The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation certified “Tacasyl Collection of Magnificent United States Proof Gold Coins” was sold by Bonhams in Los Angeles on Sept. 23 with several world record prices achieved. This collection of 27 lots represented a nearly complete type set of every major US gold design issued in Proof between 1836 and 1915 and achieved $10,778,040 at auction with every lot sold.
“I am absolutely thrilled with Bonhams results of the NGC graded Tacasyl Collection of Magnificent United States Proof Gold Coins,” said the owner of the collection, who wished to remain anonymous.
“I put this collection together to have the finest known proof gold type set ever formed, and once this task was completed, I was happy to reoffer them to the collecting public. I was really gratified by the professionalism and expertise of Paul Song and his colleagues at Bonhams, as well as the grading service, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation, who worked closely with Bonhams to make the auction of my coins a truly historic event.”
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