A GROUP OF COINS GIVEN AS CHRISTMAS GIFTS TO JOHN A. ROOSEVELT BY ELEANOR ROOSEVELT. Including: France, Napoleon I, 40 Francs, 1811, 1812, Paris Mint, first fine, second very fine, with scratch behind bust and adjustment marks on reverse. -- United States, 1912, Half Eagle, Indian Head, very fine. -- United States, 1926, Quarter Eagle, Indian Head, extremely fine. -- United States, 1851, Gold Dollar (3), on average very fine. -- United States, 1852O, Gold Dollar, very fine. -- United States, 1853, Gold Dollar, very fine. -- United States, 1904, Double Eagle replica in bronze.
Together with original envelope and greeting card "Johnnie's coin -- Xmas 1929 to be put in safe at Hyde Park" written on outside of envelope by Eleanor Roosevelt. The envelope contained one of the aforementioned coins given to John A. Roosevelt on December 25, 1929. These coins were given each Christmas from 1928 to 1933 and put in a Christmas Greeting card which formed this collection. All the coins are gold except the U.S. 1904 Double Eagle replica in bronze. (11)