1853 C-1 R1. PCGS graded MS-65 Red & Brown. CAC. Frosty slightly faded mint red and light steel brown, nearly half the original color remaining, mostly on the reverse. The only mark is a large spot of darker steel toning in the hair below the Y in LIBERTY. Our grade is MS63. MDS. The obverse fields are satiny but not wavy. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 2;tied for the finest graded of the variety. (PCGS # 35328) Estimate Value $2,000 - UP Ex James R. McGuigan 11/30/1993-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 53.1.11).
Price Realized: $4370
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 209.
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