News-Antique.com - May 13,2013 - May 13,2013 – Leonard Auction is pleased to announce their Coin and Currency Auction, which will take place in Addison, Illinois on Saturday, May 18, 2013. The auction features an array of numismatic material from the United States and across the globe.
The highlight of the sale is lot 232, a Korean 1988 Olympics Proof Coin Silver and Gold Set. This twenty coin, limited edition set, was produced a special tribute to the Olympic games. Each coin in the set features a different sport. The set is housed in a velvet lined collector box and expected to bring $2,000 - $2,500.
Another standout offering of the sale includes lot 95, a 1801 Silver Dollar. One of the first dollars every minted in the United States, the early “bust” dollars are always in high demand. Less than 55,000 examples of this coin are thought to still exist.
Bullion collectors and dealers will also not be disappointed as highlights in this category include: a one-hundred ounce silver bar, a one ounce gold Krugerrand and many lots of bulk silver coins.
The complete illustrated catalog for this auction can be found at LeonardAuction.com. Live, telephone, absentee, and internet bidding is available for this and every sale at Leonard Auction. Live online bidding is offered at ProxiBid.com. Condition reports and shipping estimates are available upon request.
Leonard Auction is a premiere mid-market auction house in the Chicago area, holding live auctions every month. They are located at 1765 Cortland Court, Suite D, Addison, Illinois 60101. For more information please contact John Leonard at 630.495.0229, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.