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Trade Dollars with Major Varieties, Circulation Strikes (1873-1878): Legend Collection

Legend Collection

Current Statistics
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 67.839
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 67.839
 
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About this set: The Legend Collection of Mint State Trade Dollars is by far the finest ever formed. The collection includes the finest specimen known from each mint (1875 MS68, 1875-S MS68, 1878-CC MS66). It also includes several finest knowns by two grades (1874 MS67, 1874-CC MS66, 1876-CC MS65, 1877-CC MS66) and many pop 1 finest knowns (1873 MS67, 1873-CC MS65,1873-S MS66, 1874-S MS65, 1875-S/CC MS65, 1876 MS67, 1876-CC MS65, 1876-S MS66, 1877-S MS67, 1878-CC MS66). From the coins currently graded by PCGS, it is impossible to create a finer collection as the set contains 16 population 1 finest known coins.

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70311873T$1MS671010From the Rep. Hayes Collection of first year type. Amazing multicolor toning over swirling luster.
70321873-CCT$1MS651010A completely original gem from the Vermeule collection. Full flowing luster is graced by warm golden toning. Fantastic!
70331873-ST$1MS661010A stunning coin! Dripping with luster, the fields are extremely clean - especially the reverse. The obverse has multicolored mottled toning that is very attractive in hand.
70341874T$1MS671010Almost mark-free surfaces are visible through a light, original multicolored patina. Very lustrous for a Philadelphia coin.
70351874-CCT$1MS661010Carter pedigree. Beautiful periphrial toning frames glowing golden surfaces. Absolutely riveting quality.
70361874-ST$1MS652020Satiny and nearly mark free. Well struck.
70371875T$1MS681010Fairfield Pedigree. This is the famous Marc Emory coin as related in Bower''s Trade Dollar Encyclopedia. Utterly perfect surfaces covered by just the lightest original toning.
70381875-CCT$1MS661010Carter Pedigree. The finest Carson City trade dollar in existance. Partially prooflike and cameod with original periphrial toning. Outstanding eye appeal!
70391875-ST$1MS681010Carter Pedigree. Absolutely amazing luster with superb toning. This is the most common date in high grade, but quality such as this is rare indeed.
70401875-S/CCT$1MS651010Extremely lustrous with just a bit of golden toning. The over mintmark is sharp and clear to the naked eye.
70411876T$1MS671010Yowza! Hands down the finest colored trade dollar in existance! Dripping with luster, the surfaces have only the slightest imperfections. The reverse is full MS69 quality.
70421876-CCT$1MS651010Eliasberg Pedigree. The rarest trade dollar in mint state, with this being the only example graded above MS63. Completely original with a fabulous multicolored original patina covering glowing surfaces.
70431876-ST$1MS661010Eliasberg Pedigree. Lilac and grey toning over lustrous and clean surfaces. Extremely rare in true gem condition.
70441877T$1MS662020A completely original superb gem example of a date that almost never comes fully struck.
70451877-CCT$1MS661010An amazing coin. The dies clashed and were repolished prior to striking this glittering gem. Fully cameod and possessing lovely periphrial toning.
70461877-ST$1MS671010Satiny, original multicolored toning over perfect surfaces. Has the eye appeal of an even higher grade.
70471878-CCT$1MS661010White and flashy, with a hint of periphrial toning. Full cartwheel luster. Very well struck, the clean surfaces have just a few tiny planchet flakes in the fields.
70481878-ST$1MS672121The finest of the Seattle hoard [25 blazing unc coins found in a safe deposit box in 1990]. Completely original with just a bit of periphrial toning. The luster stands up and does cartwheels!
Comments
Absolutely PERFECT set!!!
Posted @ 9/28/2014 5:14 PM By
Hard to believe that a set like this exits!!!
Posted @ 6/23/2014 7:44 PM By icrf03
Is this the best you can do? ;-)
Posted @ 4/23/2007 5:13 AM By LEGENDNUMIS1
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