Legend Rare Coin Auctions' Regency Auction 35 brings 2019 to a strong close

On Thursday, December 12, 2019, Legend Rare Coin Auctions conducted its final Regency Auction of the year, its 35th sale as the official Auctioneer of the PCGS Members Only Show.

by Legend Auctions l Published on December 15, 2019

(Lincroft, NJ—12/13/19)—On Thursday, December 12, 2019, Legend Rare Coin Auctions conducted its final Regency Auction of the year, its 35th sale as the official Auctioneer of the PCGS Members Only Show. Held at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, this sale of 611 coins drew buyers from far and wide to bid on coins from the Valley View, Trzaska, Cullen B, Piedmont Numismatics Collections and other important consignments. The standing room only crowd, coupled with phone and a record number of online bidders, resulted in a sale that set more than 20 new world-record prices realized. Included among these were:

  • Lot 7 – 50C 1942 MS68 CAC realized $28,200
  • Lot 26 – 50C 1940 PCGS PR68 CAC realized $18,800
  • Lot 122 – 1C 1910 PCGS PR67+ RD CAC realized $52,875
  • Lot 153 – 5C 1877 PCGS PR67 CAM CAC realized $20,562.50
  • Lot 219 – 5C 1914 PCGS MS67+ CAC realized $27,025
  • Lot 220 – 5C 1915-S PCGS MS67 CAC realized $55,812.50
  • Lot 277 – 10C 1897 PCGS PR67 DCAM CAC realized $21,737.50
  • Lot 353 – 50C 1943-S PCGS MS67+ CAC realized $52,875
  • Lot 357 – 50C 1946-S PCGS MS67+ CAC realized $22,912.50
  • Lot 368 – 50C 1961 Doubled Die Reverse PCGS PR67+ CAC realized $14,687.50

“The crowds were huge, especially for the Valley View and Trzaska Collections,” explained Julie Abrams, president of Legend Rare Coin Auctions. “We had to bring in extra seats for the attendees. Registrations jumped in the last 48-72 hours before the sale, and continued to grow during the sale, as record numbers of internet attendees participated.”
“Overall, the results were much stronger than I had anticipated,” Laura Sperber said. “With the market slowing a bit, we are more than thrilled so see a new collector base continuing to develop through our Regency sales. I am proud to say we now have several collectors exclusively building new major collections through LRCA. When done they will rival the very best! A vast majority of the coins sold went to collectors or their agents—we love that!”

Julie Abrams concluded, “This auction was a fantastic way to end the year, as our boutique style sales continue to garner more and more attention from the collecting public. We look forward to continuing this momentum in 2020, so that we can keep providing a showcase of top-quality coins for the market”

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Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ next sale is the January 30, 2020 Regency Auction 36. The consignment deadline is now passed and cataloging and photographing is well underway. Expect the sale to be live online around the beginning of January, with a watchlist being posted in the coming days. Consignments are being sought for Regency Auction 37, being held in March in Philadelphia. For more information about what is consigned to these two sales, or to consign to a future LRCA Regency Auction, call us at 732-935-1168 or email info@legendauctions.com.

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