The George Rice Collection

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / US Coins Start Price:170.00 USD Estimated At:250.00 - 250.00 USD
The George Rice Collection
170.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2014 Nov 01 @ 17:04UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co. THE LARGE AND VALUABLE COLLECTION OF UNITED STATES COPPER AND SILVER COINS, ALSO MANY RARE FOREIGN COINS, THE PROPERTY OF MR. GEO. W. RICE, DETROIT, MICH. St. Louis: F.E. Ellis, Prop., B.G. Johnson, Manager, Dan Long, Auctioneer, April 13-14, 1906. 8vo, original printed card covers. 107, (1) pages; 2316 lots; 4 halftone plates of coins. Covers scuffed; very good. Adams B+. The sale featured Rice's choice collection of large cents, formed over four decades. Nearly 300 lots of cents were offered, including eight 1793s, a very fine 1799 and an "Unc." 1804. His half cents included nearly twenty proofs from 1831 to 1856. Adams also notes "Excellent Jackson tokens," mint state 1796 & 1797 half dollars, etc. Two of the plates depict copper. Despite Johnson's efforts, the sale was apparently not a success. Important and very scarce.