The $11 million Long Beach sale held by Heritage Feb. 16-19 was highlighted by early American issues.
A silver 1785 Immune Columbia piece with a Nova Constellatio reverse sold for $129,250, including a 17.5 percent buyer’s fee.
It was graded AU-53 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. The number known as estimated by the cataloger as between five and 15.
A 1652 Pine Tree shilling went for $111,625. The firm said it is the finest known of the rare (R.6) Noe-3 variety, an NGC-graded MS-65 gem.
Bringing $105,750 was a copper 1785 Inimica Tyrannis Americana piece with Confederatio reverse. Heritage said it tied at NGC XF-40 for second finest of among eight or nine examples.
A New Jersey copper, Running Fox before legend, graded MS-65 Brown by NGC and one of two recorded Mint State examples from among all Running Fox varieties, sold for $99,875.
Among regular issues, an 1892 double eagle, graded Proof-65 Deep Cameo by the Professional Coin Grading Service sold for $146,875.
A Flowing Hair 1794 silver dollar, B-1, BB-1, PCGS VF Details fetched $88,125.
A 1798 dollar, Large Eagle, Pointed 9, Wide Date, B-23, BB-105, R.3, PCGS MS-63 went for $49,350.
An 1807 $5 Bust Right, BD-1, High R.4, MS-64+ PCGS realized $49,350.
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