Bidders were on fire when the first 128 rare coins of the D. Brent Pogue Coin Collection went for sale on May 19 in New York during the much-anticipated Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s sale. Overall, the 128 coins took in more than $25 million, and records fell in virtually every denomination category that was offered that evening.
Last year, sales of rare U.S. coins approached $536 million. It looks like things may get even hotter in 2015, during which we'll see the first offerings from the highly anticipated D. Brent Pogue sale.
Do you collect Washington quarters? Perhaps you’ll want to spend a little time (and a few bucks) on buying some of the more recent issues from the popular eight-decade-old series.
Larry King recently recorded a 25-minute interview with Ian Russell, who is the founder and president of GreatCollections Coin Auctions. The interview was taped at King’s Los Angeles studio for his television program, Larry King Now.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries has announced they will hold a series of auctions starting on May 14, 2015 and lasting through September 21, 2017 and will offer the “most valuable rare coin collection" ever to cross the auction block.