Costa Mesa, CA (March 10, 2022) – Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to announce the incredible Hendricks Set of $20 Double Eagles from the Fairmont Collection, a landmark feature of their Spring 2022 Showcase Auction. Spanning the Liberty Head and Saint-Gaudens series from 1850 through 1927, the $20 double 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 #2 Current and All-Time Finest PCGS Registry Set in the LIBERTY HEAD $20 GOLD BASIC SET, CIRCULATION STRIKES (1850-1907) – CAC category and the #2 Current and #5 All Time Finest set in the LIBERTY HEAD $20 GOLD WITH MAJOR VARIETIES, CIRCULATION STRIKES (1850-1907) category.
Of the 147 double eagles in this offering, 78 have been stickered by CAC for a 53% approval rate. The Hendricks Set features an impressive display of Condition Census quality examples, and when this cabinet crosses the auction block for the first time in April, it is sure to generate tremendous excitement. Highlights include a Condition Census MS-61 (PCGS) 1857-O, an astounding EF-45 (PCGS) CAC 1870-CC rarity that is unknown in Min State, a near-Mint AU-58 (PCGS) 1879-O, and MS-63 (PCGS) CAC examples of the rare 1882-CC and 1885-CC that are each the finest at PCGS and CAC. The Saint-Gaudens series is headlined by a superior MS-64 (PCGS) CAC 1927-S that ranks among the finest seen by CAC with only four finer.
These $20 double eagles will be accompanied in the firm’s Spring 2022 Auction by similarly exceptional selections of $5 half eagles and $10 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. As with prior offerings from the Fairmont Collection, the Hendricks Set of $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 by Stack’s Bowers Galleries on Wednesday, April 6, 2022.
The Fairmont Collection – Hendricks Set is now available for viewing and bidding on the firm’s website www.StacksBowers.com. 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.