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Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr., King of Coins

Q. David Bowers

Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr., King of Coins

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Published by Bowers and Merena Galleries in Wolfeboro, N.H .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maryland,
  • Baltimore,
  • Baltimore.
    • Subjects:
    • Numismatists -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Biography.,
    • Coins, American -- Private collections -- Maryland -- Baltimore.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesLouis E. Eliasberg, Sr.
      Statementby Q. David Bowers ; foreword by Kenneth Bressett ; chapter one by Richard A. Eliasberg.
      ContributionsEliasberg, Louis E., 1896-1976.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCJ62.E5 B69 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 162 p. :
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL568205M
      ISBN 100943161649
      LC Control Number96153613
      OCLC/WorldCa35270129

      With the switch detected before Damien can leave the hotel, he drops the coin into a vending Sr., expecting to recover it later. John Hamrick [Olsen] was a partner with Warren Tucker in World Wide Coin during the s, at the time they handled the Olsen specimen of the nickel, along with an S dime and an silver dollar. Certainly, a book-length biography of Green would make fascinating reading today. The coiner and engraver were merely amusing themselves when they struck the coins. Starting prices for this sale are at approximately one-half of estimate, though this may vary.

      For nearly 90 years, everything that has been discussed about the origins of the Liberty Head nickels is pure speculation, or educated guess at the best. Each King of Coins book the five coins has a slightly different amount of detail on the reverse, and the difference is attributed to a reverse die that was not firmly seated in the coning press. He was later associated with the Pierce-Brown Company and retired in at the age of Louis, living there with his parents, grandmother, two uncles, and a cousin.

      August, He also conducted Louis E. Eliasberg sales under his own name. PM me with any questions and thanks for looking Dave. Altogether, it seems much more credible that the Trade dollars and some of the s were the property of Snowden, from the time they were struck until he began selling off his holdings in the early s.


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Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr., King of Coins by Q. David Bowers Download PDF Ebook

There are only Sr. few facts to aid in a solution to the mystery: 1. Click here to view the Norweb Specimen. Louis World's Fair or International Exposition.

Even with this ad, no specimens had ever been seen, it was not until the ANA convention that a Liberty nickel had been seen.

Louis E. Eliasberg

Haseltine and Nagy were associated with these coins because of their reputation as "fences" for Mint-made delicacies and because they handled some of the Trade dollars earlier, but they probably played no part in the distribution of the issue.

By this time, just about every aware person in the United States of America knew Sr. the Liberty Head nickel was the great rarity! Eliasberg, Sr.

Every aspect of the superlative chain cent is remarkable. That auction was a lot mail bid sale that Louis E. Eliasberg in The Numismatist. What were they worth? The was King of Coins book in Sr. " United States Trade Dollar. Because they remained in his family and were later described by his daughter.

The present coin. The rich olive and mahogany-brown surfaces are highly lustrous and virtually flawless.

His sports clients have included Karl Malone and Dennis Rodman. Irvine, CA: Zyrus Press, The current offering is only the 12th time that any Liberty Head nickel has been offered at public auction since their first auction appearance in November They held a number of important sales, especially in the field of early copper coins.

The photographic evidence is more difficult to place in order than the actual coins, but clearly the Smithsonian, Olsen, and Eliasberg coins were struck before the Walton and McDermott coins. It seems that factual accuracy has never been a concern of numismatists in the past.

Idler was my father-in-law and he was very reticent about his collection. Olsen [Olsen] was born in England in and finished his technical training at the University of Toronto.

Best known is the F. From March 9, until July 30,the Walton specimen was believed lost to numismatics. At one time, for example, he owned the entire sheet of "Inverted Jenny" airmail stamps, a philatelic rarity of noted fame.

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A generous and knowledgeable correspondent with Louis E. Eliasberg coin-collecting public, which became aware of him after a LIFE magazine feature story, Eliasberg was presented with a special trophy by Numismatic Gallery Magazine in recognition of his unique achievement.

Snowden, who had originally purchased these coins from the King of Coins book of the Mint in Philadelphia by depositing the bullion value and the charge for pattern pieces to save them from being melted down, in the course of negotiations between himself and Dr, Andrew, Director of the Mints, came to an agreement with the latter over all matters in dispute between them, and proposed to Mr.

That is exactly what John Dannreuther did on the night of July 30, Raymond was most likely a dealer intermediary in the transaction rather than an actual owner of the coins. A family history notation found on the internet states that Dr. George Heath of Monroe, Michigan, in October Newman and Burdette G.A Guide Book fo Southern States Currency (Hugh Skull), Louis E.

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David Bowers), South Carolina Obsolete Notes and Scrip (Austin M. Bowers, Q. David. Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr.: King of Coins,plated on page Breen, Walter.

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Louis E. Eliasberg Download pdf. came to be known as "The King of Coins" after he accomplished a feat many thought to be impossible: Over a period of less than two decades, from toEliasberg assembled the only complete collection of U.S.

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