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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

65.000
GPA Weighted

64.545
Complete

100.00%
Set Rating

65.000

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

Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade Pop Pop Higher Comments
BG-101 1853 Octagonal Liberty Quarter 10370 1853 25C MS63 13 1
BG-102 1854 Octagonal Liberty Quarter 10371 1853 25C MS64 18 3
BG-103 1854 Octagonal Liberty Quarter 10372 1854 25C MS62 2 1
BG 103. PCGS reports 2 have been certified. This is the Lee/Roe piece.
BG-104 1854 Octagonal Liberty Quarter 10373 1854 25C MS65 3 2
BG-105 1854 Octagonal Liberty Quarter 10374 1854 25C MS66 6 0
BG-106 1855/4 Octagonal Liberty Quarter 10375 1855/4 25C MS66 3 0
BG-107 1856 Octagonal Liberty Quarter 10376 1856 25C MS66 1 0
BG-108 1854 Octagonal Liberty Quarter 10377 1854 25C MS65 2 0
BG-109 1854 Octagonal Liberty Quarter 10378 1854 25C MS64 10 1
BG-110 1855 Octagonal Liberty Quarter 10379 1855 25C MS64 17 1
BG-111 1856 Octagonal Liberty Quarter 10380 1856 25C MS65 10 3