Monday, February 21, 2011
Heritage to Host Smithsonian Benefit Auction
News-Antique.com - Feb 16,2011 - DALLAS, TX – In January 2012, Heritage Auctions will host a special auction at the Florida United Numismatist (FUN) Convention aimed at establishing a $1 million endowment for the renowned National Numismatic Collection, considered one of the finest collections of rare U.S. coins in existence. The collection is housed at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.
Heritage is seeking donors who are willing to consign coins to this special benefit auction and have the full proceeds from their sale transferred to the Smithsonian Institution as a charitable donation. Heritage will waive all Buyer’s and Seller’s Fees in this auction, with 100% of all money raised going to this important endowment.
The National Numismatic Collection is global in scope, with unparalleled holdings of United States coins and currency. In total, there are more than one million . . .
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