Costa Mesa, CA (March 8, 2022) – Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to announce the incredible Hendricks Set of $10 Eagles from the Fairmont Collection, a landmark feature of their Spring 2022 Showcase Auction. Spanning the Classic Head and Liberty Head series from 1834 through 1907, the $10 eagles from the Hendricks Set exhibit the superior quality and completeness that has become a hallmark of the Fairmont provenance. It is ranked as the #1 Current and All-Time Finest PCGS Registry Set in the LIBERTY HEAD $10 GOLD BASIC SET, CIRCULATION STRIKES (1838-1907) – CAC category, and the #2 Current Finest Set in the LIBERTY HEAD $10 GOLD DATE SET, CIRCULATION STRIKES (1838-1907) category.
Of the 148 coins in this offering, 101 have been stickered by CAC for a 68% approval rate. The Hendricks Set features an impressive array of both Condition Census and Everyman quality, and its first ever auction appearance in April is sure to generate tremendous excitement. Highlights include an AU-58 (PCGS) CAC 1839 Small Letters and an AU-55 (PCGS) CAC 1863 that are each the sole finest at CAC; an AU-58 (PCGS) CAC 1865-S and an MS-63 (PCGS) CAC that are each the sole finest at PCGS, and an AU-58 (PCGS) CAC 1867-S that is tied as the finest known.
These $10 eagles will be accompanied in the firm’s Spring 2022 Auction by similarly exceptional selections of $5 half eagles and $20 double eagles from the Hendricks Set. These other denominations offer an equal level of completeness and quality, and rank among the top PCGS Registry Sets in their respective categories. The entire Hendricks Set from the Fairmont Collection is scheduled to be sold by Stack’s Bowers Galleries on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 6, 2022.
As with prior offerings from the Fairmont Collection, these $5, $10, and $20 coins are distinguished by incredible originality and eye appeal, and several price records are sure to be set when they are sold in the Spring 2022 Showcase Auction. The Hendricks Set of $5 half eagles is now available for viewing in an Auction Preview, while the $10 and $20 sets will be posted for bidding on the firm’s website www.StacksBowers.com over the next few weeks. For more information about the Hendricks Set of U.S. Gold Coins from the Fairmont Collection or to register for bidding in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Spring 2022 Showcase Auction, contact the firm today by email at [email protected] or by telephone at 800-458-4646.
About Stack’s Bowers Galleries
Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducts live, Internet and specialized auctions of rare U.S. and world coins and currency and ancient coins, as well as direct sales through retail and wholesale channels. The company’s 85-year legacy includes the cataloging and sale of many of the most valuable United States coin and currency collections to ever cross an auction block — The D. Brent Pogue Collection, The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection, The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, The Joel R. Anderson Collection, The Norweb Collection, The Cardinal Collection and The Battle Born Collection — to name just a few. World coin and currency collections include The Pinnacle Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection of World Gold Coins, The Kroisos Collection, The Alicia and Sidney Belzberg Collection, The Wa She Wong Collection, and The Thos. H. Law Collection.
The company is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, with offices in New York, Philadelphia, Wolfeboro, Hong Kong, and Paris. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is an Official Auctioneer for several important numismatic conventions, including American Numismatic Association events, the New York International Numismatic Convention, the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring, Summer and Winter Expos, and its April and August Hong Kong Auctions.