Superior Galleries September 2008 Pre-Long Beach Elite Sale Posts Exceptional Prices

. September 20, 2008

DALLAS – DGSE Companies, Inc. (Amex: DGC), which wholesales, retails and auctions fine watches, jewelry, diamonds, precious metal and rare coin products via traditional and Internet channels, announces exceptionally strong prices realized at Superior Galleries’ September 2008 Pre-Long Beach Elite Auction Sale that concluded on September 15, 2008.

This exciting sale featured almost 900 lots of rare copper, silver, and gold coins, as well several currency, Civil War token, and world coin lots. Prices realized totaled almost $2.7 million including one lot sold after the sale for $120,000 including 15% buyers commissions. A breakdown of the total lots sold amounted to almost an even split – floor bidders to mail and web bidders.

Some highlights included:

Lot 172 1876-CC Twenty Cent Piece MS62 PCGS $264,500
Lot 220 1872-CC Seated Liberty Half Dollar MS62 PCGS $100,625
Lot 793 1872 Pattern Half Dollar Judd-1200 PR65 NGC $60,375
Lot 46 1821 Coronet Large Cent MS63 Red and Brown PCGS $58,650
Lot 794 1872 Pattern Dollar Judd-1205 PR58 PCGS $57,500
Lot 47 1824 Coronet Large Cent MS64 Red and Brown PCGS $56,350
Lot 413 1839 Liberty $10 Large Letters MS60 PCGS $50,600
Lot 43 1813 Classic Head Large Cent MS63 Brown PCGS $49,450
Lot 410 1800 Capped Bust $10 MS62 PCGS $48,875
Lot 376 1813 $5 MS64 PCGS $48,300
These prices include the buyers commission.

Many of these coins including the highlight 1876-CC twenty cent piece have not seen a public marketplace for decades and represent more fresh numismatic material being offered by Superior Galleries. Paul Song commented, “It is our goal to continue to provide the collecting public with an entirely fresh offering of U.S. coins, world coins, currency, and other numismatically related items. It is though these efforts that our Elite Auction Sales continue to grow both in size and values realized.”

Mr. Song continued, “Our focus is now shifting to our upcoming Santa Clara Elite Auction sale to be held November 13-14, 2008. The consignment deadline, October 3rd is rapidly approaching, and we already have a number of important consignments in process.”

For more information on this auction or on how to consign to one of our future Elite Auctions, please contact Paul Song, 800-545-1001 or consign@sgbh.com. Space is limited in all of our exclusive Elite Auctions, so please contact us well in advance to reserve a spot for your special numismatic treasures.

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