1832 C-1 R7+ (as a proof). PCGS graded Proof 65 Brown. CAC. Medium brown and chocolate with delicate overtones of bluish steel and traces of mint red on both sides. The fields have moderately deep mirrors on both sides. Choice except for a trail of microscopic ticks below TATES. There is a small carbon spot over the T in LIBERTY, another at the dentils right of the date, and one over star 8. Excellent eye appeal in spite of the minor defects. Our grade is Proof-62. Weight 82.4 grains. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the only Proof example graded for the variety. (PCGS # 35294) Estimate Value $15,000 - UP Ex Stack's 10/17/2000:39-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 32.1.7).
Price Realized: $52900
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 128.
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