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Strong Results from Legend Rare Coin Auctions March Premier Session

Legend Rare Coin Auctions March 2017 Sale

On the evening of Thursday, March 16, Legend’s Premier Session Internet Auction for March closed realizing at total of $373,368 USD. Strong bidding activity was seen throughout the 13 days that the sale was open. A good 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 – here are some highlights:

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

“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 bean
  • 1C 1868 PCGS MS65+ RB CAC bean
  • 1C 1892 PCGS MS65 RD CAC bean-Eagle Eye Photo Seal
  • 1C 1910 PCGS MS67+ RD CAC bean
  • 2C 1864 Small Motto. PCGS MS65 BN CAC bean
  • H10C 1794 PCGS XF45 CAC bean
  • H10C 1843 PCGS MS66 CAC bean
  • 25C 1869-S PCGS AU55 CAC bean
  • 25C 1909 PCGS PR67+ CAC bean
  • 50C 1880 PCGS PR66 CAM
  • 50C 1942 PCGS PR68 CAC bean
  • $3 1862 PCGS AU58+ CAC bean
  • $3 1864 PCGS AU58 CAC bean
  • 25C 1870 J-919. PCGS PR65+ CAC bean 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 [email protected]. Or contact Julie Abrams, President, at [email protected]. Upcoming events will be in June, August, September, and November; minimum consignment value $7,500, with individual coins valued at $1,500 or more.

For more information, please visit www.legendauctions.com.

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Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA), based in Lincroft, NJ, is a boutique-style rare coin auction firm.

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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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