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The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

Auction Summary

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The first part of the Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. collection sold through Bowers & Ruddy as “The United States Gold Coin Collection” in October 1982. This is Part two of three parts of his complete collection of United States coins and is so substantial it took three nights to sell through. Part 2 includes the colonial coinage, an incredible amount of amazing pattern coinage, Territorial gold, half cents, large cents, small cents, two cent pieces, three cent pieces, half dimes, and dimes. All lots are expertly listed and cataloged by the top researchers in the numismatic business, and in typical Q. David Bowers the catalog contains as much additional and peripherial information as many books on numismatic subjects do.

Coins of special interest in this sale are: 
1796 'No Pole' half cent
1793 Sheldon-13 Liberty Cap cent, the top condition census coin  
the finest known of the five 1913 Liberty nickels
the unique 1873-CC No Arrows dime 
Famous 1894-S dime, 1 of 24 struck and 1 of only nine currently known

The Prices Realized is included.

[Item description courtesy of Chriss Hoffman.]

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