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Robert H. Lande - The Number One Finest Set of All Time

2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 10 2012 2013 2013 2014 2015 2016
Current Statistics
Rank

1
GPA with Top Bonuses

60.677
GPA Weighted

60.355
Complete

91.18%
Set Rating

55.324

About This Set: This collector's goal is to collect as complete and high grade a set of Period 1 California Small Denomination Gold coins as possible. He has barely started in this quest, and understands that he will never be able to finish. Many of the coins are simply too rare and seldom come onto the market. Even though his set will never be close to complete, the process of trying to collect Cals is proving to be a lot of fun, for several reasons. The first is the romance of collecting the small change of the California Gold Rush. What could be a more interesting focus for one's collecting energy? The second reason is that the prices of Cals are reasonable considering their scarcity. Even varieties with total PCGS populations of less than a dozen coins often can be purchased at relatively reasonable prices. Although only the very wealthy can seriously collect the larger Territorial Gold coins, many more people can afford to collect California Fractional Gold coins. A final attraction of this series is because the quest is so challenging. There are many complete series of United States coins that can be purchased within a month by anyone with enough money. What is the fun in collecting such coins? Cals, by contrast, must be diligently searched out, piece by piece, over many years, to build a respectable collection. This is collecting at its finest! If you would like to correspond with Mr. Lande about this fascinating series, please contact him at [email protected] He also has several scarce Cals to trade, including a couple with total PCGS populations of less than a dozen pieces.

Robert H. Lande

Image Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade Pop Pop Higher Comments
BG-501 ND Octagonal Eagle Reverse (slug type) Dollar 10478 No Date $1 MS63 5 1
BG-502 1853 Octagonal Eagle Reverse (slug type) Dollar 10479 1853 $1 AU58 1 1
BG-503 1853 Octagonal Eagle Reverse (slug type) Dollar 10480 1853 $1 AU50 1 3
BG-504 1854 Octagonal Eagle Reverse (slug type) Dollar 10481 1854 $1 MS63 9 0
BG-505 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10482 1853 $1 MS63 6 1
BG-506 1854 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10483 1854 $1 MS61 1 2
BG-507 1854 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10484 1854 $1 AU58 3 2
BG-508 1854 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10485 1854 $1 MS64 4 1
BG-509 1854 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10486 1854 $1 MS62 4 1
BG-510 1854 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10487 1854 $1 MS64 5 1
BG-511 1855/4 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10488 1855/4 $1 MS64 4 0
BG-512 1856 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10489 1856 $1 AU55 3 3
BG-513 1854 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10490 1854 $1 AU58 2 0
BG-514 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10491 1853 $1 MS65 2 0
BG-515 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10492 1853 $1 MS62 1 0
BG-516 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10493 1853 $1
BG-517 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10494 1853 $1 MS61 2 1
BG-518 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10495 1853 $1 MS64 3 0
BG-519 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10496 1853 $1 MS64 3 2
BG-520 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10497 1853 $1
BG-521 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10498 1853 $1
BG-522 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10499 1853 $1 AU50 1 13
BG-523 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10500 1853 $1 MS62 3 2
BG-524 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10501 1853 $1 AU58 6 3
BG-525 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10502 1853 $1 MS62 3 1
BG-526 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10503 1853 $1 MS61 1 3
BG-527 1854 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10504 1854 $1 AU58 2 2
BG-528 1854 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10505 1854 $1 AU58 6 4
BG-529 1854 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10506 1854 $1 AU50 1 0
BG 529. BG calls it unique. Another piece is rumored to exist, but it has never appeared at public aucion.
BG-530 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10507 1853 $1 MS63 15 1
BG-531 1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10508 1853 $1 MS63 6 0
BG-532 1854 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10509 1854 $1 MS63 4 1
BG-533 1855 Octagonal Liberty Dollar 10510 1855 $1 MS62 15 7
BG-534 1854 Octagonal Eagle Reverse Dollar 10511 1854 $1 MS62 2 1