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1803 Small Date, Sm Frac MS

Original Lot at Goldberg Auctioneers

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Firm Sale Type Name Date Notes Lot
Goldberg Auctioneers Auction September 2009 Pre-Long Beach Auction #54 - 9/09 Hawaii Collection Sep-2009 Ten points sharper but the right obverse field has been very lightly burnished to remove some light hairline scratches. In addition, there are some light nicks scattered about both sides none notable, plus a small rim bruise at the O in OF. Cleaned and retoned glossy chocolate and steel brown with frosty lighter brown toning in protected areas of the obverse. MDS, Breen state II. The die crack at NITE is clear but not strong. Called VF30 net F15 and CC#2 in the Noyes census, photo #20955. Bland says VF30 net VF20 and CC#2. The CC#1 example is impounded in the ANS Museum, making this piece the finest available to collectors. DWH #2817.
Estimated Value $7,500-UP.
Ex William P. Donlon, Abe Kosoff 11/24/56:1700-R. E. Naftzger, Jr., 2/23/92-Eric Streiner 4/28/92-C. Douglas Smith-Dr. Robert A. Schuman, McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Superior 6/5/2000:236-Jack Wadlington (via Bob Grellman & Chris McCawley) 6/30/05.