|Title||1842 Breen 1-C|
1842 Second Restrike Proof Breen 1-C R7-. PCGS graded Proof 66+ Brown. Reverse of 1840. Beautiful iridescent rose and blue steel with generous amounts of underlying faded mint red. The fields are highly reflective with deep mirrors on both sides. There is a small carbon spot in the dentils under the 1 and a speck of darker toning high on the neck. Weight 98.0 grains, which places this piece in Breen's series V. There is a knife rim from star 5 to star 12 and over TES-OF-AME. Listed in the condition census on page 398 in the Breen encyclopedia. Our grade is Proof-64. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the only example graded in BN. (PCGS # 35357) Estimate Value $8,500 - UP Ex Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at $36.00) 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 $15.00 on 8/9/1937) sold in April 1943 for $30.01-the Newman/Johnson partnership-Eric P. Newman-EPNNES November/December 1980-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 42.3.2).
Price Realized: $25300
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 162.
|Image Collection||Missouri Cabinet Collection of U.S. Half Cents|