Mint Condition

Pristine provenance is this coin dealer's rule
Kristiana Kahakauwila
Issue: October 15, 2005

Steven Contursi is a man who loves firsts. As president of Rare Coin Whole-salers in Dana Point, Calif., he recently purchased both the first gold coin ever made in the United States and the country's first silver dollar.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 2005.

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