1855 C-1 R1. PCGS graded MS-65 Red. CAC. Lustrous mint red, 90-95% of the original brilliant color intact. The only mark is a speck of steel toning on the rim at star 4. MDS. The fields are satiny rather than reflective. A gem example that offers exceptional luster and eye appeal. Our grade is MS65. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest in RD for the variety. (PCGS # 35335) Estimate Value $3,500 - UP Ex Col. E. H. R. Green 6/8/1936-Green Estate (appraised by F. C. C. Boyd for the Estate at 10c on 8/9/1937) sold in April 1943 for 10c-the Newman/Johnson partnership-Eric P. Newman-EPNNES November/December 1980-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 55.1.3).
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 218.
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