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1798 NC-1, B-14 Cent, Fine Details
Fourth Finest of Six Known
Ex: Howard Newcomb

1798 1C First Hair Style -- Corrosion -- NGC Details. Fine. NC-1, B-14, R.7. Intermingled dark olive-brown and steel surfaces show light porosity. A few other tiny marks include minor rim nicks at the upper obverse. However, a fully pleasing example and extremely rare, with just six examples identified in all grades. Del Bland grades this piece VG7 and tied for fourth finest known. An exceptional provenance accompanies this specimen. Our EAC grade VG7.
Ex: Howard R. Newcomb (J.C. Morgenthau & Co., 2/1945), lot 203; James G. Macallister; David O. Hughes (10/1946); R.E. Naftzger, Jr. (6/1972); Denis W. Loring (5/1974); Dr. Robert J. Shalowitz (6/1974); John W. Adams (6/1974); Denis W. Loring (6/1974); Richard H. Wright; Del Bland (11/1975); C. Douglas Smith (2/1977); Philip Van Cleave (Kagin's, 1/1986), lot 5169; C. Douglas Smith; Dr. Robert A. Schuman; Superior (5/2003), lot 491.
From The Phillip Clover Collection of U.S. Large Cents.


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Auction Dates
September, 2012
6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
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