Goldberg Coins and Collectibles



Sale 47


 
 
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 4402

1877 $2.50 Liberty. PCGS graded Proof 64 Deep Cameo. Only 20 proofs minted. Defective planchet obverse. Lam. reverse. A sharply struck and flashy specimen, light original honey patina bestows its beauty over the frost of the portrait and eagle as well as in the fields. Virtually gem quality, as one would expect from the lofty grade of Proof 64, although marred slightly by a reverse lamination the resulted from an occlusion or impurity underneath the surface. A mere 20 Proof 1877 quarter eagles were struck. The joint results of NGC and PCGS show eleven pieces in all grades, and it is more than likely that several among these are multiple submissions. While Proof double eagles command most of the attention, pre-1880 Proof quarter eagles can be considered as remarkably rare. Yet they can be found for significantly less money (although these rarely appear in auctions). Only 1 graded in PR65DCAM but it isn't an error (PCGS # 97903) .
Estimated Value $15,000 - 18,000.
Ohringer Family Trust Holdings.


 
Realized $16,100
 



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