1796 $2.50 No Stars BD-2 MS62

CERTIFICATION#: -26165
PCGS#: 45501

Owner's Comments

PCGS grade. Ex. Newlin (1884). Sold by Bowers & Ruddy Mar '80. Price realized $125,000. Pedigreed 12/30/14.

Expert Comments

Diameter: N/A Designer: N/A Edge: N/A
Mintage: 963 Weight: N/A Metal Content: N/A
8
32,500
10
37,500
12
57,500
15
65,000
20
75,000
25
82,500
30
90,000
35
95,000
45+
112,000
50
122,500
50+
127,500
53
140,000
53+
145,000
55
160,000
55+
175,000
58
195,000
58+
220,000
60
275,000
61
345,000
62
525,000
1
62+
550,000
63
675,000
65
1,750,000

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade  

Lorin Parmelee Collection - New York Coin and Stamp Co. 6/1890:719 - Col. Robert C.H. Brock Collection - University of Pennsylvania Collection - Philip H. Ward, Jr. - Stack's 5/1964:1660, $7,750 - Lelan Rogers Collection - Stack’s “Numisma '95” 11/1995:1498, $605,000 - American Numismatic Rarities 6/2005:1002, $1,380,000 -  Madison Collection - Heritage 1/2008:3058 (as PCGS MS65 05324089), $1,725,000

2 MS62+ PCGS grade

James Swan Collection - American Numismatic Rarities 7/2004:82, $345,000 - Stack's 7/2008:2324, $488,750

3 MS62 PCGS grade

Harold P. Newlin, sold privately on 10/31/1884 - T. Harrison Garrett Collection - Robert Garrett Collection - John Works Garrett Collection - Johns Hopkins University Collection - Bowers & Ruddy 3/1980:732, $125,000 - John Walter Whitney Collection - Stack's 5/1999:1787, $299,000 - D. Brent Pogue Collection

4 MS62 estimated grade  

Heritage 1/2004:3004, $138,000 - Offered by MikeByers.com at the 2/2012 Long Beach show for $750,000 - Heritage 8/2012:5281, $252,625

4 MS62 estimated grade  

Superior 3/2000:712, $178,250 - Freedom Collection - Heritage 1/2007:3380, $287,500