1804 C-12 Stemless Wreath R2. PCGS graded MS-65+ Brown. CAC. The obverse is lustrous light steel brown with much underlying faded mint red, perhaps 15% remaining. The reverse is lustrous bluish steel brown with 5% of the original mint color. A choice example with great eye appeal. The only defect, and it is barely visible, is a tiny diagonal hairline on the jaw. Our grade is MS63. Finest known by a small margin. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest graded for the variety. (PCGS # 35173) Estimate Value $7,500 - UP Ex William R. (Bill) Weber 10/21/1997 (multi-coin trade)-R. Tettenhorst-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 04.12.11).
Price Realized: $32200
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 75.
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