Lot Number 72
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1832 Lg. Lets. Rev. - O.101a R.1 PCGS AU 58 CAC
Ex Green/Newman - noted on the PCGS label. Pristine surfaces, a whisper of cabinet friction on the cheek. Eric Newman stored most of his bust halves in 2⅞" x 13/4" kraft envelopes on which he typed the date, variety, cost and grade of the coin. On this one he wrote, “Uncirculated, bril.” Later he hand wrote his cost [$6] when he bought-out his partner, B.G. Johnson. Over time the “Brilliant Uncirculated” coin acquired a deep golden patina. The glow of mint luster is irrepressible. If you’ve not added a Newman coin to your collection, shame-shame. Redemption is at hand. The Newman envelope, Heritage lot tag  and NGC AU 58 label accompany this lot. The coin realized $1,763 in Nov. 2013. Est. $1,200 to $1,500.