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Sale 77

Lot 15

1794 C-4b Large Edge Letters R6+. PCGS graded VF-30 Brown. Glossy steel brown and chocolate, possibly lightly cleaned long ago and nicely retoned. The surfaces are smooth and attractive for the grade. The notable marks are a couple of tiny planchet chips in the field off the nose, a faint horizontal scuff on the bust tip, and a nick on the right top of the first T in STATES. In addition there is a faint trace of very fine carbon near the dentils before the nose. Our grade is F15. Finest known of the extremely rare Large Edge Letters variety. EDS, Manley state 1.0. This is the plate coin for the variety in the Breen encyclopedia (page 110) and for the variety and die state 1.0 in the Manley reference (page 29). Weight 106.0 grains. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the only example graded at PCGS (PCGS # 35039) .
Estimated Value $40,000-UP.
Ex Leonard Bernstein-Chevy Chase Coin Co. (Harold "Hal" Webber)-Kenneth Goldman, Inc., 10/1973-William K. Raymond 10/1973-William R. (Bill) Weber (part of a multi-coin trade) 2/19/1992-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 94.4b.1).

Realized $43,700

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