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Blue Moon’s May 1 auction a rich source of gold and silver coins
|Written by Auction House PR|
|Thursday, 26 April 2012 13:15|
VANCOUVER, Wash. – In their May 1 ‘Anniversary Lots & Gambling Gurus’ auction, Blue Moon Coins is offering a terrific assortment of rare coins, American Silver Eagles, huge silver coin lots, gold coins, foreign coins and seated Liberty Half Dollars. Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.com,
Among the highlights are:
Lot 10 – In honor of the 25th anniversary of the first American Silver Eagle to roll out of the mint in 1986, this lot consists of a historically important set of five American Silver Eagles. The set includes one 1986 proof American Silver Eagle, a beautiful specimen of the first year of the product’s appearance; one very rare 2011 proof American Silver Eagle in original mint box with packaging and paperwork, and three simulated reverse-proof 2011 American Silver Eagles. This set is attractively displayed in an original 2011 25th Anniversary box.
Lot 20 – 2011 was the 25th Anniversary of the minting of the first American Silver Eagle in 1986. To commemorate this anniversary, the US Mint created 100,000 sets with five coins in each set. The sets were limited to five per household and sold for approximately $299. Later that same day, the sets hit eBay and were reselling for over $1,000. This lot is one of the more affordable versions of the original set.
The winner of this lot will receive an original 2011 25th Anniversary box, complete with original paperwork and five genuine United States Mint American Silver Eagles. Each of these five coins is a one-ounce, .999 fine silver coin, graded MS70 by the NGC grading company.
Lot 21 – 2011 Anniversary Silver Eagle Rare NGC Red Label MS70 Early Release.
Lot 100 –Certified ICG rare coin lot that would be valued at $55,000 (April 2012) by PCGS Pricing Guidesheet. Forty MS 67 red pennies.
Lot 110 – A piece of Americana from Benny Binion’s Horseshoe Casino bunker: a selection of original brass $1 vintage gaming tokens from the Horseshoe Hotel and Casino.
For additional information on any lot in the auction, call Ken tollfree at 888-655-(COIN)/2646 or Aaron at 888-553-COIN/2646.
View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE
|Last Updated on Thursday, 26 April 2012 14:23|