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U.S. silver dollar sells for US$3.3M in record-breaking coin auction
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
First posted: Saturday, April 01, 2017 05:05 PM EDT | Updated: Saturday, April 01, 2017 05:18 PM EDT
BALTIMORE — A rare 1804 silver dollar fetched almost US$3.3 million dollars in what officials say is a record-breaking coin collection auction.
A five-part sale of the D. Brent Pogue coin collection that ended Friday netted a total of almost $106.7 million.
The five auction events were held over the past two years by Stack’s Bowers Galleries of Santa Ana, Calif., in conjunction with Sotheby’s in Baltimore.
Friday’s final auction yielded about $21.4 million, including the 1804 dollar, an 1811 half cent that brought $998,750, and a 1793 Liberty Cap cent that sold for $940,000, making it the most valuable circulated cent ever sold.
This image provided by Stack's Bowers Galleries shows a rare 1804 silver dollar. (Stack's Bowers Galleries via AP)

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