Louis Eliasberg Coin Album

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1848-C $5 MS63 PCGS #8237

Estimated grade. Purchased at the Bowers & Ruddy Oct '82 Eliasberg sale by Don Kagin for $4,675. Lot #449. Image courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

1848-C $5 MS63 PCGS #8237

Estimated grade. Purchased at the Bowers & Ruddy Oct '82 Eliasberg sale by Don Kagin for $4,675. Lot #449. Image courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

1898-S $5 MS68 PCGS #8397

PCGS grade. Ex. U.S. Mint; Clapp Collection (1942). Sold by Bowers & Ruddy Oct '82 price realized $13,200. Lot #597. Image courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

1898-S $5 MS68 PCGS #8397

PCGS grade. Ex. U.S. Mint; Clapp Collection (1942). Sold by Bowers & Ruddy Oct '82 price realized $13,200. Lot #597. Image courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

1898-S $5 MS68 PCGS #8397

PCGS grade. Ex. U.S. Mint; Clapp Collection (1942). Sold by Bowers & Ruddy Oct '82 price realized $13,200. Lot #597. Image courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

1898-S $5 MS68 PCGS #8397

PCGS grade. Ex. U.S. Mint; Clapp Collection (1942). Sold by Bowers & Ruddy Oct '82 price realized $13,200. Lot #597. Image courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

1899-S $5 MS68 PCGS #8399

PCGS grade. Ex. U.S. Mint; Clapp Collection (1942). Sold by Bowers & Ruddy Oct '82 price realized $13,200. Lot #599. Image courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

1899-S $5 MS68 PCGS #8399

PCGS grade. Ex. U.S. Mint; Clapp Collection (1942). Sold by Bowers & Ruddy Oct '82 price realized $13,200. Lot #599. Image courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

1902-S $5 MS69 PCGS #8406

PCGS grade. Purchased by Louis Eliasberg when he acquired the John Clapp collection in 1942. Acquired by John Clapp's father, J.M. Clapp, directly from the San Francisco Mint in 1902. Purchased at the Bowers & Ruddy Oct '82 Eliasberg sale by Joel Gabrelow for $12,100. Note that Eliasberg also had a 1900-S $5 which PCGS subsequently graded MS69. Lot #605. Pedigreed 1/28/11.