1804 C-3 (C-5 early, Without Spike From Chin) R7- PCGS Graded "Genuine" Fine Details, Environmental Damage. Sharpness VG8 but slightly rough, mostly in the fields and protected areas while the highpoints are relatively smooth. No verdigris, but there are myriad old, fine scratches on the obverse plus a few more on the reverse, all blended nicely into the natural toning. Slightly glossy chocolate and olive brown with lighter steel brown toning on the devices. LDS, Manley state 2.0. The lack of a "Spike" from the chin is clear. Our grade is VG8 sharpness net G5. The attribution (as C-5 without Spike) and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. Only 1 example of the variety graded at PCGS, a VF30. (PCGS # 35143) Estimate Value $2,000 - UP Ex Edward Fuhrman (cherry-picked on eBay 5/9/2005) 7/14/2006-Michael A. Demling-Chris McCawley 1/12/2012-R. Tettenhorst-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 04.3.3).
Price Realized: $4600
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 63.
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