Gold Tops at Stack's|
May 20, 2013
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More than $7.3 million were realized at the American Numismatic Association National Money Show auction conducted May 9-10 in New Orleans by Stack’s Bowers.
An Internet session concluded May 14.
The total and individual lots include a 17.5 percent buyer’s fee.
Gold coins grabbed the spotlight.
Topping the bidding was a Coiled Hair 1879 $4 gold piece popularly called the Stella. It was graded Proof-64 Cameo by the Professional Coin Grading Service and in a Secure Holder. It was bid to $646,250.
Reaching $329,000 was an 1830 Templeton Reid gold $2.50 graded PCGS AU-58 in a Secure Holder with Certified Acceptance Corporation sticker.
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Bringing $217,375 was a High Relief, Wire Rim, Roman Numeral date 1907 Saint-Gaudens gold $20. It was graded PCGS MS-67 CAC sticker.
A Flowing Hair 1879 gold Stella graded PCGS Proof-64+ Cameo in a Secure Holder fetched $176,250.
A PCGS Proof-68+ Deep Cameo CAC 1900 Liberty Head gold $2.50 was bid to $111,625. Another quarter eagle, a 1797 Capped Bust, facing right, BD-1, graded PCGS AU-53 sold for $105,750.
In silver coins a highlight was an 1811 Capped Bust half dollar, Small 8, O-110 graded PCGS MS-66 CAC. It crossed the block at $49,938.
Realizing an even $23,500 was an 1895 Barber half dollar graded PCGS MS-66+ CAC.
For more information, visit the firm’s website at www.stacksbowers.com.
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