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SERIES: Braided Hair Half Cents 1840-1857
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1844 1/2C Restrike, BN (Proof)

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PCGS PR66+BN

PCGS PR66BN

PCGS PR66BN
PCGS #:
1275
Diameter:
23.00 millimeters
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Weight:
5.44 grams
Edge:
Plain
Mintage:
30
Metal Content:
Copper
Auction Record:
$8,813 • PCGS PR63 • 2-3-2014 • Heritage
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62
4,150
2
62
62+
4,350
62+
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5,900
63+
64+
7,500
1
64+
65
11,000
1
65
65+
10,500
65+
66
16,000
2
66
66+
22,500
1
66+
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 12 R-9.5 11 / 30 TIE 11 / 30 TIE
60 or Better 12 R-9.5 11 / 30 TIE 11 / 30 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 2 / 30 TIE 2 / 30 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR66+BN PCGS grade

Jim McGuigan Collection

2 PR66BN PCGS grade

Stack's 4/1962:234, $690 - Loye L. Lauder Collection - William Doyle Galleries 12/1983:301 - R. Tettenhorst Collection - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 44.3.3) - Goldbergs 1/2014:171, $17,825

2 PR66BN PCGS grade

78.6 grains

Farish Baldenhofer Collection - Stack's 11/1955:114, $150 - Willard C. Blaisdell, sold via Del Bland on 9/15/1976 - Roy E. "Ted" Naftzger, Jr. Collection, sold privately on 10/8/1976 - William K. Raymond, FPL August 1977 (listed at $1,400) - R. Tettenhorst Collection - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 44.3.2) - Goldbergs 1/2014:170, $14,375 - Legend Numismatics, offered on their website 2/2014 for $19,500

4 PR65BN PCGS grade  

James A. Stack, Sr. Collection - Stack's 11/1989:80 - Superior 2/2002:1078, $5,750

5 PR64+BN PCGS grade

Stack’s/Bowers 11/2012:380, $10,350 - Heritage 10/2014:98014, $8,225

Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR66+BN PCGS grade

Jim McGuigan Collection

2 PR66BN PCGS grade

Stack's 4/1962:234, $690 - Loye L. Lauder Collection - William Doyle Galleries 12/1983:301 - R. Tettenhorst Collection - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 44.3.3) - Goldbergs 1/2014:171, $17,825

2 PR66BN PCGS grade

78.6 grains

Farish Baldenhofer Collection - Stack's 11/1955:114, $150 - Willard C. Blaisdell, sold via Del Bland on 9/15/1976 - Roy E. "Ted" Naftzger, Jr. Collection, sold privately on 10/8/1976 - William K. Raymond, FPL August 1977 (listed at $1,400) - R. Tettenhorst Collection - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 44.3.2) - Goldbergs 1/2014:170, $14,375 - Legend Numismatics, offered on their website 2/2014 for $19,500

4 PR65BN PCGS grade  

James A. Stack, Sr. Collection - Stack's 11/1989:80 - Superior 2/2002:1078, $5,750

5 PR64+BN PCGS grade

Stack’s/Bowers 11/2012:380, $10,350 - Heritage 10/2014:98014, $8,225

6 PR64BN PCGS grade  
6 PR64BN PCGS grade  
6 PR64BN PCGS grade  
6 PR64BN PCGS grade

Heritage 10/2009:69 - Greensboro Collection - Heritage 2/2014:4999, $8,812.50

10 PR63BN PCGS grade