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    Counterstamped 'Parisian Varieties' 1875 Seated Half

    Counterstamped Seated Liberty Half Dollar Group Lot. Three half dollars: an 1853 Arrows and Rays counterstamped F. Steber Watchmaker Portage City, the letters are single punched; an 1876 counterstamped C.E. Holden C. Ville VT; and a scarce 1875 counterstamped Parisian Varieties 16 St. & B'way, N.Y., Rulau NY-NY-230, a well-known counterstamp. Parisian Varieties was an erotic show of nubile young women that opened Sept. 15, 1875, and ran until 1876. This fantastic lot is sure to draw the attention of serious collectors of counterstamp varieties. The market value is approximately $300-$400.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2007
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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