1853 C-1 R1. PCGS graded MS-64+ Red & Brown. CAC. Mellowed mint red and dark bluish steel brown, more than a third of the mint color remaining. The only defect is a trace of an old fingerprint at stars 12 and 13. Otherwise this piece is a gem. Our grade is MS64. MDS. The obverse fields are satiny but not yet wavy. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; 2 in 65RB (see the preceding lot). (PCGS # 35328) Estimate Value $1,500 - UP Ex Roger S. Cohen, Jr., Fixed Price List #1, October 1972 (listed at $150.00)-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 53.1.2).
Price Realized: $2300
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 210.
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