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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 23



    THE JOHN J FORD Jr COLLECTION Tokens 22299 New York New York 1825 Peale s Museum HT-303 Rarity 5 Copper 34 mm MS 64 BN NGC The deep golden tan surfaces are hard and glossy in appearance and exhibit soft luster through out The usual obverse die break is in full bloom across the effigy s cheek Choice for the grade an unusually fine specimen of this scarce and popular issue The museum was established by Rubens Peale in 1825 in the Parthenon Building at 252 Broadway opposite


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sale, Part Two



    re seen on most similar German silver coins of this period Excellent quality and outstanding eye appeal for this rarity The obverse shows a hint of streaking and a couple of very light field scratches One of the two finest seen by NGC A desirable example of this elusive token issue Listed as No 85 in the 100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens 7159 New York New York Peale s Museum 1825 HT-303 Low 269 Copper Rarity 5 VF 25 Plain edge Struck medal turn Obverse Helmeted bust facing left PARTHENON NEW YORK 1825 sur rounds Reverse PEALE S MUSEUM GALLERY OE THE LINE ARTS surrounds ADMIT BEARER at center Moderate rim bruises and nicks but attractive medium brown copper surfaces that show minor evidence of handling and circulation Rubens Peale was the son of Charles Wilson P


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 23



    THE JOHN J FORD Jr COLLECTION Tokens 22299 New York New York 1825 Peale s Museum HT-303 Rarity 5 Copper 34 mm MS 64 BN NGC The deep golden tan surfaces are hard and glossy in appearance and exhibit soft luster through out The usual obverse die break is in full bloom across the effigy s cheek Choice for the grade an unusually fine specimen of this scarce and popular issue The museum was established by Rubens Peale in 1825 in the Parthenon Building at 252 Broadway opposite


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sale, Part Two



    re seen on most similar German silver coins of this period Excellent quality and outstanding eye appeal for this rarity The obverse shows a hint of streaking and a couple of very light field scratches One of the two finest seen by NGC A desirable example of this elusive token issue Listed as No 85 in the 100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens 7159 New York New York Peale s Museum 1825 HT-303 Low 269 Copper Rarity 5 VF 25 Plain edge Struck medal turn Obverse Helmeted bust facing left PARTHENON NEW YORK 1825 sur rounds Reverse PEALE S MUSEUM GALLERY OE THE LINE ARTS surrounds ADMIT BEARER at center Moderate rim bruises and nicks but attractive medium brown copper surfaces that show minor evidence of handling and circulation Rubens Peale was the son of Charles Wilson P


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sale, Part Two



    re seen on most similar German silver coins of this period Excellent quality and outstanding eye appeal for this rarity The obverse shows a hint of streaking and a couple of very light field scratches One of the two finest seen by NGC A desirable example of this elusive token issue Listed as No 85 in the 100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens 7159 New York New York Peale s Museum 1825 HT-303 Low 269 Copper Rarity 5 VF 25 Plain edge Struck medal turn Obverse Helmeted bust facing left PARTHENON NEW YORK 1825 sur rounds Reverse PEALE S MUSEUM GALLERY OE THE LINE ARTS surrounds ADMIT BEARER at center Moderate rim bruises and nicks but attractive medium brown copper surfaces that show minor evidence of handling and circulation Rubens Peale was the son of Charles Wilson P


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 23



    THE JOHN J FORD Jr COLLECTION Tokens 22299 New York New York 1825 Peale s Museum HT-303 Rarity 5 Copper 34 mm MS 64 BN NGC The deep golden tan surfaces are hard and glossy in appearance and exhibit soft luster through out The usual obverse die break is in full bloom across the effigy s cheek Choice for the grade an unusually fine specimen of this scarce and popular issue The museum was established by Rubens Peale in 1825 in the Parthenon Building at 252 Broadway opposite


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sale, Part Two



    re seen on most similar German silver coins of this period Excellent quality and outstanding eye appeal for this rarity The obverse shows a hint of streaking and a couple of very light field scratches One of the two finest seen by NGC A desirable example of this elusive token issue Listed as No 85 in the 100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens 7159 New York New York Peale s Museum 1825 HT-303 Low 269 Copper Rarity 5 VF 25 Plain edge Struck medal turn Obverse Helmeted bust facing left PARTHENON NEW YORK 1825 sur rounds Reverse PEALE S MUSEUM GALLERY OE THE LINE ARTS surrounds ADMIT BEARER at center Moderate rim bruises and nicks but attractive medium brown copper surfaces that show minor evidence of handling and circulation Rubens Peale was the son of Charles Wilson P


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sales



    ly struck than the Dice Hicks specimen and virtu ally as sharp as the John J Ford Jr example of this elusive Hard Times issue Medium brown patina glossy and attrac tive One of only 1 2 1 5 surviving examples of this often mis attributed variety identifiable by five berries inside and three berries outside the reverse wreath 482 New York New York 1825 Peale s Museum Admission Token HT-303 Rarity 6 Copper VF Details Rim Dam age NGC This New York attraction was established by Rubens Peale in 1825 his father was Philadelphia museum entrepreneur Charles Wilson Peale This example is well cir culated with edge bumps 483 New York New York Undated 1832 1835 Robert B Ruggles HT 307A Rarity 4 Copper EF 45 Uncertified Deep olive brown with traces of red brown in the


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sales



    ly struck than the Dice Hicks specimen and virtu ally as sharp as the John J Ford Jr example of this elusive Hard Times issue Medium brown patina glossy and attrac tive One of only 1 2 1 5 surviving examples of this often mis attributed variety identifiable by five berries inside and three berries outside the reverse wreath 482 New York New York 1825 Peale s Museum Admission Token HT-303 Rarity 6 Copper VF Details Rim Dam age NGC This New York attraction was established by Rubens Peale in 1825 his father was Philadelphia museum entrepreneur Charles Wilson Peale This example is well cir culated with edge bumps 483 New York New York Undated 1832 1835 Robert B Ruggles HT 307A Rarity 4 Copper EF 45 Uncertified Deep olive brown with traces of red brown in the


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    The Collections of James E. Dice & M. Lamar Hicks



    their tokens certainly among the rarest most elusive only two to three chances to buy one every couple of decades and most desirable of them all Ex Sara Hinckley Collection Presidential Coin Antique Com pany November 11 2006 Eot 116 earlier ex the same firm s Sale 60 June 21 1996 Eot 15 Nice Peale s Museum Pass 3278 New York New York City Peale s Museum 1825 Low 269 Rulau HT-303 Copper Rarity 5 About Uncirculated Plain edge 336 4 gns 34 6 mm Struck medal turn Nice even medium brown Surfaces remarkably clear and free from the pitting roughness and flaws that usually are found on these Well struck and cen tered usual obverse break A superior example of this somewhat scarce admission pass card These were used actively at the time they were first made and it


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    The Collections of James E. Dice & M. Lamar Hicks



    ohn J Adams 1835 Low 300 Rulau HT 181 Copper Rarity 1 Choice Uncirculated Plain edge 176 0 gns 28 6 mm Struck coin turn Deep brown with traces of faded color turned to pale gold and full blazing lustre cartwheels A very attractive example of this token Ex Julian Eeidman Collection Bowers Merena and Presidential Coin Antique Company April 12 1986 Lot 4034 Extremely Rare HT-303 E I Bragaw Issue Newark New Jersey and Mobile Alabama 3306 New Jersey Newark and Alabama Mobile E 1 Bragaw 1830s Low 303 Rulau HT 207A Brass Rarity 7 Very Fine Plain edge 94 5 gns 26 6 mm Struck slightly offset right from medal turn An important dual location token with ties to both the North and South The front and back are toned in a deep brassy yellow gold color with


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    The Classics Sale: The Medio and Da Costa Gomez Collections

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    edly the finest pair that we have ever seen together and would cer tainly be a spectacular joint addition to a cabinet This type with ADMIT THE BEARER within the wreath is a bit more com mon than the type with engraved number but it is also incredibly elusive in grades approaching this A very memorable specimen of the U S Mint production 2803 1825 Peale s Museum New York City Low 269 HT-303 Copper Choice AU 356 4 grains 34 6 mm Pleasing light brown even and smooth with some lustre remaining Heavy di agonal die crack across central obverse some scattered marks and abrasions though none are serious Central reverse boldly struck Peale s Museum was operated on Broadway by Rubens Peale dis playing art and natural history specimens A 1911 nostalgic work on Broadway called P


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sales



    ly struck than the Dice Hicks specimen and virtu ally as sharp as the John J Ford Jr example of this elusive Hard Times issue Medium brown patina glossy and attrac tive One of only 1 2 1 5 surviving examples of this often mis attributed variety identifiable by five berries inside and three berries outside the reverse wreath 482 New York New York 1825 Peale s Museum Admission Token HT-303 Rarity 6 Copper VF Details Rim Dam age NGC This New York attraction was established by Rubens Peale in 1825 his father was Philadelphia museum entrepreneur Charles Wilson Peale This example is well cir culated with edge bumps 483 New York New York Undated 1832 1835 Robert B Ruggles HT 307A Rarity 4 Copper EF 45 Uncertified Deep olive brown with traces of red brown in the


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    The Collections of James E. Dice & M. Lamar Hicks



    their tokens certainly among the rarest most elusive only two to three chances to buy one every couple of decades and most desirable of them all Ex Sara Hinckley Collection Presidential Coin Antique Com pany November 11 2006 Eot 116 earlier ex the same firm s Sale 60 June 21 1996 Eot 15 Nice Peale s Museum Pass 3278 New York New York City Peale s Museum 1825 Low 269 Rulau HT-303 Copper Rarity 5 About Uncirculated Plain edge 336 4 gns 34 6 mm Struck medal turn Nice even medium brown Surfaces remarkably clear and free from the pitting roughness and flaws that usually are found on these Well struck and cen tered usual obverse break A superior example of this somewhat scarce admission pass card These were used actively at the time they were first made and it


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    The Collections of James E. Dice & M. Lamar Hicks



    ohn J Adams 1835 Low 300 Rulau HT 181 Copper Rarity 1 Choice Uncirculated Plain edge 176 0 gns 28 6 mm Struck coin turn Deep brown with traces of faded color turned to pale gold and full blazing lustre cartwheels A very attractive example of this token Ex Julian Eeidman Collection Bowers Merena and Presidential Coin Antique Company April 12 1986 Lot 4034 Extremely Rare HT-303 E I Bragaw Issue Newark New Jersey and Mobile Alabama 3306 New Jersey Newark and Alabama Mobile E 1 Bragaw 1830s Low 303 Rulau HT 207A Brass Rarity 7 Very Fine Plain edge 94 5 gns 26 6 mm Struck slightly offset right from medal turn An important dual location token with ties to both the North and South The front and back are toned in a deep brassy yellow gold color with


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    The Classics Sale: The Medio and Da Costa Gomez Collections

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    edly the finest pair that we have ever seen together and would cer tainly be a spectacular joint addition to a cabinet This type with ADMIT THE BEARER within the wreath is a bit more com mon than the type with engraved number but it is also incredibly elusive in grades approaching this A very memorable specimen of the U S Mint production 2803 1825 Peale s Museum New York City Low 269 HT-303 Copper Choice AU 356 4 grains 34 6 mm Pleasing light brown even and smooth with some lustre remaining Heavy di agonal die crack across central obverse some scattered marks and abrasions though none are serious Central reverse boldly struck Peale s Museum was operated on Broadway by Rubens Peale dis playing art and natural history specimens A 1911 nostalgic work on Broadway called P


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