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Bowers takes gold and Buffaloes to Baltimore

Bowers and Merena ‘s July 13-14 official auction at the Baltimore Coin & Currency Convention features a high-grade set of Buffalo nickels and a collection of Saint-Gaudens $20s.

“Part I of the Anne Kate Collection has as its core a high-ranking PCGS Registry Set of Buffalo nickels,” stated Steve Deeds, president of Bowers and Merena.

“The Anne Kate Buffalo nickel collection is currently ranked as the sixth-finest basic set on the PCGS Registry, and it is 100-percent complete with an impressive set rating of 65.50. Highlights of this Registry Set include a conditionally rare 1918-S in MS-65, an MS-66 1919-D with an uncommonly sharp strike, a gem 1924-S in MS-65, a low-pop MS-66 1926-D and a key-date 1926-S in MS-65.”

Gold collectors will appreciate the pieces Jim Beg gathered, focusing his attention on the Saint-Gaudens double eagle series.

“Highlights include an MCMVII high relief in PCGS MS-63, a conditionally scarce 1909/8 graded MS-64 by the same service, an important 1925-D certified MS-64 PCGS and an infrequently offered 1932 which is also graded MS-64 by PCGS,? said Jeff Ambio, Bowers and Merena‘s director of Numismatics.

To be offered are a 1909-S VDB Lincoln cent graded MS-67 RD by Professional Coin Grading Service; a 1942/1-D Mercury dime, PCGS MS-65 FB; and an 1880-O Morgan dollar, PCGS MS-65.

Gold offerings include an 1825 Capped Head $2.50, PCGS MS-61; a proof 1889 Liberty quarter eagle graded Proof-65 Ultra Cameo by Numismatic Guaranty Corp.; a proof 1860 $3, NGC Proof-65 Cameo; an 1827 Capped Head $5, PCGS MS-64; a 1908-D no motto Indian $10, NGC MS-65; a 1913 Saint-Gaudens $20, PCGS MS-65; a 1926-S double eagle, NGC MS-65; and a 1930-S double eagle PCGS MS-67.

A 1934 $10,000 Federal Reserve Note, Choice New-63, also appears.

The two-session sale consists of nearly 1,500 lots.

Interested bidders are encouraged to visit the Bowers and Merena Web site, www.bowersandmerena.com, to view the online catalog. Internet bids are also being accepted at that address.

To order a full-color printed catalog, or for additional information, call Bowers and Merena at (800) 458-4646.

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