Lot Number 61
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1828 Curl 2, No Knob - O.105 R.5 PCGS XF 45
Another old friend; consigned by Jim Ross. This rarity last appeared (without encapsulation) in my 1995 Anaheim ANA Sale, MB 15, lot 258. I graded it XF 40+. Jim prevailed at a healthy – for the day - $1,403. Here is the description: A beauty! Luster pushes through the original pearl grey toning. The strike is as nice as these [`28-105’s] come. There is an unobtrusive, unimportant tick on the rim between stars 11-12. This is a new entry to the established population of fewer than 40 pieces, discovered this year by a Pennsylvania collector “not into bust halves.” Thanks goodness! Bids on this charming coin should reach four figures. Est. $1,200 to $1,700.