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Lot 183

1847 Second Restrike Proof Breen 1-C R6-. PCGS graded Proof 66 Brown. CAC Approved. Reverse of 1840. Bluish steel and chocolate with sea green overtones and underlying iridescent rose. The fields are nicely reflective with moderate mirrors on both sides. There is a carbon speck in the field close over the bust at the neck, another at the lower point of star 13, and one on the rim at IT in UNITED, plus a small rim nick at ST in STATES. A knife edge on the upper part of the reverse was carefully smoothed, most likely done at the mint prior to releasing this piece to the public. Our grade is Proof-63. Weight 96.8 grains, Breen's series V. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest graded in BN. (PCGS # 35387) .
Estimated Value $8,500-UP.
Ex Roy E. "Ted" Naftzger, Jr., 1992 (privately)-Eric Streiner, Stack's 1/14/1992:303-R. Tettenhorst-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 47.3.4).

Realized $18,975

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