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1804 C-5

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Type coin
Title 1804 C-5
Date 1804
Country U.S.
Grade MS62
Service PCGS
Denomination H1c
Variety C-5

1804 C-5 Spiked Chin R4. PCGS graded MS-62 Brown. CAC. Frosty light steel brown with slightly darker steel brown toning on the highpoints and lustrous lighter brown toning faded down from mint color in some of the protected areas. Just a touch of very light friction on the highpoints from mint state. The notable marks are a tiny vertical nick low on the neck, a large spot of darker olive and steel toning in the field left of the lower curls, a smaller spot of dark steel toning under the right base of the E in LIBERTY, and another in the field before the eye. EDS, Manley state 3.0, before the bulge formed in the field before the face. The "Spiked Chin" feature is sharp and bold. Our grade is AU55 sharpness net AU50 for the obverse spots. High in the condition census, probably second or third finest. It is the third example listed (encyclopedia, page 235) in the Breen census. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the only MS graded for the variety. (PCGS # 35152) Estimate Value $12,500 - UP Ex Dr. James O. Sloss, A. Kosoff, Inc. (Abraham "Abe" Kosoff) 4/30/1963:78 ($175.00)-unknown-1966 A.N.A. Sale, A. Kosoff, Inc., and Numismatic Enterprises, Inc., 8/17/1966:1390 ($250.00)-unknown-St. Clair Coins 1979-James R. McGuigan 1/27/2003-R. Tettenhorst-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 04.5.10).

Price Realized: $16100

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 65.

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