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Top Quality Rarities Receiving Top Prices

May 21, 2018

     Legend Rare Coin Auctions recorded the largest number of bidders in their history at last week’s Regency Sale 26 in New Orleans, and these bidders were willing to pay strong prices for true quality rare coins. A number of Morgan and Peace Dollars led the way with the 1892 S Morgan in PCGS MS65 garnering a final bid of $193,875; this is a solid premium well over the NumisMedia Market price of $165,000. This 1892 S Morgan is 1 of 4 coins certified by PCGS in MS65 with another 10 in higher grades, and is one of the key dates in the Morgan Dollar series.

     The 1927 D Peace Dollar in PCGS MS66 CAC was a hot commodity as it realized $41,125, which is basically on par with the NumisMedia CAC value of $41,300. Formerly from the Jack Lee Collection and the Crow River Collection, this coin is 1 of 6 graded MS66 CAC with only a single coin certified higher at MS66+....

1927 D Peace Dollar PCGS MS66 CAC

1927 D Peace Dollar PCGS MS66 CAC sold for $41,125 at the Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency Auction 26 in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 16-17, 2018


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May 2018

Charlotte and Dahlonega Mints: Often Overlooked but Not Forgotten

     In 1838, both the Charlotte Mint in North Carolina and the Dahlonega Mint in Georgia produced their first coins; both minted Classic $5 Gold coins, while Charlotte began to produce the Classic $2½ Gold coins as well. Both of these mints were built to produce Gold coins from mining in the southern states. The building of these mints was necessary because of the hardships miners faced in converting gold nuggets or dust into cash for commerce. Shipping raw gold to the Philadelphia Mint took weeks and there were many risks involved including potential robberies. Today, most coins from these two mints are so rare that dealers and collectors usually limit their pursuits to a type set of the different denominations....

1838 D $5 Gold AU55 NGC

1838 D $5 Gold AU55 NGC sold for $13,800 at the Heritage Auctions CSNS U.S. Coins Signature Auction in Schaumburg, Illinois, April 25-29, 2018


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D. Brent Pogue Collection Part I-V

Hosted by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s

There have been hundreds of great auctions over the last 100 years, but none have been more significant in establishing new values for high-end rarities than the D. Brent Pogue Collection sales, realizing a total of over $106 million. With so many highlights, it would be impossible to show them all.


D. Brent Pogue Collection Part I-V hosted by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s

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1808 Capped Bust Quarter Eagle Gold PCGS MS65

1808 Capped Bust $2 1/2 Gold Quarter Eagle PCGS MS65 sold for $2,350,000 in the D. Brent Pogue Collection Part I hosted by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s in New York, May 19, 2015

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