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1802 S-239 R3. PCGS graded MS-63 Brown.

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Goldberg Auctioneers Auction February 2020 Pre-Long Beach U.S. & World Coin Auction #115 Feb-2020 Lot 98 1802 S-239 R3. PCGS graded MS-63 Brown.Lustrous tan and light brown fading to darker steel brown on the highpoints. A puff of slightly darker reddish brown toning on the hair ribbon contains traces of microscopic roughness and another is located at the top of the L in LIBERTY. Otherwise this cent is choice and the eye appeal is excellent. E-MDS, Breen state II, before the obverse die cracked. The berry right of T in ENT is gone and there are die clashmarks on both sides, strongest on the reverse. A very shallow low spot over NE in ONE was caused by debris on the die. Graded AU55 net EF45 and tied for CC#3 in the Noyes census, his photo #20571. Graded AU55 by Del Bland and tied for finest known in his census. Our grade is AU55.The attribution and Doug Bird Collection provenance are noted on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; none finer. Only 2 graded MS at PCGS.(PCGS # 36326) Value $15,000 - UP Ex Richard Picker-Dorothy I. Paschal-Donald G. Partrick, Stack's 5/1975:563-Gordon J. Wrubel 1/1976-R. E. Naftzger, Jr., 1990 EAC Sale, lot 63-Douglas F. Bird Collection (includes the Naftzger collection envelope and EAC Sale lot ticket).