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1803 C-1

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Type coin
Title 1803 C-1
Date 1803
Country U.S.
Grade Unc details
Service PCGS
Denomination H1c
Variety C-1

1803 C-1 R1 PCGS Graded "Genuine" Uncirculated Details, Cleaning. Glossy dark bluish steel brown with faded red covering about 25% of each side, possibly from an old chemical cleaning. There is a speck of carbon at the hair below the E in LIBERTY, another on the top of the first T in STATES, and a pair of faint hairline scratches in the hair over the ear. Sharply struck EDS, Manley state 1.0. The dentils are complete and sharp around both sides and the reverse is uncracked. Excellent eye appeal in spite of the questionable color. The obverse is plated in the color illustrations to represent the date in the back of the Breen encyclopedia. Our grade is MS60. Listed second in the Breen/Hanson condition census (encyclopedia, page 215) as "Uncirculated.". (PCGS # 35128) Estimate Value $5,000 - UP Ex Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at $2.50) 1935 (privately)-B. Max Mehl 1935 (privately)-Col. E. H. R. Green 6/8/1936-Green Estate (appraised by F. C. C. Boyd for the Estate at $15.00 on 8/9/1937) sold in April 1943 for $30.01-the Newman/Johnson partnership-Eric P. Newman-EPNNES November/December 1980-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 03.1.6).

Price Realized: $6037.5

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 54.

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