|Title||1836 Breen 1-C|
1836 Second Restrike Proof Breen 1-C R7. PCGS graded Proof 65+ Red & Brown. CAC. Reverse of 1840. Light bluish steel brown with 25% of the red remaining on the obverse, 40% on the reverse. The fields are beautiful with deeply reflective mirrors on both sides. The only defects are a tiny carbon spot left of star 10 and another left of the top of the C in CENT. The reverse is plated on page 370 of the Breen book to illustrate the Second Restrike (the obverse photo in the Breen reference is of the previous lot), and it is listed in his census on page 371. Weight 78.7 grains. Our grade is Proof-65. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; 2 finer in 66RB. (PCGS # 1211) Estimate Value $45,000 - UP Ex Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at $52.50) 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 $15.00 on 8/9/1937) sold in April, 1943 for $30.01-the Newman/Johnson partnership-Burdette G. Johnson 2/2/1947-Burdette G. Johnson Estate 12/15/1948 at $60.00-later-Charles J. duPont, Anderson Dupont (duPont) Sale, Part II, Stack's 11/11/1954:1128 ($340.00)- Doris E. Nelson-Toby and Doris E. (Nelson) Szymanski (the "TAD" collection) Stack's 3/15/1975:855-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 36.3.1).
Price Realized: $80500
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 146.
|Image Collection||Missouri Cabinet Collection of U.S. Half Cents|