1828 C-2 12-Star Obverse R1. PCGS graded MS-65 Red & Brown. CAC. The obverse is slightly faded mint red mellowing to light steel brown, at least 75% of the red remaining. The reverse is lustrous light bluish steel brown with generous traces of underlying faded mint red. This is a gem example except for a carbon spot on the hair ribbon right of the Y and a few tiny specks of carbon around CENT. LDS, Manley state 3.0. The die lines over N in UNITED are gone. Our grade is MS63. Considered by many to be the finest of the 12-Star variety. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest graded for the variety. (PCGS # 35265) Estimate Value $10,000 - UP Ex Jon G. Hanson 11/22/1977-R. Tettenhorst-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 28.2.3).
Price Realized: $50600
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 114.
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