August 22, 2012
Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) and Legend-Morphy Rare Coin Auctions today announced that Legend-Morphy Auctions has become the official auctioneer for all PCGS Members Only shows. Legend-Morphy will be holding one auction per quarter in conjunction with a PCGS show. Each auction will be limited to 500 coins and will feature a select group of hand-picked rarities. These Legend-Morphy auctions promise to be an exclusive event and should attract a wide audience of collectors.
"We're thrilled to be working with PCGS to develop an exclusive auction concept," said Laura Sperber, President of Legend. "From the start LM Auctions set out to be different. The PCGS venue provides the ultimate showcase and resources for us to do so," Sperber added.
"Plus, we'll be unveiling features like capping our auctions at 500 lots and having real disclosure as to if any coins are company owned."
Each auction will be held in a premier Las Vegas location beginning at 6 p.m. local time on the Thursday during the show. Beautiful catalogs will be produced and, of course, all of the sales will be open for Internet bidding before and during the live sale via LM auctions state-of-the-art Internet capabilities at www.LegendMorphy.com.
Lot viewing and pickup will be available in the PCGS bourse area.
"PCGS is excited to be a part of the exclusive Legend-Morphy auctions. After discussing this with Laura and her partners, we are convinced that these will become exciting events that no one will want to miss," said Don Willis, President PCGS.
"We know the type of clientele that Legend and Morphy have worked with over the years and we look forward to this new venue offering them another means of locating or selling their special coins. All potential bidders wanting to lot view or pick up their winnings will be allowed to attend our Members Only shows."
The first Legend-Morphy auction held in conjunction with the PCGS Members Only show will be held on December 13, 2012 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
For additional information about Legend-Morphy Rare Coin Auctions, call Julie Abrams at (717) 335-3435 or visit online at www.LegendMorphy.com.
For additional information about the upcoming PCGS Members Only shows in Las Vegas, contact PCGS Customer Service at (800) 447-8848, or visit online at www.pcgs.com/Shows.
Legend-Morphy Rare Coin Auctions is dedicated to the collector in both the buying and selling of top quality fresh coins. Legend-Morphy brings together two leaders at the top of their fields -- Laura Sperber, President of Legend Numismatics, and Dan Morphy, President of Morphy Auctions. Together with Julie Abrams, President of Legend-Morphy, they will provide you the highest level of quality, trust and satisfaction for your numismatic endeavors.
Since its founding in 1986, Professional Coin Grading Service experts have certified over 24 million coins with a total market value of over $26 billion. PCGS (www.PCGS.com) represents the industry standard in third-party certification.