1851 C-1 R1. PCGS graded MS-64 Red & Brown. CAC. Double Profile. Slightly faded mint red mellowing to light brown, 15-20% of the mint color remaining. There is a small, dull nick on the coronet over the E in LIBERTY, a thin nick in the field before the chin, another on the cheek, and a speck of dark toning in the field right of star 11. M-LDS with a sharp double profile (from die bounce) on the nose, lips, chin, bust, and all the stars. The repunching right of the second 1 is clear. Our grade is MS60. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest in RB for the variety. (PCGS # 35325) Estimate Value $300 - UP Ex Lester Merkin Coins, Inc., 6/4/1971:543-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 51.1.1).
Price Realized: $2012.5
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 203.
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