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Stack's Bowers
SOLD - $4.9 Million for Early U.S. Silver Dollar

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - An early U.S. coin, known as a 1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar has sold for $4.9 million. The coin (graded Mint State-66+) was sold by Stack's Bowers.

Source: Stack's Bowers - October 5, 2015

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Heritage Auctions
SOLD - $399,500 for Rare American Penny

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA - An extremely rare 1793 Wreath Cent (U.S. penny) has sold at auction for $399,500. The penny (Graded MS66 Red and Brown) was sold by Heritage Auctions.

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Heritage Auctions - August 16, 2015

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Heritage Auctions
SOLD - $282,000 for 1893 U.S. Silver Dollar

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A rare 1893 U.S silver dollar coin (graded MS63) has sold for $282,000 (including buyer premium). The coin was sold by Heritage Auctions.

Source: Heritage Auctions - July 9, 2015

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Heritage Auctions
SOLD - $1.1 Million for Rare 1880 U.S. Coin

LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA, USA - An 1880 four-dollar U.S. coin (graded PR65), known as a rare Coiled Hair Stella, has sold for $1.1 million. The coin was sold by Heritage Auctions.

Source: Heritage Auctions - June 15, 2015

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South China Morning Post
FOUND - $240,000 Flawed Chinese Banknote

CHINA - A Chinese employee who received a rare flawed 100 yuan bank note in his wages pack, was surprised to learn the note may be worth up to $240,000 (1.5 million yuan) to collectors.

Source: South China Morning Post - June 4, 2015

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Stack's Bowers
SOLD - $2.3 Million for Rare 1808 U.S. Coin

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A rare 1808 Quarter Eagle U.S. coin (graded Mint State-65) has sold for $2.3 million. The coin was sold by Stack's Bowers in cooperation with Sotheby's.

Source: Stack's Bowers - May 21, 2015

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Heritage Auctions
SOLD - $505,000 for 1870 U.S. Silver Dollar

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A rare 1870 U.S silver dollar coin (graded XF40) has sold for $505,000 (including buyer premium). The coin was sold by Heritage Auctions.

Source: Heritage Auctions - May 12, 2015

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Dukes Auctioneers
SOLD - $83,000 Coin Found by Auctioneer

DORSET, UK - A £1 English Civil War coin (circa 1643) discovered during an auction valuation by Duke's Auctioneers has sold for $83,000 (£56,000 after premium). The coin was also sold by Duke's.

Source: Story - Daily Echo / Photos - Dukes Auctioneers - April 2, 2015

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Coin World
SOLD - $1.1 Million for 1792 U.S. Birch Cent

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, USA - A rare1792 U.S. Birch Cent has sold for $1.1 million (another fetched $2.5 million back in January). The coin was sold by Stack's Bowers.

Source: Coin World - January 19, 2015

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Coin Week
COMING - $10 Million Expected for Rare U.S. Coin

USA - An ultra-rare 1822 Gold Half Eagle (five dollar) coin, one of three known to exist, is expected to fetch up to $10 million. The TBA sale will be handled by Stack's Bowers in cooperation with Sotheby's.

Source: Coin Week - March 13, 2015

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Heritage
$2.58 Million for Rare 1792 U.S. Cent (New Record)

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, USA - An extremely rare U.S. penny, born out of political controversy and known as one of the earliest U.S. coins, set a new world record by fetching $2.58 million at Heritage Auctions.

Source: What Sells Best - January 19, 2015

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Antiques Trade Gazette
$470,000 for Rare 1489 Henry VII Coin

LONDON, UK - A large 1489 Sovereign coin, a rare coin introduced by Henry VII has sold for $470,000 (£310,000). The coin was sold by Spink Auctions.

Source: Antiques Trade Gazette - January 13, 2015

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Heritage
$2.1 Million for 1907 Saint-Gaudens

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, USA - A 1907 U.S. $20 gold coin (graded PR68), known as a "Saint-Gaudens," has sold at auction for $2.1 million. The coin was sold by Heritage Auctions.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - January 13, 2015

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Tyler Morning Telegraph
$2.35 Million for Rare U.S. Penny

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, USA - A rare 1793 U.S. penny, known as a "chain cent," has sold at auction for $2.35 million. The coin was sold by Heritage Auctions.

Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph - January 9, 2015

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Heritage Auctions
$329,000 for Gold 1897 South Africa Sixpence

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A rare gold 1897 South African sixpence coin (graded PR63) has sold for $329,000 (including buyer premium). The coin was sold by Heritage Auctions.

Source: Heritage Auctions - January 5, 2015

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
$396,562 for 1852 U.S. Fifty-Dollar Coin

HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA - A rare 1852 Assay Office U.S. fifty-dollar coin (graded MS64) has sold for $396,562. The coin was sold by Heritage Auctions.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - December 8, 2014

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Art Daily
$282,000 for Rare Twenty-Five-Cent Coin

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A rare 1842 U.S. twenty-five-cent coin (25C Small Date PR65 PCGS) has sold for $282,000. The coin was sold by Heritage Auctions.

Source: Art Daily - November 6, 2014

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The Daily Mail
Rare Coin Found in Field May Fetch $1.7 Million

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, UK - An extremely rare 1652 (U.S.) Colonial Coin, (Silver Threepenny), found in a field by a 42 year old metal detecting enthusiast may fetch $1.7 million..

Source: The Daily Mail - September 8, 2014

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Antiques and the Arts
$339,000 for Rare Ten-Dollar Banknote

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA - A newly discovered Stockton California National Banknote has sold at auction for $339,300. The Banknote was sold by the Bonhams auction house.

Source: Antiques and the Arts - August 11, 2014

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Paul Fraser Collectibles $1.9 Million for Rare American Penny

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA - An extremely rare 1792 Silver Center One Cent (U.S penny) has sold at auction for $1.9 million. The penny was sold by Heritage Auctions.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - August 11, 2014

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Art Daily
$1.4 Million for Rare U.S. Penny 1792

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A rare American penny (a 1792 Silver Center One Cent piece) has sold at auction for $1.4 million. The coin was sold by Heritage Auctions.

Source: Art Daily - May 20, 2014

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The Daily Mail
$1.1 Million for Medal Found in Pawn Shop

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, USA - A 1936 Nobel Peace Prize that was found in a South American pawn shop, has sold for $1.1 million. The Medal is the second Nobel Peace Prize ever to be sold at auction.

Source: The Daily Mail - March 28, 2014

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Paul Fraser Collectibles

$731,850 for Rare 1920 Australian Coin

LONDON, UK - A rare Australian gold coin (George V sovereign) has sold for $731,850 (£437,500 ). The coin was minted in Sydney in 1920, and is one of five known examples.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles -
March 6, 2014

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SFGate.com
$10 Million in Gold Coins Discovered by Couple

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USA - A couple has unearthed $10 million in gold coins. They discovered the 19th-century U.S. coins buried in rusty cans, in their back yard.

Source: SFGate.com - February 25, 2014

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KEYC TV

Rare Penny Found in Desk Drawer may fetch $250,000

LA JOLLA, C
ALIFORNIA, USA - An extremely rare Aluminum Penny, discovered in a desk drawer, where it spent 33 years, is expected to fetch up-to $250,000 at auction.

Source: KEYC TV - January
30, 2014

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Coin Week
$1.2 Million for Rare United States Half-Cent

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA - An 1811 United States Half-Cent has sold for $1.2 million. The coin is one of the highest graded examples (of its type) to enter the marketplace.

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Coin Week - January 29, 2014

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
Rare 1795 U.S. 'Reeded Edge' Cent Collects $646,500

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, USA - A 1795 U.S. 'Reeded Edge' Cent has sold for $646,250. Since 1890, there have only been 26 sales of Reeded Edge cents, making this one very rare.

Source:
Paul Fraser Collectibles - January 14, 2014

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Antiques and the Arts
Rare 1890 U.S. Treasury Note Fetches $3.2 Million

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, USA - A rare and famous 1890 ($1,000) U.S. Treasury Note, known as the “Grand Watermelon note” has sold for $3.29 million, including the buyer’s premium.

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Antiques and the Arts - January 14, 2014

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CoinUpdate.com
Historic 1787 U.S. Gold Coin Fetches $4.5 Million

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, USA - A 1787 Brasher Doubloon (U.S. Gold Coin) sold for $4,582,500 (including buyer's premium). The coin's thought to be one of seven Brasher Doubloons known to exist.

Source:
CoinUpdate.com - January 10, 2014

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CoinUpdate.com
1913 Liberty Nickel Brings $3.2 Million

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, USA - A 1913 U.S. Liberty Nickel has sold for $3,290,500 (including buyer's premium). The coin once appeared in a 1973 episode of the television series "Hawaii-Five-O".

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CoinUpdate.com - January 10, 2014

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
Rare 1822 Pedro Gold Coin Collects $499,500

NEW YORK, NY, USA - An 1822 Brazilian Pedro I Gold Coin has sold for $499,500. It's thought that only 64 of the coins were ever struck, making this one very rare.

Source:
Paul Fraser Collectibles - January 7, 2014

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CNN
$1.5 Million for Rare U.S. Quarter

NEW YORK, NY, USA - A Rare 1796 B-2 U.S. Quarter minted in Philadelphia, has sold for $1.5 Million. It's thought that only 500 of the original 6,000 minted in 1796 have survived.

Source: CNN - November 18, 2013

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
1893 Morgan Dollar Collects $235,000

NEW YORK, NY, USA - An 1893 Morgan Silver Dollar has sold for $235,000. It's thought that only 100,000 of this particular coin were minted, making those in good condition very rare.

Source:
Paul Fraser Collectibles - November 4, 2013

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Las Vegas Sun
Gold Hoard Found in Garage Fetches $6.7 Million

CARSON CITY, NEVADA, USA - A mysterious gold hoard, discovered in the garage of a deceased Nevada recluse, has fetched a total of $6.7 million at auction, after the second-half of the coins were sold.

Source: Las Vegas Sun - August 7, 2013

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