Heritage Sale Features Rare Vintage US Gold Coins Certified by NGC

Posted on 2/15/2022

The February Long Beach Expo auction offers more than 600 NGC-certified coins.

Several rarities likely to sell for over $100,000 are among more than 600 US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) in an upcoming Heritage Auctions Sale. Among the highlights are an Eagle from the 18th century and an octagonal-shaped coin that is the highest gold denomination ever issued by the US Mint. Online bidding is already under for the Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction on Feb. 24, 2022

One of the rarities in the sale is a 1795 13 Leaves $10 graded NGC MS 61 (lot 3233). The NGC Census includes 63 of these coins, with only nine finer. This example represents a particularly elusive variety of the first gold coins struck by the US Mint in 1795.

1795 13 Leaves $10 graded NGC MS 61
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Another highlight of the sale is a 1915-S Panama-Pacific Octagonal $50 graded NGC MS 65 (lot 3392). The was struck for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915, held in San Francisco to commemorate the opening of the Panama Canal a year earlier. Only 645 of the octagonal version were distributed and this is among the finest-graded.

1915S Panama-Pacific Octagonal $50 graded NGC MS 65
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Other NGC-certified highlights of the sale include:

  • a Massachusetts 1652 Pine Tree 1 Shilling graded NGC MS 65 and pedigreed to the Hanson and Partrick Collections (lot 3002)
  • an 1895 Morgan Dollar graded NGC PF 67 (lot 3119)
  • an 1854-O Gold $3 graded NGC MS 62 (lot 3164)
  • an 1876 Gold $3 graded NGC PF 65 Ultra Cameo (lot 3167)
  • an 1879 Flowing Hair $4 Stella graded NGC PF 65 (lot 3168)
  • an 1879 Flowing Hair $4 Stella graded NGC PF 65 Cameo (lot 3169)
  • a 1797 Large Eagle $10 graded NGC MS 61 (lot 3235)
  • a 1913 Indian $10 graded NGC PF 67 (lot 3272)
  • an 1870-CC $10 graded NGC VF 25 (lot 3253)
  • an 1859-O Liberty $20 graded NGC AU 53 (lot 3300)
  • an 1862 Liberty $20 graded NGC MS 63+★ (lot 3309)
  • an 1878 Liberty $20 graded NGC PF 64 Cameo (lot 3339)
  • a 1915-S Panama-Pacific Octagonal $50 graded NGC MS 64 (lot 3390)

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