1795 C-2a Large Edge Letters R3. PCGS graded MS-64+ Brown. Very attractive frosty light brown. The only marks are a couple very faint hairlines in the field off the neck and chin and subtle puffs of darker bluish steel toning at the H in HALF and at the left ribbon box. LDS, Manley state 3.0, with the usual die clashmarks on the reverse. Our grade is MS60+, close to MS62 with excellent luster and eye appeal. Near the top of the condition census. Weight 106.9 grains. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest graded for the variety. (PCGS # 35070) Estimate Value $30,000 - UP Ex Richard B. Winsor, S. H. & H. Chapman 12/1895:1009-F. R. Alvord, S. H. Chapman 6/1924:44 ($62)-John M. Clapp-John H. Clapp-Clapp Estate via Stack's (privately) 2/6/1942-Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr., 2/20/1976-Louis E. Eliasberg, Jr., Bowers & Merena 5/21/1996:402-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 95.2a.6).
Price Realized: $115000
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 25.
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