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Heritage calls auction

her1.jpgHigh-grade examples of U.S. coinage from from Colonial times to modern, will be offered by Heritage Auction Galleries in its Platinum Night sale session, part of the firm?s Jan. 9-12 Florida United Numismatists auction.

The consignment, dubbed the Madison Collection, features a 1933 Indian Head $10 graded MS-65 by Professional Coin Grading Service.

This collection alone is valued at $10 million, the auction firm says, calling it the anchor of the Platinum Night sale.

?The collector sought a representative of everything that had passed for money in the geographical United States, from Colonial to modern times,? said Greg Rohan, president of Heritage.

A few highlights from the Madison Collection include a 1652 NE shilling, graded AU-50 by Numismatic Guaranty Corp.; 1652 Oak Tree shilling, NGC MS-65 and a Libertas Americana bronze medal, NGC MS-63 Brown.

her2.jpgEarly U.S. coinage includes a 1794 half cent, NGC MS-65 Brown, and a 1794 large cent, ex. Eliasberg, PCGS MS-66 Red Brown; 1792 half disme, PCGS MS-63, and an 1805 quarter, NGC MS-66.

Gold includes, in addition to the 1933 eagle, a proof 1855 gold dollar, ex. Pittman, PCGS Proof-66 DCAM; 1907 gold $10 with rolled edge, PCGS MS-67; 1861-O gold $20, NGC AU-58; 1907 Saint-Gaudens $20, NGC MS-67.

Several Private or Territorial gold pieces are offered, one of them an 1855 Wass, Molitor $50 gold piece in PCGS MS-60.

Several patterns are highlighted by an 1879 $4 ?Stella,? Judd-1636, NGC Proof-64 Gilt.

Heritage?s sale will take place in the Orange County Convention Center, North/South Building, 9400 Universal Blvd., Orlando, Fla.

her3.jpgLot viewing is scheduled to take place in Room 220 D, E, F, with the floor auction sessions in Room 230 B.

Further details about Heritage?s FUN auction of U.S. coins were not available at press time. The online catalog was to expected be available for viewing and bidding by Dec. 21.

For more information, see Web site www.ha.com, or call (800) 872-6467.

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