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Lot 118

1840 N-1 R1 Small Date PCGS graded MS64 Brown, CAC Approved. Repunched 18. Lustrous bluish steel and chocolate with 5-10% of the slightly faded mint color showing on both sides. No spots or stains. The only marks are a few light nicks on the jaw. The surfaces are satiny and quite attractive. This is a choice cent except for a weak strike on the coronet over LIB. E-MDS, die state a, with fine repunching visible under the 18. Called MS60 and tied for CC#3 in the Noyes census, his photo #30963. Our grade is MS60, tied for CC#5 in the Grellman census. The attribution and Koshkarian provenance are noted on the PCGS label. PCGS population 3; none finer for the variety. Estimate Value $1,200 - UP
Ex Howard R. Newcomb, J. C. Morgenthau & Co. 5/16/1945:713-Floyd T. Starr, Stack's 6/13/1984:391-R. E. Naftzger, Jr.-Naftzger Estate, McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Goldbergs 9/7/2009:600 (Naftzger collection envelope and last 2 lot tickets included).

Realized $1,939

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