Ex Richard Pugh and David Rutherford. From the same collection as the preceding 1823 Broken 3. I purchased it for Dave Rutherford in 1992 at Superior’s sale of the Pugh Collection. (Lot 1164.) Dave held it until 2007 when I handled the sale of his collection. The coin is lovely. Antique grey and russet toning blanket the surfaces, providing an aura of originality. Luster rolls beneath the toning. This would be a nice companion to the preceding 1823 Broken 3. Superior’s auction tag for the Pugh sale survives and accompanies the lot. Est. $2,500 to $3,000.
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