Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Gold Coin Sold for $2.75 Million
A gold coin known was sold recently for $2.75 million at Bonhams auction house in Los Angeles, Mining.com reported.
The 1880 $4 Coiled Hair Stella is six grams of pure gold and was never released in circulation.
The precise number minted has been lost, but it is widely believed that no more than 10 to 15 exist. This particular coin that was sold is considered to be the finest certified piece ever auctioned.
The sale of the 1880 Coiled Hair Stella from the "Tacasyl Collection of Magnificent United States Proof Gold Coins" exceeded early estimates by 66.6 percent and places the coin among the top 10 most valuable U.S coins sold at auction.
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