Heritage Auctions is proud to present the official auctions of the
2012 National Money Show in Dallas! For this October 18-21 event in
their hometown, they have brought together more than 7,600 lots from
more than 200 consignors, with another 4,500 lots up for bid in the
October 18-22 Currency Auction.
Some of the outstanding Featured Collections in the US coin
Greensboro Collection, Part I focuses on proof Seated dimes and
proof Barber quarters, and includes such rarities as the "Little
Orphan Annie," the 1844 dime, in PR66 NGC. Also included
are several proof and specimen strikings from other series, including
an SP66 Brown NGC example of the 1793
Wreath cent with Vine and Bars edge, an SP67
NGC 1794 half dime, and an 1802
novodel proof dollar graded PR64 by PCGS.
Stonewall Collection, focused on Standard Silver pattern
coinage, contains high-grade, high-appeal coins from prestigious
sources including Bass, Ford, Lemus, and Simpson.
The consignor behind The
Cornerstone Collection began in the 1960s and built a fine
cabinet over the decades. Selections include a broadstruck
1924-S Mercury dime, MS64 Full Bands PCGS, and a 1907
High Relief double eagle with Wire Rim, MS64 PCGS.
Of the 31 proof Liberty quarter eagles that make up The
Nottingham Collection, 28 rate as Gems or better. Notable coins
include the 1858
quarter eagle, PR65 Cameo NGC, CAC, one of only five or six
survivors known; the 1877
quarter eagle, PR68 Ultra Cameo NGC, CAC, the single finest
certified example from a mintage of just 20 proofs; and the 1881
quarter eagle, PR65 Cameo PCGS, CAC, proof counterpart to a
business strike issue of only 640 pieces.
Gnome at the Shore Collection is a name that brings up whimsical
images, but one look at the collection tells how serious the consignor
is about coins. An 1870-CC
double eagle, XF40 NGC, leads a remarkable sequence of Liberty
double eagles. Highlights from other denominations include a 1911-D
quarter eagle, MS65 NGC; an 1883
three dollar gold, MS64 Prooflike NGC; and an1879
Flowing Hair Stella in gold, PR55 PCGS.
Dr. Robert S. Wilson Collection focuses on Saint-Gaudens double
eagles, which the consignor considers the most beautiful coins minted
by the United States. Highlights include his 1907
High Relief double eagle, PR62 NGC, and 1924-S
double eagle, MS64 NGC.
eclectic Grand Canyon Collection covers copper, nickel, and
silver from 17th century colonials to the classic commemorative era.
Notable lots include a Noe-36
1652 Pine Tree threepence, VF25 PCGS, and an 1866
Motto quarter dollar, PR65 Cameo NGC.
While the main focus of The
John Henderson Collection was on currency, as evidenced by the
excellent offerings in the currency Signature auction, his U.S. coins
include highlights such as an 1851
Reeded Edge Humbert fifty dollar octagonal "slug," AU53
NGC, and a Snow-9
1856 Flying Eagle cent, PR64 PCGS.
This is just a taste of the outstanding offerings in the Heritage
Dallas auction, open for bidding very soon at HA.com/Coins.