1808 C-3 R1. PCGS graded MS-64+ Brown. CAC. Choice glossy light brown and golden tan with steel brown highpoints. The only marks are a speck of darker toning in the field off the tip of the nose and another inside the C in AMERICA. MDS, Manley state 3.0. About half the dentils remain visible, although weak, and a small depression has formed between the I and T in UNITED. The reverse is rotated 5 degrees CW. Our grade is MS62. Outstanding eye appeal, possibly the finest known. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest graded for the variety. (PCGS # 35206) Estimate Value $15,000 - UP Ex William K. Raymond 9/8/1976-R. Tettenhorst-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 08.3.7).
Price Realized: $71875
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 91.
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