The Jewett Sale

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:60.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 100.00 USD
The Jewett Sale
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This item SOLD at 2016 Oct 21 @ 12:43UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Chapman, S.H. CATALOG OF THE SPLENDID HISTORICAL COLLECTION OF THE GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER COINS OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME, EUROPE, THE UNITED STATES, MEXICO AND SOUTH AMERICA FORMED BY THE LATE HENRY L. JEWETT, ESQ., MACON, GEORGIA. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Son & Co., June 21-23, 1909. 4to, original gilt-printed white paper covers. (4), 123, (1) pages; 1871 lots. Binding worn, front cover detached but present. Very good or so. [with] SET OF 13 REPRINT PLATES. Fine. Adams A-: “Choice ancients, English. Gem 1776 $1. Perkins medal in gold. RR U.S. gold. 1792 disme. Extensive coins of the world.” Born in 1821, Jewett developed in early boyhood “a fondness for history and the collection of old coins, and, as success in business warranted, added to his cabinet, until at his death it comprised one of the finest general collections of coins and medals to be found in any private collection in America.” Highlights included American colonials, Washingtonia, United States silver and gold coins, choice large cents and half cents, ancients, multiple thalers, and important European and English gold coins. The reprint plates are well-done. Clain-Stefanelli 12002.