World’s Only Complete Set of US Half Cents to be Auctioned

July 26th, 2013 by


The world’s only collection of every type of half cent ever minted by the United States is scheduled for auction in January by Ira and Larry Goldberg, in coordination with Bob Grellman and Chris McCawley.

Dubbed the “Missouri Cabinet” collection, each of the 228 coins have been certified authentic by PCGS. The collection includes half cents from previous famous collections, such as the Philip M. Showers and Colonel E. H. R. Green collections.

As reported by CoinWeek,

The Missouri Cabinet is the only collection of half cents ever formed which contains every variety of half cent struck for circulation.  In addition, it is the only collection to contain every variety of half cent struck only in proof.

Complete article at CoinWeek.