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    1828 C-3, B-2 Half Cent, MS64 Red
    13 Stars Obverse

    1828 1/2 C 13 Stars, C-3, B-2, R.1, MS64 Red PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. Manley Die State 2.0 lacking clash marks but retaining the recutting of Star 7. Essentially full fiery red with a few insignificant dark toning splashes. Full mirrored fields on the obverse and satin luster on the reverse suggested to past owners that this was a proof strike. While not considered a proof today, this piece ranks as one of the finest known examples. Our EAC grade MS65. Population: 2 in 64 (1 in 64+) Red, 1 finer (1/21).
    Ex: Howard Rounds Newcomb (privately, 1935); B. Max Mehl (privately, 1935); "Col." E.H.R. Green (6/8/1936); Green Estate (4/1943); Eric P. Newman and B.G. Johnson; Eric P. Newman; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society; Missouri Cabinet Collection (Goldberg Auctions, 1/2014), lot 115.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 222V, Variety PCGS# 35263, Base PCGS# 1149)

    Weight: 5.44 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    View all of [Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part IV ]

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