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Legend Rare Coin Auctions to Present Classic Rarities and Collector Coins in Regency Auction XVII

- April 29, 2016

Lot 5: 1C 1812 LARGE DATE PCGS MS64 BN

(Lincroft, NJ)-Legend Rare Coin Auctions is pleased to present Regency Auction XVII, to be held on the evening of May 19 at Harrah's New Orleans, as the official auction for the PCGS Members Only Show.  Classic rarities and popular collector coins abound in the 470 lot sale.

Lot 281: $1 1846-O PCGS MS64

Among classic rarities are an original and a restrike 1827/3 quarter, coins which are rarely offered individually, let alone together in a single sale.  The Original is graded PCGS PR64 and is from the famous James A. Stack Collection; the Restrike is the finest certified by PCGS, PR66.  The 1879 Quintuple Stella in gold, a duplicate from the Bob Simpson Collection, is another major rarity that has caused quite a stir since LRCA announced its consignment.  The Quintuple Stella is the second finest of five known in gold, PCGS-graded PR64 DCAM.

In addition to these fantastic rarities, popular collector coins provide the backbone of the auction.  Among the strongest areas, is a great selection of Bust and Seated Liberty coinage in all denominations, which are particularly strong in the half dollar denomination.  Bust halves have been consigned by multiple advanced collectors, anchored by the Valley Collection. Morgan dollars, patterns, and better gold in high grade will also delight bidders.

Lot 377: $20 1879 J-1643 PCGS PR64 DCAM EX SIMPSON

Highlights include:

Lot 5. 1C 1812 Large Date. PCGS MS64 BN

Lot 54. 5C 1911 PCGS MS67

Lot 106. 10C 1895-O PCGS MS65

Lot 151. 25C 1859-O PCGS MS65

Lot 189. 50C 1806 Pointed 6, No Stem. Ex Pittman

Lot 406: $5 1807 Bust Right. PCGS MS64

Lot 232. 50C 1873 No Arrows, Open 3. PCGS MS62

Lot 281. $1 1846-O PCGS MS64

Lot 346. $1 1879 PCGS PR67 DCAM

Lot 379. $50 1851 Humbert. Lettered Edge, 887. 50 on Reverse. PCGS AU53

Lot 395. $2.50 1900 PCGS PR68+ DCAM

Lot 406. $5 1807 Bust Right. PCGS MS64

Lot 416. $5 1909-O PCGS MS61

"The team at LRCA did a great job bringing the consignments together," stated Laura Sperber, founder and partner of Legend Rare Coin Auctions.  "There are amazing coins in virtually every category.  Since the sale is in New Orleans, we have a pleasing selection of New Orleans mint issues, including many high grade examples."

Julie Abrams, president of LRCA added, "As the market continues to show signs of stabilizing and coming back from the recent downturn, we anticipate a lot of bidding participation.  In the first 24 hours of online bidding many five figure coins have already attracted competitive bids.

Live bidding is now available at  Lot viewing is also available by appointment in at their Lincroft, NJ office during business hours Wednesday, May 4 to Thursday, May 12.  For full auction information, please refer to

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