1835 C-1 R1. PCGS graded MS-65 Red & Brown. CAC. Mint red fading to light steel brown, about 75% of the red remaining. Great eye appeal with only a few minor distractions. There is a small puff of bluish steel toning left of star 11 and some fine carbon dust nestled between the T and A in STATES. Otherwise this piece is nearly flawless. E-MDS, Manley state 1.0, Breen II, with a single set of die clashmarks on the obverse and the reverse rotated 20 degrees CW. Our grade is MS64+. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest graded in RB for the variety at PCGS. (PCGS # 35289) Estimate Value $5,000 - 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 25c on 8/9/1937) sold in April 1943 for 12c-the Newman/Johnson partnership-Eric P. Newman-EPNNES November/December 1980-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 35.1.3).
Price Realized: $9775
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 140.
|Image Collection||Missouri Cabinet Collection of U.S. Half Cents|