J. Colvin Randall - W.E. Woodward 6/1885:927 - William H. Woodin Collection - 1914 ANS Exhibition, plate 15) - Waldo Newcomer (inv cost $350) - Col. E.H.R. Green, B.G. Johnson - King Farouk of Egypt - Sotheby's “Palace Collection” 2/1954:237 - Norweb Collection Sale - Bowers & Merena 10/1987:773, $198,000 - Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection
David Hall: There are but two known proofs and both are what are known as "one-sided" proofs. One coin is in the Smithsonian. The other coin is in the Harry Bass collection. The Bass coin has an illustrious pedigree. Previous owners included William Woodin, Waldo Newcomer, Colonel Green, King Farouk, and the Norwebs...collecting super stars all. Harry Bass purchased his coin in the October, 1987 Norweb auction for $198,000. In the Norweb catalog, the coin was described as "PR63" but a more appropriate grade is probably PR65. The Smithsonian coin is also a gem.
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