PCGS The Standard for the Rare Coin Industry

The Best Coins Always End Up in PCGS Holders.

True to form, the public auction results from 2016 verify this fact.

Below you will find a list of the top 20 coins, in order of price realized, sold in public auction in 2016.

All 20 were certified by PCGS.

The market has affirmed PCGS' leading position once again. All the more reason to feel confident in authenticating and grading your coins with PCGS.

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1

Price Realized
$1,997,500

Date + Den
1894-S + 10C

Service + Grade
PCGS PR66

Auction
Heritage

2

Price Realized
$1,800,000

Date + Den
1879 J-1643 + P$20

Service + Grade
PCGS PR64DC

Auction
Legend

3

Price Realized
$1,351,250

Date + Den
1833 Large Date + $5

Service + Grade
PCGS PR67

Auction
Stacks Bowers

4

Price Realized
$1,057,500

Date + Den
1795 Off-Center Bust + $1

Service + Grade
PCGS SP66

Auction
Stacks Bowers

5

Price Realized
$998,750

Date + Den
1793 Chain AMERICA + 1C

Service + Grade
PCGS MS65RB

Auction
Stacks Bowers

6

Price Realized
$998,750

Date + Den
1792 J-9 + P10C

Service + Grade
PCGS AU50

Auction
Heritage

7

Price Realized
$940,000

Date + Den
1794 High Relief Head + 1/2C

Service + Grade
PCGS MS67RB

Auction
Stacks Bowers

8

Price Realized
$940,000

Date + Den
1825/4 + $5

Service + Grade
PCGS MS64

Auction
Stacks Bowers

9

Price Realized
$881,250

Date + Den
1829 Small Size + $5

Service + Grade
PCGS MS65+

Auction
Stacks Bowers

10

Price Realized
$881,250

Date + Den
1933 + $10

Service + Grade
PCGS MS66

Auction
Goldberg Auctioneers

11

Price Realized
$822,500

Date + Den
1815 + $5

Service + Grade
PCGS MS65

Auction
Stacks Bowers

12

Price Realized
$822,500

Date + Den
1832 12 Stars + $5

Service + Grade
PCGS MS63

Auction
Stacks Bowers

13

Price Realized
$822,500

Date + Den
1835 + $5

Service + Grade
PCGS PR67+DC

Auction
Stacks Bowers

14

Price Realized
$763,750

Date + Den
1796 No Pole + 1/2C

Service + Grade
PCGS MS67RB

Auction
Stacks Bowers

15

Price Realized
$763,750

Date + Den
1795 Off-Center Bust + $1

Service + Grade
PCGS MS66

Auction
Stacks Bowers

16

Price Realized
$763,750

Date + Den
1829 Large Size + $5

Service + Grade
PCGS MS66+

Auction
Stacks Bowers

17

Price Realized
$705,000

Date + Den
1792 J-10 + P10C

Service + Grade
PCGS SP64

Auction
Heritage

18

Price Realized
$646,250

Date + Den
1795 Centered Dr Bust + $1

Service + Grade
PCGS MS66

Auction
Stacks Bowers

19

Price Realized
$646,250

Date + Den
1831 Small 5D + $5

Service + Grade
PCGS MS67

Auction
Stacks Bowers

20

Price Realized
$564,000

Date + Den
1821 + $5

Service + Grade
PCGS MS66+

Auction
Stacks Bowers