Coin auction house Stack's Bowers Galleries conducted a record-breaking auction on January 24, 2013 when it sold several pieces from the Cardinal Collection. The highlight of the auction was the sale of the 1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar for a record-setting $10,016,875. According to the press release:
This set a new world-record price for any coin. Attended by hundreds of enthusiasts, collectors, investors and dealers, and resulting in nearly $27 million in rare coins crossing the block, the auction of The Cardinal Collection and other important consignments took place as part of the Stack's Bowers Galleries New York Americana Sale.
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