1835 C-2 R1. PCGS graded MS-65+ Red & Brown. CAC. Mint red fading to light steel brown, 75% of the original red remaining. Very close to gem status with just a few trivial marks, including a small spot of blue steel toning over star 8, another on the nostril, and a speck right of the date plus another at the dentils at the bottom of the reverse. M-LDS, Manley state 3.0, with a fine die crack arcing across the reverse from the dentils right of the D in UNITED to the dentils over the O in OF. Our grade is MS64+. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest in RB for the variety. (PCGS # 35292) Estimate Value $3,000 - UP Ex Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at 25c) 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 35.2.5).
Price Realized: $5060
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 142.
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