For the seventh year in a row, Government Auctions will be hosting a New Year’s day online sale of a huge variety of items ranging from sports photos to slot machines with everything in between. The jack pot may be a 1795 $10 gold eagle coin. Only 400 to 500 examples of the 13-leaves coin are known to exist. Designed by Robert Scott, they were the first gold eagles to be stamped. High estimate is $250,000.
The coin is graded NGC AU by Numismatic Guaranty. Other rare coins on the block include a 1882-CC $20 Liberty Head coin, est. $37,500-$75,000; and a 901-S Barber 25-cent coin, est. $70,500-$141,000. There are no reserves. Online bidding is conducted by LiveAuctioneers.com , and begins the New Year at 7:30 a.m. PST.