2013 April Treasures & Tribes Auction

Auction Details

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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A second example of BG-222, Rarity 2, Die State I150 - A second example of BG-222, Rarity 2, Die State I
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Sharp, lustrous Brilliant Uncirculated, thin scratch on cheek. PCGS MS62. Ex Bowers and Merena Blevins 6-7-85, Lot 7188. This is the first occura
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,050.00 + 183.75) x 1 = 1,233.75
 
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A third BG-222, Rarity 2, Die State II (cracked through tops of wreath and numerator).151 - A third BG-222, Rarity 2, Die State II (cracked through tops of wreath and numerator).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Sharply struck, frosty, Gem Brilliant Uncirculated--a perfect Type coin! PCGS MS65. Serial# 26703060 Totheroh Collection HKA#63492
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,300.00 + 227.50) x 1 = 1,527.50
 
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A fourth BG-222, Rarity 2, Die State II.152 - A fourth BG-222, Rarity 2, Die State II.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Razor-sharp strike, Brilliant; reddish patina in fields gives almost a cameo effect. PCGS MS63. Serial# 26703062 Totheroh Collection HKA#63493
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,050.00 + 183.75) x 1 = 1,233.75
 
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No Date (1853-4) round ¼ Dollar, BG-223, Low Rarity 4, Die State I (lowest inner left berry visible 153 - No Date (1853-4) round ¼ Dollar, BG-223, Low Rarity 4, Die State I (lowest inner left berry visible
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1853-4 Same head, still with 12 stars, one touching bust point; same reverse die, but heavier cracks. Another Nouizillet issue. Frosty Choice Brillia
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***0 for (650.00 + 113.75) x 1 = 763.75
 
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Another BG-223, Low Rarity 4, Die State II (heavier reverse die breaks, lowest inner left berry not 154 - Another BG-223, Low Rarity 4, Die State II (heavier reverse die breaks, lowest inner left berry not
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1853-4 Frosty Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, light scratch on cheek. PCGS MS63. Serial# 26703064 Totheroh Collection HKA#63495
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***0 for (850.00 + 148.75) x 1 = 998.75
 
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No Date (1854?) round ¼ Dollar, BG-224, Rarity 3 Die State I (no reverse cracks).155 - No Date (1854?) round ¼ Dollar, BG-224, Rarity 3 Die State I (no reverse cracks).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1854 Same obverse. ¼ DOLLAR with no star, 7 berries on each branch. By Nouizillet. Uncirculated with reddish toning, blue highlights around de...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********1 for (650.00 + 113.75) x 1 = 763.75
 
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A second, BG-224, Rarity 3, Die State between I and II (reverse crack just starting at 4:00)156 - A second, BG-224, Rarity 3, Die State between I and II (reverse crack just starting at 4:00)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Attractive gold color, die crack somewhat obscured by holder. PCGS Genuine (Cleaning -- UNC Details). Serial# 26703068 Totheroh Collection HKA#6
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********1 for (550.00 + 96.25) x 1 = 646.25
 
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Another BG-224, Rarity 3, Die State between I and II (reverse cracks from rim starting at 4:00 and 1157 - Another BG-224, Rarity 3, Die State between I and II (reverse cracks from rim starting at 4:00 and 1
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Brilliant Uncirculated, sharply struck reverse, slightly bowed. PCGS MS62. Serial# 26703067 Totheroh Collection HKA#63499
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***0 for (500.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 587.50
 
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A third BG-224, Rarity 3, Die State between I and II (reverse cracks from rim at 12:30, 4:00, and 10158 - A third BG-224, Rarity 3, Die State between I and II (reverse cracks from rim at 12:30, 4:00, and 10
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Choice Uncirculated, attractive reddish and blue toning in fields, few faint scratches and light deposits. PCGS MS63. Serial# 26703065 Totheroh C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to R****u for (550.00 + 96.25) x 1 = 646.25
 
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A fourth BG-224, Rarity 3, Die State II (reverse cracks from rim at 12:30, 4:00, 7:30, and 10:30)159 - A fourth BG-224, Rarity 3, Die State II (reverse cracks from rim at 12:30, 4:00, 7:30, and 10:30)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Uncirculated, even gold color, adhesion at left inner berry above D. PCGS MS62. Serial# 26703071 Totheroh Collection HKA#63501
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********1 for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
 
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Another BG-224, Rarity 3, Die State between II and III (additional reverse crack at 8:30, crack abov160 - Another BG-224, Rarity 3, Die State between II and III (additional reverse crack at 8:30, crack abov
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Brilliant Uncirculated, die crack at 8:30 covered by holder (see photograph). PCGS MS62+. Serial# 26703069 Totheroh Collection HKA#63502
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***1 for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
 
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A sixth BG-224, Rarity 3, Die State III (additional reverse cracks at 8:30 and 3:15, shattered at OL161 - A sixth BG-224, Rarity 3, Die State III (additional reverse cracks at 8:30 and 3:15, shattered at OL
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Untoned Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, obverse Prooflike. PCGS MS63. Serial# 26703070 Totheroh Collection HKA#63503
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********1 for (450.00 + 78.75) x 1 = 528.75
 
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1855 round ¼ Dollar, BG-225, Low Rarity 7162 - 1855 round ¼ Dollar, BG-225, Low Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Same head, just 10 stars around, 7th nearest upper loop of bun; date below denomination, last 5 too high. The first dated Nouizillet round ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to R****u for (8,750.00 + 1,531.25) x 1 = 10,281.25
 
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1855 round ¼ Dollar, BG-226, Rarity 5, Die State I (die failure below bust point, die bulge between 163 - 1855 round ¼ Dollar, BG-226, Rarity 5, Die State I (die failure below bust point, die bulge between
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Same head, 10 stars, 7th midway between two loops of bun; same reverse die. One of the worst Nouizillet productions in terms of quality, with the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to b********1 for (900.00 + 157.50) x 1 = 1,057.50
 
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Another BG-226, Rarity 5, Die State II (heavy bulge joining coronet to 5th and 6th stars [die bulge 164 - Another BG-226, Rarity 5, Die State II (heavy bulge joining coronet to 5th and 6th stars [die bulge
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1855 Fresh Brilliant Uncirculated. PCGS MS62. Serial# 04966935 Totheroh Collection HKA#63506
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to b********1 for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
 
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A third BG-226, Rarity 5, 1855 25 Cent165 - A third BG-226, Rarity 5, 1855 25 Cent
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Brilliant Uncirculated, hint of reddish toning. PCGS MS61. Serial# 05454515 Totheroh Collection HKA#63507
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to r********o.. for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
 
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1855 round ¼ Dollar, BG-226A, Rarity 5, Die State II (repolished dies, nose "broken").166 - 1855 round ¼ Dollar, BG-226A, Rarity 5, Die State II (repolished dies, nose "broken").
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Similar 10-star obverse, but 7th star nearest lower loop of bun, 8 pearls on coronet; 55 in date low. By Nouizillet. Rare. Flashy Brilliant Uncir
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 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-226A, Rarity 5,  Die State III (obverse heavily clashed, reverse cracked).167 - A second example of BG-226A, Rarity 5, Die State III (obverse heavily clashed, reverse cracked).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Untoned Brilliant Uncirculated. PCGS MS62. Serial# 26703075 Totheroh Collection HKA#63509
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to b********1 for (550.00 + 96.25) x 1 = 646.25
 
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1855 round ¼ Dollar, BG-227, Rarity 6, "Die State I" (Jack Totheroh designation, one crack from bow 168 - 1855 round ¼ Dollar, BG-227, Rarity 6, "Die State I" (Jack Totheroh designation, one crack from bow
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Obverse of BG-226A ground down, Liberty head and most stars repunched, 9 pearls on coronet, normal nose; same reverse die as BG-227A, shattered.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 600.00
Sold to b********1 for (900.00 + 157.50) x 1 = 1,057.50
 
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Another BG-227, Rarity 6, "Die State II" (Jack Totheroh designation, two cracks from bow to 8, portr169 - Another BG-227, Rarity 6, "Die State II" (Jack Totheroh designation, two cracks from bow to 8, portr
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Prooflike; highly lustrous with reflective fields and frosty devices. PCGS MS63. Ex Bowers and Merena Bass 5/7-9/1999, Lot 2579, ex Harry W. Bass
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 600.00
Sold to b********1 for (950.00 + 166.25) x 1 = 1,116.25
 
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A third BG-227, Rarity 6, "Die State III" (Jack Totheroh designation, two cracks from bow to 8, rust170 - A third BG-227, Rarity 6, "Die State III" (Jack Totheroh designation, two cracks from bow to 8, rust
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Prooflike Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. PCGS MS63. Serial# 26703076 Totheroh Collection HKA#63512
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 600.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,000.00 + 175.00) x 1 = 1,175.00
 
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1856 round ¼ Dollar, BG-228, Rarity 7171 - 1856 round ¼ Dollar, BG-228, Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Same obverse as BG-227, further repolished; R punched too high, then corrected. Another Nouizillet production. Extremely Rare; a mere 11 recorded
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (13,500.00 + 2,362.50) x 1 = 15,862.50
 
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1856 round ¼ Dollar, BG-229, Rarity 4, Die State I (most field flaws removed by repolishing, wreath 172 - 1856 round ¼ Dollar, BG-229, Rarity 4, Die State I (most field flaws removed by repolishing, wreath
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 One was presented to the British Museum in September 1857 by Mr. Thomas Alcock, proof of Period One origin of this type. Same obverse die as BG-2
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (3,400.00 + 595.00) x 1 = 3,995.00
 
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A second BG-229, Rarity 4, Die State IV (die shattered at 6th to 10th and 1st stars, wreath broken).173 - A second BG-229, Rarity 4, Die State IV (die shattered at 6th to 10th and 1st stars, wreath broken).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Prooflike Brilliant Uncirculated, reddish patina reverse rim. PCGS MS62. Serial# 26703081 Totheroh Collection HKA#63515
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 900.00
Sold to b********1 for (650.00 + 113.75) x 1 = 763.75
 
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1856 round ¼ Dollar, BG-230, Low Rarity 4, Die State I (faint crack on neck, light die clash both si174 - 1856 round ¼ Dollar, BG-230, Low Rarity 4, Die State I (faint crack on neck, light die clash both si
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Same head, 12 stars around; same reverse die, but so overpolished that fraction bar is almost obliterated. Also by Nouizillet. Appearance of bril
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to b********1 for (500.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 587.50
 
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A second BG-230, Low Rarity 4, Die State II (cracks through neck, cheek, and hair to coronet).175 - A second BG-230, Low Rarity 4, Die State II (cracks through neck, cheek, and hair to coronet).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Flashy Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. PCGS MS63. The segregation of die states of BG-230 are not found in Totheroh's notes. Serial# 2670308...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to b********1 for (475.00 + 83.13) x 1 = 558.13
 
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Another BG-230, Low Rarity 4, Die State III (shattered obverse die).176 - Another BG-230, Low Rarity 4, Die State III (shattered obverse die).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. PCGS MS63. Serial# 26703084 Totheroh Collection HKA#63518
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to b********1 for (550.00 + 96.25) x 1 = 646.25
 
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A fourth BG-230, Low Rarity 4 Die State IV (reverse shattered and rusted).177 - A fourth BG-230, Low Rarity 4 Die State IV (reverse shattered and rusted).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Beautiful Cameo Prooflike Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, red and purple patina in fields both sides. PCGS MS63. Serial# 26703085 Totheroh Collect
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to R****u for (800.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 940.00
 
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1853 F.D. octagonal Fifty Cents, BG-301, Eagle Reverse.178 - 1853 F.D. octagonal Fifty Cents, BG-301, Eagle Reverse.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Proudly signed by Frontier, Deviercy Co., this coin has a large head with F.D. below and 13 stars around; the reverse presents an eagle with shi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (17,000.00 + 2,975.00) x 1 = 19,975.00
 
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1853 F.D. octagonal 50 Cents, BG-302, Die State I (perfect dies, clear repunching on 50 and T), Eagl179 - 1853 F.D. octagonal 50 Cents, BG-302, Die State I (perfect dies, clear repunching on 50 and T), Eagl
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Known to have been issued in the year dated: three were recovered from the wreck of the S.S. Winfield Scott, which sailed December 1, 1853, of wh
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,300.00 + 227.50) x 1 = 1,527.50
 
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A second BG-302, Die State III (retained "cud" rim break at right obverse).180 - A second BG-302, Die State III (retained "cud" rim break at right obverse).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, sharply struck feathers on eagle, bluish toning around periphery of reverse, some green deposits at left obverse.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to R****u for (9,000.00 + 1,575.00) x 1 = 10,575.00
 
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1853 FD octagonal 50 Cents, BG-303, Low Rarity 7, Eagle ("Peacock") Reverse.181 - 1853 FD octagonal 50 Cents, BG-303, Low Rarity 7, Eagle ("Peacock") Reverse.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Similar, FD and date below head (both very weak), only 10 stars around; same reverse die, but with double punching at 50 and T polished off. Alre
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to R****u for (10,000.00 + 1,750.00) x 1 = 11,750.00
 
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1853 FD octagonal ½ Dollar, BG-304, Low Rarity 5,  Die State II (obverse repolished, but rust marks 182 - 1853 FD octagonal ½ Dollar, BG-304, Low Rarity 5, Die State II (obverse repolished, but rust marks
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Same obverse die, repolished; reverse CALIFORNIA . GOLD . around 1 (over) 2 (over) DOLLAR in beaded circle, 2 stars below. The eagle has flown aw
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (750.00 + 131.25) x 1 = 881.25
 
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1854 octagonal ½ Dollar, BG-304A183 - 1854 octagonal ½ Dollar, BG-304A
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Same head, date below, 10 stars around, 5th star normal size and pointing towards rim, 2nd star normal, 1 of 1854 virtually touching bust, no rus
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (48,000.00 + 8,400.00) x 1 = 56,400.00
 
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1854 octagonal ½ Dollar, BG-304B184 - 1854 octagonal ½ Dollar, BG-304B
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Same head, date below, 11 stars around, inverted 8 in date; same reverse die. Also by Frontier Deviercy. Discovered by Jack Totheroh in 1991; or
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to R****u for (26,000.00 + 4,550.00) x 1 = 30,550.00
 
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1854 octagonal ½ Dollar, BG-3 Rarity 4, Die State I (perfect dies).185 - 1854 octagonal ½ Dollar, BG-3 Rarity 4, Die State I (perfect dies).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Same head, date below, only 9 stars around; same reverse die. (After the immediate failures of the two preceding obverses with 10 and 11 stars, F
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to b********1 for (400.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 470.00
 
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Another BG-305, Rarity 4, Die State III (Both dies brilliantly polished, traces of clash marks on bo186 - Another BG-305, Rarity 4, Die State III (Both dies brilliantly polished, traces of clash marks on bo
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Bright gold color, reverse prooflike, reverse cladding cracked on reverse. PCGS Genuine (Cleaning -- AU Details). Serial# 26703316 Totheroh Colle
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to b********1 for (325.00 + 56.88) x 1 = 381.88
 
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1854 FD octagonal ½ Dollar, BG-30 Rarity 4, Die State I (dies repolished to remove rust, some of whi187 - 1854 FD octagonal ½ Dollar, BG-30 Rarity 4, Die State I (dies repolished to remove rust, some of whi
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Same head, date below, 10 5-pointed stars around, 2nd star double punched (looks 6-pointed), 5th star small and pointing up, 1 of 1854 away from
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to b********1 for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
 
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Another BG-3 Rarity 4, Intermediate Die State between I and II (obverse repolished, 3 stars smaller,188 - Another BG-3 Rarity 4, Intermediate Die State between I and II (obverse repolished, 3 stars smaller,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Prooflike Brilliant Uncirculated. PCGS MS62. Serial# 26703318 Totheroh Collection HKA#63530
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 900.00
Sold to b********1 for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
 
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A third BG-306, Rarity 4 Die State II (obverse again repolished, 3 stars minute, 18 very weak in dat189 - A third BG-306, Rarity 4 Die State II (obverse again repolished, 3 stars minute, 18 very weak in dat
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Gorgeous frosty Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. PCGS MS64. Serial# 26703319 Totheroh Collection HKA#63531
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,000.00 + 175.00) x 1 = 1,175.00
 
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1856 octagonal ½ Dollar, BG-307, High Rarity 5, Die State I (perfect dies).190 - 1856 octagonal ½ Dollar, BG-307, High Rarity 5, Die State I (perfect dies).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Same head, 13 larger 5-pointed stars around; star below date. Another Frontier Deviercy product, from new dies. Rare. Frosty Very Choice Brillia
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,750.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (5,250.00 + 918.75) x 1 = 6,168.75
 
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A second BG-307, Rarity 4, Die State I. Rare.191 - A second BG-307, Rarity 4, Die State I. Rare.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, obverse Prooflike. PCGS MS64. A second high-grade example. Serial# 26703322 Totheroh Collection HKA#63533
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,750.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (6,000.00 + 1,050.00) x 1 = 7,050.00
 
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1854 N. octagonal Half Dol., BG-308, Rarity 4192 - 1854 N. octagonal Half Dol., BG-308, Rarity 4
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 An example of this type was mailed by California gold miner Jacob D. Brown to his sister Leah in Joliet, Illinois, probably in 1854 or shortly th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to R****u for (500.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 587.50
 
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1855 N. octagonal Half Dol. 309, Low Rarity 5, pre Die State I (reverse cracked through date, break 193 - 1855 N. octagonal Half Dol. 309, Low Rarity 5, pre Die State I (reverse cracked through date, break
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Larger Liberty head, 13 stars; similar reverse dated 1855, no star, signed N. for Nouizillet. Rare. Lustrous Uncirculated. PCGS MS61. The Roe spe
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to b********1 for (750.00 + 131.25) x 1 = 881.25
 
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BG-309, Low Rarity 5, Die State I (crack from base of O to top left leaf deeper and progresses to ri194 - BG-309, Low Rarity 5, Die State I (crack from base of O to top left leaf deeper and progresses to ri
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1855 Reddish toning, hint of violet at left reverse, gold color showing on high spots. PCGS AU55. Serial# 26703325 Totheroh Collection HKA#63537
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 0***8 for (425.00 + 74.38) x 1 = 499.38
 
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BG-30 Low Rarity 5, Die State II (crack through O extends into field, additional reverse crack betwe195 - BG-30 Low Rarity 5, Die State II (crack through O extends into field, additional reverse crack betwe
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1855 Sharply struck Choice Brilliant Uncirculated--a candidate for Finest Known! PCGS MS63. Serial# 26703326 Totheroh Collection HKA#63538
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,500.00 + 262.50) x 1 = 1,762.50
 
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1856 N. octagonal Half Dol., BG-310, High Rarity 6, Die State I (perfect dies).196 - 1856 N. octagonal Half Dol., BG-310, High Rarity 6, Die State I (perfect dies).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Same obverse die; similar reverse but for date, N. moved to between ribbons, 4 pairs of berries on left branch, 5 pairs on right. Another signed
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (4,500.00 + 787.50) x 1 = 5,287.50
 
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Another BG-310, High Rarity 6, Die State II (reverse die break from rim between N and period through197 - Another BG-310, High Rarity 6, Die State II (reverse die break from rim between N and period through
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Flashy gold color, light toning around letters on reverse. PCGS AU58. Serial# 26703329 Totheroh Collection HKA#63540
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to R****u for (3,800.00 + 665.00) x 1 = 4,465.00
 
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A third BG-310, High Rarity 6, Die State II. Very Rare.198 - A third BG-310, High Rarity 6, Die State II. Very Rare.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Altered on reverse after striking, thus declared Authenticity Unverifiable by PCGS and not certified. The date has been completely removed from t
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to R****u for (8,200.00 + 1,435.00) x 1 = 9,635.00
 
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A fourth BG-310, High Rarity 6, Die State III (additional reverse break at 3:00 through last A to wr199 - A fourth BG-310, High Rarity 6, Die State III (additional reverse break at 3:00 through last A to wr
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Prooflike, with lovely reddish toning, bluish highlights around stars and letters. PCGS AU58. Serial# 26703330 Totheroh Collection HKA#63542
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to R****u for (3,600.00 + 630.00) x 1 = 4,230.00
 
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