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Half disme brings $470,000


disme170Stack’s Bowers Galleries called the official auction March 13-15 at the Whitman Baltimore Spring Expo.

Total sales were $11,922.392 broken down between the coin offerings of $9,741,098 and the paper money portion that brought in $2,181,294.

A 1792 half disme graded MS-64 by the Professional Coin Grading Service reached $470,000.

Bringing $117,500 was a 1912 $20 gold piece graded Proof-66 by PCGS with a Certified Acceptance Corporation sticker.

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A PCGS Proof-68 Deep Cameo 1892 gold $2.50 fetched $111,625. This same amount also was reached by a 1907 Wire Rim Indian $10 gold coin that was graded MS-66 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation with a CAC sticker.

The sale also featured Part III of the Ted L. Craige Collection of more than 400 lots of Colonial issues.

A Libertas Americana medal in silver graded MS-62 by PCGS sold for $99,875. The firm notes it was immediately followed by a Choice AU Lord Baltimore groat, a beautiful, ex: Boyd coin that saw hefty bidding and finally reached $70,500.

Session Six featured U.S. paper money and this was the largest bank note sale that Stack’s Bowers Galleries has held in Baltimore.

For more information, visit www.stacksbowers.com.

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