Lustrous mint red fading to olive brown and bluish steel with at least half of the obverse showing mint color while no more than 10% of the reverse shows underlying faded mint red. The only notable defect is a small spot of dark toning at the dentils below star 2. MDS, die state b. The earlier die lines at UN are gone and the fields are lightly flowlined. The details at the top of the ear are not quite fully struck up, as usual in this die state. Our grade is MS63, tied for CC#8 with many other pieces in the Grellman census.

Ex Ronald N. Tagney, McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Goldbergs 2/11/2007:887

Certification # 1923.64/04992489

LOT LISTING https://www.icollector.com/1856-N-1-R1-Italic-5-PCGS-graded-MS64-Red-Brown_i41781591

PRICE REALIZED 550.00

 

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