Bowers and Merena to Auction More Than 1,600 Lots of U.S. Coin Rarities in San Francisco

Posted: 7/11/2005

Part IV of the Rod Sweet Collection Leads the Way

The Bowers and Merena July 2005 Rarities Sale is the firm’s most valuable auction in recent years. More than 1,600 lots of tantalizing U.S. coin rarities are being offered. The two-session sale is scheduled for July 24, 2005 at:

Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel
55 Cyril Magnin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

According to Bowers and Merena President Steve Deeds: “Part IV of the Rod Sweet Collection includes many of the highlights in our July 2005 San Francisco Rarities Sale. This installment of Mr. Sweet’s collection is a stellar set of proof and business strike Seated Dollars—the most complete and highest-quality collection of this challenging 19th century Silver Dollar series that Bowers and Merena has ever offered. Specialists will not want to miss out on the bidding opportunity that our sale of the Rod Sweet Seated Dollar Collection represents, as it is likely to help define the market in this series for years to come.”

To view the online catalog for the July 2005 San Francisco Rarities Sale, please visit the Bowers and Merena website, www.bowersandmerena.com. Internet bids are being accepted at that address. For more information on this sale, or to order printed catalogs, call Bowers and Merena toll free at 800-458-4646.

Highlights from the Rod Sweet Collection, Part IV
• 1840 NGC PF 64
• 1844 NGC PF 66 Cameo
• 1845 NGC PF 66
• 1846 NGC MS 65
• 1849 NGC PF 65
• 1850 NGC PF 66
• 1851 NGC MS 64
• 1852 Original NGC PF 65 Cameo
• 1853 NGC MS 66
• 1859 NGC PF 67 Cameo
• 1860 NGC MS 67
• 1872-CC NGC MS 61
• 1873 NGC PF 66 Ultra Cameo

Additional Highlights
• 1808/7 Cohen-2 Draped Bust Half Cent NGC AU 58 BN
• 1811 Classic Cent NGC MS 66 RD
• 1834 Capped Bust Half Dime NGC PF 65
• 1855 Arrows Seated Half Dime NGC PF 66
• 1824/2 Capped Bust Dime NGC PF 65
• 1831 Capped Bust Dime NGC PF 65
• 1854 Arrows Seated Dime NGC PF 65
• 1806 Draped Bust Quarter NGC MS 61
• 1828 Capped Bust Quarter NGC PF 65
• 1853 Arrows and Rays Seated Quarter NGC MS 67
• 1883 Seated Quarter NGC PF 68 Ultra Cameo
• 1896-S Barber Quarter NGC MS 65
• 1836 Reeded Edge Half Dollar NGC PF 65
• 1799 Irregular Date, 13 Stars Reverse, B-13 Draped Bust Silver Dollar NGC AU 58
• 1839 Gobrecht Silver Dollar Judd-104, Die Alignment III NGC PF 65
• 1901 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS 63
• 1831 Capped Head Left Quarter Eagle NGC MS 61
• 1866 Three-Dollar NGC MS 66
• 1888 Three-Dollar NGC MS 65
• 1805 Capped Bust Right Half Eagle NGC MS 64
• 1806 Pointed 6 Capped Bust Half Eagle NGC MS 64
• 1888 Liberty Half Eagle NGC PF 67 Ultra Cameo
• 1903 Liberty Half Eagle NGC PF 67 Cameo
• 1874 Pattern Three-Dollar Judd-1369 NGC PF 66 BN
• 1875 Pattern Twenty-Cent Piece Judd-1403 NGC PF 66

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