Over $5 Million at Stack's Bowers' June 2020 Auction

The Stack's Bowers Galleries June 2020 Auction repeated the March Santa Ana and May Hong Kong auctions' high prices. In June, US coins, tokens, and medals sold for over $5 million, 114% of the pre-sale estimate.

In Internet-Only Session Three, Numismatic America earned over 50% above pre-sale estimates and high-end gold coinage demand continued to climb. After a successful June sale, Stack's Bowers Galleries expects great interest in their August 2020 Auction, which will be placed online for viewing and bidding in early July.

Session One began with Numismatic Americana and continued with colonial and federal coins from cents to half dollars. A Mint State 1824/4 O-110 Capped Bust half dollar with Washington and Lafayette countermarks sold for $26,400.

A silver 1826 Erie Canal Completion medal, HK-1000, graded Specimen-62 by PCGS sold for $9,000, while an MS-64 CAC Feuchtwanger three cents sold for $10,200

A colonial coin sale at Stack's Bowers Galleries in June 2020 included the Q. David Bowers Collection of Vermont Coppers. The highlight of this presentation was a $28,800 1786 RR-9 Bressett 7-F Baby Head copper in AU-53 (PCGS).

United States federal coins were also popular, with a PCGS MS-68 1862 Indian penny selling for $50,400. PCGS's finest Proof 1869 two-cent piece, Proof 67 RD, sold for $43,200. Silver quarter dollars included an 1823/2 Browning-1 in EF-45 (PCGS) that sold for $102,000 and a 1913-S Barber in MS-66+ (PCGS) with CAC approval that sold for $34,800.

Gold coins dominated Session Two, with an 1801 Capped Bust Right eagle graded EF-45 by PCGS selling for $42,000 and an 1883 Liberty Head eagle in Proof-64 Ultra Cameo (NGC) selling for $43,200. MS-66+ (PCGS) MCMVII High Relief double eagles with wire-rims sold for $96,000

A 1911 double eagle with the lower relief Arabic Numerals Saint-Gaudens design rated MS-66+ by PCGS and CAC sold for $40,800. A MS-64 (PCGS) CAC Octagonal 1915-S Panama-Pacific Exposition gold coin shined. $50 reached $90,000. A 2000 Lincoln cent overstruck on a 2000 Sacagawea dollar, PCGS MS-66, from the Q. David Bowers Collection sold for $38,400

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