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Press Release - April 8, 2002

Silverman Collection of Silver Dollars to Anchor Heritage’s CSNS Signature Sale

Dallas, TX -- The Morris Silverman Collection of Silver Dollars will anchor Heritage’s Central States Numismatic Society Signature Sale in Columbus, Ohio. The coins, which are featured in a separate, full-color catalog, will lead off Session One of the auction at 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 25 in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Room D-130.

“It is difficult to choose a favorite coin from a collection that contains so may fabulous rarities,” stated Greg Rohan, Heritage’s Executive VP. “Nevertheless, the single most important coin in the Silverman Collection is certainly the 1884 Trade Dollar. One of just 10 coins known, this specimen is pedigreed to the collection of Ambassador and Mrs. R. Henry Norweb. Prior to their ownership, the coin was the property of Egypt’s King Farouk. The coin is certified PR63 PCGS, and it certain to entice spirited bidding by both floor bidders and Internet participants.”

According to Heritage Auction Director Bob Korver, “The Silverman Collection gave us the opportunity to carry out and publish some important first-hand numismatic research. Chief Cataloger Mark Van Winkle and Catalog Production Manager Jeff Ambio collaborated with noted Early Dollar specialist W. David Perkins and Gobrecht Dollar specialist Mike Carboneau to produce a catalog that will certainly endure as an industry standard for Silver Dollars. I anticipate that Silver Dollar collectors will value copies of this catalog as numismatic references for years after the coins set auction records in Columbus.”

Additional Highlights

  • 1776 Continental Dollar, CURENCY, Pewter MS64 PCGS. Breen-1089, Crosby Pl. VIII, Newman 1-C.
  • 1776 Continental Dollar, CURRENCY, Pewter, EG FECIT MS64 PCGS. Breen-1095, Crosby Pl. VIII, Newman 3-D.
  • 1795 Flowing Hair Dollar, Silver Plug AU50 PCGS. B-7, BB-18, R.3. Die State I.
  • 1795 Draped Bust Dollar MS64 NGC. B-14, BB-51, R.2. Die State I. Ex: Ostheimer.
  • 1799 Draped Bust Dollar MS64 NGC. B-8, BB-165, R.3. Intermediate Die State I-II.
  • 1799/8 15 Stars Reverse Draped Bust Dollar MS62 PCGS. B-3, BB-141, R.3. Die State IV.
  • 1799/8 13 Stars Reverse Draped Bust Dollar MS61 NGC. B-2, BB-143, R.4. Die State II.
  • 1836 Name on Base Gobrecht Dollar PR62 NGC. Silver, Plain Edge, Die Alignment I. Judd-60 Original, Pollock-65, R.2-3.
  • 1836 Name on Base Gobrecht Dollar PR63 PCGS. Silver, Plain Edge, Die Alignment I. Judd-60 Original, Pollock-65, R.2-3.
  • 1838 Name Omitted Gobrecht Dollar PR63 PCGS. Silver, Reeded Edge, Die Alignment III. Judd-84 Restrike, Pollock-93, R.5-6.
  • 1838 Name Omitted Gobrecht Dollar PR64 PCGS. Silver, Reeded Edge, Die Alignment III. Judd-84 Restrike, Pollock-93, R.5-6.
  • 1839 Name Omitted Gobrecht Dollar PR63 PCGS. Silver, Reeded Edge, Die Alignment IV. Judd-104 Restrike, Pollock-116, R.3-4.
  • 1839 Name Omitted Gobrecht Dollar PR64 NGC. Silver, Die Alignment III. Judd-104 Restrike, Pollock-116, R.3-4.
  • 1846-O Seated Dollar MS62 PCGS.
  • 1851 Seated Dollar AU58 PCGS.
  • 1859-S Seated Dollar MS62 NGC.
  • 1870-CC Seated Dollar MS63 NGC.
  • 1872-S Seated Dollar MS64 PCGS.
  • 1873-CC Seated Dollar AU53 PCGS.
  • 1840 Seated Dollar PR61 PCGS.
  • 1840 Seated Dollar PR64 PCGS.
  • 1842 Seated Dollar PR62 PCGS. Ex: Pittman.
  • 1845 Seated Dollar PR66 NGC.
  • 1846 Seated Dollar PR64 PCGS. Ex: Garrett.
  • 1847 Seated Dollar PR65 NGC.
  • 1848 Seated Dollar PR64 NGC.
  • 1850 Seated Dollar PR65 NGC. Ex: Starr.
  • 1851 Restrike Seated Dollar PR63 NGC.
  • 1851 Restrike Seated Dollar PR63 ANACS.
  • 1852 Restrike Seated Dollar PR64 PCGS.
  • 1854 Seated Dollar PR63 PCGS.
  • 1854 Seated Dollar PR64 NGC.
  • 1855 Seated Dollar PR63 NGC.
  • 1856 Seated Dollar PR64 NGC.
  • 1857 Seated Dollar PR64 NGC.
  • 1858 Seated Dollar PR64 NGC.
  • 1864 Seated Dollar PR66 NGC.
  • 1875-S/CC Trade Dollar MS65 NGC.
  • 1884-S Morgan Dollar MS63 PCGS.
  • 1889-CC Morgan Dollar MS63 NGC.
  • 1889-CC Morgan Dollar MS64 PCGS.
  • 1891-CC Morgan Dollar MS67 NGC.
  • 1892-S Morgan Dollar MS66 PCGS.
  • 1893-S Morgan Dollar MS64 NGC.
  • 1894-O Morgan Dollar MS65 PCGS.
  • 1895-O Morgan Dollar MS64 NGC.
  • 1896-O Morgan Dollar MS65 PCGS.
  • 1903-S Morgan Dollar MS67 NGC.
  • 1879-O Morgan Dollar PR64 Cameo NGC.
  • 1884-CC Morgan Dollar PR66 Cameo NGC. Ex: Jack Lee.
  • 1893-CC Morgan Dollar PR64 PCGS.
  • 1895 Morgan Dollar PR68 NGC. Ex: Jack Lee.
  • 1921 Morgan Dollar Zerbe PR65 PCGS.
  • 1921 Morgan Dollar Chapman PR64 PCGS.
  • 1921 Peace Dollar Satin PR64 NGC.
  • 1921 Peace Dollar Matte PR65 NGC. Ex: Jack Lee.
  • 1922 Low Relief Peace Dollar Satin PR65 NGC.
  • 1922 High Relief Peace Dollar Matte PR66 NGC. Ex: Norweb.

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