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Sale 96

Lot 114

1839 N-3 R1 Head of 1838 PCGS graded MS64 Brown. Very attractive frosty medium steel and light olive with generous traces of mellowed mint red remaining visible on both sides. The surfaces are lustrous and this cent offers outstanding eye appeal. The notable marks are a few very light ticks on the jaw, a nick-like planchet fissure on the bust tip, and a very shallow planchet flake in the dentils over the right top of the second T in STATES. LDS. The fields are flowlined, a depression has formed in the field between star 1 and the throat, and a very fine die crack extends through the nose, lips, and chin into the field at either end. Our grade is MS62. The attribution and Koshkarian provenance are noted on the PCGS label. PCGS population 3; 5 finer, 1 in 65, 3 in 66, 1 in 66+ for the variety. Estimate Value $1,100 - UP
Ex McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Superior 5/25/2003:885-Chris McCawley 9/2004.

Realized $1,351

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