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The Hans and Birgit Neuberg Collection of U.S. Gold Coins

By Greg Cohen, Professional Numismatist and Consignment Director, U.S. and World Coins.

Author: Greg Cohen / Wednesday, February 13, 2013 / Categories: Crossing the Block
Stack’s Bowers is pleased to present the Hans and Birgit Neuberg Collection of U.S. gold coins. Assembled primarily in the 1970s, this collection has a strong concentration on early gold types. The majority of the coins were purchased privately from Stack’s and from various Stack’s auctions. Since these were all purchased prior to the invention of third party grading, the coins arrived in our offices uncertified and were subsequently submitted to PCGS for certification.

This collection, fresh to the market, includes some popular and scarce gold issues. Listed below is a small sample of highlights from this fantastic collection. If early United States gold coins are your specialty, be sure to view this collection, as well as the entire Stack’s Bowers Baltimore auction. There will be something for everyone!

1799 Capped Bust Right Half Eagle. BD-6. Rarity-5. Small Reverse Stars. AU-55 (PCGS).
1802/1 Capped Bust Right Half Eagle. BD-7. Rarity-5. AU-55 (PCGS).
1803/2 Capped Bust Right Half Eagle.BD-1. Rarity-4. AU-58 (PCGS)
1805 Capped Bust Right Half Eagle. BD-1. Rarity-3+. AU-58 (PCGS).
1806 Capped Bust Right Half Eagle. BD-6. Rarity-2. Round-Top 6, Stars 7x6. MS-63 (PCGS).
1807 Capped Bust Right Half Eagle. BD-1. Rarity-4+. Small Reverse Stars. AU-58 (PCGS).
1809/8 Capped Bust Left Half Eagle. BD-1, the only known dies. Rarity-3+. AU-58 (PCGS).
1811 Capped Bust Left Half Eagle.BD-1. Rarity-3+. Tall 5. AU-55 (PCGS)
1858-C Liberty Half Eagle. MS-61 (PCGS).
A complete PCGS-graded set of Indian Head half eagles, with both the 1909-O and 1929 graded AU-58.
1795 Capped Bust Right Half Eagle. Small Eagle. BD-3. Rarity-3+. EF Details--Cleaning (PCGS).
1797 Capped Bust Right Eagle. Heraldic Eagle. Taraszka-12, BD-4. Rarity-4+. AU-50 (PCGS).
MCMVII (1907) Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle. High Relief. Wire Rim. AU-58 (PCGS).

The March Baltimore auction will be posted to www.stacksbowers.com shortly, and catalogs will also be in the mail before long. If you are not currently on our mailing list, contact an auction services associate to add your name. We look forward to seeing you at the auction, or at lot viewing where you can see these impressive coins in hand for yourself. If, like the Neubergs, you have a collection of rare U.S. gold coins that you would like to consign to one of our upcoming auction sales, including the May New Orleans ANA sale, the June Baltimore sale, or the official August ANA Convention auction in Chicago, now is the time to contact one of our consignment directors
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