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    Melish

    Catalog of the William P. Donlon collection of United States coins and currency. [11/23-25/1956]

    Melish Sale $8.25. 66 — 1907. Brilliant proof. Melishirculated, dull. 6 pcs. List $1 3.50. 68 — 1908. Proof, turning dark. Melish Sale $8.50. 69 — 1908. Lhicirculated. 3 pcs

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    "Farish Baldenhofer" ( 1955) and Melish offerings, among others. Considered by B. Max Mehl (in his 1950 "Golden Jubilee Sale"), when in proof condition, "as rare, if not more so, than the Double Eagle

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    finer than Melish's "EF". 1804. Only the one variety of regular issue; apparently the reverse of 1803 Adams 5. Very Fine. Slight rim and edge impairment, the most serious defect an obverse edge dent

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    The only other one we have seen in recent years is the VF Melish coin, which went as a "sleeper" at $37.50, while we were out of the room. A major rarity, like the 1850 small date Eagle and the 1854

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    53rd catalog of United States coins and currency, plus a few cased sets. [06/16-18/1959].

    only inferior examples in Baldenhofer and Melish, there- fore presumably a sleeper. 1690 1861. Shade from Uncirculated. Purchased as perfect, understandably in vie\w of its brilliant surfaces. Reverse

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    54th catalog of United States and Canadian coins, tokens, medals and currency. [04/22-23/1960]

    Memorable and Melish coins. Rare and undervalued; only 66,000 struck and we know only one mint state example. 730 1915. Brilliant Unc., the usual strike; fairly clean, but not altogether free of bag

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    55th catalogue of United States, Latin American, and foreign gold coins. [12/07-08/1960]

    Melish 2413. 1099 1851 ‘‘O”. Sharpness better than VF, but rough, lightly scratched, heavily nicked; black tarnish, probably from having been in a fire. Not as bad as it sounds. 1100 1852 “O”. Mintmar

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    55th catalogue of United States, Latin American, and foreign gold coins. [12/07-08/1960]

    Melishrs we have seen — there have not been many. 1218 1872 “S”. Small S above r. upright of N; cf. Melish 939. Mostly Very Fine. Even harder to find than the last. 1219 1873.

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    Menjou's or Melish's circulated examples. 127 1874 "S". Mintmark first cut low, then partly effaced and recut higher. Very Fine. Unusual variety. 128 1875. Strictly Very Fine and exceptionally clean.

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    Melish boast only a VF example, and it went at $65.00. 214 1922. Close to Unc. The slightly sharper Melish coin realized $95. over a year ago. 215 1923 "D". Brilliant Unc. A few minute bag marks

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    and to the Melish example of this die. Better than the Ten Eyck (1922) specimen, long considered "tops," among several others. Lacking in the famous Stickney coll. (1907), as well as the recent

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    second Melish 2021, EF, which we bought for $41. and promptly sold for a much higher figure. Potentially a $100 item VF; we have looked at over one hundred 1 846's without finding another one. Plate

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    Comparable to the Melish example which displayed strength in the right directiori at $25. At- water, Dr. Green, Kern, Menjou and Graves had only VF specimens. This is just beginning to come into its

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    55th catalogue of United States, Latin American, and foreign gold coins. [12/07-08/1960]

    together with Melish 888 and the miserable cleaned coin in one of our Numisma auctions some years ago. Other claimants to “rarest” title are represented by seven or more specimens; this includes all

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    55th catalogue of United States, Latin American, and foreign gold coins. [12/07-08/1960]

    (Later state of dies of Melish 2040.) 1848 “C”. Very Fine or so, reverse a little weaker; lightly but not seriously bag marked. Usual strike or worse; possibly what looks like wear on this coin is

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    A trifle choicer than Melish's; Peake had none. 147 1885 "S". Ex. Fine. Lustrous, although in need of cleaning. The reverse almost completely free of handling marks. Above average! The Extremely Rare

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    Melish 1916. 368 1809/8. C-1. Rarity 2. Very Fine plus, and a very attractive coin for the grade. Faint adjustment marks, a trifling rim nick, at the bottom of the obverse. Valued to $60. Same source

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    Melish's at $33. Choice specimens of this date, if auction records are any criterian, are few and far between. There is a third variety of 1837, Clapp 3, with small date and without berry. It is of

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    far superior to the Melish or Gaskill coins, and to (among others) those in the Hall, Wharton, Dr. Green and Menjou offerings. Worth $30.-35., under the circumstances! 598 1846 "O". Last two numerals

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    Melish's "low date" variety; letter S held between feather and frac- tion bar. About Very Fine, dull. The obverse die cracked from chin to border. Clean, except for a few reverse rim and border

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    The Philadelphia Americana Sales

    (Total: 3 coins) This particular set was the pet project of Thomas Melish, a Cincinnati industrialist who had good connections to con- gress. He dreamed up the idea of having a commemorative made for

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    than the Melishly clean and free of defects. More desirable than Peake's; superior to the Memorable and Melish lots. A

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    either Melish example, and several others offered in late years. 299 1892 “0". Ex. Fine plus. Somewhat bag marked, but highly brilliant. Decidedly nicer than the VF Graves specimen at $40.00. Not in

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    Melish's a scratched VF (which still realized $19.), etc. A true "sleeper" in decent condition. 1 869. Mostly brilliant Proof. Choice, except that a piece of thread was left in the reverse die before

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    This is similar to Melish's impaired proof at $92., but lacks some of the brilliance. 1874. Extremely Fine or better; hardly visible pinpoint obv. border nick. Origi- nally from John Zug. 1878. Choice

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    slightly superior Melish lustrous. We have seen worse ones sold as Unc. The Dunham, Graves, Baldenhofer and Melish coins were all only

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    54th catalog of United States and Canadian coins, tokens, medals and currency. [04/22-23/1960]

    Reverse die cracked across — same as Melish 2407. Strictly Very Fine, traces of lustre. This is another date hard to find choice despite a fairly large mintage. None in Peake or our Forty-Ninth sale.

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    55th catalogue of United States, Latin American, and foreign gold coins. [12/07-08/1960]

    Melish $425.00. Remember that these were all several years before the current interest in rare gold. The Excessively Rare 179 5 Eagle with Nine Leaves in Branch 61 1795. Adams 5; Not in Clapp; Newcome

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    55th catalogue of United States, Latin American, and foreign gold coins. [12/07-08/1960]

    nicer than Melish’s regular one. RRR. Mintage of this type, 1,970. See lot 991 following. 130 1840 “D”. Regular border. Traces of recutting on mintmark. About Uncirculated, brilliant and a beauty;

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    55th catalogue of United States, Latin American, and foreign gold coins. [12/07-08/1960]

    Melish 2349. For an earlier state of these dies see lot 62 above. 1085 1839. Type of '38, large letters. Very Fine or better, somewhat bag marked; small rim nicks. Quite rare, and in strong demand.

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    Fifty-first catalog of primarily rare U. S. coins. [06/19-20/1958]

    more attractive than the miserably cleaned Melish coin at $125. We remember handling only one nicer specimen, that in our Forty- Ninth auction. Of unappreciated rarity and value, there having been but

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    Forty-eighth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [11/24/1956]

    $250.) and the Melish specimen (valued at $300.) recently sold. Highly im- portant and valuable. Plate 278 1854 "O”. Extremely Fine. Slightly abraded at the bottom rev. border. 279 1855. Brilliant Unc

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    Forty-eighth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [11/24/1956]

    Melish offerings. Ex V. Brand, Ira Reed. Plate 311 1866 "S". Evidently from the new small letters hub, but a heavy strike from rather worn dies. Abt. Very Fine. Indications of handling, mainly about

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    Howard S. Baron (High Ridge Books) Correspondence File, 1985-2000

    /1985

    MELISH, JOHN. Travels in the United States of America in 1806 & 1807 , and 1809, 1810, & 1811: Including an Account of Passages betwixt America and Britain, and Travels through Various Parts of Great

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    Howard S. Baron (High Ridge Books) Correspondence File, 1985-2000

    /1985

    MELISH, JOHN. Travels in the United States of America in 1806 & 1807 , and 1809, 1810, & 1811: Including an Account of Passages betwixt America and Britain, and Travels through Various Parts of Great

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    The Melish piece, estimated at $100., brought $85. Ex "Lee," lot 1317; probably also from Dunham. 489 1 893 "S". Very Fine or better. A well defined abrasion mark above Liberty's head (where another

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    the Golden Jubilee lot was called "About Fine." The Melish- Memorable coin was VF; Dunham, Wharton, Donlon had none. Well worth $75.00. 512 1905. brilliant Unc. With slight evidence of handling,

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    the Melish piece, estimated at $400., but which realized $285. This example from the Gaskill coll., sold in our Forty-Eighth sale for $300., is herewith reoffered on behalf of a delinquent account.

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    It is free of the abrasions that plagued the Melish lot, and well worth $250. or more. Ex "Lee," lot 974. Plate 1873. Open 3; with LIBERTY on coronet. Splendid, gorgeous Unc. A $17.50 item today! 1873

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    54th catalog of United States and Canadian coins, tokens, medals and currency. [04/22-23/1960]

    none in Melish; very low mintage of 95,250. We obtained $82.50 for a mint state one in our Straus offering. 678 1915. Similar grade to last, the reverse AU and exceptionally nice for the grade. Anothe

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    54th catalog of United States and Canadian coins, tokens, medals and currency. [04/22-23/1960]

    in the Melish sale, nearly four years ago, and that is the only mint state one we have en- countered in auctions recent enough to mean anything for the current market. 707 1893 “O”. Far better than Ex

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    Forty-eighth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [11/24/1956]

    Davis-Graves or Melish offerings. Extremely rare; undoubtedly worth double the Guidebook valuation, or $300. From the celebrated Virgil Brand coll., ex Ira Reed. Plate 295 1858 "C". Almost Ex. Fine.

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    Catalog of the William P. Donlon collection of United States coins and currency. [11/23-25/1956]

    Melish Sale $28.00. 1174 — 1883. Uncirculated; perfect reverse, obverse has peculiar lines as in flaky plancbet; also a scratch at top. $14.00 1175 — 1884. Uncirculated with die lines. Sharj) and

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    The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, U.S. Coins, Medals and Tokens

    MS-62 (Uncertified) in Notarized Melish Black Leatherette Holder. Lustrous with original toning; the obverse mostly white with a thin band of pink and peach while the reverse is darker with mottled

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    The November 2016 Baltimore Auction, U.S. Coins

    Thomas Melish, Cincinnati industrialist, was well-connected politically and envisioned an opportunity to have Congress authorize the minting for him of his own commemorative half dollar. This is true.

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    United States Gold, Silver, Copper and Territorial Gold Coins

    SILVER COMMEMORATIVES CINCINNATI ‘P,U,S’ SET IN ORIGINAL MELISH HOLDER : .r ■' ‘idtflrihuaH (iioiHmpnioialhu’ ' Lot No. 778 (Reduced) 778 1936‘P D S’ Cincinnati. Set of 3. Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    Melish sale, EF-AU, ($575.); ( 6 ) Atwater coll., Unc. ($565.); ( 7 ) Mint collection. The Dr. Smith, Menjou and Baldenhofer coins are presumably reappearances of Nos. 3, 4, 6. There is little to

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    or Melish, it is comparable to the G. H. Hall coin valued at $825., the Atwater lot at $600., and presumably the Kern or Golden Jubilee example (where this identical specimen is illus- trated) at $650

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    Melish's at $18. None in Wharton, Memorable, Peake. Ex "Lee," lot 1424. 436 1857. Very Fine or better; comparatively clean and lustrous. Uncommon dote! Much nicer than the Wharton, Memorable, Dr. Gree

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    Forty-ninth catalog of rare coins, medals, currency. [06/12-13/1957]

    Golden Jubilee or Melish. Ex "Lee," lot 1411; probably Dun- ham Z153. Worth the $36. we obtained for Dr. Peoke^s specimen. 458 1878. Strictly Very Fine. Not in the E. M. Wharton, Peake soles. 459 1

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