1825 C-2 R1. PCGS graded MS-64 Brown. CAC. Choice glossy dark chocolate brown with underlying very faded mint red in protected areas of both sides. The only defects are a couple tiny ticks under the tip of the wreath stem and a few small planchet chips at the dentils under the ribbon tip, as struck. LDS, Manley state 3.0 late. The reverse die has now been extensively lapped and the tip of the wreath stem is gone. Our grade is MS62. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 2; tied for finest of the variety in BN. (PCGS # 35249) Estimate Value $3,000 - UP Ex Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at $1.50) 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 $15.00 on 8/9/1937) sold in April 1943 for $30.01-the Newman/Johnson partnership-Eric P. Newman-EPNNES November/December 1980-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 25.2.7).
Price Realized: $9487.5
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 108.
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