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Legend Rare Coin Auctions To Present Its Largest Regency Auction To Date

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Superb MS67 FH 1916 Standing Liberty 25C

Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) is proud to present its largest auction to date as the official auctioneer for the PCGS Members Only Show at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas on the evening of Thursday, February 18, commencing at 4:30 PT / 7:30 ET.

The 484 lot auction begins with a world class offering of pattern coins, which kicks off with a gem example of both the Judd-58 and Judd-84 Gobrecht Dollars. A featured highlight of the pattern section is the finest certified example of the 1849 $10 designed by Charles Bouvet at the Paris mint, graded PR64 BN by PCGS with a CAC sticker, is unique as the only pattern struck for the US by a foreign mint.

An impressive selection of type coins include a gem Red 1912 Matte Proof cent, an 1872 3CS in PCGS/CAC MS67, a jewel-like 1796/5 half dime, a superb MS67 FH 1916 Standing Liberty 25C, a nearly Mint State 1803 Small 3 half dollar, and a glorious 1877 T$1 in PCGS MS65+ CAC.

One of our specialties, toned dollars, is anchored by a stunningly gorgeous 1882-S PCGS MS67+ CAC. Continuing with Morgan dollars, a lovely 1879-CC certified MS64 DMPL by PCGS and approved by CAC begins an important offering that also includes an 1880-S in PCGS MS68+ CAC, a conditionally rare 1884-S in PCGS MS63, and a superb 3-D looking ultra black and white 1898 in PR67+ DCAM.

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Gobrecht Dollars

A powerful grouping of gold coins include: a gem $2.50 1896 PR66+ DCAM, an uber-gem 1878 $3 in PCGS MS67+, a glittering 1890 $10 in PR65 DCAM PCGS/CAC, and a High Relief $20 in MS66. Rounding out the sale are classic commemorative half dollars highlighted by a spectacularly toned 1946 Iowa in MS68+ PCGS and a beautiful 1939-D Oregon in PCGS/CAC MS68+.

“This sale has an incredibly diverse selection of U.S. coins in many different specialties,” said Julie Abrams, president of LRCA. “If you collect rare patterns, gem calibre type coins, spectacular toned dollars, or conditionally rare gold coins, there is something for you in this sale.”

“We are very proud of the quality that we are presenting to our clients,” added Laura Sperber, “Our team did an outstanding job assembling and presenting these hand selected numismatic delicacies.”

The catalog is currently being produced and will be mailed to our clients shortly, and all lots are posted to our website, www.legendauctions.com, for pre-sale bidding. Lots will be available in our New Jersey office (by appointment only), at our table at the February 2016 Long Beach Expo, and for two days preceding the auction in Las Vegas.

For information about Legend Rare Coin Auctions or consigning to future sales, contact either Julie Abrams (email: [email protected] or phone: (845) 430-4378) or Greg Cohen (email: [email protected] or phone: (732) 935-1168), or visit www.legendauctions.com.

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Legend Rare Coin Auctions
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Founded in 2012 by Laura Sperber, Owner and President of Legend Numismatics, Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) was a boutique numismatic auction company specializing in the finest and rarest U.S. coins. LRCA’s staff of numismatic auction industry veterans included Julie Abrams, President; Greg Cohen, Senior Numismatist; and Jessica Berkman, Consignment Coordinator. The firm’s Regency Auctions served as the official auction for the PCGS Members’ Shows, held six times per year. LRCA sold many important collections for world-record prices, including the Coronet Collection of Morgan Dollars (#1 all-time PCGS set); the David Hall—Bob Simpson Collection of Liberty Head Eagles; the Sunnywood-Simpson Collection of Morgan Dollars; the Phil Flannagan Collection of Territorial Gold, Toned Dollars and 1795 coins; duplicates from the Gerald Forsythe Collections of Buffalo Nickels and Mercury Dimes; the Bob Simpson Collection of Standard Silver Patterns; the Northern Lights Collection of Monster Toned Morgan Dollars; the Crow River Collections of Indian Head $10s and Peace Dollars; the P.F.M Collection (former #6 PCGS Set of Morgan Dollars with varieties); the Oak Crest Collection of Carson City $5 gold; and the Konstantine Collection of Capped Bust Half Dollars, the #1 PCGS Set of Red Book varieties, 1807-1836. The firm recorded the second-highest APR in 2016 with the sale of Bob Simpson’s duplicate 1879 $20 “Quintuple Stella”, which realized $1,880,000.

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