California fractional gold highlighted a recent sale conducted by Sonny Henry’s Auction Service of Mendota, Ill.
A bid of $4,000 bought an 1872 round Indian gold dollar that catalogs as BG-1206. Numismatic Guaranty Corp. called it an MS-63 prooflike.
An 18th century rarity, a 1799 Bust dollar graded by ANACS as AU-50 Details Cleaned brought $3,900.
A 1795 half dime that ANACS called VF-20 brought $1,600.
Prices does not include a 10 percent buyer’s fee. For more information, or to be placed on the mailing list for future auctions, write to the firm at P.O. Box 416, Mendota, IL 61342. Telephone (815) 539-6300, or email www.sonnyhenryauctions.com.