We are delighted to welcome you at heritage Official Long Beach Expo Signature Auction, which will be held on June 4, 5 and 7. Strong results from our recent Numismatic Society of the Central States Auctions reveal incredible strength in the rare coins market despite recent challenges from COVID-19. The count is done, and our CSNS bids have totaled over $ 33 million, including over $ 20 million for US coins alone, with over 6,000 unique bidders competing online.
Our range of American coins in this auction includes many important rarities worthy of individual attention. Here are some highlights:
Other singular highlights and choice collector’s items include the following featured collections.
The Warshaw Family Collection, Part II
First five historically and conditionally significant American coins include Part II of the Warshaw Family Collection, representing the early years of the coin for each denomination with an emphasis on high quality and visual appeal. Each piece is sure to meet the strong demand of collectors:
- 1793 Half Cent, Cohen-3, MS64 Brown PCGS. Ex: Pawling, Brobston, Charles Jay, among the finest known examples of the variety.
- 1796 Dime, JR-6, MS64 PCGS. Exceptional strike and originality, a state of rarity.
- Quartier 1796, B-2, MS63 PCGS. An attractive example of this coveted type of a year old.
- 1794 half dollar, Overton-101, AU55 PCGS. The sixth best example of the variety.
- Sommer Sixpence Islands, W-11440, AU50 NGC. The only example of the thinnest certified small porthole.
The Don Chapman Collection
Don Chapman was a programmer for NASA Apollo missions and received a gold medal from NASA which interested him in collecting coins. While much of his job was private due to his level of importance, numismatics was a hobby he could happily share with his family. He began to collect American gold coins and particularly researched $ 20 Freedoms. This offer of The Don Chapman Collection put the accent on Philadelphia cream and San Francisco their twenties, all with high marks for their respective issues with a strong emphasis on visual appeal.
However, the highlight of the collection is a 1871-CC double eagle, AU58 NGC, an example of condition census of the second rarest Town of Carson problem in the series. Premium selections from the Don Chapman Collection appear in both Floor Sessions as well as the Internet Online Only Session.
The tree leaf collection
The tree leaf collection is a diverse and high-quality selection of premium collector’s coins that spans multiple series and eras of US mint, with an emphasis on gold issues at key dates.
The headliner of our Premier Session is a 1933 Census Indian Eagle, MS65 PCGS, Example: Dallas Bank Collection and one of less than 40 known pieces. A striking special specimen of the 1907-D Liberty Double Eagle, SP65 NGC, of the nine-point-proof die pair, is the finest of the three known coins and has never been offered for public auction. A premium example of the coveted Indian Eagle Wire Rim 1907, MS65 + NGC is one of the best examples we’ve seen in this category. Other rarities and select collector’s items from the Tree Leaf Collection showcase the two Floor Sessions as well as Heritage’s exclusive Online Internet Session.
Heritage allows you to easily place offers online from the comfort and security of your own home via your personal computer, tablet or phone, as well as by mail and fax. With a diverse selection of choice collector’s coins in three action-packed sessions, there are opportunities for you to advance your collection and your particular interests in any area of American numismatics.
Bid on coins from this auction now at coins.HA.com.
Long Beach auction moves to Dallas
Heritage Auctions will hold its official auctions from June 4-7, as scheduled in Dallas because the Long Beach Expo has been canceled. The heritage will be not will be open to public consultation of lots but offers its virtual consultation of lots to bidders, following its popularity for CSNS auctions in April.
Heritage’s professional numismatic team is now available to answer your questions about specific Long Beach lots by phone or email. Simply send your list to [email protected] These experts are available to provide unbiased advice. Most of them have worked for NGC and / or PCGS before and all have spent decades trading rare coins and currencies.
“I suspect that everyone in the hobby fully understands why the annulment of the convention was mandated by the state of California, “ noted Jim halperin, co-founder of Heritage Auctions. “We support the decision for the safety of collectors and exhibitors, and we feel fortunate to have the capacity and resources to organize our official auctions as planned.”