1809 C-6 R1. PCGS graded MS-65+ Brown. CAC. Frosty light brown with traces of faded mint red in protected areas. There is a tiny spot of darker steel toning on the bridge of the nose, a splash of dark olive toning over the O in OF, and another inside the C of AMERICA. Otherwise this piece is flawless and the eye appeal is excellent. Nicely struck EDS, Manley state 1.0, before the rim cud break in the dentils at stars 9-10. The reverse is rotated 15 degrees CCW. Plated on page 304 in the Breen encyclopedia to illustrate the variety. Our grade is MS62. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest graded for the variety. (PCGS # 35227) Estimate Value $3,000 - UP Ex Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at $3.00) 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 09.6.9).
Price Realized: $80500
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 98.
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