1825 C-1 R3. PCGS graded MS-65 Brown. CAC. Choice glossy uniform medium brown. No spots or stains, just a few microscopic ticks on the throat from flawless. Outstanding eye appeal. MDS, Manley state 2.0. There is a fine vertical die crack from the rim down through the head and E in LIBERTY ending at the hair curl on the neck, and a small egg-shaped lump now shows near the leaf right of the F in OF. The reverse is rotated 45 degrees CW. Our grade is MS62. Certainly one of the finest known of the variety. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest graded for the variety. (PCGS # 35246) Estimate Value $5,000 - UP Ex William K. Raymond 9/8/1976-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 25.1.4).
Price Realized: $36800
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 106.
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