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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 MS66
Service PCGS
Denomination H1c
Variety C-1, Breen 1-B

1854 C-1 Breen 1-B (with lump on I in UNITED) R1+. PCGS graded MS-66 Brown. CAC. Choice glossy light olive and bluish steel brown. The only notable mark is a small planchet chip in the field midway between star 1 and the chin, as struck. No spots or contact marks. A very attractive half cent. MDS, Manley state 2.0. The fields are frosty and the lump on the I in UNITED is clear. The dash left of the base of the 1 is dull but visible. Our grade is MS63+. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest graded for the variety. (PCGS # 35330) Estimate Value $1,000 - UP Ex James R. McGuigan 5/10/1987-R. Tettenhorst-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 54.2.3).

Price Realized: $12075

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 214.

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