1828 C-1 R1. PCGS graded MS-64 Red & Brown. CAC. Frosty mint red fading to steel brown, about half the mint color remaining on both sides. The notable marks are a small swipe of darker steel toning left of star 4, a small planchet void right of the D in UNITED (as struck), and a pair of thin planchet creases on the leaves over the F in HALF (also as struck). MDS, Manley state 2.0, showing clear die clashmarks within the wreath. Repunching on star 2 is still clear and the wreath spines remain sharp. Our grade is MS63. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 2; tied for finest graded in RB for the variety. (PCGS # 35259) Estimate Value $3,000 - UP Ex Milton A. Holmes, Stack's 10/6/1960:1318-R. Henry Norweb Family collection (The Honorable Raymond Henry Norweb [October 1, 1983] and Emery May Holden Norweb)-Emery May Holden Norweb (March 27, 1984)-Raymond Henry Norweb, Jr., Auctions by Bowers and Merena, Inc., 10/12/1987:73-Lawrence Carvin Goodridge 1/17/1993-Claire Lou Goodridge 6/11/2011-Goodridge Estate, McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc., 9/2/2012:307-Chris McCawley-R. Tettenhorst-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 28.1.11).
Price Realized: $4830
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 112.
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