PCGS Set Registry®
Cardinal Collection - The Number One Finest Set of All Time2002 2003 2004 2005
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|Item||PCGS #||Date||Denom||Grade||PCGS # Pop||PCGS # Pop Higher||Pop||Pop Higher||Comments|
Estimated grade. Displaying clean, frosty surfaces, intense cartwheel luster, and a superbly bold strike, the Cardinal specimen is widely acknowledged as the fourth finest known specimen of the famed 1794 Dollar, exceeded only by the trio of superb gem "66s". It's provenance traces to FCC Boyd, the builder of the "World's Greatest Collection," and earlier from the Virgil Brand Collection. Image.
|1795 3 Leaves||6852||1795||$1||MS64||6||1||7||3||
"3 Leaves" dollars are represented by a cameo prooflike MS64 specimen of the BB-18 "Head of 1794" variety from the Mougey, Clapp and Eliasberg collections, as well as a sharply struck MS62 specimen of the BB-27 "Head of 1795" variety. Image.
|1795 2 Leaves||6853||1795||$1||MS64||4||4||3||
Estimated grade. Among the very finest of all known 2 Leaves dollars, the pictured specimen resided in a private bank vault for 33 years before it was auctioned as part of the Jascha Heifetz Collection. It displays smooth, mark-free surfaces sparkling in full cartwheels beneath light original toning. In addition to this amazing specimen of the BB-20 variety, the Collection also features an MS62 specimen of the BB-21 "Head of 1795" variety from the Earle, Clapp, Eliasberg and Flannagan collections, as well as an AU58 specimen of the BB-13 "Head of 1794" from the famous Stickney Collection, and an AU-58 BB-14 "Hidden Star" variety from the Shore Collection. Image.
|1795 Silver Plug||6854||1795||$1||AU58||1||
"Silver Plug" dollars are represented by an AU58 specimen of the BB-18 "3 Leaves" variety, as well as an AU55 specimen of the BB-11 "2 Leaves" variety tracing to the famed Garrett Collection. Image.
|1795 Draped Bust||6858||1795||$1||MS65||4||1||4||2||
A fantastic fully struck specimen from the Flannagan collection -- tied for the finest 1795 dollar ever graded by PCGS. Image.
|1795 Off-Center Dr Bust||96858||1795||$1||MS64||1||2||1||3||
A wonderfully struck, prooflike example from the James Stack type set. Image.
|1796 Small Date, Sm Letters||6859||1796||$1||AU55||9||4||10||5||
Second finest known of the BB-63 variety, this specimen is pedigreed to the Newcomer, Newcomb, Col. Green, Clarke, Bareford, and Whitney collections. Image.
|1796 Small Date, Lg Letters||6860||1796||$1||AU58||2||2||2||3||
Outstanding condition census specimen of the BB-61 variety. Image.
|1796 Large Date, Sm Letters||6861||1796||$1||MS62||1||1||1||
Simply the single finest 1796 dollar certified by PCGS. Image.
|1797 9X7 Stars, Lg Letters||6863||1797||$1||MS62||
Estimated grade. Featuring a truly amazing strike, the Cardinal specimen not only is the single finest specimen known of the variety, but it has everything anyone could want in any 1797 dollar. All of Liberty's hair strands show completely, every star is sharp, and more importantly, every breast feather stands out boldly on the eagle. The surfaces are lightly toned in golden apricot hues and blaze with amazing cartwheel luster, unlike any other dollar of this date. This extraordinary example is pedigreed to the Roger Miles collection. Image.
|1797 9X7 Stars, Sm Letters||6866||1797||$1||AU58||1||0||1||0||
The single finest 1797 small letters dollar ever certified by any service. This specimen is pedigreed to the Miles collection. Image.
|1797 10X6 Stars||6865||1797||$1||MS62||2||3||2||5||
Intensely lustrous, this specimen is pedigreed to the Miles collection. Image.
|1798 Small Eagle, 13 Stars||6867||1798||$1||AU58||2||1||3||4||
A wonderfully lustrous borderline UNC, with gorgeous original album toning. This specimen is pedigreed to the Baldenhofer collection. Image.
|1798 Small Eagle, 15 Stars||6868||1798||$1||MS62||1||1||1||2||
The ONLY mint state 1798 small eagle dollar certified by PCGS. This specimen is pedigreed to the Eliasberg and Flannagan collections. Image.
|1798 Large Eagle||6873||1798||$1||MS63||1||9||1||12||
Estimated grade. 1798 "Large Eagle" (close date) dollars in the Collection include the pictured coin -- the finest known specimen of the BB-124 variety with the "blundered stars" reverse -- along with the finest known (MS61) specimen of the rare BB-114 variety from the Pittman collection, featuring the close date obverse with the "line star" pattern reverse, and an AU58 specimen of the BB-121 variety with the "arc star" pattern reverse. Image.
|1798 5 Stripes||6874||1798||$1||MS61||1||0||3||0||
"5 Stripes" dollars are represented by an MS61 specimen of the BB-96 variety with the "Knob 9" date, as well as an AU53 specimen of the rare BB-101 variety with the "Pointed 9" date. Image.
|1798 Knob 9||6875||1798||$1||MS63||1||0||2||0||
Simply the finest "Knob 9" dollar certified. Image.
|1798 10 Arrows||6876||1798||$1||MS63||
"10 Arrows" dollars are represented by a magnificent MS63 specimen of the BB-108 variety featuring the "arc star" pattern on the reverse, as well as an AU53 specimen of the BB-101 variety featuring the "line star" pattern on the reverse. Image.
|1798 Wide Date||6877||1798||$1||MS62||3||1||4||1||
Superbly frosty, this specimen of the scarce BB-112 variety is tied for the finest known of the variety. Image.
An amazing specimen from an old time collection, this coin ranks not only as the single finest BB-164, but is also one of the very finest of all Draped Bust dollars. Undoubtedly an early strike from the dies, it displays a smooth, rather prooflike obverse. In contrast, the reverse exhibits exceptionally frosty luster, creating booming cartwheels. Image.
|1799/8 15 Reverse Stars||6883||1799/8||$1||MS62||6||5||8||6||
Condition census specimen of the BB-141 variety. Image.
|1799/8 13 Reverse Stars||6884||1799/8||$1||MS63||2||
This awesome, lustrous specimen from the French Family collection ranks as the second finest known of the BB-142 variety with the "Crumbled I" reverse. Image.
|1799 Irregular Date-15 St||6879||1799||$1||AU55||2||0||4||0||
Condition census specimen of the BB-153 variety. Image.
|1799 Irregular Date-13 St||6880||1799||$1||MS64||
"13 Star Reverse" dollars are represented by an incredible, finest-known MS64 specimen from the Hain Family collection of the BB-152 variety with the "Reverse of 1798," and the finest-known AU58 specimen of the very rare BB-151 variety with the "Reverse of 1799." Image.
|1799 Obverse Stars 8X5||6881||1799||$1||MS64||1||0||2||0||
The single finest known of the 8x5 stars type, this specimen traces its provenance to the collections of Virgil Brand, B.G. Johnson, T. James Clarke, and Harold S. Bareford. In its earlier appearances, Stack's described this coin as a "cameo-like Gem; wholly prooflike," and John J. Ford described it as having "magnificent, mirror surfaces in blue, rose and steel." Image.
Normal (close) date dollars are represented by the finest known Bareford collection MS63 specimen of the BB-187 variety featuring the "Close date, Low 8" date, and the finest known MS63 specimen of the BB-184 variety featuring the normal close date. Image.
|1800 Wide Date, Low 8||6888||1800||$1||MS64||1||
The finest known 1800 Wide Date dollar, pedigreed to the Amon Carter, Flannagan, and Swan collections. Image.
|1800 Dotted Date||6889||1800||$1||MS64||1||0||1||0||
A beautifully lustrous, originally toned dotted date from the Faraday collection, thought by experts to even be superior to the Eliasberg (NGC-MS66) specimen. Image.
|1800 12 Arrows||6890||1800||$1||MS61||
High condition census for the variety, this specimen comes from an old time collection and displays beautiful toning atop a very strong strike. Image.
|1800 10 Arrows||6891||1800||$1||AU55||1||2||1||
Condition census specimen of the BB-195 variety. Image.
The single finest specimen graded by PCGS (AU58) of the BB-192 variety. Image.
|1800 Wide Dt,Low 8,AMERICAI||86888||1800||$1||AU58||
The single finest specimen graded by PCGS (AU58) of the BB-191 variety. Image.
1801 dollars are represented by an awesome finest known MS64 example of the BB-214 "close date" variety pedigreed to the Wilson, Clapp, Eliasberg and Flannagan collections, as well as a the finest known MS-62 specimen of the BB-211 "wide date" variety. Image.
|1802 Narrow Date||40087||1802||$1||MS65||1||1||4||1||
An amazing, frosty, iridescent gem from the Starr and Flannagan collections, tied for the finest 1802 dollar known. Image.
|1802 Wide Date||6896||1802||$1||AU58||1||0||2||0||
High condition census for the variety, this is a TRUE specimen of the rare BB-242 variety -- the only true "wide date" variety of 1802 -- not one of the many narrow date dollars masquerading in wide date labels. Image.
|1802/1 Narrow Date||6898||1802/1||$1||AU58||
A wonderful near mint state, condition census specimen of the BB-232 variety. Image.
|1802/1 Wide Date||6899||1802/1||$1||MS63||
A magnificent, originally toned prooflike specimen of the BB-234 variety. Conservatively graded by PCGS, experts feel it compares favorably to the Ebsen/Hain Family specimen which PCGS has graded MS64. Image.
|1803 Small 3||6900||1803||$1||MS63||2||1||2||2||
This awesome second finest known specimen of the BB-254 variety traces its provenance to the Freisner, Clapp, Eliasberg and Flannagan collections. Image.
|1803 Large 3||6901||1803||$1||MS63||4||5||1||
An amazing, finest known Large 3 dollar, with a superb presentation specimen-like striking quality. Image.