Images courtesy of Superior
NGC MS-66 (illustrated above). Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, June
5-7, 2000, Lot 2198 @ $50,600.00 "to the book"
slightly bent". Ex - Colonel E.H.R. Green - Palace Collection of Egypt sale (King Farouk of
Egypt), Lot 251 (along with 12 other coins) - John Jay Pittman - David Akers Numismatics, Inc.
"The John Jay Pittman Collection", October 21-23, 1997, Lot 990,
illustrated, "sharp blow to the bottom of the truncation of the neck
above the 49 in the date."
(Illustrated below). Part of the
"North Georgia Collection" of Southern Gold coins sold in January,
1999 by Heritage Numismatic Auctions.
NGC MS-63. Ex - Ira & Larry
Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust
Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1382, illustrated, sold for
PCGS MS-61. Ex - Bowers and Merena
Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale",
November 20-21, 2000, Lot 417, illustrated, sold for $10,350.00 From Abe Kosoff's sale of November
1968, Lot 862
Net AU-50, sharpness of AU-55, saltwater surfaces. Ex - Bowers
& Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part
III", May 21, 2001, Lot 222, illustrated, sold for $2,300.00
EF-40. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass,
Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 418,
illustrated, sold for $1,380.00 From
Lester Merkin's sale of March 1967, Lot 468
EF-40, Fields scratched, tooled, cleaned. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May
31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6024, not illustrated, sold for $460.00 From
the Clyde Godfrey Collection
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64's.
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial
Coins" by Walter Breen
"The PCGS Population
Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service