The Pogue Quarter Eagles: A Post-Auction Analysis

May 23, 2015 in Antique Coins, Blogs, Coins, Collecting, Gold, Gold Eagles, History, Numismatica, Numismatics, USA Coins

By: Doug Winter (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

As the early half dollars in the Pogue sale were hammered down—some at levels less than I expected—I turned to my client/friend seated beside me and told him “we might actually be able to buy some of the early quarter eagles; prices are really reasonable for the silver, and opening bids for the gold are lower than I would have thought.” As usually happens when I make such bold statements, I was so, so wrong.

The first of the Pogue sessions was held in New York on May 19th and I was excited to attend. The auction was conducted at Sotheby’s… Full article at the source>

Source: (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

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