An 1885 Proof Trade Dollar certified by NGC realized an astonishing $3,960,000 at auction, one of the highest prices ever paid for a coin. This coin led a group of NGC-certified rarities that achieved extraordinary results in the Heritage Auctions Platinum Night sale, held January 10 at the FUN Show in Orlando, Florida.
Graded NGC PF 66 and pedigreed to the famous Louis E. Eliasberg Collection, the 1885 Trade Dollar is the finest of just five known examples. Its rarity, which is comparable to that of the legendary 1913 Liberty Nickel, makes it one of the most sought-after coins in American numismatics.
The price realized by the Eliasberg specimen is the second-highest for an NGC-certified coin sold at auction.
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