|Legend Rare Coin Auctions||Auction||The Regency Auction XXIII October 2017||Oct-2017||While not a rare date in lower grades, in GEM, as here, the 1861 is a very scarce issue. This neat example has a very crisp strike with full details throughout. Boldly lustrous surfaces bring out the the vivid blue, amber, gold, and olive accents. Struck during the first year of the Civil War, it is amazing that this coin survived the economic hardships that ensued during the war. PCGS 24, NGC 23. This coin is ex Malibu Collection, B&M, November 2010, where it realized $4,140. The most recent example to sell was CAC approved, realizing $4,700 in the 2016 ANA auction. A great type or date set coin! Cert. Number 50269901 PCGS # 6302|
This coin is currently in the Set Registry inventory of bkilb and is featured in one or more sets, including The Malibu Collection of Seated Liberty Half Dollars.
|Feb-2018||$5,280.00||Heritage Auctions||2018 February 22-26 Long Beach Expo U.S. Coins Signature Auction||4753|
|Nov-2010||$4,140.00||Bowers & Merena||The November 2010 Baltimore Auction||2035|
|Sep-2008||$4,888.00||Heritage Auctions||2008 September Long Beach, CA US Coin Signature Auction #1116||2209|