With 20 unique pieces among its more than 250 rare and highly graded specimen coins, the Cornerstone Collection exceeded virtually all expectations when it was offered in a fixed-price catalogue beginning this June. Assembled by the Rogozinsky family over a nearly 50-year period, the multi-generational collection is estimated at $5 million altogether. It was sold in 2018 to Nova Scotia dealer Sandy Campbell, owner of Proof Positive Coins, who then submitted the collection to Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) for certification. Earlier this year, he proceeded with its sale as outlined by the Rogozinsky family, who wished to see Campbell “maintain the pristine condition of these coins, and to pass them on to a new generation of rare coin collectors, in a respectful manner.” Continue reading →
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