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US Currency Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money

06 Sep 2019  Fri

Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold several interesting US notes at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, for a total of $5,320,620 USD, through 2 live auctions and one internet-exclusive auction. The overall sale of US coins and paper money was worth more than $30.6 million. The event was organised in Rosemont, Illinois.

A $500 Silver Certificate, issued in 1880, was sold for $750,000. The note was once a part of the famous Anderson Collection. A $100 Gold Certificate issued in 1882, featuring three signatures was sold for $720,000. A $5000 Federal Reserve Note, issued in 1928, from Cleveland was auctioned for $168,000. A $10,000 Federal Reserve Note, issued in 1934 from New York, crossed the block for $162,000. A $5000 Federal Reserve Note issued in 1934 from Chicago, in Choice Uncirculated condition, was sold for $126,000.

A $100 Red Seal issued in 1902 from the First National Bank of Sargent, Nebraska was auctioned for $78,000. A $5 note issued in 1875 from the First National Bank of Fort Benton, Montana Territory, was sold for $45,600. No such note has been auctioned to collectors before.

Image Courtesy: Stacks Bower’s Galleries

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