“ This is the first base time in over a decade that the wide, fabled King of Siam set will be publicly displayed, and we ’ ra delighted the set—in accession to the brilliant U.S. type coins—will be at the World ’ s Fair of Money, ” says Kim Kiick, executive director of the ANA. “ The unique King of Siam sic will be accompanied by the leather-covered wood box that contained the presentation coins given 185 years ago to Rama III, the King of Siam. The ship ’ s log from the USS Peacock on that significant diplomatic mission will besides be displayed. ”
The legendary set ’ mho coins range in denomination from an 1834 classic Head copper half cent to an 1804 “ Plain 4 ” Heraldic Eagle gold $ 10. A celebrated classify I 1804 Draped Bust argent dollar graded Proof-67 by Professional Coin Grading Service is besides included.
“ The entire, incomparable display, entitled ‘ U.S. Type Coins from The Tyrant Collection, ’ is insured for $ 100 million, ” says Ira Goldberg, CEO of Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, Inc. in Los Angeles, California. He is among those who have assisted the coins ’ owner in building the collection of U.S. global and ancient coins, which is much described as the world ’ s most valuable rare-coin collection in private hands .
“ The display will cover all U.S. types and sub-types, circulation strikes and proofs, from 1793 Liberty Cap half cents through the 1907 Saint-Gaudens Ultra High Relief $ 20 [ Photo courtesy of Professional Coin Grading Service. ] and everything in between to 1964. This undoubtedly will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see all these historic coins together, ” explains Goldberg .
Although The Tyrant Collection owner wishes to remain anonymous, he has been displaying portions of his ancient, world and U.S. coins for their educational respect, one segment at a fourth dimension, in a continuing series of theme exhibits that began in 2018 in California. Those exhibitions were suspended in early 2020 until now because of the pandemic. limited display cases with LED lighting were constructed for The Tyrant Collection exhibits, and each mint ‘s obverse and change by reversal is shown with enlarged, color photograph for easy watch. detail catalogs with information and superb illustrations about each mint in the display will be available at the conventionality .