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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 960

1882 Proof Pattern Copper Five Cent. Dies by Charles Barber.

CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 960.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

United States, Copper

Sold For $ 3 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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1882 Proof Pattern Copper Five Cent. Dies by Charles Barber. Head of Liberty left, wearing coronet inscribed LIBERTY and decorate with wheat sheaves, cotton buds, and ivy leaves; thirteen stars around, 1883 below / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, V within wreath of corn, cotton, and wheat sheaves; E PLURIBUS UNUM below. Judd 1691; Pollock 1893 (this coin cited in auction prices). In NGC encapsulation 5938163-006, graded PF 63 BN.

From the Dr. Jay M. Galst Collection. Ex Geoge D. Hatie Collection (Bowers & Merena, 3 August 1983), lot 1612 (hammer $1980).

This is the type that was selected for the 1883 “Liberty Nickel,” with only the arrangement of the stars on the obverse changed.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 4, which begins 20 May 2021 at 2 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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