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Heritage Auctions: Central States Currency Auction

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Auction Name Central States Currency Auction Total Sales (USD) 4,278,943.00
Auction Date 04/24/2019 - 04/29/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 3,850,730.00
Sale Number #3572 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 5,458,070.00
Total Lots 1804
Sold Lots 1713 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 4,097,560.00
% of Lots Sold 94.96% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 5,802,940.00
Unsold Lots 91 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 73.74%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
21110

Fr. 2220-F $5,000 1928 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Choice Very Fine 35.

1928 USD 90,000.00 - 110,000.00 USD 156,000.00
21111

Fr. 2221-E $5,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG About Uncirculated 55.

1934 USD 120,000.00 - 150,000.00 USD 144,000.00
21113

Fr. 2231-G $10,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG About Uncirculated 55.

1934 USD 100,000.00 - 120,000.00 USD 114,000.00
21112

Fr. 2221-G $5,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Very Fine 30.

1934 USD 65,000.00 - 75,000.00 USD 72,000.00
21077

Fr. 1220 $1,000 1922 Gold Certificate PMG Choice Very Fine 35 EPQ.

1922 USD 48,000.00 - 72,000.00 USD 66,000.00
21058

Fr. 320 $20 1891 Silver Certificate PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ.

1891 USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 50,400.00
21009

T12 $5 1861 PF-1 Cr. 46 PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ.

1861 USD 50,000.00 - 100,000.00 USD 48,000.00
21074

Fr. 1217 $500 1922 Gold Certificate PMG Choice Very Fine 35 EPQ.

1922 USD 28,000.00 - 42,000.00 USD 43,200.00
21033

Fr. 127 $20 1869 Legal Tender PCGS Gem New 65PPQ.

1869 USD 32,000.00 - 48,000.00 USD 40,800.00
20417

Norfolk, VA - $5 1882 Brown Back Fr. 469 Norfolk NB Ch. # 3368 PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ S.

1882 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 38,400.00
21015

T35 $5 1861 PF-1 Cr. 271 PCGS Very Fine 25.

1861 USD 35,000.00 - 45,000.00 USD 38,400.00
21037

Fr. 151 $50 1869 Legal Tender PMG Very Fine 20 EPQ.

1869 USD 28,000.00 - 42,000.00 USD 38,400.00
20195

Oakland, CA - $20 Original Fr. 1158 The First National Gold Bank Ch. # 2248 PMG Very Fine 25.

USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 36,000.00
20201

Sterling, CO - $10 1902 Red Seal Fr. 614 The Logan County NB Ch. # (W)7973 PMG Very Fine 30.

1902 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 36,000.00
21001

T1 $1,000 1861 PF-1 Cr. 1 PMG Very Fine 30 Net.

1861 USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 33,600.00
21002

T2 $500 1861 PF-1 Cr. 2 PMG Choice Very Fine 35.

1861 USD 35,000.00 - 45,000.00 USD 32,400.00
20344

Fayetteville, NC - $1 1875 Fr. 383 The Fayetteville NB Ch. # 1756 PCGS Apparent Very Fine 30.

1875 USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 28,800.00
21003

T2 $500 1861 PF-1 Cr. 2A PMG Very Fine 20.

1861 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 28,800.00
21021

Fr. 6 $10 1861 Demand Note PCGS Very Fine 35.

1861 USD 28,000.00 - 42,000.00 USD 28,800.00
21121

Fr. 2405 $100 1928 Gold Certificate. PCGS Gem New 65PPQ.

1928 USD 35,000.00 - 45,000.00 USD 27,600.00
21070

Fr. 1132-H $500 1918 Federal Reserve Note PMG Very Fine 30.

1918 USD 18,000.00 - 27,000.00 USD 24,000.00
21076

Fr. 1219e $1,000 1907 Gold Certificate PMG Very Fine 20.

1907 USD 18,000.00 - 27,000.00 USD 24,000.00
21118

Fr. 2306 $1 1935A North Africa Silver Certificates. Original Pack of 100. Choice Crisp Uncirculated or Better.

1935A USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 24,000.00
20356

Raleigh, NC - $10 Original Fr. 413 The State NB Ch. # 1682 PCGS Very Fine 20.

USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 22,800.00
21005

T4 $50 1861 PF-2 Cr. 4 PCGS Choice About New 58.

1861 USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 22,800.00
  • <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> RATZER, Bernard. <i>Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767.</i> London: Jefferys and Faden, “Jan.y” 12, 1776. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. COCKERELL, Sydney C. <i>Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897 [issued 1898]. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS]. KEATS, John. <i>Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems.</i> Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [GRANT, Ulysses S.— GRANT, Julia, First Lady]. Carved Applewood and 18-karat Gold Jewelry Suite, Browne & Spaulding, Jewelers, New York City, 1865. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [LINCOLN ASSASSINATION]. GARDNER, Alexander. <i>Incidents of the War |Sic Semper Sicariis</i> [caption title]. Washington, D. C.: Philip & Solomons, 1865. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> A COMPLETE COLLECTION of 115 titles published in R. R. Donnelley's Lakeside Classics series. Chicago, 1903-2017. COMPLETE RUN OF THE LONGEST-RUNNING CONTINUOUS SERIES OF BOOKS IN THE WORLD. $5,000 to $7,000
    <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> GLEIZES, Albert. METZINGER, Jean. <i>Du Cubisme.</i> Paris, 1947. LIMITED EDITION, number 19 of 20 copies on papier d'Auvergne. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [THE LITTLE REVIEW]. ANDERSON, Margaret, ed. POUND, Ezra, ed. HEAP, Jane, ed. <i>The Little Review.</i> Vol. I, No. 1 through Vol. XII, No. 2. 1914-1929. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [MOUNTENEY, Leonard, binder]. LOUŸS, Pierre. <i>Songs of Bilitis.</i> Chicago: Argus Books, 1931. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [HANCOCK, John]. Partly-printed U.S. Loan-Office Transfer Certificate issued on behalf of Hancock. Sgn’d on recto by William Imlay, as Commissioner of Loans of Connecticut. 28 February 1793. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DE CORDOBA, JACOB. <i>Map of the State of Texas.</i> New York, 1866. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ARNOLD, BENEDICT. Autograph bookseller's receipt for Dr. John Dickinson, Signed ("B. Arnold"), February 1767. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. 4 Typed Letters Signed ("A Einstein") to Cleveland E. Dodge offering early reports on the meetings of the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Typed Letter Signed ("Dwight D. Eisenhower") to General Henri Giraud written from a secret bunker in Gibraltar on the eve of Operation Torch, November 4 [but 6], 1942. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> Early Broadside Printing of the GADSDEN PURCHASE, Puebla, August 16, 1854. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ALLEN, ETHAN. Autograph Letter Signed to Crevecouer during the Constitutional Debates in Congress, 2 pp, August 29, 1787. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> DARWIN, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> London John Murray, 1859. FIRST EDITION. THE VERY FINE MELLON-GARDEN COPY. $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> ECKERT, J. P, H. H. GOLDSTINE, and J. G. BRAINERD. <i>Description of the ENIAC and comments on electronic digital computing machines.</i> N.p., 1945. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY GOLDSTINE. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> EUCLID. <i>Elementa geometriae.</i> Translated from the Arabic by Adelard of Bath. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 25 May 1482. FIRST EDITION. $60,000 to $80,000
    <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY]. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays…</i> New York: John and Andrew M'Lean, 1788. FIRST EDITION. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Dialogo...Dove ne i congressi di quattro giornate si discorre sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo Tolemaico, e Copernicano.</i> Florence, 1632. FIRST EDITION. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> JOYCE, James. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 100 COPIES SIGNED BY JOYCE. $120,000 to $180,000
    <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> KEYNES, John Maynard. <i>The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.</i> London: Macmillan, 1936. FIRST EDITION. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> NEWTON, Isaac, Sir. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> London: Joseph Streater for the Royal Society, 1687. FIRST EDITION. $150,000 to $250,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> ROWLING, J. K. <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.</i> London: Bloomsbury, 1997. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY ROWLING. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> SMITH, Adam. <i>An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.</i> London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1776. FIRST EDITION. $70,000 to $90,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Sir Isaac Newton, <i>Opticks,</i> first edition, first issue, London, 1704. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Johannes Jacobus Canis, <i>De modo studendi in utroque iure,</i> first edition, Padua, 1476. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Pope Clemens V, <i>Constitutiones,</i> Nuremberg, 1482. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Nicolaus Panormitanus de Tudeschis, <i>Lectura super V libris Decretalium,</i> Basel, 1480-81. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Michael Faraday, <i>Experimental Researches in Electricity,</i> complete set, first editions, London, 1832-56. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> William Gilbert, <i>Tractatus sive physiologia nova de magnete,</i> Sedini, 1628. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> John Bulwer, <i>Philocophus,</i> first edition of the first book in English on the deaf, London, 1648. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> James Cook, complete set, 9 volumes, London, 1773-84. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Nicolaus Bertrand, <i>Opus de Tholosano[rum] Gestis ab Urbe Condita,</i> with the earliest known view of the city of Toulouse, 1515. $2,000 to $3,000.
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