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Barber silver half dollar recovered from Titanic passenger in online auction closing April 24

RR Auctions offers piece with provenance to John W. Gill
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By Jeff Starck - Coin World Staff
Published : 04/16/14
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Other highlights in the sale include the original .925 fine silver “Loving Cup” presented to Capt. Arthur Rostron of the RMS Carpathia by Titanic survivor Margaret “Molly” Brown. Bidding is expected to exceed $200,000.

The full catalog of 225 lots is posted online at the firm’s website, www.rrauction.com.

Bidding opened April 17 and continues through April 24. Bids are being accepted via telephone, email and online.

A 22.5 percent buyer’s fee will be added to the hammer price on all individual lots, with a 2.5 percent discount for those paying by cash, check or wire.

For more information, telephone the firm at 800-937-3880 or visit the website.

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