1804 gold eagle sells for 5.28 million at H/A

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  1. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    I wasn't going to say anything....but that was me...I had a spare $5.5 mil sitting around and didn't know what to do with it. I saw this coin come up for auction and figured "why not??".

    I will totally get pictures posted when it arrives :rolleyes:
     
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  4. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    someone has deep pockets during these hard times 1 billion dollar mega million wasn't to long ago?the winner buying out all the rarest u.s coins he/she can get?
     
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  5. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    shhhhhh. Don't say anything else and I will totally cut you in on the deal....

    PS - I won all of zero dollars on my $4 spent on tickets.
     
  6. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    When I was a kid, the 1804 Silver Dollar could be had for a mere $187,000.
     
  7. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    What better way to sneak your money out of the country?
     
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  8. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Inflation buddy. Plus, what is $5mil when you just won the powerball? ;)
     
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  9. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    I wish I knew...:(
     
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  10. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    Always nice to hear from the sections of the economy that aren't cratering, I guess. :rolleyes:
     
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  11. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    Here's mine! :D As close as I can get! laugh.gif

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  12. potty dollar 1878

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  13. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    What we see is a bifurcated market with the really top of the line stuff bring huge prices and a lot of collector material sagging.

    Having said that, the prices in all of the Heritage Auctions seemed to be very strong. This was the first year I get shut out completely, and I hardly bid on American coins. My serious bids were on imperial Roman and hammered English pieces.
     
  14. GoldFinger1969

    GoldFinger1969 Well-Known Member

    Totally agree....the prices for top-end Morgans and Saints and 1907 High Reliefs are flat or up or at worst down 5% from a few years ago.

    The sandbox where I play is showing bigger losses.

    Look at the shenanigans going on with shorted stocks and folks sitting at home. I wonder if we see some of those numbers and $$$ bleed into coins and currency at some point.

    Actually, we've seen it already from the $500 and $1,000 bills purchased according to a currency publication.
     
  15. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Tiredness taken over

  16. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder

    beautiful coin, struck in the 1830s for special presentation sets to foreign dignitaries. Like the 1804 dollars.
     
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