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First D. Brent Pogue Collection Sale Rewrites Record Book

First D. Brent Pogue Collection Sale Rewrites Record Book

No fewer than 16 major price records were breached during the first offering of coins from the D. Brent Pogue Collection, sold in New York City on May 19 by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in partnership with Sotheby’s. While the majority of coins brought record prices for their PCGS grade designation and variety, more than a dozen set new standards for any example of the date or major variety.

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World Records Fall at the Stack’s Bowers / Sotheby’s Coin Auction

World Records Fall at the Stack’s Bowers / Sotheby’s Coin Auction

D. Brent Pogue Collection Sale Nets Over $25 Million for Just 128 Coins, 1808 $2.50 Gold Coin Sells for $2.35 Million

Collectors bid over $25 million to purchase just 128 coins Tuesday night at the sale of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, presented by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s in New York City. The single finest known example of the 1808 quarter eagle, graded MS-65 (PCGS), realized $2.35 million, a new world record for any coin of the quarter eagle denomination. It also became the most valuable 19th century U.S. gold coin ever sold at auction. 
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New World Records Set at Stack’s Bowers and Sotheby’s D. Brent Pogue Collection Coin Auction

Sale Nets More Than $25 Million for 128 Coins, 1808 Gold Coin Sells for $2.35 Million

Collectors bid over $25 million to purchase just 128 coins Tuesday night at the sale of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, presented by auctioneers Stacks Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s in New York City. A small gold coin from 1808, called a quarter eagle and worth just $2.50 when it was minted, realized $2.35 million, a new world record for any coin of the quarter eagle denomination. 
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Space Traveling Cent Consigned to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Rarities Sale to be held in Association with Sotheby’s May 20, 2015

A nearly forgotten piece of history from the early United States space program returns to the fore with the recent consignment to auction of a rare American coin that traveled in space! The coin, a rare 1793 one-cent piece, also happens to have been made the first year that the United States Mint produced coins in large numbers for general circulation, so it is a particularly historic piece.

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Finest Certified MCMVII (1907) Ultra High Relief Double Eagle to Star in Stack’s Bowers and Sotheby’s New York Rarities Sale May 20th

Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s are pleased to announce the consignment of the finest certified 1907 Ultra High Relief double eagle, arguably the most beautiful coin design ever struck by the U.S. Mint. Graded and encapsulated by the Professional Coin Grading Service as Proof-69, this example last sold in the June 2012 Stack’s Bowers Baltimore sale for $2,760,000.

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