|Title||1856 C-1, Breen 1-A|
|Variety||C-1, Breen 1-A|
1856 C-1 Breen 1-A (with lump on I in UNITED) R5. PCGS graded MS-64 Red & Brown. CAC. Prooflike. Mint red mellowing to light steel brown, two-thirds of the red remaining. The best identifying marks are a small planchet flake in the field left of star 12, as struck, and a small splash of slightly darker toning at the brow lock. A beautiful example, very attractive and nearly a gem. VEDS, Manley state 2.0 with slightly reflective fields, especially on the obverse. The lump on the I in UNITED is clear. Our grade is MS64. Weight 84.0 grains. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 2; 1 finer in 65RB (the following lot). (PCGS # 35337) Estimate Value $2,000 - UP Ex William K. Raymond 9/8/1976-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 56.4.3).
Price Realized: $3220
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 220.
|Image Collection||Missouri Cabinet Collection of U.S. Half Cents|