The Mickley-Hawn-Queller 1804 Draped Bust dollar sold for $2.64 million at Heritage’s June 14 Long Beach auction, less than the $3.87 million it brought in a 2013 auction.
Adolph A. Weinman, designer of two of the most beautiful U.S. coins, was also a designer of medals, including a gold medal for the National Institute of Arts and Letters.
Most 1895-O Morgan dollars were poorly struck. An MS-65 example sold in a recent auction is one of the finest ones known.
An MS-64 1896-O Morgan dollar in the Stone Collection soared past its estimates of $20,000 to $30,000 to sell for $68,750 in Sotheby’s May 21 auction.
The MS-66 1897-O Morgan dollar with a CAC green sticker soared past its conservative $50,000 to $80,000 estimate to sell for $262,500.
The PCGS graded, CAC stickered coin in Legend’s Regency XXVI auction May 17 featured rims toned in blue, magenta and violet with champagne colored centers, and brought $17,037.50.
A leading collection of Coronet gold $20 double eagles will anchor Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ upcoming June 21 to 26 auctions.
This exceptionally attractive Rhode Island commemorative half dollar, graded MS-68 by PCGS with a CAC green sticker, skyrocketed past its $4,000 to $5,000 estimate, to $43,475.
The coin offered in Legend’s Regency XXVI Sale is among the very finest known, virtually hairline free and bearing a CAC green sticker, is also imbued with especially beautiful toning.
A selection of early Draped Bust dimes is among the highlights at the June 10 to 13 Pre-Long Beach Auctions in Los Angeles by Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers.