|Coins - US - Half Cents|
|Realisation Price||70,000.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / January Pre Long Beach Sale (#77) - 26/01/2014 / Missouri Cabinet - Classic Head Half Cents / Lot 127
Classic Head Half Cent 1831 Second Restrike Proof Breen 1-C R7+. PCGS PF64 Reverse of 1840. Light to medium brown with blue steel toning in protected areas and traces of mint red remaining on the obverse. The fields are reflective with moderately deep mirrors. There are numerous minute specks from a very light fingerprint on the obverse and a spot of brown toning on the rim below the stem tip. Our grade is Proof-62. One of the rarest of the Proof-Only strikes in the half cent series, and it comes with a remarkable provenance. Weight 77.9 grains, Breen's series VI. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. . Estimated Value $45,000-UP.