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Eliasbergs Only US Type Set (7070)


Category: Type Sets
Set Type: Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070)
Owner: Coin Trader
Last Modified: 11/15/2018
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Rank: 112
Score: 7469
Leading by: 356
Points to Higher Rank: 169
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Eliasbergs Only US Type Set (7070)

The only collection of United States coins ever formed which was complete by denomination, date and mint was that of the late Louis Eliasberg, Sr.

Building on the already immense collection assembled decades earlier by John M. Clapp, which included many coins obtained directly from the various mints in the year of issue, Eliasberg purchased the Clapp Collection in its entirety and worked with several dealers to fill in the remaining gaps. His quest began in 1925, and it wasn't until a quarter century later that Mr. Eliasberg secured the final coin needed, the unique 1873-CC No Arrows dime.

This collection features none of his great rarities, yet it shows how a working person on a budget can still build an historic bond by reuniting coins originally held in the family of collections assembled by America's Greatest Numismatist.

Set Goals: Eliasberg Pedigreed United States Type Set, using traditional slots from the classic Dansco 7070 folder.

This set is a sub-set of our comprehensive USA Type Set consisting of gold, silver, copper and nickel coins pedigreed to the family of collections by the great Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr., the only collector to build a complete collection of US Coins by date and mint. The collection will include one of each coin type from 1800 through the time Louis Eliasberg completed his great collection in the 1950s, with every coin attributed to the Eliasberg pedigree.

As an added bonus, the collection also features United States Commemorative Half Dollars and an example of Philippines coinage minted under US authority, each pedigreed to the Louis Eliasberg, Sr. collection.

For modern issues minted after Mr. Eliasberg completed his collection in the 1950s, and older issues for which I have yet to acquire an Eliasberg, Sr. pedigree, I have chosen to include coins pedigreed to his son, Louis Eliasberg, Jr., to further expand the theme of this "Eliasberg Reunited Collection".

In addition to Eliasberg pedigreed coins, this set also contains regular and Library Edition auction catalogs (signed by Dave Bowers and others involved with the sale), two tickets to an actual Eliasberg auction, magazine and newspaper articles from Life, Look, and other hobby publications showing Eliasberg with his coins on display, the Q. David Bowers biography "Eliasberg: King of Coins", and personal receipts, signed letters and miscellany from the Eliasberg family and related to the auctioning of Mr. Eliasberg's collection in the 1990s.

Note-1: All PCGS Coins in this collection are pedigreed to America's Greatest Numismatist: Louis Eliasberg, Sr.

Note-2: All NGC Coins in this collection are pedigreed to either Louis Eliasberg Sr. or to Louis Eliasberg, Jr., as noted in the collection listing.
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