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Plated Charles Gregory Catalogue

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Plated Charles Gregory Catalogue
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Chapman, S.H. CATALOG OF THE LARGE COLLECTION OF THE GOLD AND SILVER COINS AND MEDALS OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME, EUROPE AND AMERICA, PARTICULARLY THE DOLLARS OF THE WORLD, FORMED BY THE LATE CHARLES GREGORY, ESQ., NEW YORK. Philadelphia: S.T. Freeman & Sons, June 19-24, 1916. 4to, later two-tone blue cloth, gilt; original gilt-printed white paper covers bound in. 199, (1), (16) pages; 3792 lots; 15 fine photographic plates. Original prices realized list bound in. Fine. Adams A: “Excellent dollars of the world. Baker 106 in gold. RR Bechtlers. Dunbar $5. Lincoln, Johnson peace medals.” A wide-ranging representative collection formed by New York financier Charles Gregory, of whom Chapman wrote: “It seems very natural that a banker, using the moneys of the world, should turn his attention to forming a collection of them.” Two plates depict ancient and European gold coins and ten illustrate European silver coins, among them multiple thalers; one plate depicts colonial and United States silver coins; and the final two plates illustrate notable American pioneer gold coins.