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Legend Acquires Dakota Collection for $2.5M, Sells Rare 1794 Silver Dollar

1794 Flowing Hair Silver DollarA 1794 Flowing Hair U.S. silver dollar, owned by collector Bruce Moreland and formerly owned by the Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation, now has been sold by Legend Numismatics, Inc. of Lincroft, New Jersey for "in the area of $1.5 million," according to Laura Sperber, Legend President. The coin is graded PCGS Secure Plus™ MS63+ and is CAC certified.

Only 1,758 silver dollars were recorded minted in 1794, the first year of production for that denomination at the United States Mint. PCGS CoinFacts estimates only about 150 survive today with less than a dozen in mint state [...]

$10 Liberty Head Collection Earns $4 Million

1858 $10 Liberty Head GoldLegend Numismatics of Lincroft, New Jersey, representing collector Bob R. Simpson of Fort Worth, Texas, has purchased the complete set of $10 Liberty Head gold pieces assembled by Professional Coin Grading Service Founder David Hall. The transaction is valued at $4 million, according to Laura Sperber, Legend President.

Hall's set is listed on the PCGS Set RegistrySM as the "Ellen D" collection (after his wife's first name). It is not only the finest set of its kind on the Registry, it is also finer than fabled sets assembled by noted [...]

Legend Numismatics Acquires Mickley 1793 AMERI. Chain Cent Valued at $2+ Million

1793 AMERI. Chain CentLegend Numismatics of Lincroft, New Jersey is pleased to announce the purchase of a world-class partial Type set that has been off the market for many years.

This set contains a number of spectacular rarities in superb condition. Included in the set is the famous Mickley 1793 AMERI. Chain cent in PCGS Specimen 65. This is the finest AMERI. Chain cent ever graded by PCGS and is valued at over $2 million [...]

Rare 1943 Bronze Lincoln Cents in First-Ever Exhibit at FUN Show

1943 bronze Lincoln centsThe first-ever public display of the one-of-a-kind set of 1943 bronze Lincoln cents from the Denver, Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints will be hosted by Professional Coin Grading Service and Legend Numismatics, Inc. during the first three days of the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention in Tampa, Florida, January 6, 7 and 8, 2011.

The unprecedented exhibit marks the first time the complete set has been included in the PCGS Set RegistrySM. It also marks [...]

Legend Sells Lincoln Cent Rarity for Record $1.7 Million, Proceeds for Charity

The only known 1943-dated Lincoln cent mistakenly struck at the Denver Mint on a bronze planchet has been sold for a record $1.7 million by Legend Numismatics of Lincroft, New Jersey. The unique coin, not publicly known to exist until 1979, is graded PCGS MS64BN.

1943-dated Lincoln cent on Bronze Planchet

The new owner is a Southwestern United States business executive who wants to remain anonymous, but who plans to exhibit this coin and others in January at the Florida United Numismatists convention.

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Legend Acquired and Sold Rare 1804 Eagle Coins to Appear at Boston ANA

One of the three known proof 1804 Eagles made on behalf of President Andrew Jackson and a rare 1804 Eagle silver pattern have been acquired by Legend Numismatics of Lincroft, New Jersey and sold to a Texas collector.

Proof 1804 Gold Eagle Coin

Both coins will be publicly displayed together for the first time at the upcoming American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money convention in Boston, August 10 - 14, 2010.

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Unique 1870-S Sold by Legend Numismatics in Half Dime Deal

(Lincroft, New Jersey) -- The top-rated sets of Capped Bust and Liberty Seated half dimes in the PCGS Set RegistrySM have been sold in...

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