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Harry W. Bass - The Number One Finest Set of All Time

Retired Statistics
Rank

1
GPA with Top Bonuses

63.848
GPA Weighted

63.720
Complete

98.75%
Set Rating

61.938

About This Set:

About the Harry W. Bass Collection

Harry W. Bass

Image Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade PCGS # Pop PCGS # Pop Higher Pop Pop Higher Comments
1854 7969 1854 $3 MS66 7 4 74
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the DiBello collection auction conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 740.
1854-D 7970 1854-D $3 AU55 23 12 2312
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Herbert Tobias in Feb ruary 1972.
1854-O 7971 1854-O $3 AU58+ 1 2 12
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from the Coin Gallery (Abner Kreisberg and Jerry Cohen) on May 19, 1972. 8/16/05. Pedigreed 1/8/16.
1855 7972 1855 $3 MS64 27 6 276
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Beck collection auction conducted by Quality Sale Corporation in February, 1976, lot 204.
1855-S 7973 1855-S $3 AU58 8 2 82
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Superior in March, 1978.
1856 7974 1856 $3 MS63 37 38 3738
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Julian Leidman on February 18, 1972.
1856-S 7975 1856-S $3 MS64 3 0 30
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Superior in March, 1978.
1857 7976 1857 $3 MS64 4 3 43
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Bonanza Coin on March 5, 1973.
1857-S 7977 1857-S $3 AU58 9 2 92
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Superior in March, 1978.
1858 7978 1858 $3 MS63 3 3 33
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Lester Merkin in June, 1972, lot 414.
1859 7979 1859 $3 MS63 27 27 2727
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Groves collection auction conducted by Stacks in November, 1974, lot 537.
1860 7980 1860 $3 MS66 1 3 13
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Bareford collection auction conducted by Stack's in December, 1978, lot 129.
1860-S 7981 1860-S $3 MS62 2 0 20
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Rowe and Brownlee. Previously, it had appeared in the Shuford collection auction conducted by Abe Kosoff in April, 1968, lot 1922.
1861 7982 1861 $3 MS65 3 1 31
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Fred Sweeney on September 18, 1972.
1862 7983 1862 $3 MS65 5 2 52
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Fred Sweeney on September 18, 1972.
1863 7984 1863 $3 MS65 4 8 48
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Rowe and Brownlee on July 30, 1968.
1864 7985 1864 $3 MS65 2 3 23
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Fred Sweeney on September 18, 1972.
1865 7986 1865 $3 MS64 4 3 43
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from John Rowe, III on September 24, 1966.
1866 7987 1866 $3 MS62 15 20 1520
PCGS grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from RARCOA in February, 1972. Pedigreed 11/10/08.
1867 7988 1867 $3 MS67+ 1 1 11
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the DiBello collection auction conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 767. Pedigreed 5/13/15.
1868 7989 1868 $3 MS63 21 22 2122
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Lester Merkin in April, 1970, lot 694.
1869 7990 1869 $3 MS65 1 0 10
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Bareford collection auction conducted by Stack's in December, 1978, lot 136. Pedigreed 5/13/15.
1870 7991 1870 $3 MS64 2 1 21
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Fred Sweeney on September 18, 1972. Pedigreed 5/13/15.
1870-S 7992 1870-S $3 XF40
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Eliasberg collection auction conducted by Bowers and Ruddy in November, 1982, lot 296. Earlier it was in the collection of Waldo Newcomer.
1871 7993 1871 $3 MS67 1 0 10
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Colonial Coins on August 8, 1972. Pedigreed 5/13/15.
1872 7994 1872 $3 AU58 44 40 4440
PCGS grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Austin collection auction conducted by Bowers and Ruddy in June, 1974, lot 1022.
1873 Closed 3 7995 1873 $3 MS64 2 0 20
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the ANA sale conducted by Stack's in August, 1976, lot 2897.
1874 7998 1874 $3 MS65 16 6 166
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Stack's in March, 1977, lot 853.
1877 7999 1877 $3 MS64 1 1 11
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Stanley Kesselman in July, 1974.
1878 8000 1878 $3 MS64 773 335 773335
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the DiBello collection auction conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 778.
1879 8001 1879 $3 MS65 41 8 418
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Superior in Decmeber, 1972, lot 1917.
1880 8002 1880 $3 MS66 2 2 22
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Lester Merkin in April, 1970, lot 703.
1881 8003 1881 $3 MS63 10 7 107
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Paramount in February, 1971, lot 1028.
1882 8004 1882 $3 MS64 22 13 2213
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from N.K.S. on October 9, 1970.
1883 8005 1883 $3 MS64 22 8 228
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Bonanza on March 5, 1973.
1884 8006 1884 $3 MS63 27 28 2728
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Beck collection auction conducted by Quality Sale Corporation in February, 1976, lot 325.
1885 8007 1885 $3 MS65 12 7 127
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Superior in March, 1978.
1886 8008 1886 $3 MS64 6 1 61
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Pine Tree Rare Coin Auctions in September, 1973, lot 470 (Graded Proof by PCGS; Bass considered circulation strike).
1887 8009 1887 $3 MS65 25 10 2510
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Superior in March, 1978.
1888 8010 1888 $3 MS66 31 4 314
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Beck collection auction conducted by Quality Sale Corporation in February, 1976, lot 330.
1889 8011 1889 $3 MS64 63 47 6347
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Shapero collection auction conducted by Stack's in October, 1971, lot 953.
1854 PR 88017 1854 $3 PR65CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on August 3, 1971.
1855 PR 8018 1855 $3 PR64 1 12
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Garrett collection conducted by Stack's March, 1976, lot:393 for $35,000.
1855-S PR 8054 1855-S $3
1856 PR 88019 1856 $3 PR66CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on August 3, 1971.
1857 PR 88020 1857 $3 PR65CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on August 3, 1971.
1858 PR 88021 1858 $3 PR66CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on July 23, 1973.
1859 PR 8022 1859 $3 PR65 2 23
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Mass. Historical Society collection conducted by Stack's in October, 1970, lot 782.
1860 PR 88023 1860 $3 PR65CA 1 0 10
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on July 23, 1973.
1861 PR 88024 1861 $3 PR66CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on July 23, 1973.
1862 PR 88025 1862 $3 PR66CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Ullmer collection conducted by Stack's in May 1974, lot 413.
1863 PR 88026 1863 $3 PR67CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Dibello:II collection conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 761 for $1,800.
1864 PR 88027 1864 $3 PR65CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Dibello:II collection conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 763 for $1,900.
1865 PR 8028 1865 $3 PR63 3 4 37
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff.
1865 Restrike PR 45292 1865 $3 PR66CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Paramount on August 3, 1979.
1866 PR 88029 1866 $3 PR65CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on July 23, 1973.
1867 PR 88030 1867 $3 PR65CA 1 1 11
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the ANA sale conducted by Stack's in August 1971, lot 2077.
1868 PR 88031 1868 $3 PR66CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on July 23, 1973.
1869 PR 88032 1869 $3 PR66CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on July 23, 1973.
1870 PR 88033 1870 $3 PR66CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Ullmer collection conducted by Stack's in May 1974, lot 419.
1871 PR 88034 1871 $3 PR65CA 1 0 10
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Stanley Kesselman on July 1, 1974.
1872 PR 8035 1872 $3 PR64 1 1 17
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on July 23, 1973.
1873 Closed 3 PR 88036 1873 $3 PR65CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on July 23, 1973.
1873 Open 3 PR 88037 1873 $3 PR65CA 1
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Harry X Boosel collection conducted by RARCOA in April, 1972, lot 672.
1874 PR 8038 1874 $3 PR65 1 14
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Lee and Shaffer collection conducted by Superior in September, 1988, lot 5368.
1875 PR 8039 1875 $3 PR64 4 410
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on July 23, 1973.
1876 PR 8040 1876 $3 PR64 14 6 1418
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Dibello:II collection conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 776 for $6,250.
1877 PR 88041 1877 $3 PR65CA 1 11
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on July 23, 1973.
1878 PR 88042 1878 $3 PR66CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Stack's on June 6, 1973, as part of an 1878 Proof set.
1879 PR 88043 1879 $3 PR66CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Mass. Historical Society collection conducted by Stack's in October, 1970, lot 953.
1880 PR 88044 1880 $3 PR65CA 3 32
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Stephen D. Tebo on August 18, 1972.
1881 PR 8045 1881 $3 PR64 16 6 1618
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Ullmer collection conducted by Stack's in May 1974, lot 426.
1882 PR 8046 1882 $3 PR64 12 2 1215
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Dibello:II collection conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 782 for $1,200.
1883 PR 88047 1883 $3 PR66CA 1 110
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Kreisberg on September, 1973, lot 1147.
1884 PR 8048 1884 $3 PR62 7 25 748
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Dibello:II collection conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 785 for $1,200.
1885 PR 88049 1885 $3 PR66CA 4 3 43
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Dibello:II collection conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 786 for $1,500.
1886 PR 8050 1886 $3 PR64 22 7 2240
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Dibello:II collection conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 787 for $1,300.
1887 PR 8051 1887 $3 PR66 6 615
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Stanley Kesselman on July 1, 1974.
1888 PR 88052 1888 $3 PR66CA 7 1 72
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abe Kosoff on July 23, 1973.
1889 PR 88053 1889 $3 PR67CA
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Dibello:II collection conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 793 for $925.