Philadelphia: April 27-29, 1904. 4to, later maroon cloth, gilt; original gilt-printed white paper front cover bound in. (2), 109, (1) pages; 1848 lots; 14 very fine photographic plates; prices realized list bound in. Spotting and discoloration throughout. Very good. Item #5077
Adams 74. The first Chapman catalogue to feature full-tone photographic plates (previous sales having photographically printed plates that, while much better than halftones, do not measure up to actual photographs). Adams A+: ìSommer set. Season medal set. MS ëNon Vi.í Gem silver: MS 1804 25¢. Outstanding copper: MS 1823 1¢, chain 1¢.î An extremely important sale of American colonial coins and choice large cents and half cents, along with important American silver and gold coins. The handsome plates depict the following coins: I & II-Massachusetts colonial silver coins; III, IV & V-the remaining Massachusetts silver and various other colonials and early issues; VI-Vermont, Massachusetts & Connecticut issues; VII-New York & New Jersey issues; VIII-early United States gold coins; IX-United States silver dollars; X-United States half dollars and quarter dollars; XI-United States dimes and half dimes; XII & XIII-choice large cents; XIV-remaining large cents and choice half cents. Clain-Stefanelli 12031 and 12189. Davis 192. Ex John W. Adams Library.