1809/6 C-5 9 over Inverted 9 (or Repunched 9) R1. PCGS graded MS-65 Brown. CAC. Choice glossy medium brown with traces of mint red on the reverse. There is a short trail of very faint microscopic pinpricks over the C in CENT and a speck of dark steel toning over the A in HALF. E-MDS, Manley state 1.0, same as the preceding example. The reverse is rotated 10 degrees CCW and the overdate is clear. Excellent eye appeal, certainly a condition census example of this popular overdate variety. Our grade is MS60+. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 2; tied with the preceding example for finest graded of the variety. (PCGS # 35233) Estimate Value $5,000 - UP Ex Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at $4.00) 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 75c on 8/9/1937) sold in April 1943 for 75c-the Newman/Johnson partnership-Eric P. Newman-EPNNES November/December 1980-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 09.5.9).
Price Realized: $60375
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 97.
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