The 1909 Zabriskie 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
The 1909 Zabriskie Sale, with Plates
3,000.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2014 Nov 01 @ 15:35UTC-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, Henry. CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF COLONIAL AND STATE COINS, 1787 NEW YORK, BRASHER DOUBLOON, U.S. PIONEER GOLD COINS, U.S. PATTERN PIECES, POLITICAL MEDALS, INDIAN PEACE MEDALS, ASSAY MEDALS, EXTREMELY FINE CENTS AND HALF CENTS OF CAPTAIN ANDREW C. ZABRISKIE, NEW YORK CITY. Philadelphia: Messrs. Davis & Harvey, Auctioneers, June 3-4, 1909. 4to, later white cloth, gilt; original gilt-printed front white paper cover bound in. viii, 104, (8) pages; 1429 lots; finely engraved frontispiece portrait of Zabriskie; 13 fine photographic plates; prices realized list bound in. Hand-priced in ink. Fine. A very scarce plated sale. Ex Henry H. Clifford. An extremely important sale, well catalogued, featuring remarkable pioneer gold coins, American colonial coins, patterns and superb large cents. A lifelong collector, Zabriskie began buying pioneer gold coins long before they became popular. He had first choice, at private sale, of the Humbert collection before any of it was offered publicly. Two of the magnificent plates depict American colonial coins; two illustrate medals; one depicts patterns; three illustrate private gold coins; one depicts half cents and other rare coins; three illustrate large cents; and the final plate depicts presidential and political medals. Adams A: "Higleys (9). Brasher doubloon. Silver peace medals. Fabulous pioneer gold (Humbert's collection). Excellent medals." Clain-Stefanelli 12200. Ex Kolbe Sale 59, lot 42.