Goldberg Coins and Collectibles



Sale 17


 
 
press UP arrow key to increase the zoom ratio.
press DOWN arrow key to decrease the zoom ratio.
press RIGHT arrow key to increase the zoom window size.
press LEFT arrow key to decrease the zoom window size.

Lot 1903

$2.50 Capped Head. 1830. PCGS graded MS-63. An extremely rare issue in any grade, and especially so in choice grades! Virtually the entire mintage of these early quarter eagles were melted as their melt value increased above their stated value. Naturally, hoarders gathered up all they could find and melted them for a tidy profit, leaving very few for todays numismatists to collect. Here is a particularly nice coin, with well struck devices and plenty of luster. PCGS has graded just 7 as MS-63, with 3 above as MS-64 and 5 at the top as MS-65 (PCGS # 7670) .
Estimated Value $12,000 - 14,000.

 
Realized $16,675
 



Go to lot:  


Home | Current Sale | Calendar of Events | Bidding | Consign | About Us | Contact | Archives | Log In

US Coins & Currency | World & Ancient Coins | Manuscripts & Collectibles | Bonded CA Auctioneers No. 3S9543300
11400 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite 800, Los Angeles CA 90064 | 310. 551.2646 ph | 310.551.2626 fx | 800.978.2646 toll free

© 2011 Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, All Rights Reserved
info@goldbergcoins.com