1C 1837 PCGS MS65RB HEAD OF 38 N-9 NAFTZGER
Hard to improve upon this coins quality and originality!
In the Naftzger sale, this coin was described: Beaded Hair Cord, Head of 1838. Choice lustrous bluish steel brown and light chocolate with at least 15% of the original mint red showing. The surfaces are satiny and the eye appeal is excellent, but there is a faint hairline scratch from the chin to the curl on the cheek plus a small spot of dark toning at the dentils right of star 8 and another under the left side of the O in OF. E-MDS with the single obverse die crack described for the preceding example plus a crack on the reverse from the dentils over the A in STATES to the wreath under the adjacent T where it meanders along the wreath and ends in the leaf just right of the F in OF. Called MS63 and tied for CC#1 in the Noyes census, his photo #20724. Bland says MS65 and tied for CC#2. Our grade is MS63+. PCGS Population 2; none finer . Estimated Value $1,000-UP. Ex John. P. Young, Barney Bluestone 9/45:773-T. James Clarke 1955 (via Abe Kosoff).
PCGS 19, NGC 0, CAC 2. This coin was lot 375 in the Naftzger Sale. It realized a measly $1,265.00. In regular auctions, the last one of these to sell (a non CAC) brought $1,668.00 02/09 Goldberg. Opportunity sure knocks hard and loud here!
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