A rare 1794 American silver coin possibly touched by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton was sold Thursday night by an Irvine auction house for a record-breaking $10 million.
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Source: The Orange County Register
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The finest-graded specimen of America’s “most beautiful coin,” the MCMVII (1907) Proof Ultra High Relief double eagle graded Proof-69 by PCGS, crossed the auction block on the evening of Friday, June 29, 2012, and with the fall of the hammer a record price of $2,760,000 had been won at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in Baltimore, Md. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is a subsidiary of Spectrum Group International, Inc.