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The John Story Jenks Sale, with Plates

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:1,700.00 USD Estimated At:2,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD
The John Story Jenks Sale, with Plates
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Chapman, Henry. CATALOGUE OF THE JOHN STORY JENKS COLLECTION OF COINS. ANCIENT GREEK, ROMAN AND THE ENTIRE WORLD. EARLY AMERICAN COLONIAL AND STATE ISSUES AND UNITED STATES PATTERNS AND THE REGULAR ISSUES. Philadelphia: Davis & Harvey, Auctioneers, Dec. 7-17, 1921. 4to, later brown cloth, gilt. xii, 653, (1) pages, blank leaf; (24) page prices realized list bound in; 7302 lots; 42 superb photographic plates of coins and medals. Fine. Ex Harry W. Bass, with his bookplate. Adams A+: "Henry Chapman's magnum opus. Superb coins of the world plus U.S. all series, all expertly described." The most famous of the Chapman sales and one of the most renowned American coin auction ever held. [Online description truncated; see PDF or printed catalogue for full description.]