Dust settles, 1804 Childs Silver Dollar Hammers For $3,290,000

The rare 1804 silver dollar with Childs pedigree fetched almost $3.3 million dollars in what officials say is a record-breaking coin collection auction.  The dust has settled on this five-part sale of the D. Brent Pogue coin collection that ended Friday netted a total of almost $106.7 million. Friday’s final auction yielded about $21.4 million, including the 1804 dollar, an 1811 half cent that brought $998,750, and a 1793 Liberty Cap cent that sold for $940,000, making it the most valuable circulated cent ever sold.