1842 1/2C Original, BN PR65+ BN

CERTIFICATION#: 27384368
PCGS#: 1260

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

Diameter: 23.00 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Plain
Mintage: 15 Weight: 5.44 grams Metal Content: Copper

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 8 R-9.6 9 / 30 TIE 9 / 30 TIE
60 or Better 7 R-9.6 9 / 30 TIE 9 / 30 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 2 / 30 TIE 2 / 30 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR66BN PCGS grade  
2 PR65+BN PCGS grade

Joseph Brobston Collection - Stack's FPL #69 1/1963, listed for $700 - Philip M. Showers Collection - Stack's, sold privately in 1969 - Willis Harrington duPont Collection - Fred S. "Freddy" Werner, sold privately in 2/1976 - Superior, sold privately in 2/1976 - Joe Flynn & Son Rare Coins, Inc. (Joseph S. Flynn, Jr.), sold privately on 4/20/1976 - R. Tettenhorst Collection - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 42.1.1) - Goldbergs 1/2014:157, $29,900

3 PR65BN PCGS grade  
4 PR64BN PCGS grade  
4 PR64BN PCGS grade