1907 High Relief double eagle sells for $43,125

Heritage auction in New York City totals $5.15 million
By , Coin World
Published : 12/23/11
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A 1907 Saint-Gaudens, High Relief, Roman Numerals, Wire Rim gold $20 double eagle graded Mint State 65 by Professional Coin Grading Service sold for $43,125. The coin was one of 1,858 lots of United States coins offered in three public sessions Dec. 8 and 9 in New York City by Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

A 15 percent buyer’s fee was added to the final closing price of each lot won.

Of the lots offered, 1,674 lots, or 90.1 percent, were reported sold. Prices realized totaled $5,153,364.

For more details about the auction, visit Heritage Numismatic Auctions online at www.ha.com; write the firm at 3500 Maple Ave., 17th Floor, Dallas, TX 75219-3941; or telephone Heritage at either 800-872-6467 or 214-528-3500.

Some highlights:

1793 Flowing Hair, Chain, AMERICA cent, Numismatic Guaranty Corp. Very Fine 20, $25,300.

1794 Flowing Hair half dime, Logan-McCloskey 4 (Federal Half Dimes 1792-1837 by Russell Logan and John McCloskey), NGC About Uncirculated 55, $8,625.

1918/7-D Indian Head 5-cent coin, PCGS Very Good 10, $1,498.45.

1803 Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle dime, John Reich 4 (Early United States Dimes 1796-1837 by David J. Davis, Russell J. Logan, Allen F. Lovejoy, John W. McCloskey, and William L. Subjack), NGC VF-25, $2,185.

1895-O Barber dime, NGC MS-65, $19,550.

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