Auction offers Fugio coppers collection

Stack’s Bowers Galleries offered the Pierre Fricke Collection of Fugio Coppers on Nov. 22, which the auctioneer said represented the first-ever offering of 50 or more different varieties in a single auction.

Original images courtesy of Stack’s Bowers Galleries.

A 1787 Fugio copper, of the Newman 10-T variety, with Pointed Rays, STATES UNITED, 1/Horizontal 1, graded AU-55 by PCGS, is tied as the finest-certified of the popular “Red Book” variety at that service. It brought $26,400 on Nov. 22.

Images courtesy of Stack’s Bowers Galleries.

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Deb Morgan has been a coin collector since she was young. She loves researching and reporting news about the numismatic community, and also about bullion coins, including silver, gold, platinum and palladium.

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