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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1856 N. octagonal Half Dol., BG-311, Low Rarity 4, Die State I (perfect obverse).200 - 1856 N. octagonal Half Dol., BG-311, Low Rarity 4, Die State I (perfect obverse).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Same obverse die, repolished; similar reverse, but only 4 pairs of berries on each branch. Also signed by Nouizillet. Brilliant Prooflike Uncircu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to H***3 for (650.00 + 113.75) x 1 = 763.75
 
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A second BG-311, Low Rarity 4, Die State I.201 - A second BG-311, Low Rarity 4, Die State I.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Brilliant Prooflike Uncirculated, very lightly toned. PCGS MS62. Serial# 26703331 Totheroh Collection HKA#63544
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********1 for (2,200.00 + 385.00) x 1 = 2,585.00
 
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A third BG-311, Low Rarity 4, Die State II (obverse "cud" die break at border by 4th star, left of b202 - A third BG-311, Low Rarity 4, Die State II (obverse "cud" die break at border by 4th star, left of b
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Prooflike Brilliant Uncirculated, very flashy, with light toning in fields, particularly on reverse. PCGS MS62. Serial# 26703332 Totheroh Collect
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********1 for (650.00 + 113.75) x 1 = 763.75
 
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A fourth BG-311, Low Rarity 4 Die State between II and III (die break at 7th star larger, but not ye203 - A fourth BG-311, Low Rarity 4 Die State between II and III (die break at 7th star larger, but not ye
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Fully Prooflike Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, patch of reddish toning reverse. PCGS MS64. Serial# 26703333 Totheroh Collection HKA#63546
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to b********1 for (2,200.00 + 385.00) x 1 = 2,585.00
 
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A fifth BG-311, Low Rarity 4, Die State III (obverse "cud" break at 7th star [obscured by holder]).204 - A fifth BG-311, Low Rarity 4, Die State III (obverse "cud" break at 7th star [obscured by holder]).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856 Frosty Brilliant Uncirculated, reflective field obverse. PCGS MS61. Serial# 26703334 Totheroh Collection HKA#63547
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********1 for (650.00 + 113.75) x 1 = 763.75
 
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1852 round Half Dol., BG-401, Rarity 3, Second Issue, Die State between II and III (faint trace of l205 - 1852 round Half Dol., BG-401, Rarity 3, Second Issue, Die State between II and III (faint trace of l
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1852 Round half dollars were the first small California gold coins to be issued. On the morning of June 29, 1852, the editor of the New Orleans Daily
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,100.00 + 192.50) x 1 = 1,292.50
 
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A second BG-401, Rarity 3, Die State III (layout marks no longer visible, rim breaks as preceding).206 - A second BG-401, Rarity 3, Die State III (layout marks no longer visible, rim breaks as preceding).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1852 Yellow gold, lightest wear, two lamination bubbles below FO on reverse. PCGS AU58. Serial# 26703144 Totheroh Collection HKA#63549
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 0***8 for (500.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 587.50
 
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1854 FD round ½ Dollar, BG-403, Rarity 7207 - 1854 FD round ½ Dollar, BG-403, Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Issued by Frontier, Deviercy Co., successor to Joseph Brothers’ coining business in 1853. Large broad Liberty head, 13 small stars around, FD al
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (8,250.00 + 1,443.75) x 1 = 9,693.75
 
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1854 FD round ½ Dollar, BG-404, Rarity 7208 - 1854 FD round ½ Dollar, BG-404, Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Same obverse die; similar reverse, long dash follows date. Another Frontier Deviercy issue. Extremely Rare; 10 examples (including possible dupl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (7,000.00 + 1,225.00) x 1 = 8,225.00
 
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A second BG-404, Low Rarity 7, Extremely Rare: this is no. 9 of 10 examples recorded in Breen-Gillio209 - A second BG-404, Low Rarity 7, Extremely Rare: this is no. 9 of 10 examples recorded in Breen-Gillio
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Light patches of reddish toning on reverse, light bluish highlights around lettering and wreath, very minor scratch on reverse near denticles at
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,800.00 + 315.00) x 1 = 2,115.00
 
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1855 FD round ½ Dollar, BG-405, Rarity 5, Die State II (heavy die clash).210 - 1855 FD round ½ Dollar, BG-405, Rarity 5, Die State II (heavy die clash).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Same head, FD::: on coronet, 12 stars around, doubling on head; date low and offset to left, slants up to right. An acknowledged Frontier Devier
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (2,100.00 + 367.50) x 1 = 2,467.50
 
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A second BG-405, Rarity 5, Die State II. Rare.211 - A second BG-405, Rarity 5, Die State II. Rare.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Uncirculated, patches of light bluish toning on reverse. PCGS MS62. Another very nice coin, with little difference from many graded 63 as seen in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to b********1 for (900.00 + 157.50) x 1 = 1,057.50
 
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1855 FD round ½ Dollar, BG-406, High Rarity 6, Die State I (spine from end of bust).212 - 1855 FD round ½ Dollar, BG-406, High Rarity 6, Die State I (spine from end of bust).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Same obverse die, similar reverse with date centered and horizontal, 2nd L low. Very Rare. Bright gold color, frosty reverse, scratches with spot
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (550.00 + 96.25) x 1 = 646.25
 
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"1852" (i.e. 1853) D. N. round Half Dol., BG-407, Rarity 4, Die State I.213 - "1852" (i.e. 1853) D. N. round Half Dol., BG-407, Rarity 4, Die State I.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1852 Mr. M. Deriberpie is listed as an engraver in J.M. Parker’s San Francisco Directory for 1852-53, published December 1852, his only appearance in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,050.00 + 183.75) x 1 = 1,233.75
 
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1853 D. N. round Half D., BG-408, Rarity 6, Die State I (obverse as BG-407)214 - 1853 D. N. round Half D., BG-408, Rarity 6, Die State I (obverse as BG-407)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Same obverse die; similar reverse, DOL. becomes D., date changed to 1853 (flat-top 3). A correctly-dated Deriberpie and Nouizillet product. Very
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (5,750.00 + 1,006.25) x 1 = 6,756.25
 
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A second BG-408, Rarity 6, Die State II (heavy die clash both sides). Very Rare.215 - A second BG-408, Rarity 6, Die State II (heavy die clash both sides). Very Rare.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Bright gold color. PCGS MS62. Die states I and II may be extremely rare. Serial# 26703340 Totheroh Collection HKA#63558
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to b********1 for (2,500.00 + 437.50) x 1 = 2,937.50
 
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1853/2 D. N. round Half Dol., BG-409, Rarity 3, Die State I (perfect reverse die).216 - 1853/2 D. N. round Half Dol., BG-409, Rarity 3, Die State I (perfect reverse die).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1852-3 Same obverse die; reverse unused die similar to BG-401 with 2 of date altered to 3. Fully red and brown both sides, spot of gold color only on
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to R****u for (1,150.00 + 201.25) x 1 = 1,351.25
 
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Another BG-409, Rarity 3, Die State between II and III (cracks at NIA G and from wreath across 5 [no217 - Another BG-409, Rarity 3, Die State between II and III (cracks at NIA G and from wreath across 5 [no
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1852-3 Bright gold color, faintest toning around devices, light wear. The coin has the appearance of small rust areas around some letters on reverse,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to R****u for (800.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 940.00
 
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A third BG-409, Rarity 3, Die State between II and III.218 - A third BG-409, Rarity 3, Die State between II and III.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1852-3 Sharply struck, bright, but dented and somewhat bent. PCGS Genuine (Damage or Tooling -- UNC Details). Scratch on reverse may have kept this ot
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***0 for (400.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 470.00
 
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A fourth BG-409, Rarity 3, Die State IV (shattered reverse die, large retained "cud").219 - A fourth BG-409, Rarity 3, Die State IV (shattered reverse die, large retained "cud").
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1852-3 Bright gold color, impaired surfaces, slightly bent--ex jewelry? PCGS Genuine (Damage or Tooling -- AU Details). The broken reverse die is sig
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********1 for (375.00 + 65.63) x 1 = 440.63
 
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1853 G G. round Half Dol., BG-411, Rarity 7220 - 1853 G G. round Half Dol., BG-411, Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Broad Liberty head similar to head of BG-402 and BG-403, G G. below, 13 stars around; blundered Eagle With Rays (so-called "Peacock")...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 7,500.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (10,500.00 + 1,837.50) x 1 = 12,337.50
 
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1853 G. G. round ½ Dollar, BG-414, Low Rarity 5, Die State II (rim break above 5th star, minor rim "221 - 1853 G. G. round ½ Dollar, BG-414, Low Rarity 5, Die State II (rim break above 5th star, minor rim "
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Known to have actually been issued in 1853: an example was recovered from the wreck of the S.S. Winfield Scott, which sailed December 1, 1853. Si
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to R****u for (2,100.00 + 367.50) x 1 = 2,467.50
 
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1853 round Half D., BG-415, Low Rarity 5 Die State I (perfect dies).222 - 1853 round Half D., BG-415, Low Rarity 5 Die State I (perfect dies).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Liberty head as on octagonal dollars signed DERI, 12 stars around, 1st above bust point and joining it, "stray curl" on coronet (85&#...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,200.00 + 210.00) x 1 = 1,410.00
 
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Another BG-415, Low Rarity 5, Die State I. Rare.223 - Another BG-415, Low Rarity 5, Die State I. Rare.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Brilliant Uncirculated, slightly bowed. PCGS MS62. Serial# 26703136 Totheroh Collection HKA#63566
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to b********1 for (650.00 + 113.75) x 1 = 763.75
 
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1853 round Half D., BG-416, Low Rarity 7224 - 1853 round Half D., BG-416, Low Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Similar obverse, 1st star below bust point and joining it; same reverse die. Another issue attributed to Deriberpie (and associates?). Extremely
Bidding Has Concluded
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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A second BG-416, Low Rarity 7, Extremely Rare: of the 11 examples listed in Breen-Gillio, this is No225 - A second BG-416, Low Rarity 7, Extremely Rare: of the 11 examples listed in Breen-Gillio, this is No
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Bright gold color, light reddish patina around reverse periphery. PCGS AU55. Ex eBay Auction 1336298494, 3-7-2002. Serial# 26703349 Totheroh Col
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,600.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,880.00
 
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1853 round Half D, BG-417, High Rarity 5, Die State I (faint obverse clash marks, some obverse rust)226 - 1853 round Half D, BG-417, High Rarity 5, Die State I (faint obverse clash marks, some obverse rust)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Same obverse die, heavily rusted and cracked; CALIFORNIA GOLD HALF D, 12 berries on each branch of wreath, all paired except top left, between A
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to b********1 for (500.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 587.50
 
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Another BG-417, High Rarity 5, Die State II (rusty dies, obverse crack joins three stars above head)227 - Another BG-417, High Rarity 5, Die State II (rusty dies, obverse crack joins three stars above head)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Minor dark deposits behind head. PCGS MS63. This coin is choice Gem Uncirculated, lacking even the usual cloth wipe spots. Easy candidate for fin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to b********1 for (3,100.00 + 542.50) x 1 = 3,642.50
 
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A third BG-417, High Rarity 5, Die State III (large retained "cud" before chin). Very Rare228 - A third BG-417, High Rarity 5, Die State III (large retained "cud" before chin). Very Rare
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Sharp, Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. PCGS MS64. Another spectacularly bright coin, and candidate for finest known of this die state. Seria
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (4,000.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,700.00
 
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1853 round Half D, BG-418, Low Rarity 7229 - 1853 round Half D, BG-418, Low Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Resurrected obverse die of BG-415; same reverse, repolished. Another Deriberpie product. Extremely Rare (or Very Rare); 14 specimens recorded in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (6,250.00 + 1,093.75) x 1 = 7,343.75
 
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A second BG-418, Low Rarity 7, Extremely Rare (or Very Rare); not identified as part of Totheroh Col230 - A second BG-418, Low Rarity 7, Extremely Rare (or Very Rare); not identified as part of Totheroh Col
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Bright gold color, shined up; ex jewelry? PCGS Genuine (Cleaning -- AU Details). Every collector wants a duplicate of a great rarity, and Jack sn
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,000.00 + 175.00) x 1 = 1,175.00
 
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1853 round Half D, BG-419, Rarity 8231 - 1853 round Half D, BG-419, Rarity 8
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Similar obverse, lower head, bust point touching border, 1st star near chin; same reverse die. The last unsigned Deriberpie issue. One of the Gre
Bidding Has Concluded
 
Sold to b********1 for (35,000.00 + 6,125.00) x 1 = 41,125.00
 
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1853 D round Half D, BG-420, Low Rarity 7, Die State I (perfect obverse die).232 - 1853 D round Half D, BG-420, Low Rarity 7, Die State I (perfect obverse die).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Same head, 11 stars around, D below, 8th star touches upper roll of bun; same reverse die. The first issue signed by Deriberpie. Very Rare: 13 ex
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 7,500.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (4,750.00 + 831.25) x 1 = 5,581.25
 
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BG-420, Low Rarity 7, Die State I. Very Rare; see previous lot for details.233 - BG-420, Low Rarity 7, Die State I. Very Rare; see previous lot for details.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Large obverse dent, obverse somewhat flattened, reverse nice; attractive reddish toning in fields. PCGS Genuine (Damage or Tooling -- XF Details)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,000.00 + 175.00) x 1 = 1,175.00
 
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1853 D. round Half D, BG-421, Rarity 4, Second Issue, Die State II (fine rust on head).234 - 1853 D. round Half D, BG-421, Rarity 4, Second Issue, Die State II (fine rust on head).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Known to have actually been issued in 1853, because one was recovered from the wreck of the sidewheel steamer S.S. Winfield Scott, which departed
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to R****u for (1,400.00 + 245.00) x 1 = 1,645.00
 
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1853 D. round Half D, BG-422, High Rarity 6235 - 1853 D. round Half D, BG-422, High Rarity 6
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Same obverse die; similar reverse, star above date, bisecting die crack from rim to rim. Signed by Deriberpie. Very Rare. Even gold color, light
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (1,100.00 + 192.50) x 1 = 1,292.50
 
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1854 Round 1/2 D. BG-422A Borderline Rarity 8, Breen-Gillio Plate Coin236 - 1854 Round 1/2 D. BG-422A Borderline Rarity 8, Breen-Gillio Plate Coin
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Same obverse die; similar reverse, with date changed to 1854. A further Deriberpie issue. Only 3 known (1. This Example; 2. Mickey Sehorn Collect
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (18,000.00 + 3,150.00) x 1 = 21,150.00
 
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1854 D. round Half D, BG-423, High Rarity 6237 - 1854 D. round Half D, BG-423, High Rarity 6
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Similar obverse, no period in D; same reverse die. Another signed Deriberpie issue. Very Rare. Uniform gold color, mint luster in fields, adhesio
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to b********1 for (650.00 + 113.75) x 1 = 763.75
 
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1854 D. round Half D, BG-424, Low Rarity 7238 - 1854 D. round Half D, BG-424, Low Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Similar obverse, but 14 stars around, no D, die crack from top of head to rim between stars 7 and 8, another die crack from truncation of bust to
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (9,250.00 + 1,618.75) x 1 = 10,868.75
 
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1854 round Half D, BG-425, Low Rarity 7239 - 1854 round Half D, BG-425, Low Rarity 7
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 Same obverse die, but earlier die state (no die breaks or rust); similar reverse but star and D omitted, D (for DOL) double punched. The final De
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b********1 for (3,800.00 + 665.00) x 1 = 4,465.00
 
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1852 round Half D, BG-427, Low Rarity 6, Die State I (engraver’s guidelines [arcs of a circle] betwe240 - 1852 round Half D, BG-427, Low Rarity 6, Die State I (engraver’s guidelines [arcs of a circle] betwe
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1852 One of the first small California gold coins issued, perhaps the very coin shown to the editor of the New Orleans Daily Picayune June 29, 1852 (s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9***0 for (1,800.00 + 315.00) x 1 = 2,115.00
 
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1853 round Half Dol., BG-428, Rarity 3, Die State I (perfect dies).241 - 1853 round Half Dol., BG-428, Rarity 3, Die State I (perfect dies).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Similar small Liberty head, 14 pearls on coronet, bust point close to 1st star, sharp-pointed dentils; similar reverse, but date changed to 1853
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to c********e for (550.00 + 96.25) x 1 = 646.25
 
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A second BG-428, Rarity 3, Die State II (cracks join tops of wreath and extend down through 5 to rig242 - A second BG-428, Rarity 3, Die State II (cracks join tops of wreath and extend down through 5 to rig
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Sharply struck, frosty Brilliant Uncirculated, few light flecks of toning. PCGS MS62. Serial# 26703363 Totheroh Collection HKA#63595
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9****r for (700.00 + 122.50) x 1 = 822.50
 
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1853 round Half Dol., BG-429, Low Rarity 4, Die State I (barely noticeable rim crumbling at upper ri243 - 1853 round Half Dol., BG-429, Low Rarity 4, Die State I (barely noticeable rim crumbling at upper ri
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Apparently the same obverse die, reworked at borders to eliminate die crumbling, now with square dentils; similar reverse, 5 pairs of berries on
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to r********o.. for (500.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 587.50
 
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Another BG-42,Low Rarity , Unlisted Die State III (obvious rim crumbling at upper right, crack acros244 - Another BG-42,Low Rarity , Unlisted Die State III (obvious rim crumbling at upper right, crack acros
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Brilliant Uncirculated, obverse frosty, reverse more reflective. PCGS MS62. Ex eBay Auction 3935037212, 10-17-2004. Serial# 26703364 Totheroh
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to b********1 for (425.00 + 74.38) x 1 = 499.38
 
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1853 round Half Dol., BG-430, Rarity 3, Die State II (obverse rim crumbling at bottom, reverse lacks245 - 1853 round Half Dol., BG-430, Rarity 3, Die State II (obverse rim crumbling at bottom, reverse lacks
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Another issue certain to have been issued in 1853, because three were recovered from the wreck of the S.S. Winfield Scott, which sailed December
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********1 for (475.00 + 83.13) x 1 = 558.13
 
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A second BG-430, Rarity 3, Die State III (both rims crumbling).246 - A second BG-430, Rarity 3, Die State III (both rims crumbling).
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1853 Even gold color, weakly struck in centers, appears to be brilliant uncirculated; did PCGS interpret streaks on planchet as tooling? PCGS Genuine
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 9***0 for (500.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 587.50
 
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1854 round Half Dol., BG-431, Low Rarity 5, Die State II (obverse lightly polished, faint clash on r247 - 1854 round Half Dol., BG-431, Low Rarity 5, Die State II (obverse lightly polished, faint clash on r
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1854 The unique "Empty Wreath" variety, needed for every type set. Same head, 11 stars around, date transferred to obverse; same reverse i...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to R****u for (1,000.00 + 175.00) x 1 = 1,175.00
 
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1855 round Half Dol., BG-432, Rarity 5248 - 1855 round Half Dol., BG-432, Rarity 5
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Large Liberty head, stars close to bun and lowest curl; reverse identical to BG-431, but date added within wreath. By Nouizillet. Rare. Untoned f
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8****e for (750.00 + 131.25) x 1 = 881.25
 
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1855 round Half Dol., BG-433, Low Rarity 7, Die State I (heavy die break through stars 6 to 8, rim i249 - 1855 round Half Dol., BG-433, Low Rarity 7, Die State I (heavy die break through stars 6 to 8, rim i
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 Similar to BG-432, but most stars close to border; same reverse die, worse shattered. The last unsigned Nouizillet issue. Extremely Rare: 11 exam
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Sold to b********1 for (7,750.00 + 1,356.25) x 1 = 9,106.25
 
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