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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part II



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part II Half Dollars The cleneay Norweb Gem Proof 1822 Half Dollar The Only Proof Overton 103 Known One of Two Proof 1822 Half Dollars Extant Lot 2039 1822 Overton 103 Rarity 8 as a Proof Proof 65 Cameo PCGS The collection of Thomas Cleneay is said to be the most costly most numerous and most valuable in the United States Kings Pocket Book of Cincinnati 1879 An utterly spectacular achievement in metal evidenc


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part V



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part V Silver Dollars The cleneay Cardinal 1803 BB 255 Dollar Large 3 Lot 5044 1803 Bowers Borckardt 255 Bolender 6 Rarity 2 Large 3 Mint State 63 PCGS The superb state of preservation of the United States coins will be a source of great pleasure to collectors who have here an opportunity to purchase many of the finest coins formerly contained in other cabinets long since dispersed Henry and S Hudson Chapman pre


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part V



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part V Silver Dollars The cleneay Cardinal 1803 BB 255 Dollar Large 3 Lot 5044 1803 Bowers Borckardt 255 Bolender 6 Rarity 2 Large 3 Mint State 63 PCGS The superb state of preservation of the United States coins will be a source of great pleasure to collectors who have here an opportunity to purchase many of the finest coins formerly contained in other cabinets long since dispersed Henry and S Hudson Chapman pre


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part V



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part V Silver Dollars The cleneay Cardinal 1803 BB 255 Dollar Large 3 Lot 5044 1803 Bowers Borckardt 255 Bolender 6 Rarity 2 Large 3 Mint State 63 PCGS The superb state of preservation of the United States coins will be a source of great pleasure to collectors who have here an opportunity to purchase many of the finest coins formerly contained in other cabinets long since dispersed Henry and S Hudson Chapman pre


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part IV



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part IV Silver Dollars The Finest 1796 Large Date Small Letters Dollar From the cleneay Sale of 1890 Lot 4016 1796 Bowers Borckardt 65 Bolender 5 Rarity 2 Large Date Small Letters Mint State 64 PCGS Sharp beautiful specimen with mint lustre Henry Chapman 1890 Slate blue and pewter gray mingle with halos of bright silver and areas of dark amber among the stars all enshrouded in thick and impressive lustrous cartwheel With exceptional bloom and aesthetic appeal this


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part IV



    December 31 few of them entered circulation and fewer stiU survived for any significant length of time When John W Haseltine cataloged the William J Jenks collection in 1883 he remarked on the 1829 Small Planchet half eagle T do not know that collectors are generally aware of its existence as I believe that never but one has made its appearance in a sale This coin was acquired by Thomas cleneay before 1887 and when the still young Chapmans cataloged it in 1890 they recognized that the Small date stars and planchet issue was extremely rare Cataloged as Uncirculated Proof surface this coin was purchased at the sale in Philadelphia by a visitor from faraway Omaha Byron Reed Reed s name appears frequently in named copies of the Cleneay catalog but he did not get the chance t


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part IV



    ed in the 1962 R E Cox sale thought to be earlier from the 1961 Brand Lichtenfels sale was donated to the Smithsonian Institution by Mr Cox it joined another example from the same dies that has been in the Mint Cabinet since the year of its mintage All Proof 1838 half dollars beside this one are struck from the GR 14 combination A Proof 1838 half dollar was sold in the December 1890 Thomas cleneay auction cataloged by Henry and S Hudson Chapman who noted Cleneay s forty years of patient selection and liberal expenditure in their preface to the catalog Given Cleneay s penchant for exceptional quality a taste he had in common with Howard Newcomb this may well be the Cleneay coin Though unplated in the Cleneay catalog its quality can be gleaned by its 36 price Cleneay s 1838 Proo


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 3, No. 3(12)

    5/15/1969

    Rumors persist of N 10 Proof unverified and the N 1 claimed to exist appears to be the Sheraton Ernest Henderson TJC 22 Sloss 172 coin proving not to be 1829 N 6 1 Eliasberg bronzed possibly ex Mougey 161 2 Bement 359 3 Dupont 677 One of these is probably ex Zanoni cleneay 1872 4 Helfenstein 129 ex CDSmith ex NN 54th 1543 ex old Philadelphis estate 5 Beckwith 76 First and tenth stars rounded 1829 N 8 Dr French 490 dubious 1829 N 1 Reported Bareford unverified 1830 N 10 1 Smithsonian 2 Newcomb II 421 3 LM sale 1967 ex Switzerland 4 One other shown me in 1950 s One of these is presumably Mougey 163 ex Zanoni Cleneay 1874 1831


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    Mint Accounts Book, 1856-1903 (Index)

    1/1/1903 [Numismatics U.S. Mint Cabinet]

    4 43 44 41 50 gold 1 94 silver 0 00 First notation paying face value late in year considering abolishing 3CN G l 3 5 24 1890 10 piece 1890 Proof set 39 41 39 41 39 41 37 50 gold 1 91 silver 0 00 face value 6 7 1890 1 823 quarter dollar 25 00 0 25 24 75 6 28 1890 1798 half eagle Small Eagle rev 50 00 5 00 Parmelee 45 00 12 13 1890 1795 half eagle Heraldic Eagle 50 00 5 00 cleneay lot 522 45 00 12 13 1890 1839 half eagle 7 00 5 00 Cleneay lot 605 2 00 12 13 1890 1851 half eagle 7 50 5 00 Cleneay lot 655 2 50 12 13 1890 1 834 quarter eagle 3 00 2 50 Cleneay lot 727 0 50 12 13 1890 1799 dollar 13 75 1 00 Cleneay lot 935 12 75 5 stars facing but no date listed 3 2 1891 1852 gold dollar 1 70 1 00 0 70 3 2 1891 1853 gold dollar 1 70 1 00 0 70 3 2 1891 1 8


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 3, No. 3(12)

    5/15/1969

    Rumors persist of N 10 Proof unverified and the N 1 claimed to exist appears to be the Sheraton Ernest Henderson TJC 22 Sloss 172 coin proving not to be 1829 N 6 1 Eliasberg bronzed possibly ex Mougey 161 2 Bement 359 3 Dupont 677 One of these is probably ex Zanoni cleneay 1872 4 Helfenstein 129 ex CDSmith ex NN 54th 1543 ex old Philadelphis estate 5 Beckwith 76 First and tenth stars rounded 1829 N 8 Dr French 490 dubious 1829 N 1 Reported Bareford unverified 1830 N 10 1 Smithsonian 2 Newcomb II 421 3 LM sale 1967 ex Switzerland 4 One other shown me in 1950 s One of these is presumably Mougey 163 ex Zanoni Cleneay 1874 1831


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    Mint Accounts Book, 1856-1903 (Index)

    1/1/1903 [Numismatics U.S. Mint Cabinet]

    4 43 44 41 50 gold 1 94 silver 0 00 First notation paying face value late in year considering abolishing 3CN G l 3 5 24 1890 10 piece 1890 Proof set 39 41 39 41 39 41 37 50 gold 1 91 silver 0 00 face value 6 7 1890 1 823 quarter dollar 25 00 0 25 24 75 6 28 1890 1798 half eagle Small Eagle rev 50 00 5 00 Parmelee 45 00 12 13 1890 1795 half eagle Heraldic Eagle 50 00 5 00 cleneay lot 522 45 00 12 13 1890 1839 half eagle 7 00 5 00 Cleneay lot 605 2 00 12 13 1890 1851 half eagle 7 50 5 00 Cleneay lot 655 2 50 12 13 1890 1 834 quarter eagle 3 00 2 50 Cleneay lot 727 0 50 12 13 1890 1799 dollar 13 75 1 00 Cleneay lot 935 12 75 5 stars facing but no date listed 3 2 1891 1852 gold dollar 1 70 1 00 0 70 3 2 1891 1853 gold dollar 1 70 1 00 0 70 3 2 1891 1 8


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    CATALOGUE OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF COINS OF THE UNITED STATES FORMED BY JOHN G. MILLS, ESQ., OF ALBANY, NEW YORK.



    THE UNITED STATES HALF DOLLARS 53 C C y C 4 C AMERICA Heraldic Eagle as on the dollars of 1798 Type 1801 1807 Very fine Rare 7 815 1802 Very fine Rare S6 816 1803 Large 3 Uncirculated only the slightest abrasion showing on obv Mint lustre Rare state and one of the finest we have ever seen cleneay Coll 1107 from Zanoni Coll Plate X Zi 817 1805 Over 4 Curls touch lower star on left Vf Rare o 1805 Over 4 Lowest star on left distant from curls Bust touches lowest star on right Very good Rare 819i 1805 Very tine Curious break in die from bust 7 820 5 1806 Pointed 6 Rev Olive branch terminates at claw Uncirculated Brilliant specimen with mint lustre Clene


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    CATALOGUE OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF COINS OF THE UNITED STATES FORMED BY JOHN G. MILLS, ESQ., OF ALBANY, NEW YORK.



    1126 5 1127 3 1128 C 1129 e 1130 1131 v 1132 S olJU y hi 1134 61141 1142 At 1143 f 1144 91 J45 X 1146 4ni47 Xc 1148 3 1149 3c 1150 1831 1832 1832 1833 1834 Proof dull Sharp Bare in this condition Uncirculated Proof surface Sharp Bare state Uncirculated Different dies 2 pcs Uncirculated Sharp 4 o Proof surface Uncirculated Superb specimen cleneay Coll plate VII 1511 1834 Uncirculated Mint lustre 1835 Proof Sharp beautiful specimen Very rare state Cleneay Coll plate VII 1515 1836 Uncirculated Sharp Mint lustre 1837 Uncirculated Different dies 2 pcs 1837 Liberty seated Bev united states op America wreath enclosing one dime Type 1837 38 Uncirculated Proof surface 1837 Uncirculated Mint lustre 1838 Uncirculated New


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    CATALOGUE OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF COINS OF THE UNITED STATES FORMED BY JOHN G. MILLS, ESQ., OF ALBANY, NEW YORK.



    THE UNITED STATES HALF DOLLARS 53 C C y C 4 C AMERICA Heraldic Eagle as on the dollars of 1798 Type 1801 1807 Very fine Rare 7 815 1802 Very fine Rare S6 816 1803 Large 3 Uncirculated only the slightest abrasion showing on obv Mint lustre Rare state and one of the finest we have ever seen cleneay Coll 1107 from Zanoni Coll Plate X Zi 817 1805 Over 4 Curls touch lower star on left Vf Rare o 1805 Over 4 Lowest star on left distant from curls Bust touches lowest star on right Very good Rare 819i 1805 Very tine Curious break in die from bust 7 820 5 1806 Pointed 6 Rev Olive branch terminates at claw Uncirculated Brilliant specimen with mint lustre Clene


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    CATALOGUE OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF COINS OF THE UNITED STATES FORMED BY JOHN G. MILLS, ESQ., OF ALBANY, NEW YORK.



    1126 5 1127 3 1128 C 1129 e 1130 1131 v 1132 S olJU y hi 1134 61141 1142 At 1143 f 1144 91 J45 X 1146 4ni47 Xc 1148 3 1149 3c 1150 1831 1832 1832 1833 1834 Proof dull Sharp Bare in this condition Uncirculated Proof surface Sharp Bare state Uncirculated Different dies 2 pcs Uncirculated Sharp 4 o Proof surface Uncirculated Superb specimen cleneay Coll plate VII 1511 1834 Uncirculated Mint lustre 1835 Proof Sharp beautiful specimen Very rare state Cleneay Coll plate VII 1515 1836 Uncirculated Sharp Mint lustre 1837 Uncirculated Different dies 2 pcs 1837 Liberty seated Bev united states op America wreath enclosing one dime Type 1837 38 Uncirculated Proof surface 1837 Uncirculated Mint lustre 1838 Uncirculated New


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part I



    le 3 a final example most recently certified by NGC as Proof 63 offered in several different Heritage sales between 2005 and 2009 Before the mid 20th century there were several other offerings some of them resolvable to examples listed above most unplated and thus only able to be tied to a particular coin through speculation The piece here offered is provably the coin offered in the 1890 cleneay sale and the 1904 Mills sale plates exist and they match Other unplated appearances including lot 596 in the February 1945 Howard R Newcomb sale and lot 1650 in the May 1958 Schulman Kreisberg sale could represent other appearances of specimens 2 or 3 or they could be prooflike coins that would not be considered Proof by modern standards The 1822 quarters described as Proof in the 1954 Davi


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part V



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part V Silver Dollars The cleneay Baldenhofer Ostheimer 1803 BB 254 1 Tied for Finest 1803 Small 3 Certified by PCGS Lot 5043 1803 Bowers Borckardt 254 Bolender 4 Rarity 3 Small 3 Mint State 64 PCGS Trom the pedigrees in the 75 ANA Sale and the Merkin A 8 Sale it became apparent that Baldenhofer had a large number of silver dollars that were not part of the 1955 Stack s sale W David Perkins Who Was Parish Balde


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part III



    ter extremities to be seen particularly well The placement of the border with a slight gap between each denticle and the die edge gives the denticles on this obverse die the appearance of covering more surface area than any other obverse of the type The visual impact is distinctive among the Liberty Cap half cent series making a high grade 1797 Cohen 2 an especially impressive type coin The cleneay Mills Bareford 1797 C 2 is unanimously accorded finest known honors by those who have endeavored to assembled a Condition Census of the early half cent varieties Roger Cohen graded it MS 65 in his 1984 Top Ten column in Penny Wise and ranked it as finest known ahead of the Garrett coin The Breen Hanson census likewise ranks this specimen first and the Garrett specimen second The example in


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part III



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part III Dimes The cleneay Bareford Lovejoy 1824 2 Dime Tied For Finest Certified JR Plate Coin 2x photo Lot 3026 1824 2 John Reich 1 Rarity 1 Mint State 66 PCGS magnificent Uncirculated gem with proof like lustre As fine as anything we ve seen Abe Kosoff 1950 This example perhaps the most famous of this variety was long considered a Proof striking and was described as such in the JR book Both sides show m


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part III



    nating the possibility that this was the coin that Newcomb still owned in 1945 Though it appears more likely than not that this is the Newcomb specimen without something verifiable we have omitted Edoward Rounds Newcomb s name from the provenance listing below Less certain but also within the realms of the possible is the provenance Breen suggests for this coin prior to its placement in the cleneay Collection the 1864 John F McCoy sale by W Elliot Woodward The mid 1860s were perhaps Cleneay s busiest time for acquisitions lending some credence to the speculation Lot 574 in the McCoy sale was described as 1833 Brilliant proof extremely rare It sold for 3 75 more than similarly described Proof dimes of 1823 1827 1829 1830 1831 1832 and 1834 less than Proofs from 1821 1824


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    CATALOGUE OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF COINS OF THE UNITED STATES FORMED BY JOHN G. MILLS, ESQ., OF ALBANY, NEW YORK.



    THE UNITED STATES HALF DOLLARS 53 C C y C 4 C AMERICA Heraldic Eagle as on the dollars of 1798 Type 1801 1807 Very fine Rare 7 815 1802 Very fine Rare S6 816 1803 Large 3 Uncirculated only the slightest abrasion showing on obv Mint lustre Rare state and one of the finest we have ever seen cleneay Coll 1107 from Zanoni Coll Plate X Zi 817 1805 Over 4 Curls touch lower star on left Vf Rare o 1805 Over 4 Lowest star on left distant from curls Bust touches lowest star on right Very good Rare 819i 1805 Very tine Curious break in die from bust 7 820 5 1806 Pointed 6 Rev Olive branch terminates at claw Uncirculated Brilliant specimen with mint lustre Clene


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    CATALOGUE OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF COINS OF THE UNITED STATES FORMED BY JOHN G. MILLS, ESQ., OF ALBANY, NEW YORK.



    1126 5 1127 3 1128 C 1129 e 1130 1131 v 1132 S olJU y hi 1134 61141 1142 At 1143 f 1144 91 J45 X 1146 4ni47 Xc 1148 3 1149 3c 1150 1831 1832 1832 1833 1834 Proof dull Sharp Bare in this condition Uncirculated Proof surface Sharp Bare state Uncirculated Different dies 2 pcs Uncirculated Sharp 4 o Proof surface Uncirculated Superb specimen cleneay Coll plate VII 1511 1834 Uncirculated Mint lustre 1835 Proof Sharp beautiful specimen Very rare state Cleneay Coll plate VII 1515 1836 Uncirculated Sharp Mint lustre 1837 Uncirculated Different dies 2 pcs 1837 Liberty seated Bev united states op America wreath enclosing one dime Type 1837 38 Uncirculated Proof surface 1837 Uncirculated Mint lustre 1838 Uncirculated New


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part I



    le 3 a final example most recently certified by NGC as Proof 63 offered in several different Heritage sales between 2005 and 2009 Before the mid 20th century there were several other offerings some of them resolvable to examples listed above most unplated and thus only able to be tied to a particular coin through speculation The piece here offered is provably the coin offered in the 1890 cleneay sale and the 1904 Mills sale plates exist and they match Other unplated appearances including lot 596 in the February 1945 Howard R Newcomb sale and lot 1650 in the May 1958 Schulman Kreisberg sale could represent other appearances of specimens 2 or 3 or they could be prooflike coins that would not be considered Proof by modern standards The 1822 quarters described as Proof in the 1954 Davi


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part V



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part V Silver Dollars The cleneay Baldenhofer Ostheimer 1803 BB 254 1 Tied for Finest 1803 Small 3 Certified by PCGS Lot 5043 1803 Bowers Borckardt 254 Bolender 4 Rarity 3 Small 3 Mint State 64 PCGS Trom the pedigrees in the 75 ANA Sale and the Merkin A 8 Sale it became apparent that Baldenhofer had a large number of silver dollars that were not part of the 1955 Stack s sale W David Perkins Who Was Parish Balde


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part III



    ter extremities to be seen particularly well The placement of the border with a slight gap between each denticle and the die edge gives the denticles on this obverse die the appearance of covering more surface area than any other obverse of the type The visual impact is distinctive among the Liberty Cap half cent series making a high grade 1797 Cohen 2 an especially impressive type coin The cleneay Mills Bareford 1797 C 2 is unanimously accorded finest known honors by those who have endeavored to assembled a Condition Census of the early half cent varieties Roger Cohen graded it MS 65 in his 1984 Top Ten column in Penny Wise and ranked it as finest known ahead of the Garrett coin The Breen Hanson census likewise ranks this specimen first and the Garrett specimen second The example in


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part III



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part III Dimes The cleneay Bareford Lovejoy 1824 2 Dime Tied For Finest Certified JR Plate Coin 2x photo Lot 3026 1824 2 John Reich 1 Rarity 1 Mint State 66 PCGS magnificent Uncirculated gem with proof like lustre As fine as anything we ve seen Abe Kosoff 1950 This example perhaps the most famous of this variety was long considered a Proof striking and was described as such in the JR book Both sides show m


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part III



    nating the possibility that this was the coin that Newcomb still owned in 1945 Though it appears more likely than not that this is the Newcomb specimen without something verifiable we have omitted Edoward Rounds Newcomb s name from the provenance listing below Less certain but also within the realms of the possible is the provenance Breen suggests for this coin prior to its placement in the cleneay Collection the 1864 John F McCoy sale by W Elliot Woodward The mid 1860s were perhaps Cleneay s busiest time for acquisitions lending some credence to the speculation Lot 574 in the McCoy sale was described as 1833 Brilliant proof extremely rare It sold for 3 75 more than similarly described Proof dimes of 1823 1827 1829 1830 1831 1832 and 1834 less than Proofs from 1821 1824


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 3, No. 3(12)

    5/15/1969

    Rumors persist of N 10 Proof unverified and the N 1 claimed to exist appears to be the Sheraton Ernest Henderson TJC 22 Sloss 172 coin proving not to be 1829 N 6 1 Eliasberg bronzed possibly ex Mougey 161 2 Bement 359 3 Dupont 677 One of these is probably ex Zanoni cleneay 1872 4 Helfenstein 129 ex CDSmith ex NN 54th 1543 ex old Philadelphis estate 5 Beckwith 76 First and tenth stars rounded 1829 N 8 Dr French 490 dubious 1829 N 1 Reported Bareford unverified 1830 N 10 1 Smithsonian 2 Newcomb II 421 3 LM sale 1967 ex Switzerland 4 One other shown me in 1950 s One of these is presumably Mougey 163 ex Zanoni Cleneay 1874 1831


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    Mint Accounts Book, 1856-1903 (Index)

    1/1/1903 [Numismatics U.S. Mint Cabinet]

    4 43 44 41 50 gold 1 94 silver 0 00 First notation paying face value late in year considering abolishing 3CN G l 3 5 24 1890 10 piece 1890 Proof set 39 41 39 41 39 41 37 50 gold 1 91 silver 0 00 face value 6 7 1890 1 823 quarter dollar 25 00 0 25 24 75 6 28 1890 1798 half eagle Small Eagle rev 50 00 5 00 Parmelee 45 00 12 13 1890 1795 half eagle Heraldic Eagle 50 00 5 00 cleneay lot 522 45 00 12 13 1890 1839 half eagle 7 00 5 00 Cleneay lot 605 2 00 12 13 1890 1851 half eagle 7 50 5 00 Cleneay lot 655 2 50 12 13 1890 1 834 quarter eagle 3 00 2 50 Cleneay lot 727 0 50 12 13 1890 1799 dollar 13 75 1 00 Cleneay lot 935 12 75 5 stars facing but no date listed 3 2 1891 1852 gold dollar 1 70 1 00 0 70 3 2 1891 1853 gold dollar 1 70 1 00 0 70 3 2 1891 1 8


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    CATALOGUE OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF COINS OF THE UNITED STATES FORMED BY JOHN G. MILLS, ESQ., OF ALBANY, NEW YORK.



    THE UNITED STATES HALF DOLLARS 53 C C y C 4 C AMERICA Heraldic Eagle as on the dollars of 1798 Type 1801 1807 Very fine Rare 7 815 1802 Very fine Rare S6 816 1803 Large 3 Uncirculated only the slightest abrasion showing on obv Mint lustre Rare state and one of the finest we have ever seen cleneay Coll 1107 from Zanoni Coll Plate X Zi 817 1805 Over 4 Curls touch lower star on left Vf Rare o 1805 Over 4 Lowest star on left distant from curls Bust touches lowest star on right Very good Rare 819i 1805 Very tine Curious break in die from bust 7 820 5 1806 Pointed 6 Rev Olive branch terminates at claw Uncirculated Brilliant specimen with mint lustre Clene


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    CATALOGUE OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF COINS OF THE UNITED STATES FORMED BY JOHN G. MILLS, ESQ., OF ALBANY, NEW YORK.



    1126 5 1127 3 1128 C 1129 e 1130 1131 v 1132 S olJU y hi 1134 61141 1142 At 1143 f 1144 91 J45 X 1146 4ni47 Xc 1148 3 1149 3c 1150 1831 1832 1832 1833 1834 Proof dull Sharp Bare in this condition Uncirculated Proof surface Sharp Bare state Uncirculated Different dies 2 pcs Uncirculated Sharp 4 o Proof surface Uncirculated Superb specimen cleneay Coll plate VII 1511 1834 Uncirculated Mint lustre 1835 Proof Sharp beautiful specimen Very rare state Cleneay Coll plate VII 1515 1836 Uncirculated Sharp Mint lustre 1837 Uncirculated Different dies 2 pcs 1837 Liberty seated Bev united states op America wreath enclosing one dime Type 1837 38 Uncirculated Proof surface 1837 Uncirculated Mint lustre 1838 Uncirculated New


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part I



    le 3 a final example most recently certified by NGC as Proof 63 offered in several different Heritage sales between 2005 and 2009 Before the mid 20th century there were several other offerings some of them resolvable to examples listed above most unplated and thus only able to be tied to a particular coin through speculation The piece here offered is provably the coin offered in the 1890 cleneay sale and the 1904 Mills sale plates exist and they match Other unplated appearances including lot 596 in the February 1945 Howard R Newcomb sale and lot 1650 in the May 1958 Schulman Kreisberg sale could represent other appearances of specimens 2 or 3 or they could be prooflike coins that would not be considered Proof by modern standards The 1822 quarters described as Proof in the 1954 Davi


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part V



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part V Silver Dollars The cleneay Baldenhofer Ostheimer 1803 BB 254 1 Tied for Finest 1803 Small 3 Certified by PCGS Lot 5043 1803 Bowers Borckardt 254 Bolender 4 Rarity 3 Small 3 Mint State 64 PCGS Trom the pedigrees in the 75 ANA Sale and the Merkin A 8 Sale it became apparent that Baldenhofer had a large number of silver dollars that were not part of the 1955 Stack s sale W David Perkins Who Was Parish Balde


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part II



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part II one Another also an Overton 113 was sold in our 2002 Plain and 2006 Byers sales That coin has long been attributed even by Walter Breen as the Thomas cleneay coin It is not in fact it is not even struck from the same dies The Cleneay coin sold in S H and Pdenry Chapman s legendary 1890 sale is an Overton 107 the same variety as the present coin The lack of contrast in the Cleneay plate combined with the significant toning that has developed on this specimen over the last century prevents certain linkage They may be the same coin they migh


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part III



    ter extremities to be seen particularly well The placement of the border with a slight gap between each denticle and the die edge gives the denticles on this obverse die the appearance of covering more surface area than any other obverse of the type The visual impact is distinctive among the Liberty Cap half cent series making a high grade 1797 Cohen 2 an especially impressive type coin The cleneay Mills Bareford 1797 C 2 is unanimously accorded finest known honors by those who have endeavored to assembled a Condition Census of the early half cent varieties Roger Cohen graded it MS 65 in his 1984 Top Ten column in Penny Wise and ranked it as finest known ahead of the Garrett coin The Breen Hanson census likewise ranks this specimen first and the Garrett specimen second The example in


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part III



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part III Dimes The cleneay Bareford Lovejoy 1824 2 Dime Tied For Finest Certified JR Plate Coin 2x photo Lot 3026 1824 2 John Reich 1 Rarity 1 Mint State 66 PCGS magnificent Uncirculated gem with proof like lustre As fine as anything we ve seen Abe Kosoff 1950 This example perhaps the most famous of this variety was long considered a Proof striking and was described as such in the JR book Both sides show m


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part III



    nating the possibility that this was the coin that Newcomb still owned in 1945 Though it appears more likely than not that this is the Newcomb specimen without something verifiable we have omitted Edoward Rounds Newcomb s name from the provenance listing below Less certain but also within the realms of the possible is the provenance Breen suggests for this coin prior to its placement in the cleneay Collection the 1864 John F McCoy sale by W Elliot Woodward The mid 1860s were perhaps Cleneay s busiest time for acquisitions lending some credence to the speculation Lot 574 in the McCoy sale was described as 1833 Brilliant proof extremely rare It sold for 3 75 more than similarly described Proof dimes of 1823 1827 1829 1830 1831 1832 and 1834 less than Proofs from 1821 1824


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 3, No. 3(12)

    5/15/1969

    Rumors persist of N 10 Proof unverified and the N 1 claimed to exist appears to be the Sheraton Ernest Henderson TJC 22 Sloss 172 coin proving not to be 1829 N 6 1 Eliasberg bronzed possibly ex Mougey 161 2 Bement 359 3 Dupont 677 One of these is probably ex Zanoni cleneay 1872 4 Helfenstein 129 ex CDSmith ex NN 54th 1543 ex old Philadelphis estate 5 Beckwith 76 First and tenth stars rounded 1829 N 8 Dr French 490 dubious 1829 N 1 Reported Bareford unverified 1830 N 10 1 Smithsonian 2 Newcomb II 421 3 LM sale 1967 ex Switzerland 4 One other shown me in 1950 s One of these is presumably Mougey 163 ex Zanoni Cleneay 1874 1831


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    Mint Accounts Book, 1856-1903 (Index)

    1/1/1903 [Numismatics U.S. Mint Cabinet]

    4 43 44 41 50 gold 1 94 silver 0 00 First notation paying face value late in year considering abolishing 3CN G l 3 5 24 1890 10 piece 1890 Proof set 39 41 39 41 39 41 37 50 gold 1 91 silver 0 00 face value 6 7 1890 1 823 quarter dollar 25 00 0 25 24 75 6 28 1890 1798 half eagle Small Eagle rev 50 00 5 00 Parmelee 45 00 12 13 1890 1795 half eagle Heraldic Eagle 50 00 5 00 cleneay lot 522 45 00 12 13 1890 1839 half eagle 7 00 5 00 Cleneay lot 605 2 00 12 13 1890 1851 half eagle 7 50 5 00 Cleneay lot 655 2 50 12 13 1890 1 834 quarter eagle 3 00 2 50 Cleneay lot 727 0 50 12 13 1890 1799 dollar 13 75 1 00 Cleneay lot 935 12 75 5 stars facing but no date listed 3 2 1891 1852 gold dollar 1 70 1 00 0 70 3 2 1891 1853 gold dollar 1 70 1 00 0 70 3 2 1891 1 8


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    THOMAS CLENEAY

    THOMAS CLENEAY

    10/29/2000

    THOMAS cleneay http www coinbooks org esylum_v03n45a07 html The E Sylum Volume 3 Number 45 October 29 2000 Article 7THOMAS CLENEAY Dave s quest to assemble a collection of coin albums is not unlike the quest of earlier numismatic pioneers such as Thomas Cleneay who was mentioned in the catalog of The Harry W Bass Jr Collection Part IV Bowers and Merena November 20 21 2000 Lot 610


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    59th catalogue of United States coins. [06/13-15/1967]

    NNP-AUC-NEW40-081

    Four Chapman Plate Catalogues in One Splendid Volume 131 Charles I Bushnell coll June 20 24 1882 3 000 lots 142 pps 12 Supplement list of Prices Realized Thomas Warner coll June y 14 3 727 lots 192 pps 12 plates list of Prices Realized Thomas cleneay coll Dec 9 13 1890 2 777 lots 114 pps 12 plates list of Prices Realized Richard B Winsor coll Dec 16 17 1895 1 353 lots 93 pps 10 plates list of Prices Realized Magnificently bound in olive green full grained leather hand tooled in gold marbled end papers giU edges The first four sales of the Chapman brothers complete with plates in the finest possible binding As attr


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part I



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part I Dimes The Finest Known 1797 13 Stars Dime cleneay 1890 Atwater 1946 Lovejoy 1990 Price 2008 Lot 1036 1797 13 Stars John Reich 2 Rarity 4 Mint State 64 PCGS One of the most desirable early American silver coins in existence one for the perfectionists Lester Merkin The most famous and finest known specimen by far in the words of our consignor D Brent Pogue a consummate scholar of early coinage This is an ev


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part III



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part III Dimes The Only Proof 1825 Dime Certified by PCGS cleneay M A Brown Mills Norweb 2x photo Lot 3029 1825 John Reich 2 Rafity 8 as a Proof Proof 66 PCGS Superb sharp even impression Extremely rare S H and Henry Chapman 1890 A dramatic early Proof the only Proof striking of this date certified by PCGS Profoundly reflective on obverse and reverse this dime shows devices that stand off from the fields in squared relief and sharp cont


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    59th catalogue of United States coins. [06/13-15/1967]

    NNP-AUC-NEW40-081

    Four Chapman Plate Catalogues in One Splendid Volume 131 Charles I Bushnell coll June 20 24 1882 3 000 lots 142 pps 12 Supplement list of Prices Realized Thomas Warner coll June y 14 3 727 lots 192 pps 12 plates list of Prices Realized Thomas cleneay coll Dec 9 13 1890 2 777 lots 114 pps 12 plates list of Prices Realized Richard B Winsor coll Dec 16 17 1895 1 353 lots 93 pps 10 plates list of Prices Realized Magnificently bound in olive green full grained leather hand tooled in gold marbled end papers giU edges The first four sales of the Chapman brothers complete with plates in the finest possible binding As attr


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part I



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part I Dimes The Finest Known 1797 13 Stars Dime cleneay 1890 Atwater 1946 Lovejoy 1990 Price 2008 Lot 1036 1797 13 Stars John Reich 2 Rarity 4 Mint State 64 PCGS One of the most desirable early American silver coins in existence one for the perfectionists Lester Merkin The most famous and finest known specimen by far in the words of our consignor D Brent Pogue a consummate scholar of early coinage This is an ev


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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part III



    The D Brent Pogue Collection Part III Dimes The Only Proof 1825 Dime Certified by PCGS cleneay M A Brown Mills Norweb 2x photo Lot 3029 1825 John Reich 2 Rafity 8 as a Proof Proof 66 PCGS Superb sharp even impression Extremely rare S H and Henry Chapman 1890 A dramatic early Proof the only Proof striking of this date certified by PCGS Profoundly reflective on obverse and reverse this dime shows devices that stand off from the fields in squared relief and sharp cont


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    American Journal of Numismatics, Vols. 1-5

    5/1/1866

    77 Lib Cap 30 00 W S Appleton 10 00 5 54 25 10 85 Link America 31 00 J N T Levick except ck 00 Colin Lightbody 5 97 00 19 40 Wreath Bars 26 50 Jos Zanoni from ai J 4 00 J N T Levick 7 94 25 13 46 Link America 27 00 Jos Zanoni CulatlOigton 5 00 Burt 6 65 25 10 87 Wreath Bars 24 00 Jos Reakirt 99 anc i 75 3 21 63 7 21 Link Ameri 18 50 collectnith 40 00 Thos cleneay PV 11 l 6 jnooo 18 33 Liberty Cap 40 00 Thos Cleneay in rnn oo L Bayard Smith f drawer 37 50 Rich d B Winsor j 13 J 389 25 2994 Link Ameri no 00 Mort L Mackenzie their also to wards ieces I325 50 Total for 20 pieces 2I 5 81 469 15 for 20 cents to kncr more 11 by Purchased by Average 23 46 each j nith 55 00 L Bayard Sm h 12 49 each 10 79 7 2


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    59th catalogue of United States coins. [06/13-15/1967]

    NNP-AUC-NEW40-081

    Four Chapman Plate Catalogues in One Splendid Volume 131 Charles I Bushnell coll June 20 24 1882 3 000 lots 142 pps 12 Supplement list of Prices Realized Thomas Warner coll June y 14 3 727 lots 192 pps 12 plates list of Prices Realized Thomas cleneay coll Dec 9 13 1890 2 777 lots 114 pps 12 plates list of Prices Realized Richard B Winsor coll Dec 16 17 1895 1 353 lots 93 pps 10 plates list of Prices Realized Magnificently bound in olive green full grained leather hand tooled in gold marbled end papers giU edges The first four sales of the Chapman brothers complete with plates in the finest possible binding As attr


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