Description

    Attractive and Scarce MS63 1859 Seated Dollar

    1859 $1 MS63 NGC. More than a quarter million silver dollars were struck in 1859; however, examples are much more difficult to locate than one would imagine from the mintage. Large numbers of 1859 and 1860 dollars from all mints were shipped to the northern ports in China as trade dollars, but once they arrived most were melted and converted to bullion. As a result, NGC has only certified eight other pieces as MS63 with 13 finer (12/04). This is a well, but not fully struck example that has a smooth, satin-like finish. Rose colored toning is seen over each side with light accents of lilac at the top of the obverse. Minimally abraded for the grade with a couple of small planchet flaws in the right obverse field.
    From The Tillamook Collection.(#6946) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 24YZ, PCGS# 6946)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    View all of [The Tillamook Collection ]

    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, 2005
    12th-15th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 226

    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 20 days left to consign to the 2018 January 7 - 8 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction - New York!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I have never been disappointed with your customer service & have been a Heritage customer for approximately 20 years
    Monte R.,
    Alexandria, VA
    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 $5,428,357
    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 $1,522,376