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Item Details

Americana

August 3, 2006 – August 4, 2006

Lot #731A
Temp #06250
DepartmentSilver
Sold For $7,500.00   (hammer price)
 $8,625.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated August 6, 2006

Description

RARE AND IMPORTANT AMERICAN COIN SILVER CANN By John Coburn (Boston, 1725-1803). Straight line "J. Coburn" mark on bottom. Inscribed on front "Anne Augusta Gray's". Height 5". John Coburn, born in York, Maine, married Susan Greenleaf around 1750. She was the daughter of Daniel Greenleaf, who was the minister of the Congregational Church in Yarmouth from 1707-1728. Coburn married Catherine Vance after his first wife died in 1782. 13.2 troy oz.

Condition

Minor dents to body.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.
 

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