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Fine 1925 W.W.C. Wilson Sale

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:250.00 USD Estimated At:350.00 - 350.00 USD
Fine 1925 W.W.C. Wilson Sale
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Raymond, Wayte. THE IMPORTANT NUMISMATIC COLLECTION FORMED BY THE LATE W.W.C. WILSON, MONTREAL, CANADA. UNITED STATES & CANADIAN COINS, EARLY AMERICAN & CANADIAN HISTORICAL MEDALS, MEDALS PRESENTED TO NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN CHIEFS, FOREIGN COINS & MEDALS. New York: Anderson Galleries, Nov. 16-18, 1925. Tall 8vo, original printed card covers. Frontispiece; 92, (2) pages; 1260 lots; 2 halftone plates, one of them double, plus illustrations throughout. Original prices realized list. Fine. Of immense importance for early North American medals and coins, with nearly complete series of Franco-American jetons (to which the double plate is devoted) and Side-View tokens (an entire plate illustrates nothing but them), and numerous individual rarities (the Tuesday Club medal, Happy While United medal, Washington peace medals, Quaker peace medal, Society of Tammany medal, gold Erie Canal medal, etc.). Other impressive content includes a nearly complete collection of U.S. fractional currency and the Maris 64.5-r New Jersey copper (now terms 65.5-r and unique in private hands). One of the most important catalogues of North American material ever produced. Adams 9 (rated A+ overall, and for early medals, U.S. medals and Canada in particular).