A Plated Copy of Elder’s 1917 Miller Sale

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A Plated Copy of Elder’s 1917 Miller Sale
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Elder, Thomas L. IMPORTANT PUBLIC SALE. SPLENDID COLLECTION OF UNITED STATES AND FOREIGN COINS FORMED BY HENRY C. MILLER, ESQ., OF NEW YORK CITY. REMARKABLY LARGE AND COMPLETE COLLECTION OF U.S. CENTS AND HALF CENTS, IN THE FINEST CONDITION OBTAINABLE; CHOICE AND RARE U.S. SILVER AND GOLD COINS; VERY RARE U.S. PATTERN CENTS, ETC. PROOF 1880 STELLA IN GOLD; FINE ANCIENT GOLD; UNITED STATES GOLD PROOF SETS; WAR MEDALS; CHOICE FOREIGN THALERS, ETC. ABOUT 1100 LOTS. New York: Elder Auction Rooms, April 13-14, 1917. Small 4to [25.5 by 21 cm], text in octavo format as issued; original green cloth, front cover lettered in gilt. 48 pages; 1082 lots; 4 superb plates depicting large cents and a few half cents. Original prices realized list laid in. A bit shaken, as commonly seen. Near fine. One of the truly great large cent sales, very rarely encountered with plates. In his introduction, Elder wrote: “The collection of Mr. Henry Miller, one of our best numismatists, is a fitting memorial to his patience, study and skill... For number, variety and condition this offering of cents and half cents even surpasses the noted Mougey sale... The collection of all dates of Cents and half cents is remarkably complete, with hundreds of sub-varieties, while the sets of 1794 and 1796 cents rank among the finest and most complete in the land.” Adams rated A overall: “Gem 1796, 1798 10¢. 1792 5¢. MS 1858 10¢. Choice patterns. 1861-D $1 gold. MS 1873-CC $1. Gold Trafalgar medal. 1880 $4. Landmark large cents: MS examples of almost every date, plus RR varieties. Near complete half cents: Proof 1796.” Ex Michael Spurlock library.