Cogan's Mendes Cohen Sale with Plates

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / US Coins Start Price:550.00 USD Estimated At:800.00 - 800.00 USD
Cogan's Mendes Cohen Sale with Plates
850.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2014 Nov 01 @ 15:57UTC-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.
Cogan, Edward. CATALOGUE OF A VERY CELEBRATED AND VALUABLE COLLECTION OF GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER COINS AND MEDALS, THE PROPERTY OF COLONEL M.I. COHEN, OF BALTIMORE. New York, Oct. 25-29, 1875. 8vo, contemporary black half morocco, gilt. 102 pages; 2400 lots; 4 very fine mounted photographic plates. Neatly priced throughout in ink. Binding rubbed, especially at spine; still near fine. Colonel Mendes I. Cohen (1796-1879) was a well-known early Baltimore numismatist whose important collection featured choice United States large cents and half cents, colonials, rare American silver and gold coins, and superb English coins. Seldom offered with the original photographic plates. The first depicts rare United States silver coins and a few colonials; plate two illustrates several rare United States gold coins, a Washington piece and rare English coins; the third plate depicts a choice silver center cent, some colonials and large cents; and the final plate illustrates choice large cents and half cents. Adams 44, rated A overall: "Extensive proof gold. Silver center 1¢. 1804 $1. AU 1804 $1. AU 1804 25¢. Superb English. 20 assay medals. Many early proofs."