1809/6 C-5 9 over Inverted 9 (or Repunched 9) R1. PCGS graded MS-65 Brown. CAC. Lustrous golden light brown. The notable marks include a speck of dark steel toning in the dentils over star 7, a very tiny rim nick at star 6, and a tiny planchet flake at the right top of the L in HALF, as struck. E-MDS, Manley state 1.0. Most of the dentils are clear and the lump under the second A in AMERICA is obvious. The repunching on the 9 is clear and the reverse is rotated 10 degrees CCW. Our grade is MS60+. Excellent eye appeal, high in the condition census for this popular "Redbook" variety. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 2; tied with the following lot for finest graded at PCGS for the variety. (PCGS # 35233) Estimate Value $5,000 - UP Ex Doris E. Nelson-Toby and Doris E. (Nelson) Szymanski (the "TAD" collection), Stack's 3/15/1975:842 ($500)-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 09.5.2).
Price Realized: $55200
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 96.
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