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Sale 96

Lot 90

1828 N-3 R2 Large Narrow Date PCGS graded MS64 Brown, CAC Approved. Lustrous tan and light brown with overtones of light bluish steel, especially on the obverse. Traces of frosty reddish tan faded down from mint color show in the protected areas on both sides. There are a few microscopic ticks close over the nostril, a splash of darker olive brown toning under the wreath ribbon, and an extremely faint planchet lamination that meanders from above star 5 across the coronet and hair to star 11, as struck. Sharply struck EDS before the usually present fine die crack from star 8 down to the bun. Called MS62 and CC#1 in the Noyes census, his photo #21153. Bland says MS63 and CC#1. Our grade is MS60+. The attribution and Koshkarian provenance are noted on the PCGS label. PCGS population 2; 1 finer in 64+ for the variety. Estimate Value $2,200 - UP
Ex Anderson DuPont Sale, Stack's 9/24/1954:666-Emanuel Taylor 10/1960-R. E. Naftzger, Jr.-Naftzger Estate, McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Goldbergs 2/1/2009:205 (includes the Naftzger collection envelope and lot ticket).

Realized $3,408

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