1895-S $1 MS (PCGS# 7238)

2014 March 20 The Collection of Donald E. Bently - Bently Foundation US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco #1205

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    30586
  • Grade:
    MS63
  • Price:
    $8,225.00
Lot Description
1895-S $1 MS63 NGC (MS65 Paramount). Ex: Redfield Collection. One of the semikey dates to come out of the Redfield Hoard, which is unusual because the eccentric LaVere Redfield knew a better date silver dollar when he saw one and probably would have taken a profit if there was one to be made. More likely, this coin came to him not in a full bag of the date, but in a mixed bunch of dollars he picked up -- possibly at face value. This is a lustrous, Select Uncirculated Morgan, sharply struck with brilliant, silver-white luster and only a bit of golden toning near the rims. A few light, scattered abrasions are distributed on the coin. From the Collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.
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