LRCA to Provide Chicago Assortment from Early Half {Dollars} in September 47 Regency Public sale | CoinNews – CoinNews.internet


Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) is proud to announce the Chicago Collection of Early Half Dollars, which includes the # 1 PCGS Registry Set of Early Half Dollars and a full Red Book Variety Bust Half Set.

1817/4 Capped bust half dollar, PCGS rated F15. ( image)

This incredible collection includes over 30 coins tied for at least the best known honors at PCGS, including a staggering 25 that are the best in service.

“Starting with the very first coin, the PCGS AU58 CAC from 1794, every coin in this incredible collection is impressive and you can clearly see the attention and care that went into completing this set,” said Laura Sperber, founder of LRCA. “This is clearly a world-class half-bust collection that fully deserves its status as the number one PCGS registry set.”

Overall, this outstanding collection is worth well over $ 3,000,000, according to PCGS Value. In addition to the 101 coins that make up the register set, the collection also contains a few other interesting variants that increase the attractiveness of the collection.

“This collection is extremely fresh on the market,” said Matthew Bell, LRCA CEO. “When you look at the coins, it’s amazing how many incredibly beautiful coins have been put together. We are truly honored to have been selected to bring this collection up for auction.”

Highlights are abundant in the collection. Some of the outstanding highlights are:

  • 50C 1794 PCGS AU58 CAC, the best known specimen at PCGS
  • 50C 1796 15 STARS. PCGS AU58 +, coin graded AU58 + only and third best known at PCGS
  • 50C 1803 LARGE 3rd 12 ARROWS. PCGS MS63 CAC, single finest known example at PCGS
  • 50C 1806 POINT 6, STEM. PCGS MS64, single finest known example at PCGS
  • 50C 1805 PCGS MS62, single finest known copy at PCGS
  • 50C 1806/5 BIG STARS. PCGS MS63 CAC, single finest known from PCGS
  • 50C 1810 PCGS MS65 CAC, single finest known from PCGS
  • 50C 1814 PCGS MS66 CAC, single finest known from PCGS
  • 50C 181.7 DOTTED DATE PCGS MS64 +, single best known at PCGS
  • 50C 1824 PCGS MS66 + CAC, single finest known from PCGS
  • 50C 1828 CURL BASE 2nd KNOB. PCGS MS65 + CAC, single finest known

This collection also includes the 50C 1817/4. PCGS F15, one of only eleven known examples of this overdate. Having every specimen in a collection is a tremendous achievement, and this coin is one of only seven that have been graded by PCGS.

The entire Chicago Collection of Early Half Dollars will be auctioned off at Regency Auction 47 on September 2nd in Las Vegas.

Before that, highlights of the collection will be on view in August at the ANA World Fair of Money. The consignments for the Regency auction 47 are still open.

Contact Legend Rare Coin Auctions at 732-935-1168 or [email protected] for more information.

Via Legend Rare Coin Auctions

Legend Rare Coin Auctions is a numismatic auction house that specializes in the finest and rarest US coins. Founded in 2012 by Laura Sperber, the owner and president of Legend Numismatics, the leading retailer for rare coins. LRCA was designed from the start as a different type of rare coin auction company. LRCA seasoned numismatic auction industry veterans include Julie Abrams, president; Greg Cohen, senior numismatist; and Jessica Berkman, show coordinator. The firm’s Regency Auctions serve as the official auction for the PCGS Members’ Shows

Since its inception, LRCA has sold many major collections that have resulted in world record prices, including the Coronet Collection of Morgan Dollars; the David Hall-Bob Simpson Collection of Liberty Head Eagles; the Morgan Dollars Sunnywood-Simpson Collection; the Phil Flannagan Collection of Territorial Gold, Toned Dollars, and 1795 coins; Duplicates from the Gerald Forsythe Collections of Buffalo Nickels and Mercury Dimes; the Bob Simpson collection of standard silver swatches; the Northern Lights Collection from Monster Toned Morgan Dollars; the Indian Head $ 10s and Peace Dollars Crow River collections; the Konstantine Collection of Capped Bust Half Dollars, the # 1 PCGS Set of Red Book Strains, 1807-1836; the BigMO Civil War Set; and the Bruce Morelan Collection of Early Dollars and Early Type Coins. To consign for an upcoming auction, visit and contact a consignment specialist today.

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