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SERIES: Draped Bust Cents 1796-1807
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1799/8 1C, BN (Regular Strike)

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PCGS AU58BN

OVERDATE DETAIL

PCGS XF45BN
PCGS #:
1446
Diameter:
28.00 millimeters
Designer:
Robert Scot
Weight:
10.89 grams
Edge:
Plain
Mintage:
42,540
Metal Content:
Copper
Auction Record:
$368,000 • PCGS XF45 • 9-8-2009 • Ira & Larry Goldberg
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 200 R-7.0 5 / 40 TIE 5 / 40 TIE
60 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 40 1 / 40
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 40 1 / 40
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 AU58 PCGS grade Sheldon 188, Mickley
2 AU53 PCGS grade  
3 XF45 PCGS grade

E. F. Kuithan - Ed Frossard 6/1883:255 - Dr. George W. Massamore for T. Harrison Garrett - Robert Garrett 1919 - John Work Garrett - Johns Hopkins University - Bowers & Ruddy 11/1979:92 - Denis Loring 3/1980 - Norman W. Pullen 4/1981 - George Cores - Tom Reynolds 7/1993 - Denis Loring (via Robert W. Everett) 10/1994 -Allan J. Kollar - McCawley & Grellman/Superior 5/2005:1020 - Goldbergs 9/2009:349, $368,000

4 XF40 PCGS grade  
5 VF35 PCGS grade
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 AU58 PCGS grade Sheldon 188, Mickley
2 AU53 PCGS grade  
3 XF45 PCGS grade

E. F. Kuithan - Ed Frossard 6/1883:255 - Dr. George W. Massamore for T. Harrison Garrett - Robert Garrett 1919 - John Work Garrett - Johns Hopkins University - Bowers & Ruddy 11/1979:92 - Denis Loring 3/1980 - Norman W. Pullen 4/1981 - George Cores - Tom Reynolds 7/1993 - Denis Loring (via Robert W. Everett) 10/1994 -Allan J. Kollar - McCawley & Grellman/Superior 5/2005:1020 - Goldbergs 9/2009:349, $368,000

4 XF40 PCGS grade  
5 VF35 PCGS grade
6 VF30 PCGS grade  
7 VF25 PCGS grade  
8 VF20 PCGS grade  
8 VF20 PCGS grade  
10 F15 PCGS grade

David Hall: The PCGS graded AU58 is the finest known specimen of this rare date by far. The 1799/8 is a rare coin in any grade and a super rarity in higher grades.