H.01 1793 PCGS MS66BN CAC EX MISSOURI CABINET
One of the finest Half Cents that exists. There is NOTHING graded higher!
Lustrous frosty steel brown with attractive bluish steel overtones. Underlying original faded mint red shows in protected areas on both sides. This coin was struck on a fresh problem-free planchet (no pitting etc.) and has great eye appeal! This coin is original and has not been messed with. All of the details are fully struck.
PCGS 2, CAC 1. This coin last sold for $920,000.00 in 01/2014. Nothing else remotely close has been offered for sale.
Pedigree: Ex George H. Earle, Jr., Henry Chapman 6/25/1912:3598 (Plate XXXVIII) $35-Clarence S. Bement, Henry Chapman 5/29/1916:413 (plated) $35-S. H. Chapman-Dr. Christian A. Allenburger, B. Max Mehl 3/23/1948:311-Philip M. Showers, Stack’s 1969 (privately)-Willis Harrington duPont-Fred S. “Freddy” Werner 2/1976-Superior Stamp and Coin Company, Inc., 2/1976-Joe Flynn and Son Rare Coins, Inc. (Joseph S. Flynn, Jr.) 4/20/1976 (privately)-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 93.4.1).
Clearly, this is an once in a life time opportunity. Even if you do not collect Half Cents, Type, or a box of 20, owning this coin will rank you among the greatest numismatists of today.