Did you know that on September 17, 1937, Stack’s Rare Coins held a public auction with 1,314 lots that realized an amazing $4,476? You might say that those numbers aren’t impressive, but considering it was a few years removed from the Great Depression, it was a great sale. The highest priced item in the sale was an 1804 Wide Date Extremely Fine gold eagle, which sold for $65.
If you would like to browse through additional historical sales, we invite you to explore our Catalog Archives. The archives are updated on a weekly basis. We continue to add new catalogs and new Prices Realized, even for historical sales such as this.