1829 C-1 R1. PCGS graded MS-65 Red & Brown. CAC. Choice lustrous steel brown and olive with 25% of the original mint color remaining. The eye appeal is outstanding. The only marks, and they are barely visible, are a tiny, very lightly abraded spot near the dentils right of star 7 and another over star 11. MDS, Manley state 1.0 late or 2.0 early, showing a short, dull spike up from the top of the C in CENT. The fields are slightly prooflike and the reverse is rotated 20 degrees CW. Our grade is MS64+. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the second finest graded in RB for the variety behind the following lot. (PCGS # 35268) Estimate Value $7,500 - UP Ex Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at $2.00) 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 $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 29.1.4).
Price Realized: $18400
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 118.
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