What Do Abe Lincoln, Superman, Mel Fisher, The Lone Ranger, Ted Williams, Little Orphan Annie. The Beatles, Rin Tin Tin, and Barbie have in common? On Saturday May 21st at The Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley in Breinigsville, PA, a suburb of Allentown, buyers from all over the world will vie for items relating to these iconic characters. The Golden Fantasy, Silver Dreams Americana Auction, produced by The Renaissance Auction Group, is the premiere offering from the living estate of an advanced coin, precious metals and Americana collector. “Seated Lincoln”, a silver statue cast from a maquette by American sculptor Gutzon Borglum, the creator of Mt Rushmore, is a featured item in the auction event. Containing over one thousand troy ounces of .999 fine silver, the sculpture is a reproduction of the life size bronze monument dedicated by Theodore Roosevelt on Memorial Day 1911 at the Essex County Courthouse in Newark, NJ. The figural was released in 1990 by the Liberty Mint in a limited production run of fifty-six. Selling just prior to the Lincoln statue will be an eighteen troy ounce gold disc recovered from the wreckage of the Santa Margarita by Mel Fisher’s Treasure Salvers Inc. The specimen, lacking the assay marks of the Spanish Court, is presumed to have been “contraband”, goods imported illegally for personal gain. This was a common subterfuge among those serving in New World expeditions despite the penalty of death assigned to the offense. The numismatic portion of the auction includes outstanding examples of American coinage. Thirteen lots represent a complete set of Morgan Silver Dollars struck at the Carson City Mint. Twenty–four Peace Silver Dollars in certified MS63 condition constitute all dates and mint marks issued from 1921 until 1935. Sixteen Twenty Dollar Double Eagle gold coins include both the “Liberty Head” and “St Gaudens” variants. In all, more than fifty gold and one thousand silver coins, many in certified and uncirculated states, will be offered in catalogued lots. Now back to the ranch. The initial two hundred lots in the auction span the spectrum of Radio, TV, Movie and American Nostalgia collecting. Examples of early advertising premiums, movie posters, dolls, action figures, animation art, character rings, watches and porcelain figurines, western memorabilia and vintage cap guns portray American history, entertainment and commerce over the past century. Collecting is truly the great American pastime. On Saturday May 21st The Renaissance Auction Group will host the Golden Fantasy, Silver Dreams Americana Auction at The Holiday Inn Conference Center in Breinigsville, PA. All the great characters in the American story will be on display. Live, online, absentee and phone bidding are available. When the sun sets in the Lehigh Valley that evening, a unique collecting opportunity will be going once, going twice, sold!