Several U.S. coins graded by NGC had amazing results in the recent auction.
A recently discovered 1794 Flowing Hair dollar and eight other vintage coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) each realized six figures in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August Rarities Night ANA Auction on August 17, 2021.
In its first appearance in a public sale, the 1794 Flowing Hair dollar graded NGC AU-55 (lot 4109) realized $840,000. The Flowing Hair dollar set the standard for America’s monetary system even though it was minted for only two years. From a mintage of 1,758, only 150 known examples survive to this day.
Meanwhile, a 1796 Draped Bust dollar with Small Date and Small Letters graded NGC MS-64 and pedigreed to the Eric P. Newman Collection and “Colonel” E.H.R. Green (lot 4112) realized $456,000. This exceptionally high-grade example boasts a well-centered strike and is well-preserved.
Other NGC-certified highlights that were part of the August sale included:
- an 1803 14-Star Reverse $10 graded NGC MS-66 (lot 4228) that realized $264,000
- an 1802 Draped Bust half dime graded NGC AU-50 (lot 4048) that realized $228,000
- a 1795 9 Leaves $10 graded NGC AU-58 (lot 4221) that realized $228,000
- an 1854 Type 2 gold dollar graded NGC MS-68 and pedigreed to Eliasberg (lot 4157) that realized $156,000
- a 1796 15 Stars half dollar graded NGC AU-55 (lot 4085) that realized $144,000
- an 1851 887 With “50” Augustus Humbert $50 graded NGC MS-61 (lot 4304) that realized $132,000
- an 1870-CC half dollar graded NGC MS-62 (lot 4093) that realized $102,000
All prices realized include the buyer’s premium.
Press release courtesy of the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.