Watch a 1797 Draped Bust half dollar top $400,000 at Heritage's Platinum Night auction: Morning Report

Coin World gives you a quick look into the world of numismatics
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Published : 04/24/15
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1. Platinum Night

Watch a coin sell for more than $400,000 at the Heritage Auctions Platinum Night auction at CSNS 2015 as auctioneer Chris Dykstra takes the bids.

Posted by Coin World on Thursday, April 23, 2015

That was a 1797 Draped Bust, Small Eagle half dollar that went for $420,000 at Heritage's Thursday night Platinum Night auction at the Central States Numismatic Society convention in Schaumburg, Ill. 

With buyer's premium, the total price was $493,500.

Kepp reading our CSNS coverage:

2. Precious metals pricing

Kitco.com listed the following prices per ounce as of 9:35 a.m. Friday:

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4. Something social

Had a great chat today at CSNS 2015 with Charmy Harker (aka The Penny Lady) about Women In Numismatics, of which she is...

Posted by Coin World on Thursday, April 23, 2015
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