Pedigree of 1841 Liberty Seated Proof Dollars
The Roster of 1841 Proof Seated Dollars is interesting in that a lot of the known provenance cannot be matched to specific coins:
The following is from Heritage in 2013. Is there any additional info to link the additional appearances to the known specimens today?
Roster of 1841 Proof Seated Dollars
- PR64 PCGS. Hollinbeck Coin Co. (2/1953), lot 29; John Jay Pittman Collection (David Akers, 5/1998), lot 1672; Richmond Collection (David Lawrence, 11/2004), lot 1506; Rod Sweet Collection (Bowers and Merena, 7/2005), lot 1002, which realized $166,750; Eugene Herr Gardner Sr. - https://www.pcgs.com/cert/21982341
- PR63 NGC. Col. E.H.R. Green; Jack Roe (B. Max Mehl, 6/1945), lot 435; Jerome Kern; Golden Jubilee Sale (B. Max Mehl, 5/1950), lot 811; Amon G. Carter, Jr. Collection (Stack's, 1/1984), lot 247; Queller Collection of Silver Dollars (Heritage, 4/2008), lot 2138.
- PR63 NGC. George B. Hussey (J.C. Morgenthau, 3/1940), lot 123; Floyd T. Starr (Stack's, 10/1992), lot 581; Superior (7/1993), lot 553; Kenneth C. Long (Bowers and Merena, 5/1995), lot 1211; Phil Kaufman Collection of Early Seated Proof Sets, Part II (Heritage, 1/08), lot 3022, which realized $74,750.
- PR63 NGC. Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. (Bowers and Merena, 4/1997), lot 2205; Dr. John L. Pellegrini (Heritage, 7/2005), lot 10257, which realized $74,750.
- Proof. National Numismatic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.
- Haseltine Sale (John W. Haseltine, 6/1880), lot 874, realized $7.75 to George Davis; Davis-Graves Collection (Stack's, 2/1954), lot 1338. Not plated. Described as "Proof. Very small stars. Very rare. From Haseltine Collection."
- Waldo Newcomer; F.C.C. Boyd; World's Greatest Collection (Numismatic Gallery, 1/1945), lot 128.
- Virgil Brand Estate; J.H. South (Stack's, 5/1951), lot 804.
- David Golding (Stack's, 6/1952). Possibly the same as A.
- 1962 New York Metropolitan (Stack's, 1/1962), lot 1624.
- Impaired Proof. S.S. Forrest, Jr. Collection (Stack's, 9/1972), lot 992.
- Chamberlin Collection (Harmer Rooke, 8/1987), $3,520
- Impaired Proof. Greater New York Convention (Stack's, 9/1987), lot 1493.
- Bernard Shore Collection (Superior, 1/1988), lot 2235. This piece is described by Superior as "Possible Proof 60." The catalog plate (color and black and white) does not suggest a proof coin.
This is the Pittman-Akers-Gardner coin: