Images courtesy of
"Gem Proof". Ex -
Numismatic Gallery's "Adolphe Menjou" Collection, June 15-16,
1950, Lot 987, not illustrated, mis-described and offered as an
Uncirculated regular issue with no mention of the plain edge and the
unusual reverse, withdrawn and sold privately to John Jay Pittman on
January 23, 1951 for $50.00 - John Jay
Pittman - David Akers Numismatics, Inc. "John Jay Pittman Collection
- Part One", October 21-23, 1997, Lot 772, illustrated, "Silver,
Plain Edge...192.2 grains...On the reverse, there is considerable evidence
of die rust in the legend and around the eagle's wings...heavy die
scratches around the obverse stars and near the border on the
reverse...die rust in the right obverse field of a much finer grain than
the afore-mentioned rust on the reverse..."medal turn"...weight
conforms to the standard established in 1853."
Woodside, 1892, Lot 35 -
Gable, 1914, Lot 1520, sold for $90.00 - Waldo Newcomer. 193.2
grains, per Judd.
Harry W. Bass, Jr. Research
Foundation. 191.7 grains, per Pollock.