1879 Flowing Hair Stella realizes $146,625 at auction

Stack's Bowers reports results for Whitman Baltimore Expo sale
By , Coin World
Published : 11/26/11
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An 1879 Flowing Hair Stella gold $4 pattern, graded Proof 64 Cameo by Numismatic Guaranty Corp., realized $146,625 during Stack’s Bowers Galleries Nov. 15 to 18 auction in Baltimore.

The pattern is cataloged as Judd 1635 in United States Pattern Coins, Experimental & Trial Pieces by J. Hewitt Judd, edited by Q. David Bowers.

The five public sessions of 6,030 lots of U.S. coins, medals, tokens and paper money were held in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Total prices realized reached $13.2 million, with approximately 86 percent of the lots sold. The prices realized include the 15 percent buyer’s fee added to the final closing hammer price of each lot won.

For more information, contact Stack’s Bowers Galleries on the East Coast toll free at 800-566-2580 or on the West Coast at 800-458-4646. Email the firm at info@stacksbowers.com or visit the company’s website at www.stacksbowers.com.

Some highlights:

1652 Massachusetts Bay Colony Oak Tree shilling, Broad Planchet, Noe 9 (The Silver Coins of Massachusetts by Sydney P. Noe), Professional Coin Grading Service Very Fine 30, $4,887.50.

1751-C French Colonies sou marque, Caen Mint, Vlack 68 (Catalogue of Early American Coins by Robert Vlack), PCGS MS-64, stickered by Certified Acceptance Corp., $3,450.

1877 Indian Head cent, PCGS MS-65 red and brown, CAC, $11,212.50.

1922-D Lincoln, No D, Strong Reverse, Die Pair II cent, PCGS Extremely Fine 40, $1,667.50.

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