For Sale: HK-9 1860 Heenan Boxing Champion of America SCD

$1,250.00 · MS 63 BN Jeff Shevlin Collection

Reference HK-9
Date 1860
Grade MS 63 BN
Price $1,250.00
Item # 3717
Metal Copper

Near TOP POP, seven certified by NGC and only one finer. John C. Heenan, the “Benicia Boy” won the first clear claim to the American heavyweight title. This was struck to commemorate the famous 1860 bare-knuckle World Championship Heavyweight fight with England’s champion Tom Sayers. The match lasted over two hours and ended in a 42-round draw.