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1794 C-4b

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Type coin
Title 1794 C-4b
Date 1794
Country U.S.
Grade VF30
Service PCGS
Denomination H1c
Variety C-4b

1794 C-4b Large Edge Letters R6+. PCGS graded VF-30 Brown. Glossy steel brown and chocolate, possibly lightly cleaned long ago and nicely retoned. The surfaces are smooth and attractive for the grade. The notable marks are a couple of tiny planchet chips in the field off the nose, a faint horizontal scuff on the bust tip, and a nick on the right top of the first T in STATES. In addition there is a faint trace of very fine carbon near the dentils before the nose. Our grade is F15. Finest known of the extremely rare Large Edge Letters variety. EDS, Manley state 1.0. This is the plate coin for the variety in the Breen encyclopedia (page 110) and for the variety and die state 1.0 in the Manley reference (page 29). Weight 106.0 grains. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the only example graded at PCGS. (PCGS # 35039) Estimate Value $40,000 - UP Ex Leonard Bernstein-Chevy Chase Coin Co. (Harold "Hal" Webber)-Kenneth Goldman, Inc., 10/1973-William K. Raymond 10/1973-William R. (Bill) Weber (part of a multi-coin trade) 2/19/1992-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 94.4b.1).

Price Realized: $43700

Images and description courtesy of Ira and Larry Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, Los Angeles, CA.

From Goldberg's sale of the Missouri Cabinet Collection, 1/26/2014, lot 15.

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