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1905 $20 Gold Certificate a leading lot

A 1905 $20 “Technicolor” Gold Certificate, PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 67EPQ, is expected to sell for $150,000 in Heritage Auctions’ Florida United Numismatists Currency Signature Auction’s Platinum Night, Jan. 7-12 in Orlando, Fla. Heritage’s FUN World Currency Signature Auction will be held concurrently, Jan. 8-12.

A “Technicolor”1905 $20 Gold Certificate in PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 67EPQ is at the top of the population listings and a featured lot in Heritage’s FUN auction.

A “Technicolor”1905 $20 Gold Certificate in PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 67EPQ is at the top of the population listings and a featured lot in Heritage’s FUN auction.

The sales are in conjunction with the Florida United Numismatists show at the Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive.

“Collectors took notice of last year’s record-setting results and a number of private collections are opening for the first time in decades,” said Dustin Johnston, director of Currency Auctions at Heritage. “I can’t remember a time when our Platinum Night auction has featured such a fine collection straight from private collections.”

The Technicolor Gold Certificate comes from The Kiawah Collection, an assortment of high-end type notes and high denominations, including a selection of $5,000 Federal Reserve Notes ranging from a “wholly original” Dallas $5,000 (est. $150,000+) to a Choice Uncirculated $5,000 note (est. $120,000+).

A 1934 $10,000 Federal Reserve Note, PCGS Apparent Very Choice New 64, is from the Binion Hoard, formerly on display at Binion’s Horseshoe Casino in Las Vegas (est. $120,000+).

This 1934 Dallas $5,000 Federal Reserve Note should be a leader in Heritage’s auction at the Florida United Numismatists convention in Orlando.

This 1934 Dallas $5,000 Federal Reserve Note should be a leader in Heritage’s auction at the Florida United Numismatists convention in Orlando.

Featured among National Bank Notes is a First National Bank of Cape May, N.J., 1882 $10 Brown Back, “the first seen at auction in at least 40 years” (est. $50,000+).

Also available is a serial No. 1 1882 $5 Brown Back from the Schuyler National Bank of Schuyler, Neb., in PCGS Choice New 62.

The Alan Dorris Collection of Georgia obsolete currency includes more than 900 notes from “the finest collection of its kind ever built.” It’s highlighted by a Gem New 68PPQ $500 1857 Bank of Commerce proof (est. $12,500+). The collection features a rare Georgia Santa Claus note (est. $10,000+), showing Santa and his reindeer in the center of the green ink reverse.

A collection of United States bonds holds a $100 Spanish-American War 3 percent bond, which is one of just two known to exist (est. $40,000+).

This Brown Back $10 is from the First National Bank of Cape May, N.J.

This Brown Back $10 is from the First National Bank of Cape May, N.J.

A selection of rare small-size notes, known as The Lithuanian Collection, offers more than 300 high-grade specimens which are described as “the finest known to exist or the finest ever offered at public auction.”

Among them is a 1928A $5 Federal Reserve Note, PCGS Very Choice New 64PPQ, tied for the finest ever graded (est. $80,000+).

For additional information, visit www.HA.com.

This article was originally printed in Numismatic News.
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