Description

    1873 Eagle Rarity, One of only 800 Business Strikes Produced

    1873 $10 Closed 3 AU50 PCGS. After the 1875, the 1873 is the rarest P-mint issue in the Liberty Eagle series. In fact, the '73 is among the five or six rarest dates in this long lived series. Both major grading services have graded only 25 coins in all grades, as follows: one in VF, 11 in XF, 12 in AU, and one in MS60 (5/01). A well struck coin, this AU representative retains sharp definition in all areas except over Liberty's hair curls. We stress, however, that even the central obverse is bold, and traces of a prooflike finish are evident as the coin rotates beneath the light. Small handling marks are peppered across both sides, a diagonal abrasion on Liberty's portrait is the most readily identifiable pedigree marker. We have not offered an AU example of this issue since our January 1999 FUN Signature Sale. That coin, an Uncertified AU53 representative, appeared as lot 5741 and sold for $16,100.
    From the Richard Genaitis Collection. (NGC ID# 2654, PCGS# 8666)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    View all of [The Richard Genaitis Collection, Part 1 ]

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: (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
    August, 2001
    6th-11th Monday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 333
    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 27 days left to consign to the 2017 November 1 - 3 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I have a feeling you will leave behind your logo of the 'third largest auction house', to the soon be the: 'leading auction house in the USA'
    A.D.,
    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 August 2 - 6 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Denver
    2017 August 2 - 6 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Denver
    REALIZED $21,516,872
    2017 August 3 ANA World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Denver
    2017 August 3 ANA World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Denver
    REALIZED $7,185,874
    2017 August 3 ANA Currency Signature Auction - Denver
    2017 August 3 ANA Currency Signature Auction - Denver
    REALIZED $1,838,111