|Title||1836 Breen 1-A|
1836 Proof Original Breen 1-A R5. PCGS graded Proof 66 Brown. CAC. Beautiful bluish steel and light olive with tones of sea-green and iridescent rose in the fields. The fields are highly reflective and the mirrors are deep on both sides. No hairlines. A very tiny nick high on the neck and a small spot in the field off the forehead are the only defects. Weight 80.0 grains. Our grade is Proof-63+. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 2; tied for finest in BN. (PCGS # 1207) Estimate Value $12,500 - UP Ex Edwards Huntington Metcalf (integrated into Clarke E. Gilhousen Sale, Part III) Superior Stamp and Coin Company, Inc., 10/1/1973:9-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 36.2.1).
Price Realized: $77625
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 143.
|Image Collection||Missouri Cabinet Collection of U.S. Half Cents|