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The Frossard Sale, with Plates

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The Frossard Sale, with Plates
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Frossard, Ed. CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF COINS AND MEDALS OF ED. FROSSARD, OF IRVINGTON, N.Y. COMPRISING EARLY ISSUES OF THE AMERICAN MINT, REMARKABLE ALIKE FOR BEAUTY AND RARITY. COLONIAL COINS, PATTERN PIECES, JACKSONIAN AND FEUCHTWANGER CURRENCY, CONFEDERATE COINS AND MEDALS, A SET OF 1794 CENTS AND HALF CENTS. AMERICAN MEDALS, SILVER; FRACTIONAL CURRENCY, ETC., ETC. RARE AND VALUABLE REPRESENTATIVE FOREIGN COINS OF ALL AGES AND COUNTRIES, IN GOLD, SILVER, PLATINUM AND COPPER. New York: Bangs, Oct. 2-3, 1884. 8vo, original printed wraps. 77, (3) pages; 1038 lots; 9 fine tinted heliotype plates. Hand-priced in ink. Spine worn and taped; Covers stained and chipped, with stain affecting title page and first (ninth) plate, not interfering with utility. Very good or so. The very important Frossard collection, with 9 heliotype plates. A Thick Paper Copy, one of only 100 issued. Adams A+: “Silver store cards. 1797 small eagle $10. 1797 6 stars $2.50. Shooting thalers. 1794 1¢ varieties.” The catalogue is justly famous for Frossard’s remarkably fine collection of 1794 cents. The sale also featured rare and important coins in many other fields. Even regular catalogues have been scarce from the time of issue. Frossard notes in the errata sheet at the end of this special edition that “The supply of this Catalogue having fallen far short of the demand, subscribers who have no further use for their copies of the ORDINARY EDITION ARE EARNESTLY REQUESTED TO RETURN THE SAME.” Adams 37.