Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
includes Buyer's Premium (BP) 

    Description

    Pleasing 1805 Quarter Eagle. AU58

    1805 $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6121, BD-1, R.4. This is the only known die marriage. Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth write in their book Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins that: "Later the die was annealed (softened), a 6 was punched over the 5, and more quarter eagles were struck. Such economies were common in the early days of the Philadelphia Mint, but it was quite unusual to reuse a die in this manner (most other overdates involve dies that had never been hardened or used to strike coins before)."
    This high-end AU specimen displays bright yellow-gold surfaces with a few speckles of deeper orange-gold in limited areas of the obverse. The design features are well defined, save for weakness in portions of the motto on the ribbon and on the adjacent neck and breast of the eagle. A few obverse adjustment marks are noted. Census: 13 in 58, 9 finer (11/06).(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# BFVV, PCGS# 7653)


    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
    January, 2007
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 698

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) 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
    Consign to the 2017 June 21 - 23 World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong.

    Learn about consigning with us

    It is thanks to this kind of attitude, people like you and so many others in all the departments of Heritage !!! that Heritage is positioned where it is.
    Ronald & S B.,
    n/a
    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 February 16 - 19 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
    2017 February 16 - 19 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
    REALIZED $11,093,915
    2017 January 17 - 18 World Coins Signature Internet Auction - Dallas
    2017 January 17 - 18 World Coins Signature Internet Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,406,663
    2017 January 5 - 9 FUN World Currency Signature Auction -
    2017 January 5 - 9 FUN World Currency Signature Auction -
    REALIZED $1,283,852