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Lot 54

1803 C-1 R1 PCGS Graded "Genuine" Uncirculated Details, Cleaning. Glossy dark bluish steel brown with faded red covering about 25% of each side, possibly from an old chemical cleaning. There is a speck of carbon at the hair below the E in LIBERTY, another on the top of the first T in STATES, and a pair of faint hairline scratches in the hair over the ear. Sharply struck EDS, Manley state 1.0. The dentils are complete and sharp around both sides and the reverse is uncracked. Excellent eye appeal in spite of the questionable color. The obverse is plated in the color illustrations to represent the date in the back of the Breen encyclopedia. Our grade is MS60. Listed second in the Breen/Hanson condition census (encyclopedia, page 215) as "Uncirculated." (PCGS # 35128) .
Estimated Value $5,000-UP.
Ex Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at $2.50) 1935 (privately)-B. Max Mehl 1935 (privately)-Col. E. H. R. Green 6/8/1936-Green Estate (appraised by F. C. C. Boyd for the Estate at $15.00 on 8/9/1937) sold in April 1943 for $30.01-the Newman/Johnson partnership-Eric P. Newman-EPNNES November/December 1980-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 03.1.6).

Realized $6,038

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