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The Regency Auction XII, Featuring the Number One Coronet Collection of MS Morgan Dollars, is Legend Auctions' Largest and Most Robust Sale to Date

- June 9, 2015

One dollar 1$ 1879-CC Capped Die
$1 1879-CC Capped Die PCGS MS65 Cornet Collection

Lincroft, NJ – Legend Rare Coin Auctions returns to The Bellagio in Las Vegas on June 25 for The Regency Auction XII featuring Part I of the world famous Coronet Collection of MS Morgan Dollars, the #1 all-time Morgan Dollar Set on the PCGS Registry.  The sale will be the young auction house's twelfth overall and their fifth since parting ways with Morphy Auctions last May.  Besides the 64 comprising the first half of The Coronet Collection, and another stunning group of wildly toned Morgan and Peace Dollars, this 476 lot sale also includes a spectacular $4 1879 Stella Flowing Hair PCGS PR65 DCAM and a group of $10 Liberties from the former Simpson/Hall Collection.

One Dollar $1 1886-O Eliasberg
$1 1886-O PCGS MS65+ Ex Eliasberg Cornet Collection

The sale has been moved up a half hour to accommodate the auction house's East Coast bidders, and will commence at 4:30 PM PT on Thursday, June 25, preceded by two full days of lot viewing and one day of lot viewing by appointment.  As always, The Regency Auction XII is held in conjunction with the PCGS Members Only Show, of which Legend Rare Coin Auctions is the official auctioneer.

Julie Abrams, Legend Rare Coin Auctions President, is "thrilled and deeply honored to have been selected to auction the number one all time Mint State Morgan Dollar Set in the PCGS Registry: The Coronet Collection.  Building the collection was a lifelong endeavor of a loyal Legend Numismatics customer."  Abrams went on to say "The Regency Auction XII is truly a culmination of what our auction house has to offer.  Only the finest lots were selected, with over 80 rejected in the process.  Everyone at Legend Auctions is excited for the results of this landmark sale."

The Regency Auction XII featuring Part I of The Coronet Collection includes some truly special lots.  Just a few of the highlights include:

One Dollar $1 1893 PCGS MS66
$1 1893 PCGS MS66 Coronet Collection
  • Lot # 8 - $1 1879-CC Capped Die PCGS MS65 Coronet Collection
  • Lot # 38 - $1 1886-O PCGS MS65+ Ex Eliasberg Coronet Collection
  • Lot # 62 - $1 1893 PCGS MS66 Cornet Collection
  • Lot # 77 - T$1 1878 Trade PCGS PR66+ DCAM
  • Lot # 117 - $1 1878-CC PCGS MS65PL Ex Wayne Miller
  • Lot # 153 - $1 1899-O Micro O Wing Lines PCGS MS66
  • Lot # 166 - 1/2C 1854 PCGS MS65RB
  • Lot # 187 - 1C 1858 Small Letters PCGS PR65+
  • Lot # 289 - 10C 1837 No Stars, Large Date PCGS MS67
  • Lot # 374 - 50C 1939-D PCGS MS67+
  • Lot # 397 - $3 1878 PCGS MS67
  • Lot # 400 - $4 1879 Flowing Hair PCGS PR65 DCAM
  • Lot # 402 - $5 1820 Square Base 2 PCGS AU50
  • Lot # 454 - 50C 1936 Long Island PCGS MS67+
  • Lot # 475 - 50C 1877 J-1515 PCGS PR66BN

"We expect a record number of bidders, with aggressive bidding, and the potential for many new price records," states Laura Sperber, founder and partner of Legend Rare Coin Auctions.  "Please be prepared and do not hesitate to ask for our opinions!  We are here to serve you and building long-term relationships is what we're all about.  The majority of coins in Part I of The Coronet Collection are the finest ever graded and we can't imagine anyone being disappointed.  Part II of this remarkable collection will be sold in our October Regency Auction XIV."

$4 1879 Flowing Hair DCAM
$4 1879 Flowing Hair PCGS PR65 DCAM

Bidding is now live on the Legend Rare Coin Auctions website.  Register and place online pre-bids today at  The Regency Auction XII will take place at The Bellagio in Las Vegas on Thursday, June 25 at 4:30 PM PT / 7:30 PM ET in conjunction with the PCGS Members Only Show.  In addition to posted lot viewing times, auction preview will also be available by appointment in their New Jersey office until June 18.

As stated above, Part II of The Coronet Collection will be offered in the October 15 Regency Auction XIV.  In addition, the $1 1893-S PCGS MS67 Ex Vermuele/Jack Lee, the world's most valuable Morgan Dollar, is being offered for sale by private treaty as part of The Coronet Collection.  Please contact Legend Rare Coin Auctions or visit their website for more information.

For information about Legend Rare Coin Auctions or consigning to future sales, email Julie Abrams at mailto:[email protected], call 845-430-4378, or visit

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