|Title||1855 C-1, Breen 1-A|
|Variety||C-1, Breen 1-A|
1855 C-1 Breen 1-A R5 (as a proof). PCGS graded Proof 64 Red & Brown. Mellowed mint red with dark bluish steel toning on the highpoints, at least half of the red remaining. The fields are highly reflective with deep mirrors on both sides. The only defect is a very lightly abraded spot in the field under star 7. Quite attractive and an unquestioned proof strike given the needle-sharp details and excellent reflectivity on both sides. Our grade is Proof-63. Weight 83.0 grains. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; 1 finer of the Proof version in 65RB (the preceding lot). (PCGS # 35418) Estimate Value $5,000 - UP Ex James B. Wilson sale 10/7/1908:1138 ($7.50) unknown- Stack's 4/3/1975:13-R. Tettenhorst-EPPNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 55.1.2).
Price Realized: $6037.5
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 217.
|Image Collection||Missouri Cabinet Collection of U.S. Half Cents|