Description

    Superb Cameo Proof 1910 Half Dollar

    1910 50C PR67 Cameo PCGS. Among business strike Barber half dollars of the Philadelphia Mint, the 1913 through 1915 issues are recognized as important rarities. What is not recognized by most collectors, except for advanced specialists, is the rarity and importance of the 1910 half dollar issue. Four of the five lowest mintage Barber half dollars were productions of the Philadelphia Mint, these five issues including 1914, 1915, 1913, 1892-O, and 1910, from lowest to highest mintage.
    How this applies to Proof coins depends on your perspective. Many collectors working on high quality sets of these coins may elect to add a Gem Proof example to fill the Philadelphia Mint holes, given the elusive nature of business strikes. This adds additional demand for these coins, above the demand applied by collectors of just the proof issues. This remarkable example has exceptional contrast between its lustrous devices and deeply mirrored fields. The coloration is mostly pale gold, with deeper russet and blue near the borders. The surfaces are exceptional without blemishes of any nature. This Superb Gem Cameo Proof is tied for finest certified by PCGS. Population: 4 in 67, 0 finer (1/05).
    From the Bruce Scher #1 All-Time PCGS Registry Set.(#86557) (Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 6UPF, PCGS# 86557)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

    View all of [The Bruce Scher Collection ]

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Coin/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
    February, 2005
    23rd-26th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 373

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato

    The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato is the culmination of more than 10 years of research into the Draped Bust Small Eagle half dollar series, one of the most coveted type coins in American numismatics and one about which remarkably little has been written.

    This work will be the premier reference for 1796-1797 half dollars for years to come. Institutions having an extensive numismatic library or coin cabinet will find it a valuable complement to their holdings, and catalogers charged with writing up specimens for auction can now have an indispensable source of background and pedigree information. Likewise, coin dealers seeking to purchase one or more '96 or '97 half dollars for a client or for inventory, and collectors who own, have owned, or desire to own one will want this important reference work for their libraries.

    Order Now! Just $59.95

    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 26 days left to consign to the 2018 February 21 - 26 LB Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach!

    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 December 7 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 7 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $6,851,599
    2017 December 7 - 8 HKINF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    2017 December 7 - 8 HKINF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    REALIZED SO FAR $4,478,782
    2017 December 6 - 8 HKINF World Currency Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    2017 December 6 - 8 HKINF World Currency Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,017,763