Estimated grade. Ex. Parmelee; Woodin; Newcomer; Green; Bell; Farouk (1954) Sold by David Akers Numismatics May '98 Price realized $550000
David Hall: It is not known how many 1838 proof $10 Liberties were struck but it is known that only three survive today. All three coins are choice to gem quality. The Parmelee-Woodin-Newcomer-Green-Farouk-Pittman specimen sold in the May, 1998 Pittman auction for $550,000.
David Akers (1975/88): There are four known proofs, one in the Smithsonian Institution (scratches above the eagle on the reverse), the second in the Eliasberg Collection, a third in the John J. Pittman Collection (Ex-Farouk, Col. Green), and a fourth in a New York Collection (Ex-Cardinal Spellman).
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