Estimated grade. Ex. Higgy; Numismatic Gallery (1943) Sold by David Akers Numismatics May '98 Price realized $12100
Denis Loring: According to Steve Tompkins' recent reference, 31 examples of this famous rarity are known. I'd guess there are a few low-grade ones yet to be discovered. The finest seen is a gem Proof with a pedigree tracing all the way back to Levick. Two Mint States are next, followed by two AU's (one from Norweb 1538) and four XF's, including Eliasberg 1386. More than half of the known specimens grade VG or lower.
Stack’s “Anderson-Dupont Collection” 11/1954:1798 - Norweb Collection - Bowers & Merena 3/1988:1538, $28,600 - Fred Matthews Collection - Bowers & Merena 11/1990:1432 - Charlton “Swampy” Myers Collection - Sheridan Downey - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1072, $246,750
This coin, when it appeared in the Norweb sale, was accompanied by a letter dated 12/27/1867 from coin dealer, Edward Cogan, to Joseph Reakirt regarding the 1823/2 Quarter census. It is unclear whether this was the coin from the Reakirt Colklection
Harlan Page Smith Collection - S.H. & H. Chapman 6/1906:775 - Hollinbeck-Kagin 11/1973:1140 - Summit Rare Coins - Chris Napolitano, sold privately in 7/2005 - Eugene Gardner Collection - Heritage 10/2014:98346, $188,000
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