US Coins

Bidding on top lot in Pogue II auction already over $2 million

Sotheby's and Stack's Bowers are holding Part II of the Pogue Collection auction on Sept. 30, 2015.

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1. Pogue approaches

The upcoming second part of the D. Brent Pogue Collection sale will feature a coin that has already topped $2 million in pre-auction bidding. 

The Gem Lord St. Oswald 1794 Flowing Hair dollar has a current bid of $2.2 million, including a 17 percent buyer's fee, according to the Stack's Bowers website. 

Stack's Bowers is putting on the auctions in conjunction with Sotheby's. Part II is scheduled for Sept. 30. 

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2. Precious metals pricing

Kitco.com listed the following prices per ounce as of 5:48 p.m. ET Tuesday:

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