1828 50C Curl Base 2, No Knob MS (PCGS# 6148)

2009 CSNS PN

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    2439
  • Grade:
    MS66
  • Price:
    $17,250.00
Lot Description
1828 50C Curl Base 2, No Knob MS66 NGC. Ex: Eliasberg/Kaufman Collections. O-102, R.2. Misattributed as O-101 on the NGC holder. The O-102 variety has the A in AMERICA slightly rotated counterclockwise and its base higher than the base of M, the inside left stand of N in UNITED recut, and the second A in AMERICA nearly touching the highest arrowhead. Soft luster exudes from both sides of this Premium Gem, each of which displays two tones of gray, sky-blue, and russet toning. Most of the star centers are boldly defined, as are the remaining design elements. The well preserved surfaces reveal no marks worthy of individual mention. Census for the date: 11 in 66, 0 finer (3/09). Ex: William H. Woodin; John H. Clapp. Clapp Estate, 1942, to Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr.; The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection (Bowers and Merena, 4/1997), lot 1837. From The Joseph C. Thomas Collection.
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