Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency Auction IX to feature The Sunnywood Collection and duplicates, boasts numerous other numismatic treasures
LINCROFT, NJ – Legend Rare Coin Auctions is proud to announce The Regency Auction IX featuring The Sunnywood Collection, which will be held October 2nd at the PCGS Members Only Show at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. This carefully selected, 255 lot sale will be split into two sessions, with Session I kicking off at 5 PM PST / 8 PM EST, and Session II beginning at 6:15 PM PST / 9:15 PM EST. Session II will include both The Sunnywood/Simpson Collection of Toned Morgan Dollars, the world renowned collection that has been honored by PCGS as the “Best Exhibited Set” in 2009, as well as a collection of Sunnywood Duplicates, totaling 131 spectacular Morgan Dollars in all.
Highlighted by the amazing Eliasberg 1893-S and Norweb 1895-O dollars, the finest known 1892-O and 1903-S dollars (both ex Eliasberg), and a number of “monster-toned” MS67 and MS68 coins, the Sunnywood Collection includes this complete Registry set plus many equally beautiful duplicates. The goal of this endeavor was to show the numismatic community that Morgans can be collected with originality and color, and need not be dipped “blast white.” Specifically, the owner has sought to collect gem-quality Morgan dollars with colorful natural toning on the obverse.
Laura Sperber, Legend Auctions partner, “would like to thank our good friend and long time customer, Bob Simpson, for allowing Legend Rare Coin Auctions to sell his cherished Sunnywood/Simpson Collection of toned Morgan Dollars. It is with a heavy heart that Mr. Simpson decided to sell these magnificent coins. He has changed his numismatic collecting focus and believes these great coins should be in more deserving homes. It was at his request that we lot the duplicates after the main collection to make sure everyone had a chance to buy a piece of The Sunnywood Collection!”
The Regency Auction IX boasts numerous, top notch highlights:
● 1C 1912-D PCGS MS66RD CAC
● 3CS 1861 PCGS PR66+ Cameo CAC
● 25C 1796 PCGS VF30 CAC
● 50C 1897-S PCGS MS66 CAC Ex Duckor/Akers
● T$1 1876 PCGS PR64 Cameo
● $20 1907 High Relief Wire Rim PCGS MS66
● $1 1880-CC PCGS MS66+ CAC Ex Sonnier/Simpson
● $1 1880-S PCGS MS68 CAC Ex Sunnywood/Simpson
● $1 1888-O PCGS MS66+ CAC Ex Sunnywood/Simpson
● $1 1890-CC PCGS MS65 CAC Ex Sonnier/Simpson
● $1 1892-S PCGS MS63 CAC Ex Sunnywood/Simpson
● $1 1893-S PCGS MS65 CAC Ex Eliasberg/Sunnywood/Simpson
● $1 1895-O PCGS MS65 CAC Ex Norweb/Sunnywood/Simpson
● $1 1903-S PCGS MS67 CAC Ex Eliasberg/Sunnywood/Simpson
Legend Rare Coin Auctions president Julie Abrams is “proud to present an auction on par with excellence. We’ve dedicated this sale to the greatness of coin collecting, the passion of collectors, and of course, the great coins offered here.”
Bidding is now live on the Legend Rare Coin Auctions website. Register and place online pre-bids today at www.legendauctions.com. The Regency Auction IX will return to The Bellagio in Las Vegas on Thursday, October 2nd at the PCGS Members Only Show. Lot viewing will be available by appointment until September 25th.
For information about Legend Rare Coin Auctions or consigning to future sales, e-mail Julie Abrams at [email protected], call 845-430-4378, or visit www.legendauctions.com.
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