Rare NGC-certified 1873-CC Dime Realizes Six Figures in Heritage Sale

Posted on 11/17/2021

The rarity was one of four NGC-certified coins to realize over $100,000 in the November auction.

A key-date Seated Liberty Dime certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) realized $180,000 in the US Coins Signature Auction presented by Heritage Auctions on November 11, 2021.

1873-CC Arrows Seated Liberty Dime graded NGC MS 65. Realized: $180,000
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The 1873-CC Arrows Dime graded NGC MS 65 (lot 3532) is one of two certified in Mint State condition. The arrows signify that the dime’s increase in weight was in compliance with the legislation for the coins’ metric weight standards.

Other NGC-certified highlights in the sale included:

  • an 1872-CC Liberty Head Double Eagle graded NGC MS 61 (lot 3700) that realized $144,000
  • an 1873-CC Seated Liberty Dollar graded NGC MS 61 and pedigreed to Eliasberg (lot 3593) that realized $114,000
  • a 1799 Eagle graded NGC MS 64 (lot 3674) that realized $102,000
  • a 1915-S Panama-Pacific Round $50 graded NGC MS 64+ (lot 3738) that realized $99,000
  • a 1907 High Relief Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle graded NGC PF 66 (lot 3719) that realized $87,000
  • an 1855-O Gold Dollar graded NGC MS 65+ (lot 3637) that realized $75,000
  • an 1875-CC Liberty Head Eagle graded NGC MS 60 (lot 3681) that realized $75,000

All prices realized include the buyer’s premium.

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