1793 Chain 1C S-4 Periods, BN MS65BN

CERTIFICATION#: -22170
PCGS#: 35444

Owner's Comments

PCGS grade. Ex. Zanoni; Cleneay; Chapman (1890); Mills; Earle; Bemet; Ellsworth; Raymond; Atwater; Mehl (1946) Sold by Bowers & Merena May '96 price realized $132,000. Lot #487

Expert Comments

Diameter: 27.00 millimeters Designer: Attributed to Henry Voight Edge: Bars and Vines
Mintage: 36,103 Weight: 13.48 grams Metal Content: Copper
1
2,800
1
6
10,500
1
8
15,500
1
10
18,500
1
12
25,000
1
15
28,000
20
35,000
25
41,500
2
30
52,000
35
65,000
40
89,500
45
106,000
45+
110,000
50
132,500
2
50+
135,000
53
155,000
1
53+
157,500
55+
180,000
58
240,000
65
1,380,000
67
3,500,000

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 300 R-6.4 2 / 3 2 / 3
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 1 / 3 TIE 1 / 3 TIE
65 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 3 TIE 1 / 3 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66BN PCGS grade

George W. Merritt Collection - Édouard Frossard 1/1879:79 - Édouard Frossard - Lorin G. Parmelee Collection - New York Coin & Stamp Co. 6/1890:668 - Harlan P. Smith Collection - Virgil M. Brand Collection and Estate, sold privately on 2/7/1941 - B.G. Johnson (St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co., sold privately on 2/18/1943 - Abe Kosoff - Oscar J. Pearl Collection - Numismatic Gallery 1944 FPL, lot 3 - T. James Clarke Collection, sold privately in 10/1954 - R.E. Naftzger, Jr. Collection, sold privately on 2/23/1992 - Eric Streiner - Jay Parrino (The Mint) - Heritage 1/2015:4011, $2,350,000

2 MS65BN PCGS grade  

W. Elliot Woodward 10/1864:603 - Joseph Zanoni - Thomas Cleneay - S.H. & H. Chapman 12/1890:1795 - Charles Steigerwalt - John G. Mills - S.H. & H. Chapman 4/1904:1227 - George H. Earle, Jr. - Henry Chapman 6/1912:3355 - Clarence S. Bement - Henry Chapman 5/1916:286 - Col. James W. Ellsworth 3/1923 - Wayte Raymond 1923 - William Cutler Atwater - B. Max Mehl 6/1946:10 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. - Eliasberg Estate - Bowers & Merena 5/1996:487 - Spectrum Numismatics - American Numismatic Rarities 7/2004:6 - Heritage 1/2012:3020, $1,380,000

3 AU58 PCGS grade  
4 AU55 PCGS grade  
4 AU55 PCGS grade