Legend Rare Coin Auctions March Premier Session Internet Only Auction Realizes Strong Results

On the evening of Thursday, March 16, Legend’s Premier Session Internet Auction for March closed realizing a total of $373,368. Strong bidding activity was seen throughout the 13 days that the sale was open. A great mix of coins were offered, including high-end bust half dollars, which again, proved very popular in the sale. Other type coins saw strong activity and here are some highlights:

Lot 13—1C 1877 PCGS MS64 BN CAC. Realized $9,350 on a $7,000 estimate
Lot 63—25C 1842-O Large Date. PCGS AU53 CAC. Realized $1,760 on a $750 estimate
Lot 66—25C 1911 PCGS PR66+ CAM CAC. Realized $3,740 on a $2,750 estimate
Lot 82—50C 1814 PCGS AU55 CAC. Realized $6,325 on a $4,000 estimate
Lot 87—50C 1834 Small Date, Small Letters PCGS AU58+ CAC. Realized $3,630 on a $1,000 estimate
Lot 124–$1 1878-CC NGC MS64 DMPL CAC. Realized $2,310 on a $1,750 estimate
Lot 139—Proof Set 1955 NGC PR69. Realized $1,760 on a $1,000 estimate.

“The results show yet again that you do not need to have thousands of coins to have big results,” declared Julie Abrams, president of Legend Auctions. “Our boutique style auctions, which net strong results in our Regency Auctions, have translated into a great model for our internet only auctions as well—provide hand selected, high end quality coins with accurate photos and descriptions, and the bidders will show up in spades.”

Legend’s next Premier Session, closing on Thursday, April 6, is now closed for consignments and a lot listing will be posted to www.legendauctions.com shortly. Below is a short list of highlights:

1/2C 1811 PCGS VF35 CAC
1C 1868 PCGS MS65+ RB CAC
1C 1892 PCGS MS65 RD CAC-Eagle Eye Photo Seal
1C 1910 PCGS MS67+ RD CAC
2C 1864 Small Motto. PCGS MS65 BN CAC
H10C 1794 PCGS XF45 CAC
H10C 1843 PCGS MS66 CAC
25C 1869-S PCGS AU55 CAC
25C 1909 PCGS PR67+ CAC
50C 1880 PCGS PR66 CAM
50C 1942 PCGS PR68 CAC
$3 1862 PCGS AU58+ CAC
$3 1864 PCGS AU58 CAC
25C 1870 J-919. PCGS PR65+ CAC Ex Eliasberg-Simpson

These and all the lots for the April Premier Session will be available for viewing at the Whitman Baltimore Expo, table 643, Thursday, March 30 to Saturday, April 1.

To consign to an upcoming Premier Session Internet Only Auction, contact Greg Cohen, Senior Numismatist, at 732-935-1168 or greg@legendauctions.com, or Julie Abrams, President, at julie@legendauctions.com. Upcoming events will be in June, August, September, and November; minimum consignment value $7,500, with individual coins valued at $1,500 or more.

USPS Package Lost/Stolen-Nevada

A package being sent USPS from Nebraska to Carson City, Nevada has been reported lost/Stolen. The package shows to have arrived in Carson City, NV but has not been delivered to the recipient.

The package included the following coins:

2 – BU to MS-63 1878 8tf Dollars Raw
1 1890-CC $ PCGS MS-63 Serial # 83491248
1 1892-CC $ PCGS MS-63 Serial # Missing Old Blue PCGS holder
1 1893-CC $ PCGS XF-45 Serial #82615242
1 1894-S $ PCGS MS-62 Serial #83039076
1 1884-CC $ PCGS FR-2 Serial #82615242
1 1878-CC $ NGC MS-62 Serial #4355118-017

Anyone with information please contact:

Doug Davis

The Numismatic Crime Information Center (www.numismaticcrimes.org) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit
corporation. P.O. Box 14080 Arlington, Texas 76094.

2017 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin Goes On Sale on March 23

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 17EA) on March 23 at noon Eastern Time (ET).

The obverse (heads side) of this coin features Adolph A. Weinman’s full-length figure of Liberty in full stride, enveloped in folds of the flag, with her right hand extended and branches of laurel and oak in her left. Its reverse (tails side) features former Mint Sculptor-Engraver John Mercanti’s heraldic eagle with shield, an olive branch in the right talon and arrows in the left.

American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coins are struck on .999 fine silver blanks and bear the “W” mint mark indicating their production at the United States Mint at West Point. Each coin is encapsulated and packaged in a satin-lined blue velvet presentation case with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The 2017 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin is priced at $53.95. Orders will be accepted at https://www.catalog.usmint.gov and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468), while hearing and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Information about shipping options is available at https://www.catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

There is no household order limit for this product. Customer demand will determine the number of coins minted.

Now Available – America’s Founding Fathers 2017 Currency Set

First Day of Sale: March 14, 2017 (8:00 a.m., ET) – The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to introduce the America’s Founding Fathers 2017 Currency Set. Each historic set features a Series 2013 $1 and $2 note from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York bearing the portraits of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, respectively, with matching serial numbers beginning with 2017. This set is attractively packaged in a tri-fold folder and each note is protected by a clear, acid-free polymer sleeve.

A limit of 25 sets per household is in place during the pre-release period (March 14-20, 2017). After the pre-release period expires (March 21, 2017), household purchase restrictions are waived. This set is limited to 5,000 items.

Please click here to visit our website for additional product information.

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