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CNG Keystone Auction 2: The Panama-Pacific Commemorative Set

Lot nuber 6

Packaging for the Panama-Pacific Exposition set. .


CNG Keystone Auction 2: The Panama-Pacific Commemorative Set
Lot: 6.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

United States

Sold For $ 4 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Packaging for the Panama-Pacific Exposition set. Original copper frame for Panama-Pacific Exposition set.

Ex Stack’s (29 March 1973), lot 1016 (part of); H. C. McKown Auction (23 December 1936); Dr. J. A. Williams Collection, offered in The Numismatist, January 1931.

Prominent numismatist Farran Zerbe held the franchise to sell Panama-Pacific Commemorative Coins at the Exposition in San Francisco in 1915. A complete five-coin set in copper frame or leather case originally cost $200 (approximately $5,200 today).

Important Note:
The coins and the original copper frame will be offered individually, after which the coins and the frame will be offered as a complete set with an opening bid of one bid over the aggregate hammer prices of the individual lots. If a bid is placed on the full set, the coins and frame will be sold as a complete set, and the bids on the individual lots will be canceled. If there are no bids for the complete set, the hammer prices on the individual lots will be honored.

The final winners of all CNG Keystone Auction: The Panama-Pacific Commemorative Set lots will be determined at the live auction that will be held on 6 November 2019 starting at 1:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website, 22.50% for all others.