Finally true viewed this stellar coin...

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Traz, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. Traz

    Traz Card counter


    Took long enough! Bought it last year. Passed on a 65cam for it. The dcam is awesome in hand!

    Thanks Phil!
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  3. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    That is a once in a lifetime!
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  4. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Never liked the Stella design, but great pic and congrats on a getting it.
  5. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    The only reason I don't like Stella is that I would be summarily executed by my wife if I bought one.
  6. Omegaraptor

    Omegaraptor Gobrecht/Longacre Enthusiast

    1794 silver dollar next up? :joyful:

    Amazing coin. Not too often you have the pleasure to look at one.

    I've seen a genuine $10000 bill in person before though.
  7. Blissskr

    Blissskr Well-Known Member

    You and me both lol.
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  8. jester3681

    jester3681 Exonumia Enthusiast

    Truly amazing! What a wonderful coin - the highlight of your collection, I'm sure.
  9. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    geez. wow. are these like $300,000 ?
  10. charlietig

    charlietig Well-Known Member

    I've seen and held higher then that.... Still incredible thing to see
  11. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    Go over and check out the PCGS price guide.
  12. charlietig

    charlietig Well-Known Member

    Incase ya didn't know...... Some members here have big dollars to spend :D

    I'm not one of them :)
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  13. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    I had heard rumors that these existed..:p
  14. PAC

    PAC Active Member

    Truly a gorgeous coin! I love Stella's, just too bad they are way outside my price range! I'd love to see that one in hand.
  15. micbraun

    micbraun coindiccted

    It's from his B collection ;-)
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  16. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    Now he needs to get a coiled hair Stella
    1880 Coiled Hair Stella obv 450x450.jpg
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  17. Cascade

    Cascade The Blind VAMmer

    Sexy! The question is, how hard did you party after :)

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  18. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes?

    The obverse on that one is especially nice. I'd love to see some better pics of it, though, which show the cameo contrast (or any contrast at all). It is completely lost in this picture, as is any surface texture or quality. Send the coin to a decent photographer, and get good pics of that beauty!
  19. SuperDave

    SuperDave Free the Cartwheels!

    A different example in similar grade sold for a little over $175,000 at the winter FUN Show Signature Auction this year. An important and historic issue, fortunately preserved in near-original quantity for posterity. This is the kind of coin which brings home the point that as numismatists we are merely temporary caretakers of history.

    Thank you, Traz. It's a genuine pleasure to look at this piece.
  20. Cascade

    Cascade The Blind VAMmer

    Forgot one :shame:

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  21. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    The closest I will ever come to owning one of those is going to a high end dealer or show and asking to see it and then having a quick daydream about sprinting out of the building before returning it. Beautiful coin, thank you very much for sharing; I've never seen one before.
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