Rare Charles Morris Sale with Plates

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / US Coins Start Price:1,700.00 USD Estimated At:2,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD
Rare Charles Morris Sale with Plates
2,400.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2014 Nov 01 @ 15:31UTC-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.
Chapman, S.H. and H. PART I. THE COLLECTION OF COINS AND MEDALS OF THE UNITED STATES, THE PROPERTY OF MR. CHARLES MORRIS, CHICAGO. Philadelphia: Davis & Harvey, Auctioneers, April 19-20, 1905. 8vo, later maroon cloth, gilt; original gilt-printed white card covers bound in. (4), 78 pages; 1255 lots; halftone frontispiece portrait; 5 fine photographic plates. Mostly hand-priced in pencil. Near fine. An important sale of American medals, colonials and choice half cents, rarely encountered with plates. Adams A-: "N.Y. in America. N.H. 1¢. Washington peace medal, also Jefferson. Choice 1/2¢. Jeff Davis medal in gold. 1794 50¢ 3 leaves." The first four fine photographic plates depict a wide variety of items (many colonials, early U.S. silver, a 1795 Washington Indian peace medal, large cents, Bechtler gold, tokens, etc.), and the final plate illustrates choice half cents.