The 1802 Proof Dollar – One of Only 4 Known

Posted on September 11, 2012 by

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The 1802 Proof Dollar, of which only 4 are known, is three times as rare than the 1804 Silver Dollar (15 known). This one is graded PCGS PR64 and comes with the following pedigree:

Captain John W. Haseltine – possibly from the set of coins Haseltine exhibited at Cogan’s Jewett Sale in January 1876 – Thomas Cleneay Collection – S.H. & Henry Chapman 12/1890:949 – Peter Mougey Collection – Thomas Elder 9/1910:962 – John P. Lyman Collection – S. Hudson Chapman 11/1913:14 – H. O. Granberg Collection – B. Max Mehl 7/1919:30 – unknown intermediaries – B. Max Mehl private treaty, 1/1937 – Ambassador and Mrs. R. Henry Norweb – Bowers & Merena 11/1988:3770 – Don Hosier – Superior 2/1991, not sold – Jack Lee Collection – Heritage 11/2005:2199 (as PCGS PR64 60087183), $316,250

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