1893-S Morgan dollar tops $600,000 at auction
- Published: Oct 6, 2014, 7 AM
An 1893-S Morgan dollar once part of the famed collection of Baltimore numismatist Louis E. Eliasberg Sr. sold at public auction Oct. 2 by Legend Rare Coin Auctions for $646,250.
The price realized for the coin, graded Mint State 65 by Professional Coin Grading Service and stickered by Certified Acceptance Corp., includes the 17.5 percent buyer's premium added to the final closing hammer price. LRCA's Regency IX sale was held in conjunction with the PCGS Members Only Show in Las Vegas.
The coin was one of five Morgan dollars from the Sunnywood/Simpson Collection that each brought prices realized of more than $100,000 in the LRCA sale.
For a complete list of prices realized from the 255-lot sale, visit the LRCA website.
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