Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
A 1958 “double die” Lincoln cent, mistakenly made with doubling in some letters on the coin’s obverse, sold for $1.136 million at a series of six auctions for the collection of the late Stewart Blay ending January 29th by GreatCollections of Irvine, CA. It was the most ever paid for a Lincoln cent and was the finest of the three ’58 double dies known. Blay’s collection of 276 Lincoln cents, dating back to 1909 and all in mint condition, sold for a combined $7.732 million over the six days.