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Type Live Webcast Auction
Price Realized 67,562.50 USD
Date Sold 4/28/2022


Lot # 42
Estimate 60,000.00 - 70,000.00 USD
Group - Category Coins & Paper Money - Coins - US
Lead $1 1800 AMERICAI. PCGS MS63
Description
FROM THE DALE FRIEND COLLECTION, PART I. Ex Pittman and Pogue Collections, as noted on the insert. This is a FABULOUS CHOICE Mint State example of this important Red Book variety, one of the FINEST KNOWN examples, perhaps third in the Condition Census, behind the Newman coin (NGC MS65 and the Paramount '85 coin which has not been certified as yet, but called MS65 in that auction sale); this coin, certified MS64 by NGC after the Pittman Sale, but before the Pogue sale ranks higher in Bower's 2013 list of "Notable Specimens" than the Queller PCGS MS63 and the Eliasberg NGC MS63. The die variety got its name from the die gouge after AMERICA, making it look like AMERICAI. Frosty brilliance gleam with a bold satiny lustrous glow on both sides, amplifying the CHOICE quality surfaces. The devices are boldly rendered by a crisp and complete blow from the dies. Clearly never seriously "conserved" in any way, the luster is still bold in the recesses of the designs. Delicate clear gold and lilac iridescent toning is dusted across the surfaces attesting to the originality and adding greatly to the outstanding visual quality. While a few minor scattered ticks can be seen on either side, these are faint, microscopic, and do nothing to impede the exceptional visual allure of this CHOICE early dollar. Ex Adolph Friedman Collection; Numismatic Gallery's 1949 ANA Auction, August 1949, lot 198; John J. Pittman Collection; David Akers' sale of the Pittman Collection, May 1998, lot 1669; D. Brent Pogue Collection; Stack's Bowers' sale of the Pogue Collection, Part V, March 2017, lot 5036; Stack's Bowers, March 2019, lot 1084; Dale Friend Collection. PCGS 1, NGC 0. In its most recent appearance, this impressive coin sold for $60,000 and the current PCGS Price Guide value is listed at $75,000. We expect the advanced collector to bid somewhere in that range and would not be surprised it fit brought even more! Add your name to the impressive Pittman-Pouge-Friend pedigree chain and become a part of an illustrous numismatic history! Cert. Number 32709708 PCGS # 40082
Name The Regency Auction 51
Auctioneer Legend Rare Coin Auctions, LLC
Type Live Webcast Auction
Date(s) 4/28/2022
Location P.O. Box 189
Lincroft, NJ 07738
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THE REGENCY AUCTION 51 Location Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel 1551 Thoreau Dr. N Schaumburg, IL 60173 Live Auction Location: Euphoria Room 2nd Floor Thursday, April 28, 4:00PM CT The Regency Internet Session Location: Online Only Soft Closing May 1st starting at 7:00PM ET Link:https://legendauctions.hibid.com/catalog/354738/the-regency-auction-51-online-session/ Lot Viewing Location: Bourse Floor Tuesday, April 26 2:00p - 6:00p CT Wednesday, April 27 9:00a - 6:00p CT Thursday, April 28 9:00a - 3:00p CT Lot Pick Up Location: Bourse Floor Friday, April 29 9:00a - 11:00a CT
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