1806 C-4 Large 6 R1. PCGS graded MS-64 Red. CAC. Mint red mellowing to light steel brown on the highpoints, at least two-thirds of the original color remaining. There is a small spot of darker steel toning in the field off the ends of the hair ribbon, a speck of carbon at the dentils left of the lowest curl, a small nick on the bust tip, and another under the second S in STATES. E-MDS, Manley state 1.0 late, with the reverse rotated 35 degrees CW and only minor weakness on the bust tip and opposing leaves on the reverse. Our grade is MS63+. Most likely from the Chapman hoard of mint state examples in this die state, but this is certainly one of the finest known. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the only RD graded for the variety at PCGS. (PCGS # 35202) Estimate Value $12,500 - UP Ex Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at $1.00) 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 $1.00 on 8/9/1937) sold in April 1943 for $1.05-the Newman/Johnson partnership-Eric P. Newman-EPNNES November/December 1980-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 06.4.5).
Price Realized: $46000
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 86.
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