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1915-S PANAMA-PACIFIC
GOLD DOLLAR

Notes:
Dies for the 1915-S Panama-Pacific Gold Dollar were made privately at the expense of the Panama-Pacific Exposition, then sent to the Mint to strike the coins.

Recent appearances:
1915-S Panama-Pacific Set including the box of issue.  Extremely Fine to Uncirculated.   Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4214, "The half dollar has been lightly cleaned.  The one dollar gold coin has nice surfaces.  The $50 round has been lightly tooled on the edge, perhaps to remove some minor marks, and then the surfaces were cleaned.  The $50 octagonal has also been cleaned"

PCGS MS-65.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 872, illustrated, sold for $2,185.00  From the Luther A. Breck Collection

NGC MS-65.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 873, illustrated, sold for $1,955.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"Coin Clinic" by Alan Herbert, NUMISMATIC NEWS, March 4, 2003, page 41