In its first ever two-day auction, Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency Auction 26 began with an explosive start. The first day’s offering, focused solely on silver dollars, anchored by the P.F.M. Collection of Morgan Dollars, selections from the world-famous Aurora Borealis Collection of Toned Morgan Dollars, and the Crow River Collection of Peace Dollars. In all, the 237-lot auction session saw record-breaking participation from numismatic enthusiasts from all over the world. There are many highlights, the highest grossing lot in the session was the 1892-S dollar in MS65 PCGS from the P.F.M. Collection, the current # 6 PCGS Registry Set, realizing $193,875.
“We told you so!” exclaimed Laura Sperber, founder of Legend Rare Coin Auctions. “Last night’s sale enjoyed record phone, internet and live bidding in the room. In many cases, there were multiple bidders battling it out to bring home the numismatic prize they desired! The stats don’t just speak for themselves, they scream!”
Lot 8 – $1 1865 PCGS PR64+ CAC $17,037.50
This coin had 14 different bidders, 40 people following it and 1,000 unique page views!
Lot 29 – $1 1880-CC PCGS MS67 CAC $29,375.00
26 people bid, 27 people followed it and there was 435 page views!
Lot 89 – $1 1891-O PCGS MS65 DMPL CAC $58,750.00
15 bidders, 15 people watching, and it had 428 page views!
Lot 171 – $1 1880-S MS65+ CAC $10,281.25
A TONER! It enjoyed 28 bidders and you would be shocked at how many people followed and looked!
Lot 207 – $1 1921 Peace PCGS MS66 CAC $18,212.00
HISTORY WAS MADE HERE! 32 different bidders! A record 55 people followed it and 575 people viewed it online.
Lot 232 – $1 1925 PCGS MS67+ CAC $32,900.00
This is unbelievable! A world record for sure! 31 bidders, 26 watching and almost 400 people checked it out online!
Below are just a few of the other highlights of the first ever “Dollar Day”:
- Lot 44 $1 1882 PCGS MS67 CAC realized $28,200
- Lot 77 $1 1889-CC PCGS MS63 realized $42,300
- Lot 78 $1 1889-O PCGS MS66+ realized $43,475
- Lot 116 $1 1899-O Micro O. PCGS MS64+ CAC realized $32,900
- Lot 222 $1 1927-D PCGS MS66 CAC realized $41,125
- Lot 229 $1 1934-S PCGS MS66 CAC realized $32,900
These are just a few of the many record prices, record followed, and record viewed coins, proving yet again, that Legend’s boutique style auction, held in conjunction with the PCGS Members’ Shows get the best possible prices for consignors! Consignments are still being accepted until June 1 for the Regency Auction 27, being held on July 26 at Caesars in Las Vegas. For more information go to www.legendauctions.com.