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1794 C-8

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Type coin
Title 1794 C-8
Date 1794
Country U.S.
Grade EF45
Service PCGS
Denomination H1c
Variety C-8

1794 C-8 R5. PCGS graded EF-45 Brown. CAC. Glossy medium brown and light chocolate. Lightly worn with smooth surfaces that offer great eye appeal. The notable marks are a nick-like rim chip below the right ribbon end and a minor planchet lamination at ES-O, both as struck, plus a tiny pinprick or planchet chip on the jawline. EDS, Manley state 1.0, before the die crack from the dentils down through the second T in STATES. The reverse is misaligned slightly to K-3 but the obverse is almost perfectly centered on the planchet. Plated in the Breen encyclopedia (page 116) to illustrate his state III, and the reverse is plated on page 14 in the second edition of the Cohen book to show the unbroken die state. Our grade is VF30+, close to VF35. Near the top of the condition census for this very scarce die variety. Weight 109.1 grains. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 2; tied for finest graded of the variety. (PCGS # 35060) Estimate Value $10,000 - UP Ex Philip M. Showers, Stack's 1969 (privately)-Willis Harrington duPont- Fred S. "Freddy" Werner 2/1976-Superior Stamp and Coin Company, Inc., 2/1976-Joe Flynn and Son Rare Coins, Inc. (Joseph S. Flynn, Jr.) 4/20/1976-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 94.8.3).

Price Realized: $32200

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 21.

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