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Washington & Jefferson Tossing Pennies?

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / US Coins Start Price:20.00 USD Estimated At:30.00 - 30.00 USD
Washington & Jefferson Tossing Pennies?
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This item SOLD at 2015 Feb 28 @ 13:11UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Low, Lyman H. CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF PHILIP D. HOCH, CONSISTING OF AMERICAN COINS IN GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER ... GOLD DOLLARS OF EVERY YEAR THEY WERE COINED, WITH MANY OF THE BRANCH MINTS. TWENTY-FIVE DIFFERENT THREE DOLLAR GOLD PIECES, FINE CENTS, PATTERNS FOR COINS, ETC. New York, Nov. 1, 1905. 8vo, original printed wraps. 27, (1) pages; 703 lots. Near fine. Concerning an uncirculated Hays 23 large cent, Low writes, "A statement accompanies this Cent, that it was found in the old United States Hotel at Chester, Penn., when demolished some years ago. Both Washington and Jefferson were patrons of this hostelry, and on the way to their Southern homes it was their custom to make a halt there, sometimes occupying a certain room jointly. It was in this particular apartment that the Cent was found. Possibly George and Thomas were matching or tossing pennies, and in the excitement that followed, this one rolled away unnoticed." Adams 105 (rated B+ for U.S. gold and B for comments and overall).