Description

    Unsurpassable 1913 Half Eagle PR67

    1913 $5 PR67 PCGS. A pristine specimen that ideally showcases the sandblast proofing method briefly used for Bela Pratt's incuse Indian Head design. Like the preceding year's proof half eagle, the 1913 displays finely grained matte surfaces with innumerable microscopic granules that combine to produce a satiny effect. A mere 99 pieces were originally struck for collectors, although it is unlikely if even half of that number is extant. Now several decades old, it is still worth noting that when Akers compiled the data for his reference on the half eagle series he only recorded 18 appearances over a 37-year period. Additionally, the combined population of PCGS and NGC for proofs of this date totals just 47 pieces, which obviously includes more than a few resubmissions.
    Survivors of this issue tend to be well preserved, yet almost invariably reveal one or two tiny shiny areas where the fragile surface has bumped against another object. This rich olive-gold specimen appears to have been meticulously stored over the decades, with only a single paper-thin disturbance noted beneath RTY in LIBERTY. Only the rarity and value of this important 20th century gold proof would cause us to even mention such an inconsequential imperfection. This combination of undeniable rarity and unsurpassable condition should attract a number of serious bidders. Population: 3 in 67, 0 finer (11/06).
    From The Dr. Robert J. Loewinger Collection.(Registry values: N10218) (NGC ID# 28E7, PCGS# 8544)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    View all of [The Dr. Robert J. Loewinger 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
    January, 2007
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,600

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) 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 5 days left to consign to the 2017 December 7 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Regarding the New Make an Offer beta program, just stumbled across this feature in the comic section. All I have to say is: WOW!! This will be a game-changer for you. A brilliant move.
    S.,
    Wellesley, MA
    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 $5,396,024
    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