1833 C-1 R1. PCGS graded MS-64+ Brown. CAC. Electric blue and sea green with traces of faded rose in protected areas of the obverse. There is a tiny nick right of star 3 and a shallow planchet chip over the T in CENT, as struck. Manley state 2.0 early, Breen state IV late. The obverse fields are covered with fine vertical die polishing lines and the fields on both sides are prooflike with shallow to moderately deep mirrors. The obverse is still void of any die clashmarks. Great eye appeal and previously sold as a proof strike. Our grade is MS63 Prooflike. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1. (PCGS # 35282) Estimate Value $1,250 - UP Ex Colonel E. H. R. Green 6/8/1936-Green Estate (appraised by F. C. C. Boyd for the Estate at 25c on 8/9/1937) sold in April 1943 for 25c-the Newman/Johnson partnership-Eric P. Newman-EPNNES November/December 1980-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 33.1.6).
Price Realized: $8050
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 135.
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