(Woodland Hills, CA) April 5, 2018 – With only a few days left before the online auction ends, bidding has now reached $4.4 million with 66 bidders so far competing for one of the all-time finest collections of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coins listed in the PCGS Set Registry®, the A&A Saints Collection. It has been viewed more than 2,500 times.
The auction started on March 29 and will end at 6 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday, April 8, 2018 on eBay. Information about the collection, including images of each coin, and information about bidding can be found at www.SaintSet.com.
The collection includes the finest known 1932 Double Eagle, graded PCGS Gold Shield MS66+ and formerly in the famous collections of Dr. Steven Duckor and David Akers.
“The amazing A&A Saints Collection is ranked as the fourth all-time finest in the PCGS Set Registry with a remarkable weighted grade point average of 65.77 and a GPA with ‘Top Pop’ bonuses of 66.13,” explained Barry Stuppler, President of Woodland Hills, California-based Mint State Gold by Stuppler (www.MintStateGold.com), who is representing the anonymous seller.
“Twenty-one of the collection’s 52 coins are either the finest known or tied for the finest known. Ten of these historic coins previously belonged in the most renowned collections assembled over the decades by the country’s most respected collectors. This is the largest set of its kind ever offered on eBay,” said Stuppler.
The seller will donate a portion of the auction proceeds to three nonprofit organizations, the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, the ALS Association, and the Anti-Counterfeiting Education Foundation.
The anonymous collector is described as the owner a Midwest manufacturing company who plans to invest other profits from this auction to purchase additional items for his diverse collection of U.S. coins.
Because of the collection’s overall outstanding grade point average, and the historic pedigree of many of the individual coins, Stuppler estimates its value to be more than $7 million.
“The winner of the auction for this collection of America’s most beautiful gold coins will join the ranks of the most respected collectors today,” stated Stuppler, President of the Professional Numismatists Guild and a former President of the American Numismatic Association.