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An Original Plated David S. Wilson

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / US Coins Start Price:700.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,000.00 USD
An Original Plated David S. Wilson
SOLD
700.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2014 Nov 01 @ 15:33UTC-4 : AST/EDT
A buyer’s premium of 18% will be added to the cost of all lots purchased by absentee bidders. The premium is reduced to 15% for floor bidders. See shipping info and full terms.
Chapman, S.H. CATALOG OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF THE GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER COINS OF THE UNITED STATES FORMED BY THE LATE DAVID S. WILSON, ESQ., PITTSBURGH. Philadelphia: Davis & Harvey, Auctioneers, March 13-14, 1907. 4to, original white cloth-backed gilt-printed boards. (2), 67, (1) pages; 1254 lots; 10 very fine photographic plates; prices realized list bound in. Some foxing and discoloration. Very good. A decent example of this important catalogue, with good impressions of the plates. Adams A: "Comprehensive gold: 1823-1834 $5, 1860-1905 proof sets. MS 1822 10¢. MS 1823 1¢. 1854-1905 proof sets." Wilson's collection is especially notable for United States gold coins, but includes choice United States silver coins, large cents, and half cents. The first five plates depict superb United States gold coins; plate six illustrates silver dollars; plate seven depicts half dollars; plate eight illustrates dimes and half dimes; and the last two plates depict choice large cents and half cents. Clain-Stefanelli 12437. Davis 215. Ex Dennis Mendelson Library (Kolbe Sale 52, lot 77).