B-5, BB-27 [R1]. Well struck with pronounced details. A cameo effect is supported through surfaces of ebony and devices highlighted in varying shades of gray.
David Hall: The finest known example is the coin sold in a Catherine Bullowa auction in December, 2005 for $1,265,000. It was descreibed in that sale as "very choice to gem unc" and it was subsequently graded MS66 by PCGS.
Catherine Bullowa Collection - Coinhunter 12/2005:393, $1,265,000 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 9/2015:2042, $822,500
Acquired in London, England in the early 1970s - Bowers & Ruddy Galleries, sold privately - Dr. Neil Chamberlain Collection - Bowers & Ruddy 2/1976:1998 - Hank Rodgers Collection - Bret Simons, sold privately in 5/1978 - Foxfire Collection (Claude E. Davis, MD), sold privately as an entire collection in 10/2004 - D. Brent Pogue Collection