(828) 338-8448
Auctioneer License: Sterling Transitions NCAL#10011, Betty Baker, NCAL #9997

Mint, Proof and Rare Coin Collection - Online Auction

Online bidding closed

Dates & Times (US/Eastern)

Items start closing:
Sun, February 24, 2019 5:00PM

Sale Address

By appointment only.
Biltmore Forest, NC 28803
  • Bid Increments

    Bid Range Increment
    $1 to $100 $1
    $100 and up $1
  • Terms & Conditions

    The lots listed in this catalog are from the living estate of Susan Kosma and is being offered by Sterling Transitions Inc. as agent for consignor(s) subject to the following terms and conditions. By bidding at the auction you agree to be bound by these Conditions of Sale.

    PREVIEW DATE: No Preview. Call with questions.

    ONLINE SALE DATES: Bidding starts at 6:00am Sunday, February 17 2019. Lots will close every minute starting with Lot 1 at 5:00pm on Sunday, February 24, 2019.  Individual closing will be extended 5 minutes when a new bid comes in within 5 minutes of lot closing.

    PICK UP: Not Available. All items are shipped.

    SHIPPING: Shipping on all items is offered within the Continental US for the lots in this sale. Within 24 hours of sale end, you will receive an invoice from Sterling Transitions with your winning lots as well as shipping charges.  Please pay this invoice within 24 hours of receiving it and send us your current mailing address. We will mail your winnings through the United States Post Office with insurance over $50 (if requested) and you will receive a tracking number once it has been sent. 

    PAYMENT INFO: You will receive an EMAIL from Sterling Transitions Inc AFTER THE CLOSE OF THE AUCTION, not after the item was sold. This email will include payment instructions via PayPal and instructions for shipping. Within 24 hours of sale end, you will receive another email with an attached invoice from Sterling Transitions with your winning lots as well as shipping charges.  Please pay this invoice via PayPal within 24 hours of receiving it and send us your current mailing address. Paypal requires a secure sign in and accepts all credit card payments. Buyer will need an account on and will use our email address to make payment,, for payment on PayPal.  or by typing in the following into your web browser. “”  If you prefer a different payment method, then you may call us with a credit card for us to process over the phone. Call 828-338-8448.   **All items must be paid for within 48 hours of the sale end or the item will be forfeited and offered to the next highest bidder. Call or email us with any questions 828-338-8448 or  All purchases have a 15% buyers premium added to the final bid price 

    SOLD AS IS No Guarantee: Everything is sold “As-is, Where-is” without guarantees of any kind. No Exceptions! Neither the auctioneer nor any consignor or staff member makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be deemed to have made any representation or statement at the sale or elsewhere to mean otherwise. Due diligence to verify the condition and description of a lot is the sole responsibility of the Bidder prior to placing any bid. No Returns.

    Sterling Transitions Inc, offers lot descriptions to the best of its knowledge presented solely for the convenience of the Purchaser. Prospective bidders should investigate a lot thoroughly before bidding by reviewing all photos and descriptions and coming to preview prior to bidding. Sterling Transitions Inc. does not accept liability for any omissions or mistakes in the description or photos. By bidding the Bidder acknowledges that Bidder has investigated the lot to his or her satisfaction or that Bidder has chosen not to do so, and agrees to accept the lot being bid on with no objections after the sale closes. If you are uncertain please contact us by email at with your questions PRIOR to bidding. If you are still uncertain after we reply, please refrain from bidding.

    We understand that sometimes things happen, so we ask for communication on your part as soon possible to let us know if you need to change pick up or cancel your bid. If we do not hear from you or you do not pay for your goods by the end of the pick up time then we will be unable to allow you to bid in future auctions with us. We apologize for the strict policy but this puts us in an unnecessary bind and we just ask you to call or email us ASAP if plans have changed. 

    Sterling Transitions Inc NCAL#10011

    Betty Baker, Auctioneer NCAL#9997 

  • Payment Methods

    Paypal, Cash, Checks, Credit Cards, Debit

Sale Description

Are you a coin collector or interested in becoming one? This sale has great starter pieces for the novice collector and some wonderful rare items for the seasoned collector to add to your collection. Proof and Mint Sets, Royal Mint Silver and Gold, Rare Gold and Half Dollars, International Coins, Bicentennial Collectibles, Collectible Uncut Notes and even some fun paperweights for your office.  This sale has it all.  There will be over 120 lots uploaded by the time the auction is live for bidding on February 24.

Most items start at $10. Some Gold and Silver pieces start at approximate melt value.

Please note: There is no pick up for the sale.  All items will be shipped in USPS flat rate boxes. These prices range from $7.90 for a Small flat rate box to $19.95 for a large flat rate box. If purchasing more than one lot, we will consolidate your purchases to save on shipping expense.  $50 Insurance is automatically included as well as tracking. If you would like to purchase more insurance you will need to send us an email with your request. Call for any questions.


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