A 1795 Flowing Hair silver dollar highlighted the results of an approximately $13 million auction conducted by Heritage Auctions June 1 in Long Beach, Calif.
The Two Leaves silver dollar, B-2, BB-20, realized $253,000 at the Signature Sale. It was graded MS-65 by Numismatic Guaranty Corp.
Another 1795 coin, a gold $5 with a small eagle on the reverse, brought $184,000. The coin, a Breen-6412, BD-2, was graded NGC MS-64.
An error Buffalo nickel, the famous 1918-D “8 over 7” overdate, realized $161,000. It was graded MS-64+ by the Professional Coin Grading Service.
A Flowing Hair 1879 gold $4 pattern, Judd-1635, graded PCGS Proof-63 Cameo with a Certified Acceptance Corp. sticker went under the hammer for $149,500.
Fetching $126,500 was an 1855 gold dollar graded NGC Proof-62 cameo.
Another gold piece, an 1808 $2.50, Breen-6125, BD-1, graded AU-58 by NGC attracted a bid of $92,000.
Getting the same price was a round 1915-S Panama-Pacific gold commemorative graded NGC MS-64 with CAC sticker.
A popular classic silver dollar rarity, the 1895 proof Morgan, graded Proof-67 Ultra Cameo by NGC came in at $89,125.
Tied at $86,250 were two 1912 Saint-Gaudens $20 gold pieces. Each was graded the same NGC Proof-67.
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