Over $ 6 million worth of rare American coins sold at Heritage Summer FUN auction
Two classic rarities shone heritage July 13-15 The Summer FUN auction has brought in over US $ 6.1 million to its shippers. This auction took place at Heritage Dallas head office, with batch viewing opportunities provided in July Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention. All realized prices include a 20% purchase premium.
The 1884 trade dollar is a classic rarity, with only 10 coins reportedly issued. This auction included one of these pieces, classified MS63 by PCGS and pedigree at the same time king Farouk and the Norweb collections. A highlight of any auction it appears in, this piece sold for $ 396,000.
Specialists in type coins are well aware that the most difficult silver coin to obtain is the 1796-1797 half dollar, draped bust with inverted little eagle, and that such a part is a price. This auction featured one such coin, a 1797 half dollar MS61 by NGC. Not only was this coin in a highly desirable Mint State quality, it was the rarer of the two varieties of 1797, the O-102, and as such, the only certified Mint State representative of the variety. He hammered for $ 192,000.
Here are some of the other highlights from this auction:
- Justh & Hunter Gold Bar. 160.64 ounces – Sold for: $ 372,000
- Kellogg & Humbert gold bar. 39.74 ounces – Sold for: $ 186,000
- 1929 $ 5 MS65 PCGS – Sold for: $ 90,000
- 1892-CC $ 20 MS62 + PCGS. CAC – Sold for: $ 84,000
- 1915-S Panama-Pacific 50 Dollar Round MS61 NGC – Sold for: $ 66,000
- 1918/7-D 5C FS-101 MS64 PCGS – Sold for: $ 63,000
- 1907 $ 20 High relief, metal rim MS66 NGC – Sold for: $ 60,000
- 1842-C $ 5 Petite Date AU58 PCGS – Sold for: $ 55,200
- 1838-C $ 2 1/2 HM-1, MS63 NGC – Sold for: $ 55,200
- 1839-C $ 2 1/2 HM-2, MS62 NGC – Sold for: $ 55,200
Heritage Auctions’ next Signature Sale of American Coins will soon open for auction at Coins.HA.com.