14 December 2000
$5, 1852 AU-53 (PCGS). Sharply struck with very light yellow gold lustre and splashes of deeper orange on the reverse. A pleasant example of this popular issue.
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This example and another are tied for finest of four coins from the S.S. Central America treasure certified by PCGS.
Meredith Etherington-Smith hails the long and distinguished career of the London antiques dealer with a client list that reads like an international who’s who
An exceptional example of the most valuable illustrated book ever produced — and an icon of American art — will be offered on 14 June to benefit conservation causes