Quality Coins Bring Record Prices at Goldberg and Heritage Auctions

Specimen 1891-O quarter sold for $161,000 in Heritage Long Beach
1930-S $20 Gold Coin in MS-64 PQ condition

High-grade gold from the Ohringer Family Trust collection and other consignments brought an 11 million dollar windfall at the Ira and Larry Goldberg May auction. The 1930-S gold $20 alone in MS-64 PQ was bid to $130,000 in the Goldberg sale.

A specimen 1891 quarter sold for $161,000 in the Heritage Long Beach sale. The 1794 silver dollar sold also for $161,000 at this same auction.

Ed McDonough
Resources: Numismatic News June 17, 2008