1908 $2.50 MS (PCGS# 7939)

2006 April (CSNS) Signature Auction #404

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    2467
  • Grade:
    MS67
  • Price:
    $40,250.00
Lot Description
1908 $2 1/2 MS67 PCGS. After Augustus Saint-Gaudens passed away, it fell upon Bela Lyon Pratt to prepare new designs for the quarter eagle and half eagle. He was selected for this work as a result of the encouragement of William Sturgis Bigelow who was closely associated with President Roosevelt. A highly lustrous Superb Gem example of the first Indian Head quarter eagle issue. The surfaces have rich orange-gold coloration with frosty luster.
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