Two Different Million Dollar Plus Coins Sell at the FUN Show and more…

Posted on January 12, 2012 by

The first major auction of 2012 was held by Heritage Coin Galleries at the recent FUN Coin Show. Two major coins that made an appearance at auction were a 1793- S-4 Chain Cent graded PCGS MS65 Brown. It sold for a record $1.38 million (image on the left).

Another coin that sold for over a million dollars was the 1829 Large Date Proof $5  Half Eagle in PCGS PR64, also known as the  Garret Specimen. It also sold for $1.38 million (image on the right).

Image by Heritage Galleries

Another highlight was Dr. Steven Duckor’s 52 piece $20 Saint Gaudens Collection which sold for a total of $5.68 million.

Many other coins sold for over $100,000 including several others that fetched over $400,000. each. Overall, it was a great auction and many great rare coins sold for very strong prices. The total of the coin auction sales realized over $55 million. Not bad for the start of a new year.

 

 

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