22-01-2017 – 01-01-1970
FUN show and NYINC
HA auctions more than $70 million of coins and currency in first three weeks of 2017
Heritage Auctions, the world’s largest numismatic auction house, announced that it sold $70,822,868 in U.S. coins, U.S. and World Currency and World & Ancient Coins at the FUN show and the NYINC during the first three weeks of 2017 – a 30 percent increase over 2016.
“These results show Heritage is in tune with the market and its clients and maintains its superiority as the world’s No. 1 auction house for numismatic collections, large and small,” Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions, said. “The rare coin market remains a robust market for collecting and investing.
“These results bode well for 2017. We remain optimistic for the coming year.”
Justh & Hunter Gold Ingot. 327.97 Ounces.
During its annual auction held in conjunction with the Florida United Numismatists convention, U.S. coin sales totaled more than $42 million, led by a rare, 327.97-Ounce Justh & Hunder Gold Ingot, which sold for $564,000,…
Lot 5563: 1792 H10C Half Disme, MS66 PCGS Secure.
…and a 1792 H10C Half Disme, which ended at $493,500 following interest by 14 bidders. A 1884 Trade dollar, a classic rarity of which there are only 10 are known to exist, sold for $423,000.
Fr. 2231-B $10,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PCGS Gem New 65.
U.S. and World Currency sales realized more than $8.8 million on top of a 1934 $10,000 Federal Reserve Note from the famed Binion Horseshoe Casino display, which sold for $158,625, and a 1934 $5,000 note, which sold for $146,875.
“Overall we were very pleased with the results,” said Dustin Johnston, Director of Currency Auctions at Heritage. “As expected, collectors zeroed in on rare notes with impeccable provenance and exposure. Condition played an important role this year as near-gem examples surpassed expectations.”
Japan. Meiji gold Proof 10 Yen Year 13 (1880) PR64 Cameo NGC.
World & Ancient Coins sold more than $18 million during its annual auction held in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) at the Waldorf Astoria in New York and online. The star of the NYINC show was the Meiji 13 (1880) proof set of Japanese coinage, from the Commander Collection, the most valuable of which sold for $305,500, followed by an 1880 Meji gold Proof 10 Yen, which sold for $270,250.
“We serve the most significant numismatic collections in the world,” said Cristiano Bierrenbach, Executive Vice President of International Numismatics. “New markets and stellar collections underscore our growth plans for 2017.”
Heritage Auctions is the largest fine art and collectibles auction house founded in the United States, and the world’s largest collectibles auctioneer. Heritage maintains offices in New York, Dallas, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Chicago, Palm Beach, Paris, Geneva, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.
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