U.S. Coins Dollars Seated Dollars (Proof)

1844 $1 NGC Proof 66 Cameo ex: Eliasberg-Sweet Collection

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Degree of Toning: 3/10
DLRC Inventory #: 248277

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Auction Name: Thursday - Internet Auction # 251.
Closed On: Thursday, June 5, 2008 4:17 PM.
Realized: $155,250.

Item Description:
Wow! This coin is truly the prize of the Southern Seated Dollar Collection. It is far and away the finest known example with the next finest Proof 65 (non-cameo). Overall the coin has a medium rose patina over immaculate proof surfaces and an unparalleled strike. With renewed interested in early proof coinage, we expect this piece to see spirited bidding for those seeking the finest. A Proof 64 specimen recently realized $103,500 (Heritage, 4/08) so we expect this coin could set a record.

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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 86985 ()
Catalog: U.S. Coins
Category: Dollars
Series: Seated Dollars (Proof)
Type: No motto
Years for Type: 1840-1866
Strike: Proof
Denomination: Silver dollar
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: 90% silver; 10% copper
Weight: 26.73g
Edge Type: Reeded