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Over $30 million was realized by Heritage Auctions Central States Numismatic Society’s official convention auction held April 27-May 1 in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Ill.

Dominating the numbers were the results of Platinum Night bidding April 28, which totaled over $23.9 million excluding buy backs.

Highlighting Platinum Night was a gold 1870 Type 2 $20 that was bid to $345,000. It was graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corp. as Proof-65 Ultra Cameo. It also had a CAC sticker.

This price and other prices include a 15 percent buyer’s fee.

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Gold dominated the top results of Platinum Night.

An 1873 Closed “3” $20 brought $230,000. It was graded NGC Proof-65 Ultra Cameo.

An 1860 $20 also realized $230,000. It was graded as NGC Proof-64 Cameo.

Bringing $195,000 was an 1879 $4 Flowing Hair pattern, Judd-1635, graded NGC Proof-65 Cameo.

Another $4 followed at $184,000. This 1879 Flowing Hair coin was graded Proof-64 by the Professional Coin Grading Service and it had a CAC sticker.

At $161,000 was an 1860 gold $10 graded by PCGS as Proof-64 Deep Cameo.

A Kellogg and Humbert gold ingot weighing 56.25 ounces that was recovered from the wreck of the S.S. Central America sold for $143,750.

At eighth place in the top 10 comes the first non-gold coin. A 1796 quarter graded NGC MS-63 went to a new owner for $138,000.

Reaching $126,500 was a PCGS MS-64 Panama-Pacific round commemorative $50 of 1915.

Two other coins also reached the same sum. One was an 1808 gold $2.50 called MS-61 by NGC.  The other was an 1813 gold $5 graded NGC MS-65.

For more information about the auction, visit the firm’s website at www.HA.com.

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