The Overland Trail Collection

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Rank 24
Weighted GPA 65.209
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 65.209
 
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About this set: This set possesses some nice coins in MS65, MS66, and above, with all pieces exhibiting superb eye appeal and luster. Some coins show beautiful exotic toning, some with pastel colors, while others flaunt blast-white, frosty surfaces. The Hawaiian MS65 half is lightly toned in lilac, green, and yellow pastels on both the obverse and reverse. The Bay Bridge MS66, Antietam MS66, and 36-D Arkansas MS65 possess frosty, mark-free surfaces. Other highlights of the collection include a delicately toned, semi-prooflike Vancouver MS65, an electric blue, semi-prooflike Lexington MS65, a lilac toned Norfolk MS67, an orange, red, and gold splashed California MS65, a bluish, gold rimmed Texas MS67, a exquisitely yellow and blue shaded Boone MS66, and a Hudson MS65 sprinkled in tones of russet, violet, and yellow. The king of the collection is a concentrically rainbow toned 1892 Columbian Half dollar in shades of brown, yellow, sea green and light blue. Other notables include a lustrous, blue and golden Stone Mountain MS66, a Washington-Carver MS65 in rainbow shades of blue, green, yellow, blast white Lincoln MS66, BTW MS66, York MS66, Missouri 2X4 MS65, Iowa MS66, as well as an icy white San Diego MS66 piece. The only dollar in the collection, sharply struck, frosty white, blemish-free Lafayette The coins were chosen over an 17 year period from early 1996 to 2013 with continued updates to present.
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The Overland Trail Collection
ImagePCGS No.ItemDenomGradePopPop HigherOwner's Comments
9220ISABELLA 25C25CMS65454264
9224ALABAMA 50C50CMS65457119
9227ALBANY 50C50CMS64+112491
9229ANTIETAM 50C50CMS661261335
9238ARKANSAS 50C50CMS65435260
9254BAY BRIDGE 50C50CMS66825187
9270BOONE 50C50CMS66407121
9414BOOKER T WASHINGTON 50C50CMS6631943
9279BRIDGEPORT 50C50CMS651674812
9281CALIFORNIA 50C50CMS65792496
9284CINCINNATI 50C50CMS65598382
9288CLEVELAND 50C50CMS6665296
9292COLUMBIA 50C50CMS66576230
9296COLUMBIAN 50C50CMS65716293The 400th anniversary of the Columbus landing was the event for the minting...
9299CONNECTICUT 50C50CMS651239629
9301DELAWARE 50C50CMS651422820
9303ELGIN 50C50CMS65+181417
9305GETTYSBURG 50C50CMS66677112The "War of Northern Aggression" ripped the country apart, turning with the...
9306GRANT 50C50CMS65754323
9309HAWAIIAN 50C50CMS65512105
9312HUDSON 50C50CMS65687249Brilliant haze free lustre with peripheral rainbow toning and flecks of vio...
9314HUGUENOT 50C50CMS65975427
9316IOWA 50C50CMS662732946
9318LEXINGTON 50C50CMS651014409
9320LINCOLN 50C50CMS66501133
9322LONG ISLAND 50C50CMS651267548Virtually blast white, glowing lustre.
9324LYNCHBURG 50C50CMS66613118
9326MAINE 50C50CMS65918473
9328MARYLAND 50C50CMS6659668
9331MISSOURI 50C50CMS6530238
9333MONROE 50C50CMS6544798
9335NEW ROCHELLE 50C50CMS6515471171Very white and lustrous. Semiprooflike fields.
9337NORFOLK 50C50CMS671071227Sharp strike with peripheral gold and green blending to icy-white centers.
9343OREGON 50C50CMS66405115
9357PANAMA PACIFIC 50C50CMS65514371Light peripheral toning of russet and rose. Brilliant lustre
9360PILGRIM 50C50CMS65715330
9364RHODE ISLAND 50C50CMS65908546
9367ROANOKE 50C50CMS661224391
9369ROBINSON 50C50CMS651105537
9372SAN DIEGO 50C50CMS66785121Tremendous icy-blue white lustre
9374SESQUI 50C50CMS64+51336
9376SPANISH TRAIL 50C50CMS651313792
9378STONE MOUNTAIN 50C50CMS66806222Beautifully toned in amber, pink, and yellow with bluish overtones. Has a ...
9391TEXAS 50C50CMS6714620
9399VANCOUVER 50C50CMS65701417
9401VERMONT 50C50CMS65963445
9434WASHINGTON CARVER 50C50CMS6628050Shimmering, frosty lustre accompanied by delicated rainbow toning. Tremend...
9447WISCONSIN 50C50CMS6748576Light pastel yellow gold toning. Outstanding high relief strike.
9449YORK 50C50CMS661550638
9222LAFAYETTE $1$1MS64+39378