Estimated grade. Ex. R. Green (1949) Sold by David Akers Numismatics May '98 Price realized $71500
The Proof 1849 Quarter Dollar is a very rare coins, with only five examples positively known to exist, with perhaps two to four more that may be out in the woodwork. All five of the known examples are well-preserved, starting at PR63 and going to PR66. The top two examples, both PCGS PR66, are from the Pittman and Eliasberg Collections.
Ruth Green, sold privately on 10/11/1949 - John Jay Pittman Collection - David Akers 5/1998:1315 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 5/2015:98376, $47,000
William Dickinson Collection - S.H. & H. Chapman - John M. Clapp Collection - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/6/1997:1445, $26,400
J. Colvin Randall Collection - John Work Garrett Collection - Johns Hopkins University - Stack's 3/1976:160 - Kenneth C. Long Collection - Bowers & Merena 5/1995:1089 - Phil Kaufman Collection - Heritage 4/2008:2390 - Greensboro Collection - Heritage 4/2013:4221, $31,725 - Heritage 1/2014:5219, $32,900