2013 April Treasures & Tribes Auction

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Welcome to another great sale!

This sale offers some of the best collections ever assembled in a number of different collecting categories.


Numismatics and Gold

Jack Totheroh Period I Cal Fractional Collection. The best collection of Period One California Fractional Gold coins since the Jay Roe Sale.

The Jack Totheroh Numismatic Library. Hundreds of catalogs dating back to 1859 containing sales of Cal Fractional Gold coins.

Bergen/Istvan Cal Fractional Collection. One of the best registry (unofficial) sets ever assembled of Period One and Two Cal Fractional Gold. 70% of this collection consists of the finest or second-finest known coins.

The Finest Known M.E. Hart Coins of the Golden West.

Ingots. A number of unique ingots of varying metals from several old collections.

California Gold Rush Artifact and gold specimen Collection. Wonderful lots from an old collection of gold in quartz jewelry, artifacts, nuggets, and specimens.

Currency. Interesting and unusual currency items and ephemera, including an 1837 broadside for a bank buying currency from other banks from the “hard-times period.”

Mormon Currency Collection

Mormon Currency Collection. The most important group of Mormon Currency assembled since the famous Ford Sale, and possibly better!

Native American Collections

The Grandma Ness Panamint Basket Collection. One of the finest collections ever assembled, held by the weaver’s family for three generations.

The Tahoe-Wovoka Estate Collection. Contains fabulous Native American artistry, from exceptional baskets to priceless art.

The Yosemite Trading Post Collection. A wonderful collection of the contents of the Yosemite Trading Post when it closed decades ago, assembled by long-time Lee Vining residents.

The American West Collection. A group of exceptional large baskets from the founding family of one of America’s largest corporations.

Vinegar Library of Native American Art and History. Fabulous library of Smithsonian publications (c1900) and others, with beautiful and striking color illustrations of Native American art and life.


General Americana

Saloon and Advertising Collections. Bottles, signs, mirrors, trays, tokens, and an assortment of saloon collectibles.

Express and Railroad. Outstanding collection of express and railroad items, including original ticket punching devices from the Virginia and Truckee Railroad; rare stock certificates from Nevada rails; and, a group of material related to western rail financier Borax Smith, including material from the Tonopah and Tidewater RR. Also, original locks from Wells Fargo and Tonopah Tidewater handed down in a California agent’s family.

Mono-Inyo Posatal Cover Collection. A collection of rare and fascinating postal covers from the Mono-Inyo region, many with postmarks unlisted in Williams!

Adolph Sutro Collection. An original hand-signed petition for the tunnel and other rarities.

James King of William Collection. Original documents from the c1900 sale of part of his estate.

Assay documents from all over the West.

Nevadiana. Much more from the Maish Collection and others.

George Wingfield Collection. A small group of his personal items from the Spradling-Wingfield family.

Idahoiana. Fabulous collection of early Idaho documents from the late Lynn Langdon collection.

Mining Artifacts

Collections of candlesticks, scales, and many authentic artifacts mining equipment.
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Holabird-Kagin Americana Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite#309
Reno, NV 89511
Thursday April 11, 10am-6pm
* Preview also available by appointment

Live Auction
Friday & Saturday
April 12-13, 2012
9am PDT starting time, both days

Location
Atlantis Casino & Resort
Grand Ballroom #4
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502

Lot Pick Up
Holabird-Kagin Americana Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
Reno, NV 89511
Sunday April 14th, 10am-1pm

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1853 Octagonal ¼ Dollar Breen-Gillio BG-101, Low Rarity 5, Die State III (rust and nose "broken," fr100 - 1853 Octagonal ¼ Dollar Breen-Gillio BG-101, Low Rarity 5, Die State III (rust and nose "broken," fr
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 The only octagonal quarter dollar issued by Joseph Brothers, the first firm to make California 25¢ and 50¢ gold pieces, according to ...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (4,000.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,700.00
 
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Another BG-101, Low Rarity 5, also Die State III.101 - Another BG-101, Low Rarity 5, also Die State III.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 This series is made of bright gold plated over a baser core, revealed on this specimen by the surface beginning to peel away on both sides. It is
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (500.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 587.50
 
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A third B101, Die State, Low Rarity 4 (extreme rust, nearly obscuring design) and equally rare.102 - A third B101, Die State, Low Rarity 4 (extreme rust, nearly obscuring design) and equally rare.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Jack Totheroh accepted the challenge of collecting small California gold not only by die marriage (the BG number), but also by differences in the
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (650.00 + 113.75) x 1 = 763.75
 
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1853 octagonal ¼ Dollar, BG-102 Rarity 8, Die State III (rusty dies)103 - 1853 octagonal ¼ Dollar, BG-102 Rarity 8, Die State III (rusty dies)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Issued by Frontier, Deviercy Co., successor to Joseph Brothers’ coining business in 1853. Born in Tournus, Saône-et-Loire, France, Oct. 3...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,000.00 + 175.00) x 1 = 1,175.00
 
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1854 octagonal ¼ Dollar BG-104, Rarity 4104 - 1854 octagonal ¼ Dollar BG-104, Rarity 4
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 By Frontier, Deviercy Co. Same obverse as previous, simplified reverse with DOLLAR in straight line, though letter spacing is a little irregular
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to b********1 for (650.00 + 113.75) x 1 = 763.75
 
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1854 octagonal ¼ Dollar BG-105, Rarity 3, Die State I105 - 1854 octagonal ¼ Dollar BG-105, Rarity 3, Die State I
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Also by Frontier, Deviercy Co. Similar design, but with 5 obverse stars. A beautiful example, obverse reflective; mottled toning on reverse. PCG
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 650.00
Sold to b********1 for (475.00 + 83.13) x 1 = 558.13
 
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Another BG-105, Rarity 3, also Die State I106 - Another BG-105, Rarity 3, also Die State I
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Jack Totheroh probably noticed slight differences between this and the preceding lot. Prooflike Brilliant Uncirculated. Certified as PCGS MS63. E
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Estimates : 350.00 - 650.00
Sold to b********1 for (550.00 + 96.25) x 1 = 646.25
 
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1855/4 octagonal ¼ Dollar BG-106, Die State II (rusty obverse die) Breen-Gillio Plate Coin107 - 1855/4 octagonal ¼ Dollar BG-106, Die State II (rusty obverse die) Breen-Gillio Plate Coin
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1855 By Frontier, Deviercy Co. Same head, but back to 4 stars/reverse of previous, reground and repunched, with date altered to 1855--indicating it
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to b********1 for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
 
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Another BG-106, Rarity 3 with advanced Die State II (both dies rusty)108 - Another BG-106, Rarity 3 with advanced Die State II (both dies rusty)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 With linear marks on reverse, apparently from rolling of planchet strip. Prooflike Brilliant Uncirculated, with attractive reddish toning on obve
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to R****u for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
 
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1856 FD octagonal ¼ Dollar BG-107, Low Rarity 4, Die State I109 - 1856 FD octagonal ¼ Dollar BG-107, Low Rarity 4, Die State I
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 For the first time on ¼ Dollars, Frontier, Deviercy Co. took credit for their coins by adding the initials FD to Miss Liberty’s coronet, ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to b********1 for (800.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 940.00
 
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Another BG-1 Low Rarity 4, but Die State IV (drastically repolished, making the 5 look like a 6, but110 - Another BG-1 Low Rarity 4, but Die State IV (drastically repolished, making the 5 look like a 6, but
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Prooflike Brilliant Uncirculated, fresh and flashy! PCGS MS63. Serial# 26703028 Totheroh Collection HKA#63320
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to b********1 for (850.00 + 148.75) x 1 = 998.75
 
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1854 octagonal ¼ Dol., BG-108, Low Rarity 4111 - 1854 octagonal ¼ Dol., BG-108, Low Rarity 4
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 By Antoine Louis Nouizillet, another major issuer of small California gold coins from 1852 to 1858. He is first listed in the San Francisco city
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,700.00 + 297.50) x 1 = 1,997.50
 
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Another example of BG-108, Low Rarity 4112 - Another example of BG-108, Low Rarity 4
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 With die breaks progressing to connect DO in DOL. Light reddish toning with bluish highlights. PCGS AU55. Serial# 06351314 Totheroh Collection H
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to b********1 for (750.00 + 131.25) x 1 = 881.25
 
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A third BG-108, Low Rarity 4113 - A third BG-108, Low Rarity 4
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 With die breaks more advanced (DOL connected at base). Highly lustrous. PCGS MS61. Serial# 26703029 Totheroh Collection HKA#63323
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,050.00 + 183.75) x 1 = 1,233.75
 
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1854 octagonal ¼ Dollar, BG-109 High Rarity 5114 - 1854 octagonal ¼ Dollar, BG-109 High Rarity 5
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 By Nouizillet; same obverse, new reverse die with DOLLAR spelled out. Scarce (High Rarity 5 in Breen-Gillio, though Jack Totheroh felt that this
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,100.00 + 192.50) x 1 = 1,292.50
 
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1855 octagonal ¼ Dollar, BG-110, Hight Rarity 4, Die State III115 - 1855 octagonal ¼ Dollar, BG-110, Hight Rarity 4, Die State III
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Nouizillet made new dies for both sides of this variety, advancing to 12 stars around the head. Needle-sharp, highly polished Prooflike Brilliant
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Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,050.00 + 183.75) x 1 = 1,233.75
 
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A second BG-110, High Rarity 4, apparently also Die State III116 - A second BG-110, High Rarity 4, apparently also Die State III
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Dark toning, giving it a matte finish, and not as sharply struck as previous lot. PCGS MS63. Serial# 26703033 Totheroh Collection HKA#63328
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,150.00 + 201.25) x 1 = 1,351.25
 
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1856 octagonal ¼ Dollar, BG-111, Rarity 3, Die State I117 - 1856 octagonal ¼ Dollar, BG-111, Rarity 3, Die State I
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 An original issue, certainly minted in 1856. When the S.S. Central America sank Sept. 12, 1857 (passengers boarded the S.S. Sonora in San Francis
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,500.00 + 262.50) x 1 = 1,762.50
 
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A second example of BG-111, Rarity 3, Die State III (drastically repolished to remove clash marks, n118 - A second example of BG-111, Rarity 3, Die State III (drastically repolished to remove clash marks, n
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Very shiny. PCGS Genuine (Cleaning -- UNC Details). Serial# 26703035 Totheroh Collection HKA#63330
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,150.00 + 201.25) x 1 = 1,351.25
 
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Another BG-111, Rarity 3, Die State VIII (further repolished on reverse; bow ends fragmented, bridge119 - Another BG-111, Rarity 3, Die State VIII (further repolished on reverse; bow ends fragmented, bridge
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1858-60 This and the next are probably restrikes of the 1858-1860 period. Prooflike Brilliant Uncirculated, few tiny marks. PCGS MS62. Serial# 267030
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,350.00 + 236.25) x 1 = 1,586.25
 
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A fourth BG-111, Rarity 3, Die State IX (heavy clash marks)120 - A fourth BG-111, Rarity 3, Die State IX (heavy clash marks)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated; PCGS MS63. Serial# 26703037 Totheroh Collection HKA#63332
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9***0 for (1,700.00 + 297.50) x 1 = 1,997.50
 
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No Date (1853) round 25 Cents, BG-201, High Rarity 7121 - No Date (1853) round 25 Cents, BG-201, High Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 The earliest California gold ¼ Dollar; this type or the next was noticed by the Sacramento Daily Union, April 29, 1853, as having "la...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (5,250.00 + 918.75) x 1 = 6,168.75
 
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No Date (1853) round 25 Cents, BG-202 High Rarity 6122 - No Date (1853) round 25 Cents, BG-202 High Rarity 6
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Same obverse die as preceding, similar reverse with small flat bow on wreath (die clash on both obverse and reverse). Also by Joseph Brothers. Ve
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (7,750.00 + 1,356.25) x 1 = 9,106.25
 
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No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-203, Rarity 6, Die State I (perfect dies)123 - No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-203, Rarity 6, Die State I (perfect dies)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Similar obverse, but with only 12 stars, denomination changed to ¼ DOLLAR. A fine example of Joseph Brothers’ work. Very Rare. Sharply str...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (2,200.00 + 385.00) x 1 = 2,585.00
 
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No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-203, Rarity 6, Die State II (faint crack from rim from 7th star to124 - No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-203, Rarity 6, Die State II (faint crack from rim from 7th star to
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Reverse dent; lustrous with hints of blue toning. PCGS MS61. Serial# 26703041 Totheroh Collection HKA#63336
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (2,600.00 + 455.00) x 1 = 3,055.00
 
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No Date (1853) round ¼ Doll., BG-204, Rarity 4125 - No Date (1853) round ¼ Doll., BG-204, Rarity 4
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Same obverse, reverse reads ¼ DOLL. (only Period One coin with this spelling--an attempt by Joseph Brothers to speed up die production? At...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,800.00 + 315.00) x 1 = 2,115.00
 
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No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-204B Rarity 8, Jay Roe126 - No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-204B Rarity 8, Jay Roe
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Same obverse, crude reverse with round bow to wreath. Maker uncertain, probably either Joseph Brothers (their obverse die) or successor firm Fron
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 30,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (22,000.00 + 3,850.00) x 1 = 25,850.00
 
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No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-205, Rarity 8, Die State I (unbroken dies)127 - No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-205, Rarity 8, Die State I (unbroken dies)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Similar obverse, star crowded under bust truncation, stars above and below denomination. Joseph Brothers’ work. Very Rare. Brilliant Uncirculated
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (3,300.00 + 577.50) x 1 = 3,877.50
 
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No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-205, Rarity 6, Die State II (long "cud" die break, upper left obve128 - No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-205, Rarity 6, Die State II (long "cud" die break, upper left obve
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Bright gold color, few faint scratches on reverse. PCGS MS61. Die state designations not noted in prior sales histories. Serial# 26703043 Tothero
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to 9***0 for (3,300.00 + 577.50) x 1 = 3,877.50
 
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No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-206, Die State II (dies polished smooth, to remove lap lines).129 - No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-206, Die State II (dies polished smooth, to remove lap lines).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Obverse with 10 stars, star above denomination. Another Joseph Brothers’ product. Very Scarce (Jack Totheroh considered Rare). Pristine Brilliant
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,600.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,880.00
 
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No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-207, High Rarity 5130 - No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-207, High Rarity 5
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Obverse of BG-206, repolished, reverse die of BG-205. Struck from two Joseph Brothers’ dies. Rare. Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, attractive red,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (2,600.00 + 455.00) x 1 = 3,055.00
 
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A second example of BG-207, High Rarity 5131 - A second example of BG-207, High Rarity 5
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Flat strike on hair (unrecorded Die State?). Rare. Lovely Brilliant Uncirculated, tiny spot on cheek, bluish toning around devices, chiefly on re
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (2,000.00 + 350.00) x 1 = 2,350.00
 
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A third BG-207, High Rarity 5, Rare. Plate Coin132 - A third BG-207, High Rarity 5, Rare. Plate Coin
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 (Since 1979, this coin has resided in only two collections!) Plate Coin, second edition, Breen-Gillio, California Pioneer Fractional Gold. Deep i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,500.00 + 262.50) x 1 = 1,762.50
 
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1853 round ¼ Dollar, BG-208, Rarity 7133 - 1853 round ¼ Dollar, BG-208, Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Obverse as BG-207, before repolishing (BG-208 should have been given a lower BG number), dated reverse (flat top 3). The last round ¼ Doll...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,500.00 - 7,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (9,750.00 + 1,706.25) x 1 = 11,456.25
 
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1853 round ¼ Dollar, BG-209, Low Rarity 7 Die State II+ (cracked from rim to head just left of 7th s134 - 1853 round ¼ Dollar, BG-209, Low Rarity 7 Die State II+ (cracked from rim to head just left of 7th s
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Issued by Frontier, Deviercy Co., successor to Joseph Brothers’ coining business in 1853. Similar small Liberty head, 10 stars around, amateuris
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (6,000.00 + 1,050.00) x 1 = 7,050.00
 
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No Date (1853?) round ¼ Dollar, BG-209A Unique135 - No Date (1853?) round ¼ Dollar, BG-209A Unique
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1853 Experimental broad Liberty head, 11 stars around (several with 7 points, unlike any other variety known from Period One), 2nd star repunched wit
Bidding Has Concluded
 
Sold to R****u for (41,000.00 + 7,175.00) x 1 = 48,175.00
 
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1853 FD round ¼ Dollar, BG-210, Rarity 7136 - 1853 FD round ¼ Dollar, BG-210, Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Large Liberty head, smaller than the broad head type, signed below truncation of bust (always weak and incomplete), 11 stars around; blundered re
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (5,900.00 + 1,032.50) x 1 = 6,932.50
 
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1853 FD round ¼ Dollar, BG-212, Low Rarity 7137 - 1853 FD round ¼ Dollar, BG-212, Low Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Similar large Liberty head, but lower curl ends in ringlet, 13 large stars; reverse of BG-208. Extremely Rare: only 11 recorded specimens, certai
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to k*********b for (11,000.00 + 1,925.00) x 1 = 12,925.00
 
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1853 round 1/4 Dollar, BG-213. Unique.138 - 1853 round 1/4 Dollar, BG-213. Unique.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Same head, plain rim, 13 small stars; similar reverse but date high and to left (3 between LA), 8 double punched. By Frontier, Deviercy Co., tho
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 7,500.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (7,250.00 + 1,268.75) x 1 = 8,518.75
 
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1853 round ¼ Dollar, BG-214 Low Rarity 7139 - 1853 round ¼ Dollar, BG-214 Low Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Largest Liberty head, 13 stars; date curved (8 away from bow). Another Frontier, Deviercy Co. Product. Recut 4. Extremely Rare: 14 recorded exam
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (7,750.00 + 1,356.25) x 1 = 9,106.25
 
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1853 round ¼ Dollar, BG-215, Low Rarity 7, Die State II (reverse reground, only 12 berries visible).140 - 1853 round ¼ Dollar, BG-215, Low Rarity 7, Die State II (reverse reground, only 12 berries visible).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Same obverse; similar reverse, but 8 touches bow. Also by Frontier Deviercy. Extremely Rare: 12 recorded examples, one of which is holed, and pr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (2,200.00 + 385.00) x 1 = 2,585.00
 
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1854 round ¼ Dollar, BG-216, Rarity 6, Die State I (polished dies; prooflike, rust on head and some 141 - 1854 round ¼ Dollar, BG-216, Rarity 6, Die State I (polished dies; prooflike, rust on head and some
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Same obverse die as BG-215, reground; fragmented wreath with date in straight line. By Frontier Deviercy. Very Rare. Flashy Prooflike Choice Bri
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (2,800.00 + 490.00) x 1 = 3,290.00
 
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A second example of BG-216, Rarity 6, Die State II (rust in fields at perephery [largely obscured by142 - A second example of BG-216, Rarity 6, Die State II (rust in fields at perephery [largely obscured by
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, obverse Prooflike. PCGS MS63. Serial# 26703054 Totheroh Collection HKA#63382
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (3,200.00 + 560.00) x 1 = 3,760.00
 
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1853 G G. round ¼ Dollar, BG-217, High Rarity 7, Die State I (double punching of 8 visible).143 - 1853 G G. round ¼ Dollar, BG-217, High Rarity 7, Die State I (double punching of 8 visible).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Struck by Frontier, Deviercy Co. for the French jewelers Gaime, Guillemot Co., Montgomery Street, San Francisco. While Jay Roe considered the e
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (18,000.00 + 3,150.00) x 1 = 21,150.00
 
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1853 G G. round ¼ Dollar, BG-218.144 - 1853 G G. round ¼ Dollar, BG-218.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Obverse of BG-217, date off center to right (3 below A). Extremely Rare; 10 recorded specimens in Breen-Gillio 2003, perhaps including duplicatio
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (3,100.00 + 542.50) x 1 = 3,642.50
 
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1853 G G. round ¼ Dollar, BG-219, Low Rarity 7145 - 1853 G G. round ¼ Dollar, BG-219, Low Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Similar obverse, 3rd star close to tip of nose, upper part of head weak; 8 directly below 1st L on reverse. Extremely Rare: 12 recorded specimens
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (3,100.00 + 542.50) x 1 = 3,642.50
 
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No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-221, Rarity 3, Die State I (perfect dies, long obverse dentils).146 - No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-221, Rarity 3, Die State I (perfect dies, long obverse dentils).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 By Antoine Louis Nouizillet. Like Frontier, Deviercy Co., he made both octagonal and round pieces. Small Liberty head, 11 stars around; ¼...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to R****u for (650.00 + 113.75) x 1 = 763.75
 
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A second example of BG-221, Rarity 3, Die State III (repolished obverse with shorter dentils, obvers147 - A second example of BG-221, Rarity 3, Die State III (repolished obverse with shorter dentils, obvers
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Sharply struck, pristine Brilliant Uncirculated. PCGS MS62. There are no sales records of different die states. Serial# 26703058 Totheroh Collect
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***0 for (900.00 + 157.50) x 1 = 1,057.50
 
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A third BG-221, Rarity 3, Die State III.148 - A third BG-221, Rarity 3, Die State III.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Though nominally the same die state as Lot 048, there are differences in die progression; specialists should examine these lots closely. Well str
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***0 for (1,100.00 + 192.50) x 1 = 1,292.50
 
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No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-222, Rarity 2, Die State I (perfect dies).149 - No Date (1853) round ¼ Dollar, BG-222, Rarity 2, Die State I (perfect dies).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Another issue absolutely certain to have been made in 1853; two examples were recovered from the wreck of the S.S. Winfield Scott, which sailed D
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to R****u for (900.00 + 157.50) x 1 = 1,057.50
 
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