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Obverse of 1806 Half Eagle - "Knob" 6 in Date     Reverse of 1806 Half Eagle - "Knob" 6 in Date


1806 HALF EAGLE -
"Knob" 6 in Date


PCGS No:
8089

Notes: The finest Uncirculated "Knob 6" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

 

Images courtesy of Hanks & Associates

Significant examples:
Select Uncirculated (illustrated above).  Ex - the Rogers collection.

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-64 (illustrated below).  Ex - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, September 1999, Lot 1979

PCGS MS-64.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 698, "Breen 5-E, B-6448, Rarity-3", illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4003, "Round top 6, 6 x 7 stars, Breen 6448, B-5e, Rarity-3", illustrated, sold for $18,400.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 803, unsold

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1542, "Breen-5E", sold for $5,462.50

ICG MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8934, "7x6 Stars, B-5e, Miller-84", plated, unsold

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 3683, sold for $8,050.00

NGC MS-62.  Ex- Violet Bancroft collection - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7589, "B-5E, Miller-84, Round Top 6, 7x6 Stars", illustrated, sold for $5,750.00  From the Violet Bancroft Collection

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7210, "Round Top 6, 7x6 Stars, B-5e", illustrated, sold for $6,440.00

MS-60 Lightly Cleaned.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7106, "Round Top 6, 7x6 Stars", illustrated, not sold.

NGC AU-58.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8933, "7x6 Stars, B-5e, Miller-84", plated, sold for $4,255.00  From Clyde Godfrey Collection

PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1349, "Miller-84", illustrated, sold for $4,140.00

NGC AU-55.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7588, "B-5E, Miller-84, Round Top 6, 7x6 Stars", illustrated, sold for $3,507.50

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report, July 2002" by The Professional Coin Grading Service  

Obverse of 1806 Half Eagle - "Knob" 6 in Date      Reverse of 1806 Half Eagle - "Knob" 6 in Date

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin