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DoneWed, Jun 18, 2003 11:00 PM EDT

Spring, 2003 Ultra Rarities Auction

This is a 520+ lot auction of both raw and certified Morgan and Peace Silver dollars for the advanced collector. Among the regular and key date and mintmark Morgan & Peace silver dollars, and Morgan dollar proofs are offered rare and desirable Morgan & Peace silver dollar varieties. These include classic "Redbook" and Cherrypickers' varieties and Ultra Rare 1878 8 Tailfeathers, 1878 7/8 Tailfeathers, Top 100 Morgans, Hot 50 Morgans, Top 50 Peace dollars, and new Morgan dollar discoveries.

World class examples of several highly desired Top 100 varieties include an ANACS 61 1878 7/5 Tailfeather VAM 44 Tripled Cotton Blossoms & Leaves, a rare MS 63 PL VAM 32 7/3 Tailfeather, 1878 8TF VAM 14.3 and 14.8 Proofs, several 1878 8TF Ultra Rarities, an ANACS AU 55 1887 VAM 1A Donkey Tail, an NGC 61 1888 o VAM 1B Scarface, an NGC 50 1888 o VAM 4 Hotlips, and an AU58 1901 VAM 3 "14 Tailfeather" Shifted Eagle Doubled Die Reverse.

This is a landmark sale, the fourth in a series of annual Spring Ultra Rarities auctions, conducted by Michael S. Fey, Ph.D., Co-author of the "Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys" and editor of the "Top 100 Insights and Value Guide" newsletter quarterly and President of Rare Coin Investments (RCI).