1804 C-10 R1. PCGS graded MS-65 Brown. CAC. The obverse is a lustrous bluish steel and light brown while the reverse is a frosty light brown. The surfaces are satiny and very attractive, close to choice. The only defects are a very faint hairline on the cheek to the curl and a small spot of chocolate brown toning at the tip of the left wreath stem. MDS, Manley state 2.0, with light die clashmarks under the hair ribbons and the reverse rotated 10 degrees CCW. Our grade is MS62+. One of the finest known. Plated on page 248 in the Breen encyclopedia to illustrate his die state I, and in his condition census on page 249. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 2; tied for finest graded of the variety. (PCGS # 35158) Estimate Value $7,500 - UP Ex Hugh Campbell-Delmar N. Bland-William K. Raymond 9/8/1976-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 04.10.5).
Price Realized: $14950
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 72.
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