1879 Flowing Hair Stella leads Heritage Auctions US Coins Signature® event above $ 5 million

1879 Flowing Hair Stella leads Heritage Auctions US Coins Signature® event above $ 5 million

Spectacular 1879 Flowing Hair for $ 4 Stella attracted nearly four dozen bids before selling for $ 264,000 to lead the US Coins Signature® auction from Heritage Auctions to $ 5,004,466 in total sales of the December 16 to 19.

DALLAS, TX (December 20, 2021) – A spectacular 1879 stella Flowing Hair attracted nearly four dozen auctions before selling for $ 264,000 to run Heritage Auctions’

Signature® American Coin Auctions

at $ 5,004,466 in total sales from December 16 to 19.

Over 2,100 bidders flocked to the event, which generated perfect sale rates of 100% in value and lots sold.

The magnificent

1879 Flowing Hair Stella, Judd-1635, Pollock-1833, JD-1, R.3, PR66 Ultra Cameo NGC

at the peak of the sale is in exceptionally high demand. These four dollar gold models have long been included in sets alongside regular issue coins, and are the only issue model with its own section in the annual Guide book,between the three-dollar gold coin and the half-eagle, each of which, unlike the star, actually circulated.

“The Flowing Hair Star is one of the most important and popular coins in American numismatics,” said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions. “This is a magnificent example of a must-have coin that will be the centerpiece of any serious collection. “


1863 dollars MS67 NGC. OC-1, low R.3

Hall of Fame Collection former Major League Baseball star Andre Dawson and tied for Best Certified Specimen drew nearly 30 bids before ending at $ 114,000. Recognized as one of the most memorable Sitting Freedom Dollars ever offered through heritage auctions, this is one of a few dozen examples of mint condition of this elusive problem of the Civil War era known to have survived a trade strike of 27,200 pieces. Only one other specimen was certified MS67 by NGC, while PCGS noted only one.

From the first year of gold coinage, a

1795 Petit Aigle, BD-4, R.5, MS61 PCGS

made three dozen bids before closing at $ 90,000. The U.S. Mint first minted gold in 1795, delivering 744 right bust capped half eagles on July 31. Production continued until September 16 of the same year, for a total of 8,707 pieces. The half eagle coin was then discontinued for the year and eagle production began. This coin is one of 27 copies classified MS61.


1797 Dollar 10×6 Stars, Large Letters, B-3, BB-71, R.2, MS63 NGC

climbed to $ 78,000 when the last of 25 offers arrived. Experts at Heritage Auctions believe this dollar ranks among the top two or three coins known. The typical 1797 B-3 dollar is likely to be found in grades XF or lower, although several have been called uncirculated over the years.


1934-S Dollar MS66 + PCGS. CAC, the best ever seen by Heritage Auctions

, reached $ 63,000. Just over one million of the 1934-S Peace Dollar was minted, making it one of the least drawn numbers of the set and a key date. It maintains a reputation for being one of the series’ most elusive problems, the rarest entry of the set, right down to ratings as high as MS64. The PCGS Demographic report shows most uncirculated examples of 1934-S in a narrow range of MS62 to MS64; there are only a few hundred submissions to this service in MS65, and it is one of the 42 Premium Gems reported. Additionally, this is one of eight MS66 reps at PCGS with a Plus designation added – without any finer.

Other flagship lots included, but not limited to:


1831 Dime PR66 PCGS. JR-2, R.7 as proof

: $ 49,200


1931-D Double Eagle – Cleaned – Genuine PCGS. Unc details

: $ 48,000


1968 Dime No S, FS-501, PR69 PCGS

: $ 45,600


1907 Eagle without currency MS67 PCGS

: $ 42,000


1935 dollars MS67 PCGS

: $ 42,000

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Heritage Auctions is by far the largest art and collectibles auction house founded in the United States, and the largest collectibles auctioneer in the world, with annual auctions exceeding $ 1 billion, plus additional private sales of over $ 350 million. Heritage has offices in New York, Dallas, Beverly Hills, Chicago, Palm Beach, London, Paris, Geneva, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.

Heritage also enjoys the highest online traffic and dollar volume of any auction house in the world (source: SimilarWeb and Hiscox Report). The Internet’s most popular auction house website, HA.com, has over 1,500,000 registered bidder members and a free searchable archive of six million past auction records with realized prices , descriptions and enlargable photos. Reproduction rights systematically granted to the media for photo credit.

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