A Silver Morgan dollar 1879 CC Capped Die PCGS MS62 is one of the quality selection of Morgan silver dollars offered in The Fowler Collection Auction on March 30, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. by Pook & Pook, Inc. A 1893 (PCGS MS63) and 1889 CC will keep the sale's momentum going throughout the morning.
The sale draws its strength predominately from the estate of discerning collector Cortlandt Fowler Sr. of New York. Fowler's impressive, fully-graded collection is featured in the first 201 lots. Pook & Pook, Inc. begins the sale with a large portion of Fowler's gold coins. Highlights include an 1861 Liberty Head $2 ½, type 1 coin, two 1911-D Indian Head $2 ½ coins, and an 1863 Indian Princess $3 coin. An 1862 Liberty Head $10 coin, an 1861 Liberty Head $20 coin, and a 1923 Saint-Gaudens $20 coin stand out amongst the higher denomination gold pieces.
This is the first auction devoted solely to coins by Pook & Pook, Inc. The Pennsylvania auction house is best known for its stellar Americana sales, work with non-profits, and acting as a founding partner of Bidsquare.com, a new and improved fine art and antique online auction platform. The Coin Auction will be a real-time, online only sale on Bidsquare.com and is sure to entice numismatists of all levels.
Other coin enthusiasts have contributed to March's auction offerings as well, rounding out the sale with a variety of United States Proof Sets, Mint Sets, and foreign coins.
Gallery preview for the Coin Auction is scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 25 through Friday, March 27, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., and on Saturday, March 28, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. For further information on the upcoming Coin Auction or to request a catalog, you can visit www.pookandpook.com.