“This could be a record-setting Long Beach event, the likes of which numismatics has not seen in years,” said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions. “It’s always a thrill to offer the world’s most famous coins alongside an already-stunning selection of private collections. That’s not even including a very special announcement Heritage will make during the event.”
The specimen, encapsulated in a PCGS PR62 holder, most recently sold at auction in 2013, when it realized $3.87 million.
Long Beach 2018 introduces “An Important New York Collection,” an important selection of U.S. type. Also scheduled for the Premier session, the collection features 21 breath-taking lots:
The auction also holds surprising offerings such as a group of artist Edwin Warren Sawyer’s 1913 Native American Portrait Galvanos. Offered across 18 individual lots, Sawyer’s iconic bronze medallic art remains highly respected as both artistic and historic achievements.
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, London, Paris, Geneva, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.