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D. Brent Pogue Collection Becomes Most Valuable Ever Sold

Pogue III Sale Brings Over $17 Million, Garrett 1793 Chain Cent Leads All Lots at $998,750, 5-1/2 Cents Worth of Half Cents Bring $4.16 Million

With the third sale of a planned series of five, the D. Brent Pogue Collection sales, presented by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in association with Sotheby’s, became the most valuable series of numismatic auctions in history. When Lot 3132, a MS-67+ (PCGS) 1807 half eagle, brought $282,000, the D. Brent Pogue sales officially surpassed the $62 million in sales netted by the 26 parts of the John J. Ford, Jr. Collection between 2003 and 2013. In 158 lots, the third installment realized a total of $17,135,612.50, bringing the total sales of the three Pogue auctions held thus far to a record breaking $68,577,182.

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Did you know of the 105 lots of the D. Brent Pogue Collection Part II, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, sold September 30 in New York City, nine coins made the top 250 Auction Prices Realized list?

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Did you know Stack’s Bowers Galleries sale of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part I, in conjunction with Sotheby’s, resulted in a total prices realized of over $25 million with only 128 total lots in the sale?  Of those 128 lots, 10 coins made the Top 250 Auction Prices Realized list and 18 coins set new world records.  Click here to read more.

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New World Records Set at Stack’s Bowers and Sotheby’s D. Brent Pogue Collection Coin Auction

Sale Nets More Than $25 Million for 128 Coins, 1808 Gold Coin Sells for $2.35 Million

Collectors bid over $25 million to purchase just 128 coins Tuesday night at the sale of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, presented by auctioneers Stacks Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s in New York City. A small gold coin from 1808, called a quarter eagle and worth just $2.50 when it was minted, realized $2.35 million, a new world record for any coin of the quarter eagle denomination. 
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Did you know that Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold the first world coin to pass the $1 million mark at auction?  The Polish 1621 Sigismund III Gold Hundred Ducats sold in 2008 for $1.3 million.

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