Bowers and Merena Auctions realized more than $6.2 million as Official Auctioneer of the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention. Highlights include the sale of an exceptional 1801 Capped Bust Right Eagle in PCGS MS-64 and Fr. 114 1901 $10 Legal Tender Note S/N 1, PCGS Very Fine 30PPQ.
IRVINE, Calif. – Bowers and Merena Auctions, America's leading rare coin auction house, posted another highly successful outing in Baltimore as Official Auctioneer of the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention. More than 3,000 lots crossed the block in three sessions June 5-6, 2008, realizing $6,258,873.
Part of $26.5 Million Long Beach Signature Auctions with total prices for ancient and world coins realizing $7.5 million and the American coins exceeding $19 million.
Dallas, TX. Heritage Auction Galleries' Long Beach Signature® Auction of Ancients and World Coins has brought in nearly $7.5 million in prices realized. The concurrent Signature® Auction of U.S. coins realized $19 million. The totals will rise further when post auction buys are finalized.
Dallas, TX. Top prices realized of $161,000 were reached by two very different coins in Heritage Auction Galleries' May 28-30, 2008 Signature® in Long Beach: a 1794 Dollar VF30 PCGS (Lot 800) and an 1891-O 25C Specimen MS65 NGC (Lot 334). Total prices realized for the American coins exceeded $19 million and ancient and world coins realized an additional $7.5 million; both totals will rise further when post auction buys are finalized.
"The strong market is continuing to bring great rarities onto the Heritage auction block," commented Heritage President Greg Rohan.
"One of the pair of 1794 silver dollars realized $161,000, matched by an 1891-O quarter, certified Specimen 65 by NGC.
One of the three Continental dollars included realized $92,000. Altogether, more than 650 consignors and more than 5,000 bidders participated in our May Long Beach auctions."
IRVINE, Calif. – Bowers and Merena Auctions, America's leading rare coin auction house, returns as Official Auctioneer of the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention, with the next auction scheduled for June 4-7, 2008, at the Baltimore Convention Center.
This is the second of three official Baltimore auctions by Bowers and Merena in 2008, continuing their longstanding and ongoing association with the convention.
The auction boasts more than 3,000 coin and currency lots and an impressive list of highlights.
Dallas, TX. The Official Currency Auction of the Central States Numismatic Society convention, held by Heritage Auction Galleries, realized $14,164,504, the largest currency auction ever, and the final total will be even higher after Post Auction Buys are concluded. Combining the rare coin and currency results, total prices realized at Central States currently exceed $44.4 million. More than 6,700 bidders participated in Heritage's Signature events, and another 3,000-plus bid in the Final Sessions.
The auctions were held in Rosemont, Illinois on April 16-18; Images, descriptions, and prices realized for all lots can be viewed at the Heritage website, HA.com.
Dallas, TX. The 1804 Silver Dollar highlighting the amazing collection of silver dollars assembled by David Queller and his family reached $3,737,500 at the Official Auction of the Central States Numismatic Society convention held by Heritage Auction Galleries. Combining the rare coin and currency results, total prices realized currently exceed $42.6 million. After adding proceeds from all Post Auction Buys and Final Session auctions, total prices are expected to exceed $44 million.
More than 6,700 bidders participated in the Signature and Platinum Night events, and another 3,000-plus are anticipated to participate in the Final Sessions. The auctions were held in Rosemont, Illinois on April 16-18; Images, descriptions, and prices realized for all lots can be viewed at the Heritage website, HA.com.