Lot Number 34
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1822 - O.108a R.3 PCGS AU 55 CAC OGH
A charming “grey dirt” coin with a distinguished provenance. It was part of the collection of my great friend and frequent travel companion, Dr. Gerald Schertz. Jerry consigned his capped bust halves to me in 1994. Russ Logan, always on the lookout for coins with original toning, snapped up this one in May of that year. Current BHNC stalwart James Ross plucked it from B&M’s Nov. 2002 sale of the Logan collection. (Lot 2403. Auction insert accompanies this lot.) Cartwheel luster flows under the protective crust. Pleasing surfaces and a balanced strike add to the appeal. Est. $550 to $750.