Mehl’s Catalogue of the Atwater Collection

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Mehl’s Catalogue of the Atwater Collection
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Mehl, B. Max. CATALOGUE OF THE FAMOUS AND COMPLETE COLLECTION OF UNITED STATES GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER COINS FORMED BY WILLIAM CUTLER ATWATER... INCLUDING THE CELEBRATED STICKNEY 1804 DOLLAR AND THE IDLER 1804 DOLLAR... Fort Worth, June 11, 1946. 4to, original printed blue card covers. 199, (7); (12) pages; 2183 lots; frontispiece portrait of Atwater; text illustrations; photocopy prices realized list. Near fine. Adams A+: "MS wreath, Cap 1793 1ó. MS 1823 1ó (2). Gem 1796 half cent. MS 1794-1803 $1. 1804 $1 (2). MS 1797, 1801 50ó. 1838-O 50ó. Proof 1878-S 50ó. MS 1855-S, 1878-S 25ó. MS 1822 10ó. 1858 $10. Extensive proof gold. 1798 $5, small eagle. 1815, 1829 $5." A coin collector for over a quarter century, Atwater’s penchant for quality is evident throughout the sale. The superb condition of the coins have prompted many to consider it superior to the Dunham collection in overall importance. A "Who’s Who," with biographies of twelve famous American coin collectors, is appended at the end.