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1854 C-1, Breen 1-B

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Type coin
Title 1854 C-1, Breen 1-B
Date 1854
Country U.S.
Grade PR65
Service PCGS
Denomination H1c
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.

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