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The Gene Reale Collection

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / US Coins Start Price:500.00 USD Estimated At:750.00 - 750.00 USD
The Gene Reale Collection
SOLD
550.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2014 Nov 01 @ 16:58UTC-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.
(Reale, Gene). THE GENE REALE COPPER COLLECTION. A COLLECTION OF HALF CENTS AND LARGE CENTS IN SUPERB UNCIRCULATED CONDITION. Lunenburg: Stinehower Press, 1995. 4to, well-bound in original black quarter morocco, decoratively ruled in gilt, with crimson grained fine cloth sides; upper cover lettered and decorated in gilt with an inset full color coin enlargement in the center; flat spine lettered and decorated in gilt; crimson silk headbands; decoratively printed pictorial endpapers. Housed in a handsomely executed black full morocco clamshell book box; red morocco panel inset on the upper cover, double bordered and lettered in gilt; spine with five raised bands, lettered in gilt. Blank leaf, 110 pages; title printed in two colors within a decorative border; color portrait; enlarged coin illustrations in full color throughout. Fine. Ex Anthony Terranova, Copy No. 15 of 100, according to the printed label on the inside front cover of the clamshell box, though fewer copies were probably issued. A marvelous production, recording 141 superb half cents and large cents in the Reale collection. Copies of this work were advertised for sale upon publication for $2150.00.