|Title||1854 C-1, Breen 1-B|
|Variety||C-1, Breen 1-B|
1854 C-1 Breen 1-B (with lump on I in UNITED) R6- (as a proof). PCGS graded Proof 65 Brown. Dark bluish steel and iridescent rose. The fields are nicely reflective with moderately deep mirrors. The only notable marks are a small nick in the field off the bust tip and another on the nose at the eye. EDS, Breen state I, Manley 2.0. The lump on the I in UNITED is strong. Our grade is Proof-63. Weight 80.7 grains. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; 1 finer in 66BN (the following lot). (PCGS # 35414) Estimate Value $7,000 - UP Ex Harlan P. Smith, Samuel Hudson and Henry Chapman 5/8/1906:1233 ($2.00)-Hillyer Cooper Ryder 2/11/1928-Ryder Estate 5/5/1945 (privately)-Wayte W. Raymond-New Netherlands Coin Co. 6/23/1954:336 ($57.50)-unknown-Chevy Chase Coin Company (Harold "Hal" Webber) 8/23/1973-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 54.2.1).
Price Realized: $9487.5
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 212.
|Image Collection||Missouri Cabinet Collection of U.S. Half Cents|