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Elder, Thomas L. CATALOGUE OF AN IMPORTANT PUBLIC SALE, INCLUDING THE NOTED RAMSEY MCCOY COLLECTION OF AMERICAN POLITICAL MEDALS AND TOKENS, THE FINEST COLLECTION OF ITS KIND EVER OFFERED FOR SALE. THE LARGE AND FINE COLLECTION OF U.S. CENTS AND HALF CENTS OF R.E. BROWN. THE H.C. EZEKIEL COLLECTION OF JEWISH COINS, MEDALS, TOKENS. INCLUDING THE LARGEST NUMBER OF THESE COINS AND MEDALS EVER OFFERED AT AUCTION SALE; AND MANY OTHER SMALLER COLLECTIONS OF IMPORTANCE, WITH MANY FINE GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER COINS, UNITED STATES AND FOREIGN MEDALS AND TOKENS OF ALL KINDS, INTERESTING CONTINENTAL PAPER MONEY, BROKEN BANK NOTES, ETC. A RARE BECHTLER QUARTER EAGLE OF GEORGIA GOLD, RARE HALF CENTS OF 1796, 1842 AND 1852, WONDERFUL JACKSON, HARRISON, VAN BUREN, CLAY AND LINCOLN COLLECTIONS, ETC., ETC., ABOUT 2800 LOTS, BEING THE LARGEST SALE WE HAVE HELD IN MANY YEARS. New York, March 20–23, 1918. Small 4to [25 by 21 cm], original printed card covers; housed in a custom brown half calf solander box, spine with fine raised bands, lettered and decorated in gilt. 125, (1) pages, blank leaf; 2704 lots; 8 superb photographic plates. Hand-priced in ink. A few minor margin tears affecting first plate. Near fine. Adams A: “Definitive for political tokens. Decent cents. Near complete half cent varieties. Extensive Jewish ancients. Gem 1804 half cent. Canadian communion tokens. Sheets of continental notes.” Edgar Adams’s magnificent photographic plates seem to almost have a three-dimensional quality. The first plate depicts large cents, half cents, and a few tokens; the second plate illustrates political medals and tokens, two ancient Jewish coins, and several choice American coins; the next four plates depict political medals and tokens, with a few choice large cents on the sixth plate; and the last two plates also illustrate large cents, along with some foreign pieces and a 1787 Fugio restrike in silver.” A rare and important catalogue with exceptional plates. Adams 154. Davis 362.