1798 eagle among Stack's Bowers Galleries sale highlights

Auction set for Nov. 15 to 18 in Baltimore
By , Coin World
Published : 11/01/11
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A 1798 Capped Bust, Heraldic Eagle, Large 8, 13 Star Reverse gold $5 half eagle, graded Mint State 62 by Numismatic Guaranty Corp. and stickered by Certified Acceptance Corp., is among the 6,030 lots of numismatic material to be offered in five public sessions Nov. 15 to 18 in Baltimore by Stack’s Bowers Galleries.

The auction is being held in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Listed as Lot 9443, the 1798 half eagle is attributed as the Bass-Dannreuther 5 variety (Early U.S. Gold Coin Varieties: A Study of Die States, 1795-1834 by Harry W. Bass Jr. and John W. Dannreuther).

A 15 percent buyer’s fee will be added to the final closing hammer price of each lot won.

Contact Stack’s Bowers Galleries on the East Coast toll free at 800-566-2580 or on the West Coast at 800-458-4646. Email the firm at info@stacksbowers.com or visit the company’s website at www.stacksbowers.com.

Some highlights:

1652 Massachusetts Bay Colony Oak Tree shilling, Broad Planchet, Noe 9 (The Silver Coins of Massachusetts by Sydney P. Noe), Lot 108, Professional Coin Grading Service Very Fine 30.

1751-C French Colonies sou marque, Caen Mint, Vlack 68 (Catalogue of Early American Coins by Robert Vlack), Lot 125, PCGS MS-64, CAC.

1877 Indian Head cent, Lot 472, PCGS MS-65 red and brown, CAC.

1922-D Lincoln, No D, Strong Reverse, Die Pair II cent, Lot 632, PCGS Extremely Fine 40.

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