Heritage Tops $7 Million, Expects $8 million in November 6-7 Dallas Signature Auction Prices realized of $7,058,735 were posted by Heritage Auction Galleries for their early November Signature Auction in Dallas
The 1840-C issue marked yet another change in the half eagle design; Gobrecht's portrait of Liberty underwent minor modifications, and the mintmark moved from the space between the truncation and the date to the area below the eagle. Only five certified finer.
Lot 2047: 1862-S $5, MS61 NGC
This extremely rare five dollar is tied for the second finest certified.