Coin Community Family of Web Sites
Like us on Facebook! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! Check out our Twitter! Check out our Pinterest!
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some coins?
Our coin forum is completely free! Register Now!

1855 Proof 65+ Deep Cameo Gold Dollar, One Of 10 Minted, Brings $329,000 In Las Vegas

To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous TopicReplies: 0 / Views: 185Next Topic  
Press Manager
Learn More...
United States
1411 Posts
 Posted 08/01/2020  2:59 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add CCFPress to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
CoinWorld - An 1855 Indian Head, Small Head gold dollar brought $329,000 on July 16 at Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency 39 sale in Las Vegas.

The rare dollar, graded Proof 65+ Deep Cameo by Professional Coin Grading Service with a green Certified Acceptance Corp. sticker, is from a reported mintage of just 10 pieces, of which Legend reports that seven are accounted for.

Legend's cataloger observes, "Incredibly deep, reflective mirrors show that the dies and planchet were carefully polished prior to striking," before praising its bold strike and frosted devices. A weak 8 in the date is seen on all Proof examples of this date.

The coin in the auction was once part of the landmark collection assembled by Floyd T. Starr. It was offered at Heritage's 2005 sale of the Gold Rush Collection where then graded PCGS Proof 65 it realized $287,000. Two tiny flakes, below OF and below the right ribbon end (as struck) on the reverse, are pedigree markers.

Read the Entire Article
  Previous TopicReplies: 0 / Views: 185Next Topic  
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.

Coin Community Member eBay Sales

Certified Coins   Certified VAMs   Certified Errors  

Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Coin Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2020 Coin Community Family- all rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Coin Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Contact Us  |  Advertise Here  |  Privacy Policy / Terms of Use

Coin Community Forum © 2005 - 2020 Coin Community Forums
It took 0.3 seconds to rattle this change. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05