Condition Census 1847 N-6
Frosty light olive and steel brown with 30% of the planchet showing mellowed mint red. The only notable mark is a tiny speck of carbon left of star 5. MDS, die state b. The repunching left of the base of the 4 is gone but the short die line from the dentils right of star 6 is sharp. Our grade is MS60+, tied for CC#6 honors in the Grellman census. Comes with a very nice provenance.
Ex Charles J. DuPont (Anderson DuPont Sale), Stack’s 9/24/1954:880-Louis Helfenstein, Lester Merkin 8/14/1964:239-Lester Merkin 9/1970:132-Bowers & Ruddy 10/6/1977:959-Auction ’86 (Paramount), lot 1534-Walter Dudgeon, McCawley & Grellman Auctions 7/30/1994:267-Dr. Wallace Lee, McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Superior 5/2001:1295
Certification # 58693-703
LOT LISTING https://www.icollector.com/1847-N-6-R1-NGC-graded-MS64-Brown_i41781542
PRICE REALIZED 750.00