Charles I. Bushnell Collection - S.H. & Henry Chapman 6/1882:1763 - Lorin G. Parmelee Collection - New York Coin & Stamp 6/1890:7 - John Story Jenks Collection - Henry Chapman 12/1921:5571 - S.H. Chapman, advertised for sale for $1,000 in the January 1925 issue of The Numismatist - Col. E.H.R. Green Collection - Stack's, advertised in the Spring 1949 Special Price List - Stack's 7/1952:175 - Abner Kreisberg and Hans Schulman 4/1959:1166 - Winfield Scott, M.D. Collection - Stack's, sold privately on 6/23/1975 - Henry P. Kendall Foundation Collection - Stack's/Bowers 3/2015:2577, $1,175,000
Arnold Perl Collection - Stack's 12/1969:604 - Bowers & Ruddy Rare Coin Review #27-32 - Bowers & Ruddy 11/1977:2070 - Bowers & Ruddy 2/1979:1539 - Goldbergs 6/2016:37, $235,000
David Hall: This variety of the Birch cent has the edge inscribed " TO BE ESTEEMED*BE USEFUL* " and there are eight known survivors. The finest known is the choice MS65BN from the Garrett sale. At the May, 1981 Garrett sale this specimen brought a very healthy price of $200,000.
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