1870 Double Eagle Proof Featured at GreatCollections

Double Eagle is one of only 4-5 in private hands….

GreatCollections is proud to offer a rare Proof Double Eagle in their auction ending on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The 1870 Double Eagle Proof is graded PCGS Proof-64 DCAM by PCGS and is expected to sell for over $140,000.

1870lib1 1870 Double Eagle Proof Featured at GreatCollections“It is always a privilege to offer a coin of this stature, which is being sold completely unreserved. The high-end coin market is very vibrant today, and this coin is sure to attract spirited bidding,” said Ian Russell, President/founder of GreatCollections.

Only 35 coins were minted of this rarity with approximately 10-20 known today.

Just four or five coins are available to private collectors; the remaining are in museums and other institutions including the Smithsonian, which holds two examples.

Russell continued: “The last time a coin in this grade was sold, it brought $109,250 back in 2004. We are obviously expecting a higher price today.”

 

Other highlights in the auction include:

 

20lib1 1870 Double Eagle Proof Featured at GreatCollections

Rare 1870 Double Eagle Proof

To view professional images of the highlights or other coins in the auction, please visit www.greatcollections.com or telephone 1-800-44-COINS.

 

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About GreatCollections

GreatCollections is an auction and direct sale venue for PCGS, NGC and ANACS certified coins, as well as coins approved by CAC. GreatCollections handles each coin transaction from start to finish. For sellers, GreatCollections offers professional imaging for each coin, cash advances as appropriate, and other individualized services generally not available with the large auction houses and other websites, freeing the seller to do nothing except collect the proceeds of the sale. Buyers benefit by entrusting a venue whose principals have years of coin experience and whose reputations in the industry are impeccable.

 

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