Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1855-O Arrows Quarter, Sharp MS63
    Extremely Rare in Any Mint State Grade

    1855-O 25C Arrows MS63 NGC. Briggs 1-A. Medium golden-rose patina graces each side of this Select 1855-O Arrows quarter, complementing generous luster and a sharp strike. An extreme rarity in any Mint State grade.

    Variety: Briggs 1-A. The mintmark is slightly closer than on Reverse B, and a well-developed die crack runs from the dentils upward between Q and U to the eagle's leftmost talon.

    Population Data (9/15): NGC reports three MS63, two MS64, and one MS67. The only Mint State examples at PCGS are one MS63 and two MS64.

    Heritage Commentary: The MS67 NGC-CAC example of this issue mentioned above was also Gene Gardner's (and ex: Eliasberg), sold in our Gardner Part III Signature as lot 98343 (Heritage, 5/2015), where it realized $82,250. But even in the more-modest MS63 grade of the present piece, this is an issue that simply does not trade frequently: This is the first offering of this MS63, or any MS63 example, since the Richmond Collection auction in 2005.

    Provenance: Richmond Collection (David Lawrence, 3/2005), lot 1436.(Registry values: P8)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 23U9, PCGS# 5436)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    View Certification Details from NGC

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    28th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 730

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    17.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Oct 28, 2015 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    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 36 days left to consign to the 2021 August 12 - 13 ANA WFOM World Coins Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    In arriving at the selection of Auctioneer, ANA has considered primarily the reputation, proficiency, and character of the Auctioneer and its ability to provide personnel of corresponding quality.
    The American Numismatic Association,
    Colorado Springs, CO
    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