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Have these 1936 York commemoratives been graded by a PCGS or another TPG?

Back in August, Centennial auctions sold an original five coin set of York commemoratives for $17,825. That translates to $3565 per coin, more than the current price of a MS 68 York. Anyone know if these coins have been graded by one of the grading services, or if they might be available for sale? Coin World article below:

News release from Centennial Auctions, concerning its July 17 auction where five Uncirculated 1936 York County, Maine, Tercentenary half dollars, purchased by their original owner at the time of their initial release, were offered, none graded or encapsulated by a third-party grading service:

Centennial Auctions, North Conway, New Hampshire, sold a group of five original Uncirculated 1936 York County Commemorative 50¢ coins for $17,825 at a recent auction in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Centennial had sold the family coin collection a year ago, and these additional coins were recently found hidden away in the back of a dresser drawer. No one knew they were there. The items had been purchased over 80 years ago, and their whereabouts remained a mystery until this spring. Housed in a York National Bank, Saco, Maine, folder with the historical description, they were recently rediscovered when the home was being cleaned.

The family was not sure if they were worth anything. Bidding began at $8,000 at the auction, after numerous interested parties made absentee bids. Lead auctioneer Steve Schofield stated “I knew that the coins were exceptional, but never expected this kind of result. It shows the power of an auction. The family is still amazed at the price.” Each coin was superbly toned and quite beautiful. Most attendees at the sale were wowed by the look of the group.

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    JustacommemanJustacommeman Posts: 22,847 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 18, 2017 7:59PM

    They were graded by NGC and crossed to PCGS and were at the recent Long Beach show. They also exchanged hands since the auction as a group. I was offered coins from this card. The highest graded coin was being sold for 84K with little margin. I think I reported on this in my LB show report. I'll bump it for you. I believe the entire 5 coin group was valued at 120k. The coin pictured below graded PCGS 69.

    mark


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    Fellas, leave the tight pants to the ladies. If I can count the coins in your pockets you better use them to call a tailor. Stay thirsty my friends......
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    TopoftheHillTopoftheHill Posts: 180 ✭✭✭

    @ Justacommemman

    I searched the forums, but missed your thread. Thanks for the quick and informative response. Gorgeous pic!!

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    JustacommemanJustacommeman Posts: 22,847 ✭✭✭✭✭

    My pleasure! Glad I could be of some help

    mark

    Walker Proof Digital Album
    Fellas, leave the tight pants to the ladies. If I can count the coins in your pockets you better use them to call a tailor. Stay thirsty my friends......
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    ldhairldhair Posts: 7,123 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Pretty coin.

    Larry

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    OldIndianNutKaseOldIndianNutKase Posts: 2,700 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I am very sure that MS70 did not tone those coins........only God can tone coins that well. What man can mint, God can make perfect.

    OINK

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    DMWJRDMWJR Posts: 5,975 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That is incredible, especially for a York!

    Doug
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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Amazing prices..... interesting backstory as well.... How cool to find an old set of coins stashed in a drawer...That is the type of dream coin collectors have.... ;) Cheers, RickO

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    johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,512 ✭✭✭✭✭

    nice coin, i like that:)

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    BroadstruckBroadstruck Posts: 30,497 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Maybe it's just me, but at MS69 I'd like to see 4 men & the horse of the reverse scene automated... Giddy-up horsey ;):smiley:

    To Err Is Human.... To Collect Err's Is Just Too Much Darn Tootin Fun!

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