Tag: Harry Bass
Doris Bass, Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation Interviewer: David Lisot Most people in numismatics have heard about the legendary coin collector Harry Bass. Harry assembled one of the most extensive collections of rare gold coins and patterns that are now available for display through museums and foundations. Doris Bass, Harry’s wife, shares some memories about […]
F. David Calhoun, Executive Director Bass Foundation Interviewer: David Lisot The Bass Foundation has an arrangement with the American Numismatic Association that allows some of the most spectacular coin in the collection to be on display at this year’s National Money Show in Dallas, Texas. David Calhoun explains about the foundation and how these coins […]
The Coin Analyst: Extremely Rare 1870-S $3 Gold Coin To Be Auctioned on June 2 in Georgia – Real or Fake?
by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Update: It appears that this item has been removed from the auction The 1870-S $3.00 gold coin is one of the great rarities of American numismatics. It is/was until recently believed that only one such coin existed and that it was struck to be placed in the cornerstone of the […]
The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection of Educational bank notes and proposed issues of this series was sold in Chicago as part of the official auction for the American Numismatic Association. Included in the sale were uncut sheets beginning with serial #1 of the $1, $2, and $5 of this popular series. The set sold […]
Very Rare 19th Century Proof, Possibly Six in Private Hands Condition Census Example, Ex: Harry Bass The 1868 Liberty double eagle is one of the rarest dates of the series in proof format, from a tiny mintage of just 25 pieces. The coin offered here is one of the finest survivors of that minuscule production, […]
“The most important U.S. paper money lot ever offered!” At this year’s World’s Fair of Money in August, the official convention of the American Numismatic Association in Chicago, Stack’s Bowers Galleries will present the Harry W. Bass Jr. currency holdings showcasing the development of the popular “Educational Notes,” a long time favorite among collectors. Harry […]