Dr. Alan L. Epstein Collection

Retired
Rank
5
Set
Complete
100.00%
Set
Rating
68.292
GPA with
Top Bonuses
68.292
GPA
Weighted
67.908
%RD
100.00%
About This Set: From the Experts at PCGS
One of the finest collections of Indian Cents of all time was the Dr. Alan Epstein Collection. This set was assembled during the early years of certified coins, from 1987 to 1993. The set was built up around a MS65RD set, with constant upgrades. Alan did many lateral trades to better coin in the same grade holder. All coins were PCGS graded. Prior to it's eventual sale to Eagle Eye Rare Coins in 1995, Alan exhibited the collection and sent a price list to selected collectors and dealers. The collection was valued by Dr. Epstein at $463,000. There are only 9 possible upgrades that could have been made. (Has anyone ever seen the 1909-S MS67?) It also boasted the only 2 MS68s ever given out by PCGS. Amazingly rare coins like the 1872, 1873 Open 3, 1877 and 1886 T2 in MS66RD and the 1873 Closed 3 in MS67RD are enough to make today's collectors start salivating.
Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade PCGS # Pop PCGS # Pop Higher Pop Pop Higher Comments
1859 2052 1859 1C MS66 31 5 315
1860 2058 1860 1C MS66 53 20 6425
1861 2061 1861 1C MS68 1 0 10
1862 2064 1862 1C MS67 13 1 131
1863 2067 1863 1C MS66 62 32 6232
1864 Copper Nickel 2070 1864 1C MS66 43 6 456
1864 Bronze 2078 1864 1C MS67RD 3 0 30
1864 L on Ribbon 2081 1864 1C MS66RD 7 1 71
1865 2084 1865 1C MS66RD 13 2 153
1866 2087 1866 1C MS66RD 8 0 80
1867 2090 1867 1C MS65RD 34 7 347
1868 2093 1868 1C MS65RD 49 5 495
1869 2096 1869 1C MS66RD 5 2 52
1870 2099 1870 1C MS66RD 8 2 82
1871 2102 1871 1C MS65RD 16 4 174
1872 2105 1872 1C MS66RD 1 0 10
1873 2111 1873 1C MS67RD 1 0 10
1874 2120 1874 1C MS66RD 14 0 140
1875 2123 1875 1C MS66RD 9 0 90
1876 2126 1876 1C MS66RD 12 2 122
1877 2129 1877 1C MS66RD 7 1 71
1878 2132 1878 1C MS66RD 16 2 162
1879 2135 1879 1C MS67RD 3 0 30
1880 2138 1880 1C MS67RD 3 0 30
1881 2141 1881 1C MS67RD 4 0 40
1882 2144 1882 1C MS66RD 25 4 254
1883 2147 1883 1C MS67RD 4 2 42
1884 2150 1884 1C MS67RD 2 1 21
1885 2153 1885 1C MS66RD 18 7 187
1886 2156 1886 1C MS66RD 5 2 122
1887 2159 1887 1C MS67RD 2 1 21
1888 2168 1888 1C MS66RD 16 2 162
1889 2174 1889 1C MS65RD 53 19 5319
1890 2177 1890 1C MS66RD 12 2 122
1891 2180 1891 1C MS66RD 20 3 203
1892 2183 1892 1C MS67RD 1 0 10
1893 2186 1893 1C MS66RD 37 10 3710
1894 2189 1894 1C MS66RD 31 10 3310
1895 2192 1895 1C MS66RD 54 15 5415
1896 2195 1896 1C MS67RD 2 0 20
1897 2198 1897 1C MS67RD 1 2 12
1898 2201 1898 1C MS67RD 13 0 130
1899 2204 1899 1C MS68RD 2 0 20
1900 2207 1900 1C MS67RD 21 1 221
1901 2210 1901 1C MS67RD 10 0 100
1902 2213 1902 1C MS67RD 13 1 131
1903 2216 1903 1C MS67RD 12 1 121
1904 2219 1904 1C MS67RD 8 0 80
1905 2222 1905 1C MS66RD 58 12 5812
1906 2225 1906 1C MS66RD 49 7 507
1907 2228 1907 1C MS67RD 5 0 50
1908 2231 1908 1C MS66RD 93 21 9321
1908-S 2234 1908-S 1C MS66RD 60 15 6015
1909 Indian 2237 1909 1C MS66RD 208 56 20957
1909-S Indian 2240 1909-S 1C MS66RD 30 7 307

Comments


You have the best set I've ever seen! Absolutely delicious!!!

Posted at 11/21/2010 6:50 PM by Sterling

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