Sunday, June 15, 2008

Lear Capital Assembles World's Finest Known Four Dollar Stella Gold Coin Set

Valued at More than $6.5 Million, Lear Capital Completes the Finest Known Four Dollar Stella Gold Coin Set

LOS ANGELES, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Capital, the West LosAngeles- based precious metals company has assembled the world's finest known gold coin set that includes four of all the finest known coins. A collector has commissioned the four coins to create one of the most expensive sets available. The set is valued at more than $6.5 million.

To complete the set, Lear spent three years trying to obtain an 1880 Coiled Hair Four Dollar Stella for its client, a prominent New York businessman who collects rare coins. Lear obtained the "Four Dollar Stella"in late 2007. As one-of-only-eight known, this 1880 Coiled Hair Four Dollar Stella is the finest known and valued at more than $3 million.

. . . The "Four Dollar Stella" completes a set that contains an 1879 Flowing Hair (425 known), 1879 Coiled Hair (12 known), and an 1880 Flowing Hair (17known). The set contains the finest known examples of each date. . . .

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