|NOTE FOR THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING READER|
Sale is made in French Francs, 1 FRF is 13.8 cents and 1$ is 7.23 FRF at time of writing.
GRADES : Sheldon scale is used with French abbreviations. All the coins of the sale are MS (lowest coin is a 61). French use SUP (Superb) from 55 to 62, SPL (Splendid) for 63 and 64, FDC (Fleur de Coin) for 65 and up. See : http://www.cgb.fr/monnaies/articles/etatsdeconservationgb.html
PHOTOGRAPHS have been made at best but cannot give a perfect idea of how the coins look. Although we are authorised dealers to submit coins to PCGS and NGC, we cannot be certain the grades of these services will match exactly ours. As our grading is conservative, they should (or grades could be better) but differences might exist. Should a coin reach a better grade, we would consider this new grade as accurate, should the coin reach a lower grade, we would stand by our grade and would offer again the coin for sale in a coming sale with the same grade we gave in the Alain Davis Collection.
Most coins have been photographed twice :
Basic vocabulary :
For any further information regarding the condition of the coins of this collection, you can contact William P. Paul, American Heritage Minting, who has seen all the collection in detail at "Paul, William P." <email@example.com>
" For any information regarding this collection or a specific coin, inquiries wellcomed at firstname.lastname@example.org ".