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Sale 77

Lot 26

1795 C-2b Thin Planchet with Plain Edge R5+. PCGS graded VF-30 Brown. CAC Approved. Glossy medium brown and chocolate with reddish chocolate toning in protected areas. Possibly lightly cleaned and retoned long ago. The obverse is smooth and relatively attractive but the reverse displays minor roughness in several areas, strongest at NT in CENT. No verdigris. A light diagonal hairline scratch left of the lowest curl and a small spot of darker olive brown toning over the T in CENT are the notable marks. A straight-edge planchet clip, as struck, extends to the dentil roots at K4 to K-5 on the obverse and into the opposing dentils over OF on the reverse. In addition the reverse is rotated 15 degrees CW from the normal head-to-foot orientation. Weight 82.5 grains. Our grade is net F15. Listed in the Breen census on page 143. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the only example of the variety graded at PCGS. (PCGS # 35073) .
Estimated Value $20,000-UP.
Ex Commodore William Colgate Eaton (via Guttag Brothers 1928)-Henry Chapman (privately)-Col. E. H. R. Green 6/8/1936-Green Estate (appraised by the Estate at $1.00 on 8/9/1937) sold in April 1943 for $2.00-the Newman/Johnson partnership-Burdette G. Johnson 2/24/1947-Burdette G. Johnson Estate 12/15/1948-later-Charles J. DuPont-Anderson Dupont (duPont) Sale, Stack's 11/11/1954:1045 ($170)-Doris E. Nelson-Toby and Doris E. (Nelson) Szymanski (the "TAD" collection), Stack's 3/15/1975:821 ($1,100)-Roger S. Cohen, Jr., 5/26/1990-Cohen Estate, Superior Stamp and Coin Company, Inc., 2/2/1992:46-R. Tettenhorst-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 95.2b.3).

Realized $18,400

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