The Cumberland Valley Collection Coin Album
Sheldon 237. Die crack from rim through N in UNITED to lowest left leaf through ribbons above the knot to right wreath stem. Other minor die cracks. Hard surfaces. A superb large cent. Purchased from Numismatic Financial Corporation at the 2013 FUN show. Earlier from Stack's September 1987 sale.
Spiked Chin. Cohen 8. Manley Die State 3.0. I have wanted to own one of these from the time that I saw it listed in my first Red Book in 1962. From the November 2014 Heritage Beverly Hills sale where it was partially described as: " A medium brown example of the famous " Spiked Chin " variety, caused when a bolt ( or some other hard object ) was struck into the obverse die. The surfaces of the present coin are unblemished and attractive.".
Reverse die crack through the top of STATES OF AME down through the middle of ER and then back up through the top of ICA. S in TRUST, on the obverse, very weak because of grease in the die. Very nice luster. Purchased from Kaminski Coin Company at the 2014 GNA show.
The obverse has cobalt-blue and reddish apricot peripheral toning.The reverse has blue-gray,steel-gray and golden-rose toning throughout.Abundant luster especially on the obverse.From the Frank Phillips Collection of the Bowers and Merena 2010 November Baltimore sale.
1806/5. Browning 1. This obverse die was used in 1805 as Browning 4. It was softened at year's end by annealing, and overdated to 1806/5. The reverse die was previously used in 1805 as Browning 4 and was later used in 1807 as Browning 1. Broken right foot of " I " and left foot of " T " in Liberty. Broken left foot of 1 in date. Broken right foot of " I " in America on reverse. Die state II with clash marks at branch, berry and top leaves. A very nice strike with the eagle's breast feathers showing. A superb Draped Bust Quarter. CAC sticker. Purchased from Harry Laibstain Rare Coins at the 2013 ANA.
1825/4/(2) Browning 2.Reverse die cracks rim to period, arrows, final A in AMERICA to rim. Die crack from rim through left side of I in UNITED to field near eagle's wing. Separate stem to upper berry and T's showing slight split in upright just above right base. Fully struck. Light gold and gray toning. A superb large diameter Capped Bust Quarter. CAC sticker. Purchased from Doug Winter Numismatics in September 2013.
Reverse rotated about 60 degrees.Obverse die crack from lower left field near rim,through base of rock,through arrow,through base of 1 in date.Obverse die crack from bottom of 4 in date through arrow,through tip of toe to field near rim.Purchased from Gold Coast Coin Exchange in October 2011.
Overton 118. Tompkins 24. Pointed 6 with stem. Obverse die state 2. Reverse die state 5. Great reflective surfaces with golden and blue-green toning. Reverse die crack from rim through " O " in OF through cloud and stars to eagle head. Reverse die crack from rim through arrows to shield and another from rim to arrows. Reverse die crack from rim above " N " in UNITED through TED through top two wing feathers through STAT to rim above " E ". Purchased from Pinnacle Rarities at the 2015 ANA show.
A really nice coin from the Dahlonega Mint. Purchased from Mid-American Rare Coin Auctions 1985 GNA sale of the Dr. Jasper L. Robertson Collection. Lot 1113. It was partially described there as: " Attractive, golden orange toning. There is also considerable mint luster still adhering about the devices. This coin would be ideal for inclusion in a Type set."
Variety 2,low date. Hollow ring at the top of the second vertical stripe in the shield. Very well struck except for the star radial lines which are invariably flat. Semi-prooflike. Very lightly abraded surfaces. A superior No Motto New Orleans Mint Eagle. Purchased from Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries at the 2013 ANA.