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

    Description

    Nicely Toned Uncirculated 1861 Seated Dollar, MS61 PCGS

    1861 $1 MS61 PCGS. Although the Mint Act of February 21, 1853 reduced the weight of the Half Dime, Dime, Quarter, and Half Dollar, the Silver Dollar remained unchanged as the unit of our coinage system. This curious omission resulted in the Seated dollar's disappearance from everyday circulation and its development into a "Trade" dollar. By 1861, the precedent of exportation and melting was firmly entrenched and most of the 77,500 business strikes produced by the Philadelphia Mint this year suffered the same fate.
    An attractive coin for the toning enthusiast, both sides are awash in lavender-gray patina with blushes of sea-green and russet shades about the peripheries. The strike is razor sharp throughout and the surfaces are devoid of all but the most trivial, well concealed abrasions. This conservatively graded lot represents a definite find for the dedicated Seated Dollar collector. (#6951) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 24Z4, PCGS# 6951)


    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
    August, 2004
    18th-21st Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 297

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $6) 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
    Only 22 days left to consign to the 2017 March 23 - 26 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions takes a personal interest in client success, acting in policy for an absolute positive result and reflects this direct client interest in the quality account services you provide. Evaluation in product placement, optimum exposure and maximum result is more than appreciated in our fast pace world today.
    Scott W. Halvorsen,
    Sandy, OR
    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 January 4 - 9 FUN  US Coins Signature Auction - Fort Lauderdale
    2017 January 4 - 9 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Fort Lauderdale
    REALIZED $42,389,249
    2017 January 8 - 9 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction - New York
    2017 January 8 - 9 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction - New York
    REALIZED SO FAR $15,646,606
    2017 January 5 - 9 FUN World Currency Signature Auction -
    2017 January 5 - 9 FUN World Currency Signature Auction -
    REALIZED $1,309,109