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The Pelican Collection - 11th

Current Statistics
Rank

11
GPA with Top Bonuses

45.000
GPA Weighted

45.000
Complete

100.00%
Set Rating

45.000

About This Set: This collection is dedicated to my parents who were born during the period these coins were minted. Many thanks to the PCGS Forum members and friends for their insight and advice...couldn't have completed it without them. (Composite photos courtesy of Mark Goodman.)
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The Pelican Collection

Image Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade PCGS # Pop PCGS # Pop Higher Pop Pop Higher Comments
1892 6461 1892 50C XF45 45 1318 451344
This is a beautiful coin...great strike and color. This coin was purchased as a whim in Lakeland, FL and turned out to be a real winner. Great color, great strike, transluscent fields on the obverse and reverse...a sight to behold! This is a rare beauty...better in hand to enjoy!
1892-O 6462 1892-O 50C XF45 26 296 27310
This 1892-O was a difficult find...but it has all the qualities I'm looking for in a quality coin. It has the strike, color, and feel for an unusual purchase. It has no hairlines indicative of cleaning and presents itself extremely well. This is a coin that would motivate any serious collector to acquire.
1892-S 6464 1892-S 50C XF45 29 205 29205
1893 6465 1893 50C XF45 17 359 17363
J.J. Teaparty
1893-O 6466 1893-O 50C XF45 28 222 28222
former ANACS XF-45
1893-S 6467 1893-S 50C XF45 16 120 16120
From Dennis West
1894 6468 1894 50C XF45 14 219 14219
Raw from Fred Blazer
1894-O 6469 1894-O 50C XF45 17 209 17209
Former ANACS AU-50 from Fred Blazer
1894-S 6470 1894-S 50C XF45 35 217 35217
Somerset Hills Coins and Currency
1895 6471 1895 50C XF45 20 263 20263
Wayne Herndon Rare Coins
1895-O 6472 1895-O 50C XF45 15 131 15131
Northern Nevada Coin Company
1895-S 6473 1895-S 50C XF45 13 171 13171
1896 6474 1896 50C XF45 21 157 21157
Petersen/Shireman Collection...terrific coin!
1896-O 6475 1896-O 50C XF45 14 53 1453
1896-S 6476 1896-S 50C XF45 12 95 1295
Petersen/Shireman Collection...beautiful battleship gray!
1897 6477 1897 50C XF45 28 271 28271
J.J. Teaparty...battleship gray...awesome!
1897-O 6478 1897-O 50C XF45 10 66 1066
J.J. Teaparty...love the crust on the reverse.
1897-S 6479 1897-S 50C XF45 14 104 14104
Petersen/Shireman Collection...fabulous coin!
1898 6480 1898 50C XF45 35 292 35292
Purchased raw from Stack's
1898-O 6481 1898-O 50C XF45 26 93 2693
Courtesy of Arnie Heller
1898-S 6482 1898-S 50C XF45 35 100 35100
Arnie Heller
1899 6483 1899 50C XF45 59 424 59424
MrBreeze
1899-O 6484 1899-O 50C XF45 16 132 16132
former ANACS XF-45
1899-S 6485 1899-S 50C XF45 38 132 38132
former NGC AU-50
1900 6486 1900 50C XF45 50 403 50403
former ANACS AU-50
1900-O 6487 1900-O 50C XF45 17 94 1794
former NGC XF-45
1900-S 6488 1900-S 50C XF45 61 180 61180
Arnie H
1901 6489 1901 50C XF45 43 367 43367
Courtesy of Don Soles; unique patina on obverse and reverse
1901-O 6490 1901-O 50C XF45 15 59 1559
Arnie H
1901-S 6491 1901-S 50C XF45 25 75 2575
Arnie H
1902 6492 1902 50C XF45 35 342 35342
1902-O 6493 1902-O 50C XF45 25 102 25102
Arnie H
1902-S 6494 1902-S 50C XF45 17 86 1786
From Glenn Holsonbake
1903 6495 1903 50C XF45 25 152 25152
John M
1903-O 6496 1903-O 50C XF45 21 169 21169
John M
1903-S 6497 1903-S 50C XF45 20 109 20109
Arnie H
1904 6498 1904 50C XF45 38 242 38242
Arnie H
1904-O 6499 1904-O 50C XF45 17 81 1781
Arnie H
1904-S 6500 1904-S 50C XF45 18 82 1882
1905 6501 1905 50C XF45 13 168 13168
Stack's; Samuel J. Berngard & Treasure Coins of the S.S. New York Collections
1905-O 6502 1905-O 50C XF45 11 146 11146
Estatecoinsales
1905-S 6503 1905-S 50C XF45 27 111 27111
1906 6504 1906 50C XF45 28 415 28415
Courtesy of Don Soles
1906-D 6505 1906-D 50C XF45 42 370 42370
Wayne Herndon Rare Coins
1906-O 6506 1906-O 50C XF45 19 123 19123
Dark battle ship gray with a touch of gold; excellent strike
1906-S 6507 1906-S 50C XF45 16 166 16166
Purchased raw from Stack's--Amherst and Waccabuc Collection
1907 6508 1907 50C XF45 19 390 19390
1907-D 6509 1907-D 50C XF45 34 378 34378
John Marburger
1907-O 6510 1907-O 50C XF45 33 298 33298
Heritage Auctions; very nice battle ship gray with hints of gold in the legend on reverse
1907-S 6511 1907-S 50C XF45 27 93 2793
Dark coin but very unique with excellent strike
1908 6512 1908 50C XF45 19 237 19237
Crossed over from ANACS
1908-D 6513 1908-D 50C XF45 51 402 51402
Arnie Heller; dark battle ship gray with a hint of gold on the reverse
1908-O 6514 1908-O 50C XF45 41 359 41359
Purchased raw
1908-S 6515 1908-S 50C XF45 20 98 2098
Dogwood
1909 6516 1909 50C XF45 34 504 34504
Purchased raw courtesy of Fred Blazer; very nice coin with excellent strike, touches of gold throughout
1909-O 6517 1909-O 50C XF45 11 110 11110
Dogwood
1909-S 6518 1909-S 50C XF45 10 125 11132
Heritage--Long Beach Signature Auction; very nice coin with gold tint in legends on obverse and reverse
1910 6519 1910 50C XF45 11 191 11191
Arnie Heller
1910-S 6520 1910-S 50C XF45 14 154 14154
1911 6521 1911 50C XF45 30 453 30453
Arnie Heller
1911-D 6522 1911-D 50C XF45 8 216 8216
Arnie Heller; dark battle ship with hint of gold in shafts of arrows on reverse; although considered a common coin it retains a low population of only six in this grade.
1911-S 6523 1911-S 50C XF45 12 107 12110
A duplicate from Craig Petersen with a low population of only five in this grade
1912 6524 1912 50C XF45 27 433 27433
Connor Numismatics
1912-D 6525 1912-D 50C XF45 49 635 49635
Purchased raw; beautiful battle ship gray with excellent strike
1912-S 6526 1912-S 50C XF45 19 232 19232
Connor Numismatists; very nice coin with unique gold patina on both obverse and reverse
1913 6527 1913 50C XF45 16 129 16129
Arnie Heller
1913-D 6528 1913-D 50C XF45 20 279 20279
Arnie Heller
1913-S 6529 1913-S 50C XF45 12 120 12120
JJ Teaparty
1914 6530 1914 50C XF45 19 194 19194
Arnie Heller
1914-S 6531 1914-S 50C XF45 28 176 28176
John Marburger
1915 6532 1915 50C XF45 19 139 19139
First coin ever purchased at an auction--and paid way too much
1915-D 6533 1915-D 50C XF45 54 766 54766
JJ Teaparty
1915-S 6534 1915-S 50C XF45 44 467 44467

COMMENTS

Great set. I'm currently building an XF40-45 set with 9 coins to go. This set took a long time to put together; I wonder how long it took you?

Posted @ 11/4/2014 1:02 AM By

Lovely!!

Posted @ 11/1/2014 9:25 AM By umakem

What a great looking set. So many of your pieces have that original toning & 5 star eye appeal that I refer to as "the look". I believe I have let my set drift from that aesthetic objective a bit too much.

Posted @ 8/6/2013 2:41 AM By cmmiller3

you have a great eye - fabulous set - this set is on a completely different level than the complete XF45 that auctioned off a year or two ago.

Posted @ 6/8/2012 9:01 AM By Walt