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Superior holds Santa Clara sale

Paper money topped the bidding at Superior Galleries Santa Clara Elite Auction April 10.
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A Series 1891 $50 Treasury Note, also known as a Coin Note, that was graded VF by Paper Money Grading, realized $143,750 of the $945,000 total sale results.

These prices include a 15 percent buyer?s fee.

?We are delighted to have set a new record for the grade,? said Paul Song, senior vice president of auctions, about the note.

Top coin lot was an 1801 Capped Bust gold $10 graded MS-62 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corp. It was bid to $35,880.

A high-relief, flat rim Saint-Gaudens $20 of 1907 graded MS-64 by NGC brought $35,075.

A gold $20 from the Liberty series dated 1871-CC and graded EF-40 by the Professional Coin Grading Service was knocked down for $19,550.
Among the silver dollars, an 1889-CC Morgan dollar graded MS-62 by ANACS fetched $20,700.

The firm?s next sale is the Pre-Long Beach Elite Auction May 26-27.
For more information, contact Song at (800) 545-1001.