Fresh offerings of gold coins shattered records in Legend Rare Coin Auction’s 23rd Regency Auction, the official auction of the Philadelphia PCGS Member’s Only Show. The Crow River Collection, the current #2 PCGS Registry Set of $10 Indians, consisting of 33 lots, far surpassed anyone’s expectations, realizing a total of $1,951,381.25!

The top lot in the collection was Lot 451, a 1909-S in PCGS MS66+ CAC that realized a staggering $146,875. Virtually every PCGS/CAC coin shattered the old record and set new world records! Each coin of this magnificent collection is a highlight:

Crow River Collection Gold $10 Indians

  • Lot 442: $10 1907 WIRE RIM. PCGS MS66 CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $135,125
  • Lot 443: $10 1907 INDIAN. NO MOTTO. PCGS MS67 CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $82,250
  • Lot 444: $10 1908 NO MOTTO. PCGS MS66 CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $41,125
  • Lot 445: $10 1908-D NO MOTTO. PCGS MS65+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $79,312.50
  • Lot 446: $10 1908 MOTTO. PCGS MS66 CAC bean CROW RIVER;, realized $30,550
  • Lot 447: $10 1908-D MOTTO. PCGS MS66 CROW RIVER; realized $36,425
  • Lot 448: $10 1908-S PCGS MS66+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $47,000
  • Lot 449: $10 1909 PCGS MS65 CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $16,450
  • Lot 450: $10 1909-D PCGS MS66 CROW RIVER; realized $55,813.50
  • Lot 451: $10 1909-S PCGS MS66+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $146,875 (nearly three times the pre-sale estimate of $50,000!)
  • Lot 452: $10 1910 PCGS MS66+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $37,600
  • Lot 453: $10 1910-D PCGS MS66+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $29,375
  • Lot 454: $10 1910-S PCGS MS66 CROW RIVER; realized $141,000
  • Lot 455: $10 1911 PCGS MS67 CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $47,000
  • Lot 456: $10 1911-D PCGS MS63+ CROW RIVER; realized $30,550
  • Lot 457: $10 1911-S PCGS MS66 CROW RIVER; realized $35,250
  • Lot 458: $10 1912 PCGS MS66+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $42,300
  • Lot 459: $10 1912-S PCGS MS65 CROW RIVER; realized $34,075
  • Lot 460: $10 1913 PCGS MS66+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $70,500 (more than two-and-a-half times the $25,000 estimate!)
  • Lot 461: $10 1913-S PCGS MS64 CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $61,687.50
  • Lot 462: $10 1914 PCGS MS66+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $36,425
  • Lot 463: $10 1914-D PCGS MS67 CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $135,125
  • Lot 464: $10 1914-S PCGS MS64+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $15,275
  • Lot 465: $10 1915 PCGS MS66+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $42,300
  • Lot 466: $10 1915-S PCGS MS65 CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $85,187.50
  • Lot 467: $10 1916-S PCGS MS66 CROW RIVER; realized $38,775
  • Lot 468: $10 1920-S PCGS MS63+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $152,750
  • Lot 469: $10 1926 PCGS MS66+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $35,250 (nearly three times the estimate of $12,000+)
  • Lot 470: $10 1930-S PCGS MS65+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $123,375
  • Lot 471: $10 1932 PCGS MS66+ CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $14,687.50
  • Lot 472: $10 1907 INDIAN NO MOTTO. PCGS MS66 CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $18,800
  • Lot 473: $10 1913 PCGS MS65 CAC bean CROW RIVER; realized $9,106.75
  • Lot 474: $10 1914 PCGS MS66 CROW RIVER; realized $21,150
  • Lot 475: $10 1926 PCGS MS66 CAC bean DUCKOR/CROW RIVER; realized $22,912.50

Gold $1 PCGS MS68 (CAC) Legend Regency Auction XXIIIStrength was seen elsewhere in the sale, particularly in the early portion of the sale, where the D.W. Collection’s quality and freshness seduced bidders to pay very strong prices. While the type coins were high end and desirable, it was the gold that really glittered, with lot 37, an 1884 gold dollar in PCGS MS68 CAC realized $22,912.50. Further highlights from the sale included:

  • Lot 104: 2C 1865 PCGS PR67 RB CAC bean; realized $18,800
  • Lot 110: 3CS 1872 PCGS MS67+ CAC bean; realized $52,875
  • Lot 134: 5C 1909 PCGS PR67+ DCAM CAC bean; realized $24,675
  • Lot 203: 25C 1831 SMALL LETTERS. PCGS MS66+ CAC bean; realized $55,812.50
  • Lot 252: 50C 1877-CC PCGS MS65+ CAC bean EX Dale Larsen Collection; realized $10,575
  • Lot 276: 50C 1945-S PCGS MS67+ CAC bean; realized $17,037.50
  • Lot 322: $1 1881-S PCGS MS66 CAC bean “Jingle Bells” Ex San Francisco Set; realized $19,975
  • Lot 347: $1 1881-O PCGS MS65+ CAC bean; realized $6,462.50
  • Lot 371: $1 1884-S PCGS MS63+ CAC bean; realized $73,437.50
  • Lot 383: $1 1892-S PCGS MS67 CAC bean, Ex Eliasberg-Coronet; realized $470,000
  • Lot 387: $1 1893-O PCGS MS66 PL CAC bean, Ex Eliasberg-Coronet; realized $411,250
  • Lot 479: $2.50 1839-D PCGS XF45 CAC bean; realized for $10,575
  • Lot 507: $10 1914-S PCGS MS66; realized $164,500
  • Lot 539: 1950 PROOF SET. PCGS PR67 Ex Dale Larsen Collection; realized $6,168.75 (more than three times the pre-sale estimate of $2,000!)

“The recent Regency Sale saw a number of records for Legend Auctions: number of consignors, registered bidders, bidders participating live on our website, and in the room, it was standing room only. Because of Legend’s impressive list of international clients, many great coins are now on their way to homes outside of the States. The market for really great, important American rare coins is truly international!” LRCA founder Laura Sperber commented after the sale.

Julie Abrams, president of LRCA added, “Sale in and sale out, Legend Auctions’ impressive results prove that our boutique style and venue are best for presenting hand-selected, premium quality, high end coins to collectors. With the conclusion of our 23rd Regency Auction, we are very proud of our accomplishments; we may not be the biggest or oldest firm in the business, but we get the very best prices for our consignors!”

The next Regency Auction, Number XXIV, is still open for consignments, but time is running out. The consignment deadline for the December 14 auction is November 10. Legend is proud to announce that the York Collection and the “Bubbabells” Type Set are among the impressive anchors to the sale. With space limited to 500 lots, contact Legend Rare Coin Auctions today to discuss your collection. Julie Abrams or Greg Cohen will work with you from the initial contact until you are paid in full for your consignment. You can reach them at (845) 430-4378 or (732) 935-1168, or julie@legendauctions.com or greg@legendauctions.com.

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