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SOLD at 2011 Sep 04 @ 10:30UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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1803 C-1 R1 MS60. Lustrous olive and chocolate brown with traces of frosty lighter brown and tan faded down from mint color in protected areas, especially on the obverse. The surfaces are very attractive, free of any spots or other distractions. The best identifying marks are a very tiny pinprick inside the C in CENT and a subtle spot of reddish chocolate toning on the leaf below TE in STATES. LDS, Manley state 3.0. A halo-like aura surrounds Ms Liberty and the branch die crack at LF passes through the N in UNITED to the dentils above. The reverse is rotated 15 degrees CW. Removed from a PCGS slab graded MS62BN (old green PCGS label included, #1060.62/4139697). Weight 86.1 grains.
Estimated Value $4,000-UP.
Provenance: Ex J. J. Teaparty-Jim McGuigan, Superior 2/2/1992:439-Dr. Bob Shalowitz (via Jim McGuigan and Tom Reynolds) 8/19/1993-Richard T. Coleman 8/1/1998-Dr. Wallace Lee, McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Superior 5/25/2003:141.