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

    Description

    Rare 1852 Assay Office 900 Thous Fifty Dollars

    1852 $50 Assay Office Fifty Dollar, 900 Thous. VF20 PCGS. K-14, High R.5. In his 1983 reference, Private Gold Coins and Patterns of the United States, Don Kagin states that 23,800 pieces were produced of this issue, all in the first two months of 1853. Presumably, most of these were eventually melted, given the scarcity of survivors. This straw-gold example has fully legible legends, although the date and OFFICE are faint. Numerous tiny marks are typical for a circulated Fifty Dollar octagonal 'slug.' Housed in an older generation holder. Listed on page 298 of the 2005 Guide Book.(#10019) (NGC ID# ANHH, PCGS# 10019)

    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
    July, 2005
    27th-30th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 350

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) 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
    Consign to the 2017 June 21 - 23 World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I found it reassuring that your appraisal of my coin was realistic.
    J.G. ,
    Red Rock, TX
    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 February 16 - 19 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
    2017 February 16 - 19 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
    REALIZED SO FAR $11,096,368
    2017 January 17 - 18 World Coins Signature Internet Auction - Dallas
    2017 January 17 - 18 World Coins Signature Internet Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,414,465
    2017 January 5 - 9 FUN World Currency Signature Auction -
    2017 January 5 - 9 FUN World Currency Signature Auction -
    REALIZED $1,281,984