|Coins - US - Large Cents|
|Realisation Price||925.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / The September Pre Long beach Sale - 03/09/2018 / Large Cents - Liberty Cents / Lot 102
1847 N-28 R3+ Repunched 4 PCGS graded MS63 Red & Brown Frosty bluish steel brown and olive with faded mint red covering 25% of the planchet. No spots, stains, or contact marks, but the strike is slightly weak. The coronet over LIB is not fully impressed and none of the stars have their radial lines. The only mark of any significance is a shallow, thin planchet void slanting through the lower half of the 8 in the date, as struck. E-MDS, die state b early. A fine die crack shows through the top of OF to the dentils at either end, but the remaining cracks normally found around the reverse legend are not present. Repunching shows clearly over the right foot of the 4 with weaker repunching visible over the crossbar. , tied for CC#6 in the Grellman census. The attribution and Naftzger provenance are noted on the PCGS label. Ex M. H. Bolender 2/1/1947:667-R. E. Naftzger, Jr., McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Goldbergs 9/7/2009:797.