1895 Morgan dollar realizes $105,750

Proof silver dollar among highlights of Heritage auction
By , Coin World
Published : 12/04/12
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An 1895 Morgan dollar graded Proof 66 Cameo by Professional Coin Grading Service sold for $105,750 during Heritage Auctions’ public sale Nov. 29 and 30 in Houston.

The coin was among more than 2,300 United States coins offered in the auction conducted in conjunction with the Money Show of the Southwest.

The final price realized for each coin sold at the auction includes the 17.5 percent buyer’s fee added to the closing hammer price on each lot.

The auction generated total prices realized of $7,725,923.58 for the public sessions, with 94.2 percent of the offered lots selling, according to Heritage officials.

Other auction highlights included an 1874 Haseltine restrike in copper from original Robert Lovett dies of the 1861 Confederate States of America cent. The piece sold for $70,500. It is graded PCGS Proof 65 red and brown, and is stickered by Certified Acceptance Corp.

An 1834 Classic Head, Crosslet 4 gold $5 half eagle, graded PCGS Mint State 62, sold for $23,500.

A 1929 Saint-Gaudens gold $20 double eagle, graded PCGS MS-64, sold for $41,125.

An 1837 Feuchtwanger 3-cent token with the Eagle design in the auction is cataloged as the Low 119 variety in Hard Times Tokens by Lyman H. Low. Graded PCGS Specimen 65 with a CAC sticker, it sold for $29,375.

A 1925 Norse-American medal in gold, graded PCGS Proof 66 and bearing a CAC sticker, realized $64,625.

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