mcuttill's Coin Album
Large Cent 1852 N-12 PCGS 62 BN Jules Reiver Collection Nearly Choice brown mint luster. Well struck. Pleasing surfaces. This is the only and single finest coin certified as Newcomb 12 by PCGS. Former Jules Reiver collection. Reivers' collection was vast and well defined by die variety in early U.S. series coinage. Other than numismatics, Reivers' famous heroism in World War II at Omaha Beach on D-Day and action at The Battle of the Bulge inspired the role of Lt. Col. Kiley, played by Henry Fonda, in the famous movie. Reiver was the author of the first standard attribution guide for late date large cents, Mature Head United States Copper Cents 1843-1857, superseding by a long distance Frank Andrews' 1883 work on the subject.