Heritage's ANA Coin & Currency Auctions

2019-09-19 Thu

The US coin auction, held from August 14-18, exceeded a sale value of $32.5 million, with the August 14 Platinum Night acknowledging over $24 million independently.

The top coins in this sale were gold rarities from the Joan Zieg Steinbrenner Collection and was an exceptional irregularity. The best realized 1837 proof quarter eagle drove all the lots with a value acknowledged of $576,000; this mint piece evaluated Proof 66+ Deep Cameo by PCGS, was a part of famous collections including the Eliasberg and Bass accumulations. Another best known early evidence, a 1843 Eagle evaluated Proof 64 Deep Cameo was sold for $480,000.

World currency results were driven by three mint pieces from the George Hans Cook Collection of Canadian Coinage; to be sure, two of the mint pieces are considered numismatic sovereignty. "The Emperor of Canadian Numismatics" is the 1911 Pattern Dollar, a piece with just two models known, and with this single model accessible to authorities. This PCGS-reviewed Specimen 64 coin sold for $550,000.

"The King of Canadian Coins" is the 1921 half dollar, which was mentioned in the George Hans Cook gathering by a piece evaluated MS66 by PCGS. This legendary dissolve irregularity was sold for $240,000.

The 1936 "Dab" Cent, one of a negligible three known and evaluated SP65 Red and Brown by PCGS, found another proprietor for $312,000. Generally speaking, the sale of world coins brought in more than $11 million.

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