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1853 N-6 R1 PCGS graded MS65 Red & Brown.Our grade is MS65 Estimate Value $1,500 - UP

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Goldberg Auctioneers Auction September 2019 Pre-Long Beach U.S. & World Coin Auction #112 Sep-2019 Lot 492 1853 N-6 R1 PCGS graded MS65 Red & Brown.Frosty mint red fading to steel brown on the devices. More than half of the obverse shows mellowed mint color while at least 80% of the reverse is covered with blazing original red fading to light steel brown on the highpoints. No notable spots or stains, only a few light contact marks. The notable marks are a light diagonal nick on the throat, another on the cheek left of the earlobe, and a small one on the rim under the 1 in the date. None of these contact marks is distracting and the eye appeal of this cent is outstanding. M-LDS, die state b. The die lines from the dentils at star 2 are gone and the usual die crack through the top of UNITED STATES is clear. Called MS65 and tied for CC#1 in the Noyes census, his photo #30718. Our grade is MS65, tied for CC#1 in the Grellman census. Comes with a great provenance. The attribution and Naftzger provenance are noted on the PCGS label. Estimate Value $1,500 - UP Ex Howard R. Newcomb-Floyd T. Starr, Stack's 6/13/1984:729-R. E. Naftzger, Jr., McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Goldbergs 9/7/2009:1146-Scott Enterline (includes the Naftzger collection envelope and both lot tickets).