 12 Long Beach Expo World Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
    2017 September 7 - 12 Long Beach Expo World Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
    REALIZED $5,394,344
    2017 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach
    2017 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach
    REALIZED $1,501,861