The Parsons Sale, with Plates

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / US Coins Start Price:1,700.00 USD Estimated At:2,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD
The Parsons Sale, with Plates
3,500.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2014 Nov 01 @ 15:42UTC-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.
Chapman, Henry. CATALOGUE OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF AMERICAN COLONIAL COINS, HISTORICAL AND NATIONAL MEDALS, UNITED STATES COINS, U.S. FRACTIONAL CURRENCY, CANADIAN COINS AND MEDALS, ETC., FORMED BY THE LATE HON. GEORGE M. PARSONS, COLUMBUS, OHIO. Philadelphia: Messrs. Davis & Harvey, Auctioneers, June 24-27, 1914. 4to, later cream half calf and white sides, gilt, in the original style. iv, (2), 165, (3) pages; (12) page prices realized list bound in; 2756 lots; 13 very fine photographic plates. Fine. A fine example of this rare and important catalogue, featuring an outstanding collection of American colonial coins, choice large cents and half cents, Washingtonia, rare United States silver coins, and an exceptional offering of American historical medals. Adams A: "Sommer 2¢. 1776 ?¢. Proof elephant ?¢. Unique California gold. RRR Washington. MS 1822 10¢. Superb U. S. medals." Plates I-VI depict a remarkable array of American colonial coins and Washingtonia; VII & VIII illustrate important United States silver and some gold coins; IX & X depict large cents and half cents; and XI-XIII illustrate choice American historical medals. Ex Dennis Mendelson Library (Kolbe Sale 52, lot 90).