1880 Coiled Hair Stella tops Long Beach Expo auction at $1.1 million: Coin World Buzz

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Published : 06/08/15
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1. Stella rakes in over $1 million at Long Beach Signature auction

An 1880 $4 Coiled Hair Stella graded Proof 65, Judd-1660 brought the highest price at last week's Heritage Auctions Long Beach Expo Signature U.S. Coins Auction.

The coin, one of only nine known, sold for $1,116,250.

Read more about the Stella from our pre-auction coverage.

2. Panama-Pacific Exposition certificate will be available on July 9

The third and final print to be issued July 9 by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in its Panama Canal Commemorative Intaglio Print Program features the Panama-Pacific International Exposition Certificate.

See what the certificate looks like.

3. Truman Coin and Chronicles set images released

The U.S. Mint will release this long-awaited set June 30.

Take a look at the set.

4. Precious metals pricing

Kitco.com listed the following prices per ounce as of 9:55 a.m. ET Monday:

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Posted by Coin World on Sunday, June 7, 2015
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