Morphy’s to auction 677 lots of rare collectible coins and currency, June 22

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$1,000 paper currency Federal Reserve Note, Series 1934A Chicago. Estimate $2,500-$3,000

DENVER, Pa. – Absentee bidding is now under way for all 677 lots in Morphy’s Wednesday, June 22nd Coin & Currency Auction. The live portion of the event will take place on auction day at the company’s spacious central Pennsylvania gallery starting at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Sale features 1,000+ graded silver dollars and 1,000 graded notes, plus Colonial, Confederate, fractional and foreign currency

The featured collection is fresh to the market and includes more than 1,000 graded silver dollars and 1,000 graded international notes. Many of the numismatic treasures in this sale have been placed into substantial group lots, some consisting of as many as 20 albums, each packed with a bonanza of coins.

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Lot containing 236 Mercury Dimes from 1927-1945. Most with FSB, all GEM BU. Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Every bidder stands a chance of acquiring something wonderful at this sale, no matter what their level of collecting or particular numismatic interest may be. For example, lots featuring US paper fractional currency valued at 5 cents, 10 cents or 50 cents are entered with a modest $100-$300 estimate (each).

Many dozens of lots estimated at a lower price point of $100 to $200, $300 or $400 contain collectible foreign currency from exotic nations such as Madagascar, Mongolia or Burundi as well as world powers like Russia, France and Australia.  At the next level up, a lot containing six rolls of (689) Indian Head Cents is estimated at $500-$800, as are massive lots consisting of 150 rolls of Lincoln Cents or 84 rolls of “same date” cents.

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1894 Proof Morgan silver dollar, MS63+. Estimate $3,000-$6,000

A wealth of silver dollars awaits bidders, with just a few of the highlights being an 1894 Proof Morgan silver dollar, MS63+, estimated at $3,000-$6,000; and a 1796 Draped Bust silver dollar, graded XF and estimated at $4,000-$8,000.

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1796 Draped Bust silver dollar, XF. Estimate $4,000-$8,000

A top prize is an 1884-S Morgan silver dollar, MS62+, estimated at $5,000-$15,000.

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1884-S Morgan silver dollar, MS62+. Estimate $5,000-$15,000

No matter how your 401K may be faring these days, you’ll feel like a Rockefeller if your portfolio contains a $1,000 Federal Reserve Note, Series 1934A, Chicago (shown at top of this page), which is estimated at $2,500-$3,000. Likewise, high-karat gold never goes out of style, especially if it comes in the form of an extremely rare 1925 Sweden Nobel Committee Medal. Graded NGC AU Details, this 23K-gold piece is expected to sell in the range of $5,000-$15,000.

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Extremely rare 1925 Sweden Nobel Committee Medal, Physics and Chemistry Prize, 23K gold. Graded NGC AU Details. Estimate $5,000-$15,000

There’s much more to excite collectors in the Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Coin & Currency sale, and all lots may be viewed now, with multiple enlargeable views, in Morphy’s online auction catalog. The sale will start at 9 a.m. Eastern Time, with absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers. For additional information on any item in the sale, call 877-968-8880 or email


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